Buying Ultra HD Blu-ray discs is becoming more mainstream every day, evidenced by entire dedicated sections at retailers like Best Buy and Target. This month there are three popular movies hitting 4k Blu-ray (minus Rogue One: A Star Wars Story that won’t be available in UHD BD any time soon). Each Ultra HD Blu-ray combo pack includes copies of the film on 4k Blu-ray, Blu-ray and Digital HD.
Hidden Figures – Tuesday, April 11
Director Theodore Melfi’s three-time Oscar-nominated film Hidden Figures stars Taraji P. Henson, Octavia Spencer and Janelle Monáe in this cold-war era drama based on true stories behind the NASA space program. The 4k resolution, 2160p video is embedded with special HDR color enhancements backed by an English DTS-HD-MA 7.1 soundtrack. Price: $24.99* (List: $39.99)
La La Land – Tuesday, April 25
The film that stole the show at both the Academy Awards and Golden Globes, but to everyone’s surprise did not get the Oscar for Best Picture, writer/director Damien Chazelle’s La La Land releases to Blu-ray, 4k Blu-ray, and DVD on April 25th. The video is presented in 2160p resolution with English audio in both Dolby Atmos and Dolby TrueHD 7.1. Price: $27.99* (List: $42.99)
Underworld: Blood Wars – Tuesday, April 25
In Underworld: Blood Wars, Kate Beckinsale is back again as the death dealer ‘Selene’ who hunts her archenemies the Lycans, but this time must face the Vampire faction that turned against her. Video is presented in 2160p with HDR color at 2.40:1 aspect ratio. The English soundtrack is provided in Dolby Atmos backed by Dolby TrueHD 7.1. Price: $29.99* (List: $45.99)
*Pre-order prices on Amazon as of article publish date and subject to change.