1994 comedy “Cabin Boy” starring Chris Elliott comes to Blu-ray in September

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The 1994 Adam Resnick directed comedy “Cabin Boy” to Blu-ray Disc on September 18th via Kino Lorber in a ‘Special Edition.’ The film’s tech specs have not yet been detailed, and there is not a pre-order yet available over at Amazon, but stay tuned for an update. Bonus materials set to be included on the release are listed below.

  • NEW Audio Commentary by star Chris Elliott and director Adam Resnick
  • NEW Interview with star Chris Elliott and director Adam Resnick
  • Archival cast & crew interviews featuring Chris Elliott, Ritch Brinkley, James Gammon, Brian Doyle-Murray, Brion James, Melora Walters, Russ Tamblyn, production designer Steven Legler and writer/director Adam Resnick
  • B-Roll Footage
  • Edited outtakes
  • Newly commissioned art by Jacob Phillips
  • 5 TV spots
  • Limited Edition O-Card [Blu-ray only]
  • Reversible Art
  • Theatrical Trailer
  • Limited Edition booklet essay by film critic Nick Pinkerton [Blu-ray only]
  • Optional English SDH subtitles for the main feature

Also, some reverse cover art will be available, as you’ll see pictured further below, after the break.

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2006 Terry Zwigoff directed film “Art School Confidential” on Blu-ray October

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The 2006 Terry Zwigoff directed film “Art School Confidential” starring Max Minghella is coming to Blu-ray Disc on October 9th via MVD, in their “MVD Rewind Collection.” Tech specs for the release include full 1080p HD video and 5.1 sound, although not yet fully detailed as to what aspect ratio (presumably the original 1.85:1) and sound format. Stay tuned for an update on that, as well as on official cover art (as what is pictured above, is just the DVD art cropped). The film co-stars: Sophia Myles, John Malkovich, Ethan Suplee, Matt Keeslar, Joel David Moore, Angelica Huston, Jim Broadbent, Nick Swardson, Adam Scott, and Scoot McNairy. The Blu-ray is available for PRE-ORDER now over at Amazon. Bonus materials, supposedly, said to be included on the release are listed below.

  • Making of Art School Confidential
  • Deleted Scenes
  • Blooper Reel
  • Sundance Featurette
  • Original Theatrical Trailer

Further below, after the break, you’ll find the official announcement.

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2017 film “Aardvark” starring Zachary Quinto is coming to Blu-ray in August

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Universal Studios
 plans to bring the 2017 Brian Shoaf written & directed film “Aardvark” starring Zachary Quinto to Blu-ray Disc on August 7th. The film features supporting performances from Jenny SlateJon Hamm, and Sheila Vand. Tech specs for the release include full 1080p HD video in the 2.40:1 aspect ratio and DTS-HD 5.1 Master Audio sound. This is available for PRE-ORDER now over at Amazon. The release will come with a Digital Copy of the film. The only bonus material slated to be included on the release is a “Making of Aardvark” featurette.

Disney Series “Gravity Falls: The Complete Series” Blu-ray in July

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The Disney animated TV Series “Gravity Falls: The Complete Series” is officially coming to Blu-ray Disc in a 7-Disc set on July 24th via distributor Shout! Factory. The show, which ran originally on the Disney Channel and later on Disney XD (for a total of 40 episodes), featured the voice talents of Kristen Schaal, Jason RitterAlex Hirsch, and Linda Cardellini.

Tech specs for the release will for sure include full 1080p video in the 1.78:1 aspect ratio and (presumably) DTS-HD 5.1 Master Audio sound, however this info has not yet been fully detailed / verified, so stay tuned for an update on that. The Blu-ray set is available already for PRE-ORDER over at Amazon. Bonus materials set to be included on this were just unveiled today by the folks at Shout! Factory and are listed below.

