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November 17, 2008

This Week's Interesting DVD Releases (November 18th, 2008)

WALL-E garnered raves across all ages of viewers when it was released, the DVD is available tomorrow in several formats.

The Complete Monty Pythons Flying Circus - Collectors Edition Megaset collects the entire Monty Python television series, along with two documentaries about the comedy troupe, and peronal favorite skits by the individual actors in a huge 21-DVD box set.

The fourth season of Doctor Who as well as the third season of Bones are the notable television seasons out this week.

Other complete television series are available of Charmed and The Odd Couple,

The literary-minded can choose from Thomas Pynchon - A Journey Into the Mind of [p], Philip K. Dick - The Penultimate Truth, and Gonzo: The Life and Work of Dr. Hunter S. Thompson.

Blu-ray editions of classic films continue to flood the shelves, this week's highlight is Heathers (whose limited edition comes in a blue locker box).

Live DVDs from the Black Keys, the Who, and the Foo Fighters, along with documentaries about the Wu-Tang Clan and Arthur Russell are the hot music releases.

What can you recommend buying or adding to the Netflix queue from this week's DVD releases?

This week's interesting DVD releases::

300 (Limited Collectors Edition + Digital Copy)
Awake (Blu-ray)
The Beyonce Experience Live (Blu-ray)
The Bird People of China (Blu-ray)
Black Belt
Black Keys Live at the Crystal Ballroom
Bleach 13: The Rescue
Blue Streak (Blu-ray)
Bones - Season 3
Bones - Seasons 1-3
Bruce Almighty (Blu-ray)
Burke's Law: Season One Volume Two
Cannibal! The Musical: 13th Anniversary Edition
Charmed: The Complete Series
Charmed: The Complete Series - Limited Deluxe Edition
The Chomsky Sessions: Noam Chomsky On The World
The Clique
Columbia Best Pictures Collection (11 Feature Films)
The Complete Monty Pythons Flying Circus - Collectors Edition Megaset
D.W. Griffith: Father Of Film
Daniel Boone: Season 6
David Lynch The Lime Green Set
Death Note Box Set 1
The Devil's Curse
Dimebag Darrell: He Came to Rock - Dimevision v.1
Doctor Who: The Complete Fourth Series
Doctor Who: The Infinite Quest
Dog Tags
Dog Whisperer with Cesar Millan: Celebrity Edition
Down the Tracks: The Music That Influenced Led Zeppelin
Encounters at the End of the World (Blu-ray)
Everest: Season 2
Executive Koala
Extreme (Blu-ray)
The Fair Trade: What is Your Life Worth?
Fairly Odd Parents - Season 6, Vol. 1
Flowers for Algernon
Foo Fighters - Live At Wembley Stadium (Blu-ray)
Garden Party
Gene Simmons Family Jewels: The Complete Season Three
Ghost Hunt: Season 1, Part 2
The Girl Who Leapt Through Time (limited edition 2-DVD set)
Gonzo: The Life and Work of Dr. Hunter S. Thompson
The Gospel At Colonus
Gundam Seed Destiny: TV Movie 3
Gunslinger Girl: Box Set (Viridian Collection 2)
Gurren Lagann, Vol. 1
Hannah Montana: The Complete First Season
The Happiness of the Katakuris
Hawaii Five-O - The Fifth Season
Hawaii Five-O - Seasons 1-5
Heathers (Blu-ray)
Heathers - Limited Edition Box Set (Blu-ray)
Here Is Always Somewhere Else: The Disappearance of Bas Jan Adler
Kiss Me Deadly
Kiss the Bride
Kitaro (Blu-ray)
The Last Emperor
Letting Go of God
Lucky Number Slevin (Blu-ray)
Marvel Blu-ray 3-Pack (Fantastic Four / Fantastic Four - Rise of the Silver Surfer / Daredevil) (Blu-ray)
McHale's Navy: Season Four
Mirrormask (Blu-ray)
Mister Lonely
Monty Python Holy Trinity (Monty Python and the Holy Grail / Monty Python's Life of Brian / Monty Python's the Meaning of Life) (6-DVD box set)
The Naked Sword
Night & the City
The Normans - The Complete Epic Saga
The Nuns: New York Vampires
The Odd Couple - The Complete Series, Seasons 1-5
The Odd Couple - The Final Season
Of Love and Eggs
Paul McCartney: The Space Within Us (Blu-ray])
Peach Girl: Box Set (Viridian Collection)
Philip K. Dick - The Penultimate Truth
Priceless (Blu-ray)
Ramen Fighter Miki: The Complete Collection
Revolver (Blu-ray)
Saber Rider & the Star Sheriffs
Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants 1 and 2 (Limited Gift Set Edition)
The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants 2 (Blu-ray)
Southland Tales (Blu-ray)
Spice Girls: Live at Wembley
Spongebob Squarepants - Season 5, Vol. 2
Stanley: Special Edition
Star Trek: The Original Series - Season 3 Remastered
Star Trek: The Original Series (Remastered) - Three Season Pack
The Stendhal Syndrome (Blu-ray)
Thomas Pynchon - A Journey Into the Mind of [p]
Tougher In Alaska: The Complete Season 1
Tropic Thunder (Blu-ray unrated director's cut) (unrated director's cut)
The Universe: The Complete Season 1 (Blu-ray)
Up the Yangtze
Very Special Christmas Special (Blu-ray)
WALL-E (Spanish) (3-DVD Blu-ray edition) (3-DVD edition) (2-DVD Blu-ray edition)
Walter Felsenstein Edition
The Who at Kilburn: 1977 (Blu-ray)
Wholphin: Issue 7
Wild Combination: a Portrait of Arthur Russell
Wu: The Story of the Wu-Tang Clan
Zodiac (Director's Cut) (Blu-ray)
The Zombie Diaries

also at Largehearted Boy:

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