Sitting in a darkened theatre discussing the path to truth with my co-pilot Jesus had lead me to believe that not everything was kosher. First, I was speaking with the lord and savior for some, and for others he was “just some dude.”


KoHThere are many (and I was not one of them) who considered Ridley Scott’s Kingdom of Heaven (read Russ’ review) to be a haphazard attempt to jab the lumbering epic back into shape, only to have it buckle underneath its own narrative weight, through some fault of Orlando Bloom’s perilous performance. Trying to correct several of those underdeveloped points is a more welcomed affair, to me at least, since the 4-disc Director’s Cut herald’s Scott’s more pristine intentions through extended sequences of tinted emotional power. Bloom’s Knight may not be Heaven’s saving grace, but he does a fairly adequate turn up against such luminaries as Ghassan Massoud, David Thewlis, Jeremy Irons, and a faceless Ed Norton in the battle for Jerusalem and the struggles from within. For its price – a relatively smokin’ bargain at $17.46 through Amazon (click on the Cover) – revisiting your misconceived notions should be a no-brainer, as its wealth of fascinating insight through commentaries, documentaries, and other assorted nuts & bolts of the filmmaking process almost make it a top contender at year’s end. Until somebody gets around to releasing a better Transylvania 6-5000, that is.

And don’t you forget it – with (a ridiculous amount of extras):
- Director’s Cut of the film over 2-discs (191 minutes)
- Audio commentary with Director Ridley Scott and Writer William Monahan
- Audio commentary with Executive Producer Lisa Ellzey, Editor Dody Dorn, Visual Effects Supervisor Wes Sewell and First AD Adam Somner
- The Engineer’s Guide (on discs 1 and 2)
- Story Notes – text and images (on discs 1 and 2)
- Disc Three contains The Path to Redemption Part One with these sub features: Development (Part I: Good Intentions, "Tripoli" Overview & Gallery (Text & Images), First Draft Screenplay by William Monahan (Text), Story Notes (Text & Images), Location Scout Gallery (Images)), Pre-production (Part II: Faith and Courage, Screen Tests (Video and Commentary), Cast Rehearsals (Video), Costume & Weapon Design (Video), and Production Design / Conceptual Art / Costume Galleries (Text & Images)), and Production: Spain (Part III: The Pilgrimage Begins, Creative Accuracy: The Scholars Speak (Video), Storyboard Comparisons (Multi-Angle Video & Images), and some Photo Galleries (Text & Images)).
- Disc Four has The Path to Redemption Part Two with these sub features: Production: Morocco (Part IV: Into The Promised Land, Unholy War: Mounting The Siege (Video), Storyboard Comparisons (Multi-Angle Video & Images), Photo Galleries (Text & Images)), Post-Production (Part V: The Burning Bush, Deleted & Alternate Scenes (Video & Commentary), Sound Design Suite (Video & Audio), and Visual Effects Breakdowns (Video & Commentary)), Release (Part VI: Sins and Absolution, Trailers & TV Spots (Video & Commentary), ShoWest Presentation (Video), Press Junket Walkthrough (Video), Japanese & London Premieres (Video), Poster Explorations: Domestic & International (Images), and The Director’s Cut & DVD Campaign (Video & Images)).

Dirty DozenWho doesn’t love The Dirty Dozen and the escapades of their rag-tag group of misfits – who include the greats like Charles Bronson, Jim Brown, John Cassavetes, Telly Savalas, and even Donald Sutherland – as they raise some hell their own way. The path of righteousness leads straight through team leader Lee Marvin’s heart and his fist, which is securely fastened to his boots. Kicking asses left and right is what Marvin does best, including when it comes to one-upping Robert Ryan’s Colonel Breed with a wink, nod, and uppercut where the sun don’t shine. It’s all about the chemistry between the group, really, as director Robert Aldrich and writers Nunnally Johnson and Lukas Heller deftly weave in and out balancing quips and explosions and some good natured prostitution. For such an older film with a bunch of guys today’s more asstastic moviegoer wouldn’t give two squeezes about, it miraculously holds up with its power to keep you entertained and happy, even if no one quite gets what they want. The Special Edition should deliver on that last part, so feel free to blow everyone away in manly celebration.

