Now then, Shout! Factory’s long-awaited Freaks & Geeks: The Complete Series Blu-ray set is coming on 3/22/16 according to Amazon.com (SRP $119.00 – click this link to pre-order it). Details will be announced soon. Shout has also set The Vincent Price Collection III for BD release on 2/16 (the specific titles included haven’t been revealed yet). Meanwhile, they have No Way Out due on BD on 2/16, followed by Midnight Run and a Jesus of Nazareth: Complete Miniseries – 40th Anniversary Edition (this is the 1977 Franco Zeffirelli project) both on Blu-ray on 2/23.
Not to be outdone, Shout!’s Scream Factory label will release Blu-ray double features of Millennium/R.O.T.O.R. and The Curse/Curse II: The Bite on 2/23.
In other news, Universal has set Everest set for Blu-ray 3D, Blu-ray, and DVD on 1/19, with the digital release due 1/19. All versions will include audio commentary with director Baltasar Kormákur, and 2 featurettes (Race to the Summit: The Making of Everest and Aspiring to Authenticity: The Real Story). The Blu-rays will add 2 more featurettes (Learning to Climb: The Actors’ Journey and A Mountain of Work: Recreating Everest).
Universal also has Ted 2 up for pre-order on Amazon for BD and DVD release on 12/15, followed by along Suffragette on Blu-ray and DVD on 2/2. Meanwhile, Universal’s Rock the Kasbah is up for pre-order too but the street date is still TBA.
Paramount has set Zoolander: The Blue Steelbook for wide release on Blu-ray on 2/2 (it’s previously been a Best Buy exclusive title).
Image Entertainment has set the western Bone Tomahawk for Blu-ray release on 12/29.
20th Century Fox Home Entertainment is releasing The Devil Wears Prada: The 10th Anniversary Edition on Blu-ray on 1/12.
The BBC’s Sherlock Holiday Special is now Sherlock: The Abominable Bride and is due on BD and DVD on 1/12. We have final cover artwork below.
Lionsgate and Lifetime will release UnREAL: Season 1 on DVD on 1/26.
And Acorn Media will release The Fall: Series 2 on Blu-ray and DVD on 3/1.
Here’s a look at all of the new Criterion Blu-ray titles announced on Monday (with Amazon pre-order links). We’ve also added a few additional pieces of new cover art for titles that are now up on Amazon as well...
- Bill Hunt