Cocoon, The Crucible and more budget titles from Fox
Fox Home Entertainment have announced a series of new budget Region 1 DVD releases for 1st June 2004 with a retail price of $14.98 each. Specs and artwork for these titles follow while you can check out the next wave of Fox R1 $9.98 titles due the same day by following the link in the Related Content box to your left (now updated confirming Little Murders is presented in the original aspect ratio)...
Cocoon - Finally arriving on R1 DVD this 1985 science fiction favourite will be given both anamorphic widescreen and full screen transfers on a double sided disc along with audio commentary by director Ron Howard, a behind-the-scenes featurette, Ron Howard profile, 3 making-of-featurettes (Underwater Training, Actors, Creating Antareans), a stills gallery (99 images), theatrical teaser and trailer, 3 TV Spots and a trailer for the sequel!
Cocoon: The Return - The sequel does not fare as well but still offers both anamorphic widescreen and full screen transfers on a double sided disc with the theatrical teaser and trailer present, along with a trailer for the original movie.
The Crucible - Daniel Day-Lewis and Winona Ryder star in this 1996 adaptation of the Arthur Miller play. Presented in anamorphic widescreen you will find an audio commentary by director Nicholas Hytner and writer Arthur Miller, a featurette from the original EPK, a conversation with Daniel Day-Lewis and Arthur Miller (also from the EPK) and the original theatrical trailer.
Trapped in Paradise and Kiss of Death - These early Nicolas Cage movies both offer anamorphic widescreen and full screen transfers on a double sided disc with the theatrical trailers present.
The Super, Out To Sea and Jumpin' Jack Flash offer both anamorphic widescreen and full screen transfers on double sided discs along with the original theatrical trailers.
Tai Pan is presented in anamorphic widescreen with no extras while the 1989 Academy Awards Best Foreign Language Film Pelle The Conqueror arrives in anamorphic widescreen with the original theatrical trailer present.