CRZ Big Brother Administrator Since: 9.12.01 From: ミネアポリス Since last post: 8 hours Last activity: 3 hours # 1 Posted on 4.2.10 1625.52 | Instant Rating: 8.86 Hello, friends. Once again we have a single web page providing convenient access to information about every last one of the 164 DVDs and eighteen Blu-ray releases slotted for purchase on Tuesday, 2/16, or shortly thereafter. I've included links where I've found them - click on IMDb icons for those pages, tv.com icons for THOSE pages, the movie website icon to go to the official site for a movie, or other links I've included for trailers or things which amused me and will not amuse YOU in the slightest. AND WE'RE OFF PICK OF THE WEEK Black Dynamite (The W at Amazon) (2009) I....just really wanna see this is all. Michael Jai White Black Dynamite [Blu-ray] TV OF THE WEEK Head Case: The Complete Series (Starz, 2007-9) Barnaby Jones: The Complete First Season (CBS, 1973) Well! IT'S ABOUT TIME. "A QUINN MARTIN PRODUCTION...starring Buddy Ebsen..." (youtube.com) Cannon: Season Two, Vol. 2 (CBS, 1972-3) ALSO A QUINN MARTIN PRODUCTION Cannon: Season Two, Vol 1 & 2 Not really much of a "value pack" Small Wonder: The Complete First Season (syndicated, 1985-6) More info, trailer and previews at Shout! Factory (shoutfactorystore.com) Lincoln Heights: Season One (ABC Family, 2007) Previews at Shout! Factory The First Easter Rabbit (Dlx Ecoa) (NBC, 1976) Burl Ives, Rankin and Bass - SOLD Bugs Bunny's Easter Funnies(Bugs Bunny's Easter Special - CBS, 1977) Spectacular Spider-Man 6 (Kids' WB!, 2009) Episodes 5-7 of Season 2 Spectacular Spider-Man 7 Probably episodes 8-10? Hot Wheels Battle Force 5: Season 1, Vol. 1 (Cartoon Network, 2009) Episodes 1-6 Scooby Doo: Abracadabra-Doo (Cartoon Network?) The History of St Patrick's Day (A&E?) Secrets of Shangri-La: Quest for Sacred Caves (National Geographic) Nelson Mandela (Smithsoninan) Branded - The Complete Series starring Chuck Connors! 6 DVD SET - OVER 19 HOURS! (NBC, 1965-6) Best of the Loretta Young Show - Seasons 3 & 4 - 31 Dazzing Episodes! (NBC, 1955-7) NOVA: What Are Dreams? (WGBH, 2009) More info at NOVA (pbs.org) Benjamin Latrobe: America's First Architect (WETA, 2010) More info at WETA (pbs.org) TV MOVIES OF THE WEEK Phantom Racer (Syfy, 2009) Nicole Eggert, Greg Evigan - possessed car...really, I've told you all you need to know, right? TaMara and the Scene (made for TV, 2009) Not to be confused with Ta Mara & The Seen Hellhounds (made for TV, Canada, 2009) More info and trailer at RHI (rhientertainment.com) Shark City (SuperChannel, Canada, 2009) Jefferson Brown, David Phillips, Carlo Rota, Vivica A. Fox, Jordan Madley, Samantha Gutstadt and - yes - Corey Haim Rescheduled from 10/13/09? MORE CANADIAN TV OF THE WEEK Bob & Margaret - The Complete First Season (Global, 1998) Also aired here on Comedy Central Quads - The Complete First Season (TeleToon, 2001) BRITISH TV OF THE WEEK Lark Rise to Candleford: The Complete Season Two (BBC, 2008-9) Kingdom: Series Three (3pc) (Ws) (ITV, 2009) Stephen Fry - more info and trailer at BFS (bfsent.com) AND FINALLY, "60 MINUTES" OF THE WEEK 60 Minutes - The Quiet Professionals (January 31, 2010) 60 Minutes - White Hot (January 31, 2010) or watch the episode at 60 Minutes (cbsnews.com) MOVIES OF THE WEEK THE BIG ONES Law Abiding Citizen (2009) Jamie Foxx, Gerard Butler, Colm Meaney Law Abiding Citizen [Blu-ray] Coco Before Chanel (Coco avant Chanel - France, 2009) Audrey