Indiana Jones: The Complete Adventures (UK - BD)
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Starring: Harrison Ford
Released: 8th October 2012
Paramount Home Entertainment has announced the Blu-ray release of Indiana Jones: The Complete Adventures for the 8th of October, priced at around £64.99. Details are still sketchy, but the announcement below mentions one or two of the specifics and we managed to uncover some limited details of the bonus material. There will also be a deluxe edition priced at around £119.99, but we don't know what that contains at this time.
Synopsis: Supervised by director Steven Spielberg and renowned sound designer Ben Burtt, Raiders of the Lost Ark has been meticulously restored with careful attention to preserving the original look, sound and feel of the iconic film. The original negative was first scanned at 4K and then examined frame-by-frame so that any damage could be repaired.
The sound design was similarly preserved using Burtt’s original master mix, which had been archived and unused since 1981. New stereo surrounds were created using the original music tracks and original effects recorded in stereo but used previously only in mono. In addition, the sub bass was redone entirely up to modern specifications and care was taken to improve dialogue and correct small technical flaws to create the most complete and highest quality version of the sound possible while retaining the director’s vision. The result is an impeccable digital restoration that celebrates the film and its place in cinematic history.
Alongside this, for the first time ever on Blu-ray, Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom is presented in its uncut format 28 years after it was first released in cinemas. The original release was cut in 1984 in the UK to obtain a PG rating, however fans can now witness all the gory cut extras in all their glory.
The installments in the franchise have won a combined seven Academy Awards®. Relive every heart-pounding thrill like never before as all four films arrive together, for the first time presented in 1080p high definition with English 5.1 DTS-HD Master Audio accompanied by a collection of documentaries, interviews, featurettes
and new bonus features.
- On Set with Raiders of the Lost Ark:
- From Jungle to Desert
- From Adventure to Legend
- Making The Films:
- The Making of Raiders of the Lost Ark
- The Making of Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom
- The Making of Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade
- The Making of Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull
- Behind The Scenes:
- The Stunts of Indiana Jones
- The Sound of Indiana Jones
- The Music of Indiana Jones
- The Light and Magic of Indiana Jones
- The Melting Face!
- The Creepy Crawlies (with optional pop-ups)
- Travel with Indiana Jones: Locations (with optional pop-ups)
- Indy's Women: The American Film Institute Tribute
- Indy's Friends and Enemies
- Iconic Props
- The Effects of Indy
- Adventures in Post Production
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