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July 19, 2010

This Week's Interesting DVD Releases - July 20, 2010

Two foreign language films are far and away my favorites among this week's DVD releases. Bong Joon-ho's Mother is a dark thriller filled with surprising comic moments. I just ordered The Bong Joon-ho Collection to check out more of this Korean director's films.

Entre Nos is a heartfelt look at immigration.

The Runaways biopic is also out this week.

Two compelling documentaries are on store shelves this week, Prodigal Sons and The Most Dangerous Man in America: Daniel Ellsberg and the Pentagon Papers.

Black Narcissus and The Red Shoes are both released with a bevy of extras by the Criterion Collection this week. A tip...Barnes and Noble has all Criterion Collection films (including Blu-rays and box sets) on sale for half of retail price through the end of July.

The only new television release I have queued up is the first season of the BBC's supernatural series Being Human.

New Blu-ray editions of the western Tin Man and Margot are available tomorrow.

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

This week's interesting DVD releases:

2001 Maniacs: Field of Screams
Altitude Falling
The Bannen Way
Barking Dogs Never Bite
Being Human: Season 1
Black Narcissus (Criterion Collection)
Bleach, Vol. 30
The Bong Joon-ho Collection (The Host / Mother / Barking Dogs Never Bite)
Chicago Blackhawks: NHL Stanley Cup Champions 2009-2010
Cop Out
Courage the Cowardly Dog: Season One
Degrassi: The Next Generation Season 9
Desperate Romantics
Elaine Paige Live
Entre Nos
Evil Aliens (Unrated & Theatrical Edition) [Blu-ray]
Forbidden World (Roger Corman's Cult Classics)
Galaxy Of Terror (Roger Corman's Cult Classics)
I Do & I Don't
Just Another Day
Kurokami 2
Last Chance to See [Blu-ray]
Legends of the Dark Kings: Fist of the North Star
Look Around You: Season One
The Losers
Margot [Blu-ray]
Matlock: Season Five
Matlock: Seasons One-Five
May 18
The Most Dangerous Man in America: Daniel Ellsberg and the Pentagon Papers
My Boys: The Complete Second and Third Seasons
My Bride Is a Mermaid: Season One, Part One
NHL: Greatest Moments in Stanley Cup History
Ninja's Creed
Nollywood Babylon
NOVA: Mountt St. Helens: Back from the Dead
A Place Out of Time: The Bordentown School
Prodigal Sons
The Professional
The Red Shoes (Criterion Collection)
Rin: Daughters of Mnemosyne: The Complete Series [Blu-ray]
The Runaways
Sally Tomato's Toy Room: A Rock Opera In Four Acts
Seriously Funny
Shuffle! The Complete Series
Super Friends!: Season One, Vol. Two
Thick As Thieves
Tin Man [Blu-ray]
A Town Called Panic
Ultimate Heist
Vampire Knight 1
Weeds: Seasons One - Five
World's Toughest Fixes: Season Two
Wrath of The Titans (Special Edition) with Bonus Comic Book
Wronged Man

also at Largehearted Boy:

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