Vicky Cristina Barcelona
(Weinstein Company, $29)
A sentimental education set in Spain, this “wry and thoughtful film about the peculiar stirrings of the heart” is Woody Allen’s funniest since Small Time Crooks, said The Village Voice. Fans will have to forgo DVD extras though: Allen prefers his movies to talk for themselves.
Mary Poppins: 45th Anniversary Edition
(Walt Disney, $29.99)
“Step back in time with Disney’s 1964 classic,” said The Seattle Times, but enjoy the digital restoration and remastering while you’re at it. This anniversary edition has a “magical carpetbag” full of extras, including interviews and footage from the new Broadway production.
Cheers: The Final Season
Ted Danson’s Boston bar, “where everybody knows your name,” finally shut its doors in 1993, after 11 years as one of TV’s top comedy hits, said MSNBC.com. The final 28 episodes arrive in this four-disc set, each one accompanied by an original network “promo.”
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