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April 6, 2009

This Week's Interesting DVD Releases (April 7th, 2009)

The Arcade Fire concert film, Miroir Noir hits stores tomorrow, but you can stream the film this week at

13 Most Beautiful... Songs for Andy Warhol Screen Tests is the first DVD release of Andy Warhol's short films, and features a soundtrack scored by Dean Wareham and Britta Phillips.

MTV's Britney Spears' documentary, Britney: For the Record, is also out tomorrow.

Tales of Ordinary Madness is based on Charles Bukowski's short stories, and features Ben Gazzara as a skid row poet.

Live and Become follows the struggles of Ethiopian Jews as they flee to Sudanese refugee camps.

Other feature films of note out this week include Meryl Streep and Philip Seymour Hoffman in Doubt, Aleksandr Sokurov's Alexandra, and Bricktown.

The first season of The Paper Chase, the classic law school drama, arrives on store shelves tomorrow, as do DVD reissues of the complete Felicity and Alias series.

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

This week's interesting DVD releases:

13 Most Beautiful... Songs for Andy Warhol Screen Tests
2010: The Year We Make Contact (Blu-ray)
Above the Law (Blu-ray)
Alias: The Complete Fifth Season
Alias: The Complete First Season
Alias: The Complete Fourth Season
Alias: The Complete Second Season
Alias: The Complete Third Season
American History X (Blu-ray)
Ba'al: The Storm God
Bedtime Stories
Ben 10 Alien Force: Season One, Vol. 3
Beverly Hills 90210: Seventh Season
Blue Gold: World Water Wars
Bob Dylan Never Ending Tour Diaries: Drummer Winston Watson's Incredible Journey
Bono: Big Daddy
The Boys from Brazil
Britney: For the Record
Cleopatra 75th Anniversary Edition (Universal Backlot Series)
Collateral Damage (Blu-ray)
Davey And Goliath: The Lost Episodes
The Day the Earth Stood Still
Deadliest Catch: Season 4
The Death Factory Bloodletting
Donkey Punch
Dynasty: Season Four, Vol. 1
Felicity: Season Four
Felicity: Season One
Felicity: Season Three
Felicity: Season Two
Final Destination (Blu-ray)
Fruits Basket Box Set
Giant Spider Invasion: Director's Cut
Guns N' Roses: Rock Power Collection
Hunter X Hunter 2
Iditarod: Toughest Race on Earth
Instant Star: Seasons One & Two
John Q (Blu-ray)
La Grande Bouffe
Live and Become
The Loyal 47 Ronin
Max Fleischer's Superman: 1941-1942
Metal Machine Music: Nine Inch Nails And The Industrial Uprising
Metallica - Broken, Beat and Scarred
Mike Epps: Funny Bidness
Miroir Noir (2-DVD edition deluxe)
Naruto Uncut Box Set 13
Nighthead Genesis, Vol. 4
No Country for Old Men (3-Disc Collector's Edition)
Not Easily Broken
The Nutshack: The Entire First Season
The Paper Chase: Season One
Peanuts: Snoopy's Reunion
Point of No Return (Blu-ray)
Porcupine Tree: Arriving Somewhere
Right Amerca: Feeling Wronged - Some Voices From the Campaign Trail
Scooby-Doo and the Samurai Sword
The Secrets
Shaw Brothers Collection
Swamp Devil
Taking Lives (Blu-ray)
The Tale of Despereaux
Tales of Ordinary Madness
Tango & Cash (Blu-ray)
Tenchi Muyo! Ryo Ohki
This Is Tom Jones: What's New Pussycat?
Tim - 30th Anniversary Edition
Uncle Nino
Vandread: The Complete Series
The Wedding Singer (Blu-ray)
Yes Man
Yo Gabba Gabba!: New Friends

also at Largehearted Boy:

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