Pet Sematary

Let's get this hi-def week off to a great start with three films getting 4K UHD releases and topping our list of the most wanted titles for the week of July 9, 2019.

First up is the home video debut of the Pet Sematary remake that is getting several different editions this week including a 4K Ultra HD + Blu-ray + Digital Copy edition, a couple of retailer exclusive 2-disc sets, and a 4K Ultra HD + Blu-ray + Digital Copy edition that contains both Pet Sematary movies.

Also getting a 4K UHD release this week is the 1995 Kevin Costner film Waterworld which is getting a 4K Ultra HD + Blu-ray edition that contains 2 cuts of Kevin Reynolds's film. No word on whether it will contain the long sought-after Ulysses cut, but we suspect not. {googleads}

Another film coming out in a glorious 4K UHD edition is Ang Lee's 2003 version of The Hulk that will include all the previously included extra materials in addition to an HDR 10 presentation of the film along with a DTS:X Audio Track.

An finally, the IMAX documentary presentation of Space Station is coming out in an IMAX Enhanced / 4K Ultra HD + Blu-ray + Digital Copy from Mill Creek Entertainment. Space in 4K. Are you kidding me? Count me in.

A couple of classic sci-fi films are getting releases this week including Joseph M. Newman's 1955 classic This Island Earth which gets a brand new 4K remaster from an interpositive from Scream Factory with a new interviews, commentaries, and other features. In addition. the 1961 Kaiju film Mothra is getting a spiffy new Steelbook Edition from Mill Creek Entertainment that promises to include both the Japanese and U.S. just of the film. Also on the disc will be the previously released audio commentary by authors and Japanese sci-fi historians Steve Ryfle and Ed Godziszewski.

Here is what is coming out on blu-ray and 4K Ultra HD This week

MothraMothra (blu-ray)

Mill Creek Entertainment

Street Date: July 9, 2019

Following reports of human life on Infant Island, the supposedly deserted site of atomic bomb tests, an international expedition to the heavily-radiated island discovers a native tribe and tiny twin female fairies called "Shobijin" who guard a sacred egg. The overzealous expedition leader kidnaps the Shobijin to exhibit in a Tokyo stage show but soon they summon their protector, hatching the egg and releasing a giant caterpillar. When Mothra arrives in Japan and finally transforms into the ultimate beast, impervious to modern weapons, the nation and its people face their destruction.

  • Japanese and U.S. Cuts of the film
  • Audio commentary by authors and Japanese sci-fi historians Steve Ryfle and Ed Godziszewski
  • Original trailers
  • Photo gallery

Waterworld Waterworld (4K Ultra HD + Blu-ray)

Universal Studios

Street Date: July 9, 2019

In a future where the polar ice-caps have melted and Earth is almost entirely submerged, a mutated mariner fights starvation and outlaw "smokers," and reluctantly helps a woman and a young girl try to find dry land.

Silent HillSilent Hill (Collector's Edition)

Shout Factory

Street Date: July 9, 2019

Based on the best-selling horror/action video game, SILENT HILL stars Radha Mitchell as Rose, a desperate mother who takes her adopted daughter, Sharon, to the town of Silent Hill in an attempt to cure her of her ailment. After a violent car crash, Sharon disappears, and Rose begins a desperate search to get her back. She descends into the center of the twisted reality of a town's terrible secret. Pursued by grotesquely deformed creatures and townspeople stuck in permanent purgatory, Rose begins to uncover the truth behind the apocalyptic disaster that burned the town 30 years earlier.


  • High-Definition remaster approved by Christophe Gans
  • New Audio Commentary with cinematographer Dan Laustsen
  • Theatrical Trailer


  • New interview with director Christophe Gans
  • New A Tale of Two Jodelles – an interview with actress Jodelle Ferland
  • New Dance of the Pyramid – an interview with actor Roberto Campanella
  • New interview with makeup-effects artist Paul Jones
  • Path of Darkness: The Making of SILENT HILL – a six-part documentary
  • The Making of SILENT HILL vintage featurette
  • On set interviews and behind-the-scenes footage
  • Photo Galleries – still photos and posters

This Island EarthThis Island Earth (Blu-ray)

Scream Factory

Street Date: July 9, 2019

When atomic scientist Dr. Meacham (Rex Reason, The Creature Walks Among Us) is chosen to take part in a top-secret research experiment in a remote lab, he quickly discovers that he is really involved in an evil scheme by alien Metalunans to take over Earth. After he and the gorgeous Dr. Adams (Faith Domergue, It Came From Beneath The Sea) make their escape shortly before the lab explodes, they are whisked away in a flying saucer to Metaluna, where they are blamed for the destruction. Will interstellar negotiation save the day or will the scientists be forced to take part in a treacherous battle to the death?

