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Gravity

ARRIVES ONTO BLU-RAY 3D COMBO PACK, BLU-RAY COMBO PACK, 2-DISC DVD SPECIAL EDITION and DIGITAL HD ON February 25th FROM

WARNER BROS. HOME ENTERTAINMENT


Blu-ray Combo Packs and 2-disc DVD Special Edition include hours of new bonus features!



Nominated for 10 Academy Awards including Best Picture



Burbank, CA, January 17, 2014 – Experience space like never before in the Academy Award®-nominated “Gravity,” arriving onto Blu-ray 3D Combo Pack, Blu-ray Combo Pack, DVD and Digital HD on February 25 from Warner Bros. Home Entertainment. A heart-pounding thriller starring Academy Award winners Sandra Bullock (“The Blind Side”) and George Clooney (“Syriana”), and stunningly directed by Academy Award-nominee Alfonso Cuarón, “Gravity” pulls you into the infinite and unforgiving realm of deep space.

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“Gravity” was written by Alfonso Cuarón and Jonás Cuarón and produced by Alfonso Cuarón and David Heyman (the “Harry Potter” films), with Chris deFaria, Nikki Penny and Stephen Jones serving as executive producers.

“Gravity” will be available on Blu-ray 3D Combo Pack for $44.95 and on Blu-ray Combo Pack for $35.99. Both include a digital version of the movie on Digital HD with UltraViolet.* Fans can also own “Gravity” in Digital HD on February 25 via purchase from digital retailers.

“Gravity” has become one of the most honored films of the year, garnering 10 Academy Award nominations**, including Best Motion Picture of the Year, Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role – Sandra Bullock, and Achievement in Directing – Alfonso Cuarón. The film has also received 11 BAFTA Award nominations and 10 Critics’ Choice Award nominations, both including Best Picture, Best Director and Best Actress (Bullock)**. Cuarón recently received a Golden Globe Award for Best Director. “Gravity” has also won Best Picture awards from several prestigious critics organizations, including the Los Angeles Film Critics Association, and has been included on 395 critics’ and critics groups’ top ten lists, as well as being named one of the AFI’s ten best films of the year. It was also announced as the year’s best reviewed film by the website Rotten Tomatoes.


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SYNOPSIS

Dr. Ryan Stone (Bullock) is a brilliant medical engineer on her first shuttle mission, with veteran astronaut Matt Kowalski (Clooney) in command. But on a seemingly routine mission, disaster strikes. The shuttle is destroyed, leaving Stone and Kowalski completely alone—tethered to nothing but each other and spiraling out into the darkness. The deafening silence tells them they have lost any link to Earth…and any chance for rescue. As fear turns to panic, every gulp of air eats away at what little oxygen is left.
But the only way home may be to go further out into the terrifying expanse of space.







BLU-RAY AND DVD ELEMENTS

“Gravity” Blu-ray 3D Combo Pack, Blu-ray Combo Pack and 2-Disc Standard Definition DVD Special Edition contain the following special features:
· Collision Point: The Race to Clean Up Space (Narrated by Ed Harris)
· Aningaaq - A short film by Jonás Cuarón
· Gravity Mission Control
· Shot Breakdowns
· Gravity: Silent Space Version
· Sandra’s Surprise!

DIGITAL DISTRIBUTION ELEMENTS

“Gravity” will be available for streaming and download to watch anywhere in high definition and standard definition on their favorite devices from select digital retailers including Amazon, CinemaNow, Flixster, iTunes, PlayStation, Target Ticket, Vudu, Xbox and others. Starting February 25, “Gravity” will also be available digitally on Video On Demand services from cable and satellite providers, and on select gaming consoles.


ABOUT DIGITAL HD WITH ULTRAVIOLET

*Digital HD with UltraViolet allows fans to watch a digital version of their movie or TV show anywhere, on their favorite devices. Digital HD with UltraViolet is included with the purchase of specially marked Blu-ray discs. Digital HD with UltraViolet allows consumers to instantly stream and download movies and TV shows to TVs, computers, tablets and smartphones through UltraViolet retail services like CinemaNow, Flixster, Target Ticket, VUDU and more. For more information on compatible devices go to wb.com/ultravioletdevices. Consult an UltraViolet Retailer for details and requirements and for a list of HD-compatible devices.


