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Monday, March 16, 2015

DVDs out March 17th!

"Annie" - Charles Strouse's beloved musical here has a modern New York setting, this time with the adopting tycoon (Jamie Foxx) having mayoral aspirations - also starring Cameron Diaz, Rose Byrne and Quvenzhane Wallis ("Beasts of the Southern Wild") as an urban orphan Annie

"Dumb and Dumber To" - once every decade the Farrelly brothers take you on a visit to those one-of-a-kind friends Lloyd (Jim Carrey) and Harry (Jeff Daniels), the latter suddenly finding he has a daughter that was given up for adoption - cast includes Kathleen Turner and Bill Murray

"Exodus: Gods and Kings" - no struggle over a people's destiny could  ever compete with that of Moses (Christian Bale) and Ramses (Joel Edgerton) regarding Israel - all-star supporting cast includes John Turturro, Sigourney Weaver, Ben Kingsley and Aaron Paul (TV's "Breaking Bad")

"The Theory of Everything" - based on a remarkable true story - Stephen Hawking appeared to be a clever yet doomed man - yet the love of Jane Wilde helped made possible the most spectacular career in modern physics - Oscar winner for Best Picture - stars Eddie Redmayne in his Best Actor Award (Golden Globe, Screen Actors Guild, Academy) performance as Hawking and Felicity Jones as Jane

"Top Five" - Andre is at a crossroads: either pursue a dramatic actor career or remain a comedian with a fiancee who wants to wed on her reality TV series - written, directed and starring Chris Rock supported among others by Rosario Dawson, Gabrielle Union, Cedric the Entertainer, Kevin Hart, Tracy Morgan and Ben Vereen

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