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1999 film 200 Cigarettes on Blu-ray in February

The 1999 film 200 Cigarettes is officially coming to Blu-ray Disc on February 15th via Paramount Home Entertainment, as a MOD (manufactured-on-demand) release.  The film, directed by Risa Bramon Garcia, starred Ben Affleck, Casey Affleck, Dave Chappelle, Guillermo Díaz, Angela Featherstone, Janeane GarofaloGaby Hoffmann, Kate Hudson, Courtney Love, Jay Mohr, Martha Plimpton, Christina Ricci, and Paul Rudd.

The tech specs for the release include a 1080p HD video presentation (presumably in the 1.85:1 aspect ratio) and DTS-HD Master Audio 2.0 Stereo sound on a BD-25 disc.  It has not been clarified if these discs will be pressed or burnt but you’ll be able to preorder the Blu-ray MOD release directly via Movie Znyg. Also, you’ll be able to buy the Blu-ray over at retailer Walmart.com, where it’s now available for preorder.  No bonus materials will be included with this release.

NOTE: This will mark the debut of this film on the Blu-ray Disc format. It has never been available in HD on home video until this upcoming release.

Hey Arnold! The Movie comes to Blu-ray in February

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Hey Arnold! The Movie from 2002 is officially coming to Blu-ray Disc on February 15th via Nickelodeon and Paramount Home Entertainment, as a MOD (manufactured-on-demand) release. This was a spin-off and the only feature-length film from the popular Nickelodeon animated TV show Hey Arnold! that originally premiered back in 1996.

The film, directed by the late Tuck Tucker, featured the voice talents of Spencer Klein, Jamil Walker Smith, Dan Castellaneta, Francesca Marie Smith, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Paul Sorvino, and Christopher Lloyd.

The tech specs for the release include a 1080p HD video presentation (presumably in the 1.78:1 aspect ratio) with DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1 lossless surround on a BD-25 disc.  It has not been clarified if these discs will be pressed or burnt but you’ll be able to preorder the Blu-ray MOD release directly via Movie Znyg. UPDATED:  Also, you’ll be able to buy the Blu-ray over at Amazon and retailer Walmart.com, where it’s now available for preorder.  No bonus materials will be included with this release.

NOTE: This will mark the debut of this film on the Blu-ray Disc format. It has never been available in HD on home video until this upcoming release.

Kids in the Hall: Brain Candy on Blu-ray February

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Folks, after long anticipation and procrastination I’m happy to announce that Kids in the Hall: Brain Candy is officially coming to Blu-ray Disc on February 15th via Paramount Home Entertainment, as a MOD (manufactured-on-demand) release. This was a spin-off and the only feature-length film from the popular sketch Canadian comedy troupe and show The Kids in the Hall that originally premiered back in 1988. The film, directed by Kelly Makin, starred the sketch comedy troupe members Dave Foley, Bruce McCulloch, Kevin McDonald, Mark McKinney, and Scott Thompson — all playing numerous roles.

The tech specs for the release include a 1080p HD video presentation (presumably in the 1.85:1 aspect ratio) with DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1 lossless surround on a BD-25 disc.  It has not been clarified if these discs will be pressed or burnt but you’ll be able to preorder the Blu-ray MOD release directly via Movie Znyg. UPDATED:  Also, you’ll be able to buy the Blu-ray over Amazon and retailer Walmart.com, where it’s now available for preorder.

For around 20 dollars (before shipping & tax) you’ll be able to make it “feel like 72 degrees in your head, all the time.” Yes, you, reader! No bonus materials will be included with this release, so hold on to those previous DVD releases, fans.

NOTE: This will mark the debut of this film on the Blu-ray Disc format. It has never been available in HD on home video until this upcoming release.

Parks and Recreation Complete Series on Blu-ray in June

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The popular TV series “Parks and Recreation: The Complete Series” is officially coming to Blu-ray as a set including all 7 seasons on June 15th, via Universal MOD. This release will be a MOD (manufacture on demand) title, meaning that you’ll have to purchase it from online retailers. The set’s tech specs include a 1080p HD video presentation in the 1.78:1 aspect ratio and DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1 lossless surround sound, spanning across 20 BD-50 (50 gigabytes) discs for all 125 episodes. The show, created by Greg DanielsMichael Schur, starred Amy PoehlerJim O’HeirNick Offerman, Aubrey Plaza, Aziz Ansari, Rashida Jones, Retta, Adam Scott, Rob Lowe, and Chris Pratt. You can now find the Blu-ray set available for preorder over at Amazon. The bonus materials set to be included on this set are briefly listed below.

