New 4K UHD Blu-ray Releases for November 1st, 2022

The following titles were today released Tuesday, November 1st, 2022 on 4K UHD Blu-ray:

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The Woman King on 4K and Blu-ray in December

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The 2022 film “The Woman King” is officially coming to 4K UHD Blu-ray and Blu-ray Disc on December 13th via Sony Pictures Home Entertainment.  The film, based on true events and directed by Gina Prince-Bythewood, stars Viola Davis, Thuso Mbedu, Lashana Lynch, Sheila Atim, and John Boyega.  It is most certainly worth noting that this film, at the time of writing, is “Certified Fresh” over at Rotten Tomatoes.

The tech specs for the 4K UHD Blu-ray include a 2160p video presentation in the 2.40:1 aspect ratio with HDR10 form of high dynamic range and Dolby Atmos sound.  Tech specs for the Blu-ray include a 1080p HD video presentation in 2.40:1 with Dolby Atmos.  The 4K release will come in the form of a “combo pack” with its Blu-ray Disc counterpart included.  Both the 4K and Blu-ray releases (individually) will include a digital code (copy) of the film.  You can now find the 4K UHD Blu-ray and Blu-ray available for preorder over at retailer Best Buy.

The bonus materials set to be included with the 4K and Blu-ray releases are listed below.

  • A Caterpillar’s Destruction: Viola Davis On Set
  • Representation Matters (Featurette)
  • WOMAN/WARRIOR (Featurette)
  • Storytellers (Featurette)
  • Thuso Mbedu Auditions
  • Filmmakers’ Commentary

Further below, after the break, you can find the trailer for the film, a special features preview video, and the full announcement regarding the home video releases of the film.

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New 4K UHD Blu-ray Releases for October 25th, 2022

The following titles were today released Tuesday, October 25th, 2022 on 4K UHD Blu-ray:

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2002 film Adaptation comes to 4K in December

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The 2002 film “Adaptation.” is officially coming to 4K UHD Blu-ray on December 6th via Sony Pictures Home Entertainment.  The film, directed by Spike Jonze, was based on a book (“The Orchard Thief”) with the screenplay adaptation written by Charlie Kaufman, and it starred Nicolas Cage, Meryl Streep, Tilda Swinton, and Chris Cooper.  It’s most certainly worth noting, that at the time of writing this, the film is still deemed“Certified Fresh” (all these 20 years later) over at Rotten Tomatoes.

This movie has been newly remastered in 4K from the original camera negative.  The tech specs for the release include a 2160p video presentation in the original 1.85:1 aspect ratio with HDR10 and Dolby Vision forms of high dynamic range and a new Dolby Atmos sound mix as well as the original theatrical mix in a DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1 configuration and even a DTS-HD Master Audio 2.0 Stereo sound mix.  The release will only include a 4K disc and a digital code (copy) of the film.  So, again, there will be no Blu-ray with this release.

You can now find the 4K UHD Blu-ray available for preorder over at retailers Best Buy and Walmart, as well as online retailer Deep Discount.  The bonus materials set to be included with this release are listed below.

  • Behind the Scenes in the Swamp Featurette
  • Theatrical Trailer

Further below, after the break, you can find the full announcement regarding the upcoming 4K release of this film.

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1988 film Rain Man comes to 4K in February

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The 1988 MGM film “Rain Man” is officially coming to 4K UHD Blu-ray on February 21st, 2023 via MVD Marquee Collection [MVD Entertainment Group].  The film, winner of 4 Academy Awards (“Oscars”), was directed by Barry Levinson and starred Dustin Hoffman, Tom Cruise, Jack Murdock, Michael D. Roberts, Gerald R. Molen, Valeria Golino, Bonnie Hunt, and Beth Grant.

The movie has received a “master created and provided by MGM was scanned in 4K from the original camera negative and was approved by director Barry Levinson,” according to the press materials.  Tech specs for the release include a 2160p video presentation in the 1.85:1 aspect ratio, apparently without any form of HDR (high dynamic range), with lossless DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1 surround sound.  This release will come in the form of a “combo pack” meaning that it will include a Blu-ray Disc counterpart in 1080p HD from the same master, also with lossless 5.1 surround sound.

You can find the 4K UHD Blu-ray available for preorder now over at online retailer DiabolikDVD.  Stay tuned for an update when it becomes available over at Best Buy.  NOTE:  Only the first pressings will include a slipcover.  The bonus materials set to be included with the release are listed below according to each disc.

DISC ONE: 4K ULTRA HD DISC

  • Audio Commentary by Director Barry Levinson
  • Audio Commentary by Writer Barry Morrow
  • Audio Commentary by Writer Ronald Bass
  • Original Theatrical Trailer (HD, 2:13)

DISC TWO: BLU-RAY DISC

  • Audio Commentary by Director Barry Levinson
  • Audio Commentary by Writer Barry Morrow
  • Audio Commentary by Writer Ronald Bass
  • ‘The Journey of Rain Man’ featurette (SD, 22:07)
  • ‘Lifting the Fog: A Look at the Mysteries of Autism’ featurette (SD, 20:13)
  • Deleted Scene (SD, 2:10)
  • Original Theatrical Trailer (HD, 2:13)

New 4K UHD Blu-ray Releases for October 18th, 2022

The following titles will be released Tuesday, October 18th, 2022 on 4K UHD Blu-ray:

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New 4K UHD Blu-ray Releases for October 11th, 2022

The following titles will be released Tuesday, October 11th, 2022 on 4K UHD Blu-ray:

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1983 film WarGames arrives on 4K in December

The 1983 film “WarGames” is officially coming to 4K UHD Blu-ray on December 20th via Shout! Factory.  The film, via MGM, directed by John Badham, starred Matthew Broderick, Ally Sheedy, Dabney Coleman, John Wood, Juanin Clay, and Barry Corbin.

