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December 13, 2013 - In a move unrelated to last week's Disney acquisition of the franchise's future, the first three Indiana Jones movies get their first standalone Blu-ray releases next Tuesday from Paramount.
We take a look Raiders of the Lost Ark, the 1981 blockbuster that began the Harrison Ford adventure series. Directed by Steven Spielberg and written by George Lucas, the classic is joined by three high definition trailers plus Digital HD. Our review.

A series that began in 2001 continues to reach new heights in Fast & Furious 6. This blockbuster sequel reunites Dominic Toretto (Vin Diesel), Brian O'Conner (Paul Walker) and company for a London mission that involves their presumed dead old friend (Michelle Rodriguez). Dwayne Johnson, director Justin Lin, and screenwriter Chris Morgan all return from the previously high, Fast Five. Now available, the hit film's Blu-ray + DVD + Digital HD UltraViolet includes theatrical and alternate cuts on Blu-ray. The disc also holds hours of bonus features, deleted scenes, a Lin audio commentary, and behind-the-scenes featurettes among them. Don't miss our full review.

Fast & Furious 6: Blu-ray + DVD + Digital HD UltraViolet Review

Elysium, District 9 writer/director Neill Blomkamp's follow-up to District 9, hits home video next week.
In a dystopic future, an ex-con turned factory worker (Matt Damon) with days to live tries to fulfill his lifelong dream of reaching the space station reserved for the elite. Our DVD review.

December 11, 2013 - After four releases on DVD, Disney's Mary Poppins has finally hit Blu-ray in a 50th Anniversary Edition Blu-ray + DVD + Digital Copy combo pack. A year early of that milestone, this multiple Academy Award-winning 1964 musical fantasy reaches high definition with four Mary-oke animated song lyric shorts and a new conversation between Jason Schwartzman and Richard Sherman, the songwriter he plays in Saving Mr. Banks. Hours of additional extras on the film and the ongoing Broadway adaptation complement a dazzling feature presentation. Watch a clip from the movie and from "Mary-oke" on our complete review.

December 10, 2013 - A year after its long overdue DVD debut, Cecil B. DeMille's Samson and Delilah will reach Blu-ray Disc from Paramount Home Entertainment on March 11th. Starring Hedy Lamarr, Victor Mature, George Sanders, and Angela Lansbury, this 1949 Biblical drama will carry a $22.99 list price and apparently no extras. See Upcoming Cover Art for preorders and a look at the cover design.

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December 9, 2013 - Billy Bob Thornton returns to both sides of the camera as director, actor, and co-writer of Jayne Mansfield's Car. In 1969, the death of a woman brings her British family to meet her prior one in small-town Alabama for her funeral. Featuring Robert Duvall, John Hurt, Kevin Bacon, Robert Patrick, and Ray Stevenson, this period drama hits Blu-ray and DVD tomorrow with a making-of featurette. Go and gawk at our review of Anchor Bay's Blu-ray.

The Australian drama Adore stars Naomi Watts and Robin Wright as lifelong best friends who become romantically involved with one another's sons (Xavier Samuel, James Frecheville). Adapted from the novel by Nobel Prize winner by screenwriter Christopher Hampton (Dangerous Liaisons, Atonement), it hits DVD and Blu-ray tomorrow after a limited theatrical run. Our Blu-ray review.

December 6, 2013 - Bill Cosby: ...Far from Finished is the legendary comic's first new special in thirty years. Closely following its Comedy Central premiere, this California performance hits home video in an extended 95-minute cut, finding Cosby talking about marriage and family. Now available, the Blu-ray includes a 49-minute interview of Cosby by director Robert Townsend, behind-the-scenes clips, and fan testimonials. Check out our full review.

Our newest review covers Film Movement's DVD release of The Deflowering of Eva van End, a Dutch comedy about a dysfunctional family who welcomes in a German exchange student who quickly changes their lives. Now available, the disc includes two additional short films from director Michiel ten Horn, a trailer, and a biography. Our review.

