2104 film The Boxtrolls comes to 4K in February

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The 2014 Laika Studios stop-motion animated film “The Boxtrolls” is officially coming to 4K UHD Blu-ray in standard and 4K UHD Blu-ray SteelBook limited edition forms on February 28th via Shout! Factory.  The film, co-directed by Graham Annable and Anthony Stacchi, featured the voice talents of Isaac Hempstead WrightBen Kingsley, Richard Ayoade, Nick Frost, Tracy Morgan, Jared Harris, and Toni Collette.

The movie has received a new 4K restoration.  Tech specs will include a 2160p video presentation in the 1.85:1 aspect ratio with HDR10 and Dolby Vision forms of high dynamic range and a new Dolby Atmos sound mix.  The 4K releases of the film in standard and SteelBook form will both come as a “combo pack” with the Blu-ray Disc counterpart included.  The bonus materials set to be included with the releases are listed below.

  • “Inside LAIKA” – Discovering The Characters Of The Boxtrolls Featuring Rare Test Footage
  • “Inside LAIKA” – Revisiting The Puppets With LAIKA’s Animation Team
  • Feature-Length Storyboards
  • Character Art and Concept Art Photo Gallery
  • Foreword By Ramin Zahed, The Editor In Chief Of Animation Magazine
  • Audio Commentary With Directors Graham Annable And Anthony Stacchi
  • “Dare To Be Square” – The Making Of The Boxtrolls
  • Original Featurettes
  • Art & Essay Mini-Book

You can now find the limited edition 4K UHD Blu-ray SteelBook available for preorder over at retailer Walmart as well as directly via Shout! Factory’s online store.  Stay tuned for a preorder for the standard 4K release at respectable retailers soon.

New 4K UHD Blu-ray Releases for December 6th, 2022

The following titles will be released on December 6th, 2022 on 4K UHD Blu-ray:

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New 4K UHD Blu-ray Releases for November 29th, 2022

The following titles were released today November 29th, 2022 on 4K UHD Blu-ray:

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Black Adam comes to 4K and Blu-ray in January

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The 2022 DC film “Black Adam” is officially coming to 4K UHD Blu-ray and Blu-ray Disc on January 3rd, 2023 via Warner Bros. Home Entertainment.  The film, based on the DC comics character and directed by Jaume Collet-Serra, stars Dwayne Johnson, Aldis Hodge, Noah Centineo, Sarah Shahi, Quintessa Swindell,  and Pierce Brosnan.

The tech specs for the 4K UHD Blu-ray release include a 2160p video presentation in the 2.39:1 aspect ratio with HDR10 and Dolby Vision forms of high dynamic range and Dolby Atmos sound.  Tech specs for the Blu-ray include a 1080p HD video presentation in the 2.39:1 aspect ratio with Dolby Atmos sound.  Both versions will come in the form of a “combo pack” with the 4K getting its Blu-ray counterpart, the Blu-ray getting its DVD counterpart, and each including a digital code (copy) of the film compatible with Movies Anywhere.

You can now find the 4K UHD Blu-ray and Blu-ray Disc available for preorder over at retailer Walmart. UPDATE:  You can now also find the 4K UHD Blu-ray and Blu-ray available for preorder over at retailer Best Buy.  There will be retail exclusives too, starting at Walmart with an exclusive limited edition 4K UHD Blu-ray Funko Pop! Gift Set (pictured below) and now available for preorder.

As mentioned above, there will be other retailer exclusives for this film.  Retailer Best Buy will have an exclusive 4K UHD Blu-ray SteelBook (pictured below) which is now available for preorder.  Also, retailer Target will have an exclusive Blu-ray version of the film which is now available for preorder as well.

The bonus materials set to be included with these releases are listed below.

  • The History of Black Adam
  • Who is The Justice Society?
  • From Soul to Screen
  • Black Adam: A Flawed Hero
  • Black Adam: New Tech in an Old World
  • Black Adam: Taking Flight
  • Kahndaq: Designing a Nation
  • The Rock of Eternity
  • Costumes make the hero
  • Black Adam: A new type of action

Further below, after the break, you can find the trailer for the film and the official announcement regarding the home video releases.

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New 4K UHD Blu-ray Releases for November 22nd, 2022

The following titles will be released on November 22nd, 2022 on 4K UHD Blu-ray:

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The Banshees of Inisherin on Blu-ray in December

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The 2022 film “The Banshees of Inisherin” is officially coming to Blu-ray Disc on December 20th via Searchlight Pictures (Disney).  The film, written and directed by Martin McDonagh, stars Colin Farrell, Brendan Gleeson, Kerry Condon, and Barry Keoghan.  It is most certainly worth noting that this film is, at the time of writing, overwhelmingly “Certified Fresh” over at Rotten Tomatoes.

