“Bumblebee” starring Hailee Steinfeld on 4K UHD Blu-ray and Blu-ray in April

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The 2018 film “Bumblebee” starring Hailee Steinfeld is officially coming to both 4K UHD Blu-ray and Blu-ray Disc on April 2nd, via Paramount. The film, directed by Travis Knight, co-stars Jorge Lendeborg Jr., Jason Drucker, Pamela Adlon, John Ortiz, and John Cena. This film has received positive reviews from critics, in fact, it is currently “Certified Fresh” over at Rotten Tomatoes.

Tech specs for the 4K include 2160p video with Dolby Vision and HDR10 forms of High Dynamic Range and Dolby Atmos sound. The technical specs for the Blu-ray include 1080p video and Dolby Atmos sound. Both releases will come in the form of a “combo pack” with the 4K getting a Blu-ray, the Blu-ray getting a DVD, and each getting a Digital Copy of the film included. You can find both the 4K UHD Blu-ray and Blu-ray available to pre-order now over at Amazon. Bonus materials set to be included on the releases are listed below.

  • Sector 7 Archive
    • Agent Burns: Welcome to Sector 7
    • Sector 7 Adventures: The Battle at Half Dome (All-New Motion Comic)
  • Deleted and Extended Scenes
  • Outtakes
  • Bee Vision: The Transformers robots of Cybertron
  • Bringing Bumblebee to the Big Screen
    • The Story of Bumblebee
    • The Stars Align
    • Bumblebee Goes Back to G1
    • Back to the Beetle
    • California Cruisin’ Down Memory Lane

There will also be a Best Buy Exclusive Steelbook for the 4K UHD Blu-ray release available, which you can find pictured below and is available for pre-order.

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

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“Aquaman” starring Jason Momoa is coming to 4K and Blu-ray in March

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The 2018 DC Extended Universe film “Aquaman” starring Jason Momoa is coming to 4K UHD Blu-ray and Blu-ray Disc on March 26th, via Warner. The film, directed by James Wan, co-stars Willem Dafoe, Patrick Wilson, Dolph Lundgren, Yahya Abdul-Mateen II, and Nicole Kidman. Tech specs for the 4K release include 2160p video in the 2.39:1 aspect ratio in both Dolby Vision and HDR10 forms of High Dynamic Range with Dolby Atmos sound. The tech specs for the Blu-ray include 1080p video in the 2.39:1 aspect ratio, without the sound format being yet specified. Stay tuned for an update on that. The releases will both come in the form of a “combo pack” with the 4K getting a Blu-ray, the Blu-ray getting a DVD, and both including a digital copy of the film. You can find the 4K UHD Blu-ray and Blu-ray Disc both with pre-order listings over at Amazon. Bonus materials set to be included on the releases are listed below.

  • Going Deep Into the World of Aquaman
  • Becoming Aquaman
  • James Wan: World Builder
  • Aqua Tech
  • Atlantis Warfare
  • The Dark Depths of Black Manta
  • Heroines of Atlantis
  • Villainous Training
  • Kingdoms of the Seven Seas
  • Creating Undersea Creatures
  • A Match Made in Atlantis
  • Scene Study Breakdowns
  • Exclusive Sneak Peek of Shazam!

It’s known that there will be an exclusive Steelbook for both the 4K UHD Blu-ray and Blu-ray releases over at retailer Best Buy. Also, retailer Target will be getting their own exclusive of the 4K UHD Blu-ray with a Book. Those both are now up and available for pre-order from those retailers. Further below, after the break, you can find the official announcement regarding the standard releases of the film where there is no mention of the rumored Blu-ray 3D listed on retailers.

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DC Universe movie “Justice League vs. The Fatal Five” on 4K and Blu-ray in April

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The 2019 DC Universe animated movie “Justice League vs. The Fatal Five” is coming to both 4K UHD Blu-ray and Blu-ray Disc on April 16th, via Warner. Tech specs for the 4K release include 2160p video in the 1.78:1 aspect ratio featuring Dolby Vision and HDR10 forms of High Dynamic Range with Dolby Atmos sound. Tech specs for the Blu-ray include 1080p video in the 1.78:1 aspect ratio and presumably DTS-HD 5.1 Master Audio sound – although not specifically confirmed. The releases will both come in the form of “combo pack” with the 4K getting a Blu-ray, the Blu-ray getting a DVD and each getting a Digital Copy (compatible with Movies Anywhere). The 4K UHD Blu-ray and Blu-ray are both now available to pre-order over at Amazon. Bonus materials set to be included on the releases are listed below.

