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1986 film Crossroads with Ralph Macchio on Blu-ray January

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The 1986 film “Crossroads” starring Ralph Macchio is coming to Blu-ray Disc, for the very first time, on January 12th, 2021, via Mill Creek Entertainment. The film, directed by Walter Hill, co-starred Joe SenecaJami Gertz, Joe Morton, and Steve Vai. Tech specs and bonus materials for the release have not yet been detailed. You can find the Blu-ray now available for preorder over at Amazon. The release will feature a retro VHS-style slipcover packaging, as pictured above.

1984 film “The Karate Kid” gets a 35th anniversary 4K UHD Blu-ray in April

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The 1984 modern classic The Karate Kid is getting a 4K UHD Blu-ray release on April 16th to celebrate the 35th anniversary, via Sony. The film, directed by John G. Avildsen, starred Ralph MacchioPat Morita, William Zabka, Martin Kove, and Elisabeth Shue. Tech specs for the release include newly 4K restored video with some sort of HDR (high dynamic range) although not yet specified and Dolby Atmos sound. It is said that the original 5.1 and Stereo will be available in terms of audio. The release will come in the form of a “combo pack” with a Blu-ray Disc and a Digital Copy of the film included.

UPDATE: This 4K UHD Blu-ray is now available for pre-order over at Amazon.

Bonus materials set to be included on this upcoming release are listed below.

  • NEW “Remembering The Karate Kid” – featuring new interviews with Ralph Macchio, William Zabka and Martin Kove (on the 4K disc)
  • “Blu-Pop” Pop-Up Track – Activate the Blu-Pop feature to reveal pop-up trivia, interviews and more secrets from the film!
  • Commentary with Director John G. Avildsen, Writer Robert Mark Kamen and Actors Ralph Macchio and Pat Morita
  • “The Way of the Karate Kid” Multi-Part Making-of Featurette
  • “Beyond the Form” Featurette
  • “East Meets West: A Composer’s Notebook”
  • “Life of Bonsai” Featurette
  • Theatrical Trailer (on the 4K disc)