The House of Hitchcock Collection Blu-ray October

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The House of Hitchcock Collection Limited Edition Blu-ray Disc box set is coming on October 1st, via Universal, according to retailers. The box set will include a total of 15 movies directed by Alfred Hitchcock. Those films, all previously available on the Blu-ray format, included in this set are listed below (in chronological order):

  1. Saboteur (1942)
  2. Shadow of a Doubt (1943)
  3. Rope (1948)
  4. Rear Window (1954)
  5. The Trouble with Harry (1955)
  6. The Man Who Knew Too Much (1956)
  7. Vertigo (1958)
  8. North by Northwest (1959)
  9. Psycho (1960)
  10. The Birds (1963)
  11. Marnie (1964)
  12. Torn Curtain (1966)
  13. Topaz (1969)
  14. Frenzy (1972)
  15. Family Plot (1976)

The release will include not only the physical form box set replica (of sorts) of the infamous “Psycho” house but it’ll even include blueprints, movie poster cards for each film, a booklet about his work, a “Do Not Disturb” door hanger sign from the “Bates Motel”, letters, and more. Tech specs for the Blu-ray releases remain identical to the previously released versions. You can find the Blu-ray set available for pre-order over at Amazon. Bonus materials, some of which are exclusive to this box set, are listed below and the contents are even pictured, further below after the break.

  • 7 TV Episodes from “Alfred Hitchcock Presents” [EXCLUSIVE DVD]
  • 3 TV Episodes from “The Alfred Hitchcock Hour” [EXCLUSIVE DVD]
  • Documentaries
  • Expert (Audio) Commentaries
  • Interviews
  • Screen Tests
  • And Much More!

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American Gangster comes to 4K in October

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The 2007 Ridley Scott directed film American Gangster starring Denzel Washington and Russell Crowe is coming to 4K UHD Blu-ray on October 15th via Universal. The film, nominated for two Academy Awards, co-starred Chiwetel Ejiofor, Josh Brolin, Lymari Nadal, Ted Levine, John Hawkes, RZA, and Ruby Dee. Tech specs for the 4K include 2160p video in 2.35:1 aspect ratio with HDR10 and HDR10+ forms of High Dynamic Range and DTS:X sound. The release will come in the form of a “combo pack” with a Blu-ray Disc and digital code (copy) of the film included. You can find the 4K UHD Blu-ray now available to pre-order over at Amazon. Bonus materials set to be included on the release are listed below.

  • Feature Commentary with director Ridley Scott and writer Steven Zaillian [also on the 4K disc]
  • Fallen Empire: Making American Gangster
  • Case Files
  • Hip Hop Infusion Featuring Common and T.I.
  • The BET Special: The Making of American Gangster
  • Dateline NBC: American Gangster First Look
  • “Do You Feel Me (Remix)” performed by Anthony Hamilton featuring Ghostface Killah
  • “Blue Magic” from Jay-Z’s Album American Gangster
  • Theatrical Trailer
  • U-Control: Picture in Picture

2019 film Yesterday on 4K and Blu-ray September

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The 2019 Danny Boyle directed film “Yesterday” is coming to both 4K UHD Blu-ray and Blu-ray Disc on September 24th via Universal, according to retailers. The film, which uses music from The Beatles, stars Himesh PatelLily JamesSophia Di Martino, Ellise Chappell, and Joel Fry. Tech specs and bonus materials have not yet been detailed for either the 4K or Blu-ray releases yet, but stay tuned for an update. It is known (from art) that both releases will come in the form of “combo pack” with the 4K receiving a Blu-ray, the Blu-ray getting a DVD, and both including a digital copy (code) of the film. You can find the 4K UHD Blu-ray and the Blu-ray both are available for pre-order now over at Amazon. Also, they are listed as coming soon (with the release date) over at Best Buy.

Doom: Annihilation on Blu-ray in October

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The 2019 direct-to-video film DOOM: Annihilation is coming to Blu-ray Disc on October 1st via Universal. This film, based on the video game series (DOOM), was both written and directed by Tony Giglio. The cast for this includes Amy MansonLouis MandylorNina Bergman, Dominic Mafham, Luke Allen-GaleAmer Chadha-Patel, and Kate Nichols. Tech specs for the release have not yet been detailed, nor have bonus materials, but stay tuned for a later update on all of that. It is known from the artwork (pictured above) that the release will come in the form of a “combo pack” with a DVD and digital code (digital copy) of the film included. You can find the Blu-ray is now available for pre-order over at Amazon. The trailer for this upcoming film can be found HERE.

Octavia Spencer as Ma on Blu-ray September

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The 2019 film Ma starring Octavia Spencer is coming to Blu-ray Disc on September 3rd via Universal, according to multiple retailers. The film, directed by Tate Taylor and produced by Jason Blum, co-stars Diana SilversJuliette Lewis, McKaley Miller, Corey Fogelmanis, Gianni PaoloDante Brown, and Luke Evans. Tech specs for the Blu-ray include 1080p HD video in the 2.35:1 aspect ratio with DTS-HD 5.1 Master Audio sound. The release will come in the form of “combo pack” with a DVD and a digital copy (digital code) of the film included. You can now find the Blu-ray available for pre-order over at both Amazon and at retailer Best Buy. Bonus materials set to be included on the release are listed below.

