This week’s DVDs aren’t quite as interesting as this
week’s books. (Remember, Harry Potter and the
Half Blood Prince will be out on July 16.)
First, the genre releases:
He-Man and the Masters of the Universe: 10
episodes from the
series. The complete series will be out, starting
later this year.
Narnia: A three disk set of the PBS adaptations of
“The Lion, The
Witch, and the Wardrobe,” “Prince Caspian and the
Voyage of the Dawn
Treader,” and “The Silver Chair.”
Legenday Journeys Season 6: A 5 DVD set with
another season of
Crypt – Season One: The entire first season (six
Now, the non-genre releases:
Christie’s Poirot – The Classic Collection: A 12
DVD set of the
– Buster Keaton: Keaton was amazing.
Blanche: More Criterion Collection goodness.
Baby: This is the 3 disk deluxe edition, complete
Gap: I have no idea what this is about. It was
directed by Eric Schaeffer, who plays Darwin on
so the title caught my eye. I’d be willing to give it
Moves: This is another well respected title that I
around to seeing yet.
Yours: Criterion Collection. ‘Nuff said.
Engagement: I didn’t get a chance to see this when
it played in
local theaters, but with the same creative team as
it’s going to be hard to say no.
Finally, the pick of the week. Bill
and Ted’s Most
Excellent Collection: Both of the Bill and Ted
movies, and a
special features disk. If I didn’t already own both,
pick this up.