New on DVD: 'Argo,' 'Sinister' (Psst: Giveaways!); 'Top Gun' Looks Awesome in 3D

Argo What appears now to be the current Oscar Best Picture front-runner, Ben Affleck's based-on-a-true-story movie about a fake movie makes its way home in Blu-ray Combo Pack, DVD and Digital Download formats with four hours of extras. In case you haven't heard, Affleck directs and stars in the film as a CIA expert who dreams up a wild plan involving a phony movie shoot to extract six Americans out of Tehran during the 1979 hostage crisis. Extras: "Rescued from Tehran: We Were There" (DVD/BD); the BD adds picture in picture, director commentary, the featurettes "Argo: Absolute Authenticity," "The CIA & Hollywood Connection, "Escape From Iran: The Hollywood Option."

Want It? Win It! We have three (3) Blu-rays to give away. Simply enter via the comments section below and tell us what you liked most about Argo or why you want to see it at home if you missed it in theaters. Winner will be chosen at random and notified via email on Tuesday, Feb. 26 and have three days to respond before alternate(s) chosen. U.S. residents 18 and over only.

Sinister Horror movies nowaday all too often forgo real scares for torture/gore or cheap shocks. If you like your horror movies freaky and frightful, definitely check out what may have been last year's scariest film. It stars Ethan Hawke as a writer who wants to write a book about the scene of a crime--which happens to be his own new home--and becomes embroiled in the same situation that happened to its previous inhabitants. Extras: Audio commentary, featurettes "Living in a House of Death," "True Crime Authors," deleted scenes (DVD/BD).

Want It? Win It! We have three (3) Blu-rays to give away. Simply enter via the comments section below and tell us what the scariest movie is that you've ever seen. Winner will be chosen at random and notified via email on Tuesday, Feb. 26 and have three days to respond before alternate(s) chosen. U.S. residents 18 and over only.

Anna Karenina Keira Knightley and Jude Law star in Joe Wright's adaptation of the Tolstoy novel about a woman who becomes involved in a passionate love triangle, the effects of which create havoc. Extras: "An Epic Story About Love," "Time-Lapse Photography," features on the casting and adaptation and behind the scenes footage (DVD/BD).

Top Gun 3D  Having enjoyed a six-day IMAX 3D theatrical run, the Tom Cruise fighter pilot classic now flies home in glorious 3D, remastered and converted to the format through a painstaking process that involved mapping out elements of each shot in the movie to bring them forward or back, depending on the scene. The result is nothing short of spectacular at-home viewing that is absolutely worth your dollars if you have a 3D TV. Extras: The two and a half hours of bonus footage is nothing new.

Game of Thrones Season 2 This column rarely covers TV, but this incredible series definitely deserves a mention, especially seeing as how the first season was the fastest-selling TV title of all time and 2012's top seller. Both the DVD and BD of the second season chronicling the battles of the seven kingdoms for the Iron Throne includes a ton of features including character profiles, cast interviews, the creation of the final battle scene and more. The BD adds an interactive guide to the War of the Five Kings, history and lore, and more.


 

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