New on Home Video: “Unstoppable,” “Waiting for Superman”

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This week brings us a runaway train, a heartbreaking look at the state of public education in America, a junkie and literary giant, Woody Allen, two of the greatest films ever made about the world of journalism, Marlon Brando's dirtiest movie and Oscar-winning performances from Cher and Dustin Hoffman.

Unstoppable
Denzel Washington and Chris Pine are the only men who can stop a “missile the size of the Chrysler Building” from destroying a small Pennsylvania town. Now available on Blu-ray and DVD, read our review and watch the trailer

Waiting for "Superman"
Davis Guggenheim ("An Inconvenient Truth”) takes a depressing look at the sad state of public education in America. Now available on Blu-ray and DVD, read our review and watch the trailer

William S. Burroughs: A Man Within
A documentary featuring never-before-seen footage of the legendary writer, as well as a number of interviews with the people who knew him best. Now available on Blu-ray and DVD, watch the trailer

You Will Meet a Tall Dark Stranger
From the great Woody Allen comes this story of love, deception and uncertainty starring Naomi Watts, Josh Brolin, Anthony Hopkins and Freida Pinto. Now available on Blu-ray and DVD, read our review and watch the trailer

All the President's Men
Dustin Hoffman and Robert Redford star as Woodward and Bernstein, the Washington Post reporters who blew the lid off the Watergate scandal and helped take down Nixon. Now available on Blu-ray, watch the trailer

Hoodwinked
With the sequel just around the corner, now’s your chance to catch the first installment of the James Bond-meets-Mother Goose retelling of “Little Red Riding Hood.” Now available on Blu-ray and DVD, watch the trailer

Last Tango in Paris
Pay your respects to the recently departed Maria Schneider by watching her best known film, starring Marlon Brando as a man trying to recover from his wife’s suicide by diving headlong into a sexual relationship with a younger woman. Now available on Blu-ray, we'd get fired for linking to the trailer

Moonstruck
Cher won an Oscar for playing a middle-aged Italian-American woman torn between her fiancé, played by Danny Aiello, and his much younger brother, played by Nicolas Cage. Now available on Blu-ray, watch the trailer

Network
When a TV anchor declares his intention to commit suicide on the air, the suits running the station cynically exploit his rage in the name of ratings. Not much has changed in 35 years since this classic critique of mass media. Now available on Blu-ray, watch the trailer

Rain Man
Dustin Hoffman won his second Best Actor Oscar for playing exactly the kind of role the Academy has come to love, an autistic savant who is reunited with his long lost brother, played by Tom Cruise, after their father dies. Now available on Blu-ray, watch the trailer
 

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