February 5, 2010 in Features

‘Zombieland’ brings gore to fore

Philadelphia Inquirer

Coming up

Among upcoming DVD releases (schedule subject to change):

Tuesday: “Couples Retreat,” “A Serious Man,” “The Stepfather,” “The Time Traveler’s Wife”

Feb. 16: “Black Dynamite,” “Coco Before Chanel,” “Good Hair,” “Law Abiding Citizen”

Feb. 23: “The Box,” “Cirque du Freak: The Vampire’s Assistant,” “The Damned United,” “Everybody’s Fine,” “The Informant!,” “Motherhood,” “The September Issue”

Available on DVD this week:

“Zombieland”: Uncontaminated by a plague that has transformed the population into zombies, four survivors battle the flesh eaters while traveling to a zombie-free amusement park. With Jesse Eisenberg, Emma Stone, Woody Harrelson, Abigail Breslin. (1:28; R for horror violence/gore and profanity) •••

“New York, I Love You”: Assorted love stories are set in the city that doesn’t sleep. With Natalie Portman, Blake Lively, Shia LaBoeuf, Bradley Cooper, Ethan Hawke. (1:43; R for profanity and sexual content) •••

“Amelia”: Account of the life and loves of American pilot and adventurer Amelia Earhart. With Hillary Swank, Ewan Mcgregor, Richard Gere, Virginia Madsen. (1:51; PG for some sensuality, profanity, thematic elements and smoking) •••

“Love Happens”: Years after the death of his wife, a self-help expert finally follows his own advice and allows himself to love again. With Aaron Eckhart, Jennifer Aniston, Martin Sheen. (1:49; PG-13 for some profanity including sexual reference) ••

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