I’m frequently sent information on upcoming television, DVD/Blu-ray and movie news. I’ll be compiling and sharing the best and most interesting news with you here each week.
Press announcements from The Walt Disney Studios announcing new releases streeting 9/20
SPOOKY BUDDIES: The quintet of irresistible talking puppies, Disney‘s lovable “Buddies,” are back for a ghoulish good time in a fantastic all-new Halloween-themed adventure, Spooky Buddies. The studio‘s most popular live-action, direct-to-video franchise makes its highly anticipated return, premiering on Blu-ray™ Combo Pack, DVD and Movie Download — September 20 from Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment. To learn more about this title, consumers are invited to visit www.disney.com/spookybuddies.
Overflowing with trick-or-treat action, the ‘Buddies’ films are favorites of families and kids of all ages. Spooky Buddies continues the overwhelmingly popular franchise that features the adorable talking puppies, with action, laughs and fast-paced adventure. In this latest movie caper, the lovable canine clan find themselves in a mysterious mansion, with no less than the fate of the world hanging in the balance as they must stop a dastardly warlock from his plans for world destruction. Packed with fun, excitement and a bag full of bonus features, Spooky Buddies is a spooktacular feature-length movie that treats audiences to a celebration of friendship and teamwork for the whole family.
DUMBO 70TH ANNIVERSARY EDITION – Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment invites audiences to let their spirits soar with the release of the beloved animated classic Dumbo, for the first time ever in high definition as a 70th Anniversary Edition, coming on September 20, 2011. The Academy Award®-winning (1942, Best Music, Scoring of a Musical Picture) favorite will take flight for the first time with a premium restoration in stunning Blu-ray™ high definition featuring pristine 7.1 Digital Theater System High-Def Surround Sound, allowing fans to see more, hear more, interact more and share more of this timeless adventure about believing in yourself.
Dumbo: 70th Anniversary Edition will be available for purchase as a 2-Disc Blu-ray + DVD Combo Pack (with the suggested retail price of $39.99 U.S./$44.99 Canada), a 1-Disc DVD (with the suggested retail price of $29.99 U.S./$35.99 Canada), High Definition Movie Download (for the suggested retail price of $39.99 U.S./44.99 Canada) and/or Standard Definition Movie Download (for the suggested retail price of $29.99 U.S./$35.99 Canada). All versions come packed with a variety of special bonus features including such features as deleted scenes, interactive games, audio commentary, behind the scenes details and more. To learn more about this film, consumers are invited to visit http://www.disney.com/dumbo.
BODY OF PROOF: THE COMPLETE FIRST SEASON: Dr. Megan Hunt (Dana Delany) was second to none — a brilliant neurosurgeon in a class all her own — but when her lifesaving gift is destroyed in a career-ending car accident, she reinvents herself as a medical examiner. Armed with keen instincts and vast medical knowledge, Dr. Hunt uses the victim‘s bodies to tell the story of their lives and untimely death. The first season of this hit new series allows fans to relive the twists and turns of each case as Hunt seeks justice for every victim while also embarking on a journey of personal redemption.
Body Of Proof: The Complete First Season is releasing as a 2-Disc DVD Set with a suggested Retail Price: $29.99 US/$35.99 Canada
CASTLE: THE COMPLETE THIRD SEASON: Murder never looked so fun! On DVD, audiences can revisit every crime scene and watch TV‘s most unlikely crime-solving duo get the job done! This cool DVD release invites audiences to collect and relive every episode, plus all-new bonus features.
Castle: The Complete Third Season is releasing as a 5-Disc DVD Set with a suggested Retail Price: $45.99 US/$54.99 Canada