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Catalogs of DVDs released 1999 -- 2006

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January 1

Indie Sex (2007) Two-disc set. Aired as a miniseries event on IFCtv in August 2007 and garnered the highest ratings in the channel's history. Explores how independent films have provided a forum to discover society's deepest and darkest sexual fantasies played out on the big screen. The series is divided into three parts: "Censored," a look at the history of censorship from the silent era to the rise of the production code in the 1930s to today's more permissive outlook; "Teens," which depicts the evolution of the teen genre from Frankie and Annette beach romps in the 1960s to "Risky Business" and "Porky's" to today's more provocative fare like "Thirteen"; and "Extremes," a walk on the wild side of fetishism from Bettie Page bondage photos in the 1950s to today's boundary-pushing films like "Short Bus." Features Dita Von Teese, John Waters, Tatum O'Neal, Rosanna Arquette, Piper Perabo, Ally Sheedy and Peter Sarsgaard. $29.95. Extras: "Director's Cut Taboos," extended stag film, "Sex in Cinema Milestones." (Genius Products).


Resident Evil: Extinction (2007) Milla Jovovich, Oded Fehr, Mike Epps, Ali Larter, Spencer Locke, Iain Glen, Ashanti, Christopher Egan. Extras: Deleted scenes; sneak peek at "Resident Evil: Degeneration," the first Resident Evil CGI feature film; filmmakers' commentary; making-of featurettes: "Alice Vision: Preproduction," "The Big Bang: 'ing Resident Evil: Extinction," "Bigger, Faster, Stronger: The Undead Evolve," "Vegas Visual Effects: Miniatures." Available on Blu-ray Disc. (Sony).
September Dawn (2007) Jon Voight, Trent Ford, Tamara Hope, Jon Gries, Taylor Handley, Lolita Davidovich, Dean Cain, Terence Stamp. Extras: Two featurettes: "True Events: A Historical Perspective" and "Descendants: Remembering the Tragedy." (Sony).
Seaquest: Season Two Eight-disc set with 21 episodes, $59.98. (Universal).
Shoot 'Em Up (2007) Clive Owen, Paul Giamatti, Monica Bellucci, Stephen McHattie, Greg Bryk. Extras: "Ballet of Bullets: The Making of Shoot 'Em Up," deleted scenes, animatics, more. (New Line).
Solstice (2007) Elisabeth Harnois, Shawn Ashmore, Tyler Hoechlin, Amanda Seyfried, Matt O'Leary, Hilarie Burton, R. Lee Ermey, Jenna Hildebrand. A young girl uncovers a disturbing secret about her twin sister, who committed suicide and who may well be trying to communicate with her as summer solstice draws near, the one time when our world and the next are closest. (Weinstein Co.,/Genius products).
The Tudors: The Complete First Season (2007) Four-disc set with 10 episodes, $42.99. (Paramount).
War (2007) Jet Li, Jason Statham, John Lone, Ryo Ishibashi. Extras: "The Action of War" nine-part behind-the-scenes featurette, commentary by director Philip G. Atwell, commentary by writers Lee Anthony Smith and Gregory J. Bradley, "Scoring War" featurette, audio trivia track, gag reel, deleted/extended scenes. Also available on Blu-ray Disc. (Lionsgate).
Weird Science: The Complete Seasons 1 & 2 Four-disc set with 26 episodes, $44.95. Extras: Interactive trivia, cast commentary. (A&E Home Video).

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January 8

All-New Super Friends Hour Season 1, Volume 1 DC Comics animated series on ABC; 32 episodes featuring Superman, Batman, Robin, Wonder Woman and Aquaman; two-disc set $26.99. Extras: "One Dimensional Goodness: The Super Friends and the Good Old Days," "Origins of the Guest Stars" featurettes. (Warner).
Between the Lions: Season One 30 episodes of the kids series highlighting a magical place where characters pop off the pages of books, vowels sing, and words take on a life of their own; $79.95. (WGBH Boston Video).
Beyond the Ring (2007) Andre Lima, Martin Kove, Gary Busey. A retired martial arts champion returns to the ring to earn money to pay for his ill daughter's health care. (MTI Home Video).
Black Irish (2005) Michael Angarano, Brendan Gleeson, Tom Guiry, Melissa Leo. Gifted, compassionate 15-year-old pitcher Cole McKay (Angarano) watches his troubled Irish-Catholic family implode around him as he clings to his dream of making the state baseball championships. (Echo Bridge Home Entertainment).
Boogeyman 2: Unrated Director's Cut (2005) Tobin Bell, Danielle Savre. Direct-to-video sequel. Extras: Commentary by director Jeff Betancourt and screenwriter Brian Sieve, commentary by Tobin Bell, Danielle Savre and producers Steve Hein and Gary Bryman; featurette: "Bringing Fear to Life: Makeup Effects From Storyboards to Screen"; storyboards. (Sony).
Caterina in the Big City (2003 -- Italian) Alice Teghil. Coming of age story about a young woman who moves from a provincial seaside town to class-conscious Rome. (First Run Features).
Citizen Tanouye (2005) Documentary about Southern California native Ted Tanouye who, faced with relocation to a Japanese internment camp during World War II, instead chose to serve in the United States Army. Decades after his death, America paid Tanouye its greatest tribute by awarding him the Medal of Honor. (WGBH Boston Video).
Curb Your Enthusiam: The Complete Sixth Season Two-disc set with eight episodes, $39.98. Extras: Behind-the-scenes footage, conversation between Larry David and Susie Essman, gag reel. (HBO Video).
Death Sentence (2007) In theatrical and unrated versions. Extras: "Fox Movie Channel Presents: Making a Scene," "Fox Movie Channel Presents: Life After Film School With Kevin Bacon," Webisodes. (Fox).
Dragon Wars (2007) Jason Behr, Amanda Brooks, Robert Forster, Aimee Garcia, Craig Robinson Extras: "5,000 Years in the Making" featurette, storyboard-to-screen featurette, photo gallery. Also available on Blu-ray Disc. (Sony).
Dresden (2006) German miniseries about a romance between a British pilot hiding in Germany and a German nurse set against the background of the massive allied bombing of Dresden toward the end of World War II. Two-disc set, $29.98. (Koch Vision).
Eagle vs. Shark (2007) Jemaine Clement, Loren Horsley, Joel Tobeck, Craig Hall. Offbeat romantic comedy about two socially awkward misfits and the strange ways they try to find love: through burgers, video games and revenge on high-school bullies. Extras: Commentary by writer-director Taika Waititi, actors Loren Horsley, Joel Tobeck and Craig Hall; deleted scenes, outtakes, "Going Fishing" music video from Phoenix Foundation. (Miramax).
