• Fox makes Dawn of the Planet of the Apes official for BD3D, BD & DVD on 12/2 with specs & art
  • FUNimation releases new extras details on their Cowboy Bebop: The Complete Series Blu-ray
  • It's Dr. Jahnke and the Halloween: Complete Collection - Deluxe Edition Blu-ray box review!
  • Michael Coate's History, Legacy & Showmanship celebrates the 50th Anniversary of Goldfinger!
  • Michael Coate remembers TV's Bewitched on its 50th anniversary
  • “What can Star Trek fans do to encourage CBS to release Deep Space Nine on Blu-ray?”
  • Some Thoughts on Blu-ray 4K (or... I Want to Believe)
  • Tony and the boys go Blu at last in HBO's The Sopranos: The Complete Series BD on 11/4
  • Fox makes Dawn of the Planet of the Apes official for BD3D, BD & DVD on 12/2 with specs & art
  • FUNimation releases new extras details on their Cowboy Bebop: The Complete Series Blu-ray
  • It's Dr. Jahnke and the Halloween: Complete Collection - Deluxe Edition Blu-ray box review!
  • Michael Coate's History, Legacy & Showmanship celebrates the 50th Anniversary of Goldfinger!
  • Michael Coate remembers TV's Bewitched on its 50th anniversary
  • Question: “What can Star Trek fans do to encourage CBS to release Deep Space Nine on Blu-ray?”
  • Some Thoughts on Blu-ray 4K (or: I Want to Believe, But...)
  • Tony and the boys go Blu at last in HBO's The Sopranos: The Complete Series BD on 11/4
My Two Cents
September 30, 2014 - 1:48 pm

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We’re kicking off things today here at The Bits with Todd’s weekly Doogan’s Queue column, in which he highlights the best of all the new Blu-ray and DVD releases available in stores today. Don’t miss it.

Adam has also turned in this week’s Burnt Offerings: MOD DVD column, running down the latest in small batch DVD and Blu-ray titles from the various studio classics archives, as well as what’s new in streaming on Warner Archive Instant, Netflix, Hulu, etc. Don’t miss it.

Also, our own Russell Hammond has posted the weekly update of the Release Dates & Artwork section featuring all the latest Blu-ray and DVD cover artwork, each with its own Amazon pre-order link. Don’t forget – anytime you order anything at all from Amazon after clicking through to our links, you’re helping to support our work here at The Bits and we really appreciate it.  [Read on here…]


September 30, 2014 - 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


September 29, 2014 - 1:02 pm

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It’s a new week and we’re kicking things off here at The Bits with a new review from our own Tim Salmons… Denis Villeneuve’s Enemy, starring Jake Gyllenhaal and released on Blu-ray by Lionsgate. Enjoy!  [Read on here…]


September 26, 2014 - 12:31 pm

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We’ve just a quick one for you today, as there’s not a lot of announcement news to report. But let’s clear the decks on what there is first…

Lionsgate has announced the 10/28 release of Life of Crime and The Prince on Blu-ray, DVD and digital.

Shout! Factory will release the animated Thunder and the House of Magic on Blu-ray 3D Combo and DVD on 9/30.  [Read on here…]


September 25, 2014 - 1:38 pm

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We’ve got some nifty bits of announcement news for you today, so let’s get to it…

First up, Paramount will release Hercules on Blu-ray Combo and Blu-ray 3D Combo on 11/4. Each will include both the theatrical and extended cuts of the film, along with audio commentary by director Brett Ratner and producer Beau Flynn, 15 deleted/extended scenes, and 5 featurettes (including Brett Ratner and Dwayne Johnson: An Introduction, Hercules and his Mercenaries, Weapons!, The Bessi Battle, and The Effects of Hercules).  [Read on here…]


September 24, 2014 - 1:15 pm

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We’ve a couple of quick items for you here at The Bits today. Tim has just turned in a review of Kino Lorber’s A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum, a 1966 film by director Richard Lester. Also, our own Russell Hammond has updated the Release Dates & Artwork section with all the latest Blu-ray and DVD cover artwork and Amazon.com pre-order links. Remember that any time you order virtually anything from Amazon after clicking through our links here at The Bits, you’re helping to support our work and we really do appreciate it.  [Read on here…]


September 22, 2014 - 1:00 pm

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Let’s get right to the star of today’s update here in The Bits, shall we?

Our very own Dr. Adam Jahnke has just posted his overall review of Scream Factory and Anchor Bay’s terrific new Halloween: The Complete Collection – Deluxe Edition Blu-ray box set! Jahnke talks overall quality and content, and reviews the first three films in the set. You can also look at this review as a preview of this year’s Hell Plaza Oktoberfest (which kicks off on 10/1), for which he’ll review all the rest of the films in the set plus a whole lot more. The good news is: This is finally the Halloween set you’ve been waiting for. Enjoy!  [Read on here…]


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