This Week on DVD/Blu-ray

3/26/2013 – ‘Lincoln,’ ‘Killing Them Softly,’ ‘Parental Guidance’ and ‘The Sandlot’

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Pick of the Week

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Oscar-winner Daniel Day-Lewis leads an all-star cast in director Steven Spielberg's historical and human drama about the 16th president's monumental moral and political challenge to amend the Constitution to permanently abolish slavery. In a nation divided by war and the strong winds of change, Abraham Lincoln pursues a course of action designed to end the war and united the country. With the moral courage and fierce determination to succeed, his choices during this critical moment will change the fate of generations to come.

See Sally Field in an exclusive behind-the-scenes bonus clip from 'Lincoln,' available on Blu-ray, DVD, On Demand and Digital Download:

Blu-ray Special Features:

  • The Journey to Lincoln
  • A Historic Tapestry: Richmond, Virginia
  • In the Company of Character
  • Crafting the Past
  • Living With Lincoln and More

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Mob Drama

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Killing Them Softly

Brad Pitt stars in writer/director Andrew Dominik's gritty gangland drama, based on the best-selling crime novel by George V. Higgins. Seasoned enforcer Jackie Cogan must restore order in the criminal economy after a mob-protected card game is heisted by a group of small-time crooks. Tasked with tracking down the thieves, Cogan brings his customary professionalism to the assignment, only to find himself navigating frustrating complications and characters within the local criminal underworld -- from lowlifes to mob middle management -- to get the job done right.

See Brad Pitt and Richard Jenkins in an exclusive clip from 'Killing Them Softly,' available on Blu-ray, DVD, On Demand and Digital Download:

Blu-ray Special Features:

  • Deleted Scenes
  • The Making of Killing Them Softly

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Relative Rules

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Parental Guidance

Billy Crystal, Bette Midler and Marisa Tomei star in a family comedy about kids, calling the shots and bending the rules. Old school grandparents Artie and Diane get more than they bargained for when they get stuck babysitting their type-A daughter's overprotected kids. But things go from hectic to hysterical when Artie realizes the kids are running the house with their newfangled technology. By playing by his own rules, which include sugary snacks, old fashioned games and tough love, can Artie outsmart the kids bring the family closer together?

See Marisa Tomei in an exclusive deleted scene from 'Parental Guidance,' available on Blu-ray, DVD, On Demand and Digital Download:

Blu-ray Special Features:

  • Deleted Scenes with Optional Commentary by Director Andy Fickman
  • Audio Commentary with Director Andy Fickman and Billy Crystal
  • Gag Reel
  • FXM Productions Presents: In Character with Billy Crystal, Bette Midler, Marisa Tomei

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20th Anniversary

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The Sandlot

A boyhood baseball classic celebrates its 20th anniversary. Revisit the fabled summer of 1962 -- a summer blessed by PF Flyers ("The Secret Weapon"), The Beast, and the spirit of The Great Bambino. Fifth-grader Scotty Smalls has just moved into town with his folks. Kids call him a dork -- he can't even throw a baseball! But everything changes when Benny, the leader of the neighborhood gang recruits him to play on the nearby sandlot field. It's the beginning of a magical summer of baseball, wild adventures, first kisses and fun.

Watch an exclusive clip from 'The Sandlot,' available on 20th Anniversary Edition Blu-ray:

Blu-ray Special Features:

  • Featurette
  • Theatrical Trailer
  • TV Spots

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To celebrate the 20th anniversary of 'The Sandlot' we're doing a giveaway! Three grand prize winners will each receive 'The Sandlot' 20th Anniversary Edition Blu-ray. Here's how to enter:

Step 1: Follow @yahoomovies on Twitter

Step 2: Tweet this message:
You're killing me, Smalls! I want to win #TheSandlot on Blu-ray from @yahoomovies #YahooDVD
Note: One entry per person/email address/Twitter handle.

Step 3: The giveaway ends 11:59 a.m. PT on April 1st, 2013. 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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