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DVD Tuesday: That's Incredible!

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Anger management issues continue to vex Hulk. | Photo courtesy of Universal Pictures

I'll never understand why Ang Lee's The Hulk was so ruthlessly pilloried. While the end of the script had its issues, the comic-style visual presentation of the movie was brilliant. Ed Norton's re-boot of the franchise wasn't up to the earlier, high standard set by Iron Man, but it was still an excellent adaptation of the fearsome Marvel hero. The Strangers was a stagnant, mostly bloodless torture-porn variant. Avoid! I'm not sure that Kevin Smith is much of a filmmaker, but he is a brilliant, extemporaneous speaker. Even if you're not a fan of his films, check out Sold Out. Why can't Family Guy and South Park just get along?

The Incredible Hulk (Three-Disc Special Edition)
The Strangers
Expelled: No Intelligence Allowed
Family Guy - The Complete Collection (Stewie Head Packaging)
Sold Out: A Threevening With Kevin Smith
Missing - Criterion Collection
Flight of the Red Balloon
Six in Paris
The Man from U.N.C.L.E. - The Complete Series
Knight Rider: The Complete Series

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There's great bass fishing in the Ninth Quarter. | Photo courtesy of via mikehipp via flickr

As the Obamapresidency looms, I'm starting to wonder how people plan to make fun of him. Anyone else getting a strong Calvin Coolidge vibe from him? I mean, he is one laconic motherfucker and laconic doesn't really feed comedy. I can see him saying, "I like to laugh as much as the next guy...but seriously, healthcare costs are spiraling out of control...people are having trouble...making ends meet--". Thankfully, our lame-duck president always provided plenty of material for the funny. I'll say it--the original Incredible Hulk series sucked balls. If you're going to be a busty college girl, you may as well be X-Posed!

Comedy Central Salutes George W. Bush
The Incredible Hulk: The Complete Series
The Other Boleyn Girl (2003 BBC Version)
Mondays in the Sun
To the Limit
Golden Age of Silent Films
High: The True Tale of American Marijuana
Trailer Park of Terror
Playboy TV: Around the World in 80 Babes
Busty College Girls: Totally X-Posed