Friday Night Heroes Vol. 1: High School Phenoms to Sunday Superstars (2008) Hosted by All-Pro quarterback Donovan McNabb and narrated by the voice of NFL Films Earl Mann, this is a collection of high school football highlights of some of the biggest names in the NFL. (Genius Products).
Golden Door (2007) Charlotte Gainsbourg, Vincenzo Amato. Extras: Introduction by Martin Scorsese, "The Making of Golden Door" featurette. (Miramax).
Growing Up Arctic Collection of episodes from Animal Planet's top-rated series; includes "Growing Up Walrus," "Growing Up Polar Bear," "Growing Up Seal" and "Growing Up Penguin"; $14.95. (Genius Products).
Gunsmoke: The Second Season, Volume 1 (1956-57) Three-disc set, $39.99. (Paramount).
The Heart is a Lonely Hunter (1968) Alan Arkin, Chuck McCann, Sondra Locke, Stacy Keach, Cicely Tyson. (Warner Directors' Showcase: Take Three).
The Invasion (2007) Nicole Kidman, Daniel Craig, Jeremy Northam, Jackson Bond, Jeffrey Wright, Veronica Cartwright. Extras:"We've Been Snatched before: Invasion in Media History" documentary; three featurettes: "The Invasion: A New Story," "The Invasion: On the Set" and "The Invasion: Snatched." Available on HD DVD and Blu-Ray Disc. (Warner).
Joshua (2007) Sam Rockwell, Vera Farmiga, Celia Weston, Dallas Roberts, Michael McKean, Jacob Kogan. Thriller about a young boy's resentment toward his baby sister that triggers a series of tragic events that fill his household with utter despair and unspeakable horror. Extras: Commentary by writer-director George Ratliff and writer David Gilbert, deleted scenes, Dave Matthews music video "Fly," cast and crew interviews. (Fox).
The Killing Floor (2007) Marc Blucas, Shiri Appleby, Reiko Ayelsworth. A horror book agent moves into a lavish penthouse apartment only to encounter mysterious events; his suspicions that someone is watching his every move becomes his real life horror story. (ThinkFilm).
Klimt (2006) John Malkovich, Veronica Ferres, Saffron Burrows. Biodrama about Austrian painter Gustav Klimt (1862-1918), who was both acclaimed and condemned during his lifetime for pioneering the depiction of sexuality in art through his paintings, murals and sketches. (Koch Lorber).
Mammoth (2006) Vincent Ventresca, Summer Glau, Tom Skerritt, Leila Arcieri, Marcus Lyle Brown. Sci Fi Channel telefilm. A meteor smashes into a small Louisiana town's natural history museum, reanimating a 40,000-year-old woolly mammoth and unleashing it on a deadly and destructive rampage. Under orders to contain the threat at all costs, a special team is given 17 hours to kill the marauding, alien-possessed beast ... or the entire town, perhaps the world, will be decimated. (Union Station Media).
Maneater (2007 -- TV) Gary Busey, Ty Wood, Ian D. Clark. A Bengal tiger that has escaped from a traveling carnival terrorizes the Appalachian community of Mount Raven in an isolated region of Georgia. (Genius Products).
Mansfield Park (2007) Billie Piper, Blake Ritson, Jemma Redgrave. Masterpiece Theatre adaptation of Jane Austen's classic novel. (WGBH Boston Video).
The Naked Brothers Band: Season 1 Two-disc set with 13 episodes of the Nickelodeon live-action series. Extras: Five music videos, behind-the-scenes featurette, "Nat and Alex Rock Out and Speak Out" featurette, "How to Rock" featurette. (Paramount).
Northanger Abbey (2007) Felicity Jones, JJ Field. Masterpiece Theatre adaptation of Jane Austen's classic novel. (WGBH Boston Video).
Payday (1972) Rip Torn. Extras: Commentary by director Daryl Duke and producer Saul Zaentz. (Warner Directors' Showcase: Take Three).
Perception (2005) Piper Perabo. A Los Angeles girl with a reckless personality and a laundry list of burned bridges returns to New York where she needs the help of friends she once abandoned. (First Run Features).
Personal Best (1982) Dir.: Robert Towne; Mariel Hemingway, Scott Glenn, Patrice Donnelly, Jodi Anderson, Kenny Moore. (Warner Directors' Showcase: Take Three).
Redemption of the Ghost (2002) Diane Ladd, John Savage, Alexandra Paul, Rachel Hunter. An escaped convict redeems himself through the love of two young children. (Echo Bridge Home Entertainment).
The Riches Season One Four-disc set with 13 episodes, $49.98. Extras: Commentary, casting sessions, gag reels, webisodes. (Fox).
The Ritz (1976) Dir.: Richard Lester; Jack Weston, Jerry Stiller, F. Murray Abraham, Paul B. Price, Rita Moreno. Extras: Vintage featurette "You're an Actor, Jack Weston." (Warner Directors' Showcase: Take Three).
Rob & Big: The Complete Seasons 1 & 2 -- Uncensored (2006) Four-disc set with 16 episodes of the reality buddy comedy series, $42.99. Extras: Commentary, deleted scenes. (Paramount).
Secrets of the Samurai Sword NOVA documentary takes audiences on a historical journey back 600 years to investigate the unique creation of the deadliest medieval fighting weapon -- the Japanese Samurai Sword; $19.95.(WGBH Boston Video).
Sunshine (2007) Rose Byrne, Cliff Curtis, Chris Evans, Troy Garity, Cillian Murphy, Hiroyuki Sanada, Benedict Wong, Michelle Yeoh. Extras: Deleted scenes, commentary by director Danny Boyle, Web production diaries, two short films. Available on Blu-ray Disc. (Fox).
Tell Me a Riddle (1980) Dir.: Lee Grant; Melvyn Douglas, Lila Kedrova, Lee Grant, Brooke Adams. (Warner Directors' Showcase: Take Three).
Thank Heaven (2001) Jenny McCarthy, Matt Keeslar. Comedy about a couple deeply in love who make each other miserable until the man finds God on the golf course. (Echo Bridge Home Entertainment).
310 to Yuma (2007) Russell Crowe, Christian Bale, Peter Fonda, Gretchen Mol, Dallas Roberts, Ben Foster, Vinessa Shaw. Extras: Commentary by director James Mangold, "Destination Yuma" making-of documentary, "An Epic Explored" featurette, "Outlaws, Gangs and Posses" documentary, deleted scenes. (Lionsgate).
