This week, I’m including some of the forthcoming DVD
product announcements (primarily TV releases) along
with the list of interesting titles coming on August
This week’s genre releases include:
The Complete Season Three: Fans of the show may
already have this in its individual DVD
Volume Four: This collection should finish off
the Futurama series.
Realm: The Complete Series: This Chris Carter
series was cancelled after the broadcast of three
episodes. Nine were made, and they’re all here.
Munsters: Complete First Season: If you’re older
than me, this might be good nostalgia for you.
The Night Stalker / The Night Strangler: Strong
sales of this may eventually result in the release of
the entire Kolchak series.
Serling’s Night Gallery: Complete First Season:
This was the project he made after The Twilight
Soccer: I missed this in theaters, but don’t plan
to miss the DVD.
This week’s non-genre releases include:
Vitelloni: This is a Criterion Collection
release. I’ve never seen a Criterion Collection
release I’ve been unhappy with. They’re also the
only releases that have completely transparent layer
changes on my DVD players.
Most of the upcoming DVD product news is TV product,
because those are the article I get mailed to me
courtesy of TV
Shows on DVD. This week saw additional extras
listed for the upcoming Looney
Tunes: The Golden Collection Vol. 2 due November
2, the third season of Smallville is due on
November 16, the fifth season of Angel is
due some time in February 2005, the second
season of Quantum Leap has been delayed from
October 26 to December 14, the first season of
Tru Calling is due November 30, the seventh
season of Buffy the Vampire Slayer is due
November 16, the extras due on the second season of
Land of the Lost have been revealed for its
September 28 release date, the fifth
season of Xena will be out on October 19, the first
season of Gargoyles is due on December 7, and the
second season of Forever Knight is due on
January 4, 2005 despite some miserable sales of the
Next week doesn’t look all that interesting, either,
but looking ahead to September 7 shows a completely