Shout! Factory Releasing ‘We, the Marines’ in 4K

Shout! Factory will release the documentary We, the Marines in a 4K UHD Blu-ray combo pack with digital copy Dec. 11.

Narrated by Gene Hackman, the film guides viewers on an action-packed adventure into the experience of becoming and serving as a member of the U.S. Marine Corps.

We, the Marines was produced by MacGillivray Freeman in association with the Marine Corps Heritage Foundation, and presented by The Boeing Company, for permanent exhibition in the Giant-Screen Medal of Honor Theater at the National Museum of the Marine Corps.

The Ultra HD Blu-ray release of We, The Marines is Shout! Factory’s first foray into HDR10+, allowing for an unparalleled level of detail via frame-by-frame adjustments through dynamic metadata.

1978 ‘Superman’ Movie Flying to 4K UHD Blu-ray Nov. 6

Warner Bros. Home Entertainment is releasing 1978’s Superman: The Movie on 4K UHD Blu-ray Disc Nov. 6.

The combo pack, which also includes a standard Blu-ray and digital copy, marks the 40th anniversary of the film and the 80th anniversary of the Superman character.

Directed by Richard Donner, the film stars Christopher Reeve as Superman, Margot Kidder as Lois Lane, Gene Hackman as Lex Luthor and Marlon Brando as Jor-El. John Williams composed the film’s iconic theme and musical score.

The film depicts how Jor-El sent his infant son away from the dying planet of Krypton to become a protector of Earth, where his alien physiology gives him great superpowers.

Superman was nominated for three Oscars, including Best Film Editing, and Best Sound and Best Music (Original Score). It also received a Special Achievement Academy Award for Visual Effects.  Superman was inducted in to the Library of Congress National Film Registry in 2017.

The 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray edition of Superman will feature Dolby Vision HDR and a Dolby Atmos soundtrack.

The UHD Blu-ray and regular Blu-ray will include a previously released commentary with producers Pierre Spengler and Ilya Salkind. The regular Blu-ray will also include legacy bonus material such as a 1978 making-of featurette, “Superman and the Mole-Men” and cartoons.