This week we turn our focus to two movies that stumbled at the box office during their theatrical release, but which deserve a far better fate on DVD and Blu-ray. The Atom Egoyan-directed Chloe (based on Anne Fontaine’s French thriller Nathalie) baffled a lot of critics with its overheated Hitchcockian moves, all way outside the comfort zone of the usually chilly Egoyan. But on its own merits, Chloe is good, trashy fun, telling the story of one uptight woman’s descent into the tawdry, with crazy twists galore and strong performances by Julianne Moore as the woman and Amanda Seyfried as the prostitute who complicates her life. As for Noah Baumbach’s Greenberg, it received about the reception one would expect for a brittle comedy about the relationship troubles of a self-absorbed jerk. It’s not a movie with broad appeal, by any means. But Baumbach fans who missed it on first-run should appreciate how accurately and humorously he (along with star Ben Stiller) capture the small interactions and petty annoyances that make up a life.

Artois The Goat
IndiePix, $24.95

Cinema Epoch, $24.98

The Bounty Hunter
Columbia, $28.95; Blu-ray, $38.96

Caught In The Crossfire
Lionsgate, $26.98; Blu-ray, $29.99

Sony, $27.96; Blu-ray, $34.95

Phase 4, $29.99

Diary Of A Nymphomaniac
MPI, $24.98

Don’t You Forget About Me: A Tribute To John Hughes
Phase 4, $19.99

8: The Mormon Proposition
Wolfe, $24.95

Film Noir Classic Collection: Vol. 5 (Cornered/Desperate/The Phenix City Story/Deadline At Dawn/Armored Car Robbery/Crime In The Streets/Dial 1119/Backfire)
Warner, $49.98


Formosa Betrayed
Screen Media, $24.98

The Girl By The Lake
MPI, $24.98

The Greatest
National Entertainment, $26.98; Blu-ray, $26.98

Focus, $29.98; Blu-ray, $39.98

Hey Hey It’s Esther Blueburger
Monterey, $26.95

Cinema Epoch, $19.98

How To Make Love To A Woman
E1, $24.98; Blu-ray, $24.98

In Bruges
Universal Blu-ray, $26.98

Warner Blu-ray, $24.98

Killer Car
Cinema Epoch, $19.98

The Lucy Show: The Official Second Season
Paramount, $39.98

Middle Of Nowhere
Image, $27.98; Blu-ray, $29.98

Mystery Science Theater 3000: XVIII (The Beast Of Yucca Flats/Crash Of The Moons/Jack Frost/Lost Continent)
Shout! Factory, $59.97


My Year Without Sex
Strand, $27.99

The Only Son/There Was A Father: Two Films By Yasujiro Ozu
Criterion, $39.95

Our Family Wedding
20th Century Fox, $29.99; Blu-ray, $39.99

E1, $24.98; Blu-ray, $24.98

Pornography: A Thriller
Wolfe, $24.95

Psych: The Complete Fourth Season
Universal, $59.98

Saint John Of Las Vegas
Vivendi, $19.93

Saving Grace: The Final Season
20th Century Fox, $49.98

Saving Marriage
E1, $19.98

Selling Hitler
Acorn, $39.99

Street Hawk: The Complete Series
Shout! Factory, $39.97

The Super Hero Squad Show: Volume One
Shout! Factory, $14.93

Terribly Happy
Oscilloscope, $29.99

E1, $24.98

E1, $24.98

White Collar: Season One
20th Century Fox, $59.98; Blu-ray, $69.99

World War I In Color
Athena, $59.99

MPI, $24.98