The 2020 film “Ammonite” starring Kate Winslet is officially coming to Blu-ray Disc on January 12th via Universal. Yes, this comes as a bit of a last-minute announcement. The film, written and directed by Francis Lee, co-stars Saoirse Ronan, Gemma Jones, Fiona Shaw, Claire Rushbrook, Alec Secareanu, and James McArdle. Tech specs for the Blu-ray release include a 1080p HD presentation in the 1.85:1 and DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1 sound on a BD-25 (25 gigabytes single-layered) Blu-ray Disc. The release on Blu-ray can now be found to preorder over at Amazon. The only bonus material that is set to be included with the release is listed below.
The Making of AMMONITE: Stars Kate Winslet and Saoirse Ronan join filmmakers to discuss how they were able to convey the extraordinary depth of the film’s two main characters, Mary Anning and Charlotte Murchison.
Further below, after the break, you can find the trailer for the film and the official announcement for the home video release.
The 2019 film adaptation of “Little Women“ is officially coming to Blu-ray Disc on April 7th via Sony. The film, directed by Greta Gerwig and nominated for 6 Academy Awards, starred Saoirse Ronan, Emma Watson, Florence Pugh, Eliza Scanlen, Laura Dern, Timothée Chalamet, Chris Cooper, and Meryl Streep. At the time of writing this carries a “Certified Fresh” rating over at Rotten Tomatoes. Tech specs for the Blu-ray include 1080p HD video in the 1.85:1 aspect ratio and DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1 sound. The release will come in the form of a “combo pack” with the DVD counterpart included along with a digital code (copy) of the film. You can now find the Blu-ray Disc is available for preorder over at Amazon. The bonus materials set to be included on the release are listed below.
A New Generation of Little Women: The superb cast recreated the beloved world of the March family with realism, humor and vulnerability
Making a Modern Classic: The film combines its modern elements—kinetic camerawork and overlapping dialogue—with the historically authentic bespoke costumes, sets and locations
Greta Gerwig: Women Making Art: Go behind the camera with Writer/Director Greta Gerwig, discover her process and how she applied her own style to the story
Hair & Make-Up Test Sequence: A lovely showcase featuring the outstanding costumes, hair and make-up crafted for the film
Little Women Behind the Scenes: Take a quick look behind the scenes on the set of LITTLE WOMEN
Orchard House, Home of Louisa May Alcott: Find out more about Louisa May Alcott and visit the real-life Orchard House in Concord, MA
Further below, after the break, you can find the full announcement regarding the upcoming home video release of this film.
The 2018 film “Mary Queen of Scots” starring Saoirse Ronan and Margot Robbie is coming to both 4K UHD Blu-ray and Blu-ray Disc on February 26th, via Universal. The film, directed by Josie Rourke, co-stars Jack Lowden, Joe Alwyn, Guy Pearce, and David Tennant. Tech specs for the 4K include 2160p video presented in the 2.39:1 aspect ratio with Dolby Vision and HDR10 forms of High Dynamic Range and Dolby Atmos sound. Technical specs for the Blu-ray include 1080p video in the 2.39:1 aspect with Dolby Atmos sound. The 4K release (a “combo pack”) will come with a Blu-ray included, and both releases will come with a Digital Copy of the film included. Both the 4K UHD Blu-ray and Blu-ray both are available to pre-order now over at Amazon. Bonus materials set to be included on the release are listed below.
An Epic Confrontation
Something About Marys
Feature Audio Commentary with Director Josie Rourke and Composer Max Richter