Company: Columbia/TriStar.
Date: January 2000.
Subject: Columbia/TriStar January 2000 Releases.

Columbia/Tri-Star Welcomes In The New Year 
With An Explosive Collection Of DVD Titles

Long after the millennium fireworks have ended across Australia, Columbia Tri-Star Home Video will continue to entertain the masses with awesome visuals. Non stop action, dynamic special effects, behind-the-scenes featurette's, hot gossip from the's all in Columbia's new range of DVD titles to be released on January 11, 2000.

In addition to the most spectacular, blood numbing DVD ever being released in January by Columbia, The Mummy, other explosive highlights of the January DVD range include:

Universal Soldier: The Return Collector's Edition (M15+)  
$39.95RRP simultaneous VHS rental release

Exclusive interviews, cast profiles, introspective career highlights in the "Looking back....Moving forward" documentary, even an on set work out - find out what really makes the Universal Soldier, Jean-Claude Van Damme tick in this unique Collector's Edition. Not to mention the movie itself and trailer which, packed with Dammebusting action, is awesome on DVD.

Jawbreaker Collector's Edition  (M15+)  
$39.95RRP simultaneous VHS rental release

Much more than your average "teen-scream" movie, this DVD is a comic caper of bitchy prom-queens packed with special features such as picture disc, original trailer and "Yoo Hoo" music video by Imperial Teen. Plus, in addition to a wacky story line about a corpse and high school prom, there's production gossip from a behind-the-scenes featurette, cast and crew
profiles and audio commentary with director Darren Stein.

In addition to the hottest new titles simultaneous with the VHS rental release, Columbia's January range includes two great classics from recent decades.

Easy Rider Collector's Edition (M15+)  $34.95RRP
Jack Nicholson's back in the ultimate version of this unconventional sixties classic. Drugs, sex, it's all here and larger than life on DVD. Director and cast disclose their retrospective thoughts on production in profiles, an audio commentary from director Dennis Hopper and Peter Fonda's documentary "Shaking The Cage".

These explosive titles, plus more are available in January from Columbia Tri-Star Home Video. Columbia Tri-Star DVD software is of Gold Standard Quality.  Every Columbia Tri-Star DVD title authored by the Sony DVD Center in Culver City, Los Angeles, USA, will carry a Gold Standard Quality Sticker. Consumers should look out for this sticker as Columbia Tri-Star's endorsement of their superior quality DVD software.

Columbia Tri-Star Home Video is a 
Sony Pictures Entertainment Company.