‘Max Payne’ blasts its way onto Blu-ray

MAX PAYNE blasts its way onto DVD and Blu-ray Disc January 20th from Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment. A stylized adaptation of the hit video game, Academy Award nominee Mark Wahlberg stars as the title character Max Payne, an obsessive DEA agent who descends into the gritty New York City crime world to avenge the gruesome murders of his family and partner.

The MAX PAYNE Special Edition DVD and Blu-ray Disc, both featuring Digital Copy, are highlighted by the Unrated Extended Cut of the film plus the never-before-seen animated graphic novel that delves deeper into Max Payne’s endless vengeance, along with an in-depth production documentary on the making of the film (Part 1 is featured on the Special Edition DVD; Part 2 is only available exclusively on the Blu-ray Disc edition).

The MAX PAYNE BD is presented in widescreen format (2.35:1 aspect ratio) on a 50GB dual-layer disc authored in BD-J with English 5.1 DTS HD Master Audio and French & Spanish 5.1 Dolby Digital, with English, Spanish, Mandarin, Cantonese and Korean subtitles.

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12/01/2008 | News | Comments Off on ‘Max Payne’ blasts its way onto Blu-ray

M. Night Shyamalan’s ‘The Happening’ coming to Blu-ray

Fox announced today that M. Night Shyamalan’s ‘The Happening’ will be released on Blu-ray on October 7th, day-and-date with the DVD release.

‘The Happening’ stars Mark Wahlberg and John Leguizamo in Shyamalan’s first R-rated movie, which managed to bring in about $143MM in ticket sales worldwide on a budget of $60MM.

The movie will be presented on a BD-50 dual-layer disc with 1080p/AVC MPEG-4 video and English DTS-HD Lossless Master Audio 5.1 Surround, with additional English, French and Spanish Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround and subtitles.

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08/07/2008 | News | Comments Off on M. Night Shyamalan’s ‘The Happening’ coming to Blu-ray