Terry Jones' Barbarians Monty Python's Terry Jones takes viewers on an expedition through Roman history from the alternative perspective of the barbarians. Four-part TV documentay views the history of the Roman Empire as seen by the Britons, Gauls, Germans, Greeks, Persians and Africans; $29.98. (Koch Vision).
Two and a Half Men: The Complete Second Season Four-disc set with 24 episodes, $44.98. Extras: " 2 1/2 Days in the Life of 2 1/2 Men" behind-the-scenes fetaurette, "The Serious Business of Writing Comedy" featurette, gag reel. (Warner).
An Unsuitable Job for a Woman, One & Two All four mysteries from the British TV series about a young, aspiring private detective learning the ropes from her mentor, disgraced ex-policeman Bernie Pryde. But when Pryde's sudden suicide leaves Cordelia the sole proprietor of his ramshackle agency, she is forced to continue her education on the job. Based on the acclaimed works of P.D. James. $49.95. (WGBH Boston Video).
The Waltons: The Complete Sixth Season Five-disc set with 22 episodes, $39.98. (Warner).
What's New Scooby-Doo? The Complete Third Season Single-disc with 13 episodes, $19.98. Extras: Bonus episode. (Warner).
White Noise 2 (2007) Nathan Fillion, Katee Sackhoff. Direct-to-video sequel. Extras: Deleted scenes, "Exploring Near-Death Experience" featurette, "Journey Into Madness" featurette, "The Making of White Noise 2." (Universal).
Zodiac Director's Cut (2007) Dir.: David Fincher; Jake Gyllenhaal, Mark Ruffalo, Anthony Edwards, Robert Downey Jr., Brian Cox, John Carroll Lynch. Two-disc set. Extras: Commentary by Fincher, Gyllenhaal, Downey, producer Brad Fischer, screenwriter James Vanderbilt and writer James Ellroy; "Zodiac Deciphered: The Making of Zodiac" featurette; "The Visual Effects of Zodiac"; sequence breakdowns; "This Is Zodiac Speaking" featurette; "Prime Suspect" featurette. Also available on HD DVD. (Paramount).

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January 15

An Affair to Remember (1957) Cary Grant, Deborah Kerr, Richard Denning. Two-disc anniversary edition with new digital transfer. Extras: Commentary by singer Marni Nixon and film historian Joseph McBride; "Affairs to Remember: Deborah Kerr"; "Affairs to Remember: Cary Grant:"; "Directed by Leo McCarey" featurette; "A Producer to Remember: Jerry Wald" featurette; "The Look of An Affair to Remember"; "AMC Backstory: An Affair to Remember"; "Fox Movietonews: An Affair to Remember Shipboard Premiere Attracts Celebrities" featurette; poster gallery; still gallery. (Fox).
Alex Haley's Queen (1993) Two-disc set with the entire three-night miniseries, $24.98. (Warner).
Already Dead (2007) Ron Eldard, Til Schweiger, Christopher Plummer. Revenge thriller about an architect, Thomas Archer (Eldard), whose ideal life is shattered when an intruder breaks into his home, kills his son and brutalizes his wife. When the police fail to find the killer, his therapist directs Archer to a covert agency that specializes in hunting down ruthless criminals. Extras: Deleted scenes. (Sony).
Be My Valentine, Charlie Brown (1975) Remastered. Extras: "Unlucky in Love: An Unrequited Love Story" featurette; Two bonus TV specials: "You're in Love, Charlie Brown" and "It's Your First Kiss, Charlie Brown." (Warner).
California Dreaming (2007) Lea Thompson, Dave Foley, Patricia Richardson. An Omaha, Neb. suburban family's dream of traveling to California in an RV meets one obstacle after another. (MTI Home Video).
Crime Traveller (1997) Michael French, Chloe Annett. Three-disc set with all eight episodes of the BBC science fiction series about a detective and a scientist who have access to a time machine and use it to go back in time to gather evidence to solve crimes; $39.98 (BFS Entertainment).
Dragonlance (2008) Animated sword and dragon feature with the voices of Kiefer Sutherland, Lucy Lawless, Michael Rosenbaum. Direct-to-video. (Paramount).
Earth vs. the Flying Saucers (1956) Joan Taylor, Hugh Marlowe, Donald Curtis, Morris Ankrum. In black & white and colorized versions. Two-disc set. Extras: Commentary by Ray Harryhausen, Arnold Kunert, Jeff Okun, Ken Ralston; featurettes: "Ray Harryhausen on Earth vs. the Flying Saucers," "A Present Day Look at Stop-Motion," "The Colorization Process," "Original Screenplay Credits," "Tim Burton Sits Down With Ray Harryhausen, "Interview With Joan Taylor," "David Schecter on Film Music's Unsung Hero," "The Hollywood Blacklist and Bernard Gordon"; advertising artwork video montage of film's ad materials by producer Arnold Kunert; video photo galleries; sneak peek of digital comic book "Flying Saucers vs. the Earth." (Sony).
Extras Gift Set Seasons One and Two. $49.99. Extras: "Art of Corpsing" behind-the-scenes featurette, "Extras Backstage" offtsage antics, deleted segments, more. (HBO Video).
Family Guy Presents: Blue Harvest (2007) Season premiere to the series sixth season is a Griffin Clan spoof of "Star Wars." Extras: Extra footage, uncensored track, animatics, commentaries, interviews with Seth McFarland and George Lucas. A special edition is laso available that features collectible packaging, trading cards, brochure, 3-D glasses, T-shirt and more. (Fox).
The First Days of Christianity History Channel Ultimate Collection four-disc set takes a look at the events of Jesus' life and the lives of his Apostles, $17.95. (A&E Home Video).
Good Luck Chuck (2007) Dane Cook, Jessica Alba, Dan Fogler. R and unrated editions. Extras: Interactive sex matrix, "Kama Sutra" featurette, "All About the Penguins" featurette. (Lionsgate).
He Was a Quiet Man (2007) Christian Slater, Elisha Cuthbert, William H. Macy. A troubled office worker/wannabe killer turns accidental hero when he saves a troubled girl from another man's bullet. Extras: Commentary by director Frank A. Cappello, deleted scenes, "First Look: He Was a Quiet Man." (Anchor Bay).
In the Heat of the Night 40th Anniversary Edition (1967) Dir.: Norman Jewison; Sidney Poitier, Rod Steiger, Warren Oates, Lee Grant , Larry Gates, James Patterson, William Schallert. Extras: Commentary by Jewison, Grant, Steiger and Haskell Wexler; three featurettes: "Turning Up the Heat: Movie Making in the Turbulent 60s," "The Slap Heard Around the World," "Quincy Jones: In the Heat of the Music" featurette. (MGM).
