Bonus View Digest - July 20, 2012

Posted Fri Jul 20, 2012 at 11:45 AM PDT by

Well, what else is there to talk about this week? 'The Dark Knight Rises' hit theaters and that's what everyone is going to be talking about for quite a while. While we've got plenty of 'TDKR' news on The Bonus View this week, we've also got a lot of other articles, reviews, and recaps for you.

Blu-ray News

This week the classic musical 'Singin' in the Rain' was released on Blu-ray. Check out the Blu-ray Highlights article for the rest of the movies that came to the format this week and see if there is anything else worth owning.

On the packaging front Tom Landy covered the future 'Prometheus' Steelbook that is due out later this year.

Theatrical News

Yes, we saw and reviewed 'The Dark Knight Rises'. See what Luke thought by checking out his review. The Mid-Week Poll was even Batman centric. We asked you how you were planning on celebrating this Batman-centered weekend.

Aaron covered a bunch of new theatrical posters which debuted at Comic-Con for movies that are due out later this year or next summer. Check out some sweet posters for 'The Hobbit' and 'Oz: The Great and Powerful' in this week's edition of Posterizing.

Josh also pointed out at least one good thing that came from 'Prometheus'. Check out some old-school 'Alien' action figures that you can collect.

TV Recaps

This week we recapped 'Covert Affairs', 'True Blood', 'The Newsroom', and 'Political Animals'.

Special Features

On the Weekend Roundtable we asked what have been the most disappointing Criterion releases. Have an opinion? Come on, we know you do. Head on over and let us know what Criterion releases you've been less than impressed with.

Yes, this week has been centered almost entirely on the theatrical release of 'The Dark Knight Rises', but we've also covered a bunch of different high-def related things on The Bonus View. Stay tuned for more exciting coverage of summer movies and television in the coming months.

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