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Hot new DVD releases for May 20, 2008

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National Treasure: Book of Secrets

(2007) PG-13
Benjamin Franklin Gates (Nicolas Cage) and Dr. Abigail Chase (Diane Kruger) — who found riches and romance at the end of their first hunt for national treasure — reteam with their wisecracking partner in crime, Riley Poole (Justin Bartha), for another romp through U.S. history. Now, armed with a stack of long-lost pages from John Wilkes Booth’s diary, Ben is obsessed with finding the truth behind President Abraham Lincoln’s assassination. DVD (Widescreen and 2-disk collector’s edition), Blu-Ray

V for Vendetta

(2006) R
From the pages of David Lloyd and Alan Moore’s groundbreaking graphic novel springs the enigmatic “V” (Hugo Weaving of The Matrix), a masked freedom fighter who’s taken up arms against the totalitarian government in a futuristic Britain. Finding an unlikely ally in a young woman named Evey Hammond (Natalie Portman), V urges the citizenry to fight the oppression of the state. John Hurt and Stephen Rea also co-star. Blu-Ray.

The Muppet Show – The Complete Third Season

(1976/2008) NR
The innovative variety show’s sensational third season earned television’s prestigious Peabody Award as well as an Emmy(R) Award nomination for outstanding Comedy-Variety or Music Program. Featuring a sensational lineup of hilarious guest stars — including Sylvester Stallone Gilda Radner Raquel Welch and Liberace — Season Three is loaded with more Muppetational moments than any show in primetime history. Experience all 24 episodes from Season Three — digitally remastered and restored — in this special 4-disc DVD set. With hours of bonus features including an all-new behind-the-scenes documentary original Muppet commercials and much more THE MUPPET SHOW: THE COMPLETE THIRD SEASON is unbeatable entertainment for the whole family. DVD.

Short Circuit (1 & 2)

(1986/2008) PG
After a lightning bolt zaps a robot named Number 5, the lovable machine starts to think he’s human and escapes the lab. Hot on his trail is his designer, Newton (Steve Guttenberg), who hopes to get to Number 5 before the military does. Mistaking the robot for an alien, spunky animal lover Stephanie (Ally Sheedy) takes him in and teaches her new guest about life on Earth. This high-tech comedy adventure hit spawned a 1988 sequel. DVD and Blu-Ray.


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