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This week - rather, the week beginning Tuesday (2/13), there are 357 DVD listings added to the available ranks of the mighty Amazon.com, only five of which are versions of "The Departed." Now, I'll tell you right off the bat that 93 of them probably aren't actual new releases, but new to Amazon. You'll see them near the bottom in small print. Go ahead and gloss over those.

Yeah, you knew "The Departed" was coming out - but did you also know the Hong Kong triology which inspired it is available? There's also a couple of incendiary documentaries, Rob Schneider's television career, too much Mozart, John Cena before he was John Cena, an import from Mongolia, real Mexican luchadors, Camel, Finesse, Michael Waltrip wearing an apron, Ron Perlman in animal makeup AND a double feature from Chesty Morgan - who is a living double feature, if you catch my drift. BOING.

ALL ABOARD

As always, I'm hoping something here will get you excited, or maybe you'll learn something's coming out that you had no idea was coming out (or was EVER coming out). Please feel free to add your own two cents and recommendations in a reply if you've seen these before and are/are not longing to see it again!

If you buy something and watch it later, we hope you'll add a review, either in a new thread or in a reply here!

Hover over titles for Amazon magic and (hopefully) a look at the cover!

Exclamation points!

We begin as always with me arbitrarily selecting a

PICK OF THE WEEK:
Performance (The W at Amazon) (UK, 1970) James Fox, Mick Jagger - Notorious film originally received an "X" rating for sex and drug use (just how much was simulated and how much really happened when they filmed? You decide) and cemented the Stones' reputation - now gets an "R" but is apparently almost totally uncensored

COLLECTIONS TO CONSIDER:
Mr. Moto Collection - Vol. 2 (Mr. Moto's Gamble / Mr. Moto in Danger Island / Mr. Moto Takes a Vacation / Mr. Moto's Last Warning) - amazingly, you used to be able to like these movies without being considered a racist! Peter Lorre stars in his last four films and for completists, 1965's "Return of Mr. Moto" is included as a bonus
Evil Animals Triple Feature Day of the Animals (1977 - Christopher George, Leslie Nielsen), Grizzly (1976 - Christopher George), Devil Dog: The Hound of Hell (made for TV, 1978 - Richard Crenna, Kim Richards) - surprisingly good indie horror films - "Grizzly" in particular smashed indie money records at the time, and was #1 until "Halloween" in 1978



BIG MOVIE OF THE WEEK:

The Departed (Two-Disc Special Edition)
The Departed (Widescreen Edition)
The Departed (Blu-ray)
The Departed (Combo HD DVD and Standard DVD)
The Departed (Full Screen Edition)

COINCIDENTALLY:
The Infernal Affairs Trilogy (Infernal Affairs / Infernal Affairs 2 / Infernal Affairs 3) (Special Collector's Edition Box Set) - the Hong Kong trilogy that inspired "The Departed" - 2 is a prequel and 3 is the sequel - got it? (SUGGESTION: Watch "1" first)

Or, waste your money and purchase them individually. The first film came out in 2004; the other two are out Tuesday:
Infernal Affairs 2 (Special Collector's Edition) (Mou Gaan Dou II - Hong Kong, 2003)
Infernal Affairs 3 (Special Collector's Edition) (Mou Gaan Dou III: Jung Gik Mou Gaan - Hong Kong, 2003)



MORE BIGS:
Marie Antoinette

The Quiet


School for Scoundrels (Unrated Widescreen)
School for Scoundrels (Unrated Full Screen)
School for Scoundrels (Rated Widescreen)

Zoom - Academy for Superheroes (aka "Zoom")



"BIGS" THAT WERE IN VERY FEW/NO THEATRES:

Half Nelson Ryan Gosling's performance received an Oscar nod for Best Actor

Infamous aka "the other Truman Capote movie" - Sigourney Weaver, Toby Jones, Gwyneth Paltrow

Man About Town - Ben Affleck, Rebecca Romijn (straight to DVD)



MORE FORMATS FOR:

The Marine (Blu-ray)
The Marine (UMD Mini for PSP)

So when I was at Best Buy a couple weeks back looking at this movie (and restraining myself from buying it), I happened to notice that the runtime of the "unrated" version was a whopping ONE MINUTE LONGER than the "rated" version. Seriously, how much unrated-ness can you cram into an extra minute? Did anybody actually buy this and can shed some light? (I don't dare ask if anybody actually saw the movie AND bought the DVD - although I suppose that type of person makes up a large amount of the market for the DVD...)



