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November 26, 2014 - Now in theaters, Horrible Bosses 2 sees friends Nick (Jason Bateman), Kurt (Jason Sudeikis), and Dale (Charlie Day) trying to launch their own business,
with help from a self-made tycoon (Christoph Waltz) and his son (Chris Pine). This R-rated sequel to the hit 2011 black comedy also brings back Jamie Foxx, Jennifer Aniston, and Kevin Spacey for another ride through an ill-advised criminal plot. Our film review.

November 25, 2014 - Another dystopian young adult novel makes it to the screen in The Giver, but this one predates the current craze by about twenty years. This adaptation of Lois Lowry's Newberry Medal-winning 1993 book is set in a future where everything is controlled and no one lies. Teenaged protagonist Jonas (Brenton Thwaites) gets picked as the new Receiver of Memory and has his view of the world changed by the current holder of that title (Jeff Bridges). Co-starring Meryl Streep, Katie Holmes, and Alexander Skarsgεrd, this Weinstein Company film is now available in Blu-ray + DVD + Digital HD combo pack holding nearly two hours of extras including a New York cast & crew press conference and highlights from a 1990s script reading conducted by the family of Bridges, who produced the film. Our review.

Into the Woods: Original Broadway Production Blu-ray Review The Blob (1988) Blu-ray Review The Believers Blu-ray Review

November 24, 2014 - In advance of Disney's much-anticipated feature film adaptation, Image Entertainment brings the Original Broadway Production of Into the Woods to Blu-ray next week.
Winner of three Tony Awards, the fairy tale musical comedy by Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine features a cast led by Bernadette Peters, Joanna Gleason, and Chip Zien. Our Blu-ray review.

Our newest Blu-ray review looks at The Blob, the 1988 horror movie that quickly sold out despite an elevated print run from Twilight Time. A remake of the classic 1950s Steve McQueen B-movie, this film unleashes a disastrous substance on a typical small town. Twilight Time's disc includes a Q & A and audio commentary by director Chuck Russell, two original trailers, and an essay booklet. Review.

November 23, 2014 - The 1987 occult thriller The Believers stars Martin Sheen as a recently widowed police psychologist who relocates to New York City with his young son. There, the small family grows endangered in connection with the investigation of a troubling string of ritual child sacrifices. From Academy Award-winning director John Schlesinger (Midnight Cowboy) and "Twin Peaks" writer/co-creator Mark Frost, this little-known film, which co-stars Helen Shaver, Robert Loggia, and Jimmy Smits, is now on Blu-ray from Twilight Time, who have included its original trailer, an isolated score, and an essay booklet. Our thorough review.

November 22, 2014 - A year after crossing paths with Marvel superheroes, Phineas and Ferb drift into another giant Disney-owned entertainment franchise in Phineas and Ferb: Star Wars. This hour-long summer special is now on DVD, joined by an additional five half-hours of episodes plus a Perry-in-Carbonite keychain. Read our review.

Phineas and Ferb: Star Wars DVD Review The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 1 Movie Review

November 21, 2014 - The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 1, the third installment of Lionsgate's blockbuster YA series and likely the biggest film of 2014, opens today. Abandoning the games that drove the first two installments, this dark finale-beginner sees Katniss (Jennifer Lawrence) become the face of the revolution in a movement that is based in District 13. Don't miss our review.

November 20, 2014 - Paramount will release Men, Women & Children to Blu-ray and DVD on January 13, four weeks after making it available on Digital HD and On Demand. Written and directed by Academy Award nominee Jason Reitman (Up in the Air, Juno), this drama boasts an ensemble cast that includes Adam Sandler, Jennifer Garner, and Ansel Elgort. The Blu-ray will include deleted scenes, the featurettes "Virtual Intimacy" and "Seamless Interface", and Digital HD. See Upcoming Cover Art for a look at its packaging.

The independent film The One I Love sends an unhappy married couple (Mark Duplass and Elisabeth Moss) to a weekend retreat like no other. A Sundance selection, this acclaimed film follows its late summer theatrical release with a Weinstein/Anchor Bay Blu-ray that includes an audio commentary and a visual effects reel. Full review.