December 5, 2013 - The Smurfs 2 brings the little blue creatures back to New York and over to France. While Gargamel (Hank Azaria) is finding success as a stage magician, Smurfette (voiced by Katy Perry) is running with his latest creations, the gray, mean Naughties. Now available, Sony's Blu-ray 3D + Blu-ray + DVD combo pack includes the 22-minute mini-movie The Legend of Smurfy Hollow, deleted scenes, five making-of featurettes, and UltraViolet. Smurf on over to our review.

The Call of the Wild (1935) Blu-ray Review

December 4, 2013 - Our newest Blu-ray review looks at The Call of the Wild, a 1935 adaptation of Jack London's novel. In 1900 Yukon, Clark Gable, Loretta Young, and Jack Oakie form a trio in search of a supposedly prosperous gold claim. Their adventures include an arrogant prospector and a lovable giant St. Bernard. Now available as one of the winners of Fox's "Voice Your Choice" campaign, the Blu-ray includes an audio commentary and trailer. Full review.

December 3, 2013 - Seven years after premiering at the Toronto Film Festival, the horror movie All the Boys Love Mandy Lane finally hit DVD and Blu-ray today. From the director of Warm Bodies and 50/50, this film stars a teenaged Amber Heard as the desired titular high school student. She joins five classmates on a weekend getaway in a remote country ranch, where, needless to say, things get strange. Anchor Bay's Blu-ray includes a commentary from director Jonathan Levine. Our review.

Another awards contender has scheduled a Blu-ray and DVD release for the week of the Golden Globes. The Weinstein Company and Anchor Bay Entertainment have announced that Lee Daniels' The Butler will be released on January 14th as a single-disc DVD ($29.98 SRP), a single-disc Blu-ray ($34.99 SRP), and a two-disc Blu-ray + DVD + Digital HD UltraViolet combo pack ($39.99 SRP). Extras will include deleted scenes, a gag reel, the documentary "Lee Daniels' The Butler: An American Story", "The Original Freedom Riders", and "You and I Ain't Nothin' No More" performed by Gladys Knight and Lenny Kravitz. Click here for cover art and preorders.

As usual, the last month of the year is a busy one for DVDs and Blu-rays. We'll be covering a dozen of today's new releases, which you can learn about on our December Schedule.

Among them is The Rutles Anthology, VSC's Blu-ray + DVD combo which holds the 1978 telemovie All You Need Is Cash and its 2005 direct-to-video follow-up Can't Buy Me Lunch. Executive produced by Lorne Michaels, the two films celebrate the faux Liverpudlian band The Rutles, a group that bears deliberate resemblance to The Beatles. Monty Python's Eric Idle wrote, directed, and stars in these mockumentaries, which include appearances by the likes of Mick Jagger, Bill Murray, John Belushi, Dan Aykroyd, Gilda Radner, Tom Hanks, Conan O'Brien, Robin Williams, Jimmy Fallon, and Jewel. The films are joined by a new 45-minute Idle commentary/interview, a '70s SNL sketch, a trailer, and an Easter egg. Don't miss our thorough review.

November 30, 2013 - The direct-to-video animated movie Iron Man & Hulk: Heroes United pits two of Marvel's Avengers against the electrical force Zzzax. In stores Tuesday, the Blu-ray + DVD + Digital Copy combo pack includes Marvel "Inter-Missions" putting a new twist on vintage Marvel cartoons, additional Marvel Mash-Ups,
a conversation between Marvel CCO Joe Quesada and editor Ryan Penagos, a digital comic, and a chance to get a free Minimate Iron Man figure for just shipping costs. Watch a clip from the film as part of our full review.

The World's End: Blu-ray + DVD + Digital HD UltraViolet Review Disney's Frozen Film Review Nebraska Film Review

November 28, 2013 - Our Thanksgiving Day review covers Universal's recent combo pack release of the acclaimed action comedy The World's End. Writer-director Edgar Wright reunites with his Shaun of the Dead and Hot Fuzz collaborators Simon Pegg and Nick Frost to complete their Three Flavours Cornetto Trilogy. This one seems a troubled stunted man (Pegg) reuniting his high school friends (Frost, Martin Freeman, Paddy Considine and Eddie Marsan) to recreate their epic 1990 pub crawl, only to find their hometown has changed. One of the most loaded discs of the year, the Blu-ray includes three audio commentaries, a 48-minute making-of documentary, outtakes, a deleted scenes, alternate lines, trailers, TV spots, image galleries, rehearsal footage, VFX breakdown, stunt tapes and more. Don't miss our thorough review.

