Here we have a UK release on dvd for Veronica Mars. Instead of bothering with individual season releases, Warners have produced this complete boxed set which also includes the film. Notice the reassuring BBFC classification symbols. It's an amazingly reasonable £27.50 at Amazon. But before I clicked "add to basket" I thought -- I was expecting a blu-ray release. Also, what if I just want the film? What then. Oh, my:
In the age of HD, Veronica Mars is only being granted a dvd release. Amazon's not showing a UK release for a blu-ray. There is a US import available (or at least on the database) but its not multi-region. I've emailed their PR department to see if something's amiss. Of course if there is indeed a blu-ray, we're still being shafted because we'll have to buy the film twice - with the television series and then as a separate entity if we want it in HD. As ever the UK fans are getting the sticky end of the stick.
Updated 16/04/2013 I've had a reply from Warners PR:
"Thank you for your email, we do not have any plans to release any of the Veronica Mars content on Blu-ray. It is just being released on DVD.Sigh. I've replied with the "Why?" question.
"Hope that’s helpful."