The 1989 Spike Lee joint “Do the Right Thing” is coming to 4K UHD Blu-ray on February 2nd, 2021, via Universal — according to retailers. The film, written & directed by Spike Lee, featured a cast of Danny Aiello, Ossie Davis, Ruby Dee, Richard Edson, Giancarlo Esposito, Bill Nunn, John Turturro, Paul Benjamin, Frankie Faison, Samuel L. Jackson, and Martin Lawrence. Tech specs for the 4K UHD Blu-ray release of the film include a video presentation in the 1.85:1 aspect ratio in HDR10 with DTS:X sound on a BD-100 disc. The release will come in the form of a “combo pack” meaning that it’ll receive its Blu-ray Disc counterpart as well as a digital code (copy) of the film included. You can find the 4K UHD Blu-ray is now listed to preorder over at Amazon and retailer Walmart. Bonus materials set to be included with the 4K release are listed below.
- Spike Lee Introduction
- Do the Right Thing: 20 Years Later
- Deleted and Extended Scenes
- Behind the Scenes
- Making Do the Right Thing
- The Riot Sequence
- 20th Anniversary Edition Feature Audio Commentary with director Spike Lee
- Feature Commentary with Director Spike Lee, Director of Photography Ernest Dickerson, Production Designer Wynn Thomas, and Actor Joie Lee
- Cannes, 1989
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The 2020 sequel “Bad Boys For Life” sure seems to be coming to 4K UHD Blu-ray and Blu-ray Disc on April 21st, via Sony, according to multiple retailer listings. The film, directed by Michael Bay, stars Will Smith, Martin Lawrence, Vanessa Hudgens, Alexander Ludwig, Charles Melton, Paola Nuñez, Kate del Castillo, Nicky Jam, DJ Khaled, and Joe Pantoliano. The tech specs for the 4K and Blu-ray releases have not yet been detailed and bonus materials have not yet been announced but stay tuned for an update once the title gets officially announced, likely this week. The releases will both come in the form of a “combo pack” meaning that the 4K will include the Blu-ray, the Blu-ray will include the DVD, and each comes with a digital code (copy) of the film. You can now find the film on 4K UHD Blu-ray and Blu-ray available for preorder over at Amazon as well as retailers Best Buy and Target. Speaking of those retailers, each will be getting its own exclusive release of the film. Best Buy will be getting an exclusive 4K UHD Blu-ray SteelBook (pictured below) which is now available for preorder. Finally, Target will be getting an exclusive Blu-ray release featuring alternate cover art and a movie poster which is also now available for preorder.
The 2019 comedy “The Beach Bum“ starring Matthew McConaughey and Snoop Dogg is coming to Blu-ray Disc on June 11th via Universal. The film, written & directed by Harmony Korine, co-stars Isla Fisher, Jimmy Buffett, Zac Efron, Jonah Hill, and Martin Lawrence. Tech specs for the release include 1080p video in the 2.40:1 aspect ratio and DTS-HD 5.1 Master Audio sounds. The release will come with a digital copy of the film. You can find the Blu-ray available for pre-order now over at Amazon. The only bonus materials set to be included on the release are a trailer & TV spots.
Below, after the break, you can find the red band trailer for the film.
Retailer Best Buy is getting an exclusive Steelbook for the 4K UHD Blu-ray release of Michael Bay films “Bad Boys I & II” on September 4th via Sony. If you’re looking for more info on the 4K release of these films, refer back to what I had reported near the end of May. Tech specs for the 4K UHD Blu-ray release include full 2160p video with HDR10 type High Dynamic Range, said to be fully restored with Dolby Atmos sound for both films.
UPDATE: This is now available for PRE-ORDER over at Best Buy.
Sony Pictures today has officially announced plans to bring the two Michael Bay directed films “Bad Boys” and “Bad Boys II” bundled together in a “Bad Boys I & II Collection” to 4K UHD Blu-ray on September 4th. The films both starred Will Smith and Martin Lawrence. The tech specs include fully restored video in 4K with HDR10 High Dynamic Range and Dolby Atmos sound. The box set does include Blu-ray Discs of both of the films as well. Bonus materials will be just those ported over from the Blu-ray.
UPDATE: The collection is now available for PRE-ORDER over at Amazon.
Further below after the break you’ll find the official announcement of this release.