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‘The Taking of Pelham 123’ scheduled to arrive on Blu-ray November 3

The Taking of Pelham 123 is scheduled to arrive on Blu-ray, DVD, PSP and Digital Download November 3rd from Sony Pictures Home Entertainment. A remake of the 1974 suspense classic, based on a 1973 novel by Jon Godey, The Taking of Pelham 123 tells the story of an MTA Dispatcher Walter Garber (Denzel Washington) who finds himself in a battle of wits with criminal mastermind Ryder (John Travolta) who takes a subway train hostage. Now, Garber must find away to rescue all the hostages while not letting Ryder escape.

Bonus material on the Blu-ray and DVD releases include commentary from director Tony Scott, Writer Brian Helgeland and Producer Todd Black. Also included are behind-the-scenes featurettes, including “No Time to Lose: The Making of Pelham 123” and “The Third Rail – The NYC Subway System.”

The Blu-ray version exclusively includes a Digital Copy of the film for PC, PSP, Mac or iPod.


‘Air Force One’ and ‘Glory’ coming to Blu-ray June 2

Sony Pictures Home Entertainment is bringing “Air Force One” and “Glory” to Blu-ray June 2, 2009. Each Blu-ray includes e-Movie Cash via BD-Live for the new movie “The Taking of Pelham 1 2 3,” in theaters 6/12/09.

In Air Force One Harrison Ford stars as President James Marshall who finds himself with the fate of his family and the entire nation in his hands when Russian terrorists hijack the presidential plane.

Glory stars Matthew Broderick as the commanding officer of the first all black regiment during the American Civil War. The film also stars Denzel Washington and Morgan Freeman as soldiers who fought for their nation as well as their race.

Air Force One Blu-ray Disc Special Feature:

– Director’s Commentary

Glory Blu-ray Disc Special Features:

– NEW Virtual Battlefield – Interactive Civil War Guide Map (Blu-ray Exclusive)
– Director’s Commentary
– The Voices of Glory
– The True Story of Glory Continues Narrated by Morgan Freeman
– Original Theatrical Making-of Featurette
– Deleted Scenes with Optional Commentary
– Crisis of Conscience


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