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In this section, you'll find reviews of HD-DVD, Blu-ray Disc and D-VHS titles. All reviews are credited to the individual author, and are the sole property of The Digital Bits except those indicated by (HTF) which are provided courtesy of The Home Theater Forum.

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Blu-ray Disc Format Reviews:

44-Inch Chest
3:10 to Yuma
300 (HTF)
The 400 Blows
2010 (Bill's review)
2010 (Barrie's review)
2012: Two-Disc Special Edition
Absolute Power
Accidents Happen
AC/DC: Let There Be Rock - Limited Collector's Edition
Across the Universe
The Adventures of Baron Munchausen
The Adventures of Robin Hood
The Adventures of Tintin 6/11
African Cats 1/23
The African Queen: Commemorative Box Set
Air Force One
Albert Nobbs 6/11
Alice in Wonderland: 60th Anniversary Edition
Alien Anthology
Alien 2: On Earth
AVN: Alien vs. Ninja
All About Eve
Amadeus: Director's Cut
Amarcord (Criterion)
Amelia (Jeff's review)
Amelia (Barrie's review)
The American
The American/Burn After Reading (Canadian double feature) 1/23
American Graffiti: Special Edition
An Affair to Remember
Anatomy of a Murder (Criterion) 3/16
An American in Paris
An Education
Angels and Demons
Analyze This/Analyze That
Anonymous 6/11
Any Given Sunday: Director's Cut
Apocalypse Now: Three-Disc Full Disclosure
Apollo 13: 15th Anniversary Edition
Armageddon (Bill's review)
Armageddon (Barrie's review)
Army of Shadows (Criterion)
Arn: The Knight Templar
The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford
Audition: 2-Disc Collector's Edition
James Cameron's Avatar: Extended Collector's Edition
James Cameron's Avatar (Bill's review)
James Cameron's Avatar (Barrie's review)
Away We Go
The Baader Meinhoff Complex
Babylon A.D.: Raw and Uncut
Back to the Future: 25th Anniversary Trilogy
Bad(der) Santa
The Bad Seed
Bambi: Diamond Edition
Band of Brothers (Bill's review)
Band of Brothers (Barrie's review)
The Bank Job
Barry Lyndon
Basket Case
Batman Begins: Limited Edition Giftset
Battle of the Bulge
Battle Royale: The Complete Collection 3/12
Battlestar Galactica: The Complete Series
Battlestar Galactica: The Plan
Beauty and the Beast: Diamond Edition
Ben-Hur: 50th Anniversary Ultimate Collector's Edition
Beverly Hills Cop (Tim's review)
Beverly Hills Cop (Barrie's review)
Billy Jack
Bite the Bullet 6/11
Black Dynamite
Black Narcissus (Criterion)
Blade Runner: The Final Cut - 5-Disc (both Blu-ray Disc versions)
Bleak House
The Blind Side
Blood: The Last Vampire (animated)
The Blood Trilogy (Blood Feast, Two Thousand Maniacs! & A Bucket of Blood)
Blow Out (Criterion)
Blue Velvet: 25th Anniversary Edition
The Bodyguard 6/11
Body of Lies
Bonnie and Clyde
The Bourne Identity (BD+DVD Combo)
The Bourne Supremacy (BD+DVD Combo)
The Box
Braveheart: Sapphire Series
The Brave One
The Bridge on the River Kwai: Collector's Edition
Bridget Jones's Dairy (Canadian)
Brooklyn's Finest
The Mel Brooks Collection
Camelot: 45th Anniversary Edition 5/29
Campbell's Kingdom
Capricorn One (U.K. release)
Casablanca: Ultimate Collector's Edition
Casablanca: 70th Anniversary Limited Edition box 4/9
Case 39
Casino Royale
Casino Royale: Collector's Edition
Charade (Criterion)
Chasing Amy 1/10
Children of the Corn: 25th Anniversary Edition
Child's Play
Chitty Chitty Bang Bang
Chuck: The Complete First Season
Chuck: The Complete Second Season
Chuck: The Complete Third Season
Chungking Express (Criterion)
Disney's A Christmas Carol (Blu-ray 3D)
A Christmas Story
The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian
The Chronicles of Riddick: Unrated Director's Cut
Le cercle rouge (Criterion)
Citizen Kane: 70th Anniversary Ultimate Collectors Edition
City of God
The Class
Clear and Present Danger
