This Week on DVD and Blu-ray: Epic, Rapture-Palooza, Amour


This week’s assortment of DVD and Blu-ray releases looks like a real mixed bag, but stick with us as we try to highlight some of the more promising titles. The biggest release of the week is Blue Sky’s animated film Epic, which received lukewarm reviews but was mostly ignored in theatres. Other notable releases include Michael Haneke’s Oscar-winning drama Amour, James Marsh’s thriller Shadow Dancer starring Clive Owen, and the direct-to-DVD comedy Rapture-Palooza starring Craig Robinson and Anna Kendrick. Also this week get caught up on the third season of HBO’s Boardwalk Empire and delve into some Blu-ray catalog releases like Satyajit Ray’s The Big City and Charulata, My Favorite Spy starring Bob Hope, and ’80s cult classic Roadie starring Meatloaf! What will you be buying or renting this week? Check out the full list of new releases after the jump.

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