The number of titles available this week isn’t particularly impressive, but there are several of high quality.

Title DVD Release(s) Blu-Ray Release(s)
Allison & Lillia Generation 2,
The second half of the multi-generational series.
Naruto Shippuden Set 7,
Art House
Naked (Criterion Collection)
Blaine: Before anyone gets excited by the title, I should mention it stars David Thewlis.
Classics (Cult)
Battle Beyond the Stars (Roger Corman’s Cult Classics)
A Big Box of Cowboys, Aliens, Robots and Death Rays
Includes Radio Ranch, Ghost Patrol, Tombstone Canyon, Riders of the Whistling Skull, Sky Bandits, Gun Packer, Saddle Mountain Roundup and Vanishing Riders.
Damnation Alley
Classics (Traditional)
TCM Greatest Classic Films Collection: Literary Romance
Includes Madame Bovary, Pride and Prejudice, Anna Karenina and Little Women.
TCM Greatest Classic Films: Shakespeare
Includes A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Olivier and Othello, Romeo and Juliet and Antony and Cleopatra.
TCM Greatest Classic Legends Film Collection: Burt Lancaster
Includes “Local Hero,” “The Flame and the Arrow,” “Executive Action” and “Seven Days in May.”
TCM Greatest Classic Legends Film Collection: Lucille Ball
Includes “The Long, Long Trailer,” “Forever Darling,” “Room Service” and “Du Barry Was a Lady.”
TCM Greatest Classic Legends Film Collection: Elizabeth Taylor
Includes “Cat on a Hot Tin Roof,” “Butterfield 8,” “Father of the Bride” and “The Sandpiper.”
Arthur DVD Blu-Ray/DVD/Digital Copy combo, Movie-Only Blu-Ray
This is the recent remake, not the Dudley Moore version.
Buster Keaton Ultimate Short Film Collection
Blaine: Six and a half hours of Buster Keaton? That’s gold! Kino tends to do very well with this exact type of release. Includes “The High Sign,” “One Week,” “Convict 13,” “The Scarecrow,” “Neighbors,” “The Haunted House,” “Hard Luck,” “The Goat,” “The Play House,” “The Boat,” “The Paleface,” “Cops,” “My Wife’s Relations,” “The Blacksmith,” “The Frozen North,” “Day Dreams,” “The Electric House,” “The Balloonatic” and “The Love Nest.”
Last of the Summer Wine: Vintage 1990
Robot Chicken: Star Wars III
Damages: The Complete Third Season
Entourage: Complete Season Seven
ER: Complete Fifteenth Season
Ghostbusters: So Much Fun It’s Spooky
This is a selection of animated episodes of the Filmation series, unrelated to the Murray/Aykroyd/Ramis/Hudson/Potts/Reitman live action movie.
Rango DVD only Blu-Ray/DVD/Digital Copy combo,
Blaine: Well received by critics and audiences.(88% fresh on Rotten Tomatoes.) I personally found it predictable and preachy.
Thundercats: Season 1 Part 1
Blaine: Google up outtakes from this show. You won’t be sorry. Warning: they couldn’t possibly have used the outtakes in the actual show for kids.
George Romero presents Deadtime Stories Vol. 1
New horror anthology series from George Romero.
Music / Musical
Don Pasquale
Elvis Four Movie Collection 1
Includes “Roustabout,” “Girls Girls Girls,” “Fun in Acapulco” and “G.I. Blues”
Puccini: Turandot
Agatha Christie’s Poirot Movie Collection Set Six
Includes Three Act Tragedy, The Clocks and Hallowe’en Party.
MI-5: Volume 9
Blaine: I keep hearing fantastic things about this series. The first few episodes are on Netflix; I really should check them out.
Science Fiction
Doctor Who: The Awakening (Story 132)
From the Peter Davison years.
Doctor Who: The Gunfighters (Story 25)
From the William Hartnell years.
WWE: Rey Mysterio – The Life of a Masked Man
Retrospective of Rey Mysterio’s career, with a few WCW and ECW matches that hadn’t been previously run.
Card Subject To Change
Documentary on the Independant Wrestling scene.
The Lincoln Lawyer Blu-Ray/DVD/Digital Copy combo

Finally, the picks of the week. Blaine says, “I’ve only seen half the titles in the Buster Keaton set, but I can easily recommend it. Other notable titles I haven’t seen yet include the Doctor Who titles and Brazil.” Alex says, “Allison & Lillia Generation 2 and Doctor Who will definitely be going in my Netflix Queue.”