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What to Netflix: New DVD Tuesday

All of the new DVD releases hit stores (and Netflix) on Tuesdays. So each week in What to Netflix: New DVD Tuesday, I sort through the best of the batch and tell you what to add to your queue.

Nip/Tuck: Season Five
Season five finds Sean McNamara and Christian Troy making the leap from Miami to Los Angeles. While the new city provides a welcome change of scenery, the satisfaction is for the viewer only as business isn't exactly booming at the McNamara/Troy office. In fact, the two men find themselves without any clients at all and must resort to hiring a publicist to get their practice rolling. The publicist (played by Lauren Hutton) tells the duo that they must perform surgery on celebrities to create buzz. Guest actors that pop up in this DVD include Portia de Rossi and Oliver Platt.

Special features include unaired scenes and a gag reel titled "Severed Parts."

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Towelhead
The title alone suggests that you're in for a provocative experience with this Alan Ball-directed adaptation of the book of the same title. Like the book, this movie is a sad and disturbing coming-of-age tale focusing on a young woman (Jasira, played by Summer Bishil) who is half-Lebanese and half-white, living in a largely white Texas community with a strict father and a leery older male neighbor (Aaron Eckhart).

This movie is not for the faint of heart, but it's also a tale of truth, humor and redemption and Ball's directorial style is interesting.

Special features include a featurette titled "Towelhead: Community Discussion" which is footage of two panel discussions hosted by Alan Ball about the heavy issues raised by the movie. One panel includes co-stars Summer Bishil and Peter Macdissi, and the other features the novel's author, Alicia Erian.

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Lukin Lukin 8 years
I LOVE Nip/Tuck and used to obsessively watch the DVDs, but this season just looks stupid. It is getting way too predictable while simultaneously being too stupid.
mrskrismendoza mrskrismendoza 8 years
I used to be a huge fan of Nip/Tuck, before it got stupid.
willowdiamond willowdiamond 8 years
I don't watch Nip/Tuck but that cover is genius.
Linda-McP Linda-McP 8 years
Towelhead just got added to my queue.
jennjennnbubba jennjennnbubba 8 years
sweet! adding nip/tuck to my queue right now!
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