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Wednesday, 05 November 2014 14:05

Boardwalk Empire: S5, Boys from Brazil & new MGM musical BDs, plus Monty Python Live & Interstellar

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We’ve got a couple things for you today…

First up this afternoon, I’ve written a review of Eagle Rock Entertainment’s Monty Python Live (Mostly): One Down, Five to Go on Blu-ray, which is an HD presentation of the final Python reunion stage show recorded on 7/20/14 at The O2 in London. If you’re a fan of the Pythons, you’re definitely not going to want to miss it.  [Read on here…]

Also today, our own Michael Coate has a quick new History, Legacy & Showmanship column in which he offers a handy list of all the theaters now showing Christopher Nolan’s Interstellar in large format around the country. I’m seeing it this afternoon myself and I’m really looking forward to it.

In announcement news today, HBO has set Boardwalk Empire: Season Five for Blu-ray and DVD release on 1/13/15.

It appears that Warner is releasing a trio of classic MGM musicals on Blu-ray on 3/3/15, including Calamity Jane, The Band Wagon, and Kiss Me Kate. It appears that Kiss Me Kate will actually be released in Blu-ray 3D Combo format, as it was actually filmed in 3D back in 1953. We’ll have additional details as they come in.

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Stand Releasing has set Love Is the Devil for Blu-ray release on 1/20/15, starring Daniel Craig.

Universal will release Dragonheart 3: The Sorcerer’s Curse on Blu-ray and DVD on 2/24/14.

Universal has also set The Guest for Blu-ray and DVD release on 1/6.

And here’s something cool: Shout! Factory has set The Boys from Brazil for Blu-ray release on 1/6 as well.

Here’s a bit of cover artwork for some of the titles we’ve mentioned above (click on the images to pre-order on Amazon)…

The Boys from Brazil (Blu-ray Disc)    Love is the Devil (Blu-ray Disc)    Boardwalk Empire: Season Five (Blu-ray Disc)

Back tomorrow. Stay tuned...

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