Posted Thu Aug 30, 2012 at 12:00 PM PDT by Tom Landy
The year of James Bond continues with six individual 007 releases only available at Best Buy/Target this October!
As previously reported, in celebration of James Bond’s monumental golden anniversary, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios and Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment is bringing 'Bond 50,' a collectible box-set featuring all 22 James Bond films on Blu-ray Disc for the first time in one complete offering. The longest running film franchise of all time, the 'Bond 50' collection marks the debut of nine James Bond films previously unavailable in high definition Blu-ray. Fans around the world can pre-order now with participating online retailers.
'Bond 50' showcases fifty years of Bond neatly packaged into one cool, sleek collectable box-set featuring all six iconic James Bond actors. Produced using the highest possible picture quality and audio presentation, the collection includes all 22 James Bond feature films from 'Dr. No' to 'Quantum of Solace' and more than 130 hours of bonus features including some new and exclusive content.
The first 22 discs will feature the 22 feature films along with audio commentaries, featurettes, photo galleries, deleted scenes, trailers, and much more. This set will also include a 23rd disc with the following exclusive features:
The World of Bond – The 007 films have a look, style and attitude that is signature Bond. From the cars, to the women, to the villains and even the music, Bond films stand apart. The World of Bond takes the viewer through the best of five decades worth of classic James Bond in one thrilling montage. The World of Bond showcases the fascinating and entertaining interplay among unforgettable moments of danger, seduction, adventure and a dash of that distinguished humor that fans have cherished from the beginning up until now. To add to the experience, The World of Bond featurette will also offer a Pop-Up Trivia option to challenge even the sharpest of fans with little known facts and interesting trivia from the Bond Universe.
Being Bond – There’s only one James Bond – but he’s proven too much for only one actor to play the role. In the franchise’s 50-year run, six distinguished actors have taken on the part and secured a spot in cinematic history. Sean Connery, George Lazenby, Roger Moore, Timothy Dalton, Pierce Brosnan, and Daniel Craig each reflect on the impact and importance of taking on such a famous role. With this piece, gain insight into what each actor brought to the character and discover how they shaped the world’s most timeless secret agent.
SKYFALL Videoblogs – Behind-the-scenes look at the making of SKYFALL from the cast and crew.
A few retailers will also be selling the previously unreleased films individually on Blu-ray on October 2. 'Diamonds are Forever,' 'Goldeneye,' and 'Octopussy' will be available at Wal-Mart, 'On Her Majesty's Secret Service,' 'You Only Live Twice,' and 'The Spy Who Loved Me' will be available at Best Buy, and 'A View to a Kill,' 'The Living Daylights,' and 'Tomorrow Never Dies' will be available only at Target.
The suggested list price for the boxed set is $299.99 and the individual Blu-rays are $19.99.
You can find the latest specs for 'Bond 50' linked from our Blu-ray Release Schedule, where it's indexed under September 25, while the individual Blu-rays are listed under October 2.
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