New Releases: Shield, Seabiscuit & American Wedding: Updated complete downloadable R1 DVD DB & info

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    Fox has resurrected two previously cancelled titles. For some reason both
    have been issued different UPC numbers from the original cancelled versions.
    Lost In Space: Season 1, previous set for January 13th 2004 with a UPC of
    024543079040 is no set for January 6th with UPC 024543102502 and a price of
    $79.98. Good news for fans of the FX series The Shield. The old cancelled
    version 024543079446 originally set for October 7th has been changed to
    024543099451 with a release date of January 6th and price of $59.98.

    Hailed as the 'anti-Brittany' Avril Lavigne: My World will street care of
    Fox on November 4th for $26.98. This release contains a 'bonus' CD and
    according to the announcement features; DVD: "Try To Shut Me Up Tour,
    Buffalo N.Y." Concert; "Avril's Cut" Behind-the-scenes Featurette; Outtakes;
    Photos; 5 Music Videos: "I'm With You", "SK8er Boi", "Complicated", "Losing
    Grip", and "Knocking On Heaven's Door"; Bonus CD: 6 Song Bonus CD including
    4 never-before-released tracks: "Fuel" - audio master from MTV Icon
    performance, "Unwanted" - recorded live from Dublin, "Basket Case" -
    recorded live from Dublin, "SK8er Boi" - recorded live from Dublin,
    "Knockin' on Heaven's Door" - recorded live from Buffalo and "Why" - B side
    track that appears on the UK commercial single for Complicated.

    Universal also has the critically acclaimed Seabiscuit set for release on
    December 16th So far three variations have been announced; Seabiscuit (P&S),
    Seabiscuit (Widescreen) and Seabiscuit: Limited Edition Gift Set. The two
    regular editions are set to feature; Feature commentary with Director Gary
    Ross and Filmmaker Steven Soderbergh; Racing Through History; Bringing the
    Legend to Life; The Making of Seabiscuit; Anatomy of a movie moment; From
    Script to Screen; Jeff Bridge's On the Set Photographs; Production Notes;
    Cast & Filmmaker Biographies. The Gift set includes a second disc with
    Winner's Circle: The Heroes Behind The Legend, HBO First Look, The True
    Story of Seabiscuit and Seabiscuit vs. War Admiral: The 1938 Match Race. The
    regular editions are $26.98 while the gift set will set you back $47.98.

    For rock fans Ventura has Ultimate Progressive Rock (Emerson, Lake & Palmer
    / Procol Harum / Rick Wakeman) due out on November 11th. The disc features
    Pictures at an Exhibition, Live In Copenhagen and Journey to the Center of
    the Earth for $39.98.

    Universal has announced still more editions to the American Pie 'saga'. The
    latest installment 'American Wedding' will be released on January 2nd 2004.
    True to the Universal tradition of multiple versions of the film there will
    be, at this point, four variations; P&S R rated, anamorphic R rated, P&S
    Unrated and anamorphic Unrated. The currently announced extras include;
    Deleted Scenes; Outtakes; Enter The Dominatrix; Inside the Bachelor Party;
    Speaking Stiffler; Jim & Michelle's Wedding Video; Grooming The Groom; From
    Script To Scene; Feature Commentary with Stars and Filmmakers. For the two
    unrated versions there is also an option to view the theatrical (rated)
    version. Each version has 5.1 Dolby audio and will go for a suggested price
    of $26.98. In addition to these four variations there is also one being
    called American Wedding Gift Set (Widescreen/Unrated) for $39.98. Aside from
    a different package this is identical to the unrated widescreen with the
    addition of a disc called American Pie Revealed. Not announced yet but look
    for a full screen version of this as well as numerous permutations of
    bundled packaging.

    Pioneer has announced two separate versions of Texas Chainsaw Massacre. Both
    are set for $19.99 suggested retail price. The two titles are Texas Chainsaw
    Massacre (30th Anniversary/Limited Edition) and Texas Chainsaw Massacre
    (30th Anniversary/Standard Edition). Apparently the limited edition has a
    special 'two faced' cover. Extras are listed as; New widescreen digital
    superscan transfer supervised by director Tobe Hooper; Commentary by
    director Tobe Hooper, director of photography Daniel Pearl and actor Gunnar
    Hansen (Leatherface); Deleted footage; Trailers; Alternate footage;
    Bloopers; Production stills.

    Fox has a number of new announcements. First, for Buffy fans the UPC and
    'official' announcement for the complete season five has been made. The
    release date is set for December 9th. Wasting no time the UPC and release
    date for season six was also made and the set is due out on July 6th 2004.
    Both have a price of $59.98 and are listed as full screen and Dolby surround

    The League Of Extraordinary Gentlemen will be released by Fox on December
    16th. There will be both a P&S and anamorphic 2.35:1 version both with Dolby
    5.1 audio. The listed extras are; Commentary by: Costume Designer Jackie
    West, Make-Up Effects Steve Johnson, Visual Effects John Sullivan and
    Miniatures Creators Ian Hunter & Matthew Gratzner; Commentary by: Producer
    Trevor Albert and actors: Peta Wilson, Jason Flemyng, Tony Curran and Shane
    West; Making Featurrete; 12 Deleted Scenes.

    The short lived Fox television Sci-Fi series Firefly will be released on
    December 9th. This four disc set contains all the series' episodes. The
    extras include commentary tracks for selected episodes, gag reel, deleted
    scenes and reported hidden features. The price is listed as $49.98.

    On December 16th Fox will release a few titles previous under the Artisan
    label. Hard Cash, Greenmail, Derailed and Stickup. Also on that date are
    Pick-Up Artist, Only The Strong, Circuit, Dog Soldiers and for Andrew Dice
    Clay fans Adventures Of Ford Fairlane. All appear to have stereo audio and
    full screen for $9.98.

    Fox also has set for December 16th the Terrorists for $14.98 and 44 Minutes
    for $29.98.

    Fox will release on January 6th some of their older classic flicks. Born To
    Be Bad, My Darling Clementine, I Was A Male War Bride, Kiss Them For Me and
    People Will Talk for $14.98 each.

    Warner Music has some video collections set for release on October 14th.
    Included are Essential Music Videos: Classic Country, Essential Music
    Videos: Hits Of The 80's, Essential Music Videos: 80's Hard Rock, Essential
    Music Videos: Hot Country and Essential Music Videos: 80's Rock each for
    under $8.

    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
    features33,167 titles with 356 additions or changes and 500 Pre-Release
    announcements. The All Titles list has 33,667 titles. Recent releases
    include: Last Week 207, This Week 174 and Next Week 265 titles.

    Preview of Sopranos Season 4, 28 Days Later, Smallville and Scarface.
    Reviews of Kiss Symphony, Outer Limits Season 2, The Two Towers, Chicago and
    All That Jazz. Past film reviews include Wait Until Dark, Daredevil, Them,
    May, Phone Booth, Gangs of New York, Spun, Killing Me Softly, Real Women
    Have Curves, The Day the Earth Stood Still , Them, Usual Suspects and
    Gormenghast . Coming titles listed before all the specs are in can be found
    in a new 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 DVDLister.

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

    Please stop by and visit.
    Thank you.
    Doug MacLean
    Doug MacLean, Sep 20, 2003
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