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January 10, 2008

'3:10 to Yuma'



Russell Crowe and Christian Bale star in this strong remake of the 1957 Western (originally with Glenn Ford and Van Heflin) about a poor rancher (Bale) who agrees to transport a captured outlaw (Crowe) to a train and then on to prison. Director James Mangold provides an audio commentary on the DVD, along with "Destination Yuma," a making-of documentary; "Inside Yuma," an interactive picture-in-picture look at the creation of the movie; additional features on famous cowboys, the role of railroads in the West, weapons used in the film and the musical score; a timeline of the West; an interview with author Elmore Leonard; deleted scenes and more. (Lionsgate, $29.95, rated R)

- McClatchy Newspapers




'Sunshine'



Brrrr. It's the year 2057, and the sun is dying out. So, in this sci-fi drama from director Danny Boyle ("Trainspotting," "28 Days Later"), a crew of nine astronauts is sent on a perilous mission to reignite our fading star with a nuclear weapon. Bonus features include a commentary by Boyle, 12 deleted scenes, an alternate ending, Web production diaries and more. (Fox Home Entertainment, $29.98, rated R)

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- McClatchy Newspapers




'Dragon Wars'



Look out, L.A.! Giant dragons, serpents, dinosaurs and other malevolent creatures from ancient Korea awaken to bring devastation and destruction to the Southland, and only two reincarnated warriors can stop them in Korean writer-director Hyung Rae Shim's fantasy film. The DVD includes "5,000 Years in the Making," a storyboard-to-screen documentary, and a conceptual art gallery. (Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, $28.95, rated PG-13)

- McClatchy Newspapers




Also new this week



'The Golden Door'
(Miramax)

Death Sentence'
(Fox)

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