‘American Reunion,’ ‘Margaret,’ And More: This Week On Video

Pick of the Week


“Margaret” (2011)
Director: Kenneth Lonergan
Cast: Anna Paquin, Matt Damon, Mark Ruffalo

Story: Kenneth Lonergan’s Margaret stars Anna Paquin stars as Lisa, an emotionally immature, overly-articulate 17-year-old Manhattanite with an emotionally carnivorous actress for a mother and a distant businessman father who lives on the West Coast with his new, younger wife.

On the Disc:
Kenneth Lonergan’s now infamous follow-up to “You Can Count On Me” is finally reaching the wide audience it never saw in its extremely limited run at the end of last year. The Blu-ray disc thankfully includes both the theatrical version and Lonergan’s 3-hour cut.

Reviews:
Rotten Tomatoes: 70%
Metacritic: 61

Where to get it
Amazon: Blu-ray – $27.99, Digital Download – $14.99
Apple: Digital Download – $14.99
Netflix Instant: Not available


“American Reunion” (2012)
Directors: Hayden Schlossberg, Jon Hurwitz
Cast: Jason Biggs, Alyson Hannigan, Chris Klein

Story:
The American Pie series comes full circle as the characters from the 1999 comedy classic return to East Great Falls for their ten-year high-school reunion and experience a weekend they will never forget.

On the Disc:
The Blu-ray disc for “American Reunion” comes with your expected extras: deleted and extended scenes, directors and actors commentary, gag real, and making-of documentaries.

Reviews:
Rotten Tomatoes: 43%
Metacritic: 49

Where to get it
Amazon: Blu-ray – $19.99, DVD – $15.99, Digital Download – $14.99
Apple: Digital Download – $14.99 (HD: $19.99)
Netflix Instant: Not Available


“Being Flynn” (2012)
Director: Paul Weitz
Cast: Robert De Niro, Paul Dano, Julianne Moore

Story:
The story concerns a struggling writer named Nick (Dano), who is working at an inner-city homeless shelter when his estranged father Jonathan (De Niro) shows up looking for a place to rest his head.

On the Disc:
“Being Flynn” comes with a six-minute making-of looking behind the scenes.

Reviews:
Rotten Tomatoes: 55%
Metacritic: 53

Where to get it
Amazon: Blu-ray – $19.99, DVD – $16.99, Digital Download – $17.99
Apple: Digital Download – $17.99 (HD: $19.99)
Netflix Instant: Not available


“Senna (2011)
Director: Asif Kapadia

Story:
Buckle in and hit the blacktop with Brazilian Formula One champion Ayrton Senna as filmmaker Asif Kapadia draws on archival footage to reveal how the humble world-renowned racer blasted past the competition to become a true living legend.

On the Disc:
“Senna” includes two cuts of the film, plus extensive interviews from the filmmakers and subjects.

Reviews:
Rotten Tomatoes: 92%
Metacritic: 79

Where to get it
Amazon: Blu-ray – $19.99, DVD – $10.74, Digital Download – $14.99, Digital Download – $3.99
Apple: Digital Download – $14.99 (HD: $19.99)
Netflix Instant: Not available

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