FOXLight – DVD Releases: Week of 4-23-2012

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Every time Mark Wahlberg thinks he’s out, they pull him back in, in this week’s FOXLight DVD release roundup. In Contraband, Wahlberg plays a legendary smuggler gone straight who must return to crime to settle a debt for his brother-in-law.  And it isn’t long before his wife (Kate Beckinsale) and sons become pawns in his game.

Heading Straight-to-DVD this week…

Sara Paxton and Pat Healy are employees at a closing New England bed and breakfast who believe ghosts are checking in to bid the place farewell in The Innkeepers

And Halle Berry is a shark whisperer haunted by an attack, but offered a lucrative chance to lead a thrill seeking millionaire into Shark Alley in Dark Tide.

New on Blu-ray

Richard Harris and Vanessa Redgrave in the 1967 film adaptation of the hit Broadway musical Camelot

The Edward G. Robinson film noir classic, 1947’s The Red House

The 1959 Civil War-western The Jayhawkers

And Robert Duvall in the 1973 cop drama Badge 373.

Lastly, commercial-free TV on DVD

UK productions Titanic: The MiniseriesPoirot: Series 4…and the original Alec Guinness-led miniseries Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy

Reality hit The Amazing Race: The Fifth Season & The Sixth Season

Just-aired Comedy Central specials: Patton Oswalt: Finest Hour…and Paul F. Tompkins: Laboring Under Delusions

TV classics: Car 54, Where Are You? – The Complete Second Season…and Route 66: The Complete Series, which is only available for the next 30 days at

Nickelodeon fave The Wild Thornberrys: Season 2, Part 2

And a duo from Marvel Animation: Iron Man – The Complete Series…and X-Men – The Complete Series.

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