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DVD Day: December 14th, 2010

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? The A-Team
This is exactly the type of movie I have no interest in seeing in theaters, but am genuinely looking forward to watching at home, via Netflix, probably with a fifth of Beam in one hand.

? Legend of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga’Hoole
‘Nuff said.

? The IT Crowd: The Complete Fourth Season
I know a lot of you dig The Big Bang Theory, so I won’t knock it. But you all agree that The IT Crowd is better, right? I mean, purely on the basis of Matt Berry alone, right?

? Vampire Circus
Would you like to see David Prowse in a movie that is not part of the original Star Wars trilogy? Well, here you go.

? Sesame Street: 40 Years of Sunny Days
Eventually, DVD Day will pick up, I’m reasonably sure.

? 60 Minutes: The Spider-Man Musical
Remember how I posted that clip from 60 Minutes where they interviewed Julie Taymor and Bono about the Spider-Man musical? Well, now you can buy that episode of 60 Minutes on DVD. The fact that this is possible is both hilarious and, frankly, kind of soul-crushing to me.

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Robert Bricken is one of the original co-founders of the site formerly known as Topless Robot, and its first editor-in-chief, serving from 2008-12. He brought the site to prominence with “nerd news, humor and self-loathing” as its motto, raising it from total internet obscurity to a readership in the millions, with help from his savage “FAQ” movie reviews and Fan Fiction Fridays. Under his tenure Topless Robot was covered by Gawker, Wired, Defamer, New York magazine, ABC News, and others, and his articles have been praised by Roger Ebert, Avengers actor Clark Gregg, comedian and The Daily Show correspondent John Hodgman, the stars of Mystery Science Theater 3000 and Rifftrax, and others. He is currently the managing editor of io9.com. Despite decades as both an amateur and professional nerd, he continues to be completely unprepared for either the zombie apocalypse or the robot uprising.