Collection Update: April 2015

Films & TV

DVDs

  • Boys and Girls, DVD – Amazon bargain
    Special features: None, unless you count an option for French dubbing as a special feature!
  • For Me and My Gal, DVD – Amazon bargain
    Special features: Commentary track by a Judy Garland biographer, two vintage musical shorts, a radio program, and photo recreations
  • Gilmore Girls, Season 1, DVD – A gift from my mom (THANKS, MOM!)
    Special features: Making-of documentary (“Welcome to the Gilmore Girls”), Gilmore Goodies and Gossip, Gilmore-isms, additional scenes
  • Kate & Leopold, DVD – A gift from my mom (THANKS, MOM! AGAIN!)
    Special features: Director’s cut of the film, director commentary, “On the Set” featurette, deleted scenes, photo gallery, costume featurette, “Until” music video by Sting
  • Message in a Bottle, DVD – Amazon bargain
    Special features: Deleted scenes, director and producer commentary, special effects featurettes
  • Sex and the City, Season 5, DVD – On sale at Target
    Special features not listed on the DVD case.
  • Sex and the City, Season 6, Part 1, DVD – On sale at Target
    Special features not listed on the DVD case.
  • Sex and the City, Season 6, Part 2, DVD – On sale at Target
    Special features not listed on the DVD case.
  • A Walk to Remember, DVD – Amazon bargain
    Special features: Commentary by the leads and director, commentary by Nicholas Sparks and screenwriter Karen Janszen, “Cry” music video by Mandy Moore, cast film highlights, theatrical trailer

Quite a few pick-ups this month! Having purchased seasons five and six of Sex and the City, now all I need is season four and I’ll have the complete series. And I’ve finally started collecting the seasons of Gilmore Girls, one of my all-time favorite TV shows.

Entertainment-related books & ephemera

  • Ghost World by Daniel Clowes
    I’ve loved the film version of Ghost World for many years, so in the month of April I decided to finally read its source material. Book vs. Film post should be up in the next few weeks!
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