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A trio of memorable sports movies — “Field of Dreams” (Universal, 1989, $29.98), “Cinderella Man” (Universal, 2005, $29.98) and “Seabiscuit” (Universal, 2003, $29.98) — lead this week’s lineup of new Blu-ray titles.

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The World War II thriller “Valkyrie” (MGM/20th Century Fox, 2008, $39.99), the science-fiction classic “Terminator 2: Judgment Day” (Lionsgate, 1991, $29.99) and the animated charmer “A Bug’s Life”

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19 May 2009 // 6:03 AM

Every reboot of a longstanding movie franchise brings a home video component, and “Star Trek” is no exception. With the new film currently drawing huge

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The first six “Star Trek” movies, a Clint Eastwood Western classic and two more James Bond adventures are among a starship-load of impressive titles landing

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A pair of memorable musicals starring John Travolta, “Grease” (Paramount, 1978, $39.99) and “Saturday Night Fever” (Paramount, 1977, $39.99), and a delightful Tom Hanks comedy, “Big” (20th Century Fox, 1988, $34.98),

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An absolute knockout edition of “Star Trek - The Original Series: Season One” (Paramount, 1966-67, $118.00) tops the latest list of titles arriving on Blu-ray this

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The comic-book inspired “X-Men Trilogy” (20th Century Fox, $79.98) and the real-life inspired “Frost/Nixon” (Universal, 2008, $39.98) top the latest titles to arrive on the high-definition Blu-ray

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The best film adaptation ever of Jane Austen’s “Pride and Prejudice” (A&E, 1995, $49.95) leads the list of new titles arriving this week on

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The absorbing drama “Doubt” (Miramax/Disney, 2008, $34.99) and a makeover of the science-fiction classic “The Day the Earth Stood Still” (20th Century Fox, 2008, $39.99) top a heavy

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‘Tis Autumn: The Search for Jackie Paris

When he sizzled: This tells of the bittersweet odyssey of “Skylark” Jackie Paris.

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The Oscar-winning Best Picture “Slumdog Millionaire” (20th Century Fox, 2008, $39.99) and a trio of classic musicals top the list of movies arriving on the high-definition Blu-ray

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The latest James Bond film, “Quantum of Solace” (MGM, 2008, $39.99), and four other 007 adventures lead the lineup of this week’s new Blu-ray titles. Daniel Craig

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18 Mar 2009 // 9:59 PM

Shadows (Criterion Collection)

Comfortable in its own small place, this John Cassavetes film is a picture of peoples’ lives that slides in and out of the story without sentimentality or spectacle.

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A pair of biblical-inspired epics - “Quo Vadis” (Warner, 1951, $28.99) and “The Robe” (20th Century Fox, 1953, $34.98) - lead this week’s release of Blu-ray titles. “Quo

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Radio Silence by Nathan Nedorostek & Anthony Pappalardo

A communal spirit shines throughout, with snaps of bands looking 'ordinary' for publicity shots and doing gigs directly in front of their audience, not looming down from a stage.

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A wondrous animated classic - “Pinocchio” (Walt Disney, 1940, $35.99) - and a nifty superhero collection - “The Batman Anthology” (Warner, 1989-97, $129.95) - top the lineup of

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Two vastly different films - the disturbing Oscar-winning “The Silence of the Lambs” (MGM, 1991, $34.99) and the family-friendly “Beverly Hills Chihuahua” (Walt Disney, 2008, $34.99) - lead a

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John Cassavetes’ Faces: The Authenticity of Discomfort

The camera always gets too close in Cassavetes’ films. These aren’t close-ups; they are invasions of private space.

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24 Feb 2009 // 7:02 AM

An Oscar-winning action thriller, “The French Connection” (20th Century Fox, 1971, $34.98), leads the modest list of titles arriving on Blu-ray this week. Gene Hackman plays tough-as-nails

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17 Feb 2009 // 9:00 AM

The first of two films released in 2008 directed by Clint Eastwood, “Changeling” didn’t do as well at the box office as “Gran Torino,” which

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