"Only morons are nice on Christmas."
Welcome to another round of DVD release fun. As we head into March, the studios begin to crank out the Oscar films, current nominees and past winners. The big films that are more likely to win will come out after the awards show so they can print the covers to reflect the titles' gains. So here we go, with a list of DVDs that has more interesting stuff than I've seen since the holidays. As always, click here for a complete list with pricing.
The Avengers - The Complete Emma Peel Megaset A 17 DVD set containing every Emma episode with bonuses.
Bleak House The 2005 UK series.
Charmed - The Complete Fourth Season Chaaahhhhmed!
Controversial Classics, Vol. 2 - The Power of Media Another Warners box with three new 2 DVD special editions (all were available as bare-bones DVDs before) which include: All the President's Men, Network, and Dog Day Afternoon. All three are available separately.
Fear of Clowns It's time for a visit from the Army of 50 Clowns!
Hijacked The PBS American Experience show.
The Ice Harvest (2005)
Kind Hearts and Coronets (1949) Criterion reissues this British classic.
Lady and the Tramp (50th Anniversary Edition) This is the second time on DVD for this one. This 2 DVD set includes both the "Flat" 4:3 and Cinemascope widescreen versions. This film was shot in both actually since at the time, many theaters weren't equipped to show 'Scope prints. The original 4 channel sound mix and a new 5.1 mix are available.
Newsradio - The Complete Third Season A no-brainer for me; one of the best TV comedies of the 1990s.
Walk the Line 1 or 2 DVD sets available; what, no unrated version?!