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It's an early look at what's coming out Tuesday because I have made my own FOUR DAY WEEKEND. What are YOU doing for my birthday?

My first present was a tight list of not so much work to go through this time around! The tally as of right now stands at 173 DVDs, 12 Blu-rays and 2 UMD. I guess the majors all though that this was the week everybody shut off their DVD players and headed outside. Ha! You and I...we know better!



Kicking it off, it's that thing we do every week where we pick a release and call it the

PICK OF THE WEEK
WWE: Macho Madness - The Randy Savage Ultimate Collection (The W at Amazon) FINALLY. Will include just about everything except a reveal of the reason Vince hates him so much today. Price is comparable to that on WWE Shop (wweshop.com), by the way



MOVIES OF THE WEEK

THE BIG ONES

The International (USA/Germany/UK, 2009) Or as I like to call it...THE BANK
The International [Blu-ray]
The International [UMD for PSP] Do these non-DVD prices seem especially high to you this week?

Gran Torino (Widescreen Edition) (USA/Australia, 2008) Clint Eastwood's starin' at ya again
Gran Torino (+ Digital Copy and BD-Live) [Blu-ray]
Gran Torino (Full-Screen Edition)

Fired Up (Theatrical Version) (2009) F.U. indeed
Fired Up (Unrated Version) Doesn't even add a whole minute so they better be REALLY nice breasts
Fired Up [Blu-ray] Unrated, yep
Fired Up! [UMD for PSP] Sorry, kids, it's the theatrical version

Crossing Over (2009) Harrison Ford, Ray Liotta, Jim Sturgess, Ashley Judd - I totally do not remember this film coming out - maybe it didn't?

Allegheny Sunset (2008) Summer Ferguson, Ryan Hathaway (also directed)

Nurse.Fighter.Boy (Canada, 2008) Clark Johnson, Karen LeBlanc

Nobel Son (2007) Alan Rickman, Mary Steenburgen and a lot of big names in small parts

Spinning into Butter (2007) Sarah Jessica Parker, Beau Bridges, Miranda Richardson, Mykelti Willamson

MOVIE FOR KIM OF THE WEEK
Destination Fame (Ws) (2009) Answers the question "What's Jordan Knight been doing?" and, to a lesser extent, "What's Joe Jackson been doing?"

MOVIE ABOUT BOWLING OF THE WEEK
Strike (7-10 Split - 2007) Ross Patterson, Tara Reid

VAMPIRES ARE SO HOT RIGHT NOW
The Kiss (2008)

COLLECTION OF CLASSICS OF THE WEEK
The Jack Lemmon Film Collection (Phffft! / Operation Mad Ball / The Notorious Landlady / Under the Yum Yum Tree / Good Neighbor Sam) (1954) (1957) (1962) (1963) (1964)



EXPENSIVE VERSIONS OF MOVIES YOU ALREADY OWN
aka the Blu-ray section

Fatal Attraction [Blu-ray] (1987)
Indecent Proposal [Blu-ray] (1993) Hmm, is someone trying to tell someone something?

Predator 2 [Blu-ray] (1990)
The Siege [Blu-ray] (1998)

"IMPORTS"
Rogue Assassin Aka War (Sub Dol Dts) [Blu-ray]
A-1 [Blu-ray]

DOCUMENTARIES OF THE WEEK

Nelson Mandela: Son of Africa, Father of a Nation (Mandela - South Africa/USA, 1996)
Crawford (2008) A look at a small town in Texas...where W happens to have a ranch

FURN FILMS OF THE WEEK

The Stormriders (Fung wan: Hung Ba Tin Ha - Hong Kong, 1998) Sonny Chiba
The Stormriders [Blu-ray]

Goddess (Devi - India, 1999) More info and trailer at Image (image-entertainment.com)

Nicotina (Mexico/Argentina/Spain, 2003)

Hannari: Geisha Modern (Japan, 2006) (6/15)

In Love We Trust (Zuo You - China, 2007)

