‘Mary Poppins Returns’ on Home Video
Just released on Digital 4K Ultra HD and Movies Anywhere, the razzle-dazzle sequel will hit 4K UHD and Blu-ray discs on March 19, complete with sing-along version and exclusive bonus features. Extras include a trip down Cherry Tree Lane with original cast member Dick Van Dyke, a sing-along version including the heartfelt Academy Award-nominated “The Place Where Lost Things Go,” bloopers, deleted scenes, a deleted song and filmmaker commentary. Features also reveal the magic and moxie that went into creating large-scale musical production numbers, such as “Trip a Little Light Fantastic,” a rousing song-and-dance number led by Jack and his fellow lamplighters; “The Royal Doulton Music Hall” and “A Cover Is Not the Book,” showcasing the tremendous talents of Blunt and Miranda; “Turning Turtle,” an upside-down sequence featuring Meryl Streep as Mary’s eccentric Cousin Topsy; and “Can You Imagine That?” an underwater adventure with Mary Poppins and the Banks children
James Patterson & Imagine Align for 5 Kids’ Projects
Ron Howard and Brian Grazer’s shingle will develop five of the bestselling author’s children’s books as TV, film and digital projects, including House of Robots, Treasure Hunters, I Funny and upcoming YA title Sophia, Princess Among Beasts.
CALL FOR ENTRIES: TOFUZI Int’l Festival of Animated Films
The 11th edition of the Batumi, Georgia festival will be held October 21-26, offering prizes in the categories of Grand Prix, Best Film for Adults, Best Film for Children, Best Debut, Best Experimental Film, Best Student Film, Best TV Series, Best Film Created by Children, Best Director, Best Script, Best Music, Best Technique, Best Georgian Film (National Nomination), Best Film Created On Regional Festival “TOFUZI” (National Nomination) and Best Animated Gif (National Nomination). Entries are open until May 31, 2019 via the link above or FilmFreeway.
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Spotify Premium Now Includes Hulu for No Extra Cost
New users can sign up for the deal, while those already subscribing to Hulu’s ad-supported service through Spotify will automatically start saving. The offer is open until June 10.
WATCH: ‘Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse’ Special Features “New Look”
The Oscar-winning flick swings home on disc March 19 and is available now on digital.