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2020 film “The Photograph” comes to Blu-ray May

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The 2020 film The Photograph is officially coming to Blu-ray Disc on May 12th, via Universal. The film, written & directed by Stella Meghie, stars Issa Rae, LaKeith StanfieldChelsea Peretti, Lil Rel Howery, Rob Morgan, and Courtney B. Vance. Tech specs for the Blu-ray include 1080p HD video in the 2.39:1 aspect ratio and DTS-HD Master Audio 7.1 sound. The release will come in the form of a “combo pack” meaning that it will get the DVD counterpart and a digital code (copy) of the film. You can now find the Blu-ray available for preorder over at Amazon. The bonus materials set to be included are listed below.

  • Shooting THE PHOTOGRAPH – An inside look at the making of THE PHOTOGRAPH featuring interviews with Issa Rae, Lakeith Stanfield, director Stella Meghie and producer Will Packer.
  • Culture in Film – Filmmakers and cast discuss the importance of representation in the industry, the significance of being both in front of and behind the camera, and why this story matters.
  • The Film Through Photographs – Explore the use of photography throughout the film as the cast and filmmakers delve into how the photographs, and use of such, told stories beyond capability of word or action.

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

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Critically acclaimed film “The Hate U Give” on 4K and Blu-ray in January


The 2018 critically acclaimed film “The Hate U Give” starring Amandla Stenberg is coming to 4K UHD Blu-ray and Blu-ray Disc on January 22nd, 2019 via Fox. This movie was absolutely loved by the critics, being “Certified Fresh” over at Rotten Tomatoes where (at time of writing) it carries a 97% rating. This is an adaptation of the novel (of the same title) written by Angie Thomas. The film was directed by George Tillman Jr. and features a supporting cast of Regina HallRussell Hornsby, Anthony Mackie, Issa Rae, CommonAlgee Smith, KJ Apa, and Sabrina Carpenter.

Tech specs for the 4K release include 2160p video in the 2.40:1 aspect ratio with HDR10 form of High Dynamic Range and DTS-HD 7.1 Master Audio sound. The tech specs for the Blu-ray release include 1080p video in the 2.40:1 aspect ratio 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, the Blu-ray getting a DVD, and each getting a Digital Copy of the film included. The 4K UHD Blu-ray and Blu-ray are available to pre-order now over at Amazon. Bonus materials set to be included on both releases are listed below.

  • Extended scenes:
    • Maverick and Seven Protecting Their Home
    • Uprising
    • Seven’s Graduation
  • Featurettes:
    • Starting a Conversation
    • The Talk
    • Code Switching
  • The Heart of Georgia
  • Thank U Georgia
  • Starr: Shine Your Light
  • Audio Commentary by George Tillman, Jr., Amandla Stenberg, Russell Hornsby, Angie Thomas and Craig Hayes

Further below, after the break, you can find the artwork for the Blu-ray and the official announcement regarding these upcoming releases.

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