Posted Wed Nov 22, 2023 at 10:30 AM PST by Tom Landy
We here at High-Def Digest hope that you and your loved ones all are having a Happy Thanksgiving. Being a hectic week, it's time for another bite-sized round-up to make it easier for you to catch On the latest 4K UHD Blu-ray and Blu-ray release news.
It has been quite the wait, but James Cameron's The Abyss, True Lies, and Aliens will finally be getting Ultimate Collector's Edition 4K UHD Blu-ray releases early next year on March 12. We have also previously reported that Titanic is coming December 5, and Avatar and Avatar: The Way of the Water will be available on home video on December 19 with new editions including a new Blu-ray 3D for the original Avatar. Read the full story here.
The Criterion Collection has revealed their February 4K UHD Blu-ray and Blu-ray releases. They are: Eric Rohmer’s Tales of the Four Seasons, Nothing But a Man, McCabe & Mrs. Miller - 4K, The Roaring Twenties - 4K as well as a Blu-ray edition, and The Heroic Trio / Executioners - 4K also on Blu-ray.
Sony will be bringing the action-packed extravaganza The Raid: Redemption to 4K UHD Blu-ray in a limited SteelBook edition on January 19. The studio has also announced another limited collector's set, Columbia Classics 4K Ultra HD Collection: Volume 4 - which will include His Girl Friday, Guess Who’s Coming To Dinner, Kramer Vs. Kramer, Starman, Sleepless In Seattle, and Punch-drunk Love - for February 13th.
Paramount has revealed that the cult fave Varsity Blues starring James Van Der Beek and Jon Voight will be getting a 25th Anniversary 4K UHD Blu-ray on January 9. And courtesy of Paramount+, Pet Sematary: Bloodlines - a prequel of sorts loosely based on Stephen King's novel will hit 4K UHD Blu-ray and Blu-ray on December 19.
Gareth Edwards' The Creator has been announced for a home video release from 20th Century Studios. The film will be available on 4K UHD Blu-ray and Blu-ray on December 12. Check out that article here.
UK distributor 88 Films has five new upcoming 4K UHD releases up for preorder. The titles include Count Dracula (1970), A Blade in the Dark, The Blood on Satan's Claw, Witchfinder General, and The Amityville Horror.
And finally, Severin has nine new titles that will be going up for preorder on Black Friday. The 4K UHD Blu-rays include Cemetery Man, The Church, The Sect, and The Spider Labyrinth. And available on Blu-ray are Stir, The Unscarred, Closed Circuit, Raiders of the Living Dead, and The Dead One. Be sure to keep an eye on Severin's website so that you can grab these and anything else interesting during the sale.
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