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http://bluray.highdefdigest.com/news..._for_July/1698

Drillbit Taylor from Paramount on July 1st.

Funny thing is amazon already has it up for pre-order, yet nothing on the titles that are due in stores in three weeks!
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Going forward I will only be adding movies to the "Will be released in 2008 with no specific date", "Will be released in 2009 with no specific date" and "TBA (Movies announced or rumored to be announced that have been pushed back to an unknown date.)" sections that have been mentioned by a reputable website and/or source as coming out with a general date (Fall 2008, sometime in 2009, etc). Otherwise, I may as well just list all upcoming movie theater releases, which would take up too much of my time. If it is a rumored date, I will list it appropriately, with a rumor tag.
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IMAX: Fighter Pilot Source
IMAX: Mystery of the Nile Source
IMAX: The Alps Source

October 14:
IMAX: Coral Reef Adventure Source
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Risky Business Source
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Step Up 2 the Streets Source
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Doomsday
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The Thing

Is this for the U.S.? I only see international.
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Unless it is marked in green, everything I have listed is for the US
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Unless it is marked in green, everything I have listed is for the US

source? I've seen nothing. Would like to know if these are more than just speculation.
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Gladiator is only mentioned on the international Universal 2008 slate, in America it's distributed by Paramount/DreamWorks.

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Gladiator is only mentioned on the international Universal 2008 slate, in America it's distributed by Paramount/DreamWorks.

That's what i thought. Shouldn't that be listed in Blu Ray Imports and not as a coming soon for the U.S.? A little bit of jumping the gun if there is no reliable source.
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College Road Trip Source


Updated for foreign release, will update once announced for the U.S.

Will be released in 2008 with no specific date:
Gladiator (foreign release)
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Doomsday Source
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Meet the Browns Source

July 29:
The Tiger Blade Source

TBA (Movies announced or rumored to be announced that have been pushed back to an unknown date.)
Firefly Rumor
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Persepolis Source

September 23:
Animalia Source

October 7:
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May 20:
Black Rain Reissue
Coming to America Reissue
Disturbia Reissue
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Failure to Launch Reissue
Flags of our Fathers Reissue
Four Brothers Reissue
Freedom Writers Reissue
Hustle & Flow Reissue
Lara Croft: Tomb Raider Reissue
Letters from Iwo Jima Reissue
Mission Impossible Reissue
Mission Impossible 2 Reissue
Mission Impossible III Reissue
Mission Impossible Ultimate Missions CollectionReissue
Nacho Libre Reissue
Payback: Straight Up - The Directors Cut Reissue
Reds Reissue
Shooter Reissue
The Italian Job (2003) Reissue
The Manchurian Candidate (2004) Reissue
Trading Places Reissue
U2 Rattle & Hum Reissue
We Were Soldiers Reissue
World Trade Center Reissue

October 2008: (date will be updated when known)
Bottle Rocket Source
Chungking Express Source
Contempt Source
El Norte Source
For All Mankind Source
Gimme Shelter Source
The Complete Monterey Pop Source
The Last Emperor Source
The Man who Fell to Earth Source
The Third Man Source
The Wages of Fear Source
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July 24:
When We Left Earth: The NASA Missions Source

July 29:
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The Big White Source

August 26:
Prison Break Season 3 Rumor


Will be released in 2008 with no specific date:
Fallen Angels Source
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July 22:
I Know What You Did Last Summer Source Sony 2.4:1 AR 1080p Dolby TrueHD 5.1
I Still Know What You Did Last Summer Source Sony 2.4:1 AR 1080p Dolby TrueHD 5.1

September 9:
Cool Hand Luke Source Warner Home Video 1080p Dolby TrueHD 5.1
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July 22:
The Exorcism of Emily Rose Source Sony 2.4:1 AR 1080p Dolby TrueHD 5.1

August 19:
Lonesome Dove Collector's Edition Rumor


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August 26:
Prison Break Season 3 Source
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Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles was just made available to pre order on Amazon. No release date is mentioned, but I would bet we will see it before season 2 starts in September.
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I just received a list of Blu release for November and December 2008. Looks like the year will be ending with a plethora of exciting titles. This list came to me from a home video business industry insider. If anyone has additional information to add from LEGITIMATE sources, please do.

