Stallone’s 2008 sequel Rambo on 4K September

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The 2008 sequel “Rambo” directed by and starring Sylvester Stallone is coming to 4K UHD Blu-ray on September 3rd via Lionsgate. The film, also known as “Rambo IV”, co-starred Julie BenzMatthew Marsden, and Graham McTavish. Tech specs for the 4K release include 2160p video in the 1.85:1 aspect ratio with Dolby Vision and HDR10 forms of High Dynamic Range and Dolby Atmos sound. The release will come in a different aspect ratio on 4K than it was previously presented both theatrically and on the original Blu-ray release (which was 2.35:1). Speaking of which, this will come in the form of a “combo pack” with a Blu-ray Disc and a digital copy of the film included. There are no pre-order listings yet (functional anyway) over at Amazon or Best Buy but stay tuned for an update. The biggest addition here (aside from a change of aspect ratio) is the Extended Cut (99 minutes) of the film as well as the Theatrical Cut (91 minutes), also included. The bonus materials set to be included on the release are listed below.

  • Audio Commentary with Sylvester Stallone (Theatrical Cut Only)
  • “It’s a Long Road: Resurrection of an Icon” Featurette
  • “A Score to Settle: The Music of Rambo” Featurette
  • “The Art of War: Completing Rambo” Multi-Part Featurette
  • “The Weaponry of Rambo” Featurette
  • “A Hero’s Welcome: Release and Reaction” Featurette
  • “Legacy of Despair: The Real Struggle In Burma” Featurette
  • Rambo: To Hell & Back” Director’s Production Diary
  • Deleted Scenes
  • Theatrical Trailer

HERE you can find the official trailer for the 4K release. Further below, after the break, you can find the full announcement regarding this upcoming 4K release.

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Godzilla: King of the Monsters 4K and Blu-ray

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The 2019 film “Godzilla: King of the Monsters” is officially coming to 4K UHD Blu-ray and Blu-ray Disc on August 27th via Warner. The film, directed by Michael Dougherty, stars Kyle ChandlerVera FarmigaMillie Bobby Brown, Thomas Middleditch, and Ken Watanabe. Tech specs for the 4K release include 2160p video in the 2.39:1 aspect ratio with HDR10, HDR10+, and Dolby Vision forms of High Dynamic Range as well as Dolby Atmos sound. NOTE: This is the first 4K title Warner has released with the HDR10+ form of HDR – as discussed HERE by John Archer of Forbes. The technical specifications for the Blu-ray include 1080p HD video in the 2.39:1 aspect ratio and presumably the same Dolby Atmos sound? The press release didn’t mention but feel free to inform me if that’s not the case. Both releases will come in the form of a “combo pack” with the 4K getting a Blu-ray, the Blu-ray getting a DVD, and both receiving a digital code (digital copy) of the film. Both the 4K UHD Blu-ray and Blu-ray are now available to pre-order over at Amazon. Bonus materials set to be included on the two released are listed below.

  • Commentary by Director
  • Godzilla: Nature’s Fearsome Guardian
  • Mothra: Queen of the Monsters
  • King Ghidorah: The Living Extinction Machine
  • Rodan: Airborne God of Fire
  • Godzilla 2.0
  • Making Morthra
  • Creating Ghidorah
  • Reimagining Rodan
  • The Yunnan Temple
  • Castle Bravo
  • The Antarctic Base
  • The Isla de Mara Volcano
  • The Undersea Lair
  • Millie Bobby Brown: Force of Nature
  • Monster Tech: Monarch Joins the Fight
  • Monsters Are Real
  • Welcome to the Monsterverse
  • Deleted Scenes

There will be a 4K Steelbook release of the film exclusive to retailer Best Buy as well (pictured below) which you can find now available for pre-order.

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Further below, after the break, you can find further details about the upcoming 4K and Blu-ray releases of this film.

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Charlie’s Angels (2000) comes to 4K October

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The 2000 film adaptation of Charlie’s Angels is officially coming to 4K UHD Blu-ray on October 22nd via Sony. The film, based on the TV series of the same title and directed by McG, starred Cameron Diaz, Drew Barrymore, Lucy Lui, Bill Murray, Sam Rockwell, Tim Curry, Kelly Lynch, John ForsytheCrispin Glover, LL Cool J, Tom Green, and Luke Wilson. Tech specs for the 4K (although vague in the press release) would seem to include 2160p video in the 2.39:1 aspect ratio from a new scan with the HDR10 form of High Dynamic Range along with Dolby Atmos sound and even the original DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1 mix.

UPDATE: You can now find the 4K UHD Blu-ray available for pre-order over at Amazon. The 4K release will come in the form of a “combo pack” meaning that you will also get a Blu-ray Disc and a digital copy of the film included. Bonus materials set to be included on this 4K release and housed on the original Blu-ray are listed below.

  • Special Features on 4K Ultra HD
    • ALL-NEW: Sneak peek at the new 2019 Charlie’s Angels film with an extended clip from the film
    • Theatrical Trailer
  • Special Features on Blu-ray:
    • Commentary with Director McG and Cinematographer Russell Carpenter
    • Six Featurettes
    • Bloopers
    • Deleted Scenes
    • Music Videos

Further below, after the break, you can find the full announcement regarding the upcoming 4K release of this film as well as the 2003 sequel (Charlie’s Angels: Full Throttle) which is coming to Blu-ray Disc for the first time on the same day.

