Giz Pick of the Week: From Russia With Love Along with a new Collector's Edition of Casino Royale by Sony, MGM has released a slew of classic Bond films in standalone singles or value packs. Dr. No included one of the dullest documentary featurettes we've ever seen, but taking a quick tour through From Russia with Love, we found a gem of an interview with Ian Fleming (the creator of James Bond who died in 1964).So the DVD collection may be a little hit or miss, though both feature commentary by director Terrence Young and cast (and the newer films are packed with similar fan-worthy extras). Video quality on the early titles is predictably a bit rough and grainy, but luckily not sharpened and flattened to kill the original print feel. Lots of other decent releases this week, including Sweeney Todd and Zombie Strippers. (Admittedly, we've never seen Zombie Strippers, but we're pretty sure it's one of our ten faves.)

• The Breed (First Look) • Casino Royale (2006, Collector's Edition) (Sony) • Diary of the Dead (Weinstein) • Die Another Day (MGM) • Dr. No (MGM) • Expelled: No Intelligence Allowed (Vivendi Visual) • For Your Eyes Only (MGM) • From Russia with Love (MGM) • Halloween (2007) (Weinstein) • Holiday Favorites with the Wonderland Carolers (Cinevolve) • The Incredible Hulk (2008) (Universal) • James Bond Collection Three-Pack: Volume 1 (Dr. No, Die Another Day, Live and Let Die) (MGM) • James Bond Collection Three-Pack: Volume 2 (For Your Eyes Only, From Russia with Love, Thunderball) (MGM) • Live and Let Die (MGM) • The Strangers (2008) (Universal) • Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street (DreamWorks) • Thunderball (MGM) • The Woods Have Eyes (Echo Bridge) • Zombie Strippers (Sony)


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