This month sucks for DVD releases.  Here is the top four choices for the month, in no specific order, and I would only personally recommend one of them. Then I’ll give you a listing of the I Love the 80s Movie Collection. These new releases don’t improve on prior release of any movie listed in this collection. No talking about the DVDs this week, just the covers and features.

Nim’s Island

  • “Nim’s Friends” featurette
  • “Abigail’s Journey” featurette
  • “Working on Water” featurette
  • Deleted Scenes
  • Adventure Commentary with Jodie Foster and Abigail Breslin
  • Commentary with Directors Mark Levin and Jennifer Flackett

Starship Troopers 3: Marauder

  • Director & Cast Commentary
  • Music Video: “It’s a Good Day to Die” (Extended Version)
  • Evolution: The Bugs of Starship Troopers 3: Marauder
  • Enlist: Marauder’s Mobile Infantry
  • Filmmaker Commentary
  • Director & Cast Commentary with writer/director Edward Neumeier and actors Casper Van Dien and Jolene Blalock

The Counterfeiters

  • Commentary with Director Stefan Ruzowitzky
  • Making of The Counterfeiters
  • Interviews with real-life counterfeiter Adolf Burger, actor Karl Markovics and director Stefan Ruzowitzky
  • Adolf Burger’s Historical Artifacts
  • Q&A with Stefan Ruzowitzky
  • Deleted Scenes

Hollywood Chainsaw Hookers 20th Anniversary Edition

  • Audio commentary with director Fred Olen Ray and writer T.L. Lankford
  • Making-of featurette
  • Episode of Nite Owl Theatre
  • Trailer

I LOVE THE 80’S

King David
Rustler’s Rhapsody
Racing with the Moon
Pretty in Pink
Terms of Endearment
Explorers
Some Kind of Wonderful
Friday the 13th II
Reds
We’re No Angels
Top Gun
   
48 Hours
Big Top Pee-Wee
Airplane II: The Sequel
Major League
Back Roads
Beverly Hills Cop II
The Escape Artist
D.A.R.Y.L.
Friday the 13th
Children of a Lesser God
Falling in Love
   
Crocodile Dundee
Beverly Hills Cop
Fatal Attraction
American Gigolo
Urban Cowboy
Grease 2
She’s Having a Baby
Summer School
Crocodile Dundee II
Uncommon Valor

OTHERS

Wire in the Blood: Prayer of the Bone
Wild China

The Executioner’s Song (Director’s Cut)
My Brother Is an Only Child
The Killing of John Lennon
Wasted
Carmen
Queen Sized

Joy House (Les Felins)
Blood and Sex Nightmare

Abe’s Tomb
Baby Blues

Johnny Sunshine
The Hive

TELEVISION ON DVD

Foyle’s War: Set 5
Get Smart – Season 1
Ben 10 – Season 4
Lonesome Dove [Blu-ray]
Doctor Who – The Five Doctors (25th Anniversary Edition)
Star Trek The Original Series – The Complete Second Season (Remastered)

P.D. James: Devices and Desires
Family Ties – The Fourth Season
WWE: Summerslam: The Complete Anthology
Masters of Science Fiction: The Complete Series
Robin Hood – Season One [Blu-ray]


COMING SOON

THE NEXT MONTH (aka MY TOP FIVE PICKS)

AUGUST 12 (This should give you some pretty good choices when choosing my Birthday present)
The Wire – The Complete Fifth Season
South Park: The Complete Eleventh Season
The Doors [Blu-ray]

Brand Upon the Brain! – Criterion Collection
Maximum Risk [Blu-ray]

AUGUST 19
Dexter – The Complete Second Season
Twenty-Four Eyes – Criterion Collection
Street Kings

The Fletch Collection
House, M.D. – Season Four

AUGUST 26
Brotherhood of Wolf Director’s Cut
Delicatessen (Special Edition)
The Nightmare Before Christmas [Blu-ray]

Miami Vice (2006) (Unrated) [Blu-ray]
Entourage – The Complete Fourth Season

SEPTEMBER 02
Transformers (Two-Disc Special Edition) [Blu-ray]
Supernatural – The Complete Third Season
Eli Stone: The Complete First Season
The Office: Season Four
Every Which Way But Loose [Blu-ray]

THE BARGAIN BIN

The Counterfeiters  $19.99 
Starship Troopers 3: Marauder  $16.99
Vantage Point  $16.99
Bram Stoker’s Dracula’s Guest  $16.99
Rogue: Unrated  $17.99
Tyler Perry’s Meet The Browns  $14.99
Lonesome Dove: 2 DVD Collector’s Edition  $12.99 

