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March 4

Archie's Funhouse: The Complete Series Three-disc set with all 16 episodes of this classic animated hit starring Archie, Betty, Veronica, Jughead and Reggie; $29.95. Extras: "Ron Dante: The Voice of The Archies" featurette, "Archie and His New Pals" TV special, "Sugar, Sugar" and "Jingle Jangle" music videos by The Archies band, Episodes 1-7 of "Archie's Funhouse" from "The Archie Comedy Hour." (Classic Media/Genius Products).


Automaton Transfusion (2006) Garrett Jones, Juliet Reeves, William Howard Bowman. Three teens find themselves in a town overrun by zombies created by a U.S. Army experiment run amok. Extras: Commentary, "Trials and Tribulations: The Making of Automaton Transfusion," deleted scenes, music videos. (The Weinstein Co./Genius Products).
Awake (2007) Hayden Christensen, Jessica Alba, Lena Olin, Terrence Howard, Steven Hinkle, Jennifer Pedersen, Sam Robards, Poorna Jagannathan, Court Young. Extras: Commentary by writer-director Steven C. Miller and producers William Clevinger and Mark Thalman; "Trials and Tribulations: The Making of Automaton Transfusion"; deleted scenes; "Suffer or Sacrifice" short film by Director Steven C. Miller; "Can You Hear Me Now" music video by Blinded Black; "Arsenaholic" music video by Dancefloor Tragedy. (Weinstein Co./Genius Products).
Barney Animal ABCs Latest title featuring the purple dinosaur in which barney and friends match animals to letters of the alphabet; $14.98. Extras: Bonus episode. (Fox/HIT Entertainment).
Ben 10: The Complete Season 3 Two-disc set with 13 episodes, $19.98. Extras: Character gallery, promos, deleted scenes. (Warner).
The Billy Wilder Film Collection Four-disc set with "The Apartment," "Some Like It Hot," "The Fortune Cookie" and "Kiss Me Stupid!" $39.98. (MGM).
Blood +: Volume One (2008) Single-disc with the first five episodes of the Adult Swim anime series, $24.98. (Sony).
Blood +: Part One (2008) Six-disc set with all 25 episodes from the first half of the Adult Swim anime series, $119.95. Extras: Exclusive T-Shirt and Manga sampler. (Sony).
Dr. Dolittle: Tail to the Chief (2008) Kyla Pratt, Peter Coyote. "Animal whisperer" Maya Dolittle's dream of going to vet school is put on hold when she gets a call from the President of the United States to help with the disobedient first dog; direct-to-video sequel. Extras: "Critter Casting Sessions" featurette, "Working With Actors of a Different Breed" featurette, "Goin' Wild at Mountain View" featurette, "Learning About Endangered Animals" featurette. (Fox).
Dr. Seuss' Horton Hears a Who! (1970) Remastered deluxe edition with three additional animated Dr. Seuss stories: Dr. Seuss' "Butter Battle Book," "Daisy-Head Mayzie" and "Horton Hathces the Egg!" $19.97. Extras: "Who Hears Horton Who?" feaurette. (Warner).
Experiment (2005) John Hopkins, Clive Ashborn, Georgina French. Psychological thriller about a man and woman trapped in a foreign city, both subjects of a terrifying and shocking experiment, with no escape from their nightmares. (MTI Home Video).
Flight 29 Down: Season Two Three-disc set with 13 episodes, $24.95. (Discovery Kids/Genius Products).
Flight 29 Down: Hotel Tango Four-part movie and season finale, $14.95. (Discovery Kids/Genius Products).
Human Giant: The Complete First Season Two-disc set of the MTV sketch comedy series, $26.99. Extras: Commentary, deleted and extended scenes, behind the scenes clips. (Paramount).
Ice Age: The Meltdown (2006) Two-disc set with featurettes, set-top games, more. (Fox).
Into the Wild (2007) Dir.: Sean Penn; Emile Hirsch, Vince Vaughn, Marcia Gay Harden, William Hurt, Catherine Keener, Kristen Stewart, Zach Galifianakis. Available as a single-disc and two-disc special edition. Special Edition Extras: "Into the Wild: The Story, The Characters" featurette, "Into the Wild: The Experience" fetaurette. Also available on HD DVD. (Paramount).
Johnson Family Dinner (2007) Lynne Conner, Toni Sterrett, Jerard Jones, Ashley Shyne. (Warner).
Kill Point (2007 -- TV) Two-disc set of the Spike TV series in which John Leguizamo as an Iraq war veteran who leads his ex-platoon on a daring bank heist faces off against Donnie Wahlberg as a no-nonsense hostage negotiator who refuses to back down when the robbery goes tragically wrong. (Lionsgate).
The Love Boat: Season One, Volume One Three-disc set with the first 12 episodes, $39.99. (Universal).
Magnum P.I.: Season 8 Three-disc set with 13 episodes, $49.98. Extras: Alternate Season Seven finale. (Universal).
Mr. Magorium's Wonder Emporium (2007) Dustin Hoffman, Natalie Portman, Jason Bateman, Zach Mills. Extras: "Strangely Weird and Weirdly Strange: The Magical World of a Wonder Emporium" featurette, "An Eccentric Boss and an Awkward Apprentice" featurette, "To Meet Eric Applebaum, Start By Saying Hi" featurette, "The Magical Toy Store" featurette. Also available on Blu-ray Disc. (Fox).
