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City Slickers II: The Legend of Curly’s Gold on Blu-ray May

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The 1994 sequel “City Slickers II: The Legend of Curly’s Gold” starring Billy Crystal is officially coming to Blu-ray Disc, for the first time, on May 25th via Shout Factory‘s Shout Select line. The film, directed by Paul Weiland, co-starred Daniel Stern, Jon Lovitz, and Jack Palance. The tech specs for the release should include a 1080p HD presentation in the original 1.85:1 aspect ratio and uncompressed sound, likely in both 5.1 and 2.0 configurations. Stay tuned for if and when those tech specs get officially detailed regarding the sound. The Blu-ray can now be found available for preorder over at Amazon and also directly via Shout! Factory. The bonus materials for this release are currently in production and will be announced closer we come to the release date. So, again, stay tuned for an update regarding this release.

Baseball: A Film by Ken Burns comes to Blu-ray in June

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“Baseball: A Film by Ken Burns” is coming to Blu-ray on June 8th April 13th via PBS direct. UPDATE: This release has been pushed back to June now, from its original April release date. The Emmy award-winning documentary mini-series, directed by Ken Burns, originally aired in 2004 on PBS and in 2010 the series received “The Tenth Inning” as a 2-part additional episode. According to all retailers, this Blu-ray set will include that additional episode, as it carries the very same runtime as the previous DVD release. This documentary mini-series has been “fully restored in high definition” as touted on the cover art (pictured above). The tech specs for the release include a 1080p HD presentation, said to be in a widescreen aspect ratio, with Dolby Digital 5.1 surround sound on an 11-disc set. The bonus materials should be identical to those found on the previous DVD release, which included over 2 and a half hours of special features. No additional information is known about the high definition restoration at this time, as even PBS hasn’t listed it on their official store. You can however find the Blu-ray set now available for preorder over at Amazon as well as at retailers Best Buy, Target, and Walmart.

“Monsters University” is coming to 4K in March

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The 2013 Pixar computer-animated film Monsters University is coming to 4K UHD Blu-ray on March 3rd, via Disney, according to retailers. The film, a prequel to “Monsters, Inc.” and directed by Dan Scanlon, featured the voice talents of Billy CrystalJohn GoodmanSteve Buscemi, Joel Murray, Peter Sohn, Helen Mirren, Sean Hayes, Dave Foley, Charlie Day, Tyler Labine, Nathan Fillion, Aubrey Plaza, and Alfred Molina. Tech specs for the 4K and bonus materials for the release have not yet been detailed but stay tuned for a possible update. It’s very likely the release will come with the HDR10 form of High Dynamic Range and Dolby Atmos sound – but that’s just speculation based on previous releases. The release will come in the form of a “combo pack” with the Blu-ray Disc counterpart and bonus disc included as well as a digital code (copy) of the film. You can find the 4K UHD Blu-ray now is available for preorder over at Amazon, Best Buy, Target, and Walmart. Lastly, it’s worth certainly mentioning that retailer Best Buy will be getting an exclusive 4K UHD Blu-ray SteelBook release of the film (pictured below), which is now available for preorder.

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“Monsters, Inc.” comes to 4K UHD Blu-ray March

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The 2001 Pixar computer-animated film Monsters, Inc. is coming to 4K UHD Blu-ray, via Disney, on March 3rd it seems – according to retailers. The film, co-directed by Pete Docter, David Silverman & Lee Unkrich, featured the voice talents of Billy CrystalJohn GoodmanMary Gibbs, Steve Buscemi, James Coburn, and Jennifer Tilly. Tech specs for the 4K and bonus materials for the release have not yet been detailed but stay tuned for a possible update. It’s very likely the release will come with the HDR10 form of High Dynamic Range and Dolby Atmos sound – but that’s just speculation based on previous releases. The release will come in the form of a “combo pack” with the Blu-ray Disc counterparts (two discs) included as well as a digital code (copy) of the film. You can find the 4K UHD Blu-ray now is available for preorder over at Amazon and Best Buy. Lastly, it’s worth certainly mentioning that retailer Best Buy will be getting an exclusive 4K UHD Blu-ray SteelBook release of the film (pictured below), which is now available for preorder.

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When Harry Met Sally… [30th Anniversary Edition] – Blu-ray Screenshots



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2019 “30th Anniversary Blu-ray Release

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Original 2011 Blu-ray Release

4K restoration of “When Harry Met Sally” comes to Blu-ray Disc in January

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4K restoration of the 1989 Rob Reiner directed romantic comedy When Harry Met Sally…” starring Billy Crystal and Meg Ryan is getting a Blu-ray Disc release on January 8th, 2019 as the “30th Anniversary Edition” via Shout Select (Shout! Factory). The film, which was written by Nora Ephron, co-starred Carrie Fisher, Bruno Kirby, Steven FordLisa Jane Persky, and Michelle Nicastro.

As of today I can tell you the full details about this upcoming release. First off, as mentioned, it has received a new 4K scan and restoration. Below you’ll find a list of info regarding the release and bonus materials set to be included.

  • NEW transfer restored from a 4K scan of the original camera negative
  • NEW Scenes from a Friendship – interview with Rob Reiner and Billy Crystal
  • Audio Commentary with Rob Reiner, Nora Ephron, And Billy Crystal
  • Audio Commentary with Rob Reiner
  • How Harry Met Sally Documentary
  • Vintage Featurettes
  • Deleted Scenes
  • Theatrical Trailer
  • Music Video by Harry Connick Jr.

The release is available for pre-order over at Amazon and directly via the Shout! Factory Store. Below, after the break, you can find more info about this from the official announcement.

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Rob Reiner’s “When Harry Met Sally” 30th Anniversary Blu-ray in January

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The 1989 Rob Reiner directed romantic comedy When Harry Met Sally…” starring Billy Crystal and Meg Ryan is getting a “30th Anniversary Edition” Blu-ray Disc release on January 8th, 2019 via Shout Select (Shout! Factory). The film, written by Nora Ephron, co-starred Carrie Fisher, Bruno Kirby, Steven FordLisa Jane Persky, and Michelle Nicastro. Tech specs for the release and bonus materials have not yet been detailed, but stay tuned for when they do. The release is now available for PRE-ORDER over at Amazon and directly via the Shout! Factory Store.