Blu-ray Disc Releases for October 16th, 2018

The following titles will be released October 16th, 2018 on Blu-ray Disc:

ant-man_and_the_wasp_blurayAnt-Man and The Wasp [Marvel/Disney]

antz_blurayAntz [Dreamworks/Universal]

arizona_blurayArizona [RLJE]

buybust_blurayBuyBust [Well Go USA]

city_slickers_collectors_edition_blurayCity Slickers (Collector’s Edition) [Shout Select]

down_a_dark_hall_blurayDown a Dark Hall [Lionsgate]

dracula_ad_1972_blurayDracula A.D. 1972 [Warner Archive]

invasion_of_the_body_snatchers_olive_signature_blurayInvasion of the Body Snatchers (1956) [Olive Signature]

its_pat_the_movie_blurayIt’s Pat [Kino Lorber Studio Classics]

kazaam_blurayKazaam [Kino Lorber Studio Classics]

schlock_bluraySchlock [Arrow Video]

shampoo_blurayShampoo [The Criterion Collection]

the_price_of_egypt_blurayThe Prince of Egypt [Dreamworks/Universal]

trilogy_of_terror_blurayTrilogy of Terror [Kino Lorber Studio Classics]

unfriended_dark_web_blurayUnfriended: Dark Web [Universal]

whitney_blurayWhitney (2018) [Lionsgate]

2018 Sci-Fi film “Kin” is coming to both 4K UHD Blu-ray and Blu-ray in November

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The 2018 Sci-Fi film “Kin” written and directed by Jonathan Baker and Josh Baker is coming to both 4K UHD Blu-ray and Blu-ray Disc on November 20th via Lionsgate. The film features a cast that includes Myles TruittJack ReynorDennis QuaidZoë KravitzJames Franco, Carrie CoonIan Matthews, Gavin Fox, and Michael B. Jordan. Tech specs for both releases include video in the 2.00:1 aspect ratio with DTS:X and Dolby Digital 2.0 (optimized for late night listening) sound. The 4K release will include both HDR10 and Dolby Vision forms of High Dynamic Range. The releases will both come in the form of “combo pack” with the 4K release getting a Blu-ray, the Blu-ray getting a DVD, and both getting a Digital Copy of the film included.

You can PRE-ORDER both the 4K UHD Blu-ray and Blu-ray already over at Amazon. It also appears that there will be an Exclusive Steelbook Blu-ray release available at Best Buy – although the pre-order listing is not yet functional. Stay tuned for an update on that. Bonus materials set to be included on the releases are listed below.

  • Audio Commentary with co-directors Jonathan and Josh Baker and screenwriter Daniel Casey
  • “Thicker Than Water: The Making of Kin” 8-Part Documentary
  • “Enhanced Visual FX Breakdown” Featurette
  • “Bag Man: Original Short” with optional audio commentary by co-directors Jonathan and Josh Baker
  • 10 Deleted Scenes
  • “Learned Behavior: Special Features at Work” hour-long round table discussion between Jonathan and Josh Baker and  renowned filmmakers including 10 Cloverfield Lane director Dan Trachtenberg, Swiss Army Man directors Daniel Kwan and Daniel Scheinert, legendary special features producer Laurent Bouzereau (Jaws, Back to the Future, Ready Player One) and special features godfather Kevin Smith (Clerks, Chasing Amy, Tusk).

Further below, after the break, you can find the artwork for the Blu-ray Disc and the official announcement for these releases.

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2018 film “Blindspotting” starring Daveed Diggs comes to Blu-ray in November

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The 2018 film Blindspotting starring Daveed Diggs and Rafael Casal is officially coming to Blu-ray Disc on November 20th via Lionsgate. The film, directed by Carlos López Estrada, has received positive reviews from both film critics and moviegoers. In fact, at time of writing, this film is “Certified Fresh” over at Rotten Tomatoes with 93% rating (from critics). Tech specs for this Blu-ray release include 1080p HD video in the 1.85:1 aspect ratio with Dolby Atmos sound. The release will come in the form of a “combo pack” with a DVD and Digital Copy of the film included. This Blu-ray is now available to PRE-ORDER over at Amazon. Bonus materials set to be included on the release are listed below.

  • Deleted Scenes
  • “Straight from the Town: Making Blindspotting” Featurette
  • “Carlos López Estrada: A Director’s Featurette
  • Audio Commentary with Director Carlos López Estrada
  • Audio Commentary with Writers/Actors Daveed Diggs and Rafael Casal

Further below, after the break, you can find the official announcement for this.
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Disney’s “Christopher Robin” with Ewan McGregor comes to Blu-ray in November

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The 2018 Disney live-action film Christopher Robin starring Ewan McGregor is coming to Blu-ray Disc on November 6th. The film was directed by Marc Forster. Tech specs for the release include 1080p HD video in the 2.39:1 aspect ratio and DTS-HD 7.1 Master Audio sound. The Blu-ray Disc release will come in the form of a “combo pack” with a DVD and Digital Copy of the film included. The Blu-ray is available for pre-order over at Best Buy, Target, and Walmart. It’s also worth noting that Target will be getting an Exclusive Storybook packaging version of the Blu-ray, also now available to pre-order. There’s no Amazon pre-order listing yet, but stay tuned for an update on that.

Below you’ll find a list of bonus materials set to be included on the Blu-ray release.

  • In Which … A Movie Is Made for Pooh – Filmmakers and cast share their passion for this story in a behind-the-scenes look at the making of the movie.
  • In Which … Pooh Finds His Voice – Discover what it’s like to voice Winnie the Pooh, from voice actors Sterling Holloway to Jim Cummings.
  • In Which … Pooh and Walt Become Friends – How did Walt Disney and Pooh meet? Take a journey through time to explore the legacy of Walt’s first encounter with Pooh.
  • In Which … Pooh and Friends Come to Life – See how Winnie the Pooh and Friends were brought to life as walking and talking stuffed animals in this magical live-action world.

Further below, after the break, you can find the official announcement for this release.

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1993 film “Cliffhanger” with Sylvester Stallone on 4K UHD Blu-ray in January

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The 1993 film “Cliffhanger” starring Sylvester Stallone is coming to 4K UHD Blu-ray on January 15th, 2019 via Sony. The film, directed by Renny Harlin, co-starred John LithgowMichael RookerJanine Turner, and Rex Linn. Tech specs for the release include 2160p 4K video, with HDR, in a new 4K restoration from the original negative and Dolby Atmos sound. The 4K UHD Blu-ray release will come in the form of a “combo pack” with a Blu-ray Disc, and Digital Copy of the film included.

The title is not yet available for pre-order over at Amazon, but stay tuned for an update as to when it does. The only bonus materials set to be included on the release are the original content that you can find detailed below, after the break, in the official announcement for this release.

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