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March 3

Ace Ventura Jr., Pet Detective (2009) Josh Flitter, Emma Lockhart, Austin Rogers. The son of the eccentric detective steps into his father's shoes after his mother is wrongly arrested for stealing a baby panda. Extras: Six featurettes, extended scenes, gag reel. (Warner).


Air Bud: Special Edition (1997) Michael Jeter, Kevin Zegers, Wendy Makkena, Bill Cobbs. Extras: "Dug-U-Mentary With the Buddies. (Disney).
Ashes of Time Redux (2009) This definitive version of Wong Kar Wai's epic film has been restored, re-edited, digitally colorized and re-scored, with solos by acclaimed cellist Yo-Yo Ma. "Ashes of Time," originally completed in 1994, was the first film from director Wong Kar Wai's Jet Tone production company. The film received only a limited release and, in the years since, the existing prints and negatives had become damaged or destroyed. "To rectify this situation," Wong Kar Wai said, "we decided to revisit this project and to create the definitive version." He and his colleagues began the process by gathering as much existing material as could be found and restoring those elements, using advanced technology that had not existed in the early '90's. He also collaborated with Yo-Yo Ma to create a new soundtrack, rearranging some of the original compositions by Freddie Chan and adding some original ones. The story centers on Ouyang Feng (Leslie Cheung), a heartbroken and cynical man who spends his days alone in the desert, connecting expert swordsmen with those seeking revenge, and willing to pay for it. As Ouyang narrates his tale, interweaving the stories of his unusual clients, old friends and future foes, he begins to realize the mistakes of his own past, and how his fear of rejection may have led him to a life of exile. Extras: "Born From the Ashes: The Making of Ashes of Time Redux," Q & A with Wong Kar Wai. (Sony).
Australia (2008) Dir.: Baz Luhrmann; Nicole Kidman, Hugh Jackman, Bryan Brown. Also available on Blu-ray Disc. Extras: Deleted scenes. Blu-ray Disc adds "Australia: The People, the History, the Location featurette as well as a multi-chapter behind-the-scenes featurette. (Fox).
Beverly Hills Chihuahua (2008) Piper Perabo, Manolo Cardona, Jamie Lee Curtis, Andy Garcia, Placido Domingo, George Lopez, Edward James Olmos, Paul Rodriguez, Cheech Marin, Piolin, Drew Barrymore, Eugenio Derbez, Luis Guzman. Extras: "Legend of the Chihuahua" animated short, blooper scooper, deleted scenes, commentary. Also available on Blu-ray Disc. (Disney).
Chowder Five episodes of the Cartoon Network series for kids 6 to 11, $14.97. (Warner).
Dead in 3 Days (2006 -- German) Sabrina Reiter, Julia Rosa Stockl, Michael Steinocher. On a quiet lakeside, a celebratory gathering of recent graduates grows grim as each of them receives an eerie text message that says "In 3 days you're dead" ... and one-by-one the friends are killed by the stalker. (The Weinstein Co./Dimension Extreme/Genius Products).
ER: The Complete Tenth Season (2003-04) Six-disc set with 22 episodes, $49.98. (Warner).
Exit Speed (2008) Lea Thompson,Desmond Harrington, Alice Greczyn, Fred Ward. A bus load of tourists on vacation in Texas is forced off the road by a murderous group of bikers and must fight back to save their lives. Extras: Two making-of featurettes, digital copy of the film. (Peace Arch Home Entertainment).
The Hills: The Complete Fourth Season (2007-08) Three-disc set with 20 episodes, $39.98.(Paramount).
Hotel Babylon Season 3 Three-disc set with eight episodes of the BBC series about the Hotel Babylon, a place where you can have whatever you want -- for the right price; $39.98. (Warner).
The Hunchback of Notre Dame (1982) Anthony Hopkins, Derek Jacobi, David Suchet, John Gielgud, Robert Powell, Lesley-Anne Down. CBS adaptation of the Victor Hugo classic. (Sony).
In the Electric Mist (2009) Dir.: Bertrand Tavernier; Tommy Lee Jones, John Goodman, Peter Sarsgaard, Ned Beatty, Tom Sizemore. Psychological thriller based on the Dave Robicheaux detective character from the 17 best-selling novels by James Lee Burke. While on an investigation into a series of grisly murders, Robicheaux (Jones) navigates his way through the Louisiana bayou and th dark, sultry world of the New Orleans mob and corruption. Also available on Blu-ray Disc. (Image Entertainment).
I've Loved You So Long (2008) Kristin Scott Thomas, Elsa Zylberstein, Serge Hazanavicius, Laurent Grévill, Frederic Pierrot. Extras: Deleted scenes. Also available on Blu-ray Disc. (Sony).
John Steinbeck's East of Eden (1981) Three-disc set of the three episode miniseries, $59.99. Stars Timothy Bottoms, Jane Seymour, Bruce Boxleitner, Soon-Tek Oh, Karen Allen, Hart Bochner, Sam Bottoms, Warren Oates, Howard Duff, Anne Baxter, Richard Masur, Nicholas Pryor, Lloyd Bridges, M. Emmet Walsh. Extras: Interview with Jane Seymour, biography of John Steinbeck, cast filmographies. (Acorn Media).
A Moment in History: The Inauguration of Barack Obama (2009) Commemorative DVD presents highlights of the entire day's coverage, anchored by Charles Gibson, Diane Sawyer and George Stephanopoulos, from the Newseum above Pennsylvania Avenue, with reporting by ABC News' team of correspondents throughout Washington. (MPI Media ).
My Two Dads: The Complete First Season (2008) Four-disc set with 22 episodes, $34.99. (Shout! Factory).
Nash Bridges: The Second Season (1996-97) Five-disc set with 23 episodes, $49.98.(Paramount).
Pucca: Sooga-Super Squad (2009) Thirteen episodes of the animated series about the super-powered Pucca and her ninja boy Garu; $14.99. (Shout! Factory).
Ramsay's Kitchen Nightmares, Complete Series One Two-disc set with eight episodes of the U.K. series that launched Britain's most celebrated and colorful chef to international notoriety; $24.99. (Acorn Media).
The Return of the Man From U.N.C.L.E. (1983 -- TV) Robert Vaughn, David McCallum, Patrick Macnee. Telefilm sequel to the TV series. The criminal organization THRUSH steals an A-bomb and demands $300,000 to be delivered within 72 hours by their former antagonist Solo, forcing U.N.C.L.E. to reactivate from retirement super agents Solo and Kuryakin. (Paramount).
Rick & Steve: The Complete Second Season (2008-09) The happiest gay couple in all the world is back with all eight episodes from the sophomore season of this delightfully sweet and cleverly raunchy hit animated series. $19.99. Extras: Bonus shorts, cast interviews, more. (LOGO/Paramount).
Seventh Heaven: The Eighth Season (2003-04) Five-disc set with 23 episodes, $49.98. (Paramount).
The Smurfs: Volume 1 Five uncut episodes of the animated series, $14.97. Extras: "Meet the Smurfs": a Smurf Village chock full of character profiles, trivia and other treats. (Warner).
The Story of David (1976) Timothy Bottoms, Anthony Quayle, Keith Michell, Jane Seymour. Biblical saga of the famed ruler of Israel and his journey to redemption. Originally aired in two parts on ABC-TV. (Sony).
Trial & Retribution, Set 2 (2008) Four-disc set with four riveting British crime dramas from the creators of "Prime Suspect"; $59.99. (Acorn Media).
True Confessions of a Hollywood Starlet (2008) Joanna "JoJo" Levesque, Valerie Bertinelli, Lynda Boyd. Lifetime original telefilm directed by Tim Matheson. A 17-year-old starlet starts a new life in rehab in Indiana where she faces the challenges of a sober high school life. (Anchor Bay).
Watchmen: The Complete Motion Comic (2008) The graphic novel comes to life page-by-page in 12 episodes. Also available on Blu-ray Disc. (Warner).
Wonder Woman (2009) New direct-to-video animated feature with the voices of Keri Russell, Nathan Fillion, Alfred Molina, Rosario Dawson, Virginia Madsen. Available as a single-disc DVD, two-disc Special Edition and Blu-ray Disc. Extras: Commentary. Special Edition and Blu-ray add "Wonder Woman: A Subversive Dream" and "Wonder Woman: Daughter of Myth" featurettes, four "Justice League" episodes, digital copy. (Warner).

