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(Myrna Loy and William Powell -- here with Asta -- starred in the "Thin Man" series.)

Home Video Report: ‘The Thin Man’ on DVD

If you’re looking for seasonal gifts, here’s one that some may consider a bit of a stretch.

12/05/2012

(The climactic scene of Steven Spielberg's blockbuster shark movie.)

Home Video Report: Attack of the Movie Marketers

Thirty-seven summers ago, Universal Pictures changed the nature of American moviegoing by introducing “Jaws” with a radio and television promotional blitz never before seen.

08/15/2012

(Marilyn Monroe sings "Diamonds are a Girl's Best Friend" in "Gentlemen Prefer Blondes.")

Home Video Report: Marilyn Monroe Anniversary Collection

The 50th anniversary of Marilyn Monroe’s death this week brings some reissues of her best movies, and at bargain prices.

08/08/2012

(Marilyn Monroe sings "Diamonds are a Girl's Best Friend" in "Gentlemen Prefer Blondes.")

Home Video Report: Schwarzenegger, Brando, and Marilyn

The month of August brings some major movie personalities making their mark via Blu-ray.

08/01/2012

("Chariots of Fire.")

Home Video Report: Summer Olympics Prompts Reissues

The year 1981 was famous for Chariots of Fire, Hugh Hudson’s rousing best-picture Oscar winner.

07/25/2012

(Robert De Niro, left, and Harvey Keitel star in "Mean Streets," directed by Martin Scorsese.)

Home Video Report: Early DeNiro-Scorsese Collaboration

Martin Scorsese is probably responsible for more movie classics than any other American filmmaker, and to witness his early days just return to “Mean Streets,” his 1973 gem.

07/18/2012

(Paul Newman and Robert Redford co-starred in "The Sting.")

Home Video Report: What’s Coming This Week on DVD

New releases of some very memorable films are now available on Blu-ray and DVD.

06/13/2012

(Michelle Pfeiffer co-stars with Al Pacino in "Scarface," from 1983.)

Home Video Report: Older Goodies Now on Blu-ray

No question, we’re headed for a banner period in which classic reissues on Blu-ray become major audience pleasers.

05/09/2012

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

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

Jamie Bell and Steven Spielberg have joined in the computer-generated “The Adventures of Tintin,” now on home video.

03/21/2012

Asa Butterfield as Hugo Cabret in 'Hugo.' (Credit: GK Films)

Home Video Report: Oscar-Harvesting ‘Hugo’ Out on DVD

Martin Scorsese’s surprising children’s film deals with an orphan boy who is a 1930s resident of one of Paris’ busy railroad terminals.

02/29/2012

(Yes, that's Leonardo DiCaprio under there.)

Home Video Report: 2011 ‘J. Edgar’ Released to DVD

Last year, under the direction of Clint Eastwood, Leonardo DiCaprio starred in a drama exploring the life of one of the most controversial figures of the 20th century.

02/22/2012

("All Quiet on the Western Front")

Home Video Report: Best Picture Oscar in 1930, Now Remastered

It’s been called one of the most influential anti-war films ever made.

02/15/2012

(Kevin Bevel and Brian Davies in "Corageous.")

Home Video Report: 2011’s Box Office Hits and Misses

A fascinating mix on this week’s video review…

01/18/2012

(Brad Pitt in "Moneyball.")

Home Video Report: Big Box Office Names In DVD Releases

Our video review this week offers some major stars in high-profile productions.

01/11/2012

(Matt Damon stars in "Contagion," a thriller about a sudden global epidemic.)

Home Video Report: Old and New to Greet the New Year

There’s quite a mix in this week’s video offerings.

01/04/2012

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