November 27, 2013 - In theaters today, Disney's 53rd animated feature Frozen loosely fashions Hans Christian Andersen's fairy tale The Snow Queen into a Broadway-style musical adventure. After a childhood accident, Anna grows up not knowing her older sister Elsa has powers. From a director of Tarzan and Surf's Up, a writer of Wreck-It Ralph, and a creator of Avenue Q and Book of Mormon, the film features the voices of Kristen Bell, Idina Menzel, and Jonathan Groff. The feature is preceded by Get a Horse!, an Oscar-shortlisted new Mickey Mouse animated short that's partly in the style of his earliest cartoons. Read our review.

Our newest theatrical review covers Nebraska. Expanding today to over 100 theaters, this highly acclaimed comedy-drama directed by Alexander Payne (Sideways, The Descendants) tells the story of a middle-aged Montana man (Will Forte) taking his aging father (Bruce Dern) on a road trip to Lincoln, Nebraska to collect a million dollars he believes he's won. Co-starring June Squibb, Bob Odenkirk, and Stacy Keach, this black and white indie is sure to compete in this year's Academy Awards. Our review.

November 26, 2013 - Two short documentaries about NASA's mid-2000s efforts to photograph our solar system share a hybrid Blu-ray 3D/2D disc in next week's Galactic Adventures Double Feature. Narrated by Al Roker, 3D Sun covers the launch of twin STEREO spacecraft to capture our closest star in 3D. Mars 3D looks at the sending of the remote-operated rovers Spirit and Opportunity to Mars. Image Entertainment's disc adds nine trailers to the feature presentation. Complete review.

Home Alone: The Holiday Heist DVD Review Planes: Blu-ray + DVD + Digital Copy Review

November 25, 2013 - Home Alone: The Holiday Heist is the fifth entry to the family comedy franchise that began with the John Hughes-penned, Christopher Columbus-directed 1990 Macaualay Culkin blockbuster. This one finds a California family, the Baxters, moving to Maine, where a Christmas party and inclement weather keeps them from their 10-year-old son, who's got to defend the place from thieves (Malcolm McDowell, Debi Mazar, and Eddie Steeples) determined to find a priceless Edvard Munch painting hidden there. A year after its ABC Family premiere, the movie is now on DVD. Our review.

November 24, 2013 - Our newest review covers Planes, DisneyToon Studios' spin-off to Pixar's Cars universe. Launching this computer-animated theatrical series, this one follows a crop duster into the world of international racing, where he tries to combat a fear of heights. Now available, Disney's Blu-ray + DVD + Digital Copy combo pack includes deleted scenes including a fully-finished song, a making-of featurette, character introductions, and a countdown of the top 10 human flyers. Don't miss our review.

Getaway Blu-ray + UltraViolet Review

November 22, 2013 - The action thriller Getaway stars Ethan Hawke and Selena Gomez as a couple of American strangers in Bulgaria who are commanded to drive a car under surveillance and elude authorities in an effort for Hawke to reunite with his abducted wife. In stores Tuesday, the PG-13 film is joined by five making-of shorts and UltraViolet. Watch a clip as part of our complete review.

Though not one of the year's biggest films by acclaim or ticket sales, Michael Bay's Pain & Gain has distinguished itself by quickly getting a new Special Collector's Edition Blu-ray + Digital HD. Available December 3rd, the single-disc release adds eight featurettes (or, if you prefer, one 58-minute documentary) on the making of this film. Based on a true story, this dark action crime comedy stars Mark Wahlberg, Dwayne Johnson, and Anthony Mackie as three 1990s Miami bodybuilders who get in over their heads with an extortion plot. Find out what's new in our review.

Pain & Gain: Special Collector's Edition Blu-ray + Digital HD UltraViolet Review Frances Ha: The Criterion Collection Blu-ray & DVD Review

November 21, 2013 - Today's new review covers this week's Blu-ray + DVD + Digital Copy combo pack of Paranoia. Based on the bestselling novel, this PG-13 thriller stars The Hunger Games' Liam Hemsworth as a New York mobile phone engineer forced to perform corporate espionage against a rival telecommunications company. Co-starring Harrison Ford, Gary Oldman, and Amber Heard, this box office flop is joined by deleted scenes, three featurettes, and a trailer. Review.

