FOXLight – DVD Releases: Week of 6-11-2012

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Robert Downey, Jr.’s OTHER vehicle gets a turn to lead this week’s FOXLight DVD release roundup, trading in the iron suit for classic tweed in Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows.  The Crown Prince of Austria is dead, and Holmes and Jude Law’s Watson are out to prove the evidential suicide was actually murder…

Nicolas Cage cashes another paycheck, thank you, in Ghost Rider™: Spirit of Vengeance, with his Johnny Blaze attempting to release a young boy from the Devil’s grip and maybe extinguish his own fire curse…

Tyler Perry is a wealthy, but out of touch businessman who’s jolted out of his predictable routine when he offers to help out a down-on-her-luck Thandie Newton in Good Deeds

Greg Kinnear is an insurance-agent-turned-con-man who sees his big deal with a retired farmer (Alan Arkin) go quickly and hopelessly south thanks to a nosy Billy Crudup in Thin Ice.

New on Blu-ray

Bill Murray’s comedic entry to the big screen, 1979’s Meatballs

Tobey Maguire’s Spiderman, Spiderman 2 and Spiderman 3 break out of their previously released Trilogy box…

And the Criterion Collection expands by a couple of titles: 1971’s Harold and Maude…and Charlie Chaplin’s brilliant comedy The Gold Rush in both its original 1925 and re-edited 1942 versions.

In the Music on DVD section…

What took them so long?  Chicago returns to their namesake town on Chicago in Chicago

Roxy Music: Live at the Apollo – no, not THAT Apollo – London’s Hammersmith Apollo, filmed in 2001…

And Give Me The Banjo is a documentary on the classic American instrument narrated by Steve Martin and featuring Earl Scruggs, Pete Seeger and Bela Fleck.

Finally, commercial-free TV on DVD

Entourage: The Complete Eighth and Final Season

The Complete First Seasons of ScandalMissingGCB…and Episodes

Tosh.0: Volume 1 – Hoodies

Gene Simmons: Family Jewels – Season 6, Volumes 1 & 2

Brad Meltzer’s Decoded: Season Two

Doctor Who: Seeds of Death and Resurrection of the Daleks

G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero – The Complete First Series

And the HBO film on the 2008 financial meltdown Too Big to Fail.

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




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