Today's group of new DVDs is a pretty diverse bunch. There's heart-pounding entertainment, romance, and a powerful documentary. If you're keeping track of the Oscar-nominated films you've seen, then one of these releases will help you out with your task.
An expert engineer (Denzel Washington) and a rookie conductor (Chris Pine) band together to stop a runaway train carrying dangerous explosive materials in this Oscar-nominated action flick. Even though the plot is simplistic, the non-stop pace will keep you hooked from beginning to end. The extras on the DVD include a director's commentary track and a featurette on the script development.
Josh Brolin stars as Roy, a writer whose career and marriage to his wife Sally (Naomi Watts) have both gone downhill. To combat his boredom, he stares out the window at his gorgeous neighbor (Freida Pinto), while Sally forms a crush her boss (Antonio Banderas). Even though it's not Woody Allen's best, the film still has a few charming moments.
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