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Monday, 07 November 2022 15:04

New disc reviews, plus release news: Amsterdam, Clerks III, Bug, The Borgias, The Offer, Mad God & more

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We’ve got three more new disc reviews for you today...

Stephen has taken a look at Ben Stiller’s uneven Vietnam war comedy Tropic Thunder (2008) in 4K Ultra HD from Kino Lorber Studio Classics.

Dennis has offered his thoughts on Alexander Hall’s I Am the Law (1938) on Blu-ray from Imprint films.

And I’ve taken a look at Universal’s new 4K Ultra HD release of Robert Mulligan’s To Kill a Mockingbird (1962), with an assist by our old friend Dr. Adam Jahnke via his thoughts on the film itself.

We’ve got more new disc reviews coming all week, so be sure to watch for them. And tomorrow, we expect to have a brand new History, Legacy & Showmanship column from our own Michael Coate for you to enjoy—a nice longform read for cinephiles to distract from all the Election Day lunacy here in the States. So be sure to watch for that.

In announcement news today, 20th Century Studios and New Regency have set David O. Russell’s Amsterdam for release on Blu-ray, DVD, and 4K Ultra HD on 12/6, with the Digital release expected on 11/11. Look for the 4K to include HDR10 high dynamic range, Dolby Atmos audio, and one extra: Welcome to Amsterdam. [Read on here...]

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Lionsgate has made Kevin Smith’s Clerks III official for release on Blu-ray, DVD, and 4K Digital on 12/6. The Blu-ray will include audio commentary with Smith and actors Brian O’Halloran, Jeff Anderson, Trevor Fehrman, and Austin Zajur, 2 documentaries (The Clerks III Documentary and We’re Not Even Supposed to Be Here Today: 3 Decades of Clerks), deleted and alternate scenes, and the theatrical trailer.

Lionsgate has also set Call Jane for release on Blu-ray and DVD on 12/13, as well as Lamborghini: The Man Behind the Legend for release on Blu-ray and DVD on 12/27.

CBS and Showtime have announced The Borgias: The Complete Series for release on Blu-ray on 11/29.

Paramount has set The Offer for release on Blu-ray and DVD on 11/29 as well.

And Paramount will release My Friend Irma, MEAD, and It Started in Maples on Blu-ray on 11/22.

Also today, Sony Pictures Classics will release Dream with the Fishes on Blu-ray on 12/13.

Universal will release Good Girls: The Complete Series on Blu-ray on 1/10/23.

Kino Lorber Studio Classics has revealed that it’s going to be releasing William Friedkin’s Bug (2006) on 4K Ultra HD in 2023. Street date is TBA.

Well Go USA has set Pierre Moerl’s The Ambush for release on Blu-ray and DVD on 12/13. The film is already available on Digital.

And RLJ Entertainment has announced their December release slate, which is set to include Creepshow: Season 3 (BD & DVD), Recipes for Love and Murder: Series 1 (DVD), Burial (BD & DVD), Old Man (BD & DVD), and Phil Tippett’s Mad God (BD & DVD) on 12/6, Mystery Road: Origin (DVD), Resurrection (BD & DVD), and Slash/Back (BD & DVD) on 12/13, and The Lair (BD & DVD) on 12/27.

Back with more tomorrow! Stay tuned...

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