Incredible Human Machine (2007) Documentary tour of the human body from the National Geographic Channel, $19.98. (Warner).
It Came From Beneath the Sea (1955) Kenneth Tobey, Faith Domergue, Donald Curtis, Ian Keith. In black & white and colorized versions. Two-disc set. Extras: Commentary by Ray Harryhausen, Arnold Kunert, Randy Cook and John Bruno; Ray Harryhausen on It Came From Beneath the Sea" featurette; video photo galleries; "Tim Burton Sits Down With Ray Harryhausen" featurette; a video discussion of "It Came From Beneath the Sea's" 1955 marketing and advertising campaign by producer Arnold Kunert; "David Schecter on Film Music's Unsung Hero" featurette; "A Present Day Look at Stop-Motion" featurette; sneak peek of digital comic book "It Came from Beneath the Sea ... Again!" (Sony).
Killer Diller (2004) Lucas Black, William Lee Scott. A guitar playing car thief meets an autistic savant piano player, and together they transform a group of reluctant halfway house convicts into The Killer Diller Blues Band. (Echo Bridge Home Entertainment).
Kingdom: Series 2 Delves even deeper into the realm of the supernatural that takes place at the Kingdom Hospital in Copenhagen then in the first acclaimed chiller. Danish with English subtitles. $26.98. Extras: Lars von Trier's "Kingdom" documentary, selected commentary, music video, more. (Koch Lorber).
Love Lies Bleeding (2008) Christian Slater, Jenna Dewan, Brian Geraghty. A struggling young couple stumbles upon a cache of dirty money after a shootout in their apartment building. (Sony).
Martin Scorsese Presents Val Lewton: Man in the Shadows (2007) Scorsese produced and narrates this fascinating study of Val Lewton, the legendary film producer who brought a new perspective to the horror genre at RKO during the 1940s, creating such gems as "Cat People," "Curse of the Cat People," "I Walked with a Zombie," "The Body Snatcher," "Isle of the Dead," "Bedlam" and "The Seventh Victim." $19.97. (Warner).
Medabots: The Complete First Season Four-disc set, $34.99. (Shout! Factory)
Melissa (1974) British mystery series about a writer finds himself the prime suspect in his wife's murder; aired in 1982 on PBS "Mystery!" (Acorn Media).
Mr. Woodcock (2007) Seann William Scott, Billy Bob Thornton, Susan Sarandon, Ethan Suplee, Amy Poehler, Emily Wagner, Evan Helmuth. Extras: Deleted scenes, making-of featurette, "P.E. Trauma" tales. Also available on Blu-ray Disc. (New Line).
The Naked Prey (1966) Dir.: Cornel Wilde; Cornel Wilde, Ken Gampu. New, restored high-definition digital transfer. Extras: Commentary by film scholar Stephen Prince; "John Colter's Escape," a 1913 written record of the trapper's flight from Blackfoot Indians -- which was the inspiration for "The Naked Prey" -- read by actor Paul Giamatti; original soundtrack cues created by director Cornel Wilde and ethnomusicologist Andrew Tracey, along with a written statement by Tracey on the score; plus a booklet featuring a new essay by film critic Michael Atkinson and a 1970 interview with Wilde. (The Criterion Collection).
The New Adventures of Old Christine: The Complete First Season Two-disc set with 13 episodes, $29.98. Extras: "The Real Christine" featurette, unaired scenes, gag reel. (Warner).
Oswald's Ghost (2008) Dan Rather PBS documentary on the assassination of John F. Kennedy. Extras: Zapruder film, extended interviews, "Dealey Plaza Freaks." (Paramount).
Persuasion (2007) Sally Hawkins, Rupert Penry-Jones, Alice Krige, Anthony Head. Jane Austen's romantic masterpiece. (Warner).
Postwar Kurosawa: Eclipse Series #7 No frills collection of five Akira Kurosawa films: "No Regrets for Our Youth" (1946), "One Wonderful Sunday" (1947), "Scandal" (1950), "The Idiot" (1951) and "I Live in Fear" (a.k.a. Record of a Living Being) (1955). (The Criterion Collection).
Puppy Bowl III (2008) Animal Planet "showdown" features 14 cuddly puppies in a specially designed doggy stadium playing with a variety of chew-toys and bones scattered around the field. Airs opposite the Super Bowl; $14.95. (Genius Products).
The Real West: Cowboys & Outlaws History Channel Ultimate Collection four-disc set brings to life the most legendary cowboys and notorious outlaws of America's western frontier, $17.95. (A&E Home Video).
Rising Damp: The Movie (1980) Feature film based on the British TV series about a lecherous landlord and his ridiculous bunch of social misfit tenants; stars Leonard Rossiter; $19.99. (Acorn Media).
The Rockford Files: Season Five Five-disc set with 22 episodes, $39.98. (Universal).
Sabrina the Teenage Witch: The Third Season (1998-99) Four-disc set with 25 episodes, $42.99. (Paramount).
Saving Sarah Cain (2007) Lisa Pepper, Elliott Gould, Tess Harper. After her estranged sister's death, a self-absorbed, metropolitan newspaper columnist becomes the legal guardian of her five Amish nieces and nephews in the heartwarming family drama. (Fox).
Scenes of a Sexual Nature (2006) Ewan McGregor, Polly Walker, Eileen Atkins, Hugh Bonneville, Tom Hardy, Andrew Lincoln, Gina McKee, Sophie Okonedo, Mark Strong. Investigates the lives of seven couples in various stages of relationships on a sunny afternoon in Hampstead Heath in England. Extras: "If You Build it They Will Come: The Making of Scenes of a Sexual Nature." (ThinkFilm).
She's Gotta Have It (1986) Dir.: Spike Lee; Tracy Camilla Johns, Tommy Redmond Hicks, John Canada Terrell, Spike Lee. (MGM).
Storm Hawks -- Hawks Rise Again (2007) Four episodes of Cartoon Network's 3-D animated series, $16.97. (Sony).
Storm Hawks -- Tales From the Atmos (2007) Four episodes of Cartoon Network's 3-D animated series, $16.97. (Sony).
Suburban Girl (2007) Sarah Michelle Gellar, Alec Baldwin, Maggie Grace, James Naughton, Chris Carmack. A Manhattanite book editor (Gellar) finds her take on the game of romance changed after she lures the attention of an influential older man. Extras: Commentary by director Marc Klein. (Image Entertainment).
