New DVDs: ‘Brave,’ ‘Savages,’ ‘Two Days in New York’
New DVD releases for Tuesday, Nov. 13, include Pixar’s “Brave,” the documentary “The Queen of Versailles,” the rom-com “2 Days in New York,” Oliver Stone’s “Savages” and “The Watch,” starring Ben Stiller.
Pixar’s “Brave,” “The Queen of Versailles” and others target Tuesday for their DVD releases. Star ratings are by Seattle Times movie reviewers, freelancers or wire services. For full reviews, search the movie title at seattletimes.com.
“Brave” (PG): Pixar’s latest animated feature tells the tale of a headstrong princess (voiced by Kelly Macdonald) in ancient Scotland who hopes to shake off tradition and choose her own fate.
“The Queen of Versailles” (PG): Lauren Greenfield’s documentary traces the rise and fall of a time-share billionaire and his wife, who had high hopes of building a 90,000-square-foot mansion until the 2008 recession hit.
“2 Days in New York” (R): Julie Delpy and Chris Rock, “in the midst of free-flying French chaos, find a sweet chemistry together,” says Seattle Times movie critic Moira Macdonald. The romantic comedy is a sequel to Delpy’s “2 Days in Paris.”
“Savages” (R): A Mexican drug cartel kidnaps the shared girlfriend (Blake Lively) of a couple of well-meaning Southern California pot farmers (Taylor Kitsch, Aaron Johnson) in Oliver Stone’s suspense drama. The cast also includes John Travolta, Benicio Del Toro and Salma Hayek.
“The Watch” (R): A neighborhood-watch group (Ben Stiller, Vince Vaughn, Jonah Hill and Richard Ayoade) winds up defending their neighborhood against invading aliens.
Compiled by Lori Taki Uno: email@example.com