Barry Jenkins film “If Beale Street Could Talk” is coming to Blu-ray in late March

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The 2018 Barry Jenkins directed film If Beale Street Could Talk coming to Blu-ray Disc on March 26th, via Fox. The film, based on a book and nominated for 3 Oscars, stars KiKi LayneStephan JamesRegina King, Colman Domingo, and Teyonah Parris. The tech specs for the Blu-ray include 1080p video in the 2.00:1 aspect ratio with DTS-HD 5.1 Master Audio sound. The release will come in the form of a “combo pack” with a DVD and digital copy of the film both included. There’s a pre-order listing live for the Blu-ray now over at Amazon. Bonus materials set to be included on the release are listed below.

  • Deleted scenes
  • Featurette:
    • If Beale Street Could Talk: Poetry in Motion
  • Audio Commentary by Barry Jenkins

Further below, after the break, you can find the official announcement for this upcoming release.

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“The Street Fighter Collection” starring Sonny Chiba comes to Blu-ray in March

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The 1974 trilogy of martial arts films starring Sonny Chiba comes to Blu-ray Disc as The Street Fighter Collection on March 26th, via Shout Select (Shout! Factory).

UPDATE: The tech specs for all three films include 1080p video in the 2.35:1 aspect ratio and DTS-HD Master Audio Mono sound. This comes according to the Blu-ray producer working on this release, thanks to our friends at Shout! Factory.

The Blu-ray set can be found to pre-order now over at Amazon. This 3-disc set includes a total of three films, listed below:

  • “The Street Fighter” (1974)
  • “Return of the Street Fighter” (1974)
  • “The Streetfighter’s Last Revenge” (1974)

The three films, all directed by Shigehiro Ozawa, have all received new 2K video scans and are all presented in their Uncut versions. More details about this and the bonus materials set to be included on the set can be found listed below.

THE STREET FIGHTER
  • UNCUT VERSION
  • NEW 2K Scan of the original film elements of the U.S. cut and HD inserts
  • Two English dubs – the theatrical dub and the New Line Home Video dub
  • NEW Street Fighting Man – an interview with star Sonny China
  • NEW Cutting Moments – THE STREET FIGHTER trailer – an interview with filmmaker Jack Shoulder
  • U.S. Theatrical Trailer
  • Japanese Theatrical Trailer
  • Still Gallery
RETURN OF THE STREET FIGHTER
  • UNCUT VERSION
  • NEW 2K Scan of the original film elements of the U.S. cut and HD inserts (Uncut Version)
  • U.S. Teaser Trailer
  • U.S. Theatrical Trailer
  • Japanese Theatrical Trailer
  • Still Gallery
THE STREET FIGHTER’S LAST REVENGE
  • Uncut Version and U.S. Cut
  • NEW 2K Scan of the original film elements of the U.S. cut
  • NEW 2K Scan of the original film elements of the U.S. cut with standard definition inserts from the original Japanese cut
  • U.S. Theatrical Trailer
  • Japanese Theatrical Trailer
  • Still Gallery

Below, after the break, you can find more information about this upcoming Blu-ray release from the official announcement.

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Danishka Esterhazy Sci-Fi film “Level 16” with Katie Douglas on Blu-ray in April

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The 2019 Danishka Esterhazy written & directed Sci-Fi film Level 16 starring Katie Douglas is coming to Blu-ray Disc on April 30th, via MPI Home Video. The film, set to receive a limited theatrical release in March, co-stars Celina Martin, Peter Outerbridge, and Sara Canning. Tech specs and bonus materials have not been detailed for this release. The Blu-ray is available for pre-order over at Amazon, as well as directly through MPI Home Video.

“Holmes & Watson” starring Will Ferrell and John C. Reilly on Blu-ray in April

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The 2018 film Holmes & Watson starring Will Ferrell and John C. Reilly is officially coming to Blu-ray Disc on April 9th, via Sony. The film, written and directed by Etan Coen, co-stars Ralph Fiennes, Lauren Lapkus, Kelly Macdonald, Rebecca Hall, Rob Brydon, and Steve Coogan. The tech specs for the Blu-ray haven’t been yet been detailed (in the press release) but you can likely expect 1080p video in the original 2.39:1 aspect ratio and DTS-HD 5.1 Master Audio sound. The release will come in the form of a “combo pack” with a DVD and digital copy of the film included. You can find the Blu-ray available to pre-order over at Amazon. Bonus materials set to be included on the release are listed below.

