The 2001 film “Hardball“ starring Keanu Reeves is officially making its debut to the Blu-ray Disc format on September 21st, via Paramount Home Entertainment. The film, directed by Brian Robbins, co-starred Diane Lane, John Hawkes, Julian Griffith, and Michael B. Jordan.
This, as mentioned will be the first time the film has been available in the Blu-ray format. The tech specs for the Blu-ray include a 1080p HD video presentation and DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1 lossless surround sound. You can now find the Blu-ray available for preorder over at Amazon. The bonus materials set to be included with the release are listed below.
Commentary by director Brian Robbins and writer John Gatins
The Making of Hardball
Music Video – “Hardball” by Lil’ Bow Wow, Lil’ Wayne, Lil’ Zane and Sammie
Further below, after the break, you can find the official announcement about this upcoming Blu-ray release of the film.
The 2005 film “Me and You and Everyone We Know“ written & directed by Miranda July will finally get a Blu-ray Disc release from The Criterion Collection on April 28th. The film, previously only available on DVD, starred John Hawkes, Miranda July, Miles Thompson, Brandon Ratcliff, Carlie Westerman, Hector Elias, and Brad William Henke. The tech specs for the release include a high definition (HD) transfer, approved by director Miranda July, in 1080p in the 1.78:1 aspect ratio with DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1 sound. The Blu-ray is now available for preorder over at Amazon and directly from the Criterion website. Bonus materials set to be included on the release are listed below.
New documentary about July’s artistic beginnings and the development of her debut feature
Open to the World, a new documentary by July about the 2017 interfaith charity shop and participatory artwork she created in collaboration with Artangel
July Interviews July: Deauville, 2005, a discovery from July’s archives, newly edited
Six scenes from the 2003 Sundance Directors Lab, where July workshopped the film, with commentary by July
The Amateurist (1998) and Nest of Tens (2000), short films by July
Several films from July’s Joanie 4 Jackie project, and a documentary about the program
PLUS: Essays by artist and scholar Sara Magenheimer and novelist Lauren Groff
The 2019 critically-acclaimed film “The Peanut Butter Falcon“ is coming to Blu-ray Disc on November 12th via Lionsgate. The film, written & directed by Tyler Nilson and Michael Schwartz, stars Shia LaBeouf, Dakota Johnson, John Hawkes, Thomas Haden Church, Bruce Dern, Jon Bernthal, and Zack Gottsagen. As mentioned, critics really liked this film and at the time of writing it carries a “Certified Fresh” rating over at Rotten Tomatoes. Tech specs for the Blu-ray include 1080p video in the 2.39:1 aspect ratio with DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1 sound. The release will come with a digital code (copy) of the film. UPDATE: This film on Blu-ray is now available for preorder over at Amazon.
Bonus materials set to be included on the release are listed below.
“Zack’s Story: The Making of Peanut Butter Falcon” Featurette
Further below, after the break, you can find the full announcement regarding this upcoming release of the film.
The 2007 Ridley Scott directed film “American Gangster“ starring Denzel Washington and Russell Crowe is coming to 4K UHD Blu-ray on October 15th via Universal. The film, nominated for two Academy Awards, co-starred Chiwetel Ejiofor, Josh Brolin, Lymari Nadal, Ted Levine, John Hawkes, RZA, and Ruby Dee. Tech specs for the 4K include 2160p video in 2.35:1 aspect ratio with HDR10 and HDR10+ forms of High Dynamic Range and DTS:X sound. The release will come in the form of a “combo pack” with a Blu-ray Disc and digital code (copy) of the film included. You can find the 4K UHD Blu-ray now available to pre-order over at Amazon. Bonus materials set to be included on the release are listed below.
Feature Commentary with director Ridley Scott and writer Steven Zaillian [also on the 4K disc]
Fallen Empire: Making American Gangster
Hip Hop Infusion Featuring Common and T.I.
The BET Special: The Making of American Gangster
Dateline NBC: American Gangster First Look
“Do You Feel Me (Remix)” performed by Anthony Hamilton featuring Ghostface Killah