RERELEASES FOR RICH PEOPLE (BLU-RAY):
Broken Arrow
Chain Reaction
Chronos
Entrapment
Ladder 49
Phone Booth
Planet of the Apes
Reign of Fire
The Sentinel
The Usual Suspects

Anybody have a Blu-ray player yet? Anybody even thinking about getting one? (I'm not - seems like I should buy a HDTV first...but I suppose I could be persuaded)



CRITERION:
#369: Paul Robeson: Portraits of the Artist (The Emperor Jones / Body and Soul / Borderline / Sanders of the River / Jericho / The Proud Valley / Native Land / Paul Robeson: Tribute to an Artist) - Criterion Collection 4 discs (#370-373) on the influential African-American actor - to learn more about this set, click here (criterionco.com) and then here (dvdbeaver.com).
#374: Bicycle Thieves (Criterion Collection) (Ladri di Biciclette - Italy, 1948) Directed by Vittorio De Sica - also known as "The Bicycle Thief"
#375: Green for Danger - Criterion Collection (UK, 1946) Directed by Sidney Gilliat

NERD ALERT:
Bug Buster (1998) Randy Quaid leads a very weird collection of castmembers - sorry, I meant to say "ecletic" - http://us.imdb.com/title/tt0135165/
UnConventional (2004) Documentary of the 2003 Chiller-Con

NOTABLE DVD MAGAZINE OF THE WEEK:
Wholphin, No. 5: A DVD Magazine of Unseen Things - Quarterly compilation of short films - http://www.wholphindvd.com



FINALLY AVAILABLE ON DVD:
Girl in the Bikini (aka "The Lighthouse Keeper's Daughter" - Manina, La Fille Sans Voile - France, 1952) Second appearance of Brigitte Bardot
The Loneliness of the Long Distance Runner (UK, 1962) http://us.imdb.com/title/tt0056194/
John Ford's Cheyenne Autumn (1964) Remastered! http://us.imdb.com/title/tt0057940/

MOVIES STARRING CHRIS JERICHO:
Android Apocalypse (Widescreen Extended Version) (Canada/USA, 2006) Aired on Sci Fi last year - probably right after ECW (amongst other times) if I recall correctly

DOCUMENTARIES:
The U.S. vs. John Lennon - People who lived through it might put the word documentary in quotes
F**K - Documentary about particularly naughty word (SPOILER: It isn't "FARK") - loads of celebrities lend their intellectual insight - http://us.imdb.com/title/tt0486585/
...So Goes the Nation (2006) Documentary focusing on state of Ohio in the weeks leading to the 2004 Bush/Kerry presidential election - as above, includes something to piss off everybody ;-)
O'Kennedy's Ireland - JFK visits family's ancestral lands in 1963 - baby boomers get misty
Sabbath in Paradise (Germany, 1998) Documentary about Jewish culture/jazz in the Lower East Side of New York
Rent a Rasta (2006) Short film examines phenomena of thousands of middle-aged white women travelling to Jamaica in search of "the big bamboo" - their words, not mine - http://www.passionriver.com/titles.php?id=90



WACKY FURN FILM COLLECTIONS OF THE WEEK:
The Kommissar X Collection - Central Europe's answer to James Bond - includes Kiss Kiss, Kill Kill (Kommissar X - Jagd auf Unbekannt - West Germany/Italy/Yugoslavia, 1966), So Darling, So Deadly (Kommissar X - In den Klauen des goldenen Drachen - Yugoslavia/Italy/Austria/West Germany, 1966) and Death is Nimble, Death is Quick (Kommissar X - Drei gelbe Katzen - Austria/France/Italy, 1966) - and apparently there are another three "Kommissar X" movies somewhere else in Europe
Hercules and the Captive Women/Hercules, Prisoner of Evil Ercole Alla Conquista di Atlantide (Italy/France, 1961) and Ursus, il Terrore dei Kirghisi (Italy, 1964)

KUNG FU OF THE WEEK:
Total Destruction (大毀滅 - Hong Kong, 2002) Shaw Brothers fans should like it - "Trailer" here (image-entertainment.com)
Gun Crazy: Requiem for a Bodyguard (direct to video?, Japan, 2003) - directed by Atsushi Muroga
Slaughter in the Snow (Japan, 1973) - Third film in the "Mikogami Trilogy" - Click Here (animeigo.com)
Police Story 2 (Special Collector's Edition) (Ging Chaat Goo Si Juk Jaap - Hong Kong, 1988) Jackie Chan

