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PICK OF THE WEEK: GHOST RIDER

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This Marvel comics adaptation surprised Hollywood back in February with a powerful $45 million opening weekend, signaling strong interest in comic book movies and at least some interest in the movie's star, Nicolas Cage (although his follow-up film, the sci-fi thriller "Next," flopped badly in April).

Critics, however, were not kind. Probably because the movie isn't very good. But it might play better on a television, where you can pretend it's one of those cheesy Sci Fi Channel original movies.

The standard edition DVD includes two commentary tracks (one with the director and visual effects supervisor, another with a producer) and a behind-the-scenes featurette. A two-disc version includes an extended cut of the movie with footage not seen in theaters, a bonus featurette and animatics.

Check out photos from "Ghost Rider"
Read a "Ghost Rider" Q&A with Nicolas Cage
Read our theatrical review of "Ghost Rider"

Also released:
"Blood and Chocolate" (also Blu-ray)
"Breach" (also HD-DVD) read our review
"The Bridge"
"Days of Glory"
"Glastonbury"
"Grbavica: The Land of My Dreams"
"Primeval" (also Blu-ray)
"Tyler Perry's Daddy's Little Girls" (also Blu-ray) read our review
"An Unreasonable Man"
"Zzyzx"

Re-issues and special editions:
"52 Pick-Up"
"Black Christmas" (HD-DVD)
"Born on the Fourth of July" (HD-DVD)
"Bruce Almighty" (HD-DVD)
"The Clown Murders"
"Criminal Law"
"Cruel Intentions" (Blu-ray)
"Daylight" (HD-DVD)
"Diary of a Mad Black Woman (Special Edition)"
"Harsh Times" (HD-DVD)
"The Hustler (2-disc Collector's Edition)"
"Liar Liar" (HD-DVD)
"Monty Python's The Meaning of Life" (HD-DVD)
"Seven Years in Tibet" (Blu-ray)
"Sneakers" (HD-DVD)
"Stone Cold"
"The Three Musketeers"
"The Two of Us (Criterion Collection)"
"The Verdict (2-disc Collector's Edition)"

Boxed Sets:
"James Stewart: Screen Legend Collection"
"John Wayne: Screen Legend Collection"

TV on DVD:
"Deadwood - Season 3"
"Diagnosis Murder - Season 2"
"The Hardy Boys Nancy Drew Mysteries - Season 2"
"Hellboy: Blood and Iron"
"Kathy Griffin: My Life on the D-List - Season 1"
"Masters of Horror - Joe Dante - The Screwfly Solution"
"Mile High - Season 2"
"Noah's Arc - Season 2"
"The Practice - Season 1"
"The Rat Patrol - Season 2"
"Walker, Texas Ranger - Season 3"
"Welcome Back, Kotter - Season 1"
"What's Happening Now!! - Season 1"

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