  • Alternate Ending
  • Deleted Scenes
  • Creating Sue Ann
  • Party at Ma’s
  • Theatrical Trailer

The Secret Life of Pets 2 on 4K and Blu-ray

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The 2019 Illumination animated sequel “The Secret Life of Pets 2” is coming to 4K UHD Blu-ray and Blu-ray Disc on August 27th via Universal, according to multiple retail listings. The film, directed by Chris Renaud and Jonathan del Val, features the voice talents of Patton OswaltKevin HartHarrison Ford, Eric Stonestreet, Jenny Slate, Tiffany Haddish, Lake Bell, Dana Carvey, Bobby Moynihan, Hannibal Buress, and Nick Kroll. Tech specs for the 4K release include 2160p video in the 1.85:1 aspect ratio presented in HDR10, HDR10+, and Dolby Vision forms of High Dynamic Range and Dolby Atmos sound. The technical specifications for the Blu-ray release include 1080p HD video in the 1.85:1 aspect ratio and Dolby Atmos sound. Both releases will come in the form of “combo pack” with the 4K getting a Blu-ray included, the Blu-ray getting a DVD included, and both receiving a digital copy (digital code) of the film. Both the 4K UHD Blu-ray and Blu-ray are available for pre-order over at Amazon and at retailer Best Buy. Bonus materials set to be included on the releases are roughly detailed and listed below.

  • 2 Mini-Movies – “Super Gidget” & “Minion Scouts”
  • Over 80 minutes of Original Content, Including Deleted Scenes & More!

Stay tuned for an update on the specific bonus materials when a press release drops from the studio (Universal). In the meantime, it is very much worth noting that there will be a 4K Steelbook release for the film exclusive to retailer Best Buy which is now available for pre-order (pictured below).

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Lastly, there will also be a The Secret Life of Pets: 2-Movie Collection set available only on Blu-ray released the very same day (August 27th) which is also now available for pre-order over at Amazon.

Finding Steve McQueen on Blu-ray in August

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The 2019 film Finding Steve McQueen is coming to Blu-ray Disc on August 13th via Universal. The film, based on a true story and directed by Mark Steven Johnson, stars Travis Fimmel, Rachael TaylorLily Rabe, William Fichtner, and Forest Whitaker. Tech specs for the  Blu-ray release include 1080p HD video in the 1.85:1 aspect ratio and DTS-HD 5.1 Master Audio sound. The Blu-ray is now available for pre-order over at Amazon. The only bonus material set to be included on the release is listed below.

  • Crime Beat: Stealing Nixon’s Millions Podcast Preview

Scorsese’s “Casino” rolls to 4K in September

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The 1995 Martin Scorsese directed film Casino is coming to 4K UHD Blu-ray on September 10th via Universal. This info came the other day via the film’s social media account on Facebook. The film, nominated for an Academy Award, starred Robert De Niro, Sharon Stone, Joe Pesci, James Woods, Don Rickles, Alan King, Kevin Pollak, and Frank Vincent.

There were no further details about the release aside from the date and cover art (pictured above). We can say from the artwork that the release will come as a “combo pack” with the original Blu-ray Disc also included but perhaps no digital copy? So, we shall wait for an official press release from the studio (Universal) regarding the release tech specs, bonus materials and such as well as when the pre-order is to become available on Amazon.

UPDATE: The 4K UHD Blu-ray is now available to pre-order over at retailer Best Buy. Also, it seems that Best Buy will have a 4K Steelbook coming out on the same day that will be exclusive to the retailer. There’s no artwork for said Steelbook yet but stay tuned. Lastly, thanks to our friend Justin M. Persutti for this news tip about that Steelbook.

Edgar Wright’s “Cornetto Trilogy” comes to 4K

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Director Edgar Wright‘s The Cornetto Trilogy is coming to 4K UHD Blu-ray in a box set on September 10th via Universal. The Three Flavours Cornetto Trilogy includes the films “Shaun of the Dead” (2004), “Hot Fuzz” (2007), and “The World’s End” (2013). This info came yesterday across all three of the films’ social media accounts (maintained by the studio) on Facebook. There were no further details about the release aside from the date and cover art (pictured above). UPDATE: The 4K UHD Blu-ray set is now available for pre-order over at Amazon. Tech specs for the films on 4K include HDR10 and HDR10+ forms of High Dynamic Range with DTS:X sound.

It should, of course, be stated that all three of these films star Simon Pegg and Nick Frost. Lastly, we can tell from the artwork that the release will come as a “combo pack” with the original Blu-ray Disc releases also included.

“The Dead Don’t Die” on Blu-ray in September

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The 2019 Jim Jarmusch film The Dead Don’t Die is coming to Blu-ray Disc on September 10th via Universal, according to early retailer alerts. The film, a comedy involving zombies, features an all-star cast of Bill MurrayAdam Driver, Tilda Swinton, Chloë Sevigny, Steve Buscemi, Danny Glover, Rosie PerezCarol KaneIggy Pop, Sara DriverRZA, Selena Gomez, and Tom Waits. Tech specs and bonus materials have not yet been detailed but stay tuned for an update. It is known that the release will come with a digital copy of the film. You can already find the Blu-ray available for pre-order over at Amazon and is listed over at retailer Best Buy (with release date). Lastly, sadly there does not appear to be a 4K physical release of this film planned.