Ben Stiller, Bruce Willis and Adam Sandler all star in the FOXLight DVD Releases: Week of 10-15-2002

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Zoo animals are still trying to get back to New York in this week’s FOXLight DVD release roundup.  This time Alex the Lion, Marty the Zebra and the rest hitch a ride with a traveling circus in Madagascar 3: Europe’s Most Wanted – featuring the voices of Ben Stiller, Chris Rock and Jada Pinkett-Smith

Director Wes Anderson gathers regulars Bill Murray and Jason Schwartzman and adds Bruce Willis, Frances McDormand and others for Moonrise Kingdom – where a town of misfits gather to search for a couple of young runaway lovebirds…

Andy Samberg is the product of bad parenting by eternally adolescent dad Adam Sandler, who shows up uninvited on the eve of his son’s wedding, in That’s My Boy

The creator of Paranormal Activity brings the story of six tourists visiting an abandoned town just outside of Chernobyl, site of the legendary nuclear meltdown, who find it’s not as abandoned as advertised in The Chernobyl Diaries

Two documentaries of note:  2016: Obama’s America, in which best-selling author Dinesh D’Souza examines the question, “If Obama’s re-elected, where will the country be in 2016?”…and Half The Sky investigates the oppression of women worldwide by six actress/advocates including Meg Ryan, Eva Mendes and Olivia Wilde.

In the Music on DVD section

Neil Young and Jonathan Demme collaborate again as Young travels from his Ontario hometown to Toronto’s Massey Hall for the end of his 2011 World Tour in Neil Young Journeys

The now-definitive, newly-restored and remastered document of The Doors’ July 1968 at the Hollywood Bowl: The Doors: Live at the Bowl ’68

And Classic Albums: Peter Gabriel’s So adds an additional 30 minutes of unseen material to the broadcast version.

New on Blu-ray

James Cameron’s Avatar, now in a 3D Limited Edition…

Tom Hanks and Geena Davis in A League of Their Own

Disney’s Pete’s Dragon returns in a 35th Anniversary Edition

2 classic schlock-horror films: The Funhouse and Terror Train, each in Collector’s Editions…

And for the holidays, Tim Allen in The Santa Clause: 3-Movie Collection.

Finally, Commercial-free TV on DVD

Current hits:  Mad Men: Season Five…Psych: The Complete Sixth Season…Touch: The Complete First Season…and MTV’s Awkward: Season 2

TV Classics:  Gunsmoke: The Sixth Season, Volume 2…Simon & Simon: Season Seven…and The Looney Tunes Platinum Collection: Volume 2

And Complete Series sets featuring every single episode of Columbo, Chappelle’s Show, The Firm, and Alcatraz.

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