Duncan Jones film Moon comes to 4K UHD Blu-ray

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The 2009 science fiction film Moon starring Sam Rockwell is officially coming to 4K UHD Blu-ray on July 16th via Sony. The modern sci-fi classic, celebrating its 10th anniversary, was directed by Duncan Jones. The tech specs for the 4K release include 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 a digital copy of the film. The 4K UHD Blu-ray is now available to pre-order over at Amazon. Bonus materials set to be included on the release are listed below.

NEW Bonus materials included on the 4K UHD Blu-ray:

  • All-New Retrospective Conversation with Duncan Jones and Journalist Joe Utichi
  • Never-Before-Seen Deleted Scenes
  • Fan Art Poster Gallery

Bonus materials included on the Blu-ray:

  • Audio Commentary with Writer/Director Duncan Jones and Producer Stuart Fenegan
  • Audio Commentary with Writer/Director Duncan Jones, Director of Photography Gary Shaw, Concept Designer Gavin Rothery, and Production Designer Tony Noble
  • Whistle Short Film by Duncan Jones
  • The Making of Moon
  • Creating the Visual Effects
  • Science Center Q&A with Director Duncan Jones
  • Filmmaker’s Q&A at the Sundance Film Festival
  • Theatrical Trailer

Captain Marvel comes to 4K and Blu-ray in June

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The 2019 Marvel Studios film Captain Marvel is officially coming to both 4K UHD Blu-ray and Blu-ray on June 11th, via Disney. The film, directed by Anna Boden & Ryan Fleck, features a cast of Brie LarsonSamuel L. JacksonBen Mendelsohn, Jude Law, and Annette Bening.

UPDATE: Tech specs for the 4K release include video in the 2.39:1 aspect ratio with HDR10 form of High Dynamic Range and Dolby Atmos sound. The tech specs for the Blu-ray include 1080p video in the 2.39:1 aspect ratio and DTS-HD Master Audio 7.1 sound.

The 4K release will come in the form of a “combo pack” getting a Blu-ray Disc and both versions will get a digital copy of the film. UPDATE: The 4K UHD Blu-ray is now available for pre-order over at Amazon, while the Blu-ray only has an Amazon placeholder page. The 4K UHD Blu-ray and Blu-ray are both available for pre-order over at retailer Best Buy. Speaking of retailers, let’s discuss the exclusives coming out. Best Buy is getting an exclusive Steelbook for the 4K UHD Blu-ray release, now available for pre-order, and pictured below.
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Target will be getting an exclusive Gallery Book package for the 4K UHD Blu-ray release, now available for pre-order, and pictured below.

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UPDATE: Bonus materials set to be included on the release are now available and listed below after the break. Lastly, you can find the promotional video announcing these releases.

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Toy Story films come to 4K with Steelbooks in June

 

The first three “Toy Story” CG animated films from Pixar are finally coming to 4K UHD Blu-ray on June 4th via Disney. These include Toy Story (1995), Toy Story 2 (1999), and Toy Story 3 (2010). The three films all feature the voice talents of Tom Hanks and Tim Allen. UPDATE: The tech specs for the releases include HDR10 form of High Dynamic Range and Dolby Atmos sound.

All three films will come in the form of “combo pack” with Blu-ray Disc(s) and a digital copy included. The bonus materials haven’t been detailed but I’d say you can expect them to be identical to the previous releases on Blu-ray, which likely will include most all of original the extras. There’s no confirmation yet on that, just speculation. Stay tuned for more details as they develop regarding these films.

All three of the standard 4K UHD Blu-ray “Ultimate Collector’s Edition” releases are available for pre-order over at Best Buy. There are pre-order listings now available over at Amazon for Toy StoryToy Story 2 and Toy Story 3 individually. Sadly, it seems obvious that there will not be a box set (yet) because of the sequel coming out later in the very same month these will arrive in 4K. There will also be 4K UHD Blu-ray Steelbook releases for each film that will be Best Buy Exclusives. You can find the pre-order listings for those Steelbooks below by clicking on the artwork for each film.

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IMAX film Space Station on 4K UHD Blu-ray in July

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The 2002 Toni Myers directed IMAX original film Space Station is coming to 4K UHD Blu-ray on July 9th, via Mill Creek Entertainment. The short film, also known as “Space Station 3D” during its original release, is narrated by Tom Cruise and features mostly footage shot onboard the International Space Station (ISS) by NASA astronauts. The tech specs for the 4K release include 2160p video from a new 4K transfer in the 1.78:1 aspect ratio with HDR10+ form of High Dynamic Range and DTS:X sound which has been IMAX Enhanced. The release will come in the form of a “combo pack” with a Blu-ray Disc and a digital copy of the short film. The IMAX Enhanced 4K UHD Blu-ray is now available for pre-order over at Amazon. Bonus materials set to be included on the release are listed below.

