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OnVideo's Weekly Guide to Home Video Releases

Tuesday, November 18 -- Monday, November 24

All DVD Releases

  • 22 Jump Street

    photo for 22 Jump Street After making their way through high school (twice), big changes are in store for officers Schmidt (Jonah Hill) and Jenko (Channing Tatum) when they go deep undercover at a local college. But when Jenko meets a kindred spirit on the football team, and Schmidt infiltrates the bohemian art major scene, they begin to question their partnership. Now they don't have to just crack the case - they have to figure out if they can have a mature relationship. If these two overgrown adolescents can grow from freshmen into real men, college might be the best thing that ever happened to them. Extras: Commentary with directors Phil Lord and Christopher Miller and Jonah Hill and Channing Tatum; five deleted & extended scenes; "The Perfect Couple of Directors" featurette; "Line-O-Rama: Schmidt and Tattoo Art." Blu-ray adds 17 additional deleted & extended scenes; six additional featurettes: "Everything is Better in College" look at Jenko and Schmidtís undercover transformation into college students, "Janning and Chonah" dives into the relationship of the film's two stars, "New Recruits: Casting 22 Jump Street," "The Perfect Line: Ad-libbing on Set," "Donít Cry Yet: The Mr. Walters Prison Scene" with unfiltered improvisation that occurred while filming the Mr. Walters prison scene, and "The Dramatic Interpretation of 22 Jump Street" version of the film (with all jokes removed); "Joke-a-Palooza" montage of jokes cut from the film; four more "Line-O-Ramas"; two videos: "Zook & McQuaid's Football Tape" and "Jenko Split." Vitals: Director: Chris Miller and Phil Lord. Stars: Jonah Hill, Channing Tatum, Ice Cube, Nick Offerman, Dave Franco, Peter Stormare, Sal Longobardo, Wyatt Russell, Richard Grieco, Amber Stevens. 2014, CC, MPAA rating: R, 112 min., Action-Comedy, Box office gross: $190.822 million, Sony. 3 stars


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  • The Wind Rises

    photo for In "The Wind Rises," Jiro dreams of flying and designing beautiful airplanes, inspired by the famous Italian aeronautical designer Caproni. Nearsighted and unable to be a pilot, Jiro joins a major Japanese engineering company in 1927 and becomes one of the world's most innovative and accomplished airplane designers. The film chronicles much of his life, depicting key historical events, including the Great Kanto Earthquake of 1923, the Great Depression, the tuberculosis epidemic and Japan's plunge into war. Jiro meets and falls in love with Nahoko, and grows and cherishes his friendship with his colleague Honjo. Writer and director Hayao Miyazaki pays tribute to engineer Jiro Horikoshi and author Tatsuo Hori in this epic tale of love, perseverance, and the challenges of living and making choices in a turbulent world. Extras: "The Wind Rises: Behind the Microphone." Blu-ray adds storyboards; original japanese trailers and TV spots; announcement of the completion of the film. Vitals: Director: Hayao Miyazaki. Stars: Voices of: Joseph Gordon-Levitt, John Krasinski, Emily Blunt, Martin Short, Stanley Tucci, Mandy Patinkin, Elijah Wood, Jennifer Grey, Mae Whitman, Werner Herzog, William H. Macy. 2014, CC, MPAA rating: PG-13, 126 min., Animated Drama, Box office gross: $5.220 million, Studio Ghibli/Disney. 3 stars

