Afternoon, everyone! We’ve got a couple new disc reviews to start the new week: Tim has taken a look at Umbrella Entertainment’s Aussie (but all-region) Blu-ray edition of Cat’s Eye as well as Shout! Factory’s new Mystery Science Theater 3000: Volume VI DVD set. We have more disc reviews coming tomorrow too, including a pair of new 4K Ultra HD reviews, so do check back.
All right, here’s great news for fans of director Luc Besson and 4K Ultra HD: As we predicted earlier this week (see our story here), Sony Pictures Home Entertainment has officially announced the 4K Ultra HD release of Besson’s The Fifth Element and Léon: The Professional on 7/11, timed to coincide with the theatrical release of Besson’s new science fiction film Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets just ten days later.
Both discs will include both 4K and Blu-ray Discs, the latter containing all of the archival special features. Each 4K disc will include Dolby Atmos audio. Léon: The Professional will include both the theatrical and extended cuts in full 4K resolution. And The Fifth Element will include the all new The Director’s Notes: Luc Besson Looks Back featurette. [Read on here…]