Susan Granger's weekly DVD update
Published 6:16 pm, Tuesday, November 20, 2012
After a quick theatrical release, "Vamps" is already on DVD, as "Clueless" director Amy Heckerling reunites with Alicia Silverstone in a cheeky comedy about twentysomething vampires in modern-day Manhattan, having rejected the evil ways of their boss, played by Sigourney Weaver.
"Wolf Lake" is the Emmy-nominated horror series that ignited the vampire/werewolf genre, and now the complete TV series -- nine episodes -- is available, plus the un-aired pilot.
Commemorating the anniversary of his death, "Inside John Lennon" is an intimate account of the beloved icon. "Ike & Tina: On the Road: 1971-72" examines dynamic Ike and Tina Turner at their creative peak. And "Color Me Obsessed" is the first documentary about the famed 1980s indie-rock band The Replacements.
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A comedy about loneliness, "Prairie Love" is an amusing, peculiar and bittersweet love story set in the vastness of North Dakota.
Compiled from a fan survey, "The Best of Red vs. Blue" salutes the best of the web series that heralded online viral video, recalling the show's most ridiculous, explosive and jaw-dropping moments.
"Ancient Aliens" documents why theorists like Erich von Daniken ("Chariots of the Gods") believe that, thousands of years ago, extra-terrestrials landed on Earth and were hailed as gods as they shaped human civilization and altered the course of history.
From the Smithsonian, "The Predator Collection" follows nature's fiercest killers: the big cats of the Serengeti and the huge crocs of Botswana -- from the top of the Savannah food chain to the depths of the Okavango Delta.
PICK OF THE WEEK: Those self-deprecating geriatric goons are back, blasting fire power in the Balkans in the action-packed "The Expendables 2," starring Sylvester Stallone, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Bruce Willis, Jason Statham, Jean-Claude Van Damme, Jet Li, Dolph Lundgren and Liam Hemsworth.