* Stargate: Atlantis – The Complete Series (VEI)
$64.99 SRP Blu-ray
EXTRAS: Over 50 hours of Special Features Including extended episodes, behind-scenes extras and commentaries with the cast and crew!
—–A NEW GATE WILL OPEN. A LOST CITY WILL RISE AGAIN.
Atlantis, built thousands of years ago by the highly evolved ancients, is home base for an elite expedition team from Earth. These courageous military commanders and scientists leap through the city’s stargate to explore the wondrous Pegasus Galaxy and battle the treacherous wraith, who seek control of Atlantis – at any cost. New Super Enhanced picture! 5 seasons, 100 episodes starring Joe Flanigan, Torri Higginson, Rachel Luttrell, Rainbow Sun Francks, David Hewlett, Jason Momoa, Paul McGillion, Amanda Tapping, Jewel Staite, Robert Picardo, David Nyki.
* The Good Lord Bird (Showtime/ViacomCBS)
$29.99 SRP DVD MOD
—–Ethan Hawke stars as abolitionist John Brown in this Limited Event Series based on the award-winning novel. The story is told from the point of view of “Onion,” a fictional enslaved boy who becomes a member of Brown’s motley family of abolitionist soldiers battling slavery in Kansas, and eventually finds himself in the famous 1859 Army depot raid at Harpers Ferry, an inciting incident of the Civil War. It’s a humorous and dramatic tale of Antebellum America and the ever-changing roles of race, religion and gender in American society. 2-disc set.
COMING ON 1/12:
* The Twilight Zone – Season 2 (ViacomCBS)
$39.98 SRP DVD; $39.99 SRP Blu-ray MOD
EXTRAS: Deleted & Extended Scenes; Gag Reel.
—–Executive Producers Jordan Peele and Simon Kinberg’s modern reimagining of the classic TV series continues the legacy of socially conscious storytelling. Featuring enthralling narration from Peele and an all-star cast including Tony Hale, Ethan Embry, Billy Porter, Jurnee Smollett, Joel McHale, Christopher Meloni, Jenna Elfman, Damon Wayans Jr., Topher Grace, and Gretchen Mol, Season Two uses introspection and self-exploration to usher viewers into a dimension filled with endless possibilities. 3-disc set on DVD; 2-disc set on MOD Blu-ray.
* Legacies – The Complete 2nd Season (Warner Archives)
$29.99 SRP DVD MOD
—–Last season, the supernatural students at the Salvatore Boarding School for the Young & Gifted and their beloved headmaster, Dr. Alaric Saltzman, came face-to-face with a stunning assortment of monsters and mythological creatures. A dragon. A gargoyle. The Headless Horseman. Making matters even worse, Malivore, the ancient evil they all serve, was found to have a shocking connection to one of their own: Landon Kirby. But Hope Mikaelson, the only tribrid in existence, sacrificed herself to save the boy and the school she loves. As a result, when Season Two begins, no one remembers Hope…and she must decide whether to return to the school that has become her home and the friends who have become her family, or move on without them and face the Malivore monsters on her own. 3-disc set.
COMING ON Friday 1/15:
* Stargate Universe – The Complete Series (VEI)
$39.99 SRP Blu-ray
EXTRAS: OVER 2 HOURS OF SPECIAL FEATURES PLUS COMMENTARIES ON ALL EPISODES; Extended Version of the Series Premiere Episode Air; Chatting with the Cast Featurettes; Kino Video Diaries; Behind the scenes featurettes including Deconstructing Destiny; Pitches: A Journey of Friendship and Discovery; Behind the Season 2 finale – Gauntlet; And Much More!
—–A band of soldiers, scientists and civilians must fend for themselves when their hidden base comes under attack and they are forced through a Stargate. The survivors emerge aboard an Ancient ship, the Destiny, which is locked on an unknown course and unable to return to Earth. Together, the group must unlock the secrets of the ship’s Stargate to survive, but the danger, adventure and hope they find on board will reveal the heroes and villains among them. Robert Carlyle stars!
COMING ON 1/19:
* East Of Eden (ViacomCBS)
$34.99 SRP DVD MOD
—–John Steinbeck’s EAST OF EDEN opens in New England, depicting Adam and Charles Trask, two brothers whose lives are set in opposition to each other by their domineering father, Cyrus. Into the brothers’ lives comes Cathy, a beautiful, fascinating woman whose innocent appearance masks her evil nature. A scheming seductress and murderess, she changes the lives of Adam and Charles forever. The story shifts to California, with Adam and Cathy settling in Eden, the lush hills of the Salinas Valley. Cathy embarks on a life of sin that leaves Adam a broken man. This drama of good and evil is played out in the lives of their two children, the innocent Aron and the brooding Cal. This modern version of Cain and Abel examines not only the passions and conflicts between the brothers, but also man’s ability to control his own destiny. Timothy Bottoms, Jane Seymour, Bruce Boxleitner, Soon-Tek Oh, Karen Allen, Sam Bottoms, Anne Baxter, Richard Masur, Lloyd Bridges. 3-disc set.
