New On Dvd

December 30, 2007|By ANN TALLENT

SHOOT 'EM UP

New Line / $27.98 / Blu-Ray and HD $35.99

To understand Shoot 'Em Up, you should look at it as a collection of action set pieces and rituals stacked together and sent up, without concern for plot, believability or character development.

THE TUDORS: THE COMPLETE FIRST SEASON

Paramount / $42.99

Showtime has been criticized for slimming down King Henry VIII and for taking liberties with history, but the network may finally be seeing a return on its $38 million bid for HBO-style acclaim - The Tudors picked up two Golden Globe nominations this month: for best miniseries and for its star, Jonathan Rhys Meyers. Out on DVD Wed-nesday, the costume drama takes a randy approach to British history.

anne.tallent@baltsun.com

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