Friday, 1 June 2012

ET Goes home - to Blu Ray

ET gets a Blu Ray release


As Universal Pictures celebrates 100 years, details are now out of the ET blu ray release - one of the most beloved films of all time has finally got a release date on the HD format - and details of what's contained within.

Here's what the release says:

"E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial, Academy Award®-winning director Steven Spielberg’s magical adventure, celebrates its 30th Anniversary with its first-ever release on Blu-ray™ on 31st October 2012.

Featuring an all-new, digitally re-mastered picture that delivers six times the resolution of DVD, as well as all-new 7.1 surround sound, the E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial Anniversary Edition Blu-ray™ Combo Pack includes the 1982 theatrical movie, an all-new interview with director Steven Spielberg and “The E.T. Journals” which features an hour of never-before-seen footage from the set of the film.

The Blu-ray™ Combo Pack also includes a DVD and a Digital Copy of the film, offering fans a chance to relive the mystery, laughter and wonder of the iconic movie anytime, anywhere on the platform of their choice.  In 1982, E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial became the biggest blockbuster of the year, debuting at No1. around the world.  Even today, E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial remains one of the most successful and well-loved films of all time.

Nominated for nine Academy Awards® including Best Picture, Best Director, Best Cinematography, Best Writing and Best Screenplay, the film took home four statuettes for Best Visual Effects, Best Sound Effects Editing, Best Sound and Best Music for John Williams’ (Jaws) memorable score. The unforgettable cast includes the adorable Drew Barrymore (He’s Just Not That Into You, Charlie’s Angels), Henry Thomas (Dear John, Legends of the Fall), Dee Wallace (10, Sons and Daughters) and Peter Coyote (Law & Order: LA, Jagged Edge)."

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