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December 5, 2011

This Week's Interesting DVD Releases - December 6th, 2011

The Criterion Collection releases two classic films this week, Alfred Hitchcock's The Lady Vanishes and Ernst Lubitsch's Design for Living this week.

Among the week's more intriguing documentaries are Paul McCartney's post-9/11 film The Love We Make and Bobby Fischer Against the World, which focuses on the 1972 world championship match between the American grandmaster and Boris Spassky.

PJ Harvey: Let England Shake: 12 Short Films By Seamus Murphy features a video for each of the songs on the singer-songwriter's latest album.

The week is filled with quality television DVDs, including Big Love: The Complete Fifth Season, Law & Order: The Ninth Year, Mystery Science Theater 3000: Volume XXII, Portlandia, and The Simpsons: The Fourteenth Season.

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

This week's interesting DVD releases:

24/7 Penguins/Capitals: Road to NHL Winter Classic
Adele - One And Only: Unauthorized
The Allman Brothers Band: Live at Beacon Theatre
Archie's Final Project
Ben 10 Ultimate Alien: The Wild Truth
Big Love: The Complete Fifth Season
Big Love: The Complete Series
Birdy the Mighty: Decode - The Complete Series
Bizarre Foods Collection 5 Part 1
Bobby Fischer Against the World
Cake Boss Season Four, Volume One
Captain Power - Complete Series
Cheaper To Keep Her
A Christmas Wish
City Hunter
Colin Colin - Long Story Short
Cowboys & Aliens
The Debt
Design for Living (The Criterion Collection)
Designing Women: The Complete Fifth Season
Dragon Ball Z: Movie Pack Collection Two (Movies 6-9)
Dragon Tattoo Trilogy: Extended Edition
The Game: The Fourth Season
Going My Way - The Complete Series
The Hangover Part II
The Help
Histoire(s) Du Cinema
Inside Hana's Suitcase
Kylie Minogue: Aphrodite Les Folies: Live in London
The Lady Vanishes (The Criterion Collection) [Blu-ray]
The Looney Tunes Show: Volume Two
Law & Order: The Ninth Year
The Love We Make
The Lucy Show: The Official Fifth Season
Manchester United Greatest Ever XI
A Matter of Size
Mission Impossible Giftset Collection (Mission: Impossibe / Mission: Impossible II / Mission: Impossible III)
Mr. Popper's Penguins
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Volume XXII
NHL: Top 10 Rivalries
PJ Harvey: Let England Shake: 12 Short Films By Seamus Murphy
Point Blank
Rozen Maiden Complete Collection
Rozen Maiden Ouverture
RuPaul's Drag Race: Season 2
RuPaul's Drag Race: Season 3
RuPaul's Drag Race: Seasons 2 & 3
Sarah Jane Adventures: Complete Fourth Season
The Simpsons: The Fourteenth Season
Skeleton Warriors- The Complete Series
Spongebob Squarepants: The Complete Seventh Season
Squid Girl Series Part 2
Surrogate Valentine
The Tall Man - Complete TV Series
Teen Mom: Season 3
Tora Tora Tora [Blu-ray]
Transformers Prime: Darkness Rising
Underbelly - The Trilogy
Vietnam in HD [Blu-ray]
Zombie Allegiance

also at Largehearted Boy:

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