Knives Out coming to 4K and Blu-ray in February

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The 2019 film “Knives Out” is officially coming to 4K UHD Blu-ray and Blu-ray Disc on February 25th, via Lionsgate. The film, written & directed by Rian Johnson, stars Daniel CraigChris EvansAna de Armas, Jamie Lee Curtis, Michael Shannon, Don Johnson, Toni Collette, LaKeith Stanfield, and Christopher Plummer. The film has received a great reaction from both critics and filmgoers, in fact, at the time of writing this, it carries a “Certified Fresh” rating over at Rotten Tomatoes. Tech specs for the 4K UHD Blu-ray include video in the 1.85:1 aspect ratio in HDR10 and Dolby Vision forms of High Dynamic Range with Dolby Atmos sound. The tech specs for the Blu-ray include 1080p HD video also in the 1.85:1 aspect and with Dolby Atmos sound. Both releases will come in the form of a “combo pack” with the 4K getting its Blu-ray counterpart, then the Blu-ray getting its DVD counterpart, and each has a digital code (copy) of the film included. You can now find the 4K UHD Blu-ray and Blu-ray both available for preorder over at Amazon. It is certainly worth noting that retailer Best Buy will be getting an exclusive 4K UHD Blu-ray SteelBook release (pictured below), which is now available or preorder as well.knives_out_4k_steelbook

The bonus materials set to be included on the 4K and Blu-ray releases are listed below.

  • Audio Commentary by Writer-Director Rian Johnson, Director of Photography Steve Yedlin, and Actor Noah Segan
  • In-Theatre Commentary by Rian Johnson
  • Deleted Scene: “Bicycling Accident” (with Optional Audio Commentary by Rian Johnson)
  • Deleted Scene: “Don’t Do Anything Rash” (with Optional Audio Commentary by Rian Johnson)
  • “Making a Murder” Eight-Part Documentary
  • “Rian Johnson: Planning the Perfect Murder” Featurette
  • Writer-Director and Cast Q&A
  • Marketing Gallery
  • “Meet the Thrombeys” Viral Ads

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A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood 4K and Blu-ray

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The 2019 film “A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood” co-starring Tom Hanks is officially coming to 4K UHD Blu-ray and Blu-ray Disc on February 18th, via Sony. The film, based on a true story & directed by Marielle Heller, also features a cast of Matthew Rhys, Chris Cooper, Susan Kelechi Watson, Enrico Colantoni, and Maryann Plunkett. This film, aside from earning Hanks an Academy Award nomination (for best actor in a supporting role), seems to have been loved by critics and moviegoers. In fact, at the time of writing, this carries a “Certified Fresh” rating over at Rotten Tomatoes. Tech specs for the 4K UHD Blu-ray include video in the 1.85:1 aspect ratio in HDR10, IMAX Enhanced, with DTS:X sound. The tech specs for the Blu-ray include 1080p HD video in the same 1.85:1 aspect with DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1 sound. Both versions will come in the form of a “combo pack” with the 4K getting the Blu-ray counterpart, the Blu-ray getting the DVD counterpart, and each including a digital code (copy) of the film. You can now find the 4K UHD Blu-ray and the Blu-ray available for preorder over at Amazon. The bonus materials set to be included are listed below.

  • Over 15 Minutes of Additional Scenes
  • Blooper Reel
  • Tom Hanks as Fred Rogers
  • The People Who Make a Neighborhood: The Making Of
  • Dreaming Big, Building Small: The Puppets & Miniatures
  • Daniel Tiger Explains: Practice Makes Perfect
  • Filmmaker Commentary

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Disney’s Frozen II on 4K and Blu-ray in February

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The 2019 CG animated sequel “Frozen II” is officially coming to both 4K UHD Blu-ray and Blu-ray Disc on February 25th, via Disney. The film, co-directed by Chris Buck & Jennifer Lee, features the voice talents of Kristen BellIdina MenzelJosh Gad, Jonathan Groff, Sterling K. Brown, Evan Rachel Wood, Alfred Molina, Martha Plimpton, and Jason Ritter. The film, nominated for one Academy Award (for best song), received mixed reactions from critics and at the time of writing (barely) carries a “Certified Fresh” rating over at Rotten Tomatoes. Tech specs for the 4K UHD Blu-ray include video in the 2.39:1 aspect ratio with HDR10 form of High Dynamic Range and Dolby Atmos sound. The tech specs for the Blu-ray include video in the same 2.39:1 aspect and DTS-HD Master Audio 7.1 sound. Both releases will come in the form of a “combo pack” with the 4K getting the Blu-ray counterpart, the Blu-ray getting the DVD counterpart, and a digital code (copy) of the film included with each. You cannot yet find the 4K UHD Blu-ray or Blu-ray Disc available for preorder over at Amazon, but stay tuned for an update. It is worth noting that you can, however, find that the 4K UHD Blu-ray and the Blu-ray available for preorder over at retailer Best Buy. Speaking of Best Buy, they will be getting an Exclusive 4K UHD Blu-ray SteelBook for the release (pictured below) which you can also now find available for preorder.

