The Hunt for Red October gets 4K SteelBook

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The 1990 John McTiernan directed film “The Hunt for Red October” will be getting a 4K UHD Blu-ray SteelBook release on February 25th, 2020, via Paramount. This release is to celebrate the film’s 30th Anniversary through a Limited Collector’s Edition. The film, featuring the Tom Clancy character Jack Ryan (here played by Alec Baldwin), co-starred Sean Connery, John Glenn, Sam Neill, and James Earl Jones. Tech specs for the release include video in the 2.35:1 aspect ratio with HDR10 and Dolby Vision forms of high dynamic range and Dolby TrueHD 5.1 sound. The SteelBook Limited Collector’s Edition release will come in the form of a “combo pack” with a Blu-ray Disc counterpart of the film, which also includes bonus materials (listed a bit below), and a digital code (copy) of the film. The 4K Steelbook release of the film is not yet available for preorder over at Amazon but it is listed as coming soon over at retailer Best Buy. Stay tuned for an update on that. Bonus materials for the release include the following.

  • Audio Commentary with director John McTiernan
  • “Beneath the Surface” behind-the-scenes featurette

NOTE: This film had previously only been available as part of the Jack Ryan 5-Film Collection on 4K UHD Blu-ray. This will be the first title from that set to get an individual 4K UHD Blu-ray release.

Further below, after the break, you can find the full announcement regarding this upcoming limited edition 4K SteelBook release of the film.

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Gemini Man with Will Smith on 4K and Blu-ray

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The 2019 Ang Lee directed Action/Sci-Fi film “Gemini Man” starring Will Smith is officially coming to 4K UHD Blu-ray and Blu-ray Disc on January 14th, 2020 via Paramount. The film co-stars Mary Elizabeth WinsteadClive Owen, and Benedict Wong. Tech specs for the 4K release include HDR10 and Dolby Vision forms of High Dynamic Range at 60 frames per second in the 1.85:1 aspect ratio and Dolby Atmos sound. NOTE: This is the first release to feature Dolby Vision at 60fps, versus the tradition 24fps. Tech specs for the Blu-ray have not yet been detailed but stay tuned for an update. Both releases will come in the form of a “combo pack” with the 4K getting the Blu-ray counterpart, the Blu-ray getting a DVD, and each getting a digital code (copy of the film) included. The 4K UHD Blu-ray and Blu-ray Disc are both now available for preorder over at Amazon. It should be noted that retailer Best Buy will be getting an exclusive 4K UHD Blu-ray SteelBook release (pictured below) which is now available for preorder as well.

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The bonus materials set to be included are listed below.

  • Alternate Opening
  • Deleted Scenes
  • The Genesis of Gemini Man
  • Facing Your Younger Self
  • The Future Is Now
  • Setting the Action
  • Next Level Detail
  • The Vision of Ang Lee

ONLY AVAILABLE ON 4K ULTRA HD DISC

  • Visual Effects Progression presented by WETA—In 60FPS, Ultra HD and High Dynamic Range

Further below, after the break, you can find the full announcement regarding the upcoming home video releases of this film.

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Scorsese film Shutter Island on 4K in February

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The 2010 Martin Scorsese directed film Shutter Island is officially coming to 4K UHD Blu-ray on February 11th, 2020 via Paramount – to celebrate its 10th anniversary – in a limited edition SteelBook. The film starred Leonardo DiCaprioEmily MortimerMark Ruffalo, Ben Kingsley, Max von Sydow, and Michelle Williams. UPDATE: Tech specs for the release include 4K video the 2.39:1 aspect ratio with HDR10 and Dolby Vision forms of HDR (high dynamic range) as well as DTS-HD 5.1 Master Audio sound. The 4K UHD Blu-ray is now available for preorder over at Amazon. The bonus materials on this release will be identical to those found on the 2010 Blu-ray release of the film. In fact, the release will come in the form of a “combo pack” with a Blu-ray Disc counterpart of the film set to be included.

Further below, after the break, you can find the full details about this upcoming 4K physical release of the film.

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Rambo Last Blood on 4K and Blu-ray December

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The 2019 sequel “Rambo: Last Blood” starring Sylvester Stallone is officially coming to 4K UHD Blu-ray and Blu-ray Disc on December 17th, via Lionsgate. The film, directed by Adrian Grunberg, co-stars Paz Vega, Sergio Peris-Mencheta, Adrianna Barraza, Joaquín Cosio, Yvette Monreal, and Óscar Jaenada. Tech specs for the 4K release include 2160p video in the 2.39:1 aspect ratio with Dolby Vision and HDR10 forms of High Dynamic Range and Dolby Atmos sound. The tech specs for the Blu-ray include 1080p video in the 2.39:1 aspect ratio with Dolby Atmos sound. Both releases will come in the form of “combo pack” with the 4K getting the Blu-ray counterpart, the Blu-ray getting the DVD, and each including a digital code (copy) of the film. You can now find the 4K UHD Blu-ray and the Blu-ray are available for preorder over at Amazon. It’s worth noting that retailer Best Buy will have an exclusive 4K Steelbook (pictured below) which is now available for preorder.

