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Alan Burnett Talks “Batman: Gotham Knight” + New Photos May 2, 2008 3:33 pm

Posted by Rosario T. Calabria in Batman, Batman: Gotham Knight, Blu-ray, DVD, News.
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Award-winning writer Alan Burnett, best known for scripting episodes of Batman: The Animated Series, talked to WB about the upcoming straight-to-video release of Batman: Gotham Knight, noting that it’s “the most stylized Batman that’s come out of Warner Bros.”, adding “Gotham City is stunning, and it’s very interesting to see how they’ve envisioned Batman, his environment and his action and movements.” Check out more thoughts from Burnett, plus several new photos, and a trailer from the movie after the jump.

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Netflix to Drop HD DVD and Back Blu-ray Only February 11, 2008 10:52 pm

Posted by Rosario T. Calabria in Blu-ray, HD DVD, Movies, News, Television.
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Another blow for the HD DVD group. Netflix today announced that the company will be dropping HD DVD (by the end of the year), and back the Blu-ray Disc format exclusively. Details after the jump.

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Warner Bros. Announces Exclusive Support of Blu-ray [Update: Toshiba Responds] January 4, 2008 4:15 pm

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Warner Bros. today officially announced that they will be exclusively supporting Blu-ray over rival format HD DVD. The studio will support both formats through May 2008, at which point all future releases will be made on Blu-ray.

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“Transformers” Becomes Year’s Top-Selling DVD and the HD DVD Breaks High Definition Records October 22, 2007 6:18 pm

Posted by Rosario T. Calabria in Blu-ray, DVD, DVD Sales, HD DVD, High Definition Optical Disc, Movies, News, Transformers.
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The release of DreamWorks/Paramount’s Box office hit Transformers became the years top-selling DVD, selling 4.5 million units in its first day of release, and 8.3 million in its first week.

The HD DVD version sold 100,000 units in its first day, and 190,000 through one week to become the best-selling day one high definition title on either format (Blu-ray or HD DVD).

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“300” Fastest and Highest-Selling High-Definition Title August 7, 2007 6:12 pm

Posted by Rosario T. Calabria in 300, Blu-ray, DVD, HD DVD, High-Definition, Movies, News.
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Warner Bros. has announced that 300 has become both the fastest and highest selling High-Definition title (Blu-ray and HD DVD), selling through more than 250,000 units in just a week of release.

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“Blade Runner: The Final Cut” Coming to Theaters (And DVD, HD DVD & Blu-ray) July 28, 2007 9:54 pm

Posted by Rosario T. Calabria in Blade Runner: The Final Cut, Blu-ray, DVD, HD DVD, News.
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As part of the films upcoming 25th anniversary, the new edition of Blade Runner (The Final Cut) will not only be released on DVD, but will have a limited run in select theaters on October 5.

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Blockbuster Chooses Blu-ray over HD DVD June 18, 2007 12:30 pm

Posted by Rosario T. Calabria in Blu-ray, HD DVD, Movies, News, Television.
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Blockbuster has decided to favor Blu-ray over HD DVD when it comes to offering rentals of the high-definition discs at a majority of their B&M stores. HD DVD movies will still be rented at a select amont of stores and through their online service.

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