Here’s something interesting: MGM is releasing a Get Shorty: 20th Anniversary Edition (1995) on Blu-ray on 5/5, along with the film’s sequel Be Cool (2005). For better value, both will be included together in The Big Hit Collection on Blu-ray and DVD, also due 5/5.
MGM is also re-releasing many of its best-selling catalog titles on Blu-ray on 5/5 in new packaging, including Red Dawn, Road House, Raging Bull and many others. This includes The Sergio Leone Anthology, complete with A Fistful of Dollars, For a Few Dollars More, The Good, The Bad and The Ugly, and Duck, You Sucker in HD in the same package.
Meanwhile, Sony has just set Justified: The Final Season for Blu-ray and DVD release on 6/9.
Anchor Bay and Starz have set The Drownsman for Blu-ray and DVD release on 5/12. They also have The Adventures of Ford Fairlane coming on Blu-ray on 5/5.
Here’s one for you cult fans: Severin Films has just set Vampyros Lesbos for Blu-ray release on 5/12. The disc will include the German trailer, 5 featurettes (Vampyros Jesús: Interview with Writer/Director Jess Franco, Sublime Soledad: Interview with Soledad Miranda Historian Amy Brown, Stephen Thrower on Vampyros Lesbos: Interview with Author of Murderous Passions, The Delirious Cinema of Jess Franco, and Jess Is Yoda Clip), plus the alternate Spanish Language Version Bootleg.
And Acorn will release Foyle’s War, Set 8 on Blu-ray on 4/14.
Here’s a look at some of the Blu-ray cover artwork – click the covers to pre-order these titles on Amazon.com if available...
- Bill Hunt