The 1972 film “Lady Sings the Blues” starring Diana Ross is finally making its debut to the Blu-ray Disc format on February 23rd, 2021, via Paramount. The film, a biopic about the life of late jazz singer Billie Holiday, was directed by Sidney J. Furie, plus it co-starred Billy Dee Williams, Isabel Sanford, Sid Melton, Virginia Capers, and Richard Pryor. The tech specs for the release have not yet been detailed but stay tuned for a possible update on that. You can now find the Blu-ray listed to preorder over at Amazon. The bonus materials, previously released in SD (standard definition) video quality, set to be included with this release are listed below.
Audio Commentary by executive producer and Motown founder Berry Gordy, director Sidney Furie and artist manager Shelly Berger
A Making-of Featurette entitled “Behind the Blues: Lady Sings the Blues”
Seven Deleted Scenes
Further below, after the break, you can find the full announcement regarding the home video release of this film.
The 1982 film “The Entity“ starring Barbara Hershey is coming to Blu-ray Disc on June 11th via Scream Factory. The film, directed by Sidney J. Furie, co-starred Ron Silver, David Labiosa, George Coe, and Margaret Blye. Tech specs for the Blu-ray release include 1080p video in the 2.35:1 aspect ratio with DTS-HD Master Audio sound in 2.0 Stereo, 5.1 and 4.1 configurations. The “Collector’s Edition”Blu-ray is now available for pre-order over at Amazon and directly via Shout! Factory‘s store (with a bonus poster). Bonus materials set to be included on the release are listed below.
NEW Inner Strength – an interview with actress Barbara Hershey
NEW Seeing Is Believing – an interview with actor David Labiosa
NEW High Dread – an interview With Composer Charles Bernstein
NEW Spirits & Sprocket Holes – an interview With Editor Frank J. Urioste
NEW Audio Commentary with author/filmmaker Daniel Kremer (Sidney J. Furie: Life and Films)
Trailers From Hell – The Entity with audio commentary by Luca Guadagnino (Suspiria – 2018)
The Entity Files Featurette
Further below, after the break, you can find the full details about this upcoming release.