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October 11, 2010

This Week's Interesting DVD Releases - October 12, 2010

The Criterion Collection releases Wes Anderson's The Darjeeling Limited and Ingmar Bergman's The Magician this week.

Other theatrical releases this week include the comic book adaptation Jonah Hex.

What's on Your Plate? is an important and enlightening documentary about the politics of school lunches, as well as how we can become involved and fight for better food for students. Visit the film's website to learn more.

Another big week for television on DVD brings the final season of Showtime's period series The Tudors, the second season of Joss Whedon's Dollhouse, and much more.

Complete series box sets of Angel, The Commish, The Dead Zone, Ghost Whisperer, Renegade, and the animated Wolverine and the X-Men.

Holiday films and television specials are starting to be released, two of the more pop culture-related Christmas DVDs out this week are It's a Very Merry Muppet Christmas Movie and the He-Man & She-Ra Christmas Special.

Speaking of Christmas movies, The Original Christmas Classics collects four classic Claymation holiday tales (Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer, Santa Claus is Comin' to Town, Frosty the Snowman, Frosty Returns)) in a Blu-ray set. Also out on Blu-ray tomorrow are the Anthony Hopkins films Red Dragon and Magic.

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

This week's interesting DVD releases:

8 Diagram Pole Fighter
The American West
Angel: The Complete Series
Arn: The Knight Templar
As Good As Dead
Astaire & Rogers Ultimate Collector's Edition
Black Dolemite: The Best of Rudy Ray Moore Live
Brain Dead
Breaking Upwards
Busby Berkeley 9-Film Collection
Christmas Hope
Christmas in Boston
Coffin Rock
The Commish: The Complete Series
Criminal Justice 2
Crucible of Terror
CSI: Miami - The Eighth Season
CSI Miami: Seasons 1-8
Daniel & Ana
The Darjeeling Limited (The Criterion Collection)
Dark Lurking
The Dead Zone: The Complete Series
Demeking: The Sea Monster
Dexter's Laboratory: Season One
Dollhouse: The Complete Second Season
Essential Bugs Bunny
Four Boxes
Gamera: Guardian of Universe & Gamera: Attack of the Legion [Blu-ray]
The Gates
Ghost Whisperer: Complete Series
Ghost Whisperer: The Fifth Season
Golden Christmas
Greatest American Hero: Season Two
The Hangover (Extreme Edition)
He-Man & She-Ra Christmas Special
How to Train Your Dragon
I Am Comic
I Am Love
In Treatment: Season Two
Inspector Lewis: Series 3
It's a Very Merry Muppet Christmas Movie
Johnny Staccato
Jonah Hex
Ladies & Gentlemen The Rolling Stones
Leaves of Grass
Lost Boys: The Thirst
Magic [Blu-ray]
The Magician (The Criterion Collection)
Manson: My Name Is Evil
Marcus Welby, M.D. Season Two
Miranda Lambert: Revolution: Live By Candlelight
Older Than America
The Original Christmas Classics (Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer / Santa Claus is Comin' to Town / Frosty the Snowman / Frosty Returns) [Blu-ray]
Peepli [Live]
Raga: A Film Journey to the Soul of India
Red Dragon [Blu-ray]
Renegade: Complete Series
Roger Corman Drive-In Collection
Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer [Blu-ray]
Samurai Vendetta
Santa Baby 2
Saturday Night Live: Presents a Very Gilly Christmas
Score (Uncut & Uncensored)
Sengoku Basara: Samurai Kings - The Complete Series
Sex and Lucia [Blu-ray]
Smokey & The Bandit: The 7-Movie Outlaw Collection
Super Why: Twas the Night Before Christmas
Terminal City Ricochet
Three Kings [Blu-ray]
Tokyo Majin: The Complete Box Set
The Trailer Park Boys - The Complete First Season
The Tudors: The Final Season
Tytania: Collection 2
University of Kentucky: Blue Dawn: Inside Coach Cal's First Season
Welcome to the NHK - The Complete Box Set
What's on Your Plate?
White on Rice
Wolverine and the X-Men: The Complete Series

also at Largehearted Boy:

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