FOXLight – DVD Releases: Week of 4-2-2012

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Steven Spielberg takes on World War I in this week’s FOXLight DVD release roundup by following the war through the journey of a horse trained by a young boy and then put to work in War Horse. From book to Broadway to the big screen, this inspiring story stars Jeremy Irvine and Emily Watson

Single dad Matt Damon decides his family needs a fresh start, at a country manor with a big amenity – a zoo – in We Bought A Zoo.  The inexperienced staff, including Elle Fanning, Angus MacFayden and Scarlett Johansson round out this Cameron Crowe-directed heartwarmer…

Follow Kevin Clash as he lives his dream as the man behind puppet icon Elmo in the documentary Being Elmo: A Puppeteer’s Journey, narrated by Whoopi Goldberg

Celebrate the timeliness of one of TV’s all-time favorite shows with The Walton Legacy, as show writer/creator Earl Hamner takes you to Schuyler, Virginia to meet his real family, the inspiration behind The Waltons.  Plus, catch up with some of the original actors including Michael Learned, Mary McDonough and others.

New on Blu-ray

The blockbuster that nearly bankrupted our dear 20th Century FOX, Elizabeth Taylor returns as Cleopatra in a 50th Anniversary Edition

The 1974 Jack Nicholson/Roman Polanski film noir homage Chinatown

And timed to her new album release, Madonna’s controversial 1991 tour documentary Truth or Dare goes Hi-Def.

This week’s commercial-free TV on DVD

It’s a classic sitcom extravaganza, starring:

3rd Rock From The Sun: Season Three and Four

Roseanne: The Complete Third and Fourth Season

That 70’s Show: Season Three and Four

Designing Women: The Complete Sixth Season

And, Benson: The Complete Second Season

Recent cartoon fave Danny Phantom: Season 2, Part 1

And finally, the PBS Masterpiece Theatre Classic: Great Expectations.

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