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Beaky Buzzard in “Bugs Bunny Gets The Boid” plus all three legs of Chuck Jones’ hauntingly hilarious “hunting trilogy,” all in HD?? $31 for 50 of the funniest Warner Bros. cartoons ever??
Looney Tunes Platinum Collection Vol. 2 is another stellar collection of theatrical shorts on Blu-ray. Press release:

LOONEY TUNES PLATINUM COLLECTION VOLUME 2

FEATURING 50 LEGENDARY CARTOON CLASSICS

AVAILABLE ON BLU-RAY™ FOR THE FIRST TIME

WILL BE RELEASED OCTOBER 16, 2012

FROM WARNER HOME VIDEO

Title Includes Hours of Cartoon Content Featuring

Digitally Remastered and Restored Shorts



Blu-ray Includes Hours of Bonus Material

Blu-ray Includes a Cartoon Guide With Rare Images

BURBANK, CA., (August 1, 2012) – What’s up doc? More classic Looney Tunes greats on Blu-ray™ & DVD! Get set for another fun-filled installment of Warner Home Video’s (WHV) Looney Tunes Platinum Collection, which is set for release October 16, 2012. Titled Looney Tunes Platinum Collection Volume 2, this compilation will showcase 50 all-time favorite cartoon shorts which have been digitally remastered and restored. Available just in time for the holiday gift giving season, Looney Tunes Platinum Collection Volume 2 will be sold on Blu-ray which retails for $44.98 SRP and on standard DVD, which retails for $26.99 SRP. The Blu-ray includes a cartoon guide with rare images compiled by animation historian Jerry Beck and a disc comprised entirely of bonus material.

Some of the best and most enduring theatrical shorts from the Looney Tunes franchise are featured on the highly-anticipated release ofLooney Tunes Platinum Collection Volume 2. That wascally wabbit and the rest of the gang are back in an all-star collection that features 50 of some of the franchise’s greatest shorts. The selection contains a variety of memorable works, by some of the most renowned animators in cartoon history including Bob Clampett, Chuck Jones, Tex Avery, Robert McKimson, Friz Freleng and others.Looney Tunes Platinum Collection Volume 2 is aimed at adult collectors of animation.

Disc one offers a collection of 25 signature cartoon shorts featuring an all-star line-up of some of the best-known Looney Tunes characters including Bugs Bunny, Daffy Duck, Porky Pig, Road Runner, Wile E. Coyote, Pepe Le Pew, Foghorn Leghorn , Speedy Gonzales and others. Three featured cartoons, A Wild Hare, Tabasco Road and Mexicali Shmoes are Academy Award® nominated shorts (Best Short Subject, Cartoons, 1941, 1958 and 1960). The Blu-ray disc is loaded with bonus featurettes, commentaries by animation experts and alternative audio tracks.

Disc two is comprised of 25 shorts, including a collection of memorable one-shot classics such as Hollywood Steps Out, which features cartoon versions of such legendary actors as Cary Grant, Greta Garbo, Humphrey Bogart, Bing Crosby, Clark Gable and many others. Also included is the war-themed Russian Rhapsody and Rocket-Bye Baby, a Chuck Jones-directed short about a Martian baby who’s accidentally sent to Earth. Featured also are the complete collections of cartoons starring some of Looney Tunes notable but seldom seen characters such as Nasty Canasta, Cecil Turtle, Beaky Buzzard, A. Flea and others. This disc also includes the complete collection of Chuck Jones’ hunting trilogy, a set of three cartoons which star Bugs Bunny, Daffy Duck and Elmer Fudd (Rabbit Fire, Rabbit Seasoning and Duck! Rabbit, Duck!). This disc presents a special favorite selected by cartoon fans in an online poll: Bugs Bunny in Wabbit Twouble. The Blu-ray disc is packed with bonus featurettes, commentaries by animation experts and alternative audio tracks.

Disc three, which is only available in the Blu-ray of the release is devoted entirely to special content and rarities from the vault. Hours and hours of extras include several documentaries with expert commentary and behind-the-scenes information from popular animators, famous directors, animation historians and celebrated devotees. Lost cartoons from the World War II era, including Private Snafu and Seaman Hook, rare Leon Schlesinger staff Christmas Party films, documentaries covering Friz Freleng and Tex Avery with bonus Freleng Captain and the Kids cartoons and a selection of Tex Avery’s best cartoons from MGM are also included.

