UK will release science-fiction tinged horror flick
Altered on DVD on December the 26th.
The film, which was directed by The
Blair Witch Project's Eduardo Sánchez, is about a reunion of four men
who, having survived being abducted by aliens, are bent on revenge.
The movie stars Nash Bridges' James
If you don't count the Curse of the
Blair Witch TV spinoff, this is Sánchez's first film as director since
1999's The Blair Witch Project.
The film will be presented in 1.85:1 ratio.
No other technical details were announced, and there was no information
about about any bonus features. The RRP is £12.99.
Pictures will release a DVD set called
Big Bottom Box on November the 27th.
It features five Bottom live shows
starring Rik Mayall and Adrian Edmondson (1993's Bottom Live - The
Stage Show, Bottom Live - The Big Number 2, 1997's Bottom
Live - Hooligan's Island; 2001's Bottom Live - An Arse Oddity,
and Bottom Live - Weapons Grade Y-Front Tour), Best of Bottom
Live compilation (which includes a Making of... documentary,
and bloopers from Guest House Paradiso film), and the 1999
film itself. RRP for the set is £39.99.
UK will release William Brent Bell's horror flick
Stay Alive on DVD on December the 4th.
The film is about a group of teens who
discover that the deaths of some of their friends is linked to an online
video game called - irony of ironies - Stay Alive. The film stars
The O.C.'s Samaire Armstrong, Life As We Know It's Jon
Foster, and Malcolm in the Middle's Frankie Muniz.
No technical details were announced, and
there was nothing in the press release to indicate whether there would be
any bonus features. Neither does the press release indicate whether this
15-rated version is the original US theatrical version, or the US DVD's
Unrated Director's Cut. The US DVD has a commentary track; a visual
effects reel; and "interactive bonus menus". The RRP is £19.99.
UK will release babes-in-bikinis action movie
DOA: Dead Or Alive on DVD on January the 8th.
The film, which stars Neighbours'
pop diva Holly Valance, My Name Is Earl's Jaime Pressly, Shark's
Sarah Carter and Sin City's Devon Aoki, is about contestants
participating in an infamous martial arts tournament. Eric Roberts plays
the villain (Whoa! Did anyone else just get a Best of the Best
flashback!) The film was directed by The Transporter's Cory Yuen.
The film will be presented in anamorphic
2.35:1 format. Deleted scenes and a Making of... featurette are
also offered. The RRP is £15.99.
Sight will release the wacky Broadway musical-based 1941 movie
Hellzapoppin' on DVD on February the 5th.
No technical details were available.
Amazingly, the press release seems to have arrived before it's being
listed by any of the main etailers! The RRP is £15.99
13th November 2006
Distribution will release British horror film
Severance on DVD on January the 8th.
The film, about a bunch of colleagues on a
corporate team-building weekend who become the target of blood-crazed
soldiers, will be presented in anamorphic 2.35:1 format, with Dolby
Digital 5.1 audio and optional English HoH subtitles.
The disc will also feature a commentary
track (by director Christopher Smith, writer James Moran, production
designer John Frankish, and stars Danny Dyer, Tim McInnerny, Babou Ceesay
and Andy Nyman); deleted scenes with optional commentary (13m); outtakes
(2m); a Making of... featurette (33m); featurettes Being Danny
Dwyer (6m), Not So Special Effects (5m), The Genesis of
Severance (5m), The Coach (8m); The Bearpit animatics
(3m); alternate ending storyboards (1m); UK theatrical trailer (3m) and
the company's corporate video (2m). There'll also be an Easter Egg (click
and drag to reveal): Nadia and Olga
The RRP is £17.99.
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