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1989 film Little Monsters on Blu-ray in September

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The 1989 cult-classic film Little Monsters is officially making its debut to Blu-ray Disc on September 15th, via Vestron Video & Lionsgate. The film, directed by Richard Greenberg, starred Fred Savage, Howie Mandel, Daniel Stern, Margaret Whitton, Rick Ducommun, Frank Whaley, and Ben Savage. Tech specs for the release include a 1080p HD video presentation in the 1.78:1 aspect ratio with DTS-HD Master Audio 2.0 Stereo sound. A digital copy of the film will be included. You can now find the Blu-ray is available for preorder over at Amazon. Bonus materials set to be included on the release are listed below.

  • *NEW* Audio Commentary with Jarret Gahan, Editor-in-Chief of CultofMonster.com
  • *NEW* Isolated Score Selections and Audio Interview with Composer David Newman
  • *NEW* “Call Him Maurice” – An Interview with Actor Howie Mandel
  • *NEW* “Beneath the Bed” – An Interview with Producer Andrew Licht
  • *NEW* “Monsters Big & Small” – An Interview with Special Makeup Effects Creator Robert Short
  • *NEW* Vintage Interviews with Actors Fred Savage, Ben Savage, Special Makeup Effects Creator Robert Short, and Director Richard Alan Greenberg
  • Behind-the-Scenes Footage
  • “Making Maurice” – Vintage Footage of Howie Mandel’s Makeup Transformation
  • Vintage EPK & VHS Promo
  • Theatrical Trailer
  • Still Gallery

Further below, after the break, you can find the full announcement regarding this upcoming Blu-ray debut of the film.

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“Home Alone” comes to 4K UHD Blu-ray September

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The 1990 film Home Alone is coming to 4K UHD Blu-ray on September 15th, via Fox, in the 30th Anniversary Edition — according to multiple retailers. The film, which was directed by Chris Columbus & written by the late John Hughes, starred Macaulay CulkinJoe PesciDaniel Stern, John Heard, Catherine O’Hara, Roberts Blossom, and John Candy. The tech specs and bonus materials for the release have not yet been detailed, but stay tuned for an update on that once the studio [Fox] does an official announcement. The art (pictured above) tells us the release will come in the form of a “combo pack” with its original Blu-ray Disc counterpart and a digital code (copy) of the film included. That said, you can bet on getting all of the previous bonus materials from the original 2008 Blu-ray release. There’s no preorder listing for this 4K UHD Blu-ray yet over at Amazon but you can find it already listed over at retailer Best Buy, retailer Target, and online retailer Deep Discount. Finally, it’s certainly worth noting that there will be an exclusive 4K UHD Blu-ray SteelBook for the film available over at retailer Best Buy. Sadly, the cover art for that hasn’t yet been unveiled.

“Born in East L.A.” with Cheech Marin gets Collector’s Edition Blu-ray March

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The 1987 film Born in East L.A. written by, directed by, and starring Cheech Marin is coming to Blu-ray Disc in a “Collector’s Edition” on March 19th, 2019 via Shout Select. This film co-starred Daniel SternPaul Rodriguez, and Kamala Lopez. The title’s tech specs have yet to be detailed, but it is known that new bonus materials are being created for the release. More details will be given by Shout! Factory about this release in the near future. This upcoming Blu-ray is not yet available to pre-order over at Amazon, but it is available directly over at Shout! Factory’s store. Stay tuned for any updates.