Hitting Shelves This Week…

May 29, 2007

The Andy Griffith Show The Complete Series

Eight seasons and every episode of the show that brought Sheriff Andy Taylor, Opie, Barney Fife, Aunt Bee, Floyd, and the entire town of Mayberry to you for laughs, memories, and some not so hard time.

DVD Features: All 249 episodes from the entire series, TV movie: Return To Mayberry, The Danny Thomas Show episode where Sheriff Andy Taylor and the town of Mayberry are first introduced

The Closer Season 2

Deputy Chief Brenda Johnson is back for a second season of knowing just how to get what she wants out of people, the truth. She has a great gift of reading someone and being able to collect just the information she needs so her team can crack the toughest cases.

DVD Features: All 14 episodes from the second season, “Breaking Down The Closer featurette, gag reel

F Troop Season 2

Fort Courage is full of some of the best soldiers in the world. Or so it seems whenever someone of higher authority comes around. The hilarity ensues when the local Indians, supposedly their enemies, are in reality their friends and must sometimes pretend to hate one another.

DVD Features: All 31 episodes from the second season

The Foursome

A meeting of four old friends at their college reunion turns into a lesson about life and what they’ve lost. Upon their arrival for good times, another classmate challenges them to a serious game of golf for cash and everything from college comes rushing back.

DVD Features: None

Ichi The Killer: Blood Pack

When Yakuza boss Anjo disappears with over 300 million yen, his loyal gang members go out on a search. They are the gang most others fear, but their biggest threat is a slit-faced madman named Ichi. Takashi Miike’s blood-soaked thriller gets the special edition treatment with plenty of extras to keep you busy.

DVD Features: Original trailer, behind the scenes, making of, still gallery, text gallery, audio commentary, featurette with horror director Eli Roth

Hannibal Rising

After the death of his parents and brutal killing of his baby sister in World War II, Hannibal Lecter vows revenge on those who took their lives. Go back in time and learn how a young teen turned into the madman he was to become.

DVD Features: Audio commentary, deleted scenes, “Hannibal Lecter: The Origin Of Evil” featurette, “Designing Horror And Elegance” featurette

Rawhide Season 2: Volume 1

Whoopie-ti-yi-yo, get along little dogie with Gil Favor, Rowdy Yates, Jim Quince and the rest of the crew along their cattle drives which prove to be more adventuresome then just moving a bunch of cows across the plains.

DVD Features: The first 16 episodes from the second season

WWE Backlash 2007

Join the superstars of RAW, SmackDown, and ECW as the fallout from Wrestlemania 23 happens at Backlash. Matches include: a fatal four-way for the WWE Title between John Cena, Shawn Michaels, Edge, and Randy Orton; 3 on 1 for the ECW Title as Vince McMahon, Umaga, and Shane McMahon take on Lashley; and a last man standing match for the Heavyweight title between the Undertaker and Batista.

DVD Features: Three more matches, backstage interviews, and more