Posted Mon Dec 4, 2023 at 08:59 AM PST by
Best Picture Oscar-winner The Last Emperor picks up three new Mediabooks on 4K UHD
On December 14th, German label Turbine Medien delivers three exciting new 4K UHD Mediabook releases of Bernardo Bertolucci's The Last Emperor. Limited to 600, 500, and 400 units respectively, fans who are tired of waiting to see a 4K release of this beautiful film in the U.S. have another import option. Turbine brings both cuts of the film with Dolby Vision HDR (and HDR10) with English DTS-HD MA 5.1 and 2.0 audio options (in addition to their default German tracks). In addition to a nice swath of extra features (listed below), the Mediabook will feature a 40-page booklet with a history of the film by Tobias Hohmann.
- Documentary about the shooting (approx. 65 min.)
- Bernardo Bertolucci: The Italian Traveller (approx. 50 min.)
- Interview with producer Jeremy Thomas (approx. 19 min.)
- Postcards from China (approx. 8 min.)
- Trailer D/UK/INT
- 40-page book section by Tobias Hohmann about the history of the film
- Aspect ratio: 2.39:1 (2160p24 4K Ultra HD) with HDR10 and Dolby Vision, 2.39:1 (1080p24 Full HD)
- Language / Sound: German DTS-HD MA 5.1, English DTS-HD MA 5.1, German DTS-HD MA 2.0, English DTS-HD MA 2.0
- Subtitles: German, English, German for the hearing impaired, English for the hearing impaired
- Runtime: 163 (theatrical version), 219 (long version) minutes
Pre-orders are now live - these Mediabooks should start shipping on the 14th - Happy collecting!Continue Reading
Posted Fri Nov 10, 2023 at 06:37 AM PST by
Turbine returns to the action-packed world of David Hasselhoff's Michael Knight with a new
swag-free Knight Rider: Special Edition Blu-ray collection!
Around this time last year German label Turbine Medien unleashed a massive (in size and scope) Knight Rider: 40th Anniversary Edition featuring every episode fully restored spread over 20 discs with two discs reserved for the follow-up films, the short-lived Team Knight Rider series, with an extra disc with over three hours of bonus features on top of posters, books, and a bunch of swag items. It was a lot and commanded a pretty hefty price tag. Now fans of the series anxious to get their hands on the excellent Blu-ray discs can now pre-order the stripped-down special edition. Reduced to the same 20 discs fo the main series and an additional Blu-ray for all of the same excellent extra features content, the set ditches the swag items, Team Knight Rider as well as the rather uneven follow-up TV films. Best of all for collectors, the price point is half the cost of the still available and very awesome 40th Anniversary Collection. Here's a look at what this set has to offer:
He's coming. A car, a computer, a man. Knight Rider!
Michael Knight and his talking wonder car K.I.T.T. hunt down criminals of all kinds on behalf of the Law and Constitution Foundation. The team includes Foundation director Devon Miles, computer experts Dr. Bonnie Barstow and April Curtis, and brave driver RC III. Together, they fight against Goliath, K.A.R.R. and numerous other villains to ensure that justice prevails.
20 Blu-ray Discs offer the classic series - uncut and with complete dubbing.
Bonus Blu-ray with three hours of world-exclusive interviews with the creators and much more.Special Edition with world-exclusive retro artwork by Paul Shipper.
- Language/Sound: BD 1-20 (Series): German DTS-HD MA 2.0 English DTS-HD MA 2.0. Bonus Blu-ray: English
- Aspect ratio: BD 1-20: 4:
- 3 (1080p24 Full HD). Bonus Blu-ray: 4:3
- Subtitles: German, English
- Runtime: 4230 minutes
+ Bonus Blu-ray with brand new world-exclusive interviews (HD, approx. 3 hours):
- Stu Phillips (composer - approx. 11 min.)
- Steven E. de Souza (Producer & Writer - approx. 32 min.)
- Rebecca Holden (Actress - approx. 25 mins)
- Jack Gill (Stunt Coordinator & KITT Driver - approx. 34 mins)
- Tom Greene (Producer & Writer - approx. 50 min.)
- Deborah Davis (author - ca. 17 min.- Knightcon 2011 - with Tom Greene (ca.
- myKITT.de - The fulfillment of a childhood dream (approx. 13 min.).
- Universal Archive (approx. 30 min.):
- Knight Rider - Under the Hood (approx. 16 min.)
- Knight Stunts (approx. 6 min.)
- Knight Sounds (approx. 7 min.)
- Sketch gallery (approx. 3 min.)
- Photo gallery (approx. 3 min.)
+ Audio commentary on the pilot by David Hasselhoff and Glen A. Larson.
All features with optional German & English subtitles.
Number of discs: 21 Genre: Action
The set is set to start shipping on November 23rd - so get those pre-orders in now before you over-commit to holiday shopping for friends and family!Continue Reading
Posted Tue Jun 13, 2023 at 08:18 AM PDT by
From Inside and Leatherface director's Alexandre Bustillo and Julien Maury comes the spooky underwater terror feature The Deep House. If you already have trouble with claustraphobia, dark creepy corners, or slimy things underwater, this movie isn't going to do you any favors. Now you can enjoy the terror on 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray with Dolby Vision HDR and Atmos audio!
Here's what you're getting in the two-disc Mediabook set:
Nobody can hear you scream underwater!
Tina and Ben, urban explorers from New York, explore abandoned places and buildings on their European trip. A special highlight: In the 1980s, a village in south-west France was sacrificed to the floods to prevent the region from being constantly flooded. At the bottom of the resulting lake there is said to be a villa that has been perfectly preserved ever since. What the two divers first consider a unique find turns into a nightmare. They realize the house has a cruel secret. Trapped and with dangerously low oxygen reserves, Tina and Ben ask themselves the frightening question: are we really alone in the house?
