1987 film “Dragnet” with Dank Aykroyd and Tom Hanks on Blu-ray in October

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The 1987 film adaptation of “Dragnet” starring Dan Aykroyd and Tom Hanks is coming to Blu-ray Disc (finally) in a “Collector’s Edition” on October 30th via Shout! Select (Shout! Factory). The distributor has just unveiled the release date and cover art (pictured above). UPDATE: This is now available for PRE-ORDER over at Amazon.

It’s also available for PRE-ORDER directly over at Shout! Factory. As an added bonus there, if you pre-order, you get:

 A “FREE 18″ X 24″ ROLLED POSTER featuring our brand new artwork, available while supplies last! Also get it shipped TWO WEEKS EARLY!

No word yet on tech specs aside from it being in full 1080p HD in the 1.85:1 aspect ratio, with zero mention of sound format and configuration(s). Also, no word yet on the bonus materials set to be included. Stay tuned for more updates on this title in the coming months.

1983 John Carpenter directed “Christine” comes to 4K in September

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The 1983 John Carpenter directed film, an adaptation of the Stephen King novel, “Christine” is coming to 4K UHD Blu-ray on September 11th via Sony Pictures Home Entertainment. Tech specs for the release include full 2160p 4K with HDR (HDR10) video and Dolby Atmos sound. This will come in the form of a “combo pack” with a Blu-ray Disc and Digital copy of the film. “Christine” on 4K UHD Blu-ray isn’t available for pre-order over at Amazon yet, but stay tuned for an update. The film, celebrating its 35th anniversary, will include the following Blu-ray bonus materials listed below.

  • Deleted Scenes
  • Commentary with Director John Carpenter and Keith Gordon
  • Three Featurettes:
    • “Christine: Ignition”
    • “Christine: Fast and Furious”
    • “Christine: Finish Line”
    • Deleted Scenes
    • Commentary with Director John Carpenter and Keith Gordon
    • Three Featurettes:
      • “Christine: Ignition”
      • “Christine: Fast and Furious”
      • “Christine: Finish Line”

Further below, after the break, you’ll find the official announcement for this release.

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