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March 10

Barney's Top 20 Countdown (2008) Barney leads an audience of youngsters with a countdown of his 20 favorite songs, ranging from "One, Two, Buckle My Shoe" to "If I Lived Under the Sea" and of course, "I Love You"; $14.98. Extras: "What's That Sound?" game, sing-alongs, bonus episode. (HIT Entertainment/Lionsgate).
The Baron Eight-disc set with the complete series, 30 episodes, which aired weekly in the U.K. from 1966-1967, starring Steve Forrest; $59.98. Extras: Commentaries. (E1 Entertainment; formerly Koch).
Batman: The Motion Picture Anthology 1989-1997 Blu-ray Disc editions of "Batman," "Batman Returns," "Batman Forever" and "Batman & Robin"; $129.95. Extras: More than 18 hours of bonus content including documentaries from directors Tim Burton and Joel Schumacher, deleted scenes and music videos, and a digital copy of "Batman." (Warner).
The Best Years: The Complete First Season Four-disc set with 13 episodes, $49.98. Extras: Outtakes, auditions. (E1 Entertainment, formerly Koch).
The Boy in the Striped Pajamas (2008) Asa Butterfield, Vera Farmiga, David Thewlis, Jack Scanlon. Extras: "Friendship Beyond the Fence" behind-the-scenes featurette, deleted scenes, commentary by director Mark Herman and author John Boyne. (Miramax).
Cadillac Records (2008) Adrien Brody, Beyonce Knowles, Jeffrey Wright, Columbus Short, Emmanuelle Chriqui, Cedric the Entertainer, Tammy Blanchard, Norman Reedus, Gabrielle Union, Mos Def Extras: Deleted scenes, "The Making of Cadillac Records" featurette, "Once Upon a Blues: Cadillac Records by Design" wardrobe and production design featurette, commentary by Writer-director Darnell Martin. Also available on Blu-ray Disc. (Sony).
Carolyn in the City: The Second Season (1996-97) Three-disc set with 25 episodes, $44.98. (Paramount).
Cracker: The Complete Collection (2008) The first complete collection of the ground breaking British crime series starring Robbie Coltrane (Hagrid in the Harry Potter films) in the role that made him famous. The 10-disc collector's edition includes all three seasons (1993-1995), two stand-alone movies (1996, 2006), and a 45-minute behind-the-scenes retrospective documentary; $119.99. (Acorn Media).
Crowley (aka Chemical Wedding) (2008) Simon Callow, Kal Weber, Lucy Cudden, Jud Charlton. Aleister Crowley (1875-1947) was the most notorious occultist who ever lived. A man whose appetites for corruption, sadism, sexual excess and moral degradation knew no bounds. His sphere of influence extended far beyond England to the world at large, and some believed to the very depths of hell itself. When Crowley died, the world breathed a collective sigh of relief. But at the beginning of the 21st century, a shy professor brings Crowley back to life. (Anchor Bay).
Dark Reel (2008) Adam Walz, Lance Henriksen, Tony Todd, Edward Furlong. An avid movie fan wins a walk-on role in a horror film only to find himself at the center of a real, behind-the-scenes killing spree. (North American Motion Pictures).
Escape to Witch Mountain (1975) Eddie Albert, Ray Milland, Donald Pleasence, Kim Richards, Ike Eisenmann. This and "Return to Witch Mountain" released to coincide with the theatrical release of the remake, "Race to Witch Mountain." (Warner).
Family Ties: The Fifth Season (1986-87) Four-disc set with 30 episodes, $39.98. (Paramount).
Get Smart: Season 2 (1965-66) Four-disc set with 30 episodes, $24.98. (Warner).
The Girls Next Door: Season Four Three-disc set with 16 episodes, $29.98. (Fox).
Happy Go Lucky (2008) Dir.: Mike Leigh; Sally Hawkins, Alexis Zegerman, Andrea Riseborough, Samuel Roukin, Sinead Matthews, Kate O'Flynn, Sarah Niles, Eddie Marsan, Joseph Kloska, Sylvestra Le Touzel. Extras: Commentary by director Mike Leigh and actress Sally Hawkins, "Happy in Character" featurette, "Behind the Wheel of Happy-Go-Lucky" behind-the-scenes featurette. (Disney).
L’Innocente (1976) Dir.: Luchino Visconti; Giancarlo Giannini, Laura Antonelli, Jennifer O’Neill. In this, the great director's final film, Visconti returns viewers to a grand and lavish milieu for a drama of obsessive love and tragedy. Wealthy Italian Tullio is bored with his seemingly timid wife, Giuliana and begins neglecting her in favor of his beautiful, possessive mistress, Teresa. But Giuliana is not so shy after all, and when Tullio discovers that she is having an affair of her own, he becomes obsessed by jealousy. Unable to admit his sexual double standard, Tullio commits a horrible act. Restored to its original 127-minute length. Extras: Interview with screenwriter and frequent Visconti collaborator Suso Cecchi d’Amico. (Koch Lorber).
Let the Right One In (2008) Kare Hedebrant, Lina Leandersson. Extras: Terrorized by bullies, lonely 12-year-old Oskar befriends a new neighbor, a mysterious young girl whose arrival coincides with a series of gruesome deaths and attacks. Soon Oskar comes to realize that she's a vampire, but his friendship with her is stronger than his fear. (Magnolia)
Marie and Bruce (2004) Julianne Moore, Matthew Broderick, Bob Balaban, Griffin Dunne, Julie Hagerty. Based on a play by Wallace Shawn, the film is a dark but comical glimpse at one day in the breakdown of a marriage. (The Weinstein Co./Genius Products).
Max Fleischer's Gulliver's Travels (1939) Digitally restored and re-mastered animation classic. Also available on Blu-ray Disc. (E1 Entertainment, formerly Koch).
Milk (2008) Dir.: Gus Van Sant; Sean Penn, Emile Hirsch, Josh Brolin, Diego Luna, James Franco, Victor Garber, Denis O'Hare, Stephen Spinella, Eric Stoltz. Extras: Deleted scenes, "Remembering Harvey" Film clips and photos from the set, "Hollywood Comes to San Francisco" featurette, "Marching For Equality" featurette. Also available on Blu-ray Disc. (Universal).
The Miracle Worker (1979 -- TV) Patty Duke, Melissa Gilbert, Diana Muldaur, Charles Siebert, Anne Seymour, Stanley Wells. The true story of blind and deaf Helen Keller's struggle to communicate is told through the Emmy Award-winning television movie. "The Miracle Worker" originally premiered on television’s "Playhouse 90" in 1957. Writer William Gibson adapted it two years later into an award-winning Broadway play; and in 1962 he turned it into a highly acclaimed feature film. This Gibson classic came full circle in color in the 1979 remake. (Shout! Factory).
Painters Painting (1973) Documentary showcases some of America’s greatest contemporary artists from 1940-1970. Originally released in 1973, this incredible portrait pays homage to the contemporary New York art scene and its ground breaking movement which launched abstract expression. Through a slew of archive interviews with renowned abstract artists including Robert Rauschenberg, Andy Warhol, Jasper Johns, Barnett Newman, Frank Stella and many more, director Emile de Antonio examines how those artists broke away from European influences to create new expression in contemporary art. Digitally remastered and restored by the Museum of Modern Art and the University of Wisconsin Film Department; $29.95. (Virgil Films & Entertainment, formerly Arts Alliance America).
Pinocchio: 70th Anniversary Platinum Edition (1940) Digital restoration. Two-disc set. Extras: "Pinocchio's Matter of Facts"; commentary by Leonard Maltin, Eric Goldberg and J. B. Kaufman; "Disney Song Selection" option to sing along with favorite songs as the lyrics appear onscreen; "No Strings Attached: The Making of Pinocchio"; deleted scenes; alternate ending: A recently uncovered set of small storyboard panels reveal plans for a different version of Pinocchio becoming a real boy; live action reference footage; "Pinocchio" art galleries; seleted songs: An audio collection of period "pop" recordings of songs that not used in the final film; "Pinocchio Puzzles" hosted by Jiminy Cricket. Available on Blu-ray Disc. (Disney).
Primal Fear: Hard Evidence Edition (1996) Richard Gere, Laura Linney, John Mahoney, Alfre Woodard, Frances McDormand, Edward Norton, Andre Braugher, Steven Bauer, Joe Spano, Maura Tierney, Jon Seda. Thriller. A famed defense lawyer volunteers his services to a Kentucky teenager charged with the murder of a Chicago archbishop; he uncovers evidence that the archbishop was involved in a corrupt land scheme and may have molested young parishioners. Extras: Commentary by director Greg Hoblit, writer Ann Biderman, producer Gary Lucchesi, executive producer Hawk Koch (as Howard W. Koch Jr.) and casting director Deborah Aquila; interview with Edward Norton, "Primal Fear: The Final Verdict," "The Psychology of Guilt." Also available on Blu-ray Disc. (Paramount).
Rachel Getting Married (2008) Dir.: Jonathan Demme; Anne Hathaway, Bill Irwin, Rosemarie DeWitt, Debra Winger, Anna Deveare-Smith, Mather Zickel. Extras: Deleted scenes, behind-the-scenes featurette, "Wedding Band" featurette, cast and crew Q & A panel, filmmaker and cast commentaries. Also available on Blu-ray Disc. (Sony).
Return to Witch Mountain Special Edition (1978) Bette Davis, Christopher Lee, Kim Richards, Ike Eisenmann. This and "Escape to Witch Mountain" released to coincide with the theatrical release of the remake, "Race to Witch Mountain." Extras: "Pop-Up Fun Facts," filmmaker commentary, more. (Warner).
Role Models (2008) Seann William Scott, Paul Rudd, Christopher Mintz-Plasse, Jane Lynch, Elizabeth Banks, Nicole Randall Johnson. Extras: Commentary, deleted scenes, alternate takes, bloopers, behind-the-scenes featurettes. Also available on Blu-ray Disc. (UniversaL).
Saturday Morning (2007) Joey Piscopo, Valerie R. Feingold, Louis Mandylor, George Wendt, Beth Ostrosky, Lillo Brancato. Mild-mannered businessman Wes Selman is not a morning person, so when a home renovation project forces him up and out of the house at the crack of dawn on Saturday, he’s not exactly thrilled. Once outside, Wes is shocked to discover a whole new world, a Utopia of sorts where he can achieve nearly everything, including winning the affections of the woman of his dreams. The catch? The utopian state only exists from 6 to 8 am on Saturday mornings. (Lightyear Entertainment).

