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  • #16
    Specs and extras.

    Brand new 4K restoration from the original negative by Arrow Films
    Double-sided fold-out poster
    Six double-sided collectors' postcards
    Illustrated collectors' booklet featuring new writing by Walter Chaw and John Walsh, and an archive set report by Paul M. Sammon


    High Definition Blu-ray (1080p) presentations of three versions of the film via seamless branching: the Theatrical Cut (127 mins), the International Cut (129 mins) and the Extended Cut (130 mins)
    Newly restored original mono audio and remixed Dolby Atmos surround audio on all three cuts
    Optional English subtitles for the deaf and hard-of-hearing on all three cuts
    Archive feature commentary by director John Milius and star Arnold Schwarzenegger (Extended Cut only)
    Brand new feature commentary by genre historian Paul M. Sammon, author of Conan: The Phenomenon (Extended Cut only)
    Newly assembled isolated score track in lossless stereo (Extended Cut only)


    Conan Unchained: The Making of Conan, an archive documentary from 2000 featuring interviews with Schwarzenegger, Milius, Stone, Jones, Lopez, Bergman, Poledouris and several others
    Designing Conan, a newly filmed interview with production artist William Stout
    Costuming Conan, a newly filmed interview with costume designer John Bloomfield
    Barbaric Effects, a newly filmed interview with special effects crew members Colin Arthur and Ron Hone
    Young Conan, a newly filmed interview with actor Jorge Sanz
    Conan & The Priest, a newly filmed interview with actor Jack Taylor
    Cutting the Barbarian, a newly filmed interview with assistant editor Peck Prior
    Crafting Conan's Magic, a newly filmed interview with visual effects crew members Peter Kuran and Katherine Kean
    Barbarians and Northmen, a newly filmed interview with filmmaker Robert Eggers on the film's influence on The Northman
    Behind the Barbarian, a newly filmed interview with John Walsh, author of Conan the Barbarian: The Official History of the Film
    A Line in the Sand, a newly filmed interview with Alfio Leotta, author of The Cinema of John Milius
    Conan: The Rise of a Fantasy Legend, an archive featurette on the film's literary and comic book roots
    Art of Steel: Sword Makers & Masters, an archive interview with sword master Kiyoshi Yamasaki
    Conan: From the Vault, an archive compilation of on-set cast and crew interviews
    A Tribute to Basil Poledouris, a series of videos produced by the Úbeda Film Music Festival, including video of Poledouris conducting a concert of music from the film in 2006 (remixed in 5.1 surround) and interviews with collaborators such as Paul Verhoeven and Randal Kleiser
    Rarely-seen electronic press kit from 1982, featuring over half an hour of on-set footage and cast and crew interviews (from a watermarked tape source)
    Outtakes, including a deleted cameo by Milius
    Split-screen "Valeria Battles Spirits" visual effects comparison
    Conan: The Archives, a gallery of photos and production images from 2000
    Conan the Barbarian: The Musical, an affectionate comic tribute to the film by Jon & Al Kaplan
    US and International teaser and theatrical trailers
    Image gallery
    Rock! Shock! Pop!


    • #17
      Going to cost a fortune to import, but at least it won't be cut.
      I'm bitter, I'm twisted, James Joyce is fucking my sister.


      • #18
        I've been tempted to rewatch Conan for a few weeks so the timing was great for this.


        • #19
          Conan The Destroyer Blu-ray coming from Imprint in March.

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