The Ten (2005) Adam Brody, Rob Corddry, Famke Janssen, Kerri Kenney-Silver, Ken Marino, Gretchen Mol, Oliver Platt, Paul Rudd, Winona Ryder, Liev Schreiber, Justin Theroux, Jessica Alba. Series of 10 spoofs that reinterpret --- and reinvent --- the Ten Commandments. Extras: Commentary by director-writer David Wain, writer Ken Marino and Paul Rudd; alternate-take and deleted-scene vignettes; bonus interview; "Wainy Days Episode One" as seen on MyDamnChannel.com; ring tones and wallpaper. (City Lights Media).
The Utopian Society (2003) Austin Nichols, Sam Doumit, Malin Akerman. Six college students have fun while struggling to write a paper on utopian societies. (Warner).
The Vietnam War DVD Set Two-disc History Channel set chronicling key events, from the advisors' arrival in 1959 to the airlift from the roof of the American Embassy in 1975, $29.95. (A&E Home Video).
Wedding Daze (AKA The Pleasure of Your Company) (2006) Jason Biggs, Isla Fisher, Michael Weston, Joe Pantoliano, Joanna Gleason, Edward Herrmann. After losing the woman of his dreams, a young man is convinced he'll never fall in love again, but at the urging of his best friend, he spontaneously proposes to a dissatisfied waitress named Katie and an innocent dare evolves into romance. Extras: Deleted scenes. (MGM).
When Harry Met Sally Collector's Edition (1989) Dir.: Rob Reiner; Billy Crystal, Meg Ryan, Carrie Fisher, Bruno Kirby. Extras: Commentary by Reiner, writer Nora Ephron and Crystal; deleted scenes; "It All Started Like This" featurette in which Ephron and Reiner talk about the development of the film; "Stories of Love" featurette with the real stories of the "authentic couples" in the film, as well as the story of Reiner's true love found during the shoot of the movie; "When Rob Met Billy"; "Billy on Harry"; "I Love New York" locations; "What Harry Meeting Sally Meant"; "So Can Men and Women Really Be Friends?" (MGM).
Yes: Classic Artists (2007) Fully authorized documentary that looks at the twists and turns of the band's career, now told for the first time in a series of exclusive interviews with Yes members past and present. Two-disc set with 20-page full-color booklet. Extras: extended interviews, music videos, rehearsal footage, stills gallery. (Image Entertainment).

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January 22

America: The Complete Series (2000-01) Documentary unfolds soulful stories against the rich backdrop and majestic beauty of American landscapes, cities, and manmade wonders from coast-to-coast. Explores the heart and soul of a remarkable people who share their lives, wisdom, passion, and beliefs, illuminating a cultural diversity that forms the broad mosaic of who we are, where we came from, and where we are headed. It's about a woman who is bringing back the forgotten art of weaving. It's about a retired dad who runs marathons while pushing his wheelchair-bound son. It's about a man who dedicates his life to fighting fires. It's about Penobscot Nation canoe maker Scott Phillip, Tony Award-winning dancer Savion Glover, Guardian Angel founder Curtis Silwa, and many, many others. Four-disc set. Extras: Interview with cinematographer/director Loius Shcwartzberg, extra episode, "Where Are They Now?" (Genius Products).
Barney Miller: The Complete Second Season Three-disc set with 22 episodes, $29.95. (Sony).
Blonde Ambition (2008) Jessica Simpson, Luke Wilson, Rachel Leigh Cook, Penelope Ann Miller, Andy Dick, Willie Nelson. A young professional woman (Jessica Simpson) unwittingly becomes the pawn of two business executives in their bid to oust the head of a mega-conglomerate. Extras: Behind-the-scenes featurette, deleted scenes. (Sony).
The Catherine Cookson Anthology Eight of the popular author's most popular novels adapted and produced for British television from 1989-2000. Eight-disc set, $99.98. (Koch Vision).
Criss Angel: Mindfreak: The Complete Season Three Three-disc set with 20 episodes, $34.95. (A&E Home Video).
Confessions of a Superhero (2007) Documentary explores the fascination, obsession, and allure of fame through the eyes of some very unique people struggling to make it in Tinseltown: three mortal men and one woman who make their living working as superhero characters on the sidewalks of Hollywood Boulevard; $19.98. (Arts Alliance America).
ER: The Complete Eighth Season (2001-02) Six-disc set with 22 episodes, $49.98. Extras: "Outpatient Outtakes": Unaired scenes, gag reel. (Warner).
Fatal Contact (2006 - Hong Kong) Jacky Wu, Ronald Cheng. A naive young athlete joins an underground prizefighting circuit to earn a little extra cash and is turned into a brutal fighting machine. Two-disc set. Extras: "A Dragon Rising" featurette with Wu Jing, "The Ringmaster" interview with director Dennis Law, "Working Gir" interview with co-star Theresa Fu, "Young And Dangerous" interview with co-star Miki Yeung, "Life Is a Contact Sport: Behind the Scenes of Fatal Contact, commentary by director Dennis Law and Hong Kong cinema expert Bey Logan. (Dragon Dynasty/Weinstein Co./Genius Products).
4 X Agnes Varda Four-disc set with four Varda films: "La Pointe Courte," "Cleo from 5 to 7," "Le bonheur" and "Vagabond." New restored digital transfers, supervised and approved by director Varda. Extras: Three short films by Varda: "L'Opera Mouffe" (1958), "Du cote de la cote" (1958), and "Les fiances du Pont Macdonald" (1961); On "La Pointe Courte": new video interview with Varda; On "Cleo from 5 to 7": a 2005 documentary on the making of the film; a short film from 2005 in which Varda retraces Cleo's steps through Paris; Varda speaking with Madonna about the film in 1993; "On Le bonheur": new interviews with the three actors from the film; a 2006 discussion with four scholars about the film; footage of Varda on-set; 1998 interview with Varda; 2003 interviews on the concept of happiness; On "Vagabond": a 2003 documentary on the making of the film; a 2003 interview with composer Joanna Bruzdowicz; a 1986 radio interview with writer Nathalie Sarraute; a 2003 interview with actress Marthe Jarnias; plus new essays by Chris Darke, Adrian Martin, Amy Taubin, and Ginette Vincendeau. (The Criterion Collection).
The Game Plan (2007) Dwayne Johnson, Madison Pettis, Kyra Sedgwick, Roselyn Sanchez, Morris Chestnut. Extras: "Drafting The Game Plan" behind-the-scenes featurette, "ESPN's SportsCenter: The Rock Learns to Play QB," bloopers, deleted scenes, more. Also available on Blu-ray Disc. (Disney).
