Speaking of Sony, Second Sight Films in the UK has just begun taking pre-orders for Nicolas Winding Refn’s Drive: Limited Edition in 4K/Blu-ray Combo format. The set is due to ship on 5/30 for £54.99. One suspects a US regular edition release from Sony will follow in the months ahead. Meanwhile, here’s the link to pre-order. Thanks to Bits reader Steven B. for the heads-up. BTW, Second Sight also has a new 4K edition of The Witch coming on 6/20 if you’re interested.
In other announcement news, the Cohen Media Group will release Gagarine on Blu-ray on 5/3, followed by Year of the Jellyfish on Blu-ray on 5/10, and Two Men in Town and Outside the Law on Blu-ray on 5/17.
Film Movement will release Laura Wandel’s Playground on DVD and Digital on 5/10.
Warner Bros. Home Entertainment will release the HBO Max Original titles The Fallout and Kimi on DVD only on 4/5 and 4/12 respectively.
Shout! Factory and GKids have set Isao Takahata’s animated classic Panda! Go Panda! (1972) for release on Blu-ray and DVD on 6/21. The film was written by Hayao Miyazaki, and of course the pair would go on to co-found Studio Ghibli.
RLJE Films has announced that they’ll release the Shudder Original film V/H/S/94 on Blu-ray, DVD, and Digital on 4/19. The studio has also set Last Looks for release on Blu-ray and DVD on 4/12. The film stars Charlie Hunnam, Morena Baccarin, and Mel Gibson.
First Run Features will release Charlotte Juergen’s documentary Sunken Roads: Three Generations After D-Day on Blu-ray, DVD, and Streaming on 5/17.
And Icarus Films has set Manfred Becker’s documentary The Divided Brain for DVD only release on 4/19.
Also, for those of you who may be wondering, The Handmaid’s Tale: Season Four is not coming on Blu-ray. At least, Warner Bros. Home Entertainment has no current plans at the moment. The DVD only version streeted yesterday.
And finally today, Warner Bros. tells me that their long-awaited Mad Max: The Road Warrior 4K Ultra HD replacement discs will officially begin shipping out soon (as in sometime in the next week or two) via a vendor they’ve contracted specifically to expedite things. The moment I hear from any readers who’ve received theirs, I’ll post an update here.
We’ll leave you with a look at the cover artwork for a few of the titles mentioned above, along with Sony’s Morbius and all three versions of Arrow Video’s True Romance. All but The Boys are available for pre-order now on Amazon.com by clicking on the covers (and we’ll add that one when it goes live)...