'Fast & Furious 6'
It's hard to talk about a movie like "Fast & Furious 6" without first discussing the tragic death of its star, Paul Walker. Tragic is the right word, and we'll just add that a portion of the sales of DVD, Blu-ray and digital copies of this film will go to his charity, Reach Out Worldwide. That said, the latest installment of the action series builds on...Read more »
At the very least, the presence of Denzel Washington and Mark Wahlberg in this action flick makes for a moderately good time, with some witty banter. The film follows a pair of undercover agents, though neither knows the other is undercover. Together they take on a drug cartel, but once their covers are blown, the film starts to lose steam and falls apart. (DVD, $29.98; Blu-ray/DVD...Read more »
‘Iron Man 3’ It’s the super-fun return of the armored Avenger as he faces off against terrorists, led by the evil Mandarin (Ben Kingsley). There are big twists, intense action sequences and the trademark lightheartedness that makes the Marvel movies so much fun. Not to be missed is the short film featuring Peggy Carter. (DVD, $29.99; Blu-ray/DVD combo, $39.99; Blu-ray/DVD/digital combo, $44.99;...Read more »
‘World War Z’ Brad Pitt stars in this surprisingly taut, suspenseful horror flick about a deadly zombie outbreak that is sweeping the globe. This is a fun thriller. (DVD, $29.99; Blu-ray/DVD combo, $39.99; Blu-ray 3-D/Blu-ray/DVD combo, $54.99)
‘Arrow: The Complete First Season’ Oliver Queen (aka Green Arrow) helps rid his city of corruption — with the help of his bow. (DVD, $59.98; Blu-ray,...Read more »
‘Now You See Me’ A heist movie built around the world of professional magicians, “Now You See Me” follows a long line of films like the “Oceans” trilogy, “Inside Man” and “The Italian Job” — kinetic, fast-paced and mysterious enough to make you want to see just whodunit. The heists, tinged with seemingly impossible magic tricks and illusions, are pretty fascinating and imaginative. There’s not much...Read more »