This Week on DVD

11/13/2012 – ‘Brave,’ ‘The Watch,’ ‘Savages’ and ‘Lawrence of Arabia’

Pick of the Week

Brave Box Art


Pixar and Walt Disney Pictures present the #1 animated movie of the year -- an original and thrilling journey set in the ancient and magical Highlands of Scotland following the heroic journey of the headstrong, young adventurer Merida. Determined to carve her own path in life, the impetuous young princess confronts tradition and defies an age-old custom sacred to the uproarious lords of the land. When her actions inadvertently unleash chaos, Merida is forced to harness all of her skills and resources and discover the true meaning of bravery.

See Emma Thompson in an exclusive behind-the-scenes bonus feature clip from 'Brave,' available on Blu-ray, DVD, Digital Download and On Demand:

Blu-ray Special Features:

  • 'La Luna' Theatrical Short
  • 'The Legend of Mor'du' Short
  • Brave Old World
  • Merida & Elinor
  • Bears and More

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Got Protection?

The Watch Box Art

The Watch

Ben Stiller, Vince Vaughn, Jonah Hill and Richard Ayoade star in a comedy about everyday guys who become Earth's unlikeliest front line against an alien invasion. There's trouble brewing in peaceful suburban Ohio. That's why four civic-minded citizens, armed with flashlights, walkie-talkies and spiffy new jackets, have teamed up to safeguard their community. But the guys find more than they bargained for when they uncover an alien plot to destroy Earth, and now these bumbling heroes are the only hope to save the neighborhood — and the world — from annihilation.

See Ben Stiller, Vince Vaughn, Jonah Hill and richard Ayoade in clip from 'The Watch,' vailable on Blu-ray, DVD, On Demand and Digital Download:

Blu-ray Special Features:

  • Jonah Alternate Takes
  • Watchmakers
  • Deleted Scenes
  • Gag Reel
  • Casting the Alien and More

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

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Step 3: The giveaway ends 11:59 a.m. PT on November 19th, 2012. 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.


Stone Cold

Savages Box Art


Director Oliver Stone presents a ferocious crime thriller based on the bestselling novel by Don Winslow. Laguna Beach entrepreneurs Ben and Chon raise and sell some of the best marijuana ever developed, while sharing a one-of-a-kind love with the beautiful Ophelia. Their idyllic life is shattered when the Mexican Baja Cartel demands that the trio partner with them. But the cartel's ruthless boss Elena underestimates the unbreakable bonds among these friends, as Ben and Chon launch a seemingly unwinnable drug war that escalates into a savage, high-stakes battle of wills.

See Salma Hayek and Benicio Del Toro in an exclusive deleted scene from 'Savages,' available on Blu-ray, DVD, Digital Download and On Demand:

Blu-ray Special Features:

  • Stone Cold Savages
  • Deleted Scenes
  • Feature Commentary with Oliver Stone
  • Feature Commentary with producers Moritz Borman, Eric Kopeloff, Co-Screenwriter/Novelist Don Winslow, Executive Producer/Co-Screenwriter Shane Salerno and Production Designer Tomás Voth

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50th Anniversary

Lawrence of Arabia Box Art

Lawrence of Arabia

Winner of seven Academy Awards and widely considered one of the greatest and most influential films in the history of cinema, director David Lean's breathtaking masterpiece celebrates its Blu-ray debut with a 50th Anniversary Edition of the digitally restored director's cut, loaded with all-new bonus content and vintage archival material. Peter O'Toole stars in the epic biography of the enigmatic T. E. Lawrence, painting a complex portrait of the desert-loving Englishman who united Arab tribes in a battle against the Ottoman Turks during World War I.

See Martin Scorsese in an exclusive bonus feature clip from the 50th Anniversary Edition of 'Lawrence of Arabia,' available for the first time on Blu-ray:

Blu-ray Special Features:

  • Secrets of Arabia: Picture-in-Graphic Track
  • Peter O'Toole Revisits Lawrence of Arabia
  • Deleted Scene with Introduction by Anne Coates
  • A Conversation with Steven Spielberg
  • The Making of Lawrence of Arabia and More

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