Blu-ray News Roundup: 'Bates Motel,' '3 Generations,' and More

Posted Thu May 11, 2017 at 10:30 PM PDT by
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More Kino titles and the final season of Bates Motel are among the newest Blu-ray pre-orders.

New info has been announced for several upcoming Blu-ray releases from Universal, Lionsgate, Kino, and Vinegar Syndrome.

Here's a full rundown of recently revealed details and title announcements: 

First up, Universal is set to release Bates Motel: Season Five starring Freddie Highmore, Vera Farmiga, and Max Thieriot later this year. An exact release date has not been announced yet, but pre-orders are now live.

 

Meanwhile, Raro Video will bring Fernando Di Leo's The Seduction to Blu-ray on July 18. Full specs and supplements have not been announced yet, but the disc will feature a new digital restoration and a new and improved English subtitle translation.

 

Kino has detailed its upcoming July lineup of Blu-ray releases. Discs set for a July 11 release include...

Edward Dmytryk's Shalako starring Sean Connery, Brigitte Bardot, and Stephen Boyd. Supplements will include:

- Audio Commentary by Filmmaker Alex Cox (Repo Man)
- Trailer Gallery
- Reversible Blu-ray Art

Don Medford's The Hunting Party starring Oliver Reed, Candice Bergen, and Gene Hackman. Supplements will include:

- Interview with actor Mitchell Ryan
- Audio Commentary by Film Historians Howard S. Berger and Nathaniel Thompson
- Reversible Blu-ray Art
- Trailer Gallery

Fred Olen Ray's Star Slammer starring Sandy Brooke, Suzy Stokey, and Ross Hagen. Supplements will include:

- Audio Commentary by Director Fred Olen Ray
- Original Trailers

Lance Lindsay's Star Crystal starring C. Juston Campbell, Faye Bolt, and John W. Smith. Supplements will include:

- Reversible Blu-ray Art
- Original Theatrical Trailer

Meanwhile, Kino Blu-rays set for a July 18 release include...

John Mackenzie's The Last of the Finest starring Brian Dennehy, Joe Pantoliano, Jeff Fahey, and Bill Paxton. Supplements will include:

- Audio commentary by Steve Mitchell, producer-director of King Cohen, and film historian Nathaniel Thompson
- Original Theatrical Trailers

Peter Werner's No Man's Land starring Charlie Sheen, D.B. Sweeney, and Lara Harris. Supplements will include:

- Interview with Star D.B. Sweeney
- Interview with Director Peter Werner
- Audio commentary by Steve Mitchell, producer-director of King Cohen, and film historian Nathaniel Thompson
- Original Theatrical Trailer

Francis Delia's Freeway starring James Russo, Billy Drago, and Darlanne Fluegel. Supplements will include:

- Interview with Director Francis Delia
- Original Theatrical Trailer

In addition, Kino will also release Who's Crazy on July 25. Supplements will include: 

- Q&A with Director Thomas White (courtesy of Film Society of Lincoln Center)
- "David, Moffett & Ornette" (1966 episode of Tempo International)
- Booklet Essay by Adam Shatz (Contributing Editor at the London Review of Books)

Lastly, the label has announced plans to bring Arthur H. Nadel's Clambake starring Elvis Presley to Blu-ray later this year. No other details have been revealed yet.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Lionsgate is preparing Gaby Dellal's 3 Generations starring Elle Fanning, Naomi Watts, and Susan Sarandon for Blu-ray on June 13. Supplements will include Deleted and Extended Scenes.

Vinegar Syndrome is prepping Nurse Sherri for Blu-ray later this year, and newly announced supplements will include:

- Audio Commentary track with Producer Sam Sherman
- "Nurses' Confessions" – featurette with co-stars Jill Jacobson and Marliyn Joi
- Alternate feature length 'exploitation' version (DVD only)
- "Then and Now" – locations featurette
- Promotional still gallery
- Original trailers
- Reversible cover artwork

Likewise, the label is also bringing A Touch of Genie to Blu-ray later this year. Supplements will include:

- "A Touch of Eric" – video interview with actor Eric Edwards
- "All About Joe" – video interview with biographer Michael Bowen
- Original Theatrical Trailer
- Reversible cover artwork

Finally, Vinegar Syndrome has also announced plans to release My Chauffeur on Blu-ray. No other details have been revealed at this time.

You can find the latest specs for all of the titles listed above linked from our Blu-ray Release Schedule.

Tags: Disc Announcements, Universal, Lionsgate, Kino, Vinegar Syndrome (all tags)