Friday, 26 February 2016 09:00

Pick-Ups for the Week of February 22, 2016

Welcome to a new edition of Pick-Ups!

Thanks for joining me for another week of Scream Factory Catch-Up... those folks sure do keep horror fans busy (not that I’m complaining).  [Read on here…]

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We’re kicking things off today with a new Pick-Ups column from our own Tim Salmons, featuring a review of Scream Factory’s new The Serpent and the Rainbow: Collector’s Edition Blu-ray. It’s well worth your time – both the review and the title itself – so do check it out.

In announcement news today, Paramount has just revealed that it’s re-releasing Top Gun in a new 30th Anniversary Limited Edition Blu-ray on 5/3 (SRP $14.99). There’s no new content in the set, but all the previous content will be included, along with a DVD copy of the film, and you Steelbook fans will be glad to learn that it comes packaged in a new Steelbook case that you can see below.  [Read on here…]

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We’ve got a trio of Blu-rays for you to enjoy today...

First up, Tim’s Halloween Hangover review is none other than Dan Curtis’ 1976 Burnt Offerings, now available on Blu-ray from Kino Lorber.

I’ve also posted a pair of Blu-ray reviews of my own looking atSony’s new The Fifth Element: Cinema Series and Léon: The Professional – Cinema Series. Both discs arrived in stores on Tuesday and are worth a look. Note that each title is available in deluxe “clear case” packaging and also regular Blu-ray cases. The regular versions are the exact same discs for less money – only the packaging is different. See the reviews for all the details.  [Read on here…]

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Monday, 31 August 2015 11:24

R.I.P. Wes Craven 1939-2015

Yesterday marked the tragic passing of Wes Craven, who was diagnosed with brain cancer and passed away at the age of 76.

Since this man and his work affected many of us and was tied to me personally and what I do here at The Bits, I felt compelled to share my bit of history with Wes Craven and maybe get across more firmly why he was such an influence on all of us. [Read on here...]

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All right, we’ve got a couple good announcements to report today to start the new week.

First of all, Lionsgate has just set Alex Garland’s Ex Machina for release on Blu-ray and DVD on 7/14. Details are still TBA, but we have the temp cover artwork below.

Meanwhile, Sony Pictures Home Entertainment has just officially set House of Cards: Volume Three for Blu-ray and DVD release on  7/7. You can see the official cover artwork below.  [Read on here…]

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Let’s have a badass release news round-up today, shall we?

First though a very quick side note: Our own Russell Hammond has updated the Release Dates & Art section with all the latest Blu-ray and DVD cover artwork and Amazon.com pre-order links. As always, a portion of anything you order from Amazon after you click through to them from our links goes to help keep The Bits going and we really do appreciate it.

Now then... let’s get to the release news. We’ll start with a little tidbit for you Game of Thrones fans. Amazon.com is now taking pre-orders on the Blu-ray and DVD release of Game of Thrones: Season Five (SRP $79.98 and $59.99). Click here for the Blu-ray pre-order page. Street date is TBA.  [Read on here…]

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