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The 2009 film “G.I. Joe: Retaliation” is officially coming to 4K UHD Blu-ray on July 20th via Paramount Home Entertainment. The sequel to the 2009 film, based on the popular Hasbro action figure franchise, directed by Jon M. Chu, featured a cast of Dwayne Johnson, Channing Tatum, Bruce Willis, Ray Park, Elodie Yung, Ray Stevenson, D.J. Cotrona, Adrianne Palicki, Lee Byung-Hun, Luke Bracey, Jonathan Pryce, Walton Goggins, RZA, Joseph Mazzello, and Arnold Vosloo.
The tech specs for the 4K release include a 2160p video presentation in the 2.39:1 aspect ratio with HDR10 and Dolby Vision forms of high dynamic range as well as Dolby TrueHD 7.1 lossless surround sound. The release will come in the form of a “combo pack” meaning that it will come with its Blu-ray counterpart and a digital code (copy) of the film. You can now find the 4K UHD Blu-ray available for preorder over at Amazon. The bonus materials set to be included with this release will be an audio commentary, found on both the 4K and Blu-ray disc, and extras only on the Blu-ray listed below.
- Commentary by director Jon M. Chu and producer Lorenzo di Bonaventura
- G.I. JOE: Declassified
- Mission Briefing
- Two Ninjas
- The Desert Attack
- COBRA Strikes
- The Lone Soldiers
- The Monastery
- Fort Sumter
- Deleted Scenes
Further below, after the break, you can find the full announcement regarding this film and the first film from 2009 (“G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra”) coming to 4K UHD Blu-ray format, in an obvious promotion for the upcoming release of “Snake Eyes: G.I. Joe Origins” in July.
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The 2020 film “Fatman” starring Mel Gibson appears to be coming to Blu-ray Disc on January 26th, 2021, via Paramount, according to multiple retailers. The film, written and directed by Eshom Nelms & Ian Nelms, co-stars Walton Goggins, Marianne Jean-Baptiste, and Chance Hurstfield. The tech specs and bonus materials for the release have not yet been detailed but stay tuned for when the title gets officially announced by the studio, likely next week. In the meantime, it’s obvious you will get a digital code (copy) of the film included with the release, judging from the cover artwork (pictured above). You can now find the Blu-ray listed for preorder over at Amazon, as well as at retailers Best Buy and Walmart. You’ll see that the 1/26/21 release date is indicated on all of those.
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The 2020 film “Words on Bathroom Walls“ is officially coming to Blu-ray Disc on November 17th via Lionsgate. The dramatic film, directed by Thor Freudenthal, stars Charlie Plummer, Taylor Russell, AnnaSophia Robb, Walton Goggins, Andy Garcia, and Molly Parker. Tech specs for the Blu-ray release include 1080p HD video in the 2.39:1 aspect ratio with DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1 surround sound. The release will come with a digital code (copy) of the film. You can find the Blu-ray now available for preorder over at Amazon. Bonus materials set to be included on the release are listed below.
- Words on Bathroom Walls Photo Gallery
- Theatrical Trailer
Further below, after the break, you can find the trailer for the film and full details regarding the upcoming Blu-ray release of this film.
UPDATE: The release date has changed now for “The Shield: The Complete Series“ on Blu-ray Disc (from 12/11) to December 18th. The release is just being pushed back one week. This news comes to us via the distributor Mill Creek Entertainment. Even online retailers such as Amazon have already reflected this change to 12/18 on their pre-order listing page. Below, after the break, you can find the official announcement about this release as well as the release date change.
Mill Creek Entertainment has announced plans today to bring the show “The Shield: The Complete Series“ in a 18-disc box set to Blu-ray Disc on November 6th. The show, starring Michael Chiklis and created by Shawn Ryan, premiered in 2002, and ran for a total of 7 seasons. The Blu-ray box set will include all 88 episodes of the series, which have been restored in a new 4K resolution scan from their original 16MM film source. This show will be presented in full 1080p HD video on the release and audio quality has not been detailed yet, so stay tuned for an update on that. The box set is available for PRE-ORDER now over at Amazon. All of the bonus materials from the previous DVD release will be “ported” over on this Blu-ray release such as deleted scenes and audio commentaries on episodes. All of the New Blu-ray Exclusive bonus materials set to be included are listed below.
- The Shield Reunion
- The Shield: A Retrospective
- Restoring The Shield
- The Critical Response to The Shield
- The Shield Writers Room (ATX Festival Panel Reunion)
Below, after the break, you can find the full official release announcement.