PICK OF THE WEEK: GHOST RIDER
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"
"Blood and Chocolate" (also Blu-ray)
"Breach" (also HD-DVD) read our review
"Days of Glory"
"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"
New on DVD
Nicolas Cage as a Marvel comics hero
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