  • Sin City: A Dame to Kill For

    photo for Sin City: A Dame to Kill For Straight from the pages of Frank Miller's cutting edge series "Sin City," co-directors Frank Miller and Robert Rodriguez reunite to bring the visually stunning stories back to the screen, weaving together two of Miller's classic stories with new tales. Dwight McCarthy (Josh Brolin) struggles with his inner demons and tries to maintain control until his former lover, the goddess Ava Lord (Eva Green), returns wanting his help to escape her abusive husband. Though once he learns her true intentions are far more sinister than they appear, he recruits the help of Marv (Mickey Rourke) and Gail (Rosario Dawson). Meanwhile, a cocky young gambler (Joseph Gordon-Levitt) takes his chances winning against the most powerful man in Sin City, Senator Roark (Powers Boothe). But this is the least of problems for Senator Roark because Nancy Callahan (Jessica Alba) has been driven insane by John Hartigan's (Bruce Willis) selfless suicide and is no longer a damsel in distress, but is out for blood, compelled to avenge Hartigan by hunting down Senator Roark. Extras: TBA. Vitals: Director: Robert Rodriguez, Frank Miller. Stars: Jessica Alba, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Mickey Rourke, Josh Brolin, Rosario Dawson, Eva Green, Jeremy Piven, Jaime King, Bruce Willis, Dennis Haysbert, Powers Boothe, Ray Liotta, Stacy Keach, Lady Gaga, Jamie Chung, Juno Temple, Alexa Pena, Christopher Meloni, Marton Csokas. 2014, CC, MPAA rating: R, 102 min., Crime-Thriller, Box office gross: $13.754 million, Anchor Bay. 2 stars

  • Into the Storm

    photo for Into the Storm In the span of just a few hours, the city of Silverton is ravaged by an unprecedented onslaught of the most furious twisters they've ever seen. The entire town is at the mercy of the erratic and deadly cyclones, even as storm trackers predict the worst is yet to come. Most people seek shelter, while others run toward the vortex, testing how far a storm chaser will go for that once-in-a-lifetime shot. Told through the eyes and lenses of professional storm chasers, thrill-seeking amateurs, and courageous townspeople, the actioner throws you directly into the eye of the storm to experience Mother Nature at her most extreme. Extras: "Fake Storms: Real Conditions" featurette. Blu-ray adds "Into the Storm: Tornado Files," "Titus: The Ultimate Chasing Vehicle." Vitals: Director: Steven Quale. Stars: Richard Armitage, Sarah Wayne Callies, Matt Walsh, Alycia Debnam-Carey, Arlen Escarpeta, Max Deacon, Nathan Kress, Jeremy Sumpter, Kyle Davis, Jon Reep. 2014, CC, MPAA rating: PG-13, 89 min., Action, Box office gross: $46.659 million, Warner. 2 stars

  • If I Stay

    photo for Romantic film based on the best-selling novel. Seventeen-year-old Mia Hall (Chloe Grace Moretz) thought the hardest decision she would ever face would be whether to pursue her musical dreams at Juilliard or follow a different path to be with the love of her life, Adam (Jamie Blackley). But what should have been a carefree family drive changes everything in an instant, and now her own life hangs in the balance. Caught between life and death for one revealing day, Mia has only one decision left, which will not only decide her future but her ultimate fate. Extras: "Never Coming Down" music video, free download of the song "Mind" from the "If I Stay" soundtrack, deleted scenes, commentary by R.J. Cutler and Alison Greenspan, music commentary, image gallery, theatrical trailer. Blu-ray adds "I Never Wanted to Go" music montage, three-part "Beyond the Page" featurette with interviews with the cast, crew and author Gayle Forman ("The Love of Music," "Adapting If I Stay," "An Out of Body Experience"). Vitals: Director: R.J. Cutler. Stars: Chloe Grace Moretz, Mireille Enos, Jamie Blackley, Joshua Leonard, Liana Liberato, Stacy Keach, Gabrielle Rose, Jakob Davies. 2014, CC, MPAA rating: PG-13, 123 min., Drama, Box office gross: $49.128 million, Fox. 2 stars