NOTE: this item was previously released into stores on DVD in 2009, but is now being re-released as a manufacture-on-demand (MOD) version of the title
COMING ON 1/26:
* You – The Complete 2nd Season (Warner Archives)
$24.99 SRP DVD MOD
—–Bookstore clerk Joe (Penn Badgley, Gossip Girl) transplants his tongue-in-cheek attitude regarding modern dating, social media and obsessive love from New York to Los Angeles in Season Two of the surprise hit series. In a new city with a new identity and object of desire the aptly named Love (Victoria Pedretti, The Haunting of Hill House) Joe, now known as Will, attempts to turn over a new leaf in a city that admires the young, the beautiful and the rich. But Will soon discovers that Love’s life is even more complicated than his own…and the twists just keep on coming. From executive producers/writers Greg Berlanti and Sera Gamble, and based on Caroline Kepnes best-selling novel of the same name, this psychological thriller takes you inside the mind of a brilliant twenty-something with an ominous flair for romance…and murder. 2-disc set.
* Bluey – Season 1: The 1st Half…Magic Xylophone and Many Other Stories (BBC Archives)
$19.99 SRP DVD MOD
—–Bluey follows the adventures of a lovable and inexhaustible six-year-old Blue Heeler puppy who lives with her dad, mum and four-year-old little sister, Bingo. EPISODES: Magic Xylophone, Hospital, Keepy Uppy, Daddy Robot, Shadowlands, The Weekend, BBQ, Fruit Bat, Horsey Ride, Hotel, Bike, Bob Bilby, Spy Game, Takeaway, Butterfiles, Yoga Ball, Calypso, The Doctor, The Claw, Markets, Blue Mountains, The Pool, Shops, Wagon Ride, Taxi, The Beach. Single-disc title.
* Bluey – Season 1: The 2nd Half…Pirates and Many Other Stories (BBC Archives)
$19.99 SRP DVD MOD
—–Bluey follows the adventures of a lovable and inexhaustible six-year-old Blue Heeler puppy who lives with her dad, mum and four-year-old little sister, Bingo. EPISODES: Pirates, Grannies, The Creek, Fairies, Work, Bumpy and the Wise Old Wolfhound, Trampoline, The Dump, Zoo, Backpackers, The Adventure, Copycat, The Sleepover, Early Baby, Mums and Dads, Hide and Seek, Camping, Mount Mumandad, Kids, Chickenrat, Neighbours, Teasing, Asparagus, Shaun, Daddy Putdown, Verandah Santa. Single-disc title.
* Mum – Season 3 (BBC Archives)
$19.99 SRP DVD MOD
—–Our favorite characters return for a bold new adventure set over one single week in the latest season in this critically acclaimed comedy starring Academy Award nominee Leslie Manville. Paulines divorce money has come through and she has hired a country mansion for the week to celebrate Dereks birthday. So Cathy, Michael, Kelly, Jason, Pauline, Derek, Reg and Maureen up sticks and decamp the English countryside. Each episode takes place on a different day of their trip, revealing all the clashes, awkwardness and comedy that results from the family being stuck together in the middle of nowhere. Is this the week for Cathy and Michael to finally get together or will the suspicions of Cathys family halt their progress? Meanwhile, Derek has an important question on his mind, Reg soldiers on despite Maureens deteriorating health, and Jason and Kelly try, really badly, to hide some life-changing news. Single-disc title.
COMING ON 3/2:
* Power – The Complete Series (Lionsgate)
$79.98 SRP DVD
NOT AVAILABLE TO PRE-ORDER UNTIL JANUARY 19TH
—–“Power,” the gritty crime epic from executive producer Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson and show creator Courtney Kemp, follows the six-season saga of James “Ghost” St. Patrick, a man with everything money – and power – can buy. But Ghost’s enviable life, beautiful wife, and hot New York nightclub are haunted by a dark, deadly secret: the lucrative drug network fueling his wealth. Facing tragedy, betrayal, conflict, and vengeance, Ghost fights for redemption in a journey that will threaten everything precious in his world. Available for the first time in one complete collection, featuring all 6 seasons of the intense and gritty drama. Cast includes Omari Hardwick, Lela Loren, Naturi Naughton, Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson, Joseph Sikora, Cynthia Addai-Robinson, Rotimi Akinosho, Alani “La La” Anthony, Monique Gabriela Curnen, Mike Dopud, Michael J. Ferguson, Jerry Ferrara, Evan Handler, Shane Johnson. 19-disc set.
* Blue Mountain State – The Complete Series (Lionsgate)
$29.98 SRP DVD
—–“Blue Mountain State: The Complete Series” includes all three seasons of the rudest, lewdest comedy ever to hit the gridiron! Season One introduces us to the nastiest sacks in college football, including a hard-partying quarterback and a scoreless running back — at least, with the ladies. In Season Two, Denise Richards, Brian Bosworth, and Boomer Esiason help tackle the laughs, while Season Three sees Coach Daniels dealing with a hotshot upstart. At Blue Mountain State, the league’s crudest team is always ready to play…sometimes even on the field! Cast: Darin Brooks, Alan Ritchson, Chris Romano, Ed Marinaro, Frankie Shaw, Denise Richards. Available for the first time in the US in one complete collection, featuring all 3 seasons of the beloved sports comedy. 6-disc set.
