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#1 of 11 Ronald Epstein

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Posted May 10 2013 - 05:40 AM

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The 300 Spartans:

For the first time on Blu-ray comes The 300 Spartans, the iconic action classic about the epic 480 B.C. Battle of Thermopylae! Richard Egan stars as Spartan King Leonidas, who commands a small band of fearless Greek warriors in their defense of the civilized world’s last bastion of freedom. Impossibly out-numbered by the marauding forces of the totalitarian Persian Empire, these brave heroes will take no prisoners and never surrender—even unto death!

 

The 300 Spartans Special Features

 

Original Theatrical Trailer

 

TV Spots

 

The 300 Spartans Blu-ray

Street Date:

July 23, 2013

Prebook Date:

June 26, 2013

Screen Format:

Widescreen 2.35:1

Audio:

English DTS-HD MA 1.0

 

Spanish Dolby Digital 1.0

Subtitles:

English SDH, Spanish, French

Total Run Time:

114 Minutes

Closed Captioned:

Yes

 

The 300 Spartans:

For the first time on Blu-ray comes The 300 Spartans, the iconic action classic about the epic 480 B.C. Battle of Thermopylae! Richard Egan stars as Spartan King Leonidas, who commands a small band of fearless Greek warriors in their defense of the civilized world’s last bastion of freedom. Impossibly out-numbered by the marauding forces of the totalitarian Persian Empire, these brave heroes will take no prisoners and never surrender—even unto death!

 

The 300 Spartans Special Features

 

Original Theatrical Trailer

 

TV Spots

 

The 300 Spartans Blu-ray

Street Date:

July 23, 2013

Prebook Date:

June 26, 2013

Screen Format:

Widescreen 2.35:1

Audio:

English DTS-HD MA 1.0

 

Spanish Dolby Digital 1.0

Subtitles:

English SDH, Spanish, French

Total Run Time:

114 Minutes

Closed Captioned:

Yes

 


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#2 of 11 Richard V

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Posted May 10 2013 - 05:55 AM

Excellent news, now if we could only get  Go:  Tell the Spartans, all would be good in this world.


See you at the pah-ty, Richter.

#3 of 11 Fritz Nilsen

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Posted May 10 2013 - 07:28 AM

Regarding the case artwork, I can see them going "Hmmmm.... How can we make this look like Snyder's 300?" Ha ha.

 

This is still a 1962 production. :-)

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#4 of 11 Brandon Conway

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Posted May 10 2013 - 02:56 PM

300: Rise of an Empire hits theatrically in August, so clearly they want the free cross promotion.


"And now the reprimand, from an American critic. He reproaches me for using film as a sacred & lasting medium, like a painting or a book. He does not believe that filmmaking is an inferior art, but he believes, and quite rightly, that a reel goes quickly, that the public are looking above all for relaxation, that film is fragile and that it is pretentious to express the power of one's soul by such ephemeral and delicate means, that Charlie Chaplin's or Buster Keaton's first films can only be seen on very rare and badly spoiled prints. I add that the cinema is making daily progress and that eventually films that we consider marvelous today will soon be forgotten because of new dimensions & colour. This is true. But for 4 weeks this film [The Blood of a Poet] has been shown to audiences that have been so attentive, so eager & so warm, that I wonder after all there is not an anonymous public who are looking for more than relaxation in the cinema." - Jean Cocteau, 1932


#5 of 11 Jobla

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Posted May 11 2013 - 04:41 PM

RISE OF AN EMPIRE has been delayed until March of 2014.



#6 of 11 Brandon Conway

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Posted May 14 2013 - 01:40 PM

RISE OF AN EMPIRE has been delayed until March of 2014.

 

Yep, which means we shouldn't be surprised if this release also gets delayed.


"And now the reprimand, from an American critic. He reproaches me for using film as a sacred & lasting medium, like a painting or a book. He does not believe that filmmaking is an inferior art, but he believes, and quite rightly, that a reel goes quickly, that the public are looking above all for relaxation, that film is fragile and that it is pretentious to express the power of one's soul by such ephemeral and delicate means, that Charlie Chaplin's or Buster Keaton's first films can only be seen on very rare and badly spoiled prints. I add that the cinema is making daily progress and that eventually films that we consider marvelous today will soon be forgotten because of new dimensions & colour. This is true. But for 4 weeks this film [The Blood of a Poet] has been shown to audiences that have been so attentive, so eager & so warm, that I wonder after all there is not an anonymous public who are looking for more than relaxation in the cinema." - Jean Cocteau, 1932


#7 of 11 Lromero1396

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Posted May 15 2013 - 09:07 AM

Yep, which means we shouldn't be surprised if this release also gets delayed.

The only reason I could see this even getting a BD release would be because of Rise of an Empire, so I would assume a delay for now.



#8 of 11 Jobla

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Posted May 16 2013 - 03:34 PM

A poster on Blu.ray.com is claiming that THE 300 SPARTANS has indeed been delayed until March of 2014.  That's all I've seen, so far.



#9 of 11 Lromero1396

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Posted May 16 2013 - 04:57 PM

A poster on Blu.ray.com is claiming that THE 300 SPARTANS has indeed been delayed until March of 2014.  That's all I've seen, so far.

There is further evidence. Amazon.ca has changed the release date to March 2014, so Amazon (US) will probably follow suit. I saw this delay coming from a mile away, since the movie is only marketable due to the 300 sequel getting released. Otherwise, I don't think we'd ever see this on BD.



#10 of 11 Ed Lachmann

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Posted August 01 2013 - 04:19 PM

It is REALLY unfortunate that the fans of this film have to be disappointed.  If you pick a release date, stick to it!  Or, just screw the REAL audience in exchange for the handful of orders you may get from the 20-something comic book gang.  Not at all nice!


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#11 of 11 Jobla

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Posted August 01 2013 - 05:16 PM

I guess we'll have to hold our breaths until next March.





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