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Monster House, Nacho Libre, Slither: Region 1 DVD Releases for October 24th, 2006

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This week, your dream of owning every episode of MacGyver is finally within reach.

Monster House

Many reviews compared this favorably to The Goonies, so my curiosity is piqued. A somewhat less creepy application of the motion capture animation behind The Polar Express. And one of the few CG animated films this year not about talking animals taking on their human oppressors.

Extras include filmmaker commentary and a boatload of featurettes.

Nacho Libre (Widescreen Special Collector's Edition)

With the mind behind Napoleon Dynamite, the writer behind School of Rock and the Jack Black behind Jack Black, you'd expect something on the level of those films. Unfortunately, critics and audiences weren't quite as taken with this as with those. Still, I know my curiosity is going to get the better of me with this one.

Extras include commentary from director Jared Hess, writer Mike White and Jack Black, which might be worth the price of the DVD right there. There is also a Nacho Libre comic book creator, whatever that is, some featurettes, and something called "Jack Sings." Again, probably makes it worth it right there.


Troma vet James Gunn's gorefest of slapstick hilarity never quite found the audience of, say, When a Stranger Calls, and that may be the true reason why studios don't screen horror movies for critics anymore (this one was, Stranger was not). The irony is, of course, that critics and preview audiences loved this flick, but it never got the momentum it needed upon release, even with cult figures Nathan Fillion of Firefly and Jenna Fischer of The Office on board. Here's hoping for a better life on DVD.

Fillion does a set tour in the extras, and if you've seen any of the featurette work he's done for Firefly, you'll be psyched. He also does commentary with Gunn.

An American Haunting (Unrated Edition)

Donald Sutherland gets creepy. Well, more so. This quickly forgotten horror film had the quaint notion of setting its spook story back in olden times, but that alone did not make anyone actually, you know, like it.

This includes "video commentary" by the director. Not sure how that's different from your garden variety commentary, but I'm sure it's very nice.

MacGyver – The Complete Final Season

In the final season, MacGyver's first name is revealed, just in time for no one to care anymore. I remember though, that he uses a MacGyverism to figure it out and that's pretty cool. I think that's the only part I saw. Of the entire season.

As usual, no extras for MacGyver. You'd think they'd include some duct tape, a rubber band and a paper clip with these things.

In this week's long list, which feels weirder, that it's the 25th anniversary of Body Heat or the 15th anniversary of Reservoir Dogs?

100 Years of Horror

12 Monkeys

2006 World Series® Game 1 – Detroit Tigers vs. St. Louis Cardinals

2006 World Series® Game 2 – Detroit Tigers vs. St. Louis Cardinals

2006 World Series® Game 3 – Detroit Tigers vs. St. Louis Cardinals

2006 World Series® Game 4 – Detroit Tigers vs. St. Louis Cardinals

2006 World Series® Game 5 – Detroit Tigers vs. St. Louis Cardinals

60 Minutes – Searching For Jacob (October 22, 2006)

60 Minutes – The Mother Of All Heists (October 22, 2006)

60 Minutes – Two Heartbeats (October 22, 2006)

ADCC "2001: 66-76kg Tournament"

The Addams Family – Volume One

Adventures in the Great White North

The Adventures of Kit Carson, Vol. 10

The Adventures of Kit Carson, Vol. 11

Adventures of Robin Hood Vol. 15

Algebra 1

Algebra 2

Amazon.com Exclusive Astaire & Rogers Partial Ultimate Collector's Edition (Flying Down to Rio / The Gay Divorcee / Roberta / Carefree / The Story of Vernon and Irene Castle)

An American Haunting (PG-13 Edition/Unrated Edition)

American Kids: The Underground Hustle (Dol)


Ask Santas Magic Snow Globe

Astaire & Rogers Collection, Vol. 2 (Flying Down to Rio / The Gay Divorcee / Roberta / Carefree / The Story of Vernon and Irene Castle)

Astaire & Rogers Ultimate Collector's Edition (Flying Down to Rio / The Gay Divorcee / Roberta / Top Hat / Swing Time / Carefree etc.)