The Shiralee (1987) Bryan Brown, Rebecca Smart. Australian miniseries based on D’Arcy Niland’s international bestseller. Set in the Australian outback of the 1940s and ’50s, the drama explores the relationship between a father and daughter with warmth and humor. Aired on the Disney Channel and PBS’s Masterpiece Theatre in the late 1980s. $39.99. (Acorn Media).
South Park: The Complete 12th Season (2008) Three-disc set with 14 episodes, $49.99. Also available on Blu-ray Disc. (Paramount).
The Starter Wife: Season 1 (2007) Two-disc set with six episodes, $34.98. Commentary. (Universal).
Stormforce (2006) Kevin Janssens, Veerle Baetens, Koen De Bouw. Actioner about a maverick navy diver. (MTI Home Video).
The Story of India (2009) Documentary exploration of India from the country's historical roots to its culture and people and to its present-day status as a rising economic leader. Also available on Blu-ray Disc. (March 24). (PBS Home Video).
Synecdoche, New York (2008) Dir.: Charlie Kaufman; Philip Seymour Hoffman, Samantha Morton, Michelle Williams, Catherine Keener, Emily Watson, Dianne Wiest, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Hope Davis and Tom Noonan Extras: Four featurettes: "In and Around Synecdoche, NY," "The Story of Caden Cotard," "Infectious Diseases in Cattle: Bloggers Roundtable" and "NFTS/ Script Factory Masterclass With Charlie Kaufman," screen animations. Also available on Blu-ray Disc. (Sony).
Transporter 3 (2008) Jason Statham, Robert Knepper, Francois Berleand, Natalya Rudakova, Jeroen Krabbe, Alex Kobold, David Atrakchi, Eriq Ebouaney. Extras: Featurettes, commentary, digital copy. Also available on Blu-ray Disc. (Lionsgate).

