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Notable New Releases

Che (Criterion Collection)
Soderbergh's 4-hour two-part foreign-language epic finally gets a release and it's a great one thanks to Criterion.

Extras include:

  • New audio commentaries featuring Jon Lee Anderson, author of Che Guevara: A Revolutionary Life
  • Deleted Scenes
  • Making Che, a new documentary featuring Soderbergh, producer Laura Bickford, actor-producer Benicio del Toro, and writers Peter Buchman and Ben van der Veen
  • Interviews with participants in and historians of the Cuban Revolution and Che’s Bolivian campaign
  • End of a Revolution, a documentary made in Bolivia right after Che’s execution in 1967
  • Che and the Digital Cinema Revolution, an original video piece looking at the RED camera and its effect on modern film production
  • PLUS: A booklet featuring an essay by critic Amy Taubin

The Invention of Lying
Ricky Gervais not only stars but co-wrote/directed this quirky comedy which has an amazing cast. Can't wait to check it out.

Extras include:
  • Deleted Scenes
  • Gag Reel
  • Prequel: The Dawn of Lying
  • Meet Karl Pilkington
  • A Truly Honest Making-of Featurette
  • Ricky and Matt's Video Podcasts

Magnolia Blu-ray
Grab an umbrella and see P.T. Anderson's melodramatic masterpiece in glorious high-def.

Extras include:
  • Magnolia Video Diary
  • Frank T.J. Mackey Seminar
  • 'Seduce and Destroy' Infomercial
  • Aimee Mann 'Save Me' Music Video

Smokin' Aces Blu-ray
This movie is just a ton of fun. You get all the ADD action in HD and a bunch of cool extras.

Extras include:
  • Director and Editor Commentary
  • Cast Commentary
  • Deleted & Extended Scenes
  • Outtakes
  • Alternate Ending
  • 'The Lineup' Character Featurettes
  • 'Shoot 'Em Up' Stunt Featurette
  • 'The Big Gun' Director Featurette