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By Bob Bloom
The following Blu-rays and DVDs are being released on Tuesday, Oct. 6:
Magic Mike XXL (Blu-ray + DVD + Ultraviolet)
Details: 2015, Warner Home Video
Rated: R, sexual content, nudity, language, drug use
The lowdown: Channing Tatum and the remaining Kings of Tampa reunite for one last gag — a stupendous performance in Myrtle Beach.
The movie is basically fantasy for women who want to get excited over sexy and sculpted bodies and wish they were on screen instead of sitting at home and watching.
The film is a big, huggable bromance, with very little in the way of plotline or character development. But who cares?
It’s the ripped torsos and hard muscles that are the real stars of “Magic Mike XXL.”
Technical aspects: Blu-ray: 1080p high definition, 2.40:1 (16×9 enhanced) widescreen picture; English 5.1 DTS-HD Master Audio, English 5.1 Dolby Digital descriptive audio track and French and Spanish 5.1 Dolby Digital; English SDH, French and Spanish subtitles; DVD: 2.40:1 (16×9 enhanced) widescreen picture; English, French and Spanish 5.1 Dolby Digital; English SDH, Spanish and French subtitles.
Don’t miss: Extras include a featurette on the moves of “Magic Mike XX,” a featurette on filming in Georgia and an extended Malik dance scene.

Insidious: Chapter 3 (Blu-ray + Ultraviolet)
Details: 2015, Sony Pictures Home Entertainment
Rated: PG-13, scary images, violence, language, disturbing themes
The lowdown: The third film in this series is a prequel that takes place before the events that impact the Lambert family.
In this outing, Tucker and Specs unite with Elise, a psychic, to help a teenage girl contact her dead mother.
Elise is forced to go back into The Further because she discovers an evil supernatural entity that craves souls of the living.
The film contains the usual bumps and scary moments.
Technical aspects: 1080p high definition, 2.39:1 widescreen picture; English 5.1 DTS-HD Master Audio and Spanish 5.1 Dolby Digital; English SDH, English and Spanish subtitles.
Don’t miss: A featurette on a psychic medium speaking, deleted scenes, a behind-the-scenes look at the car crash stunt, a making of featurette, a look at the film’s macabre creations and interviews with the band Cherry Glazerr comprise the major bonus offerings.

Batkid Begins
Details: 2015, Warner Home Video
Rated: PG, thematic materials
The lowdown: A city comes together to help a 5-year-old boy who has fought leukemia make his wish come true: he wanted to be the real Batman.
His quest transformed San Francisco bringing strangers together to help turn the City by the Bay into Gotham City to make this young superhero’s dream a reality.
This is a wonderful and fulfilling documentary that will make you smile and perhaps shed a tear or two.
Technical aspects: Widescreen picture; English 5.1 Dolby Digital; English SDH, French and Spanish subtitles.

HAPPYish: Season One (DVD + Ultraviolet)
Details: 2015, Showtime Entertainment-CBS DVD-Paramount Home Entertainment
Rated: Not rated
The lowdown: Steve Coogan stars in this Showtime series as 44-year-old Thomas Payne who is going through a midlife crisis at home and at work, especially now that he has to answer to a 25-year-old boss who speaks digital. Kathryn Hahn and Bradley Whitford co-star with Coogan.
The two-disc set offers the complete first season, which features such guest stars as Rob Reiner and Ellen Barkin.
Technical aspects: 16×9 full-screen picture; English and Spanish 5.1 Dolby Digital; English closed-captioned.

Escobar: Paradise Lost (Blu-ray)
Details: 2015, Anchor Bay Entertainment
Rated: R, graphic violence, grisly images, language
The lowdown: Benicio Del Toro stars as infamous drug king Pablo Escobar in this drama about a young American surfer (Josh Hutcherson) who goes to visit his brother in Colombia and falls in love with a beautiful young woman, Maria (Claudia Traisac), who happens to be the niece of Escobar.
Because of his relationship with Maria, the young man is pulled into the Escobar family business against his better judgment.
Technical aspects: 1080p high definition, 2.35:1 widescreen picture; English and Spanish 5.1 DTS-HD Master Audio; English SDH and English subtitles.
Don’t miss: Featurettes on capturing Escobar and the making of the film are the major bonus components.

