BLU-RAY NEWS: Steven Spielberg’s War of the Worlds Coming to Blu-ray!


Fans of Steven Spielberg’s updated version of H.G. Wells’ War of the Worlds should circle June 1, 2010 on their calendars. That’s when Paramount Home Entertainment is releasing the epic film on Blu-ray. Details from Paramount’s press release follow the jump.

When the Earth is suddenly invaded by menacing aliens in giant fighting machines, one family struggles for survival in the eye-popping adventure WAR OF THE WORLDS, accounting fraud essay accutane blurred vision attorney legal lawyer source can i drink on prednisone ic verga viagrande personal essay for graduate school sample analytical essays on the tell-tale heart follow essay about deforestation ap european history essay romanticism see url comment rediger une dissertation juridique pdf michael jackson speech 50 mg viagra uk no luck with clomid see cervical spondylolisthesis physiotherapy treatment digital libraries+research papers example abstract for phd thesis does an essay have to have 3 body paragraphs flagyl and flecainide how to begin a descriptive essay essay the crucible arthur miller index design thesis chemical engg directed by Steven Spielberg and landing on Blu-ray for the first time ever June 1, 2010 from Paramount Home Entertainment. A DreamWorks Pictures and Paramount Pictures co-production, WAR OF THE WORLDS stars Tom Cruise as Ray Ferrier, a father who is desperately trying to protect his teenage son (Justin Chatwin) and 10-year-old daughter (Dakota Fanning) from the relentless alien onslaught that is destroying everything in its path.  Fueled by the desire to reunite the children with their mother, Ray battles to shepherd his family from New Jersey to Boston, all the while fending off the mysterious and deadly aliens.           

Filled with stunning visual effects and non-stop action, the WAR OF THE WORLDS Blu-ray features the finest picture and sound quality to further enhance this sci-fi classic.  The Blu-ray also features over two hours of bonus material including in-depth production diaries following the crew from the east coast to the west coast, featurettes on H. G. Wells’ legacy, scoring the film, the characters and previsualization, multiple photo galleries and more.


The WAR OF THE WORLDS Blu-ray is presented in 1080p High Definition with English 5.1 DTS-HD Master Audio, French 5.1 Dolby Digital, Spanish 5.1 Dolby Digital and Portuguese 5.1 Dolby Digital along with English, English SDH, French, Spanish and Portuguese subtitles.  Special features are presented in standard definition except where noted HD:

·      Revisiting the Invasion

·        The H.G. Wells Legacy

·        Steven Spielberg and the Original War of the Worlds

·        Characters: The Family Unit

·        Previsualization

·        Production Diaries

o East Coast—Beginning

o East Coast—Exile

o West Coast—Destruction

o West Coast—War

·        Designing the Enemy: Tripods and Aliens

·        Scoring War Of The Worlds