Clerks: 15th Anniversary Edition
Clive Barker's Book of Blood: Original Director's Cut
Close Encounters of the Third Kind: 30th Anniversary Ultimate Edition
Coach Carter (Barrie's review)
Coach Carter (Jeff's review)
The Company
Contagion 1/23
Cool Hand Luke
The Counterfeiters
Couples Retreat (Adam's review)
Couples Retreat (Barrie's review)
The Cowboys
The Curious Case of Benjamin Button
The Curious Case of Benjamin Button (Barrie's review)
Dances with Wolves
The Darjeeling Limited (Criterion) 6/5
The Dark Knight
Date Night
Dawn of the Dead: Unrated Director's Cut
The Day After Tomorrow
The Day the Earth Stood Still (2008)
The Day the Earth Stood Still (2008 - Barrie's review)
The Day the Earth Stood Still (1951)
Day Watch: Unrated
The Debt (U.S. & Canadian) 1/23
Defiance (Barrie's review)
The Damned United
Deadwood: The Complete Series
Death Race 2000
Déjà Vu
Demetrius and the Gladiators 6/11
The Descendants 6/11
The Devil's Own
Dexter: The First Season
Diabolique (Criterion)
Die Another Day
Die Hard 1 & 2
District 9
Doctor Zhivago
Dogma 1/10
Dollhouse: Season One
Drive 2/21
Dr. No
Dr. No (Barrie's review)
Dr. Strangelove: 45th Anniversary Special Edition
The Duchess
Dumbo: 70th Anniversary Edition
Eastern Promises
Eagle Eye (Jeff's review)
Eagle Eye (Barrie's Review)
Echelon Conspiracy
Edge of Darkness
The Egyptian
Elf: Ultimate Collector's Edition
El Topo
Enemy at the Gates
The English Patient (Lionsgate) 1/17
The English Patient (Canadian Import)
Escaflowne: The Movie
Escape from New York
The Evil Dead: Limited Edition (Blu-ray + DVD)
The Evil Dead 2: 25th Anniversary Edition 1/9
The Exorcist: Extended Director's Cut & Original Theatrical Version
The Eye
Fair Game
Fanboys (Canadian release)
Fantasia/Fantasia 2000
Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer
Fantastic Mr. Fox
Michael Feinstein: The Sinatra Legacy
Ferris Bueller's Day Off: Bueller... Bueller... Edition
Fight Club
The Fighter
The Final Countdown
The Final Countdown (Barrie's review)
Final Destination 3D (Blu-ray/Blu-ray 3D)
Firefly: The Complete Series
Flags of Our Fathers
The Forbidden Kingdom
Forbidden Planet (Bill's review)
Forbidden Planet (Barrie's review)
Forbidden Planet
Forrest Gump: Sapphire Series
Fred Claus
Fringe: The Complete First Season
From Russia with Love
From Russia with Love (Barrie's review)
For All Mankind (Criterion - Bill's review)
For All Mankind (Criterion - Barrie's review)
For Your Eyes Only
Freedom Writers
Friday the 13th: Uncut
Peter Gabriel: New Blood - Live in London 1/17
Galaxy of Terror
Galaxy Quest
Gangs of New York (Canadian)
Get Low
Ghost in the Shell 2: Innocence
Ghost Rider: Extended Cut
Ghosts of Mars
Ghost Town
The Ghost Writer
G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra
Gladiator: Sapphire Series
Glee: The Complete First Season
Glorious 39
The Godfather: The Coppola Restoration
The Godfather, Part II: Sapphire Series
The Gold Rush (Criterion) 7/27
Gone with the Wind: 70th Anniversary Ultimate Collector's Edition
Good (Canadian)
The Good, the Bad and the Ugly
The Goonies: 25th Anniversary Edition
Gran Torino
Grand Prix
Grease: Rockin' Rydell Edition
The Greatest
The Greatest Game Ever Played
Groundhog Day: 15th Anniversary Edition
The Guard (U.S. & Canadian) 1/23
Halloween II: 30th Anniversary Edition
Halloween II & Halloween III: Collector's Editions 8/30
Harry Brown
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone: Ultimate Edition
Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets: Ultimate Edition
Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban: Ultimate Edition
Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire: Ultimate Edition
Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince: Ultimate Edition
Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix: Ultimate Edition
