Dora and the Lost City of Gold comes to Blu-ray

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The 2019 film Dora and the Lost City of Gold is officially coming to Blu-ray Disc on November 5th via Paramount. The film, directed by James Bobin and based on the Nickelodeon animated TV series (“Dora the Explorer”), stars Isabela MonerEugenio Derbez, Eva LongoriaMichael Peña, Jeff Wahlberg, Danny Trejo, and features the voice talent of Benicio Del Toro (as “Swiper”). It’s worth noting that, at time of writing, this film is “Certified Fresh” over at Rotten Tomatoes. Tech specs for the release have not yet been fully detailed but you can expect 1080p video likely in the 1.85:1 theatrical aspect ratio and a lossless surround mix. I’ve asked Paramount for more details and I will update this post if and when I get those. The release will come in the form of a “combo pack” with the DVD counterpart and a digital code (copy) of the film included. You can find the Blu-ray is now available for preorder over at Amazon. Bonus materials set to be included on the release are listed below.

  • Bloopers – Take a trip to the wild side with hilarious bloopers of the cast’s funniest on-set mishaps.
  • Deleted and Extended Scenes – Journey deeper into the jungle to find the “lost” scenes not shown in theaters.
  • All About Dora – Discover how Isabela Moner transformed Dora into a jungle-savvy teenage adventurer for a new generation.
  • Can You Say Pelicula? – Unlock the mystery of underwater stunts and surviving quicksand with Eugenio Derbez.
  • Dora In Flower Vision – Explore the movie’s playful animated sequence, a treasure trove of nods to Dora’s cartoon origins.
  • Dora’s Jungle House – The adventure continues with this behind-the-scenes tour of Dora’s jungle house, part museum, part laboratory, and always a place for family.

Further below, after the break, you can find the full announcement regarding this upcoming Blu-ray release of the film.

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2019 horror film Crawl on Blu-ray in October

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The 2019 horror film Crawl is officially coming to Blu-ray Disc on October 15th via Paramount. The film, produced by Sam Raimi and directed by Alexandre Aja, stars Kaya Scodelario and Barry Pepper. Tech specs for the release have not yet been fully detailed, although you can likely expect a lossless 5.1 mix but stay tuned for an update on that. The release will come in the form of “combo pack” with a DVD and a digital code (copy) of the film. The Blu-ray is now available to preorder over at Amazon. Bonus materials set to be included on the release are listed below.

  •  Intro to Alternate Opening
  • Alternate Opening
  • Deleted and Extended Scenes
  • Beneath Crawl
  • Category 5 Gators: The VFX of Crawl
  • Alligator Attacks

Further below, after the break, you can find the full announcement regarding the upcoming release.

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Twin Peaks From Z to A boxset comes to Blu-ray

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A Twin Peaks: From Z to A box set is officially coming to Blu-ray Disc on December 10th via CBS and Paramount. This set will include the entire TV series from 1990 and the TV series from 2017, as well as the movies “Fire Walk With Me” (1992) and “Twin Peaks: The Missing Pieces” (2014). The show, co-created by Mark Frost and David Lynch, starred Kyle MacLachlanMichael OntkeanMädchen Amick, Richard BeymerDana Ashbrook, Lara Flynn Boyle, Sherilyn Fenn, Warren FrostPeggy Lipton, James Marshall, Jack Nance, Joan Chen, Kimmy RobertsonHarry Goaz, Eric DaReEverett McGill, Wendy Robie, and Ray Wise.

This set will be a limited edition run with only 25,000 produced. Tech specs have not yet been fully detailed for the set but stay tuned for a possible update. There will be an exclusive 4K UHD Blu-ray disc included in this set that features two episodes restored in 4K, via transfers overseen by David Lynch.

UPDATE: There’s now a pre-order for the From Z to A Blu-ray box set over at Amazon. There’s going to be some really elaborate packaging for this release which you can have a closer look at HERE and below.

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Lastly, it’s worth noting that a Twin Peaks: The Television Collection Blu-ray Disc set will also be released on October 15th (pictured below). UPDATE: That set is now available for pre-order over at Amazon.

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Bonus materials set to be included on the “Twin Peaks: From Z to A” set are listed below.

