Buy Me, Rent Me, Forget Me Tuesday: From South Park: The Complete Fourteenth Season to a more sinful Sin City on Blu-ray

Buy Me, Rent Me, Forget Me Tuesday: From South Park: The Complete Fourteenth Season to a more sinful Sin City on Blu-ray

Apr 26, 2011

This week: South Park fights off a Jersey invasion, Sin City gets even more sinful, an iconic rock documentary makes its Blu-ray debut and a new BBC series boasts unbelievable human-vs.-nature footage.

South Park: The Complete Fourteenth Season: In this hilarious season, creators Trey Parker and Matt Stone take on Tom Cruise and a clan of sensitive celebrities, The Jersey Shore, the Shake Weight and much more. (Read the full review with extras info in Disc-y Business tomorrow.)

Sin City: This new two-disc Blu-ray set has the theatrical and recut, extended and unrated versions of Robert Rodriguez's, Frank Miller's and Quentin Tarantino's film adaptation of Miller's graphic novels. The visually innovative 2005 movie starring Bruce Willis, Mickey Rourke, Jessica Alba, Benicio Del Toro, Clive Owen, Elijah Wood, Brittany Murphy and many more has been released in several incarnations already on Blu-ray, but now Lionsgate has bundled all this Sin into one definitive package thanks to the company's distribution deal with Miramax. Best extras: An interactive comic book, picture-in-picture commentary and the myriad extras from the previous releases. Blu-ray Bob's Verdict: Buy Me

Bob Dylan: Don't Look Back (BD): This Blu-ray debut of D.A. Pennebaker's landmark 1967 documentary is a must for classic rock fans. Pennebaker filmed Bob Dylan for three weeks in England during 1965 and didn't realize that he would be making much more than a concert film. Instead, he used his rare access to the elusive Dylan to get a fly-on-the-wall view of one of the most influential musicians of our time. Best extras: Commentary by Pennebaker, new interviews with Pennebaker and rock critic Greil Marcus, "Highway 65 Revisited," five additional uncut audio tracks and alternate version of the "Subterranean Homesick Blues" cue card sequence. Blu-ray Bob's Verdict: Buy Me

Human Planet: Following the path of the popular Planet Earth and Life series, the BBC's eight-part Human Planet chronicles the complex relationship between humans and nature. Narrated by John Hurt, this extraordinary series commits to film some truly amazing footage of people overcoming adversity in their environments—from a father traversing a frozen river in the Himalayas for six days to get his two children to school to an aerial view of a lost human tribe that has never been filmed before in the jungles of Brazil. It's hard not to be in awe—and sometimes horrified—at how people manipulate nature for their own needs in order to survive. Best extras: Both the DVD and Blu-ray sets contain over 100 minutes of making-of footage. Blu-ray Bob's Verdict: Buy Me

Also New This Week: Sniper: Reloaded, The Girl Who Leapt Through Time, 3 Idiots, El Topo (BD), Revenge of the Bridesmaids, Sacrifice, Dementia 13 (BD), Blow Out (BD), Dinoshark, Daylight (BD), Blood Out, The Dorm That Dripped Blood (BD), The Scent of Green Papaya and Betty Blue (BD)

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