Look Ahead Blu-rays and DVDs for 2011 (Mania.com)

By:Robert T. Trate
Date: Tuesday, January 04, 2011

Another year has passed and with it we now look to what 2011 will bring us. Here with the DVD Shopping Bag there are tons of no brainer titles: Tron Legacy and the original Tron are just two we know will be arriving soon. As it is our tradition with the DVD Shopping Bag we jump into the first three months of titles, just to get a look at what will be joining our collections. This week’s releases are included as well but take a look at what will be on Blu-ray for the first time and what Special Editions will be arriving. 


Remember all dates are subject to change.


January 11th to January 25th


Piranha [Blu-ray 3D] 1-11-11


The Social Network [Blu-ray] 1-11-11


Dances with Wolves (20th Anniversary Edition) [Blu-ray] 1-11-11


Robinson Crusoe on Mars (The Criterion Collection) [Blu-ray] 1-11-11


Buried (Two-Disc Blu-ray/DVD Combo) 1-18-11


The Naked Kiss (The Criterion Collection) [Blu-ray] 1-18-11


Shock Corridor (The Criterion Collection) [Blu-ray] 1-18-11


Marvel Knights: Black Panther 1-18-11


Red (Special Edition) [Blu-ray] 1-25-11


Dead Space: Aftermath [Blu-ray] 1-25-11


She-Ra: The Complete Series 1-25-11


February 1st to 22nd


Alice In Wonderland (60th Anniversary Edition) (Two-Disc Blu-ray/DVD Combo) 2-1-11


Pleasantville [Blu-ray] 2-1-11


Let Me In [Blu-ray] 2-1-11


Monsters Special Edition + Digital Copy [Blu-ray] 2-1-11


I Spit on Your Grave [Blu-ray] 2-8-11


A.I.: Artificial Intelligence [Blu-ray] 2-15-11


The Twilight Zone: Season 3 [Blu-ray] 2-15-11


All-Star Superman (Blu-ray/DVD Combo + Digital Copy) 2-22-11


The Last Unicorn (Two-Disc Blu-ray/DVD Combo) 2-22-11


Doctor Who: A Christmas Carol [Blu-ray] 2-15-11


March 2011


Bambi (Two-Disc Diamond Edition Blu-ray/DVD Combo in Blu-ray Packaging) 3-1-11


The Walking Dead: Season One [Blu-ray] 3-8-11


Excalibur [Blu-ray] 3-8-11


Top 5 Picks of the Week:


1. Coraline (Two-Disc Combo: Blu-ray 3D / Blu-ray / DVD / Digital Copy)

2. A Walk in the Clouds [Blu-ray]

3. My Dog Skip [Blu-ray]

4. Backdraft (Anniversary Edition) [Blu-ray]

5. How the West Was Won [Blu-ray]




Airline Disaster [Blu-ray] Starring Meredith Baxter, Scott Valentine, and Geoff Meed


Airline Disaster


Backdraft (Anniversary Edition) [Blu-ray] Starring Kurt Russell, William Baldwin, Robert De Niro


Big Red One Starring Lee Marvin, Mark Hamill, and Robert Carradine


Case 39 Starring Ian McShane, Bradley Cooper, and Adrian Lester


Case 39 [Blu-ray]


Catfish Starring Nev Schulman and Michigander Abby


Catfish [Blu-ray]


Dark Blue [Blu-ray] Starring Kurt Russell, Scott Speedman, Brendan Gleeson


The Guilty Starring Michael Kitchen, Sean Gallagher, Caroline Catz, and Lee Ross


Gun Starring Curtis '50 Cent' Jackson, Val Kilmer, AnnaLynne McCord


Gun [Blu-ray]



How the West Was Won [Blu-ray] Starring John Wayne, Eli Wallach, Gregory Peck, and Henry Fonda


Last American Cowboy


Navy Seals [Blu-ray] Starring Charlie Sheen, Michael Biehn, Rick Rossovich


Notorious Landlady Starring Kim Novak, Jack Lemmon, Fred Astaire, and Lionel Jeffries


Once Upon a Time in Mexico [Blu-ray] Starring Antonio Banderas


Operation Mad Ball Starring Jack Lemmon, Ernie Kovacs, Kathryn Grant


Rollerball [Blu-ray] Starring Chris Klein, Jean Reno, LL Cool J, and Naveen Andrews


Showdown [Blu-ray] Starring Bob Handegan, Ann Handegan, Justin Fletcher, and Bill Homel




The Sword of Swords (Shaw Brothers) Starring Yu Wang, Feng Tien, Pei-pei Shu, and Chung-Hsin Huang


Thomas Crown Affair [Blu-ray] Starring Pierce Brosnan, Denis Leary, Ben Gazzara, and Frankie Faison


Ticking Clock Starring Cuba Gooding Jr


Ticking Clock [Blu-ray]


To Live and Die in L.A. [Blu-ray] Starring William Petersen, Willem Dafoe, John Pankow




Kurokami 5 [Blu-ray]


Koihime Muso Complete Collection


Tsubasa: RESERVoir CHRoNiCLE - OVA Collection [Blu-ray] Starring Christopher R. Sabat, Monica Rial, Justin Liebrecht


Tsubasa: RESERVoir CHRoNiCLE - OVA Collection




Coraline (Two-Disc Combo: Blu-ray 3D / Blu-ray / DVD / Digital Copy)


Rocky & Bullwinkle & Friends: Complete Series




Doctor Zhivago Starring Alec Guinness, Tom Courtenay, and Ralph Richardson


Gone With the Wind [Blu-ray] Starring Clark Gable and Leslie Howard


One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest


Phfft Starring Judy Holliday, Jack Lemmon, Jack Carson, and Kim Novak


Under the Yum Yum Tree Starring Jack Lemmon, Carol Lynley, Dean Jones, and Edie Adams