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Bonus materials set to be included on the release are listed below.

  • Sing-Along Version of the Movie – Sing along with your favorite songs as you watch the movie.
  • Song Selection – Jump to your favorite musical moments, with on-screen lyrics. Songs include Oscar®-nominated “Into The Unknown,” “All Is Found,” “Some Things Never Change,” “When I Am Older,” “Lost in the Woods,” “Show Yourself,” and “The Next Right Thing”
  • Outtakes – Laugh along with the cast of “Frozen 2” as they record their lines, sing their songs and have fun in the recording booth.
  • Deleted Scenes – Check out a few scenes that never made the final cut.
    • Intro – Directors Jennifer Lee and Chris Buck offer a glimpse into their filmmaking process with scenes that didn’t make the final cut.
    • Prologue – A battle rages between Arendelle and the Northuldra while a mysterious figure challenges King Agnarr.
    • Secret Room – A secret room reveals even more of Anna and Elsa’s past, including a shocking revelation about their mother.
    • Elsa’s Dream – Anna’s playful glimpse into Elsa’s dream takes a dark turn.
    • Hard Nokks – Kristoff reveals his true feelings about life in Arendelle when the Nokk won’t take no for an answer.
    • A Place of Our Own – Elsa uses her magic to relieve Anna’s lingering doubts about their parents’ faith in her.
  • Deleted Songs – When it comes to “Frozen 2,” there can never be too much music. Hear some of the songs that got cut from the final film.
    • Intro – Directors Jennifer Lee and Chris Buck revel in the chance to share a few songs that didn’t make it into the final film.
    • “Home” – Anna savors every moment as she wanders through this kingdom she calls home.
    • “I Wanna Get This Right” – Kristoff wants everything to be perfect before he proposes, leaving Anna to wonder, “Will it ever be just right?”
  • The Spirits of “Frozen 2” – Cast and crew explore the Scandinavian and Nordic mythology that inspired the spirits inhabiting the enchanted forest of “Frozen 2.”
  • Did You Know??? – Olaf asks us the question “Did You Know” as we discover “Frozen 2” fun facts, Easter eggs and tidbits about the making of the film.
  • Scoring a Sequel – Composer Christophe Beck combines a 91-piece orchestra with 30 choral voices to create the compelling score for “Frozen 2.”
  • Gale Tests – They say you can’t see the wind. Only its effects. Filmmakers give it a shot while creating the playful wind spirit, Gale.
    • Gale Test – A young girl and boy play tag in this fully animated effort to “give personality to something that’s invisible.”
    • Hand-Drawn Gale Test – A hand-drawn test to bring the precocious wind spirit to life.
  • Multi-Language Reel
    • “Into the Unknown” in 29 Languages – Hear Elsa’s soaring call to adventure in 29 different languages
  • Music Videos – Weezer and Panic! at the Disco lend their voices to a few of the soaring melodies from “Frozen 2.”
    • “Into the Unkown” (Panic! at the Disco version) – Panic! at the Disco frontman Brendon Urie stars in their version of “Into The Unknown” from “Frozen 2.”
    • “Lost in the Woods” (Weezer version) – Weezer puts their spin on Kristoff’s epic ballad, “Lost In the Woods.”
Digital Exclusives:
  • Meet the Lopezes – Meet the award-winning husband-and-wife team behind the incredible songs from “Frozen” and “Frozen 2.”
  • Deleted Song “Unmeltable Me” – An animatic version of Olaf’s celebratory song about his newfound freedom.

