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Media Play News announces the winners of its Home Entertainment Awards, plus Africa Screams 3D reviewed & more

April 19, 2021 - 7:18 pm   |   by
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Afternoon, folks! We hope you all had a lovely weekend.

We’ve got just a very quick update today here at The Bits, as there’s not a ton of news to report on this afternoon.

First though, Tim has turned in a review of a new Blu-ray 3D release from Classic Flix and our friends at the 3-D Film Archive: The Africa Screams: Special Limited Edition, the 1949 Universal comedy featuring Bud Abbott and Lou Costello

It’s a great disc, so do check out Tim’s thoughts on it here. [Read on here...]

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Also today, Media Play News has announced the winners of their annual Home Entertainment Awards, and Sony Pictures Home Entertainment’s Columbia Classics 4K Ultra HD Collection Vol. 1 took the top prize for Title of the Year. Shout! Factory’s Friday the 13th Collection: Deluxe Edition took Blu-ray Disc of the Year and Best Box Set. HBO’s Game of Thrones: The Complete 4K Collection took TV on Disc of the Year. Warner Bros. Home Entertainment won the Best 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray Disc category for The Lord of the Rings: The Motion Picture Trilogy. And your Fan-Favorite Title of the Year was none other than Lionsgate’s Knives Out in 4K. You’ll find the complete list of winners here.

One other note today: A number of you have asked us over the weekend what’s going on with Blu-ray.com, as their website has been down for a few days. Sounds like they had some kind of drive failure and they’re working to get back up and running as soon as possible. You can read the details here.

Finally today, Shout! and Scream Factory’s July Blu-ray titles are now available for pre-order on Amazon, so here are some of those (now with links)...

Brotherhood of the Wolf: Collector's Edition (Blu-ray Disc) House of Wax: Collector's Edition (Blu-ray Disc) The Dead Zone: Collector's Edition (Blu-ray Disc)

Eight Legged Freaks (Blu-ray Disc) Little Big League: Shout Select (Blu-ray Disc) Chamber of Horrors (Blu-ray Disc)

That’s all for now. Told you it would be quick!

Back tomorrow. Stay tuned...

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