The first season of Doctor Who with a Scottish Doctor (I’m Scottish! That’s good – I can complain!’) – Doctor Who: The Complete Eighth Series – comes to DVD and Blu-Ray on December 9th.
As well as the usual suspects in terms of bonus features (four audio commentaries, behind-the-scenes featurettes and the like), The eighth season/series set will also include exclusive footage from the London Premiere Q&A with Peter Capaldi, Jenna Coleman; lead writer and executive producer Steven Moffat and a documentary following the Doctor Who World Tour, and the Doctor Who: Deep Breath Live Pre-Show & After Who Live (hosted by comedian and Doctor Who superfan Chris Hardwick).
For further details, follow the jump.
BBC America’s Intruders – about a secret society devoted to the pursuit of immortality via body snatching – is coming to DVD and Blu-Ray just in time for Christmas.
The ten-episode first season will be in stores on December 23rd – making it the perfect last-minute gift for those who love moody, intelligent sci-fi. Further details follow the jump.
Swedish sci-fi film LFO (We gave it an A-) is coming to DVD. The low-budget, low-fi film is a dark (very dark) comedy about a man who discovers a way to use low-frequency sound to hypnotize others and uses it to fuel his personal fantasies – until those fantasies reach megalomaniac proportions.
Check out a new trailer for the Dark Sky DVD/VOD/Digital HD release, available on October 28th.
Dragon Ball Z: Battle of the Gods Extended Edition is now available on Blu-Ray/DAV Combo Pack – with twenty minutes of never before seen footage.
To celebrate the home video release, two voice actors from the cast, Sean Schemmel and Chris Sabat, will appear at New York Comic Con 2014 on October 10th and 11th.
Details follow the jump.
Just in time for the scariest night of the year, MGM and Fox Home entertainment are reissuing 13 horror classics to make your Halloween a spookier one. Each will have a limited edition Skuzzles faceplate.
Titles include five-time Oscar® winner The Silence of the Lambs, the original Carrie (starring Sissy Spacek), cult film Killer Klowns From Outer Space (a personal favorite), the first Child’s Play and ten more.
Check out the complete list after the jump.
The Turtles are coming – to home video, that is! On November 25th, TMNT will be released on DVD, Blu-Ray and Blu-Ray/DVD Combo-Pack. The Blu-Ray will contain eight extra features – including an extended ending sequence and the Shell Shock music video.
Follow the jump for further details.
The BBC series Merlin – which told the story of how Merlin came to be the foremost advisor to the legendary King Arthur – is getting a complete series Blu-Ray release that will feature, in addition to previously available features, new audio commentaries for two season five episodes; footage from Merlin’s 2012 panel at Comic-Con, and The Real Arthur and Merlin – a featurette in which series stars Colin Morgan and Bradley James visit sites from from the legend of Merlin.
Merlin: The complete Series will be in stores on November 4th. For further details, follow the jump.
It’s only been a few weeks and already the debut of the twelfth Doctor is available on home video. While that could be seen as nothing more than a clever marketing ploy, Peter Capaldi’s first adventure in the TARDIS is memorable for a number of reasons (including a limited theatrical release) – enough that the release of Doctor Who: Deep Breath works as a standalone.
On the heels of Emmy® wins for Benedict Cumberbatch and Martin Freeman comes news that BBC Worldwide will release Sherlock: The Complete Seasons 1-3 on November 4th. This deluxe package will include all nine feature-length episodes of Sherlock to date.
And here is where it gets interesting: the set will include a host of new extra features plus busts of Holmes and Watson and two limited edition art cards. For a complete list of extras, follow the jump.
As befits a movie that has done over a billion dollars at the global box office, Paramount Home Media Distribution is giving Transformers: Age of Extinction an impressive home video release – at least on Blu-Ray and 3D Blu-Ray.
The Blu-Ray/DVD Combo Pack is a three-disc set with over three hours of extras. Extras like: Bay On Action – an in-depth interview with Michael Bay about his vision and approach to the film’s high-octane action sequences; the eight-part making of documentary, Evolution Within, Extinction and an Angry Birds Transformers trailer ‘where birds and pigs turn into Autobots and Deceptihogs, creating havoc on Piggy Island’ – and that’s just for starters. (The 3D Blu-Ray contains all the same extras plus the film as seen in IMAX).
Transformers: Age of Extinction will be available in all physical formats on September 30th – and on Digital HD two weeks earlier, on September 16th. Follow the jump for a complete list of extras.
Vampire Nerd? Pretty girl ghost? Why not?
VIZ Media announces the home video release of Blood Lad – the story of Staz, an otaku vampire who falls for Fuyumi – a pretty girl who becomes a ghost. Even I, a jaded, not-quite-cynical critic find the premise unique and filled with potential.
Blood Lad will be in stores on Tuesday, September 2nd, in both a Limited Edition Blu-Ray/DVD Combo Pack and a standard DVD set. For more, follow the jump.