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New this week on DVD

October 23, 2008

"Casino Royale"



With Daniel Craig set to reprise his James Bond role in "Quantum of Solace," his first 007 adventure arrives in a new DVD version and debuts on Blu-ray. The film takes Bond back to his early days as a raw operative for British intelligence. The three-disc DVD and two-disc Blu-ray sets have segments on the stunt work, the legacy of Bond women and Craig's preparations to take over the role previously handled by Sean Connery, Pierce Brosnan and other actors. DVD set, $28.96; Blu-ray set, $38.96. (Sony)

"Missing"



The 1982 drama starring Jack Lemmon and Sissy Spacek debuts in a new DVD edition. Based on the true story of journalist Charles Horman, who vanished during the 1973 coup in Chile. Includes interviews with filmmaker Costa-Gavras, Horman's real-life wife and Thomas Hauser, whose book was the basis for the film. The two-disc set also has segments with Spacek and other co-stars from a 2002 event marking the film's 20th anniversary. DVD set, $39.95. (Criterion)

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