Posted Tue Dec 19, 2006 at 11:40 AM PST
After a maddening, months-long drought, Paramount Home Entertainment
has finally re-ignited its Blu-ray and HD DVD release machine for early 2007.
Hitting high-def simultaneously with the standard-def DVD release
on February 20, Paramount will release the Golden Globes favorite and likely
Oscar contender 'Babel' on both Blu-ray and HD DVD.
That will be followed on April 10 by a new unrated version of the Mel Gibson
starrer 'Payback Straight Up: The Director's Cut,' also due day-and-date on
both Blu-ray and HD DVD.
Unfortunately, not a single spec for either release has been released at this
time, and pricing details remain elusive as well.
You can, however, check out the box art for 'Babel' by clicking the listing under Feb 20 in our HD
DVD Release Schedule, and Blu-ray
We've also set up dedicated threads for these latest Paramount titles in our
new Forums area -- click the following links to discuss the
release and the