All posts by Steve The Geek

Home Theater fanatic since 1999, I've been writing for multiple sites over the last 15 years regarding technology, mostly in French. I also blog for TousDesGamers.com and occasionally do technology talks with Jeff Fillion on RadioPirate.com and NRJ.

Three New Ultra HD Blu-ray Titles Confirmed

Quick update with the news of the week on Ultra HD Blu-ray.

The Fate of the Furious

The 8th Furious movie will be released by Universal on Ultra HD Blu-ray and Blu-ray on July 11 with a DTS:X soundtrack.

The Lincoln Lawyer

Strange catalog choice from Lionsgate, the movie will be released on Ultra HD Blu-ray on August 15 with a Dolby Atmos soundtrack.

Alien: Convenant

No date or any details yet, but the movie from Fox has been confirmed on Ultra HD Blu-ray.

Plenty of New Dolby Atmos and UHD Blu-ray Titles

It seems that Dolby is continuing it’s landslide advantage on Ultra HD Blu-ray with a lot of new titles confirmed in the last couple of weeks.

Power Rangers

The action movie from Lionsgate has been confirmed on both Blu-ray and UHD Blu-ray with a Dolby Atmos soundtrack. It will be released on June 27.

T2 Trainspotting

Not a lot of details are available yet on that Sony release, but at least we now know it will feature Dolby Atmos.

Resident Evil: Vendetta

The CG action movie from Sony will be released also with a Dolby Atmos soundtrack on Ultra HD Blu-ray. No details yet on timing.

Life

Another one confirmed with Atmos, no timing confirmed yet, but we should know real soon.

Smurfs: The Lost Village

Again, no surprise here, another Sony UHD title, again confirmed with Dolby Atmos. No release date yet.

Léon : The Professional

The title has been confirmed on Ultra HD Blu-ray and will be released on July 11 with Dolby Atmos.

Song to Song

The title from Broad Green Pictures will be released on July 4 on Ultra HD Blu-ray, this one without an object-based audio track.

Terminator: Genysis

The movie from Paramount has been confirmed for Ultra HD Blu-ray, no date confirmed yet.

Logan, Fate of the Furious and King Kong confirmed on UHD Blu-ray

Quick update for three new titles coming on Ultra HD Blu-ray in the upcoming months.

Logan

We already knew this Fox title was coming on the format on May 23, we now have confirmation that this will be with a Dolby Atmos soundtrack.

Fate of the Furious

The latest Furious movie from Universal has been confirmed for Ultra HD Blu-ray, but no date or audio details yet.

King Kong (2005)

The Peter Jackson movie from Universal will get a brand new Ultra HD release on July 11 with a new DTS:X soundtrack.

Plenty of New Ultra HD Blu-rays announced

It’s been a good week for Ultra HD Blu-ray, here are the new releases announced or confirmed through retailer listings.

Snitch

The Lionsgate movie starring  Dwayne Johnson will be available on Ultra HD Blu-ray on June 6 with a Dolby Atmos soundtrack.

Ex Machina

The science-fiction movie from Lionsgate will released also on June 6 in UHD Blu-ray and will retain its DTS:X soundtrack, as you remember it was the first Blu-ray to get be released on the format.

Dredd

The action movie, again from Lionsgate, will also be released on June 6 on Ultra-HD Blu-ray. In a stranger move, Lionsgate will release the title with Dolby Atmos while it was one of the rare Blu-rays to have DTS Neo:X encoding.

Amazing Spider-Man 1 & 2, The

A new boxset will be released on June 13 by Sony with both movies in Ultra HD Blu-ray, which mean an initial release on the format for the first title of the series.

Other semi-confirmed titles

Based on announcements to retailers, it seems now confirmed that the following titles will be released later this year in Ultra HD Blu-ray.  In that list:

Lot of news on the Ultra HD Blu-ray, Atmos and DTS:X fronts

I’m sadly playing catchup a little bit here, but here are the last two weeks announcement on next generation home theater formats.

xXx: Return of Xander Cage

The movie from Paramount was now confirmed with a Dolby Atmos soundtrack on both the Blu-ray and Ultra HD Blu-ray editions, out on May 16.

Monster Trucks

Sadly the 4k release of the movie seems to have been cancelled at this point by Paramount, but at least the Blu-ray has been confirmed with Dolby Atmos on April 11.

The Great Wall

Both the Blu-ray and UHD Blu-ray releases of the Universal Studios movie will come with Dolby Atmos when released on May 23.

La La Land

The almost movie of the year oscar winner from Lionsgate will get a Blu-ray and Ultra HD Blu-ray release in Dolby Atmos on April 25.

Fifty Shades Darker

The Universal movie will get a brand new DTS:X sountrack when released on May 9 on both Blu-ray and Ultra HD Blu-ray.

Mummy Ultimate Trilogy

As I thought in my last post, it’s now official that the Universal Studios trilogy will get a DTS:X soundtrack for all three movies when released on May 16.

Despicable Me / Despicable Me 2

Both Universal animated movies will see a new Ultra HD release on June 6 both with a new DTS:X mix.

Rise and Dawn of the Planet of the Apes

Both 20th Century Fox movies will see light of day on Ultra HD Blu-ray on May 9.

Mummy Trilogy in 4K, Patriots Day in DTS:X and other news

Another week of interesting announcements in Ultra HD Blu-ray and for object-based audio.

Ultimate Mummy Trilogy

Universal will release a boxset of the three Mummy movies on Ultra HD Blu-ray on May 16. There is a rumour going around that all of them will feature DTS:X, but I’ll confirm as soon as the press release is out. There will also be individual editions of each movie, but the timing has not been confirmed for them.

Patriots Day

The action movie from Lionsgate will be released on Blu-ray and Ultra HD Blu-ray on March 28 with a new DTS:X soundtrack as the movie was not released in theaters with object-based audio.

The Great Wall

The Universal movie starring Matt Damon will be available on Ultra HD Blu-ray. No release date or audio format has been confirmed yet.

Logan

Not really a surprise, but pre-orders for the latest X-Men movie are now available for all formats including Ultra HD Blu-ray.

Three new Atmos titles and one new DTS:X title

Quick update on a couple of releases confirmed recently on Ultra HD and Blu-ray.

Live By Night

Warner will release the Ben Affleck movie on March 21 on Blu-ray with a Dolby Atmos soundtrack. No Ultra HD Blu-ray edition have been announced at this point.

Expendables & Expendables 2

The two movies from Lionsgate will have an Ultra HD Blu-ray release, now with a Dolby Atmos soundtrack. Both will be available on May 2.

3:10 to Yuma

The Lionsgate movie will receive a brand new DTS:X soundtrack when release on UltraHD Blu-ray on May 2.