NOTE: from what we can tell per the studio material provide, the 2016 Kickstart-funded show-concluding film, “Blue Mountain State: The Rise of Thadland,” is NOT included as part of this Complete Series set. It apparently only contains the regular weekly episodes from the show’s main run on television.
COMING ON 3/16:
* Tropical Heat (aka Sweating Bullets) – The Complete Series (Mill Creek)
$45.99 SRP DVD
EXTRAS: in addition to all 66 episodes of the sexy, syndicated TV series, also included is the feature film Criss Cross!
—–Even paradise has a dark side. When Nick Slaughter loses his job at the DEA, he takes his keen investigative mind and healthy libido down to the tropical paradise of Key Mariah, Florida, where there’s a seemingly endless supply of sunshine, women, and crime. Once there, he meets Sylvie Girard, a local travel agent, who helps Nick run his private detective agency. Together they form a strong friendship and a crack detective team. 12-disc set.
* Wonder Showzen: The Complete Series (ViacomCBS)
EXTRAS: Jam-packed with a variety of special features, including auditions and outtakes, special guest commentaries, featurettes, and more! Includes over 80 minutes of bonus features and Easter eggs.
—–Wonder Showzen: The Complete Series is here in all of its brain melting, puppet loving, borderline inappropriate glory! Pull out the futon and spend the day gorging on all sixteen episodes, and enough outtakes, commentary, and bonus features to satisfy your craving for sweet, delicious knowledge. Relive the glory days of Clarence and the Beat Kids taking to the streets, bringing joy, confusion, and panic to all. Let Wonder Showzen shock and alarm as we ask the important questions: where do babies come from, when the revolution comes where will you hide, and should the letter P get liposuction?
COMING ON 3/23:
* Castlevania – Season 3 (Warner/Viz Media)
$24.98 SRP DVD; $29.98 SRP Blu-ray
EXTRAS: Production Animatics, Storyboards, Art Gallery, NYCC Panel with Creators and Cast.
—–Castlevania Season 3 contains episodes 1-10 of the anime directed by Ryoichi Uchikoshi and features the voices of Richard Armitage and James Callis. In the aftermath of Dracula’s death, Trevor and Sypha are travelling, Alucard remains at the castle in misery, and Isaac is returning to Europe for his revenge. But Carmilla, reunited with her vampire sisters of the Styrian ruling court, sees a way to take advantage of Dracula’s demise and build a new future – and she needs imprisoned Hector to achieve it. 2-disc set in either format.
* The Berenstain Bears – The Complete Collection (PBS)
$22.99 SRP DVD
—–It’s time for fun-filled adventures with Brother and Sister bear! Watch all episodes of The Berenstain Bears series in one value-packed DVD set! These 80 stories tell tales of getting along with others, caring for friends and family, working hard to succeed in school, and lots more! From participating in a school talent show to flying a big red kite with Papa, children will love watching the many adventures Brother and Sister have in Bear Country each and every day! 5-disc set.
NOTE: this title was previously available in limited distribution, but is now becoming available “wide” at general retail.
DATE NOT YET ANNOUNCED:
* Supernatural – The Complete Series (Warner)
$329.99 SRP DVD; $359.99 SRP Blu-ray
—–Supernatural stars Jared Padalecki as Sam Winchester and Jensen Ackles as Dean Winchester, brothers bound by tragedy and their family’s eerie history. Together, they criss-cross mysterious back roads in their ’67 Chevy Impala in search of their missing father, while hunting down every evil supernatural force they encounter along the way.
NOTE: attached artwork is a preliminary image and has not been finalized; art could be subject to change
* His Dark Materials – The Complete 2nd Season (HBO/Warner)
$24.98 SRP DVD; $29.98 SRP Blu-ray
EXTRAS: Digital Copy (Blu-ray only)
—–The second season of HIS DARK MATERIALS begins after Lord Asriel has opened a bridge to a new world, and – distraught over the death of her best friend – Lyra follows Asriel into the unknown. In a strange and mysterious abandoned city she meets Will, a boy from our world who is also running from a troubled past. Lyra and Will learn their destinies are tied to reuniting Will with his father, but find their path is constantly thwarted as a war begins to brew around them. Meanwhile, Mrs. Coulter searches for Lyra, determined to bring her home by any means necessary. Season two series regulars include Dafne Keen, Ruth Wilson, Amir Wilson, Ariyon Bakare, Andrew Scott, Will Keen, Ruta Gedmintas and Lin-Manuel Miranda. Joining the cast this season are Terence Stamp, Jade Anouka and Simone Kirby.