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The Departed Arrives on 4K Ultra HD April 23!

The iconic crime thriller film The Departed from Academy Award® winning director Martin Scorsese (Raging Bull, Goodfellas) will be available for purchase on 4K Ultra HD Disc and Digital for the first time on April 23.

The Departed’s prestigious ensemble cast stars Academy Award winner Leonardo DiCaprio (The Revenant, The Wolf of Wall Street) , Academy Award winner Matt Damon (Good Will Hunting, The Martian), three time Academy Award Winner Jack Nicholson (One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest, Terms of Endearment, As Good as it Gets), and Academy Award nominee Mark Wahlberg (The Fighter, Boogie Nights), with Emmy Award winner Martin Sheen (television’s “The West Wing,” Apocalypse Now), BAFTA nominee Ray Winstone (That Summer, Nil by Mouth), Academy Award nominee Vera Farmiga (Up in the Air), Academy Award nominee Alec Baldwin (The Cooler), Emmy nominee Anthony Anderson (television’s “Black-ish,” Hustle & Flow), and James Badge Dale in supporting roles.

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‘Rolling Thunder’ on 4K UHD Blu-ray April 23!

Rolling Thunder 4K Blu-rayWhen Major Charles Rane (William Devane, Marathon Man, Interstellar) returns home to San Antonio, Texas, he is given a hero’s welcome. He and his friend John Vohden (Tommy Lee Jones, The Fugitive) had endured eight years of physical and mental torture in a POW camp. Adjusting to his old life isn’t going to be easy for Rane. His wife Janet has fallen in love with another man, and his son doesn’t remember him. The publicity he receives as a returning hero has attracted the attention of a group of hoodlums. When the group kills Rane’s wife and son and leaves him for dead, he and Vohden team up to hunt them down. Rolling Thunder is released on 4K UHD Blu-ray April 23, 2024! Continue reading ‘‘Rolling Thunder’ on 4K UHD Blu-ray April 23!’

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‘The Valiant Ones’ on 4K UHD Blu-ray May 28!

Valiant Ones 4K Blu-rayDuring the reign of the Jiajing Emperor (Chao Lei), China’s coastal regions have come under attack by wokou – Japanese pirates under the leadership of the infamous Hakatatsu (Sammo Hung). To combat this threat, the Emperor tasks a trusted general, Zhu Wan (Tu Kuang-chi), with assembling a group of skilled warriors to find and eliminate the pirates. Under the command of General Yu Dayou (Roy Chiao), the band of soldiers – including husband-and-wife sword-fighters Wu Ji-yuan (Wing Bai) and Wu Ruo-shi (Feng Hsu) – set out to draw Hakatatsu, his ally Xu Dong (Han Ying-chieh) and their pirate clan into a series of spectacular showdowns. Inspired by historical events and featuring several storied figures drawn from Chinese history, The Valiant Ones is a standout wuxia film produced during the dying days of the genre, as audience tastes were shifting towards more grounded kung fu cinema. The Masters of Cinema series is proud to present The Valiant Ones on 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray from a 4K restoration. Continue reading ‘‘The Valiant Ones’ on 4K UHD Blu-ray May 28!’

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‘Night Swim’ on Blu-ray April 9!

Night Swim Blu-ray The producers of M3GAN high dive into the deep end of horror with the supernatural thriller, Night Swim. Wyatt Russell (The Falcon and the Winter Soldier) stars as a former major league baseball player, forced into early retirement by a degenerative illness, who moves into a new home with his wife (Oscar nominee Kerry Condon) and their two children. The new home comes complete with a backyard swimming pool, but a deep secret surfaces and unleashes a malevolent force that will drag the family into the inescapable depths of terror. Night Swim is released on Blu-ray & DVD April 9, 2024! Continue reading ‘‘Night Swim’ on Blu-ray April 9!’

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‘Amelie’ on Blu-ray + Steelbook March 26!

Amelie Blu-ray SteelbookBursting with imagination and having seen her share of tragedy and fantasy, Amélie is not like the other girls. When she grows up, she becomes a waitress in a Montmartre bar run by a former dancer. Amélie enjoys simple pleasures until she discovers that her goal in life is to help others. To that end, she invents all sorts of tricks that allow her to intervene incognito into other people’s lives, including an imbibing concierge and her hypochondriac neighbor. But Amélie’s most difficult case turns out to be Nino Quicampoix, a lonely sex shop employee who collects photos abandoned at coin-operated photo-booths. Amélie is released on Blu-ray + Steelbook March 26, 2024! Continue reading ‘‘Amelie’ on Blu-ray + Steelbook March 26!’

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Baby Assassins 2 on Blu-ray April 2!

