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This Week in DVD & Bluray (03-23-10)

March 22, 2010


This week is going to be a DVD bonanza without spotlighted titles, but more of a rapid-fire style!  Get ready, because there are some GREAT titles hitting the shelves this week!

The Blind Side (2009) – DVD & Bluray – Sandra Bullock wrangled a Best Actress Oscar for her performance in this film about an eccentric woman from Memphis and her family taking in a poor high school student as he plays football.  Based on a true story.

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Brothers (2009) – DVD & Bluray – Director Jim Sheridan works with Tobey Maguire, Natalie Portman and Jake Gyllenhaal in this drama about a family greatly affected by the war in Iraq and Afghanistan.

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Fantastic Mr. Fox (2009) – DVD & Bluray – Wes Anderson returns to direct his first animation film in this stop-motion critical success.  This film is based on the award-winning novel by Roald Dahl.

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The Men Who Stare at Goats (2009) – DVD &Bluray – George Clooney, Jeff Bridges, Ewan McGregor and Kevin Spacey all star in this mixed reviewed quirky comedy about soldiers in a top-secret wing of the military.

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Red Cliff (2009) – DVD & Bluray – John Woo’s epic telling of a great battle that brought about the fall of the Han Dynasty in 208 A.D.  You can also get a special edition DVD or Bluray that also contain the sequel of the film, which Woo released in China last fall.

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Other DVD & Bluray releases for the week of 03/23/10:

– 7th Heaven: The Tenth Season — DVD

– The African Queen – DVD & Bluray

– After Dark Horrorfest 4 — DVD

– Bigger Than Life (Criterion Collection) – DVD & Bluray

– Bob the Builder: Heavy Duty Diggers — DVD

– Carny — DVD

– Damage — DVD

– Days of Heaven (The Criterion Collection) — DVD

– Dread — DVD

– The Final — DVD

– Free Willy: Escape from Pirate’s Cove – DVD & Bluray

– The Graves — DVD

– Hidden — DVD

– Hitler Meets Christ — DVD

– The Judy Garland Show: Volume Three — DVD

– Kill Theory — DVD

– Krod Mandoon and The Flaming Sword of Fire — DVD

– Lake Mungo — DVD

– Mad Men: Season Three — DVD & Bluray

– The Prisoner (Miniseries) — DVD

– Reeds — DVD

– Sabrina, the Teenage Witch: The Sixth Season — DVD

– Seraphine – DVD

– Smokin’ Aces: 2-Movie Collection — Bluray

– The T.A.M.I. Show: Collector’s Edition — DVD

– Talhotblond – DVD

– Toy Story 2: Special Edition — Bluray

– Toy Story: Special Edition — Bluray

– Yojimbo & Sanjuro (Criterion Collection) — Bluray

– Zombies of Mass Destruction (Horror) Pre-Order

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Sorry for the abbreviated rundown this week, but I have to get out of town early this week!

As always, go forth and conquer the video stores, Netflix queues, and Redboxes near you!

3 Comments leave one →
  1. Kostya permalink
    March 23, 2010 9:26 am

    Do you guys have a review for Brothers? Have been curious about it — not sure if it’s worth the rental…

  2. windi permalink
    March 25, 2010 6:16 pm

    I just rented The Men Who Stare At Goats……can’t wait to watch it. 🙂

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