Delivering on its promise to provide consumers an ever more immersive, dynamic and interactive Blu-ray experience, Universal Studios Home Entertainment (USHE) announced today the launch of an array of enhanced iPhone and iPod touch-enabled features and social web-based offerings with the release of upcoming titles Bruno, Funny People, 9, American Pie Presents: The Book of Love, Public Enemies, and Inglourious Basterds all available this holiday season.
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In anticipation of tomorrow's home entertainment releases of both UP and MONSTER'S, INC. (Walt Disney Home Ent.), we spoke with Pixar director Pete Docter about going Blu.
On Nov. 3, the National Film Board of Canada released a compilation of auteur animation on Blu-ray and DVD, titled Animation Express.
After wowing TV audiences with a cutting-edge, animated look at "a galaxy far, far away," Star Wars: The Clone Wars The Complete Season One is coming to DVD and high-definition Blu-ray Disc November 3 from Lucasfilm Ltd. and Warner Home Video.
TRANSFORMERS: REVENGE OF THE FALLEN on DVD and Blu-ray, WATERWORLD comes to Blu-ray, BLOOD: THE LAST VAMPIRE is out on DVD and Blu-ray, ESCAFLOWNE: THE MOVIE on Blu-ray, and ESCAFLOWNE: COMPLETE COLLECTION on DVD.
Experience the first-ever audio-enabled Live Community Screening (LCS) exclusive to owners of the Terminator Salvation Blu-ray Disc and hear director McG answer your questions during this BD-Live exclusive LCS on December 5th, 2009.
Experience the first-ever worldwide Live Community Screening (LCS) exclusive to owners of the Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince Blu-ray Disc and hear star Daniel Radcliffe and director David Yates answer your questions during this live LCS on December 12th, 2009.
SNOW WHITE AND THE SEVEN DWARFS: DIAMOND EDITION on Blu-ray, A CHARLIE BROWN CHRISTMAS comes to Blu-ray Blu-ray, DR. SEUSS' HOW THE GRINCH STOLE CHRISTMAS!: Deluxe Edition on Blu-ray, DR. SEUSS' HORTON HEARS A WHO! on Blu-ray, CONTACT on Blu-ray, and PEANUTS: I WANT A DOG FOR CHRISTMAS on DVD.
THE WIZARD OF OZ ULTIMATE COLLECTOR'S EDITION comes to DVD and Blu-ray, THE DARK CRYSTAL makes its Blu-ray debut, along with LABYRINTH on Blu-ray, SNAKES ON A PLANE on Blu-ray, SUPERMAN/BATMAN: PUBLIC ENEMIES on DVD and Blu-ray, HERO: SPECIAL EDITION on Blu-ray, LEGEND OF THE DRUNKEN MASTER on Blu-ray, IRON MONKEY on Blu-ray and ZATOICHI on Blu-ray.
Press Release from Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment
Charging home on December 15th comes Walt Disney Pictures¹ action-packed comedy-adventure G-Force. Packaged as an exciting Disney ³Combo Pack² (a Blu-ray + DVD + DisneyFile Digital Copy of the movie in a single package), families can finally look forward to enjoying this thrilling story about a covert group of feisty furball Guinea Pigs anytime, anywhere and on a compatible format of their choice --Blu-ray player, car, PC and/or portable device.
Witness the battle between man and machine in the gritty action epic as TERMINATOR SALVATION blasts its way onto Blu-ray and DVD on December 1st from Warner Home Video.
Announcement by Disney/Pixar
Burbank, California (August 10, 2009) -- Disney/Pixar’s MONSTERS, INC. now available in Blu-ray High-Def on 2-Disc Disney Blu-ray Hi Def + DisneyFile Digital Copy November 10, 2009 for the SRP of $39.99
ALL NEW BLU-RAY BONUS FEATURES*Filmmakers Round TableFilmmakers Pete Docter, Lee Unkrich, Darla Anderson, and Bob Peterson reflect on the creation of the film, and share their most memorable anecdotes.
MONSTERS, INC. RIDE AND GO SEEK: BUILDING MONSTROPOLIS IN TOKYO
Press Release by Disney/Pixar
Burbank, California (August 10, 2009) -- The #1 Animated Film of the Year! From the Creators of FINDING NEMO and MONSTERS, INC. comes the hilarious and unforgettable adventure, Disney/Pixar’s UP, coming to Blu-rayalso Hi-Def and DVD with Disneyfile Digital Copy on November 10, 2009.