  • NEW Audio Commentaries on All 40 Episodes with Alex Hirsch and members of the cast and crew
  • NEW “One Crazy Summer” – A Look Back at Gravity Falls With The Cast & Crew (1 hour 45 minutes) – interviews with Alex Hirsch, actors Jason Ritter and Kristen Schaal, director and storyboard artist Matt Braly, writers Jeff Rowe, Shion Takeuchi and Josh Weinstein, composer Brad Breeck and over a dozen additional members of the cast and crew
  • NEW “The Hirsch Twins” – Alex & Ariel Hirsch Remember Their Own Summers Growing Up
  • NEW Deleted Scenes—over an hour of never-before-seen content
  • “Between the Pines” Behind-The-Scenes series finale special from Disney XD
  • Shorts –interstitial programming between seasons 1 and 2
  • Promos—commercial and other promo materials from the show’s run
  • And More …?

Further below, after the break, you will find the full official announcement.

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“The Walking Dead The Complete Eighth Season” on Blu-ray Disc in August

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In an early alert to retailers, Lionsgate, has made public their plans to bring AMC TV show “The Walking Dead: The Complete Eighth Season” to Blu-ray Disc in a 5-disc set on August 21st. Tech specs for the release (as with previous seasons) will include full 1080p HD video in the 1.78:1 aspect ratio and Dolby TrueHD 7.1 sound. You can already find a PRE-ORDER listing (confirming the release date) over at Amazon. In terms of bonus materials we are getting word that you can expect some of the following:

  • Six Extended Episodes
  • Audio Commentary for Three Episodes
  • Three Featurettes

Stay tuned for further details on the release.

“The Blacklist The Complete Fifth Season” comes to Blu-ray Disc August

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Sony Pictures Home Entertainment has just officially announced plans to bring the TV show “The Blacklist: The Complete Fifth Season” (Season Five) starring James Spader and Megan Boone to Blu-ray Disc on August 14th. Tech specs for the release (as with previous seasons, should) include 1080p HD video in the 1.78:1 aspect ratio and included DTS-HD 5.1 Master Audio sound – although at time of publishing this I’m awaiting confirmation on the tech specs. The release will come with Digital Copy of the entire 5th season. This season on Blu-ray is now available for PRE-ORDER over at Amazon. Below you’ll find a list of bonus materials, including a Blu-ray exclusive, set to be included on the release:

Blu-ray and DVD Bonus Features:

  • Gag Reel
  • Deleted Scenes (17 total)
  • “Celebrating 100 Episodes!” Featurette
  • Showrunner-led Audio Commentaries

Blu-ray Exclusive Bonus Features:

  • “Like Father/Like Daughter” Featurette

Further below, after the break, you’ll find the official announcement.

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RUMOR: “Incredibles 2” 4K and Blu-ray release date leak, plus the exclusives

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EDITORIAL NOTE:
This is considered a RUMOR and should only “be taken with a grain of salt” so-to-speak. Wait for the official announcement from the studio later in the year for the solid (set in stone) release date.


I know, It seems the rumors have been flying around a bit much lately, but we have ourselves yet another one. Thanks to my co-writer (Brendan) noticing a retailer (we will not name) making a slip-up, and leaking the release date, we can tell you when you can LIKELY expect Brad Bird‘s 2018 sequel “Incredibles 2” on 4K UHD Blu-ray and Blu-ray Disc. The date my co-writer claims to have seen was “9/14” – September 14th. This would technically come on a Friday, not a traditional Tuesday release. Disney and some other studios have actually done this over the years, so I wouldn’t rule it out as being the case.

However, the traditional (Tuesday) release date is 9/11 – if the date before-mentioned was perhaps removed, because it was incorrect, well then that actually perhaps is the release date? Keep that in mind, but as always with RUMORS, take it ALL also “with a grain of salt,” and wait for an official announcement from the studio (Disney).

Further below, after the break, I’ll be going over all the pre-orders of exclusive versions available at retailers. These are all up and official, just don’t put them together with our RUMORED release date. OK? OK. Wink, wink, nudge, nudge. Moving on.

