Tuesday, August 7, 2012

Blu-Ray/DVD Releases: August 7, 2012

Welcome back! We have a slow week for "new" releases with a Dr. Seuss classic and the life story of a cultural icon being the only ones. The rest are cult favorites and other older titles. Maybe you'll see something worth buying; I have my eyes on a few.

Hit the jump for this week's releases!


-Special Features are for blu-ray editions only-


Dr. Seuss' The Lorax (BLU/DVD)


Voices: Danny DeVito, Ed Helmes, Zac Efron, Taylor Swift
Format: Animated, Color, Subtitled, Widescreen
Language: English
Region: Region A/1
Aspect Ratio: 1.85:1
Number of discs: 2
Rated: PG
Studio: Universal Studios
DVD Release Date: August 7, 2012
Run Time: 87 minutes


-Special Features-

Audio Commentary
Mini
-Movies
Making of Mini-Movies
Deleted Scene
O-Hare TV
Expedition of Truffula Valley
Seuss to ScreenThree Kids' Games
"Let It Grow" Sing-Along



Marley (BLU/DVD)



Actors: Bob Marley
Directors: Kevin MacDonald
Format: Closed-captioned, Dolby, Subtitled, Widescreen
Language: English
Subtitles: Spanish
Region: Region A/1
Aspect Ratio: 1.85:1
Number of discs: 1
Rated: PG-13
Studio: Magnolia Home Entertainment
Run Time: 145 minutes


-Special Features-

Around the World: Special feature on the relevance of Bob Marley's muisc today
Manhattan Centre, 21st June 1975: Concert footage
Listening to I'm Loose
Children's Memories
Extended interview with Bunny Wailer



High Fidelity (BLU)



Actors: Jack Black, John Cusack, Todd Louiso
Format: AC-3, Dolby, DTS Surround Sound, Dubbed, Subtitled, Widescreen
Language: English
Subtitles: English, French, Spanish
Region: Region A/1
Aspect Ratio: 1.85:1
Number of discs: 1
Rated: R
Studio: Touchstone / Disney
DVD Release Date: August 7, 2012


-Special Features-

Conversations with Writer/Producer John Cusack
Conversations with Director Stephen Frears
Deleted Scenes
Theatrical Trailer



Grosse Pointe Blank: 15th Anniversary Ed. (BLU)



Actors: John Cusack, Dan Aykroyd, Alan Arkin
Format: AC-3, DTS Surround Sound, Dubbed, Subtitled, Widescreen
Language: English
Subtitles: English, French, Spanish
Region: Region A/1
Aspect Ratio: 1.85:1
Number of discs: 1
Rated: R
Studio: Walt Disney Video
DVD Release Date: August 7, 2012


-Special Features-

None


Clue: The Movie (BLU)


Actors: Eileen Brennan, Tim Curry, Madeline Kahn, Christopher Lloyd, Michael McKean
Directors: Jonathan Lynn
Writers: Jonathan Lynn, John Landis, Anthony E. Pratt
Producers: Debra Hill, George Folsey Jr., Jeffrey Chernov, John Landis
Format: Widescreen
Language: English
Subtitles: English, French, Portuguese, Spanish
Region: Region A/1
Aspect Ratio: 1.85:1
Number of discs: 1
Rated: PG
Studio: Paramount
Run Time: 94 minutes


-Special Features-

Alternate Endings



Adventures in Babysitting: 25th Anniversary Ed. (BLU)


Actors: Keith Coogan, Anthony Rapp, Calvin Levels
Format: AC-3, Dolby, DTS Surround Sound, Dubbed, Subtitled, Widescreen
Language: English
Subtitles: English, French, Spanish
Region: Region A/1
Aspect Ratio: 1.85:1
Number of discs: 1
Rated: PG-13 (Parental Guidance Suggested)
Studio: Touchstone / Disney


-Special Features-

None




Spaceballs (25th Anniversary Edition)


Actors: Mel Brooks, John Candy, Rick Moranis, Bill Pullman
Format: AC-3, Closed-captioned, DTS Surround Sound, Dubbed, Subtitled, Widescreen
Language: English
Subtitles: English, French, Spanish
Aspect Ratio: 1.85:1
Number of discs: 1
Rated: PG
Studio: MGM (Video & DVD)
Run Time: 96 minutes


-Special Features-

Over five hours of bonus content






Well, another week and some more of my handpicked titles.  Hopefully you found something worthwhile in the bunch. Thanks for stopping by, and be sure to come back  next week for more DVD and Blu-ray titles.

As always, keep watching!