Monday, September 12, 2011

Julie Taymor and Coen Bros. Films Debut on Blu-ray

THE TEMPEST: This modern retelling of William Shakespeare’s final masterpiece is an exciting, mystical and magical fantasy with Academy Award®-winner Helen Mirren (Best Actress, The Queen, 2006) leading a star-studded cast including Russell Brand (Get Him To The Greek) and Alfred Molina (The Sorcerer’s Apprentice). Exiled to a magical island, the sorceress Prospera (Mirren) conjures up a storm that shipwrecks her enemies, and then unleashes her powers for revenge. Directed by Julie Taymor (Frida) — and complete with exclusive bonus features — The Tempest, with its innovative twist, is a supernatural dramedy filled with Shakespearean villains, lovers and fools that will leave you spellbound. The Tempest will be released as a 1-Disc Blu-ray for the suggested Retail Price: $39.99 U.S.

GREY’S ANATOMY: THE COMPLETE SEVENTH SEASON: Includes all 22 episodes in the popular medical drama‘s seventh season which features an exclusive extended version of the one-of-a-kind 'Music Event' episode, plus “The Making of the Music Event” created especially for the DVD. This DVD gives fans exactly what they‘ve loved for seven seasons – watching the compelling ensemble deal with life-or-death consequences, while they find comfort, friendship and, at times, love in one another. Through it all everyone involved discovers that neither medicine nor relationships can be defined in black and white -- real life only comes in shades of “grey”. Grey’s Anatomy: The Complete Seventh Season will be releasing as a 5-Disc DVD set for the suggested retail price of $45.99 U.S./$54.99 Canada.

PRIVATE PRACTICE: THE COMPLETE FOURTH SEASON: From the creators of Grey’s Anatomy, comes the fourth season of ABC‘s sexy medical drama, Private Practice. Re-experience daily life for Dr. Addison Montgomery and her family of colleagues at the Oceanside Wellness Group as they rely on one another to deal with every complex romance, medical case and moral dilemma that comes their way. Offering fans the chance to own every season episode on DVD, including the critically-acclaimed, award-winning episode "Did You Hear What Happened To Charlotte King?," the release also includes exciting never before seen bonus features! Private Practice: The Complete Fourth Season will be releasing as a 3-Disc DVD set for the suggested retail price of $29.99 U.S./$35.99 Canada.

O BROTHER WHERE ARE THOU? BLU-RAY: George Clooney (The Perfect Storm) and John Turturro (Cars 2) embark on the adventure of a lifetime in this hilarious, offbeat road picture. And now, for the first time, this quirky gem shines more brightly than ever in Blu-ray High Definition!

Fed up with crushing rocks on a prison farm in Mississippi, the dapper, silver-tongued Ulysses Everett McGill (Clooney) busts loose…except that he’s still shackled to two misfits from his chain gang: bad tempered Pete (Turturro) and sweet, dimwitted Delmar (Tim Blake Nelsen) With nothing to lose and buried loot to regain, the three embark on a riotous odyssey filled with chases, close calls, near misses and betrayal. Experience every unpredictable moment as it plays out in the crystal-clear sound and breathtaking picture quality of Blu-ray. Populated with strange characters, including a blind prophet, sexy sirens and a one-eyed Bible salesman (John Goodman), O Brother, Where Art Thou will leave you laughing at every outrageous and surprising twist and turn! O Brother Where Art Thou? will be releasing as a 1-Disc Blu-ray for the suggested retail price of $26.50 US / $31.50 Canada.

COUNT OF MONTE CRISTO BLU-RAY: Jim Caviezel (Deja Vu) and Guy Pearce (Bedtime Stories) give sizzling performances in The Count Of Monte Cristo. And now, for the first time, the world’s greatest tale of betrayal, adventure and revenge is more riveting than ever in Blu-ray High Definition!

When the dashing and guileless Edmond Dantes (Caviezel) is betrayed by his best friend (Pearce) and wrongly imprisoned, he becomes consumed by thoughts of vengeance. After a miraculous escape, he transforms himself into the mysterious and wealthy Count of Monte Cristo, insinuates himself into the French nobility, and puts his cunning plan of reprisal in action. Experience the resounding clash of swords and the deadly glint off every razor-sharp blade. With the pristine sound and magnificent picture quality of Blu-ray, this swashbuckling thriller will have you perched on the edge of your seat until the very last drop of sweet revenge is exacted. The Count of Monte Cristo will be releasing as a 1-Disc Blu-ray for the suggested retail price of $26.50 U. S./ $31.50 Canada.

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