The Girls Next Door Season Three Three-disc set with 14 episodes, $29.98. Extras: Commentary, deleted scenes, Easter eggs. (Fox).
Hawaii Five-O: The Third Season (1970-71) Six-disc set with 24 episodes, $54.99. (Paramount).
The Hunting Party (2007) Richard Gere, Terrence Howard, Jesse Eisenberg, James Brolin, Diane Kruger, Joy Bryant. A young journalist, a seasoned cameraman and a discredited journalist embark on an unauthorized mission to find the No. 1 war criminal in Bosnia; they find themselves in serious jeopardy when they are mistaken as a CIA hit squad and their target decides to come after them. Extras: Deleted Scenes, commentary by director Richard Shepard, "Making The Hunting Party," "From Journalism to Film: Director Richard Shepard Interviews The Writers of the Original Esquire Article," "What I Did on My Summer Vacation: The Original Esquire Article." (Weinstein Co./Genius Products).
Hustle: The Complete Season 4 Two-disc set with six episodes, $34.98. (Warner).
The Jeff Corwin Experience Season One Three-disc set with 15 episodes from the Animal Planet series, $24.95. (Genius Products).
The John Frankenheimer Collection Four-disc set with "The Young Savages," "The Train," "The Manchurian Candidate" and "Ronin," $39.98. (MGM).
Just Like Me (2008) Examines the current generation of budding NHL stars; $19.98. (Warner).
Miss Julie (1951) Swedish filmmaker Alf Sjoberg's visually innovative film. New, restored high-definition digital transfer. Extras: New video essay by film historian Peter Cowie, archival television interview with director Alf Sjoberg, a 2006 television documentary about the play and author August Strindberg, plus a booklet featuring new essays by film scholars Peter Matthews and Birgitta Steene. (The Criterion Collection).
Missionary Man (2008) Dolph Lundgren. Modern-day Western about small town injustice by the hand of a greedy wrongdoer, and the mysterious, renegade stranger who single-handedly saves the day. (Sony).
Moliere (2007 -- French) An "elaborate historical fiction" that traces several lost months in the life of one of France's greatest playwrights, the father and true master of comic satire, author of "The Misanthrope" and "Tartuffe," and a dramatist to rank alongside Shakespeare and Sophocles. Extras: Commentary by director Laurence Tirard, "making-of" featurette. (Sony).
The Odd Couple: The Third Season (1972-73) Four-disc set with 23 episodes, $42.99. (Paramount).
R&B Chick (2007) Clifton Powell, Christina Johnson. A young aspiring singer moves from Mississippi to Los Angeles in pursuit of her long time dream of becoming an R&B singer. (Warner).
Saw IV (2007) Tobin Bell, Scott Patterson, Betsy Russell, Costas Mandylor, Lyriq Bent, Athena Karkanis, Justin Louis, Simon Reynolds, Mike Realba, Marty Adams. In R and unrated director's cut editions. Extras: Director's diary, "The Traps of Saw IV," "The Props of Saw IV," commentaries. (Lionsgate).
Sex and Breakfast (2007) Macaulay Culkin, Eliza Dushku, Kuno Becker, Alexis Dziena. Intertwines the lives of two couples who experiment with group sex as a way to sort out the rudiments of a successful relationship -- sex, love, and communication. (First Look Home Entertainment).
The Simple Life: Goes To Camp Single disc with 10 episodes, $19.98. (Fox).
Sydney White (2007) Amanda Bynes, Sara Paxton, Matt Long, Jack Carpenter, Jeremy Howard, Crystal Hunt. Extras: Deleted scenes, gag reel, "Sydney and Her Prince" featurette, "Kappa's Forever?" featurette, "Meet the Dorks," "Welcome to the Vortex," more. (Universal).
This Sporting Life (1963) Dir.: Lindsay Anderson; Richard Harris, Rachel Roberts. New, restored high-definition digital transfer. Extras: Commentary featuring Paul Ryan, editor of "Never Apologise: The Collected Writings of Lindsay Anderson," and David Storey, screenwriter and author of "This Sporting Life"; "Lindsay Anderson: Lucky Man?" (2004, 30 min.), a BBC Scotland documentary featuring interviews with many of the director's close friends and collaborators; new video interview with Lois Sutcliffe Smith, Anderson's close friend and president of the Lindsay Anderson Memorial Foundation; "Meet the Pioneers" (1948), Lindsay Anderson's first documentary short; "Wakefield Express" (1952), Anderson's short-film contribution to England's Free Cinema series, shot in the same town that served as the location for "This Sporting Life"; "Is That All There Is?" (1992, 50 min.), Anderson's autobiographical, final film; plus a booklet featuring a new essay by film scholar Neil Sinyard and writings by Anderson, including his groundbreaking article, "Stand Up! Stand Up!" (The Criterion Collection).
Thunderbirds 40th Anniversary Megaset Twelve-disc set with all 32 digitally remastered episodes, $129.95. Extras: Photo gallery of production stills, two original 1965 "making-of" featurettes, "The History of The Thunderbirds" featurette, character biographies, Gerry Anderson biography and filmography. (A&E Home Video).
Torchwood: The Complete First Season Seven-disc set with 13 episodes, $79.98. (Warner).
TV Guide Presents: Banacek -- The Second Season Three-disc set with eight episodes, $29.95. Extras: Pilot episode "Detour to Nowhere." (Arts Alliance America).
WWE: The Best of Raw 15th Anniversary Three-disc set celebrates the 15th anniversary of the WWE's flagship program. Features highlights from the more than 700 broadcasts of "Monday Night Raw," with all the hits, slams and high flying acrobatics as well as crazy antics, hilarious skits, revealing interviews and more. $34.95. (Genius Entertainment).

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Aqua Teen Hunger Force: Volume 5 Two-disc set with all 10 episodes from the fifth season plus 4 previously unreleased episodes, $29.98. Extras: "Aqua Teen Respond to the Critics," "I Like Your Booty But I'm Not Gay" music video, "Learn to Shred Like the Master" featurette, "Tera Patrick Eats a Hot Dog," "Granny Takes Her Top Off," "The Worst Game Ever" interactive game, "Space Ghost Coast to Coast Chambraigne" (full episode), "Aqua Teen Hunger Force Colon Movie Film For Theaters" premiere with Space Ghost, deleted scenes, favorite episode promos, "Aqua Teen Hunger Force Zombie Ninja Pro Am video game trailer. (Warner).
