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Tuesday, February 01, 2011

Sean Kelly

DVD Picks - February 1, 2011 - Monsters, Let Me In, Never Let Me Go, and More

My main pick this week is the independent monster film Monsters, which I saw at the Toronto Film Festival last year.  The film notable for its more realistic take on giant monster films. On to the picks.

Monsters
Blu-Ray - $21.01 (CAN), $15.99 (US)
Standard - $26.99 (CAN), $12.99 (US)
My Thoughts: A realistic take on monster films that concentrates more on the human element.
My Recommendation: Rent It

Let Me In [Blu-ray]
Let Me In
Blu-Ray - $26.99 (CAN), $19.99 (US)
Standard - $27.99 (CAN), $13.99 (US)
My Thoughts: A decent film, but I would pick The the Right One In over this remake.
My Recommendation: Rent It

Never Let Me Go [Blu-ray]
Never Let Me Go
Blu-Ray - $33.99 (CAN), $26.99 (US)
Standard - $28.99 (CAN), $13.99 (US)

Blu-Ray Re-Releases
Alice In Wonderland (Two-Disc 60th Anniversary Blu-ray/DVD Combo)
Alice in Wonderland (60th Anniversary Edition) - $29.99 (CAN), $19.99 (US)

Pleasantville [Blu-ray]
Pleasantville - $13.99 (CAN), $14.99 (US)

You've Got Mail [Blu-ray]
You've Got Mail - $14.00 (CAN), $14.99 (US)

10 [Blu-ray]
10 - $14.01 (CAN), $14.99 (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).