Monthly Archives: October 2018

RUMOR: 2018 “Halloween” film coming to 4K UHD Blu-ray and Blu-ray in January

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RUMOR: Retailer Best Buy is showing that the 2018 “Halloween” film is coming to both 4K UHD Blu-ray and Blu-ray Disc on January 15th, 2019 via Universal. No further details yet, nor confirmation. Both releases will come in the form of a “combo pack” with the 4K getting a Blu-ray included, the Blu-ray getting a DVD included, and each receiving a Digital Copy of the film. Stay tuned for any further updates on this release. As with all rumors, take this only with a “grain of salt” so-to-speak until the title is officially announced by the studio. Lastly, it’s worth noting that PRE-ORDER listings are also available over at Amazon for both the 4K UHD Blu-ray and Blu-ray Disc.

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“Schindler’s List” restored and coming to 4K UHD Blu-ray and Blu-ray in December

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The 1993 Steven Spielberg directed film “Schindler’s List” has received a 4K restoration which is coming to both 4K UHD Blu-ray and Blu-ray Disc on December 18th via Universal – as a “25th Anniversary Edition” release. The film, which won a total of 7 Academy Awards, featured a cast of Liam NeesonRalph Fiennes, Ben Kingsley, Embeth Davidtz, Caroline Goodall, and Jonathan Sagall.

Tech specs for the 4K release include 2160p video in the 1.85:1 aspect ratio with both HDR10 and Dolby Vision forms of High Dynamic Range and Dolby Atmos sound. The tech specs for the Blu-ray release include 1080p video in the 1.85:1 aspect ratio and DTS-HD 5.1 Master Audio sound. The 4K release will come in the form of a “combo pack” with the Blu-ray included (for bonus materials as well). Both the 4K and Blu-ray will include a Digital Copy of the film. The 4K UHD Blu-ray and Blu-ray versions of the “25th Anniversary Edition” are now available for PRE-ORDER over at Amazon. The Bonus materials will include new featurettes as well as the previous Blu-ray and DVD extras. The bonus materials set to be included can be found listed below.

  • New Schindler’s List: 25 Years Later – Director Steven Spielberg joins Actors Liam Neeson, Ben Kingsley, Embeth Davidtz, and Caroline Goodall at the Tribeca Film Festival to reflect on the making of the film and its legacy.
  • New USC Shoah Foundation Story with Steven Spielberg
  • Voices from the List – A feature-length documentary with testimonies from Holocaust survivors and archival footage.
  • Let Their Testimonies Speak – Stronger Than Hate
  • About IWitness (2018)
  • And More…

Below, after the break, you can find the trailer for the “25th Anniversary Edition” theatrical release and the Blu-ray Disc cover art.

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Blu-ray Disc Releases for October 23rd, 2018

The following titles will be released October 23rd, 2018 on Blu-ray Disc:

blood_and_black_lace_2018_vci_blurayBlood and Black Lace (2018 Remaster) [VCI Entertainment]

celebrating_mickey_blurayCelebrating Mickey [Disney]

community_the_complete_series_blurayCommunity: The Complete Series [Mill Creek Entertainment]

creepshow_collectors_edition_blurayCreepshow [Scream Factory]

deadbeat_at_dawn_blurayDeadbeat at Dawn [Arrow Video]

distant_voices_still_lives_blurayDistant Voices, Still Lives [Arrow Academy]

eliot_ness_an_untouchable_life_blurayEliot Ness: An Untouchable Life [VCI Entertainment]

get_shorty_collectors_edition_blurayGet Shorty (Collector’s Edition) [Shout Select]

gun_shy_2000_blurayGun Shy (2000) [Kino Lorber Studio Classics]

heroes_reborn_event_series_blurayHeroes Reborn: Event Series [Universal]

high_heels_and_low_lifes_blurayHigh Heels and Low Lifes [Kino Lorber Studio Classics]

i_am_vengeance_blurayI Am Vengeance (2018) [Lionsgate]

i_bought_a_vampire_motorcycle_blurayI Bought a Vampire Motorcycle [Kino Lorber Studio Classics]

i_think_were_alone_now_blurayI Think We’re Alone Now [Sony]

mamma_mia_here_we_go_again_blurayMamma Mia! Here We Go Again [Universal]

mammamiaherewegoagain4ksteelbookMamma Mia! Here We Go Again [Universal]
Best Buy Exclusive Steelbook

maximum_overdrive_blurayMaximum Overdrive [Vestron Video/Lionsgate]

night_of_the_demons_1988_limited_edition_steelbookNight of the Demons (1988 Remastered Steelbook) [Scream Factory]

night_of_the_living_dead_1990_blurayNight of the Living Dead (1990) [Sony]

patient_zero_blurayPatient Zero [Sony]

prehysteria_blurayPrehysteria [Full Moon Features]

rescue_me_the_complete_series_blurayRescue Me: The Complete Series [Mill Creek Entertainment]

scorpion_king_book_of_souls_blurayScorpion King: Book of Souls [Universal]

sisters_bluraySisters (1972) [The Criterion Collection]

sorry_to_bother_you_bluraySorry to Bother You [Fox]

the_devils_doorway_blurayThe Devil’s Doorway [Scream Factory]

the_unnamable_blurayThe Unnamable [Unearthed Films]

you_new_know_women_blurayYou Never Know Women [Kino Lorber Studio Classics]

“Assassination Nation” starring Odessa Young comes to Blu-ray in December

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The 2018 Sam Levinson written & directed film Assassination Nation starring Odessa Young is coming to Blu-ray Disc on December 18th via Universal, according to an early alert to retailers. The film co-stars Suki WaterhouseHari NefAbraAnika Noni RoseColman DomingoBill SkarsgårdJoel McHaleBella Thorne, and Maude Apatow. Not only does the movie have an impressive cast, it also has received pretty good ratings from critics and carries, at time of writing, a 70% rating over at Rotten Tomatoes.

Tech specs for the release include 1080p HD video in the 2.35:1 aspect ratio and DTS-HD 5.1 Master Audio sound. It is known that the release will come with a Digital Copy of the film included. The Blu-ray is available for PRE-ORDER now over at Amazon. The bonus materials set to be included on the release are listed below.

  • Deleted/Extended Scenes
  • Gag Reel
  • Trailers

RUMOR: 2018 horror film “The Nun” is coming to Blu-ray Disc in early December

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The 2018 Corin Hardy directed horror film The Nun is coming to Blu-ray Disc on December 4th via Warner, according to an early alert to retailers. The tech specs and bonus materials for the release have not yet been detailed, but stay tuned for an update. It is known that the release will come in the form of a “combo pack” with a DVD and Digital Copy of the film included. The PRE-ORDER listings are available over at Amazon and Best Buy – where the release date is listed.

UPDATE: This title has now officially been announced and more info can be found here.

“Doctor Who The Complete Eleventh Series” is coming to Blu-ray in January

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British TV series Doctor Who: The Complete Eleventh Series starring Jodie Whittaker is coming to Blu-ray Disc on January 29th, 2019 via BBC, according to an early alert to retailers. More info on this 11th series of the show can be found on Wikipedia. No tech specs or info yet regarding bonus materials set to be included on the Blu-ray release have been detailed, but stay tuned for an update. The Blu-ray is now available for PRE-ORDER over at Amazon.

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