Anna Kendrick, Colin Farrell, and Clint Eastwood star in the FOXLight DVD Releases: Week of 12-17-2012

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It’s a “Hail Mary” DVD release week in the FOXLight, with the major studios tossing out no less than 12 new releases…

Sweet-voiced Anna Kendrick gets unwittingly drafted into a college acapella team filled with misfits in Pitch Perfect, with Brittany Snow and Rebel Wilson

Colin Farrell, Kate Beckinsale and Jessica Biel star in the needless (and apparently wantless) remake of Total Recall

Zachary Gordon returns for the third film installment of the book series phenomenon Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Dog Days

Milla Jovovich lives to fight the Umbrella Corporation once again in Resident Evil: Retribution

Amy Adams tries to reconnect with her baseball scout father Clint Eastwood in Trouble With The Curve, also starring Justin Timberlake

Joseph Gordon-Levitt is a bike messenger with a potentially deadly delivery in Premium Rush

Richard Gere is a hedge fund magnate on the verge of a Madoff-like meltdown in Arbitrage, with Susan Sarandon and Tim Roth

A stand-up comedian with a stalled career and stale relationship tells his stressful tale in Sleepwalk With Me, starring writer and director Mike Birbiglia, Lauren Ambrose and Carol Kane

Emile Hirsch is a young drug dealer who uses sister Juno Temple as sexual collateral for hit-man Matthew McConaughey in Killer Joe

Josh Radnor is a college grad who returns to his alma mater to give a speech and falls for Elizabeth Olsen in Liberal Arts

Channing Tatum, Rosario Dawson, Justin Long and others meet up at their high school reunion in 10 Years

And Spike Lee’s latest joint follows a middle class Atlanta boy who discovers inner city life and love Brooklyn-style in Red Hook Summer.

Commercial-free TV on DVD

Premium cable hits: Shameless: The Complete Second Season…Californication: The Fifth Season…House of Lies: The First Season…and The Life & Times of Tim: The Complete Third Season

Basic cable faves:  Army Wives: Season Six, Part Two…Tosh.0: Deep V’s…and Big Ang: Season One

The just-aired We Will Always Love You: A Grammy® Salute to Whitney Houston

And from TV’s past:  Quincy, M.E.: Season 4…Here’s Lucy: Season Six…The Sarah Silverman Program: Season 3…and the 24 disc He-Man® and the Masters of the Universe®: 30th Anniversary Commemorative Collection.

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In New York…Rob Maurer, FOX News Talk.