Tautou, Benoît Poelvoorde, Alessandro Nivola, Marie Gillain, Emmanuelle Devos Coco Before Chanel [Blu-ray] Good Hair (2009) Chris Rock examines hairstyles of people of color - with hilarious results Women in Trouble (2009) Carla Gugino, Connie Britton, Marley Shelton, Adrianne Palicki, Emmanuell Chriqui, Simon Baker, Joseph Gordon-Levitt Women in Trouble [Blu-ray] Immigrants (Immigrants [L.A. Dolce Vita] - USA/Hungary, 2008) animated - directed by Gabor "Duckman" Csupo NERD ALERT Halo Legends (Single-Disc Edition) "Animatrix"-like anthology with eight parts from different Japanese anime producers (says Amazon) - http://halo.xbox.com/en-us/halolegends Halo Legends (Two-Disc Special Edition) Halo Legends [Blu-ray] Cabin Fever 2: Spring Fever (Ws Sub Ac3 Dol) (2009) Their website is long gone but the MySpace remains From Mexico With Love (2009) Kuno Becker (who is Kuno Becker?) Remarkable Power (2008) Kevin Nealon, Tom Arnold, Kip Pardue, Dulé Hill, Christopher Titus, Nora Zehetner - wow, that's quite a collection of names. Even more info and YouTube trailer at MTI (mtivideo.com) Red Hook (2009) Terrence Mann, Christina Brucato OLDEST MOVIES OF THE WEEK Melies Encore: 26 Additional Rare and Original Films by the First Wizard of Cinema (1896-1911) 26 more films and fragments found after their original box set came out - more info at Flicker Alley (flickeralley.com) COMPENDIUM OF THE WEEK The Shooter Series, Volume Two: F. Gary Gray Trailer at Shooter Series (shooterseries.squarespace.com) WHO THE HECK IS ALICE Yes, in advance of the upcoming feature film (Depp! Burton! Coming in March!), everybody's rereleasing whichever versions they have the rights to... Alice's Adventures in Wonderland (Full Sub) (UK, 1972) Dudley Moore, Peter Sellers - neither plays Alice to my knowledge Alice in Wonderland This 2007 animated feature isn't in the IMDb but more info is available over at Image (image-entertainment.com) - may I say that based on the cover, I can proclaim that their "state-of-the-art CGI animation" doesn't look all that hot EXPENSIVE VERSIONS OF MOVIES YOU ALREADY OWN aka THE BLU-RAY SECTION The Lady Killers [Blu-ray] (The Ladykillers - UK, 1955) Contempt [Blu-ray] (Le Mépris - France/Italy, 1963) Brigitte Bardot, Michel Piccoli, Jack Palance - directed by Jean-Luc Godard Ran [Blu-ray] (France/Japan, 1985) Goodfellas (20th Anniversary Edition) [Blu-ray] (1990) Robert DeNiro, Ray Liotta, Joe Pesci CRITERION COLLECTION OF THE WEEK By the way, Criterion announced that over 20 titles - including Criterion #1: Grand Illusion - will soon go Out Of Print after 3/31 (criterion.com) #502: Revanche (Austria, 2008) More info and trailer at Criterion (criterion.com) #502: Revanche [Blu-ray] #503: Lola Montès (France/West Germany, 1955) More info and trailer at Criterion #503: Lola Montès [Blu-ray] #504: Hunger (UK/Ireland, 2008) More info and trailer at Criterion #504: Hunger [Blu-ray] CLINT OF THE WEEK Clint Eastwood: 35 Films 35 Years at Warner Bros. 19 discs - "Clint Eastwood’s entire filmography at Warner Bros. from Where Eagles Dare through Gran Torino" plus new doc "The Eastwood Factor" plus a book and more extras - some films are on double-sided discs because they have EXTRAS - more info at the rather long-ish Amazon description - I dunno, I wouldn't pay $180 list, but would I pay $130 preorder price? (Nah.) Dirty Harry Collection (Dirty Harry / Magnum Force / The Enforcer / Sudden Impact / The Dead Pool) On the other hand, this