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War Horse rides to DVD, Blu-ray and On-Demand in April

By Patrick Luce Mar 2, 2012, 21:53 GMT

Steven Spielberg’s multi Academy Award-nominated epic adventure War Horse rides to Blu-ray, DVD, Digital and On-Demand on April 3rd.

This Blu-ray release will offer an unprecedented look into the making of the film by Spielberg himself. The extraordinary journey of courage and friendship as seen through the eyes of one unforgettable horse named Joey and his miraculous journey to find his way back home, “War Horse” is a must own contemporary classic for everyone’s home entertainment collection.

Spielberg’s renowned creative passion and artistry not only shine throughout the film but are also evident in all the fascinating bonus features included exclusively on the Blu-ray disc. The premium 4-Disc Blu-ray Combo Pack in particular allows viewers to explore the filmmaking process and storytelling adventure though a special 60 minute documentary (named “A Filmmaking Journey”), created by Spielberg, that offers a never-before-seen inside look into the making of “War Horse.”

Additional bonus features include a behind the scenes look at Spielberg’s Award-Winning “Dream Team” – the film’s scoring session with five-time Oscar-winning composer John Williams, the editing room with three-time Academy Award winning film editor Michael Kahn, the sound room with seven time Oscar-winning sound designer Gary Rydstrom, and a look through Producer Kathleen Kennedy‘s lens as she shares photos she took during the filming and recounts her discovery of War Horse.

War Horse, which received Academy Award nominations for Best Picture, Best Cinematography, Best Original Score, Best Art Direction, Best Sound Editing and Best Sound Mixing.

4-Disc Combo Pack (2-Disc Blu-ray + 1 Disc DVD + Digital Copy) Includes:

A Filmmaking Journey – Academy Award-winning Director/Producer Steven Spielberg provides a unique and unprecedented look into the making and filming of “War Horse.”
Editing & Scoring – Multi-Oscar winners Michael Kahn (film editor) and John Williams (composer) discuss specific aspects of editing the film and composing music for “War Horse,” as well as the secret to their long and successful collaborations with Steven Spielberg.
The Sounds of “War Horse” – Seven-time Academy Award-winning sound designer Gary Rydstrom takes us through the sophisticated sound design he created for “War Horse.”
Through The Producer’s Lens – Producer Kathleen Kennedy shares the photos she took during filming and recounts how she discovered the source material, as well as her appreciation of Steven Spielberg’s vision, the team that sounds  him, and why “War Horse” appealed to her.
“War Horse”: The Look – Director/Producer Steven Spielberg introduces us to his creative team of production designer Rick Carter, costume designer Joanna Johnston and director of photography JanuszKaminski, who discuss what it took to design the look for the film.
An Extra’s Point of View – Film extra Martin Dew explains how and why he was brought in––along with a hundred other men––to be featured alternately as both German and British soldiers.

2-Disc Combo Pack (Blu-ray + DVD) Includes:

“War Horse”: The  Journey Home
An Extra’s Point of View

1-Disc DVDIncludes:

“War Horse”: The Look

Digital Includes:

“War Horse”:  The Look
An Extra’s Point of View



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