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6th January 2012 12:02:00
Posted by Dave Foster

Transformers: Dark of the Moon 3D (US) in January

News
Paramount Home Entertainment have announced the US Blu-ray 3D release of Transformers: Dark of the Moon on 31st January 2012. Following the barebones release this 4-Disc Ultimate Edition set includes the film on Blu-ray 3D for the first time, alongside Blu-ray 2D, DVD and Digital Copy presentations. The set also boasts hours of special features as detailed below...

Four-Disc Ultimate Edition Blu-ray 3D, Blu-ray & DVD

Disc 1: Blu-ray 2D Feature
  • 1080P Widescreen
  • English 7.1 Dolby TrueHD
  • English DD5.1 Discrete & English DD2.0 Discrete Surround (individually mastered to ensure optimal sound for the home entertainment experience)
  • French DD5.1; Spanish DD5.1; Portuguese DD5.1
  • English Audio Description and English, English SDH, French, Spanish and Portuguese subtitles

Disc 2: Blu-ray Extras
  • Above and Beyond: Exploring Dark of the Moon
    • Rising from the Fallen: Development and Design
    • Ready for Prime Time: Filming Across America
    • Battle in the Heartland: Shooting in Chicago
    • Attack of the Birdmen: Aerial Stunts
    • Shadow of the Sentinel: Post-Production and Release
  • Uncharted Territory: NASA’s Future Then and Now
  • Deconstructing Chicago: Multi-Angle Sequences
    • Previsualizations with optional commentary by director Michael Bay and previsualization supervisor Steve Yamamoto
    • Previsualizations/Final Shot Comparison with optional commentary by director Michael Bay and previsualization supervisor Steve Yamamoto
    • Visual Effects with optional commentary by visual effects supervisors Scott Farrar and Matthew Butler
    • Visual Effects/Final Shot Comparison with optional commentary by visual effects supervisors Scott Farrar and Matthew Butler
  • The Art of CYBERTRON
    • AUTOBOTS
    • DECEPTICONS
    • Environments
    • Weapons and Gear
    • Ships
  • The Dark of the Moon Archive
    • 3D: A Transforming Visual Art
    • Moscow World Premiere
    • Birdmen Featurette
    • Cody’s iPad
    • The Sound of Transformers: Dark of the Moon
  • The Matrix of Marketing
    • Trailers
    • Marketing Gallery

Disc 3: Blu-ray 3D Feature
  • 1080P Widescreen
  • English 7.1 Dolby TrueHD
  • English DD5.1 Discrete & English DD2.0 Discrete Surround (individually mastered to ensure optimal sound for the home entertainment experience)
  • French DD5.1; Spanish DD5.1; Portuguese DD5.1
  • English Audio Description and English, English SDH, French, Spanish and Portuguese subtitles

Disc 4: DVD 2D Feature
  • Anamorphic Widescreen
  • English DD5.1; English DD2.0 Discrete Surround; French DD5.1; Spanish DD5.1
  • English Audio Description and English, French, Spanish and Portuguese subtitles
  • Digital Copy—Compatible with iTunes® and Windows Media

Also released is a 7-Disc Limited Collector’s Edition Blu-ray Trilogy set which includes all three films in high definition, Transformers: Dark of the Moon in high definition 3D, more than 10 hours of bonus material, as well as a plaque of movie images signed by director Michael Bay.

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About Dave Foster
Dave has been loitering the virtual halls of TDF for a decade now and the majority of that time has been spent as Editor of the Home Cinema section (formerly DVDTimes). He doesn't contribute reviews anywhere near as much as he once did (or indeed would like to) but when he does it will invariably be something in the anime or Asian film area.