Jedi, cyborg cops, transforming robots, teenage spies and shrinking scientists are all teaming up on DVD and Blu-Ray this week!
These are some of the notable releases for October 8th, 2013 in Region 1 (North America) coming to retail on Blu-Ray and/or DVD:
Star Wars Trilogy Re-Releases (DVD/Blu-Ray Combo; 20th Century Fox; PG and PG-13) – The latest re-release of the six Star Wars theatrical films include either the Prequel or Original trilogies on both Blu-Ray and DVD. These include the latest versions of these films, and the Blu-Ray discs include exclusive audio commentaries featuring archival interviews with cast and crew.
Inspector Gadget: Season 1, Volumes 1 & 2 & 3 (DVD; New Video Group) – Three separate DVD releases make up the first season of the 80s cartoon featuring the high-tech, but bumbling Inspector Gadget. Sixty-five episodes were made for the first season of the animated series.
Transformers Prime: Beast Hunters – Predacons Rising (DVD/Blu-Ray; Shout! Factory) – This 70 minute feature wraps up the hit Transformers Prime series that aired on the Hub Network. A new foe takes possession of the body of arch-nemesis Megatron, and it may take an unlikely alliance to defeat the new threat.
Totally Spies – Season 2, Volumes 1 & 2 (DVD; New Video Group) – Totally Spies! is an animated series about three teenage high school students who are also undercover spies. Two 13-episode releases make up the DVD sets for season 2.
Fantastic Voyage (DVD/Blu-Ray; 20th Century Fox; PG) – Hailed by some as a 1960s science-fiction classic, Fantastic Voyage follows a team who shrink and travel inside the body of a man with an inoperable medical condition.