November 6, 2018: This Week on DVD, Blu-ray and 4K Ultra HD
Also from Disney, Christopher Robin comes home as Ewan McGregor joins Pooh, Tigger, Piglet and the rest of the Hundred Acre Wood for a reminder of the child in all of us.
Sure to be a topic of conversation as we move into Awards season, Spike Lee’s BlacKkKlansman hits DVD, Blu-ray and 4K with the true story of a black police officer who, in the 1970s, successfully infiltrated the Ku Klux Klan.
Starring Charlie Hunnam and “Bohemian Rhapsody” star Rami Malek, Papillon retells the true story of French convict Henri Charrière (Hunnam), imprisoned in the 1930s on the Devil’s Island penal colony.
There are quite a few 4K upgrades arriving this week. Wolfgang Petersen’s Air Force One sets Harrison Ford as the President of the United States, facing off against dangerous foes in a high-flying hostage situation.
F. Gary Gray’s Law Abiding Citizen stars Jamie Foxx and Gerard Butler in the story of a man who, feeling that the system has failed after a catastrophic loss, decides to take justice into his own hands.
Sherlock season one upgrades to Ultra HD the first three chapters of the acclaimed updating of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s iconic detective with Benedict Cumberbatch and Martin Freeman headlining.
You will believe a man can fly as Richard Donner’s Superman: The Movie gets a 4K upgrade.
With Bumblebee hitting theaters next month, Paramount Picture is bringing all five of Michael Bay’s live action Transformers movies to the Ultra HD format.
Two more tales of terror come home this week from Shout! Factory’s Scream Factory label. Not only is there a collector’s edition of Mick Garris’ Stephen King adaptation Sleepwalkers (arriving on Blu-ray for the first time), but also a new, updated version of John Carpenter’s The Thing. In addition to a new transfer of the film, the new edition arrives in a stylish Steelbook that matches Scream Factory’s previous John Carpenter releases.
After six films, the Sharknado franchise has come to an end. The final entry, appropriately titled The Last Sharknado: It’s About Time arrives on Blu-ray this week alongside a complete Sharknado Collection, offering all six films on two Blu-ray discs, housed in a collectible Steelbook package.
Terry Zwigoff’s Art School Confidential gets an HD release for the first time as the 2006 indie comedy gets a Blu-ray release through the MVD Marquee Collection.
Finally, Netflix’s Stranger Things season two comes to DVD, Blu-ray and 4K, but only at Target. As with the first season, “Stranger Things” season two gets a deluxe set designed to look like an old VHS.