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Valkyrie -- 5/19/09

Old 03-10-09, 06:21 PM
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Valkyrie -- 5/19/09

Synopsis

"Tom Cruise gives one of the best performances of his career" (Jeffrey Lyons, NBC/Reel Talk) in this action-packed film from the director of The Usual Suspects and X-Men. Based on the incredible true story of Colonel Claus von Stauffenberg (Cruise) and his ingenious assassination plot targeting Adolf Hitler, this engrossing thriller reenacts the daring operation to eliminate one of the most evil tyrants the world has ever known. Co-starring Kenneth Branagh, Bill Nighy, Tom Wilkinson, Terence Stamp and Eddie Izzard, Valkyrie delivers gripping suspense and pulse-pounding excitement from start to finish.



Blu-ray Disc Specs

Valkyrie Blu-ray Disc will be presented in widescreen format with English 5.1 DTS HD Master Audio; Spanish & French 5.1 Dolby Digital; and Spanish, French, Cantonese, Korean, Mandarin & Brazilian Portuguese subtitles.

Bonus features include:

Disc One
Commentary by Tom Cruise, Bryan Singer, and Christopher McQuarrie
Commentary by Christopher McQuarrie and Nathan Alexander

Featurettes:
o The Journey to Valkyrie
o The Road to Resistance: A Visual Guide
o The African Front Sequence
o Taking to the Air
o Recreating Berlin
o 92nd Street Y: Reel Pieces with Tom Cruise and Bryan Singer
o The Valkyrie Legacy

Disc Two
Digital Copy
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Old 03-10-09, 07:10 PM
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Awesome! I can't wait to own this (along with X-Men and X2 this April). I already have Superman Returns on HD DVD and The Usual Suspects on Blu-ray so my Bryan Singer collection is coming along nicely.
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Old 03-10-09, 10:05 PM
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I missed this in the theater and it is a fascinating event in history. This will be a blind buy for me.
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This will be a beautiful looking BD. And the film was quite good too. No brainer purchase from me. Too bad Tom Cruise is in it
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After all the nonsense before it's release, "Valkyrie" turned out to be a great movie. Will gladly add it to my collection and if it looks anything like MGM's "Rescue Dawn" Blu-ray, it'll be reference.
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Old 03-11-09, 08:45 AM
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Didn't think I would, but I enjoyed this a lot. This will be a great BD.
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Originally Posted by tofferman View Post
I missed this in the theater and it is a fascinating event in history. This will be a blind buy for me.
Same here. It's at my local dollar theater right now, though, so I have a shot at seeing it first.
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Old 03-11-09, 10:03 AM
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After all the nonsense before it's release, "Valkyrie" turned out to be a great movie.
Ain't that the truth. It's been quite a while since I've heard so much bullshit about a film during production and it turned out to be, as you said, great. Which is what I should have said before. It's much much better than "pretty good". I don't buy "fair" films.
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Old 05-19-09, 01:11 PM
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Wasn't planning on buying this, but I was in Target who had it for $25.99. It also comes with a $5 certificate towards Fox's war BDs. (Patton, Rescue Dawn, etc.)
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I got this in the mail today from Columbia House. I'm excited about watching it again!
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Re: Valkyrie -- 5/19/09

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Wasn't planning on buying this, but I was in Target who had it for $25.99. It also comes with a $5 certificate towards Fox's war BDs. (Patton, Rescue Dawn, etc.)
Great movie, I'm looking forward to watching this tonight with the sound cranked up.

I was suprised to see this $5 certificate in the BD. I might get Rescue Dawn if I can find it cheap at Best Buy or Target. Looking at the back of the certificate, it's good at a bunch of places.
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I rented this recently. The video has an insane amount of detail and the audio is surprisingly first rate for such a dialoge driven thriller.

The Valkyrie Legacy is the special feature of the BD. It's an almost 2 hour documentary of the various plots against Hitler by the Germans and also details how he first came into power and gives great insight into the lives of the conspirators.
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Old 05-21-09, 09:08 PM
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Bought the BD today and just got finished watching it. And I am extremely happy with both the PQ and audio. Especially the latter. The sound literally knocked my socks off. And the image is pristine. Wonderful BD release! A definite 10/10 all around. Not to mention, a great film.
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Old 05-22-09, 02:22 AM
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Yeah, the presentation of the film is first rate. This has become my benchmark for future BD releases when it comes to audio and video.
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Re: Valkyrie -- 5/19/09

Originally Posted by RocShemp View Post
I rented this recently. The video has an insane amount of detail and the audio is surprisingly first rate for such a dialoge driven thriller.

The Valkyrie Legacy is the special feature of the BD. It's an almost 2 hour documentary of the various plots against Hitler by the Germans and also details how he first came into power and gives great insight into the lives of the conspirators.
agreed. what a great bonus feature.
the movie itself looks great and like everyone else has said the audio is superb. definitely recommend it!

there are some previews of the bonus features on youtube. i suggest anyone interested go and have a look. then buy it. cause it KICKS!!
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Not sure if this was a YMMV deal or not, i assume it probably will be, but i picked up Valkyrie on BD at FYE in the Bay Area for a mismarked $7.99 brand new! May be worth looking if you happen to pass by. The sale sticker said $ 7.99 but the computer rang up $32.99 so they gave it to me regardless. Cost $10.xx out the door w/ tax.
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it's only $24.99 on Blu Ray through Amazon.com
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