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The 3D version was a day one pre-order for me. Really looking forward to seeing it... cool.gif

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yup, 3d version preordered earlier this week as well.
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My anticipation for this title is greater than any other title this year. I skipped it in theaters so I could wow myself with the 3D version at home, and I hope it can meet my lofty expectations! This just seems like the perfect title to mix a great story with outstanding 3D/video/audio into one larger than life movie to show off my system to myself. biggrin.gif

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I'm hoping this to be an lfe feast, as it was in IMAX.
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Yup. Sold my 3D player back in November for $50 so I can get the Xbox. I'm going to have a talk with microsoft...
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My anticipation for this title is greater than any other title this year. I skipped it in theaters so I could wow myself with the 3D version at home, and I hope it can meet my lofty expectations! This just seems like the perfect title to mix a great story with outstanding 3D/video/audio into one larger than life movie to show off my system to myself. biggrin.gif
Ditto... except for the 3D part (I don't have the capability... yet...)
Very much looking forward to this one!

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This is by far the most I've looked forward to a bluray release! I can't wait to test out the black levels and 3D on my new ST60. Not to mention I'm a huge fan of Alfonso Cuaron who I believe it the MASTER of incredibly long movie shots. Children of Men, anyone?

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This is the one I've been waiting for, although they are far from my two favorite actors I have to buy it and see if all the hype is true.
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Does anyone else hope the 3D is in 1.78:1? Imagine the void of space filling your whole screen.
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Does anyone else hope the 3D is in 1.78:1? Imagine the void of space filling your whole screen.


Yes but it's gotten to the point that I barely notice anymore.
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Does anyone else hope the 3D is in 1.78:1? Imagine the void of space filling your whole screen.


Absolutely not, but I run a CIH screen. smile.gif Cant wait to see the film in all it's 3d scope glory!

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Absolutely not, but I run a CIH screen. smile.gif Cant wait to see the film in all it's 3d scope glory!



I've yet to sync my glasses up with my Panny panel to try 3D eek.gif
Well actually I was waiting until it got some hours on it.
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I've yet to sync my glasses up with my Panny panel to try 3D eek.gif
Well actually I was waiting until it got some hours on it.

Nice! I set up a Panasonic VT65 for a family member last year and was impressed with the 3d. cool.gif The 2d was excellent as well! Enjoy your set. smile.gif
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Nice! I set up a Panasonic VT65 for a family member last year and was impressed with the 3d. cool.gif The 2d was excellent as well! Enjoy your set. smile.gif



Nice! I bought a 60ST60 a few months ago. I nearly waited thinking that they will go on clearance in the spring, now you can barely find one.
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Does anyone know if this will be in TrueHD or DTS MA?
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Does anyone know if this will be in TrueHD or DTS MA?

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Does anyone else hope the 3D is in 1.78:1? Imagine the void of space filling your whole screen.

Yes! I agree with James Cameron that 3D is better suited to 1.78 / 1.85 AR. In Titanic it was worth losing a tad bit of the original image for the 3D immersion. Unfortunately I do not think that will be the case here.
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Yes! I agree with James Cameron that 3D is better suited to 1.78 / 1.85 AR. In Titanic it was worth losing a tad bit of the original image for the 3D immersion. Unfortunately I do not think that will be the case here.

Thank heaven. I enjoy the 3D immersion that comes with being able to have the entire image displayed.
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It is the entire image if the director releases it that way - I wasn't suggesting using a 'zoom' or anything of that sort. Of course I agree that chopping off any parts of the top or bottom of an image as some CIH systems do would be altering the director's intent and I'd prefer not to watch it that way either.
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I personally prefer natively shot 1.78/1.85 3D, but I agree cropping just for 3D isn't ideal either.
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Yes! I agree with James Cameron that 3D is better suited to 1.78 / 1.85 AR. In Titanic it was worth losing a tad bit of the original image for the 3D immersion. Unfortunately I do not think that will be the case here.


It's only better suited if you have a 1.78 screen. If you have a 2.35 screen, you would prefer 3d in scope. cool.gif 3d for me at 9' wide for my scope image is MUCH more immersive vs 3d at 7' wide for my 1.78. I am just glad they are going OAR for the 3d though (I am not a fan of what they did with Titanic) no matter if it is 1.78/85 or 2.35/40.

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TOE, you are probably right. Personally, In the cinema I also prefer 3D in IMAX or 16:9. 2D I like the wider formats.
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Can't wait for this title to come out. Pre-ordered it once it was announced a while back and the best thing is that I'll have my ZT60 professionally calibrated on Feb 21...right before it is released smile.gif

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Ralph,

No rating on this, have you not viewed it as of yet? Really like your reviews, very professional with a nice personal touch as well.
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No rating on this, have you not viewed it as of yet? Really like your reviews, very professional with a nice personal touch as well.

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No rating yet jmacool, as this is only the press release. My review will post after I receive and view the disc. Thanks very much for your comments and support...smile.gif


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I don't remember a press release creating this kind of buzz, although I haven't been on here too long. So again I'm really looking forward to this one smile.gif
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This movie was the "killer app" that compelled me to purchase a 3DTV, so I'm obviously very much looking forward to this release smile.gif
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