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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.

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.

New Ultra HD Blu-Ray Titles confirmed

Quick post to confirm some new movies that are in theater now and that have been confirmed on 4K Blu-ray thanks to Amazon. No detail yet on audio formats on release dates.

Monster Trucks (Paramount)

Patriot’s Day (Lionsgate)

Resident Evil: The Final Chapter (Sony)

Why Him? (20th Century Fox)

xXx: Return of Xander Cage (Paramount)

 

A Lot of New Titles with Dolby Atmos and some Ultra HD Blu-ray news

It’s been a pretty busy week on the Dolby Atmos front and to some extent also on the Ultra HD Blu-ray side. If there’s anyone still doubting that Dolby is winning the format war on UHD, I think there’s less and less doubts. Amazing how the year of delay that happened with DTS:X changed the landscape completely.

Here are the new titles announced this week.

Passengers

The science-fiction movie has been confirmed by Sony on Ultra HD Blu-ray, no date yet. Because it’s Sony, we can confirm it will have a Dolby Atmos track as all their UHD titles do.

Inferno

The action movie from the Dan Brown book will be released on UHD Blu-ray on January 24 with a Dolby Atmos soundtrack.


Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk

Already confirmed on UHD Blu-ray, the title from Sony now has a release date of February 14 and will feature a Dolby Atmos track.

Hacksaw Ridge

The war movie will be released by Lionsgate on February 21 with a Dolby Atmos track on both the Blu-ray and Ultra HD releases.

Jack Reacher: Never Go Back

Finally, the Tom Cruise starring movie from Paramount will be released on January 31 with Atmos on both the Blu-ray and UHD Blu-ray.

New Ultra HD Blu-rays Confirmed

A quick post today to confirm some new releases that are now announced or were leaked by Amazon for Ultra HD Blu-ray.

Arrival

Paramount confirmed that Arrival, from the Quebec director Devis Villeneuve, would get an Ultra HD Blu-ray release into the new year. No audio details yet.

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John Wick

Lionsgate will release the action movie John Wick on UHD Blu-ray on February 7th, just in time for the sequel to launch in theaters. It will of course includes it’s really solid Dolby Atmos soundtrack.

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Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children

We already knew the movie was coming on UHD, it nows has a date, December 13, and also a confirmation that the 4K version will be offered by Fox with Dolby Atmos

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Keeping Up With The Joneses

The comedy was confirmed by Amazon as coming on Ultra HD Blu-ray from 20th Century Fox.

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