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.
Monthly Archives: October 2018
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 Neeson, Ralph 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.
The following titles will be released October 23rd, 2018 on 4K UHD Blu-ray:
Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again [Universal]
The following titles will be released October 23rd, 2018 on Blu-ray Disc:
Blood and Black Lace (2018 Remaster) [VCI Entertainment]
Celebrating Mickey [Disney]
Community: The Complete Series [Mill Creek Entertainment]
Creepshow [Scream Factory]
Deadbeat at Dawn [Arrow Video]
Distant Voices, Still Lives [Arrow Academy]
Eliot Ness: An Untouchable Life [VCI Entertainment]
Get Shorty (Collector’s Edition) [Shout Select]
Gun Shy (2000) [Kino Lorber Studio Classics]
Heroes Reborn: Event Series [Universal]
High Heels and Low Lifes [Kino Lorber Studio Classics]
I Am Vengeance (2018) [Lionsgate]
I Bought a Vampire Motorcycle [Kino Lorber Studio Classics]
I Think We’re Alone Now [Sony]
Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again [Universal]
Maximum Overdrive [Vestron Video/Lionsgate]
Night of the Demons (1988 Remastered Steelbook) [Scream Factory]
Patient Zero [Sony]
Prehysteria [Full Moon Features]
Rescue Me: The Complete Series [Mill Creek Entertainment]
Scorpion King: Book of Souls [Universal]
Sisters (1972) [The Criterion Collection]
Sorry to Bother You [Fox]
The Devil’s Doorway [Scream Factory]
The Unnamable [Unearthed Films]
You Never Know Women [Kino Lorber Studio Classics]
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 Waterhouse, Hari Nef, Abra, Anika Noni Rose, Colman Domingo, Bill Skarsgård, Joel McHale, Bella 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
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.
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.