THE DAILY SPIN: ‘A Boy Named Charlie Brown’, ‘Snoopy Come Home’, ‘Samuel L. Jackson Ultimate Collection’, ‘Extreme Dating’

Plus, ‘Doom’, ‘North Country’, ‘A History of Violence’, ‘Miss Marple Movies Collection’.
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THE DAILY SPIN: ‘A Boy Named Charlie Brown’, ‘Snoopy Come Home’, ‘Samuel L. Jackson Ultimate Collection’, ‘Extreme Dating’

Welcome to MovieWeb's daily DVD announcement column, The Daily Spin.

Everyday at 9:00AM PST we compile a list of titles which have been recently announced by the studios and have been given or rumored with a release date. Click a title below to see the full press release info attached to the release.

Enjoy and stay tuned to MovieWeb for the latest home video announcements, 9:00AM PST, on the dot, Monday through Friday.

March 28th

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A Boy Named Charlie Brown

Have fun watching this poignant tale of Charlie Brown as he makes his way to the finals of a spelling bee!

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Snoopy Come Home

Snoopy returns home to visit his former owner and then feels obliged to stay. This terrifically crafted film truly touches on the connection between animal and owner.

January 10th

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This set featuring the "baddest man in cinema" gives us many different facets of Samuel L. Jackson. The movies included in this retrospective are Shaft, Rules of Engagement and Coach Carter.

Technical Specs

Language: English

No. of Discs: 3

Run Time: 362 Minutes

February 7th

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Four twenty-something friends believe that the key to winning over their true loves is to place themselves in extreme situations. They plot a fake kidnapping but the plan goes awry when the kidnappers turn out to be ex-cons with plans of their own. The remaining friends must now rescue the captives and manage to avoid the law at the same time.

Technical Specs

Rating: R

Rating Reason: sexual content

No. of Discs: 1

Disc Configuration: 1) 9-Dual Layer

Run Time: 96

CC: Yes

Language: English

Subtitles: English, Francais, Espanol

Aspect Ratio: Original Aspect Ratio - 1.85 / Widescreen [16:9 Transfer]

Audio: English: Dolby Surround 5.1

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Millions of devoted fans worldwide have been spellbound by the dark invention of its adventures . . . have awaited its every incarnation with urgent anticipation . . . and have devoted countless hours, days and weeks to conquering its hidden mysteries: Doom.

DVD Features

-First Person Shooter Sequence

-Cast training with the SAS Featurette

-Locations, Weapons and Creatures featurette

-Featurette exploring the Doom franchise

February 21st

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When Josey Aimes (Academy Award winner CHARLIZE THERON) returns to her hometown in Northern Minnesota after a failed marriage, she needs a good job. A single mother with two children to support, she turns to the predominant source of employment in the region - the iron mines. The mines provide a livelihood that has sustained a community for generations. The work is hard but the pay is good and friendships that form on the job extend into everyday life, bonding families and neighborhoods with a common thread.

Technical Specs

Rating: R

Rating Reason: sequences involving sexual harassment including violence and dialogue, and for language

No. of Discs: 1

Disc Configuration: 1) 9-Dual Layer

Run Time: 126 minutes

CC: Yes

Language: English

Subtitles: English, Francais, Espanol

Aspect Ratio: Original Aspect Ratio - 2.40 / Widescreen [16:9 Transfer]

Sound Quality: English: Dolby Surround 5.1 / Francais (Q): Dolby Surround 5.1

February 28th

A History of Violence

An average family is thrust into the spotlight after the father (Viggo Mortensen) commits a seemingly self-defense murder at his diner.

DVD Features

-Director David Cronenberg Commentary

-Deleted scene w/director commentary

-"Acts of Violence" documentary

-"The Unmakeing of Scene 44" Featurette

-"Violence's History: U.S. vs. International Versions" Featurette

-"Too Commercial for Cannes" Featurette

March 14th

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Miss Marple Movies Collection

Move over Columbo... Agatha Christie’s Miss Marple Movies Collection finally comes to DVD with four of Marple's most intriguing cases. This four disc set is based on the novels of the world’s best-known mystery writer. It includes Murder She Said, Murder at the Gallop, Murder Ahoy and Murder Most Foul.

DVD Features

-Agatha Christie Thrillers Trailer Gallery

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