FOXLight – DVD Releases: Week of 10-10-2011

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Ryan Reynolds completes his transformation from Van Wilder to superhero in this week’s FOXLight DVD release roundup.  Reynolds is Hal Jordan, the man who becomes the Green Lantern, possessor of a ring that creates whatever he can think up, and potential savior of Earth…

Live vicariously through Jason Bateman, Charlie Day and Jason Sudeikis as they attempt to have their bosses, respectively Kevin Spacey, Jennifer Aniston and Colin Farrell, 86’d by a bumbling Jamie Foxx in Horrible Bosses

A gang of zoo animals have become attached to their caretaker Kevin James.  So attached, that they break their code of silence to literally talk him out of quitting, in Zookeeper.  Featuring the voices of Adam Sandler, Cher and Sylvester Stallone

Based on the best-selling book series, Jordana Beatty is the precocious title character in Judy Moody and the Not Bummer Summer – a lite romp through how she turns a boring stay-cation into an adventure, with the help of cool Aunt Heather Graham

Tree of Life follows a 1950’s Midwestern child named Jack as he moves from childhood innocence through adult disillusionment.  Played as an adult by Sean Penn, he tries to discover the metaphorical “meaning of life” while attempting reconciliation with his father, Brad Pitt.

In the Music on DVD section…

Taylor Swift: Journey to Fearless goes behind the scenes and onstage during Swift’s blockbuster 2010 tour…

Cream: Live at the Royal Albert Hall covers Eric Clapton, Jack Bruce and Ginger Baker’s successful 2005 reunion at the venerable London venue, now in Hi-Def…

David Crosby and Graham Nash toured together sans “S” and “Y” earlier this year, and a Stamford, Connecticut stop at the Palace Theatre was captured on Crosby-Nash: In Concert

Cheap Trick: Live Tokyo 1978 covers the exact moment Rick Nielsen and the boys exploded on an international level.

Commercial free TV on DVD

Current faves: Bones: Complete Sixth Season…Chuck: Complete Fourth Season…Workaholics: Season One…and Ghost Hunters: Season 6, Part 2

Classic westerns: Bonanza: Official 2nd Season, Vol. 2…and Gunsmoke: The 5th Season, Vol. 1

The made-for-TV reunion movies The Incredible Hulk Returns and Trial of the Incredible Hulk return on one Double Feature DVD…

And cartoons new and old: Aqua Unit Patrol Squad 1: Season One…Casper The Friendly Ghost: The Complete Collection 1945-1963…and Jem and the Holograms: The Truly Outrageous Complete Series.

The FOXLight Podcast, available here,  has highlights from the week’s DVD and music releases in one convenient – and FREE – audio package!

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




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