Intrigue, humor and the mayhem caused by a magical rock are the topics of this week's DVD releases.
"Angels & Demons"
When Robert Langdon discovers evidence of the resurgence of an ancient secret brotherhood known as the Illuminati, he also faces a deadly threat to the existence of the secret organization's most despised enemy: the Catholic Church.
Starring: Tom Hanks, Ewan McGregor, Ayelet Zurer
Rated: PG-13 for sequences of violence, disturbing images and thematic material
A couple struggles to visit all four of their divorced parents on Christmas Day.
Starring: Vince Vaughn, Reese Witherspoon, Robert Duvall, Kristin Chenoweth, Sissy Spacek, Tim McGraw
Rated: PG-13 for some sexual humor and language
George Simmons, a famous stand-up comedian who learns that he has a terminal illness, hires a struggling comedian, to be his personal assistant and opening act. The two forge a close friendship.
Starring: Adam Sandler, Seth Rogen, Leslie Mann
Rated: R for language and crude sexual humor throughout, and some sexuality
A mysterious rainbow-colored rock falls from the sky, hits 11-year-old Toe Thompson in the head and changes everything.
Starring: Jon Cryer, William H. Macy, Leslie Mann
Rated: PG for mild action and some rude humor
Also of interest:
- "30 Rock: Seasons 1-3"
- "Beverly Hills 90210: Seasons 1-8"
- "Law & Order: Criminal Intent - Season 4"
- "Melrose Place Seasons 1-5"