The 2002 film adaptation of the H.G. Wells story “The Time Machine“ is officially coming to Blu-ray Disc, for the very first time in North America, on October 5th via Paramount Home Entertainment. The film, directed by Simon Wells, starred Guy Pearce, Mark Addy, Phyllida Law, Sienna Guillory, Samantha Mumba, and Jeremy Irons.
The tech specs for the Blu-ray include a 1080p HD video presentation in the original 2.35:1 aspect ratio with Dolby TrueHD 5.1 lossless surround sound. You can now find the Blu-ray available for preorder over at Amazon. No info yet on if the bonus materials from the previous DVD release will be ported over or not, but stay tuned for a possible update on that.
The HBO original limited series “Mare of Easttown” starring Kate Winslet is officially coming to Blu-ray Disc on September 14th via Warner Archive. The series, created by Brad Ingelsby, co-stars Julianne Nicholson, Jean Smart, Angourie Rice, John Douglas Thompson, Joe Tippett, Cailee Spaeny, Evan Peters, David Denman, and Guy Pearce. The tech specs for the Blu-ray include a 1080p HD video presentation in the 2.00:1 aspect ratio with 5.1 surround sound (likely in DTS-HD Master Audio, although yet to be confirmed). You cannot yet find the Blu-ray available for preorder via Amazon or any other retailers, but stay tuned for an update. The bonus materials set to be included with the release are listed below.
Invitation to the Set
Mare of Easttown: A Closer Look
Welcome to Easttown
Making Mare of Easttown
Further below, after the break, you can find the official trailer for the limited series as well as the official announcement about the home video releases on DVD, Digital, and Blu-ray.
The 2020 film “The Last Vermeer” starring Guy Pearce is officially coming to Blu-ray Disc on February 23rd via Sony Pictures Home Entertainment. The film, based on true events (as told in the book “The Man Who Made Vermeers” written by Johnathan Lopez), was directed by Dan Friedkin. The Last Vermeer co-stars Claes Bang and Vicky Krieps. The tech specs for the Blu-ray include a 1080p HD video presentation in the 1.85:1 aspect ratio with DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1 sound. There’s no preorder listing yet for the Blu-ray over at Amazon but stay tuned for an update. No bonus materials will be included with this release. Further below, after the break, you can find a trailer for the film and the full details regarding the home video release of this film.
The 2020 film “Bloodshot” starring Vin Diesel is coming to 4K UHD Blu-ray and Blu-ray Disc on May 5th, according to multiple retailer listings, via Sony. The film, based on the comic book of the same title & directed by Dave Wilson, co-stars Eiza González, Sam Heughan, Toby Kebbell, Talulah Riley, Lamorne Morris, and Guy Pearce. As this hasn’t been officially announced yet, there’s no word yet on the tech specs or bonus materials but stay tuned for an update. The 4K UHD Blu-ray and Blu-ray will both come in the form of a “combo pack” with the 4K getting its Blu-ray counterpart, the Blu-ray getting a DVD, and each including a digital code (copy) of the film. You can now find both the 4K UHD Blu-ray and Blu-raylisted for preorder over at Amazon, as well as over at retailers Best Buy and Target – where the release date is listed. It’s most certainly worth noting that retailer Best Buy will be getting a 4K UHD Blu-ray exclusiveSteelBook release of the film (pictured below) which is also now available for preorder.
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 Lowden, Joe 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
Something About Marys
Feature Audio Commentary with Director Josie Rourke and Composer Max Richter