DVD reviews

Staff Writer
Columbus Alive

"The Twilight Saga: Eclipse"

Dec. 4

$33 (DVD), $41 (Blu-ray)


Another chapter unfolds in the vampire tale that reignited a global fascination with undead humans who feed on other humans. In the third installment of novelist Stephenie Meyer's chronicle, the rivalry deepens over Bella (Kristen Stewart) as vampire Edward (Robert Pattinson) and werewolf Jacob (Taylor Lautner) are forced to join sides.


Dec. 7

$20 (DVD), $30 (Blu-ray)


Director Christopher Nolan creates a fascinating thriller about high-tech saboteurs able to create dream worlds in which they steal the innermost secrets of unsuspecting targets. (Wait, what's in that briefcase?) It's a beautiful, mind-boggling film with standout performances by Leonardo DiCaprio, Ellen Page and the always reliable Joseph Gordon-Levitt.

"Shrek Forever After"

Dec. 7

$30 (DVD), $50 (Blu-ray)


Shrek (Mike Myers), Fiona (Cameron Diaz) and Donkey (Eddie Murphy) must escape from an alternate universe where evil trickster Rumpelstiltskin is king.

"The A-Team"

Dec. 14

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


Can you top Mr. T at his own action game? Liam Neeson, Bradley Cooper, Rampage Jackson and Sharlto Copley attempt just that in this high-octane reboot of the '80s TV show.

"The Other Guys"

Dec. 14

$29 (DVD), $39 (Blu-ray)


Ordinary? Yes. Studious? Yes. But when the city needs them, desk-jockey cops Allen (Will Ferrell) and Terry (Mark Wahlberg) are forced to kick a little ass.