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The Accidental Husband (2009) Dir.: Griffin Dunne; Stars: Jeffrey Dean Morgan, Uma Thurman, Colin Firth, Sam Shepar, Isabella Rossellini, Justina Machado. Romantic comedy about a firefighter, Patrick Sullivan (Jeffrey Dean Morgan), who finds his life turned upside-down when his fiancee suddenly calls off their pending nuptials per the recommendation of radio love guru Dr. Emma Lloyd (Uma Thurman). Determined to get back at the "love doctor," Sullivan forges a fake marriage license, "accidentally" marrying him to Emma, who's already engaged to Richard (Colin Firth). Extras: "Matters of the Heart" making-of featurette. (Sony).

A Christmas Tale (2008) Catherine Deneuve, Mathieu Amalric, Melvil Poupaud. In Arnaud Desplechin's beguiling "A Christmas Tale (Un conte de Noel)," Catherine Deneuve brings her legendary poise to the role of Junon, matriarch of the troubled Vuillard family, who come together at Christmas after she learns she needs a bone marrow transplant from a blood relative. That simple family reunion setup, however, can't begin to describe the unpredictable, emotionally volatile experience of this film, an inventive, magical drama that's equal parts merriment and melancholy. Unrequited childhood loves and blinding grudges, brutal outbursts and sudden slapstick, music, movies, and poetry are all tied together in a marvelously messy package. Extras: "L'aimee," Desplechin's 2007 documentary about the selling of his family home, new documentary featuring interviews with Desplechin and actors Mathieu Amalric and Catherine Deneuve, booklet featuring an essay by critic Philip Lopate. (The Criterion Collection).

Dawson's Creek: The Complete Series (1998-2007) Collectible book-style packaging with all 127 episodes, $119.95. Extras: "Creek Daze" interview with creator Kevin Williamson, "Final Exams" trivia game, deleted scenes from pilot episode, CD with select songs from the soundtrack, original DVD extras. (Sony).

Doomsday 2012 (2008) History Channel documentary that cuts through the myths and offers a fact-based examination of the doomsday prophecy that the world will end December 21, 2012. Released to coincide with Roland Emmerich's mega-budget, mega-disaster movie "2012" opening November 13. $19.95. Extras: Bonus documentary: "Mayan Doomsday Prophecy." (A&E Home Entertainment).

Evergreen (2009) Cara Seymour, Addie Land, Mary Kay Place, Noah Fleiss, Gary Farmer, Lynn Cohen, Bruce Davison. A young girl seduced by a boy's affluent, seemingly idyllic family, goes to extremes to gain acceptance and escape her poverty-stricken homelife. (IndiePix Films).

Justice League: The Complete Series (2001-06) Fifteen-disc set with 91 animated episodes, $99.98. (Warner).

Mamma Mia! The Movie Gimme! Gimme! Gimme! More Gift Set (2008) Meryl Streep, Pierce Brosnan, Colin Firth, Stellan Skarsgard, Christine Baranski, Julie Walters, Amanda Seyfried, Dominic Cooper. Includes two-disc Special Edition with the complete CD soundtrack and an exclusive 32-page book (with photos and details about the making of the film) in collectible packaging. Extras: "Sing-Along" On-screen lyrics for 22 musical numbers; deleted musical number "The Name of the Game"; commentary by director Phyllida Lloyd; "The Making of Mamma Mia! The Movie"; "Anatomy of a Musical Number: 'Lay All Your Love on Me'": "Becoming a Singer" featurette; "Behind the Scenes With Amanda"; "On Location in Greece"; "A Look Inside Mamma Mia! The Movie"; "Gimme! Gimme! Gimme! Music Video; Bjorn Ulvaeus cameo; deleted scenes and outtakes. Blu-ray Disc. adds BD-Live (My Chat, My Scenes, My Commentary) and U-Control (Picture in Picture and Behind the Hits) functions. (Universal).

MoveOn: The Movie (2009) Documentary on MoveOn. org, the political group born out of a single email that has spread through the Net to become one of the most powerful progressive players in American politics. With no central office and a small staff working from their homes, MoveOn.org has grown to an organization with over 5 million members. This documentary was created from years of intimate behind-the-scenes footage with MoveOn staff and members, members' home movies, archival footage, and interviews with political figures and celebrities both in support and opposition to the group. Extras: Extended interviews with Senator John Kerry and vice president Al Gore. (The Disinformation Company).

