DVD NEWSARAMA!

DVD NEWSARAMA!***UPDATED*** by the NUMBER 23! Here’s a little of the old ‘in and out’ on the DVD front for you…First, our pals over at 20th Century Fox have announced the upcoming release of THE TYRONE POWER COLLECTION on May 1, featuring 5 of his better films, all of which (I believe) are previously unreleased on DVD. BLOOD AND SAND, THE BLACK ROSE, PRICE OF FOXES, THE CAPTAIN FROM CASTILE and the truly great SON OF FURY, which co-starred the luscious Gene Tierney and Frances Farmer in her swan song role (before commiting suicide Hollywood Babylon style!). Also just announced from Fox, a new “Collectors Edition” of the Paul Newman classic THE VERDICT will street on June 12. No specs have been released yet, but Fox’s recent track record on Classic releases points to a stacked bench of extras.Universal has announced that it will release MIAMI VICE: SEASON 5 on June 26, as well as DISAPPEARANCES and EUREKA: SEASON ONE on July 3. And so our summer days begin!Sony has a whack of new titles coming, including your next dose of nothing with SEINFELD: THE COMPLETE EIGHTH SEASON on June 5, along with a “Special Edition” MEATBALLS rerelease in standard and Blu-ray, HEX: SEASON ONE and SECRETS OF THE CODE. Also look for Guillermo Del Toro’s HELLBOY on Blu-ray that very same day.ARTHUR AND THE INVISIBLES comes to DVD on May 15 courtesy of Genius Products.Buena Vista has announced the KING ARTHUR: DIRECTOR’S CUT and G.I. JANE to be their next catalogue releases on Blu-ray, come April 3. They also have BRIDGE TO TERABITHIA on deck for June 19 in standard and Blu-ray release. All we know about that one is that their will be dual Full-Frame and AW releases.New Line has “Special Editions” of both RUSH HOUR films streeting on May 22. *** New Line has also just announced the Jim Carrey freakyfest THE NUMBER 23 for July 17 in seperate R and UNRATED versions, both in InfiniFilm editions. Look for AW video with 5.1 DDs and 6.1 DTS ES audio as well as commentary from director Joel Schumacher, deleted scenes, a making-of doc, 3 BTS featurettes, 13! branching Infinifilm featurettes and MORE! ***And, finally, the good folks at WB have announced the Hugh Grant/Drew Barrymore team-up MUSIC & LYRICS for May 8, DUPLICITY for May 15 and TO KILL A KILLER for June 19. More importantly, BIRDMAN AND THE GALAXY TRIO: THE COMPLETE SERIES and SPACE GHOST & DINO BOY: THE COMPLETE SERIES will be available on July 17. Pick them up. BECAUSE MENTOK WILLS IT!

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