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Daria, Daybreakers, Legion, Malice in Wonderland, Sita Sings the Blues 

New DVD releases Tuesday, May 11

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Daria: The Complete Series
The best animated MTV series ever (sorry, Beavis & Butt-Head), finally on DVD! All five 1997-2002 seasons, two movies and some extras from the days when MTV cared about something besides teen moms and guidos. La la la, la la. (Paramount)


Daybreakers

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Vampires have taken over the world—which sucks (heh) for them, because they’re running out of humans. Only a blood scientist (Ethan Hawke—no, really) can formulate a substitute and, just maybe, also save the human race. Or not. (Lionsgate)


Legion

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In other Apocalypse news, angels and demons battle over the planet and (of course) The Chosen One, and only a scrappy band of truck-stop-diner customers can stop them. Blood, bullets and CGI overload ensue. Upside, no vampires. (Sony)


Malice in Wonderland

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An American (Lost’s Maggie Grace) becomes stranded in a British underworld of pimps, hookers and drug dealers in the 376th re-imagining of—you got it—Alice in Wonderland. Upside, Tim Burton was not involved. (Magnolia Pictures)


Sita Sings the Blues

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An Indian goddess is separated from her husband and god; a present-day animator is dumped by her own husband; hand puppets narrate the sad/funny tale(s) backed by 1920s jazz vocals. Finally, a cartoon that make sense. (SitaSingsTheBlues.com)

More New DVD Releases (May 11)
Edge of Darkness, The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air: Season 5, Legend of the Tsunami Warrior, My Wife & Kids: Season 2, North Face, Raising the Bar: Season 2, Thirtysomething: Season 3, Tidal Wave, Westbrick Murders

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