Mrs. Doubtfire Behind-the-Seams Special Edition (1993) Dir.: Chris Columbus; Robin Williams, Sally Field, Pierce Brosnan, Harvey Fierstein, Polly Holliday, Lisa Jakub, Matthew Lawrence, Mara Wilson, Robert Prosky. Extras: Deleted and extended scenes, alternate scenes, photo gallery, makeup tests and gallery, "From Man to Mrs.: The Evolution of Mrs. Doubtfire" featurette, "Aging Gracefully: A Look Back at Mrs. Doubtfire" featurette, "A Conversation With Legendary Animator Chuck Jones" featurette, "The Improvisation of Mrs. Doubtfire" featuring seven scenes, original 1993 featurette, "Meet Mrs. Doubtfire" Robin Williams interview. (Fox).
Marking Time (2003 -- TV) A young man falls in love with an Afghani refugee in a small Australian town and faces racism and fear after Sept. 11. Two-disc set of the Australian miniseries. (BFS Entertainment).
My Kid Could Paint That (2007) In this thought-provoking documentary, director Amir-Bar-Lev tracks the overnight celebrity of little Marla Olmstead, a toddler who creates gallery-worthy paintings on the dining room table of her family home. A media sensation by the age of four, critics compare her work with Jackson Pollock's. Sales of her paintings reach $300,000. But, sadly, the bubble bursts. When a 2005 profile by "60 Minutes" suggests that Marla had help making her paintings, the finger is pointed at her father, an amateur artist and night manager at Frito Lay. Almost overnight, her family is ensnared in a web of accusation and denial -- with the burden of proof placed squarely in their lap: Is Marla a child prodigy or an innocent victim of a hoax? Extras: Commentary, "Back to Binghamton" mini-doc with director Amir Bar-Lev that includes follow-up interviews, Sundance Q & A, deleted scenes, more; "Kimmelman on Art" a mini-doc with the New York Times art critic. (Sony).
101 Dalmatians: Platinum Edition (1961) Two-disc set with enhanced picture and sound, $29.99. Extras: "Virtual Dalmatians," "101 Pop-Up Trivia Facts," Cruella De Vil music video, "Redefining the Line: The Making of 101 Dalmatians," "Cruella De Vil: Drawn to be Bad," "Sincerely Yours: Walt Disney," deleted songs, more. (Disney).
The Other Boleyn Girl (2003) Natascha McElhone. Jodhi May, Jared Harris. BBC tale of sex, passion and royal intrigue: This is the little-known story of Mary Boleyn who was mistress to King Henry VIII before he married her older sister, Anne. Inspired by Philippa Gregory's best selling novel. (Warner).
The Pink Panther & Friends Classic Cartoon Collection Volume Six: The Inspector Single disc with 17 episodes (cartoons) from 1965 - 1967, $14.98. (MGM).
Pistol Whipped (2008) Steven Seagal, Lance Henriksen. An elite ex-cop (Seagal) buries himself deeper and deeper into financial trouble with his uncontrollable gambling and drinking problems ... until a mysterious man offers to relieve him of his money troubles in exchange for the assassination of the city's most notorious gangsters. Extras: Deleted scenes. (Sony).
The Shepherd: Border Patrol (2008) Jean-Claude Van Damme, Stephen Lord. Direct-to-video actioner. A rogue American Special Forces unit schemes to smuggle $35 million worth of heroin into the United States, and all that stands in its way is border patrol agent Jack Robideaux, an ex-homicide cop with a hidden agenda. (Sony).
Sorrell and Son (1984)Miranda Richardson, Stephanie Beacham, Richard Pasco. BBC Masterpiece Theatre minisereies about faithfully adapted from Warwick Deepings best-selling novel set in the early '20s about one man's sacrifice in order to provide his son with the gentleman's life he feels he deserves. (Koch Vision).
TCM Archives: Forbidden Hollywood Volume 2 Three-disc set with five restored and remastered pre-code classics plus a feature-length documentary: "The Divorcee" (1930)/"A Free Soul" (1931); "Three on a Match" (1932)/"Female" (1933); "Night Nurse" (1931)/ Documentary: "Thou Shalt Not: Sex, Sin and Censorship in Pre-Code Hollywood." $49.92. (Warner).
Terry Pratchett's Hogfather (2006) David Jason, Marc Warren, Michelle Dockery, David Warner, Joss Ackland. Live-action adaptation of one of the international best-selling "Discworld" novels by Terry Pratchett that takes place in a parallel universe drifting through space perched on top of four elephants standing on the shell of a giant turtle, a universe where the Auditors want the human race destroyed. (Genius Products).
Things We Lost in the Fire (2007) Halle Berry, Benicio Del Toro, David Duchovny, Alison Lohman. Extras: "A Discussion About Things We Lost in the Fire," deleted scenes. Also available on HD DVD. (Paramount).
12 Angry Men (1957) Dir.: Sidney Lumet; Henry Fonda, Lee J. Cobb, Jack Warden, Martin Balsam, Ed Begley, Jack Klugman. Extras: "Beyond a Reasonable Doubt: The Making Of 12 Angry Men" featurette, "Inside the Jury Room" featurette. (MGM).

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And Justice for All (1979) Dir.: Norman Jewison; Al Pacino, Jack Warden, John Forsythe, Lee Strasberg, Jeffrey Tambor, Christine Lahti. Extras: Interview with director Norman Jewison, interview with writer Barry Levinson, deleted scenes. (Sony).
Appleseed Saga: Ex Machina (2007) The next installment in the Appleseed franchise, produced by John Woo and directed by Shinji Aramaki. Based on the manga from renowned creator Shirow Masamune. Two members of ESWAT, the elite forces serving Olympus, battle cyborg terrorism, deadly nanotech zealots, and rioting citizens. Extras: Commentary, behind-the-scenes featurettes. (Warner).
August Rush (2007) Freddie Highmore, Keri Russell, Jonathan Rhys-Meyers, Terrence Howard, Robin Williams, Mykelti Williamson. Extras: Additional scenes. Also available on Blu-ray Disc and HD DVD. (Warner).
