Wednesday, 30 May 2012

E.T. on Blu-ray

In Celebration of Universal Studios’ 100th Anniversary, One of the Most Beloved Films of All Time Comes to Blu-ray™ for the First Time Ever Steven Spielberg’s Unforgettable Adventure Debuts in A Digitally Remastered 30th anniversary Edition Available On Blu-ray™ And Special Edition Blu-ray Steelbook From 12th November 2012

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 12th November 2012. Featuring an all-new, digitally remastered 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™ and Steelbook features the 1982 theatrical movie, and 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™ and Steelbook also includes a Digital Copy and UltraViolet™ 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).

When E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial premiered in 1982, it captured the imaginations of people young, old and everyone in between in a way that was unparalleled in modern movie history,” said Craig Kornblau, President of Universal Studios Home Entertainment. “A global cultural phenomenon – and the biggest box-office blockbuster of its day – E.T. brought out the child in all of us. We are thrilled audiences will now be able to experience the film in the astounding quality of Blu-ray™.



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BONUS FEATURES ON THE E.T. THE EXTRA-TERRESTRIAL ANNIVERSARY EDITION BLU-RAY™:
  • The E.T. Journals: In this all-new bonus feature, retrace the day-to-day experience of creating E.T from never-before-seen, behind-the-scenes footage shot by Academy Award®-winning cinematographer John Toll. This piece will give viewers a unique feeling of being on-set and living the excitement of what it was like to make E.T.
  • Steven Spielberg & E.T.: Watch an all-new interview with Steven Spielberg, as he reflects back on the film and discusses his experience working with children as well as his overall and current perspective on E.T.
  • Deleted Scenes
  • A Look Back: A special insider’s look into the making of E.T. featuring interviews with Steven Spielberg, the cast, and others intimately involved with the film.
  • The E.T. Reunion: The cast and filmmaker reunite to discuss their thoughts on the impact of the film.
  • The Evolution and Creation of E.T.: From idea to screenplay, through casting and making the film.
  • The Music of E.T.: A Discussion with John Williams: Interviews and footage of the long-standing relationship between John Williams and Steven Spielberg.
  • The 20th Anniversary Premiere: Composer John Williams played the score of E.T. live at the Shrine Auditorium for the re-release premiere of E.T. This featurette gives us a behind the scenes look at this presentation.
  • Original Theatrical Trailer
  • UltraViolet™: The revolutionary new way for consumers to collect movies and TV shows, store them in the cloud, and instantly stream and download to computers, tablets and smartphones. Consumers can now truly enjoy their movies anytime, anywhere on the platform of their choice. Currently available in the United States only.

When an imaginative boy meets a lost alien, it is the beginning of one of cinema’s most endearing friendships, as Elliot (Henry Thomas) helps the marvellous creature he calls E.T. find his way back home before government agents can capture him.

FILMMAKERS
  • Cast: Dee Wallace, Peter Coyote, Drew Barrymore, Henry Thomas
  • Directed By: Steven Spielberg
  • Written By: Melissa Mathison
  • Produced By: Steven Spielberg & Kathleen Kennedy
  • Edited By: Carol Littleton
  • Director of Photography: Allen Daviau
  • Production Designer: James D. Bissell
  • Music By: John Williams
TECHNICAL INFORMATION
BLU-RAY™
  • Street Date: 12th November 2012
  • Copyright: 2012 Universal Studios. All Rights Reserved.
  • Selection Numbers:
  • Standard: 50505-8290938-8 / Steelbook: 50505-8290937-1
  • Running Time: 114:27
  • Layers: Dual
  • Aspect Ratio: 1:85
  • Rating: PG
  • Technical Info: English Dolby Digital 7.1 and 2.0, Spanish and French Dolby 5.1
  • Subtitles: English SDH, French and Spanish
TECHNICAL INFORMATION
DVD
  • Street Date: 20th Anniversary edition available now
  • Copyright: 2012 Universal Studios. All Rights Reserved.
  • Selection Numbers: 50505-8290939-5
  • Running Time: 114:27
  • Rating: PG
  • Technical Info: English Dolby Digital 7.1 and 2.0, Spanish and French Dolby 5.1
  • Subtitles: English SDH, French and Spanish

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