Penny Dreadful; The Complete Second Season (Blu-ray)
Details: 2015, Showtime Entertainment-Paramount Home Entertainment
Rated: Not rated
The lowdown: A three-disc set containing all 10 second-season episodes of this Showtime series set in Victorian England and featuring such literary characters as Dorian Gray, Victor Frankenstein and his Creature.
The series stars Eva Green as Vanessa Ives whose strange powers begin to grow. With the help of those closest to her, she struggles to fight and control her demons.
Meanwhile, evil forces are casting spells on those around her, while double-dealings and betrayals stalk the streets.
Technical aspects: 1080p high definition, 16×9 widescreen picture; English 5.1 Dolby TrueHD and Spanish 5.1 Dolby Digital; English SDH subtitles.
Don’t miss: Extras include video production blogs, a round table discussion, a history of the occult and character profiles.

Poltergeist: Extended Cut (Blu-ray + Ultraviolet)
Release date: Sept. 29
Details: 2015, Fox Home Entertainment
Rated: Unrated and PG-13, intense frightening images, suggestive material, language
The lowdown: It’s back! This remake of the Joe Dante original, produced by Sam Raimi and directed by Gil Kernan (“Monster House”) basically follows the same path as the original.
It centers on the Bowen family who, after moving into a suburban home, find themselves bedeviled by evil spirits, who later grab the Bowen’s youngest daughter.
The movie is a nightmarish feature that will give you goosebumps and thrills.
The Blu-ray features the extended cut and the original theatrical version.
Technical aspects: 1080p high definition, 2.40:1 widescreen picture; English 7.1 DTS-HD Master Audio, English 5.1 Dolby Digital audio descriptive track and Spanish and French 5.1 Dolby Digital; English SDH, French and Spanish subtitles.
Don’t miss: Extras are rather slim — an alternate ending and a stills gallery.

My Own Private Idaho: Special Edition (Blu-ray)
Details: 1991, The Criterion Collection
Rated: R, sexual content, language, violence
The lowdown: River Phoenix and Keanu Reeves star in Gus Van Sant’s drama about two young street hustlers.
Phoenix’s Mike is a narcoleptic who is haunted by the mother who abandoned him. Reeves is Scott, the son of the mayor of Portland.
The film displays some echoes of Shakespeare’s “Henry IV” in the character of Scott.
Together they associate with various thieves, junkies and lowlives on the fringes of society.
Despite its grungy backdrop, the movie is a sensitive and moving look at a couple of young men on the outside of the mainstream.
Technical aspects: 1080p high definition, 1.85:1 widescreen picture; English 5.1 and 2.0 DTS-HD Master Audio; English SDH subtitles.
Don’t miss: Extras include a 2005 conversation between Van Sant and filmmaker Todd Haynes, a 2005 making of featurette with comments from filmmakers and cast members, a 2005 interview with film scholar Paul Arthur on Van Sant’s adaptation of “Henry IV” and Orson Welles’ “Chimes at Midnight,” a 2005 conversation between Phoenix and producer Laurie Parker, deleted scenes, a 2005 conversation between writer JT LeRoy and filmmaker Jonathan Caquette and a booklet with articles and interviews about the film.

Air (Blu-ray)
Details: 2015, Sony Pictures Home Entertainment
Rated: PG-13, violence, language, sexual references
The lowdown: A futuristic thriller in which breathable air is nonexistent and most of humanity has disappeared.
Those who are left are in suspended animation, guarded by two engineers who must struggle to maintain their sanity as they provide the much-needed task they were given.
The men’s constant close quarters creates some tension and emotional drama.
Technical aspects: 1080p high definition, 2.39:1 widescreen picture; English, French and Spanish 5.1 DTS-HD Master Audio and English 5.1 Dolby Digital audio description track; English SDH, English, French and Spanish subtitles.
Don’t miss: A behind-the-scenes look at creating the film and a behind-the-scenes featurette with actors Norman Reedus and Djimon Hounsou comprise the major bonus offerings.

