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  • Sherlock Holmes (Robert Downey Jr.), right, faces off against the evil Professor James Moriarty (Jared Harris) in "Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows," now on DVD.

      Sherlock Holmes (Robert Downey Jr.), right, faces off against the evil Professor James Moriarty (Jared Harris) in "Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows," now on DVD.

 
 

"Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows"

Robert Downey Jr. reprises his role as clever crime-solver Sherlock Holmes and Jude Law stars as his sidekick, Watson, in this action-packed sequel. This time, they are dealing with the brilliant and quite evil Professor James Moriarty (Jared Harris). He seems to be connected with chaos around the world, tied to his ownership of a weapons factory that clearly benefits from the spread of war.

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It's fun to watch the cat-and-mouse game that the trio engage in, while the settings around the world add to the feel of the film. Holmes even has a romance with a gypsy woman (Noomi Rapace). The film is filled with suspense, action, comedy and plenty of good and bad guys to keep you entertained throughout.

"Chicago in Chicago"

The band that bears Chicago's name returned home to the Charter One Pavilion for a sold-out concert and did not disappoint. The band not only performed their hits, they also brought along the Doobie Brothers to join them. Hits include "Make Me Smile," "Colour My World," "Hard Habit to Break," "You're the Inspiration," "If You Leave Me Now," "Does Anybody Really Know What Time It Is," "Saturday in the Park" and more.

"Joan and Melissa: Joan Knows Best Season One"

This reality show is built around Joan Rivers and her daughter Melissa. The famed comedian relocated from New York to California to be closer to her daughter and grandson, and the camera follows all their trials and tribulations. There is plenty of humor and drama, as well as tension, as Joan tries to take control of her daughter's home and her life.

"Weddings We Love"

This set offers five videos from various wedding-themed shows that appear on WE-TV.

• "My Fair Wedding" -- Wedding planner David Tutera makes dreams come true. The episodes included here are "Poker Bride," "Cowboy Bride," "Greek Goddess Bride," "Medieval Bride" and "Springtime and Flowers Bride."

• "Bridezillas" -- Five episodes track top Bridezilla moments. Expect plenty of theatrics and bad-bride behavior.

• "Platinum Weddings" -- When money is no object, lavish weddings can happen. This program features 10 couples who live out their dream weddings.

• "Girl Meets Gown" -- The five episodes showcase the lengths some brides will go to as they search for their perfect wedding dress.

• "Amazing Wedding Cakes" -- View beautiful and over-the-top wedding cakes and meet the people who created them in five episodes filled with drama.

Available next week

• "The Artist"

• "Christopher Nolan Director's Collection"

• "Mirror, Mirror"

• "Pink Floyd: Wish You Were Here"

• "Wrath of the Titans"

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