Nim’s Island  $16.99 *
Garfield’s Fun Fest  $14.99 **
* Best Buy Exclusive: Free Nim At Sea book on DVD package of Nim’s Island // Minimum 6 per store // No rain checks
** Save $5 when you purchase both marked titles together on the same receipt // $5 off offer appears to apply to the BluRay version of Nim’s Island ($29.99) and standard DVD version of Garfield’s Fun Fest

Handy Manny: Manny’s Pet Roundup  $14.99 *
Little Einsteins: Flight Of The Instrument Fairies  $14.99 *
* Purchase both marked titles together on the same receipt and get both titles for $20

$3.99 DVDs:
Pink Panther: Special Edition (Steve Martin), Space Balls, The Replacements, I, Robot, ID4: Independence Day, X-Men, X2: X-Men United, True Lies, The Thomas Crown Affair (Pierce Brosnan), Black Hawk Down, Layer Cake, Legends Of The Fall, Accepted, The Break Up, Friday Night Lights, Notting Hill: Collector’s Edition, Unleashed: Unrated, Bruce Almighty, Along Came Polly, American Pie Presents: The Naked Mile, Falling Down, Enter The Dragon: Special Edition, Lucky You, Lady In The Water, Cinderella Man, Snatch, Inside Man, Dr. Seuss: The Cat In The Hat (Animated Classic), Alvin & The Chipmunks: Scareriffic Double Feature

$6.99 DVDs:
Family Guy Presents: Stewie Griffin: The Untold Story, I’m Not There, Halloween: Unrated 2 DVD Director’s Cut, Grindhouse Present: Planet Terror, Grindhouse Presents: Death Proof, WAR, Crank, The Holiday, Talladega Nights: The Ballad Of Ricky Bobby, Hostel: Part II – Unrated, Revolver, Rocky Balboa, Ghost Rider, Stranger Than Fiction, The DaVinci Code, Chaos, Casino Royale (Daniel Craig), Disturbia, 1408

$9.99 DVDs:
Rambo: The Fight Continues, The Kingdom, Transformers (Live Action), The Simpsons Movie, Lions & Lambs, The Darjeeling Limited, Mr. Magorium’s Wonder Emporium, Live Free Or Die Hard, The Mist, Bella, Witless Protection, Across The Universe, Superbad: 2 DVD Unrated Extended Edition, Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story, We Own The Night, 30 Days Of Night, Knocked Up, Serenity, The Water Horse: Legend Of The Deep

Blu-Ray:
Starship Troopers 3: Marauder  $29.99
Starship Troopers Trilogy  $59.99
Lonesome Dove: Collector’s Edition  $24.99
Nim’s Island  $29.99
The Counterfeiters  $29.99
Hellboy  $24.99 *
The Patriot: Extended Cut  $24.99 *
Black Hawk Down  $24.99 *
The Fifth Element  $24.99 *
* Buy Any TWO of the 4 marked titles and Get Both titles for $30

DVD Sets:
Robin Hood: Season 2  $59.99
Starship Troopers Trilogy  $39.99 *
Star Trek – Enterprise: Season 2  $59.99
Get Smart: Season 1  $19.99
Family Ties: Season 4  $27.99
Family Ties: Season 1 / 2 / 3  $19.99 each
HeMan & The Masters Of The Universe: Volume III  $19.99
* Best Buy Exclusive: Get a Free Marauder action figurine when you purchase the Ultimate Starship Troopers Collector’s Set / Excludes BluRay version

Starship Troopers 3: Marauder  $16.99
Stargate Continuum  $16.99
21  $19.99
Never Back Down  $19.99
Harold & Kumar Escape From Guantanamo Bay $19.99

Nim’s Island  $15.99 *
Garfield’s Fun Fest  $15.99 *
* Purchase both marked titles together on the same receipt and Save $5
* Circuit City Exclusive: Free Postcard & sticker set packed inside with purchase of Nim’s Island

$4.99 DVDs:
Platoon: Special Edition, Man On Fire, Raging Bull, Charlie’s Angels: Full Throttle – Unrated, Monster, Panic Room, Money Train, Once Upon A Time In China, Universal Soldier: The Return, Godzilla (Matthew Broderick), School Daze, Crossroads (2004), The Brothers, 28 Days, Troop Beverly Hills, Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Next Generation, Night Of The Living Dead (Tom Savini), Redemption, I Think I Love My Wife, Flyboys, The Messenger: The Story Of Joan Of Arc, The Last Of The Mohicans: Director’s Expanded Edition, Rocky, Master & Commander: The Far Side Of The World, Moonstruck, The Princess Bride: 20th Anniversary Edition, American Beauty, The Sweetest Thing, Catch Me If You Can, Barbershop, Edward Scissorhands, Legally Blonde, Lara Croft, Tomb Raider: The Cradle Of Life, Die Hard 2 (Current Release), OngBak

