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All right, we’re kicking off the second week of Adam’s Hell Plaza Oktoberfest with a review of Scream Factory’s Psycho II: Collector’s Edition on Blu-ray Disc!
We’re also kicking off our Oktoberfest Giveaway-a-Day Fest this afternoon! The fun starts over on the Jahnke’s Electric Theater page on Facebook today at Noon (Pacific), where you’ll have a chance to win a copy of today’s review title: Scream’s Psycho II Blu-ray! Again, be sure to head over there at Noon (Pacific) for your chance to enter and win. [Read on here…]
All right, we’re wrapping up a week of reviews with still more reviews!
Our own Tim Salmons has turned in a look at Disney’s new The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh on Blu-ray, which is not only a terrific classic animated film but it looks like the disc is pretty good too. Don’t miss it!
Also today, we’ve upgraded nine more older Blu-ray reviews from The Original Bits into the new database, including Terry Gilliam’s The Adventures of Baron Munchausen, David Lynch’s Blue Velvet: 25th Anniversary Edition and Richard Rush’s The Stunt Man from Dr. Adam Jahnke, Alejandro Jodorowsky’s El Topo and The Holy Mountain from Doogan, Danny Boyle’s Sunshine from the late great Barrie Maxwell and my own reviews of a pair of great space documentaries, The Wonders of the Solar System and The Wonder of It All, as well as Zhang Yimou’s visually stunning and poetic Hero. Enjoy!
Also here at The Bits today, we’ve now got a complete and official listing of all the extras that will be included on Warner’s newly-announced Blu-ray Disc versions of Pacific Rim (due on 10/15). Here’s what to look for... [Read on here...]
We’ve got two more Blu-ray Disc reviews for you this afternoon. Our own Tim Salmons has checked out a pair of recent titles from Shout! and Scream Factory, including Dark Angel (a.k.a. I Come in Peace) and the double feature of X-Ray / Schizoid. Enjoy!
In announcement news today, Disney has officially set the Mary Poppins: 50th Anniversary Edition for release on Blu-ray Combo on 12/10. The film has received an “all-new digital restoration” for this release. Newly-produced extras will include Mary-OKE (a sing-along feature to 4 songs from the film) and the Becoming Mr. Sherman featurette featuring actor Jason Schwartzman and Richard Sherman (designed to promote the new film Saving Mr. Banks). One hopes all the vintage bonus material will also carry over, but the press release doesn’t indicate. You’ll find the final cover artwork below (and the title is now available for pre-order on Amazon by clicking on the cover). […]