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Shout Factory's January 2015 Releases Include Candyman: Farewell to the Flesh, The Boys From Brazil, The Facts of Life: The Complete Series, NYPD Blue: Season Eight, Supernova, Fitzcarraldo, Capricorn One, Welcome Back Kotter: Season Two, On Golden Pond, Jean de Florette/Manon of the Spring, Henry V, and more!

Shout Factory has announced their impressive lineup of releases that will arrive in January which includes many movies that fans have been waiting a long time for! With movies and television shows like Candyman: Farewell to the Flesh, The Boys From Brazil, "The Facts of Life: The Complete Series," "NYPD Blue: Season Eight," Supernova, Fitzcarraldo, Capricorn One, "Welcome Back Kotter: Season Two," On Golden Pond, Jean de Florette/Manon of the Spring, Henry V, and more, there's something for everyone!

JANUARY 2015 HOME ENTERTAINMENT RELEASES

January 6, 2015                      Candyman: Farewell to the Flesh                      SRP $24.97 BD

His myth has endured for generations. His legacy is eternal rage. And now he's back... with a vengeance!  A film by award-winning filmmaker Bill Condon (Gods And MonstersThe Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn) and based on legendary Clive Barker’s popular short story, Candyman: Farewell To The Flesh continues the tale of the phantom-like figure who wreaks a terrible fate upon those who chant his name five times while looking into a mirror… and come face to face with grisly death.  Executive produced by Clive Barker (NightbreedLord of Illusions), the cult horror hit Candyman: Farewell to the Fleshstars Tony Todd (Final Destination) and Kelly Rowan (The O.C.) with Timothy Carhart (24Witness) as Paul McKeever and Veronica Cartwright (The Town That Dreaded Sundown) as Octavia.
On January 6, 2015, Scream Factory is proud to present Candyman: Farewell to the Flesh Blu-ray edition on home entertainment shelves everywhere. Arriving for the first time on Blu-ray™, this highly anticipated release contains insightful bonus content, featuring all-new interviews with Tony Todd and Veronica Cartwright, audio commentary with Bill Condon and more!  A must-have for horror enthusiasts, movie collectors and loyal fans, Candyman: Farewell to the Flesh Blu-ray is priced to own at $24.97. 
January 6, 2015                                    The Boys From Brazil                             SRP $24.97 BD
History has shown how one man with a dream can turn the world into a nightmare — can history repeat itself?   Laurence Olivier, Gregory Peck and James Mason star in the Academy Award®-nominated thriller The Boys from Brazil.  Directed by Franklin J. Schaffner, (Planet of the Apes) and based on the novel by Ira Levin (Rosemary’s Baby)The Boys from Brazil will make its Blu-ray debut on January 6th, 2015 from Shout! Factory. 
Elderly Nazi hunter Ezra Lieberman has made a life of seeking out the last remnants of the Third Reich. But when he investigates a lead about a mysterious plot to assassinate ninety-four seemingly unconnected men from around the world, he makes a terrifying discovery that has dire consequences for the fate of the human race. Lieberman’s desperate quest to stop the unthinkable launches him on a collision course with the sinister figure behind the plot: the infamous Dr. Josef Mengele.
January 13, 2015           The Facts of Life: The Complete Series                   SRP $199.99 DVD
You take the good, you take the bad, you take them both and there you have: The Facts of Life: The Complete Series! On January 13th, 2015, Mrs. Garrett and her girls are ready to make you laugh – and make you think – all over again with Shout! Factory’s release of the beloved sitcom as a complete series DVD set for the first time! The Facts of Life: The Complete Series contains all 201 episodes of this quintessential 80s show as originally aired, as well as a disc of bonus features  including the new-to-DVD 2014 Paley Center cast reunion event!Fans who order the 26-DVD set through ShoutFactory.com will receive free shipping, as well as early delivery of their sets by December 16th, 2014. 
Join Blair (Lisa Whelchel), Tootie (Kim Fields), Natalie (Mindy Cohn), and Jo (Nancy McKeon) at their exclusive girls school as they experience the highs and lows that we all experience on the road to adulthood. With the ever-developing friendship of our four young heroines, the gentle wisdom of Mrs. Garrett (Charlotte Rae), and enough “Very Special Episodes” to make viewers blush, The Facts of Life remains a favorite for countless fans to this day.  From Eastland School for Girls to Edna’s Edibles…from hilarious Cousin Geri (Geri Jewell) to hunky George Burnett (George Clooney), who says “the world never seems to be living up to your dreams?”
January 13, 2015                         NYPD Blue: Season Eight                            SRP $34.99 DVD 
The men and women of New York’s 15th Precinct return with the January 13, 2015 DVD release of the eighth season of NYPD Bluethe Emmy® and Peabody award-winning police drama from co-creators Steven Bochco and David Milch. Available for the first time on DVD, the 6-DVD set contains all 20 episodes from the award-winning eighth season. 

