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ALIEN ANTHOLOGY Lays an Egg, Classic Doctor Who Lands on DVD and Has A CLOSE ENCOUNTER with THE RIGHT STUFF [This Week in DVD Geek]

The "ultimate-ultimate" Alien disk pack comes in a nifty Alien egg box with a whole bunch of disks. There are a couple of Doctor Who DVDs also out this week. One is Doctor Who: The Movie (1995) and the other is Doctor Who: The Mutants  starring the third Doctor John Pertwee. Both are considered kind of suspect by purists, but Doctor Who fans love them all. Blu-Ray continues to expand its catalogue of classic sci-fi films with Close Encounters of the Third Kind and The Right Stuff. A couple of DVDs for the geek kids are out or just buy them for the kid in you.

Alien Anthology (Egg Packaging) [Blu-ray]Alien Anthology (Egg Packaging) [Blu-ray]

Product Description: Brace yourself for a whole new breed of Blu-ray: Four powerful films...eight thrilling versions...in dazzling, terrifying, high-def clarity with the purest digital sound on the planet. Two bonus dics and over 65 hours of archival and never-before-seen content, including the totally immersive MU-TH-UR mode feature, makes this definitive Alien collection!

Doctor Who: The Movie (Special Edition)Doctor Who: The Movie (Special Edition) (1995)
Product Description: This highly requested TV movie aired on Fox on May 14, 1995, and is available on North American video for the first time. The Doctor is returning home to Gallifrey with the remains of his arch-nemesis, the Master. Forced off course, the TARDIS arrives in San Francisco on New Year’s Eve 1999, where the Doctor is critically wounded in a gangland gun battle. At the local hospital, Dr. Grace Holloway fights--and fails--to save his life. Later, in the morgue, the Doctor wakes up a new man. But he is not the only one--the Master has also found himself a new body. As the clock counts down to the start of the new millennium, can the Doctor stop his oldest enemy from destroying all life on Earth?

Doctor Who: The Mutants (Story 63)Doctor Who: The Mutants (Story 63)
Product Description: When the strange message pod turns up at UNIT HQ, the Doctor and his assistant Jo suddenly involved in another dangerous mission for the Time Lords. The TARDIS takes them to Skybase One above the inhospitable Solos. It is the 30th century and the planet is about to gain independence from Earth’s glorious empire. But someone on Solos has other plans and, alarmingly, the natives are slowly evolving into fierce-looking creatures. It’s time for the Doctor and Jo to find out why.

The Right Stuff (Two-Disc Special Edition)The Right Stuff (1983)

Product Description: In 1947, a group of determined men gathered at a remote Air Force base in the high desert of California. Their goal was to break the sound barrier by using a small rocket-powered test plane called the X-1. The only problem was that others had tried before, and not all had survived. Some thought of the sound barrier as a "demon that lived in the sky", waiting to destroy any who dared confront it.

Dragon Ball: Complete Collection Movie 4 PackDragon Ball: Complete Collection Movie 4 Pack

Product Description: For the first time ever, all four action-packed Dragon Ball movies are available in one unbelievable collection. For years, Dragon Ball devotees searched high and low trying to track down these feature-length offerings of awesome, but all that is about to change. This mind-blowing Dragon Ball bonanza has everything true fans want: heroic origins, grueling training, heinous bad guys, and winner-take-all tournaments! The Dragon Ball Movie Four Pack takes fans back to the very beginning, so they can relive every legendary minute with Goku and the rest of the Dragon Ball gang!

I Spy: Complete Series BundleI Spy: Complete Series Bundle

Product Description: This exclusive bundle of all three seasons of the hit TV series I Spy contains Robert Culp and Bill Cosby as international espionage agents Kelly Robinson and Alexander Scott on highly dangerous missions in this ever-popular, award-winning series. Culp poses as a world-class playboy/tennis player, and Cosby goes undercover as his trainer. Together they travel the world, trading quips and fighting high-level crime with cool bravado and extraordinary savoir-faire. Combining humor with action/intrigue, I SPY was the first adventure TV series to be shot in exotic international locales, establishing a new standard for television dramas.

Close Encounters of the Third Kind [Blu-ray]Close Encounters of the Third Kind [Blu-ray]

Product Description: Richard Dreyfuss stars as cable worker Roy Neary, who along with several other stunned bystanders experience a close encounter of the first kind - witnessing UFOs soaring across the sky. After this life-changing event, the inexplicable vision of a strange, mountain-like formation haunts him. He becomes obsessed with discovering what it represents, much to the dismay of his wife and family. Meanwhile, bizarre occurrences are happening around the world. Government agents have close encounters of the second kind - discovering physical evidence of extraterrestrial visitors in the form of a lost fighter aircraft from World War II and a stranded military ship that disappeared decades earlier only to suddenly reappear in unusual places. Roy continues to chase his vision to a remote area where he and the agents follow the clues that have drawn them to reach a site where they will have a close encounter of the third kind - contact.

The Super Hero Squad Show: Quest For The Infinity Sword Volume ThreeThe Super Hero Squad Show: Quest For The Infinity Sword Volume Three (2010)

Product Description: Can the world’s greatest superheroes keep Super Hero City safe by preventing Dr. Doom and his hysterically evil minions from collecting all the fragments of the legendary Infinity Sword? Find out as Iron Man, Wolverine, the Hulk, the Silver Surfer, Thor, the Falcon and their friends return to face Super Hero City’s zaniest villains in Quest For The Infinity Sword’s third fun-filled volume!

Which will you add to your DVD collection?


  1. Its a tricky choice. I had to think about that myself.

  2. Tough choice between Kirk & Reynolds in your poll.

    Ooo! Classic Dr. Who!


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