Video View - October 9, 2012
POSTED: Tuesday, October 9, 2012 - 2:00pm
UPDATED: Tuesday, October 9, 2012 - 2:04pm
NBC NATIONAL NEWS — Ridley Scott recites his movie-making recipe in the bonus features for "Prometheus." The legendary director returns to the cold confines of space, following his success with the films "Alien" and "Blade Runner." "Prometheus" sends a team of explorers to a distant world to meet their makers - an alien race that created mankind. But our forefathers may not have peaceful intentions.
Alec Baldwin is a huge Stacee Jaxx fan in "Rock of Ages." Jaxx is a rock god at the top of his game, similar to the man who plays him, Tom Cruise. He's part of a strong ensemble cast in this ode to 80's hair bands. Julianne Hough is a small-town girl living in a lonely world who tries to make in big in the hottest night club in L.A.
Edgar Allen Poe gets heckled in "The Raven", but that's just the beginning of his troubles in this mystery thriller. A madman begins using the author's dark work as inspiration for a killing spree. So Baltimore Police use Poe to try to figure out the killer's next move, which happens to be kidnapping the writer's girlfriend.
Boredom leads young Elliot to the discovery of a lifetime in "E.T." This Steven Spielberg classic comes to Blu-ray for the first time in a re-mastered 30th anniversary edition. Rediscover the story of a boy who befriends a wayward alien and tries to send him home before the authorities can get their hands and probes on him.
Also out this week, a Blu-ray version of the 1986 killer houseplant classic "Little Shop of Horrors."