A lot of anime and a lot of award contenders this week.

Black Angel (1947) (Arrow Academy)
Amazon
  • Blu-Ray: US
Comments Film Noir starring Peter Lorre and the last film directed by Roy William Neill.
Bobobo-bo Bo-bobo The Complete Series SDBD
Amazon
  • SDBD: US
Comments Absurdist anime action comedy.
Body Parts (1991)
Amazon
  • Blu-Ray: US
Comments Horror film about a killer’s arm getting grafted onto an accident victim, and compelling them to kill. The plot reminds me of The Hands of Orlac.
Boogiepop and Others: The Complete Series
Amazon
  • Format: US
Comments Anime adaptation of the first 6 Boogiepop novels.
Bludgeoning Angel Dokuro-Chan
Amazon
  • Blu-Ray: US
Comments Fanservice heavy moe anime about an angel who is sent from the future to prevent a man from growing up to develop technology that stops aging by keeping him occupied and distracted so he can’t develop it, in the process accidentially killing him gruesomely with her very large metal spiked bat, causing her to have to resurrect him.
Concrete Revolutio: The Complete Series (Anime Essentials)
Amazon
  • Blu-Ray/Digital: US
Comments Anime following a government bureau tasked with investigating humans with supernatural abilities with a setting that starts in the ’60s and then moves to the present.
Edge of the Axe (Arrow Video)
Amazon
  • Blu-Ray: US
Ford v Ferrari
Amazon
  • Digital: US
Galaxy Express 999: Eternal Fantasy
Amazon
  • Blu-Ray: US
Comments The Third Galaxy Express 999 Movie.
God Mazinger
Amazon
  • SDBD Complete Collection: US
Comments The fourth Mazinger anime series, and the last new Mazinger series until Mazinger Z: The Impact came out in the 2000s.
Making Apes: The Artists Who Changed Film
Amazon
  • Blu-Ray: US
  • DVD: US
Comments Documentary about the Planet of the Apes Makeup Artists
JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure Set 5: Diamond Is Unbreakable Part 2 Limited Edition
Amazon
  • Blu-Ray: US
  • DVD: US
Comments Comes in a chipboard box with a 109 page booklet.
Lupin the 3rd: Series 2 Box 4
Amazon
  • DVD: US
  • Format: US
Comments Contains episode 118-155.
Parasite
Amazon
  • Blu-Ray: US
  • DVD: US
Comments
Roswell, New Mexico: The Complete First Season
Amazon
  • DVD: US
Saiyuki Reload Blast (Anime Essentials)
Amazon
  • Blu-Ray/Digital: US
Comments The third anime series in the “Saiyuki” franchise.
SSSS.GRIDMAN: The Complete Series
Amazon
  • Limited Edition Blu-Ray/DVD/Digital: US
  • Blu-Ray/Digital: US
Comments Anime series from Studio Trigger, made with Tsuburya Productions and based on Gridman: The Hyper Agent (released in the West as Superhuman Samurai: Syber Squad.
Tammy and the T-Rex
Amazon
  • 4K UHD: US
  • Blu-Ray/DVD: US
Comments Horror-slapstick-romantic-comedy starring Denise Richards and Paul Walker, with the R-Rated original director’s cut.
Terminator: Dark Fate
Amazon
  • 4K/Blu-Ray/Digital: US
  • Blu-Ray/DVD/Digital: US
  • DVD: US
Comments
Tsugumomo: The Complete Series (Anime Essentials)
Amazon
  • Blu-Ray/Digital: US
Comments Fanservice heavy fantasy anime about a high school boy whose late grandmother’s Obi has developed a soul that allows him to handle and battle the spirits within various cursed objects.
Tsurune
Amazon
  • Blu-Ray: US
  • Blu-Ray (Special Edition): US
Comments BL sports-romance anime about a high school archery club.
Two on a Guillotine (Warner Archive)
Amazon
  • Blu-Ray: US
Comments Horror film from director William Conrad
Underwater! (1955) (WB Archive Edition)
Amazon
  • Blu-Ray: US
Comments Underwater adventure film directed by John Sturges.

Finally, the picks of the week. Alex says, “I really liked SSSS.GRIDMAN. It’s one of Trigger’s best series to date.” Blaine says, “I’m really looking forward to seeing Parasite, though I have not had the chance to do so yet.”