Before we continue, we’ve got two more new Blu-ray reviews for you to enjoy today, including Tim’s look at CBS/Paramount’s Police Squad!: The Complete Series and Dennis’ take on George Cukor’s Love Among the Ruins (1975) from Kino Lorber Studio Classics.
Back to release news... Acorn DVD has set AMC’s Humans: Complete Collection for release on Blu-ray on 5/5, including all three seasons of the British android-themed science fiction series on 6 discs, with two and a half hours of bonus content.
Also coming from Acorn on 5/19 is The Brokenwood Mysteries: Series 6, followed by Agatha Raisin: Series 3 on 5/26.
Lionsgate has set I Still Believe for release on Blu-ray and DVD on 5/5.
For those of you in the UK, Eureka! has set Billy Wilder’s A Foreign Affair for release on Blu-ray on June 22 as part of their Masters of Cinema line-up.
Meanwhile, the pandemic has seen a 38% increase in “transactional entertainment spending” as a result of so many people staying at home. Amazingly, that includes both digital spending and physical media. You can read more on that here at Media Play News.
And finally, we want to take a moment to acknowledge the passing recently of the Tony Award-winning actor Brian Dennehy, known to film fans for his work on First Blood, Cocoon, and Gorky Park among many others. He died of cancer at age 81. You can read more here at The New York Times.
Sadly, we must also tip our hats in honor of the passing of the great cinematographer Allen Daviau, whose work include Steven Spielberg’s E.T., The Color Purple, and Empire of the Sun, as well as Bugsy, Avalon, Defending Your Life and many others. Daviau was 77, and passed due to complications from the coronavirus. Again, you can read more here at The New York Times.
We’ll leave you with a look at the final cover artwork for Jaws in 4K Ultra HD. Click on the image to pre-order it on Amazon.com...
Stay safe and have a good weekend everyone. Peace out...