Bachelor Party 2: The Last Temptation (2008) Josh Cooke, Sara Foster, Greg Pitts, Warren Christie, Danny Jacobs, Harland Williams, Emmanuelle Vaugier. Direct-to-video sequel. Extras: "The Party Never Stops -- Making Bachelor Party 2" featurette. "Analysis of a Stripper Fight" featurette, deleted scenes, gag reel/gag scenes, commentary. (Fox).
Bats Human Harvest (2007 -- TV) A special ops detail sent to the forest of Chechnya after a mad doctor discovers he has created a horrific weapon: A flock of large carnivorous bats, with humans as test subjects in his nightmarish experiments. Extras: Deleted scenes. (Sony).
Bee Movie (2007) Voices of Jerry Seinfeld, Renre Zellweger, Alan Arkin, Kathy Bates, Robert Duvall, Eric Idle, Larry King, William H. Macy, Tim Blake Nelson, Uma Thurman, Patrick Warburton, Oprah Winfrey, Matthew Broderick. Availabe on a single disc and as a special two-disc Jerry Seinfeld edition. Extras: Commentary, "The Animators' Corner," "Barry's Trivia Track," lost scenes, alternate endings, "Inside the Hive: The Cast of Bee Movie," "Bee Movie" live action trailers, "Jerry's Flight Over Cannes," "Tech of Bee Movie," "We Got the Bee" music video, Juke Box, more. (DreamWorks).
Black Widow (1954) Ginger Rogers, Van Heflin, Gene Tierney, George Raft. Extras: Commentary by film noir historian Alan K. Rode, "Ginger Rogers at Twentieth Century Fox" featurette, "Gene Tierney: Final Curtain for a Noir Icon" featurette, poster, still, and behind-the-scenes galleries, interactive pressbook. (Fox Film Noir ).
Bobby Deerfield (1977) Dir.: Sydney Pollack; Al Pacino, Marthe Keller. (Sony).
Color of the Cross 2: Resurrection (2008) Jean Claude Lamarre. Sequel that portrays the resurrection of Jesus Christ and his ministry after his death. (Warner).
Dan in Real Life (2007) Steve Carell, Juliette Binoche, Dane Cook, Norbert Leo Butz, John Mahoney, Dianne Wiest, Alison Pill, Brittany Robertson, Marlene Lawston, Emily Blunt. Extras: Commentary by writer-director Peter Hedges, deleted scenes, real life outtakes, "Handmade Music: Creating the Score," "Just Like Family: The Making of Dan in Real Life." Also available on Blu-ray Disc. (Disney).
Dangerous Passage (1953) Jeanne Crain, Michael Rennie. Extras: Commentary by film historian Aubrey Solomon, "Peril at Sea: Charting a Dangerous Crossing," poster, still, and behind-the-scenes galleries, interactive pressbook. (Fox Film Noir ).
Daisy Kenyon (1947) Dir.: Otto Preminger; Joan Crawford, Henry Fonda, Dana Andrews. Extras: Commentary by film noir historian Foster Hirsch, "From Journeyman to Artist: Otto Preminger at Twentieth Century Fox" featurette, "Life in the Shadows: The Making of Daisy Kenyon," poster, still, and behind-the-scenes galleries, interactive pressbook. (Fox Film Noir ).
Def Comedy Jam: D.L. Hughley (2007) Russell Simmons is back for another season of the popular stand-up show with a new host, D.L. Hughley. Filmed in Los Angeles at the Orpheum Theatre, this season features a rotating line-up of fresh and familiar faces; $19.97. (HBO Video).
Fantastic Four: World's Greatest Heroes -- Volume Three Four episodes from Cartoon Network's Saturday night series, $14.98. (Fox).
Five Days (2007) Five-part HBO miniseries. A mother vanishes into thin air. Her children, abandoned in her car, also go missing. As police search for clues over three gut-wrenching months, the husband and family learn that nobody's quite what they seem. Everyone is a suspect. In the end, five days prove critical in solving the case in this five-part, five-hour thriller. Two-disc set, $29.98. (HBO Video).
Gattaca: Special Edition (1997) Dir.: Andrew Niccol; Ethan Hawke , Uma Thurman, Jude Law, Gore Vidal, Xander Berkeley, Elias Koteas. Extras: Deleted scenes, "Substance Test" outtake, original "Making-of" featurette, new "Welcome to Gattaca" featurette, new "Do Not Alter?" expose on DNA testing featurette. (Sony).
Hitman (2007) Timothy Olyphant, Dougray Scott, Olga Kurylenko, Robert Knepper, Ulrich Thomsen, Michael Offei. Available in a single-disc version and unrated two-disc special edition. Extras: Both versions include deleted scenes; the two-disc special edition adds four featurettes: "In the Crosshairs," "Digital Hits," "Instruments of Destruction" and "Settling the Score," a gag reel and a digital version of the film. Also available on Blu-ray Disc.: (Fox).
Lil' Bush: Resident of the United States -- Season One (2007) Single disc if the Comedy Central series spoofing the president. Extras: Commentay, White House tour, interviews, bonus episode. (Paramount).
Love American Style: Season 1, Volume 2 Three-disc set, $36.99. (Paramount).
The Mod Squad: The First Season, Volume 2 Four-disc set, $42.99. (Paramount).
The Most Extreme: Season 1 Three-disc set with 13 episodes of the Animal Planet "most extreme" animal top 10 countdowns, $24.95. (Animal Planet/Genius Products).
Nancy Drew (2007) Emma Roberts, Josh Flitter, Max Thieriot, Rachael Leigh Cook, Tate Donovan. Extras: "Nancy Drew: Kids at Work," gag reel, mini-featurette gallery: "Cool Scenes With the Cast and Crew," music video. (Warner).
