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Martin Lawrence and Cuba Gooding Jr. among this week's releases

April 2, 2008

Martin - The Complete Fourth Season

  • Actors: Martin Lawrence, Jon Gries, Garrett Morris
  • Directors: Terri McCoy, Marion Denton, Marian Deaton, John Bowab, Stan Lathan
  • Format: Box set, Closed-captioned, Color, Dolby, DVD-Video, NTSC
  • Language: English
  • Aspect Ratio: 1.33:1
  • Number of discs: 4
  • Rating: NOT RATED
  • Studio: Hbo Home Video
  • DVD Release Date: April 1, 2008
  • Run Time: 600 minutes
  • Synopsis: Martin Payne (Martin Lawrence) is a loudmouth whose job as a radio and television personality fits him like a glove. MARTIN focuses on Payne's relationship with his long-suffering girlfriend Gina (Tisha Campbell) his friendships with pals Tommy (Thomas Mikal Ford) and Cole (Carl Anthony Payne II) and the wide variety of crazy characters he surrounds himself with--most of them played by Lawrence. This complete collection of episodes from the show's fourth season picks up after Martin and Gina's wedding in last season's finale. As Payne gets into plenty further mishaps it's clear that married life hasn't reformed him!



    Sweeney Todd - The Demon Barber of Fleet Street
  • Actors: Helena Bonham Carter, Johnny Depp, Alan Rickman, Edward Sanders, Timothy Spall
  • Directors: Tim Burton
  • Format: AC-3, Color, Dolby, Dubbed, DVD-Video, Subtitled, Widescreen, NTSC
  • Language: English
  • Subtitles: English, French, Spanish
  • Number of discs: 1
  • Rating: R
  • Studio: Dreamworks Video
  • DVD Release Date: April 1, 2008
  • Run Time: 116 minutes
  • Synopsis: Johnny Depp and Tim Burton join forces again in a big-screen adaptation of Stephen Sondheim's award-winning musical thriller "Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street." Depp stars in the title role as a man unjustly sent to prison who vows revenge, not only for that cruel punishment, but for the devastating consequences of what happened to his wife and daughter. When he returns to reopen his barber shop, Sweeney Todd becomes the Demon Barber of Fleet Street who "shaved the heads of gentlemen who never thereafter were heard from again." Joining Depp is Helena Bonham Carter as Mrs. Lovett, Sweeney's amorous accomplice, who creates diabolical meat pies. The cast also includes Alan Rickman, who portrays the evil Judge Turpin, who sends Sweeney to prison and Timothy Spall as the Judge's wicked associate Beadle Bamford and Sacha Baron Cohen is a rival barber, the flamboyant Signor Adolfo Pirelli.

    The two-disc DVD includes the following special features:
    o Burton + Depp + Carter = Todd
    o Sweeney Todd Press Conference, November 2007
    o Sweeney Todd is Alive: The Real History of the Demon Barber
    o Musical Mayhem: Sondheim’s Sweeney Todd
    o Sweeney’s London
    o The Making of Sweeney Todd The Demon Barber of Fleet Street
    o Grand Guignol: A Theatrical Tradition
    o Designs for a Demon Barber
    o A Bloody Business
    o Moviefone Unscripted with Tim Burton and Johnny Depp
    o The Razor’s Refrain
    o Photo Gallery
    o Theatrical Trailer




    Cast: Cuba Gooding Jr., Shiri Appleby, Sean Astin, Gina Gershon, Anne Heche
    Format: AC-3, Closed-captioned, Color, Dolby, DVD-Video, Subtitled, Widescreen, NTSC
    Language: English
    Subtitles: English, Spanish
    Aspect Ratio: 1.85:1
    Number of discs: 1
    Studio: Sony Pictures
    DVD Release Date: April 1, 2008
    Run Time: 88 minutes
    Synopsis: It's Valentine's Day and Tom (Oscar(r) winner Cuba Gooding Jr. -1996 Best Supporting Actor, Jerry Maguire) has big plans. He's about to get engaged and has a surprise party planned to share the good news with friends. But things take a turn for the worse. Tom returns home only to discover his girlfriend has packed up and left him. Now, instead of a surprise party, the surprise is on Tom. Fortunately, his friends - and a group of beautiful women - are there to help him make sense of it all in this bold romantic comedy about men, women and that crazy little thing called love. Also starring Anne Heche, Gina Gershon, Sean Astin and Matthew Lillard.


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