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Also, Universal has set the catalog titles Coal Miner’s Daughter, Gorillas in the Mist and The Hurricane for release on Blu-ray for the first time on 1/7.
Meanwhile, Paramount has set the Sundance romantic comedy A.C.O.D. for release on Blu-ray, DVD and digital on 1/14.
Paramount has also announced the contents of the Pain & Gain: Special Collector’s Edition Blu-ray that’s due on 12/3 (SRP $39.99). Extras will include 8 behind-the-scenes featurettes (Still a True Story: Ripped from the Headlines, Back to Basics: Michael Bay’s Vision, American Dreamer: Daniel Lugo, Passion Player: Paul Doyle, Dirty Work: Adrian Doorbal, Victimless Crime: Victor Kershaw, Diamonds in the Rough: Locations and The Real Deal: Law Enforcement).
Sony will release The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones on Blu-ray and DVD on 12/3. Extras will include 5 featurettes (Bringing Them to Life, Descendants of the Cup, Deadly Attraction, Entering the Shadow World and Into the Shadows: From Book to Screen), a music video, deleted scenes and an Interactive Lineage Tracker.
Well Go USA Entertainment has set A Single Shot for release on Blu-ray and DVD on 1/14.
Anchor Bay and RaDIUS-TWC have set Keanu Reeves’ directorial debut film, Man of Tai Chi, for release on Blu-ray and DVD on 12/10. This is a martial arts film in which Reeves has reunited with Matrix trilogy fight choreographer Yuen Wo Ping.
Anchor Bay Films has also set Murph: The Protector for Blu-ray, DVD and digital release on 1/7. This is a documentary about the life of fallen Navy Seal Lt. Michael Murphy.
Magnolia will release Touchy Feely on Blu-ray and DVD on 12/10.
Icarus Films has set Chris Marker and Pierre Lhomme’s 1963 Paris documentary Le Joli Mai for release on DVD and digital on 11/26.
And Image Entertainment will release Galactic Adventures: 3D Sun/Mars 3D on Blu-ray on 12/3. The disc will include both Blu-ray 2D and Blu-ray 3D viewing options.
Finally, here’s something interesting for you Amazon and Amazon Prime users: Amazon is paying for the U.S. Postal Service to start delivering their packages on Sunday in addition to the regular Monday-Saturday mail service. That’s pretty cool and kind of brilliant.
We’ll leave you with Blu-ray cover artwork for Riddick, the Pain & Gain: Special Collector’s Edition and Man of Tai Chi…
Back tomorrow with more Blu-ray reviews. Stay tuned…
- Bill Hunt