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DVD Releases: Week of May 2nd
By R. Flagg
May 2, 2006, 18:42

Notable Releases

The Family Stone

Best Price: $16.99 @ Best Buy

The Features:

• Commentary by Sarah Jessica Parker and Dermot Mulroney

• Commentary by Director Thomas Bezucha, Producer Michael London, Editor Jeffrey Ford and Production Designer Jane Ann Stewart

• 6 Deleted Scenes with Optional Commentary by Director Thomas Bezucha and Editor Jeffrey Ford

• Gag Reel

• Fox Movie Channel Presents: Casting Session

• Fox Movie Channel Presents: World Premiere

• Behind the Scenes

• Q&A with the Cast at the Screen Actor's Guild Theatre

• Recipe for Strata

• Theatrical Trailer

• 2 Easter Eggs: Family Stone sings "It Came Upon A Midnight Clear", Snow Globe Ambulance

Hoodwinked

Best Price: $14.99 @ Circuit City

The Features:

• Commentary by writers/directors Cory Edwards, Todd Edwards, and Tony Leech

• 5 Deleted & Extended Scenes

• "Critters Have Feelings" Music Video

• How to Make an Animated Film

• Theatrical Trailer

A Streetcar Named Desire (Two-Disc Special Edition)

Best Price: $16.99 @ Best Buy

The Features:

• Commentary by Karl Malden and Film Historians Rudy Behlmer and Jeff Young

• A Streetcar on Broadway

• A Streetcar in Hollywood

• Censorship and Desire

• North and the Music of the South

• An Actor Named Brando

• Movie and Audio Outtakes

• Marlon Brando Screen Test

• Elia Kazan: A Director's Journey

Cat On A Hot Tin Roof (Deluxe Edition)

Best Price: $12.99 @ Best Buy

The Features:

• Commentary by Biographer Donald Spoto, Author of The Kindness of Strangers: The Life of Tennessee Williams

• Cat on a Hot Tin Roof: Playing Cat and Mouse

• Theatrical Trailer

I Love Lucy: Complete Sixth Season

Best Price: $26.99 @ Amazon.com

The Features:

• 27 episodes from the 1956-57 season on four discs

• Commentary by Keith Thibodeaux (Little Ricky), Barbara Eden, Doris Singleton (Caroline Appleby), and writers Madelyn Pugh Davis and Bob Schiller

• 1956 Christmas Show

• Flubs

• Lost scenes

• Restored music

• "Bob Hope Chevy Show" sketch highlights

• Original series openings

• Original animation

• Original cast commercials

• Promotional spot

• Scene and song selections

• Guest cast information

• Colorized Christmas show scenes

• Production notes

• Five episodes of Lucy's radio show, My Favorite Husband

3rd Rock From the Sun: Season 4

Best Price: $17.99 @ Best Buy

The Features:

• Bloopers

• Jane Curtin Interview: Mary Is Just Albright With Me

• Season Four Highlights

• 16-Page Collectible Booklet

Dinosaurs: The Complete First And Second Seasons

Best Price: $27.99 (Includes $5 Gift Card) @ Circuit City

The Features:

• Pre-Hysterical Times: The Making Of Dinosaurs

• The Art Of Dinosaurs: Character designer Kirk Thatcher takes viewers through his original designs for the dinosaurs

• Dino-Eggs: Join the adventure and excavate all the buried bonus clips

Plan B

Synopsis:

Academy Award-winner Diane Keaton stars in this "Married to the Mob" farce! A meek bookkeeper, and widow of a New York Mob victim, must become the hit man for the Mob boss in order to pay back her husband's debt. Instead of carrying out the deeds, she drives each of her proposed victims down to Florida to hide at her estranged brother's house. The boss gets wind that the victims may not be dead, and pays a visit to Florida, where he uncovers her flimsy plan and the hilarity ensues.

Best Price: $13.37 @ DeepDiscountDVD.com

The Features:

• Commentary by Director Greg Yaitanes

• Deleted Scenes

• Screen Tests

The Warrior

Synopsis:

Visually stunning, this award-winning motion picture epic tells the captivating tale of an ancient warrior who is chased by violence as he searches for peace! Burdened by the guilt of his past, Lafcadia rejects his brutal life as the local enforcer for a rich Indian warlord and chooses a path of spiritual redemption. But as he journeys from the golden deserts of Rajasthan to the snow-capped peaks of the Himalayas, this former hired killer finds himself the prey of his murderous colleagues! From the studio that brought you Hero, The Warrior features exciting samurai-style action sequences and breathtaking cinematography!

