ZETA MINOR NEWS
There's a new review on the site today!
It's of the next Doctor Who DVD , The Hand of Fear, which is
being released by 2 Entertain next week. Click on the sleeve image, right,
here for the review. The disc's
Incoming entry can be found
please have a look at the list if you haven't done so recently. Dozens of
new titles have been added in the last week or so - there's something to
interest everyone! As usual, my thanks go to Ceri and Ben for their
sterling contributions. Incoming is rapidly shaping up to be one of
the most useful Region 2 DVD resources on the net, and it's thanks in no
small part to their continued hard work.
Bay will release a two-disc
25th Anniversary Edition of Terry
Gilliam's epic fantasy classic
Time Bandits on August the 14th.
Special features confirmed to date include
an audio commentary (by Gilliam, Michael Palin and John Cleese); an
interview with Gilliam and Palin; a July 1981 interview from Chris Kelly's
Clapperboard, with Gilliam and Palin; film notes; "dream facts";
photo gallery; storyboards of a missing scene and other storyboard
extracts; biographies; scrapbook; and a trailer. The RRP is £15.99.
Anchor Bay will be releasing a 20th
anniversary edition of Withnail & I soon...
The controversial FX mini-series
Sleeper Cell, which is being released on DVD by TLA on August the 21st,
has been nominated for an Emmy Award (for Best Mini Series).
2 Entertain / Cinema Club is releasing six
classic movies on August the 28th: two directed by Frank Capra (Lady
For A Day and Broadway Bill), two films starring Tyrone Power
directed by Henry King (The Black Swan and The Sun Also Rises),
William Wellman's Yellow Sky, and Raoul Walsh's The Tall Men.
Each disc will have an RRP of £12.99.
next feature film to be shown at IMAX cinemas in the UK (London, Bristol,
Birmingham and Glasgow) will be The Ant Bully, an animated family
film about ten-year-old child who's magically transported into an ant
The film, which comes from the producers of
an earlier IMAX hit, The Polar Express, will be presented in 3D
format at the IMAX. Writer / producer John A. Davis comments: "IMAX 3D has
the power and depth to engage audiences in a unique way, which works
perfectly for a story like this, where you want to leave the real world
behind and follow this ten-year-old kid underground into the ant colony or
through the wilds of his own front lawn. Part of his adventure is seeing
things he’s never seen before and seeing familiar things from a whole new
perspective, and we’d love for audiences to take that amazing journey with
The film, which features the voices of
Julia Roberts, Nicolas Cage, Meryl Streep, Paul Giamatti, Regina King,
Bruce Campbell and Lily Tomlin, will open at the IMAX on August the 4th
(the same time as the normal 35mm version hits ordinary cinemas). Tickets will go on sale later
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