Kalinovski Square (Ploshcha - Estonia, 2007) Democracy vs. dictatorship in Belarus

Mia Et Le Migou (France/Italy, 2008) For the kidz - en français



COLLECTIONS OF NO GREAT SHAKES
Sinful 70's Sex Collection Includes S.M.A.S.H. or How to Get Hung and No Deposit, No Return
Chariots of the Gods/The Outer Space Connection
Puppet Master Box Set Eight discs - wow, were there really eight of these flicks made? Hmmm...if this is a rerelease of the Full Moon box (but I'm not saying it IS), you get seven and a bonus disc of ADS...well, we'll see I guess.

AND THE REST OF THE MOVIES

First, the "as good as bootleg" releases:
Gypsy Blood (Carmen - Germany, 1918)
The Tong-Man (1919)
American Pluck (1925)
The Jesus Trip (1971)

Now, the more legit looking stuff...
Stripped Down (2006) Marcus Jean Pirae, Ian Ziering, Elana Krausz (also wrote and directed)

Ghosts of Goldfield Wow, much more expensive than above
Ghosts of Goldfield (direct to video, 2007) Roddy Piper AND Chuck Zito sightings!

I Can't Think Straight/World Unseen (UK, 2007) (South Africa/UK, 2007)

Counterfeit Butterfly (UK, 2008) (6/15)

Don't Write It: Rewrite It (2008) No idea whatsoever
Running for Jenny (2008) No real info on this one, either - sorry

Were the World Mine (Standard Cover) (2008)
Were the World Mine (Alternate Cover) I dunno - this cover looks even more gay - more info at Wolfe (wolfevideo.com)

Life 101: Angel's Secret (direct to DVD, 2009) SPOILER ALERT: You can probably figure out her secret when I tell you that the "Parental Warning" is for " Mature thematic material involving consequences of teenage sexuality and abortion" - more info and trailer at Maverick (maverickentertainment.cc)



ANIME OF THE WEEK

Lady Death
Sin: The Movie
King of Bandit Jing in Seventh Heaven OVA
Aquarion: The Complete Series
The Law of Ueki: The Complete Series Box Set



COMEDY OF THE WEEK
NOTHING!



TV OF THE WEEK

Norman Lear TV Collection (19 discs) Holy cats! First seasons of All in the Family, Good Times, The Jeffersons, Maude, Mary Hartman, Mary Hartman, One Day at a Time and Sanford & Son AND "over six hours of exclusive new bonus features" Be sure to drop by the Amazon reviews to see how unhappy people are about this set, and Sony in general

The Shield: Season Seven - The Final Act (FX, 2008)

Reaper: Season 2 (The CW, 2008-9)

The Cleaner: First Season (A&E, 2008) Benjamin Bratt IS

Get Smart: Season 3 (NBC, 1967-8)

Perry Mason: Season 4, Vol. 1 (CBS, 1960-1)

Father Knows Best: Season Three (NBC, 1956-7) Episode guide also at Shout! Factory (shoutfactorystore.com)

Zane Grey Theatre Complete Season One (CBS, 1956-7)

COMPILATIONS
The Best of Whose Line is it Anyway? I dunno...the BEST would probably have Clive hosting instead of Drew Carey - but at least you'll get some yuks out of it being "uncensored"
Judge Judy - 2 Pack "Few judges can claim to dispense justice with such a compelling combination of sass and fairness as famed television chancellor Judge Judy"

FRONTLINE: Sick Around America (WGBH, 2009) More info and watch at FRONTLINE (pbs.org)
Augustus Saint-Gaudens: Master of American Sculpture (PBS, 2009) More info at the PBS Shop (shoppbs.org)

Ladies or Gentlemen (Starz, 2008) "Starz Inside" looks at famous cross-dressers
Z Rock (IFC, 2008)

Survivorman: Season Three (Discovery, 2008)
Time Warp: Season One (Discovery, 2008) The Super Slomo Show
Time Warp: Season One [Blu-ray]

