FOXLight – DVD Releases: Week of 5-14-2012

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Katherine Heigl goes from docs to bonds in this week’s FOXLight DVD release roundup.  Trading in her Grey’s Anatomy scrubs, Heigl is a divorced, jobless soul who catches a break in her cousin’s bail bond business in One For The Money, learning the ropes from Terra Nova’s Jason O’Mara and Rescue Me’s Daniel Sunjata

Oil-rigger Liam Neeson battles to survive the icy Alaskan wilderness after a plane crash dumps him and an unruly group including Dermot Mulroney, Dallas Roberts and Frank Grillo in The Grey

Three high school students develop powers they find fascinating and are barely able to control in Chronicle.  The fun turns dark when one of them goes a little crazy, and it’s all captured perfectly on video…

Glenn Close is a woman pretending to be a man in order to survive in 19th Century Ireland in Albert Nobbs.  All goes well for close to 30 years, until she makes a connection with a young Mia Wasikowska that causes her to question all sorts of feelings…

Woody Harrelson is a Vietnam vet turned cop who begins to assert and live by his own code of justice in Rampart.  An all-star cast including Steve Buscemi, Sigourney Weaver and Ice Cube join in on his continuing downward spiral…

Billed as “the film the Vatican doesn’t want you to see”, a daughter seeks the truth behind her mother’s killing spree in the form of a full-on exorcism in The Devil Inside.

New on Blu-ray

The 1999 Spike Jonze-directed Being John Malkovich gets the Criterion Collection treatment…

Jon Voight in 1974’s Nazi drama The Odessa File

Gerard Depardieu and Robert De Niro in Bernardo Bertolucci’s 1900

Steve Martin’s Father of the Bride and Father of the Bride, Part II combine in a 20th Anniversary two-film collection…

And Walking Tall: The Trilogy features all three ‘70s Joe Don Baker/Bo Svenson features.

In the Music on DVD section…

Diana Ross:  Live in Central Park features both the rain-truncated first night and the fully produced second night of La Ross’s legendary 1983 free concert, plus a commentary track by director Steve Binder

The Vans Warped Tour: No Room for Rockstars is a warts and all documentary on the popular annual summer tour package with a bonus CD of performances by No Doubt, Sublime and Pennywise.

Commercial-free TV on DVD

Hell on Wheels: The Complete First Season

Flashpoint: The Fourth Season

Victorious: The Complete Second Season

TV classics Hazel: The Complete Third Season…and Riverboat: The Complete Series

And reality hits Dirty Jobs: Toughest JobsMythbusters: Buster’s Biggest Crashes…and The Universe: The Complete Season Six.

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




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