This is one of the lightest weeks we’ve seen in a long time.

12 Movie Action Pack
Amazon
  • DVD: US, CAN
Comments Includes Stolen, Direct Action, Wake of Death, Blitz, War, Inc., Avenging Angelo, The Iceman, Trespass, Rampart, Desert Saints, The Contract, and Cyborg Soldier.
5 Flights Up
Amazon
  • Blu-Ray/Digital: US, CAN
  • DVD: US, CAN
Archie Bunker’s Place: Season 1
Amazon
  • DVD: US, CAN
Atelier Escha & Logy: Alchemists of the Dusk Sky
Amazon
  • DVD: US, CAN
  • Blu-Ray: US, CAN
Comments Anime series adapating the RPG video game of the same name.
Barney Miller: The Final Season
Amazon
  • DVD: US, CAN
The Big Chill (Criterion Collection)
Amazon
  • Blu-Ray: US, CAN
  • DVD: US, CAN
Bitten: Complete Season Two
Amazon
  • DVD: US, CAN
The Brokenwood Mysteries: Series 1
Amazon
  • Blu-Ray: US, CAN
  • DVD: US, CAN
The Cell
Amazon
  • Blu-Ray: US, CAN
Crimson Cult
Amazon
  • Blu-Ray: US, CAN
Comments 1970s horror film starring Christopher Lee and Boris Karloff, based on Lovecraft’s “Dreams in the Witch House”
House of Cards: Volume 3
Amazon
  • Blu-Ray: US, CAN
  • DVD: US, CAN
Joe Dirt
Amazon
  • Blu-Ray: US, CAN
Comments Blaine: This falls into a small group of movies where the movie itself is virtually unwatchable, but the soundtrack (CD: US, CAN) is well worth owning.
The Killers
Amazon
  • Blu-Ray: US, CAN
  • DVD: US, CAN
Maggie
Amazon
  • Blu-Ray/Digital: US, CAN
  • DVD/Digital: US, CAN
Married With Children
Amazon
  • Season 11: US, CAN
  • Complete Series: US, CAN
Marty Stouffer’s Wild America Specials (12 DVD set)
Amazon
  • DVD: US, CAN
Mega Shark Versus Kolossus
Amazon
  • DVD: US, CAN
Comments Blaine: At the time of this writing, it has a single review, which is 5 stars, written by Jeremy R. Feit: “I highly recommend this movie because I’m in it.”
Noragami: Season 1
Amazon
  • DVD/Blu-Ray: US, CAN
Comments Anime series about a girl who bonds with a Kami (literally meaning “god”, though the Japanese meaning of the term is probably closer to the definition of a genius loci)
One Week Friends
Amazon
  • DVD: US, CAN
  • Blu-Ray: US, CAN
Comments Anime series with a premise similar to “20 First Dates” – Yuuki, a Japanese high school student discovers that one of his classmates, Kaori, has short-term memory damage – she can’t remember anything after one week. Consequently she doesn’t have any friends. Yuuki decides to fix this by making friends with Kaori.
Sam Goldwyn Movie Collection, Vol. 2
Amazon
  • DVD: US, CAN
Comments Includes Stella Dallas, Dead End, The Westerner, They Got Me Covered, The Princess and the Pirate, The Secret Life of Walter Mitty.
Snorks: The Complete Second Season
Amazon
  • DVD: US, CAN
Witches of East End: Complete Season 2
Amazon
  • DVD: US, CAN
Woman in Gold
Amazon
  • Blu-Ray/Digital: US, CAN
  • DVD: US, CAN
WWE Presents: The Monday Night War – Part 1, Shots Fired
Amazon
  • DVD: US, CAN
  • Blu-Ray: US, CAN
Comments The First 6 episodes of the WWE’s more in-depth documentary series on the Monday Night War.
Yakitate!! Japan, Part 3
Amazon
  • DVD: US, CAN

Finally, the picks of the week. Blaine says, “nothing jumps out at me this week at all.” Alex says, “Agreed. Wrestling fans might want to pick up Monday Night War Part 1, and fans of ’70s horror might want to pick up Crimson Cult, but otherwise, that’s it.”