No Country for Old Men (2007) Dir.: Joel and Ethan Coen; Tommy Lee Jones, Javier Bardem, Josh Brolin, and Woody Harrelson, Tess Harper, Kelly Macdonald, Garret Dillahunt. Extras: "Working With the Coens: Reflections of Cast and Crew," "The Making of No Country For Old Men," "Diary of a Country Sheriff." Also available on Blu-ray Disc. (Miramax).
Outlaw (2007) Sean Bean, Danny Dyer, Rupert Friend, Sean Harris, Lennie James, Bob Hoskins. A British paratrooper returns from Iraq to find a country overrun by the lawless; he forms a modern-day outlaw posse in order to right what he sees as the wrongs of society. (Magnolia Home Entertainment).
Outpost (2005) Ray Stevenson, Richard Brake, Julian Wadham. In war-torn Eastern Europe, a world-weary group of mercenaries discover a long-hidden, abandoned WWII bunker, were they encounter unspeakable monsters created decades before by Nazi experiments on soldiers. Extras: Deleted scenes. (Sony).
Pop Go the Wiggles (2005) The Wiggles perform some of their favorite nursery rhymes to delight a new generation of pre-schoolers; $19.96. (Warner).
Sam & Max: Freelance Police!!! Three-disc set with 24 episodes of the edgy and often irreverent Fox Kids animated series based on a pair of Steve Purcell's enormously popular underground comics; $34.99. Extras: "A COMIC-CONversation With Steve Purcell!!!", three animated shorts originally seen on Fox Kids, "Sam & Max: Our Bewildering Universe" original animated short written and co-directed by Steve Purcell, more. (Shout! Factory).
Sands of Oblivion (2007) Adam Baldwin, Morena Baccarin, George Kennedy, Dan Castellaneta. In 1923, legendary film director Cecil B. DeMille constructed a replica of ancient Egypt in the California desert for his epic movie "The Ten Commandments." After filming was completed, he ordered the entire set buried. For the last 85 years, the unanswered question remains: Why? A modern day excavation crew lead by soon-to-be divorced archaeologist couple Jesse and Alice Carter (Baldwin and Baccarin) have uncovered the secret that DeMille tried in vain to bury: the set holds the spirit of a vengeful Egyptian god, trapped in a smuggled artifact amongst the movie props. Extras: "Beyond the Dunes: Making Sands of Oblivion." (Anchor Bay).
Sleuth (2007) Dir.: Kenneth Branagh; Michael Caine, Jude Law. Extras: Commentaries by Jude Law, Michael Caine and Kenneth Branagh; "A Game of Cat and Mouse: Behind the Scenes of Sleuth"; "Inspector Black: Make-up Secrets Revealed." Also available on Blu-ray Disc. (Sony).
South Park: Imaginationland (2007) Uncensored director's cut feature. Single disc. Extras: Extended footage, storyboards, commentary. (Paramount).
Stargate: The Ark of Truth (2008) Amanda Tapping, Beau Bridges, Michael Shanks, Ben Browder, Christopher Judge, Claudia Black. Direct-to-video feature-length film picks up where "Stargate SG-1" left off. Extras: Commentary by writer-director-producer Robert C. Cooper, actor Christopher Judge and director of photography Peter Woeste; "Stargate SG-1: The Road Taken: Prelude to The Ark of Truth." (MGM).
Stompin' (2007) Sinbad, Vanessa Bell Calloway. The coming of age story about two brothers who Strugle to mend their estranged relationship as their college campus gears up for a major Stepshow competition. (Warner).
Summer Palace (2006 -- China) Xueyun Bai, Lin Cui, Long Duan, Xiadong Guo, Lei Hao, Ling Hu, Chi Le, Xianmin Zhang. Beautiful country girl Yu Hong leaves her village, family and lover to study at Peking University, where she discovers a world of sexual freedom, played out against the movement for political reform, its violent suppression and the years of disillusionment that follow. (Palm Pictures).
Tin Man (2007) Sci Fi Channel miniseries re-imagining of "The Wizard of Oz" starring Zooey Deschanel, Alan Cumming, Neal McDonough , Kathleen Robertson, Raoul Trujillo. Two-disc set. (Rhi Entertainment).
You Move, You Die (2007) Ketzal Sterling, Julian Harrison, Patrick Clarke, Jonathan Allen, Bruce Hopkins. Unfolding in real time over 92 minutes, this New Zealand black comedy follows the barrage of bullets unleashed when a young man is mugged on the way to propose to his girlfriend. (MTI Home Video).

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March 18

Alpha Male (2005) Arthur Duncan, Ewan Stewart, Trudie Styler, Danny Huston, Jennifer Ehle. A family falls into grief, jealousy and dysfunction when the alpha male father dies. (ThinkFilm).
Antonio Gaudi (1984) Directed by Hiroshi Teshigahara. Visual poem of a documentary on Catalan architect Antonio Gaud' and his spectacular works. New, restored high-definition digital transfer. Extras: New video interview with architect Arata Isozaki; "Gaud', Catalunya 1959," a short film by Hiroshi Teshigahara featuring footage from his first trip to Spain; "Monitor: Antonio Gaud'" (1961), a short film essay by director Ken Russell; "VITA," a short film by Teshigahara on the sculpture work of his father, Sofu Teshigahara; plus a booklet featuring a new essay by art historian Dore Ashton, and reprinted writings by Hiroshi and Sofu. (The Criterion Collection).
Atonement (2007) Keira Knightley, James McAvoy, Romola Garai, Saoirse Ronan, Brenda Blethyn, Vanessa Redgrave, Juno Temple. Extras: Commentary by director Joe Wright, "Bringing the Past to Life: The Making of Atonement," "From Novel to Screen: Adapting a Classic," deleted scenes. (Universal).
