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Gladiator and Braveheart on Blu ray???

Old 04-17-09, 06:44 PM
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Gladiator and Braveheart on Blu ray???

does anyone know when Gladiator and braveheart will be available on blu-ray
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Old 04-17-09, 06:51 PM
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Wrong forum.

But to answer your question Gladiator this year or next and Braveheart in Q4.
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Goddamn it. I thought this was news.
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^ you'd think clamb1409 could have included a "?" in the thread header.
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By the way, the "Sapphire Series" brand name sucks.
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Old 06-22-09, 11:16 AM
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I want Saving Private Ryan
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Just wait till you see the new and improved MSRP for these. They took a page right out of Disney's book.
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I want Saving Private Ryan
Ok. And I want lots of movies that are better than Saving Private Ryan. What's your point? You are aware that this is a Gladiator and Braveheart thread, right?
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Ok. And I want lots of movies that are better than Saving Private Ryan. What's your point? You are aware that this is a Gladiator and Braveheart thread, right?
Nope because I am a retard
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Just wait till you see the new and improved MSRP for these.
I was about to say, "Gladiator is going to be hard for me to resist.", but I think you've just shown me the way.
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Nope because I am a retard
Wow. Clears that up, then.
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Nice, getting all three of those if the reviews are good on the AV quality.
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Just wait till you see the new and improved MSRP for these. They took a page right out of Disney's book.
Hopefully they're only $39.99! lol...
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Old 07-21-09, 10:35 PM
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Do we have word on bonus features for these? I want to know if I can dump my DVDs.
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Do we have word on bonus features for these? I want to know if I can dump my DVDs.
Gladiator



Further Details:
Paramount Home Entertainment has announced a 2-disc Blu-ray release of Gladiator which stars Russell Crowe. The Ridley Scott directed film will be available to own from the 1st September. The Blu-ray presentation will include both the original theatrical version of the film as well as the extended version in 1080p High Definition with English 5.1 DTS-HD Master Audio. Extras will include 2 audio commentaries, a trivia track, a Strength And Honor: Creating The World of Gladiator documentary, featurettes ("The Making of Gladiator", "Gladiator Games: The Roman Bloodsport", "Hans Zimmer: Scoring Gladiator", "Image & Design", "VFX Explorations: Germania & Rome"), abandoned sequences and deleted scenes, a Gladiator Journal, and more.
http://www.dvdactive.com/news/releases/gladiator.html

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Paramount Home Entertainment has announced a Blu-ray release of Braveheart which stars Mel Gibson. The disc will be available to own from the 1st September. The film will be presented in 1080p High Definition with English 5.1 Dolby TrueHD. Extras will include 3 interactive timelines ("Production", "Historical", "Fiction"), and 3 additional features ("Braveheart: A Look Back", "Smithfield: Medieval Killing Fields", "Battlefields of the Scottish Rebellion"). We've attached the official artwork below:
http://www.dvdactive.com/news/releases/braveheart4.html

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Old 07-22-09, 07:09 AM
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Sounds like I can dump my 3-disc Gladiator.
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DTS HD for Gladiator. I wonder if that was a request made by Ridley Scott.
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DTS HD for Gladiator. I wonder if that was a request made by Ridley Scott.
what? no 6.1 - ah, come on! (I'm been in a pissy mood for the last 24 hours and today ain't looking good either).

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Old 07-22-09, 02:18 PM
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question what are FULL supplements for the US edition of 'Gladiator' versus the UK release (I'd assume it'll be the same as this):

DISC 1

* Theatrical Version (155mins)
o AUDIO COMMENTARY by Director Ridley Scott, Cinematographer John Mathieson & Editor Pietro Scalia
o DELETED SCENES –with optional commentary

* Extended Version (171mins)
o INTRODUCTION BY RIDLEY SCOTT
o AUDIO COMMENTARY by Director Ridley Scott & Actor Russell Crowe

* U-Control features on both Theatrical and Extended versions
o THE SCROLLS OF KNOWLEDGE - The original ARE YOU NOT ENTERTAINED? trivia track newly enhanced allowing viewers to access a series of new behind-the-scenes featurettes exploring key scenes throughout the film
o VISIONS FROM ELYSIUM: TOPIC MARKER- A U-Control feature that allows Disc One Viewers to tag moments of interest throughout the entire film, allowing them to create “shopping lists” of topics to learn more about from the features on Disc Two


DISC 2

* VISIONS FROM ELYSIUM: TOPIC PORTAL – A U-Control feature that automatically accesses further content from tagged moments of interest that have been marked by viewers from Disc One

* STRENGTH AND HONOR: CREATING THE WORLD OF GLADIATOR (200 mins.) - The definitive documentary on the origin, production and impact of this Oscar-winning Best Picture
o Tale of the Scribes: Story Development
o The Tools of War: Weapons
o Attire of the Realm: Costume Design
o The Heat of Battle: Production Journals Germania / Zucchabar / Rome
o Shadows and Dust: Resurrecting Proximo
o The Glory of Rome: Visual Effects
o Echoes in Eternity: Release and Impact

* STRENGTH AND HONOR will now include all-new Picture-In-Picture content accessed via U-Control (156mins)

* AURELIAN ARCHIVES
o THE MAKING OF GLADIATOR (25 mins.)
o GLADIATOR GAMES : THE ROMAN BLOODSPORT (50mins.)
o HANS ZIMMER: SCORING GLADIATOR (21 mins.)
o MAXIMUS UNCUT:Between the Takes with Russell Crowe (8mins.)
o MY GLADIATOR JOURNAL by SPENCER TREAT CLARK (Text/Photos) - The personal diary of the young actor who played Lucius, providing a unique and amusing perspective on the creation of an epic film
o VFX EXPLORATIONS: GERMANIA & ROME (24 mins.)

* IMAGE & DESIGN
o Production Design Featurette and Galleries (10 mins.)
o Storyboard Demonstration (14 mins.)
o Multi-Angle Storyboard Comparisons and Galleries (15 mins. x 2 angles)
o Ridleygram Galleries
o Costume Design Galleries
o Photo Galleries

* ABANDONED SEQUENCES & DELETED SCENES
o Alternate Opening Titles and Featurette (9 mins.)
o Blood Vision (with optional commentary) (3 mins.)
o Rhino Fight (with optional commentary) (5 mins.)
o Choose Your Weapon (1 min.)
o Treasure Chest (7mins)

* TRAILERS (2) & TV SPOTS (20) (13 mins.)
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what? no 6.1 - ah, come on! (I'm been in a pissy mood for the last 24 hours and today ain't looking good either).
Seriously, are they changing this movie from 6.1 to 5.1? Why?
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Old 07-22-09, 09:11 PM
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I'm guessing that 5.1 is a misprint. This should be 6.1 at the very least. I remember that was a big deal when the DVD first came out.
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6.1 DTS MA is on the Sapphire Sparkling edition. MSRP $59.99.
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