  • Line-O-Rama: Watch improv come alive as the actors embrace the Sherlock Holmes canon
  • Deleted Scenes
    • “I Seem to Have Forgotten My Hat”
    • “Did You Hear the Good News”
    • “Mrs. Hudson’s Lovers”
    • “You Caught Me in A Micro Nap”
    • “Sherlock In Love”
    • “Carriage Song”
    • “Extend Autopsy”
    • “Carriage Ride”
    • “Feces Merchant”
    • “He’s Got One Arm for God Sakes, Catch Him”
    • “That Room Is A Sanctuary”
    • “Reading My Diary?”
    • “We’re Here to Seduce”
    • “Is It an Eyepatch?”
    • “The Killer’s Next Move Is Elementary”
    • “That’s Not the First Anus You’ve Seen Today”
    • “I’m Going to Kill the Queen”
    • “Calling the Hive to Battle”
  • Will and John: Together Again: Nearly Step Brothers, Will Ferrell and John C. Reilly possess and an incredible comedic chemistry. Watch their antics on the set of Holmes and Watson as they reminisce about their hilarious history.
  • Seriously Absurd: The Cast: Serious about the craft of acting, Rebecca Hall, Lauren Lapkus and Ralph Fiennes and Billy Zane attempt to keep straight faces working on a set with Will Ferrell and John C. Reilly.
  • Mrs. Hudson’s Men: The world’s foremost artists, scientists and authors could not resist the allure of Mrs. Hudson.

Further below, after the break, you can find the official announcement for this upcoming release.

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“Bumblebee” starring Hailee Steinfeld on 4K UHD Blu-ray and Blu-ray in April

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The 2018 film “Bumblebee” starring Hailee Steinfeld is officially coming to both 4K UHD Blu-ray and Blu-ray Disc on April 2nd, via Paramount. The film, directed by Travis Knight, co-stars Jorge Lendeborg Jr., Jason Drucker, Pamela Adlon, John Ortiz, and John Cena. This film has received positive reviews from critics, in fact, it is currently “Certified Fresh” over at Rotten Tomatoes.

Tech specs for the 4K include 2160p video with Dolby Vision and HDR10 forms of High Dynamic Range and Dolby Atmos sound. The technical specs for the Blu-ray include 1080p video and Dolby Atmos sound. Both releases will come in the form of a “combo pack” with the 4K getting a Blu-ray, the Blu-ray getting a DVD, and each getting a Digital Copy of the film included. You can find both the 4K UHD Blu-ray and Blu-ray available to pre-order now over at Amazon. Bonus materials set to be included on the releases are listed below.

  • Sector 7 Archive
    • Agent Burns: Welcome to Sector 7
    • Sector 7 Adventures: The Battle at Half Dome (All-New Motion Comic)
  • Deleted and Extended Scenes
  • Outtakes
  • Bee Vision: The Transformers robots of Cybertron
  • Bringing Bumblebee to the Big Screen
    • The Story of Bumblebee
    • The Stars Align
    • Bumblebee Goes Back to G1
    • Back to the Beetle
    • California Cruisin’ Down Memory Lane

There will also be a Best Buy Exclusive Steelbook for the 4K UHD Blu-ray release available, which you can find pictured below and is available for pre-order.

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Further below, after the break, you can find the official announcement regarding these upcoming releases.

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“Stan & Ollie” starring Steve Coogan and John C. Reilly comes to Blu-ray in March

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The 2018 film “Stan & Ollie” starring Steve Coogan and John C. Reilly is officially coming to Blu-ray Disc on March 26th, via Sony Pictures Classics. This is a biography about slapstick comedians Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy, which was directed by Jon S. Baird. The movie co-stars Shirley Henderson, Nina Arianda, and Danny Huston. The tech specs for the Blu-ray have not yet been detailed, but stay tuned for a possible update. My personal guess is you can expect 1080p video in the 2.35:1 aspect ratio with DTS-HD 5.1 Master Audio sound, but remember that’s only a guess based on previous releases. The Blu-ray is not yet available for pre-order over at Amazon, but stay tuned for a definete update on that. Bonus materials set to be included on the release are listed below.