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March 17

Afro Ninja: Destiny (2008) Mark Hicks, Marla Gibbs, Jim Kelly. What do you get when you cross one of Bruce Lee's classic films, Jackie Chan's funniest martial arts routines, and a touch of '70s blaxploitation cool with one of the funniest and most watched videos to ever appear on YouTube? You get this stunt-filled action film inspired by the titular online short that quickly became a part of pop culture upon its initial posting. $19.99. (Lightyear Entertainment).
Angel Wars: The Messengers (2008) Animated series that centers on the "Guardian Force," a brotherhood of angels sent to Earth to fight fallen spirits who seek to corrupt all of humanity. Honored with The Dove Foundation's "Family Approved" seal, "Angel Wars: The Messengers" touts positive life-lesson messages about empowerment, responsibilities and good versus evil; $19.98. (Fox).
Azur & Asmar: The Princes' Quest (2006) CGI animated fable from acclaimed French filmmaker Michel Ocelot that follows Azur, a nobleman's blond blue-eyed son and Asmar, the nursemaid's dark-skinned and dark-eyed child as they grow up and become rivals in the quest to rescue a beautiful fairy princess. (The Weinstein Co./Genius Products).
Bakugab: Good vs. Evil Volume 3 Four episodes of the popular Cartoon Network series; $14.97. (Warner).
Barney Miller: The Complete Third Season (1976-77) Three-disc set with 22 episodes, $29.95. (Sony).
Becoming Family (2006) Documentary. Six months after the deadly tsunami hit South Asia on December 26, 2004, Muslim-American and Sri Lankan-born Dr. M. Rahmi Mowjood led a team of American doctors and medical students on a relief trip to his homeland. While aiding villagers in a foreign land, surrounded by devastation and uncertainty, the team emotionally connects with those less fortunate, and discovers that, as citizens of the same small planet, we're not so different at all. $14.95. (Cinevolve Studios).
Bob the Builder: On Site: Skyscrapers (2009) Mix of animation and live-action shows kids how skyscrapers are built; $14.98. (HIT Entertainment/Lionsgate).
Bunnytown: Hello Bunnies (2009) Four episodes from the Disney Playhouse Series featuring hip music, colorful bunny characters, humorous skits and important lessons on perseverance, sharing and teamwork; $19.99. Extras: "Bunny Dance," "It's That Time Again" game. (Disney).
Degrassi: The Next Generation Season Seven (2008) Four-disc set with 24 uncut and uncensored episodes, $49.99. Extras: Bloopers, deleted scenes, commentary, photo gallery, Degrassi mini "Webisodes," Degrassi "On the Sets." (Echo Bridge Home Entertainment).
Dodes'ka-den (1970 -- Japan) Dir.: Akira Kurosawa; Yoshitaka Zushi, Kin Sugai, Junzaburo Ban, Kiyoko Tange. By turns tragic and transcendent, Akira Kurosawa's "Dodes'ka-den" follows the daily lives of a group of people barely scraping by in a slum on the outskirts of Tokyo. Yet as desperate as their circumstances are, each of them -- the homeless father and son envisioning their dream house; the young woman abused by her uncle; the boy who imagines himself a trolley conductor -- finds reasons to carry on. Kurosawa's unforgettable film was made at a tumultuous moment in his life. And all of his hopes, fears, and artistic passion are on fervent display in this, his gloriously shot first color film. New, restored high-definition digital transfer. Extras: "Akira Kurosawa: It Is Wonderful to Create," a 36-minute documentary created as part of the Toho Masterworks series, about the making of "Dodes'ka-den," including interviews with director Akira Kurosawa, script supervisor Teruyo Nogami, actor Yoshitaka Zushi (who played Rokkuchan), and other members of the cast and crew; booklet featuring a new essay by film historian Stephen Prince and a new interview with Nogami. (The Criterion Collection).
Dragon Tales: Our Amazing Pets! (2009) New-to-DVD collection of five animated episodes featuring Emmy, Max and all their Dragon Land pals from the PBS KIDS series for preschoolers, $12.99. (Sony).
Elegy (2008) Stars: Penelope Cruz, Ben Kingsley, Patricia Clarkson, Peter Sarsgaard, Dennis Hopper, Deborah Harry. Extras: "The Poetry of Elegy" featurette, commentary by writer Nicholas Meyer and producer Gary Lucchesi. (Sony).
From the Top at Carnegie Hall Season 2 (2008) Two-disc set with 13 episodes of the series that takes viewers backstage with today's rising young musicians, captures the excitement of their Carnegie Hall debuts, and reveals that they bring passion and perseverance not only to classical music, but to everything from speed skating and soccer, to fashion design and model trains; $29.95. (WGBH Boston Video).
Groom Lake (2002) William Shatner directed and stars in this sci fi love story about a young woman with a terminal illness who sets out to prove the existence of extraterrestrials, thereby reaffirming some hope of life after death; her investigation brings her face to face with a military conspiracy and the truth behind the alien mystery. Co-stars Dan Gauthier, Duane Whitaker, Dick Van Patten. Extras: (E1 Entertainment, formerly Koch).
Head Case: Season 1 Single disc with eight 15-minute episodes of the offbeat Starz series about a therapist to the stars, $19.97. Extras: Featurette, deleted scenes, outtakes. (Anchor Bay).
Hollywood Residential Season 1 (2008) Eight episodes, $19.97. (Anchor Bay).
JAG: The Eighth Season (2002-03) Five-disc set with 24 episodes, $55.98. (Paramount).
Married ... With Children: The Complete Tenth Season (195-96) Three-disc set with 26 episodes, $39.95. (Sony).