  • Brand New 4K remaster of the film from an interpositive
  • Presentation of the film in 1.85:1 AND 1.37:1 aspect ratios
  • New The Original Perspecta Stereophonic Sound restored by 3-D Film Archive
  • New Audio Commentary with author and Academy Award winning visual effects artist Robert Skotak
  • New Audio Interview with film historian David Schecter on the music of THIS ISLAND EARTH
  • New Alien Ideas – an interview with filmmaker Luigi Cozzi (Starcrash)
  • New Facts about Perspecta Stereophonic Sound by Bob Furmanek
  • THIS ISLAND EARTH – Two and A Half Years in the Making: The Extended Documentary – a look at the making of THIS ISLAND EARTH
  • WAR OF THE PLANETS: 1958 Castle Films release for the home market including both the 50-foot silent Headline edition and the 200-foot sound Complete edition.
  • Trailers from Hell – This Island Earth with commentary by filmmaker Joe Dante
  • Theatrical Trailer
  • Still Galleries – poster and lobby cards, publicity stills and behind-the-scenes photos

HulkHulk (4K Ultra HD + Blu-ray + Digital HD)

Universal Studios

Street Date: July 9, 2019

Get ready for larger-than-life action as the Marvel Superhero bursts from comic book pages to the big screen in Hulk! Eric Bana stars as Bruce Banner, whose involvement in a freak lab accident exposes him to gamma radiation. As a result, whenever the mild-mannered man becomes angry, he transforms into a huge, rampaging creature that destroys everything in his path. Banner's ex-girlfriend Betty Ross (Academy Award winner Jennifer Connelly) believes that his father (Nick Nolte) may hold the answer to the desperate situation, but can she make the connection in time to save a terrified world?

  • Feature Commentary with Director Ang Lee
  • Deleted Scenes
  • Evolution of The Hulk
  • The Incredible Ang Lee
  • The Dog Fight Scene
  • The Making of Hulk
  • The Unique Style of Editing Hulk

Space StationSpace Station (IMAX Enhanced / 4K Ultra HD + Blu-ray + Digital Copy)

Mill Creek Entertainment

Street Date: July 9, 2019

The first cinematic journey to the International Space Station (ISS), where audiences can experience for themselves life in zero gravity aboard the new station. The audience blasts off into space with the astronauts and cosmonauts from Florida's Kennedy Space Center and Russia's Baikonur Cosmodrome to rendezvous with their new home in orbit 220 miles above Earth. Space Station is a story of challenges, setbacks and triumphs and ultimately, the shared international victory of men and women whose dreams exceed the limits of life on this Earth.

Picasso TriggerPicasso Trigger (Blu-ray)

Mill Creek Entertainment

Street Date: July 9, 2019

When agent Picasso Trigger is killed by arch-criminal Miguel Ortiz, the Agency decides to send a trio of female agents out with the task of bringing Ortiz down. Our agents must use all of their skills, specialized weaponry and their physical attributes in order to track down Trigger's killer.

  • Brand new 4K remaster by the American Genre Film Archive (AGFA)
  • Presentation of the film in the proper widescreen ratio
  • Features Audio commentary, trailers and behind-the-scenes footage
  • Optional English SDH subtitles for the main feature

Bronco BillyBronco Billy (Blu-ray)

Warner Archive Collection

Street Date: July 9, 2019

Ask Clint Eastwood to select personal favorites from amongst his movies and you might be surprised by one choice. "It's an old-fashioned theme," Eastwood says, "but if, as a film director, I ever wanted to say something, you'll find it in Bronco Billy." "One of the funniest and most touching films you'll see this or any year" (ABC-TV) casts Eastwood as the ace sharpshooter and head of a modern Wild West tent show. Life's been hard for Billy and his ragtag troupe. But their luck might change – in the unlikely person of a highfalutin society dame (Sondra Locke). You may already have a favorite Eastwood role. Watch Bronco Billy and, chances are, you'll have another.

  • Brand New Remaster of the film
  • Original trailer

High LifeHigh Life (Blu-ray + Digital Copy)

Lionsgate FIlms

Street Date: July 9, 2019

Monte (Pattinson) and his baby daughter are the last survivors of a damned and dangerous mission to the outer reaches of the solar system. The crew—death-row inmates led by a doctor (Binoche) with sinister motives—has vanished. As the mystery of what happened unravels, father and daughter must rely on each other to survive.

  • "Audacious, Passionate, and Dangerous: Making High Life" Featurette
  • "Visualizing the Abyss: The Look of High Life" Featurette
  • Optional English SDH subtitles for the main feature

And now for our MOST WANTED ON BLU-RAY AND 4K for the week of July 9, 2019

Pet Sematary Pet Sematary (Blu-ray + DVD + Digital Copy)

Paramount Pictures

Street Date: July 9, 2019

Louis Creed, his wife Rachel and their two children Gage and Ellie move to a rural home where they are welcomed and enlightened about the eerie 'Pet Sematary' located near their home. After the tragedy of their cat being killed by a truck, they resort to burying it in the mysterious pet sematary which is definitely not as it seems as it proves to the Creeds that a pet isn't just for life.

  • Alternate Ending
  • Deleted and Extended Scenes
  • Night Terrors
  • The Tale of Timmy Baterman
  • Beyond the Deadfall
  1. Chapter One: Resurrection
  2. Chapter Two: The Final Resting Place
  3. Chapter Three: The Road to Sorrow
  4. Chapter Four: Death Comes Home