Liam Neeson headlines this week’s DVD releases with the sequel to his vengeance-fueled hit “Taken” aptly dubbed “Taken 2” (is it just me or would “Retaken” have been a better title?).
Rounding out this eclectic week is a little horror, a little Woody Allen and a little syrupy inspiration. Enjoy.
Bryan Mills, the retired CIA agent, stopped at nothing to save his daughter Kim from Albanian kidnappers. The father of one of the kidnappers has sworn revenge and takes Bryan and his wife hostage during their family vacation in Istanbul. Bryan enlists his daughter to help them escape.
A young girl buys an antique box at a yard sale, unaware that inside the collectible lives a malicious ancient spirit. The girl’s father teams with his ex-wife to find a way to end the curse upon their child.
“To Rome With Love”
Set in the romantic city of Rome. The intertwining stories of a worker who wakes up to find himself a celebrity, an architect who takes a trip back to the street he lived on as a student, a young couple on their honeymoon, and a frustrated opera director who has a talent for discovering talented singers.
“Won’t Back Down”
Two determined mothers, one a teacher, look to transform their children’s failing inner-city school. Facing a powerful and entrenched bureaucracy, they risk everything to make a difference in the education and future of their children.