I don’t know Victor Franko – with:
- Audio commentary with cast members Jim Brown, Trini Lopez, Stuart Cooper, and Colin Maitland, producer Kenneth Hyman, original novelist E.M. Nathanson, film historian David Schlow, and veteran military advisor to movies Capt. Dale Dye
- The Bonus film The Dirty Dozen: Next Mission, the 1985 sequel
- An introduction with Ernest Borgnine
- 2 new documentaries (Armed and Deadly: The Making of The Dirty Dozen and The Filthy Thirteen: Real Stories from Behind the Lines)
Double- A vintage featurette Operation Dirty Dozen
- Marine Corps Combat Leadership Skills: vintage recruitment documentary featuring Lee Marvin
- Theatrical Trailer

Additionally, to further quench your need for testosterone, the Dirty Dozen Double Feature will also discharge its papers into your home theatre. Included are the movies Dirty Dozen: The Deadly Mission and Dirty Dozen: Fatal Mission, thus proving that should you choose to accept, it’s not going to be a friggin’ walk through the daises. You’ll be plowing through them in your tank instead. Both made for TV films were completed in 1987 and 1988 respectively, so for someone who’s seen neither, I can only imagine the prevalent 80’s synth towered over by Ernie Hudson.

DosYou could argue that CHUD instigated the Hollow Man joke and everyone else sort of ran with it like those kids who jogged the mile in High School in 7.4 hours. The side effect is that the clamoring got so large that Sony decided to drop the DTV bomb on our cellulite and let out Hollow Man 2. Paul Verhoeven lends his signature everywhere hands on the tale; this time producing, leaving the reigns to Strandsonntag’s Claudio Fäh (oh yeah!). Kevin Bacon and his invisible penis opted to sit this one out, making Christian Slater and his Agent’s phone buzz again. At least this time he can (allegedly) fondle people and get away with it. It appears as if Slater is an Army ass-ass-in subjected to telling tales of secrecy. When he’s made invisible, he goes rogue, skipping out into the night as Detectives Peter Facinelli and Laura Regan hunt them some fun, wherever that may be. Surely this has to be one of the most amazing things that has ever been crafted, and it gets even better once you realize the writer, Joel Soisson, also had his furious fingers typing Dracula I, II, and III, as well as Mimic 2, and Hellraiser: Hellworld, genre movies all.

You’re not God! – with:
- 3 featurettes (Inside Hollow Man 2, Visual Effects, and Storyboard to Scene)
- Storyboard Gallery
- Trailers

LONDONIf you’ve ever wanted to go on a drug-fueled bender with Jessica Biel throughout the streets of London, here you go. Instead, what I should have said is that you’d be diving through her rues, since she plays the titular character. Breaking the heart of F4’s Chris Evans, Biel announces she’s moving from NYC to LA, rendering an entire city to say good riddance simultaneously. Scheming left and right with vials of cocaine, Evans and his mind-altering substance sets the stage for a night interwoven with frosty goodbyes and failed chances at reconciliation. Allegedly taking place mostly inside one bathroom (relatable, right?), I keep hearing the movie is chockfull of vapid, insidious characters whose trials and tribulations don’t mean a damn thing. Plus, I love that someone posted the film is “[l]ess satisfying than the whimper of a premature ejaculation” in Amazon’s reviews section. You’re still going to see it anyway.

