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‘Noah’ on digital, ‘Under the Skin’ and Emmy-ignored ‘Orphan Black’

“Noah,” the biblical epic directed by Darren Aronofsky, will be available as a high-definition digital download Tuesday (Paramount, $19.99). The DVD ($29.99) and Blu-ray/DVD/digital combo ($39.99)

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7 Jul 2014 // 11:53 AM

‘Bad Words’ among new DVD and Blu-ray releases

Having built a nice resume as a comedic actor, Jason Bateman turned again to comedy for his first directing effort, “Bad Words.” And he generated

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3 Feb 2014 // 9:15 AM

‘Dallas Buyers Club’ Among New DVD, Blu-ray Offerings

Sometimes actors get on these runs. Stretches where it seems not only that they are everywhere, but everywhere they are is good. Ryan Gosling had

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18 Nov 2013 // 10:30 AM

Critics vs. box office: Three examples on DVD

If you want a clear example of the differences between critics and moviegoers, Tuesday’s DVD and Blu-ray offerings provide a three-parter.

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10 Jul 2013 // 5:33 AM

CONTEST: The Beatles ‘Help!’ (Blu-ray)

Enter to win a copy of the Beatles' 'Help!', newly released on Blu-ray for the first time. Fun for music fans of all stripes.

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‘El Sicario—Room 164’: An Incredible Story, Incredibly Told

According to the sicario, many unrecovered bodies are buried in safe houses, backyards and city buildings, places he can't recall or never knew. He may be lying. And he may not.

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The Month In Pop Entertainment: June 2013

Highlighting the month’s top releases in movies, music, television, and video games.

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28 May 2013 // 9:00 AM

CONTEST: Win a Copy of ‘MADtv: The Complete Second Season’ (DVD)

Like PopMatters on Facebook and Twitter for extra chances to win. Share with up to 10 friends to earn you up to 10 additional entries. Winner will be chosen at random and this contest is open worldwide.

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CONTEST: Win a Copy of the Music Documentary ‘Last Shop Standing’

'Last Shop Standing' charts the rise, fall, and rebirth of the independent record store in the UK. It includes interviews with Paul Weller, Johnny Marr, Billy Bragg and more.

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The Month in Pop Entertainment: May 2013

See previews of this month’s biggest pop entertainment.

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Because Blood Is Drama: Considering Carnage in Video Games and Other Media

// Moving Pixels

"It's easy to dismiss blood and violence as salacious without considering why it is there, what its context is, and what it might communicate.

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