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Cowboys & Aliens (2011) Dir.: Jon Favreau; Daniel Craig, Harrison Ford, Olivia Wilde, Sam Rockwell, Ana de la Reguera, Adam Beach, Paul Dano, Clancy Brown , Keith Carradine, Noah Ringer. Extras: "Igniting The Sky: The Making of Cowboys & Aliens" documentary, which includes the segments "Finding the Story" on bringing the graphic novel to the big screen, "The Scope of The Spectacle" production featurette, "Outer-Space Icon" alien design featurette; "Conversations With Jon Favreau" and cast members featurette; commentary by Favreau. Also available on Blu-ray Disc, which adds "A Call to Action" Jon Favreau featurette and "Absolution" featurette on the creation of the Western town. (Universal).

Curious George: Gets a New Toy (2011) Eight episodes, $16.98. (Universal).

The Debt (2011) Dir.: John Madden; Helen Mirren, Sam Worthington, Ciaran Hinds, Tom Wilkinson, Jessica Chastain, Marton Csokas, Jesper Christensen, Romi Aboulafia. Extras: Commentary by director John Madden and producer Kris Thykier, "A Look Inside The Debt," "Every Secret Has a Price: Helen Mirren in The Debt," "The Berlin Affair: The Triangle at the Center of The Debt." Also available on Blu-ray Disc. (Universal)

Design for Living (1933) Gary Cooper, Fredric March and Miriam Hopkins play a trio of Americans in Paris who enter into a very adult "gentleman's" agreement in this continental pre-Code comedy freely adapted by Ben Hecht from a play by Noel Coward and directed by Ernst Lubitsch. A risque relationship comedy and a witty take on creative pursuits, it concerns a commercial artist (Hopkins) unable or unwilling to choose between the equally dashing painter (Cooper) and playwright (March) she meets on a train en route to the City of Light. "Design for Living" is Lubitsch at his most adroit, an entertainment at once debonair and racy, featuring three stars at the height of their allure. New high-definition digital restoration, with uncompressed monaural soundtrack on the Blu-ray edition. Extras: "The Clerk," starring Charles Laughton - Ernst Lubitsch's segment of the 1932 film "If I Had a Million," which he made just before "Design for Living"; selected-scene commentary by film professor William Paul; "Play of the Week: A Choice of Coward," a 1964 British television production of the play "Design for Living," introduced on camera by playwright Coward; new interview with film scholar and screenwriter Joseph McBride on Lubitsch and Ben Hecht's screen adaptation of the Coward play; booklet featuring an essay by film critic Kim Morgan. Also available on Blu-ray Disc. (The Criterion Collection).

Designing Women: The Complete Fifth Season (1990-91) Four-disc set with 24 episodes, $44.95.(Shout! Factory).

Dragon Tattoo Trilogy: Extended Edition (2009) Four-disc set with all three "Dragon Tattoo" films, encompassing nine hours with characters and plot developments only seen in European versions. Extras: "Millennium: The Story," a 53 minute documentary detailing the phenomenon of the "Millennium" trilogy and the personal history of author Stieg Larsson up until his tragic death before "The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo" was published. $59.98. Also available on Blu-ray Disc, $79.95. (Music Box Films).

Elvira's Movie Macabre Double bill with" Santa Claus Conquers the Martians," a 1964 B-move starring Pia Zadora, and "Beast From Haunted Cave," Roger Corman's 1959 B-horror movie about a "snow beast" in the hills of South Dakota. $14.98. (Entertainment One).

The Game - The Fourth Season (2011) Two-disc set with 13 episodes, $39.99. (CBS Home Entertainment/Paramount Home Entertainment).

The Hangover Part II (2011) Dir.: Todd Phillips; Bradley Cooper, Zach Galifianakis, Ed Helms, Jeffrey Tambor, Justin Bartha, Ken Jeong, Jamie Chung, Sasha Barrese, Gillian Vigman, Paul Giamatti. Extras: "Comedy Rhythm of Todd Phillips," "Not Your Everyday Monkey," "Bangkok Tour With Mr. Chow," "Action Mash-Up," laugh track, gag reel. Available as a Blu-ray/DVD Combo Pack. (Warner).