November 19, 2014 - "Robot Chicken" Christmas Specials collects the six holiday episodes produced to date for the long-running Adult Swim series. In just over an hour, the stop-motion animated comedy parodies Peanuts, the Grinch, The Chronicles of Narnia, Emmet Otter's Jug Band Christmas, "G.I. Joe", Home Alone, Rankin/Bass specials, A Christmas Carol, Jason Bourne, Justin Bieber, and assorted superheroes. Now available, the DVD includes four audio commentaries, deleted scenes, deleted animatics, and promos. Our review.

Robot Chicken Christmas Specials DVD Review

November 18, 2014 - The arrival of the holiday retail season makes today one of the busiest Tuesdays of the year for new Blu-ray and DVD releases. We'll be covering over ten of the new releases in the coming days.

Among today's blitz is Into the Storm, a new disaster movie in the vein of Twister. Storm chasers and an Oklahoma family three find themselves in the middle of the biggest system or tornadoes on record in this found footage summer movie featuring cast members from The Hobbit, "The Walking Dead", and The Hangover. Warner's Blu-ray + DVD + Digital HD combo pack includes three featurettes on Blu-ray, one of which also makes it to the DVD. Full review.

November 17, 2014 - Disney's spin-off series to Pixar's Cars continues with Planes: Fire & Rescue. This installment finds crop duster-turned-champion racer Dusty Crophopper training to become a licensed fire plane. Now available, Disney's Blu-ray + DVD + Digital HD combo pack includes a number of animated shorts (including the all-new Vitaminamulch: Air Spectacular), deleted scenes, a featurette celebrating real air attack firefighters, and a Spencer Lee music video. Our review.

Planes: Fire & Rescue Blu-ray + DVD + Digital HD Review The Vanishing (1993) Blu-ray Review

November 16, 2014 - James Cameron returns to the ocean again as the star and executive producer of James Cameron's Deepsea Challenge 3D, a documentary about the filmmaker's life-long interest in underwater exploration and his most ambitious mission yet, to visit the Marinara Trench, seven miles below sea level. Now available, Millennium Entertainment's reasonably-priced Blu-ray 3D + Blu-ray + DVD combo pack includes two short featurettes and the trailer. Full review.

November 14, 2014 - Director George Sluizer repeats himself with The Vanishing, a 1993 Hollywood remake of the 1988 Dutch thriller of the same name. Jeff Bridges, Kiefer Sutherland, Nancy Travis, and Sandra Bullock star in this minor film about a man's (Sutherland) search for his missing girlfriend (Bullock) and the creep (Bridges) who promises he can provide answers. Now available, Twilight Time's limited Blu-ray includes the film's trailer, an isolated soundtrack of Jerry Goldsmith's score, and an essay booklet. Read more.

Our newest theatrical review looks at The Theory of Everything. This British biopic dramatizes the life of theoretical physicist Stephen Hawking (Eddie Redmayne) and his wife Jane (Felicity Jones), as they deal with his degenerative neurological disorder. James Marsh (Man on Wire) directs this PG-13 drama, which expands today and is expected to compete for major awards. Our review.

November 13, 2014 - The 1960s television series "Batman" finally hit home video this week in its entirety and we've got a Blu-ray review. Adam West is the caped crusader and Burt Ward is the boy wonder. Together, they protect Gotham City from a host of colorful menaces, including Joker, Riddler, Penguin, and Catwoman. Warner's 13-disc limited edition set holds all 120 episodes plus over four hours of bonus features, most of them catching up with star West. ZOWIE!! It's our full review.

November 11, 2014 - Tammy stars Melissa McCarthy in the title role of a woman who takes off on a wild road trip with her grandmother (Susan Sarandon) after losing her job and her husband. Adding to the actress' commercial success, this R-rated comedy which she wrote with her director/husband Ben Falcone, is now available to own in a Blu-ray + DVD + Digital HD combo pack that includes theatrical and extended cuts, deleted scenes, and more on Blu-ray. Don't miss our review.