Tomb Detectives (Smithsonian, 2009) More info at Smithsonian Channel
Bat Women of Panama (Smithsonian, 2009) More info at Smithsonian Channel (smithsonianchannel.com)
Flying with Condors (Smithsonian, 2009) More info at Smithsonian Channel

Jungle Jacks Wackiest Wildest AND weirdest! It's all about ALLITERATION! More info at Thomas Nelson (thomasnelson.com)

NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC COLLECTIONS
Ultimate WWII Collection 6 discs
Ultimate Factories Collection 11 episodes (of what?) on 4 discs

ON-DEMAND SETS
Zoey 101 - The Complete 3rd Season (5 Disc Set) (Nickelodeon, 2006-8) (6/14)
Zoey 101 - The Complete 4th Season (3 Disc Set) (Nickelodeon, 2008) (6/14)
Danny Phantom Season 3 (3 Disc Set) (Nickelodeon, 2007) Final season
South of Nowhere Season 3 (4 Disc Set) (The N, 2007-8) (6/14)
Making Fiends Season 1 (2 Disc Set) (Nickelodeon, 2008)
College Life: Season 1 (MTV, 2009) (6/15)
H20 Season 1 Volume 1 Not sure - maybe "H2O: Just Add Water?" (6/14)

TV MOVIE OF THE WEEK
Guns (miniseries, CBC, 2008) Elisha Cuthbert, Colm Feore

BRITISH TV OF THE WEEK
Mistresses, Vol. 1 (BBC, 2008) Also a sensation on BBC America
Waiting for God: Season Four (BBC, 1993)
Roy Clarke's Open All Hours: The Complete Series (BBC, 1973, 1976, 1981-2, 1985)
Last of the Summer Wine: Vintage 1979 (BBC, 1979) Series 5

AND FINALLY, "60 MINUTES" OF THE WEEK
60 Minutes - We Own It (May 17, 2009) How AIG got so screwed up so quickly - video and transcript at 60 Minutes (cbsnews.com)
60 Minutes - Secretary of War (May 17, 2009) Profile of Bob Gates - he's really Secretary of Defense - video and transcript at 60 Minutes
60 Minutes - Anna Wintour (May 17, 2009) Morley Safer interviews another chick he's lusted after for a hundred years, the editor of Vogue magazine - video and transcript at 60 Minutes



KIDZ RELEAZEZ OF THE WEEK

A Heart Full of Love
Care Bears: Tell-Tale Tummies
Shaun the Sheep: Sheep on the Loose
Bob the Builder: Truck Teamwork
Best of Mighty Machines
Best of the Adventures of Sonic the Hedgehog
Celebrate Family! Compilation of Nick Jr. series episodes
Wonder Pets!: Ollie's Slumber Party
Frannys Feet: Playing Soccer
Los Pies Magicos De Franny: En La Red Above, en español
Miffy Summer Vacation MAYBE somewhere on www.miffy.com
Favorite Storybook Classics! Over 6 1/2 Hours!
Bop Along with the Bop-A-Lots, Vol. 1

FOR THE MATHLETES

Algebra Applications: Exponential Functions
Algebra Applications: Systems of Equations
Algebra Applications: Logarithmic Functions
Algebra Applications: Quadratic Functions
Algebra Applications: Rational Functions

Algebra Nspirations: Data Analysis and Probability
Algebra Nspirations: Exponents and Exponential Functions
Algebra Nspirations: Linear Functions, Equations, and Graphs - The Geometry of Graphs
Algebra Nspirations: Logarithms and Logarithmic Functions
Algebra Nspirations: Rational Functions and Expressions
Algebra Nspirations: Solving Systems of Equations

Teaching Systems: Fundamental Math Module 1: Beyond Multiply (2pc)
Teaching Systems: Fundamental Math Module 2: Working With Fractions
Teaching Systems: Fundamental Math Module 3: Measurement Ratios
Teaching Systems: Fundamental Math Module 4: Angles Polygons (2pc)
Teaching Systems: Fundamental Math Module 5: Coordinate Geometry
Teaching Systems: Fundamental Math Module 6: Gathering & Understandi
Teaching Systems: Fundamental Math Module 7: Problem Solving Skills
Teaching Systems: Fundamental Math Super Pack Probably all of the above - and also the MOST EXPENSIVE ITEM OF THE WEEK

Man, I don't know about YOU, but those titles sure sound EXCITING!!



