New on DVD/Blu-ray: The Beatles: Magical Mystery Tour, A Cat in Paris, Prometheus, The Raven, Rock of Ages
DVD/Blu-ray releases for October 9, 2012
The Beatles: Magical Mystery Tour
This made-for-TV movie starring Paul McCartney, John Lennon, George Harrison, and Ringo Starr originally aired on BBC1 in 1967. The story follows people on a British bus tour and is punctuated by performances of “I Am the Walrus” and other songs.
A Cat in Paris
This Academy Award–nominated animated caper from France tells the story of Dino, a Parisian cat who lives a double life as a cat burglar’s assistant. The hand-drawn film features the vocal talents of Marcia Gay Harden and Anjelica Huston.
In director Ridley Scott’s sci-fi thriller, a group of scientists travel the universe in search of signs of life. Prometheus stars Michael Fassbender, Charlize Theron, Noomi Rapace, and Guy Pearce.
When a serial killer leaves a trail of victims that fit descriptions found in Edgar Allan Poe poems, the poet himself (John Cusack) must help detectives track down the murderer. The Raven also features Immortals’ Luke Evans and The Guard’s Brendan Gleeson.
Rock of Ages
Hairspray’s Adam Shankman directs this movie musical set in the ’80s about rock ’n’ roll in Hollywood. Rock of Ages features an ensemble cast that includes Footloose’s Julianne Hough, Alec Baldwin, Russell Brand, Breaking Bad’s Bryan Cranston, Catherine Zeta-Jones, and Tom Cruise.