DVD/BD Picks

Justin Bieber is the “Hollywood Celebrity of the Week”

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: The Twitter fights with “C.S.I.” co-stars. The constant questions about his supposed relationship with the latest flavor-of-the-week teen star. The “fans” who toss eggs (and then get arrested for their actions). Reports of him vomiting in the Philippines. So much media scrutiny surrounds Justin Bieber these[...]

“Star Wars” Blu-ray details revealed!

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: May the 4th be with you. In celebration of this unique calendar day, “Star Wars” fans are learning full details of the Blu-ray editions of their beloved films that are scheduled to hit shelves on Sept. 16. Details of the “Complete Saga” package can be found[...]

Katie Holmes in “Kennedys” DVD, available for pre-order

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: It was a controversial television mini-series that struggled to find a home before landing on Reelz Channel. Now you’ll have the ability to bring “The Kennedys” into your own home starting on May 15. Muse Distribution International has begun taking pre-orders for the DVD. The three-disc[...]

Kubrick’s “Clockwork Orange” getting anniversary Blu-ray

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Stanley Kubrick’s seminal 1971 film “A Clockwork Orange” turns 40 this year and will commemorate the anniversary with a Blu-ray edition loaded with behind-the-scenes clips and extensive “Making of” features. Warner Home Video’s two-disc set, due out on May 31, includes “two newly-produced bonus features: ‘Turning[...]

Harry Potter DVD and Blu-ray burning up charts

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Perhaps hinting to the dominance that’s sure to come later this summer, “Harry Potter” is pummeling the competition on the DVD charts now that “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1” is on the streets. The film made its debut at No. 1 on the[...]

“The King’s Speech,” now on DVD, honored in New York

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: The Oscar winner for Best Picture, Tom Hooper’s “The King’s Speech” continues to collect accolades, particularly from an organization that has praised the film’s message from day one. The Stuttering Foundation and The Michael Palin Centre for Stammering Children recently honored the film at a gala[...]

Harry Potter “Part 2” opening sequence arrives online

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Have you grabbed a copy of “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1” on DVD and Blu-ray yet? (It streeted on Friday, April 15.) If you have – and you should – then there’s a good chance you already saw this opening scene from the[...]

Harry Potter Blu-ray delivers Maximum movie thrills

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: The end feels closer than ever before. Warner Bros.’ DVD and Blu-ray release of “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1” does as much looking back as it does looking forward, promising fans a sneak peek at the opening scene from the upcoming series finale[...]

Superman films getting hi-def Blu-ray treatment

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Can you imagine how amazing Superman’s blue-and-red tights are going to look in high-definition? As Warner Bros. prepares to reboot the Man of Steel – again – the studio is going back to Superman’s cinematic roots. Not the hero’s black-and-white days. Back to the Richard Donner[...]

“Black Swan,” “Tangled” top DVD / Blu-ray charts

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: The Oscar season never really ends. It just goes into neutral for a few weeks following the annual Academy Awards ceremony, then kicks back into high gear as the films that competed (and especially those that won) reach home video. We’ll continue to track the films[...]