FOXLight – DVD Releases: Week of 3-12-2012

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George Clooney shows his paternal side in this week’s FOXLight DVD release roundup, as a dialed back, Hawaii-based real estate attorney who learns of his comatose wife’s affair in The Descendants

Those oh-so-cute dancing penguins return in Happy Feet Two, with new dangers befalling the penguin world and Mumble’s child now facing up to the challenge.  Elijah Wood and Robin Williams lend their voices once again…

The Three Musketeers – plus one – got a reboot, and a 3D one at that, with Orlando Bloom as the Duke of Buckingham and Logan Lerman as punkish newbie D’Artagnan…

Eddie Redmayne is a film business newbie assigned to shadow a bored and desperate Marilyn Monroe at the apex of her career in My Week With Marilyn, with Michelle Williams embodying the bombshell…

Charlize Theron is an author of teen novels who returns home in an attempt to reclaim her glory days in Young Adult.  Comic Patton Oswalt has a star turn as her unlikely ally…

Kirsten Dunst and Alexander Skarsgard attempt to party at the literal end of the world, in Melancholia.  As they’re celebrating their nuptials, a planet is crashing toward Earth in this Lars von Trier-directed thriller.

New on Blu-ray

The American Pie trilogy: American Pie, American Pie 2 and American Wedding

Harold & Kumar Go To White Castle and Harold & Kumar Escape From Guantanamo Bay hit hi-def in one Double Feature package…

And Martin Scorsese’s 1988 epic The Last Temptation of Christ gets the deluxe Criterion Collection treatment…

And commercial-free TV on DVD

Four from UK fave Doctor Who: Tomb of the Cybermen, Three Doctors, Face of Evil, and Robots of Death

The Complete First Seasons of cable dramas Breakout Kings and The Killing

Mythology duo Hercules: The Legendary Journeys and Xena: Warrior Princess – both Season Three

Wallace & Gromit’s World of Invention: The Complete 6-Part Series

And last year’s SyFy miniseries Neverland.

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




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