Tech specs for the Blu-ray release include a 1080p HD video presentation in the 2.39:1 aspect ratio with DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1 lossless surround sound.  The release will come with a digital code (copy) of the film.  You can now find the Blu-ray available for preorder over at retailers Best Buy and Walmart.  The bonus materials set to be included with the release are listed below.

Featurette

  • Creating The Banshees of Inisherin – Go into the inimitable mind of director-writer Martin McDonagh as he delves into The Banshees of Inisherin, from story inception and reunion of its gifted actors, to searching the islands of Ireland for the perfect, evocative locations.

Deleted Scenes

  • Chasing Colm
  • Colm Can’t Compose
  • Parents’ Grave and Peadar
  • Siobhan Crying Too Loud
  • Stoic Equals Boring

Further below, after the break, you can find the trailer for the film and the full announcement about the home video releases.

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Lyle, Lyle, Crocodile on 4K and Blu-ray in December

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The 2022 film “Lyle, Lyle, Crocodile” is officially coming to 4K UHD Blu-ray and Blu-ray Disc on December 13th via Sony Pictures Home Entertainment.  The film, co-directed by Josh Gordon and Will Speck, includes the voice of Shawn Mendes and a live-action cast of Javier Bardem, Constance Wu, Winslow Fegley, Scoot McNairy, and Brett Gelman.

The tech specs for the 4K UHD Blu-ray include a 2160p video presentation in the 2.40:1 aspect ratio with HDR10 form of high dynamic range and Dolby Atmos sound.  The Blu-ray tech specs include a 1080p HD video presentation in the 2.40:1 aspect ratio and Dolby Atmos sound.  Both the 4K UHD Blu-ray and Blu-ray releases will come in the form of a “combo pack” meaning the 4K will get its Blu-ray counterpart, the Blu-ray will get its DVD counterpart, and each will include a digital code (copy) of the film.

You can now find the 4K UHD Blu-ray and Blu-ray available for preorder over at retailers Best Buy and Walmart (in the links further above).  The bonus materials set to be included with the 4K UHD Blu-ray and Blu-ray releases of the film are listed below.

  • Sing-Along Songs: Karaoke versions of the original songs “Top of The World,” “Rip Up the Recipe,” “Take a Look at Us Now,” and “Carried Away” from Pasek & Paul (The Greatest Showman).
  • Storytime with Shawn Mendes & Javier Bardem: Shawn Mendes, Javier Bardem, alongside the cast and filmmakers alternate reading excerpts from the book that set the world of Lyle, Lyle, Crocodile in motion.
  • Bloopers: Behind-the-scenes blooper reel.
  • Deleted Scene: Josh Learns About Lyle’s Stage Fright
  • Croc and Roll – Lyle On Set: We will find out what working with Lyle was truly like with interviews with his castmates and the filmmakers.  As they shed light on everything from Lyle’s eating habits to his occasional odor issues, we’ll come to get a better understanding of what Lyle brings to the filming experience beyond his incredible voice.
  • Take a Look at Us Now – The Cast: From Javier Bardem, Constance Wu, Scoot McNairy and Winslow Fegley to Shawn Mendes, meet the incredible key cast of Lyle, Lyle, Crocodile.
  • Two Music Videos: “Top of the World” and “Carried Away” by Pasek & Paul (The Greatest Showman).

Further below, after the break, you can find the trailer for the film, a special features preview [which may contain spoilers], and the full announcement regarding the home video releases.

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New 4K UHD Blu-ray Releases for November 15th, 2022

The following titles will be released on November 15th, 2022 on 4K UHD Blu-ray:

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Sequel Terrifier 2 on 4K and Blu-ray in December

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The 2022 sequel “Terrifier 2” is officially coming to 4K UHD Blu-ray (exclusively) and to Blu-ray Disc on December 27th via Cinedigm.  The film, written & directed by Damien Leone, stars Lauren LaVera, David Howard Thornton, Elliott Fullam, Felissa Rose, and Chris Jericho.  It’s certainly worth noting, that at the time of writing this, this horror film is “Certified Fresh” over at Rotten Tomatoes.

The tech specs for the 4K and Blu-ray both include a presentation in the 1.78:1 aspect ratio and DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1 lossless surround sound.  It appears no form of high dynamic range will be included with the 4K release, based on the fact the 4K digital version also lacks HDR.  The 4K physical release will come in the form of a “combo pack” with its Blu-ray Disc counterpart included.

You can find the 4K UHD Blu-ray (pictured above) as an exclusive and now available for preorder over at retailer Best Buy.  Also, both a Blu-ray Disc “Collector’s Edition” and an exclusive Blu-ray Disc SteelBook are now available for preorder, as well, over at retailer Walmart (pictured below).

The bonus materials set to be included with both of the physical releases of this film are listed below.

  • Behind the Scenes of Terrifier 2
  • Director’s Commentary
  • Extended Boo Crew Interview
  • Fan ART

Below you can find the trailer for the film.

