Paramount: The studio has issued both a Corleone Legacy Editon of The Godfather Trilogy (1972-90) and a 25th anniversary edition of Forrest Gump (1994). The former release includes all three films and previous extras along with new collectible cards and portraits while the latter release includes a newly remastered Blu Ray and all originally released special features. Also available from the studio is Jack Ryan: Season One which features bonus deleted scenes.
Warner: A Star is Born Encore (2018) includes a new cut of the film that runs eleven minutes longer. No Extras.
Disney: Tim Burton’s live action adaptation of the perennial fave, Dumbo (2019) arrives with multiple extras while the studio also offers up an anniversary edition of Cinderella (1950) that includes over two hours of bonus content.
Universal: Us (2019) director Jordan Peele’s follow up to Get Out has been issued with multiple extras including deleted scenes and featurettes.
Olive Films: The distributor added two new titles to its library in June and they are The Believers (1987) and How To Stuff a Wild Bikini (1965). No extras.
Kino: New titles from the prolific distributor include Michael Crichton’s directorial debut, Pursuit (1972), the George C. Scott vehicle, They Might Be Giants (1971) and the Hitchcockian thriller, Midnight Lace (1960) starring Doris Day. All three releases include new audio commentaries and trailers.
Blue Underground has issued a new 3 disc limited edition of the Lucio Fulci horror opus, The New York Ripper (1982). The release is stacked with various extras and also includes a soundtrack CD.
Arrow Video: New releases from the distributor include the Michael Crichton adaptation, The Andromeda Strain (1970), Double Face, a 1969 Giallo thriller starring the great Klaus Kinski and director Carol Reed’s suspense film, The Running Man (1963). All three releases include booklets and multiple extras.
Film Movement: The distributor has issued one of Asian director John Woo’s early efforts, Heroes Shed No Tears (1986). Bonus features include essay and new interview with the film’s star Eddy Ko.
Criterion: Two new releases from the distributor include the 2001 film, Hedwig and the Angry Inch and a beautiful restoration of the massive 1968 adaptation of Leo Tolstoy’s classic novel, War and Peace. Both releases feature a bountiful selection of extras.
new additions to their catalogue. These are the two Betty Grable musicals, The Pin Up Girl (1944) (extras include commentary and trailer) and Mother Wore Tights (1947), along with the 1980 Helen Mirren starrer, Hussy and the 1943 musical, Hello Frisco Hello (extras include featurettes).
Shout/Scream Factory offers up a boatload of terrific new additions to their catalogue. These include Collector’s Editions of Frankenstein Created Woman (1967), Night of the Creeps (1986), The Entity (1982) and The Green Inferno (2015), all of which boast an incredible amount of extras. Other releases include The Universal Horror Collection Volume 1 (The Black Cat, The Raven, The Invisible Ray, Black Friday), I’ll Take Your Dead (2018), Okko’s Inn (2018), Modest Heroes (2014), Mia and the White Lion (2018), Anne Bancroft’s sole directing effort, Fatso (1980), Can’t Stop the Music (1980) and Jeffrey (1995).
Warner Archive: (available at www.wbshop.com) New additions to their library include None But the Brave (1965) and Corvette Summer (1978).
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