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Now then... our own Tim Salmons has checked in with a review of Twilight Time’s Equus on Blu-ray, as directed by Sidney Lumet. Don’t miss it!
In announcement news today, Warner Home Video has just – finally – set the Looney Tunes: The Platinum Collection – Volume Three for Blu-ray Disc release on 8/12 (SRP $44.98)! We’ll have additional details on Monday when WHV’s press release is available, but you can see the official cover artwork below.
Warner has also announced the Blu-ray Combo and DVD “Everything Is Awesome” Edition release of The LEGO Movie on 6/17 (SRP $35.99 and $59.98). Extras will include audio commentary by the filmmakers, outtakes, deleted scenes, an Alleyway Test, promo content and 8 featurettes (Batman: A True Artist, Michelangelo and Lincoln: History Cops, Enter the Ninjago, Bringing LEGO to Life, “Everything is Awesome” Sing-Along, See it! Build it!, Stories from the Story Team, and Fan-Made Films: Top Secret Submissions) and on the Blu-ray only, the exclusive Dream Job: Meet The LEGO Builders featurette. The DVD will have it’s on exclusive: It’ll come packed with a an exclusive LEGO Vitruvius mini-figure, a bonus 3D movie, and a collectible 3D Emmet photo.
Other Warner news: The studio has set (for Paramount) a Blu-ray double feature of Laura Croft Tomb Raider and Tomb Raider: The Cradle of Life for release on 7/15. And here’s a surprise: Warner has also set Longmire: The Complete First and Second Seasons for release on Blu-ray Disc on 5/27 (SRP $59.99).
You Godzilla fans should be glad to hear this: The long dormant indie label Tokyo Shock, along with Allegro Video, is releasing Godzilla vs. Megalon and Destroy All Monsters on Blu-ray Disc on 7/22 (SRP $19.98 each, but Amazon has them for just $13.99 - click on the title links to pre-order).
Universal Music has set The Who: Quadrophenia – Live in London for Blu-ray release on 6/10 (SRP $24.98).
Seahawks fans, you’ll be pleased to see the NFL’s Seattle Seahawks: Road to XLVIII on Blu-ray and DVD on 6/10.
13 Amp will release the apocalyptic film Lost Future on Blu-ray and DVD on 6/3. The film stars Sean Bean.
And Scream Factory has set House in the Alley for DVD only release on 5/27.
Here’s a look at the Blu-ray cover artwork for Warner’s Looney Tunes: The Platinum Collection – Volume Three, The LEGO Movie and Longmire: The Complete First and Second Seasons...
And I'll leave you with a picture of Sarah, myself and Sue, from her visit this week...
Have a great weekend!
- Bill Hunt