The 2018 TV series “The Haunting of Hill House“ is coming to Blu-ray Disc on October 15th via Paramount. The show (as seen on Netflix) in its first season, directed by Mike Flanagan, featured a cast of Oliver Jackson-Cohen, Victoria Pedretti, Michiel Huisman, Carla Gugino, Henry Thomas, Elizabeth Reaser, and Kate Siegel.
Tech specs for the release have not yet been detailed but you can expect full 1080p video and lossless surround sound. I’m trying to get those specific details from the studio at the moment, so stay tuned hopefully for an update on that. The Blu-ray release is now available to pre-order over at Amazon. The season will be presented in an “Extended Director’s Cut” featuring never-before-seen content on three out of the ten episodes. Bonus materials set to be included on the release are listed below.
EP 101: Steven Sees a Ghost
Steven Sees a Ghost Extended Director’s Cut
Steven Sees a Ghost Extended Director’s Cut Commentary by Director Mike Flanagan
EP 105: The Bent-Neck Lady
The Bent-Neck Lady Extended Director’s Cut
The Bent-Neck Lady Extended Director’s Cut Commentary by Director Mike Flanagan
EP 106: Two Storms
Two Storms Commentary by Director Mike Flanagan
EP 110: Silence Lay Steadily
Silence Lay Steadily Extended Director’s Cut
Silence Lay Steadily Extended Director’s Cut Commentary by Director Mike Flanagan
Further below, after the break, you can find the full announcement regarding this upcoming Blu-ray release.
The 2019 DC Universe Movie“Wonder Woman: Bloodlines” is coming to both 4K UHD Blu-ray and Blu-ray Disc on October 22nd via Warner. The film, directed by Justin Copeland and Sam Liu, features the voice talents of Rosario Dawson (as “Wonder Woman”), Marie Avgeropoulos, Jeffrey Donovan, Adrienne C. Moore, Kimberly Brooks, Courtenay Taylor, Constance Zimmer, and Michael Dorn. Tech specs for the 4K and Blu-ray releases have not yet been fully detailed. You can, however, visually expect the 4K to come with HDR10 form of HDR (high dynamic range) and 1080p HD video on Blu-ray. Both should be in the 1.78:1 aspect ratio and receive lossless surround sound mixes. Stay tuned for an update on the exact tech specs for the releases. One can now find the 4K UHD Blu-ray and Blu-ray are now available for pre-order over at Amazon. It’s certainly worth noting that you can watch the trailer for the film HERE (on YouTube). Bonus materials set to be included on the releases are listed below.
DC Showcase: Death(Animated Short) – Inspired by Neil Gaiman’s “The Sandman,” Death is produced & directed by Sam Liu (Justice League vs. The Fatal Five) and written by J.M. DeMatteis (Batman: Bad Blood). In the story, Vincent, an artist with unresolved inner demons, meets a mysterious girl who helps him come to terms with his creative legacy … and eventual death. Leonard Nam (Westworld) provides the voice of Vincent, and Jamie Chung (The Gifted, Big Hero 6) is the voice of Death. The voice cast includes Darin De Paul, Keith Szarabajka and Kari Wahlgren.
The Cheetah: Ferocious Archenemy (New Featurette) – Ferocious. Clever. Deadly. It’s the thrill of the hunt and the prey is Wonder Woman. This is the story of The Cheetah, Diana’s greatest enemy.
A Sneak Peek at the next DC Universe Movie, Superman: Red Son – An advanced look at the next animated film in the popular DC Universe Movies collection.
Further below, after the break, you can find the full announcement regarding these upcoming releases.
The 1987 concert film/documentary “Chuck Berry Hail! Hail! Rock ‘n’ Roll” is coming to Blu-ray Disc in a “Collector’s Edition” on November 19th via Shout Select (Shout! Factory). The film, directed by Taylor Hackford, was recorded in 1986 during a 60th birthday concert celebration for Rock music legend Chuck Berry, put together by his friend Keith Richards (of The Rolling Stones). The incredible line-up of musicians that took part in this concert included Eric Clapton, Robert Cray, Linda Ronstadt, Etta James, and Julian Lennon – as well as his father John Lennon via archival footage. This Blu-ray is not yet available for pre-order over at Amazon but you can stay tuned for an update on that. UPDATE: Tech specs for the release include 1080p video in the 1.85:1 aspect ratio and DTS-HD 5.1 Master Audio sound. Bonus materials set to be included on this “Collector’s Edition” Blu-ray are listed below.