  • Four Featurettes
    • “Making Stan & Ollie”
    • “Playful Prosthetics”
    • “The Dancing Duo”
    • “Q&A with Cast and Crew”
  • Three Deleted Scenes

Further below, after the break, you can find the official announcement for this upcoming release.

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CONTEST! Win the Disney film “Ralph Breaks The Internet” on Blu-ray

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CONTEST
time yet again here at High Def Disc News! We are going to be having a giveaway where one lucky winner will receive the upcoming “Ralph Breaks The Internet” release on Blu-ray Disc from Disney. This title’s street date is on February 26th.

CONTEST RULES: You must be a United States resident and your mailing address cannot be a P.O. Box. Make sure you read that carefully and are qualified to enter.

You can find out how to enter below, after the break.

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Clint Eastwood film “The Mule” comes to 4K UHD Blu-ray and Blu-ray in April

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The 2018 film “The Mule” directed by and starring Clint Eastwood is coming to 4K UHD Blu-ray and Blu-ray Disc on April 2nd via Warner, according to early alerts to retailers. The film, inspired by a true story, co-stars Bradley Cooper, Manny Montana, Michael Peña, Taissa Farmiga, Andy Garcia, Laurence Fishburne, Clifton Collins Jr., and Dianne Wiest.

The 4K UHD Blu-ray and Blu-ray are both available for pre-order over at Amazon.  Both releases will come in the form of a “combo” pack with the 4K getting a Blu-ray, the Blu-ray getting a DVD, and a digital copy included with each.

UPDATE: Tech specs for the 4K include 2160p video in the 2.39:1 aspect ratio with HDR10 form of High Dynamic Range and DTS-HD 5.1 Master Audio sound. The tech specs for the Blu-ray include 1080p video in the 2.39:1 aspect and DTS-HD 5.1 Master Audio sound. Bonus materials set to be included on the releases are listed below.

  • Nobody Runs Forever: The Making of The Mule
  • Toby Keith “Don’t Let the Old Man In” Music Video

Further below, after the break, you can find the artwork for the Blu-ray and the official announcement regarding the releases of this film.

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“Aquaman” starring Jason Momoa is coming to 4K and Blu-ray in March

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The 2018 DC Extended Universe film “Aquaman” starring Jason Momoa is coming to 4K UHD Blu-ray and Blu-ray Disc on March 26th, via Warner. The film, directed by James Wan, co-stars Willem Dafoe, Patrick Wilson, Dolph Lundgren, Yahya Abdul-Mateen II, and Nicole Kidman. Tech specs for the 4K release include 2160p video in the 2.39:1 aspect ratio in both Dolby Vision and HDR10 forms of High Dynamic Range with Dolby Atmos sound. The tech specs for the Blu-ray include 1080p video in the 2.39:1 aspect ratio, without the sound format being yet specified. Stay tuned for an update on that. The releases will both come in the form of a “combo pack” with the 4K getting a Blu-ray, the Blu-ray getting a DVD, and both including a digital copy of the film. You can find the 4K UHD Blu-ray and Blu-ray Disc both with pre-order listings over at Amazon. Bonus materials set to be included on the releases are listed below.

  • Going Deep Into the World of Aquaman
  • Becoming Aquaman
  • James Wan: World Builder
  • Aqua Tech
  • Atlantis Warfare
  • The Dark Depths of Black Manta
  • Heroines of Atlantis
  • Villainous Training
  • Kingdoms of the Seven Seas
  • Creating Undersea Creatures
  • A Match Made in Atlantis
  • Scene Study Breakdowns
  • Exclusive Sneak Peek of Shazam!

It’s known that there will be an exclusive Steelbook for both the 4K UHD Blu-ray and Blu-ray releases over at retailer Best Buy. Also, retailer Target will be getting their own exclusive of the 4K UHD Blu-ray with a Book. Those both are now up and available for pre-order from those retailers. Further below, after the break, you can find the official announcement regarding the standard releases of the film where there is no mention of the rumored Blu-ray 3D listed on retailers.

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