The Rocky Horror Picture Show: 40th Anniversary Celebration (Blu-ray + Ultraviolet)
Release date: Sept. 22
Details: 1975, Fox Home Entertainment
Rated: R, sexual content, language, violence
The lowdown: It’s time to celebrate 40 years of Brad and Janet, “The Time Warp” and heading to the movies at midnight.
The ultimate party movie is 40 years young and not showing any signs of growing old.
The Blu-ray includes the United States and United Kingdom versions of the movie.
This is a movie you need to experience with friends so you can sing along, act along with the cast and just have a blast.
Tim Curry, Barry Bostwick, Susan Sarandon and Meat Loaf are among the cast members at the eerie mansion of Dr. Frank-N-Furter.
Technical aspects: 1080p high definition, 1.66:1 widescreen picture; English 7.1 DTS-HD Master Audio and English monaural; English SDH, Spanish and French subtitles.
Don’t miss: Hours of bonus materials are included, starting with “The Midnight Experience: The Late-Night, Double-Feature, Picture-in-Picture Show, a vintage callback track, featurettes looking at photographer Mike Rock and a gallery of his on-set photos, a commentary track, deleted musical scenes and outtakes, an alternate black-and-white opening, an alternate credit ending with a misprint ending, a “Rocky Horror” video show, a “Time Warp” music video and a featurette on New York City’s Beacon Theater.

Bram Stoker’s Dracula (Blu-ray + Ultraviolet)
Details: 1992, Sony Pictures Home Entertainment
Rated: R, horror violence, sexual situations
The lowdown: This reissue of the Francis Ford Coppola-directed version of the famed vampire story is the first release in Sony’s updated Limited Edition Supreme Cinema Series.
While not quite a totally accurate adaptation of Stoker’s novel, the movie does come as close to the spirit of the story as any previous film version.
Gary Oldman gives a wonderful performance as Count Dracula, with Anthony Hopkins overacting hamily as the eccentric Professor Van Helsing. Others in the cast include Winona Ryder, Keanu Reeves and Cary Elwes.
Technical aspects: 1080p high definition, 1.85:1 widescreen picture; English Dolby Atmos (Dolby 7.1 TrueHD compatible) and English, French and Spanish 5.1 Dolby Digital; English SDH, English, French and Spanish subtitles.
Don’t miss: Supplemental materials include new interviews with Coppola and visual effects director Roman Coppola, a commentary with the two Coppolas and makeup supervisor Greg Cannom, a commentary and introduction by Francis Ford Coppola, a making of featurette, deleted and extended scenes, a featurette on the movie’s special effects, a look at the costuming and a featurette on visualizing Dracula.

Doctor Who: Dark Waters/Death in Heaven (Blu-ray 3D + Blu-ray + DVD)
Release date: Sept. 22
Details: 2005, BBC Home Entertainment
Rated: Not rated
The lowdown: This two-part adventure is the season eight finale of this long-running BBC science fiction series that is beloved by fans around the world.
The story is set in the Nethersphere and involves Missy, the Doctor, Cybermen in London and old friends uniting against old enemies.
Peter Capaldi stars as Doctor Who, supported by Jenna Coleman as Clara, Ingrid Oliver as Osgood and Jemma Redgrave as Kate Stewart.
Technical aspects: 1080p high definition, 16:9 picture; English Dolby Atmos; English SDH subtitles.
Don’t miss: Extras include a series 9 prequel: The Doctor’s Meditation, and an interview with Capaldi and Coleman hosted by former “Star Trek: The Next Generation” cast member Wil Wheaton.

Nowitzki: The Perfect Shot (Blu-ray)
Release date: Sept. 29
Details: 2015, Magnolia Home Entertainment
Rated: Not rated
The lowdown: A sports documentary that looks at the life and career of Dirk Nowitzki of the Dallas Mavericks.
The film not only covers his long tenure in the NBA, but also examines his relationship with his longtime coach, tutor and mentor, Holger Geschwindner, whose teaching methods transformed the 7-foot Nowitzki into one of the finest and most accurate shooters in the league.
The film features interviews with other NBA stars such as Kobe Bryant, Steve Nash, Yao Ming and Jason Kidd, as well as Mavericks owner Mark Cuban and former NBA commissioner David Stern.
Technical aspects: 1080p high definition, 1.85:1 widescreen picture; English and German 5.1 DTS-HD Master Audio; English SDH, French and Spanish subtitles.
Don’t miss: An interview with Nowitzki and deleted scenes comprise the major bonus features.

Pretty Baby
Release date: Sept. 22
Details: 1977, Warner Home Video
Rated: R, sexual content
The lowdown: Louis Malle made his American film directorial debut with this feature about child prostitution set in 1917 New Orleans.
Keith Carradine stars as photographer E.J. Bellocq, who is obsessed with the prostitutes in the city’s Red Light district.
He becomes attracted to and marries Violet (Brooke Shields), a 12-year-old in the house, who lives with her prostitute mother, played by Susan Sarandon.
The film is beautifully shot, but a bit too low key. Plus Carradine fails to add any spark to his character.
The release is a video-on-demand DVD-R from the Warner Archive Collection and can be found at www.warnerarchive.com or other online retailers.
Technical aspects: 1.85:1 (16×9 enhanced) widescreen picture; English and French Dolby Digital monaural; English subtitles.

