Movies on DVD
Vampires and werewolves are just way too hot. Just ask the fans of Twilight Saga: New Moon. In this second installment in the vampire series, sexy vampire Edward (Robert Pattinson), says goodbye to his human honey, Bella (Kristen Stewart), after she cuts her finger at a birthday party and drives his family crazy with hunger. Who mends Bella’s broken heart? The local werewolf Jacob (Taylor Lautner), who is also a brawny babe.
Special Features: Includes revealing audio commentary with Director Chris Weitz and Editor Peter Lambert; a six-part behind-the-scenes documentary; band rehearsal footage with Muse, music videos from Death Cab for Cutie, Anya Marina and Mutemath.
Disney’s first black animated princess highlights The Princess and the Frog, an animated feature set in New Orleans. Beautiful animation proves that 2-D is still alive and well at the studio. Plus, you gotta love a talking frog.
Special Features: Deleted scenes, the Princess Portraits Game, audio commentary by the filmmakers and a music video by Ne-Yo.
Did You Hear About the Morgans? didn’t do too well in theaters, but it’s certain the studio is hoping for a second life in home video. Hugh Grant and Sarah Jessica Parker star as Paul and Meryl Morgan, a couple who witness a murder and are relocated by a witness protection program.
Special Features: Deleted scenes and outtakes, commentary with Director Marc Lawrence and stars Hugh Grant and Sarah Jessica Parker, Cowboys and Cosmopolitans: the stars of Did You Hear About the Morgans? Park Avenue meets the prairie: the fashions of Did You Hear About the Morgans?
A new employee on an armored truck is talked into stealing a truck with $42 mil by his co-workers in Armored. As you’d imagine, there are problems that divide the group up. Great cast including Jean Reno, Matt Dillon and Laurence Fishburne.
Special Features: Crash Course: Stunts, Planning the Heist: Making Of, Armored and Underground: Production Design featurettes as well as commentary with the producer and cast.
TV on DVD
Breaking Bad: The Complete First Season follows Walter White (Bryan Cranston), a high school chemistry teacher who begins a life of crime after finding out he has terminal cancer
Special Features: Audio commentary with the show’s creator Vince Gilligan and cast including Bryan Cranston, Making of Breaking Bad mini doc, screen tests, deleted scenes, Vince Gilligan‘s photo gallery, Inside Breaking Bad featurette, AMC Shootout interview with Vince Gilligan and Bryan Cranston.
Breaking Bad: The Complete Second Season is also out on DVD. Perfect timing for those of us who want to get up to speed before the season three premiere on March 21st.
Special Features: The writers’ lab…an interactive guide to the elements of an episode (this feature is exclusive to blu-ray only), cast and crew commentaries, deleted scenes, Inside Breaking Bad…13 featurettes on the making of each episode, season one recap (great idea if you don’t get season one), Negro y azul, Better call saul commercials, 11 behind the scenes featurettes including Cop, Cop talk with Dean Norris, a gag reel, Walt’s warning, six Breaking Bad webisodes, season three sneak peek, plus another Vince Gilligan‘s photo gallery.
Destination Truth: Season One follows Josh Gates around the globe as he investigates the supernatural. Love this show for often debunking the claims that have no merit.
Special Features: Extreme travel tips, audio commentary with the reality show’s host, Josh Gates.
South Park: The Complete Thirteenth Season is Trey Parker and Matt Stone’s animated series about four way-too-worldly grade school kids who live in the dysfunctional town of South Park, Colorado.
Special Features: Seven deleted scenes HD, inside XBox: a behind-the-scenes tour of South Park studios.