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We’ve got some significant title news for you today, along with what could be a surprise for 3D fans. But first, a couple of quick new disc reviews...

Tim has turned in his thoughts on Cheh Chang’s Disciples of Shaolin (1975), a Shaw Brothers title on Blu-ray from 88 Films.

And Stephen has taken a look at Buzz Kulik’s The Hunter (1980) on Blu-ray from Imprint Films, which also happens to be the final film of actor Steve McQueen.

Both are worth a look, and as always there are more new disc reviews on the way all this week so be sure to watch for them.

In terms of announcement news today, Warner Bros. Home Entertainment has just made George Stevens, Sr.’s Giant (1956) official for 4K Ultra HD release on 6/21. The epic western stars Elizabeth Taylor, Rock Hudson, and of course James Dean in his final role. [Read on here...]

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First things first today: The Criterion Collection has just announced their April Blu-ray and 4K release slate and—as always—it’s another great list of titles.

Look for Alex Cox’s Walker (Spine #423 – Blu-ray and DVD) on 4/12, Vittorio De Sica’s Miracle in Milan (Spine #1119 – Blu-ray and DVD) and Frank Tashlin’s The Girl Can’t Help It (Spine #1120 – Blu-ray only) on 4/19, and Arie and Chuko Esiri’s Eyimofe (This Is My Desire) (Spine #1121 – Blu-ray and DVD), Bertrand Tavernier’s ‘Round Midnight (Spine #1122 – Blu-ray and DVD), and Al Reinert’s For All Mankind (Spine #54 – 4K Ultra HD – Blu-ray and DVD already available) on 4/26. You can see the 4K art for For All Mankind on the left, and we’ll post the rest of the cover artwork over the next few days as the titles become available for pre-order on Amazon.

Here’s some more great breaking news: Our friends at Powerhouse Films have just informed us that their outstanding Indicator label—which already delivers fantastic special edition Blu-ray titles to the UK and European market—is officially coming to the US!

The company has partnered with Distribution Solutions, a division of Alliance Entertainment, to ensure that retailers throughout North America will be able to carry Indicator releases. These will include Amazon, Barnes and Noble, Sunrise, Critics Choice, and DiabolikDVD. The first Indicator titles should start becoming available here in the US starting this week. [Read on here...]

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