Final Girl (Blu-ray)
Details: 2014, Cinedigm
Rated: R, violence, disturbing content, language
The lowdown: Abigail Breslin stars in this thriller as a potential victim who turns the table on her tormentors.
Every night, four boys trick a young blonde girl into meeting them in the forest for a date. Their intentions are to hunt and kill the young woman.
But they soon realize that when the face-off with Breslin’s Veronica, they are becoming the hunted.
Technical aspects: 1080p widescreen picture; English 5.1 DTS-HD Master Audio; English SDH subtitles.
Don’t miss: The bonus content includes a making of featurette, outtakes and a commentary.

Alleluia
Details: 2015, Doppelganger Releasing
Rated: Not rated
The lowdown: A hustler who preys on lonely, vulnerable women, shares a first date with a single mother who is smitten.
The hustler begins to fleece her of her savings, but she seems unconcerned and even volunteers to help him on his seductions.
The film plays like a variation of “The Honeymoon Killers.” It is a sordid thriller filled with jealously, sex an death.
Technical aspects: 2.35:1 widescreen picture; French 5.1 Dolby Digital; English subtitles.

Last Shift (Blu-ray)
Details: 2015, Magnolia Home Entertainment
Rated: R, graphic and bloody horror violence, disturbing images, language
The lowdown: A rookie police officer is assigned the last shift at a closing police station. She must await a hazmat team, which is to collect biomedical evidence.
The station, as is the usual in such suspense thrillers, also happens to house the embodiment of evil and his crazy, bloodthirsty minions.
The movie plays like a combination of “Assault on Precinct 13” and “Halloween.”
Technical aspects: 1080p high definition, 1.85:1 and 2.35:1 (16×9 enhanced) widescreen picture; English 5.1 DTS-HD Master Audio; English SDH and Spanish subtitles.
Don’t miss: Bonus materials include a making of featurette, a behind-the-scenes look at the film’s sound design and a viral video.

37: A Final Promise
Release date: Sept. 29
Details: 2015, MVD Visual
Rated: Not rated
The lowdown: This drama, about a rock star who plans to kill himself on his 37th birthday because of the guilt over his brother’s death, is inspired by a true story.
Three months before his date with dynasty and the release of his latest album, the rock star meets a young woman and falls in love.
She sets him on a new path and helps him confront his various and unexpected end-of-life issues.
Technical aspects: Widescreen picture; English Dolby Digital.

Little House on the Prairie: Season Seven: Deluxe Remastered Edition (DVD + Ultraviolet)
Details: 1980-81, Lionsgate Home Entertainment
Rated: Not rated
The lowdown: A five-disc set containing the final 22 episodes of this acclaimed family series starring Michael Landon.
In this seventh season, Laura and Almanzo will become parents, Adam’s sight returns, and he and Mary open a law practice, while Laura begins teaching in Walnut Grove.
Among other plot arcs, the Ingalls consider adopting, while the townspeople fight for property rights.
Besides this final season, Lionsgate also is releasing a complete series box set of this series this week.
Technical aspects: 1.33:1 full-screen picture; English, French and Spanish 2.0 Dolby Digital; English SDH subtitles.

Oh! What a Lovely War
Release date: Sept. 22
Details: 1969, Warner Home Video
Rated: G
The lowdown: Actor Richard Attenborough made his directorial debut with this musical about the war to end all wars.
The cast of this satire includes Laurence Olivier, Ralph Richardson, John Gielgud, John Mills, Maggie Smith, Jack Hawkins, Michael Redgrave, Vanessa Redgrave, Ian Holm and Dirk Bogarde.
The movie mixes surreal images with the facts about World War I and mixes humor with horror and grief.
The feature is a video-on-demand DVD-R from the Warner Archive Collection. It can be found at www.warnerarchive.com or other online dealers.
Technical aspects: 2.40:1 (16×9 enhanced) widescreen picture; English Dolby Digital monaural.