LIONS GATE DOUBLE FEATURES:
Punisher & First Blood
Terminator 2: Judgment Day & Total Recall - YES
Van Wilder & Made - what an odd pairing
Reservoir Dogs & Bad Lieutenant
Belly & Caught Up
Young Guns & The Last Days of Frank & Jesse James
Saw & Frailty (Unrated)
Kids & Rules of Attraction - what an odd pairing
Monster's Ball & "O" - what an even more odd pairing
Conan O'Brien: 10th Anniversary Special & Best of Triumph the Insult Comic Dog
Black Mask & New Police Story - Jet Li & Jackie Chan
10.5 & Category 6: Day of Destruction - because really bad TV movies deserve each other

EVEN LARGER COLLECTIONS:
Steve Martin - The Wild and Crazy Comedy Collection (Dead Men Don't Wear Plaid / The Jerk / The Lonely Guy)
The Tom Hanks Comedy Favorites Collection (The Money Pit / The Burbs / Dragnet) - I believe these films are NOBODY'S favourites

FILMS WHICH MUST HAVE RECENTLY COME INTO THE PUBLIC DOMAIN - AND LOTS OF THEM:
The Gloria Swanson Collection - ten films from 1915-1932 - list here (passportdvd.com)
Smiles & Spectacles - The Harold Lloyd Treasury - 23 shorts and films from 1917-1947 starring pioneer comedic actor - list here (passportdvd.com)
Thrills! Chills! Spills! - The Ultimate Adventure Collection - if "ultimate" means "silent," they won't disappoint - and yes, the list of 12 films is here (passportdvd.com)



THESE DVDs ARE TOTALLY GAY:
Shock to the System (direct to DVD, 2006) with Morgan Fairchild!!!!
Bowser Makes a Movie - box claims "'Cheech & Chong' of gay films" - what could that even MEAN?
Gay Games VII: Sports & Cultural Festival Chic 06 - from Chicago! Nominee for COVER OF THE WEEK



I DON'T KNOW HOW TO SAY "IN HEBREW" IN HEBREW:
Gevatron: 55th Anniversary Performance
Dead End Street (Kvish L'Lo Motzah - Israel, 1982)
Auditions: A Ron Ninio Film (Sahkanim - Israel, 1995)

OTHER FURN FILMS:
Ginger & Fred ("Ginger e Fred" - Italy/France/West Germany, 1986) - directed by Federico Fellini
The Boy from Lebanon (Killer Kid - France, 1994) Lebanese orphan brought to France as a new recruit for "Allah's Army"
My Mother's Courage (Mutters Courage, Germany/Austria/UK/Ireland, 1995) One woman's Holocaust story
The Butcher Boy (Ireland/USA, 1998)
Gentlemen's Relish (made for TV, UK, 2001) Billy Connolly, Sarah Lancashire, Douglas Henshall - Period piece: Scottish photograph takes naughty pictures, somehow leads to women's suffrage - I may be greatly oversimplifying the plot there
Eliana, Eliana (Pesawat Pertama - Indonesia, 2002)
Fratricide (Brudermord - Luxembourg/Germany/France, 2005)
Hostage (Omiros - Greece/Turkey, 2005)
Like Father Like Son (made for TV, UK, 2005) http://us.imdb.com/title/tt0442683/
Wild Camp (Camping Sauvage - France, 2005)
Princess Raccoon (Operetta Tanuki Goten - Japan, 2005)
13 Tzameti (France/Georgia, 2005) Film noir piece about a game of Russian (Georgian?) roulette
Cave of the Yellow Dog (Die Höhle des gelben Hundes - Mongolia/Germany, 2005)
Chinese Tall Story (Ching Din Dai Sing - Hong Kong/China, 2005)
Samoan Wedding (Sione's Wedding - New Zealand, 2006)



AND THE REST:
Heroes of Telemark (1965) Kirk Douglas, Richard Harris
Gate II: Return to the Nightmare (Canada, 1992) - aka "Gate II: Trespassers"
Half-Cocked: 10th Anniversary Edition (1994) indie rock of the early 90s mockumentary is very of its time - includes bonus feature Radiation (1998)
World War II - When Lions Roared (made for TV, 1994) Michael Caine, Bob Hoskins, John Lithgow as Stalin, Churchill & FDR respectively in first miniseries shot in HD
Zelimo (2001)
Crime Partners (aka "Crime Partners 2000" - 2001) - Tyrin Turner, John Bryant, Ice-T, Snoop Dogg, Ja Rule, Clifton Powell
Delayed (2002)
Nightstalker (2002) another bad movie about Richard Ramirez
NightOwls of Coventry (2004) Harvey Pekar endorses it - so there you go
17000 Block (2005) it's JUST like "8 Mile" - except it's in Detroit
Mutual Appreciation (2005)
Loose Ends (2006) http://us.imdb.com/title/tt0869100/
Nadine in Date Land (made for TV, 2005) Oxygen picture starring Janeane Garofalo as a creepy stalker (sorry, "girl in love")
Bit Parts - yes, it's a horror film
Be Easy (straight to DVD) http://us.imdb.com/title/tt0918632/
Enigma with a Stigma (2006) many comedians star - even some you've heard of - http://us.imdb.com/title/tt0498341/
The Devil's Den (2006) When your marquee star is Kelly Hu, you are probably thinking "straight to DVD" - and you are probably right
For Amor http://www.maverickentertainment.cc/filmdetail.php?ProductID=376
Whispers from a Shallow Grave (2006) Raiderette is murdered, nation is gripped - based on a true story



