Tuesday, June 18 2013, 10:55 AM MDT
New DVD and Blue-Ray Releases for June 11, 2013
By Ryan Michael Painter
(KUTV) Oz the Great and Powerful, Disney’s big-budget prequel to The Wizard of Oz, and Paramount’s violent and campy take on the classic Brothers Grimm story Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters headline the June 11 DVD and Blu-ray releases.
This week also sees the release of the first seasons of two high-profile television series in HBO’s cable news drama The Newsroom and Netflix’s American adaptation of the classic BBC series House of Cards starring Kevin Spacey as a revenge driven politician.
To celebrate the 40th anniversary of Bruce Lee’s landmark martial arts film Enter the Dragon Warner Bros. as released a Collector’s Edition Blu-ray with never-before-released production art, an embroidered patch and motion lenticular.
Along with Oz the Great and Powerful Disney also releases a trio of 3-disc Blu-ray/DVD titles in The Emperor’s New Groove, Atlantis and Lilo & Stitch all paired with their direct-to-video sequels.
Also available this week is Fox’s cinematic adaptation of the Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard book Killing Lincoln, IFC’s Knife Fight with Rob Lowe starring as a conflicted political strategist and Fred Won’t Move Out with Elliott Gould as a man on the decline faced with the possibility of being moved by his children from the home he and his wife have lived in for 50 years.
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