30th March 2007
Hot off the presses, here's the rather
wonderful sleeve for
Two Ronnies - Series One, a two-disc set from 2 Entertain, due on
April the 30th.
26th March 2007
had the chance to look at the six discs from Fox's forthcoming
Outer Limits - Season One
DVD set (which was announced
here in January).
I can confirm that the press release is
in error when it says that the episodes are presented in 1.78 ratio.
They're not: they're in 4:3 format. The episodes have Dolby Digital 2.0
audio, even though 5.1 mixes exist (the episodes released by Koch in
Canada have 5.1 audio). The discs have optional English subtitles.
There are four episodes on each disc,
except disc six, which features two episodes and the bonus features. The
first disc includes the two-part version of the pilot episode,
A quick check of several episodes (Valerie
23, Caught in the Act, and The New Breed) suggests that
the episodes in the set are indeed the unedited Showtime versions, with
adult content (nudity, strong language, violence, etc) intact.
The bonus featurettes are: Caught In The
Act (5m), Origin of The Outer Limits (10m), The Outer Limits
Story (11m), Valerie 23 (5m) and The Making of Quality of
Some menu screens from the new set can be
Gate Home Entertainment have confirmed the details of the
Weeds - Season One DVD set, which has been re-scheduled for
release on July the 2nd.
The set will feature ten episodes of the
suburban pot-dealing comedy series, presented in 16:9 format, with Dolby
Digital 5.1 audio. Bonus features include a "mockumentary" about
marijuana, Smoke & Mirrors; Agrestic "herbal" recipes; "audio commentaries
from the cast and show creator"; plus "much more". The RRP is £29.99.
I've updated the technical spec's for
Metrodome's Headspace DVD in
last week's News
Sight will release a disc containing the 2001 BBC sitcom World of Pub
on June the 18th.
The series, which stars Phil Cornwall and
Peter Serafinowicz as two brothers running a West End pub, also features
Kevin Eldon, Martin Freeman, David Walliams, Simon Greenall and Tamsin
The press release did not include technical
details, and did not mention any bonus features. The RRP is £15.99.
It's Incoming entry can be found
here. This news is so hot-off-the-presses, though, that none of our
affiliated etailers are listing it yet!
Last week's Zeta Minor News
can be viewed here.
Previous Zeta Minor News entries can viewed