Friday, February 29, 2008

Weeds: Season Two

Title: Weeds: Season Two
Type: 2xBD-50
Studio: Lionsgate Home Entertainment
Release Date: July 24, 2007
Country: US
Region: ABC
Video: 1080p/AVC MPEG-4
Audio: English Uncompressed PCM 7.1 Surround
English Dolby Digital EX 5.1 Surround (640 kbps)
Subtitles: English Subtitles
Spanish Subtitles
Bonuses: Audio Commentaries
Trivia Tracks
Gag Reel
Photo by: Metatron

About: With its fantastic comedy series Weeds, cable network Showtime finally gave up its also-ran status to HBO and found itself with a controversial, buzz-worthy show that was as hilarious as it was dark, one about a truly desperate housewife. A recent widow with two growing sons, Nancy Botwin (Golden Globe winner Mary-Louise Parker) looks like a typical resident of the affluent Southern California suburb of Agrestic. She keeps a clean, upscale house (with the help of a live-in maid), attends PTA meetings, goes to her kids' soccer games, makes frequent stops at the local coffee franchise.... and sells marijuana in order to make it all possible. Left with no way to support herself after her beloved husband's fatal heart attack, Nancy turns herself into the "suburban baroness of bud," dealing to her neighbors in the area, with the help of her supplier Heylia (Tonye Patano) and point man Conrad (Romany Malco). Nancy's clients run from the local councilman (Kevin Nealon) to the just-barely-legal students at the local community college, but many in Agrestic are still in the dark as to how she keeps her family afloat, including her best friend, the sardonic Celia (Elizabeth Perkins), a wife and mother whose blistering, withering put-downs could make Dorothy Parker cringe in fear. But like many small-business owners, Nancy yearns for more success and cash, and like her workaholic neighbors, finds keeping a balance between work life and home life to be extremely precarious at best.

Video: 4
Audio: 4
Supplements: 4
HD Bonus: 0.5
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