Home Media Magazine - December 2-8, 2007 - (Page 34)
NEWS www.homemediamagazine.com ‘Bonnie and Clyde’ to Hide Out on High-Def By John Latchem arner Home Video is rereleasing the 1967 gangster classic Bonnie and Clyde March 25 (prebook Feb. 5) in two new DVD editions, as well as on Bluray Disc and HD DVD. The landmark film starred Warren Beatty and Faye Dunaway as the leaders of a gang of bank robbers in the 1930s. It was one of Warner’s initial DVDs in 1997 but hasn’t been reissued until now. The new two-disc Bonnie and Clyde: Special Edition DVD offers a remastered version of the film and more than three hours of new bonus content for $20.97. Included are deleted scenes, wardrobe tests, the ret- JUST ANNOUNCED A Weekly Product Update* W rospective documentary “Revolution! The Making of Bonnie and Clyde” and the History Channel’s “Love & Death: The Story of Bonnie and Clyde,” a look at the lives of the historical figures upon which the film is based. The $39.92 Bonnie and Clyde: Ultimate Collector’s Edition adds to the two-disc set a 36-page hardcover book, a 24-page reproduction of the original 1967 press guide, and a special mail-in poster offer. The HD DVD and Blu-ray versions are offered at $34.99. Also due March 25 (prebook Feb. 19) is the Warner Bros. Pictures Gangsters Collection Vol. 3, a set of six vintage gangster films at $59.92 for the box or $19.97 each. Into the Wild STREET DATE Klimt BOX OFFICE (MILLIONS) The Hunting Party TITLE PREBOOK GENRE PRICE Into the Wild 2/12/08 12/21 $15.1 Adventure DVD $29.99, HD DVD $39.99 Paramount. 2007. Emile Hirsch, Marcia Gay Harden, William Hurt, Catherine Keener, Jena Malone, Vince Vaughn, Hal Holbrook. Based on the true story of Christopher McCandless who left his privileged life in search of adventure in the wilderness. Includes two featurettes. Klimt 1/8/08 12/11 $0.98 Drama DVD $26.98 Koch Lorber. 2006. John Malkovich, Veronica Ferres, Saffron Burrows. A biography of the controversial life of Austrian painter Gustav Klimt, his personal tragedies and the artistic and political turmoil caused by his sexually explicit artwork. Includes a making-of documentary. The Hunting Party 1/22/08 12/11 $0.88 Thriller DVD $28.95 MGM FALLING IN LOVE By John Latchem Genius/Weinstein. 2007. Richard Gere, Terrence Howard, Jesse Eisenberg, Diane Kruger. An adventurous TV reporter and his cameraman are joined by a rookie reporter and a petty thief on a journey into hostile territory in search of a missing war criminal and the story of a lifetime. Romance & Cigarettes 2/12/08 1/10/08 $0.22 Musical DVD $24.96 M GM and 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment are celebrating Valentine’s Day with an assortment of romantic movies on DVD. The re-releases hit shelves Jan. 15 (prebook Dec. 13). Priced at $9.98 are Music From Another Room, Just the Ticket, Moll Flanders and A Guy Thing. Priced at $14.98 are The Thomas Crown Affair, Wild Orchid, Untamed Heart, Tune in Tomorrow, True Love, Stanley and Iris, Summer Lovers, Speechless, Something Wild, Sleep With Me, Secret Admirer, The Russia House, Romantic Comedy, Return to Me, Paperback Romance, Overboard, Original Sin, Nicholas Nickleby, Mystic Pizza, Mystery Date, Much Ado About Nothing, Moonstruck (deluxe edition), Maria’s Lovers, Mannequin, The Man in the Moon, Making Mr. Right, The Lover, Love Is All There Is, Love Field, Love at Large, Legally Blonde, Legally Blonde 2, Last Tango In Paris, Just Between Friends, Honeymoon In Vegas, Heartbreakers, Gregory’s Girls, The Good Wife, The French Lieutenant’s Woman, The Favor, Fall, The Cutting Edge, Class, China Moon, Carrington, Breathless, Boxing Helena, Born Romantic, Benny & Joon, Autumn in New York, At First Sight and The Woman in Red. Priced at $19.98 are The Wedding Night, Ball of Fire and a Legally Blonde two-pack. Sony Pictures. 2007. James Gandolfini, Susan Sarandon, Kate Winslet, Steve Buscemi, Mary-Louise Parker, Eddie Izzard, Christopher Walken. A bawdy comic musical about a man who must choose between his mistress and his wife. Includes commentary, deleted scenes and more. Descent 2/5/08 1/8/08 $.015 Drama DVD $26.98 City Lights. 2007. Rosario Dawson plays a promising college student who becomes obsessed with seeking revenge against the classmate who brutally raped her. Includes commentary, exclusive interviews and deleted scenes. Black Irish 1/8/08 12/11 $.007 Drama DVD $26.99 Echo Bridge. 