  • Battling the Invisible Menace (Featurette)– This featurette will explore the nuanced hero as many characters must deal with the everyday feelings of anxiety, depression, and other incapacitating emotions that we all must battle and overcome.
  • Justice League vs. Fatal Five: Unity of Hero (Featurette) – A look at how the pantheon of DC heroes has never been more diverse and inclusive, as writers and artists break boundaries and smash stereotypes.
  • Audio Commentary – Bruce Timm, Sam Liu, Jim Krieg and Eric Carrasco share their thoughts and insights on Justice League vs. The Fatal Five.
  • A Sneak Peek at the next DC Universe Movie, Batman: Hush – An advance look at the next animated film in the popular DC Universe Movies collection.
  • Sneak Peek Revisited: A Preview of Justice League Dark – John Constantine leads a group of misfit characters that use magic to vanquish their opponents.  This is the dark version of The Justice League taking on the malevolent forces that go beyond our plane of existence.
  • Sneak Peek Revisited: A Preview of Justice League vs. Teen Titans – A glimpse into the characters known as the Teen Titans.
  • From the DC Vault: Justice League Unlimited, “Far From Home”
  • From the DC Vault: Legion of Superheroes, “Man of Tomorrow”

Further below, after the break, you can find the trailer, Blu-ray Disc artwork and the full announcement regarding these upcoming releases of this movie.

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2005 film “Lord of War” starring Nicolas Cage comes to 4K UHD Blu-ray in March

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The 2005 film Lord of War starring Nicolas Cage is coming to 4K UHD Blu-ray on March 19th, via Lionsgate. The film was both written & directed by Andrew Niccol, and featured a supporting cast of Jared Leto, Ethan Hawke, Bridget Moynahan, and Ian Holm. Tech specs for the 4K include 2160p in the 2.40:1 aspect ratio and Dolby Vision and HDR10 form of High Dynamic Range with Dolby Atmos sound. The release will come in the form of a “combo pack” with a Blu-ray and Digital Copy of the film included. The 4K UHD Blu-ray is available for pre-order now over at Amazon. Bonus materials set to be included on the release are listed below.

  • Audio Commentary with Writer-Director Andrew Niccol
  • “The Making of Lord of War” Featurette
  • “Making a Killing: Inside the International Arms Trade” Featurette
  • Deleted Scenes

Further below, after the break, you can find the official announcement regarding this upcoming 4K UHD Blu-ray release.

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2012 film “Man on a Ledge” with Sam Worthington on 4K UHD Blu-ray in April

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The 2012 film Man on a Ledge starring Sam Worthington is officially coming to 4K UHD Blu-ray on April 9th via Lionsgate. The film, directed by Asger Leth, co-starred Elizabeth BanksJamie Bell, Anthony Mackie, Genesis Rodriguez, and Ed Harris.

Tech specs for the 4K release include 2160p video in both Dolby Vision and HDR10 forms of High Dynamic Range with Dolby Atmos sound. Bonus materials set to be included on the release are listed below.

  • “The Ledge” Featurette
  • Trailer with Commentary by Elizabeth Banks

UPDATE: This upcoming 4K title is now available for pre-order over at Amazon.

Further below, after the break, you can find the full official announcement regarding this upcoming 4K catalog release.

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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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“Mary Queen of Scots” is coming to both 4K UHD Blu-ray and Blu-ray in February

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The 2018 film “Mary Queen of Scots” starring Saoirse Ronan and Margot Robbie is coming to both 4K UHD Blu-ray and Blu-ray Disc on February 26th, via Universal. The film, directed by Josie Rourke, co-stars Jack LowdenJoe Alwyn, Guy Pearce, and David Tennant. Tech specs for the 4K include 2160p video presented in the 2.39:1 aspect ratio with Dolby Vision and HDR10 forms of High Dynamic Range and Dolby Atmos sound. Technical specs for the Blu-ray include 1080p video in the 2.39:1 aspect with Dolby Atmos sound. The 4K release (a “combo pack”) will come with a Blu-ray included, and both releases will come with a Digital Copy of the film included. Both the 4K UHD Blu-ray and Blu-ray both are available to pre-order now over at Amazon. Bonus materials set to be included on the release are listed below.

  • An Epic Confrontation
  • Tudor Feminism
  • Something About Marys
  • Feature Audio Commentary with Director Josie Rourke and Composer Max Richter

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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2018 “Robin Hood” starring Taron Egerton on 4K and Blu-ray in February

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The 2018 film “Robin Hood” starring Taron Egerton and Jamie Foxx is coming to both 4K UHD Blu-ray and Blu-ray Disc on February 19th, via Lionsgate. The film, directed by Otto Bathurst, co-stars Ben Mendelsohn, Eve Hewson, Jamie Dornan, and Tim Minchin.

Tech specs for the 4K UHD Blu-ray include 2160p video presented in the 2.40:1 aspect ratio with Dolby Vision and HDR10+ forms of High Dynamic Range and Dolby Atmos sound. The technical specs for the Blu-ray include 1080p video presented in the 2.40:1 aspect and Dolby Atmos sound, as well. Both release will come in the form of “combo pack” with the 4K getting a Blu-ray, the Blu-ray getting a DVD, and each getting a Digital Copy of the film included. The 4K UHD Blu-ray and Blu-ray Disc are both available now to pre-order over at Amazon. Bonus materials set to be included on the two releases of the film are listed below.

  • “Outlaws and Auteurs: Reshaping Robin Hood” (7-Part Documentary)
  • Outtakes
  • Deleted Scenes

Further below, after the break, you can find more information about the releases via the official announcement.

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