DVD New Releases February 3, 2009
During a long English summer in the early 1980s, two schoolboys from differing backgrounds set out to make a film inspired by First Blood.
Read our review of Son of Rambow here.
In "Nick and Norah's Infinite Playlist" starring: Michael Cera, high school student Nick O'Leary, member of the Queercore band The Jerk Offs, meets college-bound Norah Silverberg and she asks him to be her boyfriend for five minutes.
The Secret Life of Bees starring: Dakota Fanning, Queen Latifah, and Jennifer Hudson, is based on the novel of the same name by Sue Monk Kidd. (Read our review of the book here.) Set in South Carolina in 1964, this is the tale of Lily Owens a 14 year-old girl who is haunted by the memory of her late mother.
In "Zack and Miri Make a Porno" starring: Seth Rogen and Elizabeth Banks, lifelong platonic friends Zack and Miri look to solve their respective cash-flow problems by making an adult film together. As the cameras roll, however, the duo begin to sense that they may have more feelings for each other than they previously thought.