From all of us here at The Bits today: A Happy Friday to YOU, sir! (And/or madam.)
Meanwhile, PBS has set Downton Abbey: Season Four for release on Blu-ray and DVD on 1/28 (SRP $54.99 and $49.99). The season begins airing in the U.S. on PBS’ Masterpiece from 1/5 to 2/23. The Blu-ray and DVD will feature the original U.K. edits of the show with 30 minutes of bonus content.
Don’t forget that Sherlock: Season Three starts airing in the States on PBS Masterpiece on 1/19 (then episodes 2 & 3 air on 1/26 and 2/2) and the Blu-ray and DVD street on 2/11 (SRP $39.99 and $29.98).
Also today, Shout! Factory has officially set the cold war thriller Raise the Titanic for Blu-ray release on 1/21. Extras will include a new behind-the-scenes featurette The Making of Raise the Titanic and the film’s theatrical trailer.
IFC Films has set the modern western Ain’t Them Bodies Saints for Blu-ray and DVD release on 12/17 (SRP $29.98 and $24.98). The film stars Casey Affleck and Rooney Mara.
Finally this morning, do any of you live in the L.A. area? The beloved Creature Features horror, sci-fi and fantasy collectables store returns after a 10-year absence this Saturday (1/23)! The new location is at 2904 W. Magnolia Blvd. in Burbank, CA. You can visit their website here. Don’t forget that they’re co-sponsoring the Ladyhawke screening at the Arclight next Tuesday night (11/26) with Q&A to follow with Richard Donner and Laruen Shuler-Donner (moderated by our friend Cliff Stephenson).
Here’s a look at the cover artwork for Raise the Titanic, Downton Abbey: Season Four, Fruitvale Station (due 1/14), In a World... (1/21), A Chorus Line (1/14) and Ain’t Them Bodies Saints...
- Bill Hunt