Are you taking the trip to Shutter Island on Blu-ray this June? I know I am! We loved this movie here at Why So Blu (our reviews here and here), and on June 8th you can bring the Martin Scorsese mystery home. Are you up to the challenge? Think you have what it takes to figure out what’s real and what’s in your head? I’m not sure you’re ready? So I given you plenty of time to prepare for the journey. Get ready to ride the Blu-ray boat on June 8th. You’ll be glad you did. Check out the full press release below from Paramount.
HOLLYWOOD, Calif. – World-renowned director Martin Scorsese delivers “a stunning masterpiece that requires and demands multiple viewings” (Ain’t It Cool News) with the critically-acclaimed suspense thriller SHUTTER ISLAND, debuting on DVD, Blu-ray and VOD June 8, 2010 from Paramount Home Entertainment.
Starring three-time Academy Award® nominee Leonardo DiCaprio (The Departed), the film features an outstanding ensemble cast including Mark Ruffalo (Zodiac), Oscar® winner Sir Ben Kingsley (Gandhi), Max von Sydow (Minority Report), Michelle Williams (Brokeback Mountain) and Emily Mortimer (Match Point).
The Blu-ray is presented in 1080p high definition with English 5.1 DTS-HD Master Audio, French 5.1 Dolby Digital, Spanish 5.1 Dolby Digital and Brazilian Portuguese 5.1 Dolby Digital and English, English SDH, French, Spanish and Brazilian Portuguese subtitles. The Blu-ray includes the following special features:
o Behind the Shutters—Follows the film from its inception as an acclaimed novel through the production process and to the big screen. Includes interviews with cast and crew.
o Into the Lighthouse—Discusses the historical landscape of psychiatric therapies during the 1950s through interviews with cast and crew.