The Matador (2008) Documentary on 24-year-old David Fandilla -- known as "El Fandi" throughout the Spanish-speaking world -- and his quest to become the world's top-ranked bullfighter; $26.98. Also available on Blu-ray Disc. (City Lights Home Entertainment).
Mr. Belvedere: Seasons One & Two (1985-86) Five-disc set with 29 episodes, $44.99. Extras: "Saturday Night Live: Mr. Belvedere Fan Club Sketch," cast interviews. (Shout! Factory).
Monster Black Holes (2008) National Geographic Channel look at the complex dynamics of a black hole's birth and the growth of a select few black holes to super massive proportions that dominate the centers of galaxies. As a monster black hole swallows everything in its path, it generates energy that shapes the universe around it in powerful ways. Journey into the heart of a black hole and explore what happens to matter when it falls into a black hole, and whether the Milky Way galaxy will one day come to an end when the black hole at the galaxy's center explodes. $19.99. (Warner).
My Zinc Bed (2008) Paddy Considine, Uma Thurman, Jonathan Pryce. HBO drama about a recovering alcoholic who becomes involved with his boss's wife, a former cocaine addict. (HBO Home Entertainment).
The Nanny: The Complete Third Season (1995-96) Three-disc set with 27 episodes, $39.95. (Sony).
Punisher: War Zone! (2008) Ray Stevenson, Dominic West. Frank Castle is back, six years (and second film) into his vengeance-driven zeal as "The Punisher"; now he's set to take on the mob. Waging his one-man war on the world of organized crime, ruthless vigilante-hero Castle sets his sights on overeager mob boss Billy Russoti; After Russoti is left horribly disfigured by Castle, he sets out to seek vengeance under his new alias: Jigsaw. Based on Marvel's "Punisher" comic book series. Two-disc set. Extras: Featurettes: "The Making of Punisher: War Zone," "Training to Become The Punisher," "The Weapons of The Punisher," "Meet Jigsaw" and "Creating the Look of The Punisher," commentary, digital copy. Also available on Blu-ray Disc. (Lionsgate).
A Pup Named Scooby-Doo Seasons 2-4 Two-disc set with 18 episodes of the pre-school cartoon series, $19.98. (Warner).
Return of the Outlaws (2006) John Castellanos, Lorenzo Lamas, Corbin Timbrook. After the brazen escape from his sentence to be hanged, infamous outlaw Jack Barnett cons a crooked judge, local saloon gal and an old partner into partaking in the heist of a lifetime. (Lionsgate).
Revenge of the Boarding School Dropouts (2009) Tom Green, Dave England. Snowboarding comedy has slacker team leaders struggling with their success. Extras: Digital copy. (Peace Arch Home Entertainment).
The Robe: Special Edition (1953) Dir.: Henry Koster; Richard Burton, Jean Simmons, Victor Mature, Michael Rennie, Jay Robinson, Dean Jagger, Richard Boone, Betta St. John, Jeff Morrow. An extensive restoration process that took over a year and half to complete, the newly restored edition of "The Robe" (the first film to be released in CinemaScope) was a collaboration between 20th Century Fox, the Academy Film Archive and The Film Foundation, the leading non-profit organization dedicated to film preservation founded by filmmaker Martin Scorsese. Extras: Introduction by Martin Scorsese; commentary by film Composer David Newman and film historians Jon Burlingame, Julie Kirgo and Nick Redman; "The Making of The Robe" featurette; "The Music of The Robe: Alfred Newman's Score" isolated music track; still galleries; interactive pressbook. Also available on Blu-ray Disc. (Fox).
The Spectacular Spider-Man: Volume 2 and The Spectacular Spider-Man: Volume 3 (2008) Collection of episodes from the animated CW series, $19.94 each. (Sony).
The Three Stooges Collection Volume Five: 1946-1948. Two-disc set with 25 fan-requested episodes, including "A Bird in the Head," "Brideless Groom" and "I'm a Monkey's Uncle!" $24.96. (Sony). For a complete list of films in this set, Click here.
Vampire Secrets (2006) History Channel documentary that goes inside the 1,000-year-old myth; $24.95. (A&E Home Video).
Van Wilder: Freshman Year (2009) Jonathan Bennett, Kristin Cavallari,Steve Talley, Kurt Fuller, Linden Ashby. A young Van follows in his wealthy father's footsteps by enrolling at prestigious Coolidge College. Much to the easygoing slacker's dismay, however, Coolidge is hardly the party school he envisioned. Instead, it's a strict institution led by an uptight dean-and to make matters worse, all the girls have taken a vow of chastity! Determined to rectify this intolerable situation, the civic-minded Van launches a personal crusade to free his school from the shackles of sexual oppression and party dysfunction. Third installment in the series of popular and rude college humor comedies. Extras: Commentary by director Harv Glazer and cast, "Creating the Legend: The Making of Van Wilder: Freshman Year," "Going Balls Out: Colossus," "Coolidge College: Orientation Video," "Previously on Decatur," "Teacher's Pets," bloopers, more. Also available on Blu-ray Disc. (Paramount).
Walled In (2009) Mischa Barton, Darla Biccum, Cameron Bright, Shannon Jardine. A recent engineering graduate, sent to supervise the demolition of a mysterious building, uncovers a series of murders in which the victims were buried in the walls of the edifice. Extras: Making-of featurette. (Anchor Bay).
Wuthering Heights (2009) New adaptation starring Tom Hardy as Heathcliff and newcomer Charlotte Riley as Cathy. Masterpiece Theatre. $24.99. (WGBH Boston Video),
The Zeta Project Season 1 (2001) Two-disc set with 12 episodes of the animated superheroes, $26.99. (Warner).

