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2012, Alice, Bitch Slap, Gentlemen Broncos, The Penthouse

New DVD releases Tuesday, March 2

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2012

It’s the end of the world, and only John Cusack can stop it! Actually, no—but he’s got mad stunt-driver skills and a nag ex-wife (Amanda Peet) to save! Also starring Woody Harrelson and a 60-second cartoon that’s better than the movie.
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Alice

The dark SyFy Channel update of Alice In Wonderland, with a martial-arts instructor (Caterina Scorsone) who discovers an alternate universe where the Queen of Hearts sucks souls and rabbits are robots. It’s a good kinda weird. (Lionsgate.com)
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Bitch Slap

A stripper, a killer and a business woman (?) go after stolen jewels stashed in a criminal gang’s desert hideout; excessive violence and excessive-r clothes-ripping ensue. Presumably based on a very wet Quentin Tarantino dream.
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Gentlemen Broncos

From Napoleon Dynamite director Jared Hess, the tale of a loser (Michael Angarano) whose story is ripped off by a fantasy author (Flight of the Conchords’ Jemaine Clement) at writers camp. Hey, at least it’s not Nacho Libre.
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The Penthouse

A reality-TV winner and his bros move into a Hollywood penthouse and party like idiots. Also starring Ed Begley Jr. and Kaley Cuoco (Big Bang Theory) as the tall guy and the braless blonde. Respectively, let’s hope.

More New DVD Releases (March 2)
Bikini Jones & The Temple of Eros, Bollywood Hero, F4: Vortex, For the Love of Grace, Girls Gone Wild: Foreign Xchange Students, Hell’s Kitchen: Season 2, Jake’s Corner, Matlock: Season 4, Ninja, Ponyo, We Live In Public, Where the Wild Things Are, Wushu Warrior

Bill Frost: