Picks and Pans Review: DVD View
updated 09/15/2003 AT 01:00 AM EDT
•originally published 09/15/2003 AT 01:00 AM EDT
•Daddy Day Care (Columbia TriStar, $27.94) Amusingly adding to his family-film oeuvre, Eddie Murphy plays a fired ad exec who opens a daycare center. Extras: Adorable featurettes in which Daddy's preschoolers interview each other; three interactive kids' games. (PG)
•Alias: The Complete First Season (Buena Vista, $69.99) A sensational Jennifer Garner juggles grad-school work and spy work in ABC's wonderfully inventive spy drama. Extras: Four trivia-packed commentaries (including a droll one by the cast) and a feature spotlighting the show's fabulous stunts.
•Sixteen Candles and The Breakfast Club (Universal, $19.98 each) The best of teen-movie auteur John Hughes's movies, rereleased with vastly improved picture and sound quality, still speak humorous volumes about high school life. Extras: Candles' original soundtrack (legal issues kept 10 tunes from previous video releases). (PG and R)
•Anger Management (Columbia TriStar, $27.94) Adam Sandler's therapy sessions with Jack Nicholson lose steam, but the real fun comes from cameos by temper-challenged stars like Bobby Knight and Roger Clemens. Extras: Deleted scenes in which Nicholson shows off his comic chops with John McEnroe. (PG-13)