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DVD/BD Release List – 4/19/11

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A couple of heartfelt, artful domestic dramas—one old, one new—are worthy of attention on this list. Criterion’s releasing Ken Loach’s 1969 classic Kes, about a much-bullied boy who finds himself through falconry; and John Cameron Mitchell’s restrained adaptation of David Lindsay-Abaire’s play Rabbit Hole features one of Nicole Kidman’s best performances, as a woman who doesn’t know how to relate to the world after her son dies. But the main event this week is The Ernie Kovacs Collection, a six-DVD set collecting ten years’ worth of the comedian’s various sketches, improvs and elaborately surreal visual gags. Much more on Kovacs in the DVD section tomorrow.

American Dad!: Vol. 6
20th Century Fox, $39.98

Walt Disney, $29.99

Born To Raise Hell
Paramount, $22.99

Captain Planet And The Planeteers: Season One
Shout! Factory, $29.93

Cul De Sac: A Suburban War Story
Icarus, $24.98

The Ernie Kovacs Collection
Shout! Factory, $69.97

The Fresh Prince Of Bel Air: The Complete Sixth Season
Warner, $29.98

Fubar: Balls To The Wall
Screen Media, $24.98; Blu-ray, $29.98

Cinema Libre, $19.95

Gulliver’s Travels
20th Century Fox, $29.98; Blu-ray, $39.99/$49.99

Lionsgate, $26.98

If God Is Willing And Da Creek Don’t Rise
HBO, $24.98

Ip Man 2: Legend Of The Grandmaster
Well Go USA, $24.98/$29.98; Blu-ray, $26.98/$32.98

Jews And Baseball: An American Love Story
Docurama, $29.95

Criterion, $29.95; Blu-ray, $39.95

The King’s Speech
Weinstein, $29.98; Blu-ray, $39.99

The Last Legion
Weinstein Blu-ray, $19.97

Lorna Doone
Acorn, $29.99

Mortal Kombat
New Line, $19.98

Mortal Kombat: Annihilation
New Line, $19.98

Rabbit Hole
Lionsgate, $29.95; Blu-ray. $39.99

Sharpay’s Fabulous Adventure
Walt Disney, $29.99; Blu-ray, $39.99/$49.99

Short Circuit 2
Image Blu-ray, $17.97

Simon And Laura
VCI, $19.99

Focus, $29.98; Blu-ray, $39.98

Square Grouper: The Godfathers Of Ganja
Magnolia, $26.98

Street Kings 2: Motor City
20th Century Fox, $22.98; Blu-ray, $29.99

Criterion Blu-ray, $39.95

To Paris With Love
VCI, $19.99

Upstairs And Downstairs
VCI, $14.99

Vision: From The Life Of Hildegard Von Bingen
Zeitgeist, $29.99

The Way Back
Image, $27.97; Blu-ray, $29.97

Zombie Holocaust
Shriek Show Blu-ray, $20.98


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