Now out on Blu-ray and DVD, Woman In Goldis the true story of Maria Altmann (Helen Mirren), who along with lawyer Randy Schoenberg (Ryan Reynolds) attempts to retrieve her family’s prized possessions which were taken by the Nazis. Among these treasured items is Gustav Klimt’spainting Portrait of Adele Block-Bauer I.
Along with being a restaurant owner, Chef Lorena Garciahas also been a fixture in the television arena (including Top Chef Masters), and tonight she squares off against an amateur cook on NBC’s Food Fighters (8 pm et/pt).
Opening in New York and Los Angeles August 7 (with more cities in the coming weeks), Kahlil Gibran’s The Prophet is an animated feature based on Gibran’s seminal work. Produced bySalma Hayek, the feature is blessed with diverse and resonant animated sequences from filmmakers Bill Plympton(Guide Dog), Joan Gratz(Mona Lisa Descending a Staircase), Nina Paley (Sita Sings the Blues), and Tomm Moore (Song of the Sea).
Alexander Skårsgard stars in The Diary of a Teenage Girl, a 1970s set coming of age narrative that’s propelled by a star making performance from Bel Powley (as the “teenage girl”). To check out the actor’s experience about working on the film, please go to my post on Find Your Seen.
Directed by Elizabeth Banks, Pitch Perfect 2has taken over $280 million worldwide, so expect a huge reception when it comes out September 22 on Blu-ray, DVD and On Demand via Universal Pictures Home Entertainment.
Although the biopic Steve Jobs, directed by Danny Boyle and starring Michael Fassbender, is getting all the press, a documentary on the late Apple co-founder is just around the corner. Penned and directed by Alex Gibney, Steve Jobs: The Man in the Machinecenters on the life of the iconoclastic genius whose visionary outlook left an indelible mark on society.