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RUMOR ALERTS: “Deadpool 2” and “Avengers: Infinity War” come in August

Our friend Bill Hunt over at The Digital Bits has pointed out that some early retailer alerts are seeming to indicate release dates on two pretty big superhero films (in theaters now). Those two films are “Deadpool 2” (from Fox) and “Avengers: Infinity War” (from Disney).

Deadpool 2” starring Ryan Reynolds is slated for a RUMORED August 21st release on both 4K UHD Blu-ray and Blu-ray Disc. “Deadpool 2” is available for PRE-ORDER over at Amazon on 4K and Blu-ray. The release also will receive Steelbook packaging versions of the releases EXCLUSIVELY over at retailer Best Buy. Those pre-orders are up for both the 4K Steelbook and Blu-ray Disc Steelbook over there.

Avengers: Infinity War” starring pretty much the ‘Marvel Cinematic Universe‘ is slated for a RUMORED August 14th release on both 4K UHD Blu-ray and Blu-ray Disc. The title is not yet available for pre-order over at Amazon, but stay tuned for an update. This also will receive Steelbook packaging EXCLUSIVELY for the 4K UHD Blu-ray version over at retailer Best Buy. The pre-order is up for both the 4K Steelbook over there.

As always with anything we deem as a RUMOR, you should only ‘take it with a grain of salt‘ so-to-speak until we receive the official announcements from the respective studios (Fox & Disney).

“Life of the Party” starring Melissa McCarthy Blu-ray in August

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Warner Brothers officially plans to bring the 2018 comedy “Life of the Party” starring Melissa McCarthy to Blu-ray Disc on August 7th. The film, co-written and directed by Ben Falcone, co-stars Gillian JacobsDebby RyanAdria ArjonaJulie Bowen, Maya RudolphStephen Root, Chris ParnellMolly Gordon, and Jimmy O. Yang . The Blu-ray will come in the form of a “combo pack” with a DVD and Digital Copy of the film included. A PRE-ORDER listing for this release can be found over at Amazon. Bonus materials set to be included on the Blu-ray Disc are listed below.

  • “80s Party”
  • “Mom Sandwich”
  • “Line-O-Rama”
  • “Bill Hate-O-Rama”
  • Gag Reel
  • Deleted Scenes

“The Big Bang Theory Complete Eleventh Season” on Blu-ray September

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Warner Brothers Home Entertainment officially plans to bring “The Big Bang Theory: The Complete Eleventh Season” to Blu-ray Disc on September 11th. The Blu-ray will come in a 2-Disc set, with a Digital Copy of the season included. Tech specs for the release include 1080p HD video in the 1.78:1 aspect ratio and DTS-HD 5.1 Master Audio sound. You can already find a PRE-ORDER listing for the release over at Amazon. Bonus materials set to be included on the release are listed below.

  • The Maturation Imperative (NEW Featurette)
  • The Big Bang Theory: The Blueprint of Comedy (NEW Featurette)
  • A BBT History of Time (NEW Featurette)
  • Gag Reel
  • The Big Bang Theory: 2017 Comic-Con Panel (Exclusive to Blu-ray)

Further below, after the break, you’ll find the official announcement.

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2018 Chinese film “Operation Red Sea” from Dante Lam on Blu-ray July

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Well Go USA Entertainment has announced plans to bring the 2018 Chinese film “Operation Red Sea” by acclaimed Hong Kong director Dante Lam to Blu-ray Disc on July 24th. The film seems to have received a warm reception from critics, as it carries a 83% (out of 100%) rating over on Rotten Tomatoes.  Tech specs for the release include full 1080p HD video in the 2.35:1 aspect ratio and both DTS:X and Dolby Digital 5.1 audio in Mandarin language with English & Chinese subtitles. The Blu-ray Disc is available for PRE-ORDER now over at Amazon. Bonus materials set to be included on the release include Deleted Scenes and Trailers.

Below, after the break, you’ll find the official announcement.

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