The big release news today is that The Criterion Collection has just announced their December Blu-ray and DVD release slate, which is set to include a BD upgrade of Luis Buñuel’s The Exterminating Angel (Cat #459 – Blu-ray) and Laurie Anderson’s Heart of a Dog (Cat #846 – Blu-ray and DVD) on 12/6, followed by John Huston’s The Asphalt Jungle (Cat #847 – Blu-ray and DVD) and Federico Fellini’s Roma (Cat #848 – Blu-ray and DVD) on 12/13.
Also, Severin Films has just announced the Blu-ray, DVD, and Digital release of Leonard Schrader’s notorious The Killing of America (1981) “shock” documentary (SRP $29.98 and $19.98 for the disc versions). Extras will include audio commentary with director Sheldon Renan and interviews with Renan, editor Lee Percy, and Mondo Movie historian Nick Pinkerton.
Kino Lorber has just announced a 4-pack box set release of their recent Depatie/Freleng animated Blu-rays – The Inspector, The Ant and the Aardvark, Roland and Ratfink, and Tijuana Toads – for just $79.95.
And I know we mentioned this the other day, but AMC and Anchor Bay have set Into the Badlands: Season 1 for Blu-ray and DVD release on 11/8. You can see the cover artwork below.
We’ll leave you this week with a look at the Blu-ray cover artwork for many of the titles mentioned above (with clickable Amazon.com pre-order links if available)...
Have a great weekend and we’ll see you back here on Monday. Stay tuned!
- Bill Hunt (@BillHuntBits)