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Lincoln Blu-ray detailed

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DreamWorks Pictures has officially detailed the Blu-ray releases of director Steven Speilberg’s Lincoln, starring Academy Award-winning Best Actor Daniel Day Lewis and Oscar-nominated actors Sally Field and Tommy Lee Jones. Lincoln is distributed by Walt Disney Home Entertainment and streets on March 26th.  (via Blu-ray.com) Lincoln features a DTS-HD Master Audio 7.1 surround track, and will be available via a 4-disc Blu-ray Combo Pack (Blu-ray + Bonus Blu-ray + DVD…

The Avengers, alternate opening scene

The Avengers, alternate opening scene

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To whet our appetites for the DVD/Blu-ray editions of The Avengers coming September 25, Disney and Marvel have given us a taste of the special features by releasing a deleted scene that would’ve have served as alternate prologue.

Over 35 minutes of deleted scenes for Prometheus Blu-ray

Over 35 minutes of deleted scenes for Prometheus Blu-ray

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Titles for more than 35 minutes of deleted scenes that will appear on the Prometheus Blu-ray have been discovered at the BBFC via BleedingCool: 00:02:31:16 (ARRIVAL OF THE ENGINEERS) (DELETED SCENE) 00:00:58:05 (T’IS THE SEASON) (DELETED SCENE) 00:00:42:08 (OUR FIRST ALIEN) (DELETED SCENE) 00:00:42:14 (SKIN) (DELETED SCENE) 00:01:22:01 (WE’RE NOT ALONE ANYMORE) (DELETED SCENE) 00:02:57:01 (STRANGE BEDFELLOWS) (DELETED SCENE) 00:01:25:04 (HOLLOWAY HUNGOVER) (DELETED SCENE) 00:00:23:12 (DAVID’S OBJECTIVE) (DELETED SCENE) 00:03:27:07…

Blu horizon: Rosemary’s Baby & The Duallists

Blu horizon: Rosemary’s Baby & The Duallists

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Two new Blu-rays coming in a few months are of special interest to auteur-oriented viewers looking to fill gaps in the collections of two of our greatest living directors. Criterion’s edition of Roman Polanski’s 1968 parenting nightmare Rosemary’s Baby will be released on Oct 30 (details after the cut), and Ridley Scott’s sumptuous 1977 period piece, The Duallists follows three weeks later on Nov 20. Rosemary’s Baby was shot by…

Samuel L. Jackson pimps Pulp Fiction on Blu-ray

Samuel L. Jackson pimps Pulp Fiction on Blu-ray

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“…’cause people watch this movie two or three times a year anyway.” Looks spectacular.

The Tree of Life on DVD/Blu-ray, Oct 11

The Tree of Life on DVD/Blu-ray, Oct 11

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DVD/Blu-ray combo pack is the only option. (No standalone edition for either format). No details about special features yet, except for a 30 minute making-of documentary, Exploring the Tree of Life, to focus mainly on Malick.

The Coen Bros get phrenological head trip treatment

The Coen Bros get phrenological head trip treatment

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MGM announced a couple of days ago that they would be bringing 3 Coen brothers classics to Blu-ray on August 30. Miller’s Crossing, Blood Simple and Raising Arizona can each be purchased individually, but we now see that they’ll be offered together with Fargo in a 4-disc box-set. Going for the box set represents a pretty big savings. Current pre-order prices for the individual discs: Miller’s Crossing – $22.49 Blood…

Citizen Kane Blu-ray & Magnificent Ambersons DVD

Citizen Kane Blu-ray & Magnificent Ambersons DVD

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No official release date yet, but Amazon.com has a pre-order page and publicity material for the 70th Anniversary Edition Blu-ray restoration of Citizen Kane, with a new DVD remaster of The Magnificent Ambersons set to be released simultaneously. Ambersons is currently OOP in the US and the UK edition is rather shabby, so let’s hope they’ve found a good source negatives for the new transfer. (Though don’t get your hopes…

Bipolar pair of flippin awesome Criterion covers

Bipolar pair of flippin awesome Criterion covers

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One of a hundred reasons why Criterion editions are worth the extra cost. Another flippable cover after the cut. (Nice prices under 20 bucks on select Criterion titles from Amazon this month.)

Tree of Life coming to Blu-ray July 15 in France? No.

Tree of Life coming to Blu-ray July 15 in France? No.

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I think not. Though Brad Brevett at RoS finds this rather baffling news on Blu-ray.com: Blu-ray MoviesFrench distributors EuropaCorp have announced that they will release on Blu-ray acclaimed director Terrence Malick’s The Tree of Life (2011), starring Brad Pitt (Twelve Monkeys, The Curious Case of Benjamin Button), Sean Penn (Dead Man Walking, The Weight of Water ), and Jessica Chastain (Jolene, Take Shelter). The region coding status for this release…