Movies on DVD

theproposal

The Proposal stars Sandra Bullock as Margaret Tate, a supervisor who forces her assistant Andrew (Ryan Reynolds) to marry her so she can keep her Visa status in the U.S. and avoid being deported to Canada.  Bullock and Reynolds know their way around comedy so there are no shortages of laughs (though predictable).

Special Features: Feature Audio Commentary- with Director Anne Fletcher and writer Peter Chiarelli.

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Before Spider-Man, Sam Raimi made a name for himself with the horror classic Evil Dead.  He returns to form with Drag Me to Hell with this story about a loan officer (Alison Lohman) who is cursed while trying to evict an old woman from her home.

Special Features:  Production video diaries.

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Loved the TV show Land of the Lost?  Well, the movie version hardly resembles the television series.  Except there are dinosaurs and the 21st century travelers who are sucked into a space-time vortex are trying to survive with the help of a friendly primate.  Will Ferrell stars.

Special Features: Deleted scenes, A day in the Life of movie star Danny McBride, Devil’s Canyon gift shop commercial complete with tour, plus commentary with Director Brad Silberling.

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Every Little Step follows 17 actors all auditioning for a spot in the New York revival production of A Chorus Line.  The hopefuls gush out their inner-most feelings about auditioning and what it means for them.  Who will survive is always in the forefront and keeps a nice level of suspense throughout the journey.  Note:  So You Think You Can Dance choreographer and judge, Tyce Diorio has a few choice words about his audition and his own dancing future and it turns out…he was dead-on.

TV on DVD

legendoftheseeker

Legend of the Seeker: The Complete First Season is five discs strong of a son’s search for answers after the murder of his father.

Special Features: Deleted Scenes, Forging the Sword: crafting a legend – behind the scenes of Wizard’s First Rule on the New Zealand set for how Legend of the Seeker‘s world is accomplished, Words Of Truth: a conversation with Terry Goodkind – an intimate journey with the author on where the series was created plus audio commentaries.

the-hunger

Can we ever get enough vampire stories?  The Hunger:  The Complete Second Season tries hard to cover every base with four discs and 10 hours of neck biting at its sexiest.

Special Features:  Mr. Skins top ten scenes from The Hunger seasons one and two.

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Who needs special features when you’ve got the voice talents of Mel Blanc in  two discs for three full hours in Looney Tunes:  Spotlight Collection Volume 7?  Enjoy!