Classics on Blu-Ray: May 12, 2010

Down bottom you can find details on newly announced Blu-ray releases of classic films including: One Flew Over the Coockoo’s Nest, Psycho, The Magnificent Seven, films of Roger Corman, and an error on the Blu-ray release of Saving Private Ryan.

35th ANNIVERSARY: ONE FLEW OVER THE COOCKOO’S NEST

Includes:

  • Audio commentary
  • The making of One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest
  • Deleted scenes
  • Theatrical trailer

Release Date: September 7, 2010

50th ANNIVERSARY: PSYCHO

Includes:

  • Feature-length audio commentary with Stephen Rebello
  • The Making of Psycho
  • In the Master’s Shadow – Hitchcock’s Legacy
  • Psycho Sound
  • Hitchcock/Truffaut Interviews
  • Newsreel Footage: The Release of Psycho
  • The Shower Scene
  • The Shower Scene: Storyboards by Saul Bass
  • Production notes
  • The Psycho archives
  • Posters and Psycho ads
  • Lobby cards
  • Behind-the-scenes photographs
  • Trailers

Release Date: October 9, 2010

THE MAGNIFICENT SEVEN

The Collection Includes:

  • The Magnificent Seven
  • Return of the Magnificent Seven
  • Guns of the Magnificent Seven
  • The Magnificent Seven Ride!

Bonus Features (Included on Disc One):

  • Guns for Hire – The making of The Magnificent Seven
  • A featurette on composer Elmer Bernstein
  • The Linen Book: Lost Images of The Magnificent Seven
  • Theatrical Trailers
  • Feature commentary of The Magnificent Seven with actors James Coburn and Eli Wallach, producer Walter Mirsch and assistant director Robert Relyea

Release Date: May 7, 2010

FORBIDDEN WORLD

Includes:

  • Audio commentary with director Allan Holzman on the director’s cut
  • Interview with producer Roger Corman
  • Interviews with cast and crew including director Allan Holzman, composer Susan Justin and actor Jesse Vint
  • A look at the special effects of Forbidden World with John Carl Buechler, Robert Skotak, Tony Randal and R. Christopher Biggs
  • Original theatrical trailer
  • Additional New World trailers
  • Poster and still gallery

Release Date: July 20, 2010

GALAXY OF TERROR

Includes:

  • Commentary with cast and crew
  • Featurettes (“New Worlds,” “The Crew of The Quest,” “Planet of Horrors,” “Future King,” “Old School,” “Launch Sequence”)
  • Extensive photo galleries
  • Trailers
  • Original screenplay

Release Date: July 20, 2010

SAVING PRIVATE RYAN

Apparently, on the newly released Blu-ray version of the film, around the 15th-chapter mark, the audio randomly decides to switch languages. No word yet on how this issue will be resolved. Stay tuned.

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