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DVD/Blu-Ray Round-up 4/17: MISSION IMPOSSIBLE, SHAME, and more!

It’s that time again: another weekly DVD/Blu-Ray Roundup!  Here are the new releases for the week and my opinion on whether you should Skip It! Rent It! or Buy It!

This weeks big releases are Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol and Shame. Speaking of Shame, you can enter our contest to win Shame on Blu-Ray/DVD! Here is the link to the contest.

And as usual please don’t hesitate to share what DVDs and Blu-Rays you’ve bought recently, or plan to buy this week, in the comments.  Let everyone know what you think should be bought or skipped!

Skip It!



  1. The Divide,(starring Milo Ventimiglia), DVD and Blu-Ray.
  2., (starring Emma Roberts), DVD.
  3. Seven Below,(starring Ving Rhames and Val Kilmer), DVD and Blu-Ray.









Rent It!

  1. Born To Be Wild,(narrated by Morgan Freeman), DVD and Blu-Ray and Blu-Ray 3D.
  2. Meet The Browns: Season 5, DVD.
  3. The Man Nobody Knew: In Search of My Father, CIA Spymaster William Colby, DVD and Blu-Ray.









Buy It!

  1. Shame, (starring Carey Mulligan and Michael Fassbender), DVD and Blu-Ray combo. It’s Michael Fassbender in a fantastically dark performance, that’s all you really need to know. Here is our review. Don’t forget to check back in the beginning of this round up for the link to enter the contest to win the Blu-Ray/DVD of the film!
  2. Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol, (starring Tom Cruise, Jeremy Renner, Paula Patton, Ving Rhames, Simon Pegg, and Josh Holloway), DVD and Blu-Ray. Get the film at Best Buy. They have an exclusive 3 disc for $20 that the film’s director Brad Bird even personally recommended on his Twitter account.
  3. American Dad! Volume 7, DVD.
  4. Ice Road Truckers: Season 5, DVD. One of the best shows on the History Channel.
  5. Bob’s Burgers: Season 1, DVD. Enter our contest to win season 1 on dvd!
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