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Arts and Entertainment

DVD Tuesday: New Fincher! Nobody call me tonight!

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David Fincher's obituary will likely refer to him as the director of Fight Club, but Zodiac is his most complete work. Luxuriate in its full 157 minutes this week when it reaches stores. The Number 23 had a pretty good trailer, but unfortunately the actual movie was longer than 90 seconds. Bring back Lloyd Christmas, Jim! Sure HBO seems to have the best shows on cable, but Showtime is quickly closing the gap. Weeds is its best series to date--funny, absurd, relevant and featuring uber-MILF Mary-Louise Parker. Prepare for the crappy live-action Underdog movie with the classic Underdog cartoons. Keeley Hazell's zoomers enliven a mannered, should-have-remained-a-short Cashback. Speaking of zoomers--nude, female French wrestlers? Yes, please!

Zodiac
The Number 23
Perfume - The Story of a Murderer
The Host
Weeds - Season Two
Stargate SG-1 - The Tenth Season
A Bit of Fry and Laurie - The Complete Collection...Every Bit!
Renaissance
Cashback
Slow Burn
Les Enfants Terribles (Criterion Collection)
Benson - The Complete First Season
The Long Weekend
James Ellroy - American Dog
James Joyce's Dublin - The Ulysses Tour
French Wrestling
Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
The Ultimate Wonderdog Collection, Volume 1
The Ultimate Wonderdog Collection, Volume 2
The Ultimate Wonderdog Collection, Volume 3

Photo courtesy of Paramount Pictures