The volume of releases is up considerably this week,
with some quality rereleases and repackagings.
First, the genre releases:
Three: If memory serves, this only ran three
Vampire Slayer: Season One: This is being
rereleased in cheaper,
slimline packaging, much as they have done with the
In this case, all seven seasons ship on the same
Vampire Slayer: Season Two: Slimline.
Vampire Slayer: Season Three: Slimline.
Vampire Slayer: Season Four: Slimline.
Vampire Slayer: Season Five: Slimline.
Vampire Slayer: Season Six: Slimline.
Vampire Slayer: Season Seven: Slimline, and the
only season not
reviewed as a whole. (I really should get to
Volume 24: So many volumes, and this was a
relatively short soap
Double Feature: Creation of the Humanoids/War Between
I haven’t seen either, but I’m guessing they’re not so
Meets the Space Monster: The text of the Amazon
mention Frankenstein at all, just a Martian plot to
steal human women
because theirs were killed in an attack.
Mystical Ninja: The Complete Collection: How many
anime fans are
reading this site? I have no idea which of these are
Chaney, Jr. Collection: I haven’t seen any of
these, but I like
the Chaneys. Well, I like the unarmed ones,
Stalker: The Complete Series: This is the new
series, complete with the rest of the cliffhanger they
Trilogy: Two live action, one animated.
Ultimate Max Fleischer Cartoon Collection: The
the character. If you haven’t seen them already, pick
up a collection
of them. Based on the runtime, I’d say this includes
all 17 shorts.
(My copy is the Diamond Anniversary Edition, so I
can’t judge the
quality of this release.)
Classics: It’s a 17 cartoon collection, so I’m
betting it’s the
same public domain material released by a different
your pick, knowing that this is a Vintage release, and
the above link
is VCI. I don’t have VCI release, but wasn’t
impressed by my other
Vintage products. My Image
Entertainment copy looks pretty darn good, and
People, Vol. 3: British teenage superheroes.
Brothers: Season One: I haven’t seen it, but it’s
Now, the non-genre releases:
Davis Collection, Vol. 2: Includes Marked
Jezebel, The Man Who Came To Dinner,
Acquaintance, and the two disk special edition of
Happened To Baby Jane?
Unrated Edition: I don’t even remember this coming
Complete Guide to Guys: The Movie: I enjoyed the
book, but haven’t
seen the movie. I don’t know that it will adapt all
Show: Season Three: I don’t know how long this
Hazzard: Season Six: Bo and Luke returned, but the
Prefers Blondes: My mother loves this movie almost
as much as her
embroidered “Blondes Also Prefer Gentlemen” throw
Daughter: I’ve heard wonderful things about this
Noir Collector’s Set, Vol. 1-3: I’m a sucker for
Complete First Season: How many years can this one
An American Icon Collection: Includes Seven
The Shepherd of the Hills,
Conqueror, and Jet Pilot.
Hall: Season Four: Ah, Canadian Comedy. “I crush
Monroe: The 80th Anniversary Collection: It’s a
six DVD set, but
there’s no indication of which DVDs they are, though
I’d feel safe
guessing that the new Gentlemen Prefer
Blondes edition is one
Complete First Season: I only caught one episode,
but I quite
Anniversary Edition): A new edition.
The Fifth (Final) Season: I’ve never watched this
Complete Season One: Somehow, my impression of the
box art and what
I know of A&E just don’t seem to mesh.
Bandit: Special Edition: Remember, you have to
have a moustache to
be the bandit.
Finally, the pick of the week. Although it’s a
rerelease of a product already available, I do really
enjoy the early seasons of Buffy the Vampire