WATCHMEN and CORALINE make their DVD/Blu-ray bows, along with the "complete experience" Blu-ray of 300 and the DVD/Blu-ray debut of season two ABC's whimsical series PUSHING DAISIES.
300: The Complete Experience on Blu-ray
Experience 300 in a whole new way when the cutting-edge, heart-pounding visual masterpiece from filmmaker Zack Snyder (WATCHMEN) marches onto home screens as 300: The Complete Experience in Blu-ray July 21, to coincide with Snyder's WATCHMEN and WATCHMEN Director's Cut DVD and Blu-ray debut. All are from Warner Home Video.
Press Release from Universal Studios Home Entertainment
UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif., July 20 -- In a groundbreaking move that promises to further elevate and differentiate the Blu-ray user experience, Universal Studios Home Entertainment today announced a plan to deliver an extensive array of iPhone and iPod touch-enabled features on its upcoming Blu-ray releases that can be accessed via companion applications from the App Store.
Check out some clips from the upcoming Blu-ray release of A BUG'S LIFE from Disney-Pixar.
Rock to TreeBuilding the Bird
Sony Pictures Home Ent. will release THE SKY CRAWLERS on Blu-ray and DVD May 26, 2009. From Mamoru Oshii, the world-acclaimed director of GHOST IN THE SHELL, comes an award-winning story of an exciting but endless war with heroes too young to understand the meaning of their battles. This visually stunning anime adventure brings to life the nail-biting dogfights from the epic air battles described in Hiroshi Mori's best-selling novel in Japan. Special features include featurettes on animation and sound design, and the research behind bringing real sights and sounds to life in anime.
Home video releases for May 19 include A BUG'S LIFE on Blu-ray, the 20th anniversary edition of BATMAN on Blu-ray, the DVD/Blu-ray release of VALKYRIE, ENEMY AT THE GATES and PAYCHECK on Blu-ray, two volumes of classic 1960s and '70s cartoons, season seven of 24 and season one of TRUE BLOOD on DVD/Blu-ray and more.
24 Season Seven on DVD and Blu-ray
Classic STAR TREK series and films make their Blu-ray debut, plus the first season of CSI on Blu-ray, classic Disney animated shorts collections on DVD, GALAXY QUEST Deluxe Edition on DVD, THE GRUDGE on Blu-ray, LICENCE TO KILL and THE MAN WITH THE GOLDEN GUN on Blu-ray and more.
BLEACH Volume 16 on DVD
On Wednesday, Sony Pictures Home Ent. held a press event touting its commitment to BD-Live (interactive content for Blu-ray consumers) on Stage 29 in Culver City, home of the old MGM and apparently one of the actual stages where THE WIZARD OF OZ's Yellow Brick Road was filmed.
Press Release from Warner Home Video
Burbank, Calif., April 22, 2009 -- Warner Home Video (WHV) has announced the launch of two new programs, "Warnerblu Buy 5 Get 1 Free," the Studio's first-ever Blu-ray Disc customer loyalty program, and an HD-DVD trade up program, "Red2Blu," which offers HD-DVD owners the opportunity to upgrade their Warner Home Video releases on HD-DVD for a Blu-ray Disc of the same movie.
BOLT makes its DVD debut (after a Sunday Blu-ray bow), QUANTUM OF SOLACE comes to DVD and Blu-ray, along with several classic Bond titles new to Blu-ray plus THE FAST AND THE FURIOUS trilogy on Blu-ray, HAPPILY N'EVER AFTER 2 and SECRETS OF THE FURIOUS FIVE on DVD, THE VENTURE BROS. season three on DVD/Blu-ray and WATCHMEN: TALES OF THE BLACK FREIGHTER and UNDER THE HOOD on DVD/Blu-ray.
BOLT on DVD
PINOCCHIO's 70th anniversary edition hits DVD and Blu-ray today, March 10, along with a four-film BATMAN anthology on Blu-ray, SOUTH PARK (12th season) on Blu-ray for the first time, HOWARD THE DUCK on DVD for the first time, SYNECDOCHE, NEW YORK and TRANSPORTER 3 on DVD/Blu-ray and an edition of WOODY WOODPECKER favorites on DVD.