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Last week’s Burnt Offerings fell victim to the Dreaded Deadline Doom, so my apologies to regular readers of this column, if any. This week is a little light on new releases but I’ll try to scrounge up some interesting morsels just the same. As ever and always shall be, please channel your shopping cyberdollars through the little banners seen below and accept our gratitude for helping support The Bits. [Read on here...]
Here’s a surprise. The long dormant MGM Limited Edition Collection has announced that they’ll soon be manufacturing on demand again. Their initial line-up is scheduled to arrive next week and I’ll be taking a look at those titles then. Before you get too excited, almost all of the titles in this first wave are previously released out-of-print movies. At least it’s something, though, and hopefully we’ll start seeing some more obscurities making their disc debuts from MGM soon.
In the meantime, here’s your weekly rundown of the week’s new MOD discs and a selection of streaming titles worthy of your attention. As always, please consider making a purchase via one of these nifty banners and you’ll help support The Bits. Many thanks if you do. [Read on here...]
This is going to be a quick one this week, thanks primarily to the studios for their usual end-of-month slowdown. But we’ll still take a look at the few new MOD releases and offer a glance at any interesting islands in the streams. I apologize for that last joke, it was beneath us both. As always, click on the banners below if you see anything that strikes your fancy and you’ll be helping to support our work here and earning a hearty handclasp from Bill Hunt next time you run into him. [Read on here...]
This isn’t a huge week for MOD releases but it’s a good one for fans of 1970s cult cinema. And we’re all fans of 1970s cult cinema around these parts, right? I thought so. Let’s take a look and thank you in advance for assisting The Bits by doing your DVD shopping via the array of buttons you see right… about… here. [Actually just a little farther. Click here...]
Welcome back to your weekly look at the world of hand-tossed artisan DVDs, baked fresh for your enjoyment. This week, Warner Archive reintroduces us to comedian Joe E. Brown and the Sony Choice Collection unleashes its August lineup. Let’s take a look and if anything strikes your fancy, please click on one of the banners below to get that disc out of your dreams and into your cart. It helps support The Bits and we thank you for it. [Read on here...]
First of all, let me apologize for missing virtually the entire month of July. Too much to do, not enough time to do it, you know how it goes. The good news is that Burnt Offerings is back just in time to check out a bumper crop of new MOD releases, including a couple of long-desired cult TV offerings. Without further ado, let’s dive right in. If you must have further ado, why not click through the banners and buy a few discs, which naturally helps support The Bits. Thanks muchly! [Read on here...]
John Garfield gets the spotlight this week and another MGM musical spectacular from the 1950s makes its Blu-ray debut. Let’s take a gander at this week’s MOD deliveries, available with the click of a mouse via the banners yonder.
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Howdy-do and welcome to the first Burnt Offerings column for the month o’ June. There are some good titles coming down the track this month, so let’s take a look at the latest from Warner Archive, Sony and anybody else who decides to play along. As usual, don’t be afraid of the four little rectangles below this paragraph. Clicking on them takes you to such magical destinations as the Warner Archive Shop and the Amazon Shop, where you can…you know, shop. Not to mention that doing so helps support The Bits and we thank you profusely for doing so. [Read on here...]
I thought this week’s column was going to be short and sweet, thanks to the Memorial Day holiday. That is, until I learned that Universal had reactivated their stealth MOD program and released no less than 20 new titles. Plus, we’ve got new stuff from Warner and 20th Century Fox, so get comfy. And if something catches your eye, don’t forget to click on the banners below, buy nifty discs and help support The Bits, all of which we appreciate very much. So thanks in advance! [Read on here...]
Warner Archive is treating us to a few Most Wanted picks this week, throwing a long overdue spotlight on Clark Gable. Toss in some cowboys and some more classic Hanna-Barbera animation and you’ve got yourself a pretty tasty lineup of MOD releases. Let’s check ‘em out and don’t forget to click ‘n’ shop at Warner Archive and Amazon via the lineup of banners separating this paragraph from that one. [Read on here...]