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March 21 (Saturday)


Twilight (2008) Dir.: Catherine Hardwicke; Robert Pattinson, Kristen Stewart, Taylor Lautner, Billy Burke, Peter Facinelli, Elizabeth Reaser, Nikki Reed, Ashley Greene), Jackson Rathbone), Kellan Lutz, Cam Gigandet, Edi Gathegi, Rachelle Lefevre. Two-disc special edition. Extras: Commentary by director Catherine Hardwicke and stars Robert Pattinson and Kristen Stewart; extended scenes; deleted scenes; three music videos from Muse, Paramore and Linkin Park; "The Adventure Begins: The Journey From Page to Screen" seven-part documentary; Comic-Con phenomenon featurette; more. Blu-ray Disc to be announced.

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March 22 (Sunday)

Bolt Blu-ray Disc (2008) Voices of John Travolta, Miley Cyrus, Susie Essman, Mark Walton, Malcolm McDowell, James Lipton. Three-disc set. The standard DVD will be released March 24. Extras: Super Rhino short; "I Thought I Lost You" music video featuring Miley Cyrus and John Travolta; "In Session With John Travolta and Miley Cyrus" behind-the-scenes look at recording Bolt's signature song ; "A New Breed of Directors: A Filmmakers' Journey" featurette; "Act, Speak! The Voices of Bolt" featurette; "Creating the World of Bolt" featurette; deleted scenes; DisneyFile Digital Copy; "Bolt's Be-Awesome Mission" interactive game; "Bolt Art Gallery: Visual development, character development, storyboard art and color script images; "BD-Live" including Movie Chat, Movie Mail, Movie Challenge and Movie Rewards. (Disney).

March 24

Big Stan (2007) Rob Schneider, David Carradine, Jennifer Morrison, Scott Wilson, Sally Kirkland, M. Emmet Walsh, Henry Gibson. A two-bit con man sentenced to prison for defrauding the elderly hires a mysterious guru to teach him to survive behind bars. Extras: Commentary, behind-the-scenes featurette, outtakes. Also available on Blu-ray Disc. (Warner).
Bolt (2008) Voices of John Travolta, Miley Cyrus, Susie Essman, Mark Walton. Extras: Available as a single-disc with a new Super Rhino short; available as a two-disc special edition that adds I Thought I Lost You" music video featuring Miley Cyrus and John Travolta; "In Session With John Travolta and Miley Cyrus" behind-the-scenes look at recording Bolt's signature song ; "A New Breed of Directors: A Filmmakers' Journey" featurette; "Act, Speak! The Voices of Bolt" featurette; "Creating the World of Bolt" featurette; deleted scenes; DisneyFile Digital Copy. (Disney).
Craig Ferguson: A Wee Bit O' Revolution (2008) Comedy Central stand-up special taped in Boston; $14.98. (Image Entertainment).
Follow That Bird (1985) Remastered version of the first Sesame Street feature film, $19.97. Extras: Featurette, more. (Warner).
Forbidden Hollywood Collection Volume Three Four-disc set with six features (two per disc) by William Wellman, who represented the essence of Warner Bros.' films made prior to the enforcement of Hollywood's Production Code: "Other Men's Women" (1931), "The Purchase Price" (1932), "Frisco Jenny" (1932), "Midnight Mary" (1933), "Heroes for Sale" (1933) and "Wild Boys of the Road" (1933). The fourth disc contains two documentaries: "Wild Bill: Hollywood Maverick" (1996) and "The Men Who Made the Movies (William Wellman)" (2007). Extras: Commentaries, original theatrical trailers, vintage Warner Bros. shorts and cartoons of the era. $49.92. (Warner).
Happily n'Ever After 2: Snow White (2009) DVD sequel, a twisted fairy tale re-telling of Snow White; $19.99. (Lionsgate).
In Treatment (2008) Five-disc set with 43 episodes,$59.99.(HBO).
The Last Metro (1980 -- French) Dir.: Francois Truffaut; Catherine Deneuve, Gerard Depardieu, Jean Poiret, Andrea Ferreol. Gerard Depardieu and Catherine Deneuve star as members of a French theater company living under the German occupation during World War II in François Truffaut's gripping, humanist character study. Against all odds -- a Jewish theater manager in hiding; a leading man who's in the Resistance; increasingly restrictive Nazi oversight -- the troupe believes the show must go on. Equal parts romance, historical tragedy, and even comedy, "The Last Metro (Le dernier metro)" is Truffaut's ultimate tribute to art overcoming adversity. Two-disc set. New, restored high-definition digital transfer (uncompressed monaural soundtrack on the Blu-ray edition). Extras: Two commentaries: one featuring Annette Insdorf, author of "Francois Truffaut," and one with actor Gerard Depardieu, historian Jean-Pierre Azema, and Truffaut biographer Serge Toubiana; deleted scene; French television excerpts of interviews with Truffaut, and actors Catherine Deneuve, Depardieu, and Jean Poiret; video interviews with actresses Andrea Ferreol, Sabine Haudepin, and Paulette Dubost, assistant director Alain Tasma, and camera assistants Florent Bazin and Tessa Racine; video interview with the celebrated cinematographer Nestor Almendros, detailing his collaborations with Truffaut; "Une histoire d'eau," Truffaut's 1958 short film co-directed by Jean-Luc Godard; new essay by Armond White. Also available on Blu-ray Disc. (The Criterion Collection).
