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Alexandra Rover (Jodie Foster) in "Nim's Island."

The following DVDs will be released Tuesday:

"The Counterfeiters" (Sony, $28.96) — *** 1/2 The morally gray shadings enrich this Oscar-winning drama about Jewish counterfeiters in a concentration camp.

R (violence, profanity, slurs, nudity, brief sex, brief gore, vulgarity, brief drugs) —Jeff Vice, Deseret News

"Miss Conception" (First Look, $24.98) — Romantic comedy starring Heather Graham as a single thirtysomething who is desperate to get pregnant.

R (profanity, sex, vulgarity)

"Nim's Island" (Fox, $29.99) — **Jodie Foster is clearly trying too hard, as is this dopey children's fantasy/adventure film based on the best-selling book.

PG (violence, vulgarity, profanity, brief drugs) —Jeff Vice, Deseret News

"Queen-Sized" (Anchor Bay, $19.97) — Made-for-cable-television comedy starring Nikki Blonsky as a plus-size teen who is made homecoming queen.

Not rated, probable PG (mild vulgarity, slurs)

"Starship Troopers: Marauder" (Sony, $27.96) — Direct-to-video sequel to the 1997 science-fiction thriller, with Casper Van Dien reprising his role as a space marine.

R (violence, gore, profanity, nudity)

"Wasted" (Weinstein, $19.98) — Period drama starring Eddie Kaye Thomas and Kip Pardue as twentysomethings reunited at the funeral of a high school friend.

Not rated, probable R (profanity, drugs, sex)

Some of the upcoming DVD releases include:


Aug. 12: "Smart People" — Miramax

Aug. 19: "Deal" — Fox/MGM

Aug. 19: "Hannah Montana/Miley Cyrus: Best of Both Worlds Concert" — Disney

Aug. 19: "Miss Pettigrew Lives For a Day" — Universal

Aug. 19: "Street Kings" — Fox

Aug. 26: "The Little Mermaid: Ariel's Beginning" — Disney

Aug. 26: "Redbelt" — Sony

Aug. 26: "What Happens in Vegas" — Fox

Aug. 26: "Where in the World is Osama Bin Laden?" — Genius


Sept. 2: "How to Rob a Bank" — Genius

Sept. 2: "Married Life" — Sony

Sept. 2: "The Promotion" — Genius/Weinstein

Sept. 2: "Reprise" — Disney/Miramax

Sept. 9: "The Fall" — Sony

Sept. 9: "The Forbidden Kingdom" — Lionsgate

Sept. 9: "Sarah Landon and the Paranormal Hour" — Sony

Sept. 16: "88 Minutes" — Sony

Sept. 16: "An American in Paris" — MGM/Fox

Sept. 16: "Before the Rains" — Lionsgate

Sept. 16: "Kablooey" — Sony

Sept. 16: "Never Cry Wolf" — Genius

Sept. 16: "Woman Times Seven" — Lionsgate

Sept. 16: "Young @ Heart" — Fox

Sept. 23: "Deception" — Fox

Sept. 23: "Leatherheads" — Universal

Sept. 23: "Pathology" — MGM

Sept. 30: "Chapter 27" — Genius