is a FINE price if you don't already have a Dirty Harry collection Dirty Harry Collection (Dirty Harry / Magnum Force / The Enforcer / Sudden Impact / The Dead Pool) [Blu-ray] DOCUMENTARIES OF THE WEEK Return To Kandahar (Canada, 2003) The Disappeared (Sub) (USA/Argentina, 2008) Heaven Or Hell (2009) Asking Mardi Gras partygoers about heaven and hell - and then asking religious leaders - wow, that's a FUN hour - more info at Celebrity Video Distribution (cvdistributes.com) EN ESPAÑ OF THE WEEK Morir En San Hilario (Spain, 2005) Volando Voy (Spain, 2006) Cementerio De Papel (Mexico, 2007) Mejor Es Que Gabriela No Se Muera (Mexico, 2007) GAY FILMS FROM THE PHILIPPINES OF THE WEEK Daybreak (Philippines, 2008) No Way Out (Philippines, 2008) Heavenly Touch (Philippines, 2009) Info on all three at Water Bearer Films (waterbearerfilms.com) OTHER FURN FILMS OF THE WEEK Ninja Assassins: 4 Film Set Amazon reviewer says the four are Ninja in the Dragon's Den; Ninja, the Final Duel; Ninja and Dragon and To Catch a Ninja (aka Ninja Thunderbolt) Profumo Di Donna (Scent of a Woman) (Italy, 1974) Decoder (West Germany, 1984) 2 discs (DVD+CD) mark (now?) first DVD release of cult film with notable soundtrack - rescheduled from September (and now with a different distributor?) La Commune (Paris, 1871) (France, 2000) More info at Icarus Films (icarusfilms.com) La Virgen Negra (Black Virgin) (Sub) (Venezuela, 2008) 20th Century Boys 2: The Last Hope (20-seiki Shônen: Dai 2 Shô - Japan, 2009) If you don't buy it, they'll NEVER put out the final third of the trilogy, so you're really in a box here COLLECTIONS OF NO GREAT SHAKES Collector Edition Red Skeleton (18pc) (Slim) I hope they have the one where he's a CLOWN Life of Christ (4pc) Yes, Lent is coming soon! AND THE REST OF THE MOVIES OF THE WEEK 13Teen (For Sale By Owner - 2005) I have to think that in 2005, " Seven meets Paranormal Activity" wasn't what the filmmakers were thinking....even if it IS on the box now. No more information (yet) at North American (noamp.com) 13 Teen Same as above, much more expensive? Cannibal Suburbia (Australia, 2008) Forgive this old codger (and/or American), but I've never heard of "Donkey Punch Disco" (as himself) - rescheduled from 2/2 Freeway Killer (2009) More info and trailer at Image (image-entertainment.com) Freeway Killer [Blu-ray] Quiet Nights of Blood and Pain (2009) More info at Copp Films (coppfilms.com) or Tempe Video (store.tempevideo.com) She's Crushed (Crushed - 2009) Henrik Norlen, Natalie Dickinson, Keith Melly, Caitlin Wehrle - I have no idea who ANY of those people are More info and one more trailer at Maverick (maverickentertainment.cc) Splinterheads (2009) Thomas Middleditch, Rachael Taylor, Christopher McDonald, Lea Thompson, Frankie Faison, Dean Winters Biophage (B&W) (2010) Rescheduled from 2/2 Zombie Apocalypse with FREE comic book (Special Edition) (direct to video?) Info about halfway down the page at Eagle One Media (eagleonemedia.com) City Of Motherly Love No info at all...sorry COMEDY OF THE WEEK The Secret Policeman's Private Party Compilation of comedy sketches from the (annual?) Amnesty International shows - list and more info at Shout! Factory (shoutfactorystore.com) Charlie Murphy: I Will Not Apologize ANIME OF THE WEEK Bleach Uncut Box Set: Season 4, Part 2 Naruto Uncut Season 2 V.1 Box Set (6pc) (Full) Heroic Age: Complete Series [Blu-ray] Claymore: Complete Series Box Set [Blu-ray] Dragon Ball Z: Dragon