Tammy: Blu-ray + DVD + Digital HD Review

Warner has just announced a Christmas week home video release for The Good Lie, a limited release drama about Sudanese refugees given the chance to resettle in Kansas. Starring Reese Witherspoon, Midnight in Paris' Corey Stoll, and a group of real-life Sudanese refugees, the film will be joined by deleted scenes and the featurette "The Good Lie Journey" in the combo pack. Check out cover art here.

November 10, 2014 - Comedy Central has pooled the discs from all six seasons to release "Reno 911!": The Complete Series. The compact 14-disc set holds all 88 episodes (adding up to over 32 hours) of the improvised police mockumentary, most of them with uncensored audio, plus a wealth of bonus features including audio commentaries, deleted and extended scenes, outtakes, and assorted other goofs. It's currently selling for under $30 at Read our review.

Clint Eastwood directs Jersey Boys, a feature film adaptation of the long-running, Tony-winning Broadway jukebox musical. It tells the story of Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons, a band made of four young Italian-American men from the streets of New Jersey. Available tomorrow, Warner's combo pack includes over a half-hour of extras in the form of three making-of featurettes. Our review.

Jersey Boys: Blu-ray + DVD + Digital HD Review

November 9, 2014 - Drinking Buddies writer-director Joe Swanberg serves up another low-budget, heavily-improvised dramedy in Happy Christmas. Anna Kendrick plays an irresponsible young woman who moves into the Chicago home of her brother (Swanberg), his wife (Melanie Lynskey) and their infant son shortly before Christmas. Released theatrically by Magnolia Pictures over the summer, this acclaimed indie hits DVD this week from Paramount. Read our review.

November 8, 2014 - Today's new review covers Northpole, a Hallmark Channel original holiday movie that will premiere next Saturday and come to DVD three days later. Tiffani Thiessen ("Saved by the Bell"), Josh Hopkins ("Cougar Town"), Bailee Madison (Bridge to Terabithia), and Max Charles (The Amazing Spider-Man) star in this story of a reporter's efforts to uncover the truth about her town's cancellation of a century-old tree lighting ceremony, a cause that could be enough to save Christmas. Our review.

November 7, 2014 - The found footage horror movie The Taking of Deborah Logan sees a med student's Ph.D thesis, a documentary on a woman suffering from Alzheimer's, turn into something else entirely when her titular subject (Jill Larson) begins exhibiting eratically. Now available, Millennium's DVD includes a making-of featurette and trailer. Full review.

Big Hero 6 Film Review Maleficent: Blu-ray + DVD + Digital HD Review

Walt Disney Animation Studios extends its current hot streak with their newest release, Big Hero 6. Adapted from a Marvel comic book series, this adventure is set in the future in a hybrid metropolis called San Fransokyo. There, a young prodigy befriends his brother's classmates and Baymax, a robotic personal medical care assistant, to help track down his missing invention. The movie opens in theaters today with a good shot at taking the #1 spot for the weekend. Don't miss our film review.

November 6, 2014 - James Franco looks to assert his artistry extends further than his busy movie schedule with Child of God, an independent film he directed and co-adapted from the novel by Cormac McCarthy (No Country for Old Men). Featuring Franco and Tim Blake Nelson in supporting roles,
it tells the story of a feral, depraved man (Scott Haze) in 1960s Tennessee. Now available, Well Go USA's Blu-ray includes the trailer for this limited summer theatrical release. Read more.

November 5, 2014 - Disney triumphed at the box office this summer with Maleficent, a big budget live-action new take on the animated classic Sleeping Beauty that puts the titular misunderstood villain (played by Angelina Jolie) front and center. Co-starring Elle Fanning as Princess Aurora and Sharlto Copley as King Stefan, this effects-heavy fantasy is now available to own in a Blu-ray + DVD + Digital HD combo pack that includes over a half-hour of bonus features on Blu-ray. Read the review.

