Revenge is a dish best served cold…
On March 4 Sony Pictures Home Entertainment will release the Blu-ray and DVD editions of Spike Lee’s remake of Park Chan-Wook’s 2003 new classic, Oldboy, which I felt got a pretty bad rap. While the film isn’t nearly as shocking or impactful as the original (I blame the writers for making Brolin such an evil character), it’s stunning to look at, features incredible sets, and is insanely brutal. Frankly, I liked it.
Those of you familiar with the original will enjoy the following exclusive clip that teases the new shocking finale, which plays out quite differently than Chan-wook’s version.
In addition, we have (10) copies of the DVD for you to enter to win. Al you have to do is put OLDBOY in the subject line and send me your FULL NAME and address to firstname.lastname@example.org. Winners chosen at random. U.S. only and no POX boxes.
“Joe Doucette is a man who is abruptly kidnapped and held hostage for 20 years in solitary confinement, for no apparent reason. When he is suddenly released without explanation, he begins an obsessive mission to find out who imprisoned him, only to discover that the real mystery is why he was set free.”
Josh Brolin, Elizabeth Olsen, Sharlto Copley, Samuel Jackson, James Ransone star.
The remake of the cult classic 2003 Korean film of the same name is directed by Spike Lee from a screenplay by Mark Protosevich. The film was produced by Roy Lee, Doug Davison and Nathan Kahane, with Joe Drake, John Powers Middleton and Peter Schlessel serving as executive producers.
The Blu-ray will feature:
1080p, 2.40:1 Video
DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1 Sound
English, English SDH Subtitles
Alternate & Extended Scenes
Talking Heads featurette
Workout Video Promo
The Making of Oldboy
The DVD will feature:
Anamorphic 2.40:1 Video
Dolby Digital 5.1 Sound
The Making of Oldboy
BD Mobile App
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