TechnoFILE is copyright and a registered trademark © ® of
Pandemonium Productions.
All rights reserved.
E-mail us Here!

Follow ALong DVD's
"A fun new way to build reading skills"
FIlm Noir Classics

Exploring a fun new way for children to learn to read, Fox Home Entertainment and MGM Home Entertainment present the first wave of Follow Along DVD titles, each utilizing an optional track of eye catching, bright and colorful Kids Captioning – similar to karaoke - enhancing readability versus traditional
captioning in order to promote reading and vocabulary skills, in conjunction with popular familyfriendly entertainment. Building a child’s learning skills through a selection of fantastically fun, feature-length films including Anastasia, Ferngully: The Last Rainforest, Garfield The Movie, Good Boy!, Ice Age, Miss Spider’s Sunny Patch Kids, Robots, The Sandlot, Stellaluna and Thumbelina, this unique approach to education fosters a thirst for knowledge by capitalizing on a child’s enthusiasm for entertainment.
from 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment
One of the most critically acclaimed noir films of all time, director Fritz Lang tells the story of a bored middle-aged professor who becomes tragically obsessed with the portrait of a woman in a shop window in The Woman In The Window, starring film noir legend Edward G. Robinson. A Bullet For Joey finds Robinson as a
Canadian inspector involved in a classic game of cat and mouse with a deported American gangster. Director and star Orson Welles (Citizen Kane, Touch of Evil) plays a man hiding a dangerous secret in a small Connecticut town whose past may be exposed in The Stranger. Kansas City Confidential stars screen siren Coleen Gray (Kiss of Death, Nightmare Alley), classic movie villain Lee Van Cleef (The Good, The Bad and the Ugly, For A Few Dollars More) and John Payne (The Razor’s Edge, Miracle on 34th Street) as an out of luck ex-GI framed for a robbery.
from MGM Home Entertainment
The Frankie and Annette Collection
Movie Legends
The Frank Sinatra Movie Legends Collection

The picture-perfect couple, teen idol singing sensation Frankie Avalon and former “Mouseketeer” Annette Funicello captured the hearts of the nation. The four-disc Frankie & Annette Collection highlights the best of their silver screen duets, with eight feature films including Beach Blanket Bingo (1965); How To Stuff A Wild Bikini (1965); Beach Party (1963); Bikini Beach (1964); Fireball 500 (1966); Thunder Alley (1967);Muscle Beach Party (1964); and Ski Party (1965).
from MGM Home Entertainment
Voted the 59th Greatest Movie Star of all time by Entertainment Weekly, Frank Sinatra brings his unmistakable and unforgettable talent to DVD in the five-disc Frank Sinatra Giftset which includes Guys And Dolls (1955); Hole In The Head (1959); Kings Go Forth (1958); The Manchurian Candidate (1962); and The Pride And The Passion (1957).
from MGM Home Entertainment
Stargate SG-1
Season 10
Totally Awesome 80's Double Feature
For 10 seasons, they have traveled to the edges of the unknown, protecting mankind against ancient enemies and fighting for the freedom of our galaxy. Now… the adventure of a thousand lifetimes launches onto DVD with Stargate SG-1 Season 10, available July 24 from MGM Home Entertainment. This historic season celebrates the much-anticipated 200th episode, making it the longest consecutive running science fiction series on television, surpassing The X-Files and every series of Star Trek.
From MGM Home Entertainment

