Lionsgate announces four titles “Cabin Fever”, “Contempt”, “The Ladykillers” & “Ran” for Blu-ray in February 2010November 24, 2009 – 5:38 pm - Posted by: Justin Sluss
Lionsgate has announced four titles for Blu-ray Disc release on February 16th, 2010.
First you have Eli Roth‘s “Cabin Fever“.
Next up you have some classic films being released via the StudioCanal collection. First off you have the European (French/Italian) film “Contempt” (a.k.a. “Le mépris“) from 1963. Next you have “The Ladykillers” from 1955 co-starring Peter Sellers. Then you have the Japanese film “Ran” from 1985 which was previously planned to be released through Criterion Collection. Tech specs for these titles include full 1080p Hi-Def video on all four releases, DTS-HD 5.1 Master Audio on the last four titles and DTS-HD 7.1 Master Audio on “Cabin Fever“. None of the titles are yet available for pre-order but stay tuned and we will keep you updated. Below you will find a list of bonus materials set to be included on each release.
“Cabin Fever” features “infect”-ious bonus materials including a new audio commentary with the director and cast members, the featurette “Beneath The Skin: The Making of Cabin Fever” and more.
“Contempt” bonus materials include an introduction by British film producer and Godard expert Colin MacCabe, a “making-of” documentary “One Upon a Time There Was…Contempt,” a documentary on Godard’s legacy in film “Contempt…Tenderly,” a discussion between Godard and director Fritz Lang “The Dinosaur and the Baby,” the theatrical trailer, BD-Live and a 20-page collectible booklet.
“The Ladykillers” bonus materials include an introduction by filmmaker Terry Gilliam, “Forever Ealing” – a documentary on the famed British studio, audio commentary with film historian Philip Kemp, interviews with British filmmakers Allan Scott and Terence Davies and writer Ronald Harwood on the film, BD-Live (that includes a bonus interview with British filmmaker James Mangold) and a 20-page collectible booklet.
“Ran” bonus materials include “A.K.” – the acclaimed feature-length documentary on the making of the film, “Akira Kurosawa: The Epic and the Intimate” – documentary on the director, a Portrait of Akira Kurosawa by Japanese cinema expert and interpreter Catherine Cadou, “The Samurai” – documentary on Samurai art, “Art of the Samurai” – an interview with a Japanese art of war expert plus BD-Live and a 20-page collectible booklet.