RT on DVD & Blu-Ray: Endless Love and Steve Zissou
A bad romance leads the pack in a week devoid of any big releases.
It looks like the home video departments at all the studios decided to take Memorial Day off, because hardly anything worth mentioning is hitting shelves this week. We start off with a romance remake critics didn't like very much, and a handful of TV shows and small movies only a handful of people chose to see. Read on for details:
Also available this week:
- A Birder's Guide to Everything (90%), starring Kodi Smit-McPhee and Ben Kingsley in a coming-of-age road movie about a teen who sets off with his friends in search of an extinct bird.
- Run & Jump (86%), starring Maxine Peake and Will Forte in a drama about an Irish housewife whose husband suffers a stroke and whose family is subsequently made the subject of a psychological study.
- Cheap Thrills (85%), a Certified Fresh dark comedy about two friends and a wealthy married couple who meet at a bar and engage in a series of progressively more twisted dares.
- Another Criterion Collection release this week: Wes Anderson's The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou (55%), starring Bill Murray and a bunch of people in a story about an oceanographer in search of a shark who once ate one of his men.
- Season three of BBC's adaptation of the Swedish crime drama Wallander (100%), starring Kenneth Branagh as the titular detective.
- Season four of USA's Covert Affairs (100%), which finds Piper Perabo's CIA agent Annie posing as an importer/exporter of fine goods.
- Season three of another USA drama, Suits (70%), about a young NYC lawyer without a degree and the mentor who helps keep his secret.