The following DVD releases are available this week from Buena Vista Home Entertainment:

STAY ALIVE (2006)
Starring Frankie Muniz, Jon Foster, Samaire Armstrong and Sophia Bush
Directed by William Brent Bell
Rated PG-13 for horror violence, disturbing images, language, brief sexual and drug content
Also available in unrated "Director's Cut" version


(l. to r.) Sophia Bush, Frankie Muniz, Jon Foster, Samaire Armstrong

What The Ring did for videotapes Stay Alive tries to do for video games as a group of teenagers discover a horror survival game based on the violent real-life expoits of a 17th century "Blood Countess." When the players die in the game and then start dying in the same grisly fashion in real life, the survivors must find a way to stay alive and defeat the Countess.

Bonus features include:
  • Visual Effects Reel
  • Feature commentary from the writer and director
STICK IT (2006)
Starring Missy Peregrym and Jeff Bridges
Directed by Jessica Bendinger
Rated PG-13 for some crude remarks


Jeff Bridges (left) and Missy Peregrym

From the same writer/director of the comedy Bring it On comes the story of a talented but undisciplined gymnast (Peregrym) who grudgingly develops her talent under the guidance of a hardnosed coach (Bridges).

Bonus Features include:
  • Bloopers and outtakes
  • Deleted scenes
  • Filmmaker and cast commentary
  • "Hardcorps" featurette about stunt double gymnasts
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