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Old 08-11-2012, 02:32 PM   #1
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Mill Creek Entertainment Licenses 250 SPHE Titles for U.S. and Canadian DVD and Blu-ray Distribution

MINNEAPOLIS, MN, April 23, 2012 – Mill Creek Entertainment, a leading home entertainment distribution company has just inked a home video distribution deal with Sony Pictures Home Entertainment (SPHE) covering US and Canadian territories. Under the licensing agreement Mill Creek Entertainment will distribute 250 films from the legendary SPHE catalog via a wide variety of DVD and Blu-ray compilations and collections to Mill Creek’s extensive network of traditional and non-traditional retail partners.
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: Announced / Released Titles (Alphabetical List) : * Superior individual Sony BD release available.

: Double Features (See above for Alphabetical Title List) : * Superior individual Sony BD release available.

: Cover Art :

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: Audio Issues (Contact Mill Creek for Replacement) :
  • Hollow Man - Reported by Fanboyz. Hollow Man "has the center channel track spread across the 3 front channels." - (Originally released as a Walmart Exclusive. Reportedly corrected for wide release. Contact Mill Creek for replacement.)
  • Hostel - Original release recalled due to defective audio track. Contact Mill Creek for replacement.
  • Hudson Hawk - Reported by DMRI2006. Hudson Hawk "is most definitely mono. It comes up as 2-channel DTS MA but it's flat and is all coming out of the center channel. There's no stereo separation whatsoever I could detect at any point. Just FYI... " (Originally released as a Walmart Exclusive. Reportedly corrected for wide release. Contact Mill Creek for replacement.)

: Missing Extras : (Listing omissions from R1/A Sony DVD/BD releases. Will add others as desired.)

Titles not added below until confirmed but, until otherwise, it isn't a bad idea to presume all Mill Creek releases have omitted any previously available extras, from an earlier Sony Blu-ray or DVD release, save for possibly trailers.

: Sources and research sites for extras info :


: Unannounced Titles Confirmed Licensed by Mill Creek :

All unannounced titles listed as confirmed licensed by Mill Creek below are done so due to their site/sell sheets listing the titles in DVD multi-pack releases.

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  • Agnes of God (1985)
  • All the Pretty Horses (2000)
  • Already Dead (2007)
  • April Fool's Day (2008)
  • Avalon (1990)
  • Baby the Rain Must Fall (1965)
  • Bingo (1991)
  • Birdy (1984)
  • Blood Crime (2002)
  • Bobby Deerfield (1977)
  • Body, The (2001)
  • Breakout (1975)
  • Charm School (Nińas Mal) (2007)
  • Chase, The (1966)
  • Conspiracy (2008)
  • Contractor, The (2007)
  • Cops and Robbersons (1994)
  • Crazy in Alabama (1999)
  • D.E.B.S. (2004)
  • Double Vision (2002)
  • Excess Baggage (1997)
  • Face of Terror (2004)
  • Fan, The (1996)
  • Feel the Noise (2007)
  • Fine Mess, A (1986)
  • Fortress 2 (2000)
  • Freshman, The (1990)
  • Gardens of Stone (1987)
  • Hanky Panky (1982)
  • Hard Corps, The (2006)
  • Harvest, The (1992)
  • Hero (1992)
  • Hexed (1993)
  • Hunt for Eagle One, The (2006)
  • Hunt for the BTK Killer, The (2005)
  • I'll Do Anything (1994)
  • Knock Off (1998)
  • Last Detail, The (1973)
  • Leonard Part 6 (1987)
  • Life Without Dick (2002)
  • Limbo (1999)
  • Little Black Book (2004)
  • Little Secrets (2001)
  • Lone Star State of Mind (2002)
  • Lords of Dogtown (2005)
  • Love Lies Bleeding (2008)
  • Love Song for Bobby Long, A (2004)
  • Mary Reilly (1996)
  • Messenger: Joan of Arc, The (1999) : Previously released by Sony on BD December 2, 2008.
  • Micki + Maude (1984)
  • Modern Romance (1981)
  • Motorama (1991)
  • My Stepmother Is an Alien (1988)
  • Net 2.0, The (2006)
  • No Mercy (1986)
  • Off the Map (2003)
  • Pact of Silence, The (Le pacte du silence) (2003)
  • Point Men, The (2001)
  • Quiet, The (2005)
  • Race the Sun (1996)
  • Relentless (1989)
  • Return of the Vampire, The (1944)
  • Revenge of Frankenstein, The (1958)
  • Ring Around the Rosie (2006)
  • Russian Specialist, The (2005)
  • Saving Silverman (2001)
  • Scenes of the Crime (2001)
  • Seeing Double (2003)
  • Shadow of Doubt (1998)
  • Shamus (1973)
  • Simon Sez (1999)
  • Slugger's Wife, The (1985)
  • Storyville (1992)
  • Tatooist, The (2007)
  • There's a Girl in My Soup (1970)
  • Vibes (1988)
  • Vice Versa (1988)
  • What Planet Are You From? (2000)
  • Where Sleeping Dogs Lie (1991)
  • Wholly Moses! (1980)
  • xXx: State of the Union (2005) : Previously released by Sony on BD August 12, 2008.


