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Pick of the Week. 2/8/05

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A relatively small week with nothing really screaming out as a must buy. I was still able to make a pick! This weeks pick is Martin Scorsese’s Raging Bull. Believe it or not, a classic that I have not yet seen. I have been wanting to see this for awhile now, and this looks like a good opportunity to pick it up.

I don’t really have any commentary to add to this, other than I hope that this is a good set!

There are some other titles of interest coming out this week:

  • Godzilla vs. Mechagodzilla II. I think this was the only title from the second generation of Godzilla flicks that hadn’t previously been released in the US.
  • Godzilla vs. The Sea Monster. The next release from the first series of films.
  • The Notebook. I wanted to see this in the theater but missed it.
  • Shark Tale. My recommendation is to avoid this, it’s not that good.
  • The Grid. A television mini series about fighting terrorism, looks pretty good.
  • Deadwood Season 1. I have heard a lot good about this down and dirty western series.
  • The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air Season 1. Who would have thought that this rapper turned sitcom star would become such a huge actor?
  • Night Court Season 1. I had completley forgotten about this series prior to reading about this release.

Until next week!

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  • godzilla vs mechagodzilla II had been released in the US before, but only on VHS. this is its first DVD appearance in north america. w00t!

  • It’s also the first time in widescreen and in Japanese. Sadly, the subtiltes are just captions from the dub, not a translation and the picture is less than solid. One of the few mis-fires from Sony’s recent releases. Still a great flick regardless.

  • Thanks for the info! Somehow I missed that VHS release, I’ll have to pick it up despite the issues…

  • The Raging Bull extended edition is well worth it.