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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.
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The down-home craziness continues with the Duke boys on DVD in The Dukes of Hazzard: The Complete Fourth Season! Following the phenomenal success of the TV franchise on DVD, Season Four's release will precede the much-anticipated theatrical release staring Jessica Simpson, Johnny Knoxville and Sean Scott Williams. All roads lead to fun in this 27-episode, 9-disc collector's set, with special features including an inside look at the series with John Schneider, Cathering Bach, Tom Wopat and Creator Gy Waldron!
Actors: Catherine Bach, John Schneider, Thomas Wopat, Sorrell Booke
1 - Mrs. Daisy Hogg
Diamonds in the Rough
2 - Coltrane vs. Duke
The Great Bank Robbery
3 - Sadie Hogg Day
10 Million Dollar Sheriff (Part 1)
10 Million Dollar Sheriff (Part 2)
4 - Trouble at Cooter's
Goodbye, General Lee
Cletus Falls in Love
5 - Hughie Hogg Strikes Again
The Dukescam Scam
The Sound of Music - Hazzard Style
6 - Shine on Hazzard Moon
Pin the Tail on the Dukes
Miz Tisdale on the Lam
7 - Nothin' But the Truth
New Deputy in Town
8 - Birds Gotta Fly
Bad Day in Hazzard
9 - Share and Share Alike
The Law and Jesse Duke
Dukes in Danger
My Scene Goes Hollywood
It's "Lights! Camera! Fashion!"' for the My Scene gang, Barbie', Madison', Chelsea', Nolee' and Delancey', as they get a taste of the glamorous life and star in their first-ever full-length movie, MY SCENE GOES HOLLYWOOD'. Based on Mattel's successful My Scene' toy line, the highly anticipated direct-to-video animated feature (DVD/VHS) will be distributed by Buena Vista Home Entertainment and is available August 30, 2005. The MY SCENE GOES HOLLYWOOD' DVD/VHS is fashionably priced at $19.99 (DVD and VHS S.R.P.).
The MY SCENE GOES HOLLYWOOD ' DVD includes the following bonus features:
- Barbie's Personality Profile: Answer fun and fashionable multiple choice questions and find out
which My Scene' girl is most like you!
- Chelsea's Celebrity Fashion Finder: Help the My Scene' girls search for the perfect accessories for
their hot outfits so they can make it to the premiere on time.
- Madison's Superstar Challenge: Find out if you have what it takes to be a superstar, then walk down
the red carpet at your own premiere!
- Nolee's Movie Memory Game: Test your knowledge of the My Scene' girls and their first feature
- Delancey's Fave Embarrassing Moments: Hilarious outtakes and bloopers from the film.
A new generation of warriors has taken over the troubled inner cities of the United Kingdom in the high-energy thriller The Purifiers, available on DVD from New Line Home Entertainment on August 30, 2005. Set against the backdrop of modern-day Britain, this Scottish martial arts actioner stars Dominic Monaghan (The Lord of the Rings Motion Picture Trilogy, TV's Lost) and Kevin McKidd (Trainspotting, De-Lovely) as activists who, tired of hopeless government initiatives and bad policing, create their own community to protect their neighborhoods from social and moral collapse. The Purifiers kicks its way onto DVD on August 30, and will be available at a $24.98 SRP.
DVD SPECIAL FEATURES
- Commentary from director Richard Jobson
- Theatrical trailer
- 16x9 (2.35:1) widescreen version of the film
- 4X3 fullscreen version of the film
- Animated Menus
- DTS – English
- Dolby Digital 5.1 – English
- Stereo Surround – English
- English and Spanish subtitles
- Closed captions
Returning home from a concert and driving recklessly, four teenagers crash their car on a deserted road. To ward off the cold, they build a fire and wait for help. But, the hair-raising stories they tell around the fire put a deeper chill into the night. Each tale is more lurid, more horrifying, more shocking than anything they've heard before. Yet, for these unlucky teens in the woods, the biggest shock is still to come!
The DVD features a widescreen (1.85.1) version of the film with 5.1 and DTS sound, along with English and Spanish subtitles.
In the tradition of The Hitcher, Nature of the Beast is an intense psychological thriller about a businessman (Henriksen) drawn into a bloody game of cat and mouse by a mysterious drifter (Roberts). With the police searching for a serial killer on a murderous rampage and a million dollars missing from a Las Vegas casino, both men have something sinister to hide. But, as the lies are peeled away and their true nature is revealed, it becomes clear that one of them is a madman. The question is, which one?
The DVD features audio commentary with director Victor Salva, a widescreen (1.85.1) version of the film, 5.1 and DTS sound and English and Spanish subtitles.
In this sequel to the original thriller, alien officer MacLachlan (Raphael Sbarge, Pearl Harbor, Independence Day) teams up with Juliet Beck (Kate Hodge, Rapid Fire, Leatherface: Texas Chainsaw Massacre 3) to hunt for an alien that has been in deep hibernation for the past 15 years. But, when they finally locate the beast's breeding ground, it's too late ' an alien has already spawned, and the rampage has begun. Featuring special appearances by Michael Nouri and Kyle MacLachlan, The Hidden II races to a shocking and unforgettable end.
The Double Feature DVD features audio commentary with The Hidden director Jack Sholder, effects production footage narrated by Jack Sholder and the original theatrical trailer for The Hidden. Both films are presented in widescreen (1.85.1) versions with 5.1 Surround and Stereo Surround sound, English and Spanish subtitles and closed captions.
On August 30, Warner Home Video will debut six comedies, previously unavailable on DVD. Quick Change, Almost Heroes, The Gumball Rally, Wise Guys, Corvette Summer and Hero at Large will each be available for $14.97 SRP.
Corvette Summer - A cherry Corvette Stingray. A gorgeous girl. And a summer in glittery Las Vegas. What more does a guy need for the wildest, weirdest, funniest, freakiest time of his life? Mark Hamill (Star Wars) and Annie Potts (Toy Story) star.
September 6thGarbo: The Signature Collection
On September 6, Warner Home Video will debut Garbo: The Signature Collection, in celebration of the luminous and mysterious star’s 100th birthday on September 18. The ten film, ten disc Collection includes seven Garbo classics – six of which are brand new to DVD including Mata Hari, Leo Tolstoy’s Anna Karenina, the four-time Academy Award®-nominated Ninotchka, Queen Christina, Anna Christie and Camille, as well as the previously released Academy Award Best Picture winner Grand Hotel. The Collection also includes the deluxe two-disc TCM Archives: Garbo Silents with three of the star’s greatest silent films – Flesh and the Devil, The Temptress and The Mysterious Lady. In addition, the brand new insightful bonus feature-length documentary from acclaimed filmmaker Kevin Brownlow and Turner Classic Movies, Garbo, featuring interviews with Garbo’s friends and colleagues, is available exclusively with the gift set. Garbo: The Signature Collection will sell for $99.92 SRP and the two-disc TCM Archives: Garbo Silents will be available as a separate set for $39.92 SRP. Each Garbo: The Signature Collection title will also be available individually for $19.97 SRP/ $14.95 MAP. Orders are due August 2.
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