How could you follow November’s bumper crop of new 4K Ultra HD movies? With a smaller – but no less quality – collection of top discs, that’s how! So, here’s our rundown of the most recent Australian releases in our 4K December 2019 round-up.

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4K December 2019 - Ad Astra

4K December 2019 - Ad AstraAd Astra
Release date: December 18

Brad Pitt’s full-on space mission came to 4K Ultra HD toting a native 4K resolution, Dolby Vision-enhanced transfer that looks great. Couple this with marvellously enveloping Dolby Atmos sound and it’s a visual and aural treat. The 4K disc also includes a commentary with director James Gray, while the bonus standard Blu-ray delivers deleted scenes and a selection of featurettes. You can read our cinema review of the movie here.

Buy now at JB Hi-Fi

 

What other new releases hit 4K Ultra HD in December?

4K December 2019 - Game of Thrones: The Complete Eighth Season

Game of Thrones: The Complete Eighth Season4K December 2019 - Game of Thrones: The Complete Eighth Season
Release date: December 4

And so, the end is here. The complete final season of Game of Thrones hit 4K Ultra HD in this box set, delivering Dolby Vision-enhanced video coupled with Dolby Atmos sound. Great news, too, is that even the notoriously dark episode The Long Night looks good with the DV treatment. If you’re quick you may still be able to grab the brilliant limited edition JB-exclusive steelbook that comes packed with a very cool sigil fridge magnet.

Buy now at JB Hi-Fi

4K December 2019 - It: Chapter Two

4K December 2019 - It: Chapter TwoIt Chapter Two
Release date: December 11

Pennywise is back, with the Losers’ Club all grown up. It’s a double Dolby affair too, with Dolby Vision HDR enhancement and Dolby Atmos sound. The 4K disc comes with a director’s commentary from Andy Muschietti, while the second of two bonus standard Blu-rays includes three featurettes plus a lengthy – and very entertaining – two-part doco on the making of the two It flicks. If you can’t get enough steely clown action, don’t miss the limited edition JB-exclusive steelbook. Our review of the original cinema release is here.

Buy now at JB Hi-Fi

4K December 2019 - It: 2 Film Collection

4K December 2019 - It: 2 Film CollectionIt: 2 Film Collection
Release date: December 11

Feeling brave? Take home both of Pennywise’s outings in It and It Chapter Two in one handy – and scary – package!

Buy now at JB Hi-Fi

4K December 2019 - Once Upon a Time in Hollywood

Once Upon a Time in Hollywood4K December 2019 - Once Upon a Time in Hollywood
Release date: December 11

Quentin Tarantino’s ninth film is a love letter to the Hollywood of the late 1960s, and it landed on 4K Ultra HD with an HDR-enhanced native 4K transfer accompanied by a very good DTS-HD Master Audio 7.1 sound mix. The 4K disc also includes 25 minutes of additional scenes, plus links to the various songs in the movie should that be your thing. A handy standard Blu-ray adds a quintet of featurettes to the bonus goodies. Get in quick and you may still be able to snaffle a limited edition, JB-exclusive steelbook, too. Read our review of the original cinema release here.

Buy now at JB Hi-Fi

4K December 2019 - Scarface

4K December 2019 - ScarfaceScarface
Release date: December 11

Say hello to a gangster classic on 4K Ultra HD, with all of Al Pacino’s antics as Tony Montana coming to us in stunning native 4K with HDR enhancement, complete with DTS:X audio. The 4K disc includes a reunion special, while the bonus standard Blu-ray delivers deleted scenes and a bunch of featurettes. Read our review of this release right here.

Buy now at JB Hi-Fi

4K December 2019 - Watchmen

4K December 2019 - WatchmenWatchmen
Release date: December 11

Available exclusively at JB Hi-Fi, this is the Dolby Vision-enhanced full-on Zack Snyder “Ultimate Cut” of the film, which runs in at a massive 215 minutes. Our review of the release is right here.

Buy now at JB Hi-Fi

4K December 2019 - Rambo: Last Blood

4K December 2019 - Rambo: Last BloodRambo: Last Blood
Release date: December 18

Is it really Rambo’s final mission?! Enjoy Sly Stallone’s latest outing of the Vietnam vet in native 4K with Dolby Vision enhancement, accompanied by boomtastic Dolby Atmos sound. The 4K disc also includes a lengthy production diary, music featurette and trailer. Yo! Check out our cinema review here.

Buy now at JB Hi-Fi

4K December 2019 - Seven Worlds, One Planet

4K December 2019 - Seven Worlds, One PlanetSeven Worlds, One Planet
Release date: December 19

This seven-episode series is Sir David Attenborough’s latest look into the wonders of the world around us, and comes with pristine, HDR-enhanced native 4K vision that’s every bit as stunning as that in its predecessor, Planet Earth II. Dolby Atmos audio is also included in this three-disc set, for which you can read our full review here.

Buy now at JB Hi-Fi

4K December 2019 - Ant-Man: 2-Movie Collection

4K December 2019 - Ant-Man: 2-Movie CollectionAnt-Man: 2-Movie Collection
Release date: December 4

It’s an ant infestation – of the good kind! Grab both of Marvel’s Ant-Man adventures in one keenly priced 4K package, and both with Dolby Atmos audio, too.

Buy now at JB Hi-Fi

4K December 2019 - Guardians of the Galaxy: 2-Movie Collection

4K December 2019 - Guardians of the Galaxy: 2-Movie CollectionGuardians of the Galaxy: 2-Movie Collection
Release date: December 4

It’s a double dose of the Guardians – and a double dose of mixtapes – as Marvel’s two Guardians of the Galaxy flicks are handily packaged together in one box, Dolby Atmos sound and all.

Buy now at JB Hi-Fi

 

So, did you find any of these waiting for you under the Chrissie tree this year? Remember, stay tuned to STACK for all the latest 4K news.

Meanwhile, have you checked out our 4K Ultra HD specifications guide? Bookmark it, as we update it regularly with all the latest 4K/2K, HDR/Dolby Vision and best sound format info for all the latest 4K Ultra HD releases in Australia.