MGM's Scorsese Collection in February

MGM Home Entertainment have announced the Region 1 DVD release of The Martin Scorsese Film Collection for 8th February 2004. This new 4 DVD collection includes the existing DVD releases of Boxcar Bertha and The Last Waltz SE* alongside new editions of Scorsese's New York, New York and Raging Bull. All titles are available individually (see pricing details below) or as part of a box set retailing at $49.96 SRP.

*Both will be reissued separately in new packaging at the lower price of $14.95 SRP each a month earlier on 11th January 2005.

Features on the new titles found in the set and available separately follow...

New York, New York Special Edition - $14.95 SRP - Liza Minnelli and Robert De Niro star in this splashy, flashy musical spectacle celebrating the glorious days of the Big Band Era in the Big Apple!

Features include:

  • 1.66:1 Letterbox (Non-Anamorphic)
  • English Mono & DD5.1 Surround
  • Spanish Mono
  • English, French and Spanish subtitles
  • An introduction with Martin Scorsese
  • Audio Commentary by Director Martin Scorcese and Film Critic Carrie Rickey
  • Alternate Takes
  • Deleted Scenes
  • Photo Gallery
  • Theatrical Trailer & Teaser

Raging Bull Collector's Edition - $29.98 SRP - Widely hailed as the greatest film of the 1980s, this searing story charts the tortured rise and fall of middleweight champion Jake “The Bronx Bull” La Motta (Robert DeNiro).

Features on this two-disc collector's edition include:
  • 1.85:1 Anamorphic Widescreen
  • English Stereo and 5.1 Surround
  • French and Spanish Mono
  • English, French and Spanish subtitles
  • 3 Audio Commentaries Featuring Director Martin Scorsese, Editor Thelma Schoonmaker, Producer Irwin Winkler, Jake La Motta and More
  • 4 Behind-The-Scenes Featurettes
  • "The Bronx Bull" Making-of Documentary
  • De Niro vs. La Motta Shot-by-Shot Comparison
  • "La Motta Defends Title" Newsreel Footage

For those not interested in the extras, a single-disc, film-only edition of Raging Bull will also be released separately priced at $14.95 SRP.

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