“Dirty Rotten Scoundrels” is getting a Collector’s Edition Blu-ray in January

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The 1988 Frank Oz directed comedy Dirty Rotten Scoundrels starring Steve Martin and Michael Caine is getting a “Collector’s Edition” Blu-ray Disc release on January 22nd, 2019 via Shout Select (Shout! Factory). Tech specs for the release include 1080p video in the 1.85:1 aspect ratio and DTS-HD 5.1 Master Audio sound. It is known that this will come with a video transfer mastered from a new 2K scan of the original film elements. The title is available to pre-order now over at Amazon and directly via Shout! Factory‘s store. Bonus materials set to be included on the release are listed below.

  • NEW Interview with Writer Dale Launer
  • Audio Commentary with Director Frank Oz
  • Featurette
  • Trailers

Further below, after the break, you can find the official announcement regarding this upcoming release.

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Hammer Film “The Plague of the Zombies” arrives on Blu-ray in January

the_plague_of_the_zombies_blurayThe 1966 Hammer Films production The Plague of the Zombies directed by John Gilling is coming to Blu-ray Disc on January 15th, 2019 via Scream Factory. The film starred André MorellDiane ClareBrook Williams, Alexander Davion, Jacqueline Pearce, and John Carson. Tech specs for the Blu-ray include 1080p HD video in the 1.66:1 aspect ratio with DTS-HD Master Audio Mono restored sound. The Blu-ray is now available to pre-order over at Amazon and directly over at the Shout! Factory store. Bonus materials set to be included on the release are listed below.

  • NEW Audio Commentary with filmmaker Constantine Nasr and author/film historian Steve Haberman
  • NEW Audio Commentary with author/film historian Troy Howarth
  • NEW Restored Audio
  • World of Hammer – Mummies, Werewolves & The Living Dead
  • Raising the Dead: The Making of The Plague of the Zombies
  • Restoration Comparison
  • Theatrical Trailers
  • Still Gallery

Further below, after the break, you can find the full official announcement regarding this upcoming Blu-ray release.

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“Born in East L.A.” with Cheech Marin gets Collector’s Edition Blu-ray March

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The 1987 film Born in East L.A. written by, directed by, and starring Cheech Marin is coming to Blu-ray Disc in a “Collector’s Edition” on March 19th, 2019 via Shout Select. This film co-starred Daniel SternPaul Rodriguez, and Kamala Lopez. The title’s tech specs have yet to be detailed, but it is known that new bonus materials are being created for the release. More details will be given by Shout! Factory about this release in the near future. This upcoming Blu-ray is not yet available to pre-order over at Amazon, but it is available directly over at Shout! Factory’s store. Stay tuned for any updates.

1986 film “Cobra” starring Stallone gets Collector’s Edition Blu-ray in January

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The 1986 George P. Cosmatos directed film Cobra starring Sylvester Stallone is getting a “Collector’s Edition” Blu-ray Disc release on January 22nd, 2019 via Scream Factory. The film co-starred Brigitte NielsenReni Santoni, Andrew Robinson, Brian Thompson, John Herzfeld, Lee Garlington, Art LaFleur, Marco Rodríguez, Val Avery, and David Rasche.

This film has received a new 2K scan of the original film elements. The tech specs for the release includes 1080p video in the 1.85:1 aspect ratio and DTS-HD 5.1 Master Audio sound. This Blu-ray is already available for pre-order over at both Amazon and directly via Shout! Factory’s store. Bonus materials set to be included on the release are listed below.

  • NEW 2K Scan of the original film elements
  • NEW Stalking and Slashing – an interview with actor Brian Thompson
  • NEW Meet the Disease – an interview with actor Marco Rodriguez
  • NEW Feel the Heat – an interview with actor Andrew Robinson
  • NEW Double Crossed – an interview with actress Lee Garlington
  • NEW A Work of Art – an interview with actor Art LaFleur
  • Audio Commentary with director George P. Cosmatos
  • Vintage Featurette
  • Teaser Trailer
  • Theatrical Trailer
  • Still Galleries – stills, movie posters and lobby cards

Below, after the break, you can find the official announcement for this release.

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