New On DVD This Week: Mystery Science Theater 3000, Hannah Montana, Every Day

Mystery Science Theater 3000

Mystery Science Theater 3000: Vol. XX‘ is now available on DVD. Sit back — when you’re not doubled over with laughter, that is — for four classic episodes of this hilarious Peabody Award–winning series. Crow T. Robot, Tom Servo and your host Joel Robinson (Joel Hodgson) are back to riff on your … erm … favorite movies and television series of yesteryear with all the TLC only the Satellite of Love crew can deliver. And for this XXth volume of the outstanding, groundbreaking series, we’re making it a very special Mystery Science Theater 3000 Joel-bilee. And you’re on the guest list! Buy the Volume XX DVD right here.

Hannah Montana

Giving fans of all ages the chance to complete their DVD series collection, ‘Hannah Montana Forever: Final Season‘ beautifully concludes the laughter and fun of Miley Stewart’s (Miley Cyrus) high school adventures while also unveiling her big superstar secret. For those who have followed Hannah Montana for four-plus amazing years and are ready to see how it all ends, Miley Stewart has found herself at crossroads during her senior year. After all these years, does she still have the best of both worlds? Can she continue her alter ego, Hannah Montana, or will she leave it all behind to be an ordinary girl? This exciting release invites viewers to come join Miley, Lilly, Oliver, Robby Ray, Jackson, Rico and special guest stars Sheryl Crow, Cody Linley, Dolly Parton and more as they bring the groundbreaking and beloved series to a close. Buy the Final Season DVD right here.

Every Day

Liev Schreiber heads an all-star cast in ‘Every Day,’ a warm and wise comic drama as Ned, a loving husband and devoted father dealing with life’s curveballs. He’s got a stressed-out wife (Helen Hunt) an independent teenage son (Ezra Miller), and an embittered father-in- law (Brian Dennehy) who’s turning his home upside down. Ned’s job writing a scandalous TV series for a demanding boss (Eddie Izzard) is unfulfilling, and late night rewrites with a sexy co-worker (Carla Gugino, Entourage) might just push him over the deep end. This modern family story by Nip/Tuck producer/writer Richard Levine is filled with heart, humor and life’s unexpected twists that teach Ned that marriage and parenthood don’t always go according to the script. Buy the Blu-ray right here.

Doctor Who: The Ark

Now available is the digitally remastered ‘Doctor Who‘ classic starring the First Doctor, William Hartnell, ‘Doctor Who: The Ark.’ In the final days of Earth, the TARDIS lands on a massive spaceship carrying the last members of the human race to a new home beyond the solar system. The humans are not out of danger, however, as a deadly plague emerges from the most unlikely sources: the common cold carried by the Doctor’s (Hartnell) companion Dodo. Will the TARDIS crew find a way to repair the damage they have unwittingly caused? Or are they doomed to face the most devastating consequences? Along with containing this classic adventure, the DVD features bonus materials including audio commentary with actor Peter Purves and director Michael Imison, moderated by Toby Hadoke, a photo gallery, production notes and more. Buy the DVD right here.

Daniel Tosh: Happy Thoughts

Breakout star Daniel Tosh, host of Comedy Central’s hit series, ‘Tosh.0,’ tackles religion, racism and politics with his exceptionally cutting comedic deftness in ‘Daniel Tosh: Happy Thoughts,’ a one-hour Comedy Central Original Stand-up Special.With deliciously twisted and ruthless abandon, Tosh takes on celebrities, sports figures, illegal immigration, the Amish, Mormons and more in this brand new special that was filmed in front of a packed house at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts in San Francisco. Buy the DVD right here.

Dalziel & Pascoe

The crime-busting odd couple of British law enforcement, detective Andy Daziel (Warren Clarke) and inspector Peter Pascoe (Colin Buchanan) is back to solve more gripping murder mysteries in Season 3 of ‘Dalziel & Pascoe.’ This season is the most action-packed yet, although two investigations test the pair’s personal involvement in their work. Pascoe’s wife, Ellie (Susannah Corbett), puts her life and marriage at risk when she gets perilously involved in a murder inquiry. Meanwhile, Dalziel becomes engaged in a psychological game with a dangerous killer, who invents almost deliberately implausible alibis when his nearest and dearest begin dying around him. Can Dalziel succeed in proving the man’s guilt? Buy the Season 3 DVD right here.

The Zombie Farm

Part zombie, part voodoo! Desperate to end her husband’s domestic abuse, a young woman seeks asylum from a local voodoo priestess in ‘The Zombie Farm.’ When warned that her husband (Khotan) may “change” if given a special potion, the abused wife is relieved. But waking up in bed next to a zombie isn’t exactly the transformation she was hoping for. Her once violent husband becomes the leader of a zombie uprising, terrorizing, and then converting the townsfolk into un-dead assassins. Clearly, some things are far worse than death. Buy the DVD right here.

