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Freaky starring Vince Vaughn comes to Blu-ray in March

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The 2020 film “Freaky” is officially coming to Blu-ray Disc on February 9th, 2021, via Universal Studios Home Entertainment. The film, a Blumhouse production, directed and co-written by Christopher Landon, stars Vince VaughnKathryn NewtonCeleste O’ConnorMisha OsherovichUriah SheltonKatie FinneranEmily HolderKelly Lamor Wilson, and Alan Ruck. The tech specs for the Blu-ray release include a 1080p HD presentation in the 2.39:1 aspect ratio with DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1 lossless surround sound. The release will come in the form of a “combo pack” meaning that it will include its DVD counterpart and a digital code (copy) of the film. You can now find the Blu-ray is listed as available to preorder over at Amazon as well as at retailers Best BuyTarget, and Walmart. Lastly, it’s certainly worth noting that at the time of writing this film is currently “Certified Fresh” over at Rotten Tomatoes. The bonus materials set to be included with the release on Blu-ray are listed below.

  • Deleted Scenes
    • The Butcher Lends a Hand
    • Charlene Hears a Rumor
    • Late for the Party
  • Split Personalities: Millie vs. The Butcher – Two opposing characters. One killer chemistry! Go behind-the-scenes to see how Vince Vaughn and Kathryn Newton worked together to bring these two very different characters to life and how they created distinct personal traits for both. This piece will focus on the magnetism between Vaughn and Newton, and how that chemistry raised the stakes for two characters stuck in such a strange situation.
  • Crafting the Kills – This feature will take viewers into the “Wood Shop” set to see how all of the various elements and departments come together to create an extraordinary kill that fans will talk about for years to come. We will also discuss the inspiration behind this bilateral bisection, what makes it both fun and horrifying, and how it is different from anything else you have seen in other horror films.
  • Christopher Landon’s Brand of Horror – Blending horror and comedy is a difficult task that not many can achieve, but Christopher Landon has proven time and time again that he is uniquely skilled at it. FREAKY is no different. Learn how Christopher’s vision brought new energy to the concept and elevated the story, all while creating a fun and proficient working environment. This behind-the-scenes look at how he weaves humor and gore together will give fans an intimate understanding of why a Christopher Landon film is a genre of its own.
  • Final Girl Reframed – The concept of a “Final Girl” is nothing new in the horror genre. However, Millie isn’t your typical Final Girl. We take a closer look at all the ways FREAKY takes your genre expectations and smashes them
  • Feature Commentary with Co-writer/Director Christopher Landon

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

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Let Him Go with Diane Lane and Kevin Costner on Blu-ray

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The 2020 film “Let Him Go” starring Diane Lane and Kevin Costner is officially coming to Blu-ray Disc on February 2nd via Universal Studios Home Entertainment. The film, directed by Thomas Bezucha, co-stars Lesley Manville, Kayli Carter, Will Brittain, and Jeffrey Donovan. The tech specs for the Blu-ray release include a 1080p HD video presentation in the 2.39:1 aspect ratio with DTS-HD Master Audio 7.1 sound on a BD-50 disc. The upcoming Blu-ray release will come in the form of a “combo pack” meaning that it’ll include a DVD counterpart and a digital code (copy) of the film. It’s certainly worth noting that, at the time of writing, this film is “Certified Fresh” over at Rotten Tomatoes. You can now find the Blu-ray listed for preorder over at Amazon. The bonus materials set to be included with the release are listed below.

  • The Blackledges: Kevin Costner & Diane Lane – Stars Diane Lane and Kevin Costner share personal insights into their characters and why finally having the chance to work together was an opportunity neither party could pass up.
  • The Making of LET HIM GO – Take a deeper look at the emotional journey the Blackledges embark on, the period specific production design, and Director/Writer Thomas Bezucha’s inspiration in adapting the novel for screen.
  • Lighting the Way: Thomas Bezucha – Director/Writer Thomas Bezucha shares his process in developing the story while the cast and crew discuss what makes him the perfect person to bring this film to life.

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

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Greenland starring Gerard Butler on Blu-ray in February

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The 2020 film “Greenland” starring Gerard Butler is officially coming to Blu-ray Disc on February 9th via Universal Studios Home Entertainment. The film, directed by Ric Roman Waugh, co-stars Morena Baccarin, David Denman, Hope Davis, Holt McCallany, and Scott Glenn. The tech specs for the Blu-ray release include a 1080p HD video presentation in the 2.39:1 aspect ratio with DTS-HD Master Audio 7.1 sound. The release will come in the form of a “combo pack” meaning that it’ll include its DVD counterpart as well as a digital code (copy) of the film. You can now find the Blu-ray available to preorder over at Amazon. It’s certainly worth noting, that at the time of writing, this film is “Certified Fresh” over at Rotten Tomatoes. The bonus materials set to be included with the release are listed below.

