Hitting Shelves This Week…

May flowers? Nahhh, that’s not interesting when you have such great new titles coming out just in this first week alone. Special editions of Twister and Serial Mom are blowing and slashing their ways onto store shelves. New seasons of The 4400 and Crossing Jordan are sure to entertain you for hours and literally days. Or maybe Speed Racer, The Doodlebops, or He-Man and She-Ra are more your speed. No matter what you choose, there are titles for everyone in the family to enjoy. Kick off your shoes, grab a pad and pencil, sit by the pool, and make out your lists because you won’t be seeing the sun for a while after these come out.

May 6, 2008

The 4400: The Complete Fourth Season4400s4

As the reappearance of 4,400 missing persons on a single day confounds the global community, federal agents on the case slowly discover the ways in which the victims have been changed.

DVD Features: All 13 episodes from the fourth season


After being hunted and mythologized for centuries, the monstrous creature known by such names as Bigfoot, Yeti, and Sasquatch turns the tables around; unleashing his wrath upon a cabin full of hot young coeds, a paraplegic mountain climber, and a host of others unlucky enough to cross his path.

DVD Features: Audio commentary, bloopers, deleted scenes, additional footage, trailers, photo gallery, and more

The Bridges Of Madison County (Deluxe Edition)bridgesmadisonSE

The story takes place in 1965, in the farmlands of Iowa, where bored, middle-aged Italian housewife Francesca has just sent her two kids and husband away to the state fair. Shortly thereafter she encounters Robert Kincaid, a mysterious man, on assignment taking pictures of Iowa’s covered bridges. They are immediately attracted to each other, and begin a romantic, sensual, illicit affair that lasts over the next few days. Soon choices must be made that will alter both their lives.

DVD Features: Audio commentary, additional footage, featurettes

Collection of 2007 Academy Award: Nominated Short Filmscollection2007short

Largely unseen by the public at Oscar-time, 2006’s Academy Award-nominated short subjects are given their due in this collection of these remarkable live action and animated films. Included are: West Bank Story, The Danish Poet, Binta And The Great Idea, Eramos Pocos, Helmer & Son, The Saviour, Lifted, The Little Matchgirl, Maestro, and No Time For Nuts.

DVD Features: Bonus animated shorts

Crossing Jordan: Season 1crossingjordan1

Dr. Jordan Cavanaugh is a gifted medical examiner whose forensic investigations aren’t confined to the cold tiles and steel gurneys of the Boston coroner’s office. Aided by her ex-cop father, and a burning desire for justice left by the trauma of her own mother’s murder, Jordan pushes the envelope as she follows the clues the dead leave behind.

DVD Features: All 23 episodes from the first season, audio commentaries, deleted scenes

Doodlebops: Live in Concertdoodlebopslive

Join Deedee, Rooney, and Moe as they sing and dance along with all the kids, young and old, in the crowd to original songs made just for fun. They’re the Doodlebops and they are singing and dancing for you!

DVD Features: Sing-along, backstage pass

I Really Hate My Jobhatejob

Though they may seem like hired help, the staff at this London eatery are far more than just waitresses–at least according to them. An actor, a writer, and even a revolutionary hide behind the aprons and bad attitudes of these young women. And when a Hollywood actor makes a reservation, it throws them into a hilarious frenzy of speculation and introspection.

DVD Features: None

Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Moviemst3kmovie

In this full length feature version of the cult classic television show; Mike Nelson is joined by Tom Servo, Gypsy, and Crow and forced to sit through another horrible film sent to them by Dr. Clayton Forrester. This time it’s This Island Earth.

DVD Features: Trailer

Oprah Winfrey Presents: Mitch Albom’s for One More Dayoprahmitch

Charles “Chick” Benetto’s life has been stuck in a permanent downward spiral since his mother died, but as he contemplates taking his own life, he is allowed to spend one more day with her.

DVD Features: None

Over Her Dead Bodyoverdeadbody

Just because someone dies doesn’t mean that their loved ones can just move on like they aren’t there. A female ghost isn’t so happy that her ex-boyfriend is moving on and will do anything she can to sabotage his relationship with a psychic.

DVD Features: None

P.S. I Love Youpsiloveyou

Holly Kennedy is trying to deal with being young and losing her husband very early on in their relationship. But there is someone special who is doing all he can to help her ease through the pain of his death, her late husband.

DVD Features: Additional scenes, Conversation With Cecelia Ahern, “The Name Of The Game Is Snaps” featurette, music video

The Secret Of The Swordsecretofthesword

By the power of Greyskull, He-Man has the power and he doesn’t realize that he isn’t the only one. After some trouble that causes crossovers into each other’s worlds, He-Man and the “Princess of Power” She-Ra must work together to do battle against Hordak and the evil forces of Skeletor. But the two heroes don’t know another secret, and that is that they are really brother and sister.

DVD Features: None

Serial Mom (Collector’s Edition)serialmomDE

A picture perfect middle class family is shocked when they find out that one of their neighbors is receiving obscene phone calls. The mom takes slights against her family very personally, and it turns out she is indeed the one harassing the neighbor. As other slights befall her beloved family, the body count begins to increase, and the police get closer to the truth; threatening the family’s picture perfect world.

DVD Features: Audio commentary, making of, trailer, “The Kings Of Gore” featurette, “Surreal Moments” featurette

Speed Racer the Next Generation: The Beginningspeedracernext

There is a hot new racer on the tracks and his name is Speed. Not the Speed that you all have known and loved for so long, but his son of the same name. Along with his friends from the Racing Academy, the younger Speed fills his father’s shoes easily and shows that he can hold his own with the best racers in the world. He also takes on the task of finding out what happened to his father’s car, the Mach 5.

DVD Features: “Creating The Next Speed Racer” featurette, games, interactive features


Dawn works hard at suppressing her budding sexuality by being the local chastity group’s most active participant. Her task is made even more difficult by her bad boy stepbrother Brad’s increasingly provocative behavior at home. As she struggles to comprehend her anatomical uniqueness, Dawn experiences both the pitfalls and the power of being a living example of the vagina dentata myth.

DVD Features: None

Twister (Two-Disc Special Edition)twisterCE

Sometimes even the smartest of minds don’t know well enough to get out of harm’s way when they are directly in its path, but at least Dorothy and this band of tornado chasers are doing it for the good of all humanity. Enjoy this new two-disc edition filled with tons of great features.

DVD Features: Audio commentary, documentaries, making of, behind the scenes, interviews, numerous featurettes