Includes two movie paks of: Class/Secret Admirer, Johnny Be Good/Youngblood, Losin' It/Last American Virgin, Desperately Seeking Susan/Something Wild
Two movies for the price of 1!
from MGM Home Entertainment
Misery, Collector's Edition
107 min.
Elvis, MGM Movie Legends Collection
Starring James Caan (“Las Vegas,” The Godfather) and Kathy Bates (Bee Movie, About Schmidt) in the role that won her the Academy Award® for Best Actress in 1991, Misery follows Paul Sheldon (Caan), a novelist who has garnered fame and fortune through his literary heroine “Misery Chastaine.” After a near fatal car crash, Sheldon is saved by his “number one fan” Annie Wilkes (Bates).
Feature commentary by Director Rob Reiner, Feature commentary by Screenwriter William Goldman, “Misery Loves Company” featurette, “Marc Shaiman’s Music Misery Tour” featurette, ALL-NEW “Diagnosing Annie Wilkes” featurette, ALL-NEW “Advice For The Stalked” featurette, ALL-NEW “Profile Of A Stalker” featurette and much more.
from MGM Home Entertainment
Boxed set includes Kid Galahad, Clambake, Follow That Dream, Frankie and Johnny
from MGM Home Entertainment
Bubba Ho-tep
Special Edition
92 min.
The Darwin Awards
94 min.
Starring Bruce Campbell, Ossie Davis, Ella Joyce, Bob Viy, written and directed by Don Coscarelli
features anamorphic widescreen video, Dolby Digital 5.1 surround audio, commentaries, Joe S. Lansdale reads from Bubba Ho-tep, deleted scenes with commentary, "making of" and plenty more
From MGM Home Entertainment
Starring Joseph Fiennes, Winona Rider, written and directed by Finn Taylor
features anamorphic widescreen video and Dolby Digital 5.1 surround audio, with making of featurette, cast and crew interviews, photo gallery
From 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment
Invasion of the Body Snatchers, Collector's Edition
117 min.
20th Anniversary Collector's Edition
103 min.
Starring Donald Sutherland, Brooke Adams, Leonard Nimoy, Veronica Cartwright, written by W.D. Richter, directred by Philip Kaufman
features anamorphic widescreen video, Dolby Digital surround, commentary by director Kaufman, "How I learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Pod" featurette, special effects featurette, Sound effects featurette, Cinematography featurette, more
from MGM Home Entertainment
The ultimate cop returns with an arsenal of new bonus materials when the Robocop 20th Anniversary Collector’s Edition hits the mean streets. Robocop follows the ultimate cyborg super-cop through an explosive, testosterone driven masterpiece directed by legendary action auteur Paul Verhoeven (Total Recall, Starship Troopers). Starring Peter Weller (The Adventures Of Buckaroo Banzai), Kurtwood Smith (“That ‘70s Show”), Ronny Cox (Total Recall) and Miguel Ferrer (Traffic), Robocop is an “electric and exhilarating” (Los Angeles Times) thrill ride jam-packed with unforgettable lines, innovative set-pieces and amazing visuals.
Two disc set includes: Theatrical Cut. Audio commentary by director Paul Verhoeven, writer Ed Neumeier and executive producer Jon Davison, Flesh And Steel: The Making Of Robocop featurette o Shooting Robocop 1987 featurette o Making Robocop 1987 featurette o The Boardroom: Storyboard With Commentary By Animator Phil Tippet featurette o Deleted Scenes o All new featurettes, o Extended Cut o Paul Verhoeven easter egg o Trailers and TV spots o Teaser 1 & 2 o Theatrical trailers
from MGM Home Entertainment.
Blue Water, White Death
99 min.
Back to School
Extra Curricular Edition
97 min.
They traveled 12,000 miles at sea over a six month period, going to South Africa, Ceylon, Madagascar and Australia with one goal: find the most dangerous predator on Earth. Join in the adventure as four divers ssearch for the elusive Great White Shark.
features widescreen video, Dolby Digital Mono, with audio commentary from the underwater crew and a featurette
from MGM Home Entertainment
An education in laughter, this uproarious tale features legendary comedian Rodney Dangerfield as Thornton Melon, the self-made millionaire who has riches, but no respect! Desperate for a new lease on life, Melon decides to pay a visit to his socially challenged son Jason (Keith Gordon) to see what college life is all about. But when Jason decides class is for clods, Melon vows to change his tune, even if it means enrolling himself.
Back to School: Extracurricular Edition is available in widescreen format and features Dolby
5.1 Surround Sound and is presented in English, as well as French and Spanish 2.0 Dolby
Surround and English and Spanish subtitles. Bonus features include:• School Daze: The Making of Back to School• Dissecting the Triple Lindy • Paying Respect: Remembering Rodney Dangerfield• Kurt Vonnegut: In Memoriam• Original News Wrap: From Rock to Rodney• Original Sports Wrap: Rodney: A Diving Force• Photo Gallery• Theatrical Trailer
• TV Spots: Class, Swimming, The Brain
from MGM Home Entertainment
The Graduate
40th Anniversary Edition
106 min.
The Return of the Living Dead
Collectors Edition
91 min.
Regarded by film historians and movie critics as one of the key, groundbreaking films of the 1960’s, The Graduate perpetuated the satiric comedy, mirroring themes of the ever-changing lives of those in Hollywood and helping usher a new crop of younger directors to the forefront of the film industry.
Features anamorphic widescreen video and Dolby Digital 5.1 and dts audio, with NEW Audio commentary by Actors Dustin Hoffman and Katherine Ross, NEW Audio commentary by The Graduate Director Mike Nichols and Director Steven Soderbergh, NEW Retrospective documentary featuring today’s filmmakers and film critics talking
about the influence of the film,� NEW “Coming of Age: The Making of The Graduate” featurette, NEW “Would You Like Me To Seduce You: The Seduction Scene revisited” featurette, Screen tests with video introductions, One on One with Dustin Hoffman, Behind the scenes documentary and the Simon & Garfunkel CD soundtrack.
from MGM Home Entertainment
Writer/director Dan O’Bannon (Alien, Lifeforce) puts a hilarious spin on the zombie movie with The Return Of The Living Dead. Considered one of the most bizarre yet incredibly funny horror films in its time, The Return Of The Living Dead helped launch the career of scream queen Linnea Quigley (Sorority Babes In The Slime Ball Bowl-O-Rama, Vice Academy) and is a true punk rock zombie comedy. The Collector’s Edition DVD comes in collectible glow in the dark packaging and features audio commentary from cast, crew and the undead, behind-the-scenes featurettes, an 80s horror film retrospective hosted by the mistress of the night herself, Elvira and of course, zombie subtitles.
Features anamorphic widescreen video and Dolby Digital stereo
from MGM Home Entertainment
Commando, the Director's Cut
From Beyond
Unrated Director's Cut
86 min.
Recognized for its unapologetic non-stop explosive action, Commando gloriously infuses non-stop car chases, punch ups, gun fights and explosions with a unique blend of humor and quick one-liners that became Arnold’s signature style.
Features the original theatrical film plus an all-new unrated version as envisioned by director Mark L. Lester and featuring over five minutes of never-before-seen footage added back into the film; additional DVD special features include director audio commentary, deleted scenes, two behind-the-scenes featurettes, photo galleries and more.
From 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment
Based on the short story of the same name by legendary writer H.P. Lovecraft, comes a science-fiction experiment gone horribly wrong in From Beyond. Starring horror legend Jeffrey Combs (Re-Animator, The Frighteners) and shot by cult director Stuart Gordon (Re-Animator, Dolls), From Beyond Unrated is available for the first time on DVD and includes all new featurettes, a photomontage and the original Director’s Unrated Cut.
From MGM Home Entertainment
Species - Collector's Edition
108 min.
Species IV - The Awakening
103 min.
The Flying Scotsman
103 min.
MGM Home Entertainment Premieres A Brand New Installment To The Sexy, Thrilling Science Fiction Series; Plus The Debut of Species Collector’s Edition Oozing With Bonus Materials
Features Widescreen Feature Films and Species includes Commentary by Natasha Henstridge, Michael Madsen and Director Roger Donaldson, Commentary by Director Roger Roger Donaldson, Producer Frank Mancuso Jr., Visual Effects Supervisor Richard Edlund and Creature/Special Make-Up Effects Creator Steve Johnson and much more
from MGM Home Entertainment
Starring Jonny Lee Miller, Billy Boyd, Brian Cox, written by John Brown, SImon Rose, Declan Hughes, directed by Douglas Mackinnon.
Features widescreen and Pan&Scan versions in one box, Dolby Digital 5.1 surround audio
from MGM Home Entertainment
We Are Marshall
131 min.
Lucky You
123 min.
Starring Matthew McConaughey, Matthew Fox, Ian McShane, Anthony Mackie, written by Jamie Linden, directed by McG
features anamorphic widescreen or Pan&Scan video, Dolby Digital 5.1 audio, "Legendary Coaches: How Coaches Overcome Adversity", trailer
From Warner Home Entertainment
Starring Eric Bana, Drew Barrymore, Robert Duvall, written by Eric Roth & Curtis Hanson, directed by Curtis Hanson
Features anamorphic widescreen video, Dolby Digital 5.1 surround audio, Behind the scenes with the poker players, the Time and Place of Lucky You
From Warner Home Entertainment
The Roger Corman Collection Wall Street, 20th Anniversary Ed.
126 min.
Celebrate More than 50 Years of Filmmaking With Roger Corman’s Cult Masterpieces
Underground movie king Roger Corman (Rock and Roll High School, Death Race 2000, Big Bad Mama) brings you one of his favorite films, the critically-acclaimed THE
INTRUDER, a serious depiction of racism and hatred starring William Shatner (Boston Legal, Star Trek) as an agitator bent on stopping desegregation in schools. EAT MY DUST, a hilarious action-comedy tracking a young hero who abandons innocence for a wild ride in a stolen race car, features Ron Howard (Director, The DaVinci Code, Cinderella Man) in the starring role. Aspect ratio: 1.33:1, with Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround Sound.
From Buena Vista Home Entertainment

