"Behold, as a wild ass in the desert, go I forth to my work."
More new stuff for the coming months...
Paramount has got to have a sense of humor! The same week they announce the cancellation of Star Trek Enterprise, they announce the official date for the Star Trek: Enterprise - Season One DVD: 5/3. Extras will include anamorphic widescreen video, Dolby Digital 5.1 audio, deleted scenes, 7 behind-the-scenes featurettes, 9 minutes of outtakes, Enterprise Secrets interview clips and more. This is about a week before the last show of the series ends...they be funny guys over there, no doubt.
Sony announced the DVD of Spanglish for 4/5 and Closer for 3/29. Spanglish (SLP $28.95) will include audio commentary by director James L. Brooks commentary, deleted scenes and The Making of Spanglish featurette. Closer (SLP $28.95) will be a Superbit DVD with both Dolby Digital and DTS 5.1 surround sound. Extras will include Damien Rice's The Blower's Daughter music video and previews.
They also have Bad Education, The Woodsman, The Flower of My Secret, Twin Sitters, Sasquatch Hunters, All in the Family: The Complete Fourth Season (3 discs) and The Jeffersons: The Complete Third Season (3 discs), all for 4/12.
Warner has announced the release of Ocean's Twelve for 4/12 (SRP $27.95), in anamorphic widescreen with Dolby Digital 5.1 audio. There's no word yet on extras.
New Line will release Birth on 4/19 (SRP $27.95). Look for anamorphic widescreen video, Dolby Digital 5.1 audio and trailers.
Fox has just announced the DVD release of Elektra (boy, this turd didn't take long did it?) on 4/5. They also have Fat Albert for 3/22 (SRP $29.98). AND they have Kinsey arriving on 5/17...there are extras, but eh...
Universal is re-doing (no! Uni redoing their DVDs?! I can't believe it!!!) a couple more titles. First is the Dune: Extended Edition , which will be released in a metal snap case (SRP $27.98). 2 versions of the film will be included... a 137-minute theatrical version, and the 177-minute extended edition (no doubt the "Alan Smithee" version that David Lynch disavowed, I assume). BOTH will be available in 2.35:1 anamorphic widescreen (which would mark the first time the extended edition was available in widescreen). The theatrical edition will feature both Dolby Digital and DTS 5.1 audio, while the extended edition will be Dolby Digital 5.1 only. Extras will include never before seen "behind-the-scenes" footage, documentaries on the special effects, visual design and costumes, deleted scenes, original photographs and artwork from the set (newly resurrected from personal collections) and more.
And they're re-releasing 12 Monkeys. This looks like it might be a new film transfer, but the extras are the same as the old disc.
And to wrap things up today, we have Disney with a special edition of Beaches for 4/26. I suppose any film that's responsible for "Wind Beneath My Wings" should get...something...