“Mary Queen of Scots” is coming to both 4K UHD Blu-ray and Blu-ray in February

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The 2018 film “Mary Queen of Scots” starring Saoirse Ronan and Margot Robbie is coming to both 4K UHD Blu-ray and Blu-ray Disc on February 26th, via Universal. The film, directed by Josie Rourke, co-stars Jack LowdenJoe Alwyn, Guy Pearce, and David Tennant. Tech specs for the 4K include 2160p video presented in the 2.39:1 aspect ratio with Dolby Vision and HDR10 forms of High Dynamic Range and Dolby Atmos sound. Technical specs for the Blu-ray include 1080p video in the 2.39:1 aspect with Dolby Atmos sound. The 4K release (a “combo pack”) will come with a Blu-ray included, and both releases will come with a Digital Copy of the film included. Both the 4K UHD Blu-ray and Blu-ray both are available to pre-order now over at Amazon. Bonus materials set to be included on the release are listed below.

  • An Epic Confrontation
  • Tudor Feminism
  • Something About Marys
  • Feature Audio Commentary with Director Josie Rourke and Composer Max Richter

Disney’s animated “The Little Mermaid” is coming to 4K UHD Blu-ray in February

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The 1989 animated film “The Little Mermaid” is coming to 4K UHD Blu-ray and getting a new Blu-ray Disc release on February 26th, via Disney. The film, directed by Ron Clements and John Musker, won a total of 2 Oscars (Academy Awards) for best music original song and best music original score. It’s also celebrating its 30th anniversary this year.

The 4K UHD Blu-ray tech specs come with 2160p video presented in the 1.78:1 aspect ratio with HDR10 form of High Dynamic Range and Dolby Atmos sound. The Blu-ray re-release will come with 1080p video presented in the 1.78:1 aspect and DTS-HD 7.1 Master Audio sound. Both releases will come in the form of a “combo pack” with the 4K getting a Blu-ray included, the Blu-ray getting a DVD included, and both featuring a Digital Copy of the film. The 4K is not yet available to pre-order over at Amazon yet, but the Blu-ray Disc is – perhaps mislabeled (judging from price). Stay tuned for an update on that. You can however find the 4K UHD Blu-ray available to pre-order over at Best Buy.

It is also known that retailer Best Buy will be getting an Exclusive Steelbook 4K release, which you can already pre-order. Bonus materials set to be included on the 4K and new Blu-ray release are listed below.

ALL-NEW BONUS FEATURES: 

  • Sing-Along Mode – Sing along to the movie in this sing-along version of the film.
  • Alan Menken & the Leading Ladies Song – From the voice of a mermaid to the tunes of a muse, the music of Alan Menken has scored the soundtrack for some of Disney’s most iconic leading ladies. Join Alan, Jodi Benson (Ariel), Paige O’Hara (Belle), Judy Kuhn (Pocahontas Singing Voice), Lillias White (Calliope) and Donna Murphy (Mother Gothel) as we celebrate the music of their films in honor of the one that started it all … “The Little Mermaid.” In this discussion, the ladies will share their memories of musically creating their characters with Alan, discuss what it means to be part of the Disney Princess/leading lady legacy and create new memories as they sing with Alan around a baby grand piano.
  • “What I Want From You…Is YOUR VOICE” – Enter the recording studio and get an inside look at the cast of “The Little Mermaid” in their original recording sessions.
  • Stories From Walt’s Office – Gadgets & Gizmos – Like Ariel, Walt Disney was a collector of many different things from miniatures to early mechanical characters that inspired the invention of audio-animatronics. We take a look at some the collections that Walt kept in his office in the third episode of this series.
  • #TreasuresUntold – Join Ruby Rose Turner and Olivia Sanabia from the Disney Channel Original Series “Coop and Cami Ask the World” as they take a deep dive to explore some hidden treasures and fun facts about Disney’s “The Little Mermaid.”
  • DCapella “Part of Your World” Music Video
  • Classic Bonus Features – revisit four exciting bonus features from previous releases including:
    • Deleted Character: Harold The Merman
    • Under The Scene: The Art Of Live Action Reference
    • Howard’s Lecture
    • Audio Commentary With Ron Clements, John Musker and Alan Menken

DIGITAL EXCLUSIVES

  • “Part of Your World” – A 30-Year Retrospective – Songwriter Alan Menken and Jodi Benson, the acting and singing voice of Ariel, sing the epitome of Disney “I Want” songs “Part of Your World” and discuss its impact since it was first heard 30 years ago.
  • Classic Bonus Features – Over 3 additional hours of previously released classic bonus features including Deleted Scenes, Easter Eggs, Music Videos and more!

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

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2018 “Robin Hood” starring Taron Egerton on 4K and Blu-ray in February

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The 2018 film “Robin Hood” starring Taron Egerton and Jamie Foxx is coming to both 4K UHD Blu-ray and Blu-ray Disc on February 19th, via Lionsgate. The film, directed by Otto Bathurst, co-stars Ben Mendelsohn, Eve Hewson, Jamie Dornan, and Tim Minchin.

Tech specs for the 4K UHD Blu-ray include 2160p video presented in the 2.40:1 aspect ratio with Dolby Vision and HDR10+ forms of High Dynamic Range and Dolby Atmos sound. The technical specs for the Blu-ray include 1080p video presented in the 2.40:1 aspect and Dolby Atmos sound, as well. Both release will come in the form of “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. The 4K UHD Blu-ray and Blu-ray Disc are both available now to pre-order over at Amazon. Bonus materials set to be included on the two releases of the film are listed below.

  • “Outlaws and Auteurs: Reshaping Robin Hood” (7-Part Documentary)
  • Outtakes
  • Deleted Scenes

Further below, after the break, you can find more information about the releases via the official announcement.

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“Green Book” with Viggo Mortensen and Mahershala Ali on 4K and Blu-ray March

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The 2018 film “Green Book” starring Viggo Mortensen and Mahershala Ali is coming to both 4K UHD Blu-ray and Blu-ray Disc on March 5th, via Universal. The film, directed by Peter Farrelly, co-stars Linda Cardellini, Sebastian Maniscalco, Dimiter D. Marinov, Mike Hatton, P.J. Byrne, and Joe Cortese.

Tech specs for the 4K release include 2160p video presented in the 2.00:1 aspect ratio with HDR10 form of High Dynamic Range and Dolby Atmos sound. Technical specifications for the Blu-ray release include 1080p video in the 2.00:1 aspect with Dolby Atmos sound. Both release will come in the form of “combo pack” with the 4K getting a Blu-ray, the Blu-ray getting DVD, and both getting a Digital Copy of the film. The 4K UHD Blu-ray and Blu-ray are both available now for pre-order over at Amazon. Bonus materials set to be included on the releases are listed below.

  • Virtuoso Performances– Go behind the scenes with Viggo Mortensen and Mahershala Ali as they discuss their characters and the lengths they went to accurately portray them.
  • An Unforgettable Friendship – Cast and filmmakers discuss the friendship between Don Shirley and Tony Lip.
  • Going Beyond the Green Book – Filmmakers and cast discuss the significance of The Green Book.

Further below, after the break, you can find more info about the releases in the official announcement.

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