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Critically acclaimed film “The Hate U Give” on 4K and Blu-ray in January

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The 2018 critically acclaimed film “The Hate U Give” starring Amandla Stenberg is coming to 4K UHD Blu-ray and Blu-ray Disc on January 22nd, 2019 via Fox. This movie was absolutely loved by the critics, being “Certified Fresh” over at Rotten Tomatoes where (at time of writing) it carries a 97% rating. This is an adaptation of the novel (of the same title) written by Angie Thomas. The film was directed by George Tillman Jr. and features a supporting cast of Regina HallRussell Hornsby, Anthony Mackie, Issa Rae, CommonAlgee Smith, KJ Apa, and Sabrina Carpenter.

Tech specs for the 4K release include 2160p video in the 2.40:1 aspect ratio with HDR10 form of High Dynamic Range and DTS-HD 7.1 Master Audio sound. The tech specs for the Blu-ray release include 1080p video in the 2.40:1 aspect ratio 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, the Blu-ray getting a DVD, and each getting a Digital Copy of the film included. The 4K UHD Blu-ray and Blu-ray are available to pre-order now over at Amazon. Bonus materials set to be included on both releases are listed below.

  • Extended scenes:
    • Maverick and Seven Protecting Their Home
    • Uprising
    • Seven’s Graduation
  • Featurettes:
    • Starting a Conversation
    • The Talk
    • Code Switching
  • The Heart of Georgia
  • Thank U Georgia
  • Starr: Shine Your Light
  • Audio Commentary by George Tillman, Jr., Amandla Stenberg, Russell Hornsby, Angie Thomas and Craig Hayes

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

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Sci-Fi Thriller “The Darkest Minds” comes to 4K UHD Blu-ray and Blu-ray in October

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The 2018 Sci-Fi Thriller “The Darkest Minds” is coming to both 4K UHD Blu-ray and Blu-ray Disc on October 30th via Fox Home Entertainment, according to an early alert to retailers. The Jennifer Yuh Nelson directed film is based on the Alexandra Bracken novel, and its cast includes Skylan BrooksAmandla StenbergHarris DickinsonMiya Cech, Mandy MooreGwendoline Christie, and Bradley Whitford.

The release will come in the form of a “combo pack” with the 4K release getting a Blu-ray included, the Blu-ray release getting a DVD included, and both getting a Digital Copy of the film. The film is available for PRE-ORDER now over at Amazon on both 4K UHD Blu-ray and Blu-ray Disc. Tech specs and bonus materials for the releases have not yet been detailed, as the studio hasn’t even officially announced this yet in form of press release. That being said, stay tuned for further details regarding this release.

UPDATE: The cover art has been updated on retailers (as pictured) now, and it appears the Blu-ray release will include a “friendship bracelet” exclusively. There is no word that indicates 4K consumers are worthy of this bracelet, sadly. Below you can see the Blu-ray art with a promotional sticker showing the included physical bonus item.

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