“Looney Tunes cartoons have been entertaining consumers for generations with popular, enduring characters that continue to capture the hearts of viewers”said Mary Ellen Thomas, Vice President Family & Animation Marketing and Partner Brands. She added, “We think Looney Tunes fans will be really pleased with the variety of selections we’ve included on this compilation, which range from highly-popular favorites to some lesser seen gems. This release has something for everyone. It’s a must-own title for animation lovers.”

LOONEY TUNES PLATINUM COLLECTION VOLUME TWO

DISC 1
A WILD HARE
BUCKAROO BUGS
LONG-HAIRED HARE
ALI BABA BUNNY
SHOW BIZ BUGS
THE WISE QUACKING DUCK
WHAT MAKES DAFFY DUCK?
BOOK REVUE
DEDUCE, YOU SAY
PORKY IN WACKYLAND
YOU OUGHT TO BE IN PICTURES
PORKY IN EGYPT
BACK ALLEY OPROAR
LITTLE RED RODENT HOOD
CANNED FEUD
GIFT WRAPPED
BIRDY AND THE BEAST
HOME, TWEET HOME
GOING! GOING! GOSH!
ZIPPING ALONG
SCENT-IMENTAL ROMEO
THE FOGHORN LEGHORN
THE HIGH AND THE FLIGHTY
TABASCO ROAD
MEXICALI SHMOES

DISC 2
WABBIT TWOUBLE
RABBIT FIRE
RABBIT SEASONING
DUCK! RABBIT, DUCK!
DRIP-ALONG DAFFY
MY LITTLE DUCKAROO
BARBARY-COAST BUNNY
TORTOISE BEATS HARE
TORTOISE WINS BY A HARE
RABBIT TRANSIT
PORKY’S HARE HUNT
HARE-UM SCARE-UM
PREST-O CHANGE-O
ELMER’S CANDID CAMERA
BUGS BUNNY GETS THE BOID
THE BASHFUL BUZZARD
THE LION’S BUSY
STRIFE WITH FATHER
AN ITCH IN TIME
A HORSEFLY FLEAS
HOLLYWOOD STEPS OUT
PAGE MISS GLORY
ROCKET-BYE BABY
RUSSIAN RHAPSODY
DOUGH RAY ME-OW

DISC 3 (Included in Blu-ray Only)
King-Size Comedy: Tex Avery and the Looney Tunes Revolution
Tex Avery, the King of Cartoons
Friz on Film
ToonHeads: The Lost Cartoons
Real American Zero: The Adventures of Private Snafu
The World of Leon Schlesinger
Friz at MGM
The Best of the Rest of Tex
Private Snafu
Mr. Hook

 

A sci-fi island mystery from “Lost” writer-producers J.J. Abrams and Elizabeth Sarnoff, “Alcatraz” reveals that all 256 criminals incarcerated on the Bay Area’s island prison in 1963 (as well as 46 guards) all mysteriously vanished into thin air. And they’re starting to reappear, un-aged, to murder in the year 2012.

If Fox’s promos and logos don’t work hard enough to make “Alcatraz” remind us of “Lost,” there are loads of flashbacks.  Also, Jorge Garcia turns up as an Alcatraz expert.

The pilot also feels a bit like “Fringe,” in that it follows an hot young blonde cop who finds herself drawn into a super-secret government conspiracy.

Garcia’s co-stars include Sam Neill (“Happy Town”), Parminder Nagra (“ER”), Robert Forster (“The Descendants”), and Sarah Jones (“Sons of Anarchy”).

Neill, 64, plays Emerson Hauser, who served as an Alcatraz guard at the time of the bizarre disappearances, and today heads an agency charged with rounding up the missing bad guys now that they’re popping up in the present day. Forster, 70, plays another former Alcatraz guard who happens to be the "uncle" of the San Francisco detective played by Jones.

