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By Eric Hughes and David Mumpower

October 6, 2009

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For people who enjoy Nealon's brand of humor, be aware that his first stand-up comedy special, Now Hear Me Out!, makes its way to DVD today. The special, which clocks in at 72 minutes and features a special appearance by Garry Shandling, has the comedian hitting on topics ranging from getting older (he celebrates 56 years next month) to birthing babies (he and his wife, Susan Yeagley, had their first child in 2007).

Disc includes: Behind-the-scenes footage, Interview with Kevin Nealon featurette, audio commentary

For people who would let Patricia Arquette read their mind any day of the week: Medium: The Fifth Season

As if NBC's woes couldn't get any worse, turns out the show it ditched at the end of last season – Medium – is alive and kicking in its sixth year on CBS. Even better for The Eye, the supernatural drama starring Emmy winner Patricia Arquette probably couldn't be any more compatible with its other hit Friday series, Ghost Whisperer. In its first two respective airings in its new home, Medium has twice scored more total viewers than its lead-in.

The series' fifth season gets released today on DVD. The series stars Arquette as the real-life Allison DuBois, a self-proclaimed medium who uses her psychic abilities to help U.S. law enforcement solve crimes across the country.

Disc includes: The Making of Medium: Season 5 featurette, Script to Screen: Apocalypse Now? featurette, Jake and Patricia Q&A featurette, Curious Maria featurette




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For people who think Michael Cera is in need of a hit movie... and fast: Year One (Unrated)

The ads for Year One were mediocre at best, marking the usual Hollywood instance where the best bits were in the trailer. Surprisingly, Americans weren't swayed by the cast – Jack Black, Michael Cera, Paul Rudd, among others – and instead stuck with their guts. Their guts, of course, told them to skip over the summer feature. Year One never finished any higher than fourth place on a weekend and failed to make back (on the domestic end) even 75% of its fairly steep $60-million budget.

Cera could use a little career CPR at this point, given that his social relevancy has fallen a bit since Juno hit it big two years ago. This is yet another reason why an Arrested Development movie has to happen.

Disc includes: Deleted scenes, line-o-rama, extended/alternate scenes, audio commentary, Year One: The Journey Begins featurette, alternate ending, gag reel, Sodom's Got ‘Em! featurette, Leeroy Jenkins: The Gates of Sodom featurette

October 6, 2009
Blu-ray
100 Feet
Audition
Bones: Season 4
A Charlie Brown Christmas
The Children
Comedy Collection
Contact
Dinosaurs Alive! (IMAX)
Dr. Seuss' Horton Hears a Who! (Deluxe Edition)
Dr. Seuss' How The Grinch Stole Christmas! (Deluxe Edition)
Extreme Action Collection
Fantasy Collection
Ghost Ship
Home Alone 2: Lost In New York
Hoop Reality
Horror Classics Collection
Imagine That
Kenny G: An Evening of Rhythm & Romance
Kurt Cobain: About A Son
Miracle On 34th Street
My Life in Ruins
The National Parks: America's Best Idea
New York Ripper
The Number 23 (Uncut)
Offspring
Red Dwarf: Back to Earth
Romantic Comedy Collection
Sci-Fi Collection
Seventh Moon
Snow White And The Seven Dwarfs
The Thaw
Trick 'r Treat (Special Edition)
Willy Wonka And The Chocolate Factory
Wolf
Year One

DVD
Ally McBeal: The Complete First Season
Ally McBeal: The Complete Series (Set)
Anne of Green Gables: A New Beginning (Special Edition)
Anvil! The Story of Anvil
Audition (Collector's Edition)
Blood Ties: Season Two
Bones: Season 4
The Children
Chinatown (Centennial Collection)
Dinosaurs Alive! (IMAX)
Dr. Seuss' Horton Hears a Who! (Deluxe Edition)
Dr. Seuss' How The Grinch Stole Christmas! (Deluxe Edition)
The Gate (Widescreen Special Edition)
Get Smart: Season 4
Halloween (Unrated Director's Cut)
The Hills: Season Five, Part One
Imagine That
It's Alive
Kenny Chesney: All I Want For Christmas
Kenny G: An Evening of Rhythm & Romance
Kevin Nealon: Now Hear Me Out!
Kurt Cobain: About A Son
Luther Vandross: This Is Christmas
Man v. Food: Season One
Mariah Carey: Merry Christmas
The Mary Tyler Moore Show: Season 5
Medium: Seasons 1-5 (Set)
Medium: The Fifth Season
A Miser Brothers' Christmas (Deluxe Edition)
Mister Ed: Season One
My Life in Ruins
National Geographic: Animal Holiday (Special Edition)
The National Parks: America's Best Idea
Nip/Tuck: Season 5, Part 2
Nip/Tuck: Seasons 1-5.2 (Set)
The Number 23 (Uncut)
Peanuts: I Want a Dog for Christmas, Charlie Brown (Deluxe Edition)
Rodney: The Complete Season Season
Seventh Moon
Six Feet Under: The Complete Series (New Packaging)
Trick 'r Treat (Special Edition)
The Ultimate Matrix Collection
Werewolf: The Complete Series
Whitney Houston: One Wish Holiday Album
Wicked Lake (Special Edition)
Wolf
Year One (Unrated)


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