Universal brings us a quartet of double-features
Universal Home Video is re-releasing several of their films in double-feature form this Halloween. All discs are the versions already on the shelves, but this gives many of us the chance to fill in some gaps in our libraries…
Jean Claude Van Damme 2-Pack: Hard Target/Timecop
This is a 2-pack DVD set that includes two Jean Claude Van Damme action films: Hard Target, directed by John Woo (1993: enhanced anamorphic , letterboxed at 1.85:1 – Dolby Digital 5.1 audio)–Sadistic mercenary Emil Fouchon recruits homeless combat vetrans for the amusement of his clients, bored tycoons who pay half a million dollars to stalk and kill the most challenging prey of all: man; and Timecop, directed by Peter Hyams (1994 – Full Frame (unfortunately) – Dolby Digital 5.1)–In the year 2004, timecop Max Walker, the toughest member of the Time Enforcement Commision, may have met his match in the person of Senator McComb, a corrupt, ruthless politician who’s determined to reinvent history.
Extras in include trailers, production info, and cast/crew biographies for both films.
The suggested retail price for the set is $39.98.
Jim Carrey 2-Pack: Liar Liar (Special Edition)/ Man On The Moon (Special Edition)
This is a 2-disc box set of two Jim Carrey movies: Liar Liar, directed by Tom Shadyac (1997, enhanced anamorphic , letterboxed at 2:35:1, Dolby Digital 5.1 audio)—‘I wish for only one day that Dad couldn’t tell a lie’. With this innocent birthday wish, five-year-old Max Reede turns the life of his divorced and often absent father, Fletcher, into chaos; and Man on the Moon, directed by Milos Forman (1999, enhanced anamorphic, letterboxed at 1.85:1; Dolby Digital 5.1 audio)–The biography of Andy Kaufman, considered one of the most innovative, eccentric and enigmatic performers of his time.
Extras include cast/crew biographies (Liar Liar), REM music video (Man on the Moon), deleted footage (for both films), production info (Liar Liar), production stills (Liar Liar), audio commentary (Liar Liar), spotlight on location (Man on the Moon); Andy Kaufman Story (Man on the Moon); outtakes (Liar Liar)
The MSRP for this one is $49.98
Kevin Costner 2-Pack: Field Of Dreams (Special Edition)/ For Love Of The Game
This box set include Field of Dreams, directed by Phil Alden Robinson (1989, enhanced anamorphic, letterboxed at 1.85:1 – 2-channel surround)–Iowa farmer Ray Kinsella hears voices in his head that compel him turn his ordinary cornfield into a place where dreams can come true; and For the Love of the Game, directed by Sam Raimi (1999, enhanced anamorphic , letterboxed at–2.35:1; Dolby Digital 5.1 audio)–A baseball legend almost finished with his distinguished career at the age of thirty-seven has one last chance to prove who he is, what he is capable of, and win the heart of the woman he has had a relationship with for the past four years.
Extras include: a trailer (Field of Dreams), deleted footage (For Love of the Game), production info (Field of Dreams), making of featurette (Field of Dreams), audio commentary (Field of Dreams), and cast/crew biographies (Field of Dreams)
This one carries an MSRP of $49.98
And, last, but definitely not least:
Robert De Niro 2-Pack: Casino/ The Deer Hunter
This box set contains two great Robert De Niro films: Casino, directed by Martin Scorcese (1995, anamorphic widescreen, letterboxed at 2.35:1; Dolby Digital 5.1 audio)–A gripping tale of beneath the glamor, beyond the closed doors, and eyes of the men and woman whose fortunes–and lives–were made or lost with a dice roll; and The Deer Hunter, directed by Michael Cimino (1978 anamorphic widescreen, letterboxed at 2.35:1; 2-channel surround)–A group of steelworkers from Pennsylvania share experiences from hunting in the Alleghenies to fighting in Vietnam.
Extras include trailers, production info, and cast/crew biographies for both films.
The suggested retail price for this set is $44.98.
All sets will be released on October 31st.
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