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Inside Llewyn Davis, Lake Placid, Longmire: S2 & more, plus Pete Seeger RIP

January 29, 2014 - 4:49 pm   |   By 

Afternoon, folks. We’ve got a new Blu-ray review for you to check out today: Our own Joe Marchese has turned in his thoughts on Twilight Time’s The Sound and the Fury. Do check it out.

In announcement news today, Sony has set the Coen Brothers’ Inside Llewyn Davis for Blu-ray and DVD release on 3/11 (SRP $35.99 and $30.99). Extras will include at least one featurette – Inside “Inside Llewyn Davis”. [Read on here…]

Paramount and Comedy Central have set Jim Gaffigan: Obsessed for Blu-ray and DVD release on 4/29.

Scream Factory has revealed that they’re working on a Lake Placid: Collector’s Edition for release on Blu-ray and DVD sometime this summer.  Also coming to Blu-ray this summer from Scream are Hellhole and Dog Soldiers.  The Dog Soldiers: Collector’s Edition is the only one that has a street date as yet – look for it on 6/24. You can see cover artwork below.

Warner Home Video has set Longmire: The Complete Second Season for DVD only release on 5/13. Extras will include the Testing Courage: The Storm Defines the Man featurette and a pair of extended episodes (2x07 and 2x13 specifically).

Warner has also set the animated DC Universe: Son of Batman for Blu-ray and DVD release on 5/6 (SRP $24.98 and $19.98).

And Warner will release Nikita: The Complete Fourth and Final Season on Blu-ray and DVD on 4/22 (SRP $25.98 and $19.98).

Phase 4 Films and XLrator Media will release Jamesy Boy on Blu-ray and DVD on 2/25.

And Well Go USA Entertainment has set the WWII martial arts action film The Wrath of Vajra for Blu-ray and DVD release on 3/11.

Finally today, we want to take a moment to acknowledge the passing of the acclaimed folk musician Pete Seeger on Monday. He was 91. More here at The New York Times.

Here’s a look at the Blu-ray Disc cover artwork for Inside Llewyn Davis, Lionsgate’s All Is Lost (due 2/11), Fox’s 12 Years a Slave (3/4), Scream’s Dog Soldiers, Anchor Bay’s Philomena (TBA) and Magnolia’s Mr. Nobody (2/25)…

Inside Llewyn Davis (Blu-ray Disc)    All Is Lost (Blu-ray Disc)    12 Years a Slave (Blu-ray Disc)

Dog Soldiers: Collector's Edition (Blu-ray Disc)    Philomena (Blu-ray Disc)    Mr. Nobody (Blu-ray Disc)

Stay tuned…

- Bill Hunt

 

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