The end is here, and the faithful may rejoice! Revelations, the six-hour epic miniseries that aired on NBC earlier this spring, has arrived on DVD.
The ritual murder of an innocent child starts the Revelations story by kicking off a chain of events that mirror those prophesied in the Bible's book of Revelation. As it becomes increasingly apparent that these are, indeed, the "End of Days," the child's father, a rational-minded astrophysicist (Bill Pullman), must partner with a devout nun (Natascha McElhone) in the ultimate battle between good and evil.
This groundbreaking television event fills two discs with mayhem, mystery, and miracles, along with special onscreen interviews with the cast and writer/producer David Seltzer.
The always-hilarious Jon Stewart and his team of comedic correspondents outdid themselves with the Peabody Award-winning Indecision 2004, an in-depth satirical account of our most recent presidential election. Presented in the usual Daily Show format, Indecision features field reports, sound bites, and guest interviews, all joined together with anchorman Stewart's masterful sense of timing. Standout segments include interviews with John McCain and Ted Koppel and live election-night coverage.
This three-disc set comes with an absolute smorgasbord of extras, such as voice-over commentary, additional interviews, and the national anthem sung in four-part harmony. Order it now, and experience the power and glory that is America's democratic process.
"There's a signpost up ahead..." and it's telling you to bulk out your creepy collection with these fabulous new Twilight Zone DVDs!
The original Twilight Zone broke creative ground with its intelligent, frightening social commentary, and it won two Emmys and a Golden Globe for creator Rod Serling. The stories it presented exert their influence on television and film writers to this day. The 1980s version of the show continued in the same vein, but it added a campier element, along with appearances from well-known stars of today, such as Shelley Duvall, Joe Mantegna, and Joan Allen.
Season 3 - The Definitive Edition brings us the classic black-and-white Twilight Zone series at its re-mastered finest. Serling introduces timeless episodes such as "The Dummy," "To Serve Man," and "Nothing in the Dark." Just a few of the many extras include teasers, isolated soundtracks, commentaries, and vintage interviews with Twilight Zone stars.
Seasons 2 & 3 of the 1980s Twilight Zone appear on seven discs in their full-length form, which is much superior to the cut versions that aired in syndication. See them whole and in order, along with deleted scenes and audio commentary from Wes Craven, Bradford May, and other series creators.
Ah, Ren and Stimpy. America's favorite demented duo is invading your TV set once more with this box set from Paramount Home Video. Arguably the last great season before network politics began to affect the quality of the show, season three includes disgustingly delightful episodes, such as "Ren's Pecs," "Bass Masters," and "Lair of the Lummox." Ren and Stimpy are accompanied, as always, by their faithful and funny friends Powdered Toast Man, Mrs. Buttloaves, Jerry the Bellybutton Elf, Wilbur Cobb, and more.
This 373-minute, three-disc set features 17 episodes and commentary by creator John Kricfalusi and the original animation team, along with a rare interview with Ren and Stimpy themselves.
Homicide: Life on the Street was based on the book Homicide: A Year on the Killing Streets by David Simon. The book chronicled Simon's year spent trailing members of the Baltimore police department's homicide unit, and the series took much inspiration from his pages. Shot on location in Baltimore with handheld cameras, and following investigative storylines rather than flashy crimes and gunfights, Homicide was the most realistic police drama of its time.
The seventh and last season of Homicide: Life on the Street saw the exit of star Andre Braugher, and many doubted the show could go on without him. The rest of the cast was strong, however, and the series managed to go out with a bang. With Braugher gone, the remaining characters had to reconfigure their relationships, letting viewers see them in new lights.
The 22 episodes on these six discs are graced by guest stars such as Aerosmith's Joe Perry, Jena Malone, Benjamin Bratt, Christopher Maloni, and more. DVD extras include audio commentary, cast biographies, a live panel discussion with Tom Fontana, James Yoshimura, and Julie Martin on "Forgive Us Our Trespasses," and Barry Levinson's acceptance speech for the 2004 Video Software Dealers Association Career Achievement Award.
After a long hiatus, Gumby returned in the late 1980s with this charming color series. The flexible green man and his companions, Pokey, Prickle, and Goo, navigate through the books of Toyland while battling the villainous Blockheads and enjoying their new farm and rock band. Gumby's grandmother and little sister are introduced to viewers, and the whole wacky group finds fun around every corner.
These two 12-episode sets include episodes such as "Knight Mare," "Lost in Chinatown," "Naughty Boy," and "Clayfully Yours." There are no special features here, but with friends like these, who needs 'em?
"I was falsely accused of a hideous crime and sentenced to life in prison. One night, I was taken from my cell to a place called Section One, the most covert anti-terrorist group on the planet. Their ends are just, but their means are ruthless. If I don't play by their rules, I die."
Such is the destiny of La Femme Nikita. The talented and beautiful Peta Wilson made history with her flawless portrayal of one of television's--and certainly the action adventure genre's--first strong and intelligent female leads. The real story here is that of Nikita herself, not of the many tasks she's given as she struggles to stay alive within the mysterious world of Section One.
In the series' third season, we learn more about Section One and follow Nikita as she becomes further entrenched in her new identity and forges a romantic relationship with Michael, whose secret life is finally revealed.
This six-disc set includes 22 episodes and special features, such as deleted scenes, audio commentary, a gag reel, and Designing Nikita, a behind-the-scenes tour with production designer Rocco Matteo.
The legendary Doris Day switched gears from film to television with her hit 1968 sitcom The Doris Day Show. The series followed the adventures of the widow Doris Martin and her two sons, who give up city life to join Doris' father on his Northern California ranch. Day's spunk and charisma held viewers' interests through typical early sitcom storylines (a matchmaking mishap and a feud between neighbors, among others) and contrived plotlines (such as a tiger running loose on the farm). The corny charm of this beloved show is sure to touch your heart, whether you're new to the series or remember it fondly from days gone by.
The season one box set comes with a fantastic array of extras, including a 1968 Doris Day Show commercial, actor interviews with Philip Brown and James Hampton, a preview of season two, and much more. Enjoy!