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“Days of Thunder” races to 4K UHD Blu-ray May

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The 1990 film Days of Thunder starring Tom Cruise will be celebrating its 30th anniversary in style with a 4K UHD Blu-ray release on May 19th, via Paramount. This film was directed by the late Tony Scott and featured a supporting cast of Nicole Kidman, Robert Duvall, Randy Quaid, Cary Elwes, John C. Reilly, and Michael Rooker. It is known, from the artwork (pictured above), that the release will not come with a Blu-ray as typically found on 4K releases and instead will only include a digital code (copy) of the film.

UPDATES: Paramount has confirmed to me that this title is officially coming out on the date mentioned above. This rumor has been confirmed. You can now find the 4K UHD Blu-ray listed for preorder over at Amazon. You can also find the 4K UHD Blu-ray now listed over at retailer Target available for preorder. It’s worth noting that it is stated clearly via Paramount that this has been “newly remastered from a 4K film transfer supervised by producer Jerry Bruckheimer.” Amazon has now posted the rear package art and we now have the tech specs which include video in both HDR10 and Dolby Vision forms of High Dynamic Range with a Dolby TrueHD 5.1 sound mix. The release will include two bonus materials features, on the 4K disc, which are listed below, both previously never included on Blu-ray. However ironically enough, the Trailer for the film, originally on the Blu-ray is not included here.

  • Filmmaker Focus: Days of Thunder
  • Isolated Score

2005 “War of the Worlds” arrives on 4K in May

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The 2005 Steven Spielberg directed adaptation of War of the Worlds starring Tom Cruise will arrive on 4K UHD Blu-ray come May 19th, via Paramount. It is known from the artwork (pictured above) that the release will come in the form of a “combo pack” with the Blu-ray and a digital code (copy) of the film.

UPDATE: The 4K UHD Blu-ray is now available for preorder over at Amazon. It is also worth noting that you can find the 4K UHD Blu-ray listed for preorder over at retailers Best Buy and Target. We do have now have a glimpse at the back of the package art, with the tech specs and bonus materials set to be included on the release. The tech specs for the release include video in the HDR10 and Dolby Vision forms of High Dynamic Range and Dolby Atmos sound. The bonus materials set to be included on the release, housed on the Blu-ray, are listed below.

  • Revisiting the Invasion
  • Steven Spielberg and the Original War of the Worlds
  • Characters: The Family Unit
  • Previsualization
  • Production Diaries
  • Designing the Enemy: Tripods and Aliens
  • Scoring War of the Worlds
  • We Are Not Alone
  • Galleries
  • Theatrical & Teaser Trailer

IMAX film Space Station on 4K UHD Blu-ray in July

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The 2002 Toni Myers directed IMAX original film Space Station is coming to 4K UHD Blu-ray on July 9th, via Mill Creek Entertainment. The short film, also known as “Space Station 3D” during its original release, is narrated by Tom Cruise and features mostly footage shot onboard the International Space Station (ISS) by NASA astronauts. The tech specs for the 4K release include 2160p video from a new 4K transfer in the 1.78:1 aspect ratio with HDR10 form of High Dynamic Range and DTS:X sound which has been IMAX Enhanced. The release will come in the form of a “combo pack” with a Blu-ray Disc and a digital copy of the short film. The IMAX Enhanced 4K UHD Blu-ray is now available for pre-order over at Amazon. Bonus materials set to be included on the release are listed below.

  • Director’s Audio Commentary
  • Adventures In Space – Interviews with Tom Cruise, Director Toni Myers and the Astronauts aboard
  • Expedition 7- An Audio Visual Tour of the ISS
  • STS-108 – An Audio Visual Tour aboard Endeavor to the ISS
EDITOR NOTE: This IMAX film has previously been released on the Blu-ray format first in 2008 and then also on the Blu-ray 3D format in 2013. No 3D version will be included on this release. Also, the bonus movie originally included (“Mission to Mir”) will not be on this release.

Further below, after the break, you can find more information about this upcoming 4K release and the original trailer.

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CONTEST! “Mission: Impossible – Fallout” on 4K is yours if you choose to accept it

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CONTEST
time yet again here at High Def Disc News! We are going to be having a giveaway where one  lucky winner will receive the upcoming Mission: Impossible – Fallout release on 4K UHD Blu-ray from Paramount. This title streets on December 4th.

CONTEST RULES: You must be a United States resident and your mailing address cannot be a P.O. Box. Make sure you read that carefully and are qualified to enter.

You can find out how to enter below, after the break.

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“Mission: Impossible Fallout” comes to 4K UHD Blu-ray and Blu-ray in December

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The 2018 Christopher McQuarrie directed film “Mission: Impossible Fallout” starring Tom Cruise is officially coming to both 4K UHD Blu-ray and Blu-ray Disc on December 4th via Paramount. The film co-stars Henry CavillVing RhamesSimon PeggRebecca FergusonVanessa KirbyMichelle MonaghanAngela Bassett, Sean Harris, Wes Bentley, and Alec Baldwin.

Tech specs for the 4K UHD Blu-ray release include 2160p video in the 2.39:1 aspect ratio with both HDR10 and Dolby Vision forms of High Dynamic Range as well as Dolby Atmos sound. The tech specs for the Blu-ray Disc release include 1080p video in the 2.39:1 aspect ratio and Dolby Atmos sound. Both versions will come in the form of a 3-Disc “combo pack” with the 4K release including a Blu-ray, the Blu-ray release including a DVD, and both including a Digital Copy of the film. The 4K UHD Blu-ray and the Blu-ray versions of the film are both available for PRE-ORDER over at Amazon. Bonus materials set to be included on the releases are listed below.

  • Behind the Fallout
    • Light the Fuse
    • Top of the World
    • The Big Swing: Deleted Scene Breakdown
    • Rendezvous in Paris
    • The Fall
    • The Hunt is On
    • Cliffside Clash
  • Deleted Scenes Montage with Optional Commentary by director Christopher McQuarrie and editor Eddie Hamilton
  • Foot Chase Musical Breakdown
  • The Ultimate Mission
  • Storyboards
  • Theatrical Trailer
  • Commentary by director Christopher McQuarrie and Tom Cruise
  • Commentary by director Christopher McQuarrie and editor Eddie Hamilton
  • Commentary by composer Lorne Balfe
  • Isolated Score Track

Admittedly, the release date doesn’t come as a huge surprise, as it had previously been reported here as a rumor but, now we get official confirmation from the studio in form of a press release, which can be found further below, after the break, along with the art for the Blu-ray version.

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