Atomic Bomb Collection

Atomic Journeys – Welcome to Ground Zero

Baby Einstein – Baby's First Moves

Batman Beyond – Season Two (DC Comics Classic Collection)

Batman Beyond, Seasons 1-2 (DC Comics Classic Collection)

Baxter the Dog: Dog Park Blues

Baywatch – Season 1

Baywatch – Season 2

Beat the Intro – The Ultimate Music Trivia DVD Game


Beatles 1940-1959

Beatles 1960-1964

Beatles 1965-Present

Beavis and Butt-Head – The Mike Judge Collection (Vols. 1-3 + Beavis and Butt-head Do America – Special Collector's Edition)

Belly Dance Aerobic Workout

Beware-Scary Messages & Music

Bewitched – The Complete Fourth Season

Beyond Love and Evil

Bigger Picture

Blood of Jesus

Blushing Bloopers

Bob Steele Double Feature: Law Rides/Smokey Smith

Body Heat (Deluxe Edition)

Three new featurettes trick out this 25th Anniversary release.

Boo-Scary Ghost Show & Music

Bruce Lee Collection-An Orphans Tragedy

Bruce Lee Collection-My Son a Chang

Bruce Lee Collection-the Guiding Light

Cancoes Afirmativas Ao Vivo

Caracas: Love Unto Death


Cheddar 6

Chingachgook – The Great Snake

Chloe & Her Busty Friends (Full)

Christmas Video Snow Globe

Classic Kathy Smith – Pregnancy Workout

Classic Kathy Smith – Strong, Sleek & Slim Workout

Close to You Remembering.

Cold Blood

The Complete At-Home Workout

Con Sabor a Banda


Country Gals

Country Guys

Country Hall of Fame

Cover to Cover

Cowboys & Love Songs

Creature Comforts – Merry Christmas Everybody

Creature Comforts – The Complete First and Second Seasons – (2-Pack Gift Set)

Creature Comforts – The Complete Second Season

Crossroads 1955-1957

Cruel & Unusual

Curse of Halloween

Dance Like a Star

Degrassi The Next Generation – Season 4

DJ Marlboro Apresenta Funkteen

Don't Be Scared

Dragon Hunters – There's No Place Like Home (Vol. 3)

Drew's Famous Halloween Sing-A-Long

Dusty's Trail, Vol. 2

Dusty's Trail, Vol. 3

East Coast Shake Down Pt 2

El Grillo Feliz

Elegancia Live

Elemental Gelade – Teamwork (Vol. 3)

Elvis Forever

Elvis:Complete Story

Elvis:Final Chapter

En El Aire (1995) (Spanish) (Sub)

Encuentro De Dos Grandes

Essential Art House – 50 Years of Janus Films

Eureka Seven, Volume 4 (Episodes 15-18)

Evacuated: the Movie

The Facts of Life – The Complete Third Season

Father Christmas

Fighting Pilot

Fingerstyle Guitar from Ground Up V 1

Fingerstyle Guitar from Ground Up V 2

First 50 Years of Television

Flavor Of Love – The Complete Second Season

Floribella O Musical

Flying Down to Rio

Follow That Man Vol. 7

Frank Sinatra Memorial

From the Grind to the Glamour

Fuerza Maldita


The Gay Divorcee

Girls Gone Wild: Best of Blondes

Girls Gone Wild: Best of Girl Power, Vol. 3

Given to Him 2

Go Diego Go! Diego Saves Christmas!

Greg the Bunny – Best of the Film Parodies

Groovie Goolies: Saturday Mourning Collection

Guns in the Dark

Halloween Night

Hamish Macbeth – Series Two

Hands Over the City – Criterion Collection

Hannah Montana, Vol. 1 – Livin' the Rock Star Life

The Happy Cricket

The Happy Cricket (Widescreen Edition)

Hare and Guu, Vol. 5

Heart of Country

Heavy Metal – Louder Than Life

The Hell and Back Again

Hidden Places

His Double Life

Holly Hobbie and Friends: Christmas Wishes

Hollywood Bloopers

Hooked on Phonics

Hooked on Phonics: Fun in Motion

Hooked on Phonics: Fundamentals

Hooked on Phonics: Fur, Feathers, Fins and Fun

Hopla Series 2/3

Hopla Series 2/4

Hurricane Express

I Left My Heart in San Francisco

I'm Alan Partridge – Series 1

In The Dark

In the Tall Grass

Inside Live Paris 2003

Inside the Law

The Interpreter

Intimate Look at Marilyn Monroe

InuYasha, Vol. 47 – On a Pale Horse

Invitation to a Suicide

Israel Islam and Armageddon

It's All Coming Back to Me Now – Meat Loaf

The Italian Job [Blu-ray]

The Ivory

Jack Black 3 Pack (Nacho Libre / School of Rock / Orange County)

