New on DVD: 'Django Unchained,' 'Dragon' and more
05:00 AM, Apr 20, 2013
Django Unchained2012, The Weinstein Co., R, $30; Blu-ray, $40
A bounty hunter (Christoph Waltz) offers a slave, Django (Jamie Foxx), his freedom in exchange for his help in tracking down a pair of killers in this Quentin Tarantino film. They become partners, and Django collects several bounties before seeking to free his wife (Kerry Washington) from a brutal Mississippi plantation owner (Leonardo DiCaprio). Samuel L. Jackson also stars.
USA TODAY’s Claudia Puig says: * * * ½ out of four. “The weight and ugliness of slavery is felt in this clever, ambitious and superbly acted tale of wish fulfillment.”
Dragon2011, The Weinstein Co., R, $25; Blu-ray, $30
An unassuming villager (Donnie Yen) saves a shopkeeper by killing a pair of thugs, thus raising suspicions about his true identity, in this story set in China in 1917. The investigating detective (Takeshi Kaneshiro) figures out that the hero is a skilled martial artist and estranged member of the vicious 72 Demons clan. His presence puts the entire village at risk.
Save the Date2012, IFC Films, R, $25
After breaking up with her boyfriend (Geoffrey Arend) when he publicly proposes, fiercely independent Sarah (Lizzy Caplan) has to deal with her commitment issues. Sister Beth (Alison Brie) isn’t much help she has her own wedding to plan and Sarah’s rebound romance with Jonathan (Mark Webber) further complicates matters.
Not Suitable for Children2013, Well Go USA, R, $25; Blu-ray, $30
Jonah (Ryan Kwanten) is a carefree guy in the prime of his life who learns that he will be infertile in a month. With the help of his friends, he tries to sow his wild oats as widely as possible in order to get someone pregnant before his biological clock expires.