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MGM in September

MGM have announced their September line-up. We have quite a selection of discs in the pipeline including the stunning special edition of Salvador and a rerelease of Platoon. In addition we have the latest Stargate disc which does look as though it's something very special indeed.

Jane Horrocks stars in Born Romantic - a 'wonderful exposé of the single thirty something and their search for love and the perfect salsa partner'. Available to buy on 17 September retailing at £17.99. Features: 1.85:1 Anamorphic transfer, Dolby Digital 5.1 sound, the theatrical trailer, eight deleted scenes and interviews with Jane Horrocks, David Kane, Olivia Williams, Craig Ferguson, Catherine McCormack and director David Morrissey.

As mentioned above, Oliver Stone's story of real-life journalist, Richard Boyle's experiences in 1980's El Salvador. Starring James Woods, James Belushi and John Savage, Salvador is often overlooked but should be considered as being one of Stone's best films. The DVD will retail for £17.99 and will be released on 10 September. Features: 1.85:1 Anamorphic transfer, Dolby Digital 5.1 sound, an audio commentary with Oliver Stone, the original theatrical trailer, documentary: 'Into The Valley of Death', deleted and extended scenes, 'On-set' photo gallery and a collectable booklet.

Fans of TV series, Stargate SG-1 will be pleased to hear that Volume 15 is set for release on 24 September retailing at £19.99. Featuring four episodes from the show's fourth season (Divide and Conquer / Window of Opportunity / Watergate / The First Ones), the DVD also features some tasty extras: 16:9 Anamorphic transfer, Dolby Digital 5.1 sound, 'Secret Files of the SGC - "Colonel Jack O'Neill"', 4 promotional TV spots, a fan club spot, 'Divide and Conquer' commentary by director Martin Wood, director photography Jim Menard and visual effects supervisor James Tichenor, 'Window of Opportunity' commentary by director Peter DeLuise and visual effects supervisor James Tichenor, 'Watergate' commentary by director Martin Wood, director photography Jim Menard and visual effects supervisor James Tichenor and 'The First Ones' commentary by director Peter DeLuise.

Next up is another Oliver Stone flick: Platoon. Due for rerelease on 10 September in the form of a £19.99 special edition, the film is set in war-torn Vietnam and draws on a lot of Stone's real-life 'Nam' experiences. Features: 1.85:1 Anamorphic transfer, Dolby Digital 5.1 sound, audio commentary by Oliver Stone, audio commentary by Millitary Supervisor Captain Dale Bye, the original theatrical trailer, Salvador trailer, documentary - 'Tour Of The Inferno', three TV spots, stills gallery and a collectable booklet.

Ewan McGregor, Kerry Fox and Christopher Ecclestone star in the 1994 thriller Shallow Grave which is due for release on 10 September retailing at £15.99. Plenty of dark humour and thrills make this a disc worth considering. Features: 1.85:1 Anamorphic transfer, Dolbt Digital 2.0 Surround and the original theatrical trailer.

To round off we have Dead Man Walking (1.85:1 Anamorphic, DD5.1, theatrical trailer, TV commercial and director's commentary) and Mississippi Burning (1.85:1 Non-Anamorphic, DD2.0, trailer and director's commentary) on 17 September retailing at £15.99.

Last updated: 19/04/2018 19:08:13

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