‘Endless Love,’ ‘A Birder’s Guide to Everything’
New DVD releases for Tuesday, May 27, include “Endless Love,” starring Gabriella Wilde and Alex Pettyfer; the coming-of-age drama “A Birder’s Guide to Everything”; the dramas “Child’s Pose” and “Run & Jump”; and Stephen Chow’s comedy
Love — sometimes “Endless” — drives the action in Tuesday’s releases. Star ratings are by Seattle Times movie reviewers, freelancers or wire services. For full reviews, search the title at seattletimes.com. Release dates are subject to change.
“A Birder’s Guide to Everything” (PG-13): Rob Meyer’s coming-of-age tale follows a teenage birding enthusiast (Kodi Smit-McPhee) as he struggles with the death of his mother and heads off with his friends in search of a rare Labrador duck.
“Child’s Pose” (not rated, for mature audiences; subtitled): An overbearing mother (Romanian actress Luminita Gheorghiu) tries to cover up her son’s role in a fatal car accident.
“Run & Jump” (not rated, for mature audiences): After a woman’s husband has a rare stroke that leaves him with an altered personality, a psychologist arranges for much-needed money to go to the family in exchange for the right to move into their house and observe the man as a case study. Maxine Peake, Edward MacLiam and Will Forte star.
“Endless Love” (PG-13): Pretty rich girl (Gabriella Wilde) meets pretty working-class boy (Alex Pettyfer) in the latest adaptation of the novel by Scott Spencer.
“Journey to the West” (PG-13; subtitled): A huntress (Shu Qi) and a Buddhist acolyte (Wen Zhang) battle demons in this cartoonish comedy directed by Hong Kong star Stephen Chow. No star rating provided.
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Compiled by Lori Taki Uno: firstname.lastname@example.org