November 20, 2013 - The acclaimed indie film Frances Ha ushers in a new age for The Criterion Collection, as the revered line moves to Dual Format Blu-ray + DVD Editions. Noah Baumbach (The Squid and the Whale, Greenberg) directs and co-writes this black and white comedy about a young woman (co-writer Greta Gerwig) struggling to make it in New York City. One of 2013's best-reviewed films, this is joined by conversations with Baumbach and Peter Bogdanovich, Gerwig and Sarah Polley, and Baumbach and visual collaborators in addition to a trailer and an essay booklet. For more on this two-disc combo pack, see our thorough review.

We're the Millers: Extended Cut Blu-ray + DVD + Digital HD UltraViolet Review Fruitvale Station: Blu-ray + DVD + Digital HD UltraViolet cover art -- click for larger view Magic City: The Complete Second Season Blu-ray Review

November 19, 2013 - The hit comedy We're the Millers stars Jason Sudeikis as a drug dealer who poses with neighbors (Jennifer Aniston, Emma Roberts, Will Poulter) as a vacationing family to make an across-the-border smuggling easier. It's now available in a Blu-ray + DVD + Digital HD UltraViolet combo pack that presents the film in theatrical and extended cuts along with deleted and extended scenes, outtakes, and a number of making-of featurettes. Watch a clip from the film as part of our complete review.

The Weinstein Company and Anchor Bay Entertainment have announced that the acclaimed independent drama Fruitvale Station will come to DVD and Blu-ray combo pack on January 14th, two days after the Golden Globes ceremony it has a shot of competing in. Extras will include a cast & filmmakers Q & A and "Fruitvale Station: The Story of Oscar Grant." For a look at cover art, click here.

Take a look at "Magic City": The Complete Second Season, the end of Starz's acclaimed 1950s-set drama. These final eight episodes look further at the complications surrounding Ike Evans' (Jeffrey Dean Morgan) glamorous Miami motel, his family (Olga Kurylenko, Steven Strait, Christian Cooke), and his business associates (Danny Huston and a recurring James Caan). Now available, Anchor Bay's Blu-ray includes a bonus disc with five making-of featurettes. Our review.

Oliver! Blu-ray Review

November 18, 2013 - Our newest review looks at the recent North American Blu-ray debut of Oliver!. Adapted from Charles Dickens' Oliver Twist and a popular stage show, this 1968 musical won six Academy Awards including Best Picture. It tells the story of a Victorian Era orphan (Mark Lester) who joins a gang of London pickpockets. This Columbia Pictures film hits high definition from Twilight Time in a disc limited to just 3,000 copies. Extras include interviews with Mark Lester and Ron Moody (who landed an Academy Award nomination for his portrayal of ringleader Fagin), a vintage behind-the-scenes featurette, sing-alongs, dance-alongs, dance instructions, the original trailer, an isolated score, and an essay booklet. Want some more? Read our complete review.

November 15, 2013 - One lucky US or Canadian reader will win the Blu-ray combo pack of DreamWorks Animation's Turbo, in our new giveaway. The story of a snail who suddenly becomes speedy enough to race could be yours. Enter daily from now through November 26th right here.

Girl Most Likely: Blu-ray + Digital HD UltraViolet Review

Violet & Daisy tells the story of two New York teenaged girls (Saoirse Ronan and Alexis Bledel) making their living as assassins. Their killer instincts are challenged when a target (James Gandolfini) proves to be anything but routine. From Academy Award-winning Precious screenwriter Geoffrey Fletcher, who makes his feature directing debut, this limited release dark crime comedy hits stores next week in a Blu-ray + DVD Combo Pack that includes a gallery of poster designs and the trailer. Review.

The independent film And While We Were Here stars Kate Bosworth (Blue Crush, Superman Returns) as Jane, an American abroad in Italy with her violist English husband (Iddo Goldberg). While taking in the sights, Jane makes a strong connection with a teenaged American (Jamie Blackley). Written and directed by Kat Coiro (L!fe Happens), this hits Blu-ray and DVD on Tuesday with a bonus black and white presentation of the film and a trailer. Full review.

