A Beautiful Mind (June 25th, 2002)

On June 25th release the Academy Award winner for Best Picture, A Beautiful Mind, will be released by Universal. This disc will include a 1.85:1 anamorphic widescreen transfer, an English 5.1 Dolby Digital surround track, an audio commentary by director Ron Howard and screenwriter Akiva Goldsman; the featurettes "A Beautiful Partnership," "Meeting John Nash," a third featurette on the film's makeup and production design, deleted scenes (also accessible via a "follow the white John Nash" function), film-to-storyboard comparisons, and trailers.

Black Hawk Down (June 6th, 2002)

Black Hawk Down makes its way to DVD on June 6th, and will feature a 2.40:1 anamorphic widescreen transfer, English and French Dolby Digital 5.1 surround tracks (no DTS), the "On the Set" featurette, filmographies, production notes and the trailer. A Special Edition is planned for a later release, though no announcements have been made on behalf of that edition yet.

Memento (May 21st, 2002)

This Limited Edition DVD will be a 2-Disc set, released on May 21st, and containing the film mastered in 16x9 High Definition, audio commentary with director Cristopher Nolan, English Dolby Digital 5.1 & DTS audio, Anatomy of a scene, the director's shooting script, trailers, the original short story, international ad campains, production stills and sketches, hidden features and more.

Monster's Ball (June 11th, 2002)

Halle Berry, fresh off of her Academy Award for Best Actress, is making her way to DVD in Monster's Ball. Lion's Gate has announced the DVD info for this June 11th release. Monster's Ball will include an anamorphic widescreen transfer, English 5.1 surround track, two audio commentaries with Berry, Billy Bob Thornton and director Marc Forster deleted scenes, outtakes, "Making of the Music" featurette, and trailers.

Jimmy Neutron Boy Genius (August 2nd, 2002)

One of three nominees for the first ever Best Animated Picture category at the Academy Awards, Jimmy Neutron will be released by Paramount on August 2nd. This DVD will be presented in anamorphic widescreen and full screen versions with English 5.1 audio. This disc will feature "The Making Of Jimmy Neutron" featurette, 2 music videos, 7 DVD-ROM games, and trailers and TV spots.

Announcements for The Bedroom and Iris have been made as well, with In The Bedroom hitting the streets on August 13th, and Iris following on August 20th. Specs have not yet been announced for either title.

Time to start saving your money kids...~Rorschach

Brian B.