The 2019 Safdie Brothers film “Uncut Gems” is officially getting both 4K UHD Blu-ray and Blu-ray Disc releases on November 23rd via The Criterion Collection. The film, co-directed & co-written by Benny Safdie and Josh Safdie, starred Adam Sandler,LaKeith Stanfield, Idina Menzel, Julia Fox, Eric Bogosian, Judd Hirsch, Kevin Garnett, and The Weeknd.
This has received a new 4K scan [transfer] that was approved by the filmmakers (Josh and Benny Safdie). The tech specs for the 4K UHD Blu-ray release include a 2160p video presentation in the 2.39:1 aspect ratio with HDR10 and Dolby Vision forms of high dynamic range and Dolby Atmos sound. The tech specs for the Blu-ray include a 1080p HD video presentation in the 2.39:1 aspect ratio and Dolby Atmos sound. The 4K UHD Blu-ray set will come as a “combo pack” meaning that it will include its Blu-ray Disc counterpart. You can now find both The Criterion Collection4K UHD Blu-ray and the Blu-ray releases of the film available for preorder over at Amazon. The full details about the release and bonus materials set to be included are listed below.
DIRECTOR-APPROVED SPECIAL EDITION FEATURES
4K digital transfer, approved by writer-directors Josh and Benny Safdie, with Dolby Atmos soundtrack on the 4K UHD and Blu-ray editions
In the 4K UHD edition: One 4K UHD disc of the film presented in Dolby Vision HDR and one Blu-ray with the film and special features
Audio commentary from 2019 featuring the Safdies, writer and editor Ronald Bronstein, and producer Sebastian Bear-McClard
New interviews with cinematographer Darius Khondji, costume designer Miyako Bellizzi, production designer Sam Lisenco, and casting director Jennifer Venditti
Documentaries from 2019 and 2020 on the making of the film and soundtrack
Screen test featuring actors Adam Sandler and Julia Fox
Goldman v Silverman, a 2020 short film by the Safdies, featuring Sandler and Benny Safdie
“Question & Answer,” a 2020 short film featuring the Safdies, Sandler, actor Jason Bateman, and comedy writer Megan Amram
Deleted and extended scenes, including a full performance of “The Morning” by The Weeknd
English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing
PLUS: An essay by film critic J. Hoberman and, for the 4K UHD and Blu-ray editions, a 2020 discussion of the film by the editorial staff of Jewish Currents magazine
The 2005 remake of the film “The Longest Yard“ starring Adam Sandler will be making its debut to the Blu-ray Disc format on September 21st via Paramount Home Entertainment. The film, directed by Peter Segal, co-starred Chris Rock, Nelly, Michael Irvin, Terry Crews, Tracy Morgan, Kevin Nash, Bill Goldberg, David Patrick Kelly, William Fichtner, and the late Burt Reynolds.
As mentioned, this will be the very first time this film has been available in Blu-ray format. The tech specs for the release include a 1080p HD video presentation in the 2.39:1 aspect ratio with DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1 lossless surround sound. You can now find the Blu-ray listed for preorder over at Amazon. The bonus materials set to be included with the release are listed below.
First Down and Twenty-Five to Life
The Care & Feeding of Pro Athletes
Lights, Camera, Touchdown!
Extra Points with Commentary by Peter Segal
Deleted Scenes with Optional Commentary by Peter Segal
The 2019 film “Uncut Gems“ starring Adam Sandler is coming to Blu-ray Disc on March 10th, via Lionsgate. The film, directed by the Safdie brothers (Benny Safdie & Josh Safdie) co-stars LaKeith Stanfield, Idina Menzel, Julia Fox, Judd Hirsch, Eric Bogosian, The Weeknd, and Kevin Garnett. This film, during its theatrical run, received a lot of buzz from the critics but it didn’t receive any Academy Award nominations. However, at the time of writing, this carries a “Certified Fresh” rating over at Rotten Tomatoes. Tech specs for the Blu-ray include 1080p HD video in the 2.39:1 aspect ratio with DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1 sound. The release will come as a “combo pack” with a DVD and a digital code (copy) of the film included. You can now find the Blu-ray available for preorder over at Amazon. The only bonus material set to be included on the release is listed below.
“Money on the Street: The Making of Uncut Gems” Featurette
Further below, after the break, you can find more official information about the upcoming home video releases of this film.
The 2018 CG animated sequel “Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation” is coming to both 4K UHD Blu-ray and Blu-ray Disc on October 9th via Sony, according to an early retailer alert. Both the 4K and Blu-ray releases will come in the form of a “Monster Party Edition” (as the artwork suggests). The releases will also come as a “combo pack” with the 4K getting a Blu-ray, Blu-ray getting a DVD and both getting a Digital Copy of the film included. Tech specs have not yet been detailed, and the only bonus materials we know about so far are the 2 Mini-Movies (mentioned on the art). Stay tuned for further updates once the studio (Sony) officially announces this title.
The animated film, directed by Genndy Tartakovsky, features the voice talents of the following: Adam Sandler, Andy Samberg, Selena Gomez, Kevin James, Fran Drescher, Steve Buscemi, Molly Shannon, David Spade, Keegan-Michael Key, Jim Gaffigan, Chris Parnell, Joe Jonas, and Chrissy Teigen.
You can already find PRE-ORDER listings for both the 4K UHD Blu-ray and Blu-ray Disc of the film over at Amazon. Also, there are placeholder pages over at Best Buy for both the 4K and Blu-ray – where you’ll find that 10/9 release date. Lastly, speaking of Best Buy, it’s worth noting that it appears they’ll be getting an Exclusive Steelbook for the Blu-ray release of the film. That Steelbook, along with the Blu-ray Disc art, can be found further below after the break.