The first two episodes of “Alcatraz” are more entertaining than Bad Robot’s recent “Undercovers” and “Person of Interest” pilots -- but nowhere near as amazing as Bad Robot’s pilots for “Alias,” “Lost” or “Fringe,” which featured scripts written or co-written by Abrams himself.

One key advantage I thought “Alcatraz” has over Bad Robot’s newish CBS series “Person of Interest” is there are still big mysteries that remain unsolved by the end of the first two hours, most importantly why these convicts have jumped nearly five decades into the future. (There’s much to suggest that something significant happened to these fellows between their disappearances and reappearances.)

A fascinating, eyebrow-raising new mystery presents itself at the end of tonight’s second hour.

Unfortunately, the rest of the series did not live up to the first two episodes. Particularly vexing: the series never really bothered to show how the guards and convicts from 50 years ago might have difficulty adjusting to the year 2012.

Spoiler alert: The big reveal at the end of the series is that everybody was sent into the future by Matt Craven wearing a lab coat.

The New York Times says:

... an appealing concoction that, at least in the first two episodes, serves up an accessible bad-guy chase each week for the casual viewer but layers on the supernatural for those who want to book in for the long haul. That combination and tasty casting make “Alcatraz” a spunky upgrade over the collection of interchangeable police procedurals clogging the television schedule. ... at the end of Episode 2 a plot twist is thrown in that makes clear there will be nothing simple about this slick series. …

The Los Angeles Times says:

... Undoubtedly "Alcatraz" is among the best the midseason has to offer, and though it may whip like the TARDIS through the outer reaches of time and believability, Abrams wisely included a procedural element to sustain it ...

The Washington Post says:

... good news for people in search of a fairly simple crime procedural with sci-fi overtones; bad news for those viewers ready to delve into a demanding saga — people belonging not only to “Lost’s” diaspora of fans, but also those who gamely opted in for head-scratchers like “The Event” and “FlashForward” and followed them all the way to cancellation. …

The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette says:

... a strong, creative pilot filled with beautiful shots of Alcatraz and San Francisco and an intriguing story, too. …

The San Francisco Chronicle says:

... as a coolly edgy quality, similar to that of another Abrams product, "Person of Interest." If "Alcatraz" isn't quite up to the level of that CBS show, though, it's largely because of its overreliance on formula. …

USA Today says:

... reflects Abrams' abiding passion for complicated, fantasy-fueled but character-driven serialized dramas. What viewers know by now with Abrams is that multiple questions will be posed in tonight's two-hour opener that will be answered, avoided or compounded as the show runs on. The mystery is the thing....

The Boston Herald says:

... The two-hour pilot is actually two stand-alone episodes strung together. Fox’s decision to burn them off together spotlights the show’s flaws and formula. Like “Lost,” the show is burdened with flashbacks and divides its time between the present and the prison 50 years earlier. ...

The Boston Globe says:

… does the most important thing it can do with its pilot: Intrigue enough to make us want to see at least one more episode. …

Variety says:

... The pilot's not bad, but offers at best marginal incentive to invest much more time in this piece of the Rock. …

 

A disagreeably absurd new Fox hourlong from “Heroes” creator-showrunner Tim Kring, “Touch” centers on a seemingly autistic lad named Jake Bohm who can use mathematics to predict the future --and a lost cellphone to save the lives of strangers overseas.

The seer this time around not a heroin-addicted artist who paints future events; the mute Jake predicts by obsessively filling his paper canvases with vast strings of numbers.

The series stars Kiefer Sutherland as the kid’s father, a Manhattan-based former big-deal journalist named Martin.

In the “Touch” pilot Sutherland amusingly but distractingly breaks out more than one Baueresque “Damn it!” Since Fox can obviously afford Sutherland’s services, I’m left to ponder why Fox didn’t simply order another season of the far better “24” (which got good to decent ratings even with its weak, New York-set 8th season). There’s even a precedent for an extended hiatus, since “24” already had to skip a year thanks to the 2007 writers’ strike.

One substantial difference between the “Heroes” pilot and the “Touch” pilot is I’ve little desire to see the second episode of “Touch.” I felt in 2006 there was an interesting mystery behind the early events of “Heroes” (I was really wrong); at the conclusion of the “Touch” pilot I didn’t feel it posed any questions I was keen to see answered.

