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New to Blu: December 2 – 8

It’s a fantastic week for 4K-UHD releases, with The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit trilogies landing on the format, along with The New Mutants and the original Home Alone. There’s also plenty on offer for Blu-ray buyers, ranging from thrillers Unhinged and Force of Nature to a re-issue of Sid & Nancy, the first two seasons of Yellowstone and a […]

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Yellowstone Gets HD Greenlight

Two-and-a-half years after it launched in the US, ranching drama hit Yellowstone at last has been picked up for broadcast here. It will premiere next month on SoHo, nearly three months after seasons one and two were released on DVD. There’s more good news for those who want to view this Kevin Costner series in […]

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New to Blu: November 25 – December 1

Season three of Westworld rides on to both Blu-ray and 4K-UHD this week. The latter features 2160pHEVC encoded video and lossless Dolby Atmos/TrueHD 7.1 channel sound, reports AVSForum. For its presentation in Ultra HD Westworld Season Three was rendered from a 2K DI and up-converted to 4K. With a noticeable increase in detail the image appears sharper […]

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New to Blu: November 18 – 24

It’s another vintage week for collectors of classics on Blu-ray. The biggest headliners are a two-disc release of Sam Peckinpah’s Major Dundee and Essential Film Noir: Collection 1. The former has both the theatrical and extended cuts of the 1966 western on separate discs while the latter offers Detective Story, Framed, The Garment Jungle and Alias Nick […]

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New to Blu: November 11 – 17

After missing out on a theatrical release and going straight to digital instead, because of Covid-19 shutting cinemas worldwide, Niki Caro’s Mulan resurfaces this week on disc. It can be bought on both Blu-ray and 4K-UHD; Disney’s also re-issuing the 1998 animated Mulan on 4K-UHD. There’s more good news for 4K-UHD buyers, with Sony offering […]

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New to Blu: November 4 – 10

Heading this week’s Blu-ray releases is another outstanding selection of vintage Imprint titles from Via Vision, all with Limited Edition slipcases with unique artwork on the first pressing of 1500 copies Day of the Locust includes an exclusive video Interviews with actor William Atherton and film critic Kim Newman, an exclusive audio commentary by film historian […]

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New to Blu: October 28 – November 3

If you’ve already streamed El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie in Dolby Vision and Atmos on Netflix, Sony hopes a decent selection of extras will persuade you to buy it on Blu-ray. The 1080p release comes with a DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1 track and a range of commentaries, making-of shorts and deleted scenes. “It is […]

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New to Blu: October 21 – 27

The Back to the Future trilogy resurfaces on both 4K-UHD and Blu-ray while being reissued in 1080p are Indiana Jones and the Raiders of the Lost Ark, White Noise, Night of the Demon, You’ll Like My Mother and My Friend Irma. Observed High-Def Digest about the latest BTTF incarnation: At this point in time, it’s […]

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New to Blu: September 30 – October 20

In a depressing sign of the times for Blu-ray disc buyers, only four releases are scheduled over the next three weeks. Trolls World Tour and The Last Wave are out this week, Yu Yu Hakusho – Complete Season 4 on October 8 and The High Note on October 14. “The trolls take their overly enthusiastic musical show […]

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New to Blu: September 23 – 29

The latest season of time-travelling adventure Outlander spearheads this week’s Blu-ray releases. The four-disc set combines 10 episodes with extensive extras, including commentaries, deleted scenes and solid behind-the-scenes insights. “Sony has delivered another first-class 1080p transfer for its Outlander: Season Five release,” Blu-ray.com said. “The image is remarkably efficient, yielding superior highly end clarity and intricate […]

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