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Disaster film 2012 comes to 4K UHD Blu-ray in January

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The 2009 disaster film “2012” is officially coming to 4K UHD Blu-ray on January 19th, 2021 via Sony. The film, directed by Roland Emmerich, starred John Cusack, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Amanda Peet, Oliver Platt, Thandie Newton, Danny Glover, and Woody Harrelson. The tech specs for the 4K release include a 2160p presentation in the 2.40:1 aspect ratio with HDR10 form of high dynamic range and Dolby Atmos as well as the original DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1 surround sound. The release will come in the form of a “combo pack” meaning that it will also include the Blu-ray Disc counterpart as well as a digital code (copy) of the film. UPDATE: the 4K UHD Blu-ray is listed now for preorder over at Amazon.

The bonus materials set to be included are listed below.

ON 4K ULTRA HD DISC

  • Discovery Channel’s 2012 Apocalypse Featurette

ON BLU-RAY DISC™

  • Interactive Mayan Calendar
  • 5 Featurettes on Bringing the Epic to Life
  • Deleted Scenes
  • Alternate Ending
  • Picture-in-Picture: Roland’s Vision
  • Feature Commentary
  • Adam Lambert Music Video

Further below, after the break, you can find the full announcement regarding the upcoming 4K home video release of this film.

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Roland Emmerich’s Midway on 4K and Blu-ray

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The 2019 Roland Emmerich directed film “Midway” is officially coming to both 4K UHD Blu-ray and Blu-ray Disc on February 18th via Lionsgate. The film, which was based on real events, features a cast of Ed SkreinPatrick Wilson, Luke Evans, Nick Jonas, Mandy Moore, Dennis Quaid, Aaron Eckhart, and Woody Harrelson. Tech specs for the 4K UHD Blu-ray include 2160p video in the 2.39:1 aspect ratio with HDR10 and Dolby Vision forms of High Dynamic Range and Dolby Atmos sound. The technical specs for the Blu-ray include a 1080p HD video presentation in the 2.39:1 aspect and Dolby Atmos sound. The releases will come in the form of a “combo pack” with the 4K including the Blu-ray counterpart, the Blu-ray getting a DVD counterpart, and both including a digital code (copy) of the film. You can now find the 4K UHD Blu-ray and Blu-ray of the film available for preorder over at Amazon. It’s also worth noting that retailer Best Buy will be getting an Exclusive 4K UHD Blu-ray SteelBook release of the film (pictured below), which is also now available for preorder.

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The bonus materials set to be included are listed below.

  • Audio Commentary by Roland Emmerich
  • “Getting It Right: The Making of Midway” Featurette
  • “The Men of Midway” Featurette
  • “Roland Emmerich: Man on a Mission” Featurette
  • “Turning Point: The Legacy of Midway” Featurette
  • “Joe Rochefort: Breaking the Japanese Code” Featurette
  • “We Met at Midway: Two Survivors Remember” Featurette
  • Theatrical Trailer

Further below, after the break, you can find the full details about the upcoming home video releases of this film.

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1992 film Universal Soldier on 4K in November

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The 1992 film Universal Soldier starring Jean-Claude Van Damme and Dolph Lundgren is coming to 4K UHD Blu-ray on November 5th via Lionsgate. The film, directed by Roland Emmerich, co-starred Ally Walker, Ed O’Ross, Jerry Orbach, Leon Rippey, and Tommy ‘Tiny’ Lister. Tech specs for the 4K release include 2160p video in the 2.40:1 aspect ratio with HDR10 and Dolby Vision forms of High Dynamic Range as well as DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1 sound. The release will come as a “combo pack” with the Blu-ray counterpart and a digital code (copy) of the film. The 4K UHD Blu-ray is now available for preorder over at Amazon and Best Buy. Bonus materials set to be included on the release are listed below.

  • Audio commentary by Roland Emmerich, Dean Devlin, Jean-Claude Van Damme, and Dolph Lundgren
  • Audio commentary by Roland Emmerich and Dean Devlin
  • “A Tale of Two Titans” Featurette
  • “Guns, Genes, and Fighting Machines” Featurette
  • Alternate Ending
  • “Behind the Scenes” Featurette
  • Trailer
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Further below, after the break, you can find the full announcement regarding this upcoming 4K release of the film.

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