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|Volume 68, Issue 1, Monday,
August 26, 2002
Arts & Entertainment
While 'Sopranos' pay a visit, 'E.T.' phones home this fall
The advent of the DVD has changed the way we develop our home entertainment.
Gone are the analog visuals displayed on videotape; digital
And with that, here are more goodies to add to your DVD collection:
UH alumnus Dennis Quaid stars in The Rookie, a film based on the true story of Major League pitcher Jim Morris. It will be available for DVD
Tuesday —What are you gonna do? You're gonna get The Sopranos Complete Third Season and watch Tony deal with the ups and downs of
family. Also being released this week are High Crimes, The Rookie an Queen of the Damned.
Finally, the hilarious British series Are You Being Served? will be
released in its entirety, as will the 10th anniversary edition of the classic
Sept. 7 — The second full season of the popular sitcom Friends will
be released this week, as will the Wesley Snipes sequel Blade II. Also,
Sept. 10 — To commemorate the one-year anniversary of Sept. 11, a new
documentary, 9/11—The Filmmakers Commemorative Edition, will be
Sept. 17 — Disney's latest hilarious triumph Monsters Inc., along with
Panic Room and Frailty, will be released this week. Two collections will
Sept. 24 — A handful of subtle classics will find their way to DVD shelves
on the 24th, including the Eddie Murphy-Dan Akroyd comedy Trading
Oct. 1 — The Rock will be cookin' up some DVD sales as The Scorpion
King will be released this week. Also being released is a collection of
Oct. 8 — Shoppers will be dancing down the DVD aisles to pick up such classics as Flashdance, Footloose and Saturday Night Fever.
Oct. 22 — E.T. Extra-Terrestrial will be released for the first time
on DVD in two separate packages: a two-disc limited edition and a three-disc
Nov. 12 — The most successful DVD to be released so far has been George
Lucas' Star Wars—Episode I: The Phantom Menace. That record
Dec. 17 — One of the most highly anticipated DVD releases will hit stores just in time for Christmas.
The Back To The Future trilogy, starring Michael J. Fox, Christopher
Lloyd and Lea Thompson, will be released as a three-disc package,
The delay of this release was blamed on the desire to make it a major DVD event.
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