TV ON DVD:
The Golden Girls - The Complete Seventh and Final Season (1991-2) Those ladies never age! 'cause they was OLD to begin with!
Beauty and the Beast - The Complete First Season (1987-8) oh my God, look at that cover - the memories come flooding back - memories...of a TOTAL CHICK SHOW - that said, Linda Hamilton used to be a real babe - I mean, she used to be a WOMAN - get what I'm saying? Ooooooh burn
Emergency! - Season Three (1973-4) This show was very important to me when I was young - but if you ask me to remember a SINGLE thing about it, I can't...except I can make that alert sound they'd get every week
All in the Family - The Complete Sixth Season (1975-6) Aw, geez, stifle it, wouldja?
Men Behaving Badly - The Complete US Series (1996-7) Rob Schneider, Justin Bateman - FINALLY see the seven unaired episodes! This NBC series was one of the reasons America was told to give up on adapting UK Britcoms (until "The Office (US)") 35 episodes total http://www.shoutfactorystore.com/prod.aspx?pfid=2735537
Zoey 101 - The Complete First Season (2005) I was WONDERING what Jamie Lynn Spears actually did - actually, I wasn't - 13 episodes from Nickelodeon series
The Hills - The Complete First Season (2006) MTV reality series I'm glad I know nothing about - 10 episodes
Masters of Horror: Pelts Season 2, Episode 6 of the Showtime series - WHEN DARIO ARGENTO AND MEAT LOAF COLLIDE

TOTALLY NECESSARY TV COMPANION DVD OF THE WEEK:
American Idol Unauthorized "Find out what the network doesn't want you to see!" Hey wait, I don't even want to see THE SHOW ITSELF
American Idol Unauthorized en Español - leave nobody out of the fun! (except people who speak NEITHER English nor Spanish...I guess)

UK TV ON DVD:
The Last of the Mohicans (miniseries, 1971) BBC mini also aired on "Masterpiece Theatre" in USA
Ballykissangel - Complete Series Five (1999) 12 episodes of the BBC series you probably didn't see on PBS
Hustle - Complete Seasons One and Two (2004-5) 12 episodes - what is it with the BBC and their six-episode seasons, anyway
Hustle - Complete Season Two (2005) Just six
Fat Friends: Season 1 (2000) ITV series - you guessed it, six episodes

NOT THAT FINLAY:
Doctor Finlay - Days of Grace Set - (2005) episodes 20-26 - aired on "Masterpiece Theatre" in the USA

KOREA TV ON DVD:
What Planet Are You From? 6 discs, 16 hours Get hooked on Korean drama! (yaentertainment.com)



CREEPY DVDs FOR CHILDREN:
The Adventures of RiddleBug and Detective Slug Interactive DVD - Do you want YOUR children interacting with a bug and a slug?
Dora the Explorer - Musical School Days
Walt Disney's It's a Small World of Fun, Vol. 3 - Johnny Appleseed, Hello Aloha, Tiger Trouble, Alpine Climbers, Pueblo Pluto, The Fox Hunt
Walt Disney's It's a Small World of Fun, Vol. 4 - For Whom the Bulls Toil, The Little House, The Reluctant Dragon, Polar Trappers, The Goddess of Spring
My Bedbugs 1
Mr. Stinky Feet's Road Trip Live - turns out kids LOVE guys named "Mr. Stinky Feet" - that's why they can't EVER be left alone
Tales From The Land Of Gullah For Kids - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gullah

I TAKE MY CARTOONS SERIOUSLY, DAMMIT:
Sonic X - So Long, Sonic (Season 6 Set)

