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William Shatner is all over 'Groom Lake'

Now that Boston Legal has ended, where will we get our William Shatner fix except in those PriceLine commercials? How about in Groom Lake, a 2002 sci-fi film the great captain developed, directed, produced and starred in?

Amy Acker (recently — and briefly — seen in Joss Whedon's TV series Dollhouse), Dan Gauthier (Melrose Place), Duane Whitaker (Pulp Fiction) and Dick Van Patten (Eight Is Enough) are also featured.

Groom Lake is a small desert town on the outskirts of an Arizona military base, an area where UFO sightings and alien encounters are alleged. Acker, playing a young woman with a terminal illness, and Gauthier, as her husband, find themselves in the middle of a military conspiracy and an alien mystery.

The DVD includes a cool new interview with Shatner. Groom Lake is not rated and lists for $19.98.

The theatrical film Twilight is scheduled to be released Saturday, and a lot of people are happy about that. A&E has its own bit of "twilighty" entertainment, too, in the documentary Vampire Secrets, which arrived in stores Tuesday.

This fascinating 47-minute look at the history of the blood-suckers examines the folklore common in cultures around the world that have shaped our conception of these fangy fiends.

Vampire Secrets is not rated and lists for $19.95.

Twilight will be released in a two-disc special edition with extras including five extended scenes, five deleted scenes and a documentary, The Adventure Begins: The Journey From Page to Screen. Twilight is rated PG-13 and lists for $32.99.

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