Burnt Offerings: MOD DVD
Tuesday, 29 April 2014 10:38

Burnt Offerings For April 29, 2014

It’s a slow week for MOD releases but, as usual, there are a couple of titles worth investigating.

Do yourself a favor and click on the banner below to head over to the Warner Archive store. Or if you’re in a Foxy, Sony or Uni mood, visit Amazon.com through the banners below and shop ‘til you drop. [Read on here...]

Wednesday, 23 April 2014 10:14

Burnt Offerings For April 23, 2014

Sorry this column is appearing a little later than usual this week. But I would be remiss in my duties as The Bits’ official chronicler of Manufactured-On-Demand titles if I didn’t chime in on this week’s offerings. There are a few very intriguing discs this week, so head over to Ye Olde Warner Shoppe Dot Com (via yon banner) for Warner Archive’s titles and Amazon’s Wonder Emporium for your Fox desires. [Read on here...]

Tuesday, 15 April 2014 09:36

Burnt Offerings For April 15, 2014

There are just a handful of new MOD releases this week.

But WonderCon is invading Anaheim this weekend and Warner Archive has a big presence with several panels and a booth on the floor. Smart money says to expect a few announcements to trickle out of the con, so keep your eyes and ears open. In the meantime, here is Warner Archive’s panel schedule, for those of you heading to Anaheim. [Read on here...]

Tuesday, 08 April 2014 09:23

Burnt Offerings For April 8, 2014

It’s a mixed bag of MOD madness this week, with animation, musicals and some wonders and oddities coming back into print after a long absence. Plus, there’s word of a couple new Blu-ray releases coming from Warner Archive in the near future: the 1955 musical Hit The Deck and John Milius’ The Wind And The Lion with Sean Connery. More on those gems when they arrive but for now, as per usual, click on the sassy l’il banner on this page to head over to the Warner Archive shop and head over to Amazon for all your Fox needs and desires. [Read on here...]

Tuesday, 01 April 2014 11:29

Burnt Offerings For April 1, 2014

It’s a bit of a slow week for Warner Archive but the next waves of Sony and Fox titles are here to pick up the slack, ready to be manufactured upon your demand.

Visit the Warner Archive shop for all your Warner and Sony needs, Amazon for Fox and add discs a’plenty to your shopping carts. [Read on here...]

Tuesday, 18 March 2014 11:15

Burnt Offerings For March 18, 2014

This week, the wild world of MOD brings us new titles from Warner Archive, some returning favorites from Paramount (via Warner Archive) and some highly desired classics from 20th Century Fox. As always, Warner Archive discs are available from Ye Olde Warner Shoppe, just a click away thanks to banner magic, and Fox discs are purchasable from Amazon.com. I’m sure there’s something somewhere on this page that’ll get you there.  [Read on here...]

Big release news today: Warner Home Video has just officially announced the Blu-ray and DVD release of The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug on 4/8. There’s a Blu-ray/DVD Combo pack (SRP $35.99), a Blu-ray 3D/Blu-ray/DVD Combo pack (SRP $44.95) and a rental DVD version (priced at $22.97). This is of course the theatrical version of the film. Extras on both Blu-ray versions will include Production Videos, New Zealand: Home of Middle-Earth, Part 2 and something called Peter Jackson Invites You to the Set. There’s no word yet on the forthcoming BD and BD3D release of the Extended Edition of the film, but if the past is any predictor (and it usually is) look for those to street on either 11/4 or 11/11. Meanwhile, you’ll find the cover artwork below.  [Read on here...]

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Tuesday, 18 February 2014 10:03

Burnt Offerings For February 18, 2014

Sort of a slowish week on the MOD front but there are a few items worth checking out. As usual, Warner Archive’s offerings are available from the dubya dubya dubya Warner Archive dot com, easily accessed via the handsome banner you see before you. Fox’s Cinema Archives discs are available on Amazon.  [Read on here…]

Wednesday, 12 February 2014 11:11

Burnt Offerings For February 12, 2014

Some cool stuff is ready to be manufactured upon your demand this week, including a very rare curio from Hollywood’s Golden Age and a few long out of print titles finally making a comeback. Warner Archive titles are available by clicking on the little blue-and-white WB shield below and going to the Warner Archive shop. 20th Century Fox titles are available on Amazon.  [Read on here...]

Monday, 30 December 2013 13:48

The Burnt Offerings 2013 Studio Report Card

As one year fades away and a new year begins, it seems like a good idea to take a look at where the MOD initiative stands. And what better way to do that than by handing out some good old fashioned letter grades?

Yes, it’s time for the official Burnt Offerings 2013 Studio Report Card! Single file, children, and make sure you have your CEOs sign your report card and return them to me when the new term begins.  [Read on here...]

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