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Blu-ray Release: Alexander Ultimate Cut
7 March 2014 9:42 AM, PST
Blu-ray Release Date: June 3, 2014
Price: Blu-ray $49.99
Studio: Warner Home Video
So apparently, in 2007 when Warner brought out Alexander, Revisited: The Final Cut, they lied. The 2014 Alexander: The Ultimate Cut is another version of the much-edited movie, which director Oliver Stone (Wall Street Money Never Sleeps) apparently can’t let go.
Celebrating the movie’s 10th anniversary, The Ultimate Cut is 206 minutes, 31 minutes longer than the already long 175-minute original film and eight minutes shorter than that Final Cut. Hmmm
“I’ve tried throughout this process to achieve what I believe is the appropriate balance between the inner and outer journeys undertaken by this extraordinary man,” said Stone. “Free from earlier constraints [i.e. defined codes for violence and sexuality], I’ve continued to pursue this great story, and I think I have at last achieved a film that tells a story as it has never been told.”
Good to know.
The originally R-rated movie tells the legend of Alexander, »
Blu-ray, DVD Release: Forgetting the Girl
6 March 2014 12:27 PM, PST
Blu-ray & DVD Release Date: April 1, 2014
Price: DVD $24.95, Blu-ray $34.95
Studio: Film Movement/Ram Releasing
The independent movie stars Christopher Denham (Argo) as photographer Kevin Wolfe, who trying to deal with his traumatic past. He gets obsessed with finding the right girl to help him forget. But as rejections mount, he starts to take desperate measures, and the girls he photographs aren’t safe.
The DVD and Blu-ray carry these special features:
four deleted scenescommentary with director Nate Taylorfive web videos with footage not in the film.
Check out the movie’s trailer:
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Blu-ray, DVD, Digital: Orange is the New Black S1
5 March 2014 3:30 PM, PST
Blu-ray, DVD & Digital Release Date: May 13, 2014
Price: DVD $39.98, Blu-ray $39.97
Based on the best-selling memoir by Piper Kerman, Orange is the New Black stars Taylor Schilling (The Lucky One) as Piper Chapman, a Brooklynite who’s about to embark on a new business venture, selling custom candles, when her wild past with Alex Vause (Laura Prepon, The Kitchen) comes back to haunt her.
To pay her debt to society, Piper leaves behind her fiancee (Jason Biggs, American Reunion) and turns herself into a federal penitentiary, where she dons her orange jumpsuit and comes face to face with Alex as well as a cell full of eccentric inmates.
Blu-ray, DVD Release: August: Osage County
4 March 2014 11:08 AM, PST
Blu-ray & DVD Release Date: April 8, 2014
Price: DVD $29.98, Blu-ray/DVD Combo $39.99
Studio: The Weinstein Company/Anchor Bay Entertainment
Based on the play by Tracy Letts, who also wrote the screenplay, the drama movie tells the story of the strong-willed women of the Weston family, including Roberts, Julianne Nicholson (TV’s Boardwalk Empire) and Juliette Lewis (Conviction). Their lives have diverged, but a family crisis brings them back together to the house where they grew up and to the woman (Streep) who raised them.
Blu-ray Release: The Nutty Professor 50th Ann.
3 March 2014 3:49 PM, PST
Blu-ray & DVD Release Date: June 3, 2014
Price: Blu-ray/DVD Combo $54.99
Studio: Warner Home Video
The beloved 1963 film stars Lewis as shy and bumbling chemistry professor Julius F. Kelp. Unlucky in love, Kelp makes a potion to help him attract his crush, student Stella Purdy (Stella Stevens, The Poseidon Adventure). The potion turns Kelp into smooth nightclub singer Buddy Love, and works beautifully to draw in Stella, but the unstable formula makes Love slip back into Kelp at the most embarassing moments.
Lewis helped compile the plentiful extras for the Collector’s Edition, which include two new items:
“Jerry Lewis: No Apologies, »