New on VOD, July 14–20
Dir. Jason Winer. 2011. PG-13. 110mins. Russell Brand, Helen Mirren, Greta Gerwig, Jennifer Garner.
Even Dudley Moore realized—all too late—that a second Arthur was a bad idea. In this remake, Brand converts the character’s tragic immaturity into alcoholic toxicity. On VOD, DVD and Blu-ray Fri 15.
Dir. Rob Minkoff. 2011. N/R. 85mins. Patrick Dempsey, Ashley Judd, Tim Blake Nelson, Mekhi Phifer, Jeffrey Tambor.
You know you’ve always wanted a heist comedy from the director of The Lion King and Stuart Little. On VOD Fri 15; see ifcfilms.com for details.
Take Me Home Tonight
Dir. Michael Dowse. 2011. R. 97mins. Topher Grace, Teresa Palmer, Anna Faris, Dan Fogler.
Reunited with the sitcom scribes of That ’70s Show, Grace plays a shiftless postgrad embarking on the wildest night of his life. The film is a joyless nostalgia trip. On VOD, DVD and Blu-ray Tue 19.