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New on Home Video: A "Sucker Punch" Still Better Than the "Beastly" "Season of the Witch"

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    We were as stoked by the trailer for this film as we were disappointed by the final product. Can an extra 18 minutes of footage, including some R-rated material, make a difference? We'll find out on June 28 when the new version is included in the home video release. (Published Wednesday, May 30, 2012)

    Lingerie-clad women battle monsters, witches taken to court, a fairytale retold, indie dramas, hitmen in hiding, and the longest trilogy ever are all on offer this week for your couch-viewing pleasure...

    Sucker Punch
    Emily Browning stars as a young woman in an institution who retreats into a fantasy world of demons, monsters and robots to help her plot her escape. Writer-director Zack Snyder has called it "'Alice in Wonderland' with machine guns. Read our home-video review and watch the trailer

    Season of the Witch
    The Nic Cage Paycheck Drive takes the actor to the time of the Plague, when he must deliver a suspected witch to a tribunal. Read out theatrical review and watch the trailer

    "Sucker Punch" Getting 18 More Minutes, R Rating for Blu-ray Release

    [NATL] "Sucker Punch"
    We were as stoked by the trailer for this film as we were disappointed by the final product. Can an extra 18 minutes of footage, including some R-rated material, make a difference? We'll find out on June 28 when the new version is included in the home video release. (Published Wednesday, May 30, 2012)

    Beastly
    Alex Pettyfer and Vanessa Hudgens star in a modern-day re-telling of "Beauty and the Beast." Watch the trailer

    3 Backyards
    Writer-director Eric Mendelsohn won Best Director at the 2010 Sundance for this film about one day in the lives of three different people going throuhg their own personal journeys. Watch the trailer

    Barney's Version
    Paul Giamatti stars as a man who meets the love of his life at his second wedding and stands accused of murdering his best friend. Read out theatrical review and watch the trailer

    Warrior's Way
    After refusing to kill a baby, an assassin is forced to flee to the Old West in America and go into hiding, but his enemies follow and it all comes down to ninjas vs. cowboys. Watch the trailer

    In Bruges
    Colin Farrell and Brendan Gleeson are a pair of hitmen told to lay low in a small Belgian town in writer-director Martin McDonough's hilariously dark and morbid comedy. Watch the trailer

    "Season of the Witch"

    [NATL] "Season of the Witch"
    Check out the trailer for "Season of the Witch" (Published Tuesday, Dec 28, 2010)

    The Lord of the Rings: The Motion Picture Trilogy (Extended Edition + Digital Copy)
    Like this story needs to be one second longer.

    Lebanon, PA
    Josh Hopkins ("Cougartown") stars in this indie drama as a man who heads home to bury his father, where forges a friendship with his pregnant 17-year-old cousin, and then falls for her married teacher (Samantha Mathis). Watch the trailer