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Scary Movie 5 (PG-13) - Stars Ashley Tisdale, Simon Rex 

Shadow Dancer (-R-) - Stars Clive Owen, Andrea Riseborough

Epic (PG) - Stars Josh Hutcherson, Amanda Seyfried

Killing Season (-R-) - Stars Robert De Niro, John Travolta  

No One Lives (-R-) - Stars Luke Evans, Adelaide Clemens  

Rapture-Palooza (-R-) - Stars Anna Kendrick, Craig Robinson  

TV on DVD:

Boardwalk Empire: The Complete Third Season

The Good Wife: The Fourth Season

Mike & Molly: The Compete Third Season

NCIS: Los Angeles - The Fourth Season

NCIS: The Tenth Season

Parenthood (2010): Season 4

Revenge: The Complete Second Season

MUSIC on DVD / Blu-ray

Journey "Don't Stop Believin': Everyman's Journey [DVD]" (2012 documentary follows the Cinderella story of Arnel Pineda, the Filipino singer who was picked to front the group)

Meat Loaf "Roadie [Blu-ray]" (1980 film; also starring Blondie, Alice Cooper and Don Cornelius, with cameos by Roy Orbison and Hank Williams Jr.)

Santana & McLaughlin "Invitation to Illumination: Live at Montreux 2011 [DVD]"


Blue October "Sway"

SOiL "Whole" (1st album with frontman Ryan McCombs since 2004; guest: Staind guitarist Mike Mushok)

Pearl Jam "Ten Redux" (1991 album, remixed by producer Brendan O'Brien)

Jimi Hendrix "Jimi Hendrix Experience Box Set" (four CDs, 60 songs) 

A$AP Ferg "Trap Lord" (guests: Bone Thugs-N-Harmony, A$AP Rocky, French Montana, Trinidad James, ScHoolboy Q, Waka Flocka Flame, B-Real, Onyx, Aston Matthews))

Blessthefall (Phoenix metalcore band)   "Hollow Bodies" (guests: Jesse Barnett, Jake Luhrs, Lights' Valerie Anne Poxleitner)

Jimmy Buffett "Songs From St. Somewhere"

Lee DeWyze "Frames"

Tim Easton (Nashville-based singer/songwriter) "Not Cool"

The Goldberg Sisters (a.k.a. "Dazed and Confused" actor-musician Adam Goldberg) "Stranger's Morning"

The Greencards (progressive bluegrass trio) "Sweetheart of the Sun" (guests: Beck, Sons of Fathers, Aoife O'Donovan, Jon Randall, Andrea Zonn)

Tracy Lawrence "Headlights, Taillights and Radios" 

Will Lee "Love, Gratitude and Other Distractions [MP3]" ("Late Show" bassist's first album in 20 years; guests: Billy Gibbons, Paul Shaffer, Steve Lukather, Pat Metheny, Steve Gadd, Narada Michael Walden, Bob James, Chuck Loeb, Allen Toussaint)

Kim Lenz & The Jaguars (roots-rockabilly band) "Follow Me"

Willy Mason "Carry On" 

John Mayer "Paradise Valley" (guests: Katy Perry, Frank Ocean)

Ty Segall "Sleeper" 

Ricky Skaggs & Bruce Hornsby "Cluck Ol' Hen"

Earl Sweatshirt "Doris" (guests: Odd Future cohorts Frank Ocean, Domo Genesis, and Tyler, The Creator, plus Vince Staples, Casey Veggies, Mac Miller)

Tedeschi Trucks Band "Made Up Mind"

TGT (Tyrese, Ginuwine, Tank) "3 Kings" 

Travis "Where You Stand" (their first album of new material in five years)

Various artists "The Big E: A Salute to Steel Guitarist Buddy Emmons" (all-star lineup includes Vince Gill, Emmylou Harris, Rodney Crowell, Duane Eddy, Willie Nelson, Raul Malo)

Various artists "The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones [Film soundtrack]" (action adventure fantasy film opens Aug. 21; includes tracks by Ariana Grande, AFI, Demi Lovato, Colbie Caillat, Jessie J, etc.)

Laura Veirs "Warp and Weft" (guests: Jim James, k.d. lang, Neko Case, Brian Blade, members of The Decemberists)

ALSO: Reissues

Fleetwood Mac "Then Play On: Deluxe Edition" (1969 album; remastered, with four bonus tracks), "Fleetwood Mac 1969 to 1972 [Vinyl box set]" (contains the albums "Then Play On," "Kiln House," "Future Games," "Bare Trees" and "Oh Well")

The Lumineers "The Lumineers (Deluxe Edition)" (2012 album, with five bonus tracks, plus a DVD containing more than 25 minutes of stage performance, behind-the-scenes footage and interviews)

Sarah McLachlan "The Essential Sarah McLachlan" (36 songs)

Nas "The Essential Nas" (30 songs)

The Replacements "The Complete Collection" (97 songs)

Santana "The Essential Santana"    

Britney Spears "The Essential Britney Spears" (32 songs)

Bill Withers "The Essential Bill Withers" (34 songs)

Tammy Wynette "The Essential Tammy Wynette" (two CDs, 40 songs)