November 4, 2014 - Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer, the classic television special that first aired half a century ago, gets new Blu-ray and DVD editions today and we've got a review. Rankin/Bass' stop-motion debut tells the story of how a reindeer born with an embarrassing glowing nose came to embrace it, with help from an elf with dentist ambitions, a prospector, and Santa Claus. Classic Media's 50th Anniversary Collector's Edition adds two sing-alongs, a virtual pop-up book, character drawing tutorials hosted by DreamWorks animator Dave Burgess, and "Rudolph Unwrapped", which dispenses 50 fun facts about the special. Have a holly jolly read of our review.

November 3, 2014 - A Belle for Christmas stars Dean Cain as a recent widower who breaks his no puppy policy for Belle, pre-Christmas present for his two kids. The Shepherd mix goes missing on Christmas Eve, prompting the kids and two friends to take drastic measures while looking for it. Co-starring Kristy Swanson and Haylie Duff, this PG-rated family film hits DVD tomorrow. Our review.

Disney has announced 101 Dalmatians as its next Diamond Edition Blu-ray combo. The 1961 animated classic will reach stores just before Valentine's Day, on February 10th. New extras will include the new short The Further Adventures of Thunderbolt, "Dalmatians 101" hosted by Disney Channel's Cameron Boyce, and the 1961 version of Walt Disney Presents episode "The Best Doggoned Dog in the World." For cover art and more details, see the full press release.

101 Dalmatians: Diamond Edition cover art -- click to read the press release.

The holiday season is now in full swing, at least as far as home video departments are concerned. Cartoon Network Holiday Collection compiles Christmas episodes of the animated series "Adventure Time", "Regular Show", and "The Amazing World of Gumball." Bonus non-holiday episodes of "Clarence" and "Steven Universe" join them on the now-available Warner DVD. Full review.

Garfield Holiday Collection DVD Review Begin Again: Blu-ray + Digital HD UltraViolet Review

November 2, 2014 - Anderson Digital puts five 1980s animated TV specials back in print with Tuesday's release of Garfield Holiday Collection. This Walmart exclusive DVD holds Garfield's Halloween, Thanksgiving, and Christmas specials along with two other Emmy-nominated cartoons. The DVD also includes a 22-minute tour of creator Jim Davis' Indiana studio. Don't miss our complete review.

November 1, 2014 - Our newest review looks at Begin Again. From the writer-director of Once, this indie comedy brings together a disgraced music executive (Mark Ruffalo) and a bright new singer-songwriter (Keira Knightley) who together collaborate on an album recorded all over New York City. Co-starring Hailee Steinfeld, Adam Levine, James Corden, Mos Def, and Catherine Keener, this acclaimed film is joined by four lyric music videos, a 21-minute making-of featurette, and Digital HD UltraViolet on the Weinstein/Anchor Bay Blu-ray release that's available now. Full review.

Nightcrawler Movie Review

October 31, 2014 - Happy Halloween! Nightcrawler opens in theaters today and we've got a review. Jake Gyllenhaal stars as an L.A. man who starts rushing to crime scenes with cameras to gather footage to sell to TV network news broadcasts. The directorial debut of longtime screenwriter Dan Gilroy (The Bourne Legacy, Real Steel), this dark drama co-stars Rene Russo. Read more.

October 29, 2014 - Our newest review looks at The Vanishing, the acclaimed 1988 Dutch mystery that hit Blu-ray this week in The Criterion Collection. It tells the story of a vacationing couple separated at a European rest stop. The puzzle of his wife's disappearance continues to consume the husband years later, when a stranger promises to give him answers. Criterion's single-disc release adds new interviews with late director George Sluizer and leading lady Johanna ter Stege to an original French trailer and a new essay booklet. Our review.

The Vanishing (1988): The Criterion Collection Blu-ray Review Good People Blu-ray Review

October 28, 2014 - Today's new Blu-ray and DVD releases include Good People, a thriller that hits home video just a month after a very limited theatrical release day-and-date with VOD availability. Academy Award nominees James Franco and Kate Hudson play an American married couple in London that finds a bag full of money in their dead tenant's apartment. The answer to their money woes gives them all different kinds of problems, when ruthless drug lords come looking for the loot. Co-starring Tom Wilkinson and Omar Sy, this R-rated thriller hits Blu-ray in a modified aspect ratio with a short featurette and a trailer. Our review.

October 27, 2014 - The 2013 BBC miniseries The Great Train Robbery dramatizes the 1963 heist of a Royal Mail train, devoting its first 90 minutes to the perspective of the robbers (led by Dracula Untold's Luke Evans) and its second to those trying to catch them (led by Jim Broadbent). It's now on DVD where its two-disc set boasts two hours of cast and crew interviews. Full review.

The French film For a Woman is set in post-War Europe where a Communist Russian Jew is surprised by a visit from his presumed dead younger brother that has implications for his family. Written and directed by Diane Kurys (Entre Nous), this romantic drama is now on DVD in general retail, joined by biographies, a trailer, and the 20-minute French short Le Ballon de Rouge. Our review.

The Killer Elite Blu-ray Review Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance) Movie Review The Dogs of War Blu-ray Review

Snowpiercer Blu-ray Review CrazySexyCool: The TLC Story DVD Review

Space Station 76 DVD Review Kingpin Blu-ray Review Houdini: Blu-ray + Digital HD UltraViolet Review

St. Vincent Film Review Fury Film Review Gone Girl Film Review

Recent Film Reviews:
• Birdman - Alejandro Gonzαlez Iραrritu's original dark comedy about a washed-up movie star (Michael Keaton) trying his hand at writing, directing, and acting in a Broadway play. Co-starring Edward Norton, Emma Stone, Naomi Watts, Andrea Riseborough, Amy Ryan and Zach Galifianakis, this acclaimed indie is expected to compete for major awards in the coming months.
• St. Vincent - The PG-13 indie dramedy stars Bill Murray as a grumpy Brooklyn man who reluctantly becomes a regular babysitter to the 12-year-old boy (Jaeden Lieberher) who has just moved in next door. Co-starring Melissa McCarthy, Naomi Watts, Chris O'Dowd, and Terrence Howard, this Weinstein Company release marks the feature debut of writer-director Theodore Melfi.
• Fury tells the story of a 5-men Army unit operating a tank in the heart of Nazi Germany during the end of World War II. From End of Watch writer-director David Ayer, this R-rated drama stars Brad Pitt, Shia LaBeouf, Logan Lerman, Michael Peρa, and Jon Bernthal.
• The Judge - This drama tells the story of a big city lawyer (Robert Downey Jr.) returning to his small Indiana hometown and then defending his estranged father (Robert Duvall), a long-respected judge, on shocking murder charges. David Dobkin (Wedding Crashers) directs an accomplished cast that includes Vera Farmiga, Vincent D'Onofrio, Billy Bob Thornton, and Dax Shepard.
• Gone Girl - Adapted from the best-selling 2012 novel by author Gillian Flynn, David Fincher's tenth film as director tells the story of a Missouri woman's disappearance (Rosamund Pike) that casts attention and suspicion on her husband (Ben Affleck). Co-starring Neil Patrick Harris and Tyler Perry, this suspenseful thriller opens to much anticipation and rave reviews.
• The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby: Them - The Weinstein Company's preferred version of a pair of companion films (subtitled Him and Her) that premiered at 2013's Toronto International Film Festival to some buzz, this feature debut of writer-director Ned Benson tells of the relationship woes of a young New York married couple (James McAvoy and Jessica Chastain). Co-starring Viola Davis, Ciarαn Hinds, Bill Hader, Isabelle Huppert, and William Hurt.
• The Drop - Shutter Island, Gone Baby Gone, and Mystic River author Dennis Lehane makes his screenwriting debut on adapting his short story Animal Rescue. This crime drama set at a Brooklyn bar that launders money on the side places a simple bartender (Tom Hardy) in the middle of a robbery and a puppy's rescue. Co-starring Noomi Rapace (Prometheus) and, in his final film role, James Gandolfini, The Drop marks the English language debut of director Michaλl R. Roskam (Academy Award nominee Bullhead).
• Guardians of the Galaxy - Marvel introduces us to a new team of superheroes in this action comedy from director James Gunn (Slither, Super) tells the story of an American abducted in childhood (Chris Pratt) and the eccentric allies with whom he attempts to escape a high security space prison.

