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DVD Release List – 01/05/10

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Okay people, the time for reflection is done, and it’s time to gear up and grapple with the entertainment of ’10. Specifically, there are new seasons of Chuck and Big Love about to begin, which means you’ll need to catch up with the previous seasons if you haven’t already. (At the least, you need to watch the Big Love S3 episode “Come, Ye Saints,” a near-peerless hour of dramatic television.) For those of you still stuck in the past though, this DVD Release week offers a heavy dose of retro, whether it be the first, eco-friendly season of SuperFriends or Ralph Bakshi’s  Dadaist late ‘80s revamp of Mighty Mouse. And for those still filling out your Best Of ’09 ballots, the excellent Dardennes brothers drama Lorna’s Silence is well worth your attention. Of course it's no SuperFriends. (But what is?)


American Experience: The 1930s
PBS, $39.99

Big Love: The Complete Third Season
Warner, $59.99

Chuck: The Complete Second Season
Warner, $59.98; Blu-ray, $69.97

The Circuit
Rhi, $14.93

Cloudy With A Chance Of Meatballs
Sony, $28.96/$34.95; Blu-ray, $39.95

A Death In Tehran
PBS, $24.99

Dogtown & Z-Boys
Sony Blu-ray, $24.95

Elvis Presley Gladiators: The 1974 Elvis Karate Legacy Project
First Look, $12.98

Falling Up
Starz/Anchor Bay, $26.97

50 Dead Men Walking
Phase 4, $29.99

Frontline: The Warning
PBS, $24.99

A Girl’s Life With Rachel Simmons
PBS, $24.99

Good Witch
Goodtimes, $14.98

The Green Berets
Warner Blu-ray, $28.99

Independent Lens: Between The Folds
PBS, $24.99

Kendra: The Complete First Season
20th Century Fox, $22.98

Laila’s Birthday
Kino, $29.95

Loren Cass
Kino, $24.95

Lorna’s Silence
Sony, $28.96

Mighty Mouse – The New Adventures: The Complete Series
Paramount, $45.98

Mustang: Journey Of Transformation
PBS, $14.95

Nova: Hubble’s Amazing Rescue
PBS, $24.99

Nova: Lizard Kings
PBS, $24.99

Obama’s War
PBS, $24.99

The Philanthropist: The Complete Series
Universal, $26.98

Riding Giants
Sony Blu-ray, $24.95

SuperFriends: Season One, Vol. 1
Warner, $26.98

10 Things I Hate About You
Touchstone, $19.99; Blu-ray, $29.99

Monterey, $26.95

Two Angry Moms
Goodtimes, $14.98