2007. Brendan Gleeson, Michael Angarano, Emily VanCamp, Tom Guiry, Melissa Leo. A gifted 15-year-old baseball pitcher clings to his dream of playing in the state championships as his Irish-Catholic family deals with life’s difficulties. Hannah Montana: One in a Million 1/29/08 12/18 Cable Family DVD $19.99 Disney. 2007. Miley Cyrus, Emily Osmet, Jason Earles, Mitchel Musso, Billy Ray Cyrus. Includes four episodes from the popular series, featuring special appearances by Heather Locklear, Dolly Parton, Vicky Lawrence, Selena Gomez and The Jonas Brothers. Roxy Hunter and the Mystery 2/5/08 1/3/08 Cable Family DVD $24.94 Sony Pictures. 2007. Aria Wallace, Demetrius. Roxy Hunter and the Mystery of the Moody Ghost is the first in a series of four Nickelodeon Original Movies about a tween super sleuth and her boy-genius best friend. Holiday Weekend Sales Push Continued from page 1 The Prince and the Pauper 2/5/08 1/3/08 DTV Family DVD $19.95 eBay, Shopping.com and PayPal, reported a 61% surge in online traffic on Black Friday over last year. About 30% of all holiday shopping is expected to be done online. According to Forrester Research, online payments are predicted to top $33 billion this season, up 21% over last year. “Early signs from a very busy Black Friday show that many shoppers are grabbing their mouse instead of their car keys this holiday season,” said eBay’s Jim Griffith. The online total may have been more, with technical issues and traffic congestion negatively affecting onethird of retail sites, according to Keynote Competitive Research. Keynote experts noted that 5% to 10% slowdowns in traffic on Black Friday and Cyber Monday are common, but some sites experienced up to 400% delays. Circuit City offered Cyber Monday discounts on HDTVs, DVD players, home theater systems and Apple iPods. The electronics chain offered an additional 10% savings to consumers who spent $249 or more online and chose the in-store pickup option. Best Buy on Cyber Monday had huge discounts on MP3 players, up to 50% off select DVDs, and up to $300 off select HDTV models, plus 15% off Sanus TV mounts. Amazon.com extended its savings with 50% off a wide array of DVD titles, including several complete-season TV DVDs for under $21. Wal-Mart extended its string of secret sales into the week after Thanksgiving, offering an Xbox 360 ultimate starter bundle for $399 on Monday, and an Eye-Fi 47-inch 1080p LCD HDTV monitor for $898 on Thursday. Sony Pictures. 2007. Cole and Dylan Sprouse, Kay Panabaker, DeDee Pfeiffer, Vincent Spano. A contemporary adaptation of the Mark Twain classic in which an average boy trades places with a famous TV star who looks just like him. Blade: The Series 2/12/08 1/8/08 Cable Horror DVD $39.98 New Line. 2007. Sticky Fingaz, Jill Wagner. The battle of the half-breed vampire to destroy the vampire population and save humanity continues in this complete series. Includes all 13 extended, unrated episodes as well as a behind-the-scenes documentary and several commentaries. The Apartment 2/5/08 1/9/08 Re-release Comedy DVD $19.98 Fox/MGM. 1960. Jack Lemmon, Shirley MacLaine, Fred MacMurray. This collector’s edition of the classic dark comedy about an accountant trying to climb the corporate ladder includes an “Inside the Apartment” documentary and a “Tribute to Jack Lemmon” featurette. Twitches Too 1/29/08 1/15/08 Cable Family DVD $26.99 Disney. 2007. Tia and Tamera Mowry. This sequel once again features the real-life twins as a pair of magical princesses who were separated at birth to protect them from a mysterious evil force. Includes a behind-the-scenes featurette and an exclusive alternate scene. Justice League: The New Frontier 2/26/08 1/22/08 DTV Animated DVD $19.98, BD or HD DVD $29.99 Warner. 2007. Voices of David Boreanaz, Brooke Shields, Lucy Lawless, Neil Patrick Harris, Kyra Sedgwick. Viewers explore the origin of the DC Comics superhero team the Justice League. A 24.98 two-DVD special edition also is available. Dennis the Menace: Trouble 3/18/08 2/20/08 Cable Animated DVD $14.98 Fox. 2007. Dennis the Menace: Trouble, Trouble Everywhere has seven episodes from the “Dennis the Menace” TV series, including “Dennis in Venice,” “Mayan Mayhem,” “The Big Candied Apple,” “A Royal Pain,” “Dennis and the Kangaroo Cavalry,” “Dennis Plasters Pamplona” and “Black and Blue Hawaii.“ * In order of box office, then prebook date Home Media Magazine December 2–8, 2007
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