On DVD This Week: The Big Short, Brooklyn, Carol and More

by | March 14, 2016 | Comments

This week in home entertainment, we’ve got season five of Game of Thrones, plus a whole bunch of Oscar nominees and winners. Read on for details on the rest of the new releases.

Brooklyn (2015) 97%

Saoirse Ronan and Domhnall Gleeson star in this Certified Fresh, Oscar-nominated drama about an Irish immigrant dealing with love and loneliness in 1950s New York.

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Carol (2015) 94%

Cate Blanchett and Rooney Mara star in Todd Haynes’ period drama about an illicit affair between a lonely housewife and a younger woman.

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The Big Short (2015) 89%

Christian Bale, Steve Carell, Ryan Gosling, Brad Pitt, Marisa Tomei, and Melissa Leo star in Adam McKay’s Oscar-winning dramedy about some of the eccentric Wall Street types who scored big during the 2008 financial collapse. The discs include deleted scenes and making-of segments.

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Steve Jobs: Man in the Machine (2015) 75%

Alex Gibney‘s documentary portrait of the Apple founder is a warts-and-all look at Jobs’ life and times, featuring interviews with many of the people who knew him best.

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Sisters (2015) 60%

Tina Fey and Amy Poehler star as thirtysomething wild child Kate Ellis and her frumpy divorcee sister Maura, who fly home to Orlando when they discover their parents have sold their childhood house. Faced with the impending loss, they decide to let loose and throw one last raging party. Special features include deleted and extended scenes and making-of segments.

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Game of Thrones: Season 5 (2015) 93%

Set in the fictional continents of Westeros and Essos, the series follows the dynastic struggles among the realms of noble families for control of the Iron Throne. If you are someone who still hasn’t jumped on the GoT bandwagon, now’s as good a time as any to get caught up.

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Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Road Chip (2015) 15%

his time out, Dave (Jason Lee) is planning to propose to his girlfriend, and Alvin, Simon, and Theodore think he’s going to give them the heave-ho, so they hit the road in an attempt to change his mind. Special features include a bunch of music tracks.

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  • Vits/Vicente Torres


    GAME OF THRONES’s 5th season is the 2nd best (after the 4th one). HARDHOME is a great episode, but so is the underrated and unjustly controversial UNBOWED, UNBENT, UNBROKEN.

    I’ll watch BROOKLYN as soon as I finish the book.

    • Karl Lanthanimos

      the big short 1/10 are u kidding me? i thought it was brilliant. adam mckay surely deserved the best director award.

      • Vits/Vicente Torres

        The only funny part in the movie is Steve Carell’s hair. The acting isn’t bad, but nothing out of this world. There’s an over-reliance in narration, headache-inducing camera work, awkward cuts to another scene in the middle of a sentence and redundant montages of real-life clips from the time period. I didn’t care about the main characters. That’s highlighted whenever a celebrity appears to explain the terminology. They don’t use metaphors like the main characters do. If it had been the other way around, it wouldn’t have made a difference, because I wasn’t interested in anything the main characters said.

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