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‘Chinatown’ Blu-ray Announced and Detailed!!!

by Gumbercules9000 on Jan 11th, 2012

Hi Bryan Here….

Roman Polanski’s AWESOME 1974 crime drama starring Jack Nicholson and Faye Dunaway will be released on blu-ray April 3rd.  The film was nominated for 11 Academy Awards including Best Director and Best Picture, but only won for Best Original Screenplay.   ‘Chinatown’ will have a 1080p transfer and will have a Dobly TruHD 5.1 audio mix as well as Mono.  It will also have several extras an a collectible booklet.

 

Extras include: Commentary with Robert Towne and David Fincher; Three-part Water and Power documentary with Robert Towne; Chinatown: An Appreciation retrospective with filmmakers Steven Soderbergh, James Newton Howard, Kimberly Peirce, and Roger Deakins; Chinatown: The Beginning and the End; Chinatown: Filming; Chinatown: The Legacy; Theatrical Trailer; and a Collectible Booklet.

 

It’s great to see Fincher, Soderbergh, and Howard on this disc.  I just hop there will be a Criterion version of this film sometime in the future with Nicholson commentary.  Pre- orders are available.

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