The Beginning or the End
Release date: Sept. 22
Details: 1947, Warner Home Video
Rated: Not rated
The lowdown: This MGM propaganda film that looked at the development of the atomic bomb received the blessing of President Harry Truman, who even suggested the title.
The movie begins prior to World War II and includes such historical figures as Enrico Fermi, Albert Einstein and President Franklin D. Roosevelt, played by character actors Joseph Calleia, Ludwig Stossel and Godfrey Tearle.
Others in the cast include Robert Walker, Tom Drake and Brian Donlevy as Gen. Leslie Groves, who is placed in charge of the Manhattan Project.
The feature is a video-on-demand DVD-R from the Warner Archive Collection and can be found at www.warnerarchive.com or other online DVD dealers.
Technical aspects: 1.37:1 (4×3) full-screen picture; English Dolby Digital monaural.

Earthfall
Details: 2014, Anchor Bay Entertainment
Rated: Not rated
The lowdown: A rogue planet is running wild in our solar system, acting as an intergalactic magnet that pulls the Earth into its wake.
Millions are killed as meteors destroy major cities and fire and ice storms engulf the planet.
One man wants to reunite with his wife and daughter before the end and, after doing so, they stumble into a secret government facility where a nuclear mission that will either blast the planet back into orbit or destroy it, is planned.
The film plays like one of those SyFy end-of-the-world features.
Technical aspects: 1.78:1 anamorphic widescreen picture; English 5.1 Dolby Digital; English SDH and Spanish subtitles.

The 1955 Rock ‘n’ Roll Revue and Rhythm and Blues Revue
Release date: Sept. 29
Details: 1955-56
Rated: Not rated
The lowdown: Categorizing the revues on this DVD as rock ‘n’ roll is a bit of a misnomer.
The shows, recorded in 1955 at the famed Apollo Theater in Harlem, feature such non-rock performers as Duke Ellington & His Orchestra, Lionel Hampton & His Orchestra and Nate King Cole.
Some blues-rock performers appear, such as Ruth Brown and Big Joe Turner. Still, the show is a very enjoyable trip back in time.
The same can be said for the Rhythm & Blues review, which features Hampton, Count Basie & His Orchestra and Cab Calloway.
The singers include Herb Jeffries, Sarah Vaughan, Nate King Cole, Ruth Brown and Faye Adams.
Technical aspects: 4×3 full-screen picture.
Don’t miss: The early teenage-rock feature, “Rock, Rock, Rock!,” starring Tuesday Weld and featuring Alan Freed, Chuck Berry, the Moonglows, Frankie Lymon and Lavern Baker is the major bonus offering.

The Anomaly (Blu-ray)
Details: 2015, Anchor Bay Entertainment
Rated: Not rated
The lowdown: A futuristic thriller about a former soldier and PTSD patient who suffers from a disturbing form of blackout amnesia.
He can be out for days or weeks, and then regains consciousness for nine minutes and 41 seconds. He also discovers he now is a killer operative for a mysterious organization that now wants him dead.
Ian Somerhalder of “The Vampire Diaries” costars as a dangerous colleague of our hero.
The film moves at a brisk pace and will please fans of the genre.
Technical aspects: 1080p high definition, 2.35:1 widescreen picture; English 5.1 Dolby TrueHD; English SDH and Spanish subtitles.

Tibetan Warrior
Release date:
Oct. 9
Details: 2015, Garden Thieves Pictures
Rated: Not rated
The lowdown: A documentary that focuses on musician Loten Namling, a Tibetan living in exile in Switzerland.
Namling, disturbed by a new trend of Tibetan protests — people setting themselves on fire — travels to India to meet politicians, experts and young radicals.
Through all these contacts, he becomes more radical and is heading toward the use of violent protest. Finally, though, he seeks advice from the Dalai Lama to help him set his course.
Those interested in the longtime Tibetan struggle for freedom will find this film most interesting.
Technical aspects: English 5.1 Dolby Digital; English subtitles.
Don’t miss: Deleted scenes, a featurette on the Dalai Lama talking about Namling, a music video and an interview with a high-ranking Tibetan official comprise the extras.

Blood and Glory: The Civil War in Color (Blu-ray + Ultraviolet)
Details: 2015, Lionsgate Home Entertainment
Rated: Not rated
The lowdown: A HISTORY channel four-part documentary that uses the most up-to-date technology and unprecedented access to government and private archives to present 600 black-and-white photographs that have been colorized to illustrate the war that tore the nation apart.
The painstaking effort that went into colorizing these pictures brings them more to life and makes those in the photos seem more real and closer.
Technical aspects: 1080p high definition, 1.78:1 (16×9 enhanced) widescreen picture; English 5.1 DTS-HD Master Audio; English SDH and Spanish subtitles.
Don’t miss: The major bonus offering are interviews with Civil War historians and descendants, as well as retired U.S. Army Generals David Petraeus and Colin Powell.

