Wednesday, December 4 2013, 12:05 PM MST
New Release DVD and Blu-ray for December 3, 2013
(KUTV) Comic book fans have a pair of releases to consider this week in Marvels animated feature Iron Man and Hulk: Heroes United and Fox's triumphant The Wolverine, a flawed by suitable apology for X-Men Origins: Wolverine, with Hugh Jackman returning as the three-clawed-anti-hero Wolverine. This weeks releases also include Sony's children-friendly The Smurfs 2, the cinematic adaptation of the popular teen novel The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones and the long-delayed horror All the Boys Love Mandy Lane starring Amber Heard.
This weeks television releases include the fourth season of TV Land's Hot in Cleveland with Betty White, the 16th season of The Simpsons and the excellent and final entry in the Doctor Who: The Doctors Revisited series featuring the modern doctors Matt Smith, David Tennant and Christopher Eccleston.
On the indie scene is Joe Swanberg's improvisational romantic drama Drinking Buddies with Anna Kendrick, Olivia Wilde, Jake Johnson and Ron Livingston, the Criterion Collection's release of Robert Altman's musical Nashville and Ello Petris Oscar winning Investigation of a Citizen Above Suspicion and the Eric Idle and Neil Innes inspired insanity of The Rutles Anthology, a wonderful parody of The Beatles.
Its also a fairly heavy release week for deluxe editions and box sets as Paramount releases Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy (The Rich Mahogany Edition) just ahead of Anchorman 2's theatrical run, Warner Bros offers up an extended version of Ben Affleck's acclaimed thriller Argo in the Argo: The Declassified Extended Edition set as well as the Hangover Trilogy for those in the mood for extended debauchery, A&E has Duck Dynasty: Seasons 1-3 Collectors Set, Fox gives us the ridiculously cool X-Men: The Adamantium Collection and Boston Red Sox fans get 2013 World Series Collectors Edition just in time for Christmas.
By Ryan Michael Painter
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