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Catalogs of DVDs
released 1999 -- 2006
- February 6
(2005) Powerful documentary examines the lives of men attempting to return to their normal lives after DNA testing has freed them from wrongful imprisonment. Focuses of the stories of seven men sent to prison for crimes they didn't commit.
Extras: Interviews with the filmmakers, deleted scenes and bonus footage, updates on the lives of the film's exonerees, more. (New Yorker Video).
All Quiet on the Western Front
(1930) Dir.: Lewis Milestone; Louis Wolheim, Lew Ayres, John Wray. (Universal Cinema Classics).
Anything But Love Volume One
Three-disc set with 28 episodes from the first two seasons, $39.98. Extras: Commentary on select episodes by Jamie Lee Curtis and Richard Lewis, unaired pilot, "Stories From the Set" featurette with Curtis and Lewis, "All About Anything But
Love" featurette. (Fox).
(1942) Jon Hall, Maria Montez, Sabu, Leif Erickson. (Universal Cinema Classics).
Baywatch Season 3
Five-disc set with 22 episodes, $29.98. Extras: Lost episodes,
photo gallery, commentary, "Behind the Scenes" with Pam Anderson. (First Look
Two-disc set with all 13 first season episodes of the Cartoon Net series, as well as a collector's edition poster of Ben and the alien heroes; $19.98. Extras: Commentaries by the show's creators, drawing lessons, on-screen interviews with the
Best of the Best 2
(1993) Eric Roberts, Philip Rhee, Wayne Newton, Chris Penn, Meg Foster. Two men seek revenge for their friend's death in a deadly underground fight.
Extras: Commentary by director Robert Radler and producer-actor Phillip Rhee, promotional featurette, "Inside the Coliseum: The Making of Best of the Best 2" featurette. (Fox).
(2006) Amber Borycki, Jaason Simmons, Matt Borlenghi. A group of psychiatric hospital nurses invoke the spirit of Bloody Mary -- a supposed urban myth -- and the slaughter begins.Extras: "Behind the Cinematography" featurette, "The Making
of the Witch" featurette, filmmaker's commentary, "The Curse" music video, outtakes. (Echo Bridge Home Entertainment).
Blume in Love
(1973) Dir.: Paul Mazursky; George Segal, Susan Anspach, Kris Kristofferson, Marsha Mason, Shelley Winters. (Warner).
The Boynton Beach Club
(2006) Dir.: Susan Seidelman; Joseph Bologna, Dyan Cannon , Len Cariou, Sally Kellerman, Michael Nouri, Brenda Vaccaro, Renee Taylor. (Sony).
Cinderella III: A Twist in Time
(2006) Direct-to-video sequel. When the Fairy Godmother's magic wand falls into the wrong hands, the stepmother turns back time, and evil stepsister Anastasia is slated to marry Prince Charming. But with her loyal mice friends, Gus and Jaq by her side, Cinderella is
determined to make things right again. $29.99. Extras: "Bibbidi Bobbidi Choose" game, DVD-ROM extras. (Disney).
(1945) Dir.: Vincente Minnelli; Judy Garland, Robert Walker. Extras: Vintage short, classic cartoon, radio show adaptation with Judy Garland and John Hodiak. (Warner).
(2002) Timothy Olyphant, Sarah Wynter, Josh Brolin, Scott Wilson, Josh Lucas, William Forsythe. Ex-con returns to his Florida hometown after three years and becomes involved with the wife of his best friend, the local sheriff. (Genius Products).
(1988) Dir.: Joan Micklin Silver; Amy Irving, Peter Riegert, Jeroen Krabbe, Sylvia Miles. (Warner).
Eddie Murphy Delirious
Taped live at Constitution Hall in Washington, D.C., in August 1983. Extras: Eddie Murphy interview hosted by Byron Allen, extra footage. (Entertainment Studios Home Entertainment/Starz Home Entertainment).
Elmo's World: What Makes You Happy?
(2007) Elmo explores the different things that make people happy; $12.98. (Sony Wonder). Extras:
Flags of Our Fathers
(2006) Dir.: Clint Eastwood; Ryan Phillippe, Jesse Bradford, Adam Beach, Paul Walker, Jamie Bell, Barry Pepper, John Benjamin Hickey. (Paramount/DreamWorks).
(2006) Tim McGraw, Maria Bello, Alison Lohman, Ryan Kwanten, Daniel Pino. Extras: Tim McGraw "My Little Girl" music video, deleted scenes, bloopers, gag reel, making-of featurette. (Fox).
Going My Way
(1944) Dir.: Leo McCarey; Bing Crosby, Barry Fitzgerald, Frank McHugh, Gene Lockhart. (Universal Cinema Classics).
The Grudge 2
(2006) Dir.: Takashi Shimizu; Sarah Michelle Gellar, Amber Tamblyn, Arielle Kebbel, Joanna Cassidy, Edison Chen, Jennifer Beals. In rated and unrated editions. Extras: Theatrical version: "East Meets West" featurette, "Grudge 2: Storyline
Development" featurette, "Ready When You Are, Mr. Shimizu" featurette, "Reel Change" montage, deleted scenes. Unrated edition adds extra footage "too scary to be shown in theaters," "Tales From the Grudge With Sam Raimi" introduction, "Holding a Grudge:
Kayako & Toshio" featurette, more deleted scenes. (Sony).
(2005) Charlotte Rampling, Karen Young, Louise Portal. Three middle-aged women on holiday converge at a Haitian resort to soak up the sun and sample the handsome young islanders' sexual talents in this well-crafted film set in 1978. (Genius Products).
(1949) Dir.: William Wyler; Olivia de Havilland, Montgomery Clift, Ralph Richardson, Miriam Hopkins, Ray Collins. (Universal Cinema Classics).
Hellboy: Sword of Storms
(2006 -- TV) Animated. Voices of Ron Perlman, Selma Blair, Doug Jones; $19.98. Extras: "To Hell and Back: How Mike Mignola Created Hellboy"; "A New Breed: Creating the New Hellboy"; "Conquering Hellboy: The Actor's Role"; "A View
From the Top: The 'Heads' Sequence"; "Keepers of Hellboy: A Comic Con 2006 Panel Discussion"; 32 page comic book created by Mike Mignola; commentary by Mike Mignola, supervising producer-director Tad Stones and director Phil Weinstein; "Hellboy Goes
East," a look at many of the inspirations, back stories and secrets of "Hellboy: Sword of Storms"; DVD-ROM extras. (Starz Home Entertainment).
