November is upon, and it brings with it large
quantities of Christmas movies.
First, the genre releases:
– The Movie: For the anime fans.
This is a holiday movie directed by LeVar Burton.
the Chocolate Factory: This is a two disk special
edition of the
Tim Burton version.
Rescue Rangers – Volume One Collection: I had a
classmate who had
a crush on Gadget. True story. Also, this was a fun
cartoon that led
to a pretty good Nintendo game. Good family fun.
Chobits Collection: More anime for the
Carol (1938): Yet another version of the
Rejects (Unrated Widescreen Edition): Directed by
City of Death (Episode 105): Once again, an
episode can be in
multiple parts. This is a two DVD set.
The Claws of Axos (Episode 57): I don’t know how
many DVDs are in
Volume One: See Launchpad McQuack before he
started hanging out
with Darkwing Duck.
Dragons 2 – Wrath of the Dragon God: Watch it if
you can stand
Scissorhands (Collectible Tin Anniversary
Edition): This was
another great Tim Burton film.
Flights of Fantasy: A three DVD set of some of his
work, as well
as a documentary on the man himself.
Season 2 Boxed Set: More with the anime.
(Deluxe Edition): This was a decent movie from the
X – The
Complete Third Season: The show marches on.
Science Theater 3000 Collection, Vol. 8: Includes
Go-Go, Hobgoblins, The Phantom
The Dead Talk Back.
Protoculture Collection: If you don’t already have
the series in
one of its forms, you can buy all 85 episodes at
travelling bank robbers. What will they think of
and Beyond – The Complete Series: Ladies and
gentlemen, we have
ourselves a pick of the week.
Now, the non-genre releases:
Swiss Family Robinson – The Complete Series: This
show ran 30
episodes, and they’re all here.
Butt-head, Vol. 1: The Mike Judge Collection: I’ve
understand the popularity of this. I really have.
I’ve tried to
watch it, and I’ve spoken to people who love it. It
pointless and bizarre in ways that don’t amuse sober
Special Edition with Book: This is the original
packaged with a new 24 page hardcover supplement.
This is my favorite
Tim Burton movie.
– Season 1, Vol. 1: 13 episodes of redneck
Yet another Christmas movie.
Invasion – 1960s and 1970s: Performaces by John
Beatles, The Rolling Stones, The Animals and
Connecticut: A well respected holiday movie.
the Kranks: It’s officially November. We’re
World – Season 1: They’ll put anything on DVD
these days. Except
the 1966 Batman.
School Hours (Boxed Set): A teacher with the class
Bob Do Degrassi (Unrated): Kevin Smith and Jason
Mewes take part
in Canadian melodrama.
(Deluxe Collector’s Editon): A three DVD edition
of a movie also
available in the Criterion Collection.
(Collector’s Boxed Set): This is an anime
Princess: A Shirley Temple movie released by a
studio I’ve never
Italian Style: I don’t know if this movie has
anything to do with
Divorce Italian Style.
Criterion Collection: Once again, the “Criterion
is enough to guarantee a certain level of
Steele – Season Two: Stephanie Zimbalist made the
cover art this
Kilimanjaro: The Gregory Peck and Ava Gardner
Avonlea – The Complete First Season: This Canadian
doesn’t have Jay and Silent Bob.
Finally, the pick of the week. Space: Above and
Beyond was a
great show that should have lasted more than one
season. Morgan and
Wong did a great job on this show, which ended on one
heck of a