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Hot new DVD and Blu-Ray Releases this week (Nov 25, 2008)

November 24th, 2008 by Maxim · No Comments · 11,669 Views

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These movies and TV series come out on DVD and Blu-Ray disks the week of November 25, 2008:

Hancock (2008) UR DVD and Blu-Ray


(2008) UR
Will Smith stars as Hancock, a down-and-out superhero forced to employ a PR expert, Ray Embrey (Jason Bateman), to help repair his image when the public grows weary of all the damage he has inflicted during his life-saving heroics. Ray’s idea of imprisoning the antihero to make the world miss him proves successful, but will Hancock stick to his new sense of purpose or slip back into old habits? Charlize Theron co-stars in Peter Berg’s action comedy. DVD (Single-disc edition | Two-disc edition) | Blu-Ray | [Maxim's Review]

The Kingdom (2008) R DVD and Blu-Ray

The Kingdom

(2007) R
After a deadly bombing targeting Americans in Saudi Arabia, a FBI squad travels to the crime scene to gather evidence. Once they arrive, the U.S. agents (an ensemble that includes Jamie Foxx as the group’s leader) learn that in these parts, they are the true enemy. With their investigation hampered by local bureaucracy, the team realizes they may be the terrorists’ next target. Jennifer Garner, Chris Cooper and Jason Bateman co-star. DVD (Widescreen Edition) | Blu-Ray | [Maxim's Review]

Bottle Rocket (1996) R DVD and Blu-Ray

The Bottle Rocket

(1996) R
After Dignan (Owen Wilson) convinces his pals Bob (Robert Musgrave) and Anthony (Luke Wilson) to rob a local bookstore, the trio holes up in a border-town motel, where Anthony falls for a beautiful maid (Lumi Cavazos) and the boys ponder their criminal future. The sweet oddball gem, which marked the acting debuts of Owen and Luke Wilson, also introduced the world to the quirky directorial vision of Wes Anderson. DVD | Blu-Ray

Fed Claus (2007) PG DVD

Fred Claus

(2007) PG
The joy and happiness of the holiday season is ruined for Santa Claus (Paul Giamatti) when his cranky older brother Fred (Vince Vaughn) comes to stay with him in the North Pole. Always outdone by his saintlike brother, the bitter Fred, a repo man with a rap sheet, threatens to squash the spirit of Christmas. Kevin Spacey, Miranda Richardson, Kathy Bates and Elizabeth Banks co-star in this yuletide comedy from director David Dobkin. DVD | Blu-Ray

Space Chimps (2008) G

Space Chimps

(2008) G
Playful circus chimp Ham III — grandson of the first simian astronaut — finds himself knee deep in an intergalactic revolution when NASA drafts him to recover a missing probe in this comic animated adventure. Can Ham and his shipmates, the intrepid Lt. Luna and testy skipper Titan, save a planet under the thumb of a nefarious tyrant? Celebrity voices include Andy Samberg, Cheryl Hines, Patrick Warburton, Jeff Daniels and Stanley Tucci. DVD | Blu-Ray

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