Bill Gottlieb: Riffs (2005) A photographic chronicle of the Golden Age of Jazz, 1938 to 1948. Bill Gottlieb's exquisitely detailed photographs captured the essence of jazz. His body of work represents the musicians who inspired him, and provides an intimate look at the musicmakers. Gottlieb's photographs have been used in countless books and articles and have graced nearly 250 record album covers; they have appeared in television documentaries and major motion pictures, and have been distributed on posters, postcards, calendars, and T-shirts. Featuring interviews with Gottlieb and other jazz authorities, this documentary explores the stories behind Bill's artful portraits. He discusses his famous photographs of jazz greats Billie Holiday, Louis Armstrong, Dizzy Gillespie, Frank Sinatra, Miles Davis, Charlie Parker and many others. $19.99. (Kultur International Films).
Blue Murder, Set 2 (2003) Two-disc set with four contemporary, deftly plotted British police procedurals; $39.99. (Acorn Media).
Bordertown (2007) Jennifer Lopez, Antonio Banderas, Martin Sheen, Maya Zapata. An investigative reporter uncovers a string of murders of young women near American-owned factories in the bordertown of Juarez. Extras: "The Making of Bordertown," "Dual Injustice" WITNESS.org documentary short, Amnestry International Juarez film, photo gallery, information on how to get involved. (ThinkFilm).
Celebrating Around the World (2007) Barney and friends take a super-dee-duper adventure to Brazil, Kenya, India, Japan and Ireland where they learn about different cultures, including traditional music and dance, and explore the ways people celebrate around the world; $14.98. (HIT/Fox).
Chancer, Series 2 Two-disc set with the last seven episodes of the 1990s British TV series starring Clive Owen as a magnetic con man; $39.99. (Acorn media).
Charm School (Ninas Mal) (2007 -- Mexico) Martha Higareda, Maria Aura. Comedy follows a high school teen queen with a rebellious attitude who is sent off to a charm school that guarantees they can turn any young girl into a "domestic goddess." Extras: "The Making of Ninas Mal," Ximena Sarinana music video "Como Soy." (Sony).
Cisco Kid Collection 1, 2 ,3 ,4 Four-disc sets with 20 episodes of the early TV Western series; $19.98 each. (MPI Home Video).Extras:
Coma (2007) Documentary look at the mystery of traumatic brain injury; $24.98. (HBO Video).
The Comebacks (2007) David Koechner, Carl Weathers, Matthew Lawrence, Brooke Nevin, Jackie Long, Jesse Garcia. In R-rated and unrated editions. R-rated Extras: Fox Movie Channel presents "In Character With David Koechner," "Varsity Black N' Blues" behind-the-scenes featurette, three Fox Atomic viral videos. Unrated Extras: Commentary by director Tom Brady, "On The Bench" deleted scenes, seven featurettes. (Fox).
Curb Your Enthusiasm: The Complete Sixth Season Two-disc set with 10 episodes, $39.98. Extras: Extra footage, gag reels, more. (HBO Video).
Daddy Day Camp (2007) Cuba Gooding Jr., Paul Rae, Lochlyn Munro, Richard Gant, Brian Doyle-Murray, Tamala Jones. Extras: "How I spent my Summer: Making Daddy Day Care" featurette, "What I Learned at Camp" interactive quiz. Also available on Blu-ray Disc. (Sony).
Damages: The Complete First Season Three-disc set with 13 episodes, $49.95. Extras: Featurettes: "Willful Acts," "Behind-the-Scenes," "Understanding Class Action," "Trust No One"; deleted scenes and bloopers; commentaries on select episodes. Also available on Blu-ray Disc. (Sony).
Desert Bayou (2007) Feature length documentary tells the story of 600 African- Americans who were airlifted out of New Orleans after the Katrina floods, shipped to Utah without their knowledge, subjected to identity checks and then housed at an isolated military base. Although the people flown to Utah were a small percentage of those displaced -- estimates are between 645,000 and 1 million -- their story is emblematic of some painful truths about race, religion and poverty in America; $19.95. (Cinema Libre).
Drumline Special Edition (2002) Nick Cannon, Zoe Saldana, Orlando Jone, GQ. Extras: Commentary by director Charles Stone III, "Half-Time Heroes" featurette, "The Real Battle of the Bands" featurette, "Anatomy of a Drumline" featurette, deleted scenes. (Fox).
El Cid (1961) Dir.: Anthony Mann; Charlton Heston , Sophia Loren, Raf Vallone, Genevieve Page. Two-disc set. First release under The Weinstein Co.'s The Miriam Collection label. Available in a Deluxe Edition ($24.95) and a Limited Collector's Edition ($39.92). Extras: Written Introduction by Martin Scorsese; commentary by Bill Bronston (son of producer Sam Bronston) and historian-author Neal M. Rosendorf; 1961 promotional radio interviews with Heston and Loren; introduction interview with Heston ; "Samuel Bronston: The Epic Journey of a Dreamer"; "Behind the Camera: Anthony Mann and El Cid"; "Hollywood Conquers Spain: The Making of an Epic"; "Maestro of the Movies: Miklos Rozsa and El Cid"; "The Importance of Film Preservation and Restoration: A Conversation With Gerry Byrne"; trailer gallery; filmographies; still gallery. Included in the Collector's Edition only is a reproduction of the original 1961 souvenir program, a reproduction of the original 1961 El Cid comic book and six color production stills. (Weinstein Co./Genius).
Fast Girl (2007) Mircea Monroe, Justin Guarini, Dwier Brown, Caroline Rhea. Family film about a young woman who wants to follow in her father's footsteps and become a professionl race car driver. (Allumination FilmWorks).
Feel the Noise (2007) Omarion Grandberry, Giancarlo Esposito, Victor Rasuk, Zulay Henao. Extras: "Feel the Noise: The Making of a Musical Movement," "Reggaeton: A Hand Crafted Beat." (Sony).
Groundhog Day: 15th Anniversary Special Edition (1993) Dir.: Harold Ramis; Bill Murray, Andie MacDowell, Chris Elliott, Stephen Tobolowsky, Brian Doyle-Murray. Digitally re-mastered under the supervision of Ramis. Extras: "A Different Day: An Interview with Harold Ramis," "The Study of Groundhogs: A Real Life Look at Marmots," deleted scenes, "The Weight of Time" making-of documentary, commentary by Ramis. (Sony).
Hannah Montana: One in a Million Four episodes from the wildly popular Disney Channel series. (Disney).
Jackie Gleason -- Genius at Work Collection of some of the Great One's funniest sketches; $19.98. (MPI Home Video).
JAG: The Fifth Season (1999-2000) Seven-disc set with 25 episodes, $64.99. (Paramount).