Here Comes Mr. Jordan
(1941) Robert Montgomery, Evelyn Keyes, Claude Rains, Rita Johnson, Edward Everett Horton, James Gleason. (Sony).
(2006) Adrien Brody, Diane Lane, Ben Affleck, Bob Hoskins, Lois Smith, Robin Tunney. Extras: Commentary by director Allen Coulter, deleted scenes, "Recreating Old Hollywood" featurette, "Behind the Headlines" featurette, "Hollywood
Then and Now" featurette. Available on HD DVD. (Universal).
(2005) Tara Reid, Monica Dean. College students stranded in an abandoned factory after a car accident encounter a deranged serial killer and a coma patient bizarrely encapsulated in glass who holds the key to their escape. (Sony).
The Last Unicorn: 25th Anniversary Edition
(1982) Animated. Voices of Alan Arkin, Jeff Bridges, Mia Farrow, Tammy Grimes, Robert Klein, Angela Lansbury, Christopher Lee, Keenan Wynn, Paul Frees, Rene Auberjonois, Brother Theodore. Extras: "The Tail of The Last Unicorn"
featurette, interview with author Peter S. Beagle, set-top game photo gallery. (Lionsgate).
Mad About You: The Complete Third Season
(1994-95) Three-disc set with 24 episodes, $39.95. (Sony).
Miracle in the Rain
(1956) Jane Wyman, Van Johnson. Two vintage "Behind the Cameras" segments from the Warner Bros. Presents TV series. (Wanrer).
My Little Pony: A Very Pony Place
(2005) Three new musical adventures featuring the Hasbro toy horse, $16.99. (Paramount).
Riding Alone for Thousands of Miles
(2006 - Hong Kong) Dir.: Zhang Yimou; Ken Takakura, Shinobu Terajima, Kiichi Nakai.Extras: "The Making of Riding Alone for Thousands of Mile" featurette. (Sony).
Romeo+Juliet Music Edition
(1996) Dir.: Baz Luhrmann; Leonardo DiCaprio, Claire Danes, John Leguizamo, Harold Perrineau, Pete Postlethwaite, Paul Sorvino, Brian Dennehy, Paul Rudd, Vondie Curtis-Hall, Miriam Margolyes, Jesse Bradford, M. Emmet Walsh. Accompanied by an EMI CD
release with bonus tracks that include the film version of Princes' "When Doves Cry" and a new 2007 version of Luhrmann's break out hit "Everybody's Free (Sunscreen Mix)." Extras: "R+J: The Music documentary: An Insider's Look" with
never-before-seen footage; commentary by director Baz Luhrmann; commentary by film score orchestrator and co-composer Craig Armstrong; commentary by film score music programmer and co-composer Marius DeVries; "The London Music Mix" featurette; "Journey
of the Song: Young Hearts Run Free" featurette; "Journey of the Song: Everybody's Free" featurette; "The Journey of the Song: Temp Music" featurette; "Music Machine" juke box function that jumps to your favorite songs. (Fox).
Rosemary & Thyme, Series 3
Three-disc set with eight episodes of the British mystery series that combines
glorious gardens with classic whodunits; $49.99. (Acorn Media).
Running With Scissors
(2006) Annete Bening, Joseph Cross, Gwyneth Paltrow, Jill Clayburgh, Brian Cox, Joseph Fiennes, Evan Rachel Wood, Alec Baldwin, Gabrielle Union, Vanessa Redgrave, Kristin Chenoweth, Patrick Wilson. Extras: "Inside Outsiders" featurette
on how the cast created their extreme characters, "A Story by Augusten Burroughs" featurette on book author Augusten Burroughs, "Creating the Cuckoo's Nest" featurette and guided tour of the crazy Finch home. (Sony).
She Likes Girls, Vol. 1
(2006) First volume in Wolfe Video's new line of collections of lesbian short films; includes six romantic and award-winning short films; $24.95. (Wolfe Video).
Soup of the Day
(2006) Brandon Craig, Catherine Reitman, Patty Wortham, Tina Molina. Full-length feature film version of the hugely popular episodic Internet series about a regular guy who loves split pea soup and happens to be in "monogamous relationships" with three women.
Two-disc set. Extras: Bloopers, deleted scenes, filmmaker commentary, cast interviews, 19 original webisodes, alternate ending. (Echo Bridge Home Entertainment).
Strawberry Shortcake: The Sweet Dreams Movie
(2006) New CGI-animated feature has Strawberry and her pals trying to stop the Peculiar Pie Man's evil plan to steal all the Sandman's dreams; $19.98. (Fox).
A Summer Place
(1959) Dir.: Delmer Daves; Richard Egan, Dorothy McGuire, Sandra Dee, Arthur Kennedy, Troy Donahue, Constanace Ford. (Warner).
Teen Titans: Trouble in Tokyo
(2007) In their first feature-length outing, the Teen Titans battle a mysterious and menacing Japanese criminal known as Brushogun who has sent a high-tech ninja to attack the young heroes; $19.98. Extras: Robin's Underworld Race Challenge,
"The Lost Episode" never-before aired episode. (Warner).
Trust the Man
(2006) Julianne Moore, David Duchovny, Billy Crudup, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Eva Mendes, Ellen Barkin, James LeGros, Garry Shandling. Extras:Commentary by writer-director Bart Freundlich and Duchovny, "Reel Love: The Making of Trust the
Man" featurette, deleted scenes. (Fox).
The Warrior Class
(2004) Anson Mount, Erica Leerhsen, Robert Vaughn, Jake Weber, Jamey Sheridan. A rookie lawyer exposes a ruthless mafia boss in a billion-dollar scam but falls for the gangster's wife -- who's also his key witness. (Echo Bridge Home Entertainment).
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- February 13
All in the Family: The Complete Sixth Season
(1975-76) Three-disc set with 24 episodes, $29.95. (Sony).
(2006) Sci Fi thriller about a soft-spoken android soldier who, against his creator's plans, develops feelings for humans. (Magnolia Home Entertainment)
Beauty and the Beast: The First Season
Six-disc set with 22 episodes, $49.99. (Paramount).
(1948 -- Italy) Dir.: Vittorio De Sica; Lamberto Maggiorani, Enzo Staiola, Lianella Carell, Gino Saltamerenda, Vittorio Antonucci, Giulio Chiari. New, restored high-definition digital transfer. New and improved English subtitle translation.
