We’ve got another week aiming for the Christmas shoppers.

2 Days in New York
Amazon
  • Blu-Ray: US, CAN
  • DVD: US, CAN
  • Digital: US
2001: A Space Odyssey / Clockwork Orange / The Shining Triple Feature
Amazon
  • Blu-Ray: US, CAN
Comments Three of Kubrick’s best films, two of which are in our Greatest Science Fiction Film Tournament.
Austin Powers Triple Feature
Amazon
  • Blu-Ray: US, CAN
Barbarian and the Geisha
Amazon
  • Blu-Ray/DVD: US, CAN
iTunes
  • Digital: US, CAN
Brave
Amazon
  • Ultimate Collector’s Edition (3D Blu-Ray/Blu-Ray/DVD/Digital): US, CAN
  • Collector’s Edition (Blu-Ray/DVD): US, CAN
  • DVD: US, CAN
  • Digital: US
  • Spanish Blu-Ray: US, CAN
  • Spanish DVD: US, CAN
iTunes
  • Digital: US, CAN
Children Who Chase Lost Voices
Amazon
  • DVD: US, CAN
  • Blu-Ray: US, CAN
Rightstuf
  • DVD: US
  • Blu-Ray: US
iTunes
  • Digital: US, CAN
Comments Alex: The new film from Makoto Shinkai (director of Voices of a Distant Star).
Blaine: Part of this week’s Greatest Science Fiction Film Tournament qualifying round.
D.W. Griffith’s Abraham Lincoln (1930)
Amazon
  • Blu-Ray: US, CAN
The Dick Van Dyke Show: The Complete Series
Amazon
  • Blu-Ray: US, CAN
Doctor Who: The Doctor, the Widow and the Wardrobe
Amazon
  • Blu-Ray: US, CAN
iTunes
  • Digital: US, CAN
Comments Blaine: As with all Doctor Who product, there is a significant price difference between digital and physical products. Look closely before making your final buying decision.
Doctor Who: Episode 57 – The Claws of Axos (Special Edition)
Amazon
  • DVD: US, CAN
iTunes
  • Digital: US, CAN
Comments Blaine: iTunes doesn’t carry the bonus features of the Special Edition releases of classic Doctor Who, but I encourage price comparisons again. I don’t find special features on anything (including Criterion titles) would be enough to make up for differences this extreme.
Doctor Who (2005): Series Seven, Part One
Amazon
  • DVD: US, CAN
iTunes
  • Digital: US, CAN
Comments Blaine: Yes, this is a rapid rerelease. I’m listing it again because it’s great stuff and because it was clearly in demand and can now be found again at retailers that were previously out of stock.
Duck Dynasty: Season One
Amazon
  • DVD: US, CAN
iTunes
  • Digital: US, CAN
Duck Dynasty: Season Two
iTunes
  • Digital: US, CAN
Film Noir Collection: Volume One
Amazon
  • DVD: US, CAN
Comments Includes Union Station, Appointment with Danger, Dark City and Rope of Sand.
Flintstones: The Complete Series
Amazon
  • DVD: US, CAN
Friends: The Complete Series
Amazon
  • Blu-Ray: US, CAN
Harold and Kumar: Christmas Ultimate Collector’s Edition
Amazon
  • Blu-Ray: US, CAN
Hellsing (Anime Classics Collection)
Amazon
  • DVD: US, CAN
Rightstuf
  • DVD: US
Comments Alex: The earlier anime series from Studio Gonzo that was kind of inferior to the manga and to the later Hellsing Ultimate series.
Hellsing Ultimate Boxed Set 2
Amazon
  • Blu-Ray/DVD: US, CAN
Rightstuf
  • Blu-Ray/DVD: US
Comments Alex: Contains episodes 5-8, and a slipcover box that will hold both combo sets. Also, RightStuff is offering a Hellsing Organization patch with each order (in case you want to let the vampires around you know that they’re on notice).
The Incredible Mel Brooks: An Irresistible Collection of Unhinged Comedy
Amazon
  • DVD: US, CAN
Comments Blaine: A six disc collection of Mel Brooks’ TV appearances and works.
Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat
Amazon
  • Blu-Ray: US, CAN
Kino Classics: The Selznick Collection
Amazon
  • Blu-Ray: US, CAN
  • DVD: US, CAN
Comments Includes Nothing Sacred, A Farewell to Arms, A Star is Born, Bird of Paradise and Little Lord Fauntleroy.
