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This Week on DVD & Blu-ray (02-26-13)

February 26, 2013


Paul Thomas Anderson’s latest masterpiece “The Master” is now out on DVD/Blu-ray! See it and determine which group you’ll be in – those who despise it or those who champion the film. If you haven’t checked this film out yet, do yourself a favor and find out why Joaquin Phoenix, Phillip Seymour Hoffman and Amy Adams were nominated for Oscars and figure out why the Academy was confounded by the film. Speaking of confounded, there’s “Holy Motors” the latest from French filmmaker Leo Carax starring the likes of Kylie Minogue, Eva Mendes, Edith Scob and an amazing performance (or performances rather) from Denis Lavant. It’s a surreal, almost unexplainable film about a man who takes on multiple personas and interacts with multiple people in bizarre and touching ways. If you want to experience something completely different, this is it. And then “The Loneliest Planet” from director Julia Loktev is quite a trip as well. In fact, it centers on a guided hiking trip that a young engaged couple take in the Georgian wilderness and an encounter that alters the course of their journey.
There are a handful of other genre pictures out this week worthy of your time, but these three are the standouts. Previous reviews will be highlighted below. Enjoy the Rundown….
  • A New Life (DVD/Blu-ray)
  • A Simple Life (DVD)
  • Africa (2012/BBC) (DVD/Blu-ray)
  • Africa: Eye to Eye with the Unknown (DVD)
  • Barbie in The Pink Shoes (DVD/Blu-ray)
  • Chasing Mavericks (DVD/Blu-ray)
  • Chicken with Plums (DVD)
  • Chronicle of a Summer (Criterion Collection) (DVD/Blu-ray)
  • The Client List: The Complete First Season (DVD)
  • Company of Heroes (DVD/Blu-ray)
  • Diary of a Chambermaid (1946) (DVD/Blu-ray)
  • Fast Girls (DVD)
  • Freaky Deaky (DVD)
  • Girls Against Boys (DVD/Blu-ray)
  • The Great Spy Chase (1964) (DVD/Blu-ray)
  • Holy Motors (DVD/Blu-ray)
  • The House That Dripped Blood (DVD)
  • The Hudsucker Proxy (Blu-ray)
  • Lady for a Night (1942) (DVD)
  • Law & Order: The Twelfth Year (DVD)
  • The Loneliest Planet (DVD)
  • The Master (DVD/Blu-ray)
  • Midnight Movies Mondo Triple Feature (DVD)
  • Midnight Movies Shockumentary Triple Feature (DVD)
  • Midnight Movies Suspense Triple Feature (DVD)
  • Monsieur Gangster (DVD/Blu-ray)
  • Oasis of the Zombies: Remastered Edition (DVD/Blu-ray)
  • Over Your Cities Grass Will Grow (DVD)
  • Plain Clothes (DVD/Blu-ray)
  • The Reagan Presidency (DVD)
  • The Red Menace (1949) (DVD/Blu-ray)
  • Rocko’s Modern Life: The Complete Series (DVD)
  • Sansho the Baliff (Criterion Collection) (Blu-ray)
  • Scooby-Doo! Mask of the Blue Falcon (DVD)
  • She Devil (1957) (DVD/Blu-ray)
  • Strangers in the Night (1944) (DVD/Blu-ray)
  • Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Rise of the Turtles (DVD)
  • Zombie Lake: Remastered Edition (DVD/Blu-ray)



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  1. February 27, 2013 3:49 pm

    I’ve wanted to see The Master for agggggggges!! May have to do it now 😀

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