Universal released on Blu-ray a collection featuring some of their famous classic horror films including ‘Dracula‘, ‘Frankenstein‘, The Wolf Man‘, The Creature From The Black Lagoon‘, and more. I recently picked this up and am looking forward to diving into it. Below is a video on some of the restoration done on the original ‘Dracula’. I’m a sucker for restoration videos. I find it fascinating.
Last week I was lucky enough to catch one of my favorite films on the big screen. And I mean really big screen as in IMAX. On the heels of the blu-ray release there was a limited run in IMAX theatres of ‘Raiders Of The Lost Ark‘. In the last couple of years I have seen it in theatres three times. The first was as a midnight show of an old print which brought out fans and was a full audience cheering it on. The other was last year as part of its 30th anniversary screening in 2K digital. And now in full IMAX. Definitely one of those titles I think I have owned on every format including VHS, laserdisc, DVD, and come tomorrow, blu-ray. Here is the trailer for the IMAX release. Here is the trailer for the blu-ray collection.
I’m sure everyone knows by now that ‘Jaws‘ is being restored and finally getting released on Blu-ray on August 14th. One of my favorite films and one I have been waiting to come out on Blu-ray for a long time. The restoration they’re doing looks to be very intensive (video below) and I am really happy Steven Spielberg is as involved in it as he is. I can’t wait to finally have this on Blu-ray. Here is the Blu-ray trailer. Here is a really great video on the restoration.
I’m sure most of you have heard that the Indiana Jones films are finally coming out on Blu-ray. Next to the ‘Star Wars’ movies which are finally on Blu-ray these have been the most requested by fans so this is awesome news. No specifics have been given yet as far as special features go. I’m hoping the great making of’s from the DVD’s will be on there. Those were great. A street date hasn’t been given but they will be out in the fall. I’m guessing October but we shall see. Great news! Here’s a trailer for the release.
I just read over at Blu-ray.com that one of my all time favorite movies ‘Jaws‘ is finally coming to Blu-ray on (tentatively) August 14th of next year. While I think coming out closer to the 4th of July is more fitting I am just happy it is finally coming out. And I think this goes well with my last post on Steven Spielberg. Now here’s hoping to get ‘Raiders Of The Lost Ark‘ on Blu-ray next year too …
I am so excited for this you have no idea. I am geeking out big time. I am a huge Star Wars fanatic as it is so this just makes me go – Ahhhhhh!!!! New trailer for the upcoming Blu-ray: