Media | A2Q Archives | A2Q #51: The "Ladies and Gentlemen" Edition | August 12, 2008: Welcome to this week's home video release highlights, a column tragically focused entirely on the American market. Sorry, rest of the world. Region locks are the home video industry's way of saying they still don't understand the Internet.


Roundup by VsRobot | Posted August 12, 2008


Out This Week


CJ7
The director behind the brilliant Shaolin Soccer and Kung-Fu Hustle takes his CG-enhanced Looney Tunes aesthetic into a kid's movie with a plot reminiscent of E.T., where a kid befriends an alien visitor.


Felon
Can you imagine anything creepier than if they redid the Top Gun volleyball scene with the current Tom Cruise and Val Kilmer?


Secret
Hey, a remake of an Asian horror film! I LOVE THOSE!!!!!!!!


Smart People
The Squid and the Whale meets Sideways, featuring Juno's Ellen Page as a domineering young Republican.


The new-to-home-video season of Prison Break gets a BD release, but Wire: Season Five doesn't? Boooo, I say. Not that I can afford the HBO tax their DVDs and BD releases get hit with.


Housekeeping


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