FOXLight – DVD Releases: Week of 7-23-2012

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Elizabeth Olsen finds herself locked inside a secluded lake house in this week’s FOXLight DVD release roundup.  It’s her family’s house, but haunted nonetheless in Silent House.  And the panic and terror is shown in one 90-minute uninterrupted shot…

An 85-year-old sushi restaurant proprietor is the subject of a quirky and fun documentary Jiro Dreams of Sushi, which follows the Michelin three-star winner as he runs his tiny, world renowned restaurant, and his family, with an equally iron fist…

New on Blu-ray

1999’s Ben Stiller-led superhero comedy Mystery Men

The same year’s Eddie Murphy/Martin Lawrence team-up, Life

And director Whit Stillman’s 1998 Studio 54 love letter The Last Days of Disco joins the Criterion Collection.

In the Music on DVD section…

Peter Gabriel’s 1993 document of the Italy stop on his world tour, Secret World: Live gets polished up and adds bonus features including a making-of documentary, time lapse footage of the complex stage setup, and a performance of “Red Rain” cut from the original release…

The Big Easy Express is a documentary on the popular 2011 tour which included Mumford & Sons, Edward Sharpe & the Magnetic Zeros, and Old Crow Medicine Show

And Johnny Winter: Live from Japan covers a smoking 2011 show at the Zepp Tokyo Music Hall.

Finally, this week’s commercial-free TV on DVD

Game of Thrones: The Complete First Season (in a “corrected version” which replaces the original March 2012 release by removing George W. Bush’s disembodied head from an episode)…

Kelsey Grammer in Boss: Season One

Children’s Hospital: The Complete Third Season

Animated fave Hey Arnold! – Season 2, Part 2

PBS Masterpiece Mystery duo Inspector Morse: Endeavour…and Inspector Lewis: Series 5

And TV classics The Untouchables: Season 4, Vol. 1 & 2The Real McCoys:  Season 1Touched By An Angel: The Fifth Season…and the Blu-ray premiere of Star Trek: The Next Generation – Season One.

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




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