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04/02/2013 – ‘Best of Warner Bros. 20 Film Collection: Romance,’ ‘The Sweeney,’ ‘John Dies at the End’ and ‘Marvel Cinematic Universe: Phase One – Avengers Assemble’

Philip Yu
This Week on DVD/Blu-ray
April 2, 2013

Pick of the Week

Lincoln Box Art
Lincoln Box Art

Best of Warner Bros. 20 Film Collection: Romance

As part of its year-long 90th anniversary celebration, Warner Brothers presents it latest "Best of Warner Brothers" genre box set collection highlighting twenty essential film romances from the Warner Archive. From beloved classics like "Gone With the Wind" and "Casablanca" to contemporary favorites like "You've Got Mail," the gem-packed collection is divided into three chapters over 22 discs: Timeless Love (1938-1942); Unforgettable Affairs (1950-1965); and Modern Romance (1973-2008). Each set also includes a 24-page collectible booklet.

Watch the trailer for 'The Best of Warner Bros. 90th Anniversary Collections:

The set includes:

1938-1942 (Timeless Love)
- Jezebel (1938)
- Gone with the Wind (1939)
- The Philadelphia Story (1940)
- Casablanca (1942)
- Mrs. Miniver (1942)
- Now, Voyager (1942)

1950-1965 (Unforgettable Affairs)
- Annie Get Your Gun (1950)
- A Streetcar Named Desire: The Original Director’s Version (1951/1993)
- Rebel Without a Cause (1955)
- Cat on a Hot Tin Roof (1958)
- Splendor in the Grass (1961)
- Doctor Zhivago (1965)

1973-2008 (Modern Romance)
- A Touch of Class (1973)
- A Star Is Born (1976)
- The Goodbye Girl (1977)
- The Bodyguard (1992)
- You’ve Got Mail (1998)
- Two Weeks Notice (2002)
- The Lake House (2006)
- Nights in Rodanthe (2008)

To celebrate Warner Brothers' 90th anniversary, we're doing another giveaway! One grand prize winner will receive the Best of Warner Bros. 20 Film Collection: Romance DVD box set. Here's how to enter:

Step 1: Follow @yahoomovies on Twitter

Step 2: Tweet this message:
I want to the win the Best of WB 20-Film Romance DVD box set from @yahoomovies http://yhoo.it/bestofwb-rom #YahooDVD
Note: One entry per person/email address/Twitter handle.

Step 3: The giveaway ends 11:59 a.m. PT on April 8th, 2013. Winners will be notified on Twitter and will receive a Direct Message with further information. Keep in mind, this giveaway is open to U.S. residents only. If you have any other questions, check out the official rules or feel free to tweet us.

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To Catch a Criminal

The Sweeney Box Art
The Sweeney Box Art

The Sweeney

The Sweeney Flying Squad is London's elite crime-fighting branch of the Metropolitan Police specializing in tackling armed robbery and violent crime. Led by legendary Detective Jack Regan and his loyal partner, the group is not afraid to use old school, bare-knuckle tactics to bring down the modern underworld. Now, with a master criminal on the loose and a major bank heist in progress, Regan will do whatever it takes to get the job done, even if that means defying the orders of his boss and taking the law into his own hands.

See Damian Lewis in an exclusive behind-the-scenes bonus clip from 'The Sweeney,' available on Blu-ray, DVD, On Demand and Digital Download:

Blu-ray Special Features:

  • Behind the Scenes of The Sweeney
  • Preparing The Sweeney
  • Shooting in Trafalgar Square
  • The New Regan and Carter
  • On the Shooting Range and More

More Details:

To celebrate the home entertainment release of 'The Sweeney,' we're doing a giveaway! Five grand prize winners will each receive 'The Sweeney' on Blu-ray. Here's how to enter:

Step 1: Follow @yahoomovies on Twitter

Step 2: Tweet this message:
I want to win 'The Sweeney' on Blu-ray from @yahoomovies http://yhoo.it/sweeney-blu #YahooDVD
Note: One entry per person/email address/Twitter handle.

Step 3: The giveaway ends 11:59 a.m. PT on April 8th, 2013. Winners will be notified on Twitter and will receive a Direct Message with further information. Keep in mind, this giveaway is open to U.S. residents only. If you have any other questions, check out the official rules or feel free to tweet us.

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It's All About the Soy Sauce

John Dies At The End Box Art
John Dies At The End Box Art

John Dies At The End

Executive producer/star Paul Giamatti presents a sci-fi twisting horror-comedy from legendary cult director Don Coscarelli. The advent of a new drug, called "Soy Sauce," promises an out-of-body experience with each hit. But when it is discovered that some who take the drug do not come back from their trips as human and that a silent otherworldly invasion has begun to overtake Earth, the situation needs a hero. What the world gets, however, is two twenty-something college dropouts named John and David who can barely hold down jobs.

Watch the theatrical trailer for 'John Dies At The End,' available on Blu-ray and DVD:

Blu-ray Special Features:

  • Deleted Scenes
  • Getting Sauced: The Making of John Dies at the End
  • Creature Corps: The Effects of Soy Sauce
  • Casting Sessions
  • Audio Commentary and More

More Details:

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Avengers Assemble

Marvel's Cinematic Universe: Phase One - Avengers Assemble! Box Art
Marvel's Cinematic Universe: Phase One - Avengers Assemble! Box Art

Marvel's Cinematic Universe: Phase One - Avengers Assemble!

Earth's Mightiest Heroes assemble like never before in an all-new limited edition 10-disc Blu-ray movie collection, complete with Marvel's "The Avengers," "Captain America: The First Avenger" "Thor," "Iron Man, "Iron Man 2" and "The Incredible Hulk" inc ollectible "Tesseract" packaging. The set features a top-secret bonus disc filled with never-before-seen deleted scenes, extended scenes, featurettes and more -- including an advance look at this summer's "Iron Man 3" and other films from Phase Two of Marvel's Cinematic Universe.

Watch the theatrical trailer for 'Marvel's The Avengers':

Blu-ray Special Features:

  • All Six Films from Marvel's "Phase One"
  • "And Then Shawarma After" Featurette
  • New Deleted Scenes, Animatics and More
  • Collectible Packaging with Marvel Memorabilia
  • Exclusive Inside Look at Marvel's "Iron Man 3"

More Details:

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