• Steven Spielberg's Munich comes to BD at last on 2/17... but as a Best Buy exclusive
  • Paramount officially announces Christopher Nolan's Interstellar for Blu-ray and DVD on 3/31
  • Warner announces a new Goodfellas: 25th Anniversary Edition Blu-ray newly-mastered from 4K
  • Bill Mumy says Fox is bringing classic Lost in Space to Blu-ray in September for its 50th Anniversary!
  • The 2015 Oscar nominations are in, plus Theory of Everything is now official for BD on 2/17
  • The BDA reveals Ultra HD Blu-ray name and MAJOR new format details to The Digital Bits
  • The Bits at CES 2015 - 4K UHD TVs & Blu-ray, Quantum Dots, Pono Music & more!
  • Michael Coate talks 007 with film historians on the 45th anniversary of On Her Majesty's Secret Service
  • Steven Spielberg's Munich comes to BD at last on 2/17... but as a Best Buy exclusive
  • Paramount officially announces Christopher Nolan's Interstellar for Blu-ray and DVD release on 3/31
  • Warner announces a new Goodfellas: 25th Anniversary Edition Blu-ray newly-mastered from 4K
  • Bill Mumy says Fox is bringing classic Lost in Space to Blu-ray in September for its 50th Anniversary!
  • The 2015 Oscar nominations are in, plus Theory of Everything is now official for BD on 2/17
  • The BDA reveals Ultra HD Blu-ray name and MAJOR new format details to The Digital Bits
  • The Bits at CES 2015 - 4K UHD TVs & Blu-ray, Quantum Dots, Pono Music & more!
  • Michael Coate talks 007 with film historians on the 45th anniversary of On Her Majesty's Secret Service
My Two Cents
January 30, 2015 - 12:38 pm

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The big unofficial release news today is that we now finally have a release date for director Ridley Scott’s Exodus: Gods & Kings. Per Amazon, look for it on 3/17 on Blu-ray and DVD from 20th Century Fox. The Blu-ray is now available for pre-order on Amazon here.  [Read on here…]


January 29, 2015 - 3:53 pm

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As promised, we’ve got more Blu-ray reviews for you today here at The Bits...

First of all, I’ve taken a good long look at Terry Gilliam’s The Zero Theorem, newly available on Blu-ray from Well Go USA, and found it to be well worth your time. You can read my thoughts on it here.  [Read on here…]


January 28, 2015 - 4:18 pm

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All right, there’s not a lot of release news today, so I thought we’d catch up on some Blu-ray reviews...

First up today, we have a new review from our own Tim Salmons of Universal and Laika’s excellent The Boxtrolls on Blu-ray. It’s a great little film, and we always love seeing stop-motion animation get its due in this time when CG seems to dominate for such titles.  [Read on here…]


January 27, 2015 - 12:05 pm

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Today’s update is going to be a quick one, as business outside of the Matrix calls this afternoon. Nevertheless, we will have Russell Hammond’s weekly Release Dates & Artwork section update posted shortly, so be sure to stay tuned for that.

In release news today, 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment has set Night at the Museum 3 for Blu-ray and DVD release on 3/10. Details to follow.  [Read on here…]


January 27, 2015 - 6:00 am

This is just a quick post to let you all know that our own Russell Hammond has updated the Release Dates & Artwork section as usual with all the latest Blu-ray, DVD and Video Game cover artwork and Amazon.com pre-order links. Just click on RELEASE DATES & ART in the menu above. As always, a portion of anything you order from Amazon after clicking through to them from our links goes to help support our work here at The Bits and we really appreciate it!

- Bill Hunt


January 26, 2015 - 2:21 pm

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We’ve got some interesting announcement news for you all today. Let’s start with Sony...

Sony has officially announced the Blu-ray and DVD release of Foxcatcher on 3/3, with the digital HD release due on 2/20. Extras on the Blu-ray will include deleted scenes and The Story of Foxcatcher featurette.

Sony has also officially announced the Blu-ray and DVD release of the Oscar-nominated Whiplash on Blu-ray, DVD and digital HD on 2/24. Both disc versions will include audio commentary with writer/director Damien Chazelle and actor J.K. Simmons and the An Evening at the Toronto International Film Festival featurette. To this the Blu-ray will exclusively add a deleted scene and the original Whiplash short film both with optional commentary and the Timekeepers featurette featuring famous drummers talking about their art.  [Read on here…]


January 23, 2015 - 1:41 pm

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Well… we knew it was coming and now Paramount has finally officially announced the 3-disc Blu-ray Combo and DVD release of Christopher Nolan’s Interstellar with a street date of 3/31 (SRP $39.99 and $29.99), with a digital release on 3/17. Disc One of the Blu-ray will include the film in 1080p HD (I’m working to confirm the aspect ratio), with audio in English 5.1 DTS-HD Master Audio, French 5.1 Dolby Digital, Spanish 5.1 Dolby Digital, and English Audio Description and English, English SDH, French and Spanish subtitles.  [Read on here…]


January 22, 2015 - 12:13 pm

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All right, so now it looks as if there are two Blu-ray versions of Fox’s The Sound of Music: 50th Anniversary Edition due on 3/10. The 2-disc edition we mentioned yesterday (SRP $24.99 but Amazon has it for $17.49) and also a 5-disc Ultimate Collector’s Edition (SRP $49.99 but Amazon has it for $34.99).  [Read on here…]


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