Not a single one of the films new to DVD this week was seen by more than 100 Criticker users… so, it’s not exactly a week full of blockbusters. I’d hardly heard of any of these movies. But one, at least, was much loved by those few souls who saw it — Protege: a Hong Kong undercover cops & drugs flick starring Andy Lau. Besides that, though, it’s slim pickings!
What Just Happened – 20 Rankings – Average Tier 4.85
Two weeks in the life of a fading Hollywood producer (De Niro) who’s having a rough time trying to get his new picture made. What Just Happened @ Amazon
Special agent Nick (Daniel Wu) is deep undercover in the heart of Asia’s lucrative crime trade as he plays protégé to one of the key players in the game, “Banker” (Andy Lau). In the eight years he has been infiltrating the underworld industry, Nick has amassed enough evidence to indict Banker, but has been ordered to remain undercover and expose the identity of the man behind Banker in order to bring down the entire organisation… Protégé @ Amazon
Haunting of Molly Hartley, The – 8 Rankings – Average Tier 2.38
Molly Hartley (Bennett) looks to put her troubled past behind her with a fresh start at a new school, where she sparks with one of the most popular students (Crawford). But can her secrets stay buried, especially as she learns more about the horrific truth that awaits her once she turns 18? Haunting of Molly Hartley, The @ Amazon