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New Blu-ray Releases for June 16th, 2020

The following new titles will be released June 16th, 2020 on Blu-ray Disc:

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Rutger Hauer in “Split Second” on Blu-ray August

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The 1992 film Split Second starring the late Rutger Hauer is officially getting a Collector’s Edition Blu-ray release on August 11th, via MVD Rewind Collection — as spine number 24. The film, directed by Tony Maylam, co-starred Kim CattrallAlastair Duncan, Michael J. Pollard, Alun Armstrong, and Pete Postlethwaite. Tech specs for the Blu-ray include 1080p HD video in the 1.85:1 aspect ratio from a newly scanned 4K master from the 35mm internegative, which has been restored and color graded, along with Linear PCM (LPCM) Stereo 2.0 lossless sound. The Blu-ray is now available for preorder over at Amazon. Bonus materials set to be included on the release, along with some details regarding it, can be found listed below.

  • NEW! Audio Commentary by action film historian Mike Leeder and filmmaker Arne Venema
  • NEW! “Great Big Bloody Guns!” Producer Laura Gregory & Actor Alastair (Neil) Duncan on Split Second (HD, 27:25)
  • NEW! “Call Me Mr. Snips!” An Interview with Composer Stephen W. Parsons (HD, 22:21)
  • NEW! “Stay In Line!” An Interview with Line Producer Laurie Borg (HD, 23:02)
  • NEW! “More Blood!” An Interview with Creature Effects Designer Cliff Wallace (HD, 32:03)
  • NEW! “Shoot Everything!” An Interview with Cinematographer Clive Tickner (HD, 18:57)
  • Original 1992 Split Second “Making of” featurette that includes interviews with stars Rutger Hauer, Kim Cattrall, Alastair (Neil) Duncan, Michael J. Pollard, Writer Gary Scott Thompson and more! (SD, 6:26)
  • Original 1992 behind the scenes featurette with effects creator Stephen Norrington, cast and crew (SD, 3:41)
  • Split Second Japanese Cut, full frame with burnt-in Japanese subtitles (SD, 95:00)
  • Deleted Scenes from the Japanese Cut (English, burnt-in Japanese subtitles) (SD, 4:42)
  • 7 Promotional TV Clips (SD)
  • U.S. VHS Home Video Promo (SD, 2:34)
  • Theatrical Trailer (SD, 2:15)

Physical bonus material on the release are listed below:

  • MVD EXCLUSIVE: Reversible sleeve featuring original and newly commissioned artwork by The Dude Designs created exclusively for this release
  • Collectible Mini-Poster featuring original VHS style artwork

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Below, after the break, you can find the full info regarding this upcoming release.

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2020 film “Emma.” comes to Blu-ray in May

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The 2020 film Emma. starring Anya Taylor-Joy is officially coming to Blu-ray Disc on May 19th, via Universal. The film, based on the classic Jane Austen novel and directed by Autumn de Wilde, co-stars Johnny Flynn, Bill Nighy, Callum Turner, Mia Goth, Josh O’Connor, Miranda Hart, Tanya Reynolds, Gemma Whelan, and Rupert Graves. The tech specs for the Blu-ray include a 1080p HD video presentation in the 1.78:1 aspect ratio with DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1 sound. The release will come in the form of a “combo pack” meaning that it will include its DVD counterpart as well as a digital code (copy) of the film. You can now find the Blu-ray available for preorder over at Amazon and at retailer Best Buy. The bonus materials set to be included on the release are listed below.

  • Deleted Scenes
  • Gag Reel
  • A Playful Tease – Go behind the scenes with the talented cast of EMMA. as they share their experiences making the film.
  • Crafting a Colorful World* – Cast and crew discuss the gorgeously preserved locations, extravagant set dressing, and authentic Regency costumes featured in EMMA..
  • The Autumn Gaze* – An intimate look at director Autumn de Wilde’s filmmaking process and her photographic eye.
  • Feature Commentary with Director Autumn de Wilde, Screenwriter Eleanor Catton, and Director of Photography Christopher Blauvelt
    • * = Blu-ray and Digital Exclusives

Further below, after the break, you can find full details regarding the upcoming home video release of the film.

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