  • Adventures In Space – Interviews with Tom Cruise, Director Toni Myers and the Astronauts aboard
  • Expedition 7- An Audio Visual Tour of the ISS
  • STS-108 – An Audio Visual Tour of the ISS
EDITOR NOTE: This IMAX film has previously been released on the Blu-ray format first in 2008 and then also on the Blu-ray 3D format in 2013. No 3D version will be included on this release. Also, the bonus movie originally included (“Mission to Mir”) will not be on this release.

Further below, after the break, you can find more information about this upcoming 4K release and the original trailer.

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Jordan Peele film Us comes to 4K and Blu-ray in June

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The 2019 Jordan Peele film “Us” is officially coming to both 4K UHD Blu-ray and Blu-ray Disc on June 18th via Universal. The film, “Certified Fresh” over at Rotten Tomatoes, stars Lupita Nyong’oWinston Duke, Shahadi Wright Joseph, Evan Alex, Tim Heidecker, and Elisabeth Moss.

The tech specs for the 4K release include 2160p video in the 2.39:1 aspect ratio in both HDR10 and Dolby Vision forms of High Dynamic Range with Dolby Atmos sound. Tech specs for the Blu-ray include 1080p video in the 2.39:1 aspect ratio with Dolby Atmos sound. The releases will both come in the form of a “combo pack” with the 4K getting a Blu-ray Disc and the Blu-ray getting a DVD included in addition to a digital copy of the film. Both the 4K UHD Blu-ray and the Blu-ray are now available for pre-order over at Amazon and Best Buy. Retailer Best Buy will be getting an Exclusive 4K Steelbook release (pictured below) that you can pre-order now.

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

  • The Monsters Within Us
  • Tethered Together: Making Us Twice
  • Deleted Scenes
  • Redefining A Genre: Jordan Peele’s Brand of Horror
  • We’re All Dying
  • As Above, So Below: Grand Pas de Deux
  • Becoming Red
  • The Duality of Us
  • Scene Explorations

Further below, after the break, you can find more information about this upcoming release.

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Apocalypse Now comes to 4K UHD Blu-ray in August

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The 1979 film Apocalypse Now is officially coming to 4K UHD Blu-ray on August 27th via Lionsgate in a “40th Anniversary Edition” with a Final Cut of the film. Not only will that version be included but there will also be the original theatrical cut and “Apocalypse Now Redux” Extended Cut – along with the Hearts of Darkness (96 minutes) documentary from 1991. The film, directed by Francis Ford Coppola, starred Martin SheenMarlon BrandoRobert DuvallFrederic Forrest, Sam Bottoms, Laurence Fishburne, Albert Hall, Harrison Ford, Dennis Hopper, and Scott Glenn.

Tech specs for the 4K release include 2160p video, from a 4K restoration of the original negative, presented in the 2.35:1 aspect ratio with both Dolby Vision and HDR10 forms of High Dynamic Range along with Dolby Atmos sound. The release will come as a “combo pack” and include three Blu-ray Discs along with a digital copy of the film. UPDATE: The 4K UHD Blu-ray is now available for pre-order over at retailers Amazon and Best Buy. Stay tuned for an Amazon pre-order listing when it becomes available. Lionsgate has included what appear to be three screenshots in 1920 width (1080p) from this restoration as promotional material. You can watch the teaser trailer on YouTube (also in 1080p HD) if you’d like a better look at the quality but I’m going to include these for readers anyway.

Bonus materials set to be included on the release are very lengthy and span across a total of the 4K UHD Blu-ray disc and THREE Blu-ray Discs. This is going to run rather lengthy so I’m going to include it below after the break. Also further below, after the break, you can find the official trailer for the upcoming theatrical re-release and 4K release as well as the announcement.

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Best Buy getting an Avengers: Endgame 4K Steelbook

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Retailer Best Buy already has pre-order listings up for “Avengers: Endgame” on both 4K UHD Blu-ray and Blu-ray Disc. Plus, they will also be getting an Exclusive 4K UHD Blu-ray Steelbook. There’s no release date listed yet for the film on home video, however, I’ll bet that you can expect it sometime around August, based mainly on its placement over at this retailer. No other retailers yet have listed this film which just hit theaters yesterday. Stay tuned for any further updates.