New Releases: Big Fish, Aladdin & Paladin: Updated complete downloadable R1 DVD DB & info list

Discussion in 'DVD Video' started by Doug MacLean, Feb 19, 2004.

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    Columbia/TriStar will release The Statement staring Michael Caine, on April
    27th. The initial technical specifications include Dolby 5.1 audio and
    anamorphic video. Announced extras include
    Deleted Scenes
    Interviews With Michael Caine and Director Norman Jewison
    Director's Commentary
    Behind the Scenes Featurette
    Bonus Trailers
    The retail price was given as $26.98.

    Also from Columbia on April 27th is Big Fish. The specs where stated as
    Dolby 5.1 audio and anamorphic video. Extras include Deleted Scenes
    Filmmaker Commentary
    Seven Exclusive Featurettes
    Set-Top Trivia Game
    Suggested retail price is $28.95.

    Rounding off Columbia's April 27th batch of announcements are Vice Versa and
    Like Father, Like Son for $19.95 each.

    Buena Vista will release two variations of Aladdin on October 5th, nothing
    like long range plans. There will be a Special and a Collector's edition.
    Both are listed as featuring Dolby 5.1 audio and anamorphic 1.66:1 video.
    The extras common to both include:
    Deleted Song (Proud Of Your Boy): From the Disney Vault,
    Disney's Virtual DVD Ride: Aladdin's Magic Carpet,
    Inside The Genie's Lamp 3D virtual tour,
    Genie's Magical Journey, The Bizarre Bazaar Game,
    Fun Fact Trivia Track Special viewing mode.
    In addition the Collector's edition has:
    All-new Sketches by Original Animator
    Actual Film Frame From Movie
    DVD Companion Book: Experience the magic behind the masterpiece.
    The Special Edition will list for $29.99; the Collector's Edition for

    Just announced by HBO: Angels In America set for release on June 1st with
    Dolby 5.1 audio and anamorphic video, list price $39.98. May 18th brings
    Prime Suspect 6 for a list price of $29.98.

    Announced by Red Distribution for release on March 23rd are:
    Metal Blade Records: 20th Anniversary Party,
    Andre Rieu: Romantic Moments,
    Jewel: Live At Humphrey's By The Bay,
    Bone Thugs-N-Harmony: Live & Uncut!.
    The Bones disc retails for $14.95, the rest for $19.95.

    Paramount has some classic older television westerns that may be of interest
    especially to those that remember black and white TV. Gunsmoke fans can look
    forward to
    Gunsmoke: To The Last Man,
    Gunsmoke: Return To Dodge,
    Gunsmoke: The Last Apache.
    All of these are made for TV movies made around the early nineties. Each
    lists for $14.95.
    They also have from 1957 Have Gun-Will Travel: The Complete First Season
    listing for $49.95. Paladin fans out there should like this one. All of
    these titles are set for release on May 11th.

    From Rhino on March 23rd:
    Essential Music Video: Album Rock,
    Essential Music Video: Alternative Pop,
    Essential Music Video: Country Love,
    Essential Music Video: R&B Hits.
    Each listing for $9.98.

    Some good news for cinema history buffs and collectors of classic silent
    films. Delta has silent films from D.W. Griffth, Chaplin and Fitz Lang among
    these early classics. They have the History Of Cinema eight disc set which
    The Phantom Of The Opera,
    The Hunchback Of Notre Dame,
    The Cabinet Of Dr. Caligari,
    Battleship Potemkin,
    The General,
    The Birth Of A Nation,
    They also have a 12 pack with all of the above plus
    Beloved Rogue,
    Orphans Of The Storm,
    Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde.
    The eight pack costs $54.98, the 12 pack runs for $89.95 with each
    individual disc going for a retail price of $9.98.

    New Horizons has some budget flicks, mostly Sci-Fi and horror. On May 25th
    they have
    Showgirl Murders,
    Future Fear,
    Burial Of The Rats,
    Alien Terminator,
    Angel Of Destruction.
    On May 11th under the banner of their Sci-Fi collection they have
    Unknown Origin,
    Shadow Warriors,
    New Crime City: Los Angeles 2020,
    Keeper Of Time.
    Most are 'R' rated from the mid-nineties. All disc will retail for $9.98.

    Paramount has a classic 1957 Henry Fonda western, The Tin Star. Set for
    release on May 11th the disc is slated for both original mono sound track
    and a remixed 5.1 Dolby. The video was announced as anamorphic 1.85:1
    reflecting the original VistaVision theatrical presentation. The disc will
    have a suggested retail price of $24.98.

    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
    38,995 titles with 434 additions or changes and 345 Pre-Release
    announcements. The All Titles list has 39,340 titles. Recent releases
    include: Last Week 308, This Week 143 and Next Week 313 titles.

    Previews of 21 Grams, Mona Lisa Smile, Gothika and Texas Chainsaw Massacre
    (2003). Recent reviews include Lost in Translation, Thirteen, Wonderland,
    Underworld, Seabiscuit, Family Business, Firefly, Taken, Cabin Fever and The
    Shield:Season 2. Classic reviews include 12 Angry Men, Texas Chainsaw
    Massacre (1974) Bedford Incident and Them. 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

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

    Please stop by and visit.
    Thank you.

    Doug MacLean
    Doug MacLean, Feb 19, 2004
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