These items are coming to DVD on Tuesday, October 26.
First, the genre releases:
Another Japanese horror film. This is the director’s
IV: Citizen Toxie: Yes, he’s on DVD.
Spotlight – Yoshiaki Kawajiri Brick Pack: A four
showcasing the Anime creator’s work.
Dead: Four editions of this movie are coming to
DVD. The link
here is to the widecreen unrated director’s cut.
(The other three are
the widescreen theatrical cut, and the butchered
versions of the
theatrical and director’s cuts.)
The Series (Perfect Collection): Fans may now
the DVD cover art says “FROM THE DIRECTOR OF SPAWN”
in a sales pitch,
you know it’s going to be entertaining in all sorts
ways. Did anyone catch the TV premier on October 9?
(I didn’t know it
was coming until I looked it up on the IMDB this
morning, or you would
have been warned, I mean, notified that it was on the
recent TV miniseries version, starring Alec
The Complete Collection (Limited Signed Edition):
That’s a mighty
Science Theater 3000 Vol. 6: “Teenagers from
Outer Space,” “Attack
of the Giant Leeches,” “Gunslinger,” and “Mr. B’s
Here and There (Complete Collector’s Boxed Set):
Anime fans look
like they’ll be really happy this week. Or really
Conquers the Martians: A true holiday classic.
Expect a review
later this year.
Deep Space Nine Seasons 1-7: A complete series
package. Oh, for a
Next Generation Seasons 1-7: A similar package
Princess: This was enjoyed by the customers when
I worked in a
theater. Pay very close attention; in three frames,
fingers are visible on screen holding the plates down
for the camera.
(At least, they were in the theatrical release.)
(Collector’s Edition): This is the 1982
- Timeline /
Tomb Raider Two Pack: If either film is worth
Superbit branded rerelease.
There also appears to be a number of “Title
and Other Cartoon
Treasures” releases for very low prices. (Low enough
that I have
doubts about picture and sound quality.) The series
headliners such as Superman,
The Cat, Three
you can probably tell, I’m an animation fan, but for
$2.99, I don’t
see how these can be of decent quality. I’d love
nothing more than if
some company with good resources and a respect for
tracked down and properly restored all of the old
material. I’ve got Gulliver’s Travels on
DVD, but the price
was so low I’m almost afraid to see what it looks
Now, the non-genre releases:
– The Complete First Season: Johnny Depp before
people knew the
Boys II –
Superbit Edition: Once again, the Superbit
edition comes out long
after the original release. How do the Superbit
versions look? The
Spider-Man 2 Superbit is coming out the same
day as the
regular edition, so I’ll finally pick one up.
(Releasing it after the
original release has meant I’ve already got a copy of
interested in so far, with the one exception of
Syndrome: This is another title I vaguely
remember hearing about,
but haven’t seen.
(Superbit): One of Stallone’s better movies is
also released as a
Superbit this week.
- Footloose /
School of Rock Two Pack: I know
Footloose is good, but haven’t
seen School of Rock yet.
Holiday Celebrations: There are a few titles in
here that I love.
The Halloween special is wonderful.
Navarone: The Superbit people strike again.
on the Street Seasons 1-5: A very complete DVD
on the Prairie – Complete Season Six: Wholesome
entertainment, with burning babies and blind people
Missing: A Superbit edition.
Special Edition: Disney’s major summer 1998
O.C. – The
Complete First Season: I’ve heard good things
about the show.
Time In Mexico: Another Superbit release.
Dorado: Another recent animated feature.
Legend of the Seven Seas: Animated version
Stallion of the Cimarron: A big week for
The Superbit people must have been planning to flood
the market this
– Season One: One of the better sitcoms.