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This is the last week of Tim Salmons’ Halloween Hangover here at The Bits, and he kicks it off with a review of Scott Spiegel’s 1989 Intruder: Director’s Cut, now available on Blu-ray from Synapse Films. Our own Jim Hemphill has also turned in another Kino Lorber Studio Classics Blu-ray review today, featuring John Ford’s 1937 film The Hurricane. Be sure to check them out. [Read on here…]
Morning, folks. We’ve had pretty strong response to our column from yesterday about out-of-control retail Blu-ray exclusives. Seems like a lot of you are irritated by this trend as taken to its recent extreme.
Meanwhile, we’ve got some new announcement and release news for you today…
The big news is that Universal has set Riddick for release on Blu-ray/DVD Combo on 1/14. The digital release will happen on 12/17. The BD will include an unrated director’s cut version of the film. Extras will include 6 featurettes (Riddick: Blindsided, Meet the Mercs, Vin’s Riddick, The World of Riddick, Riddickian Tech and The Twohy Touch). There will also be a new Riddick: Complete Collection on Blu-ray that same day that includes Pitch Black, The Chronicles of Riddick, Dark Fury and Riddick in one package. [Read on here…]