Disney’s “Ralph Breaks The Internet” on 4K UHD Blu-ray and Blu-ray in February

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The 2018 computer animated sequel “Ralph Breaks The Internet” is coming to both 4K UHD Blu-ray and Blu-ray Disc on February 26th, via Disney. The film features the voice talents of John C. ReillySarah SilvermanGal Gadot, Taraji P. Henson, Jack McBrayer, Jane Lynch, Alan Tudyk, Alfred Molina, and Ed O’Neill.

Tech specs for the 4K include 2160p video in the 2.39:1 aspect ratio with High Dynamic Range (likely in HDR10, although not specified) with Dolby Atmos sound. Tech specs for the Blu-ray release include 1080p video in the 2.39:1 aspect with DTS-HD 7.1 Master Audio sound. Both releases will come in the form of a “combo pack” with the 4K getting a Blu-ray included, the Blu-ray getting a DVD included, and each getting a Digital Copy of the film. You can find the 4K UHD Blu-ray and Blu-ray both listed over at Amazon to pre-order (for the Blu-ray only so far). It’s also known that retailer Best Buy will be getting an Exclusive Steelbook for the 4K UHD Blu-ray release (pictured below). That can be pre-ordered now.ralph_breaks_the_internet_4k_steelbook
Bonus materials set to be included on both releases are listed below.

  • How We Broke the Internet – Go behind the scenes at Walt Disney Animation Studios to get an in-depth look at how the filmmakers brought a world to life that billions of people visit every day but never actually see – the internet. Take a front-row seat as the team reveals the inspirations for the story and what it took to bring it to the screen. Discover all that went into developing the characters of the film including netizens like KnowsMore as well as characters like Double Dan. See the lengths the team took to create the car chase scenes in Slaughter Race and much, much more.
  • Surfing for Easter Eggs – Surf the web for the near-countless Easter Eggs, inside jokes and references hidden throughout the movie.
  • The Music of Ralph Breaks the Internet – Take a look at the music of Ralph Breaks the Internet with appearances by Imagine Dragons, Julia Michaels, Alan Menken, Sarah Silverman and more.
  • Deleted Scenes – Five deleted scenes with intros from directors Rich Moore and Phil Johnston. Scenes include Into the Internet, Opposites, Domestic Hell, Bubble of One & Recruiting “Grandma.”
  • BuzzzTube Cats – Many videos were created by the animators to fill the screens of the Internet world…and lots of them are of cats! Check out the BuzzzTube to watch this hilarious cat compilation.
  • Music Videos – “Zero” by Imagine Dragons and “In This Place” by Julia Michaels.

Digital Exclusive:

  • Baby Drivers – Slaughter Racing School – Take a spin behind the wheel with the artists behind Ralph Breaks the Internet as they go to race car driving school.

Further below, after the break, you can find the official announcement regarding the releases of this film.

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Disney’s animated “The Little Mermaid” is coming to 4K UHD Blu-ray in February

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The 1989 animated film “The Little Mermaid” is coming to 4K UHD Blu-ray and getting a new Blu-ray Disc release on February 26th, via Disney. The film, directed by Ron Clements and John Musker, won a total of 2 Oscars (Academy Awards) for best music original song and best music original score. It’s also celebrating its 30th anniversary this year.

The 4K UHD Blu-ray tech specs come with 2160p video presented in the 1.78:1 aspect ratio with HDR10 form of High Dynamic Range and Dolby Atmos sound. The Blu-ray re-release will come with 1080p video presented in the 1.78:1 aspect and DTS-HD 7.1 Master Audio sound. Both releases will come in the form of a “combo pack” with the 4K getting a Blu-ray included, the Blu-ray getting a DVD included, and both featuring a Digital Copy of the film. The 4K is not yet available to pre-order over at Amazon yet, but the Blu-ray Disc is – perhaps mislabeled (judging from price). Stay tuned for an update on that. You can however find the 4K UHD Blu-ray available to pre-order over at Best Buy.