I WON'T MAKE FUN OF ANIME:
Bobobo-Bobo-Bobo 1: Bo-Nafide Protector
Vol. 1-Bo Nafide Protector Same as above?
Grenadier - Economy Pack 3 discs
Naruto, Vol. 9: The Scroll's Secret
Winx Club - Season 2, Vol. 1 - Layla & the Pixies
Zatch Bell 8: A Fierce Combination (Full Dol) - nomination for COVER OF THE WEEK



EXPAND YOUR MIND:
NOVA: Wings of Madness (2006) Portrait of pioneer in aviation Alberto Santos-Dumont - Click Here (pbs.org)
NOVA: Family That Walks on All Fours (2006) Mysterious story of five siblings living in a remote Turkish village Click Here (pbs.org)
Shakespeare's Tragedies (3pc) Macbeth (UK, 1997 - Jason Connery, Helen Baxendale), King Lear (UK, 1999 - Brian Blessed), and Hamlet (made for TV, UK, 2003 - William Houston, Gareth Thomas)

AMADEUS, AMADEUS:
Mozart - The Salzburg Festspiele Opera Boxset - MOST EXPENSIVE ITEM OF THE WEEK. If you really have this much money to burn, please consider issuing me a grant
Mozart - Betulia Liberata
Mozart - Il Sogno di Scipione
Mozart - Lo Sposo Deluso / L'Oca del Cairo / Abendempfindungen / Rex Tremendus
Mozart - Zaide / Adama
Mozart - Apollo et Hyacinthus / Die Schuldigkeit des Ersten Gebots
Mozart - Don Giovanni
Mozart - Cosi fan Tutte
Mozart - Mitridate
Mozart - Idomeneo
Mozartballs - uhhh, what?

MORE CULTURAL SHIT:
New Year's Eve Concert 2007 - Zubin Metha & the Vienna Philharmonic
Bellini - Norma
Benjamin Bagby: Beowulf
At Schönbrunn, Vienna Andre Rieu
Loussier Trio Play Bach: 1989 Munich Concert (2pc)
Dragon Songs Lang Lang
Nights in the Gardens of Spain Montreal Symphonic Orchestra (pretend I said that in French)
Hilary Hahn: A Portrait She's a violinist



UPW (SORTA):
Road to Glory: Wrestling's Hottest Superstars - Rick Bassman is responsible for every wrestling superstar you ever loved, if the product description is to be believed. Yes, it's John Cena on the cover. MTV'S THE MIZ!!!!!

UNKNOWN (WORLD WRESTLING NETWORK):
WWN Pres: Extremely Dangerous Women of Wrestling 2

KING OF THE CAGE:
King of the Cage - Ultimate Combat Collection - cover promises "5 events"

PRIDE FC:
Pride FC - Bushido Vols. 1-3 (3 discs - duh)

BRAZILIAN MARTIAL ARTISTRY:
Capoeira: Instruction & Demonstrations - in Portuguese (subtitled in French and English)
Capoeira:Instruction and Demonstration - same thing?

CORNBREAD STREET HEAT PRESENTS REAL VIOLENCE JUST FOR YOU, YOU SICKO:
Cornbread Street Heat: Bad Ass Sports Fights 1
Fight TV 4
Prison Fights 2: Inmates-Vs-Cops



COLLEGE FOOTBALL:
University of Kentucky 2006 Football

HOOPS:
Hardwood Dreams 1 & 2 (1993 & 2004) documentaries of the Morningside High starting five's NBA dreams...and how they turned out ten years later. Narrated by Wesley Snipes
Ball Above All (2001) brought to you by So So Def and hoopstv.com
Nike Battlegrounds: Ball Or Fall (2003) streetball highlights
NBA Street Series, Vol. 4 - Class of '03 Featuring actual NBA players Lebron James, Carmelo Anthony, Chris Bosh, Dwyane Wade, Josh Howard, TJ Ford - in case you forgot

SUPERCROSS:
Rhythm & Blitz

CARS WRECK REAL GOOD:
Mischief VI: Assault



SWEAT:
Step Generation With Strength Circuit
All Pump With Amy Bento
Abs & Stretch With Amy Bento
Complete Weight Training Series With Joyce Vedral
Tone Up With Jeanette Jenkins (2pc)

TRAINERS WITH ACCENTS:
Fitness Technologies: Fytek Bodymasters http://www.fytek.net/bodymaster.html

BALLET:
Centerwork Level 5: Finis Jhung Ballet Technique



COMEDY:
George Burns In Concert (1982) - yeah, he was really at his best when he was 86 - not surprisingly, Amazon recommends "The Golden Girls" for people who are looking this up
Finesse Mitchell: Snap Famous
Platinum Comedy Series: Bruce Bruce Live
Platinum Comedy Series: DL Hughley Live
Platinum Comedy Series: About Got Damm Time Earthquake
Platinum Comedy Series: The Torry Brothers Guy & Joe Torry: A Family Affair

