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May 9, 2011

This Week's Interesting DVD Releases - May 10th, 2011

One of my favorite films, Jonathan Demme's Something Wild, gets the Criterion Collection treatment this week.

Other theatrical highlights out on DVD this week include the romantic comedy No Strings Attached and the Middla Ages film Black Death.

Blu-ray releases include Blue Valentine and the Marilyn Monroe classic Some Like It Hot

Two politically themed documentaries look especially interesting, Bhutto, a film about Pakistani political dynasty, and Budrus, which covers Palestine non-violent resistance to the Israelis.

Music selections are slim this week, with only Justin Bieber: Never Say Never and AC/DC: Live At River Plate.

Home Improvement: 20th Anniversary Complete Collection is the week's television standout, if only for the toolcase-styled box that holds the 25-DVD collection. Other television DVDs in store tomorrow include two Doctor Who releases (Planet of the Spiders (Story 74) and Terror of the Autons (Story 55)), McMillan & Wife: Season 3, and Webster: Season Two

What new releases are you picking up or adding to your Netflix queue this week?

This week's interesting DVD releases:

AC/DC: Live At River Plate
Africa First: Volume One
Aliens [Blu-ray]
Almighty Thor
The Archies: The Archie Show
Big Business [Blu-ray]
Black Death
Blood Junkie
Blood Oath
Blue Valentine [Blu-ray]
Bravestarr - The Complete Series
Breaking Up Is Hard to Do
Chobits: The Complete Series
Coffee Samurai / Hoshizora Kiseki
Cougars, Inc.
Doctor Who: Planet of the Spiders (Story 74)
Doctor Who: Terror of the Autons (Story 55)
The Fortunes & Misfortunes of Moll Flanders
The Hit List
Home Improvement: 20th Anniversary Complete Collection
The Horse Soldiers [Blu-ray]
How I Ended This Summer
I Saw the Devil
The Illusionist (Two-Disc Blu-ray/DVD Combo)
An Innocent Man [Blu-ray]
Journey to Mecca
Junjo Romantica
Justin Bieber: Never Say Never
Killer Yacht Party
McMillan & Wife: Season 3
The Misfits [Blu-ray]
My Vietnam Your Iraq
No Strings Attached
Now & Later
Road to Independence - The Movie
Sabrina the Teenage Witch
Scooby Doo Mystery Incorporated: Season 1 V.2
Shigurui: Death Frenzy Complete Series
Shingu: Secret of the Stellar Wars
The Sign of the Cross
Slime City Massacre
Some Like It Hot [Blu-ray]
Something Wild (Criterion Collection)
Supernatural: Seasons 1-5
The Violent Kind
Webster: Season Two

also at Largehearted Boy:

previous weekly music & DVD release lists
Soundtracked (directors and composers discuss their film's soundtrack)

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