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The 2021 film “The French Dispatch“ is officially coming to Blu-ray Disc on December 28th, via 20th Century Studios (Disney). The film, co-written & directed by Wes Anderson, stars Tilda Swinton, Frances McDormand, Bill Murray, Jeffrey Wright, Adrien Brody, Benicio Del Toro, Owen Wilson, Steve Park, Léa Seydoux, Timothée Chalamet, Lyna Khoudri, Bob Balaban, Jason Schwartzman, and Christoph Waltz.
The tech specs for the Blu-ray include a 1080p HD video presentation in the 1.85:1 aspect ratio and DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1 lossless surround sound. The release will include a digital code (copy) of the film, compatible with Movies Anywhere.
UPDATE: You can now find the Blu-ray available for preorder over at Amazon, as well as at retailers Best Buy and Target.
It would appear, based on the press release, that no bonus materials will be included with this release.
Further below, after the break, you can find the trailer for the film and the official announcement regarding the home video release of the film.
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According to retailers, the 2010 film “Scott Pilgrim vs. the World” is coming to 4K UHD Blu-ray on July 6th via Universal Studios Home Entertainment. The film, based on the “Scott Pilgrim” graphic novels, was directed by Edgar Wright and starred Michael Cera, Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Kieran Culkin, Anna Kendrick, Alison Pill, Aubrey Plaza, Jason Schwartzman, Ellen Wong, Johnny Simmons, Mark Webber, Brie Larson, Mae Whitman, Brandon Routh, and Chris Evans.
UPDATE: The tech specs for the 4K release include a 2160p video presentation in the 1.85:1 aspect ratio with HDR10 and Dolby Vision forms of high dynamic range as well as Dolby Atmos sound on a BD-100 disc. The release will come in the form of a “combo pack” meaning that it will include its Blu-ray counterpart and a digital code (copy) of the film.
You can now find the standard 4K UHD Blu-ray listed to preorder over at Amazon. There will be a 4K UHD Blu-ray SteelBook exclusive to retailer Best Buy (pictured below) which is now available for preorder.
The bonus materials set to be included with the release are listed below.
- 4 Feature Commentaries
- Deleted Scenes
- Scott Pilgrim vs. the Bloopers
- The Making of Scott Pilgrim vs. the World
- You Too Can Be Se Bob-Omb
- Music Featurette & Music Videos
- Alternative Footage
- Adult Swim: Scott Pilgrim vs. the Animation
- Pre-production Footage
- And Much More!
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The 2014 Wes Anderson directed-film “The Grand Budapest Hotel“ will be getting a Blu-ray Disc release from The Criterion Collection on April 28th. The film, previously released on Blu-ray from Universal back in 2014, featured a cast of Ralph Fiennes, F. Murray Abraham, Mathieu Amalric, Adrien Brody, Willem Dafoe, Jeff Goldblum, Harvey Keitel, Jude Law, Edward Norton, Tilda Swinton, Jason Schwartzman, and Bill Murray. The tech specs for the new Criterion Blu-ray include a 2K digital transfer, supervised by Wes Anderson, presented in 1080p HD video in a variety of aspect ratios (1.37:1, 1.85:1, and 2.40:1) with DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1 sound. The Criterion Collection Blu-ray of the film is now available for preorder over at Amazon and directly via the Criterion website. Bonus materials set to be included on the release are listed below.
- New audio commentary featuring Anderson, filmmaker Roman Coppola, and actor Jeff Goldblum
- Selected-scene storyboard animatics
- The Making of “The Grand Budapest Hotel,” a new documentary about the film
- New interviews with the cast and crew
- Video essays from 2015 and 2020 by critic Matt Zoller Seitz and film scholar David Bordwell
- Behind-the-scenes, special-effects, and test footage
- PLUS: Two pieces by critic Richard Brody and (with the Blu-ray) a double-sided poster and other ephemera
- New cover by Emma Wesley