Sony is Prepping a Pair of "Booklet" Releases for this July

Posted Tue May 19, 2009 at 08:00 AM PDT by

Warner Brothers won't be the only studio with digibook packaging come summer.

The first Sony Blu-ray to receive the booklet packaging will be the 1978 classic 'Midnight Express' releasing July 21. Special features will include: commentary with director Alan Parker, four featurettes, photo gallery, and a trailer.

Following that a week later, 'A River Runs Through It' will hit stores on July 28. This release includes: never-before-released deleted scenes, three featurettes, plus hi-def looping screen savers (Blu-ray exclusive.

Both releases will feature 1080p/AVC MPEG-4 video and Dolby TrueHD 5.1 audio tracks, and will be housed in the digibook packaging.

Suggested list price for each Blu-ray has been set at $38.96.

You can find the latest specs for 'Midnight Express' and 'A River Runs Through It' linked from our Blu-ray Release Schedule, where they are indexed under July 21 and July 28 respectively.

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Discs mentioned in this article: (Click for specs and reviews)
A River Runs Through It (Blu-ray)
Midnight Express (Blu-ray)
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