Eaters (DVD + Ultraviolet)
Details: 2014, Lionsgate Home Entertainment
Rated: R, graphic violence, disturbing images and language
The lowdown: Five friends embark on a road trip that turns into a nightmarish struggle for survival after one of them disappears at a rest stop.
In their search for their friend, the others confront a violent biker gang. After their escape, they find themselves being stalked in an abandoned town, with only their wits and nerves to survive.
Technical aspects: 2.40:1 (16×9 enhanced) widescreen picture; English 5.1 Dolby Digital; English closed-captioned and Spanish subtitles.

Avatar: The Last Airbender: The Complete Series
Details: 2005-08, Nickelodeon-Paramount Home Entertainment
Rated: Not rated
The lowdown: A 16-disc set that contains all 61 episodes of this popular Nickelodeon animated series.
The adventure series is set in a fantasy Asian World and follows 12-year-old Aang who must lead the battle against the evil Fire Nation in order to restore balance to the world, which is divided into four nations — Water, Earth, Air and Fire.
Each nation features an order of masters who can control and manipulate their element.
The most powerful master — or bender — in the world is the Avatar, who is the spirit of the planet.
The series follows Aang as he grows in powers and abilities and fulfills his destiny.
Technical aspects: 4×3 full-screen picture; English, Spanish and French Dolby Digital; English closed-captioned.
Don’t miss: Hours of bonus offerings including making of and behind-the-scenes featurettes, cast commentaries, animatics and an animated graphic novel.

Meeting ISIS
Release date: Sept. 29
Details: 2015, MVD Visual
Rated: Not rated
The lowdown: A documentary that goes into the camps of this terrorist organization, ISIS, showing its techniques, manipulation of social media and its tactics that include beheadings and other forms of executions.
The movie also includes interviews as well as some graphic footage that some may find disturbing.
Technical aspects: Widescreen picture, English Dolby Digital.

Other Blu-rays and DVDs being released on Tuesday, unless otherwise indicated:
4Got10 (Blu-ray) (Cinedigm)
Ardor (DVD + Ultraviolet) (Lionsgate Home Entertainment)
Bossip Comedy Series: Part 2 (Cinedigm)
DCI Banks: Season Three (BBC Home Entertainment)
Death in Paradise: Season Three (BBC Home Entertainment)
Duck Dynasty: Season 8 (Lionsgate Home Entertainment)
Golden Shoes (Anchor Bay Entertainment)
Gravy (Blu-ray) (Scream Factory)
Greatest Heroes of the Bible: The Complete Collection (CBS DVD-Paramount Home Entertainment)
Mi Corazon Es Tuyo (Cinedigm)
The Stranger (Blu-ray) (IFC Midnight-Scream Factory)
The Target (DVD + Ultraviolet) (Lionsgate Home Entertainment)
What We Did on Our Holiday (DVD + Ultraviolet) (Lionsgate Home Entertainment)
Bones: The Complete Tenth Season (Fox Home Entertainment, Sept. 29)
Dog Years (MVD Visual, Sept. 29)
Happy Valley (BBC Home Entertainment, Sept. 15)
The Falling (Cinedigm, Aug. 7)
FOR KIDS
20 Fairy Tales (Scholastic Storybook Treasures-Cinedigm)
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: The Complete First and Second Seasons (Nickelodeon-Paramount Home Entertainment)
Yu-Gi-Oh! Zexal: Season 2 (Cinedigm)
R.L. Stine’s Monsterville: Cabinet of Souls (Universal Studios Home Entertainment, Sept. 29)

Coming next week: San Andreas
Tomorrowland
The Gallows

Bob Bloom is a member of the Indiana Film Journalists Association. He reviews movies, Blu-rays and DVDs for ReelBob (ReelBob.com), The Film Yap and other print and online publications. He can be reached by email at bobbloomjc@gmail.com. You also can follow Bloom on Twitter @ReelBobBloom and on Facebook. Movie reviews by Bloom also can be found at Rottentomatoes: www.rottentomatoes.com.

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