  • And So It Goes

    photo for And So It Goes There are a million reasons not to like realtor Oren Little (Michael Douglas), and that's just the way he likes it. Willfully obnoxious to anyone who might cross his path, he wants nothing more than to sell one last house and retire in peace and quiet -- until his estranged son suddenly drops off a granddaughter (Sterling Jerins) he never knew existed and turns his life upside-down. Clueless about how to care for a sweet, abandoned 9-year-old, he pawns her off on his determined and lovable neighbor Leah (Diane Keaton) and tries to resume his life uninterrupted. But little by little, Oren stubbornly learns to open his heart -- to his family, to Leah, and to life itself. Extras: Trailer. Vitals: Director: Rob Reiner. Stars: Diane Keaton, Michael Douglas, Yaya Alafia, Sterling Jerins, Frances Sternhagen, Paloma Guzman. 2014, CC, MPAA rating: PG-13, 94 min., Comedy, Box office gross: $15.155 million, Fox. 2 stars


    Blu-ray Debuts

  • It Happened One Night (1934) (Criterion)
  • Kiki's Delivery Service (1989)
  • Princess Mononoke (1997)

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All DVD Releases

Alive Inside: A Story of Music and Memory (2014) Sundance award-winning documentary is a joyous cinematic exploration of music's capacity to reawaken our souls and uncover the deepest parts of our humanity. Director Michael Rossato-Bennett chronicles the astonishing experiences of individuals around the country who have been revitalized through the simple experience of listening to music. The film follows social worker Dan Cohen, founder of the nonprofit organization Music and Memory, as he fights against a broken healthcare system to demonstrate music's ability to combat memory loss and restore a deep sense of self to those suffering from it. Rossato-Bennett visits family members who have witnessed the miraculous effects of personalized music on their loved ones, and offers illuminating interviews with experts including renowned neurologist and best-selling author Oliver Sacks ("Musicophilia: Tales of Music and the Brain"; "The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat") and musician Bobby McFerrin ("Don't Worry, Be Happy"), among others. Formats: DVD, Blu-ray Disc. Extras: Commentary, interviews with Rossato-Bennett, deleted scenes, footage from the Sundance Film Festival, a trailer, and the film's soundtrack. (City Drive Films).

And So It Goes (2014) Dir.: Rob Reiner; Diane Keaton, Michael Douglas, Yaya Alafia, Sterling Jerins, Frances Sternhagen, Paloma Guzman. Formats: DVD, Blu-ray Disc, VOD, Digital, UltraViolet (cloud). Extras: Trailer. (Fox).

photo for As the Light Goes Out As the Light Goes Out (2014 -- Hong Kong) Nicholas Tse, Shawn Yue, Simon Yam, Andy On. To save Hong Kong from an fiery disaster, a team of dedicated firefighters battle an out-of-control blaze that threatens to plunge the city into catastrophic darkness. Formats: DVD, Blu-ray Disc, VOD, Digital. (Well Go USA).

Astral City (2010 -- Brazil) Based on the best-selling book by medium Chico Xavier, the film tells the story of Andre Luiz, a successful doctor who experiences an enlightening spiritual awakening after his death. When he wakes up in the spiritual world, he embarks on a new journey of self-discovery and transformation, from his first days in a dimension of pain and suffering, until when he is rescued and taken to the spiritual Astral City. Features an amazing score by composer Philip Glass. Formats: Blu-ray Disc. Extras: Making-of featurette, theatrical trailer. (Strand Releasing).

photo for Breaking Amish: Season 2 (2014) Two-disc set with 10 episodes of TLC's series about a group of young Amish and Mennonites who risk it all to experience life outside of their simple farm community. Season 2 follows the group to Florida as they reunite in hopes of making a fresh start after discovering a world more shocking and difficult than they had ever expected. After wave after wave of culture shock, unforeseen challenges, and unexpected discoveries make their new life anything but easy -- and with their old life haunting them wherever they go -- they wonder if they'll ever be able to create the lives they've always dreamed of. Formats: DVD, $29.93. (Cinedigm).

Christmas Evil (1980) Brandon Maggart, Dianne Hull, Jeffrey DeMunne. A psycho in a Santa suit gets to decide who's been naughty and who's been nice. New 4K restoration from 35mm elements. Formats: Blu-ray/DVD Combo. Extras: Three commentaries, archival video interviews with director Lewis Jackson and star Maggart, original theatrical trailer, deleted scenes, actor screen tests, storyboards gallery, vintage test screening comment cards. (Vinegar Syndrome).

