New Blu-ray Tuesday 3/24/20

Happy Tuesday everyone! Here is everyone’s friendly reminder to be nice to everyone and stay safe. 1917 is this week’s pick; this is another one of my favorites from last year.

1917
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During World War I, two British soldiers — Lance Cpl. Schofield and Lance Cpl. Blake — receive seemingly impossible orders. In a race against time, they must cross over into enemy territory to deliver a message that could potentially save 1,600 of their fellow comrades — including Blake’s own brother. – Universal Pictures

Included with the Blu-ray:

  • Blu-ray Disc
  • DVD
  • Digital Copy
  • Special Features
    • The Weight of the World: Sam Mendes – Academy Award® winner Sam Mendes discusses his personal connection to World War 1.
    • Allied Forces: Making 1917 – Learn how the one shot, 360-degree format was executed and the pivotal role Academy Award® winner Roger Deakins served in bringing Sam Mendes’ vision to life.
    • The Music of 1917 – Composer Thomas Newman and filmmakers discuss the important role of the Academy Award®-nominated score.
    • In The Trenches – Go behind the scenes with the cast of 1917.
    • Recreating History – Filmmakers offer a detailed look at the production design challenges of recreating the First World War.
    • Feature Commentary with Director/Co-Writer Sam Mendes.
    • Feature Commentary with Director of Photography Roger Deakins.

You can 1917 in various retailers but I’d recommend online or buy a digital copy if you need but I prefer physical media.

Also available this week:

  • Clemency 
  • Asako I & II
  • The Cranes Are Flying (1957) Criterion Collection
  • Cunningham
  • Dodsworth
  • The Grudge
  • I Do Not Care If We Go Down in History as Barbarians
  • Leave Her to Heaven (1945) Criterion Collection
  • Return From the Ashes
  • Shooting the Mafia
  • The Song of Names
  • Suburban Birds
  • Treadstone SEASON 1

Next week, more war of the space variety.

 

 

 

 

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Author: William

I'm a recent college grad trying to make my mark on the world. But I have no idea what I'm doing. Anyways I spend way too much money on movie tickets. I obsessively buy blu-rays and other movie paraphernalia, that's what credit cards are for, right? I like anything superhero related especially the MCU, the DC CW shows and I'll tell you Batman v. Superman wasn't that bad. My ultimate guilty pleasure movie is Daredevil. Yeah the Ben Affleck one. Watch the directors cut, it'll change your life. I have a tendency to have man crushes on men named Chris, especially Chris Pratt. My superhero obsession has also led to a gym obsession, I just want to look as good as Chris Evans in a plain white tee. I have a podcast on iTunes called the Deadlifting Dorks, I think we are really funny. Follow me on Twitter @bigwillybeatz and on instagram @big_willy_beatz and follow my blog Will Watches Movies on Facebook.

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