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DVD Roundup: 12.26.07

Reviewed by: Scott Chitwood
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Wallace & Gromit- Three Amazing Adventures
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Rating: Not Rated

Peter Sallis as Wallace

Special Features:
Cracking Contraptions
The Amazing Adventures of Wallace & Gromit Featurettes
Audio Commentary on All 3 Films by Nick Park & His Creative Team
Inside The Wrong Trousers Featurette and More!

Other Info:
Fullscreen (1.33:1)
Dolby Digital Stereo Sound
Running Time: 190 Minutes

The following is from the DVD description:

"A Grand Day Out
On a quest for his favorite snack, Wallace takes Gromit on an out-of-this-world adventure in his homemade space rocket to discover if the moon is really made of cheese.

The Wrong Trousers
Wallace takes in a mysterious lodger, but Gromit's suspicions are aroused when the new arrival starts to show a sinister interest in his master's Techno-Trousers.

A Close Shave
Wallace and Gromit set up a window cleaning business, only to find themselves ensnared in a deadly mystery involving sheep rustling, a malevolent guard dog and true love."

"Wallace & Gromit" is not rated.

CS Comment:
Who doesn't love "Wallace & Gromit"? It's fun for both kids and adults.

Available Tuesday, December 4

American Pie Presents Beta House - Unrated
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Rating: Not Rated

Robbie Amell as Nick Anderson
Bradford Anderson as Jake
Christine Barger as Margie
Shannon Beckner as Manni
Angela Besharah as Irene Wright
Pilar Cazares as Peaches
Erica Cox as Candy
Joe Eigo as Dexter Lee
Moshana Halbert as Sara Coleman
Meghan Heffern as Ashley
Ashleigh Hubbard as Tiffany

Special Features:
Boobie "Yule Log" - Enjoy in four fun settings!
Nuts About Pie - Get in on the fun as the cast and crew "sack" each other on set.
Deleted Scenes
Interview with Mr. Levenstein - Jim's dad reveals why the Greek games were banned nearly 40 years ago.
And Much, More More!

Other Info:
Widescreen (1.85:1)
Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround Sound
Spanish and French Language
Spanish and French Subtitles
Running Time: 89 Minutes

The following is from the DVD description:

"Get ready for the most hilarious and outrageous freshman year in collegiate history - American Pie is pledging Beta House! Join Dwight Stifler, his cousin Erik, Mr. Levenstein (Eugene Levy), and the infamous Beta House fraternity for the hottest, wildest and freshest piece of Pie ever!"

This version of "American Pie Presents Beta House" is unrated. The regular version is rated R for pervasive strong crude and sexual content, graphic nudity, language and excessive drinking.

CS Comment:
Nothing says "Christmas movie" like "American Pie."

Available Sunday, December 23

Jackass 2.5 - Unrated
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Rating: Not Rated

Johnny Knoxville as Himself
Preston Lacy as Himself
Bam Margera as Himself
Vincent Margera as Himself
Chris Pontius as Himself
Steve-O as Himself

Special Features:
The Making of Jackass 2.5
The Making of Jackass the Game
Bonus Segments and Stunts
Photo Gallery

Other Info:
Dolby Digital Stereo Sound
Running Time: 64 Minutes

The following is from the DVD description:

"The Movie with All the Stuff We Couldn't Show in Theaters.

As if going "number two" wasn't enough, Johnny Knoxville and the entire crew from Jackass return in yet another insane foray into stupidity, 'Jackass 2.5.' Featuring all the stuff they couldn't show you before, the boys take their stunts to all-new heights that'll leave you laughing, squirming, and begging for more."

"Jackass 2.5" is not rated.

CS Comment:
Nothing says "New Year's movie" like "Jackass." I suppose alcohol and fireworks are appropriate with this film.

Available Wednesday, December 26

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