The Dark Half BLU-RAY DEBUT (1993) Timothy Hutton, Amy Madigan, Michael Rooker, Julie Harris. A writer's fictional alter-ego wants to take over his life ... at any price. From the Stephen King novel. Extras: New audio commentary with writer-director George A. Romero, new retrospective featurette "The Sparrows Are Flying Again!: The Making of The Dark Half," deleted scenes, animated storyboards for the original ending, special effects and on-the-set behind-the-scenes footage, vintage "Making of The Dark Half" plus additional interview clips, theatrical trailer, TV spot, still gallery. (Scream Factory.Shout! Factory).

photo for Freeload Freeload (2014) Director Daniel Skaggs spent a year and a half documenting young people riding America's freight trains in the 21st century. Just as the original hobos of the early 20th century were scorned by mainstream society, so too are today's train riders -- the young who seek adventure and answers on America's freight trains. Formats: DVD. Extras: Deleted scenes, interview with author Ted Conover ("Rolling Nowhere: Riding the Rails with America's Hoboes"), trailer, "Making of Freeload Soundtrack." (MVD Visual).

Frozen (2013) Full-length Sing-Along edition taht allows viewers to follow the lyrics with a bouncing Frozen snowflake. Also includes the theatrical version of the film as well as the "Get a Horse!" Mickey Mouse short. Formats: DVD, Digital. Extras: "Breaking the Ice Ė The Real Making of Frozen" featurette. (Disney).

Housebound (2014) Morgana OíReilly, Rima Te Wiata, Glen-Paul Waru. Kylie Bucknell is forced to return to the house she grew up in when the court places her on home detention, and her punishment is made all the more unbearable by the fact she has to live there with her mother Miriam ≠ a well-intentioned blabbermouth who's convinced that the house is haunted. But when she too becomes privy to unsettling whispers and strange bumps in the night, she begins to wonder if she's inherited her mother's overactive imagination, or if the house is in fact possessed by a hostile spirit. Formats: DVD, Blu-ray Disc. (XLrator Media).

If I Stay (2014) Chloe Grace Moretz, Mireille Enos, Jamie Blackley, Joshua Leonard, Liana Liberato, Stacy Keach, Gabrielle Rose, Jakob Davies. Formats: DVD, Blu-ray/DVD Combo, VOD, Digital, UltraViolet (cloud). Extras: "Never Coming Down" music video, free download of the song "Mind" from the "If I Stay" soundtrack, deleted scenes, commentary by R.J. Cutler and Alison Greenspan, music commentary, image gallery, theatrical trailer. Blu-ray adds "I Never Wanted to Go" music montage, three-part "Beyond the Page" featurette with interviews with the cast, crew and author Gayle Forman ("The Love of Music," "Adapting If I Stay," "An Out of Body Experience"). (Fox).

Into the Storm (2014) Richard Armitage, Sarah Wayne Callies, Matt Walsh, Alycia Debnam-Carey, Arlen Escarpeta, Max Deacon, Nathan Kress, Jeremy Sumpter, Kyle Davis, Jon Reep. Storm trackers, thrill-seekers, and everyday townspeople document an unprecedented onslaught of tornadoes touching down in the town of Silverton. Formats: DVD, Blu-ray/DVD Combo, VOD, Digital, UltraViolet (cloud). Extras: "Fake Storms: Real Conditions" featurette. Blu-ray adds "Into the Storm: Tornado Files," "Titus: The Ultimate Chasing Vehicle." (Warner).

photo for Isis Rising: Curse of the Lady Mummy Isis Rising: Curse of the Lady Mummy (2013) Priya Rai, James Bartholet, Seth Gandrud, Randy Oppenheimer. Six college students take their last course in archeology in anticipation of graduation. Their last assignment is to uncover and document the museum's new acquisitions, but during the night they unwittingly awaken the ancient spirit of the mummy Isis, and her wrath is unleashed. As students start to disappear one by one, they must band together to stop Isis from raising her dead lover Osiris and his evil army of the dead to exact their revenge upon the world. Formats: DVD. (Tomcat Releasing/MVD Entertainment).