MUSIC OF THE WEEK

Woodstock: 3 Days of Peace & Music Director's Cut (40th Anniversary Two-Disc Special Edition) (Woodstock - 1970) I'm going to sidestep the "overdub" controversy for now and instead say that this is still a pretty good collection of tunes, maaaaan.
Woodstock: 3 Days of Peace & Music Director's Cut (40th Anniversary Ultimate Collector's Edition with Amazon Exclusive Bonus Disc) In addition to the three hours of extras everybody gets, the Amazon-only bonus includes "additional never-before-seen performance footage from Grateful Dead, Jefferson Airplane, and Country Joe and the Fish plus three additional featurettes!"
Woodstock: 3 Days of Peace & Music Director's Cut (40th Anniversary Ultimate Collector's Edition and BD-Live with Amazon Exclusive Bonus Content) [Blu-ray]
Woodstock 40th Anniversary Ultimate Collector's Edition DVD - Only At Target Hmm, this one leaked over from target.com and PROBABLY shouldn't be here, but since we HAVE it, let me tell you that the TARGET exclusive looks to be a cool canister package with a tamourine for a lid. Better picture over at the target.com version of this page (target.com)

Iron Maiden: Flight 666 (2009)

Live in Concert Diana Ross

Legends & Lyrics Vol. 1 From the public broadcasting series - Randy Owen, Kris Kristofferson, Patty Griffin
Legends & Lyrics Vol. 2 Kenny Loggins, Richard Marx, 3 Doors Down - more info on both at www.legendsandlyrics.com

Moderat 2 discs
Moderat 1 disc

Mohammed Jimmy Mohammed Trio and Han Bennink
Mohammed Jimmy Mohammed Trio W/ Han B Same as above, different distributor?

The Braveheart Trilogy: The Celtic Pipes and Strings
Braveheart Trilogy Same as above, different distributor?

Cycles of the Mental Machine Examining Detroit's musical legacy - including their special brand of techno - includes Laurent Garnier DJ set!
Cycles of the Mental Machine Same as above, different distributor?

The Pop Rose of Cairo Natacha Atlas
Pop Rose of Cairo Same as above, different distributor?

Paul Weller - Just a Dream - 22 Dreams Live (DVD+CD Set) (NTSC/Region 0) (import)

Bananaz: Taking Down The Virtual Walls of Gorillaz (import)

Live In Poland Genesis (import)

HIP HOP/ZINE OF THE WEEK
Gin TV: The Future Is Now



CLASSICAL OF THE WEEK

Das Rhinegold: Richard Wagner
Die Walkure: Richard Wagner
Siegfried: Richard Wagner
Gotterdammerung: Richard Wagner
Alfred Deller - Portrait of a Voice
Comme les Oiseaux... A Portrait of Monique Loudières
The Art of the Pas de Deux, Vol. 3



EN ESPAÑOL OF THE WEEK

La Historia de Los Exitos en DVD
Caramelo
Llamando a un Ángel (Looking for an Angel) (Mexico, 2008)
Los Borgia (The Borgias) (Spain, 2006)
40 Dias (40 Days) (Mexico, 2008)
Primos (2009)
Sabuesos (It's a Dog Thing) (Mexico, direct to DVD, 2009)
La Reina De Las Ficheras 3 Pack Sasha Montenegro in Blanca Nieves y sus Siete Amantes, Solicito Marido para Engañar y Dos Tipas de Cuidado



SPORTS!