In the interest of full disclosure I’m still plenty sore at Kring, who kept promising that “Heroes” would right itself following the infuriating conclusion of that show’s first season. Kring turned out to be a lying swine; after writer Bryan Fuller left “Heroes” to create “Pushing Daisies,” “Heroes” rapidly collapsed into a formless, pretentious, nonsensical mush that flailed about another three years.

The Fuller-free “Touch” pretty much gets to that collapse by the end of episode one.

HuffPost TV says:

... as muddled as much of "Heroes" was. ... isn't content to let its premise breathe; it hammers home its central points so frequently that I do not recommend that you drink every time you hear the words "destiny," "dreams" or any iteration of the word "connect." … Nothing about these connections feels particularly earned and many of the twists and turns of the pilot feel contrived and obvious, especially toward the end. …

HitFix says:

... knowing what I know about "Touch" creator Tim Kring — and seeing the many commonalities between this show and his work on NBC's "Heroes" — makes me much less optimistic about the new series' future than I might be if I couldn't recognize the order lurking within the chaos. … it’s pretentious as all get out, but at least speaks to an ambition that's rare in a network TV drama these days. …

The New York Times says:

... “Touch” happens to have been created by Tim Kring, the writer and producer also responsible for “Heroes.” But the earlier show, with its unapologetic pulpiness, was initially a lot of fun. For his new show, Mr. Kring has jettisoned the crude cartoon energy but has kept the New Agey mysticism and quasi-Asian spirituality ...

The Los Angeles Times says:

... given a show that so clearly wants to touch its audience — from that weighty one-word title on down — we have met, apart from Martin, hardly a single character who incorporates more than the hint of an actual person. ...

The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette says:

... Jake’s world is all about numbers and “Touch” makes it an article of faith that where most folks would see coincidences, this show sees purposeful attempts at connection. This requires a massive suspension of disbelief on the part of viewers. …

The San Francisco Chronicle says:

… may cause gasps and a few tears, or perhaps a big shrug of incredulity. Yes, to a large extent "Touch" is pretty much like CBS' "Numb3rs" with more schmaltz. ... It's not clear from one episode whether the show's warm and fuzzy message can successfully counterbalance implausibility …

The Boston Herald says:

... convoluted ... The strands of all their stories eventually are bound together and have moving repercussions for all concerned, even Martin and Jake, although not in ways that are especially convincing. You may resent having your heartstrings yanked so clumsily. …

The Boston Globe says:

… How much “Touch’’ grabs you will likely depend on how much you buy into its central premise of interconnectivity, and the possibility of a superconnector like Jake existing. Creator Tim Kring (“Heroes’’) is no stranger to asking viewers to take leaps and, in the pilot anyway, he and his co-writers do some nifty wrangling to tie those threads together. The hardest bits to swallow are not whether or not bombs get defused with seconds to spare, or the likelihood of everyone who comes in contact with a smartphone choosing to simply record things on it and pass it along. It’s the details, like the world’s most helpful cellphone customer service representative, whose unusual level of assistance is crucial in an especially tense moment. …

USA Today says:

... The premise is obviously a stretch, and the question for episodes to come is whether producer Tim Kring will stretch it beyond all logical constraints, as he did with Heroes. For now, enjoy Sutherland's terrific performance and his ability to ground even the oddest concepts in emotional truth. ...

News Corp. says:

... shows every sign of a series likely to hold audiences in thrall. ...

Variety says:

… With a show this heavy-handed, a promotional light touch hardly seems appropriate. ... In the broadest terms, "Touch" has its "We Are the World" heart in the right place. But like another song says, we don't need another "Heroes." …

 

 

A sequel to the big-screen Tom Cruise vehicle, this time from writer-producer Lukas Reiter (“The Practice," “The Forgotten”), “The Firm” is set a decade after the movie and follows Mitch McDeere as he gets mixed up with another shady legal firm after he exits the witness relocation program. Josh Lucas (“The Lincoln Lawyer,” “J. Edgar”) steps into the Tom Cruise role. The fabulous Molly Parker (“Deadwood,” “Swingtown”) steps into Jeanne Tripplehorn’s shoes. Juliette Lewis (“Whip It”), who somehow turned 38 when no one was looking, is also aboard as Tammy, the Holly Hunter character.

