In official announcement news today, BBC Home Entertainment has finally set Blue Planet II for release on Blu-ray, DVD, and 4K Ultra HD in the States on 3/6 (click here for the Amazon pre-order link). The series is narrated by David Attenborough. This one promises to be a dazzler in both HD and 4K. We’ve updated our handy 4K Ultra HD Release List accordingly.
Scream Factory has announced that they’re producing more John Carpenter Steelbook editions on 3/27/18 (limited to 10,000 units each) including Prince of Darkness and Assault on Precinct 13.
Scream has also just announced two more new horror Blu-ray titles for release in early 2018, including Amando de Ossorio’s Fangs of the Living Dead (1969) on 3/6 and Luca Bercovici’s Rockula (1990) on 3/20. This is in addition to the titles announced just yesterday.
Meanwhile, Kino Lorber has just set Baby: Secret of the Lost Legend (1985) and V.I. Warshawski (1991) for Blu-ray release on 3/13. For Scorpion Releasing, Kino is releasing Grizzly (1976) and Where the Boys Are ’84 (1984) on Blu-ray on 2/6. Also coming on 2/6 from Kino are new Blu-ray editions of The Aviator (1985), The Wilby Consipracy (1975), Sinbad of the Seven Seas (1989), and The Way West (1967). And Kino will release The Master: The Complete TV Series on Blu-ray on 2/20. The company has also just announced its intention to release Ray Milland’s western A Man Alone (1955), mastered from a new 4K scan by Paramount.
Paramount is releasing an 8-disc Friday the 13th: The Ultimate Collection box set containing films 1-8 on Blu-ray for just $31.99.
Lionsgate will release 24 Hours to Live, starring Ethan Hawke, on Blu-ray and DVD on 2/6.
And Universal will release Thank You for Your Service on Blu-ray and DVD on 1/23/18.
Back tomorrow with more. Stay tuned…
- Bill Hunt