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Wednesday, 19 March 2014 16:25

Twilight Time's 5-day / $10 off sale is on, plus BD reviews & announcement news

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We’ve got a couple more Blu-ray reviews for you today from Tim, once again both Scream Factory titles: Wes Craven’s cult classic Swamp Thing and Kevin Tenney’s Night of the Demons. Both are worth a look for fans of horror and are now available.

Don’t forget that Twilight’s 3rd Anniversary sale is now on and will run five days, giving you $10 off many of their great Blu-ray (and even a few DVD) titles in stock at Screen Archives Entertainment. Be sure to take advantage if there are titles you’re looking for.  [Read on here…]

Speaking of Twilight, their newly-released (3/11) BD slate includes All the King’s Men (1949 – includes isolated score track), Bring Me the Head of Alfredo Garcia (1974 – includes isolated score track, a pair of audio commentary tracks with the writer producer and various film historians, 3 featurettes (Passion & Poetry: Sam’s Favorite Film, A Writer’s Journey: Garner Simmons with Sam Peckinpah in Mexico, and Promoting Alfredo Garcia), 6 TV spots, and the film’s trailer), Conrack (1974 – with an isolated score & effects track, film historian audio commentary and the trailer), Equus (1977 – with an isolated score track, film historian audio commentary, the feature-length In from the Cold: The World of Richard Burton documentary, and the trailer), and Fever Pitch (1997 – with isolated score track and film historian audio commentary). Following on 4/8 are Broadway Danny Rose (1984 – with isolated score track, Movietone News, and a trailer), Rita, Sue and Bob Too (1987 – with isolated score track and film historian audio commentary), Used Cars (1980 – with two isolated score tracks (the film’s final score and an unused score), audio commentary with director Robert Zemeckis, writer Bob Gale, and actor Kurt Russell, a gag reel and outtakes, a radio interview, a radio spot, and more), and Wild at Heart (1990 – with an isolated music & effects track, 5 featurettes (Love, Death, Elvis & Oz: The Making of Wild at Heart, the Original 1990 Making-of EPK, Dell’s Lunch Counter extended interviews, Specific Spontaneity: Focus on David Lynch, and David Lynch on the DVD), 4 TV spots, and the trailer). You can find cover art for some of these titles below.

In release news today, Film Movement has set In the Name Of for DVD only release on 4/15.

Sony Pictures Home Entertainment will release Squatters on DVD and digital on 5/13.

Shout! Factory and Hasbro Studios will release Transformers Energon: The Complete Series on DVD on 5/6 as a 7-disc set with all 51 episodes.

Meanwhile, Scream Factory will release The Monkey’s Paw on Blu-ray and DVD on 6/17.

Anchor Bay will release House of Dust on DVD on 5/20.

CBS Home Entertainment will release Dynasty: The Eighth Season – Volumes One and Two on DVD on 4/29.

Image Entertainment has announced the Blu-ray release of Holliston: The Complete Second Season on 4/8.

Cinedigm will release the Hallmark title The Good Witch’s Garden on DVD on 4/22.

XLrator Media has set Christopher MacBride’s The Conspiracy for DVD release on 3/25.

Finally today, voting has opened for the 2014 Home Media Awards and will remain open until 4/18. Be sure to make your picks now here.

We’ll leave you today with a look at the BD cover artwork for 6 of Twilight’s new and forthcoming BD titles...

Broadway Danny Rose (Blu-ray Disc)    Conrack (Blu-ray Disc)    All the King's Men (Blu-ray Disc)

Bring Me the Head of Alfredo Garcia (Blu-ray Disc)    Fever Pitch (Blu-ray Disc)    Equus (Blu-ray Disc)

Stay tuned!

- Bill Hunt

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