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September 17, 2012

This Week's Interesting DVD Releases - September 18, 2012

The Game

The Criterion Collection releases three films this week, David Fincher's The Game and two Marcel Carne films, Les visiteurs du soir and Children of Paradise.

Two standout television releases are the sitcom Get A Life: The Complete Series, starring Chris Elliot, and the 3-CD box set Steve Martin: The Television Stuff collects the comedian/actor/writer's television specials, commercials, and guest appearances.

Other television DVDs in stores this week are Supernatural: The Complete Seventh Season, The Mentalist: The Complete Fourth Season, and Modern Family: The Complete Third Season.

Shakespeare High is a documentary about a legendary California high school theater competition. Speaking of the Bard, Orson Welles' Macbeth is finally available on DVD.

Documentaries include Patience (After Sebald) explores the life and work of author W.G. Sebald, Adventures in Plymptoons!, a profile of cartoonist Bill Plympton, and Ice-T's Art of Rap.

Indiana Jones: The Complete Adventures collects Blu-ray editions of all four films in the series.

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

This week's interesting DVD releases:

Adventures in Plymptoons!
Army Wives: Season Six, Part 1
Art of Rap
The Babymakers
Battlefield America
The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel
Best of Ernest (10-DVD box set)
Body of Proof: Season Two
The Cabin In The Woods
Chico and Rita
Children of Paradise (Criterion Collection)
Cyrano De Bergerac
The Devil, Probably
Ed Wood [Blu-ray]
Eddie Izzard: Live At Madison Square Garden
Fenway Park Centennial - 100 Years as the Heart of Red Sox Nation
The Game (Criterion Collection)
Games of the XXX Olympiad: Gymnastics: Going for the Gold
Games of the XXX Olympiad: Highlights
Get A Life: The Complete Series
Halloween II (Collector's Edition)
Halloween III: Season of the Witch (Collector's Edition)
Hawaii Five-O: The Second Season
Indiana Jones: The Complete Adventures [Blu-ray]
Katy Perry The Movie: Part of Me
Les visiteurs du soir (Criterion Collection)
Magic of Belle Isle
The Mentalist: The Complete Fourth Season
Michael Jackson Live At Wembley 7.16.1988
Modern Family: The Complete Third Season
New York Mets: 50 Greatest Players
New York Mets 50th Anniversary Collector's Set (10-DVD box set)
Oslo, August 31st
Patience (After Sebald)
Persona 4: Collection 1
Rawhide: The Complete Fifth Season
The Salt of Life
Salvation Boulevard
Savage Streets (2 disc remastered edition)
Shakespeare High
Steve Martin: The Television Stuff
Suburgatory: The Complete First Season
Supernatural: The Complete Seventh Season
Whiplash: The Complete Series
The Woman in the Fifth

also at Largehearted Boy:

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