The 1988 Spike Lee written and directed film “School Daze“ is coming to Blu-ray Disc in a “30th Anniversary Edition” on November 13th via Sony. The film’s cast featured Laurence Fishburne, Tisha Campbell, Giancarlo Esposito, Kadeem Hardison, Jasmine Guy, Ossie Davis, and Spike Lee. Tech specs for the release have not yet been detailed but you can expect 1080p video and 5.1 lossless surround (likely in DTS-HD Master Audio). The title is available for PRE-ORDER now over at Amazon. Bonus materials set to included on the release are listed below.
- ALL-NEW: 2018 Q&A with Spike Lee and select cast and crew members, with some special guests
- Commentary with Spike Lee
- Cast Commentary with Tisha Campbell-Martin, Rusty Cundieff, Bill Nunn, Darryl Bell and Kadeem Hardison
- Three Featurettes:
- “Birth of a Nation”
- “College Daze”
- “Making a Mark”
- Music Videos:
- “Be Alone Tonight” from the Rays
- “Be One” from Phyllis Hyman
- “Da Butt” by EU
Further below, after the break, you can find the official announcement for this release.
The 2018 Spike Lee joint (directed film) “BlacKkKlansman” is coming to both 4K UHD Blu-ray and Blu-ray Disc on November 6th via Universal Studios Home Entertainment. The film, produced by Jordan Peele and Jason Blum, stars John David Washington and Adam Driver. At time of writing, this motion picture is currently “Certified Fresh” over at Rotten Tomatoes, where it is carrying an impressive 95% rating from critics.
Tech specs for the 4K UHD Blu-ray release include 2160p video in the 2.40:1 aspect ratio with both HDR10 and Dolby Vision forms of high dynamic range as well as Dolby Atmos sound. The Blu-ray’s tech specs include full 1080p video in the 2.40:1 aspect ratio and Dolby Atmos sound as well. The 4K version will come in the form of “combo pack” including a Blu-ray and a digital copy of the film, while the Blu-ray version will only include a digital copy of the film. The 4K UHD Blu-ray and Blu-ray are both available now for PRE-ORDER over at Amazon. Bonus materials set to be included on both releases are listed below.
- “A Spike Lee Joint” – Ron Stallworth, Jordan Peele, and the cast discuss working with the iconic director
- Extended Trailer Featuring Prince’s “Mary Don’t You Weep”
Further below, after the break, you can find the Blu-ray cover art.
The latest Spike Lee joint (directed film) “BlacKkKlansman” is coming to both 4K UHD Blu-ray and Blu-ray Disc on November 6th via Universal. The film, based on a true story and book written by Ron Stallworth, was produced by both Jordan Peele (“Get Out”) and Jason Blum (Blumhouse). The cast for the film includes John David Washington, Adam Driver, Laura Harrier, Topher Grace, and Alec Baldwin. The film has received critical acclaim, just hitting theaters earlier this month. Over at Rotten Tomatoes the film is “Certified Fresh” (at time of writing) carrying a very impressive 96% (out of 100%) rating from the film critics. Tech specs and bonus materials have not yet been detailed for this release.
This news about the release date comes according to an an early alert to retailers, specifically Best Buy who lists both versions with a 11/06/18 release date. Even some home video release estimation sites seem to have predicted this November release. The title will come in a “combo pack” on 4K, with a Blu-ray Disc of the film also included. Both versions are set to include a Digital Copy of the film. The film is already available for PRE-ORDER on 4K UHD Blu-ray and on Blu-ray Disc over at Amazon. Best Buy currently only has placeholders for both releases. Stay tuned for a further update with tech specs and a full list of bonus materials.
The 2018 direct-to-video Spike Lee executive produced sequel “Tales from the Hood 2“ is coming to Blu-ray Disc on October 2nd via Universal. The film was co-directed by Rusty Cundieff and Darin Scott, writers of the original 1995 film. It’s worth noting, that co-writer / co-director Rusty Cundieff is not only known for directing the first film, but also for directing a bulk of the TV series “Chappelle’s Show” (2003-2006). The sequel “Tales from the Hood 2” stars Keith David, Bryan Batt, Lou Beatty Jr., Alexandria DeBerry, Bill Martin Williams, Martin Bradford, and Kendrick Cross.
Tech specs include full 1080p HD video in the 1.78:1 aspect ratio and DTS-HD 5.1 Master Audio sound. The release will come in the form of a “combo pack” with a DVD and a Digital Copy of the film included. The title is available for PRE-ORDER now over at Amazon. No bonus materials will be included. Lastly, you can find the trailer and official announcement for the release after the break below.
The 2018 sequel “Tales from the Hood 2” is coming direct-to-video on Blu-ray Disc on October 2nd via Universal 1440 (a division of Universal Studios). The sequel to the original 1995 film was co-written and co-directed by Rusty Cundieff and Darin Scott. Most of you will remember Rusty as the director the original film, and some may recall that Darin co-wrote the original screenplay. Back again serving as executive producer on the film we have the legend that is Spike Lee. The cast will include another legend: Keith David.
Tech specs and bonus materials for the release have not yet been detailed, but stay tuned for an update on that. The release will come in the form of a “combo pack” with a DVD and Digital Copy of the film included. The title is available for PRE-ORDER now over at Amazon. It’s worth giving credit that this news comes via Dread Central.
Below, after the break, you can find the trailer for the film promoting the home video release.