February 3, 2004
Last Exile: Vol. 2: Positional Play (2003). "This is retro, steampunk tech rendered to near-perfection, with tremendous attention paid to details," says hamano of the first volume. [Rent]
Android Kikaider: Vol. 4: Silent Journey (2000). "Cute as boy, cooler as robot," says IronS. [Rent]
Captain Herlock: Vol 1: The Legend Returns (2003). [Rent]
Cyborg 009: Uncut and Unedited (2001). Discs 1 [Rent] and 2. [Rent]
Happy Lesson - Vol. 1: Mom-ageddon. [Rent]
Heat Guy J: Vol. 4: Hidden Fangs (2003). [Rent]
Infinite Ryvius: Vol. 3: Tension. [Rent]
Inu Yasha: Vol. 14: The Wind and the Void. [Rent]
Dragon Ball GT - Baby: Evolution [Rent] and Baby: Revolution (1996) [Rent].
Superior Defender Gundam Force, Vol. 1: The Hero Arrives [Rent] and Vol. 2: New Allies (2003) [Rent]. Aimed at kids.
DOCUMENTARIES and MUSIC
Okie Noodling (2001). What the...? Fred Camper explains in the Chicago Reader: "In this lively one-hour documentary Brad Beesley accompanies rural Oklahomans as they practice the 'lost art' of diving for catfish, using their own flesh for bait and braving snakebite, beaver bites, and the threat of collapsing roadways (the spaces beneath submerged roads are often used as nesting places)." [Rent]
The Art of Romare Beardon (2003). A portrait of the Harlem Renaissance painter. Here's a cover he did for Time. [Rent]
1966 World Tour: The Home Movies (2003). It was on this tour that Bob Dylan went electric. Mickey Jones, who'd later switch to acting, went along as a drummer - and took his Super 8 movie camera. The films, once thought lost, have been recovered. They were silent, of course, but the Dylan tribute band Highway 61 Revisited offers an optional soundtrack. [Rent]
The Beatles: The First US Visit (1964). Albert and David Maysles chronicle the quake. [Rent]
Gilligan's Island: The Complete First Season (1964). Discs 1 [Rent], 2 [Rent] and 3 [Rent].
What's Happening!!. First Season (1976 - 1977). [Rent]
Red Dwarf: Series 3 (1990 - 1991) [Rent] and 4 (1991 - 1992) [Rent].
As Time Goes By - Complete Series 6. The touching British comedy series with Judi Dench and Geoffrey Palmer. [Rent]
Several collections of Keeping Up Appearances: Everything's Coming Up Hyacinth (1993) [Rent], Some Like It Hyacinth (1994) [Rent], Hats Off To Hyacinth (1995) [Rent] and Living the Hyacinth Life (1995) [Rent].
ACTION and ADVENTURE
Flesh and Blood (1985). Paul Verhoeven directs Rutger Hauer and Jennifer Jason Leigh. [Rent]
Ballistic: Ecks vs. Sever (2002). Lucy Liu is Sever. Antonio Banderas is Ecks. Kaos is the director. Back in the summer of '02, Dennis Woo snapped some shots of Ms Liu promoting the flick. [Rent]
Death Wish 2 (1982) [Rent], Death Wish 3 (1985) [Rent] and Death Wish 4 - The Crackdown (1987) [Rent]. When Charles Bronson goes for ice cream, all hell breaks loose.
Karate: The Hand Of Death (1964). Billed as the first karate picture. [Rent]
King Solomon's Mines (1985) [Rent] and its sequel, Allan Quatermain and the Temple of Gold (1987) [Rent]. With Richard Chamberlain, Sharon Stone and James Earl Jones.
Captured Alive (1995). [Rent]
Raw Deal (1986). Probably one the Governator would rather forget, actually. [Rent]
Tower of Evil (1972). "Great little slasher-esqe movie that was one of the inspirations for some of the body-count movies of the '80s," says Brujaria. [Rent]
Shower of Blood (2003). [Rent]
Inseminoid (1982). [Rent]
Monsturd (2003). Ugh. [Rent]
Curse of the VooDoo (1964). [Rent]
The Beast Within (1981). "Katy-diddled" sez Joe Bob Briggs in his drive-in review of this film. Maybe you had to be there. [Rent]
FOR THE KIDS
Best of The Muppet Show: Volume 6 (1976 - (1981). This batch features George Burns, Bob Hope and Dom DeLuise. [Rent]
Children's Stories From Africa, Vols 1 and 2. [Rent]
The Fairly Oddparents: Superhero Spectacle (2004). [Rent]
The Adventures of Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius - Jet Fusion (2004). [Rent]
Superman: The Last Son of Krypton (1998). [Rent]
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