MARCH 2016

With the Oscars on March 7, there's no better time to celebrate the movies. This month we have some great news about Oscar nominees, complete with a few predictions and reflections. You can vote for your favorites here. And before you head to that Oscar party, be sure to read our guide on How to Win Your Oscar Pool.

For more DVD and Blu-ray news and analysis, be sure to follow us at Facebook and Twitter. And if you have any questions or comments about movies and TV shows on disc, be sure to Ask Agent DVD.

Biting Back
New Moon director Chris Weitz hopes for a successful — and safe — DVD launch.
‘Bitch Slap’ Runs on Girls and Guns
A throwback to ‘B’-movie exploitation films, the DVD streets March 2 at $22.97 from 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment.
TV DVD at the Movies
The 2010 TV DVD landscape is starting to fill up with new product timed to take advantage of some of the summer’s hot new theatrical releases.
‘Stargate Atlantis’ Complete-Series Set Arrives March 23
MGM and 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment March 23 will release Stargate Atlantis: The Complete Series as a 26-DVD set at $199.98.
HBO Brings the Blu With a Side of ‘Seinfeld’
HBO Home Entertainment is bringing three of the cabler’s comedies to home video in June.
Paramount Presents ‘Up in the Air’ Sweepstakes
To promote the March 9 DVD and Blu-ray release of Up in the Air, Paramount Home Entertainment and People Magazine are offering a sweepstakes prize package consisting of a trip for two plus $500 in cash.
Shout! Factory Maxing Out
New acquisitions and online initiatives are paving the way for a busy summer for indie distributor Shout! Factory, including DVD deals for "Max Headroom," "The Norm Show" and "The Super Hero Squad Show."
Hulu Losing ‘Colbert’ and ‘Daily Show’
Hulu, the online site for re-purposed television programming co-owned by The Walt Disney Co., NBC Universal and New Corp., is about to lose two of its most popular shows: “The Daily Show With Jon Stewart” and “The Colbert Report.”
Sony, CBS Open 3D Consumer Center
CBS and Sony Electronics opened the doors of The Sony 3D Experience consumer research and screening facility in Las Vegas March 2.
Best Buy Revamps Magnolia
Best Buy is taking its Magnolia Home Theater sections to the next level. Feb. 26 the Best Buy in Costa Mesa, Calif., unveiled its upgraded Magnolia Design Center aimed at the more upscale consumer.
Universal Starts Production on ‘Death Race 2’
Principal photography began on Death Race 2 Feb. 13 in Cape Town, South Africa. The film is the latest in the DVD Originals line from Universal Studios Home Entertainment.
New on disc: 'Up in the Air,' 'Precious' and more …
2012 (Blu-ray Review)
Princess and the Frog, The (Blu-ray Review)
Ponyo (Blu-ray Review)
Scarecrow and Mrs. King: The Complete First Season (DVD Review)
Cold Souls (DVD Review)
Weathered Underground, The (DVD Review)
‘Up in the Air’ Should Win Best Picture
How to Win Your Oscar Pool
Top 5 Best-Picture Oscar Snubs
Go Online for ‘Ponyo’ Plush


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