The studio has set The Lighthouse for release on Blu-ray and DVD on 1/7 as well, with the Digital release due on 12/20. This one stars Willem Dafoe and Robert Pattinson. Extras will include audio commentary with co-writer/director Robert Eggers, The Lighthouse: A Dark & Stormy Tale featurette, and deleted scenes.
Meanwhile, Acorn TV will release Doc Martin: Series 9 on Blu-ray and DVD on 12/10. Each will include a bonus disc of extras, among them behind-the-scenes featurettes and “games with the cast.”
And Kino Lorber Studio Classics has just set Russell Rouse’s The Oscar (1966) for release on Blu-ray on 2/4 (the week of the Oscar broadcast), mastered from a new 4K restoration. The film stars Stephen Boyd, Elke Sommer, Tony Bennett, Edie Adams, Ernest Borgnine, Milton Berle, Eleanor Parker, Joseph Cotten, Jill St. John, Ed Begley, Walter Brennan and Broderick Crawford, and was co-written by Harlan Ellison. Extras will include a new audio commentary with Patton Oswalt, Josh Olson, and Erik Nelson, and another new commentary by film historians Howard S. Berger, Steve Mitchell, and Nathaniel Thompson. Nice!
Finally this morning, Vudu has revealed that it’s going to end support for its Vudu To Go/In-Home “Disc to Digital” app starting on 1/1/2020. The good news is that you’ll still be able to convert your Blu-ray and DVD movies to digital by scanning the UPC codes with the Vudu app on your mobile devices. You can read more here at Media Play News.
We’ll leave you with a look at some of the Blu-ray cover artwork for the titles mentioned above (with Amazon pre-order links if available)...