Jackie Robinson Story/Joe Louis Story

Jail Bait/Glen & Glenda


Jonathan Creek – Season One

Journey Back to Oz

Judgment in Berlin

The Juliet Letters

Justice League Unlimited – Season One (DC Comics Classic Collection)

Kathy Smith – Matrix Method – Ultimate Sculpt

Kevin Levrone: Maryland Muscle Machine, M3

The Kid and I

Kids Holiday Favorites

King of New York

King of the Cage: Underground 3 – The Evolution Combat

Kiss Me Again

Kiss:Beneath the Makeup

Krypto the Superdog, Vol. 1 and 2

Krypto the Superdog, Vol. 2 – Super Pets Unleashed

Kung-Fu Theater

The L Word – The Complete Seasons 1-3

The L-Word – The Complete Third Season

La Commune

La Tarea (Spanish) (Sub)

Las Calenturas de Juan Camaney 3

Last Days of Malcolm X Death of a Pro

The Last Voyage

Lennon Working Class Hero – John Lennon

Life's Story 2: The Reason for the Journey

A Light in the Darkness

Little House on the Prairie – Special Edition Movie Boxed Set (Look Back to Yesterday / Bless All the Dear Children / The Last Farewell)

Little Rascals

Little Shop of Horrors/Terro

Live in Atlanta – Seventh Key

Live in Belgium – Pride of Lions

Live in Concert – Arielle Dombasle

Live in Rockford

Live Wire

Live: A Case for Song

Lock Up Vol. 2

Looking for Kitty

The Groomsmen not enough for ya? Get more written-and-directed-by Ed Burns in this flick in which he stars with David Krumholtz.

Los Tres Criminales

Lost Volcano:Bomba the Jungle Boy

Love Is Strange

MacGyver – The Complete Final Season

Macgyver – The Complete Series Pack Gift Set (Seasons 1-7)

Macross, Vol. 6: Eve of Destruction

Magic Crystal Ball Party Game

Margareth Menezes Brasileira Ao Vivo


Masterpiece Theater: Monsignor Renard

Masterpiece Theater: World War 1 – The Killing Fields

Masterpiece Theater: World War II – The Home Front

Meet Corliss Archer Vol. 3

Melvin Anthony: Marvelous

Mini's First Time

That non-Evan Rachel Wood chick from Thirteen seduces her stepfather (Alec Baldwin).

Monarch of the Glen – Series Five

Mongolian Ping Pong


Monster House (Full Screen Edition/UMD Mini for PSP/Widescreen Edition/Blu-ray)

Muhammad Ali:GreatestMuscle Raiders

My Dead Girlfriend

My Son the Hero

Mysterious Man of the Shroud

Mystery Man

Nacho Libre (Full Screen Special Collector's Edition/Widescreen Special Collector's Edition)

Naruto, Vol. 5 – Shinobi Weapons

Nashville Rebel

Next Big Thing

Nhl Greatest Moments

Night of the Living Dead/Dementia 13

Night to Remember

Nightmares & Dreamscapes – From the Stories of Stephen King

Ninja Vixens – Devilish Angels

Ninja Vixens – Vixen Dropouts

Nortenas Y Corridos

NOVA: B-29 Frozen in Time

NOVA: Spies That Fly

NOVA: Top Gun Over Moscow

Nova: War Planes!

Nukes in Space – The Rainbow Bombs

O Christmas Tree

The O.C. – The Complete Seasons 1-3

The O.C. – The Complete Third Season

Ocean's 11 Story

One Piece 5: King of the Busboys

Os Grandes Sucessos De Patati Patata

Out of Sight (HD DVD)

P.D.Q. Bach in Houston – We Have a Problem!

Pacific Battlefront: The Battle of Iwo Jima (5pc)

Party Tyme Karaoke: Dvd Girl Pop 7

Party Tyme Karaoke: Dvd Guy Hits 2

Party Tyme Karaoke: Dvd Standards 1

PBS Kids Pack (Zoboomafoo / Sagwa, The Chinese Siamese Cat / George Shrinks)

Pelle the Conqueror

Pilates For Beginners

Pimp: Even Players Must Praise Him

Actually a gospel musical stage play, but that won't stop this from winning Title of the Week.


Wonder what Ethan Embry is up to these days? Look no further.

Please Teacher! – Anime Legends Complete Collection

Pokemon 10th Anniversary, Vol. 5 – Blastoise

Pokemon 10th Anniversary, Vol. 6 – Eevee

Pokemon 10th Anniversary, Vol. 7 – Bulbasaur

Por Inteiro Ao Vivo

Porky's (Widescreen Special Edition)

The Potter House Presents – T.D. Jakes – Still Friends

Pound Puppies and the Legend of Big Paw



The Reading Room

James Earl Jones stars as a guy who opens a – no, I don't want to ruin it for you.