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

  • “Drawing Last Blood: Multipart Production Diary” Featurette
  • “From First Note to Last Blood: Music for the Massacres” Featurette
  • Theatrical Trailer

Below, after the break, you can find the full announcement regarding the film coming to home video.

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IT Chapter Two on 4K and Blu-ray in December

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The 2019 sequel “IT Chapter Two” is coming to 4K UHD Blu-ray and Blu-ray Disc on December 10th. The film, based on the Stephen King story and directed by Andy Muschietti, stars James McAvoy, Jessica Chastain, Bill Hader, Isaiah Mustafa, Jay Ryan, James Ransone, Andy Bean, Jaeden Martell, Wyatt Oleff, Jack Dylan Grazer, Finn Wolfhard, Sophia Lillis, Chosen Jacobs, Jeremy Ray Taylor, and Bill Skarsgård (as “Pennywise”). Tech specs for the 4K UHD Blu-ray release include 2160p video in the 2.39:1 aspect ratio with HDR10, HDR10+, and Dolby Vision forms of High Dynamic Range as well as Dolby Atmos sound. Tech specs for the Blu-ray include 1080p HD video in the 2.39:1 aspect ratio and Dolby Atmos sound. The releases will both come in the form of “combo pack” with the 4K getting the Blu-ray counterpart, the Blu-ray getting the DVD counterpart, and each receiving a digital code (copy) of the film. You can now find the 4K UHD Blu-ray and Blu-ray Disc available for preorder over at Amazon. It’s worth noting that there will be a 4K UHD Blu-ray Steelbook exclusive to retailer Best Buy, which you can now find available for preorder (pictured below). There also will be a “double feature” 4K (of both films) available as an exclusive over at Best Buy.

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Bonus materials set to be included on the 4K and Blu-ray releases of the film are listed below.

  • Pennywise Lives Again!
  • This Meeting of the Losers Club Has Officially Begun
  • Finding the Deadlights
  • The Summers of IT: Chapter One, You’ll Float Too
  • The Summers of IT: Chapter Two, IT Ends
  • Commentary with Director Andy Muschietti

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

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1992 film Universal Soldier on 4K in November

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The 1992 film Universal Soldier starring Jean-Claude Van Damme and Dolph Lundgren is coming to 4K UHD Blu-ray on November 5th via Lionsgate. The film, directed by Roland Emmerich, co-starred Ally Walker, Ed O’Ross, Jerry Orbach, Leon Rippey, and Tommy ‘Tiny’ Lister. Tech specs for the 4K release include 2160p video in the 2.40:1 aspect ratio with HDR10 and Dolby Vision forms of High Dynamic Range as well as DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1 sound. The release will come as a “combo pack” with the Blu-ray counterpart and a digital code (copy) of the film. The 4K UHD Blu-ray is now available for preorder over at Amazon and Best Buy. Bonus materials set to be included on the release are listed below.

  • Audio commentary by Roland Emmerich, Dean Devlin, Jean-Claude Van Damme, and Dolph Lundgren
  • Audio commentary by Roland Emmerich and Dean Devlin
  • “A Tale of Two Titans” Featurette
  • “Guns, Genes, and Fighting Machines” Featurette
  • Alternate Ending
  • “Behind the Scenes” Featurette
  • Trailer
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Further below, after the break, you can find the full announcement regarding this upcoming 4K release of the film.

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Red Heat starring Schwarzenegger comes to 4K

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1988 film Red Heat starring Arnold Schwarzenegger is coming to 4K UHD Blu-ray on October 29th via Lionsgate. The film, directed by Walter Hill, co-starred Jim BelushiPeter Boyle, Ed O’Ross, Laurence Fishburne, and Gina Gershon.  Tech specs for the 4K include 2160p video in the 1.85:1 aspect ratio with HDR10 and Dolby Vision forms of High Dynamic Range and DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1 sound. The release will come in the form of “combo pack” with the Blu-ray Disc counterpart and a digital code (copy) of the film. You can now find the 4K UHD Blu-ray available for pre-order over at Amazon. Bonus materials set to be included on the release are listed below.

  • “Arnold Schwarzenegger – The Man Who Raised Hollywood” Featurette
  • “Political Context of Red Heat” Featurette
  • “East Meets West” Featurette
  • “A Stunt Man for All Seasons” Featurette
  • “I’m Not Russian, But I Play One on TV” Featurette
  • “Making of Red Heat” Featurette
  • Original Trailer

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

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