The Cold Light of Day businessman whose family is kidnapped during a sailing trip in Spain

businessman whose family is kidnapped during a sailing trip in Spain

By Forrest Hartman

“The Cold Light of Day”: Thriller starring Henry Cavill (soon to play Superman in “Man of Steel”) as a businessman whose family is kidnapped during a sailing trip in Spain. Directed by Mabrouk El Mechri.

Best of Warner Bros. collections: Warner Brothers is celebrating its 90th anniversary with three impressive boxed sets representing the best films the studio has ever produced. The largest set is The Best of Warner Bros. 100 Film DVD Collection, a 55-disc monster including all 22 of the studio’s best picture Oscar winners, plus 78 additional favorites. On a smaller scale, Warner is also releasing a 50 Film Blu-ray Collection and a 20 Film Best Pictures Collection. All three sets boast numerous gems, including “Casablanca,” “Ben Hur,” “Gone With the Wind” and “Unforgiven.” The 100- and 50-film sets also include two documentaries on the Warner Brothers legacy.

Downtown Abbey – Season 3: Most recent collection of episodes from PBS’ popular period drama about an aristocratic English family and its servants.

“The Awakening”: Rebecca Hall stars as a 1920s hoax exposer looking into the supposed appearance of a ghost at a boarding school. Dominic West and Imelda Staunton also star. Directed by Nick Murphy.

Universal 3D nature films: As Blu-ray 3D reaches more households, Universal Studios is taking advantage of the technology with a series of nature titles: “Fascination Coral Reef 3D,” “Fascination Coral Reef 3D: Mysterious Worlds Underwater” and “Amazing Ocean 3D.” Each release gives viewers a close-up look at some of Earth’s most incredible underwater ecosystems. Although best viewed with a 3D setup, they also work on 2D Blu-ray players.

“That Obscure Object of Desire”: Blu-ray debut of Spanish director Luis Bunuel’s final movie. The 1977 film examines a wealthy businessman’s longing for his young maid. Fernando Rey, Carole Bouquet and Angela Molina star. The movie was nominated for best screenplay and best foreign language film Oscars in 1978. Presented in French and Spanish with English subtitles.

“Amy Schumer – Mostly Sex Stuff”: One-hour standup special featuring comedian Amy Schumer talking about relationship issues.

– Forrest Hartman is an independent film critic whose byline has appeared in some of the nation’s largest publications. For more of his work visit E-mail him at

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