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By Forrest Hartman

“Superman – Unbound”: Animated DC movie in which Superman battles the dangerous villain Brainiac with the fate of Earth hanging in the balance. Directed by James Tucker.

“Witness”: Four-part documentary series that follows professional war photographers into combat zones in Mexico, Libya, South Sudan and Brazil. The project, which originally aired on HBO, runs 187 minutes.
“30 Rock” – Season 7: Final season of the NBC comedy about the behind-the-scenes workings of a fictional TV show. The series was created by and stars Tina Fey. Alec Baldwin, Tracy Morgan, Jane Krakowski and Jack McBrayer also star.
“Private Practice” – The Complete Sixth Season: Final 13 episodes of the medical drama inspired by the ongoing hit “Grey’s Anatomy.” Kate Walsh, Paul Adelstein, KaDee Strickland, Taye Diggs and Amy Brenneman star.
“Fringe” – The Complete Series: This science-fiction TV series ended its five year run in January, and fans can now own all 100 episodes on Blu-ray or DVD. Those who already have seasons one through four, can also purchase the complete fifth season as an individual release.
“Flashpoint” – The Fifth Season: Final 13 episodes of the TV drama about an elite squad of Canadian police officers who are trained to resolve dangerous situations.
“Have Gun Will Travel” – The Final Season – Volumes 1 and 2: This 1950s and ’60s TV series about a gentleman gunfighter from San Francisco (Richard Boone) was a huge hit during most of its run. Paramount is releasing the final 32 episodes on two separate collections, each containing half a season.
“ID – A”: Danish thriller about a woman (Tuva Novotny) who wakes up in a river with amnesia and a bag full of cash. Directed by Christian E. Christiansen (“The Roommate”). Presented in Danish with English subtitles.
“Texas”: This 1994 TV movie details the years leading up to the Texas Revolution and the battle of the Alamo. Stacy Keach, Patrick Duffy, Chelsea Field and Benjamin Bratt star. Directed by Richard Lang.
“WWII From Space”: Documentary that uses computer-generated imagery to depict the major events of World War II from a global perspective.
“Citizen Hearst”: Documentary film detailing the history of the Hearst media empire from its earliest days to the present. Written and directed by Leslie Iwerks who received an Oscar nomination for her 2006 short film “Recycled Life.”
“Gunsmoke” – The Eighth Season – Volumes 1 and 2: Paramount divided the 38 episodes from the eighth season of this classic TV western into two separate releases. James Arness stars as U.S. Marshal Matt Dillon and Dennis Weaver portrays his faithful deputy, Chester Goode.
“The Great Escape”: Blu-ray debut of the 1963 movie about allied prisoners who conspire to escape from a German POW camp during World War II. Steve McQueen, James Garner, Richard Attenborough, Charles Bronson, James Coburn and Donald Pleasence star. Directed by John Sturges.

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