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Up on the DVD and Blu-ray shelves this week, unplug the "Wreck-It Ralph" arcade noise (and, for the love of all that is holy, put down your guns and step away from that insipid "Red Dawn" remake) as there are some better choices to be made for cineastes of all tastes. Read More: Discworld: Naked Spaniards, Early Cinema Verite and the Cheerier 'Amour"   "California Solo" (Strand Releasing)   On this side of the pond, many of us weren't aware of Robert Carlyle until 1996's international breakout "Trainspotting," in which the chameleonic Scottish actor portrayed an alcoholic sociopath who hung out with heroin junkies. Here, in writer-director Marshall Lewy's somber, sun-baked, underseen character study, Carlyle again likes his drink a bit too much as long-haired Lachlan MacAldonich, a relatively high-functioning addict living a modest existence as an organic farm manager just outside of Los Angeles. In a former life, Lachlan played »

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