Haywire (US & Canadian) 6/11
Hell on Wheels: The Complete First Season 5/17
The Holiday
The Holy Mountain
Home Alone: Family Fun Edition
Hondo 6/7
The Host
Houdini/Those Daring Young Men in Their Jaunty Jalopies
House (Criterion)
Howards End (Criterion)
How the West Was Won
How to Train Your Dragon (Bill's review)
How to Train Your Dragon (Barrie's review)
Hugo (2D version) 2/29
The Hunger Games 8/16
The Hunt for Red October
The Hurt Locker
I Am Legend
I Love You, Man
In Bruges (Canadian)
Independence Day
Indiana Jones: The Complete Adventures 9/17
Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull: 2-Disc Special Edition
Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull: 2-Disc Special Edition (Barrie's review)
Inglorious Basterds: 2-Disc Special Edition
In the Line of Fire
In the Realm of the Senses (Criterion)
Into the Wild
The Invasion
Invasion of the Body Snatchers
The Invention of Lying
I, Robot
Iron Man: Ultimate 2-Disc Edition
Iron Man 2
Iron Monkey
Island of Lost Souls (Criterion)
It's a Wonderful Life
I've Loved You So Long
Jackie Brown
The Jane Austen Book Club
Jaws 8/30
J. Edgar 6/11
Jeremiah Johnson 6/11
The Jewel of the Nile: Special Edition
JFK: Director's Cut
Jin-Roh: The Wolf Brigade
John Adams (Bill's review)
John Adams (Barrie's review)
Jonah Hex
Joyful Noise 6/11
K-19: The Widowmaker
Kagemusha (Criterion)
Kaguya's Month in Orbit
Kansas City Confidential
Kill Bill: Volume 1
Kill Bill: Volume 1 (Barrie's review)
Kill Bill: Volume 2
Kill Bill: Volume 2 (Barrie's review)
Killer Elite (U.S. & Canadian) 1/23
The Killer Inside Me
The Killing (Criterion)
King Kong (1933 - Bill's review)
King Kong (1933 - Barrie's review)
The King's Speech (Canadian)
The Kite Runner
Knight and Day
Kung Fu Panda
Kuroneko (Criterion)
L.A. Confidential
Lakeview Terrace
Land of the Dead: Unrated Director's Cut
The Last Circus
The Last Emperor (Criterion)
The Last Exorcism
The Last King of Scotland
The Last Metro
The Last of the Mohicans
The Last Station
Legend: Ultimate Edition
The Legend of Drunken Master
Le Mans
Léon: The Professional
Let the Right One In
Letters to Juliet (Canadian)
Life Is Beautiful (Canadian release)
Little Big Man 1/23
Little Lord Fauntleroy 6/19
Live and Let Die
The Living Dead at Manchester Morgue
Lost: The Complete Fifth Season
Lost: The Complete Series & The Complete Sixth Season
The Love Guru
Lonesome Dove
The Lord of the Rings Trilogy (Theatrical Editions - Bill's review)
The Lord of the Rings Trilogy (Theatrical Editions - Barrie's review)
The Lord of the Rings: The Motion Picture Trilogy - Extended Edition
Love & Other Drugs
Love Ranch
M (Criterion)
Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa
The Magnificent Seven Collection
The Magnificent Seven
Major League
The Maltese Falcon
Mamma Mia! The Movie
Maniac: 20th Anniversary Edition
Man on Fire
The Man with No Name Trilogy
The Man with the Golden Gun
Margin Call 1/23
The Mask of Zorro
The Matador
The Ultimate Matrix Collection
Mean Girls
Meet Me in St. Louis
Me, Myself & Irene
Mesrine Part 1: Killer Instinct
Mesrine Part 2: Public Enemy Number 1
The Complete Metropolis
Michael Clayton
A Mighty Heart
The Mikado (Criterion)
Mildred Pierce 1/9
Stieg Larsson's Millennium Trilogy (Canadian import)
Mimic: Director's Cut
Minority Report
Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol 6/11
Mona Lisa
Monster House (Blu-ray 3D)
Monsters vs. Aliens
Monsters vs. Aliens (Blu-ray 3D)
The Monster Squad: 20th Anniversary Edition
Monty Python and the Holy Grail 7/24
Monty Python: Almost the Truth - The Lawyer's Cut
Monty Python's Life of Brian - The Immaculate Edition (Doogan's review)
Monty Python's Life of Brian - The Immaculate Edition (Jeff's review)
Morning Glory
Mutant Chronicles
