DVD releases for November 11, 2008
Beer for My Horses
When deputy sheriff Bill ”˜Rack’ Racklin’s girlfriend is kidnapped, it’s up to him and his best friend to get her back. Co-written by and starring country musician Toby Keith, Beer for My Horses unleashes America’s loudest patriot on the big screen. Based on the hit single of the same name.
ReGenesis: Season One
This Canadian science fiction series follows the members of the fictional North American Biotechnology Advisory Commission as they investigate bioterrorism, viral epidemics, human cloning, and other biotech-related mysteries. Starring Peter Outerbridge (Men With Brooms) as chief scientist David Sandstrí¶m, this four DVD set includes all 13 episodes of the first season of this Gemini-winning program.
Hellboy II: The Golden Army
Ron Perlman (Alien: Resurrection, Enemy at the Gates) returns as comic-book protagonist Hellboy in this sequel, which features an evil underworld elf prince and sinister tooth fairies. Directed by Guillermo del Toro (Pan’s Labyrinth), the film is a visual splendor.
Opium: Diary of a Madwoman
Set at the beginning of the 20th century, this Hungarian film tells the story of a psychiatrist with a drug addiction and his increasingly disturbing relationship with a female mental patient. Based on the diaries of writer Géza Csáth.
The Sopranos: The Complete Series
A television aficionado’s dream, this 33-disc boxed set features all 86 episodes of the award-winning mobster drama The Sopranos. The Emmy award-winning James Gandolfini stars as Tony Soprano in this groundbreaking series that dissects the life of a professional gangster, his dysfunctional family, and the trials and tribulations of running New Jersey’s underworld.
Star Wars: The Clone Wars
As war rages across the galaxy, Jedi knights Obi-Wan Kenobi and Anakin Skywalker lead a Galactic Republic army of clones against the Separatists’ droid army in this animated feature film that, sadly, disappointed many longtime fans of the franchise.