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  1. Jay E

    Universal Catalog Titles - August 3rd - "Great Waldo Pepper" included

    Up for pre-orrder at DVD Empire. $14.95 retail price. I am only interested in The Great Waldo pepper but hopefully all will be OAR...you never know with Universal. The Allnighter Cross My Heart Going Berserk The Great Waldo Pepper The Greek Tycoon Metalstorm: The Destruction of Jared-Syn...
  2. Jay E

    John Cassavetes "Husbands" - August 18, 2009

    Sony will be releasing John Cassavetes "Husbands" on August 18, 2009 at $19.94. Another excellent release by Sony!
  3. Jay E

    "The Strange One" (1957) - Great Film!! - 6/16 release

    Coulmbia is releasing one of my most wanted films, The Strange One to DVD on 6/16 for $19.94. A pyschological study of sadism at a military cadet school, this was Ben Gazzara's (who is great as the sadist Jocko) & George Peppard's film debuts and the cast are all from the Actor's Studio in NY...
  4. Jay E

    MGM Catalog releases - 5/12/09 (Western, War)

    DVD Empire has the following titles up for pre-order for 5/12/09 at $14.98 retail price: King And Four Queens, The Doc Time Limit North West Frontier Young Billy Young
  5. Jay E

    More Columbia catalog releases - 2/3/09

    DVD Empire has the following up for pre-order for 2/3/09 release ($19.94 retail): Five Getting Straight Gumshoe Our Man in Havana Vibes
  6. Jay E

    Icons of Horror:4 Hammer Films - 10/14/08

    Streets Oct 14th for $24.96 from Columbia. Up for pre-order at Amazon. The Two Faces Of Dr. Jekyll, The Curse Of The Mummy's Tomb The Gorgon Scream Of Fear So happy to finally see these films on DVD, especially Scream of Fear & The Gorgan.
  7. Jay E

    BR: Nixon: Election Year Edition - Extended Director's Cut - 8/19/08

    Up for pre-order at DVD Empire for $34.99 Here is the only detail I can find so far: Included in this special 2-Disc Election Year Edition is an all-new 35-minute documentary on Nixon by Sean Stone you won't want to miss. I can finally retire my non-anamorphic DVD!!!
  8. Jay E

    "The Apartment" Collector's Edition coming Feb 5th.

    Here are the details (from DVDACTIVE): MGM Home Entertainment has announced a collector's edition of The Apartment which stars Jack Lemmon and Shirley MacLaine. This Billy Wilder directed film will be available to own from the 5th February, and should retail at around $19.98. Extra material...
  9. Jay E

    "The Naked Prey" from Criterion in January?

    This month's Criterion newsletter has the following clue: Looks like it will be Cornel Wilde's The Naked Prey.
  10. Jay E

    Icons of Horror Collection: Sam Katzman - 10/16/07

    From DVDDRIVE-IN: On October 16, Sony Pictures Home Entertainment will release the much anticipated "Icons of Horror Collection: Sam Katzman." This tribute to the legendary B movie producer will be a two-disc set and will contain these classic Columbia 1950s horror and science fiction titles...
  11. Jay E

    "The Graduate" 40th Anniversary CE - 9/11

    DVD Empire has "The Graduate" 40th Anniversary CE up for pre-order for 9/11. Retail price is $24.98. Here are the specs: Features: Commentary by Actors Dustin Hoffman and Katherine Ross Commentary by Mike Nichols and Steven Soderbergh Screen Tests with Video Introductions Coming...
  12. Jay E

    Need help on figuring out what is wrong with certain DVDs

    Hi I just recently bought a new HDTV 1080 TV and a new Oppo DVD player that upconverts to 1080 and I notice certain problems with my DVDs now. I am a complete novice when it comes to these things so please excuse my ignorance. 1 - I just tried to watch my 1943 Munchausen DVD from KINO and...
  13. Jay E

    Is there an updated Master List of Non-Anamorphic Region 1 WS DVDs?

    As a new owner of a widescreen TV, I was dismayed to find out that many of the films I own are non-anamorphic WS. Is there an frequently updated Master List somewhere for Region 1 DVDs? If not, maybe we can start a Master List here at HTF?
  14. Jay E

    Jean Renoir Gift set (7 films) - 4/24/07

    Just saw listed on DVD Empire that Lionsgate is releasing a Jean Renoir 7 film boxset on 4/24/07 for $29.98. The films are: La Fille De L'Eau Nana La Marseillaise Sur Un Air De Charleston La Petite Marchande D'Allumettes Le Testament Du Docteur Cordelier Le Caporal Epingle
  15. Jay E

    Fox catalog titles in January

    The following are up for pre-order at DVD Empire: Blood and Sand Caprice Do Not Disturb Mr Billion Move Over Darling
  16. Jay E

    Anthony Mann's "Men in War" DVD

    Just picked up the Geneon DVD of Anthony Mann's great Korean War film Men in War for $5, and I have to say that this is one of the best bargains ever! The transfer is very nice in itself, but a for a cheap public domain DVD, it is fantastic. I implore anyone who loves this film & doesn't own...
  17. Jay E

    Paramount releasing 4 Film Noirs on 5/16!

