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“Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker” 4K and Blu-ray

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The 2019 sequel “Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker” is officially coming to 4K UHD Blu-ray and Blu-ray Disc on March 31st, via Disney. The film, directed by J.J. Abrams, starred Carrie Fisher, Mark Hamill, Adam Driver, Daisy Ridley, John Boyega, Oscar Isaac, Anthony Daniels, Naomi Ackie, Domhnall Gleeson, Richard E. Grant, Lupita Nyong’o, Keri Russell, Joonas Suotamo, Kelly Marie Tran, Ian McDiarmid, and Billy Dee Williams. Tech specs for the 4K UHD Blu-ray include 2160p video in the 2.39:1 aspect ratio with HDR10 form of High Dynamic Range and Dolby Atmos sound. The technical specs for the Blu-ray include HD video in the 2.39:1 aspect ratio with DTS-HD Master Audio 7.1 sound. Both releases will come in the form of a “combo pack” with the 4K getting its Blu-ray counterpart, the Blu-ray getting the DVD, and each getting a digital code (copy) of the film included. While it’s not yet available over at Amazon, stay tuned. However, you can now find the 4K UHD Blu-ray and Blu-ray available for preorder over at retailers Best Buy, Target, and Walmart.

The 4K release is going to be getting several exclusives at retailers. The exclusives will include a 4K UHD Blu-ray SteelBook over at Best Buy (pictured below), Target will get a 4K UHD Blu-ray Gallery Book (pictured below), and a 4K UHD Blu-ray Limited Edition will be exclusive over at Walmart (pictured below). You can click on the retailer names for links to preorder those exclusives.

The bonus materials set to be included on both the 4K UHD Blu-ray and Blu-ray are listed below.

  • The Skywalker Legacy – The story lives forever in this feature-length documentary that charts the making of Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker.
  • Pasaana Pursuit: Creating the Speeder Chase – Dive into the making of the movie’s epic landspeeder chase and discover how this spectacular sequence was brought to the screen.
  • Aliens in the Desert – See what it took to create the Pasaana desert scenes, from the sheer scale and complexity of the shoot to its colorful details.
  • D-O: Key to the Past – Explore the ship that connects Rey to the mystery of her missing parents and get to know the galaxy’s newest, irresistible droid.
  • Warwick & Son – Warwick Davis, who played Wicket in Star Wars: Return of the Jedi, dons the Ewok costume once more; this time joined by his son Harrison.
  • Cast of Creatures – The team behind the film’s memorable creatures reveal the puppetry, makeup, prosthetics and digital magic that bring them to life!
  • Digital Exclusive:
  • The Maestro’s Finale – Composer John Williams reflects on his body of work for the Star Wars saga and shares insights on scoring Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker.

Digital bonus offerings may vary by retailer.

Further below, after the break, you can find even further details about the upcoming home video releases of this film via the official announcement.

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Once Upon A Time in Hollywood on 4K and Blu-ray

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The 2019 Quentin Tarantino film “Once Upon A Time in Hollywood” is officially coming to 4K UHD Blu-ray and Blu-ray Disc on December 10th, via Sony. The film stars Leonardo DiCaprioBrad PittMargot Robbie, Emile Hirsch, Margaret Qualley, Timothy Olyphant, Julia Butters, Dakota Fanning, Bruce Dern, and Al Pacino. Tech specs for the 4K release include 2160p video in the 2.39:1 aspect ratio with HDR10 form of High Dynamic Range and DTS-HD 7.1 Master Audio sound. Tech specs for the Blu-ray include a 1080p video presentation in the 2.39:1 aspect ratio with DTS-HD 5.1 Master Audio sound. Both the standard 4K and Blu-ray versions will come in the form of a “combo pack” with the 4K getting the Blu-ray counterpart, the Bu-ray getting the DVD counterpart and each getting a digital code (copy) of the film. The film is now available to preorder on 4K UHD Blu-ray and Blu-ray Disc (in standard releases) over at Amazon. There will also be a very cool retro Collector’s Edition of the film released on 4K UHD Blu-ray (pictured below) which will include the physical extras like a 45rpm vinyl single of “Rick Dalton” music, a collectible MAD Magazine from 1969, and a fictional movie poster (starring “Rick Dalton”) in very beautiful packaging. This collector’s edition is now available for preorder over at Amazon.

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Bonus materials set to be included on the 4K and Blu-ray are listed below.

  • Over Twenty Minutes of Additional Scenes
  • Five exclusive behind the scenes pieces including:
    • Quentin Tarantino’s Love Letter to Hollywood
    • Bob Richardson – For the Love of Film
    • Shop Talk – The Cars of 1969
    • Restoring Hollywood – The Production Design of Once Upon a Time…in Hollywood
    • The Fashion of 1969

There will be a total of three retail exclusives for the film on the home video release. First off, there will be a 4K UHD Blu-ray Steelbook available exclusively over at retailer Best Buy (pictured below) which is now available for preorder.