  • Deleted Scenes with Introductions by Director Ric Roman Waugh
  • Humanity – Gerard Butler, Morena Baccarin, Director Ric Roman Waugh and VFX Supervisor Mark Massicotte take audiences behind the scenes of the exhilarating story
  • Feature Commentary with Director Ric Roman Waugh and Producer Basil Iwanyk

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

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Ammonite starring Kate Winslet comes to Blu-ray in January

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The 2020 film “Ammonite” starring Kate Winslet is officially coming to Blu-ray Disc on January 12th via Universal. Yes, this comes as a bit of a last-minute announcement. The film, written and directed by Francis Lee, co-stars Saoirse RonanGemma Jones, Fiona Shaw, Claire Rushbrook, Alec Secareanu, and James McArdle. Tech specs for the Blu-ray release include a 1080p HD presentation in the 1.85:1 and DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1 sound on a BD-25 (25 gigabytes single-layered) Blu-ray Disc. The release on Blu-ray can now be found to preorder over at Amazon. The only bonus material that is set to be included with the release is listed below.

  • The Making of AMMONITEStars Kate Winslet and Saoirse Ronan join filmmakers to discuss how they were able to convey the extraordinary depth of the film’s two main characters, Mary Anning and Charlotte Murchison.

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

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Come Play starring Gillian Jacobs on Blu-ray in January

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The 2020 horror film “Come Play” starring Gillian Jacobs is officially coming to Blu-ray Disc on January 26th via Universal Studios Home Entertainment. The film, written & directed by Jacob Chase, co-stars Azhy Robertson, John Gallagher Jr., and Winslow Fegley. The tech specs for the release on Blu-ray include a 1080p HD video presentation in the 2.39:1 aspect ratio with DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1 sound on a BD-50 (dual-layered 50 gigabytes) Blu-ray Disc. The release will come with a digital code (copy) of the film which is compatible with Movies Anywhere. You can now find the Blu-ray available to preorder over at Amazon. No bonus materials will be included with this release. Further below, after the break, you can find the full official announcement regarding the home video release of this film.

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2020 film Freaky with Vince Vaughn on Blu-ray in February

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The 2020 film “Freaky” is coming to Blu-ray Disc on February 9th, 2021, via Universal Studios Home Entertainment, according to an early retailer alert. The film, a Blumhouse production, directed and co-written by Christopher Landon, stars Vince VaughnKathryn NewtonCeleste O’Connor, Misha Osherovich, Uriah Shelton, Katie Finneran, Emily Holder, Kelly Lamor Wilson, and Alan Ruck. The tech specs and bonus materials for the release have not yet been detailed but stay tuned for an update on that when the title gets officially announced. It is known the release will come in the form of a “combo pack” meaning that it will include its DVD counterpart and a digital code (copy) of the film. You can now find the Blu-ray is listed as available to preorder over at Amazon as well as at retailers Best Buy, Target, and Walmart. Lastly, it’s certainly worth noting that at the time of writing this film is currently “Certified Fresh” over at Rotten Tomatoes. Below, after the break, you can find the trailer for the film.

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1989 film Do the Right Thing on 4K UHD Blu-ray in February

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The 1989 Spike Lee joint “Do the Right Thing” is coming to 4K UHD Blu-ray on February 2nd, 2021, via Universal — according to retailers. The film, written & directed by Spike Lee, featured a cast of Danny AielloOssie DavisRuby Dee, Richard Edson, Giancarlo Esposito, Bill Nunn, John Turturro, Paul Benjamin, Frankie Faison, Samuel L. Jackson, and Martin Lawrence. Tech specs for the 4K UHD Blu-ray release of the film include a video presentation in the 1.85:1 aspect ratio in HDR10 with DTS:X sound on a BD-100 disc. The release will come in the form of a “combo pack” meaning that it’ll receive its Blu-ray Disc counterpart as well as a digital code (copy) of the film included. You can find the 4K UHD Blu-ray is now listed to preorder over at Amazon and retailer Walmart. Bonus materials set to be included with the 4K release are listed below.

  • Spike Lee Introduction
  • Do the Right Thing: 20 Years Later
  • Deleted and Extended Scenes
  • Behind the Scenes
  • Making Do the Right Thing
  • The Riot Sequence
  • 20th Anniversary Edition Feature Audio Commentary with director Spike Lee
  • Feature Commentary with Director Spike Lee, Director of Photography Ernest Dickerson, Production Designer Wynn Thomas, and Actor Joie Lee
  • Cannes, 1989
  • Trailers

Honest Thief starring Liam Neeson on Blu-ray in December

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The 2020 film “Honest Thief” starring Liam Neeson is coming to Blu-ray Disc on December 29th via Universal Studios Home Entertainment. The film, directed by Mark Williams, co-stars Kate WalshJai Courtney, Robert Patrick, Anthony Ramos, and Jeffrey Donovan. The tech specs for the Blu-ray release include 1080p HD video in the 2.39:1 aspect ratio and DTS-HD Master Audio 7.1 surround sound on a BD-50 disc. The release will come in the form of a “combo pack” meaning that it will come with its DVD counterpart as well as a digital code (copy) of the film. The Blu-ray is now available to preorder over at Amazon. No bonus materials will be included with this release.

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