The Royal Tenenbaums Coming to Criterion Blu-Ray!

Exciting news for fans of pixels, Wes’ third film The Royal Tenenbaums will, as Rushmore before it, be getting a Blu-Ray re-release from The Criterion Collection. Looks like the extras will be identical to the terrific DVD release. You can check out the still great, albeit admittedly familiar, artwork by Eric Chase Anderson below. The Blu-Ray will be available in the US on 8/14.

Rushmore Director’s Cut Coming to Criterion on Blu-Ray in November!

Criterion announced their November releases this afternoon, and none other than Criterion stand-by Rushmore is coming to Blu-Ray!

The disc will feature everything from the original, stellar, DVD edition, plus a brand new Wes supervised transfer of  his “Director’s Cut.” We’re excited to see it, and hopefully this means we’ll be getting similar upgrades for The Royal Tenenbaums and The Life Aquatic.

Click on the cover above to pre-order from Criterion, the disc will be released November 22nd.

Criterion Collection “Darjeeling” Out Today

The day has arrived. The Criterion Collection DVD and Blu-Ray of The Darjeeling Limited is released today. We know many of you are excited about it. If you’re still on the fence, you can read DVD Beaver‘s review or look at the specs here. If you get the DVD or Blu-Ray today, leave us a comment and let us know what you think of the set, or Tweet us at @RushmoreAcademy.

DVD Beaver Rates Criterion’s “Darjeeling” Blu-Ray

DVD and Blu-Ray watchdog DVD Beaver has taken a look at the new Criterion Blu-Ray of The Darjeeling Limited…and they love it.

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You can read their review at their site, where you’ll find more hi-res screen caps, and visit our previous story on the DVD and Blu-Ray where you’ll find links to pre-order. By using our links you help to support the site.

Pre-Order The Darjeeling Limited Criterion Blu-Ray

Though it is still without a firm release date, you can now pre-order The Criterion Collection edition of The Dajreeling Limited on Blu-Ray at Amazon.

Remember, by ordering through our links you’re helping to support the site and keep us up and running.

It appears Darjeeling is one of the few Criterion titles with a pre-order page that hasn’t already been officially announced, so hopefully that means we can expect a release date soon.

Fantastic Mr. Fox on DVD and Blu-Ray Today!

As you may know, Fantastic Mr. Fox was released today on DVD and Blu-Ray. Below are links to purchase at Amazon, by purchasing through our links you’re helping to support the site.

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If you happen to purchase either the DVD or Blu-Ray today, let us know what you think in the comments.

For more information the two releases, take a look at our earlier post, and enjoy!

Fantastic Mr. Fox DVD/Blu-Ray Release Date and New Cover Art Announced

DVD Active has just posted the release information and revised cover art for Fantastic Mr. Fox on DVD and Blu-Ray. The release date is now March 23.

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Full information and Blu-Ray art afer the jump.

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U.K. Fantastic Mr. Fox Blu-Ray/DVD Announced

Though Fantastic Mr. Foxis only in its second week here in the States, it’s been out in the U.K. for a bit longer, and as such, Fox has announced the Blu-Ray and DVD edtions of the film for that market.

The Blu-Ray and DVD will be released March 10, 2010. It will be a 2-Disc set with a digital copy included on the Blu-Ray. No further details or extras have been released, but the cover art is below. It’s…a cover. At least Kylie’s on it.

Fantastic Mr. Fox U.K. Blu-Ray

Information from, where you can find links to pre-order it.

No word yet on the U.S. release, though that should be announced after the new year.

Update: 12/10 Rumoured bonus features after the break

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Bottle Rocket in HD

Bottle Rocket has been confirmed as a forthcoming Blu-Ray release by Criterion. (article)

Thanks to Tom, Micah, and Michael.

Michael adds:

I also double-checked with [Criterion] to make sure it will also see a standard DVD release, and they assured me it would.

How does an asshole like Bob get such a great kitchen?