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The 2007 film “Eastern Promises” is officially coming to 4K UHD Blu-ray on March 22nd via KL Studio Classics. The film, directed by David Cronenberg, starred Viggo Mortensen, Naomi Watts, Vincent Cassel, Armin Mueller-Stahl, Sinéad Cusack, and Jerzy Skolimowski. The film will also be getting a “Special Edition” Blu-ray release on the same day from Kino Lorber.
This new 4K master of the film was “Approved & Color Graded by Cinematographer Peter Suschitzky,” according to Kino Lorber. Tech specs for the 4K include a 2160p video presentation in the 1.85:1 aspect ratio with HDR10 and Dolby Vision forms of high dynamic range with DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1 surround and 2.0 Stereo sound, on a BD-100 disc. The release will also come in the form of a “combo pack,” so you’ll get the Special Edition Blu-ray counterpart with the 4K UHD Blu-ray.
You can now find the 4K UHD Blu-ray and the Special Edition Blu-ray directly available for preorder via Kino Lorber’s website. There are also already placeholder pages up for the 4K UHD Blu-ray and Special Edition Blu-ray over at Amazon but they’re not yet functional, so stay tuned regarding that for an eventual update. The bonus materials set to be included with both versions of the film being released are listed below, which will be housed on the Blu-ray Disc.
- NEW Interview with Screenwriter Steven Knight
- Secrets and Stories: Featurette with Director David Cronenberg (10:32)
- Marked for Life: Featurette with David Cronenberg (6:42)
- Two Guys Walk Into a Bath House: Featurette with David Cronenberg (1:55)
- Watts on Wheels: Featurette with Naomi Watts (0:55)
- Theatrical Trailer One (2:22) (Newly Mastered in 2K)
- Theatrical Trailer Two (1:54) (Newly Mastered in 2K)
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The 2001 film “Mulholland Drive“ is officially coming to the 4K UHD Blu-ray format on November 16th via The Criterion Collection. The film, written & directed by David Lynch, starred Naomi Watts, Laura Harring, Justin Theroux, Billy Ray Cyrus, Lori Heuring, Charles Croughwell, Mark Pellegrino, and Robert Forster.
The movie has received a 4K restoration that was supervised by David Lynch the cinematographer Peter Deming, as detailed below.
“In the 4K UHD edition: New 4K digital restoration, supervised by director David Lynch and director of photography Peter Deming, with 5.1 surround DTS-HD Master Audio soundtrack (4K UHD disc only).”
“In the 4K UHD edition: One 4K UHD disc of the film presented in Dolby Vision HDR …”
The tech specs for the 4K UHD Blu-ray include a 2160p video presentation in the 1.85:1 aspect ratio with HDR10 and Dolby Vision forms 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” meaning that it will include its Blu-ray Disc counterpart. You can now find the 4K UHD Blu-ray available for preorder over at Amazon and directly via the Criterion website. The bonus materials and details about the release can be found listed below.
- On the Blu-ray and DVD: Restored 4K digital transfer, supervised by Director David Lynch and director of photography Peter Deming, with 5.1 surround DTS-HD Master Audio soundtrack on the Blu-ray
- Interviews from 2015 with Lynch; Deming; actors Naomi Watts, Justin Theroux, and Laura Harring; composer Angelo Badalamenti; production designer Jack Fisk; and casting director Johanna Ray
- On-set footage
- Deleted scene
- English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing
- PLUS: A booklet featuring an interview with Lynch from the 2005 edition of filmmaker and writer Chris Rodley’s book Lynch on Lynch
- New Cover by Fred Davis