Box Two Case Closed: The Phantom of Baker Street Movie (Meitantei Konan: Bekâ Sutorîto no Bôrei - Japan, 2002) To Love Ru Collection 2 (2pc) (Ws Sub) KIDZ RELEAZEZ OF THE WEEK The Happy Cricket (O Grilo Feliz - Brazil, 2001) animated Wow! Wow! Wubbzy!: Go For Gold! Zorro & Scarlet Whip Revealed Even more from Generation Z! More info at Image Dive Olly Dive! A Whale of a Tale Sid The Science Kid: The Ruler Of Thumb He's Got the Whole World in His Hands... and More Stories to Celebrate the Environment (Scholastic Storybook Treasures) Jacob Two-Two and the Book of Magic Farzzles World - Farzzle the Snowman Braceface - Brace Yourself Franklin - Franklins Birthday Party 6 Teen - Snow Job All these are Canadian, and probably aired here if I wasn't too lazy to check - this one was on Cartoon Network for sure These are in SPECIAL EASTER PACKAGING! (Easter must be pretty soon? Hey, do people actually give DVDs to their children for Easter now?) Building Bobland Bay (With Toy) (W/Toy) (Full) Care Bears: Adventure in Care a Lot (Full Spec) Care Bears: Cheer There & Everywhere (W/Toy) Care Bears: Festival of Fun (Full Spec Dol Rpkg) Digging for Treasure (Full Spec Dol Rpkg) High Speed Adventures (With Easter Toy) (W/Toy) HIT Favorites: Springtime Fun (Full Spec Dol) Jonah: Veggietales Movie (Dub Spec Sub Dol Rpkg) Land of Make Believe (Full Spec Dol Rpkg) Let's Go to the Farm (With Plush Toy) (W/Toy) The Littlest Angel's Easter Musical Scrapbook (Full Spec Dol Rpkg) Once Upon a Dino Tale (W/Toy) (Full Dub Dol) Railway Friends (With Easter Toy) (W/Toy) (Full) Shaun The Sheep: A Woolly Good Time Thomas & Treasure (Full Spec Dol Rpkg) Thomas' Sodor Celebration (Full Spec Dol Rpkg) MUSIC OF THE WEEK Concert By the Lake (Dol Dts) [Blu-ray] Blu-ray version of the [amazon B000FIHJX8]previously released[/link] DVD Band Du Lac (eaglerockent.com) Biggest Hits Live The Dramatics The Rise Of Serio "Chicano Rap's fastest rising star" has "over five million impressions on Myspace" !!!!!!!!!!! The Acacia Strain: The Most Known Unknown Goldtoes At Large Tankard: Open All Night Reloaded LEARNIN' Real Blues Guitar SUSPICIOUS "IMPORTS" OF THE WEEK Chet Baker - Let's Get Lost (French 2 x DVD + CD Box Set Edition) (PAL/Region 2) (2/19) No Distance Left To Run- A Film About Blur Live In Germany Supertramp - wow, I'm really tempted... Live In Japan Journey - I am not tempted Hey, here's most of them again, from a different importer! No Distance Left to Run:Film About Blur Live in Germany Supertramp 1969 Berlin Concert Miles Davis Live in Japan Journey HIP HOP/ZINES (I THINK) OF THE WEEK Fiesta Island Party Girls, Vol. 2 For those of you keeping score, this is at least the 14th time I have listed a release date for this exciting DVD! Tone Loc T.V. 2 MAYBE info can be found at www.toneloctv.com - maybe not CLASSICAL/OPERA/BALLET/&c. OF THE WEEK Bellini: La Sonnambula Vivaldi/Titian : L'ESTRO ARMONICO -Art and Music Expressions Series [5.1 DTS-HD Master Audio/Video Disc] [Blu-ray] (2/19) Rimsky-Korsakov: May Night Iolanta (Tchaikovsky) SPORTS! WHERE'S MY FOOTBALL? NFL Denver Broncos: Best Games of the 2009 Regular Season Can three discs HOLD all their highlights? 