Archive for June, 2008

Night and Day Watches Blu-ray (IGN Entertainment)

Russian horror gets high def. June 30, 2008 - On September 9, 2008, Fox Home Entertainment will release Day Watch and Night Watch on Blu-ray. The hit horror films from Russia will receive the high definition treatment for the first time ever in anticipation of Halloween.
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‘Godfather’ remastered for DVD, Blu-Ray (Moldova.org)

A newly remastered version of Hollywood’s classic Godfather trilogy is to debut on DVD and Blu-Ray this fall, Paramount Home Entertainment said Monday.The Godfather: The Coppola Restoration Collection is to go on sale Sept. 23. All three films in Francis Ford Coppola’s star-studded gangster saga will be available individually, or in a five-DVD collection or […]

MCE announces 6X Blu-ray burner for Macs (MacNN)

MCE has announced its Blu-ray recordable drive, capable of 6X Blu-ray write-speeds and 16x DVD±R speeds. The drive plays both Blu-ray and HD-DVD media and features LightScribe compatibility and it will allow professionals to author Blu-ray movies using Adobe Premier Pro CS3’s Encore software. In addition, it supports the production of basic Blu-ray… […]

‘Godfather’ trilogy getting Blu-ray release (The Hollywood Reporter)

All three “Godfather” movies are coming to Blu-ray Disc on Sept. 23, just two years after the format launched.
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MCE Ships Recordable Blu-ray For Mac: $499 (The Mac Observer)

MCE Technologies, LLC announced the immediate availability of its 6X Blu-ray recordable drive for PowerMac and Mac Pro on Monday. Unlike previous drives, it is natively recordable with Mac OS X 10.5.2 or later and can record data directly from the Finder with no additional software required
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Dealzmodo: Blu-ray Movies 2 for $30 [Deals] (Gizmodo)

I don’t know about you, but I can never get enough of the next obsolete movie format. So I’m probably going to do a little shopping during Best Buy’s 2-for-$30 Blu-ray movie sale. Sure I already have…
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6 Anime in Amazon Japan’s Blu-ray Disc Bestseller List (Anime News Network)

Makoto Shinkai ’s 5cm per Second is the third most popular Blu-ray Disc (BD) sold on the Amazon Japan retail website during the six months between December 1, 2007 and May 31, 2008. The Blu-ray Disc version of Shinkai’s previous film, The Place Promised in Our Early Days , is also among the top 10, […]

Sound Advice: Netflix offers Blu-ray choices (San Jose Mercury News)

Q I have read with great interest your recent columns about Blu-ray and home theater. I will be purchasing a home theater complete with sound system soon and am looking for the best way to watch movies.
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