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Sony Pictures Home Entertainment wants your 4K catalog recommendations

June 13, 2019 - 4:10 pm   |   by
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Heads-up, Bits readers... we’ve got an important announcement for you.

But first, a quick bit of regular site business: We’ve got a bunch of good new disc reviews for you, including Tim’s take Mystery Science Theater 3000: Volume XI on DVD from Shout! Factory, The Body Snatcher on Blu-ray from Scream Factory, and The New York Ripper: Limited Edition on Blu-ray from Blue Underground, along with Dennis’ take on Three Coins in the Fountain on Blu-ray from Twilight Time and Swing Time on Blu-ray from Criterion. More are on the way. Enjoy!

Now then... Sony Pictures has asked The Bits for our readers’ opinion on which of the studio’s recent and classic catalog titles you’d like to see them release on 4K Ultra HD. They’ve created an online poll where you can weigh in here until June 30th. And you can write in titles too (we added Lawrence of Arabia, District 9, and Elysium to their list as write-ins). So be sure to click here and respond if you’re a fan of their 4K catalog product. [Editor’s Note: It appears the survey is open in US residents only.] [Read on here...]

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Also today, in announcement news, Warner Bros. Home Entertainment has set Supergirl: The Complete Fourth Season for release on Blu-ray and DVD on 9/17. All 22 episodes will be included, along with The Best of DC TV’s Comic-Con Panel San Diego 2018, Inside the Crossover: Elseworlds, Villains: Modes of Persuasion, a Gag Reel, and Deleted Scenes.

Warner has also set Supernatural: The Complete Fourteenth Season for release on Blu-ray and DVD on 9/10. All 20 episodes will be included, along with Supernatural Homecoming: Exploring Episode 300, The Winchester Mythology: The Choices We Make, Supernatural: 2018 Comic-Con Panel, Audio Commentaries with Talent and Producers, Deleted Scenes, and a Gag Reel.

The Coen Film Collection has set The Buster Keaton Collection, Volume 2 for release on Blu-ray and DVD on 7/9, including new 4K restorations of Sherlock Jr. and The Navigator.

And Universal has set A Dog’s Journey for release on Blu-ray and DVD on 8/20, with the Digital release due on 8/6. Extras will include 9 Deleted and Extended Scenes, a Gag Reel, A Dog’s Sequel, Everyone’s Best Friend, Working with Dogs, A Healing Journey, Scoring the Journey, and Audio Commentary with Director Gail Mancuso.

That’s all for now. Stay tuned...

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