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November 16, 2012
 

Dredd Blu Ray/DVD Specs

The underrated actioner of the year “Dredd” has some Blu Ray and DVD specs now available. It will hit DVD/Blu-ray, Digital Download, On Demand, and Pay-Per-View on January 8th, 2013. 

Adapted by Alex Garland from John Wagner and Carlos Ezquerra’s legendary comic book and filmed in stunning 3-D, Dredd, explodes onto 3-D Blu-ray Disc (includes 3-D and standard version of the film plus Digital Copy and UV), DVD (includes Digital Copy and UV), Digital Download, On Demand and Pay-Per-View January 8 from Lionsgate Home Entertainment. Mixing pulse-pounding action with mesmerizing visual effects sequences, the post-apocalyptic thriller hailed by audiences and critics alike stars Karl Urban (Star Trek), Olivia Thirlby (Juno) and Lena Headey (HBO’s “Game Of Thrones”).. The hugely anticipated sci-fi thriller directed by Pete Travis (Vantage Point) takes place in a futuristic America.

Synopsis: The future America is an irradiated wasteland. On its east coast, running from Boston to Washington D.C., lies Mega City One – a vast, violent metropolis where criminals rule the chaotic streets. The only force of order lies with the urban cops called “Judges” who possess the combined powers of judge, jury and instant executioner. Known and feared throughout the city, Dredd (Urban) is the ultimate Judge, challenged with ridding the city of its latest scourge, a dangerous drug called “Slo-Mo,” and the sadistic crime boss Ma-Ma (Headey) who is using it to take over the city.

3D Blu-ray and DVD special features:

– “Mega-City Masters”: 35 Years of Judge Dredd” featurette
– “Day of Chaos: The Visual Effects of Dredd 3D” featurette
– “Dredd” featurette
– “Dredd’s Gear” featurette
– “The 3rd Dimension” featurette
– “Welcome to Peachtrees” featurette
– Dredd Motion Comic Prequel

Specs:

– Run Time: 95 minutes
– Blu-ray Closed Captioned: English SDH
– DVD Closed Captioned: English
– Subtitles: English and Spanish
– Blu-ray Format: 1080P High Definition 16×9 Widescreen (2.40:1)
– DVD Format: 16×9 Widescreen (2.40:1)
– Blu-ray Audio Status: 7.1 DTS-HD Master Audio Optimized for 11.1 Neo X, Spanish 5.1 Dolby Digital and English 2.0 Dolby -Digital DVD Audio Status: English and Spanish 5.1 Dolby Digital



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Eoin Friel
Eoin Friel
I grew up watching JCVD, Sly and Arnold destroy bad guys, blow things up and spew one-liners like it's a fashion statement. Action is everything I go to the movies for and the reason I came up with this site is to share my love for the genre with everyone.



 
 

 

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