COMEDY (IM DEUTSCH):
Mario Barth Live: Manner Sind Schweine Frauen Aber Auch "Men are pigs, but...so are women?" Hmm, maybe my German's off

ALLEGED COMEDY:
Steve-O Gross Misconduct (Uncensored)
The Damn! Show (2003) featuring Yucko the Clown - appears to be a rerelease of this one



COVERING THE WHOLE PET SPECTRUM:
World of Cats 2 Living with Your Cat and Breaking Bad Habits
World of Dogs 2 Puppy Care and Grooming & Health

HISTORY OF WARFARE:
Rebel Sabres: Battle of Brandy Station 1863
New Orleans 1815
French & Indian War
Battle Of the Little Big Horn
The Battle of Gettysburg
Counter Strike - Semper-Fi: The Marines in World War II
Beginning of the End - Semper-Fi: Marines in World War II
Medals of WWII

WHY BUY WINE WHEN YOU CAN BUY A DVD *ABOUT* WINE:
Wines of Northern Italy
Wines of Central & Southern Italy

HEY, WHO'S COOKING AT THE HOTEL THIS WEEK ( http://www.doverdownsiscooking.com/ ):
Dover Downs Is Cooking With Sterling Marlin
Dover Downs Is Cooking With Jamie McMurray
Dover Downs Is Cooking With Michael Waltrip You are probably DYING to see Michael Waltrip in an apron - well, your dream has come true: Click Here (doverdownsiscooking.com)



YOU'D HAVE TO BE IN A CULT TO ENJOY A CULT FAVOURITE:
Deadly Weapons/Double Agent 73 Pair of 1974 films starring Chesty Morgan ("73-32-36!" proudly proclaims the box) are awful, awful, awful...but hey, she's got big boobs, though - makes the perfect Valentine's Day gift for your girl...along with

MORE SMUT:
Naughty in Lace
Ms New Booty 2 - apparently pushed back - lucky us, because that means AGAIN it is the COVER OF THE WEEK
Girls Gone Wild: Games (Uncn Unct)
Taylor Wane's Erotic Games - FUNNIEST PRODUCT DESCRIPTION OF THE WEEK
Babes in Kong Land - "sensual adventure" is neither sensuos nor adventurous - discuss

SLIGHTLY LESS SMUTTY:
Behind the Scenes 2006-2007:Making The Nation's Sexiest Swimsuit Calendar Student Body

ENDORSED BY NAMBLA, I'M SURE:
Boys of Beslan - ewwwwwwwwwwww - ostensibly a documentary about twin brothers affected by post-traumatic stress stemming from Chechan terrorists taking their school hostage, it appears to be more of an excuse to showcase shirtless boys for a certain type of crowd who buys that kind of thing - you know what I mean - in fact, I wonder if linking this violates our ad agreements - I should stop talking now - ewwwwwwwwwwwwwwww.



After that last one, it's only right that we immediately atone with a meeting of

COME TO JESUS:
NQC Live 6 National Quartet Convention - http://www.natqc.com/highlights.htm
TD Jakes: It's Under My Feet

INDOCTRINATE 'EM EARLY:
Joseph & The King of Egypt
David & Goliath
Daniel in the Lions Den
When Jesus Was Young
First Easter
Noah & The Great Flood



EN ESPAÑOL:
Dos Peliculas Mexicanas - Leyendas Macabres de la Coloma & El Robo de las Nomas de Guanajuato - oooh, Tieneblas Jr. and Mil Mascaras are on the cover!!!! I should buy it! (¡No!)
Dos Peliculas Mexicanas - Triunfo De Los Campeones Justicieros & Una Rosa Sobre El Ring - hey wait, more luchadores on the cover
Dos Peliculas Mexicanas - Superzan El Invencible & Superzan y el Niño del Espacio - is he a luchador too?
Dos Peliculas Mexicanas: Los Valses & El Angel Y - no more luchadors, so I lost interest and started glossing over the list...
Dos Peliculas Mexicanas - Ramiro Sierra & Pistoler
Dos Peliculas Mexicanas - La Corona & La Marchanta
Dos Peliculas Mexicanas - Semilla & Cuadro
Dos Peliculas Mexicanas - Un Asesinato & Traicion
Dos Peliculas Mexicanas - Muerte & Muerto El Perro
Dos Peliculas Mexicanas - La Ronda & La Verdadera
Lagrimas De Cristal
Amor en Custodia
Peligros de Juventud
Lo Que Callamos Las Mujeres Vol. 3
Lo Que Callamos Las Mujeres Vol. 4
Martin Romero El Rapido
Apasionados
El Loco Mundo De Papa
Niebla De Guerra
Sin Dejar Huella



