FOXLight – DVD Releases: Week of 9-12-2011

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Comic book character or Norse God?  You be the judge in this week’s FOXLight DVD release roundup as Chris Hemsworth stars in Marvel’s latest big screen smash Thor.  Banished to live among mortals on Earth, Thor becomes Mighty with the help of Natalie Portman, Anthony Hopkins and Samuel L. Jackson

True Thor fans can also grab Thor & Loki: Blood Brothers, created by Marvel Knights animation and based on the Rodi and Ribic graphic novel, depicting sibling rivalry at its most epic…

A wagon train of three families get lost on the Oregon Trail in Meek’s Cutoff, a majestic tale of cowboys and Indians starring Michelle Williams, Bruce Greenwood and Zoe Kazan

Joseph Gordon-Levitt stars as Hesher, a foulmouthed squatter who takes residence in the garage of a grieving Rainn Wilson and seeks to inject a little, well, something missing back into their lives…

In between relinquishing his Tonight Show duties and starting his life in cable oblivion, Conan O’Brien kept busy by touring the country to perform and feel some love.  Cameras tagged along and Conan O’Brien Can’t Stop is the result.

New on Blu-ray

George Lucas tinkers with his celluloid legacy once again for the Blu-ray release of Star Wars: The Complete Saga, collecting all six films in Hi-Def and again changing some scenes to the fan’s delight, or dismay…

The 70th Anniversary of the Orson Welles’ film classic Citizen Kane

Joel and Ethan Coen’s recasting of Homer’s Odyssey in 1930’s rural Mississippi, O Brother Where Art Thou?

Jamie Lee Curtis’ second round with Michael Myers, 1981’s Halloween II

And the 1996 tale of Scottish drug addicts unleashed on an unsuspecting world, Trainspotting.

This week’s TV on DVD includes…

Broadcast faves: Big Band Theory: Complete Fourth Season…Glee: Complete Second Season…Supernatural: Complete Sixth Season…Grey’s Anatomy: Complete Seventh Season…Private Practice: Complete Fourth Season…and Blue Bloods: The First Season

Cable hits: It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia: Complete Season 6…Rescue Me: The Sixth Season and The Final Season…and Spartacus: Gods of the Arena

The Dick Cavett Show: Jimi Hendrix collects all of the rock icon’s appearances on the straight-laced talk show…

Performances by classic Motown artists on Ed Sullivan’s variety show are collected on three new sets: Motown Gold on The Ed Sullivan Show…The Best of The Supremes on The Ed Sullivan Show…and The Best of The Temptations on The Ed Sullivan Show

And the first two seasons of each of the following classic sitcoms are now available: Roseanne…That 70’s Show…3rd Rock From The Sun…and Grounded For Life.

Highlights from the week’s roster of DVD and music releases are available together in the FREE audio companion FOXLight Podcast, available for download or subscription here.

In New York…I’m Rob Maurer, FOX News Talk!




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