DVD reviews

Staff Writer
Columbus Alive

"The Big 4 Live from Sofia"

Nov. 2

$30 (DVD), $35 (Blu-ray)


On June 22, Metallica, Megadeth, Slayer and Anthrax took the stage in Sophia, Bulgaria, for a concert that was sent via satellite broadcast to metalheads across the globe. Those who couldn't make it overseas - or to one of 1,000 theaters worldwide - can now experience thrash's four biggest bands banging heads together. The DVDs feature full sets from each group, backstage footage, interviews and what looks to be an epic encore with all hands on deck.

"Winter's Bone"

Oct. 26

$28 (DVD), $30 (Blu-ray)


If a young Ozark girl can't track down her drug-dealing father and bring him to court, she and her siblings will lose the house he put up on bond. This gripping drama about family, fear and secrets hiding just below the surface won the Grand Jury Prize at the Sundance Film Festival - and rave reviews from pretty much everyone else who watched it.

"You Don't Know Jack"

Oct. 26

$27 (DVD)


Murderous villain or softhearted saint? Society's always been split about right-to-die activist Jack Kevorkian, who's portrayed in this award-winning made-for-TV movie by Al Pacino.

"Sex and the City 2"

Oct. 26

$24 (DVD), $30 (Blu-ray)


Exhausted from their new roles in matrimony and motherhood, Carrie, Samantha, Charlotte and Miranda head out for - what else? - a fabulous vacation away from responsibility.

"Toy Story 3"

Nov. 2

$30 (DVD), $40 (Blu-ray)


When their owner leaves for college, Woody, Buzz and friends are boxed up, accidentally sent to a daycare and forced to find their way back to familiar territory.