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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.

Kristen Stewart in “Underwater” on Blu-ray April

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The 2020 film Underwater starring Kristen Stewart is officially coming to Blu-ray Disc on April 14th, via Fox. The film, directed by William Eubank, co-stars Vincent Cassel, Jessica Henwick, John Gallagher Jr., Mamoudou Athie, and T.J. Miller. The tech specs for the Blu-ray include 1080p HD video in the 2.40:1 aspect ratio with DTS-HD Master Audio 7.1 sound. The release will come with a digital code (copy) of the film. You cannot yet find the title available for preorder over at Amazon, but stay tuned for an update on that. However, the Blu-ray is already listed for preorder over at retailer Best Buy. The bonus materials set to be included on the release are listed below.

  • Alternate Ending with Optional Commentary*
  • Deleted Scene with Optional Commentary:
    • Rock Garden
  • Extended Scenes with Optional Commentary:
    • Crew Suit Up
    • Gantry Exit
    • Baby Clinger
    • Midway Station
    • Ocean Floor Walk
    • Smith Departure
  • Featurettes:
    • Real Bunny Montage
    • Making Underwater
      • Design
      • Production
      • Creatures & Visual Effects
  • Feature Audio Commentary by William Eubank, Jared Purrington, and Phil Gawthorne

*Alternate Ending available on Digital only. 

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

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“Spies in Disguise” on 4K and Blu-ray in March

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The 2019 computer-animated film “Spies in Disguise” is officially coming to 4K UHD Blu-ray and Blu-ray Disc on March 10th, via Fox. The film, co-directed by Nick BrunoTroy Quane, featured the voice talents Will Smith, Tom Holland, Reba McEntire, Rashida Jones, Masi Oka, Ben Mendelsohn, Karen Gillan, and DJ Khaled. At the time of writing, this carries a “Certified Fresh” rating over at Rotten Tomatoes. Tech specs for the 4K include video in the 2.35:1 aspect ratio with HDR10 form of High Dynamic Range and Dolby Atmos sound. The technical specs for the Blu-ray include video in the 2.35:1 aspect ratio with DTS-HD Master Audio 7.1 sound. 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 is now available for preorder over at Amazon, but the Blu-ray Disc is not yet listed, so stay tuned for an update on that. The bonus materials set to be included are listed below.

  • Super Secret Spy Mode
  • Infiltrating Blue Sky Studios
  • The Top Secret Guide to Gadgets
  • “Then There Were Two” Music Video
  • “Freak of Nature” Music Video
  • Making the Soundtrack “Then There Were Two”
  • Making the Soundtrack “Freak of Nature”
  • “Lunch Break”*
  • Gallery
    • Color Keys and Moment Paintings
    • Character Designs
    • Locations
    • Props and Gadgets Concept Art

*Available on Digital Only

It’s certainly worth noting that there will be an exclusive 4K UHD Blu-ray SteelBook (pictured below) available of this film over at retailer Best Buy, now available for preorder.spies_in_disguise_4k_steelbook

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

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Terrence Malick’s “A Hidden Life” Blu-ray March

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The 2019 Terrence Malick film “A Hidden Life” is officially coming to Blu-ray Disc on March 17th, via Fox. The film features a cast of August DiehlValerie PachnerMaria Simon, Tobias Moretti, Ulrich Matthes, Bruno Ganz, and Matthias Schoenaerts. The film has received positive reviews from critics during its limited theatrical run and as a result, at the time of writing, this is “Certified Fresh” over at Rotten Tomatoes. The tech specs for the Blu-ray include video in the 2.35:1 aspect ratio and DTS-HD Master Audio 7.1 sound. The release will come with a digital code (copy) of the film. Right now, there’s no preorder listing yet for the Blu-ray over at Amazon or really anywhere but stay tuned for an update. The release doesn’t seem to include any bonus materials. Further details about the release can be found, further below, after the break.

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Daniel Craig Bond Films get 4K SteelBooks March

As I had previously reported this earlier week, the first four of the “James Bond” / “007” films featuring Daniel Craig are coming to 4K UHD Blu-ray as individual releases on February 25th. However, it now also seems that they will be getting individual 4K UHD Blu-ray SteelBook releases (pictured above) as exclusives over at retailer Best Buy on March 17th, three weeks later – on St. Patrick’s Day. The tech specs for the 4K releases include video in the 2.40:1 aspect ratio with HDR10 and Dolby Vision forms of High Dynamic Range and DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1 sound – with the exception of the last film (“Spectre”) which is in DTS-HD Master Audio 7.1 sound. All of the releases will come in the form of a “combo pack” with each getting the Blu-ray counterpart and bonus discs (if available) and a digital code (copy) of each film. You can now find the four movies Casino RoyaleQuantum of Solace, Skyfall, and Spectre on 4K UHD Blu-ray SteelBooks exclusively available for preorder over at Best Buy.

Daniel Craig Bond films individually on 4K

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The first “007” (“James Bond”) films featuring Daniel Craig will all four be getting individual 4K UHD Blu-ray releases on February 25th, via MGM (Fox), according to early retailer listings. These four films have been previously released in 4K on the format, as “The Daniel Craig Collection” box set. Tech specs for the releases include video in the 2.40:1 aspect ratio with HDR10 and Dolby Vision forms of High Dynamic Range and DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1 sound – with the exception of the last film (“Spectre”) which is in DTS-HD Master Audio 7.1 sound. All of the releases will come in the form of a “combo pack” with each getting the Blu-ray counterpart and bonus discs (if available) and a digital code (copy) of the film. You can now find Casino Royale, Quantum of Solace, Skyfall, and Spectre on 4K UHD Blu-ray available for preorder over at Amazon and Best Buy. Quantum of Solace and Spectre both are not yet available over at Amazon but stay tuned for an update on that. Until then, you can find them for pre-order listings for those over at retailer Best Buy.

UPDATE: It now seems that 3 weeks later, on March 17th, Best Buy will also be getting exclusive individual 4K UHD Blu-ray SteelBook releases for these four films. You can read more about that here.

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