We also now have a confirmed street date for Universal’s CG-animated Sing: Look for the film to be released on Blu-ray and DVD on 3/21. You can pre-order it on Amazon.com now at this link.
While we’re talking Universal, as we mentioned last week, the studio is releasing Studio Ghibli’s Ocean Waves (a.k.a. I Can Hear the Sea) on Blu-ray Disc on 4/18. You can see the cover artwork below. It was made for Japanese TV made back in 1993, but it’s finally been scanned in HD and released on Blu-ray in Japan.
In 4K news, our old friend Simon Brew, from the excellent Den of Geek website, has recently let us know that Danny Boyle’s Trainspotting 2 has been listed for pre-order on 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray format by various UK retailers (including this one). There’s no street listed date yet.
Back here in the States, we’ve learned that The Film Detective has set their restored The Vampire Bat: Special Edition (1933) for Blu-ray release on 4/25. The company has also set The Hollywood Tough Guys Collection for Blu-ray release on 3/28, set to include the classics Patterns (1956 – directed by Fielder Cook and starring Van Heflin), Beat the Devil (1953 – directed by John Huston and starring Humphrey Bogart), and Suddenly! (1954 – directed by Lewis Allen and starring Frank Sinatra).
In other classic release news, The Warner Archive has set World Without End (1956) for release on Blu-ray on 3/28.
Classic Flix is releasing the Shirley Temple film Miss Annie Rooney (1942) on Blu-ray on 4/4. They also have the Bette Davis film Another Man’s Poison (1951) due on Blu-ray on 3/28.
Also, Severin Films has set Cathy’s Curse for release on Blu-ray on 4/11.
And finally, Mill Creek Entertainment has set a Psycho Circus: Triple Feature for Blu-ray release on 4/4, including Brotherhood of Satan, Torture Garden, and The Creeping Flesh. Also coming that day from the company are Little Nikita, Punchline, and a Triple Feature of Wind Chill, Closure, and Perfect Stranger.
We’ll leave you today with a look at the cover artwork for a couple of the titles mentioned above (click on the images to pre-order the titles on Amazon, if available)…
- Bill Hunt