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by Otto Man

BIGGEST NEW (MOVIE) DVD RELEASES FOR THE WEEK

Stand Up Guys (-R-) - Stars Al Pacino, Christopher Walken

The Last Stand (-R-) - Stars Arnold Schwarzenegger, Johnny Knoxville

Love Sick Love (-R-) - Stars Katia Winter, Matthew Settle  

My Neighbor Totoro (G) - Stars Tim Daly, Dakota Fanning  

Parker (-R-) - Stars Jason Statham, Jennifer Lopez 

Side Effects (-R-) - Stars Rooney Mara, Jude Law 

Beautiful Creatures (PG-13) - Stars lden Ehrenreich, Alice Englert

Struck By Lightning (NR) - Stars Chris Colfer, Rebel Wilson

TV on DVD:

True Blood: The Complete Fifth Season

Saving Hope: The Complete First Season

Music On DVD / Blu-ray

The Moody Blues "Threshold of a Dream: Live at the Isle of Wight Festival [DVD/CD] (rec in August 70)

Aaron Neville "My True Story [DVD] (recorded at the Brooklyn Bowl in November 2012, with guests Paul Simon, Joan Osborne, Eugene Pitt of the Jive Five, and Dickie Harmon from the Del-Vikings; aired on PBS stations in March 2013)

The Rolling Stones "The Rolling Stones: Crossfire Hurricane (2012 documentary dir by Brett Morgen)

NEW MUSIC TUESDAY-- BIGGEST NEW CD RELEASES (ALL FORMATS)

Thirty Seconds to Mars "Love Lust Faith + Dreams" 

The Beach Boys "The Beach Boys Live: The 50th Anniversary Tour" (two CDs, 41 songs; recorded during their 2012 reunion tour)

The Brand New Heavies (new vocalist: Dawn Joseph) "Forward" (their first album since 2006)

Burning Rain (Whitesnake guitarist Doug Aldrich's original band) "Epic Obsession" (with two bonus tracks)

Jamie Cullum "Momentum" 

Daft Punk "Random Access Memories" (their first album since 2005; guests: Pharrell Williams, Julian Casablancas, Paul Williams, Todd Edwards, Panda Bear)

Flash "Flash Featuring Ray Bennett & Colin Carter" (British prog rock legends' first album in 40 years; Carter was an original member of Yes)

Bob James & David Sanborn "Quartette Humaine" 

Angie Johnson (contestant on Team Cee Lo on season two of "The Voice") "Sing For You" (four-song EP)

Majical Cloudz "Impersonator"

Pat Metheny "Tap: John Zorn's Book of Angels, Vol. 20″ 

French Montana (rapper) "Excuse My French" (guests: Drake, Nicki Minaj, Snoop Lion, Scarface, Ne-Yo, Raekwon, Rick Ross, Lil Wayne, The Weeknd, Birdman, DJ Khaled, Ace Hood, Diddy)

The National "Trouble Will Find Me" 

Radiation City "Animals in the Median"

Don Rigsby "Doctor's Orders: A Tribute to Ralph Stanley" (guests: Stanley and former Clinch Mountain Boys Larry Sparks, Ricky Skaggs, Charlie Sizemore, Steve Sparkman)

Darius Rucker "True Believers" (guests: Sheryl Crow, Mallary Hope)

Various artists "Fast & Furious 6 [Film soundtrack]" (action-movie sequel opens May 24)

ALSO:  Reissues

Primus "Sailing the Seas of Cheese" (1991 album, with three previously unreleased bonus tracks and two live recordings; newly mixed in stereo and Dolby 5.1 Surround)

Iggy Pop "Playlist: The Very Best of Iggy Pop"

Chet Atkins "Playlist: The Very Best of Chet Atkins" 

Jeff Buckley "Playlist: The Very Best of Jeff Buckley"

Jerry Butler "Iceman: The Mercury Years" (1992 compilation, 44 songs) 

The Byrds "Younger Than Yesterday" (1967 album; with five bonus tracks)

Mac Davis "A Little More Action Please: The Anthology 1970-1985″ (23 tracks)

Eagles "The Studio Albums 1972-1979" (featuring all six studio albums)

Michael Jackson "Michael Jackson: The Complete Remix Suite" (2009 compilation; 20 tracks)

Patty Loveless "Playlist: The Very Best of Patty Loveless"

Mindy McCready "Playlist: The Very Best of Mindy McCready"

New York Dolls "Too Much Too Soon" (1974 album; remastered)

Billy Ocean "Playlist: The Very Best of Billy Ocean" 

Robert Palmer "Sneakin' Sally Through the Alley" (1976 album; remastered), "Riptide" (1985 album; remastered)

Restless Heart "Playlist: The Very Best of Restless Heart"

Diana Ross "Playlist: The Very Best of Diana Ross"

Southside Johnny and The Asbury Jukes "Playlist: The Very Best of Southside Johnny and The Asbury Jukes"  

Switchfoot "Playlist: The Very Best of Switchfoot" 

Donna Summer "Playlist: The Very Best of Donna Summer"

Warrant "Playlist: The Very Best of Warrant"