Monday, August 4 2014, 04:17 PM MDT
New DVD and Blu-ray Releases for April 15, 2014
(KUTV) This week sees the release of Ben Stiller's adaptation of James Thurber's short story The Secret Life of Walter Mitty, Open Road's surprise animated hit The Nut Job, Ice Cube and Kevin Hart in the buddy film Ride Along, the Oscar nominated Philomena with Steve Coogan and Judi Dench and the second half of the first season of Angry Birds Toons.
This week also sees the release of the South Korean thriller Confession of Murder, Ralph Fiennes' tale of Charles Dickens and his secret lover in The Invisable Woman and director Mike Newell's recent adaptation of Great Expectations also starring Fiennes along with Helena Bonham Carter.
Catalogue titles making their Blu-ray debuts include two noir masterpieces in the form of Orson Welles' legendary Touch of Evil and Billy Wilder's equally revered Double Indemnity. Elsewhere Kevin Smith's Mallrats, the Generation X calling card Reality Bites starring Ben Stiller, Ethan Hawke and Winona Ryder, the Criterion Collection adds Lars von Trier's Breaking the Waves and Jan Svankmajer's Alice, a brilliant stop-motion re-imagining of Alice in Wonderland.
By: Ryan Michael Painter
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