2019 drama The Mustang comes to Blu-ray in June

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The 2019 critically-acclaimed drama The Mustang is coming to Blu-ray Disc on June 11th, via Universal. The film, executive produced by Robert Redford and directed by Laure de Clermont-Tonnerre, includes a cast of Matthias SchoenaertsJason MitchellBruce Dern, Gideon Adlon, and Connie Britton. The film (at time of writing) carries a “Certified Fresh” rating over at Rotten Tomatoes – based on critic reviews. Tech specs for the Blu-ray release include 1080p HD video in the 1.66:1 aspect ratio (side matted) with DTS-HD 5.1 Master Audio sound on a BD-50. The release will come with a digital copy of the film. You can find the Blu-ray is available for pre-order over at Amazon and Best Buy. No bonus materials are slated to be included on this release.

Both “Captain America” sequels on 4K UHD Blu-ray late April

 

The two Marvel Studios sequels Captain America: The Winter Soldier and Captain America: Civil War are both coming to 4K UHD Blu-ray on April 23rd, via Disney – according to an early alert to retailers. The titles had been said to be coming but we now finally get them both listed with release date and pre-order listings for each over at Best Buy.

UPDATE: The two titles on 4K are both now listed for pre-order over at Amazon – HERE and HERE. Those listings even include glimpses at the back of the packaging where we get the tech specs. “Captain America: The Winter Soldier” will be presented in the 2.40:1 aspect (as originally on Blu-ray), while “Captain America: Civil War” will be presented in the 2.39:1 aspect ratio (unlike the original Blu-ray). Both films will receive HDR10 form of High Dynamic Range and Dolby Atmos sound. The bonus materials set to be included for each film can be found on the original Blu-ray releases. No new extras will be included on the 4K discs.

Each release will come in the form of a “combo pack” with the Blu-ray Disc included along with a digital copy of the film.

There will also be Steelbook releases for both of the films on 4K which will be Best Buy exclusives. You can’t pre-order those yet but they have placeholder pages HERE and HERE. The artwork for the Steelbooks is pictured below.captain_america_the_winter_soldier_4k_steelbookcaptain_america_civil_war_4k_steelbook

1984 film “The Natural” starring Robert Redford comes to 4K in June

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The 1984 Barry Levinson directed film The Natural starring Robert Redford is coming to 4K UHD Blu-ray in a 35th Anniversary release on June 4th, via Sony. The film, nominated for 4 Oscars, featured a supporting cast including Robert DuvallGlenn Close, Kim Basinger, Wilford Brimley, Barbara Hershey, Robert Prosky, Richard FarnsworthJoe Don Baker, and Michael Madsen. This 35th Anniversary 4K release will include both the Theatrical (138 minutes) and Director’s Cut (144 minutes) of the film – both on the 4K disc.

Tech specs for the 4K release have not yet been fully detailed it will come with HDR (presumably in the HDR10 variety) and Dolby Atmos sound, as well as the original stereo and 5.1 tracks (for the theatrical cut). The release will come in form of a “combo pack” with a Blu-ray Disc and a digital copy of the film included.

UPDATE: The 4K UHD Blu-ray is now available for pre-order over at AmazonBonus materials set to be included on the 4K disc and Blu-ray are listed below.

  • Barry Levinson Intro to the Directors Cut [also on the 4K disc]
  • Theatrical Trailer [also on the 4K disc]
  • Theatrical Version of the Film
  • When Lightning Strikes: Creating The Natural: Pre-Game: A Novelist Steps Up to the Plate, The Line-Up: Assembling the Moviemaking Team, Lets Play Ball: Filming the Show
  • Clubhouse Conversations
  • A Natural Gunned Down: The Stalking of Eddie Waitkus
  • Knights in Shining Armor: The Mythology of The Natural
  • The Heart of The Natural
  • Extra Innings

Further below, after the break, you can find the official announcement regarding this upcoming 4K release.

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“The Old Man & The Gun” starring Robert Redford comes to Blu-ray in January

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The 2018 David Lowery directed film The Old Man & The Gun starring Robert Redford is officially coming to Blu-ray Disc on January 15th, 2019 via Fox. The film features a supporting cast of Casey Affleck, Sissy Spacek, Danny Glover, and Tom Waits. Tech specs include 1080p video in the 2.39:1 aspect ratio and DTS-HD 5.1 Master Audio sound. The release will come in the form of a “combo pack” with a DVD and a Digital Copy of the film included. This title on Blu-ray is now available to pre-order over at Amazon. Bonus materials set the be included on the release are listed below.

  • Everything Else We Shot
  • Prison Cats
  • On Filmmaking
  • 31 Wake-Ups
  • Joining The Hunt
  • Audio Commentary By Writer/Director David Lowery
  • Gallery

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

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