This week is really abysmal. We’ve got a few good anime series and films this week (and a rare VHS release), but otherwise, it’s a weak week.

009 – Re:Cyborg
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Comments Anime film from Kenji Kamiyama (director of Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex), based on Shotoro Ishinomori’s Cyborg 009
50 Film Family Adventure Collection
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Comments The list of titles was provided in the product reviews.
50 Shades of Irresistible
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Comments 6 movie set, but only five are listed in the product description: At the Midnight Hour, The Awakening, Diamond Girl, Loving Evangeline, and Another Woman.
Ayn Rand: A Sense of Life
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Barnacle Bill
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Big Jack
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Cherry 2000
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Comments Believe it or not, this made our first round list in the Greatest Science Fiction Film Tournament.
Descendants
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Family Classics Collection
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Comments At the time of this writing, there is no list of titles available.
Galilei Donna
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Comments Anime series from Fuji TV’s Noitamina block, set in 2061. The show follows three sisters, decendants of Galileo Galilei, searching for a treasure (of some sort) left behind by the astronomer.
Ghost Town
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Home
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Inari Kon Kon: Complete Series + OVAs
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Comments Romantic comedy urban fantasy anime.
Justice League: Gods and Monsters
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Kill, Granny, Kill
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Comments That is not a misprint. We have a new VHS release in 2015. This is a horror film about a woman who gets a job as a caretaker for an elderly woman – except the elderly woman is also a cannibal.
Lost Soul: The Doomed Journey of Richard Stanley’s Island of Dr. Moreau
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No Game, No Life
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Comments This is, I believe, Sentai Filmworks first hybrid release. The DVD/Blu-Ray release comes with a chipboard case, a separate box for the extras, reversable covers for the amaray cases, a three-disk soundtrack, deck of playing cards, art prints, a poster, and stickers.
Mama’s Family: Mama’s Favorites – Season 6
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Miracle Mile
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Monte Walsh
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Mystery Science Theater 3000: Volume XXXIII
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Comments Includes Daddy-O, Earth vs. the Spider, Teenage Crime Wave, Agent for H.A.R.M.
Prime Cut
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Strangler of the Tower / Monster of London City
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Windy Tales
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Comments Anime drama (with a very interesting art style) about a group of people who have the power to manipulate the wind.

Finally, the picks of the week. Blaine says, “I haven’t seen anything terribly compelling this week, but the Lost Soul documentary about the 1995 Island of Dr. Moreau definitely has my attention.” Alex says, “The Lost Soul documentary also has my interest along with the MST3K collection.”