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Tuesday, 24 November 2015 14:29

Blu-ray News – Irrational Man, Jem and the Holograms, LEGO Star Wars: Droid Tales & more Amazon deals

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Given the Thanksgiving holiday here in the States, the pace of announcement news is starting to taper off. Still, we do have a couple things of  you today...

First though, we’ve posted the weekly update of the Release Dates & Artwork section featuring all the latest Blu-ray and DVD cover artwork and pre-order links. Keep in mind that any time you shop from Amazon through our links you’re helping to support our work here at The Bits and we greatly appreciate it. [Read on here…]

Now then... Sony Pictures Classics will release Woody Allen’s Irrational Man on Blu-ray and DVD on 1/12., with a digital release set for 1/5. Extras will include a photo gallery and an On the Red Carpet: Los Angeles Film Premiere featurette.

Sony has also set Jesse Stone: Lost in Paradise and A Brilliant Young Mind for DVD release on 1/26, followed by The Lizzie Borden Chronicles arrives on DVD on 2/2.

Universal has set Gem and the Holograms for Blu-ray and DVD release on 1/19. Extras will include deleted scenes, a gag reel, a music video, audio commentary with director Jon M. Chu, and 2 featurettes.

Magnolia Home Entertainment will release Experimenter on Blu-ray and DVD on 1/5.

Disney is releasing LEGO Star Wars: Droid Tales on DVD only on 3/1.

Scream Factory has set a double feature of The House Where Evil Dwells and Ghost Warrior (aka Swordkill) for release on Blu-ray on 1/5. Extras will include theatrical trailers for each.

Amazon is releasing a retail-exclusive version of Universal’s Roger Waters: The Wall – Special Edition on Blu-ray on 12/15 (SRP $26.98). Extras include collectible packaging with a poster, art cards, and a 36-page Digibook.

Lionsgate has set Rise of the Krays and Fight to the Finish for DVD and digital release on 2/2. Lionsgate will also release Freeheld on Blu-ray and DVD on 2/2.

And FilmRise will release A Faster Horse on Blu-ray and DVD on 12/8. They’ve also got a weird one: Dennis Rodman’s Big Bang in Pyongyang on BD and DVD on 12/1.

In other news, Black Friday Deals on Amazon continue this week. Today’s including Sony’s Breaking Bad: The Complete Series on Blu-ray for $69.99 (57% off – click here), and Warner’s Fringe: The Complete Series on Blu-ray for $53.86 (68% off – click here) and Friends: The Complete Series on Blu-ray for $79.99 (71% off – click here). Also, there continue to be lots more Amazon deals on 1080 and 4K Ultra HD TVs as well – click here to check those out.

We’ll leave you with a little more new Blu-ray cover artworks...

Falling Skies: The Complete Series (Blu-ray Disc)    Irrational Man (Blu-ray Disc)    Jem and the Holograms (Blu-ray Disc)

Bone Tomahawk (Blu-ray Disc)    Experimenter (Blu-ray Disc)    Roger Waters: The Wall - SE (Amazon exclusive BD)

Stay tuned...

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