Season Eight finds the detectives of the 15th Precinct coping with some of their most intense cases yet. But their biggest challenges might come from inside the precinct itself, as an increasingly frustrated Detective Danny Sorenson (Rick Schroder) begins to exhibit signs of unraveling. New arrivals to the squad room are met with suspicion, while some old friends make their exit – including their beloved leader, Lieutenant Fancy (James MacDaniel).
January 13, 2015  The Adventures of Chuck & Friends: Rev Your Engines  SRP $12.99 DVD 
Rev your engines! Chuck and his friends — Digger, Handy, Rowdy, Biggs, Boomer and Flip — are back for more adventures, so get ready to throw fun into high gear! On January 13, 2015, Shout! Factory Kids in collaboration with Hasbro Studios will release The Adventures of Chuck & Friends: Rev Your Engines. The DVD features 10 exciting episodes as well as a bonus all-new sing-along, and has a suggested retail price of $12.99. 

With this DVD, you’ll receive 10 new and exciting tales that are guaranteed to have you learning, laughing, singing along and, of course, revving your engines with enjoyment!
January 13, 2015                                     Supernova                                             SRP $24.97 BD
In the farthest reaches of space, something has been waiting… Scream Factory has announced the release of sci-fi thriller Supernova on January 13, 2015. Arriving for the first time on Blu-ray, this release comes complete with bonus content, featuring The Making of Supernova¸ with new interviews with actors Lou Diamond Phillips and Robert Forster, producer Daniel Chuba and filmmaker Jack Sholder. 
Beyond comprehension, beyond imagination and beyond the deepest regions of this galaxy...life as we know it is about to end! James Spader (The Blacklist), Angela Bassett (American Horror Story) , Lou Diamond Phillips (Bats),  Robert Forster (Jackie Brown), Peter Facinelli (Twilight) and Robin Tunney (The Craft) star in this terrifying sci-fi thriller.
January 13, 2015                                    Fitzcarraldo                                            SRP $24.97 BD
On January 13, 2015, Shout! Factory is proud to present visionary filmmaker Werner Herzog’s Fitzcarraldo in high definition. Starring frequest Herzog collaborator Klaus Kinski and Claudia Cardinale,Fitzcarraldo tells the story of an obsessed opera lover who wants to build an opera in the jungle. To accomplish this he first has to make a fortune in the rubber business, and his cunning plan involves hauling an enormous river boat across a small mountain with aid from the local Indians.

Iquitos is a town isolated in the middle of the jungle in Peru. One resident of the small town, “Fitzcarraldo” as the natives call him, dreams of bringing together Enrico Caruso and Sarah Bernhardt for one great celebration of Grand Opera.

To finance this fantastic dream, Fitzcarraldo decides to exploit a vast area of rubber trees growing beyond the impassable Ucayala Falls. To circumvent this barrier, he literally has his huge steamboat lifted over a mountain from one branch of the river to the other. With the aid of a tribe of Indians bewitched by the voice of the greatest singer of all time, Enrico Caruso, Fitzcarraldo fights fever, mosquitos and suffocating heat to achieve the impossible....


January 13, 2015           Capricorn One (from Timeless Media Group)         SRP $24.97 BD Combo Pack
Mankind’s greatest achievement…or mankind’s biggest hoax? The star-studded space tale Capricorn One makes its Blu-ray debut on January 13, 2015, courtesy of Timeless Media Group, an imprint of Shout! Factory.