Alexandre Bustillo and Julien Maury, the directors of INSIDE and LEATHERFACE, invite you to dive into horror. THE DEEP HOUSE haunts with a haunted, otherworldly atmosphere and an exciting new haunted house twist. (Bloody Disgusting)
Title: The Deep House
Production country: France, Belgium 2021
Director: Alexandre Bustillo , Julien Maury
Cast: Camille Rowe , James Jagger , Eric Savin
Language / sound: German Dolby Atmos, German DTS 5.1, German DTS 2.0, English Dolby Atmos, English DTS 5.1, English DTS 2.0
Aspect ratio: 2.39:1 (2160p25 Ultra HD with HDR10 and Dolby Vision), 2.39:1 (1080p25 Full HD)
Subtitles: German, German for the hearing impaired, English, English SDH
Running time: 82 minutes
- The Making of THE DEEP HOUSE: Underwater and behind-the-scenes documentary with writers/directors Julien Maury and Alexandra Bustillo, actors Camille Rowe and James Jagger, cinematographer Jacques Ballard, and stunt divers Justine Charbonnier and Thibault Rauby*
- Removed Scenes*
- International, German and US trailer
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Number of discs: 2
Posted Tue Jun 13, 2023 at 06:51 AM PDT by
The film that made giant cryptids everyone's family friend, Harry and the Hendersons - or Big Foot Und Die Hendersons is getting SIX new Limited Edtion Mediabook releases from Germany's Turbine Medien.
Seriously though, where would The History Channel or The Learning Channel even be today without Harry and the Hendersons? Already the subject of numerous horror films including the infamous Charles B. Pierce flicks The Legend of Boggie Creek and Boggie Creek II... and the Legend Continues, Harry and the Hendersons took a page out of Spielberg's playbook and made the shoewear-challenged beast everyone's favorite family friend. This movie delighted me as a kid and amazingly it still holds up well today. There was also a half-way decent sitcom that ran for three seasons. Now Turbine gives fans of this family favoite six new limited edition Mediabooks for the collection.
And here's everything you're going to get in this Mediabook release of "Big Foot Und Die Hendersons"
On a trip to the woods, the Hendersons run into the legendary Bigfoot in front of their car. Believing they killed the shaggy giant, George, Nancy and children Sarah and Ernie secretly take him home. However, when Bigfoot wakes up there again, he turns the house completely upside down. There is panic at first before the Hendersons realize the good-natured nature of their furry new roommate, Harry. But when not only the neighbors but also the press and a Bigfoot hunter find out about them, a race against time begins to bring the supposed monster to safety again...
With BIGFOOT AND THE HENDERSONS, Steven Spielberg's production company Amblin created a wild adventure comedy for the whole family. Rick Baker designed Harry's costume and won the 1988 Oscar(R) for it, having previously done so with An American Werewolf in London.
Language / sound: German DTS-HD MA 5.1, German DTS 2.0, English DTS-HD MA 5.1, English DTS 2.0, German DD 5.1, German DD 2.0, English DD 5.1, English DD 2.0
Bildformat: 1,85:1 (1080p24 Full HD), 1,85:1 (16:9 anamorph, PAL)
Subtitles: German, German for the hearing impaired, English, English for the hearing impaired
Running time: 111 minutes
- Audio commentary by director William Dear*
- Anniversary discussion with William Dear & Rick Baker*
- Removed Scenes*
- In the footsteps of Bigfoot*
- Making of*
- Trailer USA / D
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Posted Wed Apr 5, 2023 at 06:26 AM PDT by
After all editions of their Mediabook release sold out virtually overnight, Turbine is reissuing 2007's survival horror thriller P2 with a standard softpack 2-Disc release. While you miss out on some of the cool art options and the booklet, you can now enjoy this slick thriller with the excellent transfer and either Atmos or Auro-3D audio!
For some inexplicable reason, P2 has never been released on Blu-ray in the U.S. of A. There have been other Blu-ray releases in various import markets, but they used the old problematic VC-1 encode and just never really came to life. Turbine gives this fun gnarly little horror flick a new (and much improved) encode and then supes up the package with two excellent audio options. The film itself may not be the best feature of all time, but it works and offers up one of the gnarliest kills:
Since there's no difference in the disc content, you can read our review of the Mediabook release and have an idea what you're in for. P2 - Turbine Mediabook Blu-ray Review
In addition to offering the same two discs, one disc with Atmos and the other with Auro-3D, there is reversible insert artwork along with the same set of bonus features:
Language / Sound: German & English: Dolby Atmos, Auro & DTS 2.0
Aspect Ratio: 2.35:1 (1080p Full HD)
Subtitles: German, English, English (SDH)
Running time: 97 minutes
+ A new fear level - Making of* (approx. 12 min.)
+ Terror design - location and stunts* (approx. 5 min.)
+ A New Kind of Suspense - Director Franck Khalfoun* (ca. 3 min.)
+ Behind the scenes* (approx. 4 min.)
+ Audio commentary* with Alexander Aja, Franck Khalfoun and Gregory Levasseur
+ Cinema trailers, teasers and TV spots
*The bonus material has optional German subtitles.
Number of discs: 2
Now up for Pre-order - and thankfully not a limited run so you don't have to worry about missing out!Continue Reading
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New update exports save info to 'Phantom Pain'.Continue Reading
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Bioware going full next gen from here on out.Continue Reading
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Includes cable.Continue Reading