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Aug 16th 2011, Weekly DVD Releases

This Week on DVD

Pick of the Week

Aug 16th 2011, Weekly DVD Releases

The Big Lebowski The Coen Brothers' acclaimed and widely-worshiped pop cult classic arrives on Blu-ray for the first time ever, newly remastered in high definition with all-new behind-the-scenes bonus features and a collectible 28-page companion book. Jeff Bridges stars in a hilariously twisted comedy thriller about bowling, a severed toe, White Russians and a guy named... The Dude. Jeff Lebowski doesn't want any drama in his life... heck, he can't even be bothered with a job. But, he must embark on a quest with his bowling buddies after his rug is destroyed in a twisted case of mistaken identity.

See Jeff Bridges in clips from 'The Big Lebowski':

Blu-ray Special Features:

  • Scene Companion
  • Mark it Dude
  • The Music of The Big Lebowski
  • Jeff Bridges Photo Book
  • The Dude's Life

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Vampire Wasteland

Priest Box Art

Priest Paul Bettany, Maggie Q and Cam Gigandet star in a full-throttle vampire action western based on the popular TokyoPop comic book. In a post-apocalyptic world, a savage war between man and vampire raged for centuries. A legendary warrior priest, now inhabiting a walled-in dystopian city ruled by the Church, receives word of fresh attacks. But this time it's personal: a deadly new breed of merciless vampires has abducted his niece. To save her, he must break his sacred vow of peace and embark on an obsessive quest to hunt down the hive before it's too late.

See Paul Bettany and Maggie Q in an exclusive extended clip from 'Priest,' available on Blu-ray and DVD:

Blu-ray Special Features:

  • Bullets and Crucifixes: Picture-in-Picture Experience
  • Commentary with Director Scott Stewart, Writer Cory Goodman, Paul Bettany and Maggie Q
  • Deleted and Extended Scenes
  • The Bloody Frontier: Creating the World of Priest
  • Tools of the Trade: The Weapons and Vehicles of Priest

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Historical Drama

The Conspirator Box Art

The Conspirator Director Robert Redford presents the true story of one of the world's most famous assassinations. Robin Wright stars as Mary Surratt, the only female charged in the murder of President Abraham Lincoln. Faced with a certain death, Surratt's only hope comes in the form of a newly minted lawyer and Union war hero, Frederick Aiken, who reluctantly agrees to defend Surratt before a military tribunal. As the courtroom trial unfolds, Aiken realizes his client may be innocent and that she is being used as bait in order to capture the only conspirator to have escaped a massive manhunt, her son.

See director Robert Redford in an exclusive behind-the-scenes clip from 'The Conspirator,' available on Blu-ray, 2-Disc DVD, Digital Download and On Demand:

Blu-ray Special Features:

  • Video commentary with Director Robert Redford
  • The Conspirator: Teh Plot to Kill Lincoln
  • Introduction to the American Film Company
  • Interviews with Cast and Crew
  • Production Design

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Good Girl

Something Borrowed Box Art

Something Borrowed Ginnifer Goodwin, Kate Hudson and John Krasinski star in a romantic comedy about friendship, loyalty and secret crushes. Rachel is a generous and loyal pal to her engaged best friend Darcy. But after celebrating her 30th birthday, perpetual good girl Rachel unexpectedly ends up in the arms of Dex, the guy she's had a crush on since law school... and who happens to be Darcy's fiance. In the frantic weeks leading up to Darcy's wedding, after one drink too many, Rachel finds herself caught between her long-time friendship with Darcy and the prospect of losing the love of her life.

See author Emily Giffin in a bonus feature clip from 'Something Borrowed,' available on Blu-ray, DVD, Digital Download and On Demand:

Blu-ray Special Features:

  • Something... Old?
  • On Location Tours with Emily Giffin
  • Marcus's Guide to the Ladies
  • What Is "Something Borrowed"
  • Left Off the Guest List: Additional Scenes

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