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The Exorcist: Complete Anthology, Disaster L.A., Ong Bak Trilogy, Belle & Eli Wallach RIP

June 25, 2014 - 3:24 pm   |   by
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The big catalog news today is that Warner Home Video has announced 6-disc The Exorcist: The Complete Anthology Blu-ray box set for release on 9/23 (SRP $35.99), set to include The Exorcist (theatrical version), The Exorcist: Extended Director’s Cut and, for the first time on Blu-ray, Exorcist II: The Heretic, The Exorcist III, Exorcist: The Beginning, and Dominion: Prequel to The Exorcist. Exorcist II: The Heretic, The Exorcist III, and Exorcist: The Beginning will also be available separately as BD singles for just $16.99 each.

Warner has also announced that they’re releasing independent filmmaker Turner Clay’s Disaster L.A.: The Last Zombie Apocalypse Begins Here on Blu-ray, DVD and digital on 9/23.

20th Century Fox has set Fox Searchlight’s Belle for release on Blu-ray on 8/26.

Magnet and Magnolia have announced the Blu-ray and DVD release of The Ong Bak Trilogy on 7/29 (SRP $29.98 and $26.98).

Shout! Factory has announced the  9/9 DVD release of Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Cinderella: 50th Anniversary Edition, starring Lesley Ann Warren, Stuart Damon, Walter Pidgeon, Ginger Rogers, and Celeste Holm.

Anchor Bay and RADiUS-TWC will release Errol Morris’ The Unknown Known documentary on Blu-ray and DVD on 7/2.

Entertainment One has set Watermark on Blu-ray and DVD on 7/8.

XLrator and Macabre are releasing the horror/thriller The Human Race on DVD only on 7/22.

Cinereach is releasing Tom Gilroy’s The Cold Lands on DVD on 8/12.

And Image and RLJ Entertainment have set All Cheerleaders Die for Blu-ray and DVD release on 7/22.

Finally today, we need to take a moment to acknowledge the passing yesterday of the great stage actor and film character actor Eli Wallach. Among his ironic roles: Calvera in John Sturges’ The Magnificent Seven, Tuco in Sergio Leone’s The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly, and Don Altobello in Francis Ford Coppola’s The Godfather: Part III. He was 98. You can read more here at The New York Times.

We’ll leave you with a look at the Blu-ray cover artwork for The Exorcist: The Complete Anthology, The Ong Bak Trilogy, and The Unknown Known...

The Exorcist: The Complete Anthology (Blu-ray Disc)    The Ong Bak Trilogy (Blu-ray Disc)    The Unknown Known (Blu-ray Disc)

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- Bill Hunt

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