This Week on DVD/Blu-ray

11/20/2012 – ‘Tarantino XX,’ ‘The Expendables 2,’ ‘Yes, We’re Open’ and ‘Grave of the Fireflies

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Tarantino XX: 8-Film Collection

Writer/director/provocateur Quentin Tarantino celebrates twenty years of filmmaking with Tarantino XX, a must-have eight-film Blu-ray collection featuring the films that helped defined his early success. The ten-disc set includes Reservoir Dogs, True Romance, Pulp Fiction, Jackie Brown, Kill Bill Vol. 1, Kill Bill Vol. 2, Death Proof and Inglourious Basterds, as well as five hours of all-new bonus material, highlighted by an in-depth critics' retrospective on Tarantino's catalog of films and interviews with critics, stars and other masters of cinema.

See Samuel L. Jackson in an exclusive retrospective bonus feature clip from the Tarantino XX: 8-Film Collection, available on Blu-ray:

Blu-ray Special Features:

  • Critics Corner: The Films of Quentin Tarantino
  • 20 Years of Filmmaking
  • Jackie Brown Q&A
  • Collection of 'Django Unchained' trailers

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To celebrate twenty years of Quentin Tarantino's legendary filmmaking, we're giving doing a giveaway! One grand prize winners will receive the Tarantino XX: 8-Film Collection on Blu-ray. Here's how to enter:

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Step 3: The giveaway ends 11:59 a.m. PT on November 26th, 2012. Winners will be notified 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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Back For War

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The Expendables 2

The Expendables are back. Sylvester Stallone, Jason Statham, Jet Li and Dolph Lundgren lead an all-star cast of action heroes, and this time it's personal. Barney and his band of old-school mercenaries sign on for a mission that looks like an easy paycheck. But things quickly go wrong, and one of their own is killed by a psychotic terrorist for hire. Hell-bent on payback, the crew cuts a swath of destruction through enemy territory only to face an unexpected threat -- can they prevent five tons of weapons-grade plutonium from falling into the wrong hands?

See Sylvester Stallone, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Bruce Willis, Jean-Claude Van Damme and more in the trailer for 'The Expendables 2,' available on Blu-ray, DVD, On Demand and Digital Download:

Blu-ray Special Features:

  • Audio Commentary
  • Gods of War
  • Big Guns, Bigger Heroes
  • On the Assault
  • Guns for Hire and More

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Yes, We're Open

Lynn Chen and Parry Shen star an indie comedy that takes an intimate look at liberal San Francisco lifestyles over dinner and drinks with a side of infidelity. Luke and Sylvia think of themselves as a modern couple always in the know and open to new experiences. Enter Elena and Ronald -- ?a provocative polyamorous couple that challenge Luke and Sylvia?s status in their circle of friends and with each other. With temptation around the corner, Luke and Sylvia must figure out where they really stand on love, sex, and honesty.

See Lynn Chen, Parry Shen and Sheetal Sheth in the trailer for 'Yes, We're Open,' available on DVD and Digital Download:

DVD Special Features:

  • Audio Commentary by Filmmakers Richard Wong and H.P. Mendoza
  • Audio Commentary by Actors Lynn Chen and Parry Shen
  • "All of Our Friends" Music Video
  • Promo Video by Parry Shen

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Remastered Edition

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Grave of the Fireflies

Director Isao Takahata beautiful, brutal and horrifying animated masterpiece makes its Blu-ray debut. As the Empire of the Sun crumbles upon itself and a rain of firebombs falls upon Japan, the final death march of a nation is echoed in millions of smaller tragedies. Seita and his younger sister Setsuko are cast adrift in a world that lacks not the care to shelter them, but simply the resources. Forced to fend for themselves in the aftermath of war, their doomed struggle is both a tribute to the human spirit and the stuff of nightmares.

Blu-ray Special Features:

  • Storyboard Comparison
  • Deleted Scenes

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