I’ll be out of town this weekend, so the column is
going up early.
First, the genre releases:
Robin – The Complete 1949 Movie Serial Collection:
available appearance of Batman on the big screen.
It’s on my “must
own” list, but I’m not buying new DVDs until I finish
moving into my
new house and deal with those costs.
Flintstones – Season Three: The third season of
the series is now
on DVD. This one turned the series into the one most
Flintstone: A theatrical release that came out in
– Season One: Now, this is a stable
Clone Wars, Vol. 1: A highly requested title for
collecting the animated shorts that fit between
episodes 2 and 3 on
the big screen. It’s on the same “must buy” list as
and Robin Serial Collection.
Now, the non-genre releases:
– The Edge of Reason: The original was worth a
rental on a date.
I don’t know about the sequel.
M.D. – Season One: Before Neil Patrick Harris was
the voice of
Spider-Man, he was a very yound doctor.
Neverland: The story behind Peter Pan.
Boys/Nancy Drew Mysteries – Season One: Starring
the co-creator of
One: Following up on the Columbo
releases, no doubt.
and Guildenstern are Dead: Tim Roth, Gary Oldman,
Dreyfuss star in an alternative version of
Fox is also releasing a series of “starter sets” this
week, with a
handful of the first few episodes of several shows.
The sets are
cheap enough to sample a show that you are not yet
include a coupon to get a discount worth the price of
this set on any
complete season set of the same show. This week, sets
Tyler Moore, and The
Finally, the pick of the week. Stand
By Me – Deluxe
Edition is a new release of the second best
adaptation thus far. It’s notable also for starring
two actors who
would later become visible in the genre, with Wil
Wesley Crusher on Star Trek: The Next
Generation, and Jerry
O’Connell playing leading roles in My Secret
Sliders, and Joe’s Apartment. It’s
a coming of age
story that works very well, and hardly feels like a
Stephen King work