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New To Blu: Here’s What Hitting Home Video This Week

Godzilla (1998) 4K

4K Ultra HD + Blu-ray + Digital HD
Sony Pictures | 1998 | 139 min. | PG-13

Godzilla 4K (Blu-ray)

Street date: May 14, 2019

About Movie

Synopsis
A giant, reptilian monster descends upon New York, and it’s up to the Army and an odd team of investigators to save their city.

Director: Roland Emmerich
Writers: Ted Elliott, Terry Rossio, Dean Devlin, Roland Emmerich
Starring: Matthew Broderick, Jean Reno, Maria Pitillo, Hank Azaria, Kevin Dunn, Michael Lerner
Producers: Roland Emmerich, Ute Emmerich, William Fay, Dean Devlin

About Release

Video
Codec: HEVC/ H.265
Resolution: Native 4K (2160p)
HDR: HDR10
Aspect ratio: 2.40:1
Original aspect ratio: 2.39:1

Audio
English: Dolby Atmos
English: Dolby TrueHD 7.1 (48kHz, 24-bit)
English: DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1
Czech: Dolby Digital 5.1
French: DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1
French (Canada): Dolby Digital 5.1
German: DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1
Hindi: Dolby Digital 5.1
Hungarian: Dolby Digital 5.1
Italian: DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1
Polish: Dolby Digital 5.1
Portuguese: Dolby Digital 5.1
Russian: Dolby Digital 5.1
Spanish: DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1
Spanish: Dolby Digital 5.1

Subtitles
English, English SDH, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish, Arabic, Czech, Danish, Dutch, Finnish, Greek, Hindi, Hungarian, Korean, Mandarin (Simplified), Mandarin (Traditional), Norwegian, Polish, Romanian, Russian, Slovak, Slovenian, Swedish, Thai, Turkish, Ukrainian

Discs
Blu-ray Disc
Two-disc set (1 BD-100, 1 BD-50)
Digital copy
Movies Anywhere
4K UltraHD

Playback: Region A(B, C untested)

Packaging: Slipcover


Funny Games

Criterion Collection | 1997| 109 min. | Not rated

Funny Games (Blu-ray)

Street date: May 14, 2019

About Movie

Synopsis
Two psychotic young men take a mother, father, and son hostage in their vacation cabin and force them to play sadistic “games” with one another for their own amusement.

Director: Michael Haneke
Writer: Michael Haneke
Starring: Susanne Lothar, Ulrich Mühe, Arno Frisch, Frank Giering, Stefan Clapczynski, Doris Kunstmann
Producer: Veit Heiduschka

About Release

Video
Codec: MPEG-4 AVC (33.77Mbps)
Resolution: 1080p
Aspect ratio: 1.86:1
Original aspect ratio: 1.85:1

Audio
German: DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1 (48kHz, 24-bit)

Subtitles: English

Discs
Blu-ray disc
Single disc (1 BD-50)

Packaging: Inner print

Playback: Region A (locked)


Field of Dreams 4K (30th Anniversary Edition)

30th Anniversary Edition / 4K Ultra HD + Blu-ray + Digital HD
Universal Studios | 1989 | 106 min. | PG

Field of Dreams 4K (Blu-ray)
Temporary cover art

Street date: May 14, 2019

About Movie

Synopsis
An Iowa farmer hears a voice in his cornfield accompanied by a vision of a baseball field. He takes it as a sign to build a baseball diamond which would enable Shoeless Joe Jackson of the infamous Chicago “Black” Sox to play ball again.

Director: Phil Alden Robinson
Writers: Phil Alden Robinson, W.P. Kinsella
Starring: Kevin Costner, Amy Madigan, Gaby Hoffmann, Ray Liotta, Timothy Busfield, James Earl Jones
Producers: Lawrence Gordon, Charles Gordon, Brian E. Frankish

About Release

Video
Codec: HEVC/ H.265
Resolution: Native 4K (2160p)
HDR: HDR10
Aspect ratio: 1.85:1
Original aspect ratio: 1.85:1

Audio
English: DTS:X
English: DTS-HD Master Audio 7.1 (48kHz, 24-bit)
Portuguese: DTS 5.1
French: DTS 2.0
Japanese: DTS 2.0

Subtitles
English SDH, French, Japanese, Portuguese, Spanish

Discs
Blu-ray disc
Two-disc set (1 BD-66, 1 BD-50)
Digital copy
Movies Anywhere
4K Ultra HD

Packaging: Slipcover 

Playback: Region A (B, C untested) 


Fighting with My Family (Director’s Cut)

Director’s Cut/ Blu-Ray + DVD + Digital HD

Universal Studios | 1 movie, 2 cuts | 2019 |108 min. | Unrated

Fighting with My Family (Blu-ray)

Street date: May 14, 2019

About Movie

Synopsis
A former wrestler and his family makes a living performing at small venues around the country, while his kids dream of joining World Wrestling Entertainment.