HitFix says:

... a pedestrian TV legal drama that carries a vague resemblance to a movie and book I kind of remember enjoying a few decades ago. ...

The New York Times says:

... In the premiere, unfortunately, the case of the week and the background story seem to be competing to see which can be sillier....

The Los Angeles Times says:

... It isn't the flashbacks or muddled storytelling, the liberal white moralizing or ridiculous inconsistencies that threaten to deep-six "The Firm," it's the washed-out sepia tone of the legal thriller itself. ...

The Washington Post says:

... Enough happens to keep you from changing the channel, but there are hints of a show that could get dull fast. …

The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette says:

... a mess. …

The San Francisco Chronicle says:

... it's so old-fashioned, there's even an actual, working pay telephone in the middle of the opening sequence. No, it isn't in the Smithsonian. …

The Boston Herald says:

... We’re a long way from “The Practice,” “Suits” or “Damages.” This is the kind of law that wouldn’t pass muster on the 1980s sitcom “Night Court.” ...

The Boston Globe says:

… there is so much going on in Sunday night’s dizzying (and occasionally tedious) two-hour premiere of NBC’s new drama “The Firm’’ - flashbacks, double-crosses, multiple court cases - that some type of flowchart or primer would likely be helpful for viewers trying to sort it all out. …

TV Guide says:

... feels the opposite of relevant and fresh …

USA Today says:

… part weekly procedural, part season-long conspiracy, and wholly unsatisfying. … cries out to be quickly forgotten …

Entertainment Weekly says:

... The Firm's straightforward, one-man-against-the-system story still feels compelling — especially when that one man happens to look like a Tom Ford model and yet comes off as totally relatable. …

The Hollywood Reporter says:

... solid if unspectacular story about one of the most unlucky lawyers ever depicted on television. …

Variety says:

... Mitch is such a boring straight-arrow -- agonizing over one moral dilemma after another -- there's precious little to keep him interesting. …

 

TV-on-Disc Calendar

Last Week
Bones 7.x
Care Bears: The Original Series Collection
Combat: 20 Episodes
Doctor Who: Ambassadors of Death
A Football Life 1.x
Happiness Is Peanuts
Holliston 1.x
Holliston 1.x (Blu-ray)
It's Always Sunny In Philadelphia 7.x
It's Always Sunny In Philadelphia 7.x (Blu-ray)
The League 3.x
The League 3.x (Blu-ray)
The Lucy Show 6.x
Peanuts: Go Snoopy Go
Single Ladies 2.x
Webster: 20 Episodes
Whitney 1.x
Yancy Derringer: The Complete Series

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Alcatraz: The Complete Series

 


Alcatraz: The Complete Series (Blu-ray)

 

Awkward 2.x

 


Batman Super Villains: The Joker’s Last Laugh

 


Big Bad Beetleborgs 1.x Vol.1

 


Brave New World: The Complete Series

 


Broadway: The American Musical (Blu-ray)

 


Chappelle's Show: The Series Collection

 


Check It Out 1/x/2.x

 


Columbo: The Complete Series
DeGrassi 11.x Vol. 2

 


The Firm: The Complete Series

 


Flashpoint 4.x

 


Flashpoint 4-Season Set

 


Gunsmoke 6.x Vol. 2

 


Gunsmoke 6-Season Pack

 


The Ice House: The Complete Miniseries

 


Last of the Summer Wine: Vintage 1995-Reserve

 


Looney Tunes Platinum Collection Vol. 2 (Blu-ray)

 


Mad Men 5.x

 


Mad Men 5.x (Blu-ray)

 


Mr. Lucky: The Complete Series

 


The Office: Secret Santa Pack

 


Pound Puppies: Super Secret Pup Club

 


Power Rangers Super Samurai: Christmas Together, Friends Forever

 


Psych 6.x
The Red Green Show: The Complete Series

 


Scooby-Doo! 13 Spooky Tales

 


That '70s Show 1.x/2.x
That '70s Show 2.x (Blu-ray)

