Warner Announces Quartet of Kubrick Classics for Blu-ray, HD DVD

Posted Wed Jul 25, 2007 at 01:13 PM PDT by
Stanley Kubrick

Kubrick fans rejoice! After a year of waiting, Warner Home Video has finally announced the Blu-ray and HD DVD releases of a quartet of the director's most revered classics.

On October 23, Warner will debut remastered special editions of four Kubrick classics: '2001: A Space Odyssey,' 'A Clockwork Orange,' 'The Shining' and 'Eyes Wide Shut.'

The releases are set to debut simultaneously on Blu-ray, HD DVD and standard-def DVD, with each title available separately as a stand-alone release. Currently, the studio has not indicated whether the titles will also be bundled together as a box set collection.

Supplemental details for the four titles have also not yet been revealed, but tech specs on the next-gen versions will include 1080p video transfers and remixed Dolby TrueHD 5.1 audio tracks on both the Blu-ray and HD DVD editions.

Retail price is $28.99 a piece for each Kubrick classic.

In anticipation of the full press release with final confirmed details, we've added listings for all four titles to both our Blu-ray Release Schedule and HD DVD Release Schedule, under October 23. Needless to say, stay tuned!

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Discs mentioned in this article: (Click for specs and reviews)
2001: A Space Odyssey (Blu-ray)
2001: A Space Odyssey (HD DVD)
A Clockwork Orange (Blu-ray)
A Clockwork Orange (HD DVD)
Eyes Wide Shut (Blu-ray)
Eyes Wide Shut (HD DVD)
The Shining (1980) (Blu-ray)
The Shining (1980) (HD DVD)
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