EW RECOMMENDS EW VIDEO GRADE
TRANSFORMERS: SEASON ONE Animated (Rhino, unrated, DVD) Talking cars turn into talking robots in this gratifying four-disc package. A
THE X-FILES: THE COMPLETE FIFTH SEASON David Duchovny (Fox, unrated, DVD) Stand-alone episodes like “Detour” now play like classics. A-
MEMENTO LIMITED EDITION Guy Pearce (Columbia TriStar, R, DVD) The backward-arcing flick gets a brilliantly designed digital reissue. B+
BLUE VELVET SPECIAL EDITION (MGM, R, DVD) David Lynch’s classic trip through the bizarre returns with new cast interviews and deleted scenes.
DORA THE EXPLORER: DORA’S BACKPACK ADVENTURE (Paramount, unrated) Preschoolers can rejoice over two new action-backpacked episodes.
THE HUSTLER (Fox, unrated, DVD) Paul Newman’s Oscar-nominated turn as “Fast Eddie” Felson cues up for the first time on DVD.
THE MOTHMAN PROPHECIES (Columbia TriStar, PG-13) Richard Gere and Laura Linney get spooked in this based-on-a-true-story supernatural thriller.
THE VAGINA MONOLOGUES (HBO, unrated) Eve Ensler’s controversial one-woman performance arrives for proper domestic consumption.