Acorn DVD brings series 2 of the Australian medical dramedy The Heart Guy to home video on June 26th.
The show follows a charming and genius doctor (Rodger Corser, The Doctor Blake Mysteries, Glitch) forced to return to his hometown and become a local doctor after his personal life spins out of control.
Gerry Anderson created – or co-created with his then wife Sylvia Anderson – a series of beloved TV shows like Mike Mercury: Supercar, Fireball XL-5, Thunderbirds and Captain Scarlet. Not to mention live-action shows like Space: 1999, UFO and Space Precinct.
Now several rare Gerry Anderson productions – like his first never-before-seen puppet film Here Comes Kandy, The Investigator, and Space Police (which became the template for Space Precinct) have been collected for the MPI DVD release The Lost Worlds of Gerry Anderson.
The Lost Worlds of Gerry Anderson will be in stores on November 14th.
Actor Clea DuVall makes her directorial debut with The Intervention, in which a group of friends – under the guise of getting together for a fun weekend – attempt a ‘marriage intervention’ to persuade Ruby and Peter to divorce.
Things do not go precisely as planned.
Sundance sensation The Intervention will be released on DVD on November 29th. Read on for details.
Season Four of Longmire found Sheriff Walt Longmire dealing with problems presented by the new casino on the Reservation and a missing deputy.
Walt Longmire: The Complete Fourth Season will be avaible on DVD on September 13th. Warner Archive will offer the fourth season set on Blu-ray and digital HD via online retailers – also beginning September 13th.
Due to pressing circumstances, I was unable to attend the advance screening for The Angry Birds Movie and thus missed seeing it in 3D. After hearing a lot of negative things, I was completely unprepared for watching the 2D DVD release and enjoying it.
VIZ Media has released Pokémon: Johto League Champions – The Complete Collection on DVD – collecting all 52 epidoes on 6 DVDs. The set is priced at 49.95 for both the U.S. and Canada and is in stores now.
Alan Moore’s genuinely creepy/scary graphic novel, Batman: The Killing Joke, is one of the most devastating Batman/Joker tales ever told. In truth, the only way to adapt it for film or home video, is to accept that it’s a nasty piece of work and not try to soften it in any way.
Batman: The Killing Joke is WB Animation’s first R-rated movie, so it looks like they’ve done it right. Check out the deeply disturbing trailer after the jump.