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DVD/BD Release List – 2/22/11

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You could blow your entire Blu-ray budget for the month just on this week’s Criterion offerings, which include the vivid British drama Fish Tank, the sensuous Luchino Visconti historical epic Senso, and the punchy American masterpiece Sweet Smell Of Success. (Reviews of the latter two coming to our DVD review section soon.) But there are plenty other titles of note this week too: the Blu-ray edition of Christopher Nolan’s breakthrough thriller Memento; the latest so-bad-it’s-good favorite Birdemic: Shock And Terror; the engaging culinary documentary Kings Of Pastry; the complete run of the excellent, under-watched ABC Family series Huge; a boxed set of the Swedish Dragon Tattoo trilogy; and more. It’s also a big week for animation fans. Which’ll it be? The feature-length adaptation of Grant Morrison and Frank Quitely’s All-Star Superman? Or the Rankin-Bass oddity The Last Unicorn? Don’t make up your mind until you hear the latter’s America-sung theme song:

All-Star Superman
Warner, $19.98/$24.98; Blu-ray, $24.98

Birdemic: Shock And Terror
Severin, $24.98; Blu-ray, $29.98

Black Lightning
Universal, $29.98

Chautauqua: An American Narrative
PBS, $24.99

Change Of Plans
MPI, $24.98

Climate Of Change
New Video, $24.95

Due Date
Warner, $28.98; Blu-ray, $35.99

Embodiment Of Evil
Synapse Blu-ray, $29.95

Eyes Of The Mothman
Virgil, $29.99

Fish Tank
Criterion, $29.95; Blu-ray, $39.95

Fresh Fields: Set One
Acorn, $49.99

Get Low
Sony, $28.95; Blu-ray, $38.96

The Guild: Season Four
New Video, $14.95

Have Gun Will Travel: The Fifth Season, Vol. 2
Paramount, $39.98

Huge: The Complete Series
Shout! Factory, $29.93

Ice Road Truckers: The Complete Season Four
A&E, $39.95; Blu-ray, $49.95

Independent Lens: The Longoria Affair
PBS, $24.99

Invader Zim: Operation Doom
Nickelodeon, $16.99

The Killing Jar
Image, $27.97

Kings Of Pastry
First Run, $27.95

Last Train Home
Zeitgeist, $29.99

The Last Unicorn
Lionsgate Blu-ray, $19.99

MPI, $24.98

Les Misérables: The Musical Event Of A Lifetime
Universal, $29.98; Blu-ray, $39.98

Paramount, $29.99; Blu-ray, $49.99

Lionsgate, $14.98; Blu-ray, $19.99

Mesrine: Killer Instinct, Pt. 1
Music Box, $29.95; Blu-ray, $34.95

Midsomer Murders: Set 17
Acorn, $49.99

New Tricks: Series Three
Acorn, $39.99

Nurse Jackie: Season Two
Lionsgate, $39.98; Blu-ray, $39.99

Patrice O’Neal: Elephant In The Room
Comedy Central, $14.95

Psych 9
Lionsgate/Ghost House Underground, $19.98; Blu-ray, $29.99

Purple Sea
Strand, $24.99

Room In Rome
MPI, $24.98

Criterion, $29.95; Blu-ray, $39.95

Steig Larsson’s Dragon Tattoo Trilogy
Music Box, $59.95; Blu-ray, $79.95

Survivor 20: Heroes Vs. Villains
CBS, $34.95

Sweet Smell Of Success
Criterion, $39.95; Blu-ray, $39.95

Sword Of War
Lionsgate, $26.98

The Temptation Of St. Tony
Olive, $29.95

Ten Inch Hero
Phase 4, $29.99

Two In The Wave
Lorber, $29.95

Weeds: Season Six
Lionsgate, $39.98; Blu-ray, $39.99

Cinema Purgatorio, $24.95

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