The Ultimate Ride: Steve Fisher in African Rush Kayaking

Wow, that's it?

SWEAT OF THE WEEK

Gilad's Total Body Sculpt PLUS: Functional Fitness (6/15)
Gilad's Total Body Sculpt PLUS: Cutting Edge (6/15)
Gilad Total Body Sculpt PLUS: Peak Performance (6/15)

Lynn Hahn: Body, Bands & Rings Workout

DANCE LIKE YOU NEED INSTRUCTION
Live At Broadway Dance Center: Lifts Vol. 1 with Jeff Amsden featuring Katy Spreadbury
Live at The Broadway Dance Center: The Care and Feeding of A Dancer with Toni Branner, M.A.



SMUT OF THE WEEK
Cotton Candy
Chopped & Screwed Booty DAMN
DipseXXX: Bottoms Up
Hot Body: Totally Nude Teachers Contest



ET CETERA

WAR (WHAT IS IT GOOD FOR)
The History of Warfare: The Gallic Wars
Greek And Persian Wars
Hoplite Warfare

HELP ME HELP YOU
A Reiki Prosperity Attunement plus Subliminal Persuasion Programs to Increase Your Prosperity Buddha will show you the way! (6/15)
Telling a New Story: The Law of Attraction In Action, Episode IX I bet you're wondering just how many episodes there are! Well, you won't get an answer at Hay House (hayhouse.com) (6/15)

BIBLE STUDY
A Resilient Life DVD Study I couldn't find more info on the DVD, but I *did* find the book (thomasnelson.com)

THIS WEEK'S RELEASE WITH A TITLE SOUNDING SUSPICIOUSLY SIMILAR TO A MOVIE CURRENTLY IN THEATRES
Mysteries of Angels and Demons "Are We Alone?"

OH OH OH, IT'S MAGIC
Dobson's Choice: TV Stuff, Vol. 1 More info at Magic City (magicity.com)

AWWWW, PRECIOUS
Adorapet Puppies Truly frightening. www.adorapet.com (rescheduled from 5/12)

JULY 4TH IS COMING!
American Spirit A "moving video compilation of beautiful American scenery, famous monuments, and memorials set to classic patriotic songs." SOLD

AND FINALLY...
Dinah Hubert: How to Make Contemporary & Victorian Lampshades Admit it...you're curious

We'll be back...well, SOME time before Tuesday with a final looksee at how this week shook out. In the mean time, talk amongst yourselves. IF YOU DARE.

BYE




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NEWLY ADDED FOR THIS WEEK:
I hope you like Tangerine Dream!
Report Card on your Hemoglobin A1C - Get it now and find out what the future holds for you. Also a To-do list to fix it it it is high. (The W at Amazon) What now? For $79.99, I want decent English! (6/15)
The Legend of the Blood Castle (Ceremonia Sangrienta - Spain/Italy, 1973)
Madcap's Flaming Duty Tangerine Dream (import)
Roadmap to Music Tangerine Dream (import)
One Night in Space Tangerine Dream (import)
Orange Odyssey Tangerine Dream (import)
Dante's Inferno Tangerine Dream (import)
Easy Blues Guitar NOT Tangerine Dream, but in fact Mark John Sternal
Phrase By Phrase: Classic Metallica More instruction from Mark John Sternal
Casablanca (1942) (2pc) (Full Spec Amar) No real info on this 2-disc listing from Warner
Praying With the Body DVD Ohhhhhkay (6/10)

RESCHEDULED FOR 6/16:
Zoey 101 - The Complete 3rd Season (5 Disc Set)
Zoey 101 - The Complete 4th Season (3 Disc Set)
South of Nowhere Season 3 (4 Disc Set)
H20 Season 1 Volume 1

