New on DVD/Blu-ray: A Late Quartet, Life of Pi, Playing for Keeps, Sound City: Real to Reel, The Suicide Shop
DVD/Blu-ray releases for March 12, 2013.
A Late Quartet
A long-running string quartet faces breaking up after its oldest member is diagnosed with Parkinson’s Disease. Director Yaron Zilberman’s debut feature film stars Christopher Walken, Philip Seymour Hoffman, and Catherine Keener.
Life of Pi
Brokeback Mountain director Ang Lee recently won his second Oscar for Life of Pi. Based on Yann Martel’s celebrated novel, Life of Pi tells the story of a young man adrift on the Pacific Ocean with an array of exotic animals including a Bengal tiger.
Playing for Keeps
When former soccer star George (Gerard Butler) starts coaching his son’s soccer team, he finds himself constantly distracted by all of the hot moms. Directed by Seven Pounds’ Gabriele Muccino, Playing for Keeps stars Jessica Biel, Dennis Quaid, Uma Thurman, and Catherine Zeta-Jones.
Sound City: Real to Reel
Foo Fighters frontman Dave Grohl directs this documentary about his experience trying to restore a famous California recording studio called Sound City after the digital era puts it out of business. Sound City: Real to Reel features appearances by musicians Trent Reznor, Tom Petty, and Mick Fleetwood.
The Suicide Shop
This charming French animated musical comedy tells the story of the Tuvache family business, which profits on suicide. However, when their youngest son, Alan, is born, his happy demeanor turns the entire Tuvache clan upside down.