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Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory – 4K UHD Blu-ray Review
Mortal Kombat Legends Battle of the Realms 4K and Blu-ray
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The 2021 Warner Bros. Animation original film “Mortal Kombat Legends: Battle of the Realms” is officially coming to 4K UHD Blu-ray and Blu-ray Disc on August 31st, via Warner Bros. Home Entertainment. The film, based on the popular video game franchise (“Mortal Kombat”), was directed by Ethan Spaulding. This film also is the sequel to “Mortal Kombat Legends: Scorpion’s Revenge“ from 2020 and will feature some of the same voice cast. The full voice cast here includes Joel McHale, Jennifer Carpenter, Jordan Rodrigues, Patrick Seitz, Artt Butler, Robin Atkin Downes, Dave B. Mitchell, Ikè Amadi, Grey Griffin, Fred Tatasciore, Matthew Mercer, Bayardo De Murguia, Matt Yang King, Paul Nakauchi, Emily O’Brien, and Debra Wilson.
The 4K UHD Blu-ray and Blu-ray will both come with a digital code (copy of the film). Tech specs for the 4K UHD Blu-ray include a 2160p video presentation with HDR10 form of high dynamic range and DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1 lossless surround sound. The tech specs for the Blu-ray include a 1080p HD video presentation and the same DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1 sound mix. The 4K releases will come in the form of a “combo pack” meaning that it will include the Blu-ray Disc counterpart.
You can find the 4K UHD Blu-ray and Blu-ray available for preorder over at Amazon. Also, there will be an exclusive 4K UHD Blu-ray SteelBook available over at retailer Best Buy (pictured below) which is now available for preorder as well.
The bonus materials set to be included with both releases are listed below.
- The God and the Dragon: Battling for Earthrealm (Featurette) – Go behind the scenes and inside the creative process of bringing Mortal Kombat Legends: Battle of the Realms to action-packed life on screen.
- Voices of Kombat (Featurette) – Join Joel McHale, Jennifer Carpenter, and the cast as they detail the process of creating unique and compelling voices for the larger than life characters in the film.
- Kombat Gags: Gag Reel (Featurette) – Step inside the VO booth with the cast of the film for all of the flubbed lines and outrageously improvised lines from the cutting room floor.
- Mortal Kombat Legends: Battle of the Realms Audio Commentary (Audio Only) – Producer Rick Morales and Screenwriter Jeremy Adams take the audience inside the art of writing and animating the film in this feature length audio commentary.
Further below, after the break, you can find the red band trailer and the full announcement regarding this home video release.
Batman: The Long Halloween, Part One – Blu-ray Screenshots
Justice Society: World War II – 4K UHD Blu-ray Screenshots
Batman The Long Halloween Part One on Blu-ray in June
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The latest DC Universe Movie, the 2021 film “Batman: The Long Halloween, Part One” is officially coming to Blu-ray Disc on June 22nd via Warner Bros. Home Entertainment. This story will be split up into two parts, with “Part Two” planned for a later release. Part One was directed by Chris Palmer and it features the voice talents of Jensen Ackles (Batman / Bruce Wayne), Naya Rivera (Catwoman/Selina Kyle), Josh Duhamel (Harvey Dent), Billy Burke (James Gordon), Titus Welliver (Carmine Falcone), David Dastmalchian (Calendar Man), Troy Baker (Joker), Amy Landecker (Barbara Gordon), Julie Nathanson (Gilda Dent), Jack Quaid (Alberto), Fred Tatasciore (Solomon Grundy), Jim Pirri (Sal Maroni), and Alastair Duncan (Alfred).
The tech specs for the Blu-ray include a 1080p HD presentation and DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1 sound. The release will come with a digital code (copy) of the film.
UPDATE: There is now a preorder listing available for the Blu-ray over at Amazon. There also will be a Blu-ray SteelBook available as an exclusive over at retailer Best Buy (pictured below), now also available for preorder.
The bonus materials set to be included with this release of the film are listed below.
- DC Showcase – The Losers (New Animated Short) – The legendary rag-tag team of World War II outcasts – Captain Storm, Johnny Cloud, “Mile-a Minute” Jones, rookie Gunner and Sarge – find themselves marooned on an uncharted island in the South Pacific that is completely overrun with dinosaurs! Their would-be ally on this deadly mission, the mysterious and beautiful Fan Long of the Chinese Security Agency, tells them their job is to rescue the scientists that have been sent to study the time/space anomaly. Perhaps… but what is her mission?
