Tuesday, June 18 2013, 10:55 AM MDT
New DVD and Blu-ray Releases For April 30, 2013
By Ryan Michael Painter
(KUTV) This week’s new releases include David O. Russell’s critically acclaimed Silver Linings Playbook starring Academy Award winner Jennifer Lawrence and Bradley Cooper, the road-trip dramedy The Guilt Trip with Seth Rogen and Barbra Streisand, Mark Wahlberg and Russell Crowe in the crime thriller Broken City and Not Fade Away a rock and roll drama from David Chase, the creator of The Sopranos.
Barbra Streisand fans will also be excited to learn that her Oscar-winning performance as Fanny Brice in Funny Girl is also being released this week on Blu-ray as an Amazon exclusive.
Also of note is the Manborg, a crazy sendup of ’80s sci-fi films, the complete first season of the highly entertaining The Tom and Jerry Kids Show and the experimental Australian high school thriller Wasted On the Young.
This week’s documentaries include Ellen Degeneres’ Halo, Purely for Pets animal shelter themed Shelter Me and G-Dog, a film about Los Angeles’ Father Greg Boyle and his efforts to help former gang members turn their lives around.
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