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New to Blu: November 14 – 20

   Ant-Man and The Wasp ➢ “Ant Man and The Wasp is presented on 4K UHD courtesy of Disney Buena Vista with a 2160p transfer in 2.39:1 … The 2K DI attains significant new detail levels in this 4K UHD presentation. Kind of interestingly, however, these detail upticks are attained despite what is overall to my […]

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New to Blu: November 7 – 13

The Spy Who Dumped Me ➢ “This is for the most part a really brightly coloured and well detailed looking presentation, one that offers consistently very good to excellent levels of fine detail, and which preserves an often extremely vivid palette. A number of scenes are either graded or lit to various extremes … but […]

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Due on Blu: The Equalizer2

  The 4K-UHD, Blu-ray and digital releases of The Equaliser2 will include more than an hour of extras. The digital version can be viewed from November 7, two weeks earlier than the discs. Highlights will include a behind-the-scenes Retribution Mode, pop-up trivia track, 11 deleted/extended scenes and five making-of shorts. Here’s the press release: Two-time Academy […]

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New to Blu: October 24 – 30

   Two Kiwi movies — The Breaker Upperers and Hibiscus & Ruthless — head the Blu-ray slate while Mamma Mia: Here We Go Again! and a re-issue of Christine are the sole 4K-UHD releases. The Breaker Upperers includes a commentary by stars/directors Jackie Van Been and Madeleine Sami, a featurette and bloopers while Hibiscus has only bloopers. Also new on […]

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New to Blu: October 17 – 23

Skyscraper ➢ “Skyscraper appears on 4K UHD and Blu-ray disc in its original 2:39.1 aspect ratio.  The 4K UHD disc displays the film  in 2160p using the HEVC codec with HDR.  Skyscraper with HDR demonstrates exquisite fine detail with a range of colours that can only be produced in this format on home video. The UHD […]

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New to Blu: October 10 – 16

  Sicario: Day of the Soldado ➢ “Sicario: Day of the Soldado makes its way onto Blu-ray with a solid 2.40:1 1080p transfer. Shot digitally and finished at a 2K DI, the image offers up a well-detailed and colourful image. Like the first Sicario, the colour palette is dominated by pronounced tans, browns, and yellows […]

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Due on Blu: Mission: Impossible – Fallout

  Two filmmakers’ commentaries and a composer’s commentary will grace the 4K-UHD and Blu-ray releases of Mission: Impossible – Fallout on November 14. The 4K-UHD will showcase the movie in both HDR 10 and Dolby Vision, and will have a Dolby Atmos soundtrack that’s been remixed specifically for the home. You also be able to […]

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Due on Blu: Ant Man and The Wasp

   Sony Pictures Home Entertainment NZ today announced Ant-Man and The Wasp would bow on 4K-UHD, Blu-ray and 3D Blu-ray on November 14. Extras will include an inside look at some of Marvel Comics’ most celebrated characters and the actors who portray them, the visual development artists and the effects they used to bring them […]

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Incredible Super ‘Toon Sequel News

   Incredibles 2 will bound on to Blu-ray, 3D Blu-ray and 4K-UHD on November 28, complete with hours of extras, including an animators’ commentary and 10 deleted scenes. Here’s the full press release: Dash to Get Your Copy of the Most Anticipated Sequel of All Time! Disney•Pixar’s Incredibles 2 Bursts Onto Blu-ray , DVD & […]

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New to Blu: October 3 – 9

   Solo: A Star Wars Story ➢ “The [4K] image quality is excellent, though it should be noted that the extensive use of on-set atmospherics (smoke, fog, clouds, etc) means you’re not always going to see a ton of abundant detail. When you do see it though, that detail and texturing are nicely refined and pleasing. […]

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