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1972 film Lady Sings the Blues on Blu-ray in February

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The 1972 film “Lady Sings the Blues” starring Diana Ross is finally making its debut to the Blu-ray Disc format on February 23rd, 2021, via Paramount. The film, a biopic about the life of late jazz singer Billie Holiday, was directed by Sidney J. Furie, plus it co-starred Billy Dee Williams, Isabel Sanford, Sid Melton, Virginia Capers, and Richard Pryor. The tech specs for the release have not yet been detailed but stay tuned for a possible update on that. You can now find the Blu-ray listed to preorder over at Amazon. The bonus materials, previously released in SD (standard definition) video quality, set to be included with this release are listed below.

  • Audio Commentary by executive producer and Motown founder Berry Gordy, director Sidney Furie and artist manager Shelly Berger
  • A Making-of Featurette entitled “Behind the Blues: Lady Sings the Blues
  • Seven Deleted Scenes

Further below, after the break, you can find the full announcement regarding the home video release of this film.

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David Lynch film “Lost Highway” on Blu-ray in June

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The 1997 David Lynch directed film Lost Highway is officially coming to Blu-ray Disc on June 25th, via Kino Lorber Studio Classics. The film starred Bill Pullman, Patricia Arquette, Robert Blake, Gary Busey, Robert Loggia, Balthazar Getty, and Richard Pryor. Tech specs and bonus materials for the release have not yet been detailed, but stay tuned for a later update from KL Studio Classics. The Blu-ray is now available to pre-order over at Amazon and also directly from Kino Lorber.