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February 21, 2011

This Week's Interesting DVD Releases - February 22nd, 2011

The sixth season of Weeds is in stores tomorrow.

The Criterion Collection releases three films this week, Andrea Arnold's Fish Tank, Luchino Visconti's Senso, and Alexander Mackendrick's Sweet Smell of Success.

Three documentaries stand out this week: Brutal Beauty: Tales Of The Rose City Rollers, a look at Portland's roller derby league, Two In The Wave, which chronicles the relationship between film directors Jean-Luc Godard and Francois Truffaut, and Comic Book Independents, which interviews twenty-four comic creators.

Carmo, Hit the Road, a Brazilian road film, is also highly recommended.

Among the week's Blu-ray releases are a 10th anniversary edition of Memento and 48 Hrs..

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

This week's interesting DVD releases:

2011 Allstate Sugar Bowl: Ohio State vs. Arkansas
2011 AT&T Cotton Bowl Classic: Texas A&M vs. LSU
2011 Discover Orange Bowl: Virginia Tech vs. Stanford
2011 Tostitos BCS National Championship - Auburn vs. Oregon
2011 Tostitos Fiesta Bowl:Oklahoma vs. Connecticut
4192: The Crowning Of The Hit King
48 Hrs. [Blu-ray]
9000 Needles
Alien Vs Ninja
All-Star Superman
Birdemic: Shock and Terror
Border Wars: Season Two
Brutal Beauty: Tales Of The Rose City Rollers
Carmo, Hit the Road
Chrono Crusade: Complete Series
Climate of Change
Comic Book Independents
Crying Freeman - The Complete Collection
The Darling Buds of May
Dennis Miller: The Big Speech
Depeche Mode - Rewind - 30 Years At The Edge
Due Date
Fish Tank (Criterion Collection)
FLCL: The Complete Series
Get Low
Gintama: Collection 4
The Guild: Season 4
Have Gun Will Travel: Fifth Season V.2
Huge: The Complete Series
Ice Road Truckers: The Complete Season Four
Invader Zim: Operation Doom
Johnny Cash: The Man In Black
The Killing Jar
Kings Of Leon - Iconic Unauthorized
Kings of Pastry
Last Train Home
The Last Unicorn (Two-Disc Blu-ray/DVD Combo)
Les Miserables: The 25th Anniversary Concert
Memento (10th Anniversary Edition) [Blu-ray]
Midsomer Murders: Set 17
New Tricks: Series Three
Nurse Jackie: Season Two
Patrice O'Neal - Elephant In The Room
Quest For Love
Senso (Criterion Collection)
Steve Reich - Phase to Face
The Stieg Larsson Trilogy (The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, The Girl Who Played with Fire, The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest)
Survivor 20: Heroes vs Villains
Sweet Smell of Success (Criterion Collection)
Sword of War
Two In The Wave
Weeds: Season Six
Whatever Happened To Pink Floyd?

also at Largehearted Boy:

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