Time Traveling Canines, Mutants and Rebels


Mr. Peabody and Sherman (DreamWorks, $48.99 3D Blu-ray, Blu-ray, DVD and digital copy; $36.99 Blu-ray, DVD and digital copy; $29.98 DVD) arrives with a bevy of extra features, including classic episodes, featurettes on the science of time travel and the making of the film. The 3D Deluxe edition also includes a new Rocky & Bullwinkle short, which we wrote about here.

If that’s not enough to quench your thirst for Jay Ward’s classic toon characters, there’s Mr. Peabody & Sherman: The Complete Collection (ANConnect, $16.99 DVD) and The Best of Rocky & Bullwinkle: Volume 3 (ANConnect, $16.99 DVD), also out this week.

Disney is putting out Star Wars Rebels: Spark of Rebellion (Disney, $19.99 DVD) to promote the launch of the series and give fans a chance to own the hour-long pilot episode.

And mutant fans, rejoice! X-Men: Days of Future Past (Fox, $49.99 3D Blu-ray, Blu-ray, DVD and digital copy; $49.99 Blu-ray and digital copy; $29.98 DVD) arrives this week with all the crazy time-traveling and confusion you’d expect from Marvel’s mutants. The releases include plenty of bonus features, but with a longer special edition version in the works, it’s up to you to decide if you want to jump in now.

Under Wraps (AN Connect, $20.99 DVD) is a direct to video animated feature timed for a kid-pleasing Halloween release.

Other kid-friendly titles out this week include: Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood: Daniel Tiger’s Happy Holidays (PBS, $12.99 DVD), Chuggington: Chuggineers Ready to Build (Anchor Bay Entertainment, $14.98 DVD), Hot Wheels Battle Force 5: Season 2, Volume 5 (Cinedigm Kids, $14.93 DVD), Hot Wheels Battle Force 5: The Complete Season 2 (Cinedigm Kids, $34.95 DVD), Lalaloopsy Babies: First Steps! (Lionsgate, $14.98 DVD) and Mike the Knight: Journey to Dragon Mountain (NCircle Entertainment, $9.99).

A couple of vintage titles return, with the release of Courage the Cowardly Dog: Season 2 (Warner Bros., $24.98 DVD) and the high-def debut of Scooby-Doo and the Monster of Mexico (Warner Bros., $14.97 Blu-ray).

This week’s anime releases include: Fate / Stay Night TV: The Complete Collection (Section23 Films, $99.98 Blu-ray), Kill Me Baby: The Complete Collection (Section23 Films, $69.98 Blu-ray), Meganebu: The Complete Collection (Section23 Films, $59.98 Blu-ray, $49.98 Blu-ray) and Naruto Shippuden: Box Set 20 (VIZ Media, $44.82 DVD).

Mr. Peabody and Sherman

Mr. Peabody and Sherman