2019 film Hustlers on 4K and Blu-ray December

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The 2019 film “Hustlers” starring Constance Wu and Jennifer Lopez is officially coming to 4K UHD Blu-ray and Blu-ray Disc on December 10th via Universal. The film, inspired by a true story and directed by Lorene Scafaria, co-stars Julia Stiles, Keke Palmer, Lili Reinhart, Lizzo, and Cardi B. Hustlers received quite a bit of critical-acclaim during its theatrical run, in fact it’s “Certified Fresh” over at Rotten Tomatoes. Tech specs for the 4K UHD Blu-ray include 2160p video in the 2.39:1 aspect ratio with HDR10 form of High Dynamic Range and Dolby Atmos sound. Tech specs for the Blu-ray include 1080p video in the 2.39:1 aspect ratio and Dolby Atmos sound. The two releases will both come in the form of a “combo pack” with the 4K getting and Blu-ray, the Blu-ray getting a DVD, and each getting a digital code (copy) of the film. You can now find the 4K UHD Blu-ray and Blu-ray Disc available for preorder over at Amazon. Bonus materials set to be included on these releases are listed below.

  • Feature Commentary with Director Lorene Scafaria
  • Trailers

Further below, after the break, you can find the full details about these upcoming home video releases of the film.

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Memory: The Origins of Alien comes to Blu-ray

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The 2019 documentary Memory: The Origins of Alien is coming to Blu-ray Disc on November 5th via Screen Media Films, according to retailers. The subject of focus for the documentary is the modern Sci-Fi classic film “Alien” from 1979. Memory: The Origins of Alien was both written and directed by Alexandre O. Philippe, best known for making other documentaries about classic films – such as “The People vs. George Lucas” (2010), “Doc of the Dead” (2015), and “78/52: Hitchcock’s Shower Scene” (2017). The documentary itself features lots of artwork, behind-the-scenes footage, insight, and new interviews with folks discussing the film (Alien). It’s certainly worth noting that this was executive produced by Diane O’Bannon, wife of the late screenwriter Dan O’Bannon.

Tech specs and bonus materials for the release have not yet been detailed, so far. This documentary was just released theatrically yesterday, as to which it’s already getting some positive reviews from the likes of the Los Angeles Times and The New York Times. You can find more information about this film on the official website as well as via the official trailer (over on YouTube). The Blu-ray Disc is now already available for preorder over at Amazon and Best Buy. Stay tuned for further any details, as I have put in a request for info from the distributor (Screen Media Films).

Blinded by the Light comes to Blu-ray November

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The 2019 film Blinded by the Light is officially coming to Blu-ray Disc on November 19th via Warner. The film, directed by Gurinder Chadha, features a cast of Viveik Kalra, Dean-Charles Chapman, Billy BarrattRonak Singh Chadha Berges, Kulvinder Ghir, Meera Ganatra, Nell Williams, Aaron Phagura, and Hayley Atwell. The film has received much critical acclaim, in fact (at time of writing) it carries a “Certified Fresh” rating over at Rotten Tomatoes. Tech specs for the release include 1080p HD video in the 2.39:1 aspect ratio with Dolby Atmos sound. The release will come with a digital code (copy) of the film. You can find the Blu-ray Disc now available for preorder over at Amazon. Bonus materials set to be included on the release are listed below.

  • Memoir to Movie
  • The Most Crazy Thing
  • Deleted Scenes

Further below, after the break, you can find the full announcement regarding this film coming to Blu-ray.

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The Angry Birds Movie 2 comes to 4K and Blu-ray

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The 2019 animated sequel “The Angry Birds Movie 2” is officially coming to 4K UHD Blu-ray and Blu-ray Disc on November 12th via Sony. The film, based on the video game (“Angry Birds”) and directed by Thurop Van Orman, features the voice talents Jason Sudeikis, Josh Gad, Leslie Jones, Bill Hader, Rachel Bloom, Awkwafina, Sterling K. Brown, Eugenio Derbez, Danny McBride, Peter Dinklage, and Pete Davidson. Tech specs for the 4K and Blu-ray releases have not yet been detailed but stay tuned for an update on that. You can now find the 4K UHD Blu-ray and Blu-ray Disc available for preorder over at Amazon. The releases will both come in form of “combo pack” with the 4K getting the Blu-ray counterpart, the Blu-ray getting the DVD counterpart, and each getting a digital code (copy of the film). The bonus materials set to be included are listed below.

  • ALL-NEW MINI MOVIE! – “Live Stream”: When Silver attempts her first livestream, Red is the ultimate Angry Bird while the adorable Hatchlings get into mischief.
  • 6 Classic Hatchling Mini Movies
  • DIY Family Fun!:
    • “Hangry Birds: Popcorn Balls”: No need to be angry or hangry with this simple, fun cooking tutorial. Follow along to make Red’s go-to comfort food and enjoy these tasty popcorn balls at home.
    • “Smarty Birds: Crafty Volcano”: From the volcano on Eagle Island, Zeta plots her sinister plan and sends her lava balls flying. But why should Zeta have all the fun? Build your own volcano and watch it erupt combining crafts and science in this brainy how-to video!
    • “Crafty Birds: Pig Snot!”: Ready to roll up your sleeves and get a little messy? It’s time to mix a few ingredients and create your very own pig snot (slime!). Just make sure to keep it away from Bomb…he likes to drink it. (Eeeew!)
  • “Bird Watching”: In this hilarious “birds-eye” view of the real-life species that inspired the artists, we take a trip to the LA ZOO to get up close and personal with real-life Mighty Eagles, Blue Birds, Toucans, and more. With fun reactions from the cast intercut throughout the piece – get ready to laugh, learn and meet some amazing avian friends
  • “Meet The New Birds & Pigs”: Join the returning cast and meet the unique new cast members giving voice to the hilarious characters in Angry Birds 2. In exclusive BTS recording sessions and interviews, we’ll see how Leslie Jones, Rachel Bloom, Eugenio Derbez, and Sterling K. Brown bring these unforgettable characters to life.
  • “Hatching the Hatchlings”: The Hatchlings are soooooo cute! And in Angry Birds 2, we get to join them on their very own adventure! Meet these mischievous little troublemakers as we talk to filmmakers about the creation of the Hatchlings and their expanded storyline in the film, and hear from cast members about their love for these adorable baby birds.
  • “Flocking Together: Making The Angry Birds Movie 2”: Go behind the scenes with the flock of talented artists who worked together to make The Angry Birds Movie 2.
  • “Happy Thanks-pigging”: Zeta is not a fan of the traditional Thanksgiving menu!
  • “Jingle Birds: A Holiday Song From The Cast of Angry Birds 2”: Sing along with Rachel Bloom and Jason Sudeikis with a new twist on this holiday classic.

Further below, after the break, you can find the full announcement regarding the upcoming home video releases for this film.

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Dora and the Lost City of Gold comes to Blu-ray

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The 2019 film Dora and the Lost City of Gold is officially coming to Blu-ray Disc on November 5th via Paramount. The film, directed by James Bobin and based on the Nickelodeon animated TV series (“Dora the Explorer”), stars Isabela MonerEugenio Derbez, Eva LongoriaMichael Peña, Jeff Wahlberg, Danny Trejo, and features the voice talent of Benicio Del Toro (as “Swiper”). It’s worth noting that, at time of writing, this film is “Certified Fresh” over at Rotten Tomatoes. Tech specs for the release have not yet been fully detailed but you can expect 1080p video likely in the 1.85:1 theatrical aspect ratio and a lossless surround mix. I’ve asked Paramount for more details and I will update this post if and when I get those. The release will come in the form of a “combo pack” with the DVD counterpart and a digital code (copy) of the film included. You can find the Blu-ray is now available for preorder over at Amazon. Bonus materials set to be included on the release are listed below.

  • Bloopers – Take a trip to the wild side with hilarious bloopers of the cast’s funniest on-set mishaps.
  • Deleted and Extended Scenes – Journey deeper into the jungle to find the “lost” scenes not shown in theaters.
  • All About Dora – Discover how Isabela Moner transformed Dora into a jungle-savvy teenage adventurer for a new generation.
  • Can You Say Pelicula? – Unlock the mystery of underwater stunts and surviving quicksand with Eugenio Derbez.
  • Dora In Flower Vision – Explore the movie’s playful animated sequence, a treasure trove of nods to Dora’s cartoon origins.
  • Dora’s Jungle House – The adventure continues with this behind-the-scenes tour of Dora’s jungle house, part museum, part laboratory, and always a place for family.

Further below, after the break, you can find the full announcement regarding this upcoming Blu-ray release of the film.

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Farscape The Complete Series 20th Anniversary

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The Jim Henson Company produced TV series Farscape: The Complete Series will be getting a “20th Anniversary” Blu-ray Disc set released on November 19th via Sony. The Australian-American television series originally aired in 1999 and ran for a total of four seasons. The show’s cast included Ben Browder, Claudia Black, Anthony Simcoe, Lani John Tupu, Jonathan Hardy, Gigi Edgley, and Wayne Pygram. Tech specs for this new Blu-ray set include 1080p HD video in both 1.33:1 and 1.78:1 aspect ratios with DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1 sound. This special “20th Anniversary” Blu-ray set will finally include the two-part finale mini-series Farscape: The Peacekeeper Wars from 2004. You can find this upcoming Blu-ray set now available for preorder over at Amazon. Details about the contents and bonus materials on the release are listed below.

BLU-RAY BONUS MATERIALS

  • Farscape: The Peacekeeper Wars 2-part Finale Miniseries
  • Audio Commentaries
  • Archival Documentaries, Featurettes and Inside Looks
  • Behind-the-Scenes Interviews
  • Deleted & Director’s Cut Scenes
  • Alternate Version of the Season 2 Premiere
  • TV Promos
  • AND MORE!

It should be noted that this series has previously been released on the Blu-ray format back in 2014, as a “15th Anniversary” edition – without the 2-part mini-series (mentioned above). Further below, after the break, you can find the official announcement regarding this upcoming Blu-ray set.

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47 Meters Down Uncaged on Blu-ray November

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The 2019 sequel “47 Meters Down: Uncaged” is officially coming to Blu-ray Disc on November 12th via Lionsgate. The film, directed by Johannes Roberts, stars Sophie NélisseCorinne FoxxBrianne Tju, Sistine Rose Stallone, Brec Bassinger, and John Corbett. Tech specs for the Blu-ray have not yet been detailed. The release will come in the form of a “combo pack” with a DVD counterpart and digital code (copy) of the film. Bonus materials also have not yet been detailed. There’s currently no preorder listing yet over at Amazon but that should change soon. There is a placeholder page over at retailer Best Buy but it’s not yet functional (only listed as “coming soon”). Lastly, stay tuned for further updates once I get my hands on a press release and an Amazon preorder listing goes up.

The Art of Racing in the Rain comes to Blu-ray

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The 2019 film The Art of Racing in the Rain is officially coming to Blu-ray Disc on November 5th via Fox. The film, directed by Simon Curtis & based on the Garth Stein novel, stars Milo Ventimiglia, Amanda Seyfried, Kathy Baker, Ryan Kiera Armstrong, Gary Cole, Martin Donovan, and features the voice of Kevin Costner. Tech specs for the Blu-ray include 1080p HD video in the 1.85:1 aspect ratio with DTS-HD Master Audio 7.1 sound. The release will come with a digital code (copy) of the film. You can now find the Blu-ray Disc available for preorder over at Amazon. Bonus materials set to be included on the release are listed below.

  • Featurettes:
    • A Journey to Screen
    • Directing the Art
    • Enzo Cam
    • Behind the Wheel
    • The Dog Stays in the Picture
    • Enzo’s First Ride
  • Audio Commentary by Director Simon Curtis

Further below, after the break, you can find the full announcement regarding the Blu-ray release of the film.

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