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We’ve got a couple interesting things for you this afternoon before we get to today’s release news...

First up, reviews... I’ve posted my in-depth thoughts on Tim Burton’s Batman (1989) in 4K Ultra HD here at The Bits and will have reviews of Batman Returns, Batman Forever, and Batman & Robin in 4K over the next few days. The upshot of this first Batman film in 4K is that Warner’s new transfer and Atmos mix are terrific, but the HDR may take a little getting used to and a few of the sound effects have been changed for reasons explained in the review. You can read that here.

Also, Tim has posted a review of Archer: Danger Island – The Complete Season Nine on DVD from Fox and Dennis has looked at Isn’t It Romantic on Blu-ray from Warner.

And some of you may know that this past weekend was the 40th anniversary of Ridley Scott’s original Alien (1979). So our own Michael Coate has posted a new History, Legacy, and Showmanship retrospective column looking back at the film’s theatrical release. It includes a great new roundtable of experts to discuss the film, including authors Chris Barsanti, Paul M. Sammon, and J.W. Rinzler (whose new book The Making of Alien is coming in July). You can read the piece here and if you’re a fan of the film, I think you’ll really enjoy it. [Read on here...]

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Bits #BD Review – Dennis takes a look at the #Bluray release of LON CHANEY: BEFORE THE THOUSAND FACES – VOLUME 2 featuring 5 rare surviving #silent films with the aid of the Library of Congress—now available from @UndercrankProd. @BillHuntBits thedigitalbits.com/item/lon-chane…
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Now available for pre-order exclusively on Amazon: Steven Spielberg’s E.T. THE EXTRA-TERRESTRIAL LIMITED EDITION 40TH ANNIVERSAY GIFT SET in #4K #UltraHD from Universal. Street date TBA 10/18. Comes with a lunch box, thermos & a softcover art book... amazon.com/exec/obidos/AS…
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Today on The Bits – @Criterion’s November #Bluray & #UltraHD slate includes In the Mood for Love, Power of the Dog & Malcolm X, plus The Usual Suspects & The Changeling are coming to #4K & Wolfgang Petersen RIP thedigitalbits.com/columns/my-two…