November 14, 2013 - Our newest review looks at Girl Most Likely. This independent comedy stars Kristen Wiig as an underachieving New York playwright who returns to her hometown of Ocean City, New Jersey upon losing her boyfriend, her job, her apartment, and maybe her mind. Co-starring Annette Bening, Darren Criss, and Matt Dillon, this Roadshow Attractions release is now joined by deleted scenes, a gag reel, featurettes, and Digital HD UltraViolet. Our Blu-ray review.

Man of Steel: Blu-ray + DVD + Digital HD UltraViolet Review Grown Ups 2: Blu-ray + DVD + Digital HD UltraViolet Review Cinerama Holiday: Blu-ray + DVD Review

Mad Men: Season 6 Blu-ray Review Monsters University: Blu-ray + DVD + Digital Copy Review Only God Forgives Blu-ray Review

Recent Film Reviews:
• Thor: The Dark World - Adding to the fast-growing canon of Marvel Studios crowdpleasers, this sequel reunites the powerful Thor (Chris Hemsworth) and his mortal love Jane Foster (Natalie Portman) and reawakens a war between Asgardians and Dark Elves.
• Captain Phillips - Tom Hanks fills the title role in this newest docudrama from director Paul Greengrass (United 93, The Bourne Ultimatum), which tells the true story of an American cargo ship that in 2009 was hijacked by a band of four Somali pirates.
• Gravity - Strands two American astronauts (Sandra Bullock and George Clooney) in space with no communication and no obvious way home. Co-written and directed by Alfonso Cuarσn (Children of Men, Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban), this visually striking thriller kicks off the award season with some of the best reviews of the year.