 

2022 film Amsterdam on 4K and Blu-ray in December

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The 2022 film “Amsterdam” is officially coming to 4K UHD Blu-ray and Blu-ray Disc on December 6th via 20th Century Studios (Disney).  The film, which was written and directed by David O. Russell, stars Christian Bale, Margot Robbie, John David Washington, Chris Rock, Anna Taylor-Joy, Zoe Saldana, Mike Myers, Michael Shannon, Timothy Olyphant, Taylor Swift, Rami Malek, and Robert De Niro.

The tech specs for the 4K UHD Blu-ray include a 2160p video presentation in the 2.39:1 aspect ratio with HDR10 form of high dynamic range and Dolby Atmos sound.  Tech specs for the Blu-ray include a 1080p HD video presentation in a 2.39:1 aspect ratio with DTS-HD Master Audio 7.1 lossless surround sound.  Yes, the Blu-ray does not get the Dolby Atmos mix.  The 4K release will be in the form of a “combo pack” meaning that it will come with its Blu-ray Disc counterpart and both versions will include a digital code (copy) of the film.

You can now find the 4K UHD Blu-ray and Blu-ray both available for preorder over at retailer Best Buy.  Also, over at retailer Walmart, you can find the 4K UHD Blu-ray and Blu-ray available for preorder as well.  The only bonus material set to be included with both releases is listed below.

  • Welcome To Amsterdam – Learn how this original, witty crime epic was made. Hear from the writer/director about his process, the actors who transformed into their characters, and discover how the production created the period look of this visually spectacular film.

Further below, after the break, you can find the trailer for the film and full details regarding the home video releases.

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Halloween Ends on 4K and Blu-ray in December

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The 2022 sequel “Halloween Ends” is officially coming to 4K UHD Blu-ray and Blu-ray Disc on December 27th via Universal Studios Home Entertainment.  The film, directed by David Gordon Green, stars Jamie Lee Curtis, Andi Matichak, Rohan Campbell, Will Patton, Kyle Richards, and James Jude Courtney.  This marks the conclusion, as the title suggests, to the “Halloween” film franchise and the story involving the “Laurie Strode” and “Michael Myers” characters.

The tech specs for the 4K UHD Blu-ray include a 2160p video presentation in the 2.39.1 aspect ratio with HDR10 and Dolby Vision forms of high dynamic range and Dolby Atmos sound on a BD-100 disc.  Tech specs for the Blu-ray include a 1080p HD video presentation in a 2.39.1 aspect ratio with Dolby Atmos sound on a BD-50 disc.  Both releases will come in the form of a “combo pack” meaning the 4K will get its Blu-ray counterpart and the Blu-ray release will get its DVD counterpart with each including a digital code (compatible with Movies Anywhere) of the film.

You can now find the 4K UHD Blu-ray and Blu-ray both available for preorder over at retailer Best Buy as well as Walmart — with the 4K here and Blu-ray here.  It’s most certainly worth noting that retailer Best Buy will be getting an exclusive 4K UHD Blu-ray SteelBook release (pictured below) which is also now available for preorder.  Also, retailer Walmart will be getting an exclusive 4K UHD Blu-ray with alternate collectible artwork (pictured further below) and available now for preorder as well.

The bonus materials set to be included with both the 4K and Blu-ray versions of the film are listed below.

  • Deleted and Extended Scenes
    • Michael Shakes Things Up
    • Joan’s Bunny Slam
    • Corey Reflects Upon Himself
    • Ronald’s Stuck at Work
    • Margo Gets the Boot
    • Joan’s Recipe for Disaster
  • Ending HALLOWEEN – HALLOWEEN could never truly end without a decisive showdown between Laurie and Michael. Explore the creative team’s approach to crafting the film’s final sequence.
  • Final Girl – The iconic Jamie Lee Curtis discusses the legacy of Laurie Strode and what playing the character has meant to her.
  • No Place Like Haddonfield – Filmmakers and cast reveal some of the secret ingredients that make HALLOWEEN productions so special and their personal feelings on being a part of such a classic franchise.
  • Gag Reel
  • A Different Threat – As Haddonfield evolves to a new era, we examine how the evil within has also evolved.
  • The Visions of Terror – See how various production departments came together to achieve the film’s unique visual style.
  • Twisted Deaths – An up-close look at some of the gruesome death scenes.
  • Feature Commentary with co-writer/director David Gordon Green, actors Andi Matichak and Rohan Campbell, co-producer/first assistant director Atilla Salih Yücer, and production assistant Hugo Garza

UPDATE:  It’s also worth noting that there will be a “Halloween Trilogy” released December 27th on 4K UHD Blu-ray and Blu-ray Disc which is now available for preorder over at retailer Walmart.

Further below, after the break, you can find the trailer for the film and the full announcement regarding the home video releases.

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