It Happened One Night (1934) Opposites attract with magnetic force in this romantic road-trip delight from Frank Capra, about a spoiled runaway socialite (Claudette Colbert) and a roguish man-of-the-people reporter (Clark Gable) who is determined to get the scoop on her scandalous disappearance. The first film to accomplish the very rare feat of sweeping all five major Oscar categories (best picture, best actor, best actress, best director, and best screenplay), "It Happened One Night" is among the most gracefully constructed and edited films of the early sound era, packed with clever situations and gags that have entered the Hollywood comedy pantheon. Featuring two actors at the top of their game, sparking with a chemistry that has never been bettered, this is the birth of the American screwball comedy. New 4K digital restoration, with uncompressed monaural soundtrack on the Blu-ray. Formats: DVD, Blu-ray Disc. Extras: New conversation between critics Molly Haskell and Phillip Lopate; "Frank Capra's American Dream," a 1997 feature-length documentary; new 2K digital transfer of Capra's first film, the 1922 silent short "The Ballad of Fisher's Boarding House"; American Film Institute tribute to Capra from 19882; trailer; essay by critic Farran Smith Nehme. (The Criterion Collection).

JFK: The Private President (2013) In January 1961, a new generation in the guise of John F. Kennedy moved into the White House. All of a sudden politics were youthful, dynamic and sexy. During the brief period in which he was in office, the first pop star of politics accompanied America through the darkest days of the Cold War. At the same time, his signal to embark in new directions was eagerly welcomed by younger generations all around the world. Later on, Jackie Kennedy was to compare his presidency with Camelot Ė the legendary court of King Arthur. Yet, there were also dark sides to this popular presidentís life. Kennedy had countless affairs. And behind the brilliant politician was a very sick man who needed to take up to 12 medicines a day. This documentary features reminiscences by Robert Kennedy Jr. and Matthew Maxwell Kennedy, the sons of Robert Kennedy as well as JFK's friend Harry Belafonte, his closest adviser Ted Sorensen, and Sergei Nikitich Khrushchev, the son of the former Russian leader. Rare footage from the private archives of the Kennedys in HD provide an intimate view of the life of the legendary First Family. Formats: DVD. (First Run Features).

Kiki's Delivery Service BLU-RAY DEBUT (1989) Hayao Miyazaki and Studio Ghibli's classic animated fantasy adventure. The film is presented in Japanese and English, with an English dub voice cast that includes Kirsten Dunst, Phil Hartman, Janeane Garofalo, Matthew Lawrence, Debbie Reynolds. Available in a Blu-ray/DVD combo. (Disney/Studio Ghibli).

photo for The Killer Four Pack The Killer Four Pack Four blood-soaked horror films: "The Day of the Dead," "Jezebeth," "Carnage: The Legend of Quiltface" and "Hellweek Grindhouse Edition." Formats: DVD, $11.95. (SGL Entertainment/MVD Entertainment).

Legends of the Knight (2013) Batman may be a fictional character, but he has proven to be a genuine inspiration to millions of people facing disease, disability or hardship, as revealed in this documentary that weaves together the uplifting true stories of individuals who have embraced their inner superhero, overcome devastating obstacles, and unselfishly given to their communities because of their love for the Caped Crusader. Formats: DVD, VOD, Digital. (Virgil Films).

