DVDs: Cheating death and finding love

The latest film in the popular "Final Destination" series (with its first 3D installment) is released on DVD this week. If you prefer animation or romance, you're also in luck.

"The Final Destination"

Nick O'Bannon has a horrific premonition in which a bizarre sequence of events kill him and his friends at the race track. Nick persuades his friends to leave, but as his premonitions continue and the survivors begin to die one-by-one, Nick must figure out how to cheat death once and for all.

Starring: Krista Allen, Shantel VanSanten, Bobby Campo

Rated: R for strong violent/gruesome accidents, language and a scene of sexuality

"Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs"

A scientist tries to solve world hunger only to see things go awry as food falls from the sky in abundance.

Starring: Bill Hader, Anna Faris, James Caan (voice)

Rated: PG for brief mild language


Adam is a brilliant but awkward astronomy buff who is drawn out of his sheltered existence by his beautiful and outgoing new neighbor, Beth.

Starring: Hugh Dancy, Rose Byrne, Peter Gallagher

Rated: PG-13 for thematic material, sexual content and language

Also of interest:

- "Big Love: The Complete Third Season"

- "Burn Notice: Seasons 1 & 2"

- "Chuck: The Complete Second Season"