13th April 2007
Heads up, Gerry Anderson fans...
National Media Museum (www.nationalmediamuseum.org.uk)
in Bradford is hosting “Gerry Anderson in Conversation” with author
Richard Holliss on Sunday the 15th April at 3pm, focussing particularly on
his work for ITC, such shows as Thunderbirds, Stingray,
Captain Scarlet and Space:1999.
Tickets for the event are just £5 and can
be bought from the Museum’s box office in person on the day, or booked in
advance by telephoning 0870 70 10 200. Confirmation of this event was
quite late and so tickets are still available. The event is scheduled to
last two hours and will include images and clips from Mr Anderson’s
11th April 2007
Details of several forthcoming Blu-ray
discs from Buena Vista Home Entertainment have been added to the Blu-ray
section of the
Incoming database. These are: Disney's
Dinosaur, the recent Tony Scott theatrical release
King Arthur - The Director's Cut, and mouth-watering
two-disc editions of smash hits
Pirates of the Caribbean: Curse of the Black Pearl, and
Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest. All are due for
release next month.
It's nice to see that Buena Vista is being so aggressive
with their Blu-ray releases, adding exclusive content on several titles,
and delivering on their promise to make the most of the format's capacity
and technical capabilities.
9th April 2007
Second Sight's release of the 1983 BBC
adaptation of Doctor Jekyll and Mr Hyde has been officially
re-scheduled for release on June the 18th.
Optimum have cancelled their plans to
release Abel Gance's Napoleon, due to a rights issue. Their release
of Gance's Austerlitz, on May the 28th, will go ahead as planned.
Optimum has also re-scheduled their
Henri-Georges Clouzot box set for release on May the 28th.
Extra films have been added to two of
Optimum's forthcoming Screen Icons sets: the James Mason set will now
include The Man In Grey; and the Dirk Bogarde set will now include
The Sleeping Tiger. An additional (currently-unannounced) title
will also be added to the Mason set.
Details of various other Optimum releases,
including the bonus features on their Jean-Luc Godard, Alain Delon,
Jean-Paul Belmondo and jean Renoir box sets, have been added to the
John Barrowman will be appearing at the
Oxford Street branch of Borders on April the 28th, to promote the release
of the three new Torchwood BBC Audiobooks CD releases (see the
competition page for more details).
The signing will take place between 12pm
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