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Hot new DVD and Blu-Ray releases for Dec 23, 2008

December 22nd, 2008 by Maxim · No Comments · 6,449 Views

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These movies come out on DVD and Blu-Ray the week of December 23, 2008:

The Duchess (2008)

The Duchess

(2008) PG-13
Keira Knightley stars as Georgiana, duchess of Devonshire, in this adaptation of Amanda Foreman’s novel. Unhappily married to the duke of Devonshire (Ralph Fiennes, in a Golden Globe-nominated role), Georgiana indulges in extravagant vices and begins a scandalous affair with politician Charles Grey (Dominic Cooper). Director Saul Dibb’s drama about the aristocratic 18th-century femme fatale also stars Charlotte Rampling, Hayley Atwell, Simon McBurney and Aidan McArdle.  Blu-ray | DVD



Eagle Eye (2008)

Eagle Eye

(2008) PG-13
Returning home after the shocking death of his overachieving twin brother, an aimless slacker named Jerry (Shia LaBeouf) finds himself inexplicably linked to notorious terrorist cell. Now, with the nation’s law enforcement agencies hunting them down, Jerry and single mother Rachel (Michelle Monoghan) — who’s also been framed — must work around the clock to thwart a political assassination and clear their names in the process.  Blu-rayDVD (Widescreen)DVD (Two-Disc Special Edition) | [Maxim's Review]



Ghost Town (2008)

Ghost Town

(2008) PG-13
British funnyman Ricky Gervais (”The Office,” “Extras”) stars in his first feature film lead as Bertram Pincus, a hapless gent who’s pronounced dead, only to be brought back to life with an unexpected gift: a newfound ability to see ghosts. When Bertram crosses paths with the recently departed Frank Herlihy (Greg Kinnear), he gets pulled into Frank’s desperate bid to break up his widowed wife’s (Téa Leoni) pending marriage to another man. Blu-ray | DVD



Resident Evil: Degeneration

Resident Evil: Degeneration

(2008) R
In this animated installment of the Resident Evil saga, Claire Redfield (voice of Alyson Court) and government agent Leon S. Kennedy (Paul Mercier) reunite in a busy American airport, where a T-virus-infected zombie has been set loose amid the civilian crowd. As Claire and Leon dodge and destroy zombies and search for any survivors, they must also expose the bioterrorists who are using the T-virus attack to hold the country hostage. Blu-ray | DVD

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