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Arts and Entertainment

DVD Tuesday: Uhhh....Bride Wars......WTF?

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Maybe this hot photo will get the bigots onto the pro-gay marriage bandwagon. | Photo courtesy of 20th Century Fox

It marks a sad state of affairs when the horrible Bride Wars is the "big" DVD release of the week. I get that Kate Hudson does this sort of crap to bankroll her extravagant lifestyle, but I thought better of Anne Hathaway. Annie, please get back to doing things like Rachel Getting Married! Or, better yet, Havoc! All that said, I'd probably still rather watch Bride Wars than Hotel for Dogs. Nothing but the Truth got whacked when its distributor went bankrupt. It's definitely worth a look on DVD. Another quality flick is JCVD where Jean-Claude finally proves that -- yes -- he can be a pretty good actor (especially when making light of himself).

Bride Wars
Hotel for Dogs
The Uninvited
Little Dorritt
Ashes of American Flags: Wilco Live
Nothing But the Truth
Star Trek: The Original Series - Season 1 [Blu-ray]
X-Men, Volume 1 (Marvel DVD Comic Book Collection)

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First "celebrity" I saw when I moved to L.A. At the Rock N Roll Ralphs. | Photo courtesy of Abulic Monkey via Flickr

Believe it or not, One-Eyed Monster is a horror film in which the monster is -- get ready -- Ron Jeremy's severed penis. I guess being the (partial) star of a horror film is a step up for Ron. It's got to be better than pounding meth-addicted teenagers doggy-style in Cum Dumpsters 78. If your only exposure to Johnny Got His Gun is Metallica's seminal video, pick up a copy of this truly harrowing anti-war picture. When it was first released, In the Realm of the Senses was considered to be borderline pornographic. Looking back on it now, it's still wildly provocative, but pornographic? No. I don't know about you, but I never get tired of watching movies about people who resort to eating other people in order to stay alive. Stranded is this week's entry.

One-Eyed Monster
Johnny Got His Gun
What Doesn't Kill You
In the Realm of the Senses - Criterion Collection
Beck: Box Set (Viridan Collection)
While She Was Out
Bird by Bird with Annie: A Film Portrait of Writer Anne Lamott
The She-Beast
The Booby Hatch