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The White Queen, Buffalo 66, Ghost Team One, Archer: Season Four & more

October 29, 2013 - 2:31 pm   |   By 

Today’s Oktoberfest giveaway is happening over on the Jahnke’s Electric Theater Facebook page and features a copy of Anchor Bay’s Halloween: 35th Anniversary Edition, so be sure to head over there for your chance to win!

Today’s Hell Plaza Oktoberfest review is Adam’s look at Scream Factory’s Q: The Winged Serpent on Blu-ray, so be sure to check that out.

And note that tomorrow’s review and giveaway feature the same title and it’s something really special – a rare and cool Halloween-themed DVD title that isn’t yet even available in stores, but we’ll have TWO copies to give away so be sure to check back then.  [Read on here…]

Meanwhile, our own Joe Marchese has checked in with a look at Kino’s recent Ain’t in It for My Health: A Film About Levon Helm documentary on Blu-ray.

Here at the site today, Russell Hammond has also posted this week’s update of the Release Dates & Artwork section featuring all the latest Blu-ray, DVD and Video Game cover artwork and Amazon.com pre-order links.  As always, a portion of anything you order from Amazon after clicking through our links goes to help support our work here at The Bits and we really do appreciate it.

In announcement news, Starz and Anchor Bay have set The White Queen for Blu-ray and DVD release on 2/4/14 (SRP $59.99 and $49.98).  All 10 episodes will be included, with 11 featurettes (The Making of The White Queen, Series Overview, Book to Series, The History Behind The White Queen, The White Queen: Set Tour, Queen Elizabeth, The King, The Heir Apparent, Woman in a Man’s World, Conjuring Up the Queen – Magic and Dressing the Queen – Wardrobe).

Paramount has set the Slamdance comedy Ghost Team One for Blu-ray and DVD on 12/17.

Lionsgate is releasing a Buffalo 66: 15th Anniversary Edition on Blu-ray on 1/14/14 (SRP $14.98), along with The Spectacular Now on Blu-ray that same day (SRP $24.99).  Lionsgate also has The Universe in 3D: A Whole New Dimension coming on Blu-ray 3D on 1/14, followed by Richard the Lionheart on DVD only on 1/21.

Scream Factory and Timeless Media have set a Blu-ray double feature of The Cassandra Crossing and The Domino Principle for release on 1/7 (SRP $24.99).

And 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment has officially announced the 1/7 Blu-ray and DVD release of Legit: The Complete First Season and Archer: The Complete Fourth SeasonLegit will include commentary on all the episodes with Jim Jefferies, Peter O’Fallon and Dan Bakkedahl, deleted scenes, a gag reel, 2 featurettes (Jim Jefferies’ Journey and Rodney Autotune) and a director’s cut of the pilot episode.  Archer will include 2 features (Fisherman’s Daughter and Archer Live!).

Here’s a look at the Blu-ray Disc cover artwork for Fox’s Archer: The Complete Fourth Season, Sony’s I’m So Excited (1/7) and Anchor Bay’s The White Queen

Archer: The Complete Fourth Season (Blu-ray Disc)    I'm So Excited (Blu-ray Disc)    The White Queen (Blu-ray Disc)

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