Mutiny on the Bounty (1935)
My Sister's Keeper
Mystic River
The National Parks: America's Best Idea - A Film by Ken Burns
The Nature of Existence
The New York Ripper
The Nightmare Before Christmas: Collector's Edition
The Nightmare Before Christmas: Collector's Edition (Jahnke's review)
Night of the Creeps
The Night of the Hunter (Criterion)
Night Watch: Unrated
Nim's Island
No Reservations
North by Northwest: 50th Anniversary Edition
Ocean's 11 (1960)
Old School: Unrated
The Omen Collection
Once Upon a Time in the West (Bill's review)
Once Upon a Time in the West (Tim's review)
Open Range (French import)
The Other Man
The Pacific
Pale Rider
Pal Joey 6/5
Paranormal Activity (Tim's review)
Paranormal Activity (Barrie's review)
A Passage to India
Paths of Glory (Criterion)
Patriot Games
The Peacemaker (Bill's review)
The Peacemaker (Barrie's review)
Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief
The Perfect Storm
Perrier's Bounty (Canadian)
The Pillars of the Earth
Pillow Talk 7/6
Pinocchio: 70th Anniversary Platinum Edition
Pirates of the Caribbean: 3-Movie Collection
Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl
Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest
Piranha: Special Edition
Pitch Black: Unrated Director's Cut
Pixar Short Films Collection: Volume 1
Planet Earth: The Complete Series (Barrie's review)
Planet Earth: The Complete Series (Peter's review)
Platoon: 25th Anniversary Edition
Point Break
The Police: Certifiable
Powder Blue
Primal Fear: Hard Evidence Edition
Primal Fear (Barrie's review)
Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time
The Princess and the Frog: 3-Disc Combo Pack
Prison Break: Season One
A Prophet
The Prowler
Psycho: 50th Anniversary Edition
Pulp Fiction
Quantum of Solace
Quantum of Solace (Barrie's review)
Race to Witch Mountain (Jeff's review)
Race to Witch Mountain (Barrie's review)
Rachel Getting Married
Raging Bull: 30th Anniversary Edition
Ran (Lionsgate/StudioCanal)
The Red Baron
Red Cliff: Extended Version
The Red House 6/11
Red Riding Trilogy
The Red Shoes (Criterion)
The Replacement Killers: Extended Cut
Repo Men
Repulsion (Criterion)
Resident Evil
The Return of the Living Dead
Return of the Magnificent Seven
Revolutionary Road
Rio Bravo
Robinson Crusoe on Mars (Criterion)
Road to Perdition (Bill's review)
Road to Perdition (Barrie's review)
The Robe
Robocop Trilogy
Rock 'n' Roll High School
Rocky: The Undisputed Collection
Rocky Balboa
The Rocky Horror Picture Show: 35th Anniversary Edition
Romancing the Stone: Special Edition
Royal Space Force: Wings of Honneamise
The Ruins: Unrated
Sanjuro (Criterion)
Santa Sangre
Sarah's Key
Saturday Night Fever: 30th Anniversary Edition
Scarlet Street 6/11
Scenic National Parks
Scott Pilgrim vs. The World
Scream 4
The Searchers
The Secret in Their Eyes
Se7en (Canadian)
Seven Samurai (Criterion)
The Seventh Seal (Criterion)
Shakespeare in Love (Canadian)
Sherlock Holmes
The Shining
Shogun Assassin: 5-Film Blu-ray Collector's Set 8/20
Shutter Island
The Silence of the Lambs
The Simpsons: The Complete Twentieth Season
Sleeping Beauty: 50th Anniversary Platinum Edition
Slumdog Millionaire
Shine a Light
Smiles of a Summer Night (Criterion)
Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs: Diamond Edition
The Social Network
The Soloist
The Sound of Music: 45th Anniversary Edition
South Pacific
South Park: The Complete Twelfth Season
South Park: The Complete Thirteenth Season
South Park: Bigger, Longer & Uncut
Space: 1999 - Season 1
Spears & Munsil's High Definition Benchmark
Speed Racer
Spider-Man: The High Definition Trilogy
Splice (Adam's review)
Splice (Barrie's review)
Starcrash: Special Edition
A Star Is Born
Stargate Universe: SG-U - 1.0
Stake Land
Starship Troopers
