DVD/Blu-ray releases for June 11, 2013
Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters
Perhaps not what the Brothers Grimm had in mind, Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters tells the story of a brother-sister duo, who happen to be bounty hunters in search of evil witches. The Bourne Legacy’s Jeremy Renner and Clash of the Titans’ Gemma Arterton star in the title roles.
House of Cards: The Complete First Season
In this television political drama, Kevin Spacey stars as Francis Underwood, a South Carolina Democrat and House Majority Whip. When Underwood is passed over for Secretary of State, he decides to seek revenge on the people who betrayed him. House of Cards also features Robin Wright and Kate Mara.
The Newsroom: The Complete First Season
Creator Aaron Sorkin’s HBO drama takes place inside a New York television news station, where veteran anchor Will McAvoy (Jeff Daniels) must learn to adapt to change. The Newsroom’s ensemble cast includes Emily Mortimer, Sam Waterston, Magic Mike’s Olivia Munn, Milk’s Alison Pill, and Slumdog Millionaire’s Dev Patel.
Oz the Great and Powerful
James Franco, Mila Kunis, Michelle Williams, and Rachel Weisz star in Spider-Man director Sam Raimi’s adaptation of the Wizard of Oz story. In this version, a Kansas-based circus magician is swept into the Land of Oz, where he meets three headstrong witches in a power struggle.
The World Before Her
In Diamond Road filmmaker Nisha Pahuja’s latest documentary, two young women living in India could not be more different—one, a Miss India beauty pageant contestant; the other, a Hindu fundamentalist.