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The Fault In Our Stars Rocks Home Video September 16th!

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The surprise box office hit of the summer, The Fault In Our Stars will be released in a Blu-Ray/DVD Combo Pack on September 16th. The Fault in Our Stars: The Infinities Edition includes two versions of the film – the theatrical cut and an extended edition, with commentary tracks for both.

The Blu-Ray also includes six deleted scenes (with optional commentary); The Stars Align (Book to Screen); Promotional Featurettes: The Cast, The Making of The Fault in Our Stars, The Transformation, Literature to Life, Our Little Infinity, The Music Behind Our Stars, and a Photo Gallery.

The DVD release includes an Audio Commentary for the Theatrical Cut, the six Promotional Featurettes and the Photo Gallery. For more, check out the press release following the jump.

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The Wonder Years Complete Series–Now Available For Pre-Order!

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The Wonder Years has never been available on DVD before now. Star Vista Entertainment and Time Life have teamed up to produce The Wonder Years Complete Series – packaged in a Kennedy Junior High Locker and including bonus material galore: a Specially-Designed Yearbook, Two Notebooks containing detailed episode information;  Custom Wonder Years Magnets; Over 15 Hours of Bonus Content – Including the First Cast Reunion in 16 Years; Outtakes; Extensive Interviews with Key Cast & Crew; Ten Newly-Produced Featurettes and More.

Plus, for the true Wonder Years addict, there are two more iterations of the set: The Wonder Years Experience which includes all of the above plus: a selection of limited-edition memorabilia created exclusively for this set: a Kennedy Junior High School tee shirt, tube socks, and a vintage gym bag; a Kennedy Junior High School pennant and commemorative patch, The Wonder Years collectible pins, and a newly-produced Wonder Years CD, featuring the theme song plus classics by Bob Dylan, Diana Ross, The Beach Boys, The Temptations and many others; and The Wonder Years Signature Edition which includes every item from the first two sets in a limited edition of 500 sets hand-signed by Fred Savage, Danica McKellar and other cast members, housed in a numbered locker and  accompanied by a numbered Certificate of Authenticity.

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Nerdy Vampire Falls For Pretty Girl as Blood Lad Premieres on Hulu and Neon Alley!

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Can an otaku vampire who is obsessed with the human world find love with a pretty girl who becomes a ghost? That’s one of the questions behind the anime Blood Lad – which can be seen on Neon Alley and Hulu for a limited time only.

VIZ Media has planned a Special Limited Edition Blu-Ray/DVD combo pack – and a standard DVD set – of the 10-episode supernatural comedy series for release on September 2nd. For more details, check out the press release following the jump.

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NBC’s Left Field Smash, The Blacklist Comes to Home Video August 12th!

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Season one of NBC’s newest drama hit, The Blacklist, will arrive on home video on August 12th. The series, in which Raymond ‘Red’ Reddington aids the FBI in tracking criminals so good they’ve remained completely undetected – but only if deals directly with Agent Elizabeth Keen, was a surprising hit, maintaining top ratings even when accompanied by lead-in The Voice.

The Blu-Ray release, from Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, will include ten new featurettes; 22 episodes of Beyond the Blacklist, and commentaries on three episodes – the Pilot, Anslo Garrick Pt. 1 and Berlin: Conclusion – with Jon Bokenkamp, John Eisendrath and Joe Carnahan. For details, follow the jump.

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James Clavell’s Shogun: Epic Mini-Series Gets First Blu-Ray Release!

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One of the best mini-series of all time is (finally) coming to Blu-Ray. James Clavell’s Shogun, directed by Jerry London, may have been the best thing Richard Chamberlain ever – and it introduced Japanese star Toshiro Mifune to his biggest American audience. The plot had Chamberlain’s John Blackthorne, and English navigator going from being shipwrecked off the coast of Japan to becoming part of warlord Toranaga’s efforts to become Shogun. The mini-series was notable for not employing subtitles, so viewers had to not only follow the complex plotlines, but figure out what was being said. Even with that couldn’t keep Shogun from becoming a ratings giant. The Blu-Ray set, due July 22nd, includes a series of featurettes under the heading The Making of Shogun, a series of Historical Perspective Featurettes and Select Scene Commentary by Jerry London. For more details, check out the press release following the jump. Continue reading

Theatrical Re-Release, Special Edition Blu-Rays for Ghostbusters’ 30th Anniversary!

