Here are the week's best releases from the pop-culture universe:

Culture Jamming
DVD -- The James Bond Ultimate Edition Volume 1 and Volume 2: Hot on the heels of the latest 007 adventure come the first two volumes in a new comprehensive series that gathers every single Bond movie ever made. Each gloriously restored film -- five per volume -- gets two discs, filled out with deleted scenes, commentaries, and behind-the-scenes docs. You're gonna want both sets, if only to own both Goldfinger and Thunderball.

TV -- Bono and the Edge: Off the Record: Dave Stewart, the less-famous half of the Eurythmics, hosts a new HBO series in which he sits down and chats with fellow musicians. The first episode (airing at 11 p.m. Friday) features U2's singer and guitarist talking about their songs. It's refreshingly free of talk about the world monetary system.

CD -- Can't Quit the Blues: Buddy Guy celebrates his 70th birthday with this career-spanning four-disc set, which includes a DVD of live clips and a new documentary. This completist's dream includes nearly 50 songs -- from 1957 sessions through last year's Bring 'Em In. Be sure to check out guest appearances by rock and blues legends Eric Clapton, B.B. King, and Keith Richards.

VIDEOGAME -- Mortal Kombat: Armageddon: There are few videogame sound effects as visceral and satisfying as this franchise's "Finish him!" The latest blood-soaked outing for PlayStation 2 features more than 50 fighters from the Mortal Kombat universe. We totally dig the Kreate-a-Fighter mode, but the Kreate-a-Fatality mode is even cooler. It's "Finish him!" . . . your way.

CD -- Sinatra: Vegas: This five-disc box features more than 80 previously unreleased live performances by Ol' Blue Eyes. The DVD spotlights a 1978 show, but it's the four music CDs that'll have you spreading the news. Concerts from 1961, 1966, 1982, and 1987 chart Sinatra's growth (and decline) as a singer. Be sure to check out how decades changed his interpretation of staples like "The Lady Is a Tramp." Ring-a-ding ding!

DVD -- Superman Returns: Last summer's superhero flick is one of the genre's best. This two-disc Special Edition comes stuffed with more than three hours of making-of documentaries and deleted scenes, including a few featuring Kevin Spacey's simmering Lex Luthor. Best is a featurette that shows exactly how the dead Marlon Brando was resurrected as Superman's dad.

COURTESY FLUSH, PLEASE -- My Boys: This TBS show -- which premieres at 10 p.m. Tuesday -- stars Jordana Spiro as a sports-lovin' gal who likes to hang, play poker, and drink beer with her male pals. Spiro is quite likable as reporter P.J. Franklin, who has trouble landing a date. It's easy to see why: Her friends run the gamut of Y-chromosome clichés. Why can't Hollywood ever write guys realistically?

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