Malick’s “The New World – Extended Cut” arrives October 14!

One viewer's is pleasure is another movieger's pain.Out of the blue, an announcement was just posted from Businesswire that Terrence Malick's already-legendary extended versionof his masterpiece, The New World, my favorite film of the decade so far, is coming to DVD on October 14. This edition of the critically-acclaimed, Oscar-nominated epic recreating the turbulent first days of the new America now features more than 30 minutes of never-before-seen footage, heightening the viewing … [Read more...]

The Incredibles are, well …

The collector's edition DVD, which came out this week, is fantastic.The extras, including the short film "Jack-Jack Attack," are definitely worthwhile. (There's even an encyclopedia of other "supers," complete with audio interviews and portraits!) The special "animated" episode about Mr. Incredible and Frozone (complete with a special commentary by those two) is priceless. … [Read more...]

The 8-disc "Infernal Affairs" DVD set!

All three Infernal Affairs movies are coming in a new boxed set. (A salute to Twitch for the news.)What's Infernal Affairs, you're asking? … [Read more...]

Bargain-hunting for an all-region DVD player…

Last I checked, I couldn't afford an all-region DVD player.That's probably a good thing, considering I really don't have time to be watching more movies.But the more I learn about world cinema, the more I wish I had time to enjoy more of it. Since some of the best movies being made aren't available to American movie-renters on regular DVDs--you need special equipment in order to enjoy these titles on special DVDs. Is there no end to the technology we must add to our already … [Read more...]

More Than Half a Picture

Slate's got the good news... … [Read more...]

‘Passion’ DVD on the way…

Mel Gibson's Icon Productions plans to unveil the video release of "The Passion of the Christ" on Aug. 31. It'll cost you... … [Read more...]