DVD Reviews 1/7/14

MACHETE KILLS - Universal

Machete KillsDanny Trejo returns as legendary ex-Federale Machete Cortez in this action-packed thrill ride from innovative director Robert Rodriguez. In his latest mission, Machete is recruited by the U.S. President(Carlos Estevez) to stop a crazed global terrorist (Mel Gibson) from start ing a nuclear war. With a bounty on his head, Machete breaks all the rules as he faces death at every turn from a star-studded cast of deadly assassins.

I'M SO EXCITED! - Sony

A very varied group of people are in a precarious situation aboard a plane flying to Mexico City. A technical failure (a kind of justifiable negligence, even though it sounds contradictory, but that's what human actions are) has endangered the lives of the passengers on Peninsula Flight 2549. The pilots, hardened, experienced professionals are striving, along with their colleagues in the Control Center, to find a solution. The flight attendants and the chief steward are a typical, baroque characters who, in the face of danger, try to forget their own personal problems and devote themselves body and soul to the task of making the flight as enjoyable as possible for the passengers, while they wait for a solution.

DUCK DYNASTY: Season Four - Lionsgate

Duck Dynasty and the Robertson clan are back for a just ducky fourth season!  With Willie trying to rule the roost, Uncle Si, Jayse and the rest of the clan are creating mayhem all around in this better than advertised fourth season of one of America's top television programs! Who needs Southern charm when you've got the Robinson's on TV?

HOUSE OF LIES: Season Two - Showtime CBS Paramount

House of Lies is a scathing, Corporate America-skewering comedy about a self-loathing management consultant (Don Cheadle) from a top tier firm who is never above using any means (or anyone) necessary to get his way with and for his clients.

CHINA BEACH: Season Two - Star Vista

The latest season welcomes journalist wannabe Wayloo Marie Holmes (Megan Gallagher), who embarrassingly quickly finds her "bottom" dotted with shrapnel, and Private Frankie Bunsen (Nancy Giles), who, just like all the other characters, has to discover the surreal China Beach reality, and deal with the loss of one of their own.

STAR TREK ENTERPRISE: Season Three - CBS Paramount

Where no one has gone before! Beginning with season one's epic cliffhanger, experience the adventures of the Enterprise NX-01 crew as Captain Jonathan Archer (Scott Bakula) and his crew explore the far reaches of space long before the United Federation of Planets was formed. The crew is tested as Chief Engineer Charles ""Trip"" Tucker III (Connor Trinneer) is abducted while Science Officer T'Pol (Jolene Blalock) struggles with a life-threatening disease. Witness the real first contact of Humans and Vulcans, the return of a familiar Star Trek alien, and the origins of Archer's early career - all leading up to the explosive finale.

RUNNER RUNNER - Fox

Justin Timberlake and Ben Affleck star in this high-stakes crime thriller where the lure of easy money is the riskiest bet of all. When Princeton grad student Richie Furst (Timberlake) believes he's been swindled by an online poker site, he heads to Costa Rica to confront gambling tycoon Ivan Block (Affleck), the man he thinks is responsible. But Richie will soon face the ultimate power play as he finds himself caught between Block's promises of unlimited wealth and the zealous FBI agent (Anthony Mackie) trying to bring him down.

BEING HUMAN: Season Three - E One Entertainment

Being Human is not getting any easier for four twenty-something, supernatural roommates vampire Aidan, (Sam Witwer), ghost Sally, (Meaghan Rath) and werewolves Josh (Sam Huntington) and Nora (Kristen Hager). Together, they struggle to keep their dark secrets hidden from the world, while helping each other navigate the complexities of their double lives.

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