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New on DVD and Blu-ray: 'Frankenweenie' and More

7 January 2013 12:00 PM, PST | NextMovie | See recent NextMovie news »

This week: Tim Burton expands his short stop-motion film "Frankenweenie" into a charming feature-length film about a boy who uses science to bring his beloved pet back to life.

Also new this week is the comic adaptation "Dredd," Jennifer Lawrence slumming it in "House at the End of the Street" and the achingly beautiful "Samsara."


Box Office: $35 million

Rotten Tomatoes: 89% Fresh

Storyline: Tim Burton's feature-length expansion of his stop-motion short is about a boy named Victor who harnesses the power of science to bring his dog Sparky back to life. When Victor's fellow students get wind of his reanimated pooch, they set out to resurrect their own dead pets and discover that getting a second lease on life is scary stuff. "Frankenweenie" features the voices of Charlie Tahan, Winona Ryder, Martin Landau, Catherine O'Hara and more.

Extras! Available on DVD, Blu-ray and Blu-ray 3D, "Frankenweenie" has several making-of featurettes, »

- Robert DeSalvo

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