NOW SHOWING UNAVAILABLE
A Resilient Life DVD Study
Bat Women of Panama
Flying with Condors
Puppet Master Box Set
Hot Body: Totally Nude Teachers Contest
Moderat
Braveheart Trilogy
Mohammed Jimmy Mohammed Trio W/ Han B
Cycles of the Mental Machine
Pop Rose of Cairo
Live In Poland
Can't Think Straight/World Unseen

THE TOP 24 PREORDERS FOR TUESDAY
1 1 Gran Torino (Widescreen Edition)
2 2 Gran Torino (+ Digital Copy and BD-Live) [Blu-ray]
3 3 The Shield: Season Seven - The Final Act
5 4 Iron Maiden: Flight 666
8 5 Woodstock: 3 Days of Peace & Music Director's Cut (40th Anniversary Ultimate Collector's Edition with Amazon Exclusive Bonus Disc)
6 6 Gran Torino (Full-Screen Edition)
7 7 Woodstock: 3 Days of Peace & Music Director's Cut (40th Anniversary Ultimate Collector's Edition and BD-Live with Amazon Exclusive Bonus Content) [Blu-ray]
4 8 Perry Mason: Season 4, Vol. 1
9 9 The International
16 10 The International [Blu-ray]
19 11 Crossing Over
10 12 Reaper: Season 2
11 13 Get Smart: Season 3
18 14 WWE: Macho Madness - The Randy Savage Ultimate Collection
13 15 Shaun the Sheep: Sheep on the Loose
12 16 The Best of Whose Line is it Anyway?
14 17 Waiting for God: Season Four
15 18 Father Knows Best: Season Three
20 19 Were the World Mine (Alternate Cover)
17 20 Were the World Mine (Standard Cover)
21 21 Last of the Summer Wine: Vintage 1979
23 22 Woodstock: 3 Days of Peace & Music Director's Cut (40th Anniversary Two-Disc Special Edition)
-- 23 Telling a New Story: The Law of Attraction In Action, Episode IX
-- 24 Predator 2 [Blu-ray]

Dropping out from last week's check were South of Nowhere Season 3 (4 Disc Set) (which was rescheduled to next Tuesday) along with Survivorman: Season Three.

NEXT WEEK'S CURRENT TOP 24 PREORDERS
1 Burn Notice: Season Two
2 Jesse Stone: Thin Ice
3 Family Guy, Vol. 7
4 The Three Stooges Collection, Vol. 6: 1949-1951
5 Ghostbusters [Blu-ray]
6 Everwood: The Complete Second Season
7 Lost: The Complete First Season [Blu-ray]
8 Friday the 13th (Extended Killer Cut)
9 Lost: The Complete Second Season [Blu-ray]
10 Chess in Concert
11 Tyler Perry's Madea Goes to Jail (Fullscreen Edition)
12 Transformers: The Complete First Season (25th Anniversary Edition)
13 Saving Grace: Season Two
14 Friday the 13th (Extended Killer Cut and Theatrical Cut + Digital Copy) [Blu-ray]
15 Dr. Strangelove [Blu-ray]
16 The Seventh Seal (Criterion Collection) [Blu-ray]
17 Tyler Perry's Madea Goes to Jail (Widescreen Edition)
18 Burn Notice: Seasons 1-2
19 The Secret Life of the American Teenager: Season Two
20 John Adams [Blu-ray]
21 Generation Kill [Blu-ray]
22 Sword of the Stranger [Blu-ray]
23 Burn Notice: Season Two [Blu-ray]
24 Spaceballs [Blu-ray]

CURRENT #1s FOR THE WEEKS BEGINNING...
* 6/23: Confessions of a Shopaholic
6/30: Stargate Atlantis: The Complete Fifth Season
7/7: Knowing
7/14: Mad Men: Season 2
* 7/21: Watchmen (Director's Cut + Digital Copy and BD-Live) [Blu-ray]
7/28: Battlestar Galactica: Season 4.5
8/4: Flight of the Conchords: The Complete Second Season
* 8/11: Designing Women: Season Two
8/18: Dexter: The Third Season

LAAAAATER





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