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Uncut Gems with Adam Sandler on Blu-ray March

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The 2019 film Uncut Gems starring Adam Sandler is coming to Blu-ray Disc on March 10th, via Lionsgate. The film, directed by the Safdie brothers (Benny SafdieJosh Safdie) co-stars LaKeith Stanfield, Idina Menzel, Julia Fox, Judd Hirsch, Eric Bogosian, The Weeknd, and Kevin Garnett. This film, during its theatrical run, received a lot of buzz from the critics but it didn’t receive any Academy Award nominations. However, at the time of writing, this carries a “Certified Fresh” rating over at Rotten Tomatoes. Tech specs for the Blu-ray include 1080p HD video in the 2.39:1 aspect ratio with DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1 sound. The release will come as a “combo pack” with a DVD and a digital code (copy) of the film included. You can now find the Blu-ray available for preorder over at Amazon. The only bonus material set to be included on the release is listed below.

  • “Money on the Street: The Making of Uncut Gems” Featurette

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Jojo Rabbit comes to 4K and Blu-ray in February

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The 2019 comedy “Jojo Rabbit” is officially coming to 4K UHD Blu-ray and Blu-ray Disc on February 18th, via Fox. The film, directed by Taika Waititi and nominated for a total of six Academy Awards, features a cast of Roman Griffin DavisThomasin McKenzieScarlett Johansson, Sam Rockwell, Rebel Wilson, Alfie Allen, Stephen Merchant, and Taika Waititi. The film has received much critical acclaim during its theatrical run, in fact, at the time of writing this film is “Certified Fresh” over at Rotten Tomatoes. Tech specs for the 4K UHD Blu-ray include video in the 1.85:1 aspect ratio with HDR10 form of High Dynamic Range and DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1 sound. The tech specs for the Blu-ray include 1080p HD video in the 1.85:1 aspect ratio and DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1 sound. The 4K UHD Blu-ray will come as a “combo pack” with it getting the Blu-ray Disc counterpart included. Both the 4K and Blu-ray will include a digital code (copy of the film). At this time neither the 4K UHD Blu-ray or the Blu-ray Disc are available for preorder over at Amazon but stay tuned for an update. It is worth noting that both the 4K and Blu-ray are listed for preorder now over at retailers Best Buy and Target. The bonus materials set to be included on the releases (including on 4K exclusive) are listed below.

  • Deleted Scenes:
    • “Imaginary Göring”
    • “Little Piggies”
    • “Adolf Dies Again”
  • Outtakes
  • Inside Jojo Rabbit
  • Audio Commentary by Taika Waititi
  • Theatrical Trailer
    • Teaser Trailer
    • Theatrical Trailer
  • Audio Commentary by Taika Waititi [4K UHD Blu-ray Exclusive]

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Bong Joon Ho film Parasite on Blu-ray in January

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The critically-acclaimed 2019 Bong Joon Ho directed film Parasite is officially coming to Blu-ray Disc on January 28th via Universal. The film, from South Korea and nominated for 6 Oscars (including Best Picture), stars Song Kang Ho, Lee Sun Kyun, Cho Yeo Jeong, Choi Woo Shik, Park So Dam, and Chang Hyae Jin. At the time of writing this, the film carries a 99% rating and is “Certified Fresh” over at Rotten Tomatoes. Tech specs for the Blu-ray include 1080p HD video in the 2.39:1 aspect ratio with DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1 Korean audio with English and French subtitles on a BD-50 disc. The film will come with a digital code (copy) of the film included. You can now find the Blu-ray listed for preorder over at Amazon, Best Buy, Target, and Walmart. The only bonus material set to be included on the release is listed below.

  • Q&A with Director Bong Joon Ho

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Ford v Ferrari on 4K and Blu-ray in February

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The 2019 film “Ford v Ferrari” starring Matt Damon and Christian Bale is officially coming to 4K UHD Blu-ray and Blu-ray Disc on February 11th via Fox. The film, based on a true story & directed by James Mangold, co-stars Jon Bernthal, Tracy Letts, and Remo Girone. This movie has received quite a bit of critical acclaim during its theatrical run, in fact, at the time of writing this carries a “Certified Fresh” rating over at Rotten Tomatoes. Tech specs for the 4K UHD Blu-ray include 2160p video in the 2.39:1 aspect ratio with HDR10 form of High Dynamic Range and Dolby Atmos sound. The technical specifications for the Blu-ray include 1080p HD video in the 2.39:1 aspect ratio and DTS-HD Master Audio 7.1 sound. The 4K UHD Blu-ray will come in the form of a “combo pack” with the inclusion of its Blu-ray counterpart. Both the 4K and Blu-ray will receive a digital code (copy) of the film. You cannot yet find the film available for preorder over at Amazon, but stay tuned for an update. It is however listed over at retailers Best BuyTarget, and Walmart. Speaking of retailers, there will be retailer exclusives of this. There will be an exclusive SteelBook of the 4K available at Best Buy (pictured below). There will also be an exclusive 4K in Book packaging available at Target (also pictured below). Both of those exclusives are now available for preorder.

