Here’s what to look out for this spring when you’re considering some evening entertainment back at the pad. Some new flicks and some old ones finally out on DVD…
Release: March 1
If you love basketball and dream of miracle championships, watch this heart warming 1986 classic starring Gene Hackman as the coach of Hickory Huskers, an underdog basketball high school team.
Release: March 29
Directed by Ron Howard and starring Tom Hanks and Kevin Bacon, Apollo 13 is a heroic story of NASA’s worst nightmare in the 1970s when the astronauts and Houston based ground crew raced against time to get a damaged spacecraft back to earth…Houston, we have a problem.
Bridget Jones: The Edge Of Reason
Release: March 22
What happens after happily ever after? And the drool worthy ex-boss plus jerk
who broke your heart returns? And what of Mark Darcy, the now-perfect boyfriend? The adventures of Bridget Jones may find her in a Thailand jail but that does not stop the gherkins or the cardigans from re-appearing at Christmas.
Jay-Z: Fade To Black
Release: April 5
Jay-Z announced his retirement with the release of The Black Album and followed up with a retirement party — a sold out Madison Square Garden concert. And here’s the documentary that captures the hip hop family who showed their support.
Survivor: All Stars: The Australian Outback
Release: April 26
If you’re a Survivor fan, you’ll notice the omnipresent Amber Brkich, who is currently seen plotting and planning a different route on The Amazing Race. Regardless, host a Survivor party and enjoy Australia!
Release: May 3
A hilarious parody of the Star Wars movies. Watch at risk of having to endure a never-ending spaceship in the galaxy and all sorts of parodies only Mel Brooks can think of.
In Good Company
Release: May 10
Topher Grace of That 70s Show star along side Dennis Quaid and the gorgeous Scarlett Johansson in a heartwarming story of daughter-father, father-young boss, young bossdaugther triangle of love, ambition and awkwardness when Topher’s marriage to Selma Blair’s character fails.
Meet the Fockers
Release: April 19
Ben Stiller and Robert De Niro return with a grander cast along with Barbara Streisand and Dustin Hoffman in a sequel to Meet the Parents.
Lemony Snicket’s A Series of Unfortunate Events
Release: April 26
Jim Carey is the evil Count Olaf who will well…make sure a series of unfortunate events will befall you. This Academy Award winning movie also stars Meryl Streep as an anxious aunt who is afraid of everything along with a variety of mysteries, unsolved clues and pretty smart kids