Autopsy: Postmortem With Dr. Michael Baden (2007) Twelfth installment of the HBO Documentary Films' Autopsy series, includes some of renowned forensic pathologist Dr. Michael Baden's most high-profile cases such as John F. Kennedy, OJ Simpson, Sid Vicious and Nancy Spungen as well as first responders to the 9/11 terrorist attacks; $19.97. (HBO Video).
Battlestar Galactica Season Three Six-disc set with 20 episodes, $59.98. Extras: Deleted scenes, podcasts, behind-the-scenes featurettes, webisodes, video blog, more. (Universal).
BET Hip Hop Awards 2007 (2008) Hosted by comedian-actor Katt Williams; $19.99. (Paramount).
Bionic Woman: Volume 1 Two-disc set with 13 episodes, $29.98. Extras: Pilot commentary, "Real Life Bionics," "The Making of the Car Crash," "The Stunts." (Universal).
Bull Durham: Collector's Edition (1988) Kevin Costner, Susan Sarandon, Tim Robbins, Robert Wuhl. Extras: Commentary by director Ron Shelton, commentary by Kevin Costner and Tim Robbins, "The Greatest Show on Dirt" featurette retrospective featurette, "Diamonds in the Rough" featurette on minor league baseball, "Between the Lines: The Making of Bull Durham" featurette, Kevin Costner profile. (MGM).
Conspiracy (2008) Val Kilmer, Gary Cole, Jennifer Esposito. Actioner about a retired Special Ops U.S. Marine who must take matters into his own hands while investigating the disappearance of a friend in a violent border town. (Sony).
Dead Cool (2004) Rosanna Arquette, Joseph Ashworth, Daon Broni, Anthony Calf, James Callis. Story of a modern dysfunctional family as seen through the eyes of a 15-year-old boy. (MTI Home Video).
Dennis the Menace: Trouble, Trouble Everywhere (2007) Seven episodes of the animated TV series, $14.98. (Fox).
Eight Men Out: Collector's Edition (1988) John Cusack, Clifton James, Michael Lerner, Christopher Lloyd, John Mahoney, Charlie Sheen, David Strathairn, D.B. Sweeney, Michael Rooker. Extras: Commentary by director John Sayles, two-part retrospective featurette, "The Story Behind the Movie" featurette in-depth look at the Black Sox Scandal, "DB, the Bat & the 2005 World Series" featurette look at the 2005 White Sox World Series Championship. (MGM).
Enchanted (2007) Amy Adams, Patrick Dempsey, James Marsden, Timothy Spall, Idina Menzel, Rachel Covey, Susan Sarandon. Extras: "Fantasy Comes to Life" behind-the-scenes featurette, "Pip's Predicament: A Pop-Up Adventure," deleted scenes, bloopers. Also available on Blu-ray Disc. (Disney).
Full Count (2005) Josh Stewart, Austin Nichols, Jason Ritter, Chris Klein, Paul Wesley, Jennifer Hall, William Baldwin, Michael Beach, Michael Rooker. During their final summer together before leaving their hometown for college, five boyhood friends put their friendship to the test as they try to right a heinous wrong and redeem the reputation of one of their own -- even at the cost of their individual futures. (Allumination FilmWorks).
Greek: Season One, Chapter One Three-disc set with 10 episodes, $29.99. Extras: Deleted scenes, commentaries, initiation. (Disney).
I Am Legend (2007) Will Smith, Alice Braga, Salli Richardson-Whitfield, Willow Smith, Charlie Tahan. Singe-disc and two-disc special edition (with alternate theatrical version with alternate ending). Available on Blu-ray Disc and HD DVD. (Warner).
The Ice Storm (1997) Dir.: Ang Lee; Kevin Kline, Sigourney Weaver, Christina Ricci, Joan Allen, Tobey Maguire, Elijah Wood. New, restored high-definition digital transfer, supervised and approved by director Ang Lee and director of photography Frederick Elmes. Extras: Commentary featuring Lee and producer-screenwriter James Schamus; new documentary featuring interviews with actors Joan Allen, Kevin Kline, Christina Ricci and Elijah Wood; new video interview with novelist Rick Moody; deleted scenes; footage from an event honoring Lee and Schamus at New York's Museum of the Moving Image; production designs and sketches, with commentary by the designers; plus a new essay by film critic Bill Krohn. (The Criterion Collection).
Jack Ketchum's The Lost (2005) Marc Senter, Shay Astar. Psychological thriller about the suburbs, the ennui of small town life ... and a serial killer. Extras: Commentary by novelists Jack Ketchum and Monica O'Rourke, audition footage, outtakes, storyboard sequence. (Anchor Bay).
Life After People (2007) History Channel documentary that asks the question: What would happen to planet Earth if the human race were to suddenly disappear forever? Would ecosystems thrive? What remnants of our industrialized world would survive? What would crumble fastest? From the ruins of ancient civilizations to present day cities devastated by natural disasters, history gives us clues to these questions and many more in the visually stunning and thought-provoking documentary; $24.95. (A&E Home Video).
Love in the Time of Cholera (2007) Dir.: Mike Newell; Liev Schreiber, Laura Harring, Javier Bardem, Giovanna Mezzogiorno, Catalina Sandino Moreno, Angie Cepeda, Ana Claudia Talancon, Rubria Negrao. (New Line)
Mafioso (1962) Dir.: Alberto Lattuada; Alberto Sordi. New, restored high-definition digital transfer. Extras: A 1996 interview with director Alberto Lattuada by filmmaker Daniele Luchetti; new video interviews with the director's son, Alessandro Lattuada, and wife, actress Carla Del Poggio; Italian and U.S. theatrical trailers; stills gallery of promotional caricatures by artist Keiko Kimura; plus new essays by Phillip Lopate and Roberto Chiesi and a 1982 interview with Alberto Lattuada, translated by Michael F. Moore. (The Criterion Collection).