Extras: New interviews with screenwriter Suso Cecchi D'Amico, actor Enzo Staiola, and film scholar Callisto Cosulich; new program on the history of Italian neorealism in cinema, with writer Mark Shiel; documentary on screenwriter and longtime
Vittorio De Sica collaborator Cesare Zavattini; plus a booklet featuring new essays by critic Godfrey Cheshire and filmmaker Charles Burnett,remembrances by De Sica ands his family and collaborators and classic writings on "Bicycle Thieve"s by Andre Bazin and
Zavattini. (The Criterion Collection).
Volume 1: Bo-Nafide Protector
(2005) Four episodes, as well as the original Japanese
soundtrack, from the anime series that aired on Cartoon Network's Toonami Block; $19.98. (Illumitoon Entertainment/Westlake Entertainment)
The Butcher Boy
(1998) Dir.: Neil Jordan; Eamonn Owens, Stephen Rea, Fiona Shaw, Sinead O'Connor. Extras: Commentary by director/co-screenwriter Jordan, additional scenes. (Warner Directors' Showcase).
(2005) Dir.: Martin Scorsese; Leonardo DiCaprio, Matt Damon, Jack Nicholson, Mark Wahlberg, Martin Sheen, Ray Winstone, Vera Farmiga, Anthony Anderson, Alec Baldwin, Kevin Corrigan. Two-disc set. Extras: Additional scenes with
introductions by Martin Scorsese, feature-length TCM profile "Scorsese on Scorsese," "The Story of the Boston Mob": the real-life gangster behind Jack Nicholson's character, "Crossing Criminal Cultures": how Little Italy's crime and violence influence Scorsese's work.
The Devil's Den
(2006) Steven Schub, Ken Foree, Devon Sawa, Kelly Hu, Karen Maxwell. On their way back from Mexico, two friends stumble upon lap dance heaven -- an out-of-the-way gentlemen's club with no cover charge and plenty of sexy, friendly ladies -- that's actually a
recruiting station for an army of the flesh eating undead. Extras: Commentary, "Belly of the Beast: The Making of Devil's Den," blooper reel, photo gallery, DVD-ROM screenplay. (Starz Home Entertainment).
Fat Friends Season One
Two-disc set of the British TV drama. (First Look Home Entertainment).
(2005 -- Turkish/Kurdish/German) Xevat Gectan, Erdal Celik, Nurretin Celik, Bulent Buyukasik. Four young exiles -- two Kurds and two Turks -- meet in Germany and unleash a nightmarish cycle of violence. (Koch Lorber).
(2005) Documentary on the origin of the four letter expletive, explores how this one syllable word has completely permeated the English language, yet is still widely held to be obscene. Uses film and television clips, original animation, and the insight of scholars,
linguists, comedians, actors, and writers. Extras: Commentary by director Steve Anderson, extended interviews. (ThinkFilm).
(2001-- TV) Billy Connolly, Sarah Lancashire, Douglas Henshall. British telefilm about a rejected artist who receives a camera as a gift and forges a new career in photography, becoming notorious for his lavish portraits of nudes. Extras: Cast
profiles. (BFS Entertainment & Multimedia Ltd.).
Ginger and Fred
(1985) Dir.: Federico Fellini; Giulietta Masina, Marcello Mastroianni. (Warner Directors' Showcase).
The Golden Girls: The Complete Seventh Season
Three-disc set with 26 episodes, $39.99. Extras: Retrospective interviews. (Buena Vista).
Green for Danger
(1946 -- U.K.) Dir.: Sidney Gilliat; Trevor Howard, Sally Gray, Alastair Sim. New, restored high-definition digital transfer. Extras: Commentary by film scholar Bruce Eder, new interview with British film historian Geoff Brown, plus a new essay
by writer Geoffrey O'Brien and a director's statement. (The Criterion Collection).
Grosse Pointe: The Complete Series
Two-disc set with all 17 episodes, $29.95. Extras: Commentaries on select episodes with Darren Star and writer Robin Schiff, "Point of View" with Darren Star. (Sony).
(2006) Ryan Gosling, Shareeka Epps, Anthony Mackie, Monique Curnen. Extras: Commentary, outtakes, deleted scenes. (Sony).
The Hills: The Complete First Season
Three-disc set with 10 episodes of the MTV series, $39.99.
Extras: Deleted scenes, cast interviews, "The Hills" premiere party featurette, MTV Movie Award featurette, "The Best of The Hills: Aftershow." (Paramount).
(2005 -- Greek) Stathis Papadopoulos, Theodora Tzimou, Yannis Stankoglou, Minas Hatzisavvas. Thriller that explores the heated issues of Greek-Albanian relations and immigration, inspired by a 1999 real-life bus hijacking. (Koch Lorber).
I Dream of Jeannie: The Complete Third Season
(1967-68) Four-disc set with 24 episodes, $39.95. (Sony).
Infernal Affairs Special Collector's Edition Boxed Set
All three films from the "Infernal Affairs Trilogy," $39.99.
(Dragon Dynasty/The Weinstein Co./Genius Products).
Infernal Affairs 2
(2003 -- Hong Kong) Tony Leung, Andy Lau, Edison Chen.
Extras: Deleted scenes, commentary by the filmmakers, "Making of Internal Affairs 2," "Confidential File." (Dragon Dynasty/The Weinstein Co./Genius Products).
Infernal Affairs 3
(2003 -- Hong Kong) Tony Leung, Andy Lau, Edison Chen.
Extras: "Making of Internal Affairs 3." (Dragon Dynasty/The Weinstein Co./Genius Products).
It's a Small World of Fun: Volume 3
Six classic cartoon shorts with an international flavor, including "Johnny Appleseed," "Alpine Climbers" and "Tiger Trouble." (Disney).
It's a Small World of Fun: Volume 4
Six classic cartoon shorts with an international flavor, including ""The Reluctant Dragon" and "The Goddess of Spring" (Disney).
The Last of the Mohicans
(1971 -- TV) Kenneth Ives, John Abineri. Masterpiece Theatre eight-part mineseries adaptation of James Fenimore Cooper's timeless literary epic, two-disc set, $29.98. (Koch Vision).
The Loneliness of the Long Distance Runner
(1962) Dir.: Tony Richardson; Tom Courtenay, Michael Redgrave, Avis Bunnage. (Warner Directors' Showcase).
Man About Town
(2006) Ben Affleck, Rebecca Romijn, John Cleese, Erica Cerra, Gina Gershon, Howard Hesseman, Ling Bai, Jerry O'Connell, Kal Penn, Amber Valletta, Damien Wayans. A top Hollywood talent agent finds his cushy existence threatened when he discovers that his wife
is cheating on him and his journal has been stolen by a reporter out to bring him down. Extras: "Visual Journaling" making-of featurette, "Talk to My Agent" Imaginative Artists Agency exposed, deleted scenes, bloopers. (Lionsgate).