Wizard of Oz [Blu-ray] Starring Frank Morgan, Ray Bolger, Jack Haley, and Bert Lahr




Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery [Blu-ray] Starring Mike Myers, Michael York, and Seth Green


Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me [Blu-ray] Starring Mike Myers, Michael York, Robert Wagner, and Seth Green


Austin Powers in Goldmember [Blu-ray] Starring Mike Myers, Michael Caine, Verne Troyer, and Seth Green


Dinner for Schmucks Starring Steve Carell, Paul Rudd, Zach Galifianakis


Dinner for Schmucks [Blu-ray]




Borderland / Crazy Eights (Double Feature) [Blu-ray] Starring Brian Presley, Jake Muxworthy, Rider Strong, and Traci Lords


Clive Barker's Book Of Blood / Midnight Meat Train (Two-Pack) [Blu-ray] Starring Vinnie Jones, Bradley Cooper, Leslie Bibb


Devil's Rejects / House Of 1,000 Corpses (Two-Pack) [Blu-ray] Starring Sid Haig, Sheri Moon Zombie, Bill Moseley, and Karen Black


Four Film Collection (Eye / Bug / Ju-On / Alone In The Dark) Starring Jessica Alba, Alessandro Nivola, Parker Posey


Four Film Collection (Borderland / Dark Ride / Unearthed / Gravedancers) Starring Emmanuelle Vaugier, Luke Goss, Beau Garrett


Four Film Collection (Cabin Fever / Cabin Fever 2 / Descent / Descent 2) Starring Shauna Macdonald, Natalie Jackson Mendoza, Alex Reid


Four Film Collection (Godsend / See No Evil / Stir Of Echoes / Stir Of Echoes 2) Starring Kevin Bacon, Glenn Jacobs, Robert De Niro, and Greg Kinnear


Four Film Collection (Haunting In Connecticut / American Haunting / Soul Survivors / Riding The Bullet) Starring Melissa Sagemiller, Wes Bentley, Virginia Madsen


Four Film Collection (Leprechaun / Leprechaun 2 / Leprechaun 3 / Leprechaun 4) Starring Warwick Davis, Jennifer Aniston, Charlie Heath


Four Film Collection (Pumpkin Head II / Leprechaun / Wishmaster / Wishmaster 2) Starring Warwick Davis, Jennifer Aniston, Tammy Lauren


The Gravedancers / Wicked Little Things [Blu-ray] Starring Lori Heuring, Scout Taylor-Compton, Chloe Moretz


Graves / Zombies of Mass Destruction (Double Feature) [Blu-ray] Starring Clare Grant, Jillian Murray, Bill Moseley, and Tony Todd


The Last Exorcism Starring Patrick Fabian and Ashley Bell


The Last Exorcism [Blu-ray]


Let Me Die Quietly Starring Charles Casillo, Dana Perry, and Ian Tomaschik


The Lost Boys Starring Jason Patric, Corey Haim, Dianne Wiest, and Barnard Hughes


The Shadows Starring Paul Collett and Vas Andreas




A Walk in the Clouds [Blu-ray] Starring Keanu Reeves, Anthony Quinn, Giancarlo Giannini


Ever After: A Cinderella Story [Blu-ray] Starring Dougray Scott and Patrick Godfrey


JFK [Blu-ray] Starring Kevin Costner, Gary Oldman, Tommy Lee Jones, and Joe Pesci


La Confidential [Blu-ray] Starring Kevin Spacey, Russell Crowe, Guy Pearce, and James Cromwell


My Dog Skip [Blu-ray] Starring Frankie Muniz, Kevin Bacon, Diane Lane, and Luke Wilson


Princess Bride [Blu-ray] Starring Cary Elwes, Mandy Patinkin, Chris Sarandon




Blade Runner: The Final Cut [Blu-ray]


Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Season 8 Motion Comic (Blu-ray/DVD Combo)


The Green Hornet Strikes Again Starring Gordon Jones, Keye Luke, Wade Boteler, and Phillip Trent


Matrix [Blu-ray] Starring Keanu Reeves, Laurence Fishburne, Hugo Weaving


Men in Black II Starring Tommy Lee Jones, Will Smith, Rip Torn, and Lara Flynn Boyle


Sci-Fi High Starring Danny Dillon, Ted Nappi, and Ted Dispensa


Super Hero Classics-Flash Gordon Conquers the Universe Starring Buster Crabbe, Carol Hughes, Anne Gwynne


Super Hero Classics-Green Archer Starring Victor Jory, Iris Meredith, James Craven, and Robert Fiske


Super Hero Classics-Green Hornet Strikes Again Starring Warren Hull, Wade Boteler, Keye Luke, and Anne Nagel




Battlestar Galactica: Season Four [Blu-ray] Starring Edward James Olmos and Jamie Bamber


Big Love: The Complete Fourth Season Starring Bill Paxton, Jean Tripplehorn, Chloe Sevigny


Mannix: Fourth Season Starring Mike Connors and Ward Wood


Ricky Gervais Show: Complete First Season Starring Ricky Gervais, Stephen Merchant, and Karl Pilkington


The Sarah Jane Adventures: The Complete Third Season Starring Tommy Knight and Daniel Anthony


WolvesBayne Starring Jeremy London and Yancy Butler


Robert Trate writes two weekly columns for Mania the DVD Shopping Bag and the Toy Maniac. Robert also participates in a pod cast that reviews movies, comics and celebrates all things geek. Check it out at You’ve Got Geek on You.com.