 


Touch 1.x

 


Triple Terror: The Shining/It/Salem's Lot

 


Waterloo Road 1.x

Next Week
Bat Masterson: 24-Hour Marathon
The Duchess of Duke Street: The Complete Collection
Ernie Kovacs Collection Vol. 2
Fantasy Island 3.x

 


The Fugitive: The Complete Series
Happy Endings 2.x
In The Heat Of The Night: 24-Hour Marathon
Law & Order: Criminal Intent 8.x
Lost Girl 1.x
Lost Girl 1.x (Blu-ray)
Meet The Browns 7.x
Perry Mason 7.x Vol. 2
Perry Mason 7-Season Pack
Peter Gunn: The Complete Series
Poirot: The Early Cases

 

Poirot: The Early Cases (Blu-ray) <--- NEW!!
Sanctuary: The Complete Series
Sea Hunt: 24-Hour Marathon
Star Wars: The Clone Wars 4.x

 


Star Wars: The Clone Wars 4.x (Blu-ray)
Upstairs Downstairs 2.x
Wish Me Luck: The Complete Collection
The Young Riders: 24-Hour Marathon

October 30

 


All in the Family: The Complete Series
Chuck: The Complete Series

 


Chuck: The Complete Series (Blu-ray)
Coma: The Complete Miniseries
Copper 1.x
Copper 1.x (Blu-ray)
The F Word: The Collection
Metalocalypse 4.x
Metalocalypse 4.x (Blu-ray)
My Favorite Martian 3.x
The Streets of San Francisco 5.x

November 6

Breaking In: The Complete Series <--- NEW!!
Alvin And The Chipmunks: Christmas With The Chipmunks (Blu-ray)
Call The Midwife 1.x

 


Call The Midwife 1.x (Blu-ray)
Carol Burnett Christmas

 

Christmas With Danny Kaye <--- NEW!!
Elvira's 24-Hour Movie Marathon
Entourage: The Complete Series

 


Entourage: The Complete Series (Blu-ray)
H2O Just Add Water: The Complete Series
Law & Order 11.x
The Life and Times of Grizzly Adams 1.x
Porky & Friends
Regular Show: Best DVD
Sesame Street: Old School Vol. 3
SpongeBob Christmas!
SpongeBob Christmas! (Blu-ray)
Vera Vol. 2

 


Wolf Lake: The Complete Series

November 13

 


The Dick Van Dyke Show: The Complete Series (Blu-ray)
Doctor Who 7.x Vol. 1

 


Doctor Who 7.x Vol. 1 (Blu-ray)
Doctor Who: Claws Of Axos
The Flintstones: The Complete Series

 


Friends: The Complete Series (Blu-ray)
History Detectives 10.x

 

The Incredible Mel Brooks <--- NEW!!
Lost Girl 2.x
Lost Girl 2.x (Blu-ray)
Ninja Turtles: The Next Mutation, Vol.1
The Real McCoys 2.x
Scooby-Doo Mystery Incorporated 2.x Vol. 1
Scooby-Doo, Where Are You?: The Complete Series
SpongeBob SquarePants 4.x
SpongeBob SquarePants 5.x
SpongeBob SquarePants 6.x

November 20
Ancient Aliens 4.x
Ancient Aliens 4.x (Blu-ray)
Diff'rent Strokes 4.x

 


Doctor Who 5.x
Doctor Who: Six Seasons

 

Dragons: Four Episodes <--- NEW!!
The Dust Bowl: The Complete Miniseries
The Dust Bowl: The Complete Miniseries (Blu-ray)

 


Game of Thrones 1.x Collector's Edition (Blu-ray)
Mighty Morphin Power Rangers: The Complete Series
Mighty Morphin Power Rangers 1.x Vol. 2
Susskind/Berle
Transformers Prime 2.x

November 27

 


Cagney & Lacey: The Complete Series
Hot In Cleveland 3.x

 

In Search Of ... The Complete Series <--- NEW!!
Luck 1.x
Luck 1.x (Blu-ray)
Ninjago 3.x Vol. 1
Perry Mason 8.x Vol. 1
Stargate Atlantis 1.x (Blu-ray)
Stargate Atlantis 2.x (Blu-ray)
Stargate Atlantis 3.x (Blu-ray)
Stargate Atlantis 4.x (Blu-ray)
Stargate Atlantis 5.x (Blu-ray)
Transformers Prime 2.x (Blu-ray)