The Realm of Napalm Records

Rebelde 2a Temporada Boxset 3

Red Blood of Courage

The Red Shoes

Red Skelton: Christmas Collection

Rediscover Jacques Feyder

Reggaeton Videos on Fire


Reservoir Dogs (15th Anniversary Edition)

Not nearly as tricked out as the 10th Anniversary Edition, but this one has a tipping guide.


The Road to Guantanamo

Michael Winterbottom's latest dip into controversy follows the true life story of three British Muslims who were imprisoned at Guantanamo Bay for three years without ever being charged.

Robert Plant and the Strange Sensation


Rolling Family

A family of not so much overweight as rotund folk crushes the opposition by forming one giant "superfamily" out of their bodies and gathering downhill momentum. Actually, it's about a family going on a road trip, but I think I'm going to pitch my version to some anime writers.

Rolling Stones:Birth of

Rolling Stones:Time on Their Side

Rolling Stones:Total Satisfaction

Ronnie Coleman: The First Training Video

Roy Rogers Show Vol. 2

S-Cry-ed – Anime Legends Complete Collection

Sabor Ritmo Y Sentimiento

Sahara [Blu-ray]

Saiyuki Reload – Complete Boxed Set

Saiyuki Reload Gunlock (Vol. 4)

Saturday Night Live – The Best of Saturday TV Funhouse

Makes sense. This is the only funny thing left on SNL.

Saw 2 – Special Edition

Includes a tribute to producer Gregg Hoffman, who died not long after the release of this film.

SCTV – Best Of The Early Years

Sesame Street – Old School, Vol. 1 (1969-1974)

Shot in the Dark


Slings & Arrows – Season 2

Slither (DVD & HD DVD Combo/Full Screen/Widescreen Edition)

The SnowmanThe Sons of the Great Bear


Spooky House

Star Girl

The Stars of Star Wars: Interviews From the Cast


The Story of Vernon and Irene Castle

Suicide Girls: The Italian Villa

Sunken Treasure: Live in the Pacific Northwest

The Swan

Sweden 1985

Sweetie – Criterion Collection

T.D. Jakes – Living with Restrictions

Tai Pan

Take a Chance

Tales from Beyond

Tarzan the Tiger

TATS CRU: The Mural Kings

That's My Bush! The Definitive Collection

Trey Parker and Matt Stone tried their hand at live action comedy with this sitcom centering on you-know-who. Lasted all of eight episodes and they're all here.

The Thing [HD DVD]

Three Stooges:Wise Guys

TNT Jackson/Black Godfather

Tommy Tricker and the Stamp Traveller

Tornado Glory

Total Recall

Total Recall SE – Hi DVD

Trinity & Beyond – The Atomic Bomb Movie

Trivia TV Party

Tunnel Vision (2pc)

The U – Uncut

The U – Uncut – The Ivy League

The U – Uncut – The Midwest

The U – Uncut – The North East

The U – Uncut – The South

The U – Uncut – The West

Ultimate Christmas Collection

Ultimate Fighting Championship, Vol. 60: Gracie vs. Hughes

Ultimate Halloween Party Pack

Ultimate Party Pack

Ultimate Tour

Un Regard 9 Live

Vagabundo Ao Vivo

The Very Best of GLOW, Vol. 2: Gorgeous Ladies of Wrestling

Villisca:Living With a Mystery


Vol. 1-Alles Over Wijn

Vol. 1-Supernanny

Vol. 11-Planet Pop

Vol. 2-Alles Over Wijn

Vol. 2-Supernanny

Vol. 3-Alles Over Wijn

Vol. 3-Supernanny

Vol. 4-Alles Over Wijn

Vol. 5-Alles Over Wijn

Voyage to the Bottom of Sea Season 2, Vol. 1

Waking the Dead – The Complete Season 1 and Pilot Episode

Weekend Warriors – Glamis Exposed

Wendy Wu – Homecoming Warrior

Westerns with a Twist (Apaches / Chingachgook – The Great Snake / The Sons of the Great Bear)

Why We Fight

Wings – The Complete Third Season

Witch Hunter Robin – Anime Legends Complete Collection

Witches Werewolves and Vampires

The World According to Sesame Street

World Wrestling Network Presents: Shimmer, Vol. 1

Yoga For Beginners

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