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Clint Eastwood’s True Crime coming to BD, plus Lady in the Van, Ip Man 3, new Kino classics & more

March 7, 2016 - 3:02 pm   |   by
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I’m working on a few more of those Ultra HD reviews for posting over the next couple days, so today’s update is going to be brief. But we do have a few interesting items for you today...

First up, our own Tim Salmons has just kicked off his latest installments of his Dailies: Pick-Ups column. This week, Tim’s going to catch up with a few great Blu-ray titles from our friends at Arrow Video, the first of which is Buddy Cooper’s The Mutilator (1985). Do give it a look.  [Read on here…]

In terms of new announcement news today, Warner Home Video has set Clint Eastwood’s True Crime and City Heat for Blu-ray release on 5/3.

Sony Pictures Home Entertainment has set director Nicholas Hytner’s The Lady in the Van, starring Maggie Smith, for Blu-ray, DVD, and digital HD release on 4/19. Extras will include director’s commentary, deleted scenes, and 3 featurettes (Playing The Lady: Maggie Smith as Miss Shepherd, The Making of The Lady in the Van, and The Visual Effects).

Well Go USA Entertainment has just officially announced the 4/59 Blu-ray and DVD release of Ip Man 3 (with the digital HD release due on 4/5). This will be the final installment of the Ip Man trilogy.

Kino Lorber has just revealed the 6/14 Blu-ray release of Andrew V. McLaglen’s Something Big (1971), followed by the 6/21 Blu-ray and DVD release of Edmond O’Brien and Howard W. Koch’s Shield for Murder (1954) and Andre de Toth’s Hidden Fear (1957).

Anchor Bay has Tumbledown coming to Blu-ray and DVD on 4/5, starring Jason Sudeikis and Rebecca Hall.

RLJ Entertainment has Curveball coming to DVD and digital on 4/5.

And in other news, our friends at Home Media Magazine have just opened the online voting for the 2016 Home Media Magazine Awards for the best Blu-ray and DVD titles of 2016. Once again this year, I’m honored to serve as one of the judges. You can get your votes in here.

All right, we’ll leave you today with a look at some new deep catalog Blu-ray cover artwork for great upcoming titles from Olive, Kino and more. Click on the covers to pre-order them on Amazon.com...

True Crime (Blu-ray Disc)    Ip Man 3 (Blu-ray Disc)    The Lady in the Van (Blu-ray Disc)

Agent Cody Banks (Blu-ray Disc)    Zapped! (Blu-ray Disc)    Rich Kids (Blu-ray Disc)

The People That Time Forgot (Blu-ray Disc)    The Manhattan Project (Blu-ray Disc)    Solar Babies (Blu-ray Disc)

Stay tuned...

- Bill Hunt (@BillHuntBits)

 

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