Director: Stephen Merchant
Writer: Stephen Merchant
Starring: Dwayne Johnson, Lena Headey, Vince Vaughn, Nick Frost, Florence Pugh, Jack Lowden
Producers: Andy Berman, Jamie Elliott, Dany Garcia, Hiram Garcia, Dwayne Johnson

About Release

Video
Codec: MPEG-4 AVC
Resolution: 1080p
Resolution: 1080p
Original aspect ratio: 2.39:1

Audio
English: DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1
French (Canada): DTS 5.1

Subtitles
English SDH, French, Spanish

Discs
Blu-ray disc
Two-disc set (1BD-50, 1 DVD)
iTunes digital copy
Digital copy
DVD

Packaging: Slipcover

Playback: Region A (B, C untested)


Happy Death Day 2U

Blu-ray + DVD + Digital HD
Universal Studios | 2019 | 100 min | PG-13

Happy Death Day 2U (Blu-ray)

Street date: May 14, 2019

About Movie

Synopsis
Tree Gelbman discovers that dying over and over was surprisingly easier than the dangers that lie ahead.

Director: Christopher Landon
Writer: Christopher Landon
Starring: Jessica Rothe, Israel Broussard, Phi Vu, Rachel Matthews, Ruby Modine, Suraj Sharma
Producers: John Baldecchi, Jason Blum, Angela Mancuso, Samson Mucke, Ryan Turek

About Release

Video
Codec: MPEG-4 AVC
Resolution: 1080p
Original aspect ratio: 2.39:1

Audio
English: DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1
Spanish: DTS 5.1
French (Canada): DTS 5.1

Subtitles
English SDH, French, Spanish

Discs
Blu-ray Disc
Two-disc set (1 BD-50, 1 DVD)
Digital copy
Movies Anywhere
DVD
PackagingSlipcover 

PlaybackRegion A (B, C untested)


King Kong (2005) 4K

Best Buy Exclusive SteelBook / Ultimate Edition / 4K Ultra HD + Blu-ray + Digital Copy
Universal Studios | 2005 | 1 movie, 2 cuts | 200 min. | PG-13

King Kong 4K (Blu-ray)

Street date: May 14, 2019

About Movie

Synopsis
Flamboyant, foolhardy documentary filmmaker, Carl Denham, sails off to remote Skull Island to film his latest epic with leading lady, Ann Darrow. Native warriors kidnap Ann to use as a sacrifice as they summon “Kong” with the local witch doctor. But instead of devouring Ann, Kong saves her. Kong is eventually taken back to New York where he searches high and low for Ann, eventually winding up at the top of the Empire State Building, facing off against a fleet of World War I fighter planes.

Director: Peter Jackson
Writers: Peter Jackson, Fran Walsh, Philippa Boyens, Merian C. Cooper, Edgar Wallace
Starring: Naomi Watts, Jack Black, Adrien Brody, Thomas Kretschmann, Colin Hanks, Andy Serkis
Producers: Peter Jackson, Jan Blenkin, Carolynne Cunningham, Fran Walsh, Philippa Boyens, Eileen Moran

About Release

Video
Codec: HEVC / H.265
Resolution: Upscaled 4K (2160p)
HDR: HDR10
Aspect ratio: 2.35:1
Original aspect ratio: 2.39:1

Audio
English: DTS:X
English: DTS-HD Master Audio 7.1 (48kHz, 24-bit)
English: DTS Headphone:X
Spanish: DTS 5.1
French (Canada): DTS 5.1
Japanese: DTS 5.1
Portuguese: DTS 5.1

Subtitles
English SDH, French, Japanese, Portuguese, Spanish

Discs
Blu-ray Disc
Three-disc set (1 BD-100, 2 BD-50)
Digital copy
Bonus View (PiP)
BD-Live
4K Ultra HD

Packaging
Best Buy Exclusive SteelBook, Inner print
Slipcover (non-SteelBook)

Playback: Region A (B, C untested)


Those are the movies hitting home video this week! Are you planning on renting or buying any of them? If so, which ones? Sound off in the comments below and release your thoughts on this week’s new releases!

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