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issue 14 - june 21, 2001

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In This Issue:
  • Breaking News: Release dates for Star Wars: Episode I, The Godfather trilogy,
    and The Mummy Returns!

  • "It's How They Said It" - memorable movie quotes

  • New Releases

  • Upcoming Releases

  • Good Deals on DVD movies and DVD players

Breaking News

Star Wars: Episode I The Phatom Menace releases on October 16Star Wars: Episode I The Phantom Menace is coming, for real!  Yes, it's finally official.  Lucasfilm Ltd. and Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment has officially announced the DVD release date for October 16.  What's more, it's a 2-disc Special Edition with over six hours of bonus programming that promises to "transport the viewer deeper into the Star Wars universe than ever before".  Disc specifications and details of the bonus features of this long-anticipated DVD can be found here.  This 2-disc set will carry a suggested retail price of $29.98.  Pre-order your copy from Amazon.com for only $22.95Read more.

The Godfather trilogy 5-disc collector's gift set releases on October 9The Godfather Trilogy. The highly-anticipated Francis Ford Coppola's The Godfather trilogy is coming on October 9 as a five-disc (that's right, five!) collector's gift set. This box set includes The Godfather, The Godfather Part II (spanning two discs), The Godfather Part III, and a 5th "bonus features" disc that includes three hours and 20 minutes of additional programming.  The Godfather movies are not yet available separately.  For details on this collector's gift set, click here.  This set will list for $105.90, but the street price will be closer to $80.  You can pre-order your copy today from Amazon.com for only $79.43Read more.

The Mummy Returns.  Universal Studios has announced the DVD release date for their summer blockbuster, The Mummy Returns, for October 2.  This DVD will include deleted scenes, outtakes, a special effects featurette, and much much more.  Read more.

"It's How They Said It" - memorable movie quotes

"If the sun comes up tomorrow, it is only because of men of good will.  And that's all there is between us and the devil."
   Kevin Costner as Kenny O'Donnell, Special Assistant to
   President John F. Kennedy during the Cuban Missile Crisis
   in Thirteen Days (coming July 10)

"Whoa!  No touchy!  No touchy.  No touch."
   The voice of David Spade as Emperor Kuzco in Disney's
   The Emperor's New Groove (now on DVD)

New Releases

Save the Last DanceNew DVD releases this week (June 19) include: Save The Last Dance, State and Main, Proof of Life, and The Pledge.  Other recent releases include Cast Away, O Brother Where Art Thou?, and Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon.  See our complete list of new and recent DVD releases.
Upcoming Releases

Here are a few of the DVD titles we added to our list of upcoming DVD releases since the last e-Newsletter:

  • Monkeybone (Bredan Fraser, Bridget Fonda) - 7/10

  • Enemy at the Gates (Ralph Fiennes, Ed Harris) - 8/14

  • Ghandi (winner Best Picture, Ben Kingsley) - 8/28

  • Spy Kids (Antonio Banderas) - 9/18

more upcoming releases >>   

Good Deals on DVD movies and DVD players

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DVD Players On Sale: If you're looking for a good sale on a DVD player, make sure you check out our list of DVD players on sale before you buy.

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DVD Movie Reviews

Thirteen Days

Read our latest DVD movie reviews:

> Thirteen Days

> Save The Last Dance

> Sunshine

> The Emperor's New Groove: Ultimate Groove Collector's Edition

> VeggieTales - Lyle, The Kindly Viking

> Cast Away

> Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon

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