By Diana Srougi
MONTREAL (RushPRNews) 01/08/09– This weekâ€™s DVD releases are action packed murderous, mysterious,smoke and guns, Cops ‘n’ Robbers flicks.
Pineapple Express: Put This in Your Pipe and Smoke It
This film, an outrageously hilarious blockbuster directed by David Gordon Green, starring Seth Rogen, James Franco and Danny R. McBride is a very twistedÂ ode to The Dear Hunter and Apocalypse Now‘s 70s genre. With a sense of humor true to Rogenâ€™s past films (â€œSuperbadâ€, â€œStep Brothersâ€), â€œPineapple Expressâ€ combines drugs, cops, guns, car chases and thrills. Â James Francoâ€™s excellent performance earned him a Golden Globe nomination. The film opened this yearâ€™s Just for Laughs festival in Montreal.
Righteous Kill: Everybody Respects the Gun
Theyâ€™ve performed together in â€œHeatâ€ and in â€œThe Godfather: Part Twoâ€, and once again they’re reunited in another drama. Academy Award winners Robert DeNiro and Al Pacino are partners in law in â€œRighteous Killâ€, an exhilarating crime thriller directed by Jon Avnet (â€œ88 Minutesâ€, â€œFried Green Tomatoesâ€). This film tells the story of two New York City detectives who become aware that the serial killer they are trying to seize could very well be one of their own.
Bangkok Dangerous: One Way Out
Nicholas Cage plays Joe, a professional hit man, in Pang brothersâ€™ latest action film â€œBangkok Dangerousâ€ is a remake from the 1999 original fromÂ the same duo. Joeâ€™s new assignment brings him to Bangkok where a series of exhilarating encounters and escapades take place. Although no Golden Globe nominations have been announced for this thriller, it did earn itself a nomination for a Golden Trailer Award for Best Foreign Action Trailor.