Million Dollar Arm: Blu-ray + Digital HD Digital Copy Review The Calling DVD Review Any Given Sunday: 15th Anniversary Director's Cut Blu-ray + Theatrical Cut DVD Review

Recent Blu-ray and DVD Reviews:
• The Killer Elite (Blu-ray) - The 1975 thriller stars James Caan and Robert Duvall as contract killers with CIA ties who have a falling out that turns them against each other. This Sam Peckinpah-directed film recently came to Blu-ray with a film historians' audio commentary, new half-hour retrospective, trailer, TV and radio spots, marketing slideshow, and essay booklet. Best of all, Twilight Time's limited edition disc also includes Noon Wine, a rarely seen hour-long 1966 program Peckinpah directed for ABC while his career stalled. Starring Jason Robards and Olivia de Havilland, that recently-unearthed color broadcast is also equipped with a commentary on this loaded platter.
• The Dogs of War (Blu-ray) - Fresh off his Deer Hunter Oscar win, Christopher Walken plays a mercenary hired to perform reconnaissance on a West African dictator and then to head a unit to replace him. Co-starring Tom Berenger and JoBeth Williams, and featuring some of the earliest screen appearances of Ed O'Neill and Jim Broadbent, this 1981 action drama from director John Irvin ("Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy", Hamburger Hill) is now on Blu-ray from Twilight Time, who present it in domestic and international cuts, with an isolated score, trailer, and essay booklet to boot.
• Snowpiercer (Blu-ray) - One of 2014's best-reviewed films, this adaptation of a French graphic novel is set in a post-apocalyptic near-future where one long, constantly-running train holding all of Earth's survivors circumvents the globe every year. From director Bong Joon Ho (The Host), the film boasts an international cast including Chris Evans, Song Kang Ho, Tilda Swinton, John Hurt, Ed Harris, Octavia Spencer, and Jamie Bell. The two-disc Weinstein/Anchor Bay Blu-ray includes an audio commentary from online critics, an hour-long making-of documentary, concept art galleries, and a number of additional featurettes.
• CrazySexyCool: The TLC Story - A VH1 original movie charting the ups and downs of the hit-making '90s girl group. A year after first airing, it reaches DVD with more than a half-hour of bonus features including a wealth of interviews from the real band, but saddles the movie with a censored soundtrack.
• Santa's Magic Toy Bag - This 1983 Showtime television special from "ALF" creator Paul Fusco centers on Sherman, an apprentice elf whose non-stop blunders spark frequent reassignment. Santa Claus assigns him the special task of guarding his magic toy bag. Available next Tuesday, the special's long-overdue DVD debut includes a blooper reel, a sing-along, and a slideshow of Sherman's toy designs.
• Space Station 76 is set in the future as envisioned in the 1970s. This retro sci-fi comedy is set aboard a space station, where a closeted captain (Patrick Wilson), a strained married couple (Matt Bomer and Marisa Coughlan), and a new arrival (Liv Tyler) all cross paths. After a limited release, this R-rated film is now on DVD with deleted scenes, outtakes, and a making-of featurette.
• Kingpin (Blu-ray) - The second film directed by Peter and Bobby Farrelly (Dumb and Dumber, There's Something About Mary), this 1996 comedy tells the story of a washed-up former bowling star (Woody Harrelson), who sees great potential in an Amish man (Randy Quaid) he wants to manage. Co-starring Vanessa Angel and Bill Murray, this flop turned cult classic is presented in both its PG-13 theatrical and R-rated extended cuts, joined by a brand new 20-minute retrospective, its trailer, and an Farrelly Brothers audio commentary.
• Persecuted (Blu-ray + DVD) - Christian thriller tells the story of a popular evangelist (James Remar) who is framed for rape and murder after he won't lend his support to a senator's Faith and Freedom Act. Co-starring Bruce Davison and Fred Dalton Thompson, this critically reviled summer box office bomb hits stores in a combo pack that includes a commentary and two featurettes but only on one of the formats (and not the one you'd think).
• Houdini (Extended Cut Blu-ray + Digital HD) - History miniseries stars Academy Award winner Adrien Brody as Harry Houdini, the great illusionist. It jumps around to tell of the Hungarian immigrant's Midwestern upbringing, marriage to a vaudeville dancer, highs and lows of his unprecedented career in magic. Now available, Lionsgate's two-disc Blu-ray presents the miniseries in broadcast and extended cuts alongside Digital HD UltraViolet and four short making-of featurettes.
• Million Dollar Arm (Blu-ray + Digital HD), the latest in Disney's long line of inspirational true sports drama, stars Jon Hamm as J.B. Bernstein, an L.A. sports agent who travels to India looking for a cricketer to turn into the nation's first professional athlete to make it in America. Written by Tom McCarthy (Up, Win Win), directed by Craig Gillespie (Lars and the Real Girl), and co-starring Aasif Mandiv, Lake Bell, Alan Arkin, Bill Paxton, Life of Pi's Suraj Sharma and Slumdog Millionaire's Madhur Mattai, this PG-rated drama is now on Blu-ray with deleted scenes, an alternate ending, outtakes, three making-of shorts, and an HD digital copy.
• "Rick and Morty": Season 1 (Blu-ray + Digital HD UltraViolet)) - Adult Swim's half-hour animated comedy series centers on a shy teenage boy and his alcoholic scientist grandfather, as they travel to different dimensions and try not to wipe out the planet. Warner's 1-disc, 11-episode Blu-ray adds 14 audio commentaries, deleted scenes, a behind-the-scenes featurette, and every episode in animatics form.
• Still Life: A Three Pines Mystery - Canadian TV movie adapts the first novel in Louise Penny's popular series. Nathaniel Parker (Britain's Inspector Lynley) plays Chief Inspector Armand Gamache, a Quebec detective called in to investigate the pre-Thanksgiving small town murder of an old woman. Now available, Acorn's DVD includes nearly twenty minutes of behind-the-scenes featurettes.
• Edge of Tomorrow (Blu-ray + DVD + Digital HD) - Adapted from a Japanese graphic novel, this pricey sci-fi action vehicle stars Tom Cruise as an army PR guy who finds himself on the front lines of a war against aliens, able to relive the same day again and again. Directed by Doug Liman (The Bourne Identity) and co-starring Emily Blunt, Brendan Gleeson, and Bill Paxton, this film received glowing reviews and held up well in theaters on strong word of mouth, but barely inched past the $100 million mark domestically, qualifying it as a disappointment in light of its behemothic budget. Warner's Blu-ray combo pack includes over an hour of making-of documentaries and featurettes.

