New on DVD/Blu-ray: Bel Ami, The Deep Blue Sea, Dr. Seuss’ The Lorax, The French Chef: Julia Child’s French Classics, Marley
DVD/Blu-ray releases for August 7, 2012
Robert Pattinson plays a war vet who uses his charm and seduction skills in order to climb Paris’s social ladder. Bel Ami also stars Uma Thurman, Kristin Scott Thomas, and Christina Ricci.
The Deep Blue Sea
Rachel Weisz and Midnight in Paris’s Tom Hiddleston star in The House of Mirth director Terence Davies’s remake of the 1955 love drama that featured Vivien Leigh and Kenneth More. In The Deep Blue Sea, the wife of a British judge begins a torrid love affair with a Royal Air Force pilot.
Dr. Seuss’ The Lorax
Zac Efron, Taylor Swift, Danny DeVito, and Ed Helms lend their voices to this animated movie adaptation of Dr. Seuss’ children’s book, where a 12-year-old boy must discover the story of the Lorax—a mythical creatures who protects the planet—in order to win the heart of a girl.
The French Chef: Julia Child’s French Classics
Coinciding with the 100th anniversary of Julia Child’s birthday, PBS is releasing this special collection featuring six episodes of Julia Child’s 1960s cooking show, The French Chef. Learn to master all the basics of French cooking, including the proper way to chop and sauté and onion.
The Eagle director Kevin MacDonald explores the life of Bob Marley as a musician, a revolutionary, and an international superstar through rare footage, performance clips, and interviews with Marley’s friends and family.