The Reef

A witty underwater adventure ‘The Reef‘ is now available on Blu-Ray/DVD Combo pack. When young fish Pi (Freddy Prinze) goes to live with his family on the Reef, he soon finds that their home is currently under siege by a pack of bullying sharks. Even worse, the love of his life also has the unwanted affections of one of the most powerful in the pack. To win back his home and his love, he must follow his destiny to save her and rid the Reef of the shark menace. Buy the Blu-ray/DVD combo pack right here.

The Next Three Days

His wife convicted of a murder she swears she did not commit, a college professor plots to break her out of prison in the thriller ‘The Next Three Days,’ starring Russell Crowe and Liam Neeson. John Brennan (Crowe) and his wife, Lara (Elizabeth Banks), were happily married and raising a family when their lives fell apart in the blink of an eye. Lara has been charged with murder, and despite every effort to prove her innocence, the judge sentences her to an extended prison sentence. Buy the DVD right here.

Doctor Who: The Seeds of Doom

Now available on a 2-disc set is the digitally remastered Doctor Who classic starring the Fourth Doctor, Tom Baker, ‘Doctor Who: The Seeds of Doom.’ The Doctor (Baker) and Sarah Jane (Elisabeth Sladen) rush to investigate when scientists unearth two seedpods deep in the arctic permafrost. Soon the Doctor’s worst fears are confirmed: the pods house Krynoids, one of the most parasitic and dangerous life forms in the universe. One of the creatures has already infected a scientist, and now a hideous monster is rampaging through the base, intent on total destruction. When the second pod is stolen amidst the escalating carnage, it is transported into the hands of the insane botanist Harrison Chase (Tony Beckley), where he will allow the pod to split open from his mansion in England. Both the ruthless millionaire and the rapidly growing carnivorous Krynoid are intent on infecting and destroying the entire world. In addition to containing this classic adventure, the DVD contains bonus materials including audio commentary with actors Baker, John Challis, Kenneth Gilbert and Michael McStay, producer Philip Hinchcliffe, writer Robert Banks Stewart, replacement designers Roger Murray-Leach and Joggs Carnfield, and much more. Buy the DVD right here.

Four Lions

Marking the directorial debut of renowned UK satirist Chris Morris and co-written with Sam Bain (Peep Show) and Oscar nominee Jesse Armstrong (In The Loop), the acclaimed film ‘Four Lions‘ was heralded as one of the funniest and boldest comedies of the year, appearing on major year end Top Ten lists. Writer-director Chris Morris based the idea of a group of inept suicide bombers for Four Lions on extensive research: “These cells have the same group dynamics as bachelor parties and five-a-side basketball teams. Plans are upset by arguments, egos, testosterone and idiocy. Do the basic flaws in human nature take a polite sidestep around a jihadi cell? No.” said Morris. ‘Four Lions’ takes us on a journey with a “home grown” cell and satirizes all sides of the war on terror through their farcical story. The film has been lauded as “laugh-out-loud funny” and “wickedly accurate.” While hugely entertaining, it draws from what experts call “the bunch of guys theory” and demonstrates that extremists through their shortcomings are all too human. Buy the DVD right here.

Judge John Deed

Attractive fifty-something ‘Judge John Deed‘ (Martin Shaw) is no ordinary High Court Judge. He has an uncompromising approach to justice that pushes boundaries, confronts corruption and takes on the establishment – especially pompous new Presider, Sir Monty “Legover” Everard and string-pulling servant Sir Ian Rochester. In addition to justice, Deed is also faced with the challenge of finding the root of his problem with women. He is a confirmed womanizer, and finds himself in court with his ex-wife and sometime lover Jo Mills. Can therapy help the judge deal with his attitude towards women? Buy the Season 3 DVD right here.

A Film Unfinished

At the end of WWII, 60 minutes of raw film, having sat undisturbed in an East German archive, was discovered. Shot by Nazis in Warsaw in May 1942 and labeled simply “Ghetto,” this footage quickly became a resource for historians seeking an authentic record of the Warsaw Ghetto. However, the later discovery of a long-missing reel, including multiple takes and cameramen staging scenes, complicated earlier readings of the footage. ‘A Film Unfinished‘ presents the raw footage in its entirety, carefully noting fictionalized sequences (including a staged dinner party) falsely showing “the good life” enjoyed by Jewish urbanites, and probing deep into the making of the now-infamous Nazi propaganda film. Buy the DVD right here.

The Miracle Maker

The Miracle Maker‘ is the story of the last years of Jesus Christ’s life told through the eyes of a child. Focuses on events from the New Testament such as: the rising of Lazarus, the healing of Mary Magdalene, the crucifixion and the resurrection. Utilizes both 3-D clay animation and computer-generated imagery. Buy the Blu-ray/Combo Pack right here.

Jonah: A Veggietales Movie

‘Jonah: A VeggieTales Movie’ tells the Biblical story of Jonah and the Whale as it has never been told before! The widely-enjoyed film will come packaged as a Blu-ray and DVD together complete with an extensive array of special features including music videos, behind the scenes footage, fun family activities and more. Buy the Blu-ray/Combo Pack right here.

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