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The 2013 version of “Evil Dead“ is officially coming to 4K UHD Blu-ray on September 27th via Scream Factory (Shout! Factory). The film, produced by Sam Raimi, directed & co-written by Fede Alvarez, starred Jane Levy, Shiloh Fernandez, Lou Taylor Pucci, Jessica Lucas, and Elizabeth Blackmore.
The tech specs for the 4K UHD Blu-ray include a 2160p video presentation in the 2.39:1 aspect ratio with presumably HDR10 (at least) form of high dynamic range and perhaps Dolby Atmos sound as well as the original DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1 lossless mix found on the previous release(s). The release will not include a Blu-ray and only the 4K UHD Blu-ray format disc. This will however include both the theatrical (91 min) and UNRATED edition (97 min) on the same 4K disc and they’re both obviously in 4K.
You can find the 4K UHD Blu-ray now available for preorder over at Amazon. Also, you can order the 4K directly via the ShoutFactory.com store and get a bonus poster [while supplies last]. The bonus materials for this release are said to be “currently in progress” so, stay tuned for an update on that later along with the final tech specs.
The 1992 film “Army of Darkness” is officially coming to 4K UHD Blu-ray on September 27th via Scream Factory (Shout! Factory). The film, directed and co-written by Sam Raimi, starred Bruce Campbell, Embeth Davidtz, Marcus Gilbert, Ian Abercrombie, Bridget Fonda, and Richard Grove. The release will come in the form of a 4-disc “combo pack” with several Blu-ray Discs of the film included along with extras. There will be a standard 4K UHD Bluray (pictured above) and then also a limited-edition 4K UHD Blu-ray SteelBook (pictured below).
The tech specs for the 4K releases include a 2160p video presentation in various aspect ratios and presumably with HDR10 (at least) and Dolby Atmos and the original 5.1 and 2.0 stereo lossless mixes. However, it has yet to be confirmed by Shout! Factory. So, stay tuned for an update on that and regarding other details.
You can now find both the 4K UHD Blu-ray and the 4K UHD Blu-ray SteelBook available for preorder over at Amazon and also directly [with bonuses] directly via the ShoutFactory.com store. According to Shout! Factory, the extras [bonus materials] are “currently in progress” and will be announced at a later point. So, as mentioned, stay tuned for an update regarding these 4K releases of the film.
The 2022 film “Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness” is officially coming to 4K UHD Blu-ray and Blu-ray Disc on July 26th, via Marvel Studios (Disney). The film, directed by Sam Raimi, stars Benedict Cumberbatch, Elizabeth Olsen, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Benedict Wong, Xochitl Gomez, and Rachel McAdams.
Tech specs for the 4K UHD Blu-ray include a 2160p video presentation in the 2.39:1 aspect ratio with HDR10 form of high dynamic range and Dolby Atmos sound. The tech specs for the Blu-ray include a 1080p HD video presentation in a 2.39:1 aspect ratio with DTS-HD Master Audio 7.1 lossless surround sound. The 4K UHD Blu-ray release will include its Blu-ray counterpart and both will come with a digital code (copy) of the film.
UPDATE: You can now find the 4K UHD Blu-ray and Blu-ray available for preorder over at Amazon. It’s certainly worth noting that there will also be an exclusive 4K UHD Blu-ray SteelBook (pictured below) available over at retailer Best Buy, which is now up for preorder.
And, as if that weren’t enough choices, there’s also going to be a retailer exclusive over at Walmart for a 4K UHD Blu-ray with Limited-Edition Enamel Pin (pictured below). That’s available for preorder as well.
The bonus materials set to be included with the 4K UHD Blu-ray and Blu-ray releases are listed below.
- Method to the Madness – Join various crew members and Marvel employees in interviews as they discuss their love of Sam Raimi and all the details of Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness that make it quintessentially Raimi.
- Introducing America Chavez – In this short and fun profile piece, we’ll learn about America’s humble beginnings in the comics. We’ll meet Xochitl Gomez and discuss the complications her character’s unique power presents for the future of the MCU.