Best Price: $19.99 @ Best Buy

The Features:

• Commentary

• Deleted Scenes with Optional Commentary

• The making Of The Warrior

Other Releases

2005 West Virginia University Football

2006 Mens Ncaa Championship Final Four

African American Lives

The Art of 16 Bars

Baby Boom/Mr. Mom

Baby Doll

Barrington Levy: Wanted - Live In San Francisco

Billy Joe Shaver: Live From Austin TX

Breaking The Da Vinci Code/Last Supper Artifacts

Dangerous Ground/Bullet

David Bowie: On The Rock Trail

David E. Talbert 3-Pack (The Fabric of a Man/He Say, She Say, But What Does God Say? /Love On Layaway)

Dick Francis Mysteries (In The Frame/Blood Sport/Twice Shy)

Dime Vision: Volume 1 - That's The Fun I Have

Eight Days a Week

Emerson, Lake & Palmer: Birth of a Band - Live at the Isle of Wight

End Game

Fall of Eagles

Ferdinando and Carolina

Forever Darling

The Four Tops: 50th Anniversary Concert

Go West/The Big Store

Greatest Moments In World Cup History: The Best Of FIFA Fever

The Gumball Rally/Cannonball Run II

A Halfway House Christmas

The Hee Haw Collection: Volume 6

House Of Grace

Howard Jones: 20th Anniversary Concert - Live At The Shepherd's Bush Empire

Human Trafficking

National Geographic: In The Womb

Japanese Hardcore Wrestling, Vol. 1

Kate & Allie: Season One

Kenny Rogers: Legend Of The Gambler

King of the Hill: Complete Season 6

King of Thieves

Last Holiday

Leave It To Beaver: The Complete Second Season

Lie with Me

Life In The Undergrowth

Life on Liberty Street

Luciano: Live In San Francisco

Modern Romance

The Nanny: The Complete Second Season

Nathalie

Never Say Die/Silent Hunter

Nicholas Nickleby

Night Of The Iguana

The Nymph

Period Piece

Queen: On The Rock Trail

The Real Da Vinci Code

Red Sox Vs. Yankees: The Ultimate Rivalry

Return To Me/At First Sight

The Rolling Stones: On The Rock Trail

The Roman Spring Of Mrs. Stone

Room Service/At The Circus

Second In Command

Showdown in Little Tokyo/Bloodsport

Sins of the Children

Sir Douglas Quintet: Live From Austin Texas

Skate More

Spies Like Us/Nothing But Trouble

Steve Harvey: Don't Trip... He Ain't Through With Me Yet!

Sting: Moment of Truth

Summer Night

Sweet Bird Of Youth

Tennessee Williams Film Collection (A Streetcar Named Desire 1951/Cat On A Hot Tin Roof 1958/Sweet Bird Of Youth/The Night Of The Iguana/Baby Doll/The Roman Spring Of Mrs. Stone)

Tequila Sunrise/Conspiracy Theory

Transatlantic: Building the Bridge/Live in America

Ultimate Film Noir Collection

Water

Whirlygirl

Willie Nelson: Live From Austin TX

Wyatt Earp

The Zen Mind

Notable Horror & Sci-Fi Releases

Gene Roddenberry's Andromeda: Season 5, Collection 5

Best Price: $25.29 @ Overstock.com

The Features:

• And Night Falls: Farewell to Andromeda

• Meet the Cast: Steve Bacic (Telemachus Rhade)

• Behind the Scenes with Props Manager Don Buchanan

• Behind the Scenes with Costume Designer Toni Burroughs-Rutter

• Image Gallery

• Andromeda TV Promos

Red Dwarf: Series 8 (With On-Pack Scutter Toy)

Best Price: $30.99 @ Best Buy

The Features:

• 10 episodes on three discs

• Commentary by Chloe Arnett, Chris Barrie, Craig Charles, Danny John-Jules, Robert Llewellyn, Norman Lovett, and Mac McDonald

• Documentary: The Tank

• Bill Pearson, Model-Maker Video

• Music cues

• Raw effects footage

• Deleted scenes

• Storyboard sequences

• Gallery

• Trailers

• Smeg ups

• Radio sketch

• "Fight" music featurette

BTK Killer

Synopsis:

Step inside the mind of one of the nation's most twisted murderers in this gripping retelling of the BTK Killer's reign of terror. In 2005, after a 30-year hunt, the Wichita, Kansas, police finally apprehended one of the most elusive serial killers of the century, right in their own backyard. A dogcatcher named Dennis Rader stood accused of murdering at least ten women in the late '60s and early '70s and then disappeared. In 2005, BTK suddenly resurfaced, and the killings began again. Bind. Torture. Kill.