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Thirty years ago, ‘Who you gonna call?’ became something of a buzzword thanks to Ivan Reitman’s horror-comedy, Ghostbusters. To celebrate its 30th Anniversary, Ghostbusters is getting a theatrical re-release in over 700 locations in Canada and the U.S for a limited engagement starting on August 29th – the beginning of the Labor Day Weekend.

Following its theatrical run, Ghostbusters, and Ghostbusters II (25th Anniversary) will get Special Edition Blue-Ray sets – and there will be a special, Limited Edition (pictured above) that will include both Special Edition sets plus a Slimer figure. Both films have been remastered in 4K and the Blu-Ray sets will be made from those 4K sources. For details, check out the press release following the jump.

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TCM Originals Coming To Home Video!

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If, like me, you love movies and have always enjoyed Robert Osborne’s interviews with movie legends on TCM, this news is for you: Conversations with Robert Osborne will be the first home video release from TCM Originals. Conversations with Robert Osborne will include Osborne’s Private Screenings interviews with Liza Minelli and Alex Baldwin, as well as three installments from Live from the TCM Classic Film Festival: interviews with Luise Rainer (first woman to win back-to-back winner Best Actress Oscars), Kim Novakl and Eva Marie Saint. Also included is a speical essay for the set by journalist/TCM contributor Roger Fristoe.

Conversations with Robert Osborne will be released on April 7th. Pre-orders are being taken now. Check out the press release after the jump for more details.

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VIZ Media Unleashes Anime Superhero Zetman!

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It’s not often that a superhero is created by a super-villain, but that’s the case with Japanese superhero series Zetman. The series revolves around two boys – Kouga, born into a wealthy family and in line to inherit his family’s power and fortune, and Jin, poor but living a happy life with his grandfather until tragedy strikes. Both boys seek the real meaning of justice and what it means to be a hero.

Zetman is a gritty, viceral, action-filled 13-episode series that explores what it means to be human. VIZ Media will release Zetman: The complete Series on Blu-Ray and DVD in North America on November 5th. For further details, check out the press release after the jump.

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Star Trek Into Darkness In Stores Sept. 10–Digital Download Available August 20!

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J.J. Abrams’ second Star Trek adventure will be coming to DVD, Blu-ray and On Demand on September 10th, 2013. It will be available on Digital 30 days earlier, on August 20th. The Blu-ray/DVD Combo Pack listing shows seven featurettes on the Blu-ray, but none on the DVD.

Star Trek Into Darkness finds the crew of the USS Enterprise on a mission to capture ‘an unstoppable force of destruction and bring those responsible to justice.) The film stars Chris Pine, Zachary Quinto, Benedict Cumberbatch, Simon Pegg, Zoe Saldana, Anton Yelchin, John Cho, Alice Eve, Bruce Greenwood and Peter Weller.

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Love The Royals? BBC Home Entertainment’s The Royal Collection on May 21st!

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I’m not sure why it is, but Americans seem to have a fascination with the British Royal Family. Perhaps that’s way BBC Home entertainment is releasing a special box set, The Royal Collection. Composed of four documentaries – The Coronation of Queen Elizabeth II (a behind-the-scenes look at the Queen’s 1953 Coronation), King George and Queen Mary: The Royals Who Rescued the Monarchy (a two-part portrait of Elizabeth II’s grandparents, King George V and Queen Mary), Queen Victoria’s Children (a three-part series exploring the reign of Victoria through her personal relationships with her husband and her nine children) and How To Be a Prince (a program centered on Prince William from 2003) – and a replica of a booklet for Queen Elizabeth II’s Coronation, featuring original photography from the ceremony, The Royal Collection will be released on May 21st.

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