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A marvelously zany comedy, “Tropic Thunder” (DreamWorks, 2008, $39.99), and a dazzling documentary series, “The Universe: Season One” (A&E, 2007, $79.95), lead this week’s new releases

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‘Apes’ collection, holiday classic top latest Blu-ray titles

A legendary science-fiction film and its sequels and a holiday classic lead the list of Blu-ray titles arriving Tuesday in the DVD high-definition format. Anchoring

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22 Oct 2008 // 4:02 AM

This past summer’s reboot of the Marvel Comics mainstay “The Incredible Hulk” earned $134 million in the United States, which is only two million more

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Agent 007 swings back into action with six vintage James Bond movies appearing on Blu-ray for the first time to top the list of titles arriving

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He’s older and sporting a bit of grey, but Harrison Ford proves he can still deliver in “Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the

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Two impressive collections - one based on Biblical prophecy and the other showcasing the work of a legendary special effects wizard - lead the parade

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Franco Godi and Corrado Tringali: La Linea OST

The music on both of these albums was written to accompany Italian cartoons. There are musical stings, zingy trumpets, singalong nonsense lyrics like, “Ba da

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Simply put, “The Godfather” trilogy (Paramount, $119.99) is a magnificent example of how enjoyable great films can be on Blu-ray. The set, which arrives in the

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9 Sep 2008 // 12:57 PM

The star-studded epic Western “How the West Was Won” (Warner, 1962, $34.99) and the Paul Newman classic “Cool Hand Luke” (Warner, 1967, $28.99) lead the list of a dozen

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26 Aug 2008 // 4:33 AM

“Heroes,” the television series that already has created a cult following and garnered numerous awards, is among four Universal titles that arrives on Blu-ray Tuesday

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For those who have been out of the mainstream pop scene for a while, Miley Cyrus, alias Hannah Montana, is the reigning teen queen with

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11 Aug 2008 // 4:44 AM

Whenever Steve Seagal, Wesley Snipes and Jean-Claude Van Damme are around you can expect plenty of blazing bullets and plenty of flying bodies. They are

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4 Aug 2008 // 4:14 AM

One of the greatest westerns of all time, “Lonesome Dove” (Genius, 1989, $39.82), arrives Tuesday in the DVD Blu-ray format. Although the four-part miniseries was made for

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Just to prove it’s serious about this Blu-ray business, Paramount Home Video is releasing several titles in the high-definition DVD format. The group includes

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30 Jun 2008 // 3:44 AM

“Holy technology, Batman! We’re on Blu-ray!” You have to figure that’s what Robin would shout if he found out that “Batman: The Movie” (2

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National Gallery exhibit focuses on early photographic technique

“92nd Gordon Highlanders at Edinburgh Castle” (1846) WASHINGTON - How much would you pay for a photographic print of a special foreign destination? Ten dollars, maybe $20?

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26 Mar 2008 // 3:19 AM

You may be itching to buy a Blu-ray DVD player now that the format has won the high-definition disc standard war. But you may want

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12 Feb 2008 // 12:03 AM

SAN FRANCISCO - The HD-DVD format took another blow Monday as online video-rental giant Netflix pledged to offer high-definition DVD’s only in the rival

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Gone and Not Forgotten: The PopMatters DVD Wish List

A lot of good movies are still missing from DVD. Here is a list of 25 that PopMatters feels have been unceremoniously left to simply fade away.

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19 Dec 2007 // 10:00 PM

Days of Heaven

Malick puts the visual and aural emphasis on a vast, natural world that would be nothing more than a backdrop to the human story for most filmmakers, creating a breathtaking visual experience.

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Tibet House's 30th Anniversary Benefit Concert Celebrated Philip Glass' 80th

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"Philip Glass, the artistic director of the Tibet House benefits, celebrated his 80th birthday at this year's annual benefit with performances from Patti Smith, Iggy Pop, Brittany Howard, Sufjan Stevens and more.

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