The 2019 critically-acclaimed drama “The Mustang“ is coming to Blu-ray Disc on June 11th, via Universal. The film, executive produced by Robert Redford and directed by Laure de Clermont-Tonnerre, includes a cast of Matthias Schoenaerts, Jason Mitchell, Bruce Dern, Gideon Adlon, and Connie Britton. The film (at time of writing) carries a “Certified Fresh” rating over at Rotten Tomatoes – based on critic reviews. Tech specs for the Blu-ray release include 1080p HD video in the 1.66:1 aspect ratio (side matted) with DTS-HD 5.1 Master Audio sound on a BD-50. The release will come with a digital copy of the film. You can find the Blu-ray is available for pre-order over at Amazon and Best Buy. No bonus materials are slated to be included on this release.
The 2018 film “White Boy Rick“ starring Matthew McConaughey and Richie Merritt is officially coming to Blu-ray Disc on December 25th via Sony. The film, based on a true story, was directed by Yann Demange. This co-stars Jennifer Jason Leigh, Brian Tyree Henry, Jonathan Majors, YG, Bruce Dern, Piper Laurie, Rory Cochrane, and RJ Cyler.
Tech specs for the release have not yet been officially announced, but I’m going to speculate on it getting 1080p in the 2.39:1 aspect (as theatrically shown) with a DTS-HD 5.1 Master Audio sound mix – typical on Sony Blu-ray releases. I’ve reached out directed to Sony about this and should have a reply hopefully sometime soon. The Blu-ray is now available to pre-order over at Amazon and at Best Buy. The release will come with a Digital Copy of the film. Bonus materials set to be included on the release are listed below.
- 6 Deleted Scenes
- “The Unknown True Story of Rick Wershe Jr.”
- “The Three Tribes of Detroit: The Cast”
- “The Making of White Boy Rick”
- Feature Trivia Track
Further below, after the break, you can find the official announcement for this release.
The 1968 Western “Hang ‘Em High“ starring Clint Eastwood is getting a “50th Anniversary Edition” release on Blu-ray Disc come December 11th via Shout! Factory on their “Shout Select” label. The film, directed by Ted Post, co-starred Inger Stevens, Ed Begley, Pat Hingle, Bruce Dern, Dennis Hopper, and L.Q. Jones. Tech specs and bonus materials have not yet been detailed but they have teased they will be announcing them later. UPDATE: This is now available for PRE-ORDER over at Amazon.
It is also available for pre-order directly over at Shout! Factory – where you’ll get it 2 weeks early if you order. Stay tuned for further updates regarding this highly anticipated upcoming release. Let’s hope they give it a new transfer or perhaps restoration.
The 2017 John Curran directed film “Chappaquiddick” starring Jason Clarke is coming to Blu-ray Disc on July 3rd via Lionsgate. For those who don’t know, the film is based on the true events (scandal) that occurred in 1969 with late the Ted Kennedy (who would later become a U.S. Senator). Tech specs for the release include full 1080p HD video in the 2.39:1 aspect ratio and DTS-HD 5.1 Master Audio sound. The title on Blu-ray Disc is currently available for PRE-ORDER over at Amazon. The release comes in the form of a “combo pack” with Blu-ray Disc, DVD, and a Digital Copy of the film included. Bonus materials set to be included on the release are listed below:
- “A Reckoning: Revisiting Chappaquiddick” Featurette
- “Bridge to the Past: Editing the Film” Featurette
Further below you’ll find the official announcement about this release.