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October 13, 2008

This Week's Interesting DVD Releases (October 14th, 2008)

The fourth film in the Indiana Jones series, Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull, is out tomorrow, but if you need more of the man who made anthropology cool again, pick up Indiana Jones - The Complete Adventures Collection.

Other theatrical releases this week include the well-received Romainian film, 4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days; a 15th anniversary edition of Chaplin, War, Inc., and two releases by the Criterion Collection, Killing of a Chinese Bookie and Robert Altman's Short Cuts.

Blu-ray discs continue to arrive for classic films, this week's assortment includes Poltergeist and Casino.

Television releases include the eighth season of CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, the second season of Lil' Bush: Resident of United States, and The Sarah Silverman Program: Season Two, Vol. One. And for someone who actually owns an Ultraman wall clock, the release of the complete Ultraman series on DVD is cause for celebration.

Among the documentaries out this week, Mathematically Alive: A Story of Fandom captures the behavior of Mets fans and is essential watching for any baseball fan.

What are you buying or adding to your Netflix queue from this week's DVD releases?

This week's interesting DVD releases::

4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days
Adventures of Robin Hood: The Complete Second Season
After the Truth
Alfred Hitchcock Premiere Collection
Alien - Predator Total Destruction Collection
American Gangster [Blu-ray]
Arch of Triumph
Back to You - Season 1
Bleach Movie 1: Memories of Nobody
Bob Marley: Freedom Road
Brotherhood of Blood
Bruce Springsteen: Videobiography
Capricorn One
Carole and Paula in the Magic Garden
The Carpenters: Behind the Music
Casino [Blu-ray]
Chaplin (15th Anniversary Edition)
Clare and Francis
Claymore, Vol. 1
Constantine [Blu-ray]
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation - The Eighth Season
CSI - Seasons 1- 8
Dance of the Dead
Dark Floors
Deadly Game
Eastern Promises [Blu-ray]
The Edge of Heaven
The Edwardians
ESPN: Ringside: Muhammad Ali
The Gangster Gift Set [Blu-ray]
Ghost House Underground Eight Film Collection
Ghost in a Shell: Season 1
The Girl Swappers
Great Expectations (1946)
The Greatest Stories of Michigan Football
Halloween: 30th Anniversary Box Set
History of the Clevelnd Browns
Hollywood vs the Mob: Fact vs Fiction
Home Alone: The Complete Collection
Hoodoo For Voodoo
HYPE The Obama Effect
Icons of Horror: Hammer Films
Indiana Jones - The Complete Adventures Collection
Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull (2-DVD special edition) [Blu-ray]
The Jewel of the Nile [Blu-ray]
Johnny Cash: Live from Austin, TX
Kanon, Vol. 6
Karin, Vol. 5 - Ascendance
Killing of a Chinese Bookie - Criterion Collection
Kyo Kara Maoh: Season 2, Vol. 8
Lady Chatterley (Extended European Edition)
The Last House in the Woods
Liberty's Kids: Complete Series
Life with Derek: The Complete First Season
Lil' Bush: Resident of United States - Season Two
The Long Green Line
Long Way Down
Love Comes Softly Series, Vol. 1
Love Comes Softly Series, Vol. 2
March of the Wooden Soldiers
Mathematically Alive: A Story of Fandom
Mongol [Blu-ray]
Naruto Uncut Box Set, Volume 10
Naruto Uncut Complete Box Set (Vol 1-10 Box Sets)
Nash Bridges - The First Season
Negima: Spring & Summer OVA
The New World - The Extended Cut
NFL Greatest Games Series: Pittsburgh Steelers Super Bowls
A Nightmare on Elm Street 1-4
A Nightmare on Elm Street 5-8
No Man's Land: The Rise of Reeker
Nuku Nuku The Whole Kitten-Kaboodle Collection
OMD: Live: Architecture & Morality and More
Otogi Zoshi: Tokyo Arc
The Partridge Family: The Complete Third Season
The Pirates Who Don't Do Anything: A VeggieTales Movie
Poltergeist [Blu-ray]
The Red Hot Chili Peppers Phenomenon
Revenge of a Kabuki Actor
The Rocky Horror Tribute Show - Richard O'Brien, Royal Court Theatre
Romancing the Stone [Blu-ray]
Room 205
Roxy Hunter & The Myth of the Mermaid
Rules of Engagement: The Complete Second Season
SALT: A Fatal Attraction
The Sarah Silverman Program: Season Two, Vol. One
Saving God
School Rumble: Season 2, Pt. 1
Scott Baio Is 45 and Single: Season 1
Scott Baio Is 46 and Pregnant: Season 2
The Sex Pistols - There'll Always Be an England
Shonen Onmyouji, Vol. 1
Shonen Onmyouji, Vol. 2
Shonen Onmyouji, Vol. 3
Short Cuts - Criterion Collection
Slayers Revolution - Volume 1
SpongeBob SquarePants - Who Bob What Pants
Standard Operating Procedure [Blu-ray]
Stevie Wonder - A Night of Wonder
Stuck [Blu-ray]
The Substitute
Survivorman: Collection 2
Sweet Sixteen - Director's Cut
Tangerine Dream: 35th Anniversary Phaedra Concert
That 70's Show: Complete Giftset
Tortilla Heaven
True Life 2007 Collection
The Ultimate Matrix Collection [Blu-ray]
Ultraman: The Complete Series
The Unit - The Complete Third Season
The Unit - Seasons 1-3
The Universe - The Complete Season Two
The Vampire Princess
Waltzing Anna
War: Greatest Hits Live
War, Inc. [Blu-Ray]
Warren Miller: Playground [Blu-ray]
Whatever You Say
Witness to the Mob
Yo Gabba Gabba!: The Dancey Dance Bunch
YPF (unrated)

also at Largehearted Boy:

previous CD & DVD release lists
Soundtracked (directors and composers discuss their film's soundtrack)