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Wednesday, 29 October 2014 15:34

River’s Edge, Falcon & the Snowman, Zero Theorem, new Sony/Gallery 88 Steelbook BDs & more

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All right, getting back to business here at The Bits

First up, Adam’s Hell Plaza Oktoberfest review for the day is none other than Rino Di Silvestro’s 1976 film Werewolf Woman, on Blu-ray from RaroVideo. Just two more Oktoberfest titles to go!

Also today here at the site, we have Adam’s weekly Burnt Offerings: MOD DVD column, running down this week’s new small batch titles. And Russell Hammond has updated the Release Dates & Artwork section this week as well, with all the latest Blu-ray and DVD cover artwork, as well as Amazon pre-order links.  [Read on here…]

Just a heads-up: We’ll have Todd’s Doogan’s Queue and a new piece from View from the Cheap Seats from Bud Elder tomorrow as well.

In announcement news today, Kino Video has announced some great Blu-ray catalog titles today, including River’s Edge, The Falcon and the Snowman, Foxes, and At the Earth’s Core. All are due on 1/13/15. See the cover artwork below.

Warner Home Video has set a LEGO: Super Sweet Collection for DVD only release on 2/24/15 (SRP $32.98), including The LEGO Movie and LEGO: Batman – The Movie along with an exclusive LEGO Emmet LEDlite keychain. So there you go.

Meanwhile, Lionsgate has set the documentary Dinosaur 13 for Blu-ray and DVD release on 1/6/13.

Well Go USA has Traffickers due on Blu-ray and DVD on 12/23.

It hasn’t been officially announced yet, but it also appears that Well Go USA will be releasing Terry Gilliam’s The Zero Theorem on Blu-ray and DVD on 1/20/15. The Blu-ray is already available for pre-order on Amazon at this link.

Olive has set Fugly for release on Blu-ray and DVD on 1/13.

Anderson Digital has set the Garfield Holiday Collection for release on DVD on 11/4, including Garfield Halloween Adventure, Garfield on the Town, A Garfield Christmas, A Garfield Thanksgiving, and Garfield in Paradise. SRP is $14.99 and the title will be a Walmart exclusive.

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PBS Distribution has set Sand Wars for DVD only release on 12/2.

Eagle Rock Entertainment has announced the 1/13/15 Blu-ray and DVD release of the Genesis: Sum of the Parts documentary on the progressive-turned-pop rock band’s career.

And MPI has the IFC Midnight title At the Devil’s Door due on Blu-ray on 12/16, followed by The Trip to Italy on 12/23. That last one stars Steve Coogan.

Finally, Sony Pictures Home Entertainment is teaming up with Gallery 1988 artists to produce new Best Buy-exclusive Steelbook cover artwork for a batch of upcoming Blu-ray releases, due on 11/23 for a limited time only. The titles include Das Boot, Desperado, District 9, Drive, Leon: The Professional, Dr. Strangelove, Easy Rider, The Fifth Element, The Karate Kid, Kung Fu Hustle, Snatch, The Raid: Redemption, Stripes, Superbad, Taxi Driver, and Tommy. Here’s what three of them look like (and you can see another above)…

Das Boot (Best Buy exclusive Blu-ray)  Leon (Best Buy exclusive Blu-ray)  The Fifth Element (Best Buy exclusive Blu-ray)

We’ll leave you today with a look at the cover artwork for some of those Kino titles we mentioned above (and more), all available for pre-order on Amazon by clicking on the image…

At the Earth's Core (Blu-ray Disc)    The Falcon and the Snowman (Blu-ray Disc)    The River's Edge (Blu-ray Disc)

Foxes (Blu-ray Disc)    The Trip to Italy (Blu-ray Disc)    At the Devil's Door (Blu-ray Disc)

Stay tuned...

- Bill Hunt


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