Picks and Pans Review: New on DVD

updated 05/29/2006 AT 01:00 AM EDT

originally published 05/29/2006 AT 01:00 AM EDT

>SOMETHING NEW ($29.98) This engaging romantic comedy about an interracial romance is exactly the kind of smaller movie worth discovering on DVD. The likable cast includes Sanaa Lathan and Simon Baker. Extras: Dating dos and don'ts from the cast and a routine making-of short. Movie: [2.5 stars] Extras: [2 stars]

TRANSAMERICA ($28.95) Desperate Housewives' Felicity Huffman is funny and poignant as a transsexual in an appealing road-trip comedy. Extras: Cast interviews, bloopers and informative commentary by director-writer Duncan Tucker, who even explains the mechanics of Huffman's prosthetic parts. Movie: [3 stars] Extras: [3 stars]

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