What’s coming on DVD/Blu-Ray | October 1, 2012

Akira Kurosawa’s Rashomon. b/w. 88+ min. In Japanese w/English subtitles. Akira Kurosawa, dist. by Criterion Collection. Nov. 2012. DVD ISBN 9781604656541. $29.95; Blu-ray ISBN 9781604656534. $39.95. DRAMA

Truth be told—or will it?

Comes a Bright Day. color. 91+ min. Simon Aboud, dist. by Strand Releasing. Nov. 2012. DVD UPC 712267321322. $24.99. Closed-captioned. DRAMA

A hostage caper in a jewelry store leads to romance.

Doctor Who: Series Seven. Pt. 1.
2 discs. color. 255+ min. dist. by BBC Home Entertainment. Nov. 2012. DVD UPC 883929267859. $24.98; Blu-ray UPC 883929268160. $29.98. TV/SF

Fans can’t seem to get enough of the good Doctor.

Girls: The Complete First Season. 2 discs. color. 300+ min. HBO Home Entertainment. Dec. 2012. DVD. $39.98; Blu-ray/DVD combo $49.99. Rated: TV-MA. TV/COMEDY

Emmy-nominated series debut about twentysomethings in New York.

Jean-Luc Godard’s Weekend. color. 104+ min. In French w/English subtitles. Jean-Luc Godard, dist. by Criterion Collection. Nov. 2012. DVD ISBN 9781604656589. $29.95; Blu-ray ISBN 9781604656572. $39.95. SATIRE

Disaster reigns across France while a couple seek an inheritance.

Michael Cimino’s Heaven’s Gate. 2 discs. color. 216+ min. Michael Cimino, dist. by Criterion Collection. Nov. 2012. DVD ISBN 9781604656565. $39.95; Blu-ray ISBN 9781604656558. $49.95. WESTERN

Will the director’s cut redeem it?

Red Dog. color. 92+ min. Kriv Stenders, dist. by ARC Entertainment. Nov. 2012. DVD UPC 796019825474. $20.99; Blu-ray/DVD combo UPC 796019825511. $24.99. Rated: PG. FAMILY DRAMA

“Sometimes the dog picks you.”

Bette-Lee Fox About Bette-Lee Fox

Bette-Lee Fox (blfox@mediasourceinc.com) is Managing Editor, Library Journal.

Now in her 46th year with Library Journal, Bette-Lee also edits LJ's Video Reviews column, six times a year Romance column, and e-original Romance reviews, which post weekly as LJ Xpress Reviews. She received the Romance Writers of America (RWA) Vivian Stephens Industry Award in 2013 for having "contributed to the genre or to RWA in a significant and/or continuing manner"