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, criteria for cialis compare citalopram and lexapro cialis rebound effect chinua achebe things fall apart essay topic dosis de cialis de 20 mg viagra isotretinoina kamagra gold vatera see url custom plastisol transfer paper gift for thesis adviser analyst in resume viagra northwest england follow link personal learning management paper outline of chapter 4 dissertation viagra com diabetes ramses ii essay accutane causing back pain essay about true education follow link vampire research paper source best gay marriage debate essay 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