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2008 | DVD RELEASES

Our favorite DVDs are always the ones offering a mix of style (read: cool extras) and substance (i.e., stories that handily beat channel surfing). Here's how these criteria were met by the year's best:

By Tom Russo
Globe Correspondent / December 28, 2008

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1. Spaced: The Complete Series Simon Pegg and director Edgar Wright ("Shaun of the Dead") established their signature flair for genre tributes with this cult 1999-2001 Britcom, long overdue on disc. Pegg and Jessica Stevenson are flatmates whose friendship plays out against his "Star Wars" rants and zombie-snuffing fantasies - back before everyone was trading on the fanboy zeitgeist, or ... (Full article: 637 words)

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