(2006) Director: Sofia Coppola; Kirsten Dunst, Jason Schwartzman, Rip Torn, Molly Shannon, Judy Davis, Steve Coogan, Asia Argento, Marianne Faithful, Aurore Clement, Shirley Henderson. Extras: "The Making of Marie Antoinette," deleted
scenes, "Cribs With Louis XVI." (Sony).
Mr. Moto Collection Volume 2
Four-disc set with four Mr. Moto films starring Peter Lorre: "Mr. Moto in Danger Island" (1939), "Mr. Moto's Gamble" (1938), "Mr. Moto's Last Warning" (1939) and "Think Fast, Mr. Moto" (1937); $59.98. Extras: Film restoration
comparisons, "Mr. Moto Meets Mr. Chan: The Making of Mr. Moto's Gamble," "Mr. Moto's Creator: The Late John P. Marquand." (Fox).
(2005) Justin Rice, Rachel Clift, Andrew Bujalski, Seung-Min Lee. Indie snapshot of post-college angst as a young musician's quest for success in music and love is hampered only by himself. Extras: "Interjections and Observations From Parents
of a Cast and Crew": the first DVD commentary ever to be recorded entirely by the parents of a film's cast and crew; "People's House," a short film written and directed by "Mutual Appreciation" director Andrew Bujalski specifically for this DVD release; "Film
Festival Dispatch in the Form of a Children's Book", a story about Bujalski's preoccupation with Dutch dessert cookies written and illustrated by his friends; poster art. (Image Entetainment).
My Bedbugs Volume 1
(2007) Three episodes culled from the multi-award-winning "My Bedbugs" TV show, which is broadcast on PBS stations in more than 50 cities throughout the U.S., featuring a family of loveable characters -- siblings Woozy, Toofy and Gooby -- who sing, dance, laugh,
play and lead viewers on magical adventures, all without ever leaving their bedroom. Live-action. $12.99. (Koch Entertainment).
My Mother's Courage
(1995 -- Germany) George Tabori, Pauline Collins, Natalie Morse. Based on Tabori's novel about how his mother's simple act of quiet defiance helped her evade deportation to Auschwitz during WWII. Extras: Cast profiles. (BFS Entertainment &
Paul Robeson: Portraits of an Artist
Landmark four-disc box set features eight films of the all-American athlete, scholar, renowned baritone, stage actor, and social activist: "The Emperor Jones" (Dudley Murphy, 1933). "Paul Robeson: Tribute to an Artist" (Saul J. Turell, 1979), "Body and Soul" (Oscar
Micheaux, 1925), "Borderline" (Kenneth Macpherson, 1930), "Sanders of the River" (Zoltan Korda, 1935), "Jericho" (Thornton Freeland, 1938), "The Proud Valley" (Pen Tennyson, 1940), "Native Land" (Leo Hurwitz and Paul Strand, 1942); new, restored digital
transfers; $99.95. Extras: Commentaries on "Body and Soul" and "The Emperor Jones"; musical scores by Wycliffe Gordon ("Body and Soul") and Courtney Pine ("Borderline"); 1958 Pacifica Radio interview with Paul Robeson; new interviews
with Ruby Dee, James Earl Jones, William Greaves, Paul Robeson Jr., and others; plus a book including new essays by Clement Price, Hilton Als, Charles Burnett, and Ian Christie, a tribute from Pete Seeger, an excerpt from Paul Robeson's autobiography "Here I
Stand," and more. (The Criterion Collection).
(2006 -- TV) Dir.: Dario Argento; Meat Loaf, Melissa Gonzalez. A struggling fur trader creates a luxurious fur coat from a family of raccoons, a coat that possesses animal desires and the power to exact revenge. First release from the second season of the acclaimed
Showtime Masters of Horror anthology. $14.98. Extras: Commentary by writer Matt Venne, "All Sewn Up: Mastering the Effects Sequence" featurette, "Fleshing It Out: The Making of Pelts" featurette, storyboard gallery, director bio, DVD-ROM
screenplay. (Anchor Bay).
(1970) Dir.: Nicolas Roeg, Donald Cammell; James Fox, Mick Jagger, Anita Pallenberg. Original uncut version. Extras: New featurette "Influence and Controversy," vintage featurette "Memo Song From Turner." (Warner Directors' Showcase).
Police Story 2 Special Collector's Edition
(1988 -- Hong Kong) Dir.: Jackie Chan; Jackie Chan, Maggie Cheung, Kwok-Hung Lam, Bill Tung. Extras: Commentary by "Rush Hour" director Brett Ratner and Hong Kong cinema expert Bey Logan, "Police Story 2 Location Guide," "Stunt
Unlimited: The Legendary Police 2 Stunt Team," "Celebrating the Sequel" featurette, outtakes, Hong Kong trailer. (Dragon Dynasty/The Weinstein Co./Genius Products).
(2006) Elisha Cuthbert, Camilla Belle, Martin Donovan, Edie Falco. Extras: "Fetal Pig, Fetal Pig, Let Me In" featurette: An inside look at the dissection scene, "On Location: Shooting in Austin," "Sans Celluloid: The Quiet and the Digital
Camera," script development featurette, "Picking the Cast for The Quiet" featurette. (Sony).
(2006) Oscar Kightley, Shimpal Lelisi. Comedy about group of 30-something men, first generation Polynesian New Zealanders who haven't yet outgrown the irresponsible behavior of their wild teenage years. (Magnolia Home Entertainment).
School for Scoundrels
(2006) Billy Bob Thornton, Jon Heder, Jacinda Barrett, Michael Clarke Duncan, Sarah Silverman, David Cross, Horatio Sanz, Matt Walsh. In rated and unrated editions. Extras: Commentary by director Todd Phillips and writer Scott Armstrong,
gag reel, alternate ending, more. (Dimension/Genius Products).
(2005) Dir.: Curtis Franklin; Al Nuke, Theo Williamson, Johnny Livernois. A
young man gets caught up in a street family rivalry. Extras:
Director, cast interviews; deleted scenes; music video. (First Look Home
So Goes the Nation
(2006) The 2004 presidential election between George W. Bush and John Kerry provides the stage for this documentary, showing how the voting public is manipulated by both parties' leaders and their political marketing machines. Features Hollywood A-List stars Matt
Dillon, Steve Buscemi, Hilary Swank, Chad Lowe, Brendan Fraser, Joe Pantoliano, and Fisher Stevens in grass roots campaign efforts. The film also includes exclusive interviews with both Republican and Democratic counterparts; $24.95. (Genius Products).
