Looks like a slow week on the DVD front — only a few new releases this week. New Blu-ray and DVD movies include: Trance (James McAvoy), Dragons: Riders of Berk (animated), House Party 5 and Twixt (Val Kilmer). Read on for a summary of the new film releases.
Blu-ray and DVD movie coming out the week of July 23, 2013
- Trance (giveaway)
After a blow to the head during his attempted robbery of a $27 million Goya painting, Simon (James McAvoy, X-Men: First Class), a fine-art auctioneer, awakens to find that the painting — and his memory — are missing. Forced by his ruthless crime partner Franck (Vincent Cassel, Black Swan) to undergo hypnosis, Simon enters into a deadly love triangle with his seductive hypnotist (Rosario Dawson, Sin City). As the plot twists, the line between reality and dream becomes blurred in this fast-paced, unpredictable, thriller.
- Dragons: Riders of Berk – Part 1 | Dragons: Riders of Berk – Part 2 (giveaway)
Buckle up for more high-flying action and fire-breathing fun with this thrilling debut of the animated TV series based on the Academy Award-nominated hit movie How To Train Your Dragon! The epic story of Hiccup, Toothless and his fearless friends continues with 4 explosive episodes filled with all-new adventures and exciting, never-before-seen dragons.
- Twixt (giveaway coming soon)
Val Kilmer and Elle Fanning star in this terrifying horror film written and directed by Academy Awardr Winner Francis Ford Coppola. Kilmer plays Hall Baltimore, a writer on a book tour who uncovers a disturbing murder that could be source material for his next novel. But as Hall investigates the killing, he finds himself confronted by chilling nightmares, including the ghost of a young girl (Fanning). As he uncovers more horrifying revelations, Hall will discover that the story has more to do with his own life than he could ever have imagined.
- House Party: Tonight’s the Night DVD (giveaway)
A pair of high school rappers have two major goals — make music and get hot girls. The best way to get both is to throw the biggest and best house party ever. The night of the party, one of the boys is grounded by his parents, so it’s up to his best friend to break him out of his house confinement and get the party started.