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.

October 11th

Movie Picture

Tom and Jerry enter an extreme car race competition called the "Super Race" in order to win the grand prize of a beautiful, dream mansion! Driving suped-up hot rods that can adapt to any environment (land, sea or air), they compete in this wild race around the world, encountering famous landmarks along the way and leaving chaos in their wake.

DVD Features

- Featurette: Find out about the old days of making sound design right there in the studio with your hands, feet, and some kitchen items!

- Set Top Game: Race to the Finish. Tom and Jerry are rivals in this wacky game of cat and mouse as they circle the globe while trying to win the race.

October 25th

Wizard of Oz

Adapted from L. Frank Baum’s timeless children’s tale about a Kansas girl’s journey over the rainbow, The Wizard of Oz opened at Loew’s Capitol Theatre in New York on August 17, 1939. The film was directed by Victor Fleming (who that same year directed Gone With the Wind), produced by Mervyn LeRoy, and scored by Herbert Stothart, with music and lyrics by Harold Arlen and E.Y. Harburg.

Technical Specs

5.1 Dolby Digital soundtrack

Original mono and music-and-effects-only audio tracks

Languages: English (Both Dolby 5.1 & original mono) & French

Subtitles: English, French and Spanish (feature film only)

Rating: G

August 30th

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John Belushi and Dan Aykroyd star as Jake and Elwood Blues, as they struggle to reunite their old band and save the Chicago orphanage where they were raised.

They'll never get caught. They're on a mission from God...

The disc will include both the 2 hour 13 minute theatrical version, and a 2 hour 28 minute expanded edition

DVD Features

-Introduction by Dan Aykroyd

-Behind the Making of Blues Brothers

-All-access pass to a Blues Brothers' concert at the House of Blues in San Diego

-Transposing the Music documentary featuring highlights of the many spinoffs inspired by the film, including tributes, merchandise, stage shows and impersonators

-Production Notes

September 20th

Celebrate Director Kevin Smith’s Refreshing Style of Storytelling and Unique Dialogue with Mallrats 10th Anniversary Extended Edition DVD!

DVD Features

-Deleted Footage

-Special Features: Includes an all-new extended version of the film featuring 30 minutes not seen in theaters!

October 4th

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A battle of gigantic proportions is looming in the neon underground of New York City. The armies of the night number 100,000; they outnumber the police 5 to 1; and tonight they're after the Warriors - a street gang blamed unfairly for a rival gang leader's death.

Technical Specs

Original Language: English

Additional Language(s): French

Subtitles Available: English

Aspect Ratio: Anamorphic16x9, Widescreen

Audio: Monoural

Run Time: 93

Movie Picture

Nicole Kidman stars as African-born U.N. interpreter Silvia Broome, who inadvertently overhears a death threat against an African head of state scheduled to address the United Nation's General Assembly. Realizing she's become a target of the assassins as well, Silvia's desperate to thwart the plot...if only she can survive long enough to get someone to believe her.

DVD Features

-Deleted Footage

-Making Of

-Production Notes

-Sydney Pollack at Work - From Concept to Cutting Room

-Alternate Ending

-Interpreting Pan & Scan vs. Widescreen

-The Ultimate Movie Set - The United Nations

-A Day in the Life of Real Interpreters

October 18th

Jeff "The Dude" Lebowski is a player in the bowling circuit who is mistaken for Jeff Lebowski, the millionaire. Men are demanding repayment of a loan that the millionaire's young wife owes, all the while "The Dude" tries to explain that they have the wrong guy. The millionaire's wife is suddenly kidnapped and "The Dude" is asked to help find her.

Technical Specs

Original Language: English

Aspect Ratio: Widescreen

Run Time: 98

July 26th

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Volunteering as a “comfort woman” on the Manchurian front, where she is expected to service hundreds of soldiers, Harumi (Yumiko Nogawa) is commandeered by the brutal Lieutenant Narita (Isao Tamagawa) but falls for the sensitive Mikami (Tamio Kawachi), Narita’s direct subordinate. In this tragic love story, director Seijun Suzuki delivers a rule-bending take on the popular Taijiro Tamura novel, challenging military and fraternal codes of honor, as seen through Harumi’s eyes.

DVD Features

-Exclusive new video interviews with director Seijun Suzuki, production designer Takeo Kimura, and film critic Tadao Sato.

-New essay by film critic David Chute.

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