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Vampire in Brooklyn lands on Blu-ray September

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The 1995 Wes Craven directed film Vampire in Brooklyn starring Eddie Murphy is finally coming to Blu-ray Disc for the very first time on September 15th, via Paramount. The film is considered a perhaps cult-classic yet was also widely hated by critics. It featured a supporting cast of Angela Bassett, Allen Payne, Kadeem Hardison, John Witherspoon, and Zakes Mokae. Tech specs for the release include a 1080p HD video presentation in the 1.85:1 aspect ratio and DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1 surround sound. You can now find the Blu-ray available for preorder over at Amazon and retailer Best Buy. No bonus materials are set to be included on this release, according to the back package art.

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Boyz N The Hood on 4K UHD Blu-ray February

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The 1991 John Singleton directed Academy Award-nominated film Boyz N The Hood is officially coming to 4K UHD Blu-ray on February 4th via Sony. The film featured a cast of Ice Cube, Cuba Gooding, Jr., Morris Chestnut, Nia Long, Angela Bassett, and Laurence Fishburne. The film has received a new 4K scan from its original camera negative. Tech specs for the release include video in the 1.85:1 aspect ratio with HDR10 form of High Dynamic Range and Dolby Atmos sound, as well as the archival 5.1 surround sound and theatrical 2.0 Stereo mixes. The release will come in the form of a “combo pack” with the Blu-ray counterpart included along with a digital code (copy of the film). The 4K UHD Blu-ray is now available for preorder over at Amazon. Bonus materials set to be included on the release are listed below.

4K ULTRA HD INCLUDES:

  • John Singleton Tribute
  • Theatrical Press Conference
  • Behind-the-Scenes Featurette
  • Theatrical Trailer

BLU-RAY INCLUDES:

  • Commentary with Writer/Director John Singleton
  • The Enduring Significance of Boyz N the Hood
  • Friendly Fire: Making of an Urban Legend
  • Deleted Scenes
  • Audition Videos Featuring Ice Cube, Angela Bassett, Morris Chestnut and Tyra Ferrell
  • Compton’s Most Wanted Music Video “GROWIN’ UP IN THE HOOD”
  • Tevin Campbell Music Video “JUST ASK ME TO”

Further below, after the break, you can find the full announcement regarding the upcoming 4K release of this film.

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“The Critters Collection” from Scream Factory coming November gets detailed

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The upcoming release of The Critters Collection coming to Blu-ray Disc in a box set on November 27th via Scream Factory has officially been detailed. The release will contain the four films “Critters” (1986), “Critters 2: The Main Course” (1988), “Critters 3” (1991), and “Critters 4” (1992), spanning across a 4-disc set. Tech specs for the release have not been fully detailed, but we do know that the first two films have received new 2K scans from the original film elements. Stay tuned for further info regarding the tech specs for the films. The set is available for PRE-ORDER now over at Amazon. The bonus materials set to be included on the releases can be a tad bit lengthy, so I’ll just let you view the full announcement for the release below, after the break.

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“Mission: Impossible Fallout” comes to 4K UHD Blu-ray and Blu-ray in December

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The 2018 Christopher McQuarrie directed film “Mission: Impossible Fallout” starring Tom Cruise is officially coming to both 4K UHD Blu-ray and Blu-ray Disc on December 4th via Paramount. The film co-stars Henry CavillVing RhamesSimon PeggRebecca FergusonVanessa KirbyMichelle MonaghanAngela Bassett, Sean Harris, Wes Bentley, and Alec Baldwin.

Tech specs for the 4K UHD Blu-ray release include 2160p video in the 2.39:1 aspect ratio with both HDR10 and Dolby Vision forms of High Dynamic Range as well as Dolby Atmos sound. The tech specs for the Blu-ray Disc release include 1080p video in the 2.39:1 aspect ratio and Dolby Atmos sound. Both versions will come in the form of a 3-Disc “combo pack” with the 4K release including a Blu-ray, the Blu-ray release including a DVD, and both including a Digital Copy of the film. The 4K UHD Blu-ray and the Blu-ray versions of the film are both available for PRE-ORDER over at Amazon. Bonus materials set to be included on the releases are listed below.

  • Behind the Fallout
    • Light the Fuse
    • Top of the World
    • The Big Swing: Deleted Scene Breakdown
    • Rendezvous in Paris
    • The Fall
    • The Hunt is On
    • Cliffside Clash
  • Deleted Scenes Montage with Optional Commentary by director Christopher McQuarrie and editor Eddie Hamilton
  • Foot Chase Musical Breakdown
  • The Ultimate Mission
  • Storyboards
  • Theatrical Trailer
  • Commentary by director Christopher McQuarrie and Tom Cruise
  • Commentary by director Christopher McQuarrie and editor Eddie Hamilton
  • Commentary by composer Lorne Balfe
  • Isolated Score Track

Admittedly, the release date doesn’t come as a huge surprise, as it had previously been reported here as a rumor but, now we get official confirmation from the studio in form of a press release, which can be found further below, after the break, along with the art for the Blu-ray version.

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