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Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers: Runnin’ Down a Dream

Initially available only as an exclusive Best Buy box set, Peter Bogdanovich's four-hour documentary on the making of an American rock 'n' roll institution is re-released in a two-disc edition, available anywhere.

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The absorbing high school football drama “Friday Night Lights” (Universal, 2004, $29.98) easily tops this week’s list of new Blu-ray titles. Billy Bob Thornton is outstanding

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30 Dec 2008 // 6:44 AM

In 2008, VHS finally died for good, DVD sales flattened and Sony’s Blu-ray format bested Toshiba’s rival HD-DVD in the war for the next-generation

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20 shows in 20 Days: More Than Just a Live Music Experiment

A music fan puts his love for live music to the test.

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A different twist on an old legend, “The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor” (Universal, 2008, $39.98), and an energetic musical that drew mixed reviews, “Mamma Mia!

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16 Dec 2008 // 1:07 PM

Orson Welles once said, “Every performance is better in black and white,” according to confidant Peter Bogdanovich. “There is something about black and white,” Bogdanovich

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“The Dark Knight” (Warner, 2008, $35.99), the best Batman movie ever made and easily one of the top films of the year, leads the list of this

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3 Dec 2008 // 3:14 AM

If you haven’t done it yet, this is the holiday season to take the leap into Blu-ray, the high-definition DVD format that offers both

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In a week filled with new Blu-ray releases, a 66-year-old production that is arguably the most popular movie ever made stands at the top of

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Will Smith shines in the off-beat superhero tale “Hancock” (Sony, 2008, $39.95), which tops the list of titles arriving on Blu-ray this week. Smith plays the title

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Will this be a Blu-ray Christmas? The new generation of DVD player beckons

Feb. 19, 2008, was supposed to be a watershed day in the history of home entertainment. That was the day consumers could finally march into stores and

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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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NYFF 2017: 'Mudbound'

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"Dee Rees’ churning and melodramatic epic follows two families in 1940s Mississippi, one black and one white, and the wars they fight abroad and at home.

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