November:

IRON MAN $29.99 PAR
SPEED RACER $29.99 WHV
INDIANA JONES: KINGDOM OF THE CRYSTAL SKULL $29.99 PAR
GET SMART $29.99 WHV
WALL-E $29.99 DIS
HANCOCK $29.99 SON
HELLBOY2: THE GOLDEN ARMY $29.99 UNI
MUMMY: TOMB OF THE DRAGON $29.99 UNI

December:

PRINCE CASPIAN $29.99 DIS
BATMAN: THE DARK KNIGHT $29.99
DR SUESS' HORTON HEARS A WHO $34.99 FOX
NIGHTMARE BEFORE CHRISTMAS $29.99 DIS
WANTED $29.99 UNI
FAMILY THAT PREYS $29.99 LGF

Date TBD:
STAR WARS: CLONE WARS $29.99 WHV
THE INCREDIBLE HULK $29.99 UNI
21 $29.99 SON
FORGETTING SARAH MARSHALL $29.99 UNI
DOOMSDAY $29.99 UNI
THE HAPPENING $34.99 FOX
THE LOVE GURU $29.99 PAR
KUNG FU PANDA $29.99 PAR

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July 22:
21 Source Sony
Urban Legend Source Sony 1080p Dolby TrueHD 5.1

October 29:
The Godfather: The Francis Ford Coppola Restoration Rumor Paramount
The Indiana Jones Quadrilogy Rumor Paramount

Will be released in 2008 with no specific date:
Terminator - The Sarah Connor Chronicles - The Complete First Season (Available for Pre-order from Amazon) Fox
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Maybe you can add Jahummers list at the end in a "definite maybe" section or something. It'd be interesting to see how they pan out.

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I just received a list of Blu release for November and December 2008. Looks like the year will be ending with a plethora of exciting titles. This list came to me from a home video business industry insider. If anyone has additional information to add from LEGITIMATE sources, please do.

Hmmm...the prices are off on just about every one of those titles, although some of the information (i.e., "Nightmare Before Christmas", "Speed Racer", and TDK) matches previous leaks. On the other hand, we have errors like "21" and "Doomsday", which are listed under TBD but have already been announced with release dates. Personally, I'd take this list with a grain of salt.

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Hmmm...the prices are off on just about every one of those titles, although some of the information (i.e., "Nightmare Before Christmas", "Speed Racer", and TDK) matches previous leaks. On the other hand, we have errors like "21" and "Doomsday", which are listed under TBD but have already been announced with release dates. Personally, I'd take this list with a grain of salt.


The list came to me from a very reliable source and the prices are correct for retail store sticker prices. I hope to have the actual dates by next week.

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Added at the end of the list:

Definite Maybe Section

Until verified you can take the list below with a grain of salt. Once we get confirmation on these dates they will be added to the master list above. As Pooperscooper said, it will be interesting to compare how many of the 14 movies listed for November and December pan out.

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I just received a list of Blu release for November and December 2008. Looks like the year will be ending with a plethora of exciting titles. This list came to me from a home video business industry insider. If anyone has additional information to add from LEGITIMATE sources, please do.

November:

IRON MAN $29.99 PAR
SPEED RACER $29.99 WHV
INDIANA JONES: KINGDOM OF THE CRYSTAL SKULL $29.99 PAR
GET SMART $29.99 WHV
WALL-E $29.99 DIS
HANCOCK $29.99 SON
HELLBOY2: THE GOLDEN ARMY $29.99 UNI
MUMMY: TOMB OF THE DRAGON $29.99 UNI

December:

PRINCE CASPIAN $29.99 DIS
BATMAN: THE DARK KNIGHT $29.99
DR SUESS' HORTON HEARS A WHO $34.99 FOX
NIGHTMARE BEFORE CHRISTMAS $29.99 DIS
WANTED $29.99 UNI
FAMILY THAT PREYS $29.99 LGF

Date TBD:
STAR WARS: CLONE WARS $29.99 WHV
THE INCREDIBLE HULK $29.99 UNI
21 $29.99 SON
FORGETTING SARAH MARSHALL $29.99 UNI
DOOMSDAY $29.99 UNI
THE HAPPENING $34.99 FOX
THE LOVE GURU $29.99 PAR
KUNG FU PANDA $29.99 PAR

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I just received a list of Blu release for November and December 2008. Looks like the year will be ending with a plethora of exciting titles. This list came to me from a home video business industry insider. If anyone has additional information to add from LEGITIMATE sources, please do.

