Bits BD Review – Bill takes a look at Universal's new Spartacus: Restored Edition http://t.co/Ms7prL0nTE
In announcement news today, PBS has set Masterpiece: Downton Abbey – Season Five for Blu-ray release on 1/27 (SRP $54.99).
Warner Home Video has set Joe Dante’s Looney Tunes Back in Action feature film for Blu-ray release on 12/2.
Retail Sources are telling us to expect Funimation’s Cowboy Bebop: The Complete Series on Blu-ray and DVD on 12/16. Amazon currently has their exclusive BD/DVD Combo edition up for pre-order with an SRP of $99.98 and a sale price of $69.99.
Disney is planning to release Star Wars: Rebels – Spark of Rebellion on DVD on 10/14 (SRP $19.99). No word yet of a BD release.
Twilight Time has announced its 9/9 Blu-ray release slate, due to include Richard Fleischer’s Che! (1969), John Irvin’s The Dogs of War (1980), Sam Peckinpah’s The Killer Elite (1975 – the disc also includes Peckinpah’s Noon Wine from 1966), Luis Valdez’s La Bamba (1987), and Oliver Stone’s Salvador (1986)! So awesome to see The Killer Elite coming to BD. Pre-orders begin on Wednesday, 8/20 at 1 PM Pacific.
Universal is releasing a White Christmas: Diamond Anniversary Blu-ray on 10/14.
Cinedigm will release all 52 episodes of the Denver the Last Dinosaur TV series (from the late 1980s) on DVD on 9/19.
Drafthouse Films has Nothing Bad Can Happen coming on Blu-ray and DVD on 10/14.
Kino is releasing a Mario Bava Collection: Black Sabbath/Black Sunday double feature on Blu-ray on 10/7.
MPI Home Video will release Summer of Blood on Blu-ray on 11/11.
Milestone Films has set Portrait of Jason: Project Shirley, Volume Two for BD release on as well 11/11.
Well Go USA will release American Muscle on Blu-ray and DVD on 9/30.
And New Video has Ardennes Fury coming to BD on 11/11 too, along with Dog on 11/4.
Here’s a look at the BD cover art for Mad Men: The Final Season – Part 1 (due 10/21), Kino’s Black Sabbath/Black Sunday, temp art for Cowboy Bebop: The Complete Series, Twilight’s Salvador and The Killer Elite, and Disney’s Star Wars: Rebels – Spark of Rebellion DVD...
- Bill Hunt