Futuristic space adventurers, argumentative families, mystic card battlers and digital adventurers team up for this week's major releases on Blu-Ray and DVD.
These are some of the notable releases for September 10th, 2013 in Region 1 (North America) coming to retail on Blu-Ray and/or DVD:
Star Trek: Into Darkness (Paramount, Rated PG-13, DVD & Blu-Ray) – The second movie set in JJ Abrams reboot of the Star Trek franchise, Into Darkness stars Chris Pine as Captain Kirk who leads the crew into the Enterprise into a latest adventure as they battle a mysterious foe that has sinister plans for Starfleet and the Federation. This release has multiple versions with exclusive extras for various retailers.
Mama's Family: The Complete 1st & 2nd Seasons (Time Life/Starvista, DVD) – Based on the “Family” skits from the popular The Carol Burnett Show, this sitcom starring Vicki Lawrence as Mama was a hit in the 1980s. The first two seasons are available in separate releases for each season. This release of the first season includes the unedited episodes as originally broadcast for the first time.
Yu-Gi-Oh Classic: Season 1 (Cinedigm, DVD) – The anime based on the hit card game had a previous first season release, but has since gone out-of-print, calling over $100 on some auction sites. This re-release includes the entire first season of the anime, as it aired in the United States.
Digimon Frontier: The Complete Fourth Season (New Video Group, DVD) – This release of the animated series originating in Japan features all 50 episodes of Digimon Frontier, the show's fourth season. The show features a group of DigiDestined who can transform into power digital monsters themselves, to battle evil forces.