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DVD Tuesday: New Battlestar!

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This may be the twentieth time I've declared this in this space, but one more time can't hurt: watch Battlestar Galactica! It may not be the best show of the last ten years, but it's as good as any. How a floundering NBC never thought to scoop it up from its little Syfy sister and air it on the big network still astonishes me. Whatever Works isn't nearly as good as recent Woody Allen gems Vicky Cristina Barcelona or Cassandra's Dream, but it's good for a few laughs. Is Chris Hitchens the best damn debater on TV? Yep! Is three Monty Python DVDs in one week too much? Nope! Who would thought that The Big Lebowski would produce such an underground sensation? My money would have been on Raising Arizona or Miller's Crossing.

Battlestar Galactica: The Plan
Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs
Whatever Works
Collision: Christopher Hitchens vs. Douglas Wilson
Monty Python: Almost The Truth
Monty Python: The Other British Invasion
Best of Monty Python: 40th Anniversary Edition
Z (Criterion Collection)
The Achievers: The Story Of Lebowski Fans