Summer has officially just begun yesterday and here is the first Tuesday of the new season. Like any Tuesday, we here at NerdBastards list what came out and recommend if it’s a BUY, RENT, or PASS. We have the Old is New, TV Show DVD, and the LOL Release of the Week. Also, with 3D HDTVs available for purchase now, we got our first Blu-Ray 3D for the format. If you want to find out more info about that and what else was release, all you have to do is to read on after the jump.
During the U.S.-led occupation of Baghdad in 2003, Chief Warrant Officer Roy Miller and his team of Army inspectors were dispatched to find weapons of mass destruction believed to be stockpiled in the Iraqi desert. Rocketing from one booby-trapped and treacherous site to the next, the men search for deadly chemical agents but stumble instead upon an elaborate cover-up that inverts the purpose of their mission. Spun by operatives with intersecting agendas, Miller must hunt through covert and faulty intelligence hidden on foreign soil for answers that will either clear a rogue regime or escalate a war in an unstable region. And at this blistering time and in this combustible place, he will find the most elusive weapon of all is the truth.
Starring: Matt Damon, Greg Kinnear, Amy Ryan, Brendan Gleeson, Jason Isaacs, and Khalid Abdalla.
Directed by: Paul Greengrass (The Bourne Supremacy, The Bourne Ultimatum)
Here’s this weeks release where you get a bunch of your friends together, get drunk, and enjoy the ass kicking action scenes. If you’re a fan of the Bourne films then you’ll feel right at home watching this as it has the duo of Matt Damon and Paul Greengrass. With a fair amount of extras, it’ll keep you and your drunken buddies entertained for a few hours while you all call each other names and expressing your man crush for Matt Damon.
She’s Out of My League
Kirk, an average Joe, can’t believe his luck. Though he’s stuck in a seemingly dead-end job as an airport security agent, against all odds, Molly, a successful and outrageously gorgeous babe, falls for him. Kirk is stunned. So are his friends, his family and even his ex-girlfriend. Now he has to figure out how to make the relationship work, even though he’d be the first to admit she’s totally out of his league.
Starring: Jay Baruchel, Alice Eve, T.J. Miller, Nate Torrence, Krysten Ritter, Geoff Stults, and Lindsay Sloane.
Directed by: Jim Field Smith
You still have that beer and/or alcohol around? It might help make this movie better. While the film got mediocre reviews and is pretty much predictable, it still may be worth a rent if ya have the time. At least you’ll be rewarded by getting to look at Alice Eve and her lovely pair of distractions. Who knows, maybe the movie and the alcohol might give some ya the courage & stupidity to pick up hot ladies you would usually be afraid to get close to.
Old Movies Are New Again: This is a list of old films being re-released as Blu-Ray that were worth mentioning.
Blu-Ray 3D Release: While these movies are still playable in their 2D format on any Blu-ray player and HDTV, they have the ability to play in 3D if you have a 3D compatable Blu-ray player and HDTV.
Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs
What a perfect way to show off your 3D goodness to your friends by making it look like meat is coming at them…yeah, meat. Anyway, this is pretty much a re-release of the regular Blu-Ray of the film but now with a 3D version of the film is included with the 2D version. Just remember, you do need both, a 3D capable HDTV and a 3D capable Blu-Ray player (which unfortunately, the PS3 has yet to receive the firmware update to play 3D movies) to view the 3D.
Available: Blu-Ray 3D
TV Show DVD Worth Checking Out:
Avatar: The Last Airbender: The Complete Book 1 Collector’s Edition
Relive from the beginning the epic saga of Avatar: The Last Airbender, the animated series that quickly became a phenomenon, creating a huge fan base that spans the globe! This newly designed limited edition 7-disc collector’s edition includes the entire Book 1: Water compilation, packed with special features, an exclusive behind-the scenes documentary and a beautifully illustrated paperback book that provides a unique, insider’s view of the amazing designs, storyboards, paintings and animation.
Available: 7 Disk Collectors Box
Tom & Jerry: Deluxe Anniversary Collection
The world’s favorite cat and mouse celebrate 7 decades of mischief and mayhem in the Tom and Jerry 70th Anniversary Collection.
Available: 2 Disk Set
With the live action film coming out soon, Avatar: The Last Airbender is in time for their re-releases. While you could probably find Book 1 pretty cheap, the Collectors edition adds a 7th disk full of bonus materials that any fan will appreciate. As for the second set, who doesn’t love Tom & Jerry? Celebrate the 70 year milestone with this decent 2 disk set that has 30 episodes for your viewing pleasure.
LOL Release of the Week: This is where we’ll inform you of a movie that is either a rip-off of a current popular franchise or just something really outrageous that had to be mentioned.
In this red hot action-adventure… Former football star turned convict, Tyler “The Fuse” Draven, discovers in jail that he has the ability to create fire by mere thought alone! Now he’s going to use his new- found power to wreak havoc and get revenge on everyone that’s ever done him wrong… which seems to be the entire world! His deadly skill and fiery temper has Draven bent on a mission of total destruction unless the authorities find a way to stop him!
I don’t know about you but this film sure sounds like a SyFy movie or a bad PS1 era video game. After doing some research, it apparently did air on Syfy quite some time ago and has received mixed reviews, a bit towards the good side. Just remember, alcohol will probably help make this film more entertaining but it may also give ya the idea to lit a basketball on fire so, be careful and don’t be an idiot.