: Special Thanks :

DMRI2006 for reporting audio issues on Hudson Hawk release.
Fanboyz for reporting audio issues on Hollow Man release.
knifethrower for reporting, starting at post #37, unannounced double features found at Walmart.

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Old 08-11-2012, 02:42 PM   #2
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Did they really have to go straight to the 4-packs on some of these.
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Old 08-11-2012, 02:50 PM   #3
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Did they really have to go straight to the 4-packs on some of these.
Exactly.

There's only ONE movie from that list (The Freshman) that I want. Yuck.

And let me guess: they're probably going to put all 4 on one disc?
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Old 08-11-2012, 03:11 PM   #4
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Exactly.

There's only ONE movie from that list (The Freshman) that I want. Yuck.

And let me guess: they're probably going to put all 4 on one disc?
It's not even the films themselves, as actually I might have been interested in several just in this first wave if released solo (or even a "decent" looking double feature I would deal with). It's just that the 4-pack pretty much confirms these as being hot-garbage.
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Old 08-11-2012, 02:46 PM   #5
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Restoring a thread lost in the crash.

There was an initial "Licensing Deal Announcement Thread" also but I can no longer locate it via a search here or an internet search engine. If any one can, please pass along a link so that I can add it.

http://www.homemediamagazine.com/stu...y-titles-27050

Confirmed forthcoming releases sourced via the Mill Creek site and/or Mill Creek Sell Sheets. All unannounced titles currently listed as confirmed licensed by Mill Creek are done so due to their sell sheets listing the titles in upcoming DVD multi-pack releases.

I'll add release years for the unannounced titles, to avoid confusion with other similar titles, at another time.

:Confirmed Forthcoming Releases:

Hostel / Hostel Part II (October 9, 2012)
Vertical Limit / Stealth (October 9, 2012)
The Messengers / Freedomland (Unknown Release Date)

:Unannounced Titles Confirmed Licensed by Mill Creek:

Agnes of God
All the Pretty Horses
Anderson Tapes, The
Attack Force
Avalon (1990)
Baby, the Rain Must Fall
Birdy
Blood Crime
Bobby Deerfield
Body, The
Breakout
Charm School
Chase, The
Conspiracy
Contractor, The
Crazy in Alabama
D.E.B.S
Excess Baggage
Face of Terror
Fan, The
Feel the Noise
Fine Mess, A
Fortress 2
Freshman, The
Gardens of Stone
Hanky Panky
Hard Corps, The
Harvest, The
Hero
Hexed
Hollow Man
Hollow Man 2
Hollywood Homicide
Hudson Hawk
Hunt for Eagle One, The
Hunt for the BTK Killer, The
I'll Do Anything
Into the Sun
Knock Off
Last Detail, The
Life Without Dick
Little Black Book
Lone Star State of Mind
Lords of Dogtown
Love Lies Bleeding
Love Song for Bobby Long, A
Mary Reilly
Messenger: Joan of Arc, The
Micki & Maude
Modern Romance
Motorama
Net 2.0, The
No Mercy
Off the Map
Pact of Silence, The
Physical Evidence
Point Men, The
Relentless
Replacement Killers, The
Ring Around the Rosie
Running with Scissors
Russian Specialist, The
Saving Silverman
Second in Command
Seeing Double
Shamus
Ship of Fools
Simon Sez
Slugger's Wife, The
Storyville
Squid and the Whale, The
Tatooist, The
There's a Girl in My Soup
Truth or Consequences, N.M.
Universal Soldier: The Return
Vice Versa
Where Sleeping Dogs Lie
Wholly Moses
XXX: State of the Union

