Apocalypse Now Coming to Blu-ray for the First Time

Posted by at 8:53 am on August 26, 2010

The horror of of Blu-ray has been that many of the great films ever made have not been transferred to this great format. Well,  now at least one horror is being addressed. Apocalypse Now is coming to Blu-ray for the first time with not just one,  but two full box sets.    Both versions contain Apocalypse Now and Apocalypse Now Redux with more than nine hours of bonus material including new interviews with on-screen and behind-the-scenes talent. The 3-Disc Full Disclosure Edition will include the acclaimed making-of feature documentary Hearts of Darkness.  See below for details on both  box sets.  

 
Exploding onto shelves on October 19, 2010, the Apocalypse Now 3-Disc Full Disclosure Edition will be available for $59.99 and the Apocalypse Now 2-Film Set will retail for $39.99.
 

2-DISC SET  SPECIAL FEATURES

  • Apocalypse Now and Apocalypse Now Redux – presented in 1080P High Definition
    Widescreen, in their original 2.35:1 theatrical aspect ratios and new 5.1 DTS-HD Master Audio
  • NEW “A Conversation with Martin Sheen and Francis Ford Coppola”
  • NEW “An Interview with John Milius” interview by Francis Ford Coppola
  • NEW “Fred Roos: Casting Apocalypse” featurette
  • NEVER-BEFORE-SEEN Complete Francis Ford Coppola interview with Roger Ebert at the 2001 Cannes Film Festival
  • NEW TO THIS EDITION Original 1938 Mercury Theatre Radio Reading of “Heart of Darkness” featuring Orson Welles
  • Monkey Sampan “lost scene”
  • Additional Scenes
  •  “Destruction of the Kurtz Compound” end credits with audio commentary by Francis Ford Coppola
  • “The Hollow Men,” video of Marlon Brando reading T.S. Eliot’s poem
  •  “The Birth of 5.1 Sound” featurette
  • “Ghost Helicopter Flyover” sound effects demonstration
  •  “A Million Feet of Film: The Editing of Apocalypse Now” featurette
  •  “The Music of Apocalypse Now” featurette
  •  “The Synthesizer Soundtrack” article by music synthesizer inventor Bob Moog
  •  “Heard Any Good Movies Lately? The Sound Design of Apocalypse Now” featurette
  • “The Final Mix” featurette
  • “Apocalypse Then and Now” featurette
  • “The Color Palette of Apocalypse Now” featurette
  • “PBR Streetgang” featurette
  • “The Color Palette of Apocalypse Now” featurette

3-DISC FULL DISCLOSURE EDITION BLU-RAY DISC SPECIAL FEATURES

  • Apocalypse Now and Apocalypse Now Redux – presented in 1080P High Definition Widescreen, in their original 2.35:1 theatrical aspect ratios and new 5.1 DTS-HD Master Audio
  • INCLUDED ONLY ON THE FULL DISCLOSURE EDITION Hearts of Darkness: A Filmmaker’s Apocalypse, including optional audio commentary with Eleanor and Francis Ford Coppola – first time in 1080P High Definition
  • EXCLUSIVE TO EDITION 48-page collectible printed booklet with special note from Francis Ford Coppola, never-before-seen archives from the set, behind the scenes photos and more!
  •  EXCLUSIVE TO EDITION John Milius Script Excerpt with Francis Ford Coppola Notes
  • EXCLUSIVE TO EDITION Storyboard Gallery
  • EXCLUSIVE TO EDITION Photo Gallery, including images from photographer Mary Ellen Mark
  • EXCLUSIVE TO EDITION Marketing Archive
  • NEW “A Conversation with Martin Sheen and Francis Ford Coppola”
  • NEW “An Interview with John Milius” interview by Francis Ford Coppola
  • NEW “Fred Roos: Casting Apocalypse” featurette
  • NEVER-BEFORE-SEEN Complete Francis Ford Coppola interview with Roger Ebert at the 2001 Cannes Film Festival
  • NEW TO THIS EDITION Original 1938 Mercury Theatre Radio Reading of “Heart of Darkness” featuring Orson Welles
  • Monkey Sampan “lost scene”
  • Additional Scenes
  •  “Destruction of the Kurtz Compound” end credits with audio commentary by Francis Ford Coppola
  • “The Hollow Men,” video of Marlon Brando reading T.S. Eliot’s poem
  • “The Birth of 5.1 Sound” featurette
  • “Ghost Helicopter Flyover” sound effects demonstration
  • “A Million Feet of Film: The Editing of Apocalypse Now” featurette
  • “The Music of Apocalypse Now” featurette
  • “The Synthesizer Soundtrack” article by music synthesizer inventor Bob Moog
  • “Heard Any Good Movies Lately? The Sound Design of Apocalypse Now” featurette
  • “The Final Mix” featurette
  • “Apocalypse Then and Now” featurette
  • “The Color Palette of Apocalypse Now” featurette
  • “PBR Streetgang” featurette
  • “The Color Palette of Apocalypse Now” featurette

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