True Romance

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True Romance

#1 Post by DarkImbecile » Sun May 02, 2021 3:07 pm

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STEALING. CHEATING. KILLING. WHO SAYS ROMANCE IS DEAD?

In 1993, action movie supremo Tony Scott teamed up with a hot new screenwriter named Quentin Tarantino to bring True Romance to the screen, one of the most beloved and widely-quoted films of the decade.

Elvis-worshipping comic book store employee Clarence Worley (Christian Slater) is minding his own business at a Sonny Chiba triple bill when Alabama Whitman (Patricia Arquette) walks into his life – and from then on, the two are inseparable. Within 24 hours, they’re married and on the run after Clarence is forced to kill Alabama’s possessive, psychopathic pimp. Driving a Cadillac across the country from Detroit to Hollywood, the newlyweds plan to sell off a suitcase full of stolen drugs to fund a new life for themselves... but little do they suspect that the cops and the Mafia are closing in on them. Will they escape and make their dream of a happy ending come true?

Breathtaking action set pieces and unforgettably snappy dialogue combine with a murderers’ row of sensational performances from a stunning ensemble cast in Scott and Tarantino’s blood-soaked, bullet-riddled valentine, finally restored in dazzling 4K with hours of brilliant bonus features.

LIMITED EDITION BLU-RAY CONTENTS
  • New 4K restorations of both the Theatrical Cut and the Director’s Cut from the original camera negatives by Arrow Films
  • Limited Edition packaging with reversible sleeve featuring newly commissioned artwork by Sara Deck
  • 60-page perfect-bound collectors’ booklet featuring new writing on the film by Kim Morgan and Nicholas Clement, a 2008 Maxim oral history featuring interviews with cast and crew, and Edgar Wright’s 2012 eulogy for Tony Scott
  • Double-sided poster featuring original and newly commissioned artwork by Sara Deck
  • Six double-sided, postcard-sized lobby card reproductions
  • High Definition (1080p) Blu-ray presentation of both cuts
  • Original uncompressed stereo audio and DTS-HD MA 5.1 surround audio
  • Optional English subtitles for the deaf and hard-of-hearing
  • Audio commentary by director Tony Scott
  • Audio commentary by writer Quentin Tarantino
  • Audio commentary by stars Christian Slater & Patricia Arquette
  • Audio commentary by critic Tim Lucas
  • Select scene commentaries by stars Dennis Hopper, Val Kilmer, Brad Pitt and Michael Rapaport
  • Brand new select scene commentary by star Saul Rubinek
  • New interview with costume designer Susan Becker
  • New interview with co-editor Michael Tronick
  • New interview with co-composers Mark Mancina and John Van Tongeren
  • New interview with Larry Taylor, author of Tony Scott: A Filmmaker on Fire
  • New interview with Daniel Storm, co-founder of the annual True Romance Fest and owner of the original Cadillac
  • Deleted scenes with optional commentary by Tony Scott
  • Alternate ending with optional commentaries by Tony Scott and Quentin Tarantino
  • Electronic press kit featurettes, behind-the-scenes footage and interviews with Tony Scott, Christian Slater, Patricia Arquette, Dennis Hopper and Gary Oldman
  • Trailers and TV spots
  • Image galleries
*** EXTRAS STILL IN PRODUCTION AND SUBJECT TO CHANGE ***

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Re: True Romance

#2 Post by domino harvey » Sun May 02, 2021 5:01 pm

Six commentaries? What is this, the Rules of Attraction?

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Re: True Romance

#3 Post by flyonthewall2983 » Sun May 02, 2021 9:55 pm

Is this getting a US release or just UK?

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#4 Post by swo17 » Sun May 02, 2021 9:57 pm

Just UK

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Re: True Romance

#5 Post by flyonthewall2983 » Mon May 03, 2021 3:04 pm

I'll spring for the 4K then. I haven't watched it in a long time but remember loving it. Tony Scott could direct with his heart on his sleeve and I believe he did so best with this. And this has to be one of the greatest ensemble casts ever, with classic dialogue and action to spare.

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Re: True Romance

#6 Post by beamish14 » Mon May 03, 2021 3:54 pm

domino harvey wrote:
Sun May 02, 2021 5:01 pm
Six commentaries? What is this, the Rules of Attraction?
I STILL need to find out who is on the mystery commentary for that.

Very excited to have the theatrical cut of this in 4k. Now I hope Sony (or whoever licenses it from them) can give us the original version of Revenge, which has never had a high-quality release.

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Re: True Romance

#7 Post by domino harvey » Mon May 03, 2021 4:05 pm

The same person who was the mystery guest at Larry Sanders’ friars’ club roast!

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Re: True Romance

#8 Post by JamesF » Wed May 05, 2021 9:13 am

domino harvey wrote:
Sun May 02, 2021 5:01 pm
Six commentaries? What is this, the Rules of Attraction?
On top of the announced specs, we've just added another new select scene commentary by Bronson Pinchot, which is as gloriously candid and hilarious as you'd hope it would be.

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Re: True Romance

#9 Post by willoneill » Wed May 05, 2021 9:21 am

Does he do it in character as Cousin Balki? If so ... day one purchase.

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Re: True Romance

#10 Post by wattsup32 » Wed May 05, 2021 10:14 am

beamish14 wrote:
Mon May 03, 2021 3:54 pm
Very excited to have the theatrical cut of this in 4k.
Just to make sure I understand correctly, is the actual disc shown in 4K or is just the restoration 4K with a regular HD presentation? From the disc description I think we just get the regular HD presentation, but I am not totally sure I"m right about that based on some comments.

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#11 Post by Pavel » Wed May 05, 2021 10:27 am

I think the release will include both a 4K and a regular Blu-ray disc

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Re: True Romance

#12 Post by PfR73 » Wed May 05, 2021 10:50 am

The general release 4K Limited & non-Limited editions will only include a 4K disc.
There are 2 Zavvi-exclusive dual-format editions that will include both a 4K disc and Blu-ray disc, but they may be sold out already? as the links to Zavvi provided by Arrow on Facebook no longer work.

Zavvi Exclusive Limited Edition SteelBook UHD + Blu-ray Dual Format
Zavvi Exclusive Limited Edition Deluxe SteelBook UHD + Blu-ray Dual Format

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Re: True Romance

#13 Post by beamish14 » Wed May 05, 2021 10:52 am

JamesF wrote:
Wed May 05, 2021 9:13 am
domino harvey wrote:
Sun May 02, 2021 5:01 pm
Six commentaries? What is this, the Rules of Attraction?
On top of the announced specs, we've just added another new select scene commentary by Bronson Pinchot, which is as gloriously candid and hilarious as you'd hope it would be.

Amazing. This career-retrospective interview with him is absolutely phenomenal.

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Re: True Romance

#14 Post by cdnchris » Wed May 05, 2021 1:41 pm

That was great to read but how the hell could they not bring up Blame it On the Bellboy??

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Re: True Romance

#15 Post by domino harvey » Wed May 05, 2021 2:06 pm

There's only one Bronson Pinchot movie and it's called the Langoliers

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