(Universal, $29.98)
Frost/Nixon is a “thinking man’s Rocky,” said the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. The film “plays out as a magnificent battle of wits” between the former president and British TV host David Frost. Scenes from the actual 1977 interview “add insight.”

The Hit
(Criterion, $29.95)
Director Stephen Frears’ “funny and menacing” 1984 film is a “lost classic” said The Washington Times. Brooding and “rooted in existentialism,” the bleak “Tarantino-esque” tale stars Tim Roth as a hired gun who tries to quit the biz.

Nickelodeon: The Director’s Cut
(Sony, $24.96)
“Here is one director’s cut that isn’t merely more of the same,” said The New York Times. Peter Bogdanovich’s new version of his 1976 film makes it seem a “much closer cousin” to his acclaimed The Last Picture Show.