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Raro Video is releasing the Fernando Di Leo: The Italian Crime Collection – Volume 2 box set on Blu-ray and DVD on 7/30, set to include Shoot First, Die Later, Kidnap Syndicate and Naked Violence. Raro is also working on Bernardo Bertolucci’s restored The Conformist for Blu-ray and DVD, mastered from the original 35mm negative.
Universal has set The Six Million Dollar Man: Season 4 for DVD only release on 10/8.
Also today, a number of you have asked follow-up questions about Anchor Bay’s forthcoming Halloween: 35th Anniversary Blu-ray, which we’ve been able to get answered. Specifically, readers wanted to know whether the original Mono soundtrack that accompanies the Dolby TrueHD 7.1 mix with be lossless or standard (answer: Anchor Bay tells me it will be standard Dolby Digital) and whether the TV version scenes are incorporated into the cut via seamless branching or included separately (answer: they’ll be a separate, self-contained feature). So there you go.
Here’s a look at the anticipated Blu-ray packaging for Showtime’s Dexter: The Complete Series Collection due on 11/5. The Amazon-exclusive Blu-ray is on top, the regular Blu-ray version is below (note that the DVD packaging is identical to the bottom image)…
- Bill Hunt