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.

November 29thJoe Dirt (UMD)

Joe Dirt is a janitor with a mullet hairdo, acid-washed jeans and a dream -- to find the parents he lost at the Grand Canyon when he was a belligerent, trailer park-raised, eight-year-old. Now, the irrepressibly optimistic Joe hits the road alone in search of his folks, but as Joe's life story unfolds, jeers turn to cheers, and an entire captivated city tunes in to hear the adventures of Joe Dirt.

Technical Specs

Rating: PG-13

Run Time: 86

CC: No

White Chicks (Unrated) (UMD)

Two FBI agents and partners in this crime-stopping comedy go way undercover by impersonating high-society heiresses in order to keep their jobs.

Technical Specs

Rating: Unrated

Run Time: 115


October 11thChronos: Special Collector's Edition

CHRONOS, the quintessential large format film, is now available in an extraordinary, new digitally restored and re-mastered Special Collector's Edition DVD. A visual symphony in seven movements, Chronos embarks on an unprecedented cinematic journey across the worlds of natural beauty and manmade monuments as it explores the essence of time.

DVD Features

-Audio commentary with the film's director, composer and production manager

-Behind-the-scenes making of feature with the filmmakers

-Director's shot list - shot-by-shot breakdown of the film

-Behind the Landscapes - presents detailed information about each location provided by Columbia Encyclopedia

-Director's shot list - shot-by-shot breakdown of the film

-DVD-ROM Bonus - Columbia Encyclopedia entries with hyperlinks open new avenues of exploration


As seen on PBS nationally, ANIMUSIC is a computer-animated orchestra of instruments which play themselves, exalting music from rock-n-roll to jazz to new age. A powerful new vision in music video entertainment with an unprecedented universal appeal, the program is rated one of the "50 greatest 3D projects ever" by 3D World Magazine.

DVD Features

-Fully animated musical menus

-Solo-cam angles (interactive angle button switches between instruments)

-Animusic's first animation from 1996

-Sneak Peak of Animusic 2

-Breakaway hit "Pipe Dream" in Widescreen

-Behind-the-scenes footage & director's commentary

-Over 300 production stills, screen shots and sketches

Illuminated Manuscripts

LLUMINATED MANUSCRIPTS is a new release with a unique blend of high tech imagination and pastoral nature footage creating a captivating dreamscape of image and sound through 17 fascinating visual journeys.

DVD Features

-6 unique eternal loops

-Beautifully animated motion menus

-Still art gallery

-Alternate soundtracks

-Ambient remixes

The Ultimate DVD: Home Theater Fine Tuning Made Simple

THE ULTIMATE DVD: Home Theater Fine Tuning Made Simple is a must-have new release for retailers selling home theater systems as well as consumers who already own one. The Ultimate DVD is a diagnostic and demonstration disc featuring reference quality sights and sounds designed to fully exploit the home theatre system's capabilities.

Technical Specs

Easy-to-follow instructions in multiple languages, including English, Spanish, German and French

Audio: High definition digital surround sound

Multiple angle selection while viewing

Aspect Ration: Full frame 4:3 or Widescreen 16:9 aspect ratios

Universal system compatibility - Region 0 plays worldwide

Rating: Not Rated

November 29thLegends of the Fall: Deluxe Edition

The classic story of rebellion and reconciliation, A RIVER RUNS THROUGH IT: DELUXE EDITION, arrives on DVD remastered for incredible picture and sound quality! The DVD is packaged with an exclusive movie scrapbook and the special edition disc loaded with bonus features.

DVD Features

-Exclusive Scrapbook

-Collector’s Outercase

-Deluxe Edition DVD including:

-Director and Talent Commentary


-Production Notes

-Talent Files

A River Runs Through It: Deluxe Edition

Academy Award-winner Robert Redford (Best Director, Ordinary People, 1980) captures the majesty of the Montana wilderness and the strength of the American family in this acclaimed adaptation of Norman Maclean's classic memoir. Craig Sheffer stars as the young Norman, and Brad Pitt stars as his brother Paul, an irresistible daredevil driven to challenge the world. Growing up, both boys rebel against their stern minister father. While Norman channels his rebellion into writing, Paul descends a slippery path to self-destruction. Co-starring Tom Skerritt as the Reverend Maclean and Emily Lloyd as wild-hearted Jessie Burns.

DVD Features

-Exclusive Scrapbook

-Deluxe Edition DVD including:

-Director’s Commentary with Brad Pitt

-Deleted Scenes


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