The Help (2011) Emma Stone, Viola Davis, Bryce Dallas Howard, Octavia Spencer, Jessica Chastain, Ahna O'Reilly, Allison Janney, Anna Camp, Cicely Tyson, Sissy Spacek, Brian Kerwin, Mike Vogel. Available as a three-disc Blu-ray/DVD/Digital Copy Combo Pack, a two-disc Blu-ray/DVD Combo Pack and single DVD. Extras: Deleted scenes, "The Living Proof" music video by Mary J. Blige. Blu-ray adds "The Making of “The Help: From Friendship to Film" featurette, "In Their Own Words: A Tribute to the Maids of Mississippi" featurette, three more deleted scenes. (DreamWorks).

He's Mine, Not Yours (2011) Clifton Powell, Darius McCrary, Gabrielle Dennis, Jason Weaver. Romantic comedy about a young man ready to put his bachelor lifestyle behind him to marry the girl he loves who is tested by his fiancee, who hires a temptress to confirm her suspicion that he is unable to resist a forbidden fruit ... but the seductress falls for him, complicating things. Extras: Behind-the-scenes featurette, photo gallery, outtakes. (Image Entertainment).

Law & Order: The Ninth Year (1998-99) Five-disc set with 24 episodes, $49.98. (Universal).

The Looney Tunes Show Season 1 Volume 2 (2010-11) Single disc with 10 episodes, $14.97. (Warner).

The Lucy Show: The Official Fifth Season (1966-67) Four-disc set with 22 episodes, $42.99. Extras: The full-length special "Lucy In London," an exclusive retrospective look at the special, featurettes, outtakes, production notes, bloopers, more. (CBS Home Entertainment/Paramount Home Entertainment).

Medea (1969) Pier Paolo Pasolini's acclaimed production of the Greek tragedy, starring Maria Callas, one of the best-selling classical singers of all time, as the title character in the only dramatic film role of her life. Fully restored and re-mastered from a new 35mm film-to-tape transfer. Extras: Documentary on Callas. Also available on Blu-ray Disc. (Entertainment One).

Mission: Impossible - Extreme Trilogy Collection Timed for the Dec. 21 release of Tom Cruise's "Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol." "Mission: Impossible" extras: "Mission: Remarkable - 40 Years of Creating the Impossible," "Mission: Explosive Exploits," "Mission: Spies Among Us," "Mission: Catching the Train." "Mission: Impossible 2" extras: Commentary by director John Woo, " Behind the Mission," "Mission Incredible," "Impossible Shots." "Mission: Impossible 3"extras: Commentary by Tom Cruise and director J.J. Abrams. $19.99. Also available on Blu-ray Disc, $29.99. (Paramount).

Mr. Popper's Penguins (2011) Jim Carrey, Carla Gugino, Angela Lansbury, Ophelia Lovibond, Madeline Carroll, Clark Gregg, Jeffrey Tambor, David Krumholtz, Philip Baker Hall. Available as a Blu-ray/DVD combo pack and DVD. Extras: Commentary; animated short: "Nimrod and Stinky's Antartic Adventure," "Ladies and Gentoomen" featurette; "Ready for Their Closeup" featurette; original story sampler; deleted scenes; gag reel. Blu-ray adds "The Legacy of Mr. Popper's Penguins," "Stuffy Penguin Theater," "Penguin Pandemonium," digital copy. (Fox).

Mystery Science Theater 3000: XXII Four-disc set with "Time of the Apes," "Mighty Jack," "The Violent Years" and "The Brute Man." Extras: New introduction by Mary Jo Pehl, "Origin of the Creeper: Birth of a B-Movie Icon," introductions by August Ragone, author of "Eiji Tsuburaya: Master of Monsters," "The Making of MST3K" (1997), "Mystery Science Theater" hour wraps, "Ed-ucation": Archival interviews with Delores Fuller and Kathy Wood; four exclusive mini-posters by artist Steve Vance. (Shout! Factory).

The Simpsons Season 14 (2002-03) Four-disc set with 22 episodes, including the incredible 300th episode starring Tony Hawk and Blink-182, $49.98. Extras: Deleted scenes, featurettes, never-before-seen footage, audio commentaries, sketch galleries, original animated menus, a special language feature, more. Also available on Blu-ray Disc. (Fox).

Transformers Prime: Darkness Rising (2011) New five-part miniseries. Optimus Prime, Bumblebee, Arcee, AUTOBOT Ratchet, Bulkhead, and many others are back to "roll out" against Megatron's latest attempt to conquer Earth after he acquires a rare element that allows him mastery over life itself. $14.97. (Shout! Factory).
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