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07/31/2012 – ‘Detention,’ ‘We The Party,’ ‘LOL’ and ‘The Babymakers’

Philip Yu
This Week on DVD/Blu-ray
July 30, 2012

Pick of the Week

Detention Box Art
Detention Box Art


Josh Hutcherson stars in a genre-bending hipster teen horror-comedy from writer/director Joseph Kahn. The students of Grizzly Lake must prevent themselves from becoming the victims of a Cinderhella, a slasher-movie villain who has seemingly come to life and is preying on the school's student body. As the clock ticks and the bodies pile up, the likely suspects are embroiled in a race against time to stop Cinderhella -- encountering body-switching, time travle and a human-insect hybrid along the way --- and ultimately save the world... if only they can get out of detention.

See Josh Hutcherson in the theatrical trailer for 'Detention,' available on Blu-ray, DVD, Digital Download and On Demand:

Blu-ray Special Features:

  • Cheat Mode: The Unbelievably Mind Melting Making of Detention
  • Fight Rehearsal
  • Riffing with Dane
  • Three Screen Tests with Shanley Caswell, Aaron David John, Yves Bright

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To celebrate the home entertainment release of 'Detention,' we're giving away Blu-rays! Two grand prize winners will receive a 'Detention' Blu-ray Prize Pack consisting of a 'Detention' Blu-ray and a 'Detention'-branded t-shirt, beanie hat and trucker hat. Two runner-up winners will receive a copy of 'Detention' on DVD. Here's how to enter:

Step 1: Follow @yahoomovies on Twitter

Step 2: Tweet this message:
Cancel your future. I want to win a 'Detention' Blu-ray Prize Pack from @yahoomovies http://yhoo.it/detention-blu #YahooDVD
Note: One entry per person/email address/Twitter handle.

Step 3: The giveaway ends 11:59 p.m. PT on August 6th, 2012. Winners will be announced 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.


Kids in America

We The Party Box Art
We The Party Box Art

We The Party

Writer/director Mario Van Peebles presents a colorful, revealing look at contemporary youth culture, starring Snoop Dogg, The New Boyz, YG, The Rej3ctz, Michale Jai White, Tiny Lister and Snoop Dogg. Five friends at an ethnically diverse Los Angeles high school deal with romance, money, prom, college, sex, bullies, Facebook, fitting in, standing out, and finding themselves. Set amidst the latest trends in music, dance and fashion, 'We The Party' attempts to capture the hopes, confusion, challenges and dreams of today's teenagers as they plunge headlong into an uncertain future

Watch the theatrical trailer for 'We The Party' available on Blu-ray, DVD, On Demand and Digital Download:

Blu-ray Special Features:

  • Audio Commentary
  • "Truth" Music Video
  • "She's a Vegan" Music Video
  • "A Light at the End of the Tunnel" Music Video
  • "Forever" Music Video

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Coming-of-Age Drama

LOL Box Art
LOL Box Art


Miley Cyrus stars as Lola (or "Lol," as her friends call her), who's starting a new year of high school and working to find the right balance between family, school, friends and romance. Broken-hearted by her ex, Lol's world is soon turned upside down when she is surprised to find her best friend, Kyle, a musician in an up and coming rock band, could possibly be the love of her life. In her quest towards independence, self-identity and young adulthood, Lol discovers that while Facebook "status" is easy to change; true relationships are worth the effort.

See Miley Cyrus in the theatrical trailer for 'LOL,' on Blu-ray, DVD, On Demand and Digital Download:

Blu-ray Special Features:

  • Audio Commentary
  • The Cast of LOL
  • Like Mother Like Daughter
  • Lots of Love for Lisa Azuelos

More Details:


On Demand

The Babymakers Poster
The Babymakers Poster

The Babymakers

Paul Schneider and Olivia Munn star in a relationship comedy from the director of 'Super Troopers' and 'Beerfest.' After trying everything to get his wife Audrey pregnant, Tommy Macklin realizes to his horror that he may be "shooting blanks." Terrified that his marriage may fall apart, Tommy recruits his friends to rob a sperm bank where he made a deposit years ago. As with any half-baked scheme, everything can and does go wrong, testing the limits of Tommy and Audrey's relationship and showing how far one couple will go in hopes of getting pregnant.

See Olivia Munn and Paul Schneider in the theatrical trailer for 'The Babymakers,' available on iTunes and On Demand on August 3.:

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