Natalee Holloway (2009) Tracy Pollan, Grant Show, Catherine Dent. Lifetime movie based on the disappearance of Alabama high school student Natalee Holloway during a graduation trip to Aruba. Extras: "Remembering Natalee" featurette. (Sony).

The Official Major League Baseball World Series Film Collection (2009) Preserving more than six decades of iconic moments, featuring 65 World Series films (covering the years 1943 to 2008) in 50 hours across 20 discs - with a 58-page commemorative book spanning baseball's 105 year history. $229.00 (MLB/A&E Home Video).

Rethink Afghanistan (2009) Hard-hitting, feature-length documentary about the United States' escalating military involvement in Afghanistan; raises hard questions about the war. Investigates the main issues surrounding Afghanistan - Troops, Pakistan, Cost of War, Civilian Casualties, Women in Afghanistan, and Terrorism - through the eyes of experts and the people of Afghanistan. $19.98. (The Disinformation Company).

Sesame Street: 40 Years Of Sunny Days (2009) Two-disc set spans the renowned show's four decades, including never-before-seen archival footage and a limited-edition hard covered commemorative book. Features a wide selection of iconic segments of past and present from Ernie's bath-time song "Rubber Duckie" (Season One), which topped the Top-40 charts for seven weeks; to Kevin Clash's first episode as Elmo (Season 17); to Maria and Luis' wedding (Season 19); to Abby Cadabby's arrival on Sesame Street (Season 37), and much more. Extras: Behind-the-scenes rehearsal footage of several songs; archival footage featuring incredible behind-the-scenes studio rehearsals with cast, puppeteers and crew; interview with Kevin Clash about the origin of Elmo; "Bert and Ernie String Tied" segment, voted the fan favorite on Amazon; trivia on-screen pop-up's feature with fun facts about Sesame Street; special peek into how everyone's favorite characters came to life. $29.93. (Sesame Workshop/Genius Products).

Spread (2009) Ashton Kutcher, Anne Heche, Margarita Levieva, Sonia Rockwell, Maria Conchita Alonso, Hart Bochner. Kutcher stars as a sexual grifter, a fun-loving, freeloading hipster who understands that his greatest assets are his looks and sexual prowess, both of which he uses to charm his way into the hearts of Los Angeles' richest women and enjoy their lifestyle. Nikki gets a free place to live, fantastic gifts, A-list access, and plenty of sex ... until one day he's forced to decide between love and money in the hopes of finding something real. Extras: Commentary by Kutcher, Anne Heche, Margarita Levieva; "Living the Dream: The Making of Spread"; "Behind the Scenes With Ashton Kutcher"; "The World According to Nikki." Also available on Blu-ray Disc. (Anchor Bay).

The Three Stooges Collection Volume Seven: 1952-1954 Two-disc set with 22 digitally remastered shorts that continue the Stooges legacy with the return of the original Stooge, Shemp. Included are such classics as the Stooges' 3D shorts: "Spooks" and Pardon My Backfire," presented for the first time in both 3D and 2D, as well as "Shot in the Frontier," a parody of "High Noon." This compilation also marks the first time many of the shorts will be available in widescreen versions since their original theatrical presentations. $24.96. javascript:void(0) (Sony).

The Ugly Truth (2009) Katherine Heigl, Gerard Butler, Eric Winter, John Michael Higgins, Nick Searcy, Kevin Connolly, Cheryl Hines. Extras: Deleted scenes, alternate endings, gag reel, commentary, featurettes. Also available on Blu-ray Disc. (Sony)

Up (2009) Voices of Ed Asner, Jordan Nagai, Christopher Plummer, Bob Peterson, Delroy Lindo, John Ratzenberger. Extras: Commentary by director Pete Docter and co-director Bob Peterson; "Dug's Special Mission" new original short film that follows the misadventures of Dug as he attempts to complete his "special mission"; "The Many Endings of Muntz" alternate endings"; "Partly Cloudy" short film; "Adventure is Out There" documentary tells the story of the filmmakers' own trek to the tepuis mountains of South America to research the design and story of the film; DisneyFile digital copy. Available as a single-disc DVD, a two-disc DVD set, and a four-disc Blu-ray/DVD combo pack. (Walt Disney/Pixar).
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