New Releases: Johnson Vacation, Redemption & Futurama: Updated complete downloadable R1 DVD DB & inf

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    Kino has a number of titles set for release in August. Some are English dubs
    of Polish and Asian flicks.
    August 3rd:
    25 Fireman Street
    Blind Chance
    Camera Buff
    No End
    Scar (1976)
    Blind Shaft
    Charley Chase
    Flying Deuces (1939)
    Harold Lloyd (2-Disc)
    Let Joy Reign Supreme
    Stan Laurel (2-Disc)
    Most are listing for $29.98.

    Also from Kino on July 20th:
    Titanic (1943)

    Initial word from reps over at MGM/UA that the collector's edition of Bubba
    HoTep is cancelled. Apparently the demand did not justify the higher cost of
    production for the collectors edition.

    The reps over at Fox have been busy with announcements set for the next few
    On June 1st they have a number of titles, mostly foreign flicks:
    Pantaleon Y Las Visitadoras / Sin Dejar Huella
    En La Ciudad Sin Limites
    Todo El Poder / Por La Libre (Dust to Dust)
    Santitos / La Ley De Hordes
    Catch That Kid (Special Edtion/ Rental Ready)

    Fox has The Johnson Family Vacation due for release on August 10th by Fox.
    The specs are listed as Dolby 5.1 and so far it looks like only opan and
    scan. The announced extras include:
    Lead Actors, Director and Producer Commentary By Bow Wow, Cedric The
    Entertainer, Christopher Erskin and Eric Rhone
    Writer Commentary By Todd R. Jones and Earl Richey Jones
    18 Deleted Scenes With Optional Commentary
    On The Set Of Johnson Family Vacation
    List price is $27.98

    Fox has Redemption: The Stan Tookie Williams Story ready for release on
    August 17th. Initial technical specs are Dolby 5.1 and anamorphic video. The
    extras where given as:
    Director Commentary By Vondie Curtis and Commentary By Barbara Becnel
    Interview With Stan "Tookie" Williams With Running Still Gallery
    The suggested price will be $29.99

    Fox has announced Futurama: Volume 4 (Special Edition) set for release on
    August 24th, listing for $49.98.

    From Chris Carter of X-Files fame, Fox has the complete series of Harsh
    Realm due out on August 24th. The list price will be $39.98

    For the younger viewers in your home Fox has a few titles scheduled for
    release on August 31:
    Baby Songs: Animals
    Baby Songs: Good Night
    Strawberry Shortcake: Best Pets Yet
    Strawberry Shortcake: Adventures On Ice Cream Island
    Baby Songs: Rock And Roll

    Fox has an eclectic mix of titles set for release on September 7th. Included
    are a few little classic gems:
    Battle Creek Brawl
    Maximum Overdrive
    Bonanza: Under Attack
    Mr. Vampire
    Postman Fights Back
    Iron Fisted Monk
    Alexander's Ragtime Band
    Doing Time On Maple Drive
    King Kong Lives
    Man With One Red Shoe
    Working Trash
    Most will retail for $9.98 or $14.98.

    Three Faces Of Eve,based on a true story of a woman with multiple
    personalities, will be released by Fox on October 5th listing for $14.95.
    Looks like widescreen and mono audio.

    On November 2nd Fox will release Three Coins In The Fountain listing for
    $14.98. Looks like anamorphic video and two channel stereo.

    December 7th will bring How To Steal A Million from Fox. This one looks like
    full screen and stereo, listing for $14.98.

    Stop by for a complete downloadable information list of all region one DVDs
    in several formats as well as daily changes. The official list now features
    43,660 titles with 485 additions or changes and 562 Pre-Release
    announcements. The All Titles list has 44,222 titles. Recent releases
    include: Last Week 240, This Week 329 and Next Week 340 titles.

    Previews of Blazing Saddes, The Company, Six Feet Under Season 2, Dead Like
    Me Season 1, Monster and Paycheck, Recent reviews include Lord of the Rings:
    Return of the King, Great Escape, Smallville Season 2 Master & Commander:
    The Far Side of the World, Kill Bill Vol. 1, The Cooler, Girl with a Pearl
    Earring, Final Countdown, Freaks & Geeks, Schindler's List, House of Sand
    and Fog.Classic reviews: Them and Steambath, Coming titles listed before all
    the specs are in can be found in a the list,

    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 now being added to the database. There is also a
    greatly expanded list of titles that were rescheduled or reissued. Search
    function for the database, (now including UPC search) complements of site
    partner and friend, Michael's Movie Mayhem and

    Updates to the DVD database, including release specs usually made twice

    Please stop by and visit.
    Thank you.

    Doug MacLean
    Doug MacLean, May 27, 2004
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