The best Medieval stoner comedy of 2011, an overlooked road trip, a mildly embarrassing bit of Jesse Eisenberg's past, a romcom, an animated adventure, a dark indie comedy, a screen legend cashing in on his legacy, and some essential viewing for parents of little kids are on tap this week...
A medieval stoner comedy starring Danny McBride and James Franco as a pair of princes who join forces with a beautiful archer, played by Natalie Portman, to defeat the evil wizard and rescue a damsel in distress. Now on home videoe, read our review and watch the trailer
Simon Pegg and Nick Frost are a pair of geeks road-tripping across America who come upon an honest to God alien (voiced by Seth Rogen), and vow to help escape the government agents who want to dissect him. Now on home video, read our review and watch the trailer, and watch Simon and Nick talk about their co-stars.
Every now and then someone gets famous and suddenly super cheesy, low-budget garbage they made on their way up starts to get release--this, starring Jesse Eisenberg, is such a film. Now on home video, watch the trailer
Jumping the Broom
Paula Patton and Laz Alonso co-star as a young couple from very different backgrounds caught in the fighting between their families, who've come together for their wedding on Martha's Vineyard. Now on home video, watch the trailer
Mars Needs Moms
From director Robert Zemeckis comes this CGI adventure about Milo, a 9-year-old boy whose mom is kidnapped by Martians who need people to look after them. Now on home video, watch the trailer
Rainn Wilson (Dwight on "The Office") stars as a man who turns himself into a superhero so he can save his wife from the clutches of the evil drug lord in this comic and violent film from Troma alum James Gunn. Now on home video, read our review and watch the trailer
The Last Godfather
A slapstick comedy about a mafia don, played by Harvey Keitel, who anoints as his successor a son he fathered in Korea. The trailer looks even dumber than the description you just read. Now on home video, watch the trailer
Yo Gabba Gabba: Music Makes Me Move!
It's the latest collection of four episodes from one of the rare kids show that doesn't make parents reach for the Xanax. Now on home video, watch Tony Hawk shred with the YGG gang
And here are a few older films that are getting re-released:
The Battle Of Algiers
A cautionary tale about the challenges of deploying Western force on Middle Eastern cultures--a film that apparently no one in Washington DC has ever seen. Now on home video, watch the trailer
Joseph Gordon-Levitt stars as a former hockey prodigy who loses just enough of his faculties following a car crash that some bank robbers try to coerce him into helping them. Now on home video, watch the trailer
From the days when Johnny Depp used to make interesting films comes this bizarre Western from Jim Jarmusch. Now on home video, watch the trailer