You gotta mellow out – with:
- Audio commentary with Director Hunter Richards
- A behind-the-scenes featurette
- Some deleted scenes
- Trailers

DR BOLL STRIKES AGAINIt’s almost ridiculous that the cover for Bloodrayne (read our MB crazies thoughts here) has to announce that it’s “an action packed thrill ride” – as if you didn’t know. Like herds of bunnies screwing until the world explodes, Dr. Uwe Boll, German savior for the video game franchise, somehow manages to keep making movies. Like his contemporaries he keeps discovering money for each successive piece of cinematic expression time and again. I wouldn’t be surprised if he were living in his darkened castle up high, laughing at us mere mortals and checking off a list of 5 films he’s made since. Jaw-dropping is the fact that Dr. Boll managed to wrangle Sir Ben Kingsley, T3’s buxom babe, Michelle Rodriquez, and even Michael Madsen into the craziness that is making a film with the Heineken-clutching master of filmic possibilities. Almost all of them are terrible, terrible things committed to our public consciousness, but you’ve got to hand it to the man. He’s out there maligning Vampire flicks and franchises into the ground, and you’re just spouting your anonymous hate on the Internet. Rejoice and live to fight a new day. I think Dismay just wrote this thing.

Can I see your teeth? – with:
- Audio commentary with Dr. Boll
- 2 featurettes (Dinner with Uwe and CGI Making of Film)
- Storyboards
- Trailer
- Bonus disc: The complete BloodRayne 2 PC Video Game

BoondockThere are too many people out there who love the mediocre Boondock Saints (like those on our MB here), elevating it up to more than it is, simply because it has a bunch of flashy effects and a group of thespians who attempt to make the words sound un-clunky. Filmmaker and ex-NH patriot Troy Duffy certainly bore the brunt for most of his transgressions, but I’d venture me telling you that Overnight (click here and read Nick’s DVD review here) is the more enjoyable of the two. That should get you rolling in on the efforts of Duffy’s egotistical persona, which informs a hell of a lot of shots throughout Boondocks. Duffy tries to channel his inner-Tarantino without actually telling Tarantino he’s ripping him off (shamelessly) through the farce of having a group of Scripture quoting Irish hitmen (like Sean Patrick Flanery and Norman Reedus) turn good and start offing the Mob one-by-one. Let’s not even begin on discussing Willem DeFoe’s conflicted cross-dressing gay FBI Agent, because you might get ideas from sitting on your folds all day.

What’s this ‘they’ shit? This isn’t a movie – with:
- Audio commentary with Troy Duffy
- Audio commentary with Billy Connolly
- Some deleted scenes
- Outtakes
- Cast and crew filmographies
- Printable Script
- Original theatrical trailer

TransamericaFelicity Huffman got rave reviews for Transamerica, but then again, she also knocked it out of the park on SportsNight. I’m even sure some of you even made up your minds when Dolly Parton’s massive breasts sung the hit song during the Academy Awards, culminating in everyone at my Oscar party wondering how Parton breathes correctly. Huffman, like her moniker, heaves in and out with each penny saved for her male-to-female transsexual operation. With the end not quite in sight, Bree, as he’s known, quickly discovers that in days past he’d fathered a son. Locked down and willing to flee, Bree sojourns from LA to NYC with the intention of keeping Toby in the dark so his operation can schedule on as planned. But a funny thing happened on the way to the constructed vaginal cavity – almost everyone discovers life in the process (except me, naturally).

Quel dommage – with:
- Audio commentary with Director Duncan Tucker
- 2 conversations (one with Duncan Tucker and Felicity Huffman, the other with Duncan Tucker and Kevin Zegers)
- The featurette Travelin’ Thru: Behind the Scenes
- Dolly Parton music video "Travelin’ Thru"
- Trailers

Samurai Jack 3The second-to-last Season (3) of Samurai Jack arrives chopping down several jerks in the process. Many of Jack’s greatest adventures are included in the set like the time he goes up against bounty hunter Ezekial Clench, or when Jack has to diligently pass three tests in order to gain entrance to a Time Portal, arguably filled with visual goodness. I can’t forget about the one with the Haunted House, or maybe even the one with the Zombies, since people seem to enjoy the undead. They enjoy us too. Either way, Samurai Jack is a lot of things to many people, including myself, whose adventures made me privy to the loss of my friend’s virginity in Season One. Maybe that was too much. As for his sparsely constructed vistas, we all know seasoned animator Genndy Tartakovsky cradles the goods in his bare hands, managing to keep each successive exploit knee-deep in its correct Samurai tone. Giving him a gold star is probably in order, but I’m afraid he’ll chuck it through my chest cavity for disrespecting him.

