Blumhouse’s “The First Purge” is coming to 4K UHD Blu-ray and Blu-ray in October

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The 2018 Blumhouse produced film The First Purge directed by Gerard McMurray is coming to both 4K UHD Blu-ray and Blu-ray Disc on October 2nd via Universal Studios. The first retailer showing its release date is Best Buy, as you can see. It’s already available for PRE-ORDER on 4K UHD Blu-ray and Blu-ray Disc. Both releases will come in the form of “combo pack” with the 4K release including a Blu-ray, the Blu-ray release including a DVD, and both getting a Digital Copy of the film included.

UPDATE: Tech specs for the 4K UHD Blu-ray release include 2160p 4K video in the 2.39:1 aspect ratio with HDR10 (for of High Dynamic Range) and DTS:X sound. The Blu-ray Disc release tech specs include full 1080p HD video in the 2.39:1 aspect ratio and DTS:X sound. An Exclusive Steelbook of the 4K version of this film will be available at Best Buy, which you can find more information on reported HERE.

Bonus materials set to be included on both releases are listed below.

  • Deleted Scene
  • A Radical Experiment – Cast and filmmakers discuss how The First Purge expands on the themes of the franchise, making them more culturally relevant than ever before.
  • Bringing the Chaos – Violence is inescapable in The First Purge. Here we explore the elements that ramped up the action in the film and made it the most intense installment yet.
  • The Masks of the First Purge – A good disguise is a key part of a successful Purge night. In this featurette, we take a look at how the masks in the film added to the terror of The First Purge.

It’s also worth noting that Best Buy will be getting some EXCLUSIVE Steelbook releases for the films in “The Purge” franchise on 4K UHD Blu-ray. These can be found further below, after the break as well as the official announcement for the release of “The First Purge” on home video.

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Mulder & Scully are back with “The X-Files: Season 11” on Blu-ray in September

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The X-Files: The Complete Season 11 starring David Duchovny and Gillian Anderson is coming to Blu-ray Disc on September 18th via Fox Home Entertainment. Tech specs for the release, once again, include full 1080p HD video in the 1.78:1 aspect ratio and DTS-HD 5.1 Master Audio sound. The title is already up and available for PRE-ORDER already over at Amazon. Bonus materials set to be included on the release are listed below.

Blu-ray Exclusives:

  • Solve for X: Constructing Season 11
  • Implanted Memories: 25 Years of The X-Files

Other Bonus Materials:

  • Gag Reel
  • Audio Conversation On The Fox Lot
  • The Scully Effect
  • Green Production
  • Audio Commentary on Episode “Kitten
  • Audio Commentary on Episode “My Struggle IV

“Step Brothers” with Will Ferrell and John C. Reilly on 4K UHD Blu-ray October

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The 2008 Adam McKay directed comedy Step Brothers starring Will Ferrell and John C. Reilly is coming to 4K UHD Blu-ray on October 2nd via Sony. Tech specs for the release include full 2160p 4K video in the 2.35:1 aspect ratio with HDR10 form of High Dynamic Range and Dolby Atmos sound. The release will come in the form of a “combo pack” with a Blu-ray Disc and Digital Copy of the film included. Lastly, I have to say this: this comes as some excellent news, considering the film today is celebrating its 10th anniversary, as it was released on July 25th, 2008.

UPDATE: This is now available for PRE-ORDER over at Amazon and Best Buy.

Bonus materials set to be included on the release are identical to the previous Blu-ray release. They can be found further below, after the break, along with the full announcement for the release.

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“Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom” comes to 4K UHD Blu-ray and Blu-ray September

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Universal has officially announced plans to bring the film “Jurassic World:  Fallen Kingdom” to 4K UHD Blu-rayBlu-ray Disc and Blu-ray 3D on September 18th. This news comes this morning in an official announcement from the studio. Tech specs for the 4K UHD Blu-ray include full 4K at 2160p in the 2.39:1 aspect ratio with both Dolby Vision and HDR10 varieties of High Dynamic Range and DTS: X sound. The Blu-ray Disc and Blu-ray 3D releases tech specs include full HD at 1080p in the 2.39:1 aspect ratio and DTS: X sound as well. All three versions will be available in a “combo pack” and include a Digital Copy of the film. They all are now available for PRE-ORDER over at Amazon.

The bonus materials set to be included on the release are pretty lengthy, so they can be found further below, after the break.

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John Carpenter’s “Halloween” 1978 on 4K UHD Blu-ray in September

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MAJOR UPDATE:

This has now been officially confirmed today by HalloweenMovies.com (official website). The package cover art can be found above and disc art can be found below. It appears the release will get both Dolby Vision and HDR10 varieties of High Dynamic Range, while we only see a Dolby audio logo on the disc. That leaves me thinking it will not receive a Dolby Atmos or DTS: X atmospheric mix, and instead likely a Dolby TrueHD 5.1 or 7.1 mix.

UPDATES: This title is now available for PRE-ORDER over at Amazon and Best Buy.

Below, after the break you can find the disc art and more of my original rumor post about this coming to 4K, which turned out to be true.

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