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DVD/BD Release List – 04/27/10

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The new release wall is awfully crowded this week, with a lot of worthwhile titles that shouldn’t be overlooked. For example, have you ever heard of I Love Lucy: The Movie? Cut together from existing ILL episodes at the end of Season One, but never released theatrically, I Love Lucy: The Movie has been a staple of fan conventions and even made it onto a Lucy box set, but is now available as a stand-alone disc, with copious bonus features. And did you know that the new Barbara Stanwyck box set contains two Douglas Sirk films—All I Desire and There’s Always Tomorrow—that've never been released on video domestically before? (Though be warned: the latter is a widescreen movie in a fuzzy full-screen transfer.) And if you liked the recent post-apocalyptic British TV series Survivors, you should know that you can now get the first two seasons on DVD, as well as a set containing the complete run of the mid-‘70s version of Survivors. Throw in the problematic-but-eye-popping The Imaginarium Of Doctor Parnassus, a set of Hal Hartley short films, and Criterion editions of two underrated American movies (The Fugitive Kind and Ride With The Devil… full reviews coming tomorrow), and there’s almost too much to see. You may want to save some of these for the weaker weeks soon to come.


Andy Kaufman, World Inter-Gender Wrestling Champion: His Greatest Matches
Micro Werks, $19.98

Anna To The Infinite Power
Scorpion, $19.95

Walt Disney Blu-ray, $29.99

The Barbara Stanwyck Collection: Internes Can't Take Money/The Great Man's Lady/The Bride Wore Boots/The Lady Gambles/All I Desire/There's Always Tomorrow
Universal, $49.98

Bobby Slayton: Born To Be Bobby
Image, $14.98

The Buddha: The Story Of Siddhartha
PBS, $24.99; Blu-ray, $29.99

Dark Nature
Troma, $14.95; Blu-ray, $19.95

The Descent: Part 2
Lionsgate, $28.98

Image, $27.98; Blu-ray, $35.98

District 13: Ultimatum
Magnolia, $26.98; Blu-ray, $29.98

Severin, $24.95; Blu-ray, $29.95

Dune (1984)
Universal Blu-ray, $26.98

The End Of Poverty?
Cinema Libre, $24.95

Five Minutes Of Heaven
MPI, $19.98; Blu-ray, $29.98

The Fugitive Kind
Criterion, $39.95

Georgia O’Keeffe
Lifetime, $24.94

Ghosts Of Machu Pichu
PBS, $24.99

Girl, Positive
A&E, $14.95

The Hills: Season Five, Part 2
MTV, $26.98

How To Live In The German Federal Republic
Facets, $19.95

I Love Lucy: The Movie
Paramount, $19.99

The Imaginarium Of Doctor Parnassus
Sony, $28.95; Blu-ray, $34.95

In Search Of Beethoven
Microcinema, $40.00

It’s Complicated
Universal, $29.98; Blu-ray, $36.98

Last Of The Summer Wine: Vintage 1982-1983
BBC Warner, $34.98

Life Blood
Lionsgate, $26.98

Asylum, $24.95

Milton Glaser: To Inform & Delight
New Video, $29.95

More Of Me
A&E, $14.95

Old Enough
Scorpion, $19.95

Out Of Africa
Universal Blu-ray, $26.98

Perfect Victims
Phase 4, $29.99

Possible Films, Vol. 2: New Short Films By Hal Hartley
Microcinema, $24.95

Ride With The Devil
Criterion, $39.95; Blu-ray, $35.95

Rita Rocks: The Complete Season One
A&E, $24.95

Sherri: The Complete Season One
A&E, $19.95

Survivors: The Complete Original Series 1975-77
BBC Warner, $79.98

Survivors: Complete Seasons One & Two
BBC Warner, $59.98

Tales From The Darkside: The Third Season
Paramount, $36.98

To Be Fat Like Me
A&E, $14.95

Walt Disney Blu-ray, $29.99

Sony, $24.96

The Two Mr. Kissels
A&E, $14.95

The Unquiet Death Of Julius And Ethel Rosenberg
Facets, $19.95

A Voyage Round My Father
Acorn, $29.99

Why We Laugh: Black Comedians On Black Comedy
Codeblack, $19.97

William Kunstler: Disturbing The Universe
New Video, $29.95