Baby Assassins 2 Blu-rsayBABY ASSASSINS 2 debuts on Digital and Blu-ray April 2 from Well Go USA Entertainment, and “once again deliver[s] the gold standard for bloody and hilarious slacker action/comedies.” (Film School Rejects) After the agency suspends its top assassins, aspiring hitmen decide to eliminate them—leading to a lightning-fast showdown between trained killers. Hugo SAKAMOTO (Baby Assassins) returns to the director’s chair for the “reliably funny, sometimes downright hysterical” (The Spool), action-packed sequel and brings back Akari TAKAISHI and Saori IZAWA from the original, along with “fantastic fight choreography” (/Film) by Kensuke Sonomura (Bad City, Hydra). BABY ASSASSINS 2 also stars Atomu MIZUISHI (Baby Assassins), Tomo NAKAI (Sayonara Girls.), Tsubasa TOBINAGA (Baby Assassins), Tetsu WATANABE (A Janitor), Joey Tee (Samurai Marathon) and Tatsuomi HAMADA (The Memory Eraser). Continue reading ‘Baby Assassins 2 on Blu-ray April 2!’

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Monumental Western Classic ONCE UPON A TIME IN THE WEST Comes To 4K UHD Blu-ray May 14th!

Director Sergio Leone’s monumental Western classic ONCE UPON A TIME IN THE WEST celebrates its 55th anniversary this year and to mark the occasion Paramount Home Entertainment will release the fully restored film for the first time on 4K Ultra HD May 14, 2024, as the latest addition to the studio’s Paramount Presents line.

One of the most iconic and influential movies ever made, ONCE UPON A TIME IN THE WEST has been restored from the original 35mm Techniscope camera negative by Paramount’s archive team, L’Immagine Ritrovata and The Film Foundation. This restoration honors the 2007 Film Foundation photochemical restoration overseen by legendary director Martin Scorsese by matching its build and color palette.  The result is the definitive home release of the film, which features the 165-minute extended cut restored to its glory.

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Celebrating 35 Years of Shelby Drinking Her Juice, STEEL MAGNOLIAS Comes To UHD Blu-ray April 23rd!

Steel Magnolias is celebrating its 35th anniversary, fully remastered on 4K UHD Blu-ray with HDR! Six divas of the silver screen – Sally Field, Dolly Parton, Shirley MacLaine, Daryl Hannah, Olympia Dukakis and Julia Roberts – come together as bosom buddies in this hilarious and heartwarming story of life, love and loss in a small Louisiana parish. At the center of the group is Shelby Eatenton (Julia Roberts), newly married and joyfully pregnant, despite the fact that her diabetes could make childbirth life-threatening. Terrified and angry at the possibility of losing her only daughter, M’Lynn Eatenton (Sally Field) looks to her four closest friends for strength and laughter as she battles her deepest fear of death in order to join Shelby in celebrating the miracle of new life. Continue reading ‘Celebrating 35 Years of Shelby Drinking Her Juice, STEEL MAGNOLIAS Comes To UHD Blu-ray April 23rd!’

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‘Monster’ releases on Blu-ray April 9!

Monster Blu-ray After a mother (Ando Sakura) discovers that a teacher’s bullying is behind her young son’s sudden strange behavior, she storms into his school demanding an explanation. Continually left without satisfactory answers—and with an increasingly distressed child—she furiously escalates her concerns to the school board and the media. But as the story unfolds through the multilayered perspectives of mother, teacher, and child, the real truth gradually emerges—and proves much more complex than anyone could have expected. Monster is released on Blu-ray April 9, 2024! Continue reading ‘‘Monster’ releases on Blu-ray April 9!’

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True Detective: Night Country: Season 4 on Blu-ray July 9!

True Detective Night Country Get on the case and catch up on all the clues from HBO’s riveting Emmy Award®-winning limited series, as Warner Bros Discovery Home Entertainment releases True Detective: Night Country on Digital now, and on Blu-ray & DVD July 9. Fans and newcomers alike can binge on all 6 thrilling episodes from Season 4, while they search for answers and go behind the scenes with bonus content. True Detective: Night Country is available now to purchase Digitally from Amazon Prime Video, AppleTV, Google Play, Vudu and more. The series will also be available on Blu-ray & DVD by purchasing online and in-store at major retailers on July 9. Pre-order your copy now. Continue reading ‘True Detective: Night Country: Season 4 on Blu-ray July 9!’

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Two Decades Worth of MEAN GIRLS Arrive on 4K UHD Blu-ray, April 30th!

Get in, loser…we’re watching the hit comedy MEAN GIRLS (2024) at home on February 20, 2024 when it arrives to buy or rent on Digital from Paramount Home Entertainment.

The new movie will debut on 4K Ultra HD, Blu-ray™, and DVD on April 30, which just happens to be the 20th anniversary of the original contemporary classic MEAN GIRLS (2004).  And the original MEAN GIRLS (2004) just happens to be arriving on 4K Ultra HD for the first time, like, ever on April 30, too.  It’s gonna be totally grool.

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The Iron Claw will be available March 26 on Blu-ray™ + DVD + Digital

Bringing the true story of the Von Erich brothers to the world, The Iron Claw will be available on Blu-ray™ + DVD + Digital on March 26 from A24 and Lionsgate. Starring Zac Efron and Golden Globe® winner Jeremy Allen White (Best Performance by an Actor in Musical or Comedy TV Series, “The Bear,” 2023), The Iron Claw will be available for the suggested retail price of $39.99 for Blu-ray + DVD + Digital.

