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When Silents Are Golden: Chaplin, Keaton, "Metropolis" and More New DVDs

When Silents Are Golden: Chaplin, Keaton,

A look at what's new on DVD today:

"Modern Times"

Directed by Charlie Chaplin

Released by Criterion Collection

Granted, Warner Brothers released an extensive two-disc collection of arguably Charlie Chaplin's finest film back in 2003, but Criterion Collection is bringing the silent comedian to Blu-ray for the first time with a newly remastered edition of the Depression-era classic with an array of special features including the Dardenne brothers' 2003 tribute to the film, the 1916 two-reeler "The Rink," the Alistair Cooke home movie with Chaplin and Pauline Goddard, "All at Sea," two deleted sequences from the film, a new featurette on the film's special effects with Ben Burtt and Craig Barron and much more.

"Avatar: Extended Collector's Edition"

Directed by James Cameron

Released by Fox Home Entertainment

After a bare bones edition was released in April, James Cameron's box office world-beater receives a three-disc set with all the bells and

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