Weekly Digital Disc Picks – March 8, 2011

Title DVD Release(s) Blu-Ray Release(s)
The Man From Nowhere Amazon.com Amazon.com
Akane Iro Ni Somaru Saka Complete Collection Amazon.com, rightstuf.com
Romantic comedy series about a “Bancho” (Head juvenile delinquent tough-guy) getting in an arranged marrage with the most beautiful girl in his school.
Black Butler Season 1, Part 2 Amazon.com, rightstuf.com
The second half of the first season.
Dragon Ball Z Kai: Part 4 Amazon.com, rightstuf.com Amazon.com, rightstuf.com
The “All Killer, No Filler” version of DBZ continues with the conclusion of the Freiza saga.
El Cazador De La Bruja: Complete Series Amazon.com, rightstuf.com
Western-Fantasy series about a female bounty-hunter helping an amnesiac girl.
Nausicaa of the Valley of the Wind Amazon.com, rightstuf.com
Alex: I’ve previously reviewed this.
Speed Grapher – SAVE Edition Amazon.com, rightstuf.com
Series about a photographer who ends up with a camera which makes things explode when he tries to take pictures of them, and which had “Girls on Film” by Duran Duran as the opening credits song in the Japanese version.
Tales from Earthsea Amazon.com, rightstuf.com
The first film from Hayao Miyazaki’s son, Goro, adapting (loosely), the series by Ursula K. LeGuin.
Art House
Classics (Cult)
Mystery Science Theatre 3000 Vol. XX Amazon.com
Includes “Project Moonbase,” “Master Ninja I,” “Master Ninja II” and “The Magic Voyage of Sinbad.”
Classics (Traditional)
Off Limits Amazon.com
On The Double Amazon.com
Colin (Mochrie) and Brad (Sherwood): Two Man Group Amazon.com
Blaine: These two were always great on the American version of “Whose Line Is It Anyway?” Mochrie also appeared in the British version, if memory serves.
Every Day Amazon.com Amazon.com
Morning Glory Amazon.com Amazon.com
Exit Through the Gift Shop Amazon.com
Acadamy Award Nominated documentary by street-artist Banksy about the commercialization of Street art.
Inside Job Amazon.com Amazon.com
Through the Wormhole with Morgan Freeman Amazon.com
Science documentary TV series from the Science channel, hosted by Morgan Freeman
Brenda Starr, Reporter Amazon.com
Blaine: One of the classic serials.
The Reef Amazon.com
Excalibur Amazon.com
Walking Dead: Season One Amazon.com Amazon.com
Music / Musical
Science Fiction
Doctor Who (Classic) The Ark (Story 23, William Hartnell years) and The Seeds of Doom (Story 85, Tom Baker) rightstuf.com
Jackass 3 Amazon.com Amazon.com
Blaine: It’s really tough to classify this in a genre. If there were fatalities involved, we could file it under “evolution in action,” but there weren’t any that I’m aware of.
The Next Three Days Amazon.com Amazon.com

Finally, the picks of the week. Alex says, “My pick of this rather slow week is Nausicca, for reasons enumerated in the review.” Blaine says, “Nausicca has been on my must-see list for a while now, but I haven’t actually seen any of the titles getting released this week.”