Susan Granger's weekly DVD update
Published 5:22 pm, Wednesday, March 27, 2013
Elizabeth McGovern ("Downton Abbey") stars in the bittersweet British dramedy "Cheerful Weather for the Wedding," a barbed comic satire, destined to delight Anglophiles, while New York City's "Union Square" is the setting for an unexpected reunion between two estranged sisters (Mira Sorvino, Tammy Blanchard), one on the verge of getting married and the other on the verge of a nervous breakdown.
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"The Collection" is a suspense horror introducing a traumatized man forced to help rescue a woman who has become the latest obsession of a crazed killer in a booby-trapped house of horrors.
Internet pioneer/filmmaker Tiffany Shlain's "Connected: An Autobiography about Love, Death and Technology" is a personal, provocative documentary about modern life and our interconnected future.
Oscar-nominee as Best Foreign Film, "A Royal Affair" is an epic, intriguing cautionary tale about an 18th century physician who brought radical socio-political reforms to the court of Denmark while indulging an a dangerous affair with the Queen.
Just in time for Easter, bunnies and chicks abound in "Max's Chocolate Chicken." And for fans of the Japanese retro series, "The Official Digimon Adventure Set: the Complete Second Season" and "Digimon Adventure, Vol. 2" are the English-language versions.
PICK OF THE WEEK: Daniel Day-Lewis won an Oscar for his portrayal of Abraham Lincoln in Steven Spielberg's "Lincoln," a turbulent chronicle of the last months in the life of the 16th President of the United States, reflecting his determination to unite our divided nation and to convince Congress of the necessity of passing the 13th Amendment to permanently abolish slavery.