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Transformers: Age of Extinction pre-orders, plus Jamie Lee Curtis new commentary & interviews for the Halloween set

June 30, 2014 - 2:41 pm   |   by
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All right, some quick news updates today...

Sony Pictures Home Entertainment has set the CG-animated film Appleseed Alpha for Blu-ray, DVD and digital release on 7/22. The discs includes audio commentary with the filmmakers and an 11-part “making of” documentary.

PBS Distribution is releasing the British sitcom Vicious, starring Sir Ian McKellen and Derek Jacobi, on DVD on 7/8. [Read on here…]

Millennium Entertainment has set John Tutorro’s Fading Gigolo for release on Blu-ray on 8/19.

Anchor Bay Entertainment has set Grave Halloween for release on DVD on 9/30.

EOne Entertainment has set Cuban Fury for Blu-ray and DVD on 7/29.

Well Go USA Entertainment has Swelter coming on Blu-ray and DVD on 8/12.

Shout! Factory and Hasbro Studios have set Transformers Cybertron: The Complete Series for 7-disc DVD release on 8/5 (SRP $44.99).

Speaking of Transformers, are any of you guys fans of Michael Bay’s live action movies? Amazon.com is already taking pre-orders on an exclusive Blu-ray version of Transformers: Age of Extinction that includes a limited edition statue of Grimlock and Optimus Prime (they have it for $79.99). Here’s what it looks like…

Transformers: Age of Extinction Blu-ray exclusive

 And finally, here’s something cool: Actress Jamie Lee Curtis has recorded new interviews and audio commentary for the upcoming Halloween: The Complete Collection Blu-ray set! Here’s a photo of Curtis with Halloween H20 director Steve Miner (right) and moderator Sean Clark (center). Cool news indeed:

Halloween: The Complete Collection commentary session

Finally, a quick heads-up: Barnes & Noble has kicked off their regular 50% Criterion Blu-rays and DVDs sale today online (it starts on 7/1 in stores). The sale runs until 7/28, so be sure to take advantage if you wish.

We’ll leave you today with a look at Kino Lorber’s The Great Train Robbery and Juggernaut (due 9/16 and 9/9 respectively) and Paramount’s regular BD version of Transformers: Age of Extinction (TBA)…

The Great Train Robbery (Blu-ray Disc)    Juggernaut (Blu-ray Disc)    Transformers: Age of Extinction (Temp Blu-ray)

Back with more tomorrow. Stay tuned...

- Bill Hunt

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