Indy 4 on DVD at Last

You may have noticed that scifind.com has just had a bit of an indy makeover – this is to celebrate the fact that the latest chapter of the greatest adventure of all time comes to DVD and Blu-ray. What am I talking about – Indiana Jones Of course!

The highest-grossing installment of the phenomenally popular adventure franchise, with more than 440 million at the global box office, Paramount Pictures and Lucasfilm Ltd.s INDIANA JONES AND THE KINGDOM OF THE CRYSTAL SKULL will make its highly anticipated debut on DVD and Blu-ray November 10, 2008.

Released by Lucasfilm Ltd. and Paramount Home Entertainment, the film will be available as a two-disc Special Edition DVD and Blu-ray, loaded with spectacular bonus features that allow viewers to accompany the filmmakers and cast on a fascinating journey behind-the-scenes of this modern classic.

Directed by Steven Spielberg and produced by Frank Marshall, with
George Lucas and Kathleen Kennedy as executive producers, INDIANA JONES AND THE KINGDOM OF THE CRYSTAL SKULL is the newest adventure in the phenomenally successful INDIANA JONES series, which has earned six Academy Awards and over $2 billion worldwide.

Set in 1957, the film stars Harrison Ford, Cate Blanchett, Karen Allen, Shia LaBeouf, Ray Winstone and John Hurt and follows Indy on a perilous adventure to find the coveted Crystal Skull of Akator. From the ivy-covered halls of Marshall College to the verdant jungles of South America, Indy is relentlessly pursued by sinister Soviet agents who will stop at nothing to get their hands on the eerie object of fascination.

The two-disc Special Edition DVD and Blu-ray presentations feature hours of new content that opens up the world of Indiana Jones as never before through in-depth footage of Steven Spielberg and his cast and crew at work.? From Shia LaBeoufs training to become a master swordsman to Harrison Fords reunion with his fedora, whip…and Karen Allen as Marion Ravenwood, viewers can watch the magic of cinemas greatest action-adventure hero returning to the big screen, as well as the extraordinary work of the legendary artists who have brought Indys latest thrilling adventure to life.

In addition, all four INDIANA JONES films will be showcased in the quintessential Indiana Jones collection which includes the first three films plus the two-disc Special Edition DVD of the latest installment.

INDIANA JONES AND THE KINGDOM OF THE CRYSTAL SKULL
is available to buy on DVD and Blu-ray from November 10, 2008
from Paramount Home Entertainment

DVD TECHNICAL DETAILS

2 DISC BOX SET

Title
INDIANA JONES AND THE KINGDOM OF THE CRYSTAL SKULL two-disc Special Edition DVD
Release date
NOvember 10 2008
DISCS
2 disc set
RRP
24.99
Cert
12 tbc
Sound
Dolby Digital English 5.1 Surround
Running time
approx. 122 minutes
Special features
Disc 1:
The Return of a Legend The evolution of the new film and a tribute to the legendary hero and his creators
Pre-Production Follows Steven Spielberg as he creates animatic sequences, Shia LaBeouf as he learns to swordfight and captures the reunion of filmmakers and cast on the soundstage

Disc 2:
Production Diary: Making Kingdom of the Crystal SkullJoin filmmakers, cast and crew for a complete look at the making of the film
Shooting Begins: New Mexico
Back To School: New Haven, Connecticut
Welcome to the Jungle: Hilo, Hawaii
On-Set Action
Exploring Akator
Wrapping Up!
Warrior Makeup
The Crystal Skulls
Iconic Props
The Effects of Indy
Adventures in Post Production
Closing: Team Indy
Pre-Visualization Sequences
Area 51 Escape
Jungle Chase
Ants Attack
Galleries
The Art Department
The Adventure Begins
Cemetery and Jungle
Akator
Stan Winston Studio
Corpses, Skeletons & Mummies
Aliens & Crystal Skulls
Production Photographs
Portraits
Behind-the-Scenes Photographs

BLU-RAY 2 DISC BOX SET

Title
INDIANA JONES AND THE KINGDOM OF THE CRYSTAL SKULL BLU-RAY SPECIAL EDITION
Release date
NOVEMBER 10 2008
DISCS
2 disc set
RRP
29.99
Cert
12 tbc
Sound
Dolby Digital English 5.1 Surround
Running time
approx. 122 minutes
Special features
Blu-ray Disc 1:
Indiana Jones Timelines Explore the movie through interactive timelines that include video featurettes, in-depth information and unique imagery? Your adventure begins with one of these three timelines:
Story Timeline: Showcases the key events of the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull storyline
Production Timeline: A Making-of chronology for Kingdom of the Crystal Skull
Historical Timeline: Dives into the real-world historical influences that are referenced in the film
The Return of a LegendThe evolution of the new film and a tribute to the legendary hero and his creators (HD)
Pre-ProductionFollows Steven Spielberg as he creates animatic sequences, Shia LaBeouf as he learns to swordfight and captures the reunion of filmmakers and cast on the soundstage (HD)

bLU-RAY Disc 2:
Production Diary: Making Kingdom of the Crystal SkullJoin filmmakers, cast and crew for a complete look at the making of the film.
Shooting Begins: New Mexico (HD)
Back To School: New Haven, Connecticut (HD)
Welcome to the Jungle: Hilo, Hawaii (HD)
On-Set Action (HD)
Exploring Akator (HD)
Wrapping Up! (HD)
Warrior Makeup (HD)
The Crystal Skulls (HD)
Iconic Props (HD)
The Effects of Indy (HD)
Adventures in Post Production (HD)
Closing: Team Indy (HD)
Pre-Visualization Sequences
Area 51 Escape (HD)
Jungle Chase (HD)
Ants Attack (HD)
Galleries
The Art Department
The Adventure Begins
Cemetery and Jungle
Akator
Stan Winston Studio
Corpses, Skeletons & Mummies
Aliens & Crystal Skulls
Production Photographs
Portraits
Behind-the-Scenes Photographs

Please note that artwork is subject to change