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UPDATED: Ronin Special Edition Blu-Ray Detailed – ManlyMovie

UPDATED: Ronin Special Edition Blu-Ray Detailed

UPDATED:  A new piece of artwork has been released for this one.  You can check out the Blu-Ray cover below, which has a nice retro look to it.  It wouldn’t look out of place at all as an old VHS cover.  This movie will be released at the end of the month.

PREVIOUSLY: Brilliant 1998 action/thriller Ronin is getting a new Blu-Ray release soon, courtesy of Arrow Films.  We’ve been receiving Arrow’s stuff for a few years now so expect a review up here.  Below is some information on what to expect;

  • Brand new 4K restoration of the film from the original camera negative produced by Arrow Video exclusively for this release, supervised and approved by director of photography Robert Fraisse
  • Original English 5.1 audio (lossless)
  • Optional English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing
  • Audio commentary by director John Frankenheimer
  • Brand new video interview with director of photography Robert Fraisse
  • Paul Joyce documentary on Robert De Niro
  • Ronin: Filming in the Fast Lane, an archival behind-the-scenes featurette
  • Through the Lens, an archival interview with Robert Fraisse
  • The Driving of Ronin, an archival featurette on the film’s legendary car stunts
  • Natascha McElhone: An Actor’s Process, an archival interview with the actress
  • Composing the Ronin Score, an archival interview with composer Elia Cmiral
  • In the Ronin Cutting Room, an archival interview with editor Tony Gibbs
  • Venice Film Festival interviews with Robert De Niro, Jean Reno and Natascha McElhone
  • Alternate ending
  • Theatrical trailer
  • Reversible sleeve featuring original and newly commissioned artwork by Jacob Phillips
  • First pressing only: Collector’s booklet illustrated by Chris Malbon, featuring new writing on the film by critic Travis Crawford

You can expect this to drop sometime in August on Region B Blu-Ray.  An extremely good movie, if you haven’t checked it out yet, don’t delay.