New on DVD/Blu-ray: Chimpanzee, The Dictator, Revenge: The Complete First Season, A Separation, Virginia
DVD/Blu-ray releases for August 21, 2012
Tim Allen narrates this Disneynature documentary about a baby chimpanzee named Oscar living along the Ivory Coast. When Oscar is suddenly orphaned, he must learn to survive on his own before finding a new chimp family.
Similar to the crude comedic approach taken in Borat, The Dictator stars Sacha Baron Cohen as Admiral General Aladeen, oppressive leader of the fictional Republic of Wadiya, who travels to New York to discuss his country’s nuclear weapons program at the United Nations.
Revenge: The Complete First Season
In this popular TV drama, Brothers & Sisters’ Emily VanCamp plays Emily Thorne, a young woman whose father is serving life in prison for a crime he didn’t commit. When Emily returns to the Hamptons seeking revenge on the people who framed her father, things are more complicated than they appear and Emily begins to question her motives.
A married couple living in Iran consider divorce in order to improve the life of their daughter by moving abroad and to take care of an aging parent with Alzheimer’s disease. A Separation is the first Iranian film to win the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film.
The secrets of a sleepy American town begin to unravel when the son of a mentally unstable woman (Jennifer Connelly) begins to date the town sheriff’s daughter (Emma Roberts). However, Sheriff Dick Tipton (Ed Harris) may very well be the father of both teenagers. Virginia was written and directed by Milk and J. Edgar writer Dustin Lance Black.