The Life & Times of Tim (2008) HBO adult animated series, $29.98. (HBO).
Lilo & Stitch: Big Wave Edition (2002) Two-disc special edition of the animated film. Extras: Five deleted scenes, two early versions of scenes, "The Story Room: The Making of Lilo & Stitch," commentary by directors Chris Sanders and Dean DeBlois, "Your Ohana" music video featuring the Hawaiian Chorus, "I Can’t Help Falling in Love With You" music video performed by A-Teens, Lilo & Stitch "Island Adventure" games, "A Stitch in Time" ­follows Stitch through the Disney years, DisneyPedia: "Hawaii: ­The Islands of Aloha." (Disney).
Living with the Wolfman Riveting Animal Planet series documents the life of a British wolf expert who has successfully imbedded himself with a pack of wolves. Now, as he attempts to immerse his girlfriend into the pack, they will have to go to extreme measures and risk their lives to promote a greater understanding of wolves; $19.95. (Genius Products).
Masters of the Game (1984) David Birney, Dyan Cannon, Leslie Caron. Miniseries based on Sidney Sheldon's bestselling novel. International saga spans a century and focuses on the Blackwell family's rise to wealth from 1890s South Africa, where the family's fortune is made in diamonds, to the primary story of iron-willed Kate Blackwell, the driven, power-hungry head of the family's embattled corporate empire. (Paramount).
Never Say Never Again Collector's Edition (1983) Sean Connery, Max Von Sydow, Barbara Carrera, Kim Basinger. Extras: Commentary by director Irvin Kershner and James Bond historian Steven Jay Rubin, "The Big Gamble" featurette, "Sean Is Back" featurette, "The Girls of Never Say Never Again. Also available on Blu-ray Disc.
The Odd Couple Paramount Centennial Collection (1968) Jack Lemmon, Walter Matthau. Extras: Commentary by Charlie Matthau and Chris Lemmon; Featurettes: "In the Beginning," "Inside the Odd Couple," "Memories from the Set," "Matthau & Lemmon," "The Odd Couple: A Classic"; galleries. (Paramount).
Quantum of Solace (2008) Dir.: Marc Forster; Daniel Craig, Olga Kurylenko, Mathieu Amalric, Judi Dench, Giancarlo Giannini, Gemma Arterton, Jeffrey Wright. Available in a single-disc DVD, two-disc special edition and Blu-ray Disc.Extras: Single-disc: "Another Way to Die" music video; Two-disc special edition: Adds "Bond on Location" featurette, "Start of Shooting" featurettes, "Olga Kurylenko and the Boat Chase" featurette, featurettes on location shooting, director Marc Forster, the music and crew files. (MGM).
Ready or Not (2009) Christian Oliver, Seamus Dever, Evan Helmuth, Jonathan Murphy, Alex Rocco. A traditional right of passage bachelor party turns into a south-of-the-border mishap for a groom and his three buddies as they get stranded in Mexico on the day of the wedding. (Monarch Home Video).Extras: Also available on Blu-ray Disc.
The Riches" Season Two (2008) Two-disc set with seven episodes, $29.98. Extras: "Eddie Izzard: Revealed" featurette. (Fox).
Room 222: Season One (2008) Four-disc set with 26 episodes, $34.99. Extras: "Forty Years On" featurette. (Shout! Factory).
Runaway: The Complete Series (2006) Two-disc set with nine episodes, $29.95. (Sony).
Secrets of the Furious Five (2008) Voices of Jack Black, Dustin Hoffman. Sequel of sorts to "Kung Fu Panda." Dragon Warrior Po faces what may be his greatest challenge: teaching a class of beginning Kung Fu students. Drawing on his encyclopedic Kung Fu fan-boy knowledge, Po captivates his rambunctious young scholars with the early tales of Monkey, Tigress, Mantis, Viper and Crane, revealing how they unlocked important teachings about the art and ideals of Kung Fu, including patience, courage, confidence, discipline and compassion. Extras: Games, play activities, dances, Inside the Chinese Zodiac" featurette, "Animals of Kung Fu Panda," "What Fighting Style Are You?" featurette. (DreamWorks Animation/Paramount).
Side Effects (2005) Katherine Heigl, Lucian McAfee, David Durbin. A young woman fumbles with love and ethics as she navigates a career in the pharmaceutical industry. Extras: Commentary by director Kathleen Slattery-Moschkau, making-of featurette. (New Line).
Star Wars: The Clone Wars: A Galaxy Divided (2008) Four episodes from the animated TV series, $19.98. (Warner).
To Catch a Thief Paramount Centennial Collection (1955) Dir.: Alfred Hitchcock; Cary Grant, Grace Kelly, Jessie Royce Landis. Extras: Commentary by Dr. Drew Casper, Hitchcock film historian; featurettes: "A Night With the Hitchcocks," "Unacceptable Under the Code: Film Censorship in America," "Writing and Casting To Catch a Thief," "The Making of To Catch a Thief," "Behind the Gates: Cary Grant and Grace Kelly," "Alfred Hitchcock and To Catch a Thief: An Appreciation," "Edith Head: The Paramount Years," "If You Love To Catch Thief, You'll Love this Interactive Travelogue"; galleries. (Paramount).
The Venture Bros. Season 3 (2008) Two-disc set with 13 episodes of the Adult Swim animated series, $29.98. Also available on Blu-ray Disc. (Warner).
Watchmen: Tales of the Black Freighter (2009) Voiced by Gerald Butler. Also available on Blu-ray Disc. (Warner).

