The 1995 film “Heat“ will officially finally be coming to 4K UHD Blu-ray in a “Director’s Definite Edition” on August 9th via Fox (Disney). The film, written & directed by Michael Mann, starred Al Pacino, Robert De Niro, Val Kilmer, Jon Voight, Tom Sizemore, Ashley Judd, Ted Levine, William Fichtner, and Natalie Portman.
The tech specs for the 4K UHD Blu-ray include a 2160p video presentation in the 2.40:1 aspect ratio with HDR10 form of high dynamic range and DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1 lossless surround sound. The release will come in the form of a “combo pack” with its Blu-ray Disc counterpart and a digital code (copy) of the film included. You can find the standard 4K UHD Blu-ray now available for preorder over at Amazon. It’s worth noting that there will be a 4K UHD Blu-ray SteelBook release, which appears to be exclusive to retailer Best Buy (pictured below), now available for preorder.
Bonus materials set to be included in the 3-disc set are listed below.
4K Ultra HD
Director’s Audio Commentary
Blu-ray Disc One
Heat In High Definition
Director’s Audio Commentary
Bonus Blu-ray Disc Two
Q&A With Michael Mann
Q&A With Christopher Nolan
3-Part Making-Of Documentary
Pacino and De Niro: The Conversation
Return To The Scene Of The Crime
Further below, after the break, you can find the full announcement about this release.
To celebrate the 20th anniversary the 2001 film “Lara Croft: Tomb Raider” will be getting a new remasteredBlu-ray Disc release on June 1st via Paramount. The film has been previously remastered for the 4K release and this will be the first time that the remastered version has been available on the Blu-ray format. The film, directed by Simon West, starred Angelina Jolie. Tech specs for the release include a 1080p HD presentation and DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1 lossless surround sound. The release will come with a digital copy of the film. The bonus materials set to be included on this 20th anniversary edition of the film on Blu-ray are listed below.
Also, there will be a “Lara Croft: Tomb Raider 2-Movie Collection”4K UHD Blu-ray set available on June 1st available as well, via Paramount. These two films, including the sequel “Lara Croft: Tomb Raider – The Cradle of Life” (2003), have been previously released on the 4K format individually but they will be getting bundled together to celebrate the anniversary of the first film. You can find that release pictured below and the 2-Movie Collection 4K UHD Blu-ray set is now available for preorder over at Amazon. The tech specs, for those films on 4K UHD Blu-ray, include 2160p in HDR10 and Dolby Vision forms of high dynamic range and DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1 lossless surround sound. This release will not include the previous Blu-ray releases of either film, so that means likely the bonus materials will be on the 4K discs? Also, you’ll get a digital copy of each film with this set (pictured below).
Amazon Commissions Earned
The full details about these releases can be found below, after the break.