Tag Archives: Alien Anthology

‘New’ Alien Anthology Not the Mothership

Even in space 20th Century Fox will be able to hear the screams of anguish from Kiwi film buffs. After providing its NZ distributor, Roadshow Entertainment, with only a relative handful of Alien Anthology Blu-ray units in November that quickly sold out, it has just re-issued the box set – only with two of the […]

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New to Blu: March 2-8

Oscar-decorated The Social Network comes out in two editions on Wednesday: a single disc release, with two filmmaker commentaries as the only extras, and a collector’s edition. Opt for the latter if you want to explore every aspect of this superbly mastered movie about the founding of Facebook, as it includes a 90-minute making-of documentary […]

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Due on Blu: March

Aliens, zombies, hobbits and jackasses dominate March’s mad-as-a-hatter Blu-ray slate. The month opens with the re-release of Alien Anthology and continues with the Blu-ray 3D of Resident Evil: Afterlife, a repackaged Lord of the Rings Trilogy, the History Channel series, Ancient Aliens, and the MTV spin-off, Jackass 3. Surprisingly, Paramount Pictures is releasing Jackass 3 […]

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Due on Blu (Again): Alien Anthology

If you missed out on buying Alien Anthology when the November release was gone by lunchtime in some shops, retailers will have new stock from March 2. The packaging will differ from the original, with its stark, embossed cover, but the content will be the same: six discs, four movies (two versions of each), and […]

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New to Blu: November 10-15

The latest in the sci-fi franchise, Predators, has had stellar reviews from US Blu-ray critics. Hi-Def Digest rated it 5/5 for both its HD video and audio: “Very literally perfect from a technical stand point … The reason why the 1080p AVC MPEG-4 transfer (aspect ratio: 2.35:1) is so great is that it appears to […]

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Alien Anthology Art and Accolades

The Alien Anthology Blu-ray will go on sale here on November 10 as part of a global release of the extraordinary extra-terrestrial collection. It coincides with the director of Aliens, James Cameron, signalling he plans to make the two Avatar sequels here, which probably will follow production of the two Hobbit movies. While the rest […]

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Ultimate Blu-ray Green Light for Blue-Skinned ETs

The Ultimate Edition of Avatar will go on sale on November 24, a week after its US release. Strictly speaking, it probably should be called the Penultimate Edition, since it still won’t be in 3D. For that, you’ll have to wait until December  – and then only secure the James Cameron blockbuster if you buy […]

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