It is also known that retailer Best Buy will be getting an Exclusive Steelbook 4K release, which you can already pre-order. Bonus materials set to be included on the 4K and new Blu-ray release are listed below.

ALL-NEW BONUS FEATURES: 

  • Sing-Along Mode – Sing along to the movie in this sing-along version of the film.
  • Alan Menken & the Leading Ladies Song – From the voice of a mermaid to the tunes of a muse, the music of Alan Menken has scored the soundtrack for some of Disney’s most iconic leading ladies. Join Alan, Jodi Benson (Ariel), Paige O’Hara (Belle), Judy Kuhn (Pocahontas Singing Voice), Lillias White (Calliope) and Donna Murphy (Mother Gothel) as we celebrate the music of their films in honor of the one that started it all … “The Little Mermaid.” In this discussion, the ladies will share their memories of musically creating their characters with Alan, discuss what it means to be part of the Disney Princess/leading lady legacy and create new memories as they sing with Alan around a baby grand piano.
  • “What I Want From You…Is YOUR VOICE” – Enter the recording studio and get an inside look at the cast of “The Little Mermaid” in their original recording sessions.
  • Stories From Walt’s Office – Gadgets & Gizmos – Like Ariel, Walt Disney was a collector of many different things from miniatures to early mechanical characters that inspired the invention of audio-animatronics. We take a look at some the collections that Walt kept in his office in the third episode of this series.
  • #TreasuresUntold – Join Ruby Rose Turner and Olivia Sanabia from the Disney Channel Original Series “Coop and Cami Ask the World” as they take a deep dive to explore some hidden treasures and fun facts about Disney’s “The Little Mermaid.”
  • DCapella “Part of Your World” Music Video
  • Classic Bonus Features – revisit four exciting bonus features from previous releases including:
    • Deleted Character: Harold The Merman
    • Under The Scene: The Art Of Live Action Reference
    • Howard’s Lecture
    • Audio Commentary With Ron Clements, John Musker and Alan Menken

DIGITAL EXCLUSIVES

  • “Part of Your World” – A 30-Year Retrospective – Songwriter Alan Menken and Jodi Benson, the acting and singing voice of Ariel, sing the epitome of Disney “I Want” songs “Part of Your World” and discuss its impact since it was first heard 30 years ago.
  • Classic Bonus Features – Over 3 additional hours of previously released classic bonus features including Deleted Scenes, Easter Eggs, Music Videos and more!

Further below, after the break, you can find the official announcement regarding these releases.

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Ron Howard film “Willow” gets 30th Anniversary Blu-ray release in January

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The 1988 Ron Howard directed film Willow will be celebrating its 30th Anniversary with a new Blu-ray release on January 29th, 2019 via Disney (Lucasfilms, Ltd.), according to retailers. The film, based on a story by George Lucas, starred Val KilmerJoanne Whalley, and Warwick Davis. The tech specs and bonus materials for the release have not yet been detailed, however it is known via the artwork (pictured) that it will feature a Digital Copy of the film.

The upcoming 2019 “30th Anniversary” Blu-ray release is available to pre-order now over at Amazon, Best Buy, Target, and Walmart. Stay tuned for any updates regarding this release. No word if it will receive a new video transfer or not, as the film was previously released on Blu-ray Disc back in 2013.

RUMOR: Disney’s “The Lion King” coming to 4K in December with a Steelbook

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RUMOR: The 1994 animated film “The Lion King” is coming to 4K UHD Blu-ray on December 4th via Disney, according to early alerts to retailers. This had been rumored before and now we are seeing signs it may be true, although the studio has yet to officially announce the release.

There is no info yet regarding technical specs or bonus materials set to be included on the 4K release, but it is known that it will come in the form of a “combo pack” with a Blu-ray Disc included and a Digital Copy of the film. The film on 4K UHD Blu-ray is available for PRE-ORDER now over at both Amazon and Best Buy – where the release date is listed. There’s also going to be a 4K Steelbook release Exclusive to Best Buy, which is also up for pre-order and pictured below.

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