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Terence Stamp

Getting a little sci-fi action for Father's Day

Poor California has suffered its share of unnatural disasters at the movies — everything from giant ants and radiated octopuses to body-snatching space pods and English-mangling Terminators. So it's good to see someone finally sending in the Marines this Father's Day.

"Battle: Los Angeles" arrives June 14 (Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, rated PG-13, DVD $28.95; Blu-ray Disc $34.95; Blu-ray Combo Pack $38.96), and here's the word from the front: It is outfitted for serious duty, with DTS-HD audio fully capable of afflicting heavy damage on home theater set-ups all acrossMaryland.

So watch the skies, and especially those volume...