New DVD and Blu-ray movies this week include Inside Out (animated), A LEGO Brickumentary (documentary), She’s Funny That Way (Jennifer Aniston, Owen Wilson), and Vacation (Ed Helms, Christina Applegate). Inside Out (review) and A LEGO Brickumentary are at the top of our list. Continue reading for a summary of the new Blu-ray and DVD films for this week.
DVDs coming out the week of November 3, 2015
Inside Out (review)
Do you ever look at someone and wonder what’s going on inside their head? Disney-Pixar’s Inside Out takes an exciting and hilarious journey into the mind to find the answer. Based in Headquarters, the control center of 11-year-old Riley’s mind, five emotions are hard at work, led by lighthearted optimist Joy. She strives to make sure Riley stays happy as she operates alongside fellow emotions Fear, Anger, Disgust and Sadness.
A LEGO Brickumentary
Since the birth of their trademark toy in 1958, The LEGO Group has produced over 400 billion bricks. But more and more, LEGO bricks aren’t just for kids, and some take them very seriously. Adult Fans of LEGO around the globe are unashamedly declaring their love of the brick, brick artists are creating stunning and surprising creations, and LEGO master builders are building human scale and larger structures. LEGO bricks are being used educationally, therapeutically, and have provided a universal system for human creativity and our innate desire “to build.” This documentary playfully delves into the extraordinary impact of the LEGO brick, its massive global fan base, and the innovative uses for it that has sprung up around the world.
She’s Funny That Way
From renowned director Peter Bogdanovich, She’s Funny That Way is a screwball comedy featuring the interconnected personal lives of the cast and crew of a Broadway production. When established director Arnold Albertson (Owen Wilson) casts his call girl-turned-actress Isabella “Izzy” Patterson (Imogen Poots) in a new play to star alongside his wife Delta (Kathryn Hahn) and her ex-lover Seth Gilbert (Rhys Ifans), a zany love tangle forms with hilarious twists. Jennifer Aniston plays Izzy’s therapist Jane, who is consumed with her own failing relationship with Arnold’s playwright Joshua Fleet (Will Forte), who is also developing a crush on Izzy.
The next generation of Griswolds is at is again – and on the road for another ill-fated adventure. Following in his father’s footsteps, a grown-up Rusty Griswold (Helms) surprises his wife, Debbie (Applegate), and their sons with a cross-country road trip back to America’s “favorite family fun park,” Walley World.