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May 17, 2010

This Week's Interesting DVD Releases (May 18, 2010)

Nicolas Roeg's 1971 film Walkabout, the latest movie released by the Criterion Collection, is out on DVD tomorrow.

Criterion Collection: Eclipse 21: Oshima's Outlaw Sixties is also in stores tomorrow, and collects five of Nagisha Oshima's films.

Also out tomorrow is the Japanese horror classic, Gamera: The Giant Monster.

Law & Order: Criminal Intent - The Fifth Year and The Jeff Dunham Show may be the most anticipated television releases this week, but I cannot recommend Breaking Bad: Complete Seasons 1-2 enough, I think Breaking Bad is the best show on television and continues to get better with each season.

Three documentaries stand out this week. Defamation defines anti-Semitism in the world today. American Radical: Trials of Norman Finkelstein profiles the controversial and outspoken political activist. Waiting For Armageddon examines how fundamentalist Christianity shapes American foreign policy.

Movies out on Blu-ray this week include one of my favorite Al Pacino films, Carlito's Way.

What new releases are you picking up or adding to your Netflix queue this week?

This week's interesting DVD releases:

2010 NCAA Men's Final Four Championship
30 Days: The Complete Series
30 Days Season 3
9 Songs [Blu-ray]
Air TV: The Complete Series S.A.V.E.
American Radical: Trials of Norman Finkelstein
And Then Came Lola
Apocalypse Now: Redux
Appleseed [Blu-ray]
The Black List, Vol. 2
Bludgeoning Angel Dokuro-chan Special Dubbed Edition
Border Wars: Season 1
Breaking Bad: Complete Seasons 1-2
Bruce Springsteen - Under The Influence
Carlito's Way [Blu-ray]
Confessions of a Porn Addict
Criterion Collection: Eclipse 21: Oshima's Outlaw Sixties
Defenders of the Earth - The Complete 65 Episode Series
Dick Tracy: Saga of a Crimefighter
The Disappeared
Dragon Ball Z Kai: Season One, Part One
The Dukes [Blu-ray]
Extraordinary Measures
Film Noir Collector's Edition
Frank Sinatra Triple Feature
Gamera: The Giant Monster
The Girl on the Train
Greatest American Hero: The Complete Series
Hunter: Season Two
The Jeff Dunham Show
John Lennon - Rare and Unseen
The Kinks - You Really Got Me: Story Of The Kinks
Law & Order: Criminal Intent - The Fifth Year
The Louis L'Amour Western Collection: The Sacketts/Conagher/Catlow
Mega Shark vs. Giant Octopus [Blu-ray]
Meredith Monk: Inner Voice
The Messenger
Michael Jackson - In Memory Of Michael Jackson 1958-2009
Michael Jackson History: The King of Pop 1958 - 2009
Minder - Season One
Mobile Suit Gundam Trilogy
The Monster And The Ape
Murder in Fashion
Mutant Vampire Zombies From the Hood
Naruto Shippuden, Vol. 9
The Navy vs. the Night Monsters
The New Daughter
Queen's Blade Wandering Warrior: A Single Step
Sinbad: Legend of the Seven Seas
The Spy Next Door
Tales from the Three Stooges
Tokyo Gore Police 1.5
Tom Waits - Under The Influence
Valentine's Day
Waiting For Armageddon
Walkabout (The Criterion Collection)
War of Worlds 2: Next Wave & Day the Earth Stopped [Blu-ray]
Whitest Kids U Know: Complete Third Season
xxxHoLiC: Complete First Season

also at Largehearted Boy:

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