Entertainment Weekly

Subscribe

Stay Connected

Subscribe

Advertise With Us

Learn More

Skip to content
Exclusive
Join our live viewing party of the 'This Is Us' season premiere.

This is Us

Tonight at 9PM ET

Article

DVDs: July 27, 2012

Reviews of the latest movies in stores, including ”Silent House,” ”Mystery Men,” and more

Posted on

Silent House (2012, R)

Elizabeth Olsen A by-the-numbers old-dark-house chiller gets a shot in the arm from Olsen, whose vulnerable beauty is haunting in its own right. (Also on iTunes) B+

Jiro Dreams of Sushi (2012, PG)

Jiro Ono, Yoshikazu Ono Even if you’re not a foodie, you’ll succumb to the culinary charms of Ono, an octogenarian sushi maestro whose tiny 10-seat restaurant in a Tokyo subway station is the mecca of maki. B+

Mystery Men (1999, PG-13)

Ben Stiller, William H. Macy When Champion City’s A-list superhero is captured by baddies, it’s up to a ragtag posse of wannabe crime fighters (including Stiller’s ludicrous Mr. Furious) to save the day. Blu-ray debut. B-

They Made Me a Fugitive (1947, Not Rated)

Trevor Howard The moody London-set noir, starring Howard as an ex-serviceman betrayed by his gangland boss, gets a Blu-ray face-lift. B+

The Wild Geese (1978, R)

Richard Burton, Roger Moore, Richard Harris A gung ho cast of aging mercenaries heads to Africa to rescue a political leader. Think of it as a rousing prequel to The Expendables. (Available on Netflix instant viewing) B+

Coming Soon
LOL (2012, PG-13)

Miley Cyrus, Demi Moore A high school teen finds growing up difficult in the age of Facebook. C 7/31

Grand Illusion (1937, Not Rated)

Jean Gabin, Erich von Stroheim Art-house icon Jean Renoir’s timeless masterpiece about a pair of French WWI prisoners makes its Blu-ray debut. A 7/31

Comments