Jump good – with:
- All 13 episodes on 2 disc
- Audio commentary on The Birth of Evil episode
- The Martial Arts of Samurai Jack
- Lost Artwork

One Last Thing...I vaguely remember wanting to watch One Last Thing…, but retreated hastily with the promise of a heart-tugging tearjerker within the story of a young man (Sky High’s Michael Angarano) dying of cancer given a last wish by his foundation. Being a fledgling hormonal upstart, he chooses a date with bombshell (Species III’s Sunny Mabrey). Good call. Except that she quickly plops in and out of his life without so much a touch of flesh or allure of nothing to come. Not cool? The only one knowing, naturally, is Dylan and the rest of the story starts his quest to return to his stalker-esque situation, hell-bent on finding the beauty without any consequences. She told him they’d meet again, if he could make it to NYC – since, they’re like, totally dating. Soaking sappiness with seemingly unrealistic situations could arguably mean only one thing (YouTube films!), but I’ve heard that director Alex Steyermark manages the unthinkable: getting you to be engaged without pretense.

And another thing! – with:
- Audio commentary with Alex Steyermark
- Episode of the HDNet television show "Higher Definition" profiling the film
- Some outtakes and alternative takes

Metal YeahWhen I was younger, watching Cannibal Corpse in Ace Ventura swinging their heads back and forth lead to a startling revelation. Not mine, per say, but my Mother. “Don’t you ever think about joining those miscreants” she warned. “Just don’t” her wide eyes read. Obviously Sam Dunn didn’t take Mom’s words to heart, crafting his documentary Metal: A Headbanger’s Journey, chronicling the deep obsessions of the musical form that has exploded heads worldwide. Curiously enough, Dunn starts off with the seemingly timid times with Warrant and Poison, culminating it all into the fold with Norwegian death metal (to that I say – yes). And let’s not forget about other bands like Slayer, White Zombie, and even Motörhead – most bands even Devin would call “too soft.” No, it doesn’t even begin to crease there, as Dunn dutifully examines the science behind it all – from gender, race, class, and even sociological interpretations. In short, he gets down on it like that your favorite 80’s bands did on H. Mom might be happy you’re at least learning something.

Sledge your tool to torture – with:
- Audio commentary with Sam Dunn
- 16 extended interviews with Metal Rock icons
- 20-minute mini-documentary on Norwegian Black Metal
- Footage with Lemmy from Motörhead at the Rainbow
- Travel outtakes
- An interactive metal history family tree, created specifically for the DVD

7 UpsRoy Scheider pulls in one of his best performances in the gritty 70’s crime drama The Seven-Ups, which like French Connection, shows the seedy side of New York City via Scheider’s signature brand of ramrod straight masculinity (and Sonny Grosso’s technical expertise). Philip D’Antoni, who produced both Connection and McQueen’s Bullit, took the directing duties on this one, realizing that car chases can be built around good premises, running with that. Or should I say burned rubber, pulled an illegal U-turn and then ran over a group of Elderly Nuns with the basic premise (which contains almost none of those mentioned above – but still manages to rise even your most flaccid appendages). The sprawling tale of the men working the Special Ops department in NYPD’s cracked façade allowed D’Antoni to stage a series of great action sequences, giving it a relevancy that feels dated now. However, that doesn’t mean Seven-Ups is a bad film (it’s quite fun), so check this one out. Or I’ll shoot you.

