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2021 horror film Antlers comes to Blu-ray in January

The 2021 film “Antlers” is officially coming to Blu-ray Disc on January 4th, 2022 via Searchlight Pictures (Disney). The film, directed by Scott Cooper, was produced by Guillermo del Toro and David S. Goyer and its cast includes Keri Russell, Jesse Plemons, Jeremy T. Thomas, Graham Greene, Scott Haze, Rory Cochrane, and Amy Madigan.

The tech specs for the Blu-ray include a 1080p HD video presentation in the 1.85:1 aspect ratio and DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1 lossless surround sound. You cannot yet find the Blu-ray available for preorder anywhere, but stay tuned for an update on that. The release will come with a digital code (copy) of the film and the following extras.

  • The Evil WithinCo-writer/director Scott Cooper gives us a glimpse of the many complex layers at play in his approach to making Antlers, a horror film about very human concerns, and his most ambitious film to date.
  • An Exploration of Modern Horror with Guillermo del Toro Producer Guillermo del Toro traces the lineage of elevated horror in cinema. Employing his encyclopedic knowledge and passion for the horror genre, he discusses the connection between mythology and human behavior.
  • Artifacts and Totems The filmmakers discuss how they created this world of a small, tight-knit Northwest community of working-class Americans in bringing Scott Cooper’s vision to life.
  • Gods Walk Among Us An in-depth exploration of the digital and practical effects used to create the film’s primal creatures.
  • Cry of the Wendigo Discover the fascinating folklore behind the wendigo from the film’s First Nations consultants. Learn about the creature’s mythic origins and about its connection to man’s betrayal of the land.
  • Metamorphosis At the center of Antlers is a transformative performance by Scott Haze. Hear about the actor’s preparation for filming, including how he lost some 70 pounds in order to play a deeply tragic character.
  • Comic-Con @ Home with Scott Cooper and Guillermo del Toro Steve Weintraub moderates this candid Comic-Con@Home 2020 Panel interview with Guillermo del Toro and Scott Cooper. Hear the filmmakers describe their process, and learn who some of their filmmaking heroes are.

Further below, after the break, you can find the official trailer for the film and the full announcement for the home video release.

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The Eyes of Tammy Faye on Blu-ray in November

The 2021 film “The Eyes of Tammy Faye” is officially coming to Blu-ray Disc on November 16th via Disney. The film, based on the true story & documentary (of the same title), directed by Michael Showalter, stars Jessica Chastain, Andrew Garfield, Cherry Jones, Mark Wystrach, Sam Jaeger, and Vincent D’Onofrio.

The tech specs for the Blu-ray include a 1080p HD video presentation in the 1.85:1 aspect ratio and DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1 lossless surround sound. It should be noted that a 4K UHD digital version of the film will be available, but not physically. You cannot yet find the Blu-ray available for preorder at any retailers, but stay tuned for an update. The Blu-ray will come with a digital code (copy) of the film.

The bonus materials set to be included with the release are listed below.

  • A Look Inside The Eyes of Tammy Faye – Hear what drew Jessica Chastain, cast mates and filmmakers to The Eyes of Tammy Faye. From prosthetics to singing, uncover Jessica Chastain’s remarkable multi-layered transformation into Tammy Faye Bakker.

Further below, after the break, you can find the trailer for the film and the announcement regarding the home video release of the film.

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Nomadland with Frances McDormand on Blu-ray in April

The 2020 film “Nomadland” starring Frances McDormand is officially coming to Blu-ray Disc on April 27th via Searchlight Pictures (Disney). The film, which is nominated for a total of six Academy Awards (including “Best Picture”), based on a book (written by Jessica Bruder) was directed by Chloé Zhao. This movie co-stars David StrathairnLinda May, and Charlene Swankie. It’s also worth noting that this film is, at this time, “Certified Fresh” over at Rotten Tomatoes based on critics’ reviews. The tech specs for the Blu-ray include a 1080p HD video presentation in the 2.39:1 aspect ratio with DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1 lossless surround sound. The release will include a digital code (copy) of the film. You can now finally find the Blu-ray listed for preorder over at retailers Best Buy, Target, and Walmart as well as online retailer Deep Discount. There’s no Amazon preorder listing yet and because Disney doesn’t seem to like them, it may be a while before you can purchase it from there but stay tuned for an update on that. The following bonus materials will be included with the Blu-ray release.

  • The Forgotten America
  • Deleted Scenes
    • Lunch Interrupted
    • A Gift From God
  • Telluride Premiere Q&A with Frances McDormand and Chloé Zhao

Also, there will not be a 4K UHD Blu-ray physical release however there will be a 4K digital release. Yes, I know. That’s typical. And finally, yes, I’m reporting this news late because Disney doesn’t send me any announcements. So, I’ve had to resort to finding my ways to get press releases on my own, plus there were not any preorder listings until just recently. That being said, below after the break you can find the trailer for the film and the full details regarding this upcoming release.

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