The 1981 film “Blow Out“ is officially coming to 4K UHD Blu-ray on September 6th via The Criterion Collection. The film, directed and co-written by Brian De Palma, starred John Travolta, Tracy Allen, Dennis Franz, and John Lithgow.
This comes from a new 4K restoration. The tech specs include a 2160p video presentation in the 2.40:1 aspect ratio with HDR10 and Dolby Vision forms of high dynamic range and DTS-HD Master Audio 2.0 Stereo sound. The release will come as a 2-disc “combo pack” with the Blu-ray counterpart included. You can now find the 4K UHD Blu-ray available for preorder over at Amazon and directly via Criterion. The bonus materials set to be included with the release are listed below.
Interview with director Brian De Palma, conducted by filmmaker Noah Baumbach
Interview with actor Nancy Allen
Murder à la Mod, a 1967 feature by De Palma
Interview with cameraman Garrett Brown on the Steadicam shots featured in the film within Blow Out
On-set photographs by Louis Goldman
English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing
PLUS: An essay by critic Michael Sragow and, for the Blu-ray and 4K UHD editions, Pauline Kael’s original New Yorker review of the film
The 1999 film “The General’s Daughter” starring John Travolta is coming to Blu-ray Disc on June 29th via Paramount, according to retailers. The film, directed by Simon West, co-starred Madeleine Stowe, James Cromwell, Timothy Hutton, Leslie Stefanson, Daniel von Bargen, Clarence Williams III, and James Woods. The tech specs and bonus materials for the release have not yet been detailed. You can find that the Blu-ray is now listed for preorder over at Amazon. Stay tuned for an update hopefully soon regarding more info on this Blu-ray debut of the film.
The 2018 Kevin Connolly directed film “Gotti“ starring John Travolta (as crime boss John Gotti) is coming to Blu-ray Disc on September 25th via Lionsgate. Tech specs for the release include full 1080p HD video in the 2.40:1 aspect ratio and DTS-HD 5.1 Master Audio sound. No bonus materials will be included on this release. The title is available for PRE-ORDER over at both Amazon and Best Buy. Below, after the break, you can find the official announcement for the release.
The 2004 Jonathan Hensleighdirected film “The Punisher“ starring Thomas Jane and John Travolta is coming to 4K UHD Blu-ray on September 25th via Lionsgate. Tech specs for the release include full 2160p 4K video in the 2.35:1 aspect ratio and Dolby Atmos sound. Both varieties of High Dynamic Range, HDR10 and Dolby Vision will be included. The release will come in the form of a “combo pack” with a Blu-ray Disc, as well as a Digital Copy, of the film also included. The bonus materials set to be included on the release are listed below.
Audio Commentary with director Jonathan Hensleigh
Deleted Scene with optional director Commentary
“Introduction of Saints and Sinners Club”
“Livia Saint Insults Mickey Duka”
“Keepin’ It Real: The Punisher Stunts” Featurette
“Army of One: The Punisher Origins” Featurette
“War Journal: On the Set of The Punisher” Featurette