DVD Releases for April 6, 2010

Bad Lieutenant: Port of Call New Orleans (R)

A sharp mind, unfortunate habits and a questionable moral compass: Meet Terence McDonagh, a crooked detective who relies on his intuition to solve crimes in post-Katrina New Orleans. As if fighting bad guys and funding a drug addiction aren’t tough enough, things get more complicated when he and his prostitute girlfriend get caught up in a dangerous predicament driven by a series of bad choices. (Nicolas Cage [Terence McDonagh], Eva Mendes [Frankie Donnenfield])

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The Collector (R)

With desperation setting in, a handyman and ex-con plans a jewelry heist at his boss’s house to pay off a debt. What he doesn’t know is that a second guy has already set his sights on the house, rigging it with torture machines and other instruments of death, and thus throwing a major wrench in the robbery plans. Suddenly, the would-be crook becomes a hero, fighting a masked madman in a fight for survival. (Josh Stewart [Arkin], Juan Fernández [The Collector])

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Youssou N’Dour: I Bring What I Love (PG)

World musician Youssou N’Dour may not be a household name in America, but in his homeland of Senegal, he’s a major musician with rare recognition beyond his home turf. N’Dour, however, became a controversial figure after speaking out about his newfound Muslim faith on a 2004 album. I Bring What I Love explores the context and consequences of his decision across cultures in the post-9/11 era. (Youssou N’Dour, director Elizabeth Chai Vasarhelyi)

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