Archive for July, 2013

New on DVD for July 30 – This week’s releases include a muddled zombie movie; a battle ready version of the American Hero; an overconfident horror picture; and a new centre of attention in a popular series.

Toronto Film Festival celebrates 25 years of genre programming

‘The Smurfs 2’ should be blushing red – In ‘The Smurfs 2,’ the Smurfs team up with their human friends to rescue Smurfette, who has been kidnapped by Gargamel to fulfil his nefarious plan.

‘Crystal Fairy’ casts a transformation spell – In ‘Crystal Fairy,’ an American travels to Chile to try a fabled hallucinogen but the presence of an eccentric woman threatens to ruin his experience.

‘The To Do List’ forgoes romance for equality – In ‘The To Do List’, a high school graduate submits to the pressures to become more sexually experienced before college and creates a list of things she’d like to practice before heading to campus in the fall.

‘Fruitvale Station’ more commanding than a documentary could be

New on DVD for July 23 – This week’s releases include a couple of strong additions to the horror genre; an enchanting story of love and loss; and a complex, eye-catching picture.