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Latest Blu-ray News and Reviews

VIDEO REVIEW: Pinocchio Signature Edition Blu-ray

I’m doing something a little different. Either you are moving forward or stuck in a rut. So I’m trying my hand at doing more YouTube videos and reviews. Here’s a video review of Disney’s Pinocchio Signature Edition Blu-ray. Bare with me while I get my YouTube Fu correct. I’m getting new equipment and beefing up my editing chops. But I’m also trying not to overthink this and make it harder on myself than it needs to be. Let me know what you all think.

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Bleach Set 2 Comes to Blu-ray!

In the popular anime series Bleach, for as long as he can remember, Ichigo Kurosaki has been able to see ghosts. But when he meets Rukia, a Soul Reaper who battles evil spirits known as Hollows, his life is changed forever. Now, with a newfound wealth of spiritual energy, Ichigo discovers his true calling – to protect the world of the living and the dead as a Substitute Soul Reaper.

Bleach Set 2 (including episodes 28-55) is coming Blu-ray on January 31st. Further details follow the break.

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Sherlock: Season Four – The Brilliant Outweighs The Awful!

The return of Sherlock after an absence of two years – not counting the one-off The Abominable Bride – set audience records then dropped off precipitously. Of its three 90-minute episodes, one was brilliant, one was much better than the average mystery/procedural and the final had great moments but also a number of obvious flaws.

If you binge all three episodes, though, it is easily apparent that Sherlock’s worst was better than most shows’ best – as the fourth season DVD set shows. Plus there’s two hours of pretty darned decent bonus material.

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Sherlock: Season Four and Dirk Gently Come to Home Video!

BBC Home entertainment is looking to add a little mystery to your life beginning with the home video release of Sherlock: Season Four on January 24th, and Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency (now available in the US).

Read on for details.

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Moana Comes To Home Video Beginning in February!

Walt Disney Animation Studios’ Moana is coming to home video with a fleet of extras including a new Moana mini-movie and the theatrical short, Inner Workings.

Moana will be available in Digital HD on February 21st and on Blu-ray and DVD on March 7th. Follow the jump for a complete list of bonus material (and yes, even the DVD has an audio commentary track).

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Pinocchio Bonus Clips from Upcoming Blu-ray

Pinocchio is out on Digital HD and Disney Movies Anywhere This Week. To celebrate check out these new bonus clips from the early days of Disney Animation that show Walt Disney’s process while creating Pinocchio! You can download it today. Have I said lately how much I adore Disney Movies Anywhere? Buy it once and it shows up on almost all Digital services including Ultraviolet, iTunes, Microsoft, PSN Network, Amazon and Google!  The really cool thing is the extras are always included as well. I wish ALL studios would do this. Sick of having to choose between services. Disney gets mad props for going a step beyond in the way they treat their fans. Yes, I’m saying all of this because I expect my free review copy :).  But come on Disney, 4K Man, 4K!  Check out the clips.  Pinocchio is out on Blu-ray™ and DVD on Jan. 31.

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Arrival Arrives on Home Video Beginning On January 31st!

Denis Villeneuve’s Arrival – one of the best films of the year (we have it at #4) – is coming to home video.

One of the best First Contact films of all-time, Arrival is a story about life, language and love.

Paramount Home Media Distribution is releasing Arrival on Digital HD on January 31st and Blu-ray and DVD on February 14th.

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Pinocchio Comes to Blu-ray! I wouldn’t Lie! Maybe.

Disney’s timeless tale Pinocchio, considered one of the greatest animated films ever made with two Academy Awards, joins the Walt Disney Signature Collection. Now it will delight a whole new generation of dreamers with its masterful animation, unforgettable characters and award-winning music. The movie which inspired the world to wish upon a star, arrives for the first time on Digital HD and Disney Movies Anywhere on Jan. 10, and on Blu-ray™ and DVD on Jan. 31 with hours of new and classic bonus features. When is Disney jumping on the 4K UHD bandwagon? Nevermind, I’d probably be salty to discover none of my Disney Movies Anywhere content will “automatically upgrade” to UHD quality anyway.

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Beavis and Butt-Head: The Complete Collection – The Return of the Slacker Idiocracy!

They changed the world and then… they went away.

Now they’re back as Paramount Home Media Distribution presents Beavis and Butt-Head: The Complete Collection – all four seasons of the MTV cult classic plus Beavis and Butt-Head Do America and a wealth of bonus material in one 12-disc collection.

Beavis and Butt-Head: The Complete Collection will be in stores on February 14th. Read on for complete listing of bonus material.

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Nerdland’s Quest for Fame Comes to Home Video!

Nerdland – from the creators of Metalocalypse – is the story of two showbiz nobodies, John and Elliott, who are determined to become famous at any cost.

The unrated animated film stars Paul Rudd and Patton Oswalt and will be available on Digital tomorrow – and on Blu-ray and DVD on February 7th.

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Colors – Dennis Hopper Cult Classic – Gets Unrated Shout!Factory Blu-ray Release!

Late 1980s Los Angeles, the gangs rule the streets, with the Crips and the Bloods battling to reign supreme. In a dog-eat-dog world of drugs and guns, they don’t care who gets caught in the crossfire. It’s blue verses red and if you’re wearing the wrong color it could cost your life.

Colors, Dennis Hopper’s cult classic starring Robert Duvall and Sean Penn, is coming to Blu-ray in an unrated edition on March 7th.

This edition restores footage from the film’s international release and the original home video release.

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