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Tuesday, June 24, 2008

The Latest on DVD: Muse-ical Magic!

Who knew that 28 years after its notorious box office belly flop that Xanadu would find itself resurrected not only as the quintessential "bad movie we love", but also as an award winning Broadway hit?

The magical, muse-filled musical starring Olivia Newton John, Michael Beck and Gene Kelly (in his last film role) is even getting a deluxe DVD treatment, new this week: the Xanadu: Magical Musical Edition.In addition to a digitally remastered picture, new 5.1 surround sound audio track and all-new bonus features, the set also includes the complete CD soundtrack (granted, most of us already have that, but still ... )

By the by, if you too have fond memories of "growing up Xanadu", be sure to read Dan McCallum's hilarious essay on doing just that over at

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