The Apparition (2012) Ashley Greene, Sebastian Stan, Tom Felton, Suzanne Ford, Julianna Guill, Rick Gomez, Luke Pasqualino, Anna Clark. Formats: DVD, Blu-ray/DVD Combo. Extras: "The Apparition: A Cinematic Specter," "The Dark ream of the Paranormal," "Haunted Ashville," "The Experiment of The Apparition." (Warner).
Christmas in Compton (2012) Omar Gooding, Keith David, Sheryl Lee Ralph, Orlando Brown, Miguel A. Nunez Jr., Eric Roberts. Comedy centers around a father and son who run a Christmas tree lot in Compton. Formats: DVD, VOD, Digital. Extras: "Santa Better Do Me Right" short film, stills gallery. (Lionsgate).
The Day (2012) Shawn Ashmore, Ashley Bell, Cory Hardrict, Dominic Monaghan, Shannyn Sossamon, Michael Eklund. A group of five people working to stay alive in a post-apocalyptic future discover what they think is a safe, abandoned farmhouse, but they soon find themselves fighting to stay alive as a gang of bloodthirsty predators attack. Formats: DVD, Blu-ray/DVD Combo. Extras: Commentary with executive producer-director Doug Aarniokoski, producer Guy A. Danella and writer Luke Passmore. (WWE Studios/Anchor Bay Films).
Hot in Cleveland - Season Three (2011) Three-disc set with 23 episodes, $29.99. Formats: DVD, Blu-ray. (Paramount).
Lawless (2012) Shia LaBeouf, Tom Hardy, Gary Oldman, Mia Wasikowska Jessica Chastain, Guy Pearce, Jason Clarke. Formats: DVD, Blu-ray/DVD Combo. Extras: Commentary with director John Hillcoat and author Matt Bondurant; two featurettes: "The True Story of the Wettest County in the World" and "Franklin County, VA: Then and Now"; Willie Nelson's "Midnight Run" music video; deleted scenes. (The Weinstein Company/Anchor Bay).
ParaNorman (2012) Voices of Casey Affleck, Tempestt Bledsoe, Jeff Garlin, John Goodman, Jodelle Ferland, Bernard Hill, Anna Kendrick, Leslie Mann, Christopher Mintz-Plasse, Elaine Strit. Formats: DVD, Blu-ray/DVD Combo, 3D Blu-ray/Blu-ray/DVD Combo, VOD, Digital. Extras: Preliminary animatic sequences, "Peering Through the Veil" behind-the-scenes glimpse into the creation of the weird and wonderful world of ParaNorman from building the characters to voicing them, seven short segments showcasing Norman and his extraordinarily unusual co-stars, commentary with director Sam Fell and writer-director Chris Butler. (Universal).
Perry Mason: Season Eight, Volume One (1964-65) Four-disc set with 15 episodes, $55.98. Formats: DVD. (Paramount).
Step Up Revolution (2012) Kathryn McCormick, Ryan Guzman, Stephen Boss, Chadd Smith, Megan Boone, Cleopatra Coleman, Misha Gabriel. Formats: DVD, 3D Blu-ray Disc, Blu-ray, VOD, Digital, UltraViolet (cloud). Extras: Commentary with director Scott Speer, choreographer Jamal Sims and cast members Kathryn McCormick and Ryan Guzman; "Becoming A Star" featurette; "Choreography" featurette; "Dancing On Their Own" featurette; "Making The Mob" featurette; "Goin' In" J Lo featuring Flo Rida & Lil Jon music video; "Hands In The Air" Timbaland featuring Ne-Yo music video; "Flash Mob Index" of all The Mob's dance sequences; deleted scenes. (Lionsgate).
Transformers Prime: Season Two (2012) Four-disc set with 26 episodes, $59.99. Formats: Blu-ray. Extras: "Optimus Prime: Up Close and Personal Panel" from San Diego Comic-Con International 2012, interviews. (Shout! Factory).
12 Christmas Wishes For My Dog (2011) Elisa Donovan, Gabrielle Carteris, Fred Willard. Trying to get her life back on track, a young woman sets up a session with a life coach, who tells her to make 12 wishes for a positive change to get her life and her dog back before Christmas, but her wishes have unforeseen circumstances. Formats: DVD, VOD, Digital. Extras: Behind-the-scenes featurette, still gallery. (Lionsgate).