2009 Alabama Crimson Tide: Season in Review 2010 Citi BCS National Championship-Texas versus Alabama 2010 Tostitos Fiesta Bowl-Boise St vs. TCU 2010 FedEx Orange Bowl-Iowa vs. Georgia Tech 2010 Allstate Sugar Bowl-Florida vs. Cincinnati 2010 AT&T Cotton Bowl Classic-Ole Miss vs. OSU 2010 Rose Bowl Game presented by Citi-Oregon vs. Ohio State SPOILER ALERT: They only put the winning team's helmet logo on the cover - so, like, if you want to be surprised....get somebody to open the box for you, I guess - hopefully they don't tell you in the DVD menu or anything like that, right? VROOOOOOOM Jeff Gordon - ESPN Inside Access ESPN ULTIMATE NASCAR - High-Octane Collector's Set ESPN ULTIMATE NASCAR VOL. 1 - The Explosion, NASCAR's Rise ESPN ULTIMATE NASCAR VOL. 2 - The Dirt, The Cars, Speed & Danger ESPN ULTIMATE NASCAR VOL. 4 - 100 Defining Moments ESPN ULTIMATE NASCAR VOL. 3 - Greatest Drivers, Biggest Races, Hottest Rivalries ESPN SPORTS CENTURY GREATEST ATHLETES: Dale Earnhardt Sr. NASCAR - The Families (ESPN) Never MIND that they don't come out until AFTER the season starts - actually, there's probably some savvy marketing behind that decision and I just don't grasp it - never mind. SPORTS & ENTERTAINMENT (FOR SOME) WWE: John Morrison- Rock Star Curiously, it appears that "Johnny Nitro" never existed, as there are no MNM matches on this set...or anything prior to Sep. 2007, for that matter. Price is comparable to WWE Shop (wweshop.com), where there's a trailer (there's a trailer at Amazon, too, actually) TNA Wrestling: Best of 2009 tnawrestling.com sez: "'Best of 2009' includes memorable matches from TNA 'iMPACT!' and TNA’s monthly Pay-Per-View events." Wow, that's HELPFUL! SHUT UP AND (FLY) FISH Durable Parachutes "Hooked on Fly Tying" - I'm not sure that applies to ANYBODY! How To Fly Fish Basics of How To Fly Fish Includes "The New Fly Fishing Basics," "Fishing Knots for Fresh & Saltwater" and "Fly Tying Basics with Dick Talleur" - more info on ALL this stuff at www.bennet-watt.com SWEAT OF THE WEEK LYNN HAHN: TOTAL CONDITIONING AEROBICS and STRENGTH TRAINING YOGA PULSE: Lean Strong Abs Anastasia YOGA PULSE: SEXY ARMS and POSTURE Also Anastasia ET CETERA WAR (WHAT IS IT GOOD FOR) Campaigns in the Pacific - Islands of Death - Over 10 Hours - 4 DVD Box Set! COLLECTION OF MYSTERY OF THE WEEK Discoveries...America, Music Hmmm...it's an eleven disc set but I could only find six episodes of the series (bennett-watt.com) COLLECTIONS OF QUESTAR OF THE WEEK Rome: Power & Glory (6pc) More info and maybe video preview at Questar (questarhomevideo.com) End Times (6pc) Try to defer payment until 2013 - just in case - Questar Nature: Extraordinary Animals (6pc) (WNET) Long description at Questar Nature: Born Wild Only a 1pc - o Questar (questarhomevideo.com) American Indian Collection (6pc) - movies and documentaries - list at Questar Nature: Fellowship of the Whales - Questar Oh, crap, I'm done! Well, pretend I listed "Phantom Racer" down here instead, I guess. Come back later for the discussion that's sure to ensue (ha ha, just kidding) and the "after the press" updates as we get closer to the actual release date of 2/16! BYE Promote this thread!
CRZ Big Brother Administrator Since: 9.12.01 From: ミネアポリス Since last post: 8 hours Last activity: 3 hours # 2 Posted on 15.2.10 1550.05 | Instant Rating: 8.86
