With summer imminent, things are once again becoming
interesting in the area of video releases.
First, the genre releases:
The Sun – Season Four: This show had its moments,
when you could
find it on the schedule.
Season 5, Collection 5: The series continues
From what I’ve heard, this is Jeunet’s best film.
Since Jeunet also
made Amelie, that’s a mighty high
Complete First and Second Season: Not the
that didn’t take long to reach DVD.
Island and Other Ape Movies: $7 for nine movies on
3 DVDs. You
just know they’ll be great.
VIII: The last season. Also comes in a version
with a Scutter
hoping for an eight season box set.
Now, the non-genre releases:
Bears: The recent version with Billy Bob
Lost Treasures Collection: Mother’s Day isn’t too
Dickens Collection: BBC adaptations of “The Old
“David Copperfield,” and “Nicholas Nickleby.”
Stone: It’s got a cast, that’s for sure.
Love Lucy –
The Complete Sixth Season: Was this the
Collins 2 Pack: Listed to aid your Mother’s Day
– The Complete First Season: It’s a good day for
Jane Curtain fans.
Hill – Complete Sixth Season: I’ve watched a
couple, and don’t
understand the appeal.
Holiday: Queen Latifah as a shy woman. That’ll be
hard to pull
Beaver – Complete Second Season: The first show to
ever put a
toilet on TV. They could only show the tank,
Desi Collection: Three movies they made together.
Too Many Girls, The Long, Long
Complete Second Season: Man, was her voice
The 1997 Season: This series just ended, and I
missed the finale.
I’ll have to keep an eye out for reruns. It was one
The Simpsons for the longest running show on
Williams Collection: Includes the new editions of
Named Desire, Cat on a Hot Tin Roof,
Sweet Bird of
Youth, Night of the Iguana, Baby
The Roman Spring of Mrs. Stone.
Boys – Seasons One and Two: This is probably not
Noir Collection: A five DVD set with several
films, including the
well known D.O.A. and the Lang-directed
Street among others.
Earp: A single disk edition.
Finally, the pick of the week. I’d have to go with
VIII. The guitar strings alone are hilarious.
I’m hoping that
movie they’ve been talking about finally gets off the