My Two Cents: Blu-ray News - Get Smart goes digital, plus B&N Criterion sale continues http://t.co/WeTUh9o9qP
In announcement news this afternoon, Warner Home Video has set Transcendence for Blu-ray, DVD and digital release on 7/22 (SRP is $35.99 for the Blu-ray version). Extras will include 7 featurettes (What Is Transcendence?, Wally Pfister: A Singular Vision, Guarding the Threat, The Promise of A.I., It’s Me, Singularity, and R.I.F.T.), plus a pair of trailers.
Warner has also set a Gone with the Wind: 75th Anniversary Ultimate Collector’s Edition box set for release on Blu-ray on 9/30 (SRP $49.99). Just in case you don’t already have the film on BD yet. All of the previous disc-based extras will be included, as will 2 new features, including footage of Clark Gable and Vivien Leigh attending the original movie premiere in Atlanta and the Old South/New South documentary on the film’s locations and how they’ve changed over time. From the press release, this will be “fittingly presented in limited and numbered sets, with new collectible packaging, new enhanced content and new collectible memorabilia. The memorabilia includes a replica of Rhett Butler’s handkerchief and a music box paperweight playing Tara’s theme with an image on top of the Rhett-Scarlett kiss. Also included is a 36-page companion booklet featuring a look at the immortal style of Gone with the Wind, written by New York fashion designer and Project Runway finalist Austin Scarlett, whose signature look reflects the romantic elegance of the Gone with the Wind era.” So there you go.
Meanwhile, Magnolia Home Entertainment has officially set Lars Von Trier’s Nymphomaniac: Volume I & II for Blu-ray and DVD release on 7/8 (SRP $29.98 and $26.98). Extras will include 4 featurettes (The Characters, The Director, The Sex, and AXS TV: A Look at Nymphomaniac), as well as trailers for each volume.
Magnolia also has Stage Fright coming on Blu-ray and DVD on 7/8.
Lionsgate has set a new animated version of Tarzan for Blu-ray, DVD and digital release on 8/5.
Sony will release Make Your Move on Blu-ray, DVD and digital on 7/22.
And finally, Film Movement will release Will You Still Love Me Tomorrow? on DVD on 7/8.
- Bill Hunt