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Universal announces a Blu-ray double for early 2011

Universal will kick start 2011 in style by releasing two catalogue titles on Blu-ray Disc on January 4th.

To mark its 20th anniversary, Backdraft: The Anniversary Edition will debut on Blu-ray. Starring Kurt Russell, William Baldwin, Donald Sutherland and Robert De Niro, this acclaimed suspense story has some of the most awe-inspiring fire sequences ever filmed, making it perfect for an HD picture.

Including a Ron Howard Introduction, deleted scenes, as well as features entitled ‘Igniting the story’,’ The Explosive Stunts’, ‘Creating the Villain: The Fire’, and ‘Real-Life Firemen, Real Life Stories’, this anniversary release is packed with Blu-ray extras.

For many, a new year means a brand new look, and Lost in Translation is no exception. The 2003 Oscar winner, starring Bill Murray and Scarlett Johansson, will appear on Blu-ray Disc for the first time.

Extras include ‘A conversation with Bill Murray and Sofia Coppola’, ‘Lost on Location’, Kevin Shield’s music video for ‘City Girl’ as well as the theatrical trailer and the deleted scenes.

Blu-ray.com has the full story.

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Back To The Future celebrates 25th anniversary with Blu-ray box set

In 1985, Marty McFly and ‘The Doc’ took millions of spellbound viewers on a high flying voyage across the space-time continuum in the first of a trio of wildly inventive tales that broke box office records around the world. October 26th this year will mark the 25th anniversary of this epic tale and to celebrate, the Back to the Future 25th Anniversary Trilogy will be getting its highly anticipated Blu-ray Disc makeover.

Unleashing the power of HD with perfect picture and the purest digital sound available, fans will get to appreciate the flux capacitor, hover boards and of course, the iconic, time-travelling DeLorean in all their glory.

The Blu-ray Disc trilogy comes with more than two hours of extras, including a brand new six part retrospective documentary featuring all the main cast and crew, the storyboard sequence of the original proposed ending, 16 deleted scenes and feature commentaries with producers Bob Gale and Neil Canton.

It will also take viewers behind the scenes showing outtakes, original makeup tests and hover-board tests, as well as revealing the secrets behind production design, storyboarding and the creation of everything from the DeLorean to Hill Valley.

For the die hard fans, it also boasts a nice selection of exclusive Blu-ray tools such as U-Control, Storyboard Comparison, Trivia Track, Set Ups and Pay Offs, BD-Live and much, much more. For more details, and to see the trailer, visit the official site.


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