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All right, we’ve got a few things for you today...

First, our own Michael Coate posted a great new History, Legacy & Showmanship retrospective last night celebrating Steven Spielberg’s Close Encounters of the Third Kind on the occasion of the film’s 40th anniversary. Michael’s column looks back at the film’s initial theatrical run and features another great roundtable discussion of film historians. It’s a good read, so be sure to give it a look.

Now then... a quick commentary. Almost every day, I get asked this question in some form via email or social media: “Why no 3D?” As in: My favorite film was available in 3D in the theater, but how come the studio didn’t release it on Blu-ray 3D for the home? [Read on here…]

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Bits #BD Review – @stephenbjork dives deep into the @ArrowFilmsVideo release of LIES & DECEIT: FIVE FILMS BY CLAUDE CHABROL—now available in an impressive 5-Disc #Bluray boxset with tons of bonus materials. @BillHuntBits thedigitalbits.com/item/lies-and-…
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Bits #BD Review – @stephenbjork takes a look at the 1980 Lucio Fulci poliziotteschi (crime thriller) film CONTRABAND—now available in a 2-Disc #Bluray edition from @CauldronFilms with lots of extras and a CD soundtrack. @BillHuntBits thedigitalbits.com/item/contraban…