Home Video Report: Tintin, Muppets, and Real People, Too

(The Adventures of Tintin, from 2011, is now on home video.)

(The Adventures of Tintin, from 2011, is now on home video.)

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PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Featured this week: Walter Brennan and Dana Andrews in Jean Renoir’s first American film, Swamp Water, originally released in 1941.  The swamp in question was the Okefenokee.  Renoir made international history in 1937 with Grand Illusion.

Also this week, riding the coattails of the 2011 major motion picture, there’s the original BBC version of the Cold War thriller, “Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy,” from 1979, now on Blu-ray.

Jamie Bell and Steven Spielberg have joined in the computer-generated The Adventures of Tintin (photo above), now on home video.

As is Jim Henson’s The Muppets, which got a feature film update in this giddy comedy, their first outing since the early Muppets From Space in 1999.

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