Tuesday, July 31, 2012

Peplums From the WB Archives!

Warner Bros. is excavating a slew of newly re-mastered peplum (aka Sword & Sandal) classics for DVD-R release in their original widescreen aspect ratios.  (NOTE: TMC has broadcast most of these but not always in their theatrical aspect ratios).  I'm mixed on the whole pricey DVD-R scam.  These should be available for download or in budget priced box sets.  At the very least, they should have been double-featured.  Or better yet, I wish WB would just sub-license these archival titles to a budget label like Mill Creek and let them unleash crazy-ass box sets and blu-rays at their usual ridiculously cheap prices!  Titles include THE TARTARS, THE SLAVE, SANDOKAN THE GREAT, DAMON & PYTHIAS, HERCULES, SAMSON & ULYSSES and GOLD FOR THE CAESARS.  Check out the link to order:  http://www.wbshop.com/category/wbshop_brands/warner+archive/new+releases.do?sortby=dateCreatedDescend&ref=E120731WACNEW

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