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Doom: Annihilation on Blu-ray in October

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The 2019 direct-to-video film DOOM: Annihilation is coming to Blu-ray Disc on October 1st via Universal. This film, based on the video game series (DOOM), was both written and directed by Tony Giglio. The cast for this includes Amy MansonLouis MandylorNina Bergman, Dominic Mafham, Luke Allen-GaleAmer Chadha-Patel, and Kate Nichols. Tech specs for the release have not yet been detailed, nor have bonus materials, but stay tuned for a later update on all of that. It is known from the artwork (pictured above) that the release will come in the form of a “combo pack” with a DVD and digital code (digital copy) of the film included. You can find the Blu-ray is now available for pre-order over at Amazon. The trailer for this upcoming film can be found HERE.

Into the Badlands Season 3 Blu-ray August

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The TV show Into the Badlands: The Complete Third Season is coming to Blu-ray Disc on August 27th via Lionsgate. The show, as seen on AMC, stars Daniel Wu, Aramis Knight, Emily Beecham, Orla Brady, Sherman Augustus, and Babou Ceesay. Tech specs for the Blu-ray release include 1080p HD video in the 1.78:1 aspect ratio with Dolby TrueHD 5.1 sound. The release will include a digital copy of the third season of the show. You can now find the Blu-ray available for pre-order over at Amazon. No bonus materials are listed to be included. Further below, after the break, you can find the official announcement regarding this upcoming Blu-ray release.

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The Omen Collection Deluxe Edition on Blu-ray

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The Omen Collection [Deluxe Edition] is coming to Blu-ray Disc as a 5-disc set on October 15th via Scream Factory. This set features the five films “The Omen” (1976), “Damien: Omen II” (1978), “The Final Conflict” (1981), “Omen IV: The Awakening” (1991), and the remake “The Omen” (2006). There are no specific details yet regarding tech specs for the films but stay tuned for an update. It is however definitely worth noting that the first film in this set (“The Omen” original from 1976) will come with a new video transfer from a new 4K remaster. The other four films have not been said to have received new transfers, but they still could as details will be announced at a later point this year. That said, bonus materials are currently “in progress” so you will have to wait to hear what those are specifically, as well. You can now find the Blu-ray set available to pre-order over at Amazon as well as directly from Shout! Factory’s store (with an added bonus rolled lithograph for the first 666 customers).

Octavia Spencer as Ma on Blu-ray September

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The 2019 film Ma starring Octavia Spencer is coming to Blu-ray Disc on September 3rd via Universal, according to multiple retailers. The film, directed by Tate Taylor and produced by Jason Blum, co-stars Diana SilversJuliette Lewis, McKaley Miller, Corey Fogelmanis, Gianni PaoloDante Brown, and Luke Evans. 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 “combo pack” with a DVD and a digital copy (digital code) of the film included. You can now find the Blu-ray available for pre-order over at both Amazon and at retailer Best Buy. Bonus materials set to be included on the release are listed below.

  • Alternate Ending
  • Deleted Scenes
  • Creating Sue Ann
  • Party at Ma’s
  • Theatrical Trailer

The Secret Life of Pets 2 on 4K and Blu-ray

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The 2019 Illumination animated sequel “The Secret Life of Pets 2” is coming to 4K UHD Blu-ray and Blu-ray Disc on August 27th via Universal, according to multiple retail listings. The film, directed by Chris Renaud and Jonathan del Val, features the voice talents of Patton OswaltKevin HartHarrison Ford, Eric Stonestreet, Jenny Slate, Tiffany Haddish, Lake Bell, Dana Carvey, Bobby Moynihan, Hannibal Buress, and Nick Kroll. Tech specs for the 4K release include 2160p video in the 1.85:1 aspect ratio presented in HDR10, HDR10+, and Dolby Vision forms of High Dynamic Range and Dolby Atmos sound. The technical specifications for the Blu-ray release include 1080p HD video in the 1.85:1 aspect ratio and Dolby Atmos sound. Both releases will come in the form of “combo pack” with the 4K getting a Blu-ray included, the Blu-ray getting a DVD included, and both receiving a digital copy (digital code) of the film. Both the 4K UHD Blu-ray and Blu-ray are available for pre-order over at Amazon and at retailer Best Buy. Bonus materials set to be included on the releases are roughly detailed and listed below.

  • 2 Mini-Movies – “Super Gidget” & “Minion Scouts”
  • Over 80 minutes of Original Content, Including Deleted Scenes & More!

Stay tuned for an update on the specific bonus materials when a press release drops from the studio (Universal). In the meantime, it is very much worth noting that there will be a 4K Steelbook release for the film exclusive to retailer Best Buy which is now available for pre-order (pictured below).

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Lastly, there will also be a The Secret Life of Pets: 2-Movie Collection set available only on Blu-ray released the very same day (August 27th) which is also now available for pre-order over at Amazon.