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12 Years a Slave Blu-ray Officially Announced

Posted February 4, 2014 06:01 PM by Webmaster

20th Century FoxTwentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment has officially announced that it will release on Blu-ray acclaimed director Steve McQueen's 12 Years a Slave (2013), starring Brad Pitt, Michael Fassbender, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Paul Giamatti, Paul Dano, and Benedict Cumberbatch. The release will be available for purchase online and in stores across the United States on March 4th.

12 Years a Slave has been nominated for nine Academy Awards, including Best Motion Picture of the Year, Best Achievement in Directing, and Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role.

Official synopsis: Based on an incredible true story of one man's fight for survival and freedom. In the pre-Civil War United States, Solomon Northup (Ejiofor), a free black man from upstate New York, is abducted and sold into slavery. Facing cruelty (personified by a malevolent slave owner, portrayed by Michael Fassbender), as well as unexpected kindnesses, Solomon struggles not only to stay alive, but to retain his dignity. In the twelfth year of his unforgettable odyssey, Solomon's chance meeting with a Canadian abolitionist