Upcoming DVD’s

Coming Soon On DVD’s
Just announced for a 8/13 DVD release is the hit indie comedy hit and critical fave Kissing Jessica Stein. Complete with an anamorphic widescreen transfer, English and French 5.1 surround tracks, English and Spanish subtitles, extras include a making-of featurette, filmographies, and the trailer. Retail is $29.95.
Also just announced from Fox are price reductions on another wave of action and comedy catalog faves. Effective 9/3, the following will all be reduced to a new low price of $14.95: Pushing Tin, Python, Commando, Rangers, Airheads, Wing Commander, Ravenous, Firestorm, Venomous, Volcano, Broken Arrow, The Scout, Romper Stomper, Poseidon Adventure, and A Glimpse of Hell. Brand-new to DVD on 9/3 and also for $14.95 is the direct-to-vide actioner One Last Score, starring Matthew Modine and John Hurt. Presented in anamorphic widescreen with English 5.1 and French 2.0 surround tracks, extras include the trailer and filmographies.
There’s plenty more titles hitting shelves on 9/3, all courtesy of Warner Home Video. Making their long-awaited DVD debut are a number of adult dramas: Barfly, Enemies: A Love Story, The Ninth Configuration, 1990 remake of The Sheltering Sky, Deja Vu, The Wanderers and Gypsy Moths. Each features a new anamorphic widescreen transfer with English and French 2.0 surround tracks, plus filmographies and trailers (Sheltering Sky also includes a featurette). Retail is $19.95 each.
Also arriving on 9/3 are a number of family favorites new and old alike. The Oscar-winning classic The Yearling makes its DVD debut in a newly-restored transfer in its original 1.37:1 theatrical aspect ratio and a 5.1 surround mix, plus filmographies and the trailer. Up next is the recent theatrical release Alaska, presented in anamorphic widescreen and full screen versions, with English and French 5.1 surround tracks and extras including a featurette, filmographies and trailers. Last but not least we have the animated versions of Oliver Twist and Treasure Island, The Amazing Panda Adventure and Little Big League, presented in full frame only with 2.0 surround tracks, trailers and filmographies. Retail is $19.95 each.
In scary TV news, on 9/3 Warner will release yet another South Park best-of collection, Ghouls, Ghosts and Underpants Gnomes. Another batch of 4 themed episodes, extras include a promo and retail is $19.95. Hitting shelves a week later on 9/10 is – yes, I’m not kidding – The Best of The Bachelor, that television show that disguises d prostitution as a marriage proposal. Presented in anamorphic widescreen (the show was shot in HD, believe it or not), retail is $19.95. Shudder.