Monthly Archives: November 2018

DreamWorks animation “How to Train Your Dragon” and sequel on 4K in January

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The DreamWorks animated film How to Train Your Dragon (2010) and its sequel How to Train Your Dragon 2 (2014) are both coming to 4K UHD Blu-ray on January 22nd, 2019 via Universal. Each film will be released individually, as learned from an early alert to retailers. Both films feature the voice talents of Jay BaruchelCate Blanchett, Craig Ferguson, America Ferrera, Jonah Hill, Christopher Mintz-PlasseT.J. Miller, Kristen Wiig, and Gerard Butler. Tech specs for the 4K releases include 2160p video in the 2.35:1 with HDR10 form of High Dynamic Range and DTS:X sound, on each film. Both releases will come in the form of a “combo pack” with a Blu-ray Disc and Digital Copy of the film included.

You can find pre-order listings up for the 4K UHD Blu-ray versions of How to Train Your Dragon and How to Train Your Dragon 2 now over at Amazon. Bonus materials set to be included on the releases are identical to those found on the previous Blu-ray releases. Check Amazon listings for the complete list of bonus materials set to be included on each release. It’s likely that these first two films in the francse are being released as a tie-in with the upcoming sequel coming a month later. Below you can find the artwork for the sequel.

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2018 film “Halloween” officially comes to 4K UHD Blu-ray and Blu-ray in January

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The 2018 film “Halloween” directed by David Gordon Green and starring Jamie Lee Curtis is officially coming to 4K UHD Blu-ray and Blu-ray Disc on January 15th, 2019 via Universal. The film is a sequel to John Carpenter‘s original 1978 classic (of the same title). Carpenter contributed music to this and served as an executive producer, along with Jamie Lee Curtis. Danny McBride co-wrote the screenplay and also served as an executive producer. It’s also worth noting that this film was a joint venture with Jason Blum (producer) and his production house Blumhouse. The cast includes Judy Greer, Andi Matichak, Will Patton, Virginia Gardner, and Nick Castle. This (at time of writing) is “Certified Fresh” over at Rotten Tomatoes by the critics, and seems to have been liked by moviegoers as well.

Tech specs for the 4K release include 2160p video in the 2.39:1 aspect ratio with HDR10 form of High Dynamic Range and DTS:X sound. The Blu-ray tech specs include 1080p video in the 2.39:1 aspect ratio and DTS:X sound. Both versions will come in the form of a “combo pack” with the 4K getting a Blu-ray Disc, the Blu-ray getting a DVD, and a Digital Copy of the film included on each. Both the 4K UHD Blu-ray and Blu-ray of the film are now available for pre-order over at Amazon. Bonus materials set to be included on the releases are listed below.

  • Deleted/Extended Scenes
    • Extended Shooting Range
    • Shower Mask Visit
    • Jog to a Hanging Dog
    • Allyson and Friends at School
    • Cameron and Cops Don’t Mix
    • Deluxe Banh Mi Cops
    • Sartain and Hawkins Ride Along
  • Back in Haddonfield: Making Halloween
  • The Original Scream Queen
  • The Sound of Fear
  • Journey of the Mask
  • The Legacy of Halloween

Further below, after the break, you will find the Blu-ray artwork and the official announcement regarding both the 4K and Blu-ray releases of the film.

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Jonah Hill written and directed film “mid90s” comes to Blu-ray in January

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The 2018 film mid90s written and directed by Jonah Hill is coming to Blu-ray Disc on January 8th, 2019 via Lionsgate. The cast to this film features Sunny Suljic, Katherine WaterstonLucas Hedges, Na-kel Smith, Gio GaliciaOlan Prenatt, and Ryder McLaughlin. This movie (at time of writing) is “Certified Fresh” over at Rotten Tomatoes, as it seems to have been received well by both critics and moviegoers alike. Tech specs for the Blu-ray release include 1080p video in the 1.33:1 (4×3) aspect ratio and DTS-HD 5.1 Master Audio sound. The Blu-ray is now available for pre-order over at Amazon. This release will come with a Digital Copy of the film included. Bonus materials set to be included on the release are listed below.

  • Deleted Scenes
  • Audio Commentary with Writer-Director Jonah Hill and Cinematographer Christopher Blauvelt

Further below, after the break, you can find the official announcement for this upcoming Blu-ray release.

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Blu-ray Releases for November 20th, 2018

The following titles will be released November 20th, 2018 on Blu-ray Disc:

a_christmas_story_live_blurayA Christmas Story Live! [Warner Archive]b

batman_mask_of_the_phantasm_-_batman_and_mr_free_subzero_double_feature_blurayBatman: Mask of the Phantasm / Batman & Mr. Freeze: SubZero [Warner Archive]

bill_and_teds_bogus_journey_collectors_edition_steelbookBill & Ted’s Bogus Journey (Collector’s Edition) [Shout! Factory]

blindspotting_blurayBlindspotting [Lionsgate]

bright_lights_big_city_blurayBright Lights, Big City [MVD Rewind Collection]

cabaret_1972_blurayCabaret (1972) [Warner Archive]

candyman_collectors_edition_blurayCandyman (Collector’s Edition) [Scream Factory]

crazy_rich_asians_blurayCrazy Rich Asians [Warner]

fireworks_blurayFireworks… (2017) [Shout! Factory]

for_robin_and_marian_blurayFor Robin and Marian [Sony]

freejack_blurayFreejack [Sony]

holy_motors_collectors_edition_blurayHoly Motors (Collector’s Edition) [Shout Select]

kin_blurayKin [Lionsgate]

kin_bluray_steelbookKin (Steelbook) [Lionsgate]
Best Buy Exclusive Steelbook

little_italy_blurayLittle Italy (2018) [Lionsgate]

luciferina_blurayLuciferina [Artsploitation Films]

mamie_van_doren_film_noir_collection_blurayMamie Van Doren Film Noir Collection [KL Studio Classics]

orgies_of_edo_blurayOrgies of Edo [Arrow Video]

pioneers_first_women_filmmakers_blurayPioneers: First Women Filmmakers [Kino Lorber]

skate_kitchen_bluraySkate Kitchen [Magnolia Home Entertainment]

some_like_it_hot_criterion_bluraySome Like It Hot [The Criterion Collection]

streets_of_fire_35th_anniversary_edition_blurayStreets of Fire (35th Anniversary Edition) [Shout! Factory)

the_glenn_miller_story_blurayThe Glenn Miller Story [Shout Select]

the_last_supper_blurayThe Last Supper (1995) [Sony]

the_outer_limits_season_two_blurayThe Outer Limits: Season Two [KL Studio Classics]

urban_legend_collectors_edition_blurayUrban Legend (Collector’s Edition) [Scream Factory]

urban_legends_final_cut_blurayUrban Legends: Final Cut [Scream Factory]

young_guns_ii_blurayYoung Guns II [Sony]

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