Archive for October, 2011

Blu-ray: Still Alive as Disc Sales Soar

Shiny discs aren’t out of the market…yet.
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‘Warrior’ trailer for DVD/Blu-ray: EW exclusive

By Chris Nashawaty ”Rocky”-esque mixed martial arts drama comes to home video on Dec. 20; see promo clip here
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Tom Hardy and Joel Edgerton mixed martial arts movie, ‘Warrior’, heads to DVD and Blu-ray — EXCLUSIVE NEW TRAILER

The rousing, Rocky-esque mixed martial arts drama, Warrior, will be available on DVD and Blu-ray Combo Pack on Dec. 20,
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US home video spending lifted by rentals from Netflix and Redbox, along with Blu-ray purchases

LOS ANGELES — Americans’ spending on home videos has finally emerged from the recession — helped by more purchases of higher-priced Blu-ray discs and greater outlays on cut-rate rentals from Netflix and Redbox. For the three months through September, home movie spending rose nearly 5 percent from a year earlier to $3.9 billion, the first […]

Consumers Finally Choosing Blu-ray Over DVD, Study Implies

Consumers are tending to favor Blu-ray over DVD when buying copies of top hits for home use, a nonprofit analyst group that tracks Hollywood reported Monday.
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PR: “The Lorax” Deluxe Edition Blu-ray and DVD Set Coming February 14, 2012

– THE LORAX DR. SEUSS’S INSPIRING TALE ABOUT THE IMPORTANCE OF PRESERVING NATURE IS RELEASED IN A DELUXE EDITION and ON BLU- RAY ™ FOR THE FIRST TIME FEBRUARY 14, 2012 BY WARNER HOME VIDEO BURBANK, CA (October 31, 2011) – Consumers will be… Read More –
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Island of Lost Souls Criterion Collection Blu-ray

  It was rare treat indeed that my first film experience with the 1932 version of H.G. Wells’ novel “The Island of Dr. Moreau” was a Blu-ray projection in the Egyptian Theatre in Hollywood. John Landis was promoting both his new book and Criterion Collection’s completely restored version of Erle C. Kenton’s The   Island […]

Blu-ray Review: ‘Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides’

“Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides” releases on a two-disc set consisting of a Blu-ray disc and a DVD. This swashbuckler flick features Jack Sparrow and Barbossa embarking on a new quest to find the Fountain of Youth. Here, they meet Blackbeard and his daughter Angelica as they also venture into finding it. Their […]