At long last, The Abyss is coming to Blu-ray in 2017. And probably 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray too. Per James Cameron:... https://t.co/apFbQWSHUb
Also today, Warner Home Video has officially set The Veronica Mars Movie for Blu-ray release on 5/6 (SRP $29.98). The disc will include the By the Fans: The Making of the Veronica Mars Movie documentary, the More On-Set Fun featurette, deleted scenes, an UltraViolet digital copy and more.
Warner has also set the Samuel Goldwyn Jr. Family Trust titles The Little Foxes, Dead End and Ball of Fire for DVD only release on 7/15 (SRP $14.97 each).
Meanwhile, Paramount will release Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit for Blu-ray Combo release on 6/10. Among the disc’s extras will be audio commentary by Kenneth Branagh and Lorenzo di Bonaventura, 4 featurettes (Jack Ryan: The Smartest Guy in the Room, Sir Kenneth Branagh: The Tsar of Shadow Recruit, Jack Ryan: A Thinking Man of Action, and Old Enemies Return), and deleted and extended scenes with optional commentary.
Universal has set You, Me and Dupree, The Breakup, and a Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason – 10th Anniversary Edition for Blu-ray release on 6/3.
Here at The Bits today, our own Dr. Jahnke has posted a new installment of his Burnt Offerings: MOD DVD column running down this week’s latest from Warner Archive, Paramount (via Warner Archive) and also 20th Century Fox Cinema Archives. Green Lantern: The Animated Series anyone? Enjoy!
Finally, our own Russell Hammond has posted the weekly Release Dates & Artwork update here at The Bits, featuring all the latest Blu-ray and DVD cover artwork and Amazon.com pre-order links. As always, a portion of anything you order from Amazon through our links goes to help support our work here and we surely do appreciate it.
We’ll leave you today with a look at the Blu-ray art for all six Criterion titles, plus Paramount’s Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit and Paranormal Activity: The Marked Ones (due 4/8), and Warner’s Veronica Mars..
Back tomorrow with some more new BD reviews – stay tuned!
- Bill Hunt