Recent Blu-ray and DVD Reviews:
• I Give It a Year (Blu-ray) - Subverts romantic comedy formula with a look at the challenging first year of marriage for a couple (Rose Byrne, Rafe Spall). Co-starring Anna Faris, Simon Baker, Minnie Driver, and Stephen Merchant, this UK production was written and directed by Borat writer Dan Mazer. Now available, Magnolia's Blu-ray includes over an hour of cast and crew interviews, 15 minutes of deleted scenes, bloopers, outtakes, and making-of shorts.
• All Is Bright (Blu-ray + Digital HD UltraViolet) - Indie film stars Paul Giamatti and Paul Rudd as two reformed Canadian thieves who spend December selling Christmas trees in New York City. Co-starring Sally Hawkins (Happy-Go-Lucky, Blue Jasmine) and Amy Landecker, this drama swiftly hits Blu-ray after a limited theatrical release.
• Man of Steel (Blu-ray + DVD + Digital HD UltraViolet - Director Zack Snyder (300, Watchmen) and screenwriter David S. Goyer (The Dark Knight) give us a new Superman, detailing his birth on the soon-destructed Krypton and escape to Earth, where he is raised as human but discovers his differences. In adulthood, Superman (Henry Cavill) is investigated by award-winning reporter Lois Lane (Amy Adams) and targeted by the vengeful General Zod (Michael Shannon), prompting an otherworldly war on Earth. Warner's combo pack includes over four hours of bonus features including an enhanced playback mode, making-of documentaries, and an animated short celebrating Superman's 75th anniversary.
• Winnie the Pooh: A Very Merry Pooh Year (Blu-ray + DVD + Digital Copy) - This 2002 video premiere adds a new New Year's Eve-themed material to the Emmy-nominated 1991 television special Winnie the Pooh and Christmas Too. The 64-minute movie is joined by Disney Song Selection, an Enchanted Environment, new Disney Intermission games, and a Letters to Santa kit.
• Paradise (Blu-ray) - Academy Award-winning Juno screenwriter Diablo Cody makes her directorial debut on a film about a sheltered small-town Montana Christian plane crash survivor (Julianne Hough) looking to try new things in Las Vegas. Co-starring Russell Brand, Octavia Spencer, Nick Offerman, and Holly Hunter, this PG-13 limited release indie comedy hits Blu-ray with Cody audio commentary, trailer, and interviews of Cody and cast.
• Grown Ups 2 (Blu-ray + DVD + Digital HD UltraViolet) - Adam Sandler and friends reunite in the comedian's first sequel. IT spends the last day of the school year with Lenny Feder, his townie friends (Kevin James, Chris Rock, David Spade), their wives and kids. Chock-full of cameos, this summer hit is now available in a Blu-ray + DVD + Digital HD UltraViolet combo pack that includes deleted scenes, making-of featurettes, and a coupon for making a personalized 12-month photo calendar at Shutterfly.
• Ambushed (Blu-ray + DVD Combo Pack) - Stars Dolph Lundgren as a determined DEA agent, Randy Coulture as a dirty Los Angeles detective, and Daniel Bonjour as a rising young drug pusher who wants out of the crime world. Anchor Bay gives this R-rated crime action thriller a behind-the-scenes featurette.
• The Best Years of Our Lives (Blu-ray) - Winner of seven competitive and two honorary Oscars including Best Picture, is now available on Blu-ray. Directed by William Wyler (Ben-Hur) and scripted by Robert E. Sherwood (Rebecca), this 1946 drama follows three World War II veterans (Fredric March, Dana Andrews, and Harold Russell) back to their hometown of Boone City, where they struggle to adjust to civilian life. Co-starring Myrna Loy, this celebrated film is joined by reflections from actresses Teresa Wright and Virginia Mayo plus its original theatrical trailer on Warner's Blu-ray.
• Cinerama Holiday (Deluxe Blu-ray + DVD Edition) - Before CinemaScope, VistaVision and 3D, there was Cinerama, 1950s Hollywood's first response to the rise of television. The format used three synchronized projectors to create one wide image on a curved screen. Now, the most popular film created in the format, has finally hit home video courtesy of Flicker Alley. This 1955 travelogue documentary sends a Swiss couple to America and an American couple to Europe to take in new sights that are captured for us in glorious Cinerama! The two-disc combo pack includes new interviews with the surviving cast members, the breakdown reel prepared for when any technical difficulties were encountered, deleted scenes, a behind-the-scenes photo slideshow, a restoration featurette, and a 28-page booklet reproducing the film's original program.
• My Name Is Nobody (40th Anniversary Edition Blu-ray) - Sergio Leone (The Good, The Bad and the Ugly, Once Upon a Time in the West) conceived and produced this 1970s spaghetti western which stars Henry Fonda as a legendary gunslinger and Terence Hill as his quick-drawing young admirer.
• "Mad Men": Season 6 (Blu-ray) - The latest season of the Emmy-winning AMC drama series is set in 1967-68 and finds New York ad executive Don Draper (Jon Hamm) tempted once again by infidelity while overseeing a merger of his agency with another. Lionsgate's expertly-authored 3-disc Blu-ray includes an interactive gallery on the Summer of Love, a piece on Timothy Leary, and the art direction featurette "Recreating an Era."
• As I Lay Dying - James Franco's eventful 2013 continues with this period drama that places him on both sides of the camera. Franco directs, stars, and co-writes this splitscreen-heavy adaptation of William Faulkner's 1930 novel. It tells the story of a family of farmers making a long journey to bury their matriarch. Available on Tuesday, the DVD includes a behind-the-scenes featurette, cast & crew interviews, and a trailer that might indicate the film has been misframed here.
• Mickey's Christmas Carol: 30th Anniversary Edition (Blu-ray + DVD + Digital Copy) - Disney's 1983 featurette retelling Charles Dickens' tale with Scrooge McDuck as Ebenezer Scrooge is joined by five additional shorts, ranging from 1939's The Hockey Champ to Disney Channel's Yodelberg from earlier this year. The set also includes, on Blu-ray, Disney Intermission with songs performed by the characters set to videos excerpting Disney's wintry works.
• Cars (Ultimate Collector's Edition Blu-ray 3D + Blu-ray + DVD + Digital Copy) - Pixar's latest 3D conversion skips theatrical reissue and goes straight toe stores. The blockbuster that strands a race car in a sleepy Route 66 town and began one of entertainment's most lucrative franchises is joined by the Car Finder game, a Cine-Explore mode, making-of featurettes, the shorts One Man Band and Mater and the Ghostlight, and more.
• Broken - Heavily inspired by To Kill a Mockingbird, this contemporary British drama looks at life's challenges for three families sharing a London block. Tim Roth, Cillian Murphy, and newcomer Eloise Laurence head an ensemble cast in this 2012 Cannes Film Festival premiere. Its DVD includes a half-hour of interviews, the unrelated short film The Way the World Ends, biographies, and trailers.
• Clear History (Blu-ray with Digital Copy) - "Seinfeld" and "Curb Your Enthusiasm" staff write and produce this HBO movie which stars Larry David as Nathan Flomm, a disgraced car marketer who reinvents himself on Martha's Vineyard. When his old boss (Jon Hamm) moves to the island, Flomm plot revenge. Directed by Superbad's Greg Mottola and co-starring Danny McBride, Kate Hudson, Michael Keaton, Bill Hader, Amy Ryan, Eva Mendes, and J.B. Smoove.
• Lovelace (Blu-ray) - Amanda Seyfried plays Linda Lovelace, the star of the iconic 1970s adult film Deep Throat. From award-winning documentarians Rob Epstein and Jeffrey Friedman, this biopic shows us the behind-the-scenes ups and downs of Lovelace and her manager/husband Chuck Traynor (Peter Sarsgaard). Co-starring Sharon Stone, Robert Patrick, Bobby Cannavale, James Franco, and Adam Brody, this limited theatrical release hits disc joined by a making-of featurette.
• The Way, Way Back (Blu-ray + Digital HD UltraViolet) - Oscar-winning screenwriters Nat Faxon and Jim Rash (The Descendants) make their directorial debut on this indie comedy about a 14-year-old boy (Liam James) forced to spend summer vacation with his mother (Toni Collette) at the beach house of her boyfriend (Steve Carell). Co-starring Sam Rockwell, Allison Janney, AnnaSophia Robb, Maya Rudolph, Faxon, and Rash, this acclaimed summer sleeper is now available to own. Fox's BD includes deleted scenes, UltraViolet, and 40 minutes of making-of featurettes.
• Monsters University (Blu-ray + DVD + Digital Copy) - The fourteenth feature film of Pixar Animation Studios, this prequel takes us back to Mike and Sulley's college days, where they form a rivalry until an expulsion from MU's hallowed scarer program requires them to join forces with a frat of misfits to compete in the annual Scare Games. Our review covers the Blu-ray + DVD + Digital Copy. One of four physicals editions available, the three-disc set includes Pixar's short The Blue Umbrella, an audio commentary, an extensive art gallery, deleted scenes, and a number of making-of featurettes.

