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Moviefone's Top DVD of the Week:
"Man of Steel"
What's It About?
In Zack Snyder's Superman reboot, "Man of Steel," the young Clark Kent (Henry Cavill) goes on a journey to discover his origin and to better understand his super-human powers. However, when the Kryptonian military leader, General Zod (Michael Shannon), threatens the fate of earth, Clark must face his past to save his planet.
Why We're In: "Man of Steel" is full of spectacular action sequences that will quench any superhero junkie or comic book fiend's appetite. However, Snyder's film was ranked as one of Moviefone's Best Movies of 2013 (So Far) primarily because it successfully rebooted the Superman story after previous failed attempts. It may be your typical Blockbuster fare, but it's undoubtedly a thrilling ride.

WATCH: A special feature from the "Man of Steel" Blu-ray (VIDEO)
Moviefone's Top Blu-ray of the Week:
"Noseferatu"
What's It About?
F.W. Murnau's 1922 silent "Nosferatu," the first ever screen adaptation of Bram Stoker's "Dracula," follows vampire Count Orlock (Max Schreck) who develops an interest in a visiting real estate agent (Greta Schröder).
Why We're In: This classic horror film proves that silence can scare, with its near-palpable eerie atmosphere and unforgettably haunting performance from Schreck. Now "Nosferatu," a film which has suffered from endless bad prints, has now been restored so you can enjoy every chilling moment of the Count's creepy, gothic presence.

New On DVD & Blu-ray:
"The Attack"
What's It About?
"The Attack" follows Amin Jaafari (Ali Suliman), an Israeli Palestinian surgeon surgeon whose life is turned upside down after a suicide bombing occurs and kills 19 people. Amin is soon informed that his wife was responsible for the bombing, but he refuses to believe it. Ziad Doueiri's tense film is one that fairly portrays both sides of a heated conflict, and with powerful performances, is one that will stay with you afterwards.
IN or OUT: IN.

"Barbara"
What's It About?
This Cold War thriller follows a Berlin doctor, Barbara (Nina Hoss), who is punished for applying for an exit visa and banished to a rural East German hospital. Barbara waits patiently while her lover back home plots her escape. Winner of the Best Director prize at this year's Berlin Film Festival, "Barbara" is an intelligent film with a remarkable performance from Hoss.
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"Blackfish"
What's It About?
Gabriela Cowperthwaite's documentary gives an informative look at Tilikum, the infamous killer whale responsible for the deaths of three people. This disturbing and emotionally harrowing film explores the negative effects of captivity and will make you think about humans' relationship to nature and reconsider who the real monster is: us or the whales?
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"Frances Ha"
What's It About?
Directed and co-written by Noah Baumbach ("The Squid and the Whale"), "Frances Ha" stars Greta Gerwig (who also co-wrote) as Frances, a New York girl who can't seem to find stability. Frances jumps from one friend's apartment to the next, once her roommate/best friend moves out to get married, she doesn't really have a job, and she can't really pay the rent. "Frances Ha" was celebrated as one of the best indies of the year for its smart script that encapsulates the fickle, uncertain state so many 20-something New Yorkers know all too well (think "Girls").
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"Grabbers"
What's It About?
Horror comedy "Grabbers" is set on an island off the coast of Ireland, which suddenly is under attack by bloodsucking aliens. Two residents discover that they only way to survive is to get drunk. This fun and entertaining film playfully borrows from genre cliches, but adds enjoyable bits to their formulas.
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"I Declare War"
What's It About?
This Canadian film follows a group of 12-year-old boys who go into the nearby woods to play a game of Capture the Flag. However, as their innocent fades ,the playful game soon becomes much more serious and realistic, blurring the lines between reality and fantasy. "I Declare War" effectively captures the essences of a coming-of-age film with a story about real-life conflicts and severity of emotions.
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"Ip Man: The Final Fight"
What's It About?
Herman Yau's film relates the final years of the Wing Chun grandmaster Ip Man (Anthony Wong Chau-Sang) and his final fight. The legendary martial artist is called into action once more when challenges from rivals turn deadly. Although "Ip Man: The Final Fight" is less of a fight film and more of a meditation on the art, it's still a decent homage to the great grandmaster and his style.
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"Paradise"
What's It About?
Written and directed by Diablo Cody, "Paradise" stars Julianne Hough as a young conservation woman who goes to Las Vegas to find herself. Co-starring Octavia Spencer, Russell Brand, and Nick Offerman, this dramedy lacks the enjoyable wit Cody is known for. "Paradise" feels like a rough draft of a screenplay and Spencer and Brand hardly save it from being one of the worst movies of the year.
IN or OUT: OUT.

"Prince Avalanche"
What's It About?
David Gordon Green's ("Pineapple Express") "Prince Avalanche" stars Emile Hirsch and Paul Rudd as two highway road workers. As they paint road lines during the summer of 1988, Alvin (Rudd) and Lance (Hirsch) bicker and joke and eventually spark an unlikely friendship. This low-key dramedy features good performances from Rudd and Hirsch, and serves as a step in a promising new direction for Green.
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"Turbo"
What's It About?
This animated adventure follows an average garden snail Turbo who, after a freak accident, attains the power of super-speed and tried to achieve his dreams of winning the Indy 500. Voiced by Ryan Reynolds, and featuring voices from Paul Giamatti, Maya Rudolph, and Samuel L. Jackson, "Turbo" is a fun and colorful film for the whole family.
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WATCH: A scene from "Turbo" (VIDEO)


New To Blu-ray:
"Akira"
(25th Anniversary Edition)
What's It About? Katsuhiro Ohtomo's 1988 "Akira," one of the most influential anime films, is set in 2019 Neo-Tokyo. When a secret military project kidnaps a young biker, the boy is turned into a psycho killer. "Akira" is incredibly violent, but is also a display of lavish animation with a crazy dystopian sci-fi story.
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"All the President's Men" (40th Anniversary Edition)
What's It About? Alan J. Pakula's four-time Oscar winning 1976 film, "All the President's Men," follows the legendary journalists who uncovered Nixon's Watergate scandal. Dustin Hoffman and Robert Redford star as Carl Bernstein and Bob Woodward, respectively, the two Washington Post reporters who investigated the 1972 break-in. With its remarkable performances and taut script, "All the President's Men" is one of the best and smartest political films ever.
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"City Lights"
What's It About?
One of the most beloved Charlie Chaplin films, and ranked by many as one of the best films ever made, "City Lights" follows Chaplin's The Tramp as he changes the lives of an eccentric, alcoholic millionaire (Harry Myers) and a blind flower girl (Virginia Cherrill) who The Tramp soon falls in love with. "City Lights" showcases the perfect blend of physical comedy and moving drama and is a film that never ceases to delight.
IN or OUT: IN.