Coming to DVD August 4
Race to Witch Mountain
In this remake of the 1975 Disney film “Escape to Witch Mountain,” two siblings (AnnaSophia Robb, Alexander Ludwig) pay a Las Vegas taxi driver (Dwayne Johnson) to take them to a run-down house in the middle of nowhere. Despite the teens’ protests, the cabbie decides to help them unravel the secrets of the mysterious Witch Mountain, a location known for strange and unexplainable phenomenon. Also starring Carla Gugino, Tom Everett Scott and Cheech Marin. Rated PG for action, violence, dangerous situations and thematic elements. Extras: Featurette; Gag Reel; Deleted Scenes; BD-Live™.
Derek Charles (Idris Elba) has it all, a successful career as an asset manager and a beautiful wife (Beyonce Knowles). But when a disturbed temp employee (Ali Larter) starts stalking him, everything he has worked so hard to attain is put at risk. Also starring Christine Lahti, Jerry O'Connell and Bruce McGill. Rated PG-13 for sexual situations and dialogue, violence and thematic content. Extras: Three Featurettes.
A journalist (Robert Downey Jr.) discovers a homeless former prodigy (Jamie Foxx) playing his violin on the street. As he tries to assist the man in reclaiming his life, they form a friendship that changes both of their lives. Also starring Tom Hollander, Catherine Keener and LisaGay Hamilton. Rated PG-13 for thematic elements, drug use and language. Extras: Audio Commentary (Director Joe Wright); Deleted Scenes; Making-of Featurette; Homelessness in L.A. Featurette; Interviews with the real Steve Lopez & Nathanial Ayers; Animated Short.
In the tradition of “Crash,” director Rowan Wood explores how one moment in time can change the course of many lives. Shots are fired early one morning in a diner. As the survivors try to move on, they find that their lives have been forever changed. Starring Kate Beckinsale, Forest Whitaker, Dakota Fanning and Guy Pearce. Rated R for violence, sexuality and language. Extras: Audio Commentary (Director Rowan Woods).
The Chaos Experiment
In order to prove that humanity will go crazy as a result of global warming, a deranged university science professor (Val Kilmer) traps six hostages in the steam room of a hotel and gradually raises the temperature. Their only hope is Detective Mancini (Armand Assante). Will he find a way to free them before paranoia takes its toll? Also starring: Eric Roberts, Patrick Muldoon and Eve Mauro. Rated R for violence, language and brief nudity. Extras: None.