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DVDs For Mother's Day
Written by Diana Saenger   

romancecol.jpgCelebrate your mother on Mother's Day with these fantastic titles   on DVD. With a great assortment of comedies, musicals and  dramas (like a box of chocolates!) to choose from, you will be   entertained galore with these classic and contemporary DVDs.

from Fox and MGM!

featuring hilarious performances from Meryl Streep, Goldie  Hawn, Billy Crystal and Meg Ryan.

featuring Nicole Kidman, Ewan MacGregor, Marlon Brando, and Natalie  Wood.

* Get out the hankies for some touching moments with IN HER SHOES,  
SEPARATE LIES and WATER, featuring knockout performances from Cameron  
Diaz, Emily Watson and Tom Wilkinson.

These great films are available for $14.98 U.S./$15.98 Canada.  

from Paramount!

* Get nostalgic with one of the most touching, romantic and memorable films ever made,  GHOST. Selected as one of the AFI's 100 Greatest Love Stories  GHOST stars Patrick Swayze (Dirty Dancing) and Demi Moore (Mr. Brooks) and Whoopi Goldberg (Girl, Interrupted) The Special Collector's Edition is available for $14.99.

* If mom is a fan of Alfred Hitchcock's films the suspenseful and romantic thriller TO CATCH A THIEF might be for her. Available for $14.99, TO CATCH A THIEF Special Collector's Edition starrs Cary Grant as a reformed cat burglar, and Grace Kelly as an heiress with whom he becomes romantically entangled.

from Universal!

* Mom and the entire family can gather around to watch PARENTHOOD: SPECIAL EDITION the hilarious, touching and unforgettable portrait of life's most rewarding and frustrating occupation. The film stars Steve Martin,  Mary Steenburgen,  Jason Robards, Keanu Reeves and Rick Moranis. The DVD is priced at $19.98 SRP.

* Everyone is in Pirate mood waiting for the next Johnny Depp starrer, but mom can get her fix early with a fleet of Hollywood's most unforgettable actors as they sail across the boundless main in PIRATES OF THE GOLDEN AGE MOVIE COLLECTION.. Errol Flynn (Captain Blood), Maureen O'Hara (Miracle on 34th Street), Anthony Quinn (Zorba the Greek), Yvonne De Carlo ( €˜The Munsters"), Donald O'Connor (Singing in the Rain), Jeff Chandler (Broken Arrow) and more star in a quartet of nautical adventures that will entertain the entire family with battles at sea and adventurous treasure hunts. There's adventure and peril: Against All Flags, Buccaneer's Girl, Yankee Buccaneer and Double Crossbones, all available on DVD for the very first time. The two-disc set is priced at $26.98 SRP.

from Warner Bros.!

* The Essential Classics Collections a selection of the studio's most popular classic films in attractively-priced collectible giftsets.   In this first offering, there will be five different collections to choose from, each with three films focused on a specific genre. Classic Romances include (Gone with the Wind, Casablanca, Doctor Zhivago); Classic Family Films feature (Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory, Goonies, Wizard of Oz); Classic Dramas offer (The Maltese Falcon, Citizen Kane, Ben Hur); Classic Musicals include (My Fair Lady, Singin' in the Rain, Gigi); and Classic American Musicals include (The Music Man, Meet Me in St. Louis, Seven Brides for Seven Brothers).   Each set will be beautifully packaged in foil and sells for  $30.97 SRP.

* If mom loved James Cagney, named #8 on AFI's Greatest Screen Legends list, she'll love James Cagney: The Signature Collection include five new-to-DVD films - The Bride Came C.O.D., Captain of the Clouds, The Fighting 69th, Torrid Zone and The West Point Story. Cagney's versatile talent is on display opposite a star-studded array of screen favorites including Bette Davis, Doris Day, Gordon MacRae, Virginia Mayo, Ann Sheridan and Pat O'Brien. Special features on each title in the Collection include the entertaining "Warner Night at the Movies" short subject galleries with vintage newsreels, vault treasures and classic cartoons.   James Cagney: The Signature Collection will be available as a giftset with super slim packaging for $49.92 SRP and the individual titles will sell for $19.97 SRP.  

If mom is lucky enough to get a HD DVD or Blu-Ray high definition player for Mother's Day - these new title are recent releases in the HD DVD and Blu-Ray formats.

 Blu-Ray                                       HD DVD            
 Failure to Launch                                            Babel
 Déjà Vu                                                                                        Dreamgirls
 The  Queen                                                                Failure to Launch                                                                  
   Happy Feet



HD DVD            
 Flags of Our Fathers            Flags of Our Fathers      
 Freedom Fighters                Freedom Fighters                                        
 Mission Impossible              Mission Impossible                                        
 Mission Impossible 2              Mission Impossible 2                              



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