Taken
Another action fest from District 13's Pierre Morel, this time Liam Neeson gets to rescue his daughter from slave traders. These glowing words from Eric D. Snider say it all: "it is welcome as a delightfully dizzying balm to soothe the pain inflicted by recent action films that have failed to deliver. It subscribes to the less-talk-more-rock school of thought, intentionally free of nuance but overbrimming with relentless, efficient, energetic mayhem. It plays out like a season of 24, crammed into 90 minutes." Buy it. Also on Blu-ray.

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Passengers
Anne Hathaway has been making waves with her critical successes (Rachel Getting Married), and migraine-inducing romcoms (Bride Wars). But in the midst of all this, Passengers came and went without much more than a glance. A "conspiratorial supernatural thriller," Hathaway plays a grief counselor facing foul play when crash survivors begin to disappear. Skip it. Also on Blu-ray.

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S. Darko
It's such an unnecessary sequel, is there any more to be said? Even if it contains Daveigh Chase? The one surprise -- Elizabeth Berkley as a religious fanatic. Skip it, but I shouldn't need to tell you that.

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Also out: The Grudge 3