New Releases: New Criterion, Dr. Who, 'B' Horror: Updated complete downloadable R1 DVD DB & info lis

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    Some comedies from Columbia/TriStar due out on April 24th. Eating Raoul,
    She's Out Of Control, Tokyo Godfathers and Velocity Of Gary. The last on the
    list has been confirmed as Dolby 5.1, all all apparently anamorphic

    Ghosts Of The Abyss will be released by Buena Vista on April 27th for a
    retail price of $29.95. It has Dolby 5.1 audio and anamorphic 1.78:1 video.
    This is a return to the Titanic by director James Cameron, Bill Paxton and a
    friend of mine archaeologist Dr. Charles Pellegrino. This features the
    history and current investigation of the Titanic.

    Universal has Love Actually set for April 27th in both P&S and anamorphic
    video both with Dolby 5.1. The announced extras include; Feature Commentary
    by Director Richard Curtis and Actors Hugh Grant, Billy Nighy and Thomas
    Sangster; Deleted Scenes with Introductions by the Director; The Music of
    Love Actually with Introductions by the Director; Music Video - Kelly
    Clarkson's "The Trouble With Love Is."

    Warner Brother has something for 'B' horror flick fans. Dracula Has Risen
    From The Grave, Frankenstein Must Be Destroyed and Taste The Blood Of
    Dracula will be available for $19.97 or you ca get the Hammer Horror
    Collection for $68.92 which has the above plus Curse Of Frankenstein, Horror
    Of Dracula and The Mummy.

    BBC Home Video has ready for release on June 1st Doctor Who: The Two Doctors
    and Doctor Who: The Curse Of Fenric. Each lists for $34.98.

    HBO has Sex And The City Season 6 Part 1 due out on May 18th for a retail
    price of $49.98. It's listed as Dolby 5.1 and full screen. The announced
    extras include Audio Commentary w/ Executive Producer Michael Patrick King;
    Museum of TV and Radio Seminar featuring Sarah Jessica Parker, Kim Cattrall,
    Kristin Davis, Cynthia Nixon and Michael Patrick King.

    Criterion/Voyager will release the Robert Altman film, 3 Women on April
    20th. The initial announcement looks like mono audio and anamorphic video
    listing for $39.95. The extras include Audio Commentary By Director Robert
    Altman, Stills Gallery of Rare Production and Publicity Photo and Original
    Theatrical Trailer.

    Ukigusa (Stories Of Floating Weeds) will be given the Criterion treatment on
    April 20th. This $39.95 two set features Audio Commentary By Japanese-Film
    Historian Donald Richie
    New Score Composed by Donald Sosin on disc one and for disc two Audio
    Commentary By Film Critic Roger Ebert, Stories Of Floating Weeds, an Essay
    By Donald Richie About the Differences In Ozu's Two Versions Of the film.
    Both the original, silent 1934 and 1959 color remake are included.

    Home Vision has announced Kristin Lavransdatter for release on April 6th.
    Following on April 27th they have All Things Fair, Twist And Shout/Zappa,
    The Householder and Shakespeare Wallah.

    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
    38,533 titles with 311 additions or changes and 394 Pre-Release
    announcements. The All Titles list has 38,927 titles. Recent releases
    include: Last Week 281, This Week 256 and Next Week 282 titles.

    Previews of 21 Grams, Mona Lisa Smile, Wonderland and Texas Chainsaw
    Massacre (2003). Recent reviews include Lost in Translation, Thirteen,
    Underworld, Seabiscuit, Family Business, Firefly, Taken, Cabin Fever and The
    Shield:Season 2. Classic reviews include 12 Angry Men, the Barbarians
    (History Channel) 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 7, 2004
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