Snow White and the Huntsman DVD

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Snow White and the Huntsman

Kristen Stewart puts a new spin on the titular character, turning Snow White from a fragile princess into a fearless leader in the re-imagining of this classic tale. Charlize Theron stars as the evil Queen Ravenna, Snow's jealous stepmother who employs a huntsman (Chris Hemsworth) to track Snow down. Her goal? To eat the girl's beating heart and achieve everlasting youth. The action sequences are top-notch, and Theron shines (literally, thanks to makeup), but a little more romance would have been nice. Extras include "A New Legend Is Born" featurette and director commentary.


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What to Expect When You're Expecting

After decades on the best-seller list, advice book What to Expect When You're Expecting gets a movie adaptation, but this romantic comedy treads far from its source material. The film's ensemble cast includes Cameron Diaz, Jennifer Lopez, Anna Kendrick, Elizabeth Banks, and Brooklyn Decker all as expectant mothers in different situations. The movie doesn't have a lot of surprises, but it's pretty heartwarming. Bonus features include two featurettes, deleted scenes, and a digital copy of the film.


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Lola Versus

Greta Gerwig takes the lead in this charming indie movie about a painful breakup. After her fiancé calls off their nuptials, Lola must crawl her way out of a deep depression. She does so by exploring the many (bizarre) men of Manhattan and, eventually, finds herself. The movie flounders at times, but Gerwig manages to keep it afloat. The Lola Versus DVD comes with outtakes, commentary with director Daryl Wein and writer Zoe Lister-Jones, and the theatrical trailer.


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