Drink it – with:
- Widescreen version of the film
- A behind-the-scenes featurette

DeMillezorzCecil B. DeMille helped pioneer a new artform while transforming a sleepy little farming town into the state of mind we all know as Hollywood. It didn’t come easy, as DeMille’s own career was fraught with a bunch of bombs (watch Kevin Brownlow’s Cecil B. CeMille: American Epic should you ever find time). Working diligently to achieve a sordid theme throughout all his work (the transfiguration of religion and sex), DeMille came roaring back with several of his more polished works in the form of the Cecil B. DeMille Collection, containing Cleopatra, The Crusades, Sign of the Cross, Four Frightened People, and Union Pacific. Scattered throughout each film is a truly over-the-top acting troupe (especially Henry Wilcoxon, whose Third Crusade through the bowels of Jerusalem makes for an incredibly rousing adventure), but it’s within DeMille’s own adventurous sense of filmmaking that each film shines more brightly than the next, all the way down to Egyptian Queens scheming those who plot around her. Infusing sexuality into his narrative all the way, Claudette Colbert’s minx floats around (half naked!) in a bathtub and the censors went into a tizzy. Unlike audiences who flocked to these films years ago, I fully anticipate everyone to ignore this set.

Nice of you to include me – with:
- Sadly, nothing.

Hopefully soon Universal will get around to releasing Story of Dr. Wassel or even Samson & Delilah. With some good extras.

Tuesday also hold an embarrassment of riches for some, and just plain humiliation for the rest – I’m going to watch you purchase Cheaper by the Dozen 2 at Best Buy, remember that. While most are worthy, I can never find the time to cover everything in a given week.

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Criterion WTMFH?

CriterionconewlogoA couple of days ago (our own Charlie says click here) Criterion went and got all contemporary on our drone-like blobs with their new logo and a bunch of new, coolly constructed covers for such assorted filmmakers as Eric Rohmer, Pietro Germi, and Noah Baumbach. The best being for Germi’s Seduced and Abandoned, arriving in August – click here for that. The new design goes into effect in August will the release of Rohmer’s Six Moral Tales – starting with Spine 342. And yeah, I know, normally I’d cover this in the 3rd week of July, but I’d figured it’d be old hat by then. Like my usual behind-the-times self, you’d just point and laugh, but I’m not gonna dance for you clowns. Instead, let the newness sink into your old souls. While I enjoyed the old design, the new artwork fits in with Criterion’s message to bring contemporary and older films that most people would glance right over. Things change and hopefully this redesign will allow even more consumers to jump onto its bandwagon.

Besides, if you hate it, there’s nothing you can do.

Wish On A Star

HawksianThe big rerelease for this millennia is, naturally, the Hudson Hawk: 15th Anniversary Edition (out on 7.25.06); the negative of which I believe Lord Joel Silver had stashed away someplace safe. I don’t know what the allure of such a film is, and having seen it approximately three quadrillion times on cable, I still am not entirely sure. It’s like asking where we came from. Did we start on a blank page? The Hawk did, coming from the imaginations of terrificness, although maybe it’s the corrupting nature of Steven E. de Souza and Daniel Waters screenplay (based on an idea from Willis and Robert Kraft), which effectively jettisons everything you’ve ever loved about movies and mashes it all up, William Conrad’s folksy narration and all. Like a train wreck of comedic proportions, I’ve never been able to tear myself away – preferring to wince in plutonic glee at the sight of Donald Burton’s knife hands or even the possibilities of playing Nintendo with Andie MacDowell. I don’t think a million monkeys typing in unison could even manage to produce something so trashy, like the person you really end up going home with at the end of the night. But it ends up gluing me to my screen every time, so maybe a 12-step program is in order.

Teach the handicapped to yodel – with:
- Audio commentary from Director Michael Lehmann
- 2 featurettes (My Journey To Minerva and The Story of Hudson Hawk)
- Some deleted scenes
- Music Video – "Hudson Hawk Theme" by Dr. John
Hudson Hawk Trivia Track
- Trailers

