Valentines day has come and gone, but the amazing movies just keep on coming.
Here are the top DVD releases for this week just in time to say goodbye to love month, February 2015!
This Weeek’s DVD Releases
Top Ten DVD List for February 24, 2015
Andrew Neyman, played by Miles Teller, is an ambitious 19 year-old. He was greeted with bitter surprise when he entered the hallowed halls of the mythical Shaffer Conservatory. He didn’t expect the worst when he decided to join the best music school in the entire country, but that is what he got – the worst. Not exactly the ideal place to pursue his ambition of becoming a celebrated jazz drummer.
In Whiplash Film Review, Kam gave it four stars and said it is “A compelling, coming-of-age tale about a lifelong dream-turned-never-ending nightmare, all because of a sadistic studio bandleader from Hell!”
This special interest documentary was written and directed by Ryan McGarry. It is a vivid and thought-provoking filmmaking debut, by Ryan McGarry, a physician. He ponts his spotlight into America’s busiest Emergency Department. There are real life-and-death situations, as the camera follows a dedicated team of charismatic, young doctors-in-training as they wrestle openly with both their ideals and the realities of saving lives in the overburdened system that is “C-Booth,” Los Angeles County Hospital’s legendary trauma bay.
The Ground on Which I Stand isan eloquent and personal call for African American artists to seize the power over their own cultural identity. August Wilson wants them to establish permanent institutions that celebrate and preserve the singular achievements of African American dramatic art and reaffirm its equal importance in contemporary American culture.