FOXLight – DVD Releases: Week of 8-6-2012

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The latest Dr. Seuss CGI smash leads this week’s DVD releases in the FOXLight.  Danny DeVito, Zac Efron, Taylor Swift and Betty White lend their voices to The Lorax, the Seuss tale with a combined message of valuing and preserving love and nature…

The recently scorned Robert Pattinson is an ex-soldier in turn of the century Paris who makes his way by using women of means, including Christina Ricci, Kristen Scott Thomas and Uma Thurman in Bel Ami

A devout college student transfers to an ultra liberal college, causing him to confront and question some of his own biases and beliefs in Blue Like Jazz

The life and impact of reggae superstar Bob Marley is detailed, warts-and-all in the Kevin MacDonald-directed documentary Marley

A big New on Blu-ray week…

A pair of John Cusack favorites: 1997’s Grosse Point Blank and 2000’s High Fidelity

Four ‘80s hits: 1985’s Clue: The Movie…and 1987’s Adventures in Babysitting, Spaceballs and Full Metal Jacket each return in a 25th Anniversary Edition…

And three from the ‘90s:  1997’s Romy & Michelle’s High School Reunion…the previous year’s Bound…and 1998’s Blues Brothers 2000.

Finally, commercial-free TV on DVD

Current hits: Grimm: Season OneParenthood:  Season 3…and Strike Back: Cinemax Season One

TV classics:  The Rookies: Complete Second Season…and Gunsmoke: The Sixth Season. Volume 1

And made-for-TV movies:  Disney’s Let It Shine…and Jesse Stone: Benefit of the Doubt.

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




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