Here’s new information about a number of upcoming Columbia titles

Columbia Tristar Home Video just filled us in on details of some of their coming releases. Cruel Intentions will be released on August 3, as we had announced earlier, and it will contain a number of special features. On the disc you will be able to find a “Making Of” documentary, 6 deleted scenes with the director’s introduction, another featurette called “Creative Intentions: Finding A Visual Style”, a commentary track, the music video “Every You, Every Me” by Placebo and the Mercy Playground video “Coming Up From Behind”. “Cruel Intentions, starring Sarah Michelle Gellar and Reese Witherspoon will come in a 16×9 enhanced and pan & scan version, including a 5.1 Dolby Digital soundtrack, at a suggested retail price of $19.95.

Also coming on August 3 is Tango, a European drama that won the technical grand prize at Cannes in 1998. The disc will contain a commentary track by producer Juan Carlos Codazzi and the film’s lead actress Mia Maestro, as well as a ”Making Of” featurette. The film will be released in a 16×9 enhanced version with the original Spanish language track.

Monty Python strike again… in And Now For Something Completely Different, the first feature length film of the infamous British comedy group. The release will contain a 16×9 enhanced widescreen version as well as a pan & scan transfer and carry a suggested retail price of $24.95.

Columbia is also lining up Welcome To The Dollhouse for release on August 3, an acclaimed comedy that will be released in both widescreen and pan & scan.

The best for last… finally… Columbia Home Video have scheduled John Carpenter’s Christine for release on August 3 as well. This film, based on Stephen King’s novel of the same name, about a teenager and his obsessively jealous 1958 Plymouth fury will come with a stereo Dolby Digital soundtrack, featuring a 16×9 enhanced widescreen transfer and a pan & scan version.

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