This Week on DVD

05/29/2012 – ‘Man On a Ledge,’ ‘Coriolanus,’ ‘Gone’ and ‘We Need to Talk About Kevin’

Pick of the Week

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Man On a Ledge

Sam Worthington stars as Nick Cassidy, an ex-cop who makes a desperate and life-threatening move to prove his innocence after he is framed for the theft of a rare, prized diamond. Recently escaped from prison and with nowhere else to go, Nick climbs onto the ledge of a towering skyscraper, inviting the eyes of New York City to anxiously watch as one wrong step could mean plunging to his death. But as one police negotiator soon learns, Nick's daredevil stunt, captivating the eyes of the public and media, masks a dangerous ploy to reveal the truth about his tarnished name.

See Sam Worthington in an exclusive behind-the-scenes bonus feature clip from 'Man On a Ledge,' available on Blu-ray, DVD, Digital Download and On Demand:

Blu-ray Special Features:

  • The Ledge
  • Trailer with Commentary by Elizabeth Banks

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Sworn Enemies

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Coriolanus

In his directorial debut, Ralph Fiennes stars as Caius Martius 'Coriolanus,' a revered and feared Roman General is at odds with the city of Rome and his fellow citizens. Pushed by his controlling and ambitious mother Volumnia to seek the exalted and powerful position of Consul, he is loath to ingratiate himself with the masses whose votes he needs in order to secure the office. When the public refuses to support him, Coriolanus's anger prompts a riot that culminates in his expulsion from Rome. The banished hero then allies himself with his sworn enemy Tullus Aufidius to take his revenge on the city.

See director/star Ralph Fiennes in an exclusive behind-the-scenes bonus feature clip from 'Coriolanus,' available on Blu-ray, DVD, Digital Download and On Demand:

Blu-ray Special Features:

  • Commentary by Director/Actor Ralph Fiennes
  • The Making of Coriolanus
  • Additonal Trailers

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Without a Trace

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Gone

Amanda Seyfried stars as Jill Parrish, who comes home from a night shift to discover her sister Molly has been abducted. Jill, having escaped from a kidnapping a year before, is convinced that the same serial killer has come back and taken Molly. Since the killer leaves no trace, the police don't have any evidence and can't help her. Afraid that Molly will be dead by sunrise, Jill sets out alone on a desperate, nail-biting chase to come face-to-face with the maniacal killer. Will she have enough time to find and outwit him, expose his secrets and save her sister?

See Amanda Seyfriend in clips from 'Gone,' available on Blu-ray, DVD, Digital Download and On Demand:

Blu-ray Special Features:

  • None

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We Need to Talk About Kevin

Writer/director Lynne Ramsay's gripping psychological thriller explores the fractious relationship between a mother and her evil son. Golden Globe nominee Tilda Swinton stars as Eva, a mother contending with the increasing malevolence of her baby boy-turned-teenager, Kevin, while her eternally optimistic husband Franklin remains blind to the devastating dynamic around them. Exploring nature vs. nurture on a whole new level, Eva's own culpability as a parent is measured against Kevin's innate evilness, ultimately building to a chilling, unforgettable climax.

See Tilda Swinton in the theatrical trailer for 'We Need to Talk About Kevin,' available on Blu-ray, DVD, Digital Download and On Demand:

Blu-ray Special Features:

  • Behind the Scenes of Kevin
  • Extra Footage from the "La Tomatina" Festival
  • In Conversation - Telluride Film Festival
  • Interview with Lionel Shriver
  • Original Theatrical Trailer

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