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Vivien Leigh Collection, new Cosby, Spectacular Now, NYPD Blue: S5 & more

November 06, 2013 - 12:21 pm   |   By 

Okay, we’ve got a very quick release news update for you to today.  I’m only about halfway through The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey – Extended BD documentary features and I’ve about another 5 hours to go, so I need to get back to it if I’m ever going to get a review posted.

Meanwhile, here’s the latest title announcements…

The Cohen Film Collection is releasing The Vivien Leigh Collection on Blu-ray and DVD on 11/19, including 4 restored classic films – Fire Over England (1937), Dark Journey (1937), Storm in a Teacup (1937) and St. Martin’s Lane (1938).  SRP is $59.98 for Blu-ray and $49.98 for DVD.  [Read on here…]

Disney has set the animated Marvel’s Iron Man & Hulk: Heroes United! coming on Blu-ray Combo and DVD on 12/3.

Comedy Central will release Bill Cosby: Far from Finished on Blu-ray and DVD on 11/26 (SRP $19.99 and $16.99).

Warner and the BBC will release Burton & Taylor on DVD only on 2/4 (SRP $24.98).

Lionsgate will release Angels Sing on Blu-ray and DVD on 12/10.  The holiday film stars Harry Connick, Jr. and Connie Britton.  They also have the art house film The Spectacular Now coming on Blu-ray and DVD on 1/14, with deleted scenes, director’s commentary and 4 featurettes.  And on 1/21, look for the comedy Instructions Not Included on Blu-ray and DVD.

Well Go USA Entertainment has set the Jet Li actioner Badges of Fury for Blu-ray and DVD release on 1/7.

Any NYPD Blue fans in the house?  Shout! Factory is releasing NYPD Blue: Season 5 on DVD on 1/21 as a 6-disc set including all 22 episodes.

Anchor Bay Entertainment will release All the Boys Love Mandy Lane on Blu-ray and DVD on 12/3, followed by Scorned on Blu-ray and DVD on 2/4 and Hindenburg: The Last Flight on DVD on 2/11.

IFC Films will release Sebastian Silva’s Crystal Fairy on Blu-ray and DVD on 11/19.  The films stars Michael Cera.

Magnolia will release the documentary Good Ol’ Freda on Blu-ray and DVD on 12/3, which is about The Beatles’ longtime secretary Freda Kelly.  They also have The Hunt coming on Blu-ray and DVD on 12/10, starring Mads Mikkelsen.

Millennium Entertainment has Hell Baby coming on Blu-ray and DVD on 12/31.  This is a comedy from the producers of Reno 911.

Shelter Island has set the documentary Wings of a Warrior: The Jimmy Doolittle Story for DVD only release on 12/3.

Rooster Teeth and Cinedigm will release the web series Red vs. Blue: Season 11 on Blu-ray and DVD on 11/12.

Monarch Home Entertainment has set Please Kill Mr. Know It All on DVD on 11/26.  It’s billed as a “romantic crime comedy”.

Osiris Entertainment has set Bloodline for DVD release on 1/7, followed by Pretty Dead on 1/21 and Remnants on 1/28.

And that’s all for now.  More soon…

- Bill Hunt

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