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DVD Tuesday: Star Trek Is Back!

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On many Tuesdays, the pickings are slim among the new crop of DVDs. And then there are days like today where the bounty is almost too rich. Where better to start than with JJ Abrams' re-start of the Star Trek franchise. Did anyone not like this movie? You know, except for those people who automatically don't like things because they're popular. In other news, there may not have been a funnier movie this year than Humpday. There definitely wasn't a funnier scene than the dinner table revelation between Josh Leonard and Alycia Delmore. Is the number one rule about the Fight Club Blu-Ray DVD that we don't talk about it? That wouldn't make sense. Sure, Bruno wasn't as funny as Borat but the swinging dick scene was priceless.

Star Trek (Two-Disc Digital Copy Edition)
Fight Club [Blu-ray]
My Sister's Keeper
Gone with the Wind (Two-Disc Special Edition)
Downhill Racer (The Criterion Collection)
Avant-Garde 3: Experimental Cinema 1922-1954
The Limits of Control
The Canyon
The Open Road
Official Rejection - Rejection Collection Edition
Food Beware: The French Organic Revolution
Skills Like This

Every week I scour the list of 300-500 new DVDs looking for small titles that pique my interest. Sometimes it's the subject matter that intrigues me, but more often than not it's the odd and brilliant titles that low-budget filmmakers accord to their films. This week, I may have found my favorite of all-time. Not only is it funny, but it barely makes any sense. Most importantly, it ridicules something that is all too deserving of ridicule. Ladies and gentleman, I give you Taintlight! One of these days, I'm going to find time to truly commit myself to It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia. I like the show a lot, but can never seem to keep it present in my mind. It was no Deadwood, but Rome was damn fine entertainment. I miss it. Especially the violence and the nudity.

Farscape: The Complete Series
It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia: Its A Very Sunny Christmas
Rome: The Complete Series
The Sopranos: The Complete Series
Margaret Cho: Beautiful
WWE: Hulk Hogan's Unreleased Collector's Series
Andy Barker, P.I.: The Complete Series
Drawn Together - The Complete Series
7th Heaven: Seasons 1-9
Michel Gondry 2: More Videos Before & After DVD 1
The Steve Coogan Collection
Sophia Lomeli's Big Busty Starlets of Napali Video
Bob's Videos #175: Bob's Hardworking Secs, Vol. 3 - Alana Gets Friday Off