  • Behind the Scenes
  • Gag Reel
  • Audio Commentaries
  • “Pratt on Parks”
  • Deleted Scenes
  • And More!

First 4 Seasons of The Office are coming to Blu-ray in June

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The first four seasons of the popular United States TV series “The Office” will be finally getting released on Blu-ray Disc, as individual seasons, on June 15th via Universal Studios Home Entertainment MOD. These will be manufacture on demand (MOD) titles, which mainly means that you’ll have to order them from online retailers. They had previously only been available via “The Complete Series” Blu-ray set released last year.

The show, a U.S. adaptation by Greg Daniels of the popular U.K. series (of the same title), first aired on NBC in 2005. The U.S. version, in its first four seasons, starred Steve CarellJenna FischerJohn Krasinski, Rainn Wilson, Leslie David Baker, Brian Baumgartner, Kate Flannery, Angela Kinsey, Paul Lieberstein, Oscar Nuñez, Phyllis Smith, Mindy Kaling, BJ Novak, and Melora Hardin.

The tech specs include 1080p HD video in the original 1.78:1 aspect ratio and DTS-HD Master Audio for each season, with 2.0 stereo for the first season, and 5.1 surround sound for seasons 2 through 4. You can find each of the early seasons of the show on Blu-ray now available for preorder over at Amazon via the following links: Season One, Season Two, Season Three, and Season Four.

The bonus materials set to be included with each of the individual seasons of the show can be found listed below (according to TVShowsOnDVD‘s Facebook post).

“The Office” Season One Blu-ray Extras:

  • Deleted Scenes
  • “Pilot” Commentary with Steve Carell, John Krasinski, Rainn Wilson and BJ Novak, Greg Daniels and Ken Kwapis
  • “Diversity Day” Commentary with Steve Carell, John Krasinski, Rainn Wilson, BJ Novak, and Greg Daniels
  • “The Alliance” Commentary with John Krasinski, Rainn Wilson, Jenna Fischer, BJ Novak, Greg Daniels, Larry Wilmore, Paul Liberstein, Mindy Kaling, and Michael Schur
  • “Basketball” Commentary with Steve Carell, John Krasinski, Rainn Wilson, BJ Novak, and Greg Daniels

“The Office” Season Two Blu-ray Extras:

  • Fake PSAs
  • Audio Commentary on select episodes
  • Michael’s “The Faces of Scranton” Movie
  • 10 Webisodes
  • Deleted Scenes 

“The Office” Season Three Blu-ray Extras:

  • 5 Supersized Episodes
  • Over 3 Hours of Deleted Scenes

“The Office” Season Four Blu-ray Extras:

  • Deleted Scenes for all episodes
  • Audio Commentary on select episodes
  • Featurette “Writer’s Block”
  • Michael’s Complete Ad for Dunder Mifflin
  • And more…

Lastly, it’s also worth noting that all of the other seasons will also be getting Blu-ray re-releases as well.

The Swan Princess 25th Anniversary Blu-ray

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The 1994 animated film The Swan Princess will be coming to Blu-ray Disc in a “25th Anniversary Edition” on October 29th via Sony MOD. The film, directed by Richard Rich, featured the voice talents of Michelle Nicastro, Howard McGillinJack Palance, John Cleese, Steven Wright, and Sandy Duncan. Tech specs for the release include 1080p HD video in the 1.85:1 aspect ratio with restored DTS-HD Master Audio sound (presumably in a 5.1 configuration). This release will only be available online because it is a Sony MOD (manufacture-on-demand) Blu-ray release. That said, you can now find the Blu-ray available for pre-order at Amazon. The bonus materials set to be included on the release are listed below.

  • An all-new featurette entitled “A Look Back, Tease Ahead,”
  • Plus a variety of additional archival features

UPDATE: This Sony MOD title is going to be available online via Best Buy. It’s now up and listed for pre-order over at the retailer. Keep in mind though, as I said, it will ONLY be available online.

Lastly, it is worth noting for fans that there will be a 4K digital version of the film available with HDR (high dynamic range) on the very same date. Further below, after the break, you can find the full announcement regarding this upcoming release.

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