DVD Releases: July 28, 2009
Out this week we have seven DVDs to feature: Dollhouse: Season One, Doctor Who: Planet of the Dead, Torchwood: Children of Earth, Knight Rider, Green Lantern: First Flight, Dragonball: Evolution, Battlestar Galactica: Season 4.5.
: This is a great show, Joss Whedon does it again. It received mixed view based on the first few episodes which are not the best but that is due to Fox forcing rewrites and re-shoots on Joss' vision. The fans have lovingly come to refer to those episodes as Fox's Dollhouse and the rest of the show as Joss' Dollhouse. After about episode five this show really opens up and develops. This set includes the original pilot episode plus the episode Epitaph One. A must own!
: a special episode of David Tennant Doctor Who when the Doctor and his fellow passengers are mysteriously transported through a wormhole to a planet inhabited by an endangered anthropomorphic species. It's on the top of my Netflix que if not an owner unseen.
: I love this series, this is a five episode mini-series picking up for season three of Torchwood. It's on the top of my Netflix que if not an owner unseen.
: This was a light, fun show with fast changing cars and action. It started with some promise of having substance with gay characters and interesting subplots it just unfortunately suffered from too much studio tampering and test audience death and lost it's substance. Watch it here on Hulu.
: another DC Comics animated project bringing us the Hal Jordan Green Lantern. It's on the top of my Net Flix que and almost an owner unwatched because of how good the past animated DC projects are.
: a fun Dragonball movie, a lot of reviews trashed this movie but they missed the point and that is Dragonball is a niche film and made for fans of Dragonball. If your not sure about the Dragonball series then it should be a renter, for fans an owner.
: The conclusion of season four and the Battlestar Galactica show. I really liked how this show grew into it's own and tackled some interesting topics. I wished it had been bolder with some of the social and philosophical topics addressed. My issue with this product is it's an overpriced 1/2 of a season set.
Watch it streaming online here on hulu