1995 film “Nixon” with Anthony Hopkins gets a Special Edition Blu-ray in May

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The 1995 Oliver Stone directed film Nixon starring Anthony Hopkins is getting a “Special Edition” Blu-ray Disc release on May 21st via Kino Lorber Studio Classics, according to an early alert to retailers. The tech specs haven’t been fully detailed but it will for certain contain 1080p video with uncompressed 5.1 and 2.0 Stereo sound configurations. Both the theatrical cut (120 minutes) and the extended director’s cut (212 minutes) of the film will be included on what is said to be a 3-disc set. The upcoming Blu-ray is available to pre-order now over at Amazon. Details about the release and a list of bonus materials set to be included are below.

This special three-disc edition includes both the original theatrical cut and the extended director’s cut, and is loaded with extras.

  • Includes both the original 191-minute theatrical cut and the extended 212-minute director’s cut
  • Two Audio Commentaries with Director Oliver Stone (Director’s Cut): Oliver Stone Discusses the Film’s Performances, Style & Scrip/Oliver Stone Discusses the Politics & History of the Era
  • NEW Audio Commentary by Film Historian Jim Hemphill (Theatrical Cut)
  • Deleted Scenes Introduced by Oliver Stone (58:16)
  • Beyond Nixon Documentary (35:19)
  • Charlie Rose Interviews Oliver Stone (55:09)
  • Making-of Featurette
  • 5.1 Surround and 2.0 Stereo
  • Theatrical Trailer

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Editor Note: I would say that there’s a slight chance this could actually someday receive a 4K UHD Blu-ray release, considering that the distributor recently announced plans to bring their first title to that format. That film announced for 4K also stars Anthony Hopkins (Hannibal) so it would be fitting.

Jeff Bridges in “Tucker: The Man and His Dream” comes to Blu-ray in August

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The 1988 Francis Ford Coppola directed film “Tucker: The Man and His Dream” starring Jeff Bridges is coming Blu-ray Disc on August 28th via Lionsgate. The film is making its debut on Blu-ray format. This will come in the form of a “30th Anniversary Edition“. Tech specs included full 1080p HD video presented in the 2.39:1 aspect ratio and Dolby TrueHD 5.1 sound. The Blu-ray will include a Digital Copy of the film included. The title will NOT receive a 4K UHD Blu-ray release but instead a Digital 4K UHD release, just felt this worth mentioning.

UPDATE: This title is now available for PRE-ORDER over at Amazon.

Bonus materials set to be included on the releases are listed below.

  • New Deleted Scene (with optional commentary by Francis Ford Coppola)
  • New Francis Ford Coppola Introduction
  • Audio Commentary by Francis Ford Coppola
  • “Under The Hood: Making Tucker
  • “Tucker: The Man and the Car” 1948 Promo Film (with Optional Commentary by Francis Ford Coppola)

Further below, after the break, you’ll find the official announcement in full.

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