TsotsiLauded as one of last year’s best movies (a fact that was righteously recognized by the Academy, giving it the Best Picture – Foreign Statue) Tsotsi is definitely everything you’ve heard about. Gavin Hood returned to his native South Africa to script the thrilling tale of redemption set amongst the broken down lives in Johannesburg. New comer Presley Chweneyagae is Tsotsi (slang for Gangster), a man whose life is instantly changed when stealing a car, quickly and brutally murdering its female owner. Driving off, the realization hits that there’s a baby in the backseat, propelling him down a new path of discovery through conflict, towards the anguished machinations that Hood scripted from Athol Fugard’s original novel. We never reviewed the film here at CHUD, but I think it would have been right up our alley, considering its ultimate power with connecting between the characters, and confident filmmaking populated with moments of impressive beauty. Tsosti knocked quite a few people on their collective culos, so make sure you join them on 7.18.06, otherwise you’ll miss out.

Extras include:
- Audio commentary with Screenwriter/Director Gavin Hood
- Alternate Endings with optional audio commentary with Hood
- Some deleted scenes with optional audio commentary with Hood
- Feature – Making-of Tsotsi
- Gavin Hood’s short film The Storekeeper, with optional audio commentary with Hood himself
- Zola Music Video
- Trailers

Inside ManSpike Lee’s Inside Man is his most mainstream effort to date. It’s also his best in a very long time. Eschewing his atypical stories, Lee works closely with Russell Gerwitz’s first script, molding a genre film with his patented signature. Denzel is the grizzled cop whose assignment leads him to a skewed bank robbery downtown, only to have things not appear like Washington Square’s Grand Wizard heralding the start of Spring. Lording over it all is Clive Owen’s sublimely intriguing Dalton Russell, considering he plays most of the film with sunglasses and a mask on. Lee doesn’t go for any cheap theatrics here, as his eyes, ears, and thoughts are all over the narrative; consider the scenes where the background creeps up with the foreground, or even when a videogame leads to a thoughtful discussion on the nature of its childhood imprint. Better still is the various turns the story takes, seemingly impossible, all connected, all barreling towards a fairly entertaining story told so damn well. Allegedly arriving sometime in August (no date set yet), Inside Man is a definite must-see. Thanks to for the artwork.

Be crazy like a fox – with:
- Audio commentary with Spike Lee
- 2 featurettes (Number 4 and Making of Inside Man)
- Some deleted scenes
- Trailers

You might have also heard, through the world over, or maybe your amazingly unshakable friends, that the original Star Wars films are blasting their way onto DVD on 9.12.06. Available only for a limited time (until 12.31.06 or until Lucas’ Scrooge McDuck vault has a brother), each disc comes with the Special Edition 1997 version on disc 1 and the regular childhood memory upchucker on disc 2. Here’s (another) look at its tentative cover art. Enjoy?


Knock This!

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Don't knock, comeWim Wenders gets a bad rap, since I asked several people on the street (as in “You like Wim Wenders?”) only to be punched in the face. Paraphrasing her remark, she said “I don’t do that position, asshat” before it all went hazy. Coincidentally, so does Sam Shepard. Talking with my good work friend the other day, he mentioned that he just figured out it was the same Sam Shepard who starred in epically generational hits like Stealth. And Swordfish. In Don’t Come Knocking, which is precisely what mainstream theatre owners across the country yelled, Wenders and Shepard throw one to the old westerns of days past. As in long motherfucking gone. Boozing, screwing, and filling in the crossword puzzle makes up most of Shepard’s days, when not lamenting the olden hours – like myself. And I’m only 12. Shepard’s life is thrown into yet another tizzy when the letter arrives informing him he’s got a son somewhere, and the events that are set in motion involving a trip, Tim Roth, and Jessica Lange. If this were 1993, you’d might as well sign me up.

Yeah, yeah, yeah – with:
- Widescreen
- English 5.1 Audio

This is a Region 5 PAL DVD, meaning you should go to Russia.

