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1996 film Matilda arrives in 4K this September

The 1996 film adaptation of the story “Matilda” is officially coming to 4K UHD Blu-ray format in limited edition SteelBook packaging on September 5th via Sony Pictures Home Entertainment.  The film, based on the Roald Dahl book of the same title was directed by, produced by, and co-starred Danny DeVito.  It starred Mara Wilson, Rhea Pearlman, Embeth Davidtz, Pam Ferris, and Paul Reubens.  The release will include a new 4K scan of the film [“scanned from the original camera negative”] presented in both HDR10 and Dolby Vision forms of high dynamic range, presented in the 2.40:1 aspect ratio, as well as feature sound in Dolby Atmos and the original theatrical 5.1 surround in lossless DTS-HD Master Audio.  This 2-disc release will come in the form of a “combo pack” meaning it will also include the Blu-ray as well as a digital copy of the film.  Also, the release will feature an all-new director audio commentary with Danny Devito, as listed below along with the other extras set to be included on this release as bonus materials.

  • NEW: Audio Commentary with Director Danny DeVito [4K Exclusive]
  • Theatrical Trailer
  • Afternoon Tea: A Very Magical Matilda Reunion
  • Matilda’s Movie Magic!
  • A Children’s Guide to Good Manners
  • Escape to the Library
  • My Movie About Making Matilda by Mara Wilson

You can find the 4K UHD Blu-ray SteelBook of “Matilda” now available for preorder at retailers.  Below you can find a glimpse at the SteelBook packaging opened.

Further below, after the break, you can find the full details about this upcoming release via the press release.

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1999 film Mystery Men comes to 4K in November

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The 1999 comedy “Mystery Men” is officially coming to 4K UHD Blu-ray on November 22nd via KL Studio Classics.  The film, directed by Kinka Usher, starred Ben StillerJaneane Garofalo, William H. Macy, Kel Mitchell, Paul Reubens, Hank Azaria, Wes Studi, Greg Kinnear, and Geoffrey Rush.  

The movie has received a new 4K scan from the original camera negative.  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 as well as DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1 surround and 2.0 Stereo lossless sound mixes, on a BD-100 disc.  Tech specs for the Blu-ray included in the “combo pack” feature 1080p HD video in 1.85:1 aspect ratio [from the new 4K scan] as well as DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1 surround and 2.0 stereo sound mixes, on a BD-50 disc.

You can now find the 4K UHD Blu-ray available for preorder over at Amazon as well as directly from Kino Lorber‘s website.  The bonus materials set to be included with the release are listed below.

  • Audio Commentary by Director Kinka Usher [on both 4K and Blu-ray]
  • WE’RE THE OTHER GUYS!: The Making of Mystery Men with Director Kinka Usher – Extended Version (30:00)
  • I’M A SUPERHERO, MOTHER!: The Costumes of Mystery Men with Designer Marilyn Vance (12:00)
  • INSIDE CHAMPION CITY!: The Effects of Mystery Men with VFX Supervisor Todd Tucker (10:00)
  • DISCO IS LIFE!: The Score(s) of Mystery Men with Film Music Historian Daniel Schweiger – Extended Version (12:00)
  • SPOTLIGHT ON LOCATION: The Original Making of Mystery Men (17:40)
  • Deleted Scenes (19:22)
  • Theatrical Trailer