New Releases: Purple Rain (20th Anniversary) & NFL Highlights: Updated complete downloadable R1 DVD

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    Warner will release the 20th anniversary of Purple Rain on August 24th. The
    initial technical specifications indicate Dolby 5.1 audio and anamorphic
    video. The stated extras include:
    Audio Commentary With Director Albert Magnoli, Producer Robert Cavallo and
    Cinematographer Donald E. Thorin
    Completely New Featurettes:
    The Minneapolis music scene,
    Making of the movie and the Academy Award winning music.
    Impact of the movie and music on Pop Culture,
    The response from Prince's fans and the enduring legacy of Purple
    There are also a number of Prince's music videos including:
    Let's Go Crazy-Prince
    Take Me With U-Prince
    When Doves Cry-Prince
    I Would Die 4 U/Baby I'm A Star-Prince
    Jungle Love-The Time
    The Bird-The Time
    Sex Shooter-Apollonia 6
    The 1984 MTV Premiere Party
    Purple Rain Theatrical Trailer
    Graffiti Bridge and Under The Cherry Moon Theatrical
    The disc will retail for $26.99.

    Warner Brothers has something for the die hard football fan. On September
    7th they have a series of team history DVDs:
    NFL History Of The Philadelphia Eagles
    NFL History Of The Oakland Raiders
    NFL History Of The New York Giants
    Each disc lists for $26.99.

    Also from Warner are NFL team specific highlights discs set for release on
    September 28th.
    NFL Team Highlights 2003-04: Tennessee Titans
    NFL Team Highlights 2003-04: St. Louis Rams
    NFL Team Highlights 2003-04: Seattle Seahawks
    NFL Team Highlights 2003-04: Philadelphia Eagles
    NFL Team Highlights 2003-04: Kansas City Chiefs
    NFL Team Highlights 2003-04: Green Bay Packers
    NFL Team Highlights 2003-04: Indianapolis Colts
    NFL Team Highlights 2003-04: Denver Broncos
    NFL Team Highlights 2003-04: Dallas Cowboys
    NFL Team Highlights 2003-04: Carolina Panthers
    NFL Team Highlights 2003-04: Baltimore Ravens
    Each disc in this batch will have a suggested retail price of $12.99.

    From Columbia/TriStar for release on August 17th:
    Candyman: Special Edition
    Past Midnight
    Bon Voyage (2003)

    Newly announced by VCI:
    July 27th:
    Sword And Sandal Double Feature: Giants Of Thessaly / Sins Of Rome
    Miracle Of Marcelino (Restored 1955 Version)

    August 17th:
    Film Noir Double Feature: Volume 2: The Chase / Bury Me Dead
    Kevin VonErich Presents: The Best Of The VonErichs

    August 31st:
    Fractured Flickers: The Complete Series
    Robinson Crusoe: 50th Anniversary Edition

    Image has their usual monthly announcement blitz.
    August 3rd:
    2 Pak: Pilates On The Go/ Pilates On The Ball
    Reggae Nation: Island Movement
    Mystique: A Day in the Life of Aria Giovanni
    Human Resources
    Zorro's Black Whip
    Zorro Rides Again (Image)

    Also on August 3rd from Image but with Dolby 5.1 audio:
    2 Pak: Rockthology Volumes #1 & #2
    2 Pak: Rockthology Volumes #3 & #4
    2 Pak: Rockthology Volumes #5 & #6

    August 17th:
    Road Rage
    Reno: Rebel Without A Pause
    She Fought Alone
    Perfect Body
    Murder Live!
    Double Dose Of Joe Bob Briggs
    Bill Engvall: Here's Your Sign: Live! (Dolby 5.1/anamorphic)

    August 31st:
    Secrets Of Lake Success
    Saved By The Bell: The College Years: Season #1
    What's Good For The Goose
    Munsters: America's First Family of Fright
    National Lampoon Live: Down & Dirty
    National Lampoon Live: New Faces: Volume #1
    Laffapalooza! #2
    Beautiful, The Bloody and the Bare/ Behind Locked Doors (Special Edition)
    Laffapalooza! #1

    Just a note for all those out there that use the downloadable DVD database.
    This weekend some changes are going in that will make merging the updates a
    lot easier. It will also set the stage for the up coming inclusion of
    directors and cast members for films and television shows in the database.

    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
    44,238 titles with 327 additions or changes and 536 Pre-Release
    announcements. The All Titles list has 44,774 titles. Recent releases
    include: Last Week 424, This Week 234 nd Next Week 229 titles. Coming
    titles listed before all the specs are in can be found in a the list,

    Current previews include The Dreamers, Butterfly Effect, Blazing Saddles
    30th Anniversary, Six Feet Under: Season 2, Dead Like Me Season 1, Under the
    Lighthouse Dancing and High Art. Recent reviews include Monster, The
    Company, Paycheck and Smallville Season 2.

    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
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    function for the database, (now including UPC search) complements of site
    partner and friend, Michael's Movie Mayhem

    Updates to the DVD database, including release specifications usually made
    twice daily.

    Please stop by and visit.
    Thank you.

    Doug MacLean
    Doug MacLean, Jun 10, 2004
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