NEWLY ADDED FOR WEEK OF 2/16: Cabin Fever: Unrated Director's Cut (The W at Amazon) Blu-ray (2002) The Cement Garden (PAL/Region 2) (France/Germany/UK, 1993) (import) Shoah (4 Disc Set & 184 Page Book Special Edition Box Set) (UK PAL/Region 2) (France 1985) (import) Keep Multihull Simple That's boating Live at Vicacrs Street Assuming that's a typo, it's probably "Live at Vicar Street" by The Dubliners Mastering Muay Thai Paul Metayo (2/17) Earth Voice Food Choice (2/17) KissMe Girl: Girls Kissing - Vol. 2 "Real Kissing!!" Well, you'd hope. (2/19) The 10 Toughest Questions Families and Friends Ask About Addiction and Recovery (2/19) RESCHEDULED TO 2/23 TaMara and the Scene COMPLETELY DISAPPEARED: NFL Denver Broncos: Best Games of the 2009 Regular Season There's a joke in here, I think NOW SHOWING UNAVAILABLE: Durable Parachutes How To Fly Fish Basics of How To Fly Fish La Commune (Paris, 1871) Live In Germany Live In Japan DiscoveriesAmerica Music No Distance Left to Run:Film About Live in Germany 1969 Berlin Concert Live in Japan Real Blues Guitar Fish Bum 2 British Columbia: Metalhead TOP PREORDERS OF THE WEEK 1 1 Law Abiding Citizen 2 2 Law Abiding Citizen [Blu-ray] 3 3 Coco Before Chanel 4 4 Halo Legends [Blu-ray] 5 5 Shaun The Sheep: A Woolly Good Time 6 7 Black Dynamite [Blu-ray] 7 8 Black Dynamite 8 6 Lark Rise to Candleford: The Complete Season Two 9 9 Scooby Doo: Abracadabra-Doo 10 12 Good Hair 11 10 Barnaby Jones: The Complete First Season 12 14 Halo Legends (Two-Disc Special Edition) 13 11 Claymore: Complete Series Box Set [Blu-ray] 14 13 Bleach Uncut Box Set: Season 4, Part 2 15 22 Clint Eastwood: 35 Films 35 Years at Warner Bros. 16 21 Revanche (Criterion Collection) [Blu-ray] 17 20 Lola Montes (Criterion Collection) [Blu-ray] 18 15 Small Wonder: The Complete First Season 19 -- Hunger (Criterion Collection) [Blu-ray] 20 17 Halo Legends (Single-Disc Edition) 21 18 Goodfellas (20th Anniversary Edition) [Blu-ray] 22 23 Dirty Harry Collection (Dirty Harry / Magnum Force / The Enforcer / Sudden Impact / The Dead Pool) 23 -- Cabin Fever 2: Spring Fever 24 16 Coco Before Chanel [Blu-ray] Dropping out from the last check were Bellini: La Sonnambula and Hot Wheels Battle Force 5: Season 1, Vol. 1. CURRENT TOP PREORDERS FOR THE WEEK OF 2/23 1 Jersey Shore: Season 1 Uncensored (Amazon.com Exclusive) 2 Justice League: Crisis on Two Earths (Two-Disc Edition) 3 Midsomer Murders: Set 14 4 Everybody's Fine 5 The September Issue 6 The Informant! 7 LeapFrog Math Adventure to the Moon 8 Justice League: Crisis on Two Earths [Blu-ray] 9 Night Court: The Complete Third Season 10 The Box 11 Trailer Park Boys: Countdown to Liquor Day 12 Nurse Jackie: Season One 13 Cirque Du Freak: The Vampire's Assistant 14 Ghost Hunters: Season Five, Part One 15 Justice League: Crisis on Two Earths (Amazon Exclusive with Lithograph) [Blu-ray] 16 The Informant! [Blu-ray] 17 Motherhood 18 Project Runway: Season Six 19 Adam-12: Season Four 20 The Box [Blu-ray] 21 Neil Diamond: Hot August Night/NYC - Live from Madison Square Garden [Blu-ray] 22 Grumpy Old Men/Grumpier Old Men (Comedy Double Feature) [Blu-ray] 23 Make Way For Tomorrow (Criterion Collection) 24 Cirque Du Freak: The Vampire's Assistant [Blu-ray] CURRENT TOP PREORDERED ITEM FOR THE WEEK BEGINNING... 3/2: 2012 3/9: Precious: Based on the Novel "Push" by Sapphire 3/16: The Twilight Saga: New Moon (Two-Disc Special Edition) (3/20) 3/23: Toy Story (Two-Disc Special Edition Blu-ray/DVD Combo w/ Blu-ray Packaging) [Blu-ray] * 3/30: Sherlock Holmes [Blu-ray] 4/6: The Lord of the Rings: The Motion Picture Trilogy (Theatrical Editions) [Blu-ray] * 4/13: Apollo 13 (15th Anniversary Edition) 4/20: The Young Victoria 4/27: Armageddon [Blu-ray] If you'd like to see what's next, the early edition of the 2/23 new DVD list (The W) is already available for your perusal...otherwise, I'll see you later!