It was supposed to be the crowning moment in the history of space travel. But when the first manned flight to Mars is deemed unsafe and scrubbed on the launch pad, anxious authorities must scramble to save face and retain their funding—and so an unthinkable plot to fake the mission is hatched. Only an intrepid journalist stands in the way of the cover-up, but the powers that be will stop at nothing to keep their secret from going public.
Director Peter Hyams (2010, Outland) helms this conspiracy thriller with an all-star cast, including Elliot Gould, James Brolin, Sam Waterston, Brenda Vaccaro, O.J. Simpson, Karen Black, Telly Savalas, and Hal Holbrook.
January 20, 2015                   Welcome Back, Kotter: Season Two                   SRP $29.93 DVD
Head back to class with the Sweathogs! On January 20, 2015, Shout! Factory will release Welcome Back, Kotter: Season Two featuring all 23 episodes of the classic 1970s sitcom’s sophomore season in a 4-DVD set. 
After a ve-ry impressive first semester, the Sweathogs are back for more in Welcome Back, Kotter: Season Two. Featuring the delightful ensemble work of Gabe Kaplan, Marcia Strassman, John Sylvester White, Robert Hegyes, Lawrence Hilton-Jacobs, Ron Palillo and John Travolta, these 23 episodes represent some of the best that Kotter and his class of cut-ups had to offer.
January 20, 2015                  On Golden Pond (Collector’s Edition)                   SRP $24.97 BD
Directed by legendary filmmaker Mark Rydell (The Rose) and based on a popular play by celebrated writer Ernest Thompson, critically acclaimed motion picture On Golden Pond is a classic tale of family told with heart and warmth, as well as a timeless treasure that represents the end of an era for Hollywood cinema.  Nominated for ten Academy Awards® including Best Picture, On Golden Pond earned legendary actor Henry Fonda his first Oscar® after a lifetime of outstanding performances, and solidified Katharine Hepburn as one of film’s greatest actresses when she received her unprecedented fourth Best Actress Oscar®. Ernest Thompson won the Academy Award® for Best Adapted Screenplay. 
On January 20, 2015, Shout! Factory will honor this cinematic landmark with the long-awaited home entertainment release of On Golden Pond (Collector’s Edition). Available for the first time on Blu-ray, this collector’s edition contains insightful bonus content.  A must-have for movie enthusiasts and collectors to complete their movie library, On Golden Pond (Collector’s Edition) Blu-ray is priced to own at $24.97 SRP.
January 27, 2015                  Jean de Florette / Manon of the Spring                  SRP $34.99 BD
On January 27, 2015, Shout! Factory will release Jean de Florette and Manon of the Spring in their Blu-ray debuts. 
Yves Montand (The Wages Of Fear) and Gérard Depardieu (Cyrano de Bergerac) star in Jean de Florette, a timeless tale of greed, survival and fate. Set amidst the rugged hills of Provence, this epic saga follows the heroic efforts of Jean Cadoret (Depardieu), who inherits a farm from his mother, Florette, and leaves his city job behind, hoping to create a "new Eden" with his wife and daughter. But, unbeknownst to Jean, his greedy neighbor, Cesar Soubeyran (Montand), is plotting to steal the land out from under him with a wicked scheme that drives Jean to the brink of madness!
Ten years after her father's death, Manon (Emmanuelle Béart, Un Coeur en Hiver) has no idea that her neighbor Cesar Soubeyran (Montand) cheated her out of her father's land. But when Manon discovers that Soubeyran was directly responsible for her father's death, she goes after him with a vengeance in this "epic [and] rousing tale of retribution" (Newsweek)! Daniel Auteuil (Cache, 36th Precinct) also stars.
January 27, 2015                                          Henry V                                            SRP $24.97 BD
Once More Unto The Breach, Dear Friends… From Kenneth Branagh — in his masterful directorial debut — comes the Academy Award®-winning adaptation of William Shakespeare’s Henry V on in high definition.   
Once an undisciplined prince, Henry has matured into the powerful King of England and has set off on a campaign to conquer France. But with the fate of the war uncertain, Henry must come to terms with what it means to be king and rally his men victory…or to death. 
Director Kenneth Branagh (Thor), Emma Thompson (Love, Actually) , Judi Dench (Skyfall), Paul Scofield (Quiz Show), Derek Jacobi (Gosford Park), and Ian Holm (Lord of the Rings), star in this heroic, action-packed epic based on the timeless play by William Shakespeare that takes its place among the greatest war films of all time.
January 27, 2015                My Little Pony: The Movie (Original)                   SRP $14.93 DVD
Travel back in time to the 1980s, MY LITTLE PONY-style! My Little Pony: The Movie is coming to DVD on January 27, 2015 in the U.S. and Canada from Shout! Kids in collaboration with Hasbro Studios.  The animated film has been newly restored, making Ponyland look brighter than ever! 
The first day of Spring is on its way and the Little Ponies are preparing for it with a big festival. But all the fun may come to an end if the witch Hydia has her way! Can the Ponies defeat Hydia and her evil daughters, Reeka and Draggle? More importantly, can they save Ponyland from the witches’ concoction, the strange purple goo called Smooze, that’s threatening to bury the whole town?
With an all-star voice cast, including Danny DeVito, Madeline Kahn, Cloris Leachman, Rhea Perlman, Tony Randall and more, My Little Pony: The Movie is a rollicking adventure you’ll want to see again and again!

Order your copies today!

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