If greed is good, it’s about to get even better when Fox Home Entertainment celebrates the 20th Anniversary of Wall Street from two-time Academy Award*-winner Oliver Stone. This fascinating look at pride, lust, corruption and deception set in the money-hungry world of the New York Stock Exchange hits the market in Wall Street: 20th Anniversary Edition. What many consider to this day to be mandatory viewing for those that work in the financial sector, Wall Street introduced audiences to the ruthless and greedy Gordon Gekko, an extremely successful, high-powered broker played by Michael Douglas (The Sentinel, Traffic), whose phenomenal performance earned him the Best Actor Oscar in 1988.
The two-disc Anniversary Edition DVD is loaded with never-before-seen bonus features, including an on-camera introduction by Oliver Stone, new on-camera interviews with Michael Douglas and Charlie Sheen, extensive deleted scenes and two featurettes: “Money Never Sleeps: The Making Of Wall Street” and the all-new “Greed Is Good.”
from 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment
Deluxe Edition (109 min.)
A Dog's Breakfast
88 min.
Starring Jon Voight, Burt Reynolds, Ned Beatty, Ronny Cox, written by James Dickey, directed by John Boorman
features anamorphic widescreen video, Dolby Digital audio, with a four part 35th anniversary retrospective, commentary by director John Boorman, vintage featurette, trailer
From Warner Home Entertainment
Writer, director and star David Hewlett’s (“Stargate: Atlantis,” “Stargate SG-1”) feature film debut is a nightmarishly funny, dark-comedy about the ties that bind, and the secrets that try to stay hidden. Featuring fellow“Stargate” cast members Kate Hewlett (“Stargate: Atlantis”, Loose Change), Paul McGillion (“Stargate: Atlantis”), Christopher Judge (“Stargate SG-1”, Snow Dogs) and Rachell Luttrell (“Stargate: Atlantis”), and the feature film debut of David’s rescued mutt Mars, A Dog’s Breakfast proves that if you've never been good at anything in your life, murder won’t be any different. Widescreen, with Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, Film Maker’s Audio Commentary, Cooking Up “A Dog’s Breakfast” featurette, The Cast, The Shoot, The Film and The Fans, Deleted Scenes.
from MGM Home Entertainment
The Invisible
102 min.
Strawberry Shortcake Let's Dance!
45 min.
Starring Justin Chatwin, Margarita Levieva, Marcia Gay Harden, Chris Marquette, Alex O'Loughlin, directed by David S. Goyer
Features anamorphic widescreen video and Dolby Digital 5.1 audio, with over 13 minutes of deleted scenes, music videos, audio commentaries
From Walt Disney Home Entertainment
WIth a Free Dance Mat Inside!
Strawberry and her friends love to dance - and the Peculiar Purple Pie Man of Porcupine Peak is taking advantage of that!
from 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment
Jingle all the Way
Family Fun Edition
122 min
Starring Arnold Schwarzeneger, Jake Lloyd, Sinbad, written by Randy Kornfeld, directed by Brian Levant
Features anamorphic widescreen video and Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, with footage not shown in theaters, two set-top games: Christmas Rush and Guess the Gift, The Making of a Hero, Super Kids, and Turbo Man featurettes
From 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment

