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The Pacific comes to Blu-ray this November

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HBO Home Entertainment is set to release critically acclaimed mini-series The Pacific on Blu-ray Disc on November 1. The Emmy Award-winning show sees some of Hollywood’s most respected names, including Steven Spielberg and Tom Hanks, reunite for a return to WWII-based drama, told over 10 episodes on six discs.

In addition to commentaries, making-of documentaries and profiles of the real-life marines featured in the show, the Blu-ray set comes with exclusive content including a picture-in-picture Enhanced Viewing mode and an interactive Field Guide to browse through historical details on the real-life conflict.

The Hollywood News has further details and a trailer. 

Saving Private Ryan makes Blu-ray Disc debut this April

Paramount Home Entertainment has announced that Steven Spielberg’s critically lauded WWII epic Saving Private Ryan will make its long-awaited debut on Blu-ray Disc in April.

The film, which stars Tom Hanks and Matt Damon and was the recipient of five Academy Awards including Best Director, is named by Amazon in its list of the top ten most anticipated Blu-ray releases. The Blu-ray Disc edition of the film comes on two discs and includes over three hours of bonus features to take viewers behind the scenes and also look at the real-life events that inspired the movie.

Saving Private Ryan will be available in the UK from April 26, with other European territories to follow.

Blu-ray Disc Reporter

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