New Releases: Azkaban, The O.C. & Shrek 2: Updated complete downloadable R1 DVD DB & info lists

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    Warner Brothers has announced Harry Potter And The Prisoner Of Azkaban for
    release on November 12th. There will be three ways to get the film,
    anamorphic widescreen, pan and scan or as part of the Harry Potter
    Collection. According to the initial announcement the collector's pack of
    all three films was listed as P&S only. I've asked a rep at WB to see if
    this is correct and if so if a widescreen pack will be released. All will
    have Dolby 5.1 audio. The individual films will list for $29.95 while the
    three pack will run $59.95. The announced extras for Azkaban include:
    3D Animated Menus
    Three Great Interactive Challenges!
    Test Your Memory With Magic You May Have Missed,
    Help Crookshanks Catch Scabbers,
    Go On An Unexpected Quest With Sir Cadogan
    DVD Rom Feature: Wizard Trading Cards, Hogwart's Timeline
    A Selection Of Mystifying Exclusive Never Before Seen Footage
    Conjuring A Scene: An In-depth Look At the Making of Key Scenes From the
    Film
    Raucous Interviews With the Cast Lead By Johnny Vaughan and the Shrunken
    Head
    Creating The Vision: A Revealing Interview With J.K. Rowling and the
    Filmmakers
    Self-Guided iPIX Tours into Honeydukes and Professor Lupin's Defense Against
    the Dark Arts Classroom
    Choir Practice: Sing-along With the Hogwart's Choir
    Hogwarts Portrait Gallery: Get a Closer Look at the Various Portraits Lining
    the Walls of Hogwarts Castle
    Electronic Arts Game Preview
    Theatrical Trailers For Harry Potter 1, 2 and 3

    Warner Brothers will release O.C.: The Complete First Season on October
    26th. The specs are listed as Dolby Surround and full screen. The list price
    will be $69.98. The extras are listed as including:
    Additional Scenes With Commentary By Creator Josh Schwartz
    Audio Commentary On Pilot Episode By Creator Josh Schwartz and Producer
    Stephanie Savage
    DVD Rom Features
    Easter Eggs On Three Episodes
    Three Featurettes: Casting The O.C., The Music Of The O.C. and The Real O.C.
    Featuring Behind the Scenes Footage and Cast and Crew Interviews
    The Music Of The O.C.: A Screen Music Guide For Six Episodes

    Fox also has some television series sets coming out soon.
    September 28th:
    In Living Color: Season 2 ($49.98)
    October 12:
    Cedric The Entertainer Presents: The Complete Series ($39.98)
    October 19th:
    Greg The Bunny (Special Edition) ($29.98)
    October 26th:
    That 70's Show: Season 1 ($49.98)

    Announced for release from Rhino
    September 21st:
    Ringo Starr & His All Starr Band
    Depeche Mode: Devotiona
    Mystery Science Theater 3000 Collection: Volume 6
    September 28th:
    No Quarter: Jimmy Page & Robert Planet Unledded
    Yes: Greatest Video Hits (Rhino)
    VH1 Storytellers: Natalie Merchant
    David Byrne: Live At Union Chapel
    T. Rex: Born To Boogie
    Horrible Horrors: Volume 1
    Best Of G-Force
    Battle Of The Planets (25th Anniversary Edition)
    Zen Baby
    VH1 Storytellers: Rod Stewart
    Morcheeba: From Brixton To Beijing
    Land Of The Lost: The Complete Second Season
    October 5th:
    Dream Theater: Live At Budokan
    Horrible Horrors: Volume 2
    October 12th:
    James Brown: James Brown At The Apollo
    Jimmy Scott: If You Only Knew
    Foghat: The Millennium Tour

    If you enjoy watching young men bring physical pain and humiliation on
    themselves than Paramount has something for you. On October 26th they have:
    Wild Boyz: The Complete First Season
    Viva La Bam: The Complete First Season
    Both will list for $29.99

    If you have some younger children than Paramount hasn't forgotten you.
    October 26th also brings:
    Blue's Clues: ABC's, 123's And More DVD Collection
    Dora The Explorer: Dora's Christmas!
    Dora The Explorer: Dora's Ultimate Adventures DVD Collection
    I Want A Dog For Christmas, Charlie Brown
    Max & Ruby's Christmas
    Secret Central: Have You Heard?
    SpongeBob SquarePants: Sponge For Hire

    Universal has Sherk 2 ready for release on November 11th. Two releases are
    listed one with anamorphic 1.78:1 video the other P&S, both have Dolby 5.1
    the film will list for $29.99. The extras are:
    Technical Goofs
    Filmmaker's Commentaries
    Meet Puss In Boots
    Meet the Cast Of Shrek 2
    The Tech Of Shrek 2
    Over 20 Games and Activities
    Shrek's Music Room
    There will also be a four disc set: Shrek: The Story So Far - 4 Disc DVD
    Collection for $54.99.

    Universal also has releases of their classic animated features set for
    October 26th:
    Spirit: Stallion Of The Cimarron (Pan & Scan)
    Spirit: Stallion Of The Cimarron (Widescreen)
    Sinbad: Legend Of The Seven Seas (Pan & Scan / New Version)
    Sinbad: Legend Of The Seven Seas (Widescreen / New Version)
    Shrek
    Road To El Dorado (New Version)
    Prince Of Egypt
    Joseph: King Of Dreams
    Chicken Run
    Antz
    Each will list for $14.99.

    Stop by for a complete downloadable information list of all region one DVDs
    in several formats as well as daily changes. Currently the main database
    contains 47,449 titles. Changes and additions this week number 668 and there
    are 2,695 due to be released titles. Updated lists for discontinued,
    cancelled, postponed and rescheduled titles as well as lists for DTS, ES/EX
    and Superbit titles. UPC numbers and original release dates are included in
    the fields. There is also a comprehensive list of titles that were
    rescheduled or reissued. Search function for the database, (including UPC
    search) complements of site partner and friend, Michael's Movie Mayhem
    http://www.dvdlist.kazart.com.

    Current previews include The Punisher, Gia Unrated, Videodrome, Goodfellas,
    Godsend, and Recent reviews include Kill Bill Volume 2, Predator, Sliders:
    Seasons 1 & 2, Knight Rider Season 1, Hellboy, The Dreamers, High Art,
    Blazing Saddles 30th Anniversary, Dead Like Me Season 1, Butterfly Effect
    and Monster. Updates to the DVD database, including release specifications
    usually made twice daily.

    Please stop by and visit.
    Thank you.

    Doug MacLean
    http://www.hometheaterinfo.com/
     
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