This Week on DVD/Blu-ray

10/02/2012 – ‘The Princess Bride,’ ‘Dark Shadows,’ ‘People Like Us’ and ‘Cinderella’

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The Princess Bride Box Art

The Princess Bride

Has it really been twenty-five years? Inconceivable! From the cliffs of insanity to the pit of despair, can Princess Buttercup and her beloved Westley survive their harrowing storybook quest to find true love? Director Rob Reiner's classic, fan-favorite fairy tale celebrates its high-definition debut with 'The Princess Bride' 25th Anniversary Blu-ray. Join Robin Wright, Cary Elwes, Mandy Patinkin, Andre the Giant and a colorful cast of heroes, villains and creatures in an enchanting tale of romance, swordplay, trickery, mockery and death-defying miracles.

See Robin Wright, Mandy Patinkin, Fred Savage, Chris Sarandon and Christopher Guest in a behind-the-scenes clip from 'The Princess Bride,' available for the first time on Blu-ray:

Blu-ray Special Features:

  • True Love: The Princess Bride Phenomenon
  • Audio Commentaries
  • As You Wish: The Story of The Princess Bride
  • The Dread Pirate Roberts: Greatest Pirate of the Seven Seas
  • Miraculous Makeup and More

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To celebrate the high definition debut of 'The Princess Bride,' we're doing a giveaway! One grand prize winner will receive 'The Princess Bride' on Blu-ray. Here's how to enter:

Step 1: Follow @yahoomovies on Twitter

Step 2: Tweet this message:
As you wish! I want to win #ThePrincessBride on Blu-ray from @yahoomovies http://yhoo.it/princessbride-blu #YahooDVD
Note: One entry per person/email address/Twitter handle.

Step 3: The giveaway ends 11:59 a.m. PT on October 8th, 2012. Winners will be announced on Twitter and will receive a Direct Message with further information. Keep in mind, this giveaway is open to U.S. residents only. If you have any other questions, check out the official rules or feel free to tweet us.

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Family Demons

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Dark Shadows

Johnny Depp stars in director Tim Burton's big screen adaptation of the cult classic 1960s gothic soap opera. When 1770s playboy Barnabas Collins crosses the wrong woman, he is cursed into a fate worse than death -- turned into a vampire and buried alive. When he is inadvertently awoken from his tomb two centuries later, he emerges into the very changed world of 1972. Returning home to Collinwood Manor, he finds that his once-grand estate has fallen into ruin, and the dysfunctional remnants of his family have fared little better, each harboring their own dark secrets.

See Johnny Depp, Michelle Pfeiffer and Helena Bonham Carter in clips from 'Dark Shadows,' available on Blu-ray, DVD, Digital Download and On Demand:

Blu-ray Special Features:

  • Becoming Barnabas
  • Wlecome to Collinsport!
  • The Collinses: Every Family Has Its Demons
  • Reliving a Decade
  • Dark Shadowy Secrets and More

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Find Your Family

People Like Us Box Art

People Like Us

Inspired by true life events, Chris Evans, Elizabeth Banks, Olivia Wilde and Michelle Pfeiffer star in an emotional drama about family connections and a young man's journey of self-discovery. Sam is a twenty-something, fast-talking salesman whose latest deal collapses the day he learns his father has suddenly died. Against his wishes, Sam is called home to put his father's estate in order and reconnect with his estranged family. While there, he uncovers a startling secret that turns his entire world upside down -- he has a 30-year-old sister he never knew existed.

See Chris Pine and Michelle Pfeiffer in an exclusive behind-the-scenes bonus feature clip from 'People Like Us,' available on Blu-ray, DVD, Digital Download and On Demand:

Blu-ray Special Features:

  • Audio Commentaries
  • Number One with a Bullet: The Story Behind 'People Like Us'
  • Taco Talk: Extended Henry's Taco Scene
  • Deleted Scenes
  • Bloopers

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Diamond Edition

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Cinderella

Bibbidy Bobbity Boo! From the vault to high definiton, Walt Disney's enchanting animated classic comes to Blu-ray for the first time ever. Cinderella, cruelly mistreated by her selfish stepfamily, dreams of going to the royal ball. She gets her wish courtesy of her Fairy Godmother, who warns her to be home by midnight, or else. Will she find her fairy tale ending? Presented as part of the prestigious Diamond Collection, 'Cinderella' sparkles with enhanced picture and sound and all-new bonus features for generations of all ages to enjoy.

Watch the trailer for Walt Disney Pictures' 'Cinderella,' available for the first time in high definition Blu-ray:

Blu-ray Special Features:

  • 'Tangled Ever After' Animated Short
  • Behind the Magic: A New Disney Princess Fantasyland
  • Diane Disney Miller Intro
  • Personalized Digital Storybook: Bibbidi-Bobbidi-You
  • The Magic of the Glass Slipper: A Cinderella Story and More

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