Married ... With Children: The Complete Eighth Season (1993-94) Three-disc set with 26 episodes, $39.95. (Sony).
The Pebbles and Bam-Bam Show Two-disc set with 16 episodes of the animated "Flintstones" spin-off, $26.99. Extras: Four bonus episodes. (Warner).
Pride of the Yankees Collector's Edition (1942) Gary Cooper, Teresa Wright, Babe Ruth, Walter Brennan, Dan Duryea. Extras: "The Making of Pride of the Yankees" featurette, "The Man Behind the Iron Horse" on Lou Gehrig, "What He Left Behind" featurette look at the Lou Gehrig memorabilia currently housed at the Baseball Hall of Fame, "Always" music featurette, "Lou Gehrig's Disease: The Search for a Cure" featurette, "Curt Schilling: A Legend on a Legend." (MGM).
Pup Named Scooby-Doo: The Complete First Season Two-disc set with 13 episodes, $19.98. Extras: "Interactive Map of Coolsville, USA" that interactively links to behind-the-scenes featurettes, "From the Vault: Pencil Test Animatic of an Alteranate Show Open." (Warner).
Revolver (2007) Dir.: Guy Ritchie; Jason Statham, Ray Liotta, Vincent Pastore, Andre Benjamin. Thriller about a hotshot gambler who goes up against a a crime boss and local casino owner.Extras: Commentary by Ritchie, "The Concept" featurette with interviews with Ritchie and editor James Herbert, "Revolver: Making the Music" featurette, "The Game: The Making of Revolver" behind-the-scenes featurette, alternate opening and ending sequences, deleted scenes, photo gallery. (Sony).
Rockaway (2007) Nicholas Gonzalez, Ricardo Chavira, Mario Cimarro, Oleg Taktarov. Typical revenge thriller about a war hero who returns home and vows to take down the network of lowlifes and mobsters responsible for the murder of his family. (First Look).
The Seeker (2005) Alexander Ludwig, Ian McShane, Frances Conroy, Gregory Smith, Christopher Eccleston. A boy's life is turned upside down when he learns that he is the last of a group of immortal warriors who have dedicated their lives to fighting the forces of darkness. (Fox).
The Sickhouse (2007) Gina Philips, Andrew Knott, Jack Bailey. While excavating the site of a 17th century plague hospital, an archaeologist accidentally unleashes the malevolent spirit of a plague doctor responsible for a series of gruesome murders 350 years earlier ... and he's ready to practice again. (New Line).
Southland Tales (2007) Dir.: Richard Kelly; Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson, Seann William Scott, Sarah Michelle Gellar, Cheri Oteri, Amy Poehler, Jill Ritchie, Miranda Richardson, John Larroquette, Jon Lovitz, Will Sasso, Wood Harris, Bai Ling, Joe Campana, Wallace Shawn. Extras: "USIDent TV: Surveilling the Southland" featurette, "This Is the Way the World Ends" animated short by Kelly. (Sony).
Steep (2007) Documentary is a breathtaking look into the dangerous and death-defying world of big mountain skiing reveals that the prize is not a cup, medal or title, but rather the exhilaration of experience and the adrenaline of unfathomable feats of athleticism. Available on Blu-ray Disc March 25. (Sony).
13: Game of Death (2006 -- Thailand) Krissada Terrence. Thriller about a young man who enters an underground game -- where he has to complete 13 deadly tasks -- to pay off his debts. (Weinstein Company/Genius Products).
The Untouchables: Season Two, Volume 1 Four-disc set with 16 episodes, $42.99. (Paramount).
The Wild Wild West: The Fourth Season Six-disc set with 24 episodes, $54.99. (Paramount).

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March 25

April Fool's Day (2008) Taylor Cole, Scout Taylor-Compton, Josh Henderson. When a rich Southern girl invites her drama club to her isolated house for a "killer" weekend, nobody would have expected it to be taken so literally: the guest list is being trimmed and suspicions turn on each other. (Sony).
Arthur: Season 10 Ten episodes of the Emmy Award-winning series that chronicles the adventures of the world's most famous aardvark. Extras: Teaching materials, activity booklet, "Arthur at the Library" interactive activity guide. (WGBH Boston Video).
Bad Meat (2003) Chevy Chase, Lance Barber, Billie Worley, Judah Friedlander, Ben Bailey, Frank Caeti. Two hapless losers live in a junkyard in the meatpacking town of Butcher's Mill, Illinois, where they cook up a plan to kidnap their local U.S. Congressman (Chevy Chase) for ransom money. They think it's their ticket to a better life, but their prime score turns into a raw deal. (Arts Alliance America).
Big Brother Binky Special episode in which Binky's family adopts a baby girl from China. Extras: Two bonus episodes. (WGBH Boston Video).
Bonnie and Clyde (1967) Dir.: Arthur Penn; Warren Beatty, Faye Dunaway, Michael J. Pollard, Gene Hackman, Estelle Parsons, Denver Pyle, Dub Taylor, Evans Evans, Gene Wilder. Two-disc special edition; restored and remastered. Extras: "Revolution: The making of Bonnie and Clyde," additional scenes, Warren Beatty wardrobe test, more. An Ultimate Collector's Edition also will be available with a 36-page hardcover book, rare behind-the-scenes photos, 24-page reproduction of the original 1967 pressbook, more. Also available on Blu-ray Disc and HD DVD. (Warner).
