Columbia Tristar's October line-up

Columbia Tristar have sent through the official press release announcing their October 2003 Region 2 DVD line-up. We have already covered some of these titles but here is the full rundown for you.

Please note - if we only list a synopsis then we currently have no specs for that release.

6th October 2003: Cromwell, Trapped, Dan Dare (Volume 2), Bingo, Ridley Scott Box Set, In Hell

Cromwell - Alec Guinness and Richard Harris star in this historical epic. Great battle scenes and cinematography plus an Oscar winning music score.
  • 2.35:1 Anamorphic Widescreen
  • English, German, Spanish, French and Italian DD2.0 Surround
  • Subtitles: Arabic, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Hebrew, Hindi, Hungarian, Icelandic, Italian, Norwegian, Polish, Portugese, Spanish, Swedish, Turkish
Trapped - Kevin Bacon (Hollow Man, Stir of Echoes), Charlize Theron (The Italian Job, The Cider House Rules) and Courtney Love (The People Vs Larry Flynt) all star, in this dark action thriller that twists and turns and leaves you gripped to your seat. Trapped is guaranteed to keep viewers locked in a state of suspense for the entire movie.

Jo Hinkley, played by Kevin Bacon, thinks he has created the perfect crime where he kidnaps the children of rich parents and holds them for 24 hours. He keeps the mother under control, while an accomplice negotiates the ransom from the father. However, he soon finds out that his latest victims are more capable of defending themselves than he thought…
  • 1.85:1 Anamorphic Widescreen
  • English DD5.1 Surround
  • Subtitles (Movie Only): Arabic, Danish, Dutch, English, Finnish, Greek, Hebrew, Hindi, Norwegian, Swedish, Turkish
  • Director's & Writer's Commentaries
  • Alternate Ending
  • 'Trapped from Within' - Making of Featurette
  • Deleted scenes
  • Theatrical Trailer
  • Filmographies
Dan Dare (Volume 2) - Details here

Bingo - Details here

Ridley Scott Box Set - From humble beginnings and an early love affair with cinema, Ridley Scott (Alien, Blade Runner), has become one of the worlds most acclaimed film makers and auteurs, enjoying a career spanning several decades. To celebrate, Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment is releasing three of his most recent critical successes - Gladiator, Hannibal and Black Hawk Down. Each movie, a major blockbuster in their own right, is presented as a fantastic double-disc DVD in this limited edition boxset, available to buy from 6th October 2003. Retail is £34.99.

In Hell - Everyone knows that life in a tough Russian penitentiary isn’t easy, but the one in which Klye Lord, played by Jean Claude Van Damme (The Order, Universal Soldier) is trapped, is a particularly brutal place. Within the barbed wire confinement of “The Shu”, inmates fight for the perverse pleasure of a sadistic warden.
  • 1.85:1 Anamorphic Widescreen
  • English DD5.1 Surround
  • Subtitles (Movie Only): English, English (Hard of Hearing), Hindi
  • Theatrical Trailer

13th October 2003: Mute Witness, Graveyard Shift, Darkness Falls, Cowboy Bebop: The Movie, You'll Never Get Rich

Mute Witness - Three unsuspecting Americans making a low-budget horror film in Russia find themselves in the middle of a dangerous, life threatening situation. Billy (Marine Sudina), mute make-up artist finds herself locked in the film studio late one night. As she tries to get out, she witnesses a brutal murder. Billy can't scream and she can't speak. When she does finally manage to report the crime to the authorities, nobody believes her. Also featuring Alec Guinness.
  • 2.35:1 Anamorphic Widescreen
  • English, French, German, Italian and Spanish DD2.0 Surround
  • Subtitles: Arabic, Czech, Danish, English, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Hindi, Hungarian, Italian, Norwegian, Polish, Portugese, Spanish, Swedish, Turkish
Graveyard Shift - Details here

Darkness Falls - Details here

Cowboy Bebop: The Movie - For those who are familiar with the global phenomenon of ‘Anime’ this is one of the most eagerly awaited films of the year. Cowboy Bebop is a feature length version of the hugely popular TV series of the same name, and sees Spike the Bounty Hunter and his crew battle against villains who blow up a tanker truck, releasing a deadly virus that kills hundreds. Facing their deadliest enemy yet, Spike and the crew race against time to track down the person behind the destruction and claim their bounty.

The DVD includes: -
  • 1.85:1 Anamorphic Widescreen
  • Japanese, English and Russian DD5.1 Surround
  • Subtitles: Arabic, Czech, Danish, English, Finnish, Greek, Hindi, Hungarian, Norwegian, Polish, Russian, Swedish, Turkish
  • 6 Featurettes
  • Filmographies: Character profiles
  • 2 Music videos
  • Photo Gallery – Conceptual Art Galleries
  • 4 Storyboard Comparisons
  • International Cowboy Bebop Trailer
  • Cross Promotional Trailers
You'll Never Get Rich - Details here

20th October 2003: El Crimen Del Padre Amaro (The Crime of Father Amaro)

El Crimen Del Padre Amaro (The Crime of Father Amaro) - is a critically acclaimed and controversial film starring international star Gael Garcia Bernal (Y Tu Mama Tambien, Amores Perros). It is available to rent on video and rent or buy on DVD from the 20th October, courtesy of Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment.

Set in rural Mexico, the film tells the story of a recently ordained young priest (Bernal), who battles with his faith when he falls in love with a local girl who becomes pregnant with his child.

El Crimen Del Padre Amaro is a beautifully acted movie and was nominated for Best Foreign Film at the 2002 Academy Awards.™ as well as a Golden Globe™ for Best Foreign Film.
  • 1.85:1 Anamorphic Widescreen
  • Original Spanish DD5.1 Surround
  • Dubbed Italian and English DD5.1 Surround
  • Subtitles (Movie Only): Arabic, Croatian, Czech, Danish, English, Finnish, Greek, Hebrew, Hungarian, Italian, Norwegian, Polish, Portugese, Slovenian, Swedish, Turkish
  • Director and Actor Commentary
  • Making of Featurette
  • Photo Gallery
  • Filmographies
  • Theatrical Trailer
  • Weblink

27th October 2003: The Fisher King, Montana, Dead Heat On A Merry Go Round

The Fisher King - Details here

Montana - No details have been released at this time.

Dead Heat On A Merry Go Round - Details here

Here is the sleeve artwork released so far...

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