    Finally, Paramount is releasing some classic films on DVD this year...although they all are from the Republic library. First the John Wayne annoucement, now they will be releasing Body and Soul, Secret Beyond the Door, The Dark Mirror and Letter from an Unknown Woman on 5/16 according to...
  18. Jay E

    Great comedies being released by Warner on June 20th!!!

    From DVDTIMES: Warner Home Video have announced the Region 1 DVD debut of five entertaining comedies, each with a fervent "cult" following and previously unavailable on DVD. A Fine Madness, The Gang That Couldn't Shoot Straight, I Love You, Alice B. Toklas, The Loved One and Petulia will each...
  19. Jay E

    Robert Altman Collection - 4/25 from Fox

    I didn't see a thread on this so I thought I would post the news for those that may be interested. Fox is releasing the Robert Altman Collection on 4/25 for $39.98. M*A*S*H (Single Disc) A Perfect Couple Quintet A Wedding Special features: M*A*S*H Commentary by Robert Altman...
  20. Jay E

    Marlene Dietrich, Mae West, Carole Lombard DVD sets on April 4th

    From DVDAnswers: Title: 3 Glamour Collections Starring: N/A (Various) Released: 4th April 2006 SRP: $26.98 Each Further Details: Universal Home Video has announced three new Glamour Collections for Marlene Dietrich, Mae West and Carole Lombard titles. Each two-disc set will include...
  21. Jay E

    "A Walk in the Sun" - anyone know which DVD version is best?

    Several public domain companies offer the fine Word War II film A Walk in the Sun" on DVD. Does anyone know which company offers the best version? Thanks
  22. Jay E

    MGM DVDs from other regions - Chances of Region 1 release?

    For those with multi-region players, besides the Leone films, there are quite a few MGM releases available in other regions that aren't available in Region 1. Some of the titles are: Billion Dollar Brain Burn How I Won the War Missouri Breaks Offense, The Solomon & Sheba Thieves Like Us...
  23. Jay E

    "The Innocents" needs a DVD release!

    I'm still perplexed that Fox has never released this great film on DVD. I'm wondering if there might be any reasons for its omission. I really thought it would have been released as a tie-in when "The Others" was released on DVD. Anyway, for those with a multi-region player, it is being...
  24. Jay E

    Films of the 90's that aren't on DVD yet.

    I'm surprised that none of the following have made their way to DVD yet: Butcher Boy, The Kissed Metropolitan Music of Chance, The Naked Reflecting Skin, The Ruby in Paradise Spanking the Monkey I wonder if there are any reasons for their absence on DVD? Is it a rights issue? Any...
  25. Jay E

    "Panic in Needle Park" being released on 5/3.

    One of my favorite Al Pacino films, Panic in Needle Park is being released on DVD by FOX on 5/3. They are also releasing Author, Author on the same day.
  26. Jay E

    2 more Abbott & Costello films coming to DVD on 5/17.

    The Noose Hangs High and Dance With me Henry (their last film together) are being released on DVD by MGM on 5/17 for $14.95 each.
  27. Jay E

    Any info on Fox's "What a Way to Go" or "The Great White Hope"?

    These 2 DVDs were released this week by Fox although quite a few of the major e-tailers aren't carrying them. Does anybody have any info on these DVDs? I'd like to know if they are at least OAR. Thanks.
  28. Jay E

    6 classic westerns coming to DVD in region 2 UK

    From DVDTIMES: Optimum Releasing have announced the UK Region 2 DVD release of six classic titles in The Western Collection for 21st February 2005 priced at £9.99 each. Featuring a wealth of stellar Hollywood legends including James Stewart, Gary Cooper, Spencer Tracy, Henry Fonda, Anthony...
  29. Jay E

    MGM's March releases - "Bring Me the Head of Alfredo Garcia" & more.

    March 8th will bring the following catalog titles from MGM for $14.95 retail: Dead End(1937) Bring Me the Head of Alfredo Garcia Crossplot Electra Glide in Blue Krakatoa: East of Java Stella Dallas (1937) We Live Again (1934)
  30. Jay E

    Preston Sturges "The Palm Beach Story" - 2/1/05 & more

    Universal is releasing The Palm Beach Story on 2/1 for $12.98. This is great news and hopefully they'll be releasing Sturges other films soon too. Universal is also releasing another great film New Jersey Drive on the same date too for $12.98. Trippin' & Where the Buffalo Roam are the...