Robin Hood returns, realer than ever, in this week's FOXLight DVD release roundup. At least, that was the intention of star Russell Crowe and director Ridley Scott, so retreating from earlier fairytale-like takes meant adding more grit and action. Some, not all, liked the result. Also starring Cate Blanchett, William Hurt and Vanessa Redgrave...
Tinker Bell and the Great Fairy Rescue is the latest Disney straight to DVD installment, a prequel of sorts, covering a time before meeting Wendy and the Lost Boys. Featuring the voices of Michael Sheen, Kristen Chenoweth and Lucy Liu...
New to Blu-ray this week: 1999's Best Picture winner American Beauty...1963's Cary Grant/Audrey Hepburn thriller Charade...and George Clooney's intro to popcorn blow-em-ups, 1997's The Peacemaker.
This week's metric ton of TV on DVD includes...
Broadcast TV sitcoms: How I Met Your Mother: Season 5...Modern Family: Season 1...30 Rock: Season 4...Two and a Half Men: The Complete 7th Season...and Community: The Complete 1st Season.
Broadcast dramas and actioners: Castle: The Complete 2nd Season...The Mentalist: The Complete 2nd Season...Human Target: The Complete 1st Season...Desperate Housewives: The Complete 6th Season...and Law & Order: Special Victims Unit - The 11th Year.
Cable hits: Spartacus: Blood and Sand - The Complete 1st Season...Bored To Death: The Complete 1st Season...and the recently ended The Hills: Complete 6th Season.
And TV Classics: Falcon Crest: The Complete 2nd Season...Rhoda: Season 4...and three post-series Hart To Hart reunion films: Crimes of the Hart, Hart To Hart Returns, and Home Is Where The Hart Is.
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In New York...I'm Rob Maurer, FOX News Talk!