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‘The King’s Speech’ stands above newest Blu-ray titles

A multi-award-winning drama tops this week’s lineup of the latest Blu-ray releases. It’s not often that film critics and film fans so overwhelmingly

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Martin Scorsese’s gritty ‘Taxi Driver’ tops list of latest Blu-rays

The powerful psychological drama “Taxi Driver” leads this week’s lineup of new Blu-ray titles. Deftly directed by Martin Scorsese, “Taxi Driver 35th Anniversary Edition”

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‘Dances with Wolves: 20th Anniversary Edition’: Thrilling, Dramatic, Sweeping

Dances with Wolves isn’t an epic as much as it’s an intimate study of humanity, or a carefully hung portrait of friendship, love and acceptance.

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A fascinating white-collar expose, “The Informant!” (Warner Brothers, 2009, $35.99), leads to the latest list of titles arriving on Blu-ray this week. “The Informant!” stars Matt Damon

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Director Martin Scorsese’s absorbing look at mob life, “GoodFellas: 20th Anniversary Edition” (Warner Brothers, 1990, $34.99), tops this week’s list of Blu-ray releases. Scorsese’s

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An exciting adaptation of a classic comic strip, “The Phantom” (Lionsgate, 1996, $19.99), and a comedy-drama, “A Serious Man” (Universal, 2009, $36.98), lead this week’s new titles arriving

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A must-see documentary, “WWII in HD” (A&E, 2009, $39.95), and a vivid look at a pop icon, “Michael Jackson: This Is It” (Sony, 2009, $39.95), lead a

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A science-fiction drama, “Moon” (Sony, 2008, $37.95), and a tense adventure, “Cliffhanger” (Sony, 1993, $24.95), top this week’s parade of new titles on Blu-ray. “Moon” explores the melancholy

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8 Jan 2010 // 7:00 AM

LOS ANGELES — Blu-ray continued to blossom over the holidays, but Hollywood didn’t get any relief from plunging DVD sales, which still account for most

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An animated movie based on a popular kids’ book, “Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs” (Sony, 2009, $39.95), and a well-done sequel, “Cheaper by the Dozen 2” (20th

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Mel Brooks Collection, ‘Trek’ Season 3 top new Blu-ray releases

A tribute to a comic genius, “The Mel Brooks Collection” (20th Century Fox, $139.99), and the finale of a classic sci-fi TV series, “Star Trek: The

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The mystery thriller “Angels & Demons” (Sony, 2009, $39.95) tops this week’s list of new titles on Blu-ray. Tom Hanks is Professor Robert Langdon who seems

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Arguably the most famous motion picture ever made, “Gone With The Wind” (1939), and a rebooting of a science-fiction legend, “Star Trek” (2009), sit atop this week’

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An iconic film from the 1960s, “Easy Rider” (Sony, 1969, $39.95), leads this week’s list of new Blu-ray releases. Stars Peter Fonda and Dennis Hopper had

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The landmark Walt Disney production “Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs” (Walt Disney, 1937, $39.99) and the splendid fantasy “Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory” (Warner, 1971, $34.99) top

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Dazzling ‘Wizard of Oz’ collection leads newest Blu-ray releases

Showcasing one of the most popular movies of all time, “The Wizard of Oz 70th Anniversary Ultimate Collector’s Edition” (Warner, 1939, $84.99) easily tops the parade

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22 Sep 2009 // 7:00 AM

Follow the high-def Yellow Brick Road to Emerald City

“The Wizard of Oz” in high definition: That’s a horse of a different color! MGM’s 1939 Technicolor classic, with dozens of network television airings

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Continuing the journey to the final frontier, “Star Trek: The Next Generation Movie Collection” (Paramount, $69.99) and “Star Trek — The Original Series: Season Two” (Paramount, 1967-68, $118.99),

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22 Sep 2009 // 2:30 AM

On a new feature-length retrospective documentary titled “Beware the Moon” found on “An American Werewolf in London: Full Moon Edition” (Universal, $20 DVD, $27 Blu-ray), director Paul

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A pair of movies starring Hugh Jackman — the superhero saga “X-Men Origins: Wolverine” (20th Century Fox, 2009, $39.99) and the horror fantasy “Van Helsing” (Universal, 2004, $26.98) — lead a

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Counterbalance: The Avalanches' 'Since I Left You'

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"Get a drink, have a good time now. Welcome to paradise, and read all about the 305th most acclaimed album of all time. An Australian plunderphonics pioneer is this week’s Counterbalance.

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