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Tuesday, 22 March 2016 17:00

Universal bows the Airport: Complete Collection on BD, plus Regression, The Boy, new BD catalog & more

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Here at The Bits this afternoon, we’ve got another new Blu-ray review for you from Jim Hemphill, this time featuring a look at Gordon Douglas’s 1968 neo-noir crime drama The Detective, which stars Frank Sinatra. This great classic title is now available on disc from our friends at Twilight Time, so don’t miss it.

In announcement news today, Anchor Bay Entertainment and Dimension Films have set Regression for Blu-ray, DVD and digital release on 5/10, featuring Ethan Hawke and Emma Watson.  [Read on here…]

Lionsgate has The Confirmation coming to Blu-ray and DVD on 6/7, starring Clive Owen.

Here’s something cool: Universal has just set Airport: The Complete Collection for 4-disc Blu-ray release on 6/14, including Airport, Airport 1975, Airport ’77, and The Concorde: Airport ’79.

Universal has also set The Boy for Blu-ray and DVD release on 5/10, and they’re re-issuing The Bourne Trilogy on Blu-ray and DVD on 5/10 featuring just the Matt Damon films, as well as the Fast & Furious: 7-Movie Collection on both formats on 5/3.

Blue Underground has set a double feature of Circus of Fear and Five Golden Dragons for Blu-ray release on 6/28.

Kino Lorber is releasing the baseball documentary Fastball on Blu-ray on 6/28.

Meanwhile, Warner Archive has just released Michael Collins on Blu-ray, and on MOD DVD they’ve added the TV titles Medical Center: The Complete Sixth Season, The Centurions: Part Two, the Marion Davies classic film titles The Floradora Girl (1930), Not So Dumb (1930), and Peg o’ My Heart (1933), and the additional catalog titles A Fine Pair (1968), Brotherly Love (1970), and Melinda (1972).

Also, Olive Films is releasing Samuel Fuller’s Dead Pigeon on Beethoven Street (1972), Cyril Endfield’s Try and Get Me (1950 – aka The Sound of Fury), and the recent Yury Bykov-directed Russian films The Major and The Fool, all on Blu-ray and DVD on 4/19.

Here’s a look at some more new Blu-ray Disc cover artwork, with pre-order links if available. As always, a portion of anything you order from Amazon (after clicking to them through any of our links) goes to help support our work here at The Bits and we really do appreciate it...

The Boy (Blu-ray Disc)    Bride of Re-Animator (Blu-ray Disc)    Rick and Morty: Season 2 (Blu-ray Disc)

Ballers: Season One (Blu-ray Disc)    Creative Control (Blu-ray Disc)    War & Peace (Blu-ray Disc)

Stay tuned...

- Bill Hunt (@BillHuntBits)


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