(2005 -- French) George Babluani, Pascal Bongard, Aurelien Recoing, Fred Ulysse. Thriller in which a naive young man is transformed into Player 13 in a depraved game of chance set up by a disreputable ring of clandestine gamblers where the spoils are unimaginable
millions, and the losses are counted in lives. Extras: Interview with director Gela Babluani and actor Georges Babluani, Q&A with Gela Babluani at New Directors/New Films, interview with Aurelien Recoing. (Palm Pictures).
The U.S. vs. John Lennon
(2006) Documentary on John Lennon focuses on his antiwar activities. (Lionsgate),
(2005) Denis Lavant, Isild Le Besco. A fortysomething sailing instructor is seduced by a sexually-charged 17-year-old in this erotic French film set in a rural French campsite. (LifeSize Entertainment).
World War II: When Lions Roared
(1994 -- TV) Michael Caine, Bob Hoskins, John Lithgow, Ed Begley Jr. Telefilm about the 1943 Tehran Conference between FDR, Winston Churchill, and Joseph Stalin. Two-disc set, $29.98. (Koch Vision).
Zoey 101: Season One
Two-disc set with 13 episodes, $26.99. Extras: "Before They Were Cast Mates" featurette, Season One bloopers, "Quarantine" unaired episode. (Nickelodeon Home Entertainment/Paramount).
Zoom: Academy for Superheroes
(2006) Tim Allen, Courteney Cox, Chevy Chase, Spencer Breslin, Kevin Zegers, Kate Mara, Michael Cassidy, Ryan Newman, Rip Torn. Extras: "Bringing Special Effects to Life: Behind the Scenes of Zoom: Academy for Superheroes," "Academy
for Superheroes Guide for Kids: Tips on How to be a Superhero." (Sony).
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- February 20
The Alice Faye Collection
Four-disc set with "The Gangs All Here," "Lillian Russell," "On the Avenue" and "That Night in Rio"; $49.98 or $19.98 each. (Fox).
- The Gang's All Here
(1943) Dir.: Busby Berkeley; Alice Faye, Carmen Miranda, Phil Baker, Benny Goodman. Extras: Commentary by film historian Darwin Porter, Carmen Miranda appearance on "The Ed Sullivan Show," Johnny Carson's "Bananas" musical
number, five Chiquita Banana commercials, more.
- Lillian Russell
(1940) Alice Faye, Don Ameche, Henry Fonda, Edward Arnold. Extras: Lillian Russell bio, restoration comparison.
- On the Avenue
(1937) Dick Powell, Madeleine Carroll, Alice Faye. Extras: Commentary by Institute of the American Musical president Miles Krueger, "Alice Faye: A Life on Screen," deleted scene of the plumbers (starring the Ritz Brothers), restoration
- That Night in Rio
(1941) Alice Faye, Don Ameche, Carmen Miranda. Extras: "Alice Faye: A Life Off Screen," restoration comparison.
(2006) Intense, aggressive documentary of the rise and fall of the 1980s punk-rock scene; told by the pioneers themselves, including members of Circle Jerks, Misfits, Bad Religion, Black Flag, Bad Brains, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Adolescents, Guns N' Roses,
Descendents, Corrosion of Conformity, Dead Kennedys, Suicidal Tendencies, Youth Brigade and many more. Extras: Deleted scenes, musical performances, photo montage. (Sony).
(1988) Hart Bochner, Colin Firth. Twisted tale of deceit, perversion and murder set in Buenos Aires and involving the repressed owner of a failing revival theater, his insane mother, and a boarder who may or may not be a serial killer. Remastered and uncut.
Extras: Commentary by director Martin Donovan; commentary by writer-producer David Koepp and director Steven Soderbergh on filmmaking in the 1980s and today and on the film, considered an important entry in the world of independent
filmmaking. (Union Station Media).
(2006) Dir.: Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu; Brad Pitt, Cate Blanchett, Gael Garcia Bernal, Koji Yakusho, Elle Fanning. (Paramount).
(2005 -- French) Michel Cote, Marc-Andre Grondin, Danielle Proulx. Chronicles the first 20 years of the contentious relationship a young man has with his conservative father: The pain they endure and, ultimately, the love they exude for one another. (Genius Products).
(2006) Anthony Mackie, Wesley Jonathon, Wayne Brady, Eva Pigford, Lil' JJ, Phillip "Hot Sauce" Champion.Extras: Commentary by Wesley Jonathan and director Preston A. Whitmore II. (Sony).
Curious George: Zoo Night and Other Animal Stories
Eight episodes from the PBS Kids' series first season, $16.98. Extras: "Magic Numbers" and "Daily Donuts" games. (Universal).
(2007) Dominique Swain, Maree-Josee Colburn, Maggie Castle, Reagan Pasternak. A weekend getaway turns deadly when a group of girls decide to play the ghoulish game "Dead Mary," unleashing a vengeful spirit that possesses them one by one.
Extras: Music video, making-of featurette. (Genius Products).
Family Ties: The First Season
Four-disc set with 22 episodes, $42.99. (Paramount).
(2006) Lou Taylor Pucci, Kristen Bell, John Hensley, Nora Zehetner. Comedy about trials and tribulations of a small-town boy trying to make it in New York City. (Echo Bridge Home Entertainment).
Final Fantasy VII: Advent Children Limited Edition
(2005) Animated sequel; two-disc set with 10 collectible postcards, an English movie script and a biographical character booklet; $49.95. Extras: "Reminiscence of Final Fantasy VII" story digest, Venice Film Festival footage, deleted scenes, sneak
peek of upcoming Final Fantasy VII games, "The Distance" making-of featurette with all new english voice cast interviews, anime feature: "Last Order Final Fantasy VII. (Sony).
Flight of Fury
(2007) Steven Seagal, Alki David, Ciera Payton. Direct-to-video. A special agent working for an underground division of the U.S. Air Force must bring back a stolen top-secret Stealth Bomber. (Sony).
(2006) Voices of Hugh Jackman, Kate Winslet, Ian McKellen, Jean Reno, Bill Nighy, Andy Serkis, Shane Richie, Kathy Burke, David Suchet.Extras: "Slug Songs" animated music videos, "The Music of Flushed Away" featurette, filmmaker
commentary, "Meet the Cast" featurette, "DreamWorks Kids: This Way to Play" interactive games and creative activities: Build-A-Slug, Learn to Draw Roddy, Flushed Away Tunes, A Maze of Pipes, The Flushed Away Underground Adventure, more. (DreamWorks).
