11th July 2008
This provisional sleeve image, for the
Doctor Who And The Green Death Target novelisation audiobook, comes
from BBC Audiobooks' July-September sales brochure. I don't think it's
been made available online elsewhere. Rather striking, isn't it!? It's due
for release on September the 11th.
7th July 2008
Several new titles have been added to our
forthcoming releases database, Incoming, in the last couple of days (or
had press release details added to existing listings).
These include the long-overdue
Director's Cut version of David Fincher's much-admired serial killer
thriller Zodiac (on
Blu-ray); the football-themed Channel 4 play
Those Glory Glory Days; cult favourite
Trouble In Mind; the Catherine Deneuve classic
Demoiselles De Rochfort, from the BFI; shlock horror from Iron
Maiden's Bruce Dickinson, with
Chemical Wedding; and, for you steam railway fans, the BFI's
We also have full details of a terrific new
collection of Wim Wenders movies, from Axiom Films. They are:
American Friend, the sublime
Kings of the Road,
Wings of Desire and
I'm amazed that perennial family favourite
The Neverending Story has never been available on DVD in the UK.
That changes on August the 18th, when Warner Brothers release a rather
underwhelming disc, sadly without the extensive special features a film
like this deserves. Still, at least it's reasonably priced! The
Incoming listing is
release of the Stargate movie, from Optimum, originally announced
as a two-disc Special Edition, will now be a vanilla release, and a
feature-packed edition will be released during 2009, to celebrate the
film's fifteenth anniversary. The
Blu-ray version, also due on August the 4th, will have the
originally-announced bonus features (there's some doubt, though, if it
will feature the billed commentary track).
Optimum RRP changes:
Redacted - now £15.99 (was
The Elephant Man - Special Edition -
now £17.99 (was £12.99)
The Producers -
now £12.99 (was £17.99)
The Lion in Winter - now £12.99 (was
Blu-ray release of John Carpenter's They Live have been
postponed until September the 22nd.
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