Posted Tue Jul 18, 2023 at 09:03 AM PDT by Tom Landy
We've gathered some of the latest title announcement highlights and have digested (pun intended) them for you into a quick read for you here.
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The biggest recent news as of late is The Criterion Collection has announced and detailed a creepy quintet of 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray and Blu-ray releases for the month of October. They are Nikyatu Jusu's Nanny and Freaks / The Unknown / The Mystic: Tod Browning’s Sideshow Shockers (both on Blu-ray), David Cronenberg's Videodrome on 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray, as well and Nicolas Roeg's Don't Look Now and Alejandro Amenábar's The Others on both formats. For more details, check out our full coverage on those here.
Warner Brothers has announced The Flash starring Ezra Miller and Michael Keaton (bringing his 1989 Batman back out of retirement) on 4K UHD Blu-ray and Blu-ray on August 29.
Warner Archive has also revealed their August Blu-ray slate: Wichita (1955), Spinout (1966), Little Women (1933), The Life of Emile Zola (1937), Gay Purr-ee (1962) and Father's Little Dividend (1951). All six Blu-ray releases arrive at the end of August.
Disney's live-action The Little Mermaid will be swimming to Blu-ray and 4K UHD Blu-ray on September 19. The fantasy/musical starring Halle Bailey as Ariel and Melissa McCarthy as Ursula is from director Rob Marshall. Wal-Mart will be carrying an exclusive edition, and Best Buy will also have an exclusive 4K UHD Blu-ray SteelBook.
Arrow has a few more limited edition releases coming soon that have been added to our release calendar. They are: Ringu - 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray (Arrow Limited Edition), Carlito's Way - 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray (Arrow Limited Edition), Borsalino (Arrow Limited Edition), Blood and Black Lace - 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray (Arrow UK Limited Edition), The Prodigal Son (Arrow Limited Edition) and The Psycho Collection - 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray (Arrow UK Limited Edition). The latter will be a boxed set containing four films starring Anthony Perkins. Check out the box art below:
Although there is no official release date yet, Kino is preparing M. Night Shyamalan's The Visit for 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray later this year.
Paramount is working on a 70th anniversary 4K UHD Blu-ray release of William Wyler's classic Roman Holiday starring Audrey Hepburn and Gregory Peck on August 15. The studio is also prepping Transformers: Rise of the Beasts for Blu-ray and 4K UHD Blu-ray on October 10.
For diehard fans of the Oscar-winning Everything Everywhere All at Once, A24 has a Collector's Edition 4K UHD Blu-ray and Blu-ray up for sale the on their website for $50 and $45, respectively. Both come loaded with features and some swag and they are shipping August 7.
Of course, we didn't cover everything here so be sure to check out our release calendars for the full list of upcoming 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray and Blu-ray releases.
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