For Your Consideration
(2006) Dir.: Christopher Guest; Carrie Aizley, Bob Balaban, Ed Begley, Jr., Jennifer Coolidge, Paul Dooley, Ricky Gervais, Christopher Guest, Rachael Harris, John Michael Higgins, Michael Hitchcock, Don Lake, Eugene Levy, Jane Lynch, Michael McKean, Larry
Miller, Christopher Moynihan, Catherine O'Hara, Jim Piddock, Parker Posey, Harry Shearer, Deborah Theaker, Fred Willard, Scott Williamson. Extras: Commentary, extra footage, poster gallery. (Warner).
(1941 -- U.K.) Dir.: Michael Powell & Emeric Pressburger; Laurence Olivier, Leslie Howard, Raymond Massey, Anton Walbrook. Two-disc edition with new, restored high-definition digital transfer. Extras: Commentary by film and music
historian Bruce Eder; "The Volunteer," a 1943 Powell and Pressburger short starring Ralph Richardson; "A Pretty British Affair," a BBC documentary on the careers of Powell and Pressburger; excerpts from Powell's audio dictations for his autobiography; plus a new
essay by film scholar Charles Barr. (The Criterion Collection).
25th Anniversary Collector's Edition
(1982) Dir.: Richard Attenborough; Ben Kingsley, Candice Bergen, Edward Fox, John Gielgud, Trevor Howard, John Mills, Martin Sheen, Ian Charleson, Athol Fugard. Extras: Featurettes: "In Search of Gandhi," "Reflections on Ben Kingsley,"
"Madeleine Slade: An Englishwoman Abroad," "The Funeral," "Shooting an Epic in India," "Looking Back," "Designing Gandhi": three set and design mini-featurettes ("Building the Ashram," "The Tent" and "Finding Trains"), "From the Director's Chair": two
mini-featurettes ("On Casting" and "On Music"). (Sony).
(2006) Victoria Foyt, Lee Grant, Bruce Davison, Mae Whitman, Jennifer Grant, Juliet Landau, Cynthia Sikes. Comedy about a clothing designer with her own boutique confronted with deceit, elation, desperation, kleptomania, rebellion, addiction and passion during the
course of a tumultuous Mother's Day weekend. Extras: Commentary by director Henry Jaglom and Victoria Foyt, "Behind the Scenes: Making of Going Shopping." (MTI Home Video).
A Guide to Recognizing Your Saints
(2006) Robert Downey Jr., Rosario Dawson, Shia LaBeouf, Chazz Palminteri, Dianne Wiest, Channing Tatum, Eric Roberts. (First Look Pictures).
His Life and Times/5 Avenue Marceau 75116 Paris
(2002) Two documentaries on Yves Saint Laurent. (Empire Pictures/First Run Features).
The Impossible Elephant
(2001) Mark Rendall, Mia Sara, Nicholas Lea. Family film about a boy who finds a rare elephant in his backyard. (Echo Bridge Home Entertainment).
The Journalist and the Jihadi: The Murder of Daniel Pearl
(2006-- TV) Documentary narrated by journalist Christiane Amanpour. (HBO Video).
(2006) Rowan Atkinson, Kristin Scott Thomas, Maggie Smith, Patrick Swayze, Tamsin Egerton, Toby Parkes. An absent-minded vicar of a rural parish is so distracted by the pressures of his job that he fails to notice his wife's dalliance with her brash golf instructor, his
daughter's parade of new boyfriends, and his young son's regular trouncing by the school's bullies. Extras: Outtakes, bloopers, extended scene, alternate opening, filmmaker commentary. (ThinkFilm).
(2005) Award-winning Human Rights Watch documentary on three young people who live in Medellin, Colombia, an area ruled by a gang with ties to the nation's paramilitary armies; $29.95. (First Run Features).
La Vie Promise
(2002 -- French) Isabelle Huppert, Pascal Greggory, Maud Forget. A prostitute and her teenage daughter run away after a murder. (Empire Pictures/First Run Features).
A Man for All Seasons
(1966) Dir.: Fred Zinnemann; Paul Scofield, Wendy Hiller, Leo McKern, Robert Shaw, Orson Welles, Susannah York, Nigel Davenport, John Hurt, Corin Redgrave. Extras: "The Life of Sir Thomas More" short featurette. (Sony).
Man of the Year
(2006) Robin Williams, Christopher Walken, Laura Linney, Jeff Goldblum, Lewis Black. Extras: "Robin Williams -- A 'Stand Up' Guy" featurette, "Commander and Chief" Barry Levinson video diary. (Universal).
Night of the Living Dorks (Die Nacht der Lebenden Loser)
(2004 -- German) Tino Mewes, Thomas Schmeider, Manuel Cortez. Philip and his best friends Konrad and "Weener" are the three biggest losers at Frederich Nietzsche High School. During a drive, their bong malfunctions, spewing smoke into their Scooby van and
causing them to crash. After inhaling some ashes bought on eBay that supposedly can raise the dead, the three friends become indestructible zombies with an insatiable appetite for human flesh, wild parties and gym class revenge. Extras: Interviews
with cast and crew, behind the scenes footage, deleted and extended scenes, alternate ending, "fun" scenes. (Anchor Bay).
Penn and Teller: Bullshit! The Complete Fourth Season
Three-disc set with 10 episodes, $29.99. (Paramount).
(1996) Dir.: George Hickenlooper; Joe Mantegna, Kelly Lynch, Naomi Watts, J.T. Walsh, Xander Berkeley, Jon Favreau. A security expert is seduced by a pair of sisters to get the code to the office of a client. (Vanguard Cinema).
(2006) Dir.: Christopher Nolan; Hugh Jackman, Christian Bale, Michael Caine, Piper Perabo, Rebecca Hall, Scarlett Johansson, David Bowie, Andy Serkis. Extras: "The Director's Notebook: The Cinematic Sleight of Hand of Christopher Nolan,"
"The Art of the Prestige Gallery." (Buena Vista).
(2004) Dir.: William Katt; Sam Huntington, Charles Robinson, Barry Corbin, Charles Durning, Caroline Goodall, Clint Howard, William Katt. Story of a rebellious youth put back on the right path by a wise elder and a wilderness quest. Info:
www.riversendmovie.com. (Pumpjack Entertainment).
The Ruth Rendell Mysteries, Series 1
Three-disc set of the popular British TV mystery series, $49.99. (Acorn Media).
The Second City: First Family of
Retrospective documentary on the legendary comedy troupe that incubated such
stars as John Belushi, John Candy, Bill Murray, Gilda Radner, Dan Aykroyd,
Martin Short, Dave Thomas and Tina Fey; $24.99. Extras: Bonus
footage. (First Look Home Entertainment).
