Archive for March, 2014

‘The Returned’ gets to the essence of a zombie movie – ‘The Returned’ takes place in a post-zombie world where the infected live normal lives thanks to a drug treatment that may be running out.

New on DVD for March 25 – This week’s releases include a man who worshipped at the altar of money; a great film that would make an even better television show; a second season in the chair of an outwardly powerful VP; and a family drama that becomes more tangled as it goes on.

‘Muppets Most Wanted’ is most sought-after entertainment – In ‘Muppets Most Wanted,’ the group’s grand world tour is hijacked by a jewel thief that can double for Kermit the Frog and his scheming sidekick.

Sex is secondary in ‘Nymphomaniac’ – In Lars von Trier’s ‘Nymphomaniac,’ a woman recounts her erotic experiences to the man who saved her after finding her near-death in an alley.

New on DVD for March 18, 2014 – This week’s releases include a few more Oscar nominees; horror from the old school and new; a Troma sequel to a Troma film; and the still talented Catherine Deneuve.

‘The Grand Budapest Hotel’ is a five-star experience – Inspired by the works of Stefan Zweig, director Wes Anderson’s latest film, ‘The Grand Budapest Hotel,’ is a story within a story within a story that focuses the exploits of a distinguished concierge and an ambitious lobby boy.

Film satisfies the ‘Need for Speed’ – In ‘Need for Speed,’ a street racer framed by a wealthy adversary joins a cross country race to get revenge while trying to stay a step ahead of police and bounty hunters.