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DVD/Blu-ray releases for November 10th.


HEAT: Blu-ray (1995) Dir: Michael Mann; Al Pacino, Robert De Niro, Val Kilmer, Jon Voight, Tom Sizemore, Ashley Judd and Natalie Portman . $28.95 Extras: Commentary by Writer/Producer/Director Michael Mann, 11 Additional Scenes, True Crime: Recalling the Real-Life Chicago Cop and Criminal Whose Exploits Inspired the Movie, Crime Stories: The Screenplay’s 20-Year History and How the Movie Finally Got Greenlit, Into the Fire: Filming in L.A., Cast Training, Shooting the Climactic Downtown Heist and Post-Production, Pacino and De Niro: The Conversation: Anatomy of This Historic On-Screen Showdown, Return to the Scene of the Crime: Revisiting the Film’s Real-Life L.A. Locations Years Later, Theatrical Trailers. (Warner)

When Al Pacino and Robert De Niro squarer off, HEAT sizzles. A tale of a brilliant L.A. cop (Pacino) following the trail from a deadly armed robbery to a crew headed by an equally brilliant master thief (De Niro).

JAG: The Ninth Season (2003-04) David James Elliott, Catherine Bell, Chuck Carrington, John M. Jackson, Patrick Labyorteaux, Scott LawreFive-disc set with 23 episodes, $55.98. (Paramount).

A one-hour, dramatic series that follows the adventures of the Judge Advocate General (JAG) team as they investigate, defend and prosecute military-related cases from their home base near Washington, D.C. Commander Harmon “Harm” Rabb, Jr. (David James Elliott) is a daring Navy officer and lawyer who works together with partner Lt. Colonel Sarah “Mac” MacKenzie (Catherine Bell), commanding officer Admiral Chegwidden (John M. Jackson) and attorney Lieutenant Bud Roberts (Patrick Labyorteaux).



JUSTICE LEAGUE: The Complete Series (2001-06) Fifteen-disc set with 91 animated episodes, $99.98. (Warner).

In this action-packed adventure series, the world’s greatest superheroes, including Superman, Batman, Wonder Woman, Green Lantern, The Flash, Hawkgirl and Martian Manhunter, join forces as the Justice League to battle powerful villains, supernatural creatures and evil entities determined to take over the world and destroy the League.

THE MERRY GENTLEMAN (2008) Dir.: Michael Keaton; Stars: Michael Keaton, Kelly Macdonald, Tom Bastounes. (Genius Entertainment).

A young woman gets involved with a hit man who hates himself and is bent on committing suicide.


NASH BRIDGES: The Third Season (1997-98) Don Johnson, Cheech Marin, Jeff Perry, Jaime Gomez, James Gammon. Five-disc set with 23 episodes, $49.99. (Paramount).

Nash Bridges (Don Johnson) is a high-action drama about a San Francisco police investigator who deserves his reputation as a topnotch cop, but who’s not always so successful when it comes to his personal life. As a member of the elite Special Investigations Unit, Nash relies on his streetwise instincts, keen sense of humor and charm to work his magic on the streets of San Francisco.

THE UNTOUCHABLES: Season Three, Volume Two (1961-62) Robert Stack, Walter Winchell, Nicholas Georgiade, Paul Picerni, Abel Fernandez Three-disc set, $39.98. (Paramount).


UP (2009) Voices of Ed Asner, Jordan Nagai, Christopher Plummer, Bob Peterson, Delroy Lindo, John Ratzenberger. Blu-ray/DVD combo pack ($45.959), two-DVD ($39.99) single DVD ($29.99) Extras: Commentary by director Pete Docter and co-director Bob Peterson; “Dug’s Special Mission” new original short film that follows the misadventures of Dug as he attempts to complete his “special mission”; “The Many Endings of Muntz” alternate endings”; “Partly Cloudy” short film; “Adventure is Out There” documentary tells the story of the filmmakers’ own trek to the tepuis mountains of South America to research the design and story of the film; DisneyFile digital copy. Available as a single-disc DVD, a two-disc DVD set, and a four-disc Blu-ray/DVD combo pack. (Walt Disney/Pixar).

Walt Disney Pictures and Pixar Animation Studios take moviegoers up, up and away on one of the funniest adventures of all time with their latest comedy-fantasy. Up follows the uplifting tale of 78-year-old balloon salesman Carl Fredricksen, who finally fulfills his lifelong dream of a great adventure when he ties thousands of balloons to his house and flies away to the wilds of South America. But he discovers all too late that his biggest nightmare has stowed away on the trip an overly optimistic 8-year-old Wilderness Explorer named Russell. Their journey to a lost world, where they encounter some strange, exotic and surprising characters, is filled with hilarity, emotion and wildly imaginative adventure.


WATCHMEN: The Ultimate Cut (2009)Dir: Zach Snyder; Billy Crudup,Jackie Earle Haley, Malin Akerman, Jeffrey Dean Morgan, Patrick Wilson, Matthew Goode Five-disc set. DVD ($43.87), Blu-ray ($59.99) Extras: Commentary by director Zack Snyder and Dave Gibbons; “The Phenomenon: The Comic That Changed Comics”; “Real Super Heroes, Real Vigilantes”; “Mechanics: Technologies of a Fantastic World”; “Watchmen: Video Journals”; “My Chemical Romance Desolation Row”; “Under the Hood”; “Story Within a Story: The Books of Watchmen”; digital copy; “Watchmen: The Complete Motion Comic” (all 12 episodes). $43.87. Also available on Blu-ray Disc. (Warner).

The Watchmen: The Ultimate Cut is a new and final version of the blockbuster film from Zack Snyder. This version weaves Tales of the Black Freighter into the Watchmen Director’s Cut film that makes this the perfect gift for every die hard fan of the graphic novel.


WOULD BE KINGS (2008) Robert Forster, Patrick Lahane, Natasha Henstridge, Jaimie Collins. $22.98 (E1 Entertainment).

Canadian TV miniseries about two drug-squad cops who are both cousins and best friends whose relationships and families are threatened by police corruption within their force.