DVD: “Don Jon,” “CBGB,” “Perry Mason,” & More!


It’s a slow week in home entertainment-ville, but noteworthy thanks to Joseph Gordon-Levitt’s turn as a porn addict in directorial debut Don Jon. Meanwhile, the story of NYC’s legendary rock club CBGB comes to dramatic feature life, and the late, great, closeted Raymond Burr gets a box set treatment with The Perry Mason Movie Collection Vol. 1.



Don Jon

($39.99 Blu-ray, $29.98 DVD; 20th Century Fox)

Joseph Gordon-Levitt proves a triple-threat as writer/director/star of this rom-com about a shallow man slut, Jon, who gets involved with a smokin’ hot romantic-at-heart, Barbra (Scarlett Johansson). Supremely entertaining stuff, and boy does Gordon-Levitt look amazing even while pulling a Jersey Shore-ready swag, with supporting turns by Julianne Moore and Tony Danza. Extras include a handful of making-of featurettes and HitRECord Shorts.



($24.99 Blu-ray, $20.99 DVD; Xlrator)

Alan Rickman plays Hilly Kristal, founder of the legendary NYC punk/rock/new wave club CBGB which helped launch acts like The Ramones, B-52s, Patti Smith, The Talking Heads, and hundreds more, in this music-filled biopic.


Perry Mason Movie Collection Vol. 1

($58.99 DVD; Paramount)

Back in the golden days of closeted Hollywood stars, Raymond Burr maintained a decades-long, hush-hush relationship with another man in between stints as iconic TV lawyer character Perry Mason. Six of Perry Mason’s made-for-TV movies are packaged in this three-disc set.



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