“Big Trouble in Little China” Heads to Blu-Ray

The John Carpenter/Kurt Russell 1980s classic, “Big Trouble in Little China,” is headed to blu-ray.  That’s right, you’ll soon be able to enjoy Jack Burton, the Pork Chop Expres and Kim Cattrall acting like a reporter in true HD.  Here’s the full specs for the movie: Feature (Theatrical version and an extended cut) Commentary by …

7 Essential Blu-Ray Titles

So, you’ve got a blu-ray player, now what? With some help from some friends (and Sam who is also a friend), we’ve put together a list of essential, must own blu-ray titles. We tried to mix it up with old and new, so take a look, and feel free to chime in with your own …

Ghostbusters Coming to Blu-Ray

  You probably will be hearing screams of delight across the country the next couple of days.  The screams come after it was announced that ‘Ghostbusters’ is coming to Blu-Ray DVD. June 6, 2009 is the release date, so, mark your calendars now.  What will be on the disc?  Good question.  Here’s the rundown, starting …

Paramount Gives Blu-Ray Rebate Incentive

Paramount is joining the Blu-ray front full force, offering consumers a financial incentive for making the switch to the format. The studio will give consumers a $10 rebate for certain library titles, including ‘The Godfather,’ and ‘Transformers,’ through the holiday season. The promotion starts September 2nd, and other studios are likely to follow suit. Ever …

Bond Comes to Blu-Ray

High Def Digest is reporting that MGM/UA is prepping six James Bond films for Blu-Ray DVD this fall, in anticipation of the latest movie, ‘Quantum of Solace.’ The films set for the high-def upgrade are, ‘Dr. No,’ ‘From Russia With Love,’ ‘Thunderball,’ ‘Live and Let Die,’ ‘For Your Eyes Only,’ and ‘Die Another Day.’ Wait, …

Godfather? Blu-Ray?

DVD news site The Digital Bits had a link up this morning to a site called Blocks & Files.  The article is all about storage and media and is kinda boring.  However, there’s one interesting paragraph.  Here’s an exerpt: The beautifully restored Godfather trilogy will be re-released in September, prompting, no doubt, hundreds of thousands …

Criterion Goes Blu-Ray

  The Criterion Collection, arguably one of the best DVD companies out there has announced that they will start releasing movies on high definition Blu-Ray Discs this fall.  The initial list of high-def releases are as follows: