New This Week On Video: ‘Magic Mike,’ ‘Abraham Lincoln,’ ‘Seeking A Friend’

Pick of the Week

“Magic Mike” (2012)
Director: Steven Soderbergh
Cast: Channing Tatum, Matthew McConaughey

Story: Channing Tatum stars in this drama following an upstart male stripper (Alex Pettyfer) who is mentored by a veteran dancer, played by Tatum. Steven Soderbergh directed from a script by Reid Carolin, whose screenplay was inspired by Tatum’s work as a stripper before he made it in Hollywood. Matthew McConaughey, Matt Bomer, Joe Manganiello, Cody Horn, and Olivia Munn co-star.

On the Disc:
The disc features extended scenes and the brilliantly obvious “Dance Play Mode,” which plays all of the dance sequence back-to-back.

Rotten Tomatoes: 79%
Metacritic: 72

Where to get it
Amazon: Blu-ray – $22.99, DVD – $14.96
Apple: Digital Download – $14.99 (HD: $19.99), Digital Rental – $3.99 (HD: $4.99)
Netflix Instant: Available

“Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter” (2012)
Director: Timur Bekmambetov
Cast: Benjamin Walker, Dominic Cooper

Abraham Lincoln is reinvented as a vampire-killing president in this Timur Bekmambetov-directed action picture starring Benjamin Walker, Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Rufus Sewell, and Dominic Cooper. Pride and Prejudice and Zombies author Seth Grahame-Smith adapts his own book for 20th Century Fox. Tim Burton produces alongside Bekmambetov and Jim Lemley.

On the Disc:
A graphic novel, audio commentary from writer Seth Grahame-Smith, and a behind-the-scene featurette.

Rotten Tomatoes: 35%
Metacritic: 42

Where to get it
Amazon: Blu-ray – $19.99, DVD – $16.00, Digital Download – $12.99
Apple:Digital Download – $14.99 (HD: $19.99)
Netflix Instant: Not Available

“Seeking a Friend for the End of the World” (2012)
Cast: Steve Carell, Keira Knightley

Steve Carell and Keira Knightley star in this apocalyptic comedy following two neighbors who set out for one last road trip after learning that a massive asteroid will wipe out all life on Earth in just three weeks.

Rotten Tomatoes: 55%
Metacritic: 59

Where to get it
Amazon: Blu-ray – $19.99, DVD – $16.99
Apple: Digital Download – $14.99 (HD: $19.99), Digital Rental – $3.99 (HD: $4.99)
Netflix Instant: Not available

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