Shut Up & Sing
(2006) Dir.: Barbara Kopple, Cecilia Peck. Critically acclaimed documentary follows the aftermath of the Dixie Chicks' controversial anti-Bush statements. Extras: Commentary by Kopple, Peck and the Dixie Chicks; Q&A with the filmmakers.
(Weinstein Co./Genius Products).
The Three Stooges: Hapless Half-Wits
Four short subjects: "Beer Barrel Polecats" (1945) and "I'll Never Heil Again" (1940) featuring Larry, Moe & Curly; and "Brideless Grooms" (1947) and "Dopey Dicks" (1949) featuring Larry, Moe & Shemp; $24.95. (Sony).
(2002 -- Japanese) Hiroyuki Sanada, Rie Miyazawa, Nenji Kobayashi. A 19th-century samurai tries to protect a battered wife (Empire Pictures/First Run Features).
UFC Bitter Rivals
Ultimate Fighting Championship featuring two 2006 bouts: Ortiz vs. Shamrock and
Sylvia vs. Arolvski; $19.98. (First Look Home Entertainment).
Walking Tall: The Payback
(2007) Kevin Sorbo, Yvette Nipar, A.J. Buckley. Direct-to-video sequel. (Sony).
What's New Scooby-Doo? The Complete First Season
Two-disc set with 13 episodes, $19.98. Extras: Bonus episode: "A Scooby-Doo Valentine." (Warner).
When a Woman Ascends the Stairs
(1960 -- Japan) Dir.: Mikio Naruse; Hideo Takamine, Tatsuya Nakadai, Masayuki Mori, Reiko Dan. New, high-definition digital transfer; new and improved subtitle translation. Extras: Commentary by Japanese film scholar Donald Richie, new
video interview with Tatsuya Nakadai, plus a booklet featuring essays by Audie Bock, Catherine Russell, and Phillip Lopate. (The Criterion Collection).
(2007) Riley Smith, Dominique Swain, Paul Logan, Brent Le Macks, Tom Sizemore, Elizabeth Daily. A once-promising extreme snowboarder loses his edge and must decide whether to give the sport one more shot or get a steady job and aim for financial stability.
Extras: Super Pike action sequences, extended Big Country footage, Super Pipe special test sequence. (Monarch Home Video).
(2006) Sam Pertwee, Alex Reid, Toby Kebbell, Stephen Wight. Someone is savagely
murdering the inmates of a wilderness camp in Scotland. Extras:
Cast interviews. (First Look Home Entertainment).
Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea: Season Two, Volume Two
Three-disc set with 13 episodes, $29.98. Extras: David Hedison interview, still gallery. (Fox).
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Above and Beyond
(2006 -- TV) Liane Balaban, Jonathan Scarfe, Allan Hawco, Peter MacNeill, Joss Ackland, Jason Priestley, Richard E. Grant. Miniseries. Romance set in 1940s London during World War II's Atlantic Ferry Operation. (MTI Home Video).
Alexander Revisited: The Final Cut
(2004) Dir.: Oliver Stone; Colin Farrell, Jared Leto, Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Anthony Hopkins, Angelina Jolie, Val Kilmer. Stone's reconfigured, final cut with 45 minutes of never-before-seen footage. Two-disc set. (Warner).
(1954) Victoria Grayson, Catherine Lacey, Lee Montague, Ahmed Ben Mahomed, Tayeb, Alan Forbes. A demure and prim governess arrives in Marrakesh to begin a new job as a paid companion to a wealthy English expatriate and is seduced by the men, music, and
mystery of Morocco. The only film directed by screenwriter and film critic Gavin Lambert ("I Never Promised You a Rose Garden"; "The Roman Spring of Mrs. Stone"). (Facets Video).
Bob Dylan: Don't Look Back -- '65 Tour Deluxe Edition
(1967) Two-disc set with commentaries by director D.A. Pennebaker and former tour manager Bob Neuwirth, never-before-seen footage, more; $49.95. (Docurama).
Carlos Santana and Wayne Shorter Band: Live at the 1988 Montreux Jazz Festival
(2007) Recorded live in Lake Geneva, Switzerland. Extras: Interviews with Carlos Santana, Wayne Shorter and Montreux Jazz Festival creator Claude Nobs; $19.99. (Image Entertainment).
Chet Atkins: A Life in Music
(2000 -- TV) Documentary featuring Eddy Arnold, Randy
Bachman (The Guess Who), Bobby Bare, George Benson, Suzy Bogguss, Bill
Carlisle (The Carlisles), The Carter Family, June Carter Cash, Tommy
Emmanuel, Don Everly (The Everly Brothers), John Fogerty (Creedence
Clearwater Revival), Peter Frampton, Vince Gill, Amy Grant, Steve Howe
(Yes), Waylon Jennings, Mark Knopfler (Dire Straits), Willie Nelson, Dolly
Parton, Les Paul and Charley Pride; $19.98. (MPI Home Video).>
Conversations With God
(2006) Henry Czerny. True story of self-actualization and personal empowerment that raised a homeless man to the heights of international celebrity. (Fox).
Da Vinci's Inquest, Season 1
Four-disc set with 13 episodes of Canada's smash hit police procedural; $59.99. (Acorn Media).
Digging for the Truth -- The Complete Season 2
Four-disc set with 26 episodes of the History Channel archaeological series, $49.95. (A&E Home Video). Extras:
Doctor Finlay Set 4
Three-disc set of the Masterpiece Theatre series, $39.98. Extras: Cast profiles and trivia. (BFS Entertainment & Multimedia Limited).
Dog the Bounty Hunter: The Best of Season 3
Eight episodes selected by Dog as his favorites, $19.95. Extras: Photo gallery. (A&E Home Video).
Dolly Parton & Friends
(2007 -- TV) Spotlights singer-songwriter-actress
Parton as she hosts her music show that originally aired
as "Dolly" in 1976-77. Two-disc set, $29.98. (MPI Home Video).
The Doris Day Show Season 4
(1971-72) Four-disc set with 24 episodes, $39.98. Extras: Doris Day on the Pet Show with host Betty White, Doris Day animal shelter commercial, Doris Day fashion show outtakes, cast interviews, more. (MPI Home Video).
George Carlin: Life Is Worth Losing
(2005 -- TV) The comedian's 13th live comedy stand-up special, performed at the Beacon Theatre in New York City for HBO; $19.98. (MPI Home Video).
Girl Friends: The First Season
Four-disc set with 22 episodes, $39.99. (Paramount).
