Animated film Abominable on 4K and Blu-ray

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The 2019 DreamWorks and Pearl animated film “Abominable” is officially coming to 4K UHD Blu-ray and Blu-ray Disc on December 17th via Universal. The film, directed by Jill Culton & co-directed by Todd Wilderman, features a voice cast of Chloe Bennet, Albert Tsai, Tenzing Norgay Trainor, Joseph Izzo, Tsai Chin, Michelle WongEddie Izzard, and Sarah Paulson. Tech specs for the 4K UHD Blu-ray include 2160p 4K video in the 1.85:1 aspect ratio with HDR10 and HDR10+ forms of High Dynamic Range along with Dolby Atmos sound. Tech specs for the Blu-ray include 1080p HD video in the 1.85:1 aspect ratio and Dolby Atmos sound. Both releases will come in the form of a “combo pack” with the 4K getting its counterpart on Blu-ray, the Blu-ray getting the DVD counterpart, and each getting a digital code (copy) of the film included. You can find both the 4K UHD Blu-ray and Blu-ray now available for preorder over at Amazon. The bonus materials set to be included on the release are listed below.

  • DREAMWORKS SHORT – MAROONED
  • SHOW AND TELL
  • DELETED SCENES with Intros by Writer/Director Jill Culton and Co-Director Todd Wilderman
  • MAKING A MYTH (MOVIE)
  • ANIMATING ABOMINABLE
  • MEET THE CAST
  • YOUR YETI CARE GUIDE
  • COURAGE TO DREAM
  • AN ABOMINABLE TOUR WITH CHLOE BENNET
  • EVEREST’S TALK BOX
  • COOKING WITH NAI NAI
  • HOW TO ABOMINABLE
  • YOU CAN SPEAK YETI-ESE
  • NAI NAI SAYS
  • FEATURE COMMENTARY – Writer/Director Jill Culton, Co-Director Todd Wilderman, Producer Suzanne Buirgy, Producer Peilin Chou, Production Designer Max Boas, Visual Effects Supervisor Mark Edwards, and Head of Character Animation John Hill

Further below, after the break, you can find the official announcement regarding the upcoming home video releases of this film as well as a more detailed list of the bonus materials.

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Original 1932 Scarface film comes to Blu-ray

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The classic 1932 original Scarface film produced by Howard Hughes is finally coming to Blu-ray Disc – as an individual release – on November 19th via Universal MOD. The film, co-directed by Howard HawksRichard Rosson, starred Paul MuniAnn DvorakKaren Morley, Osgood Perkins, C. Henry Gordon, George Raft, Vince Barnett, and Boris Karloff. This isn’t the first time this film has been available, as it was released (exclusively) as part of the “Scarface” 1983 4K UHD Blu-ray Limited Edition box set earlier this year. However, as mentioned, this will be the first time the film will be available on the Blu-ray format as an individual release. Speaking of which, this will be a MOD (manufacture on demand) Blu-ray title for Universal – as noted. This means that it will only be available online via Amazon and others. The tech specs for the release include 1080p HD Black & White video in the 1.37:1 aspect ratio with DTS-HD 2.0 Master Audio Mono sound. You can find the Blu-ray now available for preorder over at Amazon. The bonus materials set to be included on the release are listed below.

  • Introduction by TCM Host and Film Historian Robert Osborne
  • Alternate Ending

Downton Abbey movie on Blu-ray in December

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The 2019 motion picture of Downton Abbey is coming to Blu-ray Disc on December 17th, according to retail sources, via Universal. The film, a continuation of the TV series (of the same title), was directed by Michael Engler. The cast includes Hugh BonnevilleMatthew GoodeTuppence Middleton, Elizabeth McGovern, Imelda StauntonMichelle Dockery, Allen Leech, Kate Phillips, Penelope Wilton, and Maggie Smith. Tech specs for the Blu-ray include 1080p HD video in the 2.39:1 aspect ratio with DTS-HD 7.1 Master Audio sound. There will be two different Blu-ray releases available of the film but both will come in the form of a “combo pack” with a DVD counterpart and a digital code (copy) of the film included. The Blu-ray release of the film will come in a standard form (pictured above) as well as in a Deluxe Limited Edition Blu-ray set form (pictured below). The Deluxe Limited Edition set is now available for preorder over at Amazon and Best Buy. The limited edition box set includes physical extras in the forms of a collectible photo book and recipe cards.

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You can find the standard Blu-ray available for preorder over at Amazon and Best Buy as well. The bonus materials set to be included on the release are listed below.

  • Deleted Scenes
  • Upstairs & Downstairs Cast Conversations
  • The Royal Visit
  • True to the Twenties
  • The Brilliance of Julian Fellowes
  • Downton Abbey Series Recap
  • Feature Audio Commentary with Director Michael Engler

Judy with Renée Zellweger on Blu-ray December

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The 2019 biopic Judy starring Renée Zellweger (as actress Judy Garland)  is officially coming to Blu-ray Disc on December 24th, via Lionsgate. The film, directed by Rupert Goold, co-stars Finn WittrockRufus Sewell, Jessie Buckley, Michael Gambon, and Bella Ramsey. Tech specs for the Blu-ray include 1080p HD video in the 2.35:1 aspect ratio with DTS-HD 5.1 Master Audio sound. The release will come in the form of a “combo pack” with a DVD and digital code (copy) of the film both included. UPDATE: You can now find the Blu-ray available for preorder over at Amazon. The bonus materials set to be included are listed below.

  • “From the Heart: The Making of Judy
  • Judy Image Gallery
  • Theatrical Trailer

Further below, after the break, you can find the full info regarding the announcement of the home video release of this film.

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