- A Sneak Peek at the next DC Universe Movie – An advance look at the next animated film in the popular DC Universe Movies collection, Batman: The Long Halloween, Part Two.
- From the DC Vault – Batman: The Animated Series – “Christmas With The Joker”
- From the DC Vault – Batman: The Animated Series – “It’s Never Too Late”
EDITORIAL NOTE: Lastly, before you ask, there will be a 4K UHD Blu-ray release later, next year in 2022, where they’ll be combining both this [Part One] and Part Two together as one presentation, as noted below in the press release.
“In 2022, Batman: The Long Halloween, Part Two will be available on 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray Combo Pack as a combined presentation of the film with Batman: The Long Halloween, Part One.”
Below, after the break, you can find the trailer for the film and the full details regarding this upcoming release.
Harley Quinn: The Complete First and Second Season – Blu-ray Review
Justice Society: World War II hits 4K and Blu-ray in May
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The 2021 DC Universe Movie “Justice Society: World War II” is officially coming to both 4K UHD Blu-ray and Blu-ray Disc on May 11th via Warner Bros. Home Entertainment. The film, from Warner Bros. Animation, directed by Jeff Wamester, features a voice cast of Stana Katic (Wonder Woman), Matt Bomer (The Flash), Matthew Mercer (Hourman), Chris Diamantopoulos (Steve Trevor), Omid Abtahi (Hawkman), Liam McIntyre (Aquaman), Geoffrey Arend (Charles Halstead/Advisor), Elysia Rotaru (Black Canary), and Armen Taylor (Jay Garrick). The tech specs for the 4K UHD Blu-ray include a 4K presentation in the 1.78:1 aspect ratio with HDR10 form of high dynamic range and DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1 sound. The tech specs for the Blu-ray include a 1080p HD presentation in the 1.78:1 aspect ratio and DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1 sound. Both releases will come in the form of a “combo pack” meaning that the 4K version will come with the Blu-ray counterpart, the Blu-ray version will come with the DVD counterpart, and each will include a digital code (copy) of the film. You cannot yet find the 4K UHD Blu-ray or the Blu-ray available for preorder over at Amazon, but stay tuned for an update on that. The bonus materials set to be included with both physical releases of the film are listed below.
- DC Showcase – Kamandi: The Last Boy on Earth! (New Animated Short) – Jack Kirby’s beloved DC comic creation features the last civilized teenage boy on a post-apocalyptic Earth ruled by talking animals. In this short, Kamandi and his friends Prince Tuftan of the Tiger Kingdom and humanoid mutant Ben Boxer are kidnapped by a gorilla cult dedicated to finding the reincarnation of their god, The Mighty One. Golgan, the cult’s leader, puts Kamandi’s team through a series of deadly tests to find if any of them know the secret of … The Mighty One.
- Adventures in Storytelling: Justice Society: World War II (New Featurette) – The film’s creative minds chat about the methods used to produce the touchstone sequences in Justice Society: World War II.
- A Sneak Peek at the next DC Universe Movie – An advance look at the next animated film in the popular DC Universe Movies collection, Batman: The Long Halloween, Part One.
- Look Back – Justice League vs. Teen Titans (Featurette) – A behind-the-scenes look at the making of Justice League vs. Teen Titans, a 2016 thriller that follows Damian Wayne’s induction into the Teen Titans. Complicating his training is the growing presence of Raven’s satanic, world-conquering father Trigon, whose escape plan from his inter-dimensional prison includes spreading his demonic forces across the globe, infiltrating the minds and bodies of the Justice League to do his bidding. To save the universe and prevent a literal hell on Earth, the Teen Titans must rescue – or defeat – the Justice League, and intern Trigon for all eternity.
- Look Back – Wonder Woman: Bloodlines (Featurette) – An intriguing glance into the production behind 2019’s Wonder Woman: Bloodlines, which finds Amazon Princess Diana helping a troubled young girl enlisted by a deadly organization known as Villainy, Inc., whose criminal members have their sights set on invading Themyscira. The expansive adventure is packed with brutal battles, mysterious mythology, and endless wonder!
- From the DC Vault: Justice League: “Legends, Part One”
- From the DC Vault: Justice League: “Legends, Part Two”
Further below, after the break, you can find a glimpse at the Blu-ray cover art, the trailer for the film, and details about the upcoming home video release of it.