Sherlock Holmes, Action Hero leads this week’s FOXLight DVD Release roundup. Robert Downey, Jr. and Jude Law team up as Holmes and Watson in the Guy Ritchie-directed reboot Sherlock Holmes, which added brawn to the brains.
Alvin & The Chipmunks: The Squeakquel swapped out Jason Lee for Zachary Levi and added three even squeakier Chipettes for more fun for the kiddies, more bleeding ears for the adults, and more box office cash than you could imagine.
Carey Mulligan might be trading Oxford for a different kind of schooling as she falls for older British gent Peter Sarsgaard, in the swinging ‘60s-set An Education.
IMAX got all wet for Under The Sea, a spectacular 3-D adventure through underwater seascapes narrated by Jim Carrey.
Also out this week…
Some less-squeaky alternatives for the kids include Disney’s Alice In Wonderland: Special Un-Anniversary Edition, a two-disc clean up of the 1951 classic with a deleted scene and several bonus documentaries; and Nickelodeon’s Backyardigans: Escape From The Tower, the latest adventure featuring the precocious Tyrone, Pablo, Tasha, Austin and Uniqua.
Music on DVD includes the latest from Reelin’ In The Years Productions, the 5 DVD British Invasion, which features four separate documentaries on Dusty Springfield, The Small Faces, Gerry and The Pacemakers and Herman’s Hermits plus a bonus disc with an extra 2+ hours of interview and performance footage; and The Best of Soul Train is a mammoth 9 DVD set featuring 130 performances by the likes of Stevie Wonder, The O’Jays and Aretha Franklin spanning 1971-1979, and only available through SoulTrain.com.
Finally, it’s Reality TV on DVD this week…
Celebrity Rehab with Dr. Drew: Season 3
Teen Mom: Season 1
The Real Housewives of New Jersey: Season 1
Steven Seagal, Lawman: Season 1
Deadliest Catch: Season 5
Plus one classic, scripted sitcom…Rhoda: Season 2
And, don’t forget you can always grab the classic, scripted FOXLight Podcast each week here: http://feeds.foxnewsradio.com/thefoxlight, and always for FREE!
In New York…I’m Rob Maurer, FOX News Talk!