June 4, 2013 New DVD Releases
Breaking Bad: The Fifth Season (2012) Eight episodes: "Live Free or Die," "Madrigal," "Hazard Pay," "Fifty-One," "Dead Freight," Buyout," "Say My Name" and "Gliding Over All." Formats: Four-disc DVD, $55...
June 4, 2013 New DVD Releases
Breaking Bad: The Fifth Season (2012) Eight episodes: "Live Free or Die," "Madrigal," "Hazard Pay," "Fifty-One," "Dead Freight," Buyout," "Say My Name" and "Gliding Over All." Formats: Four-disc DVD, $55.99; three-disc Blu-ray, $65.99. Extras: Eight-minute, uncensored bonus scene "Chicks 'N' Guns," created and produced exclusively for the home entertainment release; cast and crew commentaries on every episode; deleted scenes; outtakes; three featurettes: "Nothing Stops This Train" on location explores what a huge undertaking it is to film a modern-day train heist, "The Cleaner: Jonathan Banks as Mike" with fan-favorite Cleaner Jonathan Banks, "Chicks 'N' Guns: Behind-the-Scenes"; "Writers' Room Timelapse" takes viewers through the entire breaking of episode "Fifty-One" with commentary from the writers; Laura Fraser and Jesse Plemons audition footage; prison stunt rehearsal footage; "Gallery 1988 Art Show" with artwork inspired by the show; "Chris Hardwick's All-Star Celebrity Bowling" features team Breaking Bad going head to head with team Nerdist to raise money for charity; "Inside Breaking Bad." Blu-ray adds two featurettes: "Scene by Scene: Directors Discuss Memorable Moments" and "The Writers of Breaking Bad." (Sony).
Charlie Zone (2011) Amanda Crew, Glen Gould, Mpho Koaho. A disgraced boxer and ex-convict is hired to abduct a runaway from a crack house in the city's notorious "Charlie Zone," and return her safely to her family. But nothing goes quite as planned and nothing is quite what it seems. Formats: DVD, Blu-ray Disc. (Anchor Bay).
Clint Eastwood 40 Film Collection DVD set of 40 Eastwood films. Formats: DVD, $179.98. Extras: New documentary "Eastwood Directs: The Untold Story." (Warner).
Clint Eastwood 20 Film Collection Blu-ray set of 20 Eastwood films. Formats: Blu-ray, $129.95. Extras: New documentary "Eastwood Directs: The Untold Story." (Warner).
Curious George: The Complete Sixth Season (2012) Two-disc set with 20 fun-filled episodes with George and friends as they explore his world and invent clever solutions to memorable mis-adventures. Formats: DVD. (Universal).
Dora the Explorer: Dora Rocks! (2012) Three sing-along, rockin' episodes with Dora and Boots: "Dora Rocks!" "Baby Bongo's Big Music Show" and "Little Map." Formats: DVD, $14.99. (Nickelodeon/Paramount).
Escape From Planet Earth (2013) Voices of Brendan Fraser, Rob Corddry, Jessica Alba, Sarah Jessica Parker, William Shatner, Kaitlin Olson, James Gandolfini, Craig Robinson, Ricky Gervais, Sofia Vergara. Formats: DVD, 3D Blu-ray /Blu-ray/DVD Combo, Digital, UltraViolet (cloud). Extras: Commentary with director Cal Brunker, "The Making of Escape From Planet Earth," alternate takes and deleted scenes; music featurettes from Delta Rae, Owl City and Cody Simpson. (The Weinstein Co./Anchor Bay).
Falling Skies: The Complete Second Season (2012) Ten episodes of TNT's alien invasion series. Formats: Three-disc DVD, $39.98; two-disc Blu-ray, $49.99; Digital, UltraViolet (cloud). Extras: Behind-the-scenes featurettes, "The Skitter Evolution," tour of the "Falling Skies" set, commentaries, and an exclusive trading card from Rittenhouse included on pack. (Warner).
Frontline: The Economic Meltdown (2013) Two-disc set with five fascinating "Frontline" programs about one of the worst economic crises in America's history: "Inside the Meltdown," "Ten Trillion and Counting," "Breaking the Bank," "The Warning" and "Cliffhanger." Formats: DVD, $39.99. (PBS Distribution).
A Good Day to Die Hard (2013) Bruce Willis, Jai Courtney, Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Yuliya Snigir, Cole Hauser, Megalyn Echikunwoke, Amaury Nolasco, Sebastian Koch, Anne Vyalitsyna. Formats: DVD, two-disc extended edition Blu-ray/DVD Combo, VOD, Digital, UltraViolet (cloud). Blu-ray Extras: Deleted scenes, 15-part "Making It Hard to Die" behind-the-scenes documentary, "Anatomy of a Car C