Star Trek: The Original Series - Season 1
Star Trek: The Original Series - Season 2
Star Trek: The Original Series - Season 3
Star Trek: The Next Generation - The Next Level (Sampler) 1/18
Star Trek: The Next Generation - Season One 7/23
Star Trek: Original Motion Picture Collection
Star Trek: The Next Generation Motion Picture Collection
Star Wars: The Complete Saga
Star Wars: The Clone Wars
Star Wars: The Clone Wars - The Complete Season One
Star Wars: The Clone Wars - The Complete Season Two
Sting: Bring on the Night
The Stranger
Stranger Than Fiction: Special Edition
The Stunt Man
The Sum of All Fears
Super 2/21
The Superman Motion Picture Anthology: 1978-2006
Surrogates (Jeff's review)
Surrogates (Barrie's review)
Swing Vote
Talking Heads: Stop Making Sense
Taken: Extended Cut
Taken (Barrie's review)
Taxi Driver
The Ten Commandments: BD/DVD Gift Set
Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles - The Complete First Season
The Terror
That's Entertainment: The Complete Collection
The Thing
Things We Lost in the Fire
The Thirteenth Floor
Thunderball (Barrie's review)
THX 1138: The George Lucas Directors' Cut
Titanic: The Miniseries 4/18
To Catch a Thief 5/29
Tombstone (Bill's review)
Tombstone (Barrie's review)
Tommy: The Movie
Top Gun: Special Collector's Edition
The Town
Toy Story: Special Edition
Toy Story 2: Special Edition
Toy Story 3 (Bill's review)
Toy Story 3 (Barrie's review)
Trading Places
Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen
The Treasure of the Sierra Madre
The Tree of Life (U.S. & Canadian) 1/23
Trick 'r Treat
Troll 2: The 20th Anniversary Nilbog Edition
Tron Legacy (Blu-ray 3D)
Tropic Thunder: Director's Cut
True Grit
The Twilight Saga: Eclipse
The Twilight Zone: Season 1
Uncle Buck
The Uninvited
The Universe: The Complete Season One
Up in the Air
Valkyrie (Barrie's review)
Videodrome (Criterion)
Wallace & Gromit: The Complete Collection
Wall-E: 3-Disc
Wall Street
Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps
War of the Worlds
The Water Horse: Legend of the Deep
The Way Back (Canadian)
Wayne's World
Wayne's World 2
What Doesn't Kill You
What's Up Doc?
When We Left Earth: The NASA Missions
Where Eagles Dare/Kelly's Heroes
Whip It
White Christmas
Wings 1/31
Wings of Desire (Criterion)
Without a Paddle: Nature's Calling
The Wizard of Oz: 70th Anniversary Ultimate Collector's Edition
Wizards (Bill's U.K. All-Region Import review)
Wizards (Adam's U.S. BD Book review) 3/15
Wonders of the Solar System
Woodstock: 40th Anniversary Ultimate Collector's Edition
The Wonder of It All
The World at War
Wrath of the Titans 7/9
The Wrestler
The X-Files: I Want to Believe
X-Men Origins: Wolverine
Yojimbo (Criterion)
The Young Victoria
Zatoichi: The Blind Swordsman
Zombie: 2-Disc Ultimate Edition

HD-DVD Format Reviews:

300 (HTF)
The Adventures of Robin Hood
Apollo 13 (Barrie's review)
Apollo 13 (Bill's review)
Batman Begins
Battle of the Bulge
Black Rain
Blade Runner: The Final Cut - 5-Disc (both HD-DVD versions)
Blood Diamond
A Christmas Story
The Departed
The Dirty Dozen
Dog Day Afternoon
Field of Dreams
Flags of Our Fathers
Forbidden Planet
Freedom Writers
The Getaway
Grand Prix
Heroes: Season 1 (HTF)
The Interpreter
King Kong
Kiss Kiss Bang Bang
The Last Samurai
Mission: Impossible III
Mutiny on the Bounty
National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation
Payback: Straight Up - The Director's Cut
Phantom of the Opera (2004)
Pitch Black: Unrated Director's Cut
Planet Earth: The Complete Series
The Polar Express
Reds: 25th Anniversary Edition
Rio Bravo
The Searchers
Star Trek: The Original Series - Season One Remastered
Trading Places
The Ultimate Matrix Collection
World Trade Center
Zødiac: 2-Disc Director's Cut

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