Sell Sheet images to confirm source of unannounced licensed titles list in spoiler tags (select few chosen rather than uploading all.. let me know if some additional ones may be desired).

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where did you get the info on these titles, If I might ask?
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where did you get the info on these titles, If I might ask?
Mill Creek Sell Sheets (see images in the spoiler tags).
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Mill Creek Sell Sheets (see images in the spoiler tags).
how did you get access to them, as I dont see them on the Mill Creek site itelf
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how did you get access to them, as I dont see them on the Mill Creek site itelf
Mill Creek hasn't added corresponding pages for them yet but the sell sheet links are already active. For example..

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I would be interested in:

Chase, The
D.E.B.S
Fine Mess, A
Relentless
Vice Versa

But probably only if they are single releases (unless they want to do multipacks with only the movies I want )
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Not really too many "must haves" on that list. Bummer.
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Mill Creek hasn't added corresponding pages for them yet but the sell sheet links are already active. For example..

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http://www.millcreekent.com/media/sell_sheets//52828.pdf
I'm curious about the sell sheet for The Fan (1996). What are the other 3 movies that it would be packed with (on the dvd)? I could go for a double feature blu-ray of The Fan/Relentless.
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how did you get access to them, as I dont see them on the Mill Creek site itelf
He obviously either work for MC or some retailer,and thus, he has access to the sheets.If you type http://www.millcreekent.com/media/ or http://www.millcreekent.com/media/sell_sheets// you will see this message : "Forbidden.You don't have permission to access /media/sell_sheets/ on this server"...Whoever he is,thx for sharing this cool news with us.

The Last Detail
Baby the Rain Must Fall
The Freshman
Birdy
The Chase
Off the Map
and Ship of Fools for me.

Overall,disappointing list.

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He obviously either work for MC or some retailer,and thus, he has access to the sheets.If you type http://www.millcreekent.com/media/ or http://www.millcreekent.com/media/sell_sheets// you will see this message : "Forbidden.You don't have permission to access /media/sell_sheets/ on this server"...Whoever he is,thx for sharing this cool news with us.
Neither. Just changed the site url to the next number.
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Found this out of the "blu" at Wal-mart.
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Was that on a special display or was that just located in one of the dump bins?

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Did anybody check out STEALTH?

How did it compare to the Sony Release? It would be nice to have some screencaps. BDinfo report seems promissing (AVC 20,99mbps x MPEG-2 16,74). Though the running time seems to be 2 seconds shorter.
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Did anybody check out STEALTH?

How did it compare to the Sony Release? It would be nice to have some screencaps. BDinfo report seems promissing (AVC 20,99mbps x MPEG-2 16,74). Though the running time seems to be 2 seconds shorter.
I was the one who did that on AVS. If you need me to do screencaps, let me know
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Crappy picture DEPLOY


I might go back for Ship of Fools/Lilith. These are all $5. Squid and the Whale/Running with Scissors is mixed in behind.
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Crappy picture DEPLOY


I might go back for Ship of Fools/Lilith. These are all $5. Squid and the Whale/Running with Scissors is mixed in behind.
In the pic that is for sure Carol Kane! Original When a Stranger Calls!

Also I want Lilith also.

I hope the encodes are good etc Hate for the Sony titles to be awful Hoping they are Sony standard discs but just released by Mill Creek

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If you need me to do screencaps, let me know
Yes, please!!

Did you account for the running time difference? Is it credits or production logos?
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I'd love to get my hands on that When A Stranger Calls BD!
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