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300: Rise of an Empire, Hell on Wheels: S3, Helix: S1, MST3K: Volume 30 & more!

May 05, 2014 - 3:19 pm   |   By 

We’ve got another new review for you today: Tim Salmons’ look at the indie-apocalyptic-chic-road-buddy-movie Best Friends Forever. It’s now available on DVD from Horizon and Kino Lorber.

Also today, our own Russell Hammond has updated the Release Dates & Artwork section with all the latest Blu-ray and DVD cover artwork and Amazon.com pre-orders links. As always, ordering titles though our links helps to support our work here at The Bits and we really do appreciate it. [Read on here...]

In announcement news today, Warner Home Video has set 300: Rise of an Empire for Blu-ray 3D Combo release (and probably Blu-ray Combo and DVD release too but they haven’t sent out their press release yet) on 6/24.

Shout! Factory has set Mystery Science Theater 3000: Volume 30 for DVD release on 7/29. The set will include The Black Scorpion, Outlaw (of Gor) a.k.a. Gor II, The Projected Man, and It Lives By Night, along with numerous bonus featurettes, trailers and 4 exclusive mini-posters.

Koch Entertainment has announced the Blu-ray and DVD release of Hell on Wheels: The Complete Third Season on 7/15.

Sony Pictures Home Entertainment has set the comedy Gambit for Blu-ray, DVD and digital release on 5/27, starring Colin Firth, Cameron Diaz, Alan Rickman, Stanley Tucci and Cloris Leachman.

Sony has also set Ron Moore’s Syfy series Helix: Season One for Blu-ray and DVD release on 7/1.

Speaking of science fiction, Image has a BD double-feature of The Colony and Stranded coming on 7/1.

Image Entertainment will release Way of the Wicked for Blu-ray and DVD release on 5/20. Image has also set All Cheerleaders Die for Blu-ray and DVD release on 7/22.

A company called Naedomi is releasing Death for Hire on Blu-ray on 7/15.

Discovery and Gaiam have set Klondike: Season One for Blu-ray release on 6/10.

And PBS has set NOVA: Why Sharks Attack for DVD release on 6/17, followed by NOVA: Escape from Nazi Alcatraz for DVD release on 6/24.

Stay tuned...

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