Relive the magic, melodies and madness in one collection with the hits A Chorus Line, De-Lovely and Hair. A Chorus Line stars two time Oscar-winning actor Michael Douglas (Wall Street) in a poignant look at the trials and tribulations of the competitive life of professional dancers. An intensive musical portrait of American composer Cole Porter, De-Lovely brings together Oscar-winning actor Kevin Kline and Ashley Judd in an enchanting story of love and intrigue. The film offers an act-by-act retrospect of the composer’s elegant, excessive and complicated life. Let the sunshine in with Hair, the unforgettable story of New York’s hippie subculture during the Vietnam War. With vibrant costumes, classic music and animated dancing, Hair exemplifies the peace and free-love movement of the late 1960s.
from MGH Home Entertainment
  The Princess Bride
20th Anniversary Collector's Edition
From Academy Award-winner Irwin Winkler comes the first major motion picture to tackle the subject of the conflict in Iraq and offers a “compelling look at the trauma of war,” (Jeffrey Lyons, NBC’s “REEL TALK”), “One of the most deeply moving film experiences of the year,” (Pete Hammond, MAXIM), the film follows four American soldiers as they survive the ravages of war in a distant land, return home and try to readjust to life after combat. Having faced extraordinary circumstances, the experiences change their lives forever.
From MGM Home Entertainment
20 years later…and it’s still not ogre-done! A heroic and hilarious romantic adventure leading through the Fire Swamp, up the Cliffs of Insanity and emerging from the Pit of Despair, The Princess Bride 20th Anniversary Edition arrives on DVD.
As a special added bonus, The Princess Bride 20th Anniversary Edition DVD features “The Official Princess Bride DVD Game.” Produced by Worldwide Biggies, the game leaves behind the simple text-based, slideshow nature of most DVD games, and transforms the film’s favorite live action actors into fully animated characters in a graphic novel type setting.
from MGM Home Entertainment
Edward Scissorhands
Blu-ray disc
The Pink Panther
A Pink Christmas
Once upon a time in a castle high on a hill lived an inventor whose greatest creation was named Edward. Although Edward had an irresistible charm, he wasn't quite perfect. The inventor's sudden death left him unfinished, with sharp shears of metal for hands. Edward lived alone in the darkness until one day a kind Avon lady took him home to live with her family. And so began Edward's fantastical adventures in a pastel paradise known as Suburbia.
Bonus Features: Commentary by Director Tim Burton Commentary by Danny Elfman
from 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment
THis timeless PInk Panther classic slinks onto DVD for the first time ever, along with two other specials featuring the fabulously funny feline. (Also includes Olym-Pinks and Pink at First Sight)
featuring full frame video and Dolby Digital mono audio.
from MGM Home Entertainment