Monkey Shines BLU-RAY DEBUT (1988) Jason Beghe, Janine Turner, John Pankow, Stanley Tucci, Kate McNeil, Joyce Van Patten. A quadriplegic man has a trained monkey help him with his paralysis, until the little monkey begins to develop feelings, and rage, against its new master. Extras: New audio commentary with writer-director George A. Romero, new retrospective featurette "An Experiment In Fear -- The Making of Monkey Shines," alternate ending, deleted scenes, behind-the-scenes footage, vintage "Making of Monkey Shines" plus additional interview clips, theatrical trailers, TV spot, still gallery. (Scream Factory.Shout! Factory).

Northpole (2014 -- TV) Tiffani Theissen, Josh Hopkins, Bailee Madison, Max Charles. Northpole, the magical home to Santa & Mrs. Claus, has grown into a huge city powered by the magic of holiday happiness around the world. Yet as people everywhere get too busy to enjoy festive time together, the city is in trouble and can only be saved by a young boy, his charming teacher, a mysterious elf-like girl and a gospel singer. Formats: DVD. (ARC Entertainment).

photo for Not Another Celebrity Movie Not Another Celebrity Movie (2013) In a parody on "Oceans 11" with a celebrity look-alike cast, bad boy Charlie Sheen hires Brad Pitt, George Clooney and eight other celebrities to lead a heist to kidnap Justin Bieber during a concert in Las Vegas. Sheen is down on his luck, living with pornstars ever since his relationship fell apart with Paris Hilton and he was replaced on his network series, losing the role to Ashton Kutcher. When Johnny Depp brings him a new drug to try out, Charlie gives it a whirl. Instead of finding stoner happiness, Sheen is suddenly obsessed with Bieber, who he has just seen on TV, thinking Bieber is his illegitimate son. Sheen tries to reach out to the Beebs, but Bieber's manager Usher gets a restraining order. Sheen then finds out about Bieber's upcoming concert at the Riviera Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas, and things get complicated when he realize Hilton is dating Usher and the Beiber is not actually performing on stage but inside the casino vault with an hologram displaying his every move on stage. Sheen turns to "Oceans 11" heroes Brad Pitt and George Clooney and along with their help, hires a team including Lady Gaga, Robert De Niro, Tom Cruise, Mark Zuckerberg, Angelina Jolie, Kanye West and finally Donald Trump, to pull off an elaborate heist to kidnap Bieber. Formats: DVD. (First Napoleon Productions/A Plus Entertainment).

Oh Christmas Tree (2013 -- TV) Sarah Lancaster, Eric Johnson. After losing her job, a driven career woman who has no time for Christmas is forced to work in Manhattan in her family's business selling Christmas Trees. With her world turned upside down, she's forced back into the Spirit of Christmas and soon starts to find the true meaning of the holidays. Formats: DVD. (Monarch Home Entertainment).

photo for Penance Penance (2012 -- Japan) Five-part miniseries based on the best-selling novel "Shokuzai" by Kanae Minato. "Penance" begins with a tragic crime from 15 years in the past: In a small town, a young elementary school girl named Emili has been abducted and killed by a stranger. Four girls who had been playing with Emili at the time are the first to discover her body -- with the abductor never being found and the crime going unsolved. Emili's distressed mother Asako condemns the four girls, all of whom claim not to remember anything about the stranger. Crazed with grief, the mother demands each school girl to find the killer, or pay the penance. Deeply affected by Asako's condemnation, the four girls become adults burdened with the curse of "penance," which eventually triggers a chain of tragic events. The latest work by Japanese cult and horror director Kiyoshi Kurosawa ("Tokyo Sonata," "Doppelganger," "Pulse," "The Cure"). Formats: DVD, Blu-ray Disc, VOD. Extras: Interview with the cast and director, interview with actress Kyoko Koizumi, collector's booklet featuring essays from David Bordwell and Tom Mes. Read more about "Penance." (Doppelganger Releasing).

Power Rangers Megaforce: Robo Knight Before Christmas (2014) Robo Knight learns the true meaning of the holiday season from a group of children when he is mistaken for a donated Christmas toy and is later shipped off in a charity crate to a far-away foreign land. Formats: DVD: $14.98, Digital. Extras: Two bonus episodes. (Lionsgate).

