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How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World coming to BD/4K in May, plus new BD reviews & announcements

March 4, 2019 - 5:16 pm   |   by
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In terms of announcement news, we have a street date for you on Universal’s How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World. Look for it to arrive on Blu-ray, DVD, and 4K Ultra HD on 5/21. We’ve updated our 4K Ultra HD Release List accordingly. You can see the cover artwork above left there.

Warner and TNT are releasing TNT’s I Am the Night miniseries on DVD on 6/11. There are no signs of a Blu-ray release at the moment.

Lionsgate has set Lior Gellar’s We Die Young, starring Jean-Claude Van Damme, on Blu-ray, DVD, and Digital on 4/9.

Kino Lorber Studio Classics has announced a trio of good Blu-ray titles that they’re working on for release on 5/7, including Rian Johnson’s Brick (2005), Jim Jarmusch’s Broken Flowers (2005), Joshua Michael Stern’s Swing Vote (2008), Michael Winner’s The Nightcomers (1972), and Basil Dearden’s The Man Who Haunted Himself (1970). Following on 5/14 is Link (1986) and The Bedroom Window (1987). And on 5/28, look for Portrait in Black (1960), Madame X (1966), La Prisonnière (1968 – aka Woman in Chains), and The Nun (1966). Also from KL Studio Classics, look for The Pink Panther Cartoon Collection: Volume 5 (1976-1978) on Blu-ray and DVD on 4/30.

Meanwhile, Kino Lorber proper is releasing Aku Louhimie’s Finnish WWII drama Unknown Soldier (2017) on Blu-ray and DVD on 3/2.

Shout! Factory is releasing Christopher Ashley’s Jeffrey (1995), Allan Carr’s Can’t Stop the Music (1980), and Terence Fisher’s Frankenstein Created Woman (1967) on Blu-ray on 6/11. Also coming that day is a Steelbook release of Piranha (1978). The Boris Karloff/Bela Lugosi Collection follows on Blu-ray on 6/18. This will include The Black Cat (1934), The Raven (1935), The Invisible Ray (1936), and Black Friday (1940).

Indicator and Powerhouse Films have set A Dandy in Aspic (1968), The Triple Echo (1972), Immaculate Conception (1992), and The Virgin Soliders (1969) for Blu-ray release on 3/25.

Severin Films is releasing the Hemisphere Box of Horrors as a Blu-ray box set on 4/9, which is set to include Curse of the Vampires (1966), The Blood Drinkers (1964), The Black Cat (1966), and Brain of Blood (1971). The set is limited to 3,500 units. Three of the films will also be released as singles on that day, but The Black Cat will be exclusive to the box.

And finally, Gravitas Ventures and Red Arrow Studios are releasing William Dickerson’s early 90s teen drama No Alternative on Blu-ray and DVD on 4/2.

That’s all for now. Stay tuned!

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