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<em>Knowing; Peanuts 1960s Collection; Jeff Garlin: Young and Handsome</em>
Knowing(Summit, $26.99)Director Alex Proyas uses the right amount of “sci-fi weirdness” to keep this tale of looming world apocalypse “unpredictable,” said Entertainment Weekly. With his usual intense bravado, Nicolas Cage plays a father and an MIT professor determined to save the world.
Peanuts 1960s Collection(Warner Home Video, $29.98)Charles M. Schulz’s Peanuts comic strip “delighted generations of fans for years,” said Cleveland.com. This collection features the cartoon television specials, including A Charlie Brown Christmas and It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown, as well as a featurette on composer Vince Guaraldi.
Jeff Garlin: Young and Handsome(Shout! Factory, $14.99)Though you’ll recognize him as Larry David’s manager on Curb Your Enthusiasm, Jeff Garlin is also a stand-up comedian who can spin a hilarious yarn, said the Los Angeles Times. This hour-long performance was “shot at Second City, where he got his start.”