Princess Mononoke BLU-RAY DEBUT (1997) Director: Hayao Miyazaki. Available in a Blu-ray/DVD combo. (Disney/Studio Ghibli).

Pumpkinhead II: Blood Wings (1993) Amy Dolenz, Andrew Robinson, Soleil Moon Frye, Hill Harper, J. Trevor Edmond, Linnea Quigley, Kane Hodder. When five teenagers unwittingly resurrect a demon, nobody is safe from the creature's bloody rampage. But this monster is different -- inside its demonic frame dwells the soul of a boy murdered years ago. Can the evil creature be killed without destroying the innocent boy trapped within? Formats: Blu-ray Disc. Extras: Commentary with director Jeff Burr; "Re-Creating the Beast" featurette with new interviews with special effects artists Greg Nicotero, Gino Crognale and actor Mark McCraken; "Making Movies" interview with director Jeff Burr, behind-the-scenes footage. (Scream Factory/Shout! Factory).


photo for Ragnarock (2013 -- Norway) Pal Sverre Hagen, Nicolai Cleve Broch, Bjorn Sundquist. An archaeologist fascinated by a Viking ship found at the Oseberg burial mound believes that a runic inscription on the ship, which translates to "man knows little," holds the key to understanding the Norse myth of Ragnarok: the day when heaven and earth are destroyed. After finding similar inscriptions on a stone in Northern Norway, the archaeologist, along with his kids and a colleague, begin an expedition to uncover the secret of the day of doom. Formats: DVD, Blu-ray Disc. Extras: "Ragnarok: The Visual Effects," theatrical trailer. (Magnolia Home Entertainment/Magnet Label).

Reclaim (2014) John Cusack, Ryan Phillippe, Rachelle Lefevre, Veronica Faye Foo, Luis Guzman, Jacki Weaver. When the newly adopted daughter of American couple Steven (Phillippe) and Shannon (Lefevre) goes missing while the family is abroad, they quickly discover that all is not what it photo for Reclaim seems with the adoption agency -- and find themselves in a fight for their lives when they encounter Benjamin (Cusack) and Reigert (Weaver), the culprits behind a high-stakes human-trafficking ring. Formats: DVD, Blu-ray Disc, VOD, Digital, UltraViolet (Cloud). Extras: Commentary with director Christian Sesma, behind-the-scenes featurette, cast and crew interviews, deleted and extended scenes, music video. (Lionsgate).

Rise of the Black Bat (2012) Jody Haucke, Dixie Collins, Leo Frost, Richard Groen. In a city where crime rules supreme, District Attorney Tony Quinn has the scales of justice stacked against him. When a crime boss has Tony blinded by acid, he's given the ability to see in the dark like a bat and, under the guise of the Black Bat, he attempts to make sure that the scales of justice are once again balanced. Formats: DVD. (Tomcat Releasing/MVD Entertainment).

Sin City: A Dame to Kill For (2014) Dir.: Robert Rodriguez, Frank Miller. Stars: Jessica Alba, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Mickey Rourke, Josh Brolin, Rosario Dawson, Eva Green, Jeremy Piven, Jaime King, Bruce Willis, Dennis Haysbert, Powers Boothe, Ray Liotta, Stacy Keach, Lady Gaga, Jamie Chung, Juno Temple, Alexa Pena, Christopher Meloni, Marton Csokas. Formats: DVD, 3D Blu-ray/Blu-ray/DVD Combo, VOD, Digital, UltraViolet (cloud). Extras: TBA. (Anchor Bay).

Skinless (2013) Brandon Salkil, Allison Fitzgerald, Erin R. Ryan, Dave Parker. When a brilliant medical researcher in his prime is stricken with cancer, he develops a potential yet unconventional cure for his illness that he uses on himself as a human guinea pig, yielding unspeakable results whose terrifying transformation drives him to madness and wreaks bloody havoc on those closest to him.Formats: DVD. (Whacked Movies/MVD Entertainment).