December 4
Angry Boys: The Complete Series
Angry Boys: The Complete Series (Blu-ray)

 


Cagney & Lacey 2.x
The Donna Reed Show 5.x
Eastbound & Down 3.x
Eastbound & Down 3.x (Blu-ray)
The Game 5.x
The Game 5-Season Pack
Hell's Kitchen 8.x
Mannix 8.x
Mannix: The Complete Series

 

McMillan & Wife: The Complete Series <--- NEW!!
My Little Pony: Adventures In The Crystal Empire
My Little Pony 1.x

 


Mystery Science Theater 3000 XXV
Ninja Turtles: The Next Mutation, Vol.2
Power Rangers Super Samurai: The Complete Season
Power Rangers Super Samurai: The Complete Season (Blu-ray)
The Simpsons 15.x
The Simpsons 15.x (Blu-ray)

 


Star Trek: The Next Generation 2.x (Blu-ray)
Titanic: Blood & Steel
We Can Be Heroes: The Complete Series

 


World Without End <--- NEW!!

 


World Without End (Blu-ray) <--- NEW!!

December 11
Bordertown: The Complete Series <--- NEW!!

 


Chiller: The Complete Series <--- NEW!!
Girls 1.x

 


Girls 1.x (Blu-ray)
Gunsmoke 7.x Vol. 1
Hazel 4.x
JAG: The Complete Series
Law & Order: Criminal Intent 9.x

 


Mission Impossible: All Nine Seasons
UltraSeven: The Complete Series

December 18
Army Wives 6.x Vol. 2
Californication 5.x
Californication 5-Season Pack
Here's Lucy 6.x
House of Lies 1.x
Funny Or Die Presents 2.x
Futurama Vol. 7

 


Futurama Vol.7 (Blu-ray)

 


The Life and Times Of Tim 3.x

 


Masters of the Universe: 30th Anniversary Edition
Quincy M.E. 4.x

 


The Sarah Silverman Program 3.x
Shameless 2.x

 


Shameless 2.x (Blu-ray)

December 25
Gabriel Iglesias: Stand-Up Revolution 2.x

January 8
Buck Rogers 2.x
Dallas (TNT) 1.x

 


Enlightened 1.x <--- NEW!!

 


Enlightened 1.x (Blu-ray) <--- NEW!!

 


The Goode Family: The Complete Series
Naked City: 40 Best

 


Smash 1.x
Tiny Toon Adventures Vol. 3

 

VR Troopers 1.x Vol. 2

January 15
Amazing World of Gumball: The Mystery
Being Human 4.x
Being Human 4.x (Blu-ray)

 


Life's Too Short 1.x <--- NEW!!
Men Of A Certain Age 2.x
Men Of A Certain Age 2.x (Blu-ray)
Twenty Twelve: The Complete Series
VR Troopers 1.x Vol. 2

January 22
The Scarecrow and Mrs. King 4.x

 


Young Justice 2.x Vol. 1 <--- NEW!!

January 29
Downton Abbey 3.x

 


Downton Abbey 3.x (Blu-ray)

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  • Oct. 16, 2012, 2:09 a.m. CST

    Don't give a fuck

    by Lenny

    ...what none a'y'all say, I really enjoyed Alcatraz and wish it was still on the air. Would have made for a nice weeknight pairing with Fringe. Can we get some of the writers or producers on the here to explain their vision for the show, had it been given a chance to develop. Or are do they answer all the major questions on the dvd? Anyone? Anyone?

  • Oct. 16, 2012, 6:06 a.m. CST

    Young Justice

    by DrFever

    put it on BLURAY already in proper sets!!!!

  • Oct. 16, 2012, 10:51 a.m. CST

    by Chrisolo

    Clone wars rocks!

  • Oct. 16, 2012, 11:34 a.m. CST

    IN SEARCH OF !!!!!!!

    by MattHooper

    Finally !! sweeeeeeeT !

