Here are the new DVD and video releases for Tuesday, September 25th, 2001
THE SIMPSONS: THE COMPLETE FIRST SEASON (DVD)
-The Season One SIMPSONS DVD box set is simply amazing, with extras like episode scripts, outtakes, audio commentary, animatics, and more. The 3-disc set includes the 13 episodes from the first season, and while Matt Groening’s show has come a long, long way in the 12 seasons since, everything looks and sounds so good, you’d swear they’re new episodes.
CITIZEN KANE: SPECIAL EDITION (DVD)
-Wow! Finally debuting on DVD this masterpiece of cinema looks, sounds, and is, incredible. And the extras?!?! Ouch! Buy it. Rent it. Own it! I’m going to get mine right now…
HEATHERS: SPECIAL EDITION (DVD)
THE FRENCH CONNECTION: FIVE-STAR COLLECTION (VHS & DVD)
THE COMPLETE PRISONER MEGA-SET (DVD)
DARK DAYS (VHS & DVD)
QUADROPHENIA: SPECIAL EDITION (VHS & DVD)
THE WHO – LIVE AT THE ROYAL ALBERT HALL (DVD)
A KNIGHT’S TALE (VHS & DVD)
ALONG CAME A SPIDER (VHSr & DVD)
THE FORSAKEN (VHSr & DVD)
ONE NIGHT AT McCOOL’S (VHS & DVD)
KINGDOM COME (VHSr & DVD)
THE MASK OF ZORRO: SPECIAL EDITION (DVD)
BEAUTIFUL THING (VHS & DVD)
AMORES PERROS (VHS & DVD)
BARAKA: COLLECTOR’S EDITION (DVD)
PRIDE AND PREJUDICE [BBC Mini] (DVD)
SURVIVOR – SEASON TWO: GREATEST & … (VHS & DVD)
TEQUILA BODY SHOTS (VHSr & DVD)
BLACK SCORPION RETURNS (VHS)
BEVERLY HOOD (VHS & DVD)
GATE KEEPERS: OPEN THE GATE (VHS & DVD)
POKEMON: JOHTO – TEAM GREEN! & CRIMSON WARRIOR (VHS & DVD)
RUSH CHRONICLES – THE VIDEO COLLECTION (VHS & DVD)
– FOX releases a 30th Anniversary 5-STAR COLLECTION edition of THE FRENCH CONNECTION this week, with deleted scenes, new documentaries, audio commentary from William Friedkin, Gene Hackman, and Roy Scheider, and more.
– Based on the Japanese comic book, X is a post-apocalyptic sci-fi adventure about a young man with near limitless power, who returns to Tokyo to protect his childhood friends, and unknowingly sparks a war between two opposing mystical factions.
– RHINO Home Video releases a digitally-remastered version of the cult classic QUADROPHENIA this week. The DVD is loaded with extras including audio commentary from director Franc Roddam, the film’s original theatrical trailer, a special VESPA trailer featuring classic commercials, a Trivia Track with Cockney-to-English subtitles, a WHO discography, and more. The coming-of-age drama, based on the WHO’s 1973 album, involves a group of scooter-riding, pill-popping Mods and their war against the Rockers in defense of their lifestyle and identity.