Well, CES is here and that means plenty of Blu-ray and HD-DVD announcements, even if we still don't
know exactly when we will have players for either format yet. Paramount
announced mirrored launch lineups for their "Paramount High Definition" series. It will be interesting to see
how available selection plays into the format battle brewing for 2006.
"The titles scheduled for
launch include recent hits such as "Four Brothers" and "Sahara," sci-fi thrillers "Aeon
Flux" and "Sky Captain & the World of Tomorrow," action-adventures "The Italian Job" and
"Tomb Raider," the renowned music documentary "U2: Rattle and Hum" and Tim Burton's "Sleepy
Hollow." Rounding out the debut slate are "We Were Soldiers" and "Manchurian Candidate"
starring Academy Award(R) winners Mel Gibson and Denzel Washington, respectively.
The 2006 line-up continues
with the debut of a "Mission Impossible" trilogy for HD DVD which includes the new "Mission Impossible
3," "Mission Impossible" and "Mission Impossible 2," scheduled for later in the
The only one of these movies I'm looking forward to is "The Italian Job", love
that Marky Mark guy.