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Tuesday, March 30, 2010

Sean Kelly

DVD Picks - March 30, 2010 - Sherlock Holmes, An Education, Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel, and More

This week sees the release of Guy Ritchie's take on Arthur Conan Doyle's Sherlock Holmes, which I have to say I quite enjoyed when I saw it shortly after Christmas.  Also, the DVD release of Best Picture nominees continues with the release of An Education.  Let's move on to the picks.

Sherlock Holmes
Blu-Ray - $29.99 (CAN), $24.99 (US)
Standard - $21.99 (CAN), $16.99 (US)
My Thoughts: A modern take on the classic tale that stays true to its roots.
My Recommendation: Buy It

An Education [Blu-ray]
An Education
Blu-Ray - $28.99 (CAN), $26.99 (US)
Standard - $24.99 (CAN), $18.99 (US)
My Thoughts: A nice coming-of-age story with a stand-out performance by Carrie Mulligan.
My Recommendation: Rent It

Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel [Blu-ray]
Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel
Blu-Ray - $34.99 (CAN), $22.99 (US)
Standard - $28.99 (CAN), $22.99 (US)

Re-Releases
Alice in Wonderland (2-Disc Special Un-Anniversary Edition) 
Alice in Wonderland (2-Disc Special Un-Anniversary Edition) - $23.99 (CAN), $17.99 (US)

Collateral [Blu-ray]
Collateral (Blu-Ray) - $24.49 (CAN), $19.99 (US)

The Killer [Blu-ray]
The Killer (Blu-Ray) - $21.10 (CAN), $18.99 (US)

The Protector [Blu-ray]
The Protector (Blu-Ray) - $13.85 (CAN), $19.97 (US)

And those are my DVD Picks for this week.

Sean Kelly

About Sean Kelly -

Sean Patrick Kelly is a self-described ├╝ber-geek, who has been an avid film lover for all his life. He graduated from York University in 2010 with an honours B.A. in Cinema and Media Studies and he likes to believe he knows what he’s talking about when he writes about film (despite occasionally going on pointless rants).