Originally Posted by Demdike
One or two titles aside the Shout releases are largely niche films with very good releases in the States.
Which are region-locked.
And don't count on region-free BD players becoming the norm, Sony and the BDA are dead set against it. The workarounds on select players are exactly that, and are often rendered redundant with firmware updates. So no, I don't see multi-region Blu being a standard feature anytime soon.