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All right, quick post today with a bit of release news…
The big news today is that Shout! Factory and their Scream Factory label have revealed the cover artwork for their upcoming Blu-ray/DVD Combo release of John Carpenter’s The Fog (due on 7/30). You can see what it looks like at left. Speaking of Shout! Factory, the company has also set George Romero’s Knightriders and William Sachs’ The Incredible Melting Man for Blu-ray release on 7/30. In addition, they have Cohen & Tate due on BD on 7/9. You can see more of the artwork below. All are available for pre-order on Amazon by clicking on the art.
Meanwhile, Troma has announced the release of Father’s Day in three versions – DVD only, Blu-ray DVD Combo and Blu-ray only. All are now available via the Troma Shop.
Entertainment One has set the CG-animated Car’s Life 3 for DVD only release on 4/23. It’s notable for featuring the voice of Corinne Orr of Speed Racer fame.
Entertainment One has also set that Lindsay Lohan/Elizabeth Taylor Lifetime movie, Liz & Dick, for DVD only release on 5/14.
Doppelganger Releasing has set Eddie the Sleepwalking Cannibal for Blu-ray and DVD release on 8/6.
And Flicker Alley has pushed the release date for their 5-disc French Masterworks: Russian Émigrés in Paris 1923-1928 on DVD to 5/14.
Also, we’ve confirmed with Well Go USA Entertainment that their Blu-ray release of Sadako 3D, due on 6/4, will include both Blu-ray and Blu-ray 3D on the same disc.
And Amazon.com is now taking pre-orders for the Blu-ray and DVD release of HBO’s Game of Thrones: Season Three. No street date is yet available, but the SRP is set for $79.98 and $59.99 respectively.
Here’s that Shout! Factory artwork…
- Bill Hunt