Two more days until another round of DVDs are
First, the genre releases:
Collector’s Box: Alex Ross painted the box art.
enough to make me buy it.
The War of the Worlds: An adaptation that hits
video just before
the Spielberg movie hits theaters. I think we can
guess which is the
The Raven: The complete collection of the spinoff
series on nine
A direct to video adaptation of the Marvel comics
character. Go in
with very low expectations.
Now, the non-genre releases:
Davis Collection: This includes Mr. Skeffington,
The Star, Dark
Victory, The Letter, and Now Voyager
Anniversary Edition: This was the movie that
Sharon Stone could act. Then she promptly forgot how
to do so, and
made Diabolique, Last Dance, and
(NC-17 Theatrical Release): It’s a John Waters
available in a John Waters boxed
Wait (Criterion Collection): I swear that
Criterion can do no wrong.
Will Smith’s latest is probably not his greatest.
Collection: Includes Humoresque, Possessed, The
Damned Don’t Cry,
The Women, and Mildred Peace.
Exposure: Season Three: I wasn’t a big fan of the
series, but I
need to give them credit for some great
Finally, the pick of the week. Jaws
Anniversary Edition: The original soundtrack has
and is one option among several remastered versions.
There have been
other editions, and I’m not sure any are special
enough to justify
owning more than one, but for those of us who don’t
have copies yet,
this is the best choice.