The Catherine Tate Show: Series Two The comedienne extraordinaire returns with another season of her award-winning show parodied to the extreme, featuring new exuberant skits, including the eccentric teenager, "Lauren Cooper" and the darling, foul-mouthed grandmother, "Nan Taylor." Airs on BBC America. (SRO Entertainment).
Day Break (2007) Four-disc set with all 13 episodes of the ABC series about a detective (Taye Diggs) condemned to repeat the worst day of his life over and over, while trying to discover why he is being framed for a murder he knows he didn't commit. Extras: Commentaries by cast and crew, cast and crew interviews, photo gallery. (BCI Entertainment).
Daytona 500: The 50th Anniversary (2008) Two-disc set of the Feb. 17 50th Daytona race. Features ground-breaking "My Race" Interactive DVD format that allows fans to watch the action from six different driver perspectives and a variety of audio feeds; second disc includes a history of Daytona; $24.95. (A&E Home Video).
Extraordinary Rendition (2007) Omar Berdouni, Andy Serkis. A man is abducted from the streets of London and transported via secret flights to an unknown country, held in solitary confinement and cut off from the outside world, interrogation and torture. Returned without explanation to the U.K. many months later, he is left to pick up the pieces of a shattered life in a world he no longer recognizes. (BFS Entertainment)
Frisky Dingo Season 1 (2007) Single disc with all 13 episodes of the Adult Swim series, $19.97. (Warner).
The Invisible Man: Season One Five-disc set with 23 episodes, $59.98. Extras: Pilot episode. (Universal).
Jayce and the Wheeled Warriors: Volume One Four-disc set features Season 1 (33 episodes) of this 1980s animated series based on the popular line of Mattel toys. (Shout! Factory).
Jimmy Carter Man From Plains (2007) Dir.: Jonathan Demme. Documentary follows the 39th President of the United States as he embarks on a media tour for his controversial best-seller, "Palestine Peace Not Apartheid." Extras: Commentary by director Jonathan Demme, bonus scenes, soundtrack recording sessions. (Sony).
Kings of the Sun (1963) Yul Brynner, George Chakiris, Shirley Anne Field, Richard Basehart. (MGM).
The Kite Runner (2007) Dir.: Marc Forster; Khalid Abdalla, Atossa Leoni, Shaun Toub, Sayed Jafar Masihullah Gharibzada, Zekeria Ebrahimi, Ahmad Khan Mahmidzada. Extras: Commentary by director Marc Forster, author Khaled Hosseini and screenwriter David Benioff; "Words from The Kite Runner," "Images from The Kite Runner," Public Service Announcement with Khaled Hosseini. (Paramount).
The Los Angeles Dodgers 1988 World Series Collector's Edition (2008) Seven-disc set to commemorate the 20th anniversary of the Dodgers' 1988 win; $69.95. (A&E Home Video).
Lost Highway (1997) Dir.: David Lynch; Bill Pullman, Patricia Arquette, Balthazar Getty, Robert Blake, Natasha Gregson Wagner, Jack Nance. Bizarre psychological thriller from a master of such ventures. After a bizarre encounter at a party, a jazz saxophonist is framed for the murder of his wife and sent to prison, where he inexplicably morphs into a young mechanic and begins leading a new life. (Universal).
Midsomer Murders: Set 10 Four-disc set with four feature-length mysteries from the hit British mystery franchise, $49.99. (Acorn Media).
Midsomer Murders: The Early Cases Collection Nineteen-disc set with the first 18 stand-alone mysteries from the hit British mystery franchise, $159.99. (Acorn Media).
The Mike Douglas Show: Moments and Memories (2008) Nostalgic look back at the legendary show, features interview and rare performance segments with former guests, including John Lennon and Yoko Ono, Bill Cosby, Bob Newhart, Carol Burnett, Sally Field, Bob Hope, Groucho Marx, The Rolling Stones, Mother Theresa, Muhammad Ali, Alfred Hitchcock, Tiger Woods, Mel Brooks, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Gene Simmons of KISS and many others; $19.99. (Kultur).
The Mystery of Eva Peron (1987 -- Spanish) Documentary on Argentina's Evita, who rose to power in that country after WWII with her husband, Juan Peron. Extras: Eva Peron photo gallery. (First Run Features).
No Way Out The No Way Out pay-per-view events are the final stop on the road to Wrestlemania, here featuring the latest matches featuring Batista, Undertaker, Triple H, Randy Orton, Ric Flair, CM Punk and more; $24.95. (World Wrestling Entertainment).
Party of Five: Complete Third Season Five-disc set with 25 episodes, $39.95. Extras: Minisode: "Silver Spoons -- Boys Will Be Boys," minisode: "The Facts of Life -- And Into the Frying Pan." (Sony).
Painkiller Jane Six-disc set with 22 episodes, $49.97. Extras: Commentaries, featurette. (Anchor Bay).
Pauly Shore's "Natural Born Komics" Sketch Comedy Movie Miami (2008) Showtime follow up to "Pauly Shore Is Dead" has Shore embark on a slew of hidden camera pranks, parodies, man-on-the-street interviews and must see videos. Extras: Deleted scenes, bloopers, "The Diarrhea of Pauly Shore" making of the movie featurette, more. (First Look Studios).
PTU: Police Tactical Unit (2003 -- Hong Kong) Dir.: Johnny To; Simon Yam, Lam Suet, Maggie Siu. Hong Kong thriller follows a band of night patrol cops on one of their worst nights. Extras: Commentary by Hong Kong cinema expert Bey Logan, "On the Trail of the Smoking Gun: An Exclusive Interview With Leading Man Simon Yam," "Into the Perilous Night: An Exclusive Interview With Acclaimed Director Johnny To," "Cool as a Kat: An Exclusive Interview With Leading Lady Maggie Siu. (Dragon Dynasty/Weinstein/Genius).