Secret Words LifeIsabel Coixet’s Secret Life of Words had a limited release here in the states (New York City’s Lincoln Center being one of them). It’s funny, because usually Tim Robbins and Sarah Polley movies mean at least a limited shelf life in theatres, and I can’t seem to recall it even playing for more than a week, especially with Coixet’s caliber (having made the somewhat manipulative My Life Without Me). Again with Polley, Coixet delves deep into the nature of human relationships, making her young nurse drop everything and join a group of manly men on an oil rigging barge off the coast of soon-to-be-raped and don’t-sleep-at-night. Robbins plays the recently burned victim Polley needs to take care of, preferring to mutter inanities and spout crazy effigies to the nature of his misfortune. What’s required of Polley is to more or less listen to everything around her, thrusting the title in our faces. Granted, I might be a hardened jackass for even poking a little fun at the film, as word of mouth stated it was fairly excellent. That mouth was also not attached to anything, so I might have been hallucinating again.

See these (non) extras – with:
- English 5.1, Spanish 5.1 and Catalan 5.1 audio options

This is a Region 2 PAL DVD, requiring enslaved Spanish people to power your DVD player.

I normally have scaled back on the amount of Region Free titles in order to save some space. This column is fairly long, but I think it’s a good length and a welcome respite from the 24+ pages I was cranking out over a year ago. Seems like yesterday. That said, here are some worthy titles you’ve most likely already heard about, from
Sympathy for Lady Vengeance and its PAL SE for around $33.00, Tom Yum Goong’s Korean DVD (with English subtitles, FINALLY) – for only $30.95, and Transporter 2’s UNCUT version, in Region 3 NTSC for about $18.95.

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5/16: The Producers, When a Stranger Calls, The Ringer, Duma, Winter Passing, New Police Story, Napoleon Dynamite: Like the Best Special Edition Ever!, Enemy of the State: Unrated Extended Edition, Con Air: Unrated Extended Edition, Crimson Tide: Unrated Extended Edition, White Countess, Doogal, Something New, Home Movies: Season Four, That Girl: Season One, Side Effects, Hill Street Blues: Season Two, Big Valley: Season One, and Mystery Science Theatre 3000: Volume 9. Read the last Special Edition while accessing right here.

5/09: Munich (also comes in Limited Edition), The New World, Masters of Horror: Chocolate, Masters of Horror: Incident On and Off a Mountain Road, Rumor Has It (David’s DVD review), Grandma’s Boy: Unrated, Dr. Katz: Season One, Scrubs: Season Three (Nick’s DVD Review), Nanny McPhee, Rescue Me: Season Two, Poseidon Adventure: SE (Wade’s DVD Review), Towering Inferno: SE (Wade’s DVD Review), Earthquake, Ronin: Collector’s Edition, Big Momma’s House 2, Summer, West Wing: Season Six (Nick’s DVD Review), Clawed, Forty Shades of Blue, Life Goes On: Season One, Facts of Life: Season One, Late Spring: Criterion, and 400 Blows: Criterion. Read the previous Special Edition by flicking me off right here.

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Bargain Blowout

While John Travolta isn’t around, we can still suspiciously search our little corners of the world for any favorable deals. Unless John Lithgow is lurking nearby. That upchucked, enjoy this week’s deals.

Browse through some multi-region DVD retailers:,,, DDDHouse, and

Read THIS MESSAGE BOARD THREAD for other Region Free DVD options.
Kingdom of Heaven: DC is $25.60
Dirty Dozen: SE is $20.57
Dirty Dozen Double Feature is $14.02
Hollow Man 2 is $19.66
Bloodrayne is $17.67
London is $19.66
Boondock Saints: SE is $19.75
Transamerica is $20.28
High School Musical is $17.38
Metal: Headbangers is $18.89
One Last Thing is $22.13
Cheaper by the Dozen 2 is $21.45
Samurai Jack: Season 3 is $23.58
Deadwood: Season 2 is $75.61
Wings: Season 1 and 2 is $29.04
100 Rifles is $10.33
Longest Day is $14.64
Tora! Tora! Tora! is $14.64
Patton is $14.64
Seven-Ups is $10.33
Harlan County USA: Criterion is $31.88
Viridiana: Criterion is $23.90
Cecil B. DeMille Collection is $43.56
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