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March Blu-ray Release for The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo

The American cinematic adaptation of Steig Larsson’s gripping Millennium trilogy kicked off in theaters with The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo this winter, and now the first film will be released on Blu-ray and DVD on March 20. The big budget production of The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo will be released on a three-disc Blu-ray Combo Pack, more »

HD Natural History Collection comes to Blu-ray in March from the BBC

The BBC is prepping a couple of big natural history Blu-ray releases for March. Ocean Giants and BBC High Definition Natural History Collection with Planet Earth Special Edition will be released on March 6 and March 27, respectively. Ocean Giants will be released as a Blu-ray/DVD combo pack for $24.99. The three-part series highlights the many more »

Universal Readies May Catalog Blu-ray Releases

Universal Studios Home Entertainment is mining its catalog from the last decade for Blu-ray releases on May 1. About a Boy, starring Hugh Grant (Love Actually), Nicholas Hoult (X-Men: First Class), and Toni Collette (United States of Tara, The Sixth Sense) will be released May 1. The movie is based on the novel by Nick Hornby. more »

Melancholia Walks onto Blu-ray in May

Magnolia Home Entertainment will release Melancholia on Blu-ray and DVD on March 13. A big profile cast includes Kirsten Dunst (Spider-Man), Alexander Skarsgård (True Blood), John Hurt (Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy), and Kiefer Sutherland (“24″). Tensions mount in this end-of-days pic where the wedding celebration of Justine (Dunst) and Michael (Skarsgård) is overshadowed by the more »

Neverland Coming to Blu-ray in March

The Syfy channel original Neverland will be released on Blu-ray, DVD, and Digital on March 13. RHI Entertainment and Vivendi Entertainment are releasing the miniseries. Neverland is the origin story based on the J.M. Barrie’s classic fairytale about a turn-of-the-Century London orphan and his gang of pickpockets. The group is suddenly transported to “Neverland,” where more »

BenQ Puts SmartEco in New Projectors

While a DLP projector has a long life, one drawback to the display is that the bulb can cost a few hundred dollars to replace. BenQ is using Philips’ ImageCare technology in its new DLP line, which BenQ is calling its SmartEco peojector. SmartEco is a lamp technology that manages energy consumption. This combines energy more »

Groening’s Futurama Season 6 on Blu-ray for Christmas

Fox Home Entertainment is prepping the Blu-ray release of Futurama Volume 6 for December 20. That’s just in time to wrap it up and put it under the tree. Season six features the original voice cast of Katey Sagal (Sons of Anarchy) as Leela, and voice actors Billy West as Fry and John DiMaggio as more »

Drive Pulls Into Blu-ray on January 31

Drive, starring Ryan Gosling (Half Nelson) as a stunt driver-turned-wheelman and love interest Carey Mulligan (An Education), pulls into Blu-ray on January 31. The film will be released on Blu-ray with UltraViolet, DVD, and Digital Copy from Sony Pictures Home Entertainment. Special features include four behind-the-scenes featurettes and a filmmaker documentary. Featurettes include “I Drive”; more »

Universal Plans 100th Anniversary Blu-ray Editions for Select Classic Films

To celebrate Universal Pictures’ 100th anniversary, Universal Studios Home Entertainment plans to release special editions of To Kill a Mockingbird on January 31 and All Quiet on the Western Front on February 14 on Blu-ray. Universal 100th Anniversary: To Kill a Mockingbird 50th Anniversary Edition will be available on Blu-ray, Blu-ray+DVD+ Digital Copy, and DVD. more »

Moneyball Makes it to Blu-ray in January

Sony Pictures will release Moneyball on Blu-ray on January 10. The film, based on a true story about Oakland A’s general manager Billy Beane, stars Brad Pitt, Jonah Hill, and Seymour Hoffman. Beane put together the successful Oakland A’s team baseball club on a budget using a computer-generated analysis to evaluate and draft players. The more »

Monitor Audio Shadow Series Goes on the Wall

The sleek look of a flat panel HDTV is often negated by speakers that look like they’d fit better in a concert hall. To match the elegant look of a thin plasma or LCD TV, Monitor Audio offers its Shadow Series of speakers so thin they can mount on the wall with the TV. Four more »

Unforgiven Rides onto Blu-ray February 21

It’s been 20 years since Clint Eastwood’s Unforgiven first hit the big screen. To mark the occasion Warner Home Video will release the 20th Anniversary Edition on Blu-ray with a photo book, production notes, and more extras. The Blu-ray will be in stores February 21. The four-time Academy award-winning film stars Clint Eastwood as retired more »