Every Tuesday, News 4 This Morning takes a look at the major and notable DVD & Blu-Ray releases of the week!
These are some of the notable releases for April 15, 2014 in Region 1 (North America) coming to retail on Blu-Ray and/or DVD:
The Secret Life of Walter Mitty (DVD & Blu-Ray, PG, 20th Century Fox) – Based on a classic 1939 short story by James Thurber, this is the second movie adaptation. This 2013 film stars Ben Stiller as the title character, who escapes into a world of fantasy and imagination where he saves the day and gets the girl. The film also stars Kristen Wiig and Shirley MacLaine.
The Nut Job (DVD & Blu-Ray, PG, Universal Studios) – This computer-animated film focuses on a squirrel with a mission—find the best nuts for winter. But, his target is owned by a group of criminals, so he and his cohorts must pull of an utterly nutty heist. The Nut Job features the voice talents of Will Arnett, Liam Neeson, and Brendan Frasier.
Carol Burnett Show: Carol's Crack-Ups (DVD Only, Time Life, TV Release) – This box-set of six DVDs includes 17 episodes of the 1970s variety show that are new to DVD. The episodes feature Carol Burnett, Tim Conway, and Harvey Korman along with such guest stars as Andy Griffith, Dick Van Dyke, and Gloria Swanson.
The Beverly Hillbillies: The Official Fourth Season (DVD Only, Paramount, TV Release) – This DVD box set was originally released as a Wal-Mart exclusive, but will see a wide retail release today, at other brick-and-mortar outlets along with online retailers such as Amazon. The release features all 32 episodes of the fourth season starring Buddy Ebsen, Irene Ryan and Donna Douglas.
Petticoat Junction: The Official Third Season (DVD Only, Paramount, TV Release) – This DVD box set was originally released as a Wal-Mart exclusive, but will see a wide retail release today, at other brick-and-mortar outlets along with online retailers such as Amazon. The release features all 34 episodes of the third season starring Bea Benaderet, Linda Kaye and Lori Saunders.