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Blu-ray news – Pillow Book, Longest Ride, Company Business, Merchants of Doubt & more new titles

May 18, 2015 - 3:26 pm   |   by
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We’ve got just a quick Blu-ray release news update for you this afternoon, so let’s get to it…

As we’ve previously reported, Paramount has set Project Almanac for Blu-ray and DVD on 6/9. We now have the final cover art for you below.

Film Movement is releasing Peter Greenaway’s The Pillow Book on Blu-ray and DVD on 6/9. The disc will include a new audio commentary with Greenaway, the trailer, and a new essay by film critic Nicolas Rapold.  [Read on here…]

Lionsgate has set Slow West for Blu-ray and DVD release on 7/7, followed by Albino Alligator on both formats on 7/21.

20th Century Fox Home Entertainment has announced The Longest Ride for release on 7/14.

Sony has set the Robert Kenner’s documentary Merchants of Doubt for Blu-ray and DVD release on 7/7.

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Meanwhile, Kino Lorber has set Bruno Dumont’s Li’l QuinQuin for Blu-ray and DVD release on 6/2.

On the catalog front, Kino Lorber will also release Nicholas Meyer’s Company Business (1991), Matthew Chapman’s Heart of Midnight (1988), and Harley Cokeliss’ Malone (1987) on Blu-ray soon (street date TBA).

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Finally today, we have additional word on the Walt Disney Animation Studios Short Film Collection we mentioned on Friday, which is the studio is prepping for Blu-ray/DVD Combo release on 8/18. It should include the recent CG-animated shorts Frozen Fever, Tangled Ever After, Paperman, Feast, and several others. The disc is clearly patterened after the previous Pixar short film BD releases.

Here’s a look at some new cover artwork for a few of the titles mentioned above (and more), with Amazon.com pre-order links if we have them…

Project Almanac (Blu-ray Disc)    Pillow Book (Blu-ray Disc)    Da Sweet Blood of Jesus (Blu-ray Disc)

Lil Quin Quin (Blu-ray Disc)    Walt Disney Animation Short Films Collection (Blu-ray Disc)    The People Under the Stairs (Blu-ray Disc)

Mad Max: Fury Road (Blu-ray Disc)    Ex Machina (Blu-ray Disc)    William Gillettes's Sherlock Holmes (Blu-ray Disc)

Stay tuned…

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