It’s a week of oddly complementary releases in DVD/BD-land. What better partner to the complete series set of the oh-so-‘90s hit Ally McBeal (starring the skeletal Calista Flockhart) than the first season set of the oh-so-‘00s basic-cable series Man V. Food (featuring the portly Adam Richman)? How better to follow the rock documentary Anvil: The Story Of Anvil (about a heavy metal band that keeps plugging away against all odds) than with the nature documentary The Besieged Fortress (about termites defending their home from the inevitable press of predators and weather). And with so few noteworthy horror films produced each year, why not pair Takashi Miike’s brain-scarring classic Audition (now on Blu-ray!) with the acclaimed new anthology film Trick ‘R Treat? It's double-feature week!

Ally McBeal: The Complete First Season
20th Century Fox, $39.98

Ally McBeal: The Complete Series
20th Century Fox, $199.98

Anvil: The Story Of Anvil
VH1, $24.98

Assassination Of A High School President
Sony, $24.96

Shout! Factory, $24.99; Blu-ray, $29.99

The Besieged Fortress
Weinstein, $19.98

Blood Ties: Season Two
Vivendi, $26.99

Bones: The Complete Fourth Season
20th Century Fox, $59.98; Blu-ray, $69.99

The Children
Lionsgate/Ghost House Underground, $19.98; Blu-ray, $29.99

Warner Blu-ray, $28.99

Dark Country
Sony, $24.96

Feeding Grounds
Grizzly Peak, $14.98

The Gate
Lionsgate, $19.98

Get Smart: Season Four
Warner, $24.98

The Hills: Season Five, Pt. 1
MTV, $26.98

How To Be A Man: Classic Education Shorts, Vol. 1
Kino, $19.95

How To Be A Woman: Classic Education Shorts, Vol. 2
Kino, $19.95

It’s Alive (2008)
First Look, $24.98

Karloff & Lugosi Horror Classics (The Walking Dead/Frankenstein 1970/You'll Find Out/Zombies on Broadway)
Warner, $26.98


Man V. Food: Season One
Image, $19.98

The Mary Tyler Moore Show: The Complete Fifth Season
20th Century Fox, $29.98

Medium: The Complete Fifth Season
Paramount, $60.99

Miracle On 34th Street (1947)
20th Century Fox, $34.99

A Miser Brothers Christmas
Warner, $19.98

Mister Ed: The Complete First Season
MGM, $39.99

Murphy’s Law: Series One
Acorn, $49.99

My Life In Ruins
20th Century Fox, $29.98; Blu-ray, $39.99

The National Parks: America’s Best Idea
PBS, $99.99; Blu-ray, $129.99

Nip/Tuck: Season Five, Pt. 2
Warner, $39.98

Not Quite Hollywood
Magnolia, $26.98

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

Red Dwarf: Back To Earth
BBC Warner, $24.98; Blu-ray, $29.99

Snow White And The Seven Dwarfs
Disney Blu-ray, $39.99

Stargate Atlantis: The Complete Series
MGM, $259.98

TCM Spotlight: Esther Williams, Vol. 2 (Thrill Of A Romance/Fiesta/This Time For Keeps/Pagan Love Song/Million Dollar Mermaid/Easy To Love)
Warner, $59.98


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

Trick ‘R Treat
Warner, $27.98; Blu-ray, $35.99

Van Der Valk Mysteries: Set One
Acorn, $39.99

Year One
Sony, $28.96; Blu-ray, $39.95