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Next, there will be an exclusive Blu-ray in Magazine style available over at the retailer  Target (pictured below) which is now available for preorder.

once_upon_a_time_in_hollywood_bluray_target_magazineLastly, there will be an exclusive Blu-ray that includes 5 postcards (pictured below) available over at retailer Walmart which is not yet available for preorder. Stay tuned for an update on it.

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Further below, after the break, you can find the full announcement regarding all of the upcoming home video releases of this film on 4K and Blu-ray.

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Rocketman comes to 4K and Blu-ray in August

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The 2019 musical/bio-pic “Rocketman” starring Taron Egerton is officially coming to both 4K UHD Blu-ray and Blu-ray Disc on August 27th via Paramount. The film is based on the real-life story of musician Elton John and directed by Dexter Fletcher. Rocketman co-stars Jamie BellRichard Madden, and Bryce Dallas Howard. Tech specs for the 4K include 2160p video in the 2.39:1 aspect ratio in HDR10 and Dolby Vision forms of High Dynamic Range with Dolby Atmos sound. The tech specs for the Blu-ray include 1080p in the 2.39:1 aspect ratio with 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 each getting a digital copy (code) included of the film itself. Both the 4K UHD Blu-ray and Blu-ray are available to pre-order over at Amazon. This release will get two retailer exclusives in the form of a 4K Steelbook (at Best Buy) and a Blu-ray Steelbook (at Walmart). These two Steelbooks can be found pictured further below, after the break. The bonus materials set to be included on both releases are listed below. Be aware that the digital exclusives will be included, as you do get the digital copy (code) with each version.

  • Extended Musical Numbers:
    • Introduction by Dexter Fletcher
    • The Bitch Is Back
    • Saturday Night’s Alright (For Fighting)
    • Breaking Down the Walls of Heartache
    • Honky Cat
  • Deleted and Extended Scenes:
    • Introduction by Dexter Fletcher
    • I Love Rock And Roll
    • You’ve Got to Kill the Person You Were Born To Be
    • Arabella
    • Elton in the Gas Oven
    • Stylish Boots
    • You’re Not the First Closet Queer with a Mummy Complex
    • The Blood Test
    • The Heart Attack
    • The Launderette
    • Do You Want Anything?
  • It’s Going to Be a Wild Ride: Creative Vision
  • Becoming Elton John: Taron’s Transformation
  • Larger Than Life: Production Design & Costuming
  • Full Tilt: Staging the Musical Numbers
  • Music Reimagined: The Studio Sessions – Behind the scenes in the recording studio with Taron & Elton​
  • ROCKETMAN Lyric Companion: Sing-Along with Select Songs (English only):
    • The Bitch Is Back
    • I Want Love
    • Saturday Night’s Alright (For Fighting)
    • Your Song
    • Crocodile Rock
    • Tiny Dancer
    • Honky Cat
    • Rocket Man
    • Bennie and the Jets
    • Don’t Let the Sun Go Down on Me
    • Sorry Seems to Be the Hardest Word
    • Goodbye Yellow Brick Road
    • I’m Still Standing
  • ROCKETMAN Jukebox: Jump Straight to the Music

ONLY AVAILABLE ON DIGITAL

  • The Right Chemistry: The Ensemble Cast
  • Rocket Man: Anatomy of a Scene
  • Rocket Man Music Video – Taron Egerton sings the classic
  • Deleted and Extended Scenes:
    • That’s My Grandad’s Name
    • The Morning After

You can find the official trailer for the home video release of the film HERE. Further below, after the break, you can find the complete announcement regarding these upcoming releases of the film as well as the artwork for the retailer exclusive Steelbooks mentioned before.

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RUMOR: “Jurassic World Fallen Kingdom” on 4K Blu-ray and Blu-ray 3D September

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EDITORIAL NOTE: Now this is only a “rumor” at this point, so take it with a “grain of salt” so-to-speak until we get an official release announcement, but here is some early release date news for you.

It would appear, in an early alert to retailers, that “Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom” is coming to 4K UHD Blu-ray, Blu-ray Disc, and Blu-ray 3D on September 18th via Universal Studios Home Entertainment. The release is available for PRE-ORDER over at Amazon on the said formats, just click the links above. Tech specs and bonus materials have not been detailed yet. It appears that the 4K and Blu-ray 3D will come in the form of “combo pack” with a Blu-ray Disc, and a Digital Copy of the film included – while the Blu-ray Disc release will include a DVD, and Digital Copy of the film. Stay tuned for further updates, and most importantly for an official press release  announcement from the studio (Universal) confirming that rumored release date leaked by a certain retailer.

Also, there are going to be some cool exclusives available at the physical retailers, I’ve already scoped them all out, and will be going over them all below for those interested. More on that, as well as the other cover art for the Blu-ray and Blu-ray 3D releases, further below, after the break.

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