God, the Universe and Everything Else
Brings together three science powerhouses known for their ability to make complex scientific ideas intelligible to the general public. Stephen Hawking, Carl Sagan and Arthur C. Clarke join forces in a three-way discussion that delves into some of the most controversial
issues of our time, including Big Bang theory, black holes, extraterrestrial life and the existence of God; $19.99. (Kultur).
A Good Year
(2006) Dir.: Ridley Scott; Albert Finney, Russell Crowe, Freddie Highmore, Rafe Spall, Archie Panjabi. Extras: Commentary by Scott, "The Making of A Good Year" featurette. (Fox).
Journey to the End of the Night
(2006) Brendan Fraser, Mos Def, Scott Glenn, Catalina Sandino Moreno. Father and
son Americans in exile in Brazil try to break out of their life running an
illicit nightclub brothel. Extras: Making-of featurette. (First
Look Home Entertainment).
The Land Before Time: The Great Day of the Flyers
(2007) Latest installment in the evergreen animated franchise for kids. Extras: "Petrie and Guido's Flying Gam," "Guido's Sleepwalking Adventure," three sing-along songs, "Dino-Mite Read-Along" with stills from the movie, interactive coloring
pages, wallpapers and printable activities; $19.98. (Universal).
Little Einsteins: The Legend of the Golden Pyramid
Triple-length adventure features the animated kids in three episodes of the educational TV series; $19.99. Extras: Interactive storybook. (Disney).
Four-disc set of the History Channel series on ancient civilizations; $49.95. (A&E Home Video).
(2005) Documentary. "The global village" and "the medium is the message" are among the most indelible phrases of our time, but few know their origins. One of the most influential thinkers of the 20th century, Marshall McLuhan devised these theories and countless
others, and his culturally significant ideas have only become more relevant as technology has evolved. Now, more than 20 years after his death, in the midst of an era of Internet, virtual and wired technologies, "McLuhan's Wake" explores the enduring truth of his
messages and teachings. Extras: "Interactive Tetrads -- Exploring Technology via McLuhan's Laws of Media"; "The Descent Into the Maelstrom" short animated film of Edgar Allan Poe's story; interviews with Corinne McLuhan, Eric McLuhan,
Neil Postman, Lewis Lapham, Edmund Carpenter, Gerald O' Grady, Phillip Marchand, Frank Zingrone and Patricia Bruckmann; more than an hour of vintage McLuhan audio clips; gallery featuring photographs of McLuhan and some of his mind-bending aphorisms;
original music soundtrack composed by Kurt Swinghammer; hundreds of pages of printable text, including a McLuhan dossier, director's notes and original shooting script; study guide for "McLuhan's Wake." (The Disinformation Company).
Meltdown: Days of Destruction
(2006) Casper Van Dien, Vincent Gale, Stefanie von Pfetten,Venus Terzo, Amanda Crew, Ryan McDonell, Greg Anderson, Bill Dow. An asteroid near-miss knocks the Earth out of its orbit and a team of scientists fight against time to save the planet from solar
devastation. (MTI Home Video).
(2005) collection of six short films by award-winning filmmaker and stand-up comedian Chris Mancini; his off-kilter outings have been shown on the Sci Fi Channel and at Slamdance and the Museum of Television and Radio; $19.99. For more info:
www.myopicproductions.com. (Microcinema International).
Paul Robeson: Speak of Me As I Am
(2005) Documentary about the actor and singer who was a forerunner of the modern civil rights movement; $19.99. (Kultur Video).
The Rector's Wife
(1994 --TV) Two-disc set of the U.K. miniseries. (Acorn Media).
Reno 911!: Reno's Most Wanted Uncensored
Compilation of seven uncensored episodes. Extras: Deputies' favorite calls, live musical performance of "Don't Steal Cable." (Paramount).
(2006) Sarah Michelle Gellar, Kate Beahan, Peter O Brien, Adam Scott, Sam Shepard. (Universal).
Russell Simmons Presents Def Poetry Season Four
Two-disc set features appearances by Miguel Algarin, Common, Ruby Dee, Ani di Franco, Mike Epps, Kim Fields, Doug E. Fresh, KRS-One, MC Lyte, Tracy Morgan, Kanye West, others. (HBO Video).
Secret Agent (AKA: Danger Man) -- The Complete Collection
Eighteen-disc set with all 86 episodes in original broadcast order, from the original season that aired only in the U.K. to the two color episodes that provided the finale; $149.95. (A&E Home Video).
Secrets of Kabbalah
(2006) History Channel documentary on the mystical Jewish studies; $24.95. Extras: Deleted interviews. (A&E Home Video).
Sidney Bechet: Treat It Gentle
(2005) In-depth look at the forgotten father of jazz, Sidney Bechet, who made soprano saxophone an integral part of jazz. Bechet's career spanned five decades (peaking in the 1920s and 1930s) and included collaborations with other influential musicians such as Duke
Ellington, Jelly Roll Morton and Louis Armstrong; $19.99. (Kultur).
Stranger Than Fiction
(2006) Will Ferrell, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Dustin Hoffman, Queen Latifah, Emma
Thompson. Extras: "Actors In Search of a Story" featurette,
"Picking the Right Team" featurette, "On Location in Chicago" featurette,
"Words on the Page" interviews, "Picture a Number" special effects featurette,
"On the Set" montage of funny moments, deleted scenes. (Sony).
Tenacious D in The Pick of Destiny
(2006) Jack Black, Kyle Gass, JR Reed, Roonie James Dio, Meatloaf, Ben Stiller, Tim Robbins, Amy Adams, Dave Grohl, Amy Poehler, Colin Hanks, Paul F. Tompkins, Troy Gentile. Extras: Commentary by Jack Black, Kyle Glass and director
Liam Lynch; deleted scenes; extended scenes; "making-of" documentary; "In the Studio" featurette; Tenacious D's "The Pick of Destiny" music video; jump-to-a-song jukebox feature.(New Line).
(2006) Dir.: Terry Gilliam; Jodelle Ferland, Brendan Fletcher, Janet McTeer, Jeff Bridges, Jennifer Tilly. Two-disc set. Extras: Introduction by Terry Gilliam, interview with Gilliam, commentary by Gilliam, "The Making of Tideland" featurette,
"Getting Gilliam" short film by Vincenzo Natali. (ThinkFilm).
You Are Alone
(2005) Jessica Bohl, Richard Brundage,Keith Herron. Dark exploration of how far a man and a woman will go to escape loneliness, if only for an hour. (What Were We Thinking Films).
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