Pu-239 (2006) Paddy Considine, Radha Mitchell. While working at a nuclear power plant in Russia, a young man is exposed to a deadly dose of radiation while trying to aver a plant disaster; instead of rewarding him for his efforts, the plants treats him as a scapegoat, offering no compensation to him or his family. Desperate to provide security for his wife and son, the man steals a small amount of Pu-239 -- weapons-grade Plutonium -- and heads to Moscow to sell it on the black market. (HBO Video).
The Rabbit Is Me (1965 -- East Germany) A young woman, tainted after her brother's arrest for subversive political activities, has an affair with an older man - who turns out to be the judge who put her brother in jail. Long banned for exposing the harsh realities of East German society, the film finally surfaced after reunification. $24.95. (First Run Features).
Robyn Hitchcock: Sex, Food, Death .... and Insects (2008) Documentary on the legendary cult singer-songwriter as he prepares his "Ole Tarantula" album and goes on the road for the "Ole Tarantula" tour; $24.94. (A&E Home Video).
The Second Track (1962 -- East Germany) From the vaults of the legendary East German DEFA Film Studios comes this rare noir classic about a train station inspector who witnesses a robbery and recognizes one of the thieves -- but hides that fact from the authorities. The thief comes after the inspector's daughter, setting in motion an explosive unearthing of dark secrets from the Nazi era. East Germany's answer to Fritz Lang, Alfred Hitchcock and Carol Reed. $24.95. (First Run Features).
Serenades (2001) Alice Haines, Aden Young. In 19th century Australia, an exotic beauty born of an Aboriginal mother and an Afghan father falls in love with a Christian and goes up against a male-dominated society that defines self-worth by religion. (BFS Entertainment).
Sharpshooter (2008) James Remar, Mario Van Peebles, Bruce Boxleitner. Rural America becomes the bucolic setting for a mysterious terrorist plot gone awry, a romance undone by betrayal, and a government assignment that signals a dangerous conspiracy. (Genius Products).
Sliders: The Fourth Season Five-disc set with 22 episodes, $59.98. (Universal).
Solomon and Sheba (1959) Dir.: King Vidor; Yul Brynner, Gina Lollobrigida, George Sanders. (MGM).
Suburban Shootout Eight episodes of the British suburban living satire described as "Desperate Housewives" meets "The Sopranos." Aired on the Oxygen Channel in 2006; $24.99. Extras: Commentary by cast and crew, behind-the-scenes documentary, filmographies. (Acorn Media).
Taras Bulba (1962) Tony Curtis, Yul Brynner, Sam Wanamaker. (MGM).
Them (Ils) (2006 -- France/Romania) Olivia Bonamy, Michael Cohen. A young couple in a remote house are terrorized by weird people with lights. (Dark Sky Films).
Tripping the Rift: The Movie Movie version of the hip animated TV series about a bunch of derelict mutant misfits who live, work and play on the starship Jupiter 42. Extras: "Making-of" featurette. (Anchor Bay).
The Unknown Soldier (2007) Controversial documentary that profiles Germany's controversial Wehrmacht Exhibition that showed -- through letters, photographs and film footage -- that "ordinary" German soldiers were as complicit as Nazi leaders in the crimes against humanity during World War II, debunking the long-held belief otherwise. $24.95. (First Run Features).
Walk the Line Extended Cut (2005) Dir.: James Mangold; Joaquin Phoenix, Reese Witherspoon, Ginnifer Goodwin, Robert Patrick, Dallas Roberts. Two-disc set Extras: "Johnny Cash Jukebox": Eight Walk The Line Extended Musical Sequences with New Introductions, "More Men in Black": deleted scenes, "Becoming Cash/Becoming Carter" featurette, "Sun Records & the Johnny Cash Sound" featurette, "The Cash Legacy" featurette, "Folsom: Cash & the Comeback" featurette, "Ring of Fire: The Passion of Johnny & June" featurette, "Cash and his Faith" featurette, "Celebrating the Man in Black: The Making of Walk the Line" featurette. (Fox).
War Made Easy (2008) Documentary is a scathing indictment of five decades of U.S. media coverage of American-led military interventions, and the pro-war spoon-feeding of the American public. Reaches into the Orwellian memory hole to expose 50 years of government spin and media collusion that has dragged our country into one war after another -- from Vietnam to Iraq. Narrated by actor and activist Sean Penn; $19.95. (The Disinformation Company).
Warner Bros. Pictures Gangsters Collection Volume 3 Six-disc set with "Picture Snatcher" (1933), starring Jimmy Cagney and Ralph Bellamy; "Lady Killer" (1933), starring Jimmy Cagney and Mae Clark; "Smart Money" (1931), starring Jimmy Cagney and Edward G. Robinson; "Black Legion" (1937), starring Humphrey Bogart and Ann Sheridan; "Mayor of Hell" (1933), starring Jimmy Cagney; "Brother Orchid" (1940), starring Edward G. Robinson and Humphrey Bogart. The films have been given brand new transfers from newly restored film elements, and also include bonus features such as rarely-seen Warner Bros. shorts, vintage newsreels and classic cartoons, plus original theatrical trailers. $59.92 the set or available separately at $19.97 each. (Warner).
Who Is Henry Jaglom? (1997) Documentary about the director of such films as "Hollywood Dreams," "Festival in Cannes" and "Eating," who has alternately been hailed as a cinematic genius, a feminist voice and a true maverick and dismissed by others as a voyeuristic, egomaniacal fraud. Extras: "Who Isn't Henry Jaglom? And "Henry Jaglom Looks Back at 'Who Is Henry Jaglom?'." (First Run Features).
Wings: The Sixth Season Four-disc set with 26 episodes, $42.99. (Paramount).

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