Date: February 2000.
Subject: Columbia/TriStar February 2000 Releases.
DVD Viewers A Step Ahead With
Tristar's Latest Simultaneous VHS Rental Releases.
month, Columbia TriStar Home Video has a swag of DVDs that are to be
released for sale simultaneously with the VHS rental release. DVD enthusiasts can now have the very latest and greatest
titles at their fingertips, such as the popular teen titles, Go! and
American Pie, which head the vast range of DVDs being released by
Columbia TriStar on February 14.
lovers and buffs alike can enjoy a mixture of intense drama,
entertaining comedy, mind blowing science-fiction and spine chilling
horror. This month’s DVD releases boast titles such as:
Deluxe Collector’s Edition (MA15+)
A brilliant cast led by Party
of Five’s Scott Wolf and Dawson’s Creek’s Katie Holmes, shows
the misadventures of a group of twenty-something's in the Los
Angeles’ underground scene. This
wild night is one that won’t end until the sun comes up!
The DVD Deluxe Collector’s Edition of Go! is packed with
features to satisfy even the biggest fan of today’s latest stars.
You can check out any one of the 14 deleted scenes, which can
only be seen on DVD, while personal profiles and a behind-the-scenes
featurette with interviews give an insight into the cool cast.
Along with three popular music videos and many other unreal
features, this has got to be one of Columbia TriStar Home Video’s
most happening releases yet.
Pie: Collector’s Edition
Anyone who loves a good comedy has got to get a slice of this!
American Pie is a hilarious look at the quest of four teenage boys
trying to manipulate their way into the hearts of some of their
classmates. In true DVD
style, this movie has the added value of extra features including a
classic quotes segment, with all of those one liners for your
enjoyment over and over again, whilst the outtakes add an even
funnier side to the film. The
production notes, commentary and spotlight on location all give an
insight into America’s number one comedy.
Hands: Collector’s Edition
As the saying goes, the devil will find work for idle hands,
although this clueless 17-year-old slacker probably isn’t what he
had in mind. The
funniest horror movie to hit our screens, this Collector’s Edition
includes special features only to be experienced on DVD.
A look at the storyboard to final film comparison, lets
viewers in on the making of this movie and its twists and turns.
An alternate ending to choose from, secrets from
behind-the-scenes, details on the director and key cast, audio
commentary, movie trailer, picture disc and much more are also
featured on this DVD. A
feature-packed film, Idle Hands would have to be horror at its most
One of the world’s favourite comedians Eddie Murphy, teams up
with funny man Martin Lawrence, in this hysterical tale of comical
misfortune and mistaken identity.
This movie is brought alive with its extra features such as
the spotlight on location, outtakes, deleted scenes and DVD Rom
notes, cast and filmmakers’ notes and feature commentary show the
humorous inspiration of this laugh a minute team.
Thirteenth Floor: Collector’s Edition
After helping to create an amazing virtual world, high tech
visionary, Douglas Hall, is forced to cross the boundaries in an
effort to discover the truth about the death of his colleague.
Not only does he uncover the gruesome truth, but he is forced
to confront the truth of his own existence.
A science-fiction addict’s dream, The Thirteenth Floor is
packed with special features and effects.
Audio commentary provided by the director and the production
designer, takes viewers through the special effects, while a
‘before and after’ special effects comparison and conceptual art
gallery add to the overall concept of the film. Setting the eerie
mood for this movie is The Cardigans music video Erase/Rewind along
with profiles of the director and key cast members, movie trailer
and picture disc.
of the Good
Hollywood hunk Stephen Baldwin stars as distraught detective
Caleb Barnes, trying to overcome the loss of his young son.
In pursuit of a serial killer Barnes, puzzled by the
killer’s motives, makes a terrifying discovery which will lead him
to his own home. Featuring the original movie trailer and a unique picture
disc, the meaning of thriller has been captured on this DVD.
TriStar Home Video present these exciting titles plus many more,
available for sale on February 14.
For a full list and further information on Columbia TriStar
Home Video's February releases, refer to the features table
attached. The titles are available from all major retail outlets,
TriStar DVD software is of Gold Standard Quality. Every Columbia TriStar DVD title authored by the Sony DVD Centre
in Culver City, Los Angeles, USA, will carry a Gold Standard
Quality Sticker. Consumers should look out for this sticker as
Columbia TriStar's endorsement of their superior quality DVD
TriStar Home Video is a
Sony Pictures Entertainment Company.