FOXLight – DVD Releases: Week of 11-14-2011

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Tom Hanks goes to college in this week’s FOXLight DVD release roundup, as Larry Crowne, a blue collar guy out of a job who decides to reboot and enroll in school.  While there, he becomes ‘hot for teacher’ Julia Roberts…and, really, who wouldn’t?

Ewan McGregor finds love with Melanie Laurent, while grieving the death of his recently out of the closet father Christopher Plummer, in Beginners

Two classic musicals new on Blu-ray this week: West Side Story hits Hi-Def in a 50th Anniversary Edition Box Set with a full disc of extras, a tribute CD featuring Julie Andrews and Gloria Estefan, and a hardcover book…and Audrey Hepburn’s classic turn as Eliza Doolittle, 1964’s My Fair Lady

Also new on Blu-ray

A year after the restored original finally arrived in Hi-Def, Giorgio Moroder Presents Metropolis, the 1984 reboot which married the classic Fritz Lang silent film to a modern soundtrack featuring Freddie Mercury, Pat Benatar and Billy Squier gets its Hi-Def premiere…

And the Tom Cruise Blu-ray Collection collects Hi-Def versions of Collateral, Days of Thunder, Minority Report, Top Gun and War of the Worlds.

In the Music on DVD section…

God Bless Ozzy Osbourne is the unflinching story of the legendary rock icon as filmed by his son Jack

And Black Country Communion: Live Over Europe is the first live concert DVD from the rock supergroup made up of Glenn Hughes, Joe Bonamassa, and Jason Bonham.

This week’s commercial-free TV on DVD

The 1st Seasons of Being HumanAwkwardAmerican Restoration…and UK faves WhiteChapel and Bedlam

Complete Series sets, featuring every single episode of ‘60s spy hit It Takes A Thief…’80s mob drama Crime Story…Sci-Fi fave Farscape, on Blu-ray…’50s hospital drama Medic…and ‘60s western The Wide Country

And The Looney Tunes Platinum Collection: Volume One features 50 classic animated shorts, plus an entire disc devoted to animation pioneer Chuck Jones.

Check out our audio companion FOXLight Podcast for highlights from the week’s DVD and music releases all in one free listen.  It’s available for subscription or download here, and you can also check out all the great free and premium FOX News Radio podcast offerings here.

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




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