Best Price: $16.72 @ DeepDiscountDVD.com

The Features:

• Commentary with Writer/Director Ulli Lommel and Jeff Frentzen

• Trailer Gallery

Delicatessen

Synopsis:

From Jean-Pierre Jeunet, the award-winning director of AMΙLIE, comes a unique and surreal dark comedy that received overwhelming critical acclaim! In a post-apocalyptic society where meat is scarce, cannibalism is no longer unsavory. And when a young ex-clown takes a job in a dilapidated deli, he's completely unaware that the butcher plans to serve him to the building's bizarre tenants! But when the butcher's nearsighted daughter falls for the clown, she'll go to absurd lengths to foil her father's plan!

Best Price: $19.99 @ Best Buy

The Features:

• Commentary By Director Jean-Pierre Jeunet

• Fine-Cooked Meats: A Nod To Delicatessen

• The Archives Of Jean-Pierre Jeunet

• Theatrical Trailer and Teasers

Other Horror & Sci-Fi Releases

Fiesta of Fear: Latin Horror 2-Pack (Angel Negro/Legend Of Chupacabra) Kokkuri

Meat Weed Madness

The Omega Factor: The Complete Series

Red Dwarf: Series 8

Swarmed

Tales From the Crypt: Ritual

Anime Releases

Case Closed: In Hot Pursuit - Volume 1.2

Fullmetal Alchemist: Pain & Lust - Volume 9

Girls Bravo: Volume 6

Kodocha: Sana's Bombshell - Volume 6

Misaki Chronicles: Continuum - Volume 3

Shadow Skill: The Fall - Volume 4

Starship Operators: Truth - Volume 3

Starship Operators: Truth - Volume 3 (w/ Collector's Box)

Yoko Ishida: Live In Concert

Yoko Ishida: Live in Concert (Special Edition)

Best Buy Weekly Deals

$5.99:

A Knight’s Tale (Extended Cut)

Matilda (Special Edition)

Saving Silverman (R-Rated)

Stargate (Ultimate Edition)

The Sweetest Thing (Unrated)

Total Recall (Special Edition)

Clue

Double Jeopardy

Drug Wars: The Camarena Story

Enemy at the Gates

Flashdance

Hanging Up

Harlem Nights

Juice

Kickboxer

Kiss The Girls

Mary Reilly

The Ninth Gate

The Quick and The Dead

The Saint

The Score

sex, lies, and videotape

Superstar

The Talented Mr. Ripley

Trading Places

Urban Cowboy

The Virgin Suicides

The Way of the Gun

Who's Harry Crumb?

Wicked

Circuit City Weekly Deals

$7.49:

Cheaper By The Dozen (Baker's Dozen Edition)

Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story (Unrated)

Edward Scissorhands (Collectible Tin Anniversary Edition)

The Five Heartbeats (15th Anniversary Edition)

The French Connection (2-Disc Collector's Edition)

Ice Age (Super Cool Edition)

Independence Day (2-Disc)

Kingdom of Heaven (2-Disc)

Office Space (Special Edition With Flair!)

Predator (2-Disc Collector's Edition)

Predator 2 (2-Disc Special Edition)

There's Something MORE About Mary (Collector's Edition)

The Transporter (Special Delivery Edition)

The Day After Tomorrow

Fight Club

Garfield: The Movie

Man On Fire

Master & Commander: The Far Side Of The World

X-MEN 1.5

$9.99:

Dead Poets Society (Special Edition)

Dukes of Hazzard (Unrated)

Ferris Bueller's Day Off (Bueller... Bueller Edition)

The Godfather: Part II (2-Disc)

Harold & Kumar Go To White Castle (Unrated)

High Tension (Unrated)

Interview With a Vampire (Special Edition)

The Jerk (26th Anniversary Edition)

Jumanji (Deluxe Edition)

Land of The Dead (Unrated)

Nightmare Before Christmas (Special Edition)

Scarface (Anniversary Edition)

Tears of the Sun (Director's Cut)

Tron (20th Anniversary Collector's Edition)

Troy (2-Disc)

Batman Begins

Beauty Shop

Blow

Braveheart

The Color Purple

Constantine

The Crow

The Fifth Element

Full Metal Jacket

The Godfather

The Godfather: Part III

Guess Who

Hitch

House Of Flying Daggers

Kill Bill: Volume I

Kill Bill: Volume II

Ray

SAW

Tombstone

Ultimate Avengers: The Movie

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