The Thing on the Doorstep (2014) David Bunce, Susan Cicarelli-Caputo, Mary Jane Hansen. Daniel Upton's relationship with his friend Edward Derby is abruptly changed after Edward becomes romantically involved with an enigmatic hypnotist. Based on the story by H.P. Lovecraft. Formats: DVD. (Leomark Studios/MVD Entertainment).

The Third One (2014 -- Argentina) Emiliano Dionisi, Carlos Echevarria, Nicolas Armengol. After meeting in a chat room, 22-year-old Fede arrives at a downtown building to have an intimate encounter with a sexy gay couple almost twice his age. Formats: DVD. (TLA Releasing).

22 Jump Street (2014) Jonah Hill, Channing Tatum, Ice Cube, Nick Offerman, Dave Franco, Peter Stormare, Sal Longobardo, Wyatt Russell, Richard Grieco, Amber Stevens. Formats: DVD, Blu-ray/DVD Combo, VOD, Digital, UltraViolet (cloud). Extras: Commentary with directors Phil Lord and Christopher Miller and Jonah Hill and Channing Tatum; five deleted & extended scenes; "The Perfect Couple of Directors" featurette; "Line-O-Rama: Schmidt and Tattoo Art." Blu-ray adds 17 additional deleted & extended scenes; six additional featurettes: "Everything is Better in College" look at Jenko and Schmidtís undercover transformation into college students, "Janning and Chonah" dives into the relationship of the film's two stars, "New Recruits: Casting 22 Jump Street," "The Perfect Line: Ad-libbing on Set," "Donít Cry Yet: The Mr. Walters Prison Scene" with unfiltered improvisation that occurred while filming the Mr. Walters prison scene, and "The Dramatic Interpretation of 22 Jump Street" version of the film (with all jokes removed); "Joke-a-Palooza" montage of jokes cut from the film; four more "Line-O-Ramas"; two videos: "Zook & McQuaid's Football Tape" and "Jenko Split." (Sony).

Twink (2014) Wade Radford. A former Twink Star of the gay porn circuit was once top of his game, but a bad drug addiction and sex attack caused him to descend into his own nightmare of addiction, suicidal ideation and mental health issues. Formats: DVD. (Live Wire/MVD Entertainment).

When Comedy Went to School (2013) Why are there so many Jewish comedians? This documentary answers this question with an entertaining portrait of this country's greatest generation of comics -- the generation that includes the likes of Jerry Lewis, Sid Caesar, Jackie Mason, Mort Sahl and Jerry Stiller, all of whom make appearances in the film, sharing hilarious and personal experiences. The answer is also found in upstate New York's Catskill Mountains, aka the Borscht Belt, where Jewish immigrants transformed lush farmland into the 20th century's largest resort complex. Those Catskill hotels and bungalow colonies provided the setting for a remarkable group of young Jewish-American comedians to hone their craft and become worldwide legends. Formats: DVD. (First Run Features).

The Wind Rises (2014) Dir.: Hayao Miyazaki. Voices of: Joseph Gordon-Levitt, John Krasinski, Emily Blunt, Martin Short, Stanley Tucci, Mandy Patinkin, Elijah Wood, Jennifer Grey, Mae Whitman, Werner Herzog, William H. Macy. Formats: DVD, Blu-ray/DVD Combo, VOD, Digital. Extras: "The Wind Rises: Behind the Microphone." Blu-ray adds storyboards; original japanese trailers and TV spots; announcement of the completion of the film. (Disney and Studio Ghibli).

Wolfblood Season 2 (2013) Two-disc set with 13 episodes of the British teen series about a family of werewolves. Formats: DVD, $14.93. (Cinedigm).

photo for Women of the Bible Women of the Bible (2014) Seven complete History documentaries chronicling the lives of the most iconic female biblical figures. Includes Mary of Nazareth, Queen Esther, Sheba, Delilah, more .Formats: Two-disc DVD, $14.98. (Lionsgate).


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