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The bonus materials set to be included are listed below.

  • “The 24 Hour Le Mans: Recreating the Course” Featurette – Discover how the climactic race of the film was achieved, from recreating the track to capturing and editing all the action.
  • Pre-Vis: Daytona & Le Mans Races – These animated pre-visualization sequences worked as a roadmap for filmmakers throughout production.
  • “Bringing The Rivalry to Life” * – Go behind the scenes of the film with this 8-part, 60-minute documentary. *Available on both Digital and Blu-ray™
  • Matt and Christian: The Conversation (iTunes Extras exclusive) – Sit down with Christian Bale and Matt Damon for an intimate reflection on the making of the film.

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Dark Waters with Mark Ruffalo on Blu-ray

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The 2019 film Dark Waters starring Mark Ruffalo is coming to Blu-ray Disc on March 3rd via Universal. The film, based on a true story & directed by Todd Haynes, co-stars Anne HathawayTim Robbins, and Bill Pullman. This movie has received much critical acclaim during its theatrical run and as a result, at the time of writing, it carries a “Certified Fresh” rating over at Rotten Tomatoes. The tech specs for the Blu-ray release include 1080p HD video in the 2.39:1 aspect ratio with DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1 sound on a BD-50 (50 gigabyte dual-layered Blu-ray Disc). The release will come in the form of a “combo pack” with a DVD counterpart being included as well as a digital code (copy) of the film. You can now find the Blu-ray Disc available for preorder over at Amazon. The bonus materials set to be included are listed below.

  • Uncovering Dark Waters
  • The Cost of Being a Hero
  • The Real People

Doctor Sleep comes to 4K and Blu-ray February

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The 2019 sequel “Doctor Sleep” starring Ewan McGregor is officially coming to 4K UHD Blu-ray and Blu-ray Disc on February 4th via Warner. The film, a sequel to The Shining based on the novel by Stephen King and directed by Mike Flanagan, co-stars Rebecca FergusonKyliegh Curran, Cliff Curtis, Zahn McClarnon, Emily Alyn Lind, Selena Anduze, Robert Longstreet, Carel Struycken, Carl Lumbly, Henry Thomas, Bruce Greenwood, Alex Essoe, and Roger Dale Floyd. It should be noted that, at the time of writing, the film is “Certified Fresh” over at Rotten Tomatoes. Both the 4K and Blu-ray release will include a “Director’s Cut” of the film, in addition to the theatrical version – on the Blu-ray Disc.

Tech specs for the 4K UHD Blu-ray include 2160p video in the 1.78:1 aspect ratio with HDR10, HDR10+, and Dolby Vision forms of High Dynamic Range and Dolby Atmos sound. The tech specs for the Blu-ray release include video in the 1.78:1 aspect and Dolby Atmos sound. Both releases of the film will come in the form of a “combo pack” with the 4K getting a Blu-ray Disc counterpart, the Blu-ray getting a DVD, and each getting a digital code (copy) of the film included. The 4K UHD Blu-ray and the Blu-ray Disc of the film are both now available for preorder over at Amazon. It should be also noted that there will also be an exclusive SteelBook 4K UHD Blu-ray release of the film available over at retailer Best Buy (pictured below) which is now available for preorder.

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Bonus materials set to be included on the release are listed below.

  • Return to the Overlook
  • The Making of Doctor Sleep: A New Vision
  • From Shining to Sleep

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The Lighthouse comes to Blu-ray in January

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The 2019 film “The Lighthouse” starring Willem Dafoe and Robert Pattinson is officially coming to Blu-ray Disc on January 7th, 2020 via Lionsgate. The film, directed by  Robert Eggers, has received much critical acclaim during its theatrical run. In fact, at the time of writing, the film is “Certified Fresh” over at Rotten Tomatoes. Tech specs for the Blu-ray include 1080p HD video in the 1.19:1 aspect ratio with DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1 sound. As of now, there’s no preorder listing up for the Blu-ray yet over at Amazon. It is listed over at the retailer Best Buy as coming soon. Stay tuned for an update when it becomes listed on Amazon. The release will come with a digital code (copy) of the film. Bonus materials set to be included on the release are listed below.

  • The Lighthouse: A Dark & Stormy Tale” Featurette
  • Audio Commentary with Co-Writer & Director Robert Eggers
  • Deleted Scenes

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