Kennedy: The Man, the President, the Tragedy Three-disc set with "Image of an Assassination: A New Look into the Zapruder Film," "The Murder of JFK: A Revisionist History" and "The Missiles of October" starring William Devane and Martin Sheen; $29.98. (MPI Home Video).
King of California (2007) Michael Douglas, Evan Rachel Wood, Willis Burks II. After spending several years in a mental institute Charlie (Michael Douglas) is sent home, reuniting with his teenage daughter Miranda (Evan Rachel Wood). Soon, however, Charlie becomes obsessed with the notion that a long-lost Spanish treasure is buried beneath their local suburban California Costco. (First Look Home Entertainment).
King of Kong: A Fistful of Quarters (2007) Mark Alpiger, Billy Mitchell. Diehard video game fans compete to break World Records on classic arcade games. Extras: Commentary by director Seth Gordon, producer Ed Cunningham, asociate producers Clay Tweel and Luis Lopez; featurettes, "A Really, Really Brief History of Donkey Kong" animated short, more. (New Line).
Kiss and Tell (1996 -- TV) Rosie Rowell, Peter Howitt, Daniel Craig. A policewoman poses as a lonely heart to entice a confession from a man the police believe murdered his wife. (BFS Entertainment).
Lake Placid 2 (2007) John Schneider, Cloris Leachman, Sam McMurray. Telefilm sequel to the comedy horror film about a giant crocodile inhabiting Lake Placid. (Fox).
The Mamas & The Papas: Straight Shooter (2008) Definitive biography of the legendary musical group that had 10 hit singles from 1965-68. Features exclusive interviews with founding members John Phillips, Michelle Phillips and Denny Doherty to tell the story of The Mamas and The Papas, with home movies, personal photographs, interviews, rare performances. $19.99. Extras: "The Mamas & The Papas Chronicles" features never-before-seen footage and extended archival interviews with John Phillips, Michelle Phillips, Denny Doherty, Scott McKenzie, John Stewart (Kingston Trio). (SRO Entertainment).
Monty Python's Life of Brian: The Immaculate Edition (1979) Graham Chapman, John Cleese, Terry Gilliam, Eric Idle, Terry Jones, Michael Palin. Extras: "The Story of Brian": an all-new hour-long revelation from Monty Python; "The Readthrough" newly-discovered original illustrated 110 minute recording by the Pythons of their early screenplay in progress; four illustrated vintage theatrical radio ads featuring the voices of Mrs. Cleese, Mrs. Idle, Mrs. Gilliam and Michael Palin's dentist; deleted scenes; commentaryby Terry Gilliam, Eric Idle and Terry Jones; commentary by John Cleese and Michael Palin. Also available on Blu-ray disc. (Sony).
Moving McAllister (2007) Ben Gourley, Mila Kunis, Jon Heder , Rutger Hauer. Three days before his bar exam, a ladder-climbing law intern desperate to score points with his boss commits to driving a beat up truck cross-country carrying his boss' seductive yet untouchable niece and her out-of-control pet pig. (Magnolia Home Entertainment).
The Nines (2007) Ryan Reynolds, Hope Davis, Melissa McCarthy, Elle Fanning. Three short films (directed by John August), each a thriller featuring the same actors in different - and sometimes overlapping - roles. Together, the three stories form a single narrative that explores the relationships between author and character, actor and role, creator and creation: a journey through the mind of an actor, a writer and a video game designer who arguably controls them all. Extras: Commentary by director John August and Reynolds; commentary by August, editor Douglas Crise and actress McCarthy; alternate ending; deleted scenes; "God Short Film" by August; "Summing Up the Nines" behind-the-scenes featurette; "Script to Screen" comparison; photo galleries. (Sony).
Pingu: On Thin Ice Eight episodes of the animated series about a charming, cheeky young penguin who connects with kids of all ages and has a knack for mischief and a flair for flippered fun; $14.98. Extras: Pingu DVD-Rom game. (HIT Ent./Fox).
Pioneers of Television (2008) Four-part PBS documentary with clips and interviews from the formative years of television, with appearances by nearly 100 stars; $24.99. (Paramount).
Quiet City + Dance, Party USA: 2 Films by Aaron Katz (2007) "Quiet City" is a deceptively simple drama about a twentysomething girl (Erin Fisher) who arrives in New York to visit a friend who never shows; on an empty subway platform, she crosses paths with a kindly stranger named Charlie (Cris Lankenau), and an unlikely connection is formed over the next 24 hours through city parks, abandoned apartments, and art galleries in the heart of industrial Brooklyn. In "Dance Party, USA," apathetic teens Jessica (Anna Kavan) and Gus (Cole Pennsinger) share a fleeting moment at a Fourth of July party in Portland, but their relationship grows closer and more complex after Gus confronts her with a troubling secret. Two-disc set. (Benten Films; www.bentenfilms.com).
Raising Flagg (2006) Alan Arkin, Lauren Holly, Glenne Headley, Barbara Dana, Austin Pendleton, Richard Kind, Matthew Arkin. A comedy centered on a handyman (Arkin) and his lifelong competition with his neighbor (Pendleton.) (Cinema Libre Studio).
Ricco the Mean Machine (1973) Christopher Mitchum, Arthur Kennedy, Malisa Longo, Barbara Bouchet. Mob thriller about the son of aMafia Don who returns from prison to find his family business usurped by others. (Dark Sky/MPI Home Video).
Rocket Science (2007) Reece Thompson, Anna Kendrick, Vincent Piazza, Nicholas D'Agosto, Aaron Yoo. Extras: "The Making of Rocket Science," "Rocket Science" music video. (HBO Video).
Studs (2006) Brendan Gleeson, David Wilmot. The unruly, losing players of a pub soccer league team hire a mysterious new coach to whip them back into shape. (BFS Entertainment).
Teresa Mason's Steppin' Out New dance instruction series from acclaimed dance instructor Teresa Mason: "Nightclub Dancing," "Ballroom Dancing" and "Latin Dancing," $19.99 each. (Kultur International Films).
This American Life: The Complete First Season Single disc with six episodes, $19.99. Showtime series that draws on a different theme each week, giving viewers compelling stories from everyday folks culled from six months on the road. Extras: Commentary by host Ira Glass and the series' director, Christopher Wilcha. (Paramount).
Tragic Ceremony (1972) Camille Keaton. Four hippies take refuge in n abandoned villa only to get involved in a satanic sacrifice. (Dark Sky/MPI Home Video).
Twitches Too (2007 -- TV) Disney Channel telefilm starring Tia and Tamera Mowry as a pair of magical princesses separated at birth to protect them from a mysterious evil force. Extras: Alternate ending, behind-the-scenes featurette. (Disney).

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