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Blu-ray Review: SCHINDLER’S LIST: 20th Anniversary Edition

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SCHINDLER’S LIST
Studio: Universal Studios
Rating: Rated R for language, some sexuality and actuality violence
MSRP: $34.98, but Amazon has it for $22.99
Running Time: 195 minutes

What’s Going On?

Official Synopsis:

Experience one of the most historically significant films of all time like never before with the 20th Anniversary Limited Edition of Steven Spielberg’s cinematic masterpiece, Schindler’s List. Winner of seven Academy Awards including Best Picture and Best Director, this incredible true story follows the enigmatic Oskar Schindler (Liam Neeson), who saved the lives of more than 1,100 Jews during the Holocaust. It is the triumph of one man who made a difference and the drama of those who survived one of the darkest chapters in human history because of what he did. Meticulously restored from the original film negative in pristine high definition and supervised by Steven Spielberg, Schindler’s List is a powerful story whose lessons of courage and faith continue to inspire generations.

Who’s In It:

• Liam Neeson
• Ralph Fiennes
• Embeth Davidtz
• Caroline Goodall
• Ben Kingsley
• Jonathan Sagall

If You Like…:

There simply isn’t a film like Schindler’s List, and there’s no reason you shouldn’t at the very least appreciate this movie.

Special Features:

  • Voices From The List: Feature Length Documentary With Testimonies And Archival Footage
  • USC Shoah Foundation Story With Steven Spielberg: A Behind The Scenes Look
  • Digital Copy Included

Technical Features:

Video
Codec: MPEG-4 AVC (25.00 Mbps)
Resolution: 1080p
Aspect ratio: 1.85:1
Original aspect ratio: 1.85:1

Audio
English: DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1
French: DTS 5.1
Spanish: DTS 5.1

The Verdict:

One of the greatest movies of all time finally hits blu-ray. It would be nice if there were a few more supplemental features on this set, but the feature length documentary that is on here is really fantastic and very informative. BUY IT, because no cinephile’s blu-ray shelf is complete without this gem.

 

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