This week Fifty Shades Darker is available in an Unrated Edition on Blu-ray Disc and 4k Blu-ray from Universal. The new cut includes over 13 minutes of footage not seen in theaters, 30 minutes of never-before-seen bonus content, cast interviews, behind-the-scenes features, and a peek at the upcoming Fifty Shades Freed film that completes a trilogy. Both BD editions include the theatrical cut, as well as Digital HD copies.
Orange Is The New Black: Season 4 is now available from Lionsgate in a 3-disc edition that spans 778 minutes. With the subtext “New blood, new rules,” Season 4 continues where Season 3 left off with a hitman attempting to strangle Alex Vause. The 13 episodes are formatted in 1080p video at 1.78:1 widescreen aspect ratio backed by a sharp DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1 soundtrack.
And, Michael Mann’s Heat starring Al Pacino, Robert de Niro, and Val Kilmer is now available in a Director’s Definitive Edition with a new Blu-ray copy of the film from a newly remastered 4k source supervised by Mann. The Definitive Director’s Edition features a 24-bit English DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1 soundtrack, and two new extras including an Academy Panel reuniting Michael Mann, Al Pacino and Robert De Niro and the “Toronto International Film Festival Q&A with Mann.”
Other Blu-ray movie releases this week include a Collector’s Edition of Serial Mom (1994), Brain Damage (1988) Special 2-Disc Edition, Psycho (1998), A Street Cat Named Bob (2016), Things to Come (2017), and the documentary VHS Massacre (2016).
Older titles now on high definition Blu-ray include Kiju Yoshida: Love + Anarchism (1969), Return of Sabata (1972), Adios Sabata (1971), Making Contact (1985), Marjorie Morningstar (1958) and Indian Fighter (1955).
In addition, The Accidental Tourist (1988) and The Loved One (1965) have both been repackaged and released from the Warner Archive Collection.
A bunch of repackaged classics from Paramount are now on shelves including Chinatown (1974), The Godfather (1972), The Godfather II (1974), The Godfather Part III (1990), Road to Perdition (2002), and The Untouchables (1987).
In sports the Chicago Cubs: 2016 World Series: The Complete Game 7 Ultimate Edition is available on Blu-ray. For those of you looking for more 3D content American Mummy (2014) has been released to Blu-ray 3D. And, besides OITNB S4 from television TV Divorce: The Complete First Season is now on Blu-ray.