This has been a long time coming, now coinciding with the Ghostbusters video game and very probably filming of the third movie finally we see Ghostbusters in shiny picture and audio quality and advanced new bonus features in the Ghostbusters Blu-ray Disc.
The Ghostbusters DVD is being Releasing on 15 June, 2009, in celebration of the film?s 25th anniversary, Ivan Reitman?s sci-fi blockbuster comedy stars Bill Murray, Dan Aykroyd, Sigourney Weaver, Harold Ramis, Annie Potts, and Rick Moranis. The high-def set oozes with special features and interactivity, including collectible 32 page scrapbook, Slimer Mode, a picture-in-picture graphical viewing experience, a featurette on the refurbishing of Ecto-1, and more.
?This great franchise is one of the crown jewels in the studio?s library,? said Lexine Wong, Sony Pictures Home Entertainment?s Executive Vice President, Worldwide Marketing. ?With Ghostbusters 25th anniversary upon us and the forthcoming release of an eagerly anticipated new video game, this is the perfect opportunity to release this exciting new edition on Blu-ray Disc.?
Directed and produced by Ivan Reitman (Meatballs, Stripes and GHOSTBUSTERS!!!! – if you don’t know who these people are look on the IMDB), with the screenplay written by Dan Aykroyd (Blues Brothers, and GHOSTBUSTERS) and Harold Ramis (GHOSTBUSTERS), Ghostbusters stars Bill Murray, Dan Aykroyd , Sigourney Weaver, Harold Ramis, Annie Potts, and Rick Moranis (Honey I Shrunk the Kids, Spaceballs).
Never heard of GHOSTBUSTERS, well get out from under your rock, read this then buy the film.
University parapsychologists Dr. Peter Venkman (Murray), Dr. Raymond Stanz (Aykroyd) and Dr. Egon Spengler (Ramis) lose a research grant when their experiment methodology is proven to be bogus. The team decides to go into business for themselves and open ?Ghostbusters,? a ghost removal service. After struggling to get on their feet, they are summoned to investigate the strange happenings in Dana Barrett?s (Weaver) Central Park West apartment. What they discover is that all Manhattan is being besieged by ghosts and other worldly demons through a portal in her building.
Ghostbusters Blu-ray Disc Special Features:
All-New Exclusive Special Features
Digitally Mastered Audio and Video
Slimer Mode: Picture-in-Picture Graphical Viewing Experience with an examination of the spook-hunters? firehouse headquarters, an in-depth exploration of the creatures in the Ghostbusters mythology, behind-the-scenes discussions of making the movie, new cast, crew and special effects artists interviews and much more!
Featurette: Ecto-1: Resurrecting the Classic Car
Ghostbusters Garage: Ecto-1 Gallery
Collectible 32 Page Scrapbook
Additional Special Features
Filmmakers? Commentary with Ivan Reitman, Harold Ramis and Joe Medjuck
Featurette: 1984 ? The Making of Ghostbusters ? Interviews with the cast and crew
Featurette: Interviews with Cast and Crew
Featurette: SFX Team – Includes Before and After Multi-Angle Explorations
Scene Cemetery ? 10 Deleted Scenes (I NEED to see this – not been on the DVD)
Audio: English, Spanish (Castilian), French (Parisian), Portuguese (Brazil)
Subtitles: English, Spanish (Latin Am), French (Parisian), Portuguese (Brazil), Dutch, Arabic
Ghostbusters has a run time of approximately 105 minutes and is rated PG for adult language and mild violence.
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