November:

IRON MAN $29.99 PAR
SPEED RACER $29.99 WHV
INDIANA JONES: KINGDOM OF THE CRYSTAL SKULL $29.99 PAR
GET SMART $29.99 WHV
WALL-E $29.99 DIS
HANCOCK $29.99 SON
HELLBOY2: THE GOLDEN ARMY $29.99 UNI
MUMMY: TOMB OF THE DRAGON $29.99 UNI

December:

PRINCE CASPIAN $29.99 DIS
BATMAN: THE DARK KNIGHT $29.99
DR SUESS' HORTON HEARS A WHO $34.99 FOX
NIGHTMARE BEFORE CHRISTMAS $29.99 DIS
WANTED $29.99 UNI
FAMILY THAT PREYS $29.99 LGF

Date TBD:
STAR WARS: CLONE WARS $29.99 WHV
THE INCREDIBLE HULK $29.99 UNI
21 $29.99 SON
FORGETTING SARAH MARSHALL $29.99 UNI
DOOMSDAY $29.99 UNI
THE HAPPENING $34.99 FOX
THE LOVE GURU $29.99 PAR
KUNG FU PANDA $29.99 PAR

2 of your TBA listed movies have been annonced already:

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July 29:
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i just bought and watched the Ben Hur 4 disk set and it was amazing to see in its full 2.76:1 AR glory. the widest movie i have ever seen. not only that but i could have sworn it was a HD disk and not just an upconverted dvd. this is of course due to the fact it was shot on 65mm resulting in a stunning, sharp picture. no dvd not even ones from movies that just came out months ago look as good upconverted as Ben-Hur. i cannot imagine how much better the BD version will look. it will be a instant buy for me.

The DVD set you describe is worth having IMO. It's the best they've released so far for this title ... but on my system (IN76/Primsasonic FE1500), it just barely holds up when presented on my 88" wide 2.76 screen.

They better get this one right. And that also goes for "Lawrence Of Arabia". Although I heard a rumor that SPHE isn't actually going to release LOA on BD. Instead, they're going to cut it up into a bunch of little peices and then use those various pieces in promos to push the sale of more BD players to early adopters (just a joke, but I sure am getting tired of seeing scenes from this classic in BD promos ... where's the actual release guys).

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Is there something wrong with amazon.com or is there a ton of releases coming out on May 20 and May 27? There must be a 1/2 dozen pages of releases listed in amazon. A guess or mistake or their part? I wanted to get Kingdom of Heaven, but shipping one disc to Canada isn't worth it, so I may take the risk and wait if there are that many titles coming out next week.
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i just bought and watched the Ben Hur 4 disk set and it was amazing to see in its full 2.76:1 AR glory. the widest movie i have ever seen. not only that but i could have sworn it was a HD disk and not just an upconverted dvd. this is of course due to the fact it was shot on 65mm resulting in a stunning, sharp picture. no dvd not even ones from movies that just came out months ago look as good upconverted as Ben-Hur. i cannot imagine how much better the BD version will look. it will be a instant buy for me.

Having seen Ben-Hur in its original presentation in 70mm (in a theatre actually built to present the film!), I can assure you that the current DVD is very far from the quality of the original presentation.

I don't expect the Blu-ray to be there either BTW.

We can hope that Warners will restore it next year in its original anamorphic Camera 65 (=Ultra Panavision 70) and 6 track magnetic sound, and that they can find a theater to run it in. The Cinerama Dome in LA is probably our best bet.
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Is there something wrong with amazon.com or is there a ton of releases coming out on May 20 and May 27? There must be a 1/2 dozen pages of releases listed in amazon. A guess or mistake or their part? I wanted to get Kingdom of Heaven, but shipping one disc to Canada isn't worth it, so I may take the risk and wait if there are that many titles coming out next week.

I'm guessing those are the re-listings of previously discontinued Paramount titles.

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