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Hot New DVD and Blu-Ray Movie Releases This Week (Nov 11, 2008)

November 9th, 2008 · No Comments

Hellboy II: The Golden Army
(2008) PG-13
The identities of Hellboy (Ron Perlman), Liz Sherman (Selma Blair) and Abe Sapien (Doug Jones) are exposed as they face a new threat: The Golden Army, assembled of long-hidden mythological creatures, is prepared to attack. As fantastic monsters [...]

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Hot new DVD and Blu-Ray releases this week (Oct 21, 2008)

October 19th, 2008 · No Comments

Incredible Hulk
(2008) PG-13
Edward Norton stars as Bruce Banner in this version of the classic comic book tale about a doctor who searches for a cure for his exotic condition, which causes him to transform into a huge green monster when under duress. Drawing [...]

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Hot New DVD and Blu-Ray Releases This Week (Oct 14, 2008)

October 12th, 2008 · No Comments

Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of Crytal Skull
(2008) PG-13
Hollywood icon Harrison Ford returns to the role of the adventurous archaeologist Indiana Jones nearly 20 years after he last donned the famous fedora and bullwhip to save the world from imminent peril. Joining Ford [...]

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Hot New DVD and Blu-Ray releases this week (October 7, 2008)

October 5th, 2008 · No Comments

The Happening
(2008) R
In this thriller from M. Night Shyamalan, a deadly airborne virus threatens to wipe out the northeastern United States. Fleeing from contaminated cities into the remote countryside, science teacher Elliott Moore (Mark Wahlberg) and his wife, Alma (Zooey Deschanel), fight to [...]

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Hot New DVD and Blu-Ray Releases This Week (Sep 23, 2008)

September 21st, 2008 · 1 Comment

These movies come out on DVD this week:

Sex and the City – The Movie (2008)
“Sex and the City” fans rejoice! Carrie Bradshaw and her girls Charlotte, Samantha and Miranda are back, and this time, they’re coming to the big screen with this highly [...]

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Hot New DVD and Blu-Ray Releases this week (Sep 16, 2008)

September 14th, 2008 · 1 Comment

These movies come ot on DVD and Blu-Ray the week of 16 September, 2008.

Made of Honor
(2008) PG-13
Happy-go-lucky playboy Tom (Patrick Dempsey) finally decides to propose to his best friend, Hannah (Michelle Monaghan), when she returns from a trip. But when she gets home, [...]

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Hot New DVD and Blu-Ray releases this week (Sep 9, 2008)

September 6th, 2008 · No Comments

These movies come out on DVD and Blu-Ray the week of September 9, 2008.

The Forbidden Kingdom
(2008) PG-13
Kung fu legends Jackie Chan and Jet Li star in this exciting adventure about a martial arts movie fanatic named Jason (Michael Angarano) who discovers a mystical [...]

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Hot new Blu-Ray and DVD releases this week (September 2, 2008)

August 31st, 2008 · No Comments

This week is big on releases of various TV series on DVD. But the highlight of the week is…

Transformers – Two Disc Special Edition
(2007) PG-13
Based on the popular toys that transform from machines into giant robots, this live-action movie from Pearl Harbor director [...]

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Hot New DVD and Blu-Ray Releases This Week (August 26, 2008)

August 24th, 2008 · No Comments

The Nightmare Before Christmass
(1993) PG
Enter an extraordinary world filled with magic and wonder – where every holiday has its own special land … and imaginative, one-of-a-kind characters. The Nightmare Before Christmas tells the heartfelt tale of Jack Skellington, the Pumpkin King of Halloween [...]

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Hot New DVD and Blu-Ray Releases This Week (August 19, 2008)

August 19th, 2008 · No Comments

House, M.D. – Season Four
(2007) NR
In the fourth season of this Emmy-nominated drama, the always-cranky House (Hugh Laurie) deals with the departure of his entire diagnostic team by hiring 40 new doctors and forcing them to compete in “Survivor”-like fashion for permanent positions [...]

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Hot New DVD and Blu-Ray Releases This Week (August 5, 2008)

August 3rd, 2008 · No Comments

Foyle’s War: Set 5
(2008) NR

Detective chief superintendent Christopher Foyle (Michael Kitchen) is forced to come out of retirement to aid the undermanned police force in Hastings, a coastal English town surrounded by the chaos and confusion of the ongoing WWII campaign. Expertly blending [...]

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Hot New DVD and Blu-Ray Releases this week (July 29, 2008)

July 27th, 2008 · No Comments

Beowulf
(2007) UR

Directed by Robert Zemeckis, Beowulf tells of the great 6th-century Scandinavian warrior called upon to defeat a manlike ogre named Grendel (Crispin Glover), a descendant of the biblical murderer Cain. Based on the longest surviving Anglo-Saxon poem, this film adaptation’s notable cast [...]

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Hot Movie Releases on DVD and Blu-Ray this week (July 22, 2008)

July 22nd, 2008 · No Comments

21
(2008) PG-13

Struggling to come up with his MIT tuition, Ben Campbell (Jim Sturgess) turns to one of his professors (Kevin Spacey), who trains him and five fellow students to become card-counting experts, with the intent of swindling millions of dollars out of Vegas [...]

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Hot New DVD and Blu-Ray Releases This Week (July 2, 2008)

June 30th, 2008 · No Comments

The Closer – The Complete 3rd Season
(2007) NR
Underneath her Southern belle exterior, Deputy Police Chief Brenda Johnson (Golden Globe winner Kyra Sedgwick) is one of the LAPD’s best weapons, able to wring the truth from even the toughest suspect. She may step on [...]

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Hot DVD and Blu-Ray Releases This Week (June 24, 2008)

June 22nd, 2008 · No Comments

10,000 B.C.
(2008) PG-13
Fierce mammoth hunter D’Leh (Steven Strait) sets out on an impossible journey to rescue the woman he loves (Camilla Belle) from a vicious warlord and save the people of his village. While venturing into unknown territories, D’Leh and his fellow warriors [...]

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Hot new DVD and Blu-Ray releases this week (June 17, 2008)

June 16th, 2008 · No Comments

Fool’s Gold
(2008) PG-13
Charming but luckless treasure hunter Ben Finnegan (Matthew McConaughey) has sacrificed his relationship with wife Tess (Kate Hudson) in search of the Queen’s Dowry, a legendary treasure lost at sea. When he discovers a fresh clue, hope for riches - and his [...]

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Hot new DVD and Blu-Ray releases for May 27, 2008

May 27th, 2008 · No Comments

Rambo IV
2008 R
When governments fail to act on behalf of captive missionaries, ex-Green Beret John James Rambo (Sylvester Stallone) sets aside his peaceful existence along the Salween River in a war-torn region of Thailand to take action. Although he’s still haunted by violent memories [...]

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Hot new DVD releases for May 20, 2008

May 20th, 2008 · No Comments

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 [...]

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New DVD releases this week (May 6, 2008)

May 6th, 2008 · 1 Comment

P.S. I Love You
(2007) PG-13 | DVD, HD-DVD, Blu-Ray

Holly Kennedy (Hilary Swank), a young widow living in Dublin, has just lost her beloved husband Gerry (Gerard Butler) to a brain tumor. Inconsolable, Holly finds that Gerry left for her a series of letters [...]

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