Details: Sherlock Holmes – 03/30/10

 

SHERLOCK HOLMES

Release Date: March 30, 2010
WARNER BROS. HOME VIDEO

 

Warner Bros. has revealed that the recent Sherlock Holmes remake will be released on March 30th and will be presented with a DTS-HD Master Audio track and a 1.85 aspect ratio. No details on the SRP at this time but the following features have been rumored:

 

  • Maximum Movie Mode (PiP)
  • Featurette: Sherlock Holmes – Reinvented
  • Deleted Scenes
  • Storyboard Comparisons
  • Still Gallery
  • Timeline
  • BD-Live (inc. MyCommentary)
  • DVD Copy
  • Digital Copy

Artwork & Details: 2012 – 03/02/10

2012

Release Date: March 3rd, 2010
SONY PICTURES HOME ENTERTAINMENT

 

Sony Pictures Home Entertainment has announced a March 3rd release date for this Rolland Emmerich disaster flick. Like most Sony Blu-rays it will probably come with a DTS-HD Master Audio track. SRP on the 2-disc version (pictured) is $39.95 while the 1-disc is $38.96. Here is a listing of what’s on each version:

Both 1 and 2-Disc Versions

  • Feature Commentary: Director Rolland Emmerich and Co-Writer Harald Kloser
  • Deleted Scenes
  • Alternate Ending
  • Featurette: Roland Emmerich – The Master of the Modern Epic
  • Music Video: “Time for Miracles” by Adam Lambert

2-Disc Edition Only:

  • Picture-in-Picture (Pre-Visualization, Storyboards, Behind-the-Scenes Footage, Interviews)
  • Interactive Mayan Calender
  • Featurette: Designing the End of the World
  • Featurette: Science Behind the Destruction
  • Featurette: The End of the World – The Actor’s Perspective
  • Featurette: Making the Music Video – “Time for Miracles”

Artwork & Details – Surrogates – 01/26/10

 

SURROGATES

Release Date: 01/26/10

Buena Vista Home Entertainment has announced a January 26th release date for this Bruce Willis sci-fi thriller. The Blu-ray no doubt will have a DTS-HD Master Audio track and commands a $39.99 SRP. The BD contains the following features:

  • Feature Commentary with Director Jonathan Mostow
  • Music Video: “I Will Not Bow” – Breaking Benjamin
  • Featurette: “A More Perfect You: The Science of Surrogates” (BD Exclusive)
  • Featurette: “Breaking the Frame: A Graphic Novel Comes to Life” (BD Exclusive)
  • 4 Deleted Scenes (BD Exclusive)

Warner Announces 2-Pack Blu-rays

Warner Home Video is also launching the industry’s first line of Blu-ray Double Features, priced at $24.98 (SRP). Beginning February 23, the attractively packaged and entry-level priced Blu-ray Double Features pack will include a pair of well-matched catalog hits spanning multiple genres – comedy, action, drama/thriller and horror. The first wave will include “Dirty Harry” and “Magnum Force” starring Clint Eastwood; “Analyze This” and “Analyze That” starring Billy Crystal and Robert De Niro; “Presumed Innocent” and “Frantic” starring Harrison Ford; “Miss Congeniality” and “Miss Congeniality 2” starring Sandra Bullock; and “Grumpy Old Men” and “Grumpier Old Men” starring Walter Matthau and Jack Lemmon.

“When people experience Blu-ray – they love it, and with Blu-ray combo packs on all of our top new releases, we are giving consumers the titles they want without having to sacrifice convenience and portability,” said Ron Sanders, President, Warner Home Video. “And our new Blu-ray Double Feature sets make it easier and more affordable than ever for consumers to build or expand their home movie libraries and discover why Blu-ray is simply the best way to watch movies at home.”

According to third quarter figures compiled by the Digital Entertainment Group (DEG), Blu-ray is on the rise. In 2009, Blu-ray Disc set-top player sales grew 112 percent over the same period last year and this holiday season consumers are seeing Blu-ray player prices starting around $100, making it that much easier for home audiences to see the films they love the way they were meant to be seen. Blu-ray devices are at the top of many consumers’ holiday wish lists this year are projected to be in 15 million U.S. homes by the end of this year.

All Warner 2010 Theatrical Blu-rays to be Combos

Burbank, Calif. December 16, 2009 – Warner Bros. Home Entertainment today announced two Blu-ray(TM) packaging initiatives that will give consumers greater value and portability when shopping for the best possible way to watch movies at home. Beginning in the first quarter of 2010, Warner Home Video will be releasing its entire Theatrical New Release slate as Blu-ray combo packs, containing a Blu-ray Disc of the film with exclusive special features and exciting BD-Live interactivity, a standard-definition DVD and a Digital Copy of the film. For no additional cost, Blu-ray combo packs offer consumers significantly more value by merging the unsurpassed quality of Blu-ray with the convenience of being able to watch the film in any format, on just about every playback device.

Artwork & Details: Gamer BD

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GAMER

Release Date: 01/19/10
LIONS GATE HOME ENTERTAINMENT

Lions Gate will release the action-thriller “Gamer” on January 19th, 2010. The Blu-ray will be available with a $39.99 SRP and the following features:

  • Commentary with Writers-Directors Neveldine/Taylor and Actors Amber Valletta, Alison Lohman and Terry Crews
  • Documentary: Inside the Game
  • Featurette: First Person Shooter – The Evolution of Red
  • Never-before-seen
  • Theatrical Trailer
  • I-Con Mode Interactive Feature (BD Exclusive)
  • Gamer Cheat Codes (Scene Specific Audio and Video Commentary) (BD Exclusive)
  • Digital Copy (BD Exclusive)

Announcement: Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs

CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF MEATBALLS

Release Date: 01/05/10
SONY PICTURES HOME ENTERTAINMENT

SPHE has set a January 5th, 2010 release date for the animated film, “Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs”. The Blu-ray/DVD combo pack will carry a $39.95 SRP and the following features:

  • Director’s Commentary
  • Extended Scenes
  • Early Development Scenes
  • Featurette: Making of
  • Featurette: Voice Talent
  • Music Video
  • Sing-Along
  • Flint’s Food Fight Game
  • Digital Copy (BD Exclusive)

ANNOUNCEMENT: HALLOWEEN II

HALLOWEEN II

Release Date: 01/12/10
SONY PICTURES HOME ENTERTAINMENT

SPHE has announced a January 12th, 2010 release date for the Rob Zombie directed sequel, “Halloween II”. I will update this post with artwork when that is released.

  • Commentary by Writer/Director Rob Zombie (Unrated Version)
  • Deleted/Alternate Scenes
  • Audition Footage
  • Uncle Seymour Collins’ Stand-Up Routines
  • Michael Interior Featurette
  • Music Videos