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The 1996 horror film “Uncle Sam“ is officially coming to the 4K UHD Blu-ray format on June 21st via Blue Underground. The film, directed by William Lustig and written by the late Larry Cohen, starred Bo Hopkins, Timothy Bottoms, Robert Forster, P.J. Soles, William Smith, and Isaac Hayes.
This comes from a new 4K restoration, as noted below.
“… UNCLE SAM in a sparkling new 25th Anniversary restoration, scanned in 4K 16-bit from the original 35mm camera negative, with Dolby Vision HDR and Dolby Atmos audio, loaded with illuminating Extras!”
The tech specs for the 4K UHD Blu-ray include a 2160p video presentation in the 2.40:1 aspect ratio with HDR10 and Dolby Vision forms of high dynamic range and Dolby Atmos as well as DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1 lossless surround sound. NOTE: This release only includes a 4K disc and not the Blu-ray Disc.
- Audio Commentary #1 with Director William Lustig, Writer Larry Cohen and Producer George G. Braunstein
- Audio Commentary #2 with Director William Lustig and Star Isaac Hayes
- Fire Stunts with Audio Commentary by Stunt Coordinator Spiro Razatos
- Deleted Scene
- Gag Reel
- Theatrical Trailer
- Poster & Still Gallery
Further below, after the break, you can find the restored trailer for the film.
Amazon Commissions Earned
Amazon Commissions Earned
The 1980 horror film “Alligator“ is officially coming to 4K UHD Blu-ray on February 22nd, 2022 via Scream Factory (Shout! Factory), in the form of a “Collector’s Edition” release. The film, directed by Lewis Teague, starred Robert Forster, Robin Riker, Michael V. Gazzo, Dean Jagger, Jack Carter, Sydney Lassick, Perry Lang, and Henry Silva.
The tech specs and bonus materials for the release have not yet been announced, but stay tuned for an update later on. It is known that the release will come in the form of a 3-disc “combo pack” meaning you’ll get a Blu-ray Disc counterpart as well as another Blu-ray likely entirely filled with extras (bonus materials). Across those, you’ll get two different cuts of the film.
UPDATE #1: You can now find the 4K UHD Blu-ray available for preorder over at Amazon. Also, you can still find the 4K UHD Blu-ray available for preorder directly via ShoutFactory.com for now, where you will receive a poster as an added bonus.
Further below, after the break, you can find a short announcement from the distributor about the upcoming release of the film.
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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
The 2020 film “The Wolf of Snow Hollow” is officially coming to Blu-ray Disc on December 15th via Warner. The film, written by, directed by, and starring Jim Cummings, co-stars Riki Lindhome, Chloe East, and the late Robert Forster in his final role. The release will come with a digital code (copy) of the film. Tech specs for the Blu-ray include a 1080p HD presentation in the 1.85:1 aspect ratio and DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1 sound. You cannot yet find the Blu-ray available for preorder over at Amazon, but stay tuned for an update on that. UPDATE: You can now find the Blu-ray available for preorder over at Amazon and at retailer Target.
The bonus materials set to be included on this Blu-ray are listed below.
- The Story and the Genre
- The Impetus
- Working with Jim Cummings
- The Design of the Werewolf
Further below, after the break, you can find the full announcement (just issued) about this film coming to home video.
The 1982 William Lustig directed film “Vigilante“ is officially coming to 4K UHD Blu-ray on December 15th via Blue Underground. The film starred Robert Forster, Fred Williamson, Richard Bright, Rutanya Alda, Woody Strode, Joe Spinell, and Willie Colón. The film has received a new 4K restoration, specifically a “4K 16-bit from the original 35mm camera negative” according to the press release. Tech specs for the release include a 2160p presentation in 2.40:1 aspect ratio with HDR10 and Dolby Vision forms of high dynamic range as well as Dolby Atmos, DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1, and 2.0 sound mixes. The limited edition release will come with its Blu-ray counterpart. There’s no preorder listing yet for this 4K UHD Blu-ray over at Amazon but stay tuned for an update. The bonus materials set to be included on the release are listed below.
- Audio Commentary #1 with Co-Producer/Director William Lustig and Co-Producer Andrew Garroni
- Audio Commentary #2 with Co-Producer/Director William Lustig and Stars Robert Forster, Fred Williamson and Frank Pesce
- NEW! Audio Commentary #3 with Film Historians Troy Howarth and Nathaniel Thompson
- NEW! Blue Collar DEATH WISH – Interviews with Writer Richard Vetere, Star Rutanya Alda, Associate Producer/First A.D./Actor Randy Jurgensen, and others
- NEW! Urban Western – Interview with Composer Jay Chattaway
- Theatrical Trailers
- TV Spots
- Radio Spot
- Promotional Reel
- Poster & Still Galleries
- BONUS! Collectible Booklet with new essay by Michael Gingold
Further below, after the break, you can find the full announcement regarding the upcoming 4K release of this film.
The 2019 film “El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie“ is coming to Blu-ray Disc in a “limited edition” SteelBook officially on October 13th via Sony. The film, as seen originally on Netflix, was written & directed by Vince Gilligan (creator of the show “Breaking Bad” which it follows). El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie starred Aaron Paul, Jonathan Banks, Matt Jones, Charles Baker, Jesse Plemons, and the late Robert Forster. Tech specs for the Blu-ray include 1080p HD video in the 2.39:1 aspect ratio with DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1 surround sound. The release will come with a DVD counterpart of the film included in the SteelBook. However, no digital copy appears to be included with the set.
The bonus materials set to be included on this release are listed below.
- Audio Commentary with Vince Gilligan and Aaron Paul [Blu-ray Exclusive]
- Deleted and Extended Scenes [Blu-ray Exclusive]
- Gag Reel [Blu-ray Exclusive]
- Scene Studies with Vince Gilligan [Blu-ray Exclusive]
- Super Commentary!: An ensemble audio commentary featuring 46 members of the cast and crew
- Making El Camino: A behind-the-scenes documentary featuring never-before-seen interviews with the cast and crew
- Snow Globe: A Breaking Bad Short
- Skinny Pete in the Box Teaser
- On the Radio Teaser
- Rocker Salvage Commercial
- Vamonos Pest Commercial
- “Enchanted” by Chloe x Halle
- Visual Effects Design Galleries
Further below, after the break, you can find the full information just released by Sony regarding this upcoming release of the film on Blu-ray.