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February 20, 2012

This Week's Interesting DVD Releases - February 21st, 2012

The Criterion Collection releases two films this week, Otto Preminger's Anatomy of a Murder and Rainer Werner Fassbinder's World on a Wire.

The other feature film that caught my eye is Clint Eastwood's J. Edgar biopic of Gman J. Edgar Hoover.

Three documentaries look especially interesting: Everyday Sunshine: The Story of Fishbone; Blank City, a film about the New York City arts scene of the late 1970s and early 1980s that includes interviews with Debbie Harry, Jim Jarmusch, Thurston Moore, and othersLast Fast Ride - The Life, Love and Death of a Punk Goddess, a documentary narrated by Henry Rollins that chronicles the life of Insaints' singer Marian Anderson.

Television offerings include Weeds: Season Seven, the first season of the BBC supernatural thriller The Fades, and the animated Underdog: The Complete Series.

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

This week's interesting DVD releases:

American Experience: Clinton
Anatomy of a Murder (Criterion Collection)
Archie's Weird Mysteries - The Complete Series
Attack of the Vegan Zombies
Bad Actress
The Best of Archies Weird Mysteries
Big Foot
Blank City
Broken Blade Complete Collection
Carpenters - In Performance 1972
Dinosaur Jr. - Bug Live At 9:30 Club: In The Hands Of The Fans
Double Exposure
Everyday Sunshine: The Story of Fishbone
The Fades: Season One
Hazel: The Complete Second Season
House Of Flesh Mannequins
I Ain't Scared of You: A Tribute to Bernie Mac
J. Edgar
Last of the Summer Wine: Vintage 1991
London Boulevard
Last Fast Ride - The Life, Love and Death of a Punk Goddess
Maigret - Set 1
Martha Marcy May Marlene
Matlock: The Seventh Season
The Mighty Macs
Most Valuable Players
Naked Gun: Trilogy Collection
The New Adventures of Old Christine: The Complete Fifth Season
Nurse Jackie: Season Three
On The Bowery - The Films of Lionel Rogosin, Vol. 1
Public Image Limited - Live At Rockpalast
Puss in Boots
Santana: Live at Montreux 2011
Sherlock Holmes in the 22nd Century - Complete Series
Slavery By Another Name
The Son of No One
The Story of Ireland
That Show with Joan Rivers: Vol. 1-3
Tower Heist
Track 29
Underdog: The Complete Series
War of the Arrows
The Way
Weeds: Season Seven
The Woman with the Five Elephants
World on a Wire (Criterion Collection)
Young Justice: Season One V.3

also at Largehearted Boy:

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

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