New on DVD

“Astro Boy”

A scientist creates — and then rejects — a robot in his late son’s image, who defends Earth from invading aliens.

Starring: Voices of Nicolas Cage, Kristen Bell, Freddie Highmore, Nathan Lane

Rated: PG for some action and peril, and brief mild profanity

Price: $26.99

“The Princess and the Frog” ½

A hard-working waitress with dreams of owning her own restaurant is turned into an amphibian when she reluctantly kisses a frog that declares he’s a prince.

Starring: Voices of Bruno Campos, Anika Noni Rose, Keith David, Jenifer Lewis

Rated: G

Price: $29.99

“Broken Embraces”

An industrialist whose wife married him for money is willing to ruin her happiness by any means when he learns she is having an affair.

Starring: Penelope Cruz, Luis Homar, Blanca Portillo

Rated: R for sexual content, profanity and some drug use

Price: $28.96

“Brief Interviews With Hideous Men”

An anthropology student interviews various men to better understand what drives the male species.

Starring: Timothy Hutton, Will Arnett, Julianne Nicholson, Will Forte

Rated: Not rated

Price: $19.98

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