This movie has received a new 4K scan from the original camera negative.  The tech specs for the 4K UHD Blu-ray release have yet to be detailed but you can at least expect a 2160p video presentation in the 1.85:1 aspect ratio with HDR10 and Dolby Vision forms of HDR and lossless sound mix(es).  This release will come in the form of a “combo pack” with its Blu-ray Disc counterpart included.

You can now find the 4K UHD Blu-ray available for preorder over at retailer Best Buy as well as over at online retailer Deep Discount.  You can also now preorder the 4K UHD Blu-ray directly via Shout! Factory‘s website, where you’ll get an exclusive poster [while supplies last].  The bonus materials set to be included with this 4K physical release are listed below.

  • Feature-Length Audio Commentary By Director John Badham And Writers Lawrence Lasker And Walter F. Parkes
  • “Loading WarGames”
  • “Inside NORAD: Cold War Fortress”
  • “Attack Of The Hackers”
  • “Tic Tac Toe: A True Story”
  • Theatrical Trailer

New 4K UHD Blu-ray Releases for October 4th, 2022

The following titles were released Tuesday, October 4th, 2022 on 4K UHD Blu-ray:

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Peacemaker First Season on Blu-ray in November

The HBO and DC original series “Peacemaker: The Complete First Season” is officially coming to Blu-ray Disc on November 22nd via Warner Bros. Home Entertainment.  The show, which was created by James Gunn, in its first season stars John Cena, Jennifer Holland, Danielle Brooks, Freddie Stroma, Steve Agee, Chukwudi Iwuji, Annie Chang, Lochlyn Munro, and Robert Patrick.

The tech specs for the Blu-ray include a 1080p HD video presentation and lossless 5.1 surround sound, presumably in DTS-HD Master Audio although yet to be confirmed, spanning across a 2-disc set [both using BD-50 discs].  You can now find the Blu-ray available for preorder over at retailer Best Buy as well as online retailer Deep Discount.  Stay tuned for other retailer preorder links in further updates.  The bonus materials set to be included with the Blu-ray release are listed below.

  • Making the World Safe for Violence: Peacemaker’s Team (Exclusive for Blu-ray and DVD)
  • Bad Daddy Issues: Peacemakers Search for Inner Peace (Exclusive for Blu-ray and DVD)
  • Gag Reel (Exclusive for Blu-ray and DVD)
  • Peacemaker: Under the Helmet
  • Project Butterfly Team Member
    • Peacemaker
    • Adebayo
    • Harcourt
    • John Economos
    • Vigilante
    • Murn
    • Eagly
  • On Set with Steve Agee
  • Dramatic Comic Book Readings with Chukwudi Iwuji
  • Unlocking the Quantum Unfolding Storage Area
  • Peacemaker and Vigilante: BFFs
  • So, What Do You Really Think of Peacemaker?
  • Danielle Brooks Explains the DC Universe
  • Keep the Tweets
  • Dance for Peace
  • How to Properly Give a F*ck

Further below, after the break, you can find the full announcement about the upcoming home entertainment releases of this first season of the show.

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Westworld Season 4 on 4K and Blu-ray in November

The HBO TV series “Westworld: Season Four: The Choice” is officially coming to 4K UHD Blu-ray and Blu-ray Disc on November 29th via Warner Bros. Home Entertainment.  The show, created by Lisa Joy and Jonathan Nolan, in its fourth season stars Evan Rachel Wood, Ed Harris, Jeffrey Wright, Tessa Thompson, Aaron Paul, Luke Hemsworth, Angela Sarafyan, Ariana DeBose, Aurora Perrineau, and Daniel Wu.

The tech specs for the 4K UHD Blu-ray release include a 2160p video presentation with HDR10 form of high dynamic range and lossless [presumably DTS-HD Master Audio] 5.1 surround sound, spanning across a 3-discs [for 4K].  Tech specs for the Blu-ray release include a 1080p HD video presentation and 5.1 lossless surround sound, spanning across a 2-disc set.  The 4K release will come in the form of a “combo pack” meaning that it will include the Blu-ray Disc counterparts of the fourth season as well as a digital code (copy).

UPDATE:  You can now find the 4K UHD Blu-ray and Blu-ray available for preorder over at retailer Best Buy. The bonus materials set to be included on the 4K and Blu-ray releases are listed below.

  • Westworld on the Road (Exclusive to 4K Ultra HD, Blu-ray and DVD)
  • Westworld: An Exploration of Humanity (Exclusive to Home Entertainment)
  • Westworld’s Temperance: A Set Tour
  • Creating Westworld’s Reality Episodes 1-8

Further below, after the break, you can find the full announcement about the home entertainment releases of the fourth season of this show.

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