There are cinema blockbusters, records breakers and heroes galore, and then there are wonderfully insightful and dramatic films that rely more on their story than the visual effects. Both are an amazing way to spend a film night with family and friends or enjoy the quiet night in with your favourite snacks in hand.
New Blu-ray Releases in 2019
As you will see, most of these titles have been released in 2019 up until now, either way, these films are still topping the lists of favourite fresh releases to see on 4K Blu-ray. Don't worry if you've missed films from your watch list in cinema because you can find them right here. Now you can enjoy the flawless UHD picture and sound quality this format provides in the comfort of your home theatre.
This magical adventure tells the story of 10-year-old Lewis (Owen Vaccaro), who goes to live with his uncle in a creepy old house. When Lewis discovers that the house has a mysterious tick-tocking sound coming from its walls, the local town's sleepy facade jolts to life. Determined to find the ticking, Lewis uncovers a secret world of warlocks and witches and accidentally awakens the dead - forcing Lewis, his Uncle Jonathan (Jack Black) and their neighbour, Mrs Zimmerman (Cate Blanchett) into a race against time to save the world.
After the powerful Dark wizard Gellert Grindelwald (Johnny Depp) escapes from custody, Magizoologist Newt Scamander (Eddie Redmayne) is called upon by Hogwarts professor Albus Dumbledore (Jude Law) once again. Facing unforeseen dangers, Newt must find a way to stop Grindelwald, whose plan for pure-blood wizards to rule over non-magical beings threatens to divide the entire wizarding world.
The Grinch is based on Dr. Seuss' beloved classic. The film tells the story of a cynical grump who goes on a mission to steal Christmas, only to have his heart changed by a young girl's generous spirit. Funny, heartwarming and visually stunning, The Grinch is fun for the whole family!
The magic returns in Disney's all-new classic as Mary Poppins (Emily Blunt) helps the Banks family remember the joy of what it's like to be a child. Together with her friend Jack the lamplighter (Lin-Manuel Miranda), fun is brought back to the streets of London in celebration that everything is possible... even the impossible.
Director Damien Chazelle and star Ryan Gosling reteam for the riveting story behind the first manned mission to the moon, focusing on Neil Armstrong and the decade leading to the historic Apollo 11 flight. A visceral, intimate account told from Armstrong's perspective and based on the book by James R. Hansen, the film explores the triumphs and the cost on Armstrong, his family, his colleagues, and the nation itself for one of the most dangerous missions in history.
Dynasties takes you deeper into the lives of five of the world's most celebrated and endangered animals than ever before: Emperor Penguin, Chimpanzee, Lion, Painted Wolf and Tiger. Travel from the plains of Africa to the jungles of India, from the edge of the Sahara to the frozen wastes of Antarctica. Watch leaders battling rivals for their crown, feuds tearing families apart and parents risking their lives to protect offspring from the coldest and cruellest winter on earth. Five extraordinary animals in heroic battles against the odds, Dynasties, the most intimate and intense stories of their kind ever told.
Between personal obligations and training for his next big fight, Adonis Creed (Michael B. Jordan), son of deceased world heavyweight champion Apollo Creed, has boxing in his blood but is up against the biggest challenge of his life. Facing an opponent with ties to his family's past only intensifies his impending battle in the ring. Adonis and Rocky Balboa (Sylvester Stallone), his father's rival-turned-friend, need to confront their shared legacy, question what's worth fighting for and discover that nothing's more important than family.
Rowan Atkinson returns as the much-loved accidental secret agent! When a cyber-attack reveals the identity of all active undercover agents in Britain, the country's only hope is called out of retirement. English's new mission is his most critical to date: Dive headfirst into action to find the mastermind hacker. A man with few skills and analogue methods, English must overcome the challenges of modern technology - or his newest mission will become the Secret Service's last.
An adventure for 2018, Ready Player One is a sci-fi film adventure set in a virtual reality entertainment universe called OASIS in 2045. When one of the creators of the universe, Halliday, dies, a pre-recorded message left by an avatar announces a game. The winner of the game wins joint ownership of OASIS. To win? They must find his hidden golden Easter egg.