New DVDs: District 9, All About Steve, (500) Days of Summer

Love aliens? Or perhaps romantic comedy is more your thing? Check out this week's DVD releases.

"District 9"

Twenty-eight years ago, aliens made first contact with Earth. Humans waited for the hostile attack or the giant advances in technology. Neither came. The creatures were set up in a makeshift home in South Africa's District 9. Now, patience over the alien situation has run out.

Starring: Sharlto Copley, David James, Jason Cope

Rated: R for bloody violence and pervasive language

"All About Steve"

Mary Horowitz pulls out all the stops to land the man of her dreams. When she is set up on a blind date with handsome cable-news cameraman Steve, Mary thinks the chemistry is undeniable - that Steve is "the one." Steve, on the other hand, thinks Mary is crazy.

Starring: Sandra Bullock, Bradley Cooper, Thomas Haden Church

Rated: PG-13 for sexual content including innuendos

"(500) Days of Summer"

In this quirky romantic comedy about love and fate, a young greeting card writer is searching for the girl of his dreams, and his new co-worker, Summer Finn, may be the one. But the 500 days of their offbeat relationship reveal that the road to happiness can be unpredictable.

Starring: Zooey Deschanel, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Clark Gregg

Rated: PG-13 for sexual material and language


Joel is one step away from selling his flavor extract factory and retiring to easy street when a freak workplace accident sets in motion a series of disasters that put his business and personal life in jeopardy.

Starring: Jason Bateman, Mila Kunis, Ben Affleck

Rated: R for language, sexual references and some drug use

"It Might Get Loud"

"It Might Get Loud" tells the personal stories, in their own words, of three generations of electric guitar virtuosos: The Edge (U2), Jimmy Page (Led Zeppelin) and Jack White (The White Stripes).

Starring: Jimmy Page, Jack White, The Edge

Rated: PG for mild thematic elements, brief language and smoking