New on DVD & Blu-ray: 'Animaniacs: Volume 4,' 'Flight,' more

"Animaniacs: Volume 4"

"Animaniacs: Volume 4" (Credit: "Animaniacs: Volume 4" )

'Animaniacs: Volume 4'
Five years. It has been five years since the third volume of this popular cartoon series was released on DVD. Why the wait? WHY? Whatever the reason, it's here now and as fresh as it was when it originally aired in the 1990s. The pop-culture referencing series follows the antics of Yakko, Wakko and Dot and a crew of other favorites such as the surly Slappy Squirrel. Now how long do we have to wait for the direct-to-video film, "Wakko's Wish," to come to DVD? (DVD, $29.99)

'Alex Cross'
In a case of improbable casting, Tyler Perry takes on the lead role (from Morgan Freeman) in the latest film featuring the James Patterson homicide detective. (DVD, $29.95; Blu-ray, $39.99)

'Flight'
Star Denzel Washington landed nominations from the Golden Globes, the Screen Actors Guild and the Academy Awards for his turn as a pilot with a dangerous secret. (DVD, $29.99; Blu-ray/DVD combo, $39.99)

'Deadfall'
Eric Bana and Olivia Wilde are sibling casino robbers on the run in a blizzard. (DVD, $26.98; Blu-ray, $29.98)

'Here Comes the Boom'
Kevin James plays a teacher who moonlights as an MMA fighter to save his school. (DVD, $30.99; Blu-ray, $35.99)

'Side By Side'
Keanu Reeves chats with some big-name directors, from David Fincher to David Lynch, about digital filmmaking. (DVD, $26.95; Blu-ray, $29.95)

'Peter Pan' (Three-Disc Diamond Edition)
Check out the latest souped-up edition of this timeless animated classic, celebrating its 60th anniversary. (Blu-ray/DVD/digital combo, $44.99; Blu-ray/DVD combo, $39.99)

TV on DVD
-- 'Gunsmoke: The Seventh Season, Vol. 2' (DVD, $36.98)
-- 'House of Cards Trilogy: The Original UK Series Remastered' (DVD, $39.98; $49.99)
-- 'The Munsters' Seasons One and Two ($26.95 each)
-- 'Southland: The Complete Second, Third and Fourth Seasons' (DVD, $59.98)

Tags: ENTERTAINMENT , REWIND , SCOTT A. ROSENBERG

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