Reviews of the latest movies in stores, including ''The American President,'' ''The Game,'' and others

By EW Staff
September 21, 2012 at 04:00 AM EDT

The American President (1995, PG-13)

Michael Douglas, Annette Bening During Bill Clinton’s first term, Aaron Sorkin and Rob Reiner imagined what their fantasy Commander-in-Chief might look like. The result: Michael Douglas, as a widowed liberal juggling the responsibilities of the Oval Office with his attraction to a feisty lobbyist. On Blu-ray. B-

Bond 50 (1962-2008, Not Rated)

Sean Connery, Roger Moore Speaking of piggy-bank-busting Blu-ray behemoths, this encyclopedic 007 megillah collects all 22 James Bond espionage adventures…and even sweetens the deal with a coffee-table book. A

The Game (1997, R)

Michael Douglas, Sean Penn David Fincher’s underrated mind-bender about a pair of estranged brothers and a sick, surreal scavenger hunt gets a first-class face-lift for its Criterion debut. A-

Something from Nothing: The Art of Rap (2012, R)

Ice-T interviews a who’s who of hip-hop legends in this solid documentary about the history of rap. B

Snow on Tha Bluff (2012, R)

Curtis Snow An Atlanta drug dealer steals a camera and chronicles his daily life on the streets in this found-footage oddity. (Available on Netflix instant viewing) B

Coming Soon
Dark Shadows (2012, PG-13)

Johnny Depp, Michelle Pfeiffer Tim Burton exhumes a cult-TV curio for this ’70s time-warp about a dandyish bloodsucker. B+ 10/2

Cinedella (1950, G)

Disney’s animated classic about a glass-slippered girl who’s tormented by a wicked stepmother before blossoming into the belle of the ball comes to Blu-ray. A 10/2

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