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1991 film Dead Again is coming to Blu-ray in October

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The 1991 film Dead Again is coming to Blu-ray Disc for the first time in North America on October 5th, via Paramount Home Entertainment, according to retail sources. The film, directed by Kenneth Branagh (also in the cast), starred Andy Garcia, Emma Thompson, Lois Hall, Richard Easton, Jo Anderson, Patrick Montes, Robin Williams, Wayne Knight, and Derek Jacobi.

UPDATE: The tech specs for the Blu-ray include a 1080p HD video presentation in the original 1.85:1 aspect ratio with Dolby TrueHD 5.1 lossless surround sound. The bonus materials that are so far known to be included with the release are listed below.

  • Audio Commentary with Producer Lindsay Doran and Screenwriter Scott Frank
  • Audio Commentary Actor/Director Kenneth Branagh

You can find the Blu-ray now available for preorder over at Amazon.

Christopher Nolan film Tenet on 4K and Blu-ray December

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The 2020 film “Tenet” starring John David Washington is officially coming to both 4K UHD Blu-ray and Blu-ray Disc on December 15th, via Warner. The film, written and directed by Christopher Nolan, co-stars Robert PattinsonElizabeth DebickiDimple Kapadia, Martin Donovan, Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Kenneth Branagh, and Michael Caine.

The 4K UHD Blu-ray will arrive as a “combo pack” meaning that it will include a Blu-ray Disc counterpart and a digital code (copy) of the film. The Blu-ray release (pictured below) will also come as a “combo pack” and include a DVD counterpart and a digital code (copy) of the film. Tech specs for the 4K UHD Blu-ray release include a 2160p presentation with HDR10 form of high dynamic range and a DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1 sound mix. The Blu-ray release should include a 1080p presentation and also should contain a DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1 sound mix.

UPDATE: You can now find the 4K UHD Blu-ray and the Blu-ray listed for preorder over at Amazon and at retailer Best Buy. There will also be a 4K UHD Blu-ray SteelBook release of the film which will be exclusive to retailer Best Buy (pictured below). It is now available for preorder at Best Buy.

Both the 4K and Blu-ray physical releases will contain the following bonus material listed below.

  • Looking at the World in a New Way: The Making of “Tenet” – An hour-long exploration of the development and production of the film as told by the cast and crew.

Further below, after the break, you can find the full announcement regarding the upcoming digital and physical home video releases of this film that is still in theaters.

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“Iron Man” and “Thor” films on 4K in August

The five “Marvel Cinematic Universe” films Iron Man (2008), Iron Man 2 (2010), Iron Man 3 (2013), Thor (2011), and Thor: The Dark World (2013) are all coming to 4K UHD Blu-ray on August 13th via Disney‘s Marvel Studios. These films’ tech specs on 4K all include 2160p video with HDR10 form of High Dynamic Range and Dolby Atmos sound. One last thing from a technical side: there is a variety of the 2.35:1 to 2.40:1 aspect ratios on the five different films. These films all will come in the form of “combo pack” with the Blu-ray Disc counterpart and a digital copy of each included.

All five of these “MCU” film on 4K UHD Blu-ray are now available for pre-order over at Amazon and Best Buy. Bonus materials will be included on the Blu-ray releases and are identical to their previous releases. There will also be limited edition 4K UHD Blu-ray Steelbook releases for each film exclusive to retailer Best Buy. Those Steelbooks are now available for pre-order now and you can find them below, after the break, pictured with links.

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Disney 2015 live-action Cinderella on 4K in June


The 2015 live-action adaptation of Cinderella is officially coming to 4K UHD Blu-ray on June 25th via Disney. The film, directed by Kenneth Branagh, featured a cast of Lily JamesCate BlanchettRichard Madden, Helena Bonham Carter, Nonso Anozie, and Stellan Skarsgard. Tech specs for the 4K release include 2160p video in the 2.39:1 aspect ratio with HDR10 form of High Dynamic Range and Dolby Atmos sound. The 4K UHD Blu-ray is now available for pre-order over at Amazon, Best Buy, and Target. The 4K release will come in the form of a “combo pack” with a Blu-ray Disc included as well as a digital copy of the film. Retailer Best Buy will be getting an Exclusive 4K Steelbook release for the film which you can find available for pre-order and pictured below.


Bonus materials set to be included on the release, along with further information from the official announcement regarding this 4K release can be found below, after the break.

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The “Jack Ryan 5-Film Collection” is coming to 4K UHD Blu-ray this August

According to an early alert to retails the “Jack Ryan 5-Film Collection” it seems is coming to 4K UHD Blu-ray on August 21st via Paramount. The films had been rumored for 4K release individually, however now we get confirmation via this retail listing that they will be bundled – just as the first 4 films have been on both Blu-ray and HD-DVD formats. The release contains the following films:

  • Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit” (2014)
  • The Sum of All Fears” (2002)
  • Clear and Present Danger” (1994)
  • Patriot Games” (1992)
  • The Hunt for Red October” (1990)

Tech specs and bonus materials for the release have not yet been detailed by the studio, but stay tuned for an update. The title is available for PRE-ORDER now over at Amazon.