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March 31

California Dreams: Seasons 1 & 2 (1992-93) Five-disc set with 31 episodes, $44.99. Extras: "Let's Do It! Reuniting California Dreams" featurette, video jukebox on each disc. (Shout! Factory).
The Cremator (1969 -- Czechoslovakia) Rudolf Hrusinsk. Karl Kopfrkingl works at a stately crematorium in Prague. Obsessed with his duties, he believes he is liberating the souls of the departed. With Nazi forces gathering at the Czech border, Karl descends into a mania that allows him to wholly enact his disturbed beliefs. No one is safe from his quest for salvation. Czech New Wave. (Dark Sky Films/MPI Home Video).
The Fugitive: Season Two, Volume Two (1965) Eight episodes. (Paramount).
Goosebumps: Return of the Mummy (2009) Three new kid-friendly horror tales based on the best-selling book series by R.L. Stine: "Return of the Mummy," "Don't Wake Mummy" and "You Can't Scare Me"; $14.98. (Fox).
Goosebumps: The Scarecrow Walks at Midnight (2009) Three new kid-friendly horror tales based on the best-selling book series by R.L. Stine: "The Scarecrow Walks at Midnight," "Don't Go to Sleep" and "Calling All Creeps"; $14.98. (Fox).
The Great Depression (1998) History Channel four-part series, $12.95. (A&E Home Video).
Hannah Montana: Keeping it Real (Vol.5) Five episodes from the smash-hit Disney Channel Original Series; $19.99. Extras: Bonus episode: "Ready, Set, Don’t Drive," bonus feature: "Miley’s Makeover: Hannah Gets a New Look." (Disney).
Jim Gaffigan: King Baby (2008) A 2008 Austin performance sees the comedian riffing on everything from bacon to bowling. Extras: Interviews, episodes of Emmy-nominated "Pale Force." $16.95. (Paramount).
Killer at Large (2008) Documentary on obesity in America. Extras: (The Disinformation Company).
Marley & Me (2009) Jennifer Aniston, Owen Wilson, Alan Arkin, Eric Dane, Kathleen Turner. Available in three-disc Blu-ray, two-disc Special Edition and single-disc DVD versions. Extras: The single-disc edition includes deleted scenes and a gag reel; the Special Edition adds "Finding Marley" featurette, "Breaking the Golden Rule" featurette, "On Set With Marley: Dog of All Trades" featurette, "Animal Adoption" featurette, "When Not to Pee" featurette, digital copy. (Fox).
Mona Lisa Revealed -- Secrets of the Painting (2008) On October 19, 2007, photographer/inventor Pascal Cotte succeeded in photographing Leonardo da Vinci's "Mona Lisa" at a resolution of 240 million pixels, eight times higher than any professional camera to date. His breakthrough images brought to light never before seen elements that have forever altered our knowledge of the world's most famous painting. With exclusive access to Cotte's photographs and technique, as well as analysis from the world's leading experts, we see for the first time that Leonardo may actually have painted his model with eyebrows and lashes -- just one of 25 incredible secrets this fascinating documentary reveals. $19.99. (Microcinema International: microcinemadvd.com).
My Very First Treasury of 50 Storybook Classics: Preschool Stories Seven-disc collection of stories-on-DVD created especially for children ages 2 to 6: "Corduroy…and More Stories About Friendship," "Good Night, Gorilla…and More Great Sleepytime Stories," "Harold and the Purple Crayon…and More Stories to Spark Your Imagination," "Is Your Mama a Llama… And More Classic Children’s Stories," "Knuffle Bunny…and More Great Childhood Adventure Stories," "The Ezra Jack Keats Collection" and "There Was an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Fly…and More Sing-Along Favorites"; $49.95. (Scholastic Storybook Treasures).
The Other End of the Line (2009) Jesse Metcalfe, Shriya Saran, Anupam Kher. Lighthearted modern day love story about an unexpected relationship between a charming New York executive and a call center employee based in Mumbai. (MGM).
Raw Nature (2008) Too-close-for-comfort encounters with some of the planet's deadliest creatures - including Komodo dragons whose saliva can be lethal, white rhinos that can weigh up to 7,000 pounds and giant anacondas that are known to squeeze the life out of their prey; $14.95. (Animal Planet/Genius Products).
The Restless Conscience: Resistance to Hitler in Nazi Germany (1992) An extraordinary look into the resistance to Hitler within Nazi Germany, focusing on the ethical dilemmas of ordinary people (including German soldiers, civil servants, and the clergy) who were faced with extraordinary events. $39.95. Extras: Filmmaker interview, "About the Film." (Docurama).
Ricky Gervais: Out of England -- The Stand-Up Special (2008) Taped live before a sold-out audience at the WaMu Theater at New York City's Madison Square Garden, this is a high-spirited hour of offbeat observations and understated humor from the actor-comedian-writer-director; $19.97. (HBO).
Scooby-Doo and the Samurai Sword (2009) New Scooby-Doo feature-length direct-to-video animated adventure, $19.98. Extras: Scooby-Doo martial arts featurette. (Warner).
Seven Pounds (2008) Will Smith, Rosario Dawson, Woody Harrelson, Michael Ealy, Robinne Lee, Elpidia Carrillo, Barry Pepper. Extras: Deleted scenes; four featurettes: "Seven Views on Seven Pounds," "Creating the Perfect Ensemble," "The Box Jellyfish: World’s Deadliest Co-Star" and "Emily’s Passion: The Art of the Printing Press"; commentary by director Gabriele Muccino. Also available on Blu-ray Disc. (Sony).
Slumdog Millionaire (2008) Dir.: Danny Boyle; Dev Patel, Anil Kapoor, Saurabh Shukla, Rajendranath Zutshi, Jeneva Talwar, Freida Pinto, Madhur Mittal, Irrfan Khan, Azharuddin Mohammed Ismail, Ayush Mahesh Khedekar. Extras: "Slumdog Dreams: Danny Boyle & The Making of Slumdog Millionaire," deleted scenes, commentary by Danny Boyle and Dev Patel, commentary by producer Christian Colson and writer Simon Beaufoy, "Slumdog Cutdown." Also available on Blu-ray Disc (with digital copy). (Fox).
Special (2006) Michael Rapaport. A kind-hearted, soft-spoken, lonely meter officer is accepted into an experimental drug research project, has a bad reaction to the medication, and becomes convinced he's a superhero. Extras: Outtakes. (Magnolia Home Entertainment).
Spectacular! (2009) Nolan Gerard Funk, Victoria Justice, Tammin Sursok, Greg Germann. Nickelodeon original TV movie about a wannabe rock star who, after being dumped by his band, is recruited by Spectacular, a high school show choir. Features 10 original songs. Extras: Four featurettes, music videos. (Sony).
Strawberry Shortcake: Berry Big Journeys (2009) Two new adventures featuring Strawberry and her friends Angel Cake, Rainbow and Banana Candy: "Strawberry's Big Journey" and "Around the Berry Big World"; $14.98. Extras: Character gallery memory book, printable coloring pages. (Fox).
Tell No One (2008 -- France) Kristin Scott-Thomas, Francois Cluzet, Marie-Josee Croze, Andre Dussollier, Francois Berléand, Nathalie Baye, Jean Rochefort, Marina Hands. (Music Box Films/MPI Home Video).
Thomas & Friends: High Speed Adventures (2009) Six episodes featuring Thomas and his engine pals on the Isle of Sodor; $14.98. (HIT Entertainment/Lionsgate).
Timecrimes (2007 -- Spain) Karra Elejalde, Candela Fernandez, Nacho Vigalondo. Sci-fi thriller: A man mysteriously pursued by a murderer stumbles into a strange lab and is transported back in time and forced to deal with the consequences. Extras: Making-of featurette, interviews, make-up featurette, more. (Magnolia Home Entertainment).
Urban Legends: The Complete Season One (2008) Two-disc set with 16 episodes, $29.99. (A&E Home Video).
Vampire Secrets (2008) Fascinating History Channel fascinating journey through time to uncover the ancient folkloric origins of blood-craving creatures from beyond the grave. Learn how the vampire myth is strongly rooted in Eastern European lore, but how it has also played a prominent role in the ancient cultures of Greece and China. $19.95. (A&E Home Video).
Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea Season Four, Volume One (1967) Three-disc set with 13 episodes, $39.98. Extras: Interviews, still gallery. (Fox).

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