$6.99 DVDs:
Caddyshack, The Goonies, Fast Time At Ridgemont High, Stripes: Extended Cut, Major League: Wild Thing Edition, Ferris Bueller’s Day Off: Bueller…. Bueller…. Edition, Meatballs: Special Edition, Stir Crazy, Mannequin / Mannequin 2: On The Move Double Feature, The Karate Kid: Special Edition, Field Of Dreams (Looks Like 2 DVD Anniversary Edition), Some King Of Wonderful, La Bamba, The Seventh Sign, St. Elmo’s Fire, Stand By Me: Special Edition, Witness: Special Collector’s Edition, Footloose, Planes, Trains & Automobiles, Pretty In Pink: Everything’s Duckie Edition, Top Gun: Special Collector’s Edition, A Few Good Men: Special Edition


Summer School *
Airplane *
American Gigolo *
Urban Cowboy *
Better Off Dead *
Uncommon Valor *
* Free 80’s Music Sampler with the purchase of any of the marked DVDs // Marked DVDs available 8/5/08 // Available online, by phone & in select stores

$7.99 DVDs:
Each OF The DVDs In This Section Come With A Free Digital Copy Included
The Detonator, The Fan, Half Past Dead, Maximum Risk, Sniper, Starship Troopers, Starship Troopers 2: Hero Of The Federation, Talladega Nights: The Ballad Of Ricky Bobby

Blu-Ray:
Starship Troopers 3: Marauder  $27.99
Starship Troopers  $22.99

DVD Sets:
Starship Trooper Trilogy  $34.99
24: Season 1 / 2 / 3 / 4 / 5 / 6  $24.99 each
30 Rock: Season 1  $19.99
Arrested Development: Season 3  $19.99
Battlestar Galactica: Season 1 / 2.0 / 2.5  $19.99 each
Best Of Chappelle’s Show  $9.99
C.S.I. : Season 1  $14.99
Curb Your Enthusiasm: Season 1 / 2 / 3 / 4 / 5  $16.99 each
Desperate Housewives: Season 3  $27.99
Everybody Love Raymond: Season 1 / 2 / 3 / 4 / 5 / 6 / 7 / 8 / 9  $16.99 each
Family Guy: Volume III / IV / V  $16.99 each
Gilmore Girls: Season 1 / 2 / 3 / 4 / 5 / 6 / 7  $19.99 each
House: Season 1 / 2 / 3  $24.99 each
Lost: Season 3  $27.99
The Office: Season 2 / 3  $19.99 each
OZ: Season 1 / 2 / 3 / 4 / 5 / 6  $16.99 each
South Park: Season 1 / 2 / 3 / 4  $14.99 each
The Shield: Season 1 / 2 / 3 / 4 / 5  $24.99 each
The Wire: Season 1 / 2 / 3 / 4  $34.99 each

Dora The Explorer / Go Diego Go! 2 Pack  $16.99
Starship Troopers 3: Marauder  $16.99
Rogue: Unrated  $19.99
Back At The Barnyard: When No One’s Looking  $12.99

Nim’s Island  $16.99 *
* Target Exclusive: Free Amazing Animal Facts books with purchase of Nim’s Island on standard DVD

Handy Manny: Manny’s Pet Roundup  $14.99 *
Little Einsteins: Flight Of The Instrument Fairies  $14.99 *
* Purchase both titles together on the same receipt and receive a Free $5 Target Gift Card

$5.00 DVDs:
A Knight’s Tale: Special Edition, Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon, Two Weeks Notice, The Karate Kid: Special Edition, Bend It Like Beckham

$10.00 DVDs:
Meet The Parents / Meet The Fockers Double Feature, Casino Royale (Daniel Craig), Balls Of Fury, Parenthood, Rounders / Swingers 2 Movie Collection

Blu-Ray:
Nim’s Island  $29.99
Starship Troopers 3: Marauder  $29.99
Starship Troopers Trilogy  $59.99

DVD Sets:
Starship Troopers Trilogy  $34.99
Ben 10: Season 4  $14.99
Little Einsteins: DVD 3 Pack  $29.99
Get Smart: Season 1  $16.99
HeMan & The Masters Of The Universe: Volume III  $16.99 *
* With Exclusive 3D Keychain