Want to know what’s new on Blu-ray Disc, Digital, and DVD this week? Here’s a breakdown of some of the most popular titles.
Universal Pictures Home Entertainment will release the Japanese animated film Only Yesterday to Blu-ray and DVD with Daisy Ridley (Star Wars: The Force Awakens) performing the English voiceover for the character Taeko, 27-year-old protagonist of the film. As well as the feature in 1080p at 1.85:1 aspect ratio and DTS Audio 2.0 (English and Japanese), Only Yesterday includes the bonus feature “The Making of Only Yesterday,” behind the scenes with the voice cast, trailers, and interviews with the English dub team. Price: $22.99 (List: $34.99)
Barbershop: The Next Cut will sell in digital format only, as it get released several weeks earlier than the Blu-ray Disc and DVD editions. ‘The Next Cut’ has an all-star cast that includes Ice Cube, Regina Hall, Anthony Anderson, and Cedric the Entertainer. The digital release will likely sell for $14.99 from most video services including Amazon Video, Apple iTunes, Walmart’s Vudu and others.
The fourth season of the Netflix Original Series House of Cards will also be released this Tuesday to Blu-ray and DVD. The 4-disc Blu-ray edition from Sony Pictures Home Entertainment contains all 13 episodes of the Golden Globe-winning series. The Blu-ray Disc offers audio tracks in DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1 surround sound in both English and French. Video, as with the previous seasons, is formatted in 1080p at 2.00:1 aspect ratio. Price: $34.99 (List: $65.99)
We’ve got a couple memorable 70’s films headed your way on Blu-ray this week. Criterion Collection is releasing The In-Laws (1979) starring Peter Falk and Alan Arkin. And, the 1974 production of Taking of Pelham One Two Three (1974) is hitting stores starring Walter Matthaw and Robert Shaw.
Other mentionable Blu-ray releases this week: The Hank Williams story is told in I Saw The Light starring
Elizabeth Olsen and Tom Hiddleston; The Dark Knight Trilogy Special Edition from Warner Home Video; Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie’s production By The Sea (2015); and the horror film Blood and Black Lace (1964) will also hit stores on July 5th, 2016.