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2001 film Shrek gets a 20th Anniversary 4K release in May

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The 2001 CG animated DreamWorks film “Shrek” will officially be getting a 20th Anniversary Edition 4K UHD Blu-ray release on May 11th via Universal Studios Home Entertainment. The film, which was directed by Andrew Adamson and Vicky Jenson, featured a voice cast of Mike MyersEddie MurphyCameron Diaz, and John Lithgow. The tech specs for the 4K UHD Blu-ray include a 2160p presentation in the 1.85:1 aspect ratio with HDR10 form of high dynamic range and DTS:X sound on a BD-100 disc. The release will come in the form of a “combo pack” meaning that it will come with its Blu-ray Disc counterpart and a digital code (copy) of the film. You can find the 4K UHD Blu-ray and even a Blu-ray Disc of this 20th Anniversary Edition of the film now available for preorder over at Amazon.

UPDATE: There will also be a 4K UHD Blu-ray SteelBook of the film available an exclusive over at retailer Best Buy. It can now be found available for preorder and is pictured below.

The bonus materials set to be included on the release will be on both the 4K disc and the Blu-ray Disc are listed below.

  • Shrek’s Interactive Journey: I
  • Spotlight on Donkey
  • Secrets of Shrek
  • Deleted Scenes
  • Shrek in The Swamp Karaoke Dance Party
  • Music Videos
  • Audio Commentary with Director Andrew Adamson and Vicky Jenson and Producer Aron Warner
  • TEN SHORT FILMS:
    • Shrek in the Swamp Karaoke Party
    • Far Far Away Idol
    • Puss in Boots: The Three Diablos
    • The Ghost of Lord Farquaad
    • Scared Shrekless
    • Thriller Night
    • The Pig Who Cried Werewolf
    • Shrek the Halls
    • Donkey’s Caroling Christmas-tacular
    • Shrek’s Yule Log
  • FIVE EPISODES FROM “THE ADVENTURES OF PUSS IN BOOTS” TV SERIES:
    • Episode 1: Hidden
    • Episode 2: Sphinx
    • Episode 3: Brothers
    • Episode 4: Duchess
    • Episode 5: Adventure

Further below, after the break, you can find the official press release which was just issued by Universal with the full details about the 20th Anniversary Edition release of this film.

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2013 animated film The Croods on 4K in November

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The 2013 CG animated film “The Croods” is coming to 4K UHD Blu-ray on November 17th, via Universal, according to early retail alerts. The film, directed by Kirk DeMiccoChris Sanders, featured the voice talents of Nicolas CageRyan ReynoldsEmma Stone, Catherine Keener, Cloris Leachman, and Clark Duke. You can already find the 4K UHD Blu-ray available for preorder over at Amazon and retailer Target. This release will come in the form of a “combo pack” meaning that it will include the Blu-ray Disc counterpart and a digital code (copy) of the film. UPDATE: Tech specs for the release include a 2160p presentation in the 2.35:1 aspect ratio with HDR10 form of High Dynamic Range and DTS:X sound, with a DTS-HD Master Audio 7.1 core. Bonus materials set to be included on the release are listed below.

  • The Croodaceous Creatures of The Croods
  • Belt‘s Cave Journal
  • Crood‘s Cuts (Lost Scenes)
  • Be An Artist!

Animated film Abominable on 4K and Blu-ray

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The 2019 DreamWorks and Pearl animated film “Abominable” is officially coming to 4K UHD Blu-ray and Blu-ray Disc on December 17th via Universal. The film, directed by Jill Culton & co-directed by Todd Wilderman, features a voice cast of Chloe Bennet, Albert Tsai, Tenzing Norgay Trainor, Joseph Izzo, Tsai Chin, Michelle WongEddie Izzard, and Sarah Paulson. Tech specs for the 4K UHD Blu-ray include 2160p 4K video in the 1.85:1 aspect ratio with HDR10 and HDR10+ forms of High Dynamic Range along with Dolby Atmos sound. Tech specs for the Blu-ray include 1080p HD video in the 1.85:1 aspect ratio and Dolby Atmos sound. Both releases will come in the form of a “combo pack” with the 4K getting its counterpart on Blu-ray, the Blu-ray getting the DVD counterpart, and each getting a digital code (copy) of the film included. You can find both the 4K UHD Blu-ray and Blu-ray now available for preorder over at Amazon. The bonus materials set to be included on the release are listed below.

  • DREAMWORKS SHORT – MAROONED
  • SHOW AND TELL
  • DELETED SCENES with Intros by Writer/Director Jill Culton and Co-Director Todd Wilderman
  • MAKING A MYTH (MOVIE)
  • ANIMATING ABOMINABLE
  • MEET THE CAST
  • YOUR YETI CARE GUIDE
  • COURAGE TO DREAM
  • AN ABOMINABLE TOUR WITH CHLOE BENNET
  • EVEREST’S TALK BOX
  • COOKING WITH NAI NAI
  • HOW TO ABOMINABLE
  • YOU CAN SPEAK YETI-ESE
  • NAI NAI SAYS
  • FEATURE COMMENTARY – Writer/Director Jill Culton, Co-Director Todd Wilderman, Producer Suzanne Buirgy, Producer Peilin Chou, Production Designer Max Boas, Visual Effects Supervisor Mark Edwards, and Head of Character Animation John Hill

Further below, after the break, you can find the official announcement regarding the upcoming home video releases of this film as well as a more detailed list of the bonus materials.

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Animated film “Flushed Away” on Blu-ray in June

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The 2006 DreamWorks & Aardman animated film Flushed Away comes to Blu-ray Disc for the first time on June 4th via Universal, according to early alerts to retailers. The movie, directed by David Bowers and Sam Fell, featured the voice talents of Hugh JackmanKate WinsletIan McKellen, Jean Reno, Bill Nighy, and Andy Serkis. Tech specs for the Blu-ray include 1080p HD video in the 1.85:1 aspect ratio and DTS-HD 5.1 Master Audio sound. The Blu-ray is available to pre-order now over at Amazon. The release will come with a digital copy compatible with Movies Anywhere. Bonus materials set to be included on the release are listed below.

  • Slug Songs
  • The Music of Flushed Away
  • Meet the Cast
  • Filmmaker Commentary

“Wallace & Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit” on Blu-ray in June

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The 2005 Aardman stop-motion animated film Wallace & Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit is coming to Blu-ray Disc on June 4th via Universal (distributing for DreamWorks Animation). This news comes via an early alert to numerous retailers. The tech specs for the Blu-ray include 1080p video in the 1.85:1 aspect ratio and DTS-HD 5.1 Master Audio sound. The Blu-ray is now available for pre-order over at Amazon. The release will include a digital copy of the film. Bonus materials set to be included on the release are listed below.

  • Cracking Commentary
  • Deleted Scenes
  • How Wallace & Gromit Went to Hollywood
  • Behind the Scenes of The Curse of the Were-Rabbit
  • A Day in the Life of Aardman
  • How to Build a Bunny
  • Stage Fright
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