PUBLIC ENEMIES to be released on DVD in Region 1 on December 8th

Here’s the perfect item to add to your holiday wish list: Michael Mann’s gangster epic Public Enemies, starring Johnny Depp as Public Enemy #1 John Dillinger and Christian Bale as his FBI agent/nemesis Melvin Purvis, will be arriving on Blu-ray and DVD in region 1 on December 8, 2009. For our lucky friends across the pond, the UK release date is a month earlier: November 2, 2009. The DVD edition will be released in two versions–a two-disc special edition, listed at $34.98 but available for a pre-order price of $24.49 at Amazon (a 30% discount); and a standard edition, listed at $29.98 but available for $20.99 as a pre-order on Amazon. The Blu-ray edition is listed at $36.98 but is available at Amazon for the pre-order price of $25.99. Day-of-release sales at your favorite retailer should also offer good discounts.

The Zone thanks Theresa and Emma for sharing the news; you can read details of the special features included on each version of Public Enemies on the Zone’s News & Views forum. –Part-Time Poet