  • Oct. 16, 2012, 11:40 a.m. CST

    Alcatraz was all tease

    by jim

    The hot girl all your friends are jealous that you are dating, but every date ends with nothing more than a peck on the cheek. However, along with that, she gives you the slightest hint of the possibility that maybe, sometime, if you stay with her there is the chance of something more, perhaps, happening. Eventually. You hope. But, after a handful of dates, and the worst case of blue balls in recorded history, she suddenly dumps you and you never see her again. Person of Interest is an above average girl who shows you a pretty good time on the first date, leaving little mystery about her to be uncovered. You think that the first date's as good as it will get but you go out a second time anyway, then a third, and somewhere in there you realize that you've hit the jackpot with this girl. She might not have been all flashy and seductive like her friend Alcatraz, but nor is she a tease, either. And a year later you are celebrating one year together and things are only getting better. Then there's Sparatcus. Horrible first date. The worst. Most everyone you know walked out before their date with her was over. But you stick with it to the end. Then you give her a second chance because maybe she was nervous or just having a bad day. Then a third date because the second was a lot better than the first. And suddenly you find, much to your surprise, you are hopelessly in love with this girl. Sure, she may not be the classiest woman you've ever dated, but hot damn, she's crazy fun; the wildest, most uninhibited chick you've ever had the pleasure of knowing. (dating analogies on AICN - now you have seen everything!)

  • Oct. 16, 2012, 4:26 p.m. CST

    well played big jim...

    by rben

    well played! oh, and Dark Shadows? Still too expensive. rben gotta eat!

  • Oct. 17, 2012, 8:18 a.m. CST

    In Search Of..., you say?! [Clicks "Preorder" on Amazon.com]

    by AlienFanatic

    The studio has also confirmed that the 19-DVD set will include all 144 installments (six seasons) hosted by Leonard Nimoy (who is completely in these episodes and, as previously reported, is also contributing a new Featurette to this release as an extra). The two Rod Serling-hosted specials which aired prior to the start of the regular Nimoy series, "In Search of Ancient Astronauts" (based on Erich von Däniken's book Chariots of the Gods), and "In Search of Ancient Mysteries"...which is the source of the "146 episode count" seen on the outer package shown below. But as a special bonus, VEI is also including all 8 episodes of the short-lived 2002 series, hosted by Mitch Pileggi (The X-Files)!

  • Oct. 17, 2012, 8:19 a.m. CST

    Dangit, TB cut off my extra quote and attribution

    by AlienFanatic

    That stuff comes via TVShowsOnDVD as does this nugget: Special material included with this release will be a Documentary hosted by Leonard Nimoy!

  • It's not so much about the content, but about the presentation and the vibe from the show. Yes, a lot of it is nostalgia, but to this day I've yet to see a show that has such a straight-faced approach to exploring the myths. In the 70's, people were MUCH more into parapsychology, ESP, myths, and things that go bump in the night than we are today. Now, you get stupid shows like "Searching for Bigfoot" that are campy, inane, and consist of five fat guys tromping around some abandoned trailer park, setting up camera traps that never catch anything, chasing infrared "blobs," and pointing cheap night-vision cameras at each other while they snack on slim jims.

  • Oct. 17, 2012, 5:18 p.m. CST

    So why don't cartoons get the Blu-Ray treatment?

    by cromulent

    Legend of Korra, Young Justice, Adventure Time. I mean they show them in HD, why not cater to geeks like me so I can spend my crack money on these things!?!?!

  • Oct. 17, 2012, 11:06 p.m. CST

    I'd KILL for Avatar or Legend Of Korra on Blu

    by Nasty In The Pasty

    Korra was animated specifically for high def, so I hope a Blu release is imminent (and I hope the original series comes to Blu at some point).

  • Because fuck that noise.

  • I mean, to go along with the others there? and don't get me wrong, I still quite like Insomnia, but I still consider Prestige his masterpiece.

  • Oct. 18, 2012, 3:01 p.m. CST

    big jim has some serious women's issues.

    by Mugato5150

    But yeah, I don't think anyone thought Alcatraz was going to last long enough for them to actually come up with a resolution or explanation. They got away with it with Lost after all.