MUSIC ON DVD:
Ennio Morricone: Arena Concerto - O.S.T.
Live in Stockholm 1962 (import) Louis Armstrong
Stockholm 1964 / Antibes 1960 (import) Eric Dolphy, Charles Mingus Sextet
Canadian Brass: Inside Brass
Three Nights With Canadian Brass
Live at Montreal Jazz Festival Antonio Carlos Jobim (1986)
Live & Outrageous - Jaco Pastorius (who is Jaco Pastorius)
Live/at Home & on the Road - Disciple
Puffing on a Coffin Nail: Live at the Forum Dirty Pretty Things (import)
Far Beyond the Sun Yngwie J. Malmsteen live in Japan (1985) and Leningrad (1989) (import)
Live at Wembley Westlife (import)
Silent Force Tour (2pc) - Within Temptation (import)
Death Row Uncut - TOO GANGSTA FOR TV - apparently pushed back from 1/16
Vol. 7 - Drugs on Music (G-Unit Edition)
Block Star DVD Magazine: LA Platinum Edition
The Other Side of 8 Mile
DVD Music Video Collection - Wisin & Yandel
Live at Lula - Evalyn Parry - Canadian spoken word and music performer - ask a Canadian, maybe they'll know who she is
Total Pressure: Camel Live in Concert 1984



FISHIN'/BOATIN'/LEARNIN' TO USE YOUR FANCY EXPENSIVE EQUIPMENT/LOOKIN' AT FISHIN' IN EXOTIC LOCALES:
Instructional materials from Bennett Media. I suspect most of these have been out quite a while, but are new to Amazon - and since I'm such a completist:
Return of the J's:Historic Return of
Secrets of the Outerbanks
How to Catch Amberjack
Navigation the Basics
Mid Atlantic Offshore Sportfishing
Handling Your Single Outboard
Boating's Top 60 Tips Purchasing
How to Catch Red Drum
Alaska River Fishing With Fly Rod
Floridas Sun Coast
Bahamas:Available Paradise
Lowrance Lcs 104c
Lost
Last Sailors
Blue Water Odysey
Sailors Dream
How to Equip a Trailer Sailer Ocean C
Pre Purchase Survey
Merit Whitbread 1989/1990
Airborne:Sentimental Journey
Fadra Cruises the Canadian West Coast
By Way of Cape Horn 86 Whitbread
How to Buy a Sailboat
How to Buy a Powerboat
Sailing for New Sailors
Catalina & the San Clemente Islands
Adventures in Paradise:Cabo to La Paz
Transatlantic With Street
Guide to Weekend Cruising
Powerboat Cruising
Living Aboard Powerboats
Bahamas:Overview
Bahamas:Berry Island
Bahamas:Abacos
Cruising the Us Virgin Islands
Cruising the British Virgin Islands
Escape Under Sail
Fire Prevention
Personal Flotation Devices
Visual Distress Signals
Weather to Go Boating
Basic Yacht Maint Fiberglass
Against the Odds:Boc 1994/1995
Boc Challenge Knockdown
Interfacing Marine Electronics
Vhf Made Easy
Just Cruising
Sail West to Desolation Sound
Top Gun
Water Warriors
Bass Fishing Technique
Pacific Ocean Salmon Fishing
Black Marlin the Ultimate
Beyond the Edge
Salmon 1:Art of Trolling
Shark Fishing California Style
Dinghies and Inflatables
America's Favorite Sportfish
Catching Pan Fish
Best Secrets for Catching More Fish
Pacfic Legends Yellowfin Tuna Offshor
Beginning Waterskiing
Garmin 120 Sonar
Finding Fish With Color Sounders
Finding Fish With Amber Sounders
Lowrance Iway 250c
Surf Fishing With Tj and Joe
Fabulous Fishing in the Florida Keys
Yellowtail Offshore:Action Tackle & T
Sailfish:Rigging to Releasing
How to Catch Snapper
Bottom Fishing Vol 1
Bottom Fishing Vol 2
East Cape Escape
Battle of the Big Tuna
Standup Short Rod Billfish Battles
Marlin Magic
How to Surf Fish
How to Catch Speckled Trout
Captain Frank:How to Grouper & Snappe
Furuno Ls 4100
Boating Inland Waters
Magellan Roadmate 6000t
Magellan Roadmate 2000
Sailing in St Maarten & Multihulls to
Back to the Classics:Renaissance of C
Fly Fishing Tips & Techniques
Shrimp'n With Les Igoe - It ain't easy
Asia Indonesia to Thailand & Sri Lank
Bareboat Chartering
Learn to Sail Better & Get That Extra
Coastal Piloting
Celestial Navigatin for the Complete
Basic Celestial Navigation

I suppose if you can afford a boat, you can afford a DVD telling you all about your boat, and how to fish, and where to fish, and.........