From Hell
Blu-ray Disc
Special Collector's Edition
A clairvoyant police detective must stop the most notorious serial killer in history - Jack the Ripper - before it's too late! Johnny Depp and Heather Graham star in this "engrossing, stylish thriller" (People) that "grips tighter than a chokehold and cut as deep as a knife" (Washington Post).
Blu-ray Exclusive Bonus Features: Trivia Track
from 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment
Starring Jack Nicholson, Faye Dunaway, written by Robert Towne, directed by Roman Polanski
Features widescreen video, Dolby Digital 5.1 audio, with three featurettes, trailer
from Paramount Home Entertainment
The Initiation of Sarah
90 min.
It's a Wonderful Life
Special 2 disc collector's set
A remake of the cult made-for-TV movie from 1978, The Initiation Of Sarah stars a talented group of young newcomers including Mika Boorem (Sleepover, Blue Crush), Summer Glau (“Firefly,” “The Sarah Connor Chronicles”), Joanna Garcia (“Reba,” Not Another Teen Movie), Tessa Thompson (“Veronica Mars,” When A Stranger Calls), as well as seasoned veterans Morgan Fairchild (“Falcon Crest”) and Jennifer Tilly (“Family Guy”).
Presented in widescreen format, with Dolby Surround 5.1, as well as English and Spanish subtitles.
from 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment

Starring James Stewart, Donna Reed, Written by Frances Roodrich, Albert Hackett and Frank Capra
Features two versions: restored black and white and a new colorized version.
Also: "the Making of", "A Personal Remembrance," Original trailer
from Paramount Home Entertainment


Jim Bray's columns are available through the TechnoFile Syndicate.

We welcome your comments!