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Thursday, 01 October 2015 13:30

Blu-ray News – A Walk in the Woods, Nurse Jackie: S7, Ghost Story & more, plus Tim's Halloween Hangover begins!

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All right, we’ve got a smattering of release news odds and ends to report for you this afternoon...

But before we get started today, our very own Tim Salmons is officially kicking off his month-long Halloween Hangover review fest this afternoon here at The Bits! Each week day all month long, Tim will review a new horror or Halloween-themed title on disc. First up today is his look at Scream Factory’s Shocker: Collector’s Edition on Blu-ray. We hope you enjoy it, and be sure to check back tomorrow for more!

Now then, let’s get to the announcements: Broad Green Pictures has set A Walk in the Woods for Blu-ray and DVD release on 12/29, starring Robert Redford, Nick Nolte, and Nick Offerman.  [Read on here…]

Scream Factory has set Stung for Blu-ray on 11/3, including audio commentary with director Benni Diez, producer Benjamin Munz, and writer Adam Aresty, The Making of Stung featurette, Production Blogs, and the theatrical trailer. Scream has also set Ghost Story for Blu-ray on 11/24, including a new audio commentary by director John Irvin, new interviews with author Peter Straub,  actress Alice Krige, screenwriter Lawrence D. Cohen, producer Burt Weissbourd and matte photographer Bill Taylor, the vintage theatrical trailer, TV and radio spots, and a photo gallery.

Lionsgate Home Entertainment will release Nurse Jackie: Season 7 on Blu-ray and DVD on 10/20 (SRP $29.97 and $29.98, respectively). Extras will include audio commentary on select episodes, 3 featurettes (The Last Patient at All Saints, Final Shift, and Last Dance: Flash Mob with Edie Falco), deleted scenes, and a gag reel. Lionsgate has also set The Vatican Tapes for Blu-ray, DVD and digital release on 10/20.

Microsoft Studios has set Halo: The Fall of Reach for Blu-ray and DVD release on 12/1.

Blue Underground will release Eugenie... The Story of her Journey into Perversion and Marquis de Sade’s Justine as 3-disc Blu-ray/DVD Limited Editions on 12/15.

Cinedigm and Moguldom Studios will release Dumb It Down on DVD on 10/20.

Monarch Home Entertainment will release The Sand on DVD on 10/13 (SRP $24.95).

Wild Eye Releasing has set The Horror Network for DVD only release on 10/27 (SRP $19.95).

IndiePix will release director Miguel Llansó’s sci-fi film Crumbs on DVD on 11/17.

Public Media Distribution will release Henry & Anne: The Lovers Who Changed History on DVD on 11/10.

And PBS Distribution will release In Their Own Words: Muhammad Ali, In Their Own Words: Jim Henson, In Their Own Words: Queen Elizabeth II, and The Great Fire on DVD on 11/3.

Also, don’t forget that Twilight Time’s new batch of titles is now official available via their website, including Count Yorga, Vampire (1970), Black Widow (1987), Devil in a Blue Dress (1995), Strange Invaders (1983), and Scream and Scream Again (1970).

Here’s a look at a bunch of new Blu-ray cover art with pre-order links if available...

American Ultra (Blu-ray Disc)    Shaun the Sheep Movie (Blu-ray Disc)    Hannibal: Season Three (Blu-ray Disc)

Steve McQueen: The Man & Le Mans (Blu-ray Disc)    Ghost Story (Blu-ray Disc)    Comin' at Ya! (Blu-ray 3D)

Stay tuned...

Bill Hunt


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