And finally, the most obscure item of the week...

IT'S JUST LIKE RIDING A TRAIN:
Great Railroad Adventures: Mediterranean Train - Greece, Portugal, Spain, Tunisia

Thanks for making it this far - see you in seven when it starts all over!




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#2 Posted on | Instant Rating: 9.00
    Originally posted by CRZ
    We begin as always with me arbitrarily selecting a

    PICK OF THE WEEK:
    Performance (The W at Amazon) (UK, 1970) James Fox, Mick Jagger - Notorious film originally received an "X" rating for sex and drug use (just how much was simulated and how much really happened when they filmed? You decide) and cemented the Stones' reputation - now gets an "R" but is apparently almost totally uncensored




This one looks interesting. Is this a fictional piece or a documentary?

Thanks for taking the time to do these lists, by the way.
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I picked up the Conan O'Brien special.

How can I order through Amazon.ca (for cheaper shipping) while still giving The W credit for the reference?



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#4 Posted on | Instant Rating: 9.00
    Originally posted by j9479
      Originally posted by CRZ
      We begin as always with me arbitrarily selecting a

      PICK OF THE WEEK:
      Performance (The W at Amazon) (UK, 1970) James Fox, Mick Jagger - Notorious film originally received an "X" rating for sex and drug use (just how much was simulated and how much really happened when they filmed? You decide) and cemented the Stones' reputation - now gets an "R" but is apparently almost totally uncensored




    This one looks interesting. Is this a fictional piece or a documentary?

    Thanks for taking the time to do these lists, by the way.
Oh, it's a real movie - it's just that, you know, late 1960s, the people involved.....

More (pretty much spoiler free as well) can be found at Wikipedia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Performance_%28film%29

    Originally posted by hansen9j
    I picked up the Conan O'Brien special.

    How can I order through Amazon.ca (for cheaper shipping) while still giving The W credit for the reference?
If we're not already signed up for amazon.ca, I'll make sure we are this weekend. Bug me about this next week.

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#5 Posted on | Instant Rating: 10.00
Superzan is in fact a luchador, though I have the impression he was a movie luchador who occasionally wrestled (and maybe then with someone else under the hood), rather than the other way around.

El Robo de las Momias de Guanajuato also features the Blue Angel and Rayo de Jalisco.

IMDB has a sterling quote for El Triunfo de las Campenoes Justicieros


    If you don't care about crazy and unrelated ideas, because there are not a plot, bad acting and lack of good effects, you might get away with it and even enjoy it.





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I remember watching World War II: When Lions Roared when NBC broadcast it in April of '94 and I actually thought it was good. Wouldn't go out of my way to purchase it, but, it isn't a dud.
Kentucky goes over .500 in football and they release a DVD? What would have happened if they actually went to a real bowl game?
Question on an HBO Movie, late 80's/early 90's: What was the name of the movie that had the U.S. get nuked by the Soviet Union, questions about who the President was, and James Earl Jones in the Looking Glass plane? I never can remember the name, and is it available on DVD?



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    Originally posted by redsoxnation
    Question on an HBO Movie, late 80's/early 90's: What was the name of the movie that had the U.S. get nuked by the Soviet Union, questions about who the President was, and James Earl Jones in the Looking Glass plane? I never can remember the name, and is it available on DVD?
I think you're talking about "By Dawn's Early Light" (us.imdb.com), and yup (The W at Amazon).

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#8 Posted on | Instant Rating: 5.90

    Originally posted by CRZ
    Emergency! - Season Three (1973-4) This show was very important to me when I was young - but if you ask me to remember a SINGLE thing about it, I can't...except I can make that alert sound they'd get every week


A guy at school had an Emergency! show lunchbox, I was so jealous.

I am surprised it went three years, though it was pretty popular. I'm more of an "Adam-12" fan though.



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This is a great week for Crtierions. The Paul Robeson set should be awesome and Bicycle Thief(Thieves) is one of those film school movies that everyone should see (especially if you can see the "homage" movie The Icicle Thief at the same time).

I wish there were more extras on M. Antoinette.



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