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Fast & Furious 6 (BD + DVD)
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Bill Cosby: Far from Finished
Deflowering of Eva van End
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...Boys Love Mandy Lane BD
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Pain & Gain (SCE Blu-ray)
Paranoia (Combo Pack)
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Magic City: Season 2 (BD)
Oliver! (Blu-ray)
Violet & Daisy (BD + DVD)
And While We Were Here BD
Girl Most Likely (Blu-ray)
I Give It a Year (Blu-ray)
All Is Bright (Blu-ray)
Man of Steel (BD + DVD)
A Very Merry Pooh Year BD
Mary Poppins: 50th Anniversary Edition Blu-ray + DVD + Digital Copy Review
Paradise (Blu-ray)
Grown Ups 2 (BD + DVD)
Ambushed (Blu-ray + DVD)
Best Years of Our Lives BD
Cinerama Holiday (Combo)
My Name Is Nobody (BD)
Mad Men: Season 6 (BD)
As I Lay Dying
Mickey's Christmas Carol BD
Cars (Blu-ray 3D Combo)
Clear History (BD + DC)
Lovelace (Blu-ray)
The Way, Way Back (BD)
Monsters University Combo
Coming Home for Christmas
The Uninvited (Criterion BD)
Embrace of the Vampire '95
Embrace of the Vampire '13
I Married a Witch (BD)
Only God Forgives (BD)
Before Midnight (Blu-ray)
The Conjuring (BD + DVD)
The Fall: Series 1
Pacific Rim (BD + DVD)
Fantastic Voyage (Blu-ray)
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