New on DVD & Blu-ray: Feb. 25-March 3

THIS WEEK’S THEATRICAL RELEASES: “Gravity”: Despite its impressive boxoffice take (past the $250 million mark in the U.S.) and its technical wizardry, Alfonso Cuaron’s tale of a medical engineer (Sandra Bullock) on her first shuttle mission who is stranded alone in the emptiness of space after her ship is destroyed is really a slight piece […]

New on DVD & Blu-ray: Feb. 18-24

THIS WEEK’S THEATRICAL RELEASES: There are no major theatrical releases coming to home video this week. COLLECTIBLES: Topping the list this week is “American Experience: 1964” (2014), a must-see, incredibly informative documentary that tracks the events that occurred in 1964, a year that saw the baby boomer generation rise to prominence with an emphasis on […]

New on DVD & Blu-ray: Feb. 11-17

THIS WEEK’S THEATRICAL RELEASES: What do you think about watching a film about a 77-year-old man wordlessly floundering around on a foundering boat for 106 minutes? Well if that man is Robert Redford, the director is young hotshot J.C. Chandor, and the film is “All Is Lost,” then you’re talking about an hour and a […]

New on DVD & Blu-ray: Feb. 4-10

THIS WEEK’S THEATRICAL RELEASES: “Dallas Buyers Club”: There’s a pair of outstanding performances in director Jean-Marc Vallee’s (“The Young Victoria”) thoroughly involving “Dallas Buyers Club”: One by Matthew McConaughey, who plays real-life Texas electrician Ron Woodroof, a bull-riding he-man diagnosed HIV-positive in 1985 and given 30 days to live; the other by Jared Leto as […]