- Constructing the Multiverse – Writing a feature film for Marvel is no easy task. In this playful yet informative featurette, we’ll dive into the challenges that writer Michael Waldron faced in creating the twisting and turning story of Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness.
- Gag Reel – Take a look at some of the fun outtakes on set with the cast and crew of Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness.
- Deleted Scenes
- A Great Team – A journalist questions Doctor Strange’s integrity.
- Pizza Poppa – Bruce is relieved when Doctor Strange’s spell ends.
- It’s Not Permanent – Bruce tries to accuse Doctor Strange of being an imposter.
- Audio Commentary
- View the film with audio commentary by Sam Raimi, Richie Palmer, and Michael Waldron.
Further below, after the break, you can find the trailer for the film and the full announcement about the upcoming home video releases.
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Amazon Commissions Earned
The 2021 sequel “Don’t Breathe 2” is officially coming to 4K UHD Blu-ray and Blu-ray Disc on October 26th via Sony Pictures Home Entertainment. The film, which was produced by Sam Raimi & Rob Tapert and directed by Rodo Sayagues, stars Stephen Lang, Brendan Sexton III, Madelyn Grace, Adam Young, Rocci Williams, Christian Zagia, Bobby Schofield, Stephanie Arcila, Diaana Babnicova, and Fiona O’Shaughnessy.
The tech specs for the 4K UHD Blu-ray include a 2160p video presentation in the 2.39:1 aspect ratio with HDR10 form of high dynamic range and Dolby Atmos sound, while the tech specs for the Blu-ray include a 1080p HD video presentation in the 2.39:1 aspect and DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1 lossless surround sound. Each release will include a digital code (copy) of the film. You can now find both the 4K UHD Blu-ray and the Blu-ray Disc available for preorder over at Amazon. The bonus materials set to be included with both releases are listed below.
- Never-Before-Seen Alternate Ending
- “Friends & Filmmakers” Featurette
- “Bad Man (Slang is Back)” Featurette
- “Designing Deception” Featurette
- Audio Commentaries With Filmmakers
Further below, after the break, you can find the full details regarding the home video release of this film.
– Commissions Earned –
The 2020 remake of the film “The Grudge“ is officially coming to Blu-ray Disc on March 24th, via Sony. The film (not to be mistaken for the 2004 remake) was directed by Nicolas Pesce & produced by Sam Raimi, and stars Tara Westwood, Junko Bailey, David Lawrence Brown, Andrea Riseborough, Demián Bichir, Joel Marsh Garland, Bradley Sawatzky, Betty Gilpin, Lin Shaye, John Cho, and Jackie Weaver. The tech specs for the Blu-ray include video in the 2.39:1 aspect ratio with DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1 sound. The release will come with a digital (code) copy of the film. You can now find the Blu-ray listed for preorder over at Amazon. The bonus materials set to be included are listed below.
- “The Cast of the Cursed” featurette: Take an inside look at the evil that lurks behind the doors at 44 Reyburn Dr., as key creatives and cast members explore The Grudge characters and discuss their experience working with Writer/Director Nicolas Pesce.
- “Designing Death” featurette: From a slightly paler version of themselves to being completely mangled and rotted, to the incredible death scenes; like Faith Matheson’s (Lin Shaye) epic leap off of the staircase, explore the character make-up design process and the film’s visual look involved in creating the myriad of ghosts caught in the grips of the Grudge!
- “Easter Egg Haunt” featurette: Join Writer/Director Nicolas Pesce as he brings to light the plethora of hidden Easter Eggs throughout the film which are homages to the previous works in the Ju-On franchise.
- Extended Scenes & Alternative Ending Experience the scenes too disturbing for theaters, like Peter Spencer’s terrifying encounter in the attic of 44 Reyburn Dr., or the uncovering of the gruesome truth behind the Landers’ family deaths.
Further below, after the break, you can find the full announcement regarding the upcoming home video release of this film. Read more