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The Giver (Blu-ray Combo)
Into the Woods (B'way BD)
The Blob (1988) (Blu-ray)
The Believers (Blu-ray)
Phineas and Ferb: Star Wars
The One I Love (Blu-ray)
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Jersey Boys (Blu-ray + DVD)
Happy Christmas
Taking of Deborah Logan
Child of God (Blu-ray)
Maleficent (Blu-ray + DVD)
Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer (50th Ann. BD)
A Belle for Christmas
Cartoon Network Holiday
Garfield Holiday Collection
Begin Again (Blu-ray)
The Vanishing (Criterion BD)
Batman: Limited Edition Complete Television Series Blu-ray + Digital HD Review
Good People (Blu-ray)
Great Train Robbery
For a Woman
The Killer Elite (Blu-ray)
The Dogs of War (Blu-ray)
Snowpiercer (Blu-ray)
CrazySexyCool: TLC Story
Santa's Magic Toy Bag
Space Station 76
Persecuted (Blu-ray + DVD)
Houdini (Blu-ray)
Million Dollar Arm (Blu-ray)
Rick and Morty: S1 (Blu-ray)
Still Life: Three Pines Mystery
Edge of Tomorrow (Combo)
To Be Takei
The Calling
Third Person (Blu-ray)
Transformers: Exinction (3D)
Ivory Tower (Blu-ray)
Are You Here (Blu-ray)
Salvador (Blu-ray)
Think Like a Man Too (BD)
The 100: Season 1 (BD)
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Lady for a Day (Blu-ray)
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