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The “Sony Pictures Classics 30th Anniversary 4K Ultra HD Collection” is coming to 4K UHD Blu-ray on November 22nd via Sony Pictures Home Entertainment. This limited edition box set includes a total of eleven Sony Pictures Classics films, listed below (in chronological order):
- “Orlando” (1992)
- “The Celluloid Closet” (1995)
- “The City of Lost Children” (1995)
- “SLC Punk!” (1998)
- “Run Lola Run” (1998)
- “Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon” (2000)
- “The Devil’s Backbone” (2001)
- “Volver” (2006)
- “Synecdoche, New York” (2008)
- “Still Alice” (2014)
- “Call Me by Your Name” (2017)
The tech specs for the films include 2160p video presentations with HDR10 and Dolby Vision forms of high dynamic range. The films vary in their Audio configurations but start with DTS-HD Master Audio 2.0 Stereo and then go to DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1 surround as well as on “Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon” not only do you get 5.1 but also a new Dolby Atmos sound mix — as well as Dolby Vision for the first time. NOTE: Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon had previously been released on 4K UHD Blu-ray in 2016 with HDR10 and 5.1 surround. So, a total of 10 out of 11 of these films are exclusive to this box set.
You can now find the 4K UHD Blu-ray set available for preorder over at Amazon. Below you can find some details about the upcoming set and the bonus materials set to be included.
Celebrate the 30th Anniversary of Sony Pictures Classics with this limited edition box set:
- Limited edition gift set includes fully remastered 4K UHD disc debuts for ORLANDO, THE CITY OF LOST CHILDREN, THE CELLULOID CLOSET, RUN LOLA RUN, SLC PUNK, THE DEVIL’S BACKBONE, VOLVER, SYNECDOCHE NEW YORK, STILL ALICE and CALL ME BY YOUR NAME – the only way to get these movies on 4K UHD, plus CROUCHING TIGER HIDDEN DRAGON with Dolby Vision
- All eleven films presented with Dolby Vision HDR for the most premium presentation possible
- CROUCHING TIGER HIDDEN DRAGON also includes Dolby Atmos audio; all films include original theatrical audio, as well
- Includes hours of special features across the films: a mix of archival materials and exciting new content
- Also includes a booklet with an all-new essay about the legacy of Sony Pictures Classics and details about the included films
Below, you can find a glimpse at the packaging for the set including the booklet (mentioned above).
UPDATE: And, below you can find the official trailer for this release.
Further below, after the break, you can find the full details and tech specs for the upcoming set.
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The 2021 film “Spencer“ is coming to Blu-ray Disc on January 11th, 2022 via Neon — distributed by Decal. The film, a biography about the late Diana Spencer (Diana, Princess of Wales), was directed by Pablo Larraín and stars Kristen Stewart, Timothy Spall, Jack Farthing, Sean Harris, Stella Gonet, and Sally Hawkins. It is most certainly worth noting, that at the time of writing, this film is currently deemed “Certified Fresh” over at Rotten Tomatoes.
The tech specs for the Blu-ray include a 1080p HD video presentation in the 1.66:1 aspect ratio and DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1 lossless surround sound. You can now find the Blu-ray available for preorder over at Amazon. The only bonus material set to be included with this release is listed below.
Further below, after the break, you can find the official trailer for the film.
The 2020 film “Underwater“ starring Kristen Stewart is officially coming to Blu-ray Disc on April 14th, via Fox. The film, directed by William Eubank, co-stars Vincent Cassel, Jessica Henwick, John Gallagher Jr., Mamoudou Athie, and T.J. Miller. The tech specs for the Blu-ray include 1080p HD video in the 2.40:1 aspect ratio with DTS-HD Master Audio 7.1 sound. The release will come with a digital code (copy) of the film. You cannot yet find the title available for preorder over at Amazon, but stay tuned for an update on that. However, the Blu-ray is already listed for preorder over at retailer Best Buy. The bonus materials set to be included on the release are listed below.
- Alternate Ending with Optional Commentary*
- Deleted Scene with Optional Commentary:
- Extended Scenes with Optional Commentary:
- Crew Suit Up
- Gantry Exit
- Baby Clinger
- Midway Station
- Ocean Floor Walk
- Smith Departure
- Real Bunny Montage
- Making Underwater
- Creatures & Visual Effects
- Feature Audio Commentary by William Eubank, Jared Purrington, and Phil Gawthorne
*Alternate Ending available on Digital only.
Further below, after the break, you can find the full announcement regarding the upcoming home video release of this film.
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The 2019 film adaptation of “Charlie’s Angels” directed by Elizabeth Banks is officially coming to both 4K UHD Blu-ray and Blu-ray Disc on March 10th, via Sony. The film, based on the popular TV series (of the same title), stars Kristen Stewart, Naomi Scott, Ella Balinska, Elizabeth Banks, Djimon Hounsou, Sam Claflin, Noah Centineo, and Patrick Stewart. Tech specs for the 4K UHD Blu-ray include an IMAX Enhanced experience with video in the 2.39:1 aspect ratio with HDR10 form of High Dynamic Range and DTS:X audio. UPDATE: Tech specs for the Blu-ray have been detailed and include video in the same 2.39:1 aspect and DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1 sound. Both releases will come in the form of a “combo pack” with the 4K getting the Blu-ray counterpart, the Blu-ray getting the DVD counterpart, and both getting a digital code (copy) of the film included. You can now find the 4K UHD Blu-ray and the Blu-ray Disc available for preorder over at Amazon. Below you can find a list of bonus materials set to be included on the releases.
- Gag Reel – Check out these fun and never-seen-before bloopers saved from the cutting room floor!
- 5 Deleted Scenes
- 4 Behind-the-scenes Featurettes
- “Stronger Together: The Sisterhood of the Angels” – Watch how the Angels trio of Kristen Stewart, Naomi Scott & Ella Balinska prepared for their iconic roles and formed a genuine sisterhood on set.
- “Elizabeth Banks: As BOSSley” – We’ll take a look at why the Charlie’s Angels Director, Actress, Writer and Producer Elizabeth Banks is the perfect person to reintroduce audiences to this beloved, fun and action-packed franchise.
- “Warriors on Set: Angels in Action” – The cast & crew take a look at some of the biggest action scenes from the film, including a peek behind-the-scenes of the stunt rehearsals with the cast.
- “Tailored for Danger: Styling the Angels” – Learn all about the glamourous costumes, hair and make-up used to create the glitzy world of Charlie’s Angels!
- “Don’t Call Me Angel” Music Video featuring Ariana Grande, Miley Cyrus & Lana Del Rey
Further below, after the break, you can find the official announcement regarding the upcoming home video release of this film.
The 2018 film “Lizzie“ starring Chloe Sevigny and Kristen Stewart is slated to be coming to Blu-ray Disc on December 11th via Lionsgate. The film, based on the Lizzie Borden family murders from 1892, was directed by Craig William Macneill. The Blu-ray tech specs for the release have yet to be official detailed, but stay tuned for an update. You can likely expect 1080p video and DTS-HD 5.1 MA sound – although not yet confirmed. The Blu-ray is available for PRE-ORDER over at Amazon. The only bonus material set to be included on this release is listed below.
- Understanding Lizzie – Featurette