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Four Standard Edition Blu-rays of cult titles from Second Sight in April

23 March 2021

Second Sight is bringing four of its cult titles to Standard Edition Blu-ray in April, following their successful previous Limited Edition releases: In Bruges, Flight of the Navigator, World On A Wire and Upgrade.

 

In Bruges Standard Edition Blu-ray cover art

IN BRUGES (2008) | Blu-ray | 19 April 2021

From award-winning director Martin McDonagh (Seven Psychopaths, Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri), In Bruges was originally released in 2008 and went on to earn cult status. It sees Brendan Gleeson (Cold Mountain) and Colin Farrell (The Lobster) in career defining, critically acclaimed performances, as a pair of hired heavies sent to lie low in the Belgian city after a botched hit, with the Daily Express saying 'Gleeson is a delight and Farrell gives his best performance'. Ralph Fiennes (The Grand Budapest Hotel) stars as their boss and the line-up also features Elizabeth Berrington (Good Omens), Clemence Poesy (The Tunnel) and Eric Godon (The Missing).

BLU-RAY SPECIAL FEATURES:

  • Six Shooter: Martin McDonagh’s Oscar Winning Short Film in HD
  • Shoot First, Sightsee Later: a new interview with director of photography Eigil Bryld
  • Finding the Rhythm: a new interview with editor Jon Gregory
  • Finding Bruges: a new interview with production Designer Michael Carlin
  • The Alcove Guy: a new interview with actor Eric Godon
  • When in Bruges: interviews with cast and crew and on-set footage
  • Strange Bruges: interviews with cast and crew and on-set footage
  • Deleted scenes
  • Boat trip around Bruges
  • Gag reel
  • Optional English subtitles for the hard of hearing

 

Flight of the Navigator Standard Edition Blu-ray cover art

FLIGHT OF THE NAVIGATOR (1986) | Blu-ray | 19 April 2021

Take a journey back in time to re-live family sci-fi classic Flight of the Navigator, starring Joey Cramer, Sarah Jessica Parker and Paul Reubens, as it arrives on Standard Edition Blu-ray in an outstanding restored version that was supervised by director Randal Kleiser (Grease, The Blue Lagoon).

The year is 1978 and 12-year-old David Freeman is knocked unconscious while playing. He wakes up and discovers it’s now 1986 and he’s been missing for eight years. NASA believes he’s been abducted by aliens and want to use him for their research. But with the guidance of a strange unseen entity he discovers a hidden spaceship and with the help of MAX the computer sets off on an incredible mission to get back to the past where he belongs...

BLU-RAY SPECIAL FEATURES:

  • Brand new Second Sight 4K scan and restoration supervised by director Randal Kleiser
  • Directing the Navigator: new interview with Randal Kleiser
  • Producing the Navigator: new interview with Dimitri Villard
  • Playing The Navigator: new interview with Joey Cramer
  • Mother of The Navigator: new interview with Veronica Cartwright
  • Brother of The Navigator: ew interview with Matt Adler
  • From Concept to Creation: The Special Effects of Flight of the Navigator: New interviews with Jeff Kleiser, Randal Kleiser and Edward Eyth
  • Audio Commentary with Randal Kleiser and producer Jonathan Sanger
  • Reversible sleeve with new and original artwork
  • Optional English subtitles for the hard of hearing

 

World on a Wire Standard Edition Blu-ray cover art

WORLD ON A WIRE (1973) | Blu-ray | 26 April 2021

Rainer Werner Fassbinder's dystopian sci-fi epic World on a Wire was way ahead of its time, with fascinating themes that would later be explored in films such as The Matrix. Now this hugely influential classic arrives in a stunningly restored Standard Edition Blu- ray from Second Sight.

Simulacron 1 is a highly advanced project, designed to elevate conventional computer technology to a new level by creating a virtual reality inhabited by computer-generated people or 'identity units'. When the head of the project dies mysteriously after showing signs of mental disturbance, Dr Stiller becomes his successor. As he begins to probe deeper into Simulacron, the line between the real and virtual world becomes increasingly blurred and his own existence is questioned.

BLU-RAY SPECIAL FEATURES:

  • No Strings Attached: an interview with assistant director Renate Leiffer
  • Observing Fassbinder: a tribute to photographer Peter Gauhe
  • Looking Ahead to Today documentary
  • On-set featurette
  • Original Broadcast Recap
  • The Simulation Argument: an interview with Professor Nick Bostrom

 

Upgrade Standard Edition Blu-ray cover art

UPGRADE (2018) | Blu-ray | 26 April 2021

The critically acclaimed breakout science fiction hit, Upgrade, from director Leigh Whannell (The Invisible Man), gets a new Blu-ray release in Standard Edition complete with an enhanced collection of special features.

In a near-future world, where technology controls everything, technophobe Grey Trace (Logan Marshall-Green – The Invitation, Spider-Man: Homecoming) is the victim of a brutal mugging that leaves his wife dead and him paralysed. A reclusive billionaire inventor offers him an experimental cure, an A.I. implant called STEM. Grey accepts and is immediately transformed into an unstoppable killing machine with enhanced strength and agility. Now it's payback time. Genre specialist Blumhouse and the visionary creator of the Saw franchise team up to create a future cyberpunk classic.

BLU-RAY SPECIAL FEATURES:

  • Not Action. Not Sci-Fi. More: A new interview with director Leigh Whannell
  • Permission Granted: a new interview with producer Kylie Du Fresne
  • Future Noir: a new interview with cinematographer Stefan Duscio
  • Hacking Upgrade: a new interview with editor Andy Canny
  • The Art of Fighting Without Fighting: a new interview with fight choreographer Chris Weir
  • Optional English Subtitles for the hard of hearing