Newly-Produced Special Features And Unreleased Behind-The-Scenes Footage
TWIN PEAKS: FROM Z TO A will include over six hours of all-new special features:

  • From the extensive behind-the-scenes footage of David Lynch making the  A Limited Event Series (shot primarily by Jason S), 20-30 minute (approx.) pieces titled “Behind the Curtain” were edited and are included for each of the 18 Parts.
  • A rare newly-shot interview of Kyle MacLachlan and Sheryl Lee who sit with longtime David Lynch collaborator Kristine McKenna to look back at their body of work on Twin Peaks as well as Fire Walk With Me.
  • In a newly-produced featurette, fans can go “On the Couch” with Harry and Kimmy as Harry Goaz and Kimmy Robertson share fond Twin Peaks memories.
  • As an additional treat for fans of A Limited Event Series, a compilation of full-length, unedited versions of many of The Roadhouse Bar musical performances.
  • 4K Ultra HD Upgrades
    Highlighting the visual artistry and sound design of two seminal episodes/parts, a special 4K UHD disc will be included that features a new ultra-high def transfer overseen by David Lynch of both versions of the 1990 Twin Peaks pilot, as well as the “phenomenal” (The New York Times) and “horrifyingly beautiful” (Vulture) Part 8 of A Limited Event Series.
  • TWIN PEAKS: FROM Z TO A will also include all existing special features from the previous releases of Twin Peaks: The Entire Mystery (including The Missing Pieces) and Twin Peaks: A Limited Event Series, culminating in over 20 total hours of new and existing special feature content.

Further below, after the break, you can find the full announcement regarding the upcoming Blu-ray Disc set releases of this show.

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Yellowstone Season 2 on Blu-ray November

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The TV series Yellowstone: Season 2 is coming to Blu-ray Disc on November 5th via Paramount. The show, as seen on Paramount Network, stars Kevin Costner, Luke GrimesKelly Reilly, Wes Bentley, Cole Hauser, Kelsey Asbille, and Danny Huston. Tech specs for the Blu-ray should be identical to the previous season, 1080p HD video in the 2.00:1 aspect ratio and DTS-HD 5.1 Master Audio – although I’ve yet to confirm this. The release on Blu-ray is now available for pre-order over at Amazon. Bonus materials set to be included on the release are listed below.

  • Behind the Story for each episode
  • Inside Yellowstone: Season 2
  • Costner on Yellowstone: Season 2
  • Working the Yellowstone: Fight Choreography – Exclusive!
  • Only Devils Left – Making Yellowstone: Season 2 – Exclusive!
  • Yellowstone Tintype Photography Behind the Scenes
  • Stories from the Bunkhouse for each episode
  • Deleted Scenes – Exclusive!

Further below, after the break, you can find the full announcement regarding this upcoming Blu-ray release.

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The Haunting of Hill House on Blu-ray in October

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The 2018 TV series The Haunting of Hill House is coming to Blu-ray Disc on October 15th via Paramount. The show (as seen on Netflix) in its first season, directed by Mike Flanagan, featured a cast of Oliver Jackson-CohenVictoria PedrettiMichiel Huisman, Carla Gugino, Henry Thomas, Elizabeth Reaser, and Kate Siegel.

UPDATE: Tech specs for the release include 1080p video in the 1.78:1 aspect ratio and Dolby TrueHD 5.1 sound. The Blu-ray release is now available to pre-order over at Amazon. The season will be presented in an “Extended Director’s Cut” featuring never-before-seen content on three out of the ten episodes. Bonus materials set to be included on the release are listed below.

  • EP 101: Steven Sees a Ghost
    • Steven Sees a Ghost Extended Director’s Cut
    • Steven Sees a Ghost Extended Director’s Cut Commentary by Director Mike Flanagan
  • EP 105: The Bent-Neck Lady
    • The Bent-Neck Lady Extended Director’s Cut
    • The Bent-Neck Lady Extended Director’s Cut Commentary by Director Mike Flanagan
  • EP 106: Two Storms
    • Two Storms Commentary by Director Mike Flanagan
  • EP 110: Silence Lay Steadily
    • Silence Lay Steadily Extended Director’s Cut
    • Silence Lay Steadily Extended Director’s Cut Commentary by Director Mike Flanagan

Further below, after the break, you can find the full announcement regarding this upcoming Blu-ray release.

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