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(BD) Arrival ('16) (2/14/2017)

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“Big, grand and marvelous.”— Tom Shone, Newsweek

Amy Adams and Jeremy Renner Star in One of the Most Critically Acclaimed Films of the Year

ARRIVAL

Landing on 4K Ultra HD™ and Blu-ray™ Combo Packs February 14, 2017

Director Denis Villeneuve’s Mind-blowing Movie Debuts on Digital HD, Debuts Two Weeks Early on January 31

HOLLYWOOD, Calif. (January 10, 2016) -- Hailed by critics as “mesmerizing” (Peter Travers, Rolling Stone), “amazing” (Brian Truitt, USA Today) and “the best film of the year” (Christopher Orr, The Atlantic), director Denis Villeneuve’s (Sicario) phenomenal tour de force ARRIVAL makes its home entertainment debut on 4K Ultra HD, Blu-ray, DVD and On Demand February 14, 2017 from Paramount Home Media Distribution. The film arrives two weeks early on Digital HD January 31.

Five-time Academy Award® nominee* Amy Adams “delivers one of her best performances” (Brian Truitt, USA Today) as expert translator Louise Banks. When mysterious spacecraft touch down across the globe, an elite team races against time to decipher their intent. As tensions mount between fearful governments, Banks discovers the aliens’ true purpose and, to avert global war, takes a chance that could threaten her life, and quite possibly humanity. Oscar® nominee** Jeremy Renner and Academy Award® winner*** Forest Whitaker co-star in this epic film with “a mind-blowing ending” (Brian Truitt, USA Today) that “you will want to see again and again”(Brian Formo, Collider).

ARRIVAL has been named one of the best films of the year by the American Film Institute, National Board of Review, New York Times, USA Today and many more. In addition, Adams was named Best Actress by the National Board of Review and received Golden Globe® and SAG nominations for her performance. Screenwriter Eric Heisserer has won the Critics’ Choice Award for Best Adapted Screenplay and received a Writer’s Guild nomination.

The ARRIVAL 4K Ultra HD and Blu-ray Combo Packs include over an hour of engrossing special features, with in-depth explorations of the film’s subject matter, sound, score, editing and more.

ARRIVAL Blu-ray Combo Pack
The ARRIVAL Blu-ray is presented in 1080p high definition with English
7.1 DTS-HD Master Audio, French 5.1 Dolby Digital, Spanish 5.1 Dolby
Digital, and English Audio Description and English, English SDH, French,
and Spanish subtitles. The combo pack includes access to a Digital HD
copy of the film as well as the following:

BLURAY
+ Feature film in high definition
+ Bonus Content:
- Xenolinguistics: Understanding Arrival
- Acoustic Signatures: The Sound Design
- Eternal Recurrence: The Score
- Nonlinear Thinking: The Editorial Process
- Principles of Time, Memory & Language

ARRIVAL 4K Ultra HD Combo Pack
Fans can enjoy the ultimate viewing experience with the 4K Ultra HD Combo Pack, which includes the Blu-ray detailed above, as well as an Ultra HD Disc with the film presented in 4K Ultra HD with English 7.1 DTS-HD Master Audio, French 5.1 Dolby Digital, Spanish 5.1 Dolby Digital, and English Audio Description with English, English SDH, French, and Spanish subtitles. The Combo Pack also includes access to a Digital HD copy of the film.

The Blu-ray Combo Pack and 4K Ultra HD Combo Pack available for purchase include a Digital HD Version of the film that can be accessed through UltraViolet™, a way to collect, access and enjoy movies. With UltraViolet, consumers can add movies to their digital collection in the cloud, and then stream or download them—reliably and securely—to a variety of devices.

ARRIVAL Single-Disc DVD
The single-disc DVD is presented in widescreen enhanced for 16:9 TVs with English 5.1 Dolby Digital, French 5.1 Dolby Digital, Spanish 5.1 Dolby Digital and English Audio Description and English, French, and Spanish subtitles. The disc includes the feature film in standard definition.

Paramount Pictures presents in association with Filmnation
Entertainment and Lava Bear Films, a 21 Laps Entertainment
Production, a Denis Villeneuve film: Amy Adams, Jeremy Renner
“Arrival.” Forest Whitaker, Michael Stuhlbarg, Tzi Ma. Visual effects
supervisor Louis Morin. Costume designer Renee April. Music by Johann
Johannsson. Editor Joe Walker, A.C.E. Production designer Patrice
Vermette. Director of photography Bradford Young, A.S.C. Co-producer
Michael A. Jackman. Executive producers Stan Wlodkowski, Eric
Heisserer, Dan Cohen, Karen Lunder, Tory Metzger, Milan Popelka.
Produced by Shawn Levy, p.g.a., Dan Levine, p.g.a., Aaron Ryder,
p.g.a. and David Linde, p.g.a. Based on the story “Story of Your Life”
written by Ted Chiang. Screenplay by Eric Heisserer. Directed by Denis
Villeneuve.

ARRIVAL
Street Date:
- February 14, 2017 (4K Ultra HD, Blu-ray, DVD, and On Demand)
- January 31, 2017 (Digital HD)

U.S. Rating: PG-13 for brief strong language

Canadian Rating: PG, not recommended for young children, violence

“ACADEMY AWARD®” and “OSCAR®” are registered trademarks and service marks of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.

*Best Actress in a Leading Role: American Hustle (2013); Best Actress in a Supporting Role: The Master (2012), The Fighter (2010), Doubt (2008) & Junebug (2005)

**Best Actor in a Supporting Role: The Town (2011); Best Actor in a Leading Role: The Hurt Locker (2010)

***Best Actor in a Leading Role: The Last King of Scotland (2006)


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grelber37
grelber37 at 05:56 PM Jan 10

Arrival might take multiple viewings to fully get. Surely, a commentary track benefits a viewer too. People should buy Arrival come Valentine's Day. There is a lot there and a lot to do with it.



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