“Saw VI,” “Little Ashes” Lead DVD Releases

Slasher "Saw VI" headlines a host of new releases out on DVD today.

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Tanedra Howard stars as Simone in "Saw VI," in which the Jigsaw Killer's evil successor, Mark Hoffman editorializes violently on health care reform. Yep, health care reform. The final part of the second "Saw" trilogy is out on DVD this week.
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Tobin Bell reappears in the flick as the Jigsaw Killer, but is it just a flashback?
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Caroline Cave stars in "Saw VI" as Debbie, and attorney who resorts to power tools in a desperate and bloody bid for survival.
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Walt Disney Pictures
Bruce Willis stars as a cop who takes on a world full of robots in "Surrogates," a futuristic thriller out on DVD this week.
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Walt Disney Pictures
Robots like this one live as surrogates for homebound humans in the high-tech thriller.
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NBC 7
EMPTY_CAPTION"Surrogates" is rated PG-13, mainly for violence.
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EMPTY_CAPTION"This Is It" captures Michael Jackson as he skillfully prepared for the London concert series that never happened. Sony called the film, out on DD this week, "a gift" to the Gloved One's fans.
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Fox Searchlight Pictures
Ellen Page plays a small town Texas girl named Bliss who breaks out of her doldrums by discovering roller derby in "Whip It."
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Fox Searchlight
The lovely Kristen Wiig (Maggie Mayhem) takes Bliss under her wing in this Drew Barrymore-directed coming of age flick.
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Tribeca Film Festival
What a show it was when James Brown, B.B. King, The Spinners and Celia Cruz performed a concert in Zaire in 1974. Throw in footage of Muhammad Ali in his prime and you have the documentary "Soul Power," out this week on DVD.
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Sony Pictures Entertainment
Best to watch "Soul Power" with surround sound.
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Freestyle Releasing
Matt Czuchry (r.) stars as Tucker Max, a guy who is really, really sorry for screwing up his former best pal's bachelor party, in "I Hope They Serve Beer in Hell," out this week on DVD.
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Freestyle Releasing
Tucker's self-absorption gets his buddy in trouble with his fiancee and himself banned from the wedding in the R-rated flick.
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Twentieth Century-Fox
Nastassja Kinski stars in "Paris, Texas," the 1984 drama also starring the great Harry Dean Stanton, a man tries to put his life back together after wandering out of the desert in a state of confusion.
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Twentieth Century-Fox
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Criterion
Roberto Rossellini's "War Trilogy" includes "Rome Open City," "Paisan" and "Germany Year Zero," and offers an unflinching look at World War II-era Europe. The three-disc set includes a 2001 documentary on Rossellini.
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Criterion
Past DVD transfers of the Rossellini classics have been of poor quality, but Criterion's is excellent.
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Regent Releasing
In "Little Ashes," heartthrob Robert Pattinson stars as artist Salvador Dali.
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Regent Releasing
As the young Dali, Pattinson arrives at art school in Madrid determined to find greatness.
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Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
The remake of the 1980 classic "Fame" should ensure that the movie lives forever.
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Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
The cast of the updated version includes Kay Panabaker as Jenny Garrison, and dance legends Bebe Neuwirth and Debbie Allen.
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Universal Studios
Keira Knightley stars as Elizabeth Bennet in "Pride and Prejudice," the Oscar-nominated, 2005 adaptation of Jane Austen's classic novel.
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Universal
The film is true to Austen's tale about five sisters in Georgian England.
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Focus Features
Another film starring Knightley is out on DVD this week, too: 2007's "Atonement."
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Focus Features
The movie is an adaptation of Ian McEwan's novel of the same name. It won an Oscar for best original score and nominations for six others.
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TNT
NBC's "Southland" cop drama debuted last year, but was canceled before its second season began. Now the first season is available on DVD.
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Troma Entertainment
EMPTY_CAPTION"Troma's War," the 1988 action flick, features small town heroes taking on a terrorist army.
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Vivendi Entertainment
Rick Yune stars in "Alone in the Dark 2," a horror fantasy about tracking down a witch. The great supporting cast includes turns by Lannce Henriksen and Danny Trejo.
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Cal-Am Releasing
In the 1978 version of "The Toolbox Murders," a ski-masked maniac stalks an apartment complex, drawing an assortment of weapons from his toolbox. Don't call the super!
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