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August 20, 2007

This Week's Interesting DVD Releases

Shout Factory is releasing a DVD, SXSW Live 2007, filled with videos of performances from this year's SXSW music festival. The tracklist:

Honest Mistake: The Bravery
Young Folks: Peter Bjorn & John
City Of Angels: Ozomatli
Monster: The Automatic Automatic
Pressure Suit: Aqualung
Nobody Knows My Name: Rickie Lee Jones
1985: Bowling For Soup
When The Fool Becomes A King: Polyphonic Spree
Home: Marc Broussard
Sunrise: Rachel Fuller w/ Pete Townshend
Colorful: Rocco Deluca
Complete Or Completing: The Annuals
In The Morning: Razorlight
Long Before Rock N Roll: Mando Diao
Kiss The Champion: Lee “Scratch” Perry
Movies Of Antartica: Stars Of Track And Field
Money In The Bag: Kraak & Smaak
White Picket Fence: Joe Purdy

Among the feature films on the list, the Criterion Collection editions of House of Games and The Milky Way stand out, alomh with The Lives of Others (one of the most enjoyable films I saw last year).

Television series released to DVD this week include the third season of House, the second season of the Dog Whisperer, and even the first season of Mr. T's I Pity the Fool.

Music DVDs released his week include R. Kelly's Trapped in a Closet: Chapters 13-22; a live performance by singer-songwriter Lorena McKennitt, Nights from the Alhambra, Summer of Love, a four disc box set of bands popular in the summer of 1967; the SXSW Live 2007 disc; and Desperate Generation, a documentary examining the 90's rockabilly revival in Southern California.

What new DVD releases can you recommend? Have I left anything worthy of consideration off the list?

This week's interesting DVD releases::

009-1 vol. 2 [dvd]
Bickford Shmeckler's Cool Ideas [dvd]
The Big O, Vol. 2 (Anime Legends Complete Collection) [dvd]
Blood in the Face - Featuring Interviews by Michael Moore [dvd]
Borderline Cult [dvd]
Broken English [dvd]
The Castle [dvd]
The Brooklyn Dodgers, An American Tradition [dvd]
Childhood's End [dvd]
Dangerous Isolation [dvd]
The Dark Backward (Special Edition) [dvd]
Desperate Generation [dvd]
Dexter - The First Season [dvd]
Dog Whisperer with Cesar Millan: Cesar's Toughest Cases [dvd]
Dog Whisperer With Cesar Millan: The Complete Second Season [dvd]
Dog Whisperer with Cesar Millan: Power of the Pack [dvd]
The Ex [dvd]
Exorcism (Special Edition) [dvd]
The Far Side of Jericho [dvd]
Fate/Stay Night 5: Medea [dvd]
The Galindez Files aka El Misterio Galindez [dvd]
House, M.D. - Season Three [dvd]
House of Games (Criterion Collection) [dvd]
I Pity the Fool - Season 1 [dvd]
Innocent Venus 1: Grave New World [dvd]
JAG (Judge Advocate General) - The Complete Fourth Season [dvd]
Kashimashi Girl Meets Girl, Vol. 2 [dvd]
Lakki...the Boy Who Could Fly [dvd]
Le Chevalier D'Eon 4: Ancien Regime [dvd]
Life Begins - Series 1 [dvd]
The Lives of Others [dvd]
Loreena McKennitt: Nights from the Alhambra (Amaray - DVD + 2CD) [dvd]
Mad Fabricators Society, Vol. 1 [dvd]
Mad Fabricators Society, Vol. 2 [dvd]
Malicious [dvd]
Man About the House: Complete Series 1 and 2 [dvd]
The Milky Way (Criterion Collection) [dvd]
A New Wave [dvd]
The New York Yankees, Team of the Centrury [dvd]
The Night of the Sorcerers (Special Edition) [dvd]
Perfect Stranger [dvd]
R. Kelly: Trapped in the Closet: Chapters 13-22 [dvd]
Redline [dvd]
Reel Talent: First Films by Legendary Directors [dvd]
The Rising Dead [dvd]
Rob Zombie 3-Disc Collector's Set [dvd]
Robocop (20th Anniversary Collector's Edition) [dvd]
Sacco and Vanzetti [dvd]
Serenity (Collector's Edition) [dvd]
Six Days in June [dvd]
The Slipper and the Rose [dvd]
Snowy River: The McGregor Saga - A Different Breed of Cowboy [dvd]
Solty Rei, Vol. 6 [dvd]
South Park - The Complete Tenth Season [dvd]
Summer Of Love (box set) [dvd]
The Surfer King [dvd]
SXSW Live 2007 [dvd]
'Til Death - The Complete First Season [dvd]
Tradition Never Graduates: A Season Inside Notre Dame Football [dvd]
Ugly Betty - The Complete First Season [dvd]
The Ultimate Gift [dvd]
Working Girls [dvd]

also at Largehearted Boy:

previous CD & DVD release lists