New on DVD/Blu-ray: Albert Nobbs, Chronicle, Norwegian Wood, One for the Money, Rampart
DVD/Blu-ray releases for May 15, 2012
In 19th-century Ireland, a woman seeking independence reinvents herself as Albert Nobbs (Glenn Close), a male hotel butler, but has trouble maintaining her disguise. Albert Nobbs also stars Jane Eyre’s Mia Wasikowska, Kick-Ass’s Aaron Johnson, and The Guard’s Brendan Gleeson.
In this Seattle-set sci-fi thriller, three high-school students (newcomers Dane DeHaan, Alex Russell, and Michael B. Jordan) discover they possess superpowers after a freak accident.
The Scent of Green Papaya director Tran Anh Hung adapts Haruki Murakami’s beloved coming-of-age novel about a young man’s discovery of friendship and love in 1960s Japan.
One for the Money
Katherine Heigl adds another eye-rolling comedy to her résumé with One for the Money, where she plays a divorced woman who finds herself on the trail of a past lover at her new job at a bail-bond business.
Woody Harrelson plays a retired Vietnam vet–turned–nasty renegade cop in The Messenger director Oren Moverman’s crime drama. Rampart also features performances by Sigourney Weaver, Cynthia Nixon, Anne Heche, and Ben Foster.