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Anatomy of a Fall, Girlfight, Peeping Tom 4K & More Coming to The Criterion Collection May 2024

Coming this May: Three Revolutionary Films by Ousmane Sembène, three powerful 1970s works by the trailblazing Senegalese auteur; Anatomy of a Fall, Justine Triet’s masterful examination of the line between truth and fiction; and Girlfight, Karyn Kusama’s singular tale of a young woman’s path to self-realization. Plus: a Blu-ray upgrade of A Story of Floating Weeds / Floating Weeds: Two Films by Yasujiro Ozu, a silent classic from one of cinema’s greatest directors alongside his color remake, and Peeping Tom, Michael Powell’s still-shocking masterpiece of British cinema, now on 4K UHD.

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‘Polar Rescue’ on Blu-ray March 26!

Polar Rescue Blu-rayInternational martial arts icon Donnie Yen (Raging Fire, Ip Man 4: The Finale, Big Brother) ramps up the drama in POLAR RESCUE, debuting on Digital and Blu-ray March 26 from Well Go USA Entertainment. After a young boy gets lost during a bitter snowstorm, his frantic parents seek help from the local police, who are soon faced with a desperate race against the clock as hours tick by with no sign of the child. Co-directed by Lo Chi Leung (Double Tap, The Bullet Vanishes) and Donnie Yen, POLAR RESCUE also stars Cecilia Han (The Golden Doll) and Jia Bing (Give Me Five, The Eleventh Chapter). Continue reading ‘‘Polar Rescue’ on Blu-ray March 26!’

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‘Born to Fly’ on Blu-ray March 26!

Born to Fly Blu-rayAfter a threat arises mid-air, an elite test pilot is forced to test his own physical and psychological limits in order to survive in the action-packed aerial drama BORN TO FLY, soaring onto Blu-ray March & Digital 26 from Well Go USA Entertainment. The debut feature film from director and co-writer Liu Xiaoshi, BORN TO FLY stars Wang Yibo (Hidden Blade), Hu Jun (Shadow, Code of the Assassins), and Yu Shi (Creation of the Gods I: Kingdom of Storms), with Zhou Dongyu (Better Days)​, and features amazing VFX and aerial action with cutting-edge fighter jets. Continue reading ‘‘Born to Fly’ on Blu-ray March 26!’

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Nominated for 11 Academy Awards, POOR THINGS Arrives on Digital Feb. 27 and Blu-ray/DVD March 12

From acclaimed filmmaker Yorgos Lanthimos, Searchlight Pictures’ award-winning Poor Things will be available from all major digital retailers including Prime Video, Apple TV and Vudu on February 27 and will be available on Blu-ray and DVD from March 12, with exclusive bonus content.
Winner of Best Motion Picture (Musical or Comedy) and Best Actress (Motion Picture Musical or Comedy) for Emma Stone at this year’s Golden Globe Awards®. It has been nominated for eleven Academy Awards® and eleven BAFTA Awards. Poor Things was also named one of the 10 best films of 2023 by both the American Film Institute and the National Board of Review. After taking the Lido by storm and winning the Golden Lion prize at Venice, the film continued to wow audiences also premiering at the Telluride Film Festival, the New York Film Festival, and on the international circuit.

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Notorious Cult Classic CUTTHROAT ISLAND Lands On 4K UHD Steelbook on April 2nd!

The course has been set for Cutthroat Island, arriving on SteelBook® April 2 exclusively at Walmart from Lionsgate. Prepare the weapons and summon the courage to return to this Geena Davis classic. This release of Cutthroat Island marks the first time the film is available on  4K UHD + Blu-rayTM + Digital SteelBook® for the suggested retail price of $39.99

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‘One-Percent Warrior’ on Blu-ray March 12!

One Percent Warrior Blu-rayInternational action sensation Tak Sakaguchi (Bad City, Versus) — “one of action cinema’s reigning kings of on-screen fighting…lightning fast & unmatched” (Action Flix) —stars in ONE-PERCENT WARRIOR (originally titled One-Percenter) as a legendary, aging action film star who is drawn into the real world of violence when feuding yakuza gangs infiltrate the set of his directorial feature debut. Caught in the middle of a chaotic battle with an increasing body count, he must face whether his martial arts training is enough to save him.  Written and directed by Yûdai Yamaguchi (The ABCs of Death, Deadball), with action choreography by Kensuke Sonomura (Hydra, Baby Assassins), ONE-PERCENT WARRIOR also stars Sho Aoyagi (The Blood of Wolves II, Yakuza Apocalypse), Itsuji Itao (Moonlight Mask), Kenjiro Ishimaru (Ring 2), and Keisuke Horibe (Tokyo Gore Police). The film also features premiere Jeet Kune Do master Ishii Togo. ONE-PERCENT WARRIOR debuts on Digital and Blu-ray March 12 from Well Go USA Entertainment (English dub and making-of content available) before streaming exclusively on Hi-YAH! starting April 5Continue reading ‘‘One-Percent Warrior’ on Blu-ray March 12!’

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