Lawrence of Arabia
Amazon
  • 50th Anniversary Collector’s Edition Blu-Ray: US, CAN
  • Restored Version Blu-Ray: US, CAN
iTunes
  • Original Version Digital: US, CAN
  • Restored Version Digital: US, CAN
Lost Girl: Season Two
Amazon
  • Blu-Ray: US, CAN
iTunes
  • Digital: US, CAN
Marvel Knights: Astonishing X-Men Blu-Ray Box
Amazon
  • Blu-Ray: US, CAN
Comments Blaine: The motion comics adaptation of the entire Whedon/Cassady run on Astonishing X-Men, which was fantastic in print but left me unsatisfied after I watched the first episode in motion comic form.
Marvel Knights: Astonishing X-Men: Unstoppable
Amazon
  • DVD: US, CAN
Comments The fourth and final Whedon/Cassady motion comic adaptation
My Big Fat Greek Wedding
Amazon
  • Blu-Ray/DVD/Digital: US, CAN
Ocean’s Eleven / Twelve / Thirteen Trilogy
Amazon
  • Blu-Ray: US, CAN
The Otto Preminger Collection
Amazon
  • Blu-Ray: US, CAN
Comments Includes Hurry Sundown, Skidoo and Such Good Friends.
Pixar Short Films Collection 2
Amazon
  • Blu-Ray/DVD: US, CAN
  • DVD: US, CAN
Comments Includes Your Friend the Rat, Presto, BURN-E, Partly Cloudy, Dug’s Special Mission, George and A.J., Day and Night, Hawaiin Vacation, Air Mater, Small Fry, La Luna and Time Travel Mater as main features, and the following student films as bonus features: Nitemare, The Lady and the Lamp, Somewhere in the Arctic, A Story, Winter, Palm Springs and Next Door.
The Postman Always Rings Twice (1946)
Amazon
  • Blu-Ray: US, CAN
Real McCoys: Season Two
Amazon
  • DVD: US, CAN
Ristorante Paradiso
Amazon
  • DVD: US, CAN
Rightstuf
  • DVD: US
Comments Alex: Anime series about a young woman who ends up working at a restauraunt in Italy.
Savages
Amazon
  • DVD/Blu-Ray/Digital: US, CAN
  • DVD: US, CAN
iTunes
  • Digital: US, CAN
Scooby-Doo, Where Are You? Complete Series
Amazon
  • DVD: US, CAN
Comments Packaged in the Mystery Machine.
Scooby-Doo! Mystery Incorporated: Season 2 Part 1: Danger in the Deep
Amazon
  • DVD: US, CAN
Sergei Eisenstein: Double Feature
Amazon
  • Blu-Ray: US, CAN
Comments Includes Battleship Potemkin and Strike. The first in the set, Battleship Potemkin, revolutionized the way films are edited, and was a major driving force in the transformation of films from animated postcards and recorded plays into a unique medium.
Sgt Frog Season 3
Amazon
  • DVD: US, CAN
Rightstuf
  • DVD: US
Superman: The Movie / Superman II: The Richard Donner Cut / Superman Returns Trilogy
Amazon
  • Blu-Ray: US, CAN
Comments Blaine: Two of these are in our Greatest Science Fiction Film tournament, and all will receive the podcast treatment as part of the Silver Screen Superman series that starts in January.
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: The Complete Classic Series Collection
Amazon
  • DVD: US, CAN
Comments Blaine: This was the series I grew up with, and is packaged in the Turtle Van.
Trilogy of Life (Criterion Collection)
Amazon
  • DVD: US, CAN
  • Blu-Ray: US, CAN
Comments Includes The Decameron, The Canterbury Tales and Arabian Nights.
Watchmen Collector’s Edition: Ultimate Cut+Graphic Novel
Amazon
  • Blu-Ray: US, CAN
Weekend (Criterion Collection)
Amazon
  • Blu-Ray: US, CAN
  • DVD: US, CAN

Finally, the picks of the week. Blaine says, “the Kubrick and Superman three packs are the most appealing titles this week.” Alex says, “I can’t say no to Lawrence of Arabia on Blu-Ray.”