Weekly Digital Disc Picks – September 14, 2010

This is a big week for mid-range releases, including a large number of Blu-Ray and DVD combo packs in the horror genre.

Title DVD Release(s) Blu-Ray Release(s)
All Men Are Brothers DVD Blu-Ray
Part of a series of films adapting the novel “Outlaws of the Water Margin”. This appears to be dub-only.
Mercury Rising Blu-Ray
Prince of Persia: Sands of Time DVD Blu-Ray only, Blu-Ray/DVD combo edition
Renegade: Season Two DVD
Return of the Five Deadly Venoms DVD
Dragon Dynasty Release.
Unleashed Blu-Ray
Blade of the Immortal DVD
Corpse Princess – Part 1 DVD
Alex: We’re getting the full season of this show this week, split in half. The show follows an undead girl who is trying to hunt down another 108 members of the Undead with the assistance of a Buddhist group.
Corpse Princess – Part 2 DVD
Dragon Ball Z Kai, Season 1, Part 2 DVD Blu-Ray
El-Hazard, The Wanderers DVD
Alex: This is a TV series adaptation of the OVA that I reviewed earlier.
Golgo 13 DVD
Hetalia: Axis Powers, Season 1 DVD
Alex: This is a comedy anime series based around anthropomorphic personifications of 1930s Italy and his BFFs in a not at all totally heterosexual fashion, Germany and Japan.
The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya, Season 2 DVD
Alex: I’ve previously reviewed season 1. I’ve only seen part of this season, though I liked what I saw.
Art House
Breathless (Criterion Collection) Blu-Ray
Classics (Cult)
Star Crash DVD Blu-Ray
Blaine: Directed by Roger Corman, starring David Hasselhoff and Christopher Plummer.
Classics (Traditional)
March of the Wooden Soldiers Blu-Ray
The Big Bang Theory: Season Three DVD Blu-Ray
Boogie Woogie DVD Blu-Ray
Designing Women: Season Four DVD
Glee: Complete First Season DVD Blu-Ray
Grey’s Anatomy: Complete Sixth Season DVD
It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia – Season Five DVD Blu-Ray
The League: The Complete First Season DVD
Leave it to Beaver: Season Four DVD
Rifftrax Live: Christmas Shorts-Stravaganza DVD
Rifftrax: Plays With Their Shorts DVD
Rifftrax: Shorts-a-Poppin’ DVD
Rules of Engagement: The Complete Third Season DVD
The Good Wife: The First Season DVD
One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest DVD Blu-Ray
Private Practice: Complete Third Season DVD
The Black Cauldron: 25th Anniversary Edition DVD
James and the Giant Peach DVD
Monster House Blu-Ray 3D
Lord of the Rings: Fellowship of the Ring Blu-Ray
Blaine: Though it doesn’t say in the description, the runtime would indicate that this is the theatrical release, as are all of the LOTR releases this week.
Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers Blu-Ray
Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King Blu-Ray
The Order Blu-Ray
The Amityville Horror (2005) DVD / Blu-Ray combo edition
Carrie (1976) DVD / Blu-Ray combo edition
Child’s Play DVD / Blu-Ray combo edition
Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1978) DVD / Blu-Ray combo edition
Jacob’s Ladder DVD Blu-Ray
Misery DVD / Blu-Ray combo edition
The Return of the Living Dead DVD / Blu-Ray combo edition
Species DVD / Blu-Ray combo edition
Pirates of Penzance DVD
Sherlock Holmes: 1964-1965 DVD
The Third Man Blu-Ray
Just Wright DVD Blu-Ray
Letters to Juliet DVD Blu-Ray/DVD Combo
Science Fiction
Andromeda: Season Three DVD
A Region 1 release exclusive to Canadian retailers.
Blade Runner: The Final Cut DVD
Delicatessen Blu-Ray
Fringe: The Complete Second Season DVD Blu-Ray
Psi Factor: Season Three DVD
A Region 1 release exclusive to Canadian retailers.
The Twilight Zone: Season One Blu-Ray
This is the Rod Serling series.
WWE Summerslam 2010 DVD
Featuring the return of the American Dragon, Bryan Danielson-er-Daniel Bryan.
Seven Blu-Ray
Silence of the Lambs DVD / Blu-Ray combo edition

Finally, the picks of the week. Alex says, “If you haven’t gotten Blade of the Immortal already, this is a pretty good time to get it. Haruhi Season 2 is going in my Netflix queue, or if not as an outright purchase later when the price goes down a little bit.” Blaine says, “I’d go with One Flew Over The Cuckoo’s Nest in the highest definition your system can handle.”

2 replies on “Weekly Digital Disc Picks – September 14, 2010”

    • I still find it funny but, even for a comedy, it’s really over the top and some aspects of its depictions are kind of insulting. Especially the way they portray nerds as constantly arguing over stupid, trivial….

      Um, never mind.

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