Introduction by director Taylor Hackford
54 minutes of rehearsal footage
The Reluctant Movie Star making-of documentary
Witnesses to History documentary Parts 1 & 2
“Chuckisms” – a collection of classic Chuck Berry remarks
“The Burnt Scrapbook” – Chuck Berry reminisces over his musical memories with The Band’s Robbie Robertson
Further below, after the break, you can find the official announcement regarding this upcoming Blu-ray release of the film.
The 2019 film “Light of my Life“ starring Casey Affleck and Anna Pniowsky is coming to Blu-ray Disc on October 8th via Paramount. The film was both written and directed by its star Casey Affleck. Tech specs for the Blu-ray have not yet been officially detailed but you can for sure expect 1080p HD video and uncompressed sound. Stay tuned for hopefully an update on that soon. The release will come with a digital code (copy) of the film. You can find the Blu-ray now available to pre-order over at Amazon. No bonus materials will be included on this release.
The 2019 version of “Child’s Play” is officially coming to Blu-ray Disc on September 24th via Fox. The film, directed by Lars Klevberg, features a cast of Aubrey Plaza, Brian Tyree Henry, Tim Matheson, Gabriel Bateman, and the voice of Mark Hamill (as “Chucky”). Tech specs for the Blu-ray include 1080p video in the 2.39:1 aspect ratio and DTS-HD 5.1 Master Audio sound. The release will come with a digital code (copy) of the film. There’s not a pre-order listing yet over at Amazon for this on Blu-ray, however, it is available for pre-order over at retailer Best Buy. Stay tuned for an update on the Amazon pre-order. Bonus materials set to be included on the release are listed below.
The Making of Child’s Play
Bringing Child’s Play’s Chucky to Life
Lee Hardcastle Claymations:
Further below, after the break, you can find the full announcement regarding the upcoming Blu-ray release of this film.
The 1998 film “John Carpenter’s Vampires“ is getting a “Collector’s Edition”Blu-ray Disc release on September 24th via Scream Factory. The film, directed by John Carpenter, starred James Woods, Daniel Baldwin, Sheryl Lee, Thomas Ian Griffith, Maximilian Schell, and Tim Guinee. The tech specs for the release have not yet been fully detailed but you can expect full 1080p HD video in the original 2.35:1 aspect ratio with lossless (DTS-HD Master Audio) sound, likely in both 2.0 Stereo and 5.1 surround configurations – although not yet confirmed. The Collector’s EditionBlu-rayis now available for pre-order over at Amazon. Bonus materials set to be included on the release have just been detailed today and are listed below.
NEW Time to Kill Some Vampires – an interview with composer/director John Carpenter, producer Sandy King Carpenter and cinematographer Garry B. Kibbe
NEW Jack the Slayer – an interview with actor James Woods
NEW The First Vampire – an interview with actor Thomas Ian Griffith
NEW Raising the Stakes – an interview with special effects artist Greg Nicotero
NEW Padre – an interview with actor Tim Guinee
Audio Commentary by composer/director John Carpenter
Vintage Making of featurette
Further below, after the break, you can find the full announcement regarding this upcoming Blu-ray release of the film.
“The House of Hitchcock“Collection Limited EditionBlu-ray Disc box set is coming on October 1st, via Universal, according to retailers. The box set will include a total of 15 movies directed by Alfred Hitchcock. Those films, all previously available on the Blu-ray format, included in this set are listed below (in chronological order):
The release will include not only the physical form box set replica (of sorts) of the infamous “Psycho” house but it’ll even include blueprints, movie poster cards for each film, a booklet about his work, a “Do Not Disturb” door hanger sign from the “Bates Motel”, letters, and more. Tech specs for the Blu-ray releases remain identical to the previously released versions. You can find the Blu-ray set available for pre-order over at Amazon. Bonus materials, some of which are exclusive to this box set, are listed below and the contents are even pictured, further below after the break.
7 TV Episodes from “Alfred Hitchcock Presents” [EXCLUSIVE DVD]
3 TV Episodes from “The Alfred Hitchcock Hour” [EXCLUSIVEDVD]
The 1999 film “Galaxy Quest“ will be celebrating its 20th anniversary with an Exclusive Blu-ray Steelbook available at retailer Best Buy on September 21st, via Paramount. The film, directed by Dean Parisot, starred Tim Allen, Sigourney Weaver, Alan Rickman, Tony Shalhoub, and Sam Rockwell. Tech specs remain identical to the previously Blu-ray of the film, with 1080p HD video in the 2.35:1 aspect ratio with Dolby TrueHD 5.1 sound. This Blu-ray Steelbook is now available for pre-order over at Best Buy. This version has been deemed the “20th Anniversary Never Give Up Never Surrender Edition” and can be seen further in detail below.
Further below, after the break, the full details regarding this upcoming Blu-ray Steelbook can be found.