The HBO original series “His Dark Materials: The Complete Second Season” is officially coming to Blu-ray Disc on June 29th via Warner Bros. Home Entertainment. The fantasy TV series features a cast of Dafne Keen, Amir Wilson, Kit Connor, Ruth Wilson, Ariyon Bakare, Andrew Scott, Will Keen, Ruta Gedmintas, and Lin-Manuel Miranda. The tech specs for the Blu-ray release include a 1080p HD video presentation in the 1.78:1 aspect ratio with DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1 lossless surround sound, on two BD-50 discs. The release will come with a digital code (copy) of the second season. You can now find the Blu-ray listed for preorder over at Amazon. The bonus materials set to be included with this release are listed below.
Noble Rogue: The Legend of Lee Scoresby (Exclusive to Blu-ray and DVD) his documentary will explore the DNA of Lee Scoresby’s character (Lin-Manuel Miranda) and the aspects of the cowboy, outlaw or rogue, who through bravery, loyalty, and rebelliousness are willing to stick up for the underdog and fight for justice.
Exploring His Dark Materials: Panserbjørne
Exploring His Dark Materials: Daemons
Exploring His Dark Materials: Portals & The Multiverse
Exploring His Dark Materials: Witches
His Dark Materials: Bringing Daemons and Bears to Life
His Dark Materials: Exploring Cittàgazze
His Dark Materials: Worlds Collide
The Powerful Mrs. Coulter
The Subtle Knife
Below, after the break, you can find the full announcement regarding the home video release of the second season of this TV series.
The 2019 Sam Mendes directed Academy Award-winning film “1917” is officially coming to Blu-ray Disc and 4K UHD Blu-ray on March 24th, via Universal. The film, nominated for a total of 10 and winner of 3 Oscars, starred Dean-Charles Chapman, George MacKay, Daniel Mays, Andrew Scott, Mark Strong, Colin Firth, Richard Madden, and Benedict Cumberbatch. This film was very well-received by both critics and moviegoers as, at the time of writing, it carries a “Certified Fresh” rating over at Rotten Tomatoes.
UPDATE: This title has, as of today (2/21), been officially announced by Universal. The tech specs for the 4K UHD Blu-ray includes 2160p video in the 2.39:1 aspect ratio, on a BD-100, in HDR10, HDR10+, and Dolby Vision forms of High Dynamic Range with Dolby Atmos sound. The tech specs for the Blu-ray include 1080p HD video in the 2.39:1 aspect ratio, on a BD-50, with Dolby Atmos sound. The bonus materials set to be included are listed below.
BONUS FEATURES ON 4K ULTRA HD, BLU-RAY:
The Weight of the World: Sam Mendes – Academy Award® winner Sam Mendes discusses his personal connection to World War 1.
Allied Forces: Making 1917 – Learn how the one shot, 360-degree format was executed and the pivotal role Academy Award® winner Roger Deakins served in bringing Sam Mendes’ vision to life.
The Music of 1917 – Composer Thomas Newman and filmmakers discuss the important role of the Academy Award®-nominated score.
In The Trenches – Go behind the scenes with the cast of 1917.
Recreating History – Filmmakers offer a detailed look at the production design challenges of recreating the First World War.
Feature Commentary with Director/Co-Writer Sam Mendes.
Feature Commentary with Director of Photography Roger Deakins.
Both releases will come in the form of a “combo pack” – as seen via artwork – with the 4K getting its Blu-ray counterpart, the Blu-ray getting a DVD and each getting a digital code (copy) of the film included. You can now find both the 4K UHD Blu-ray and Blu-ray Disc listed for preorder over at Amazon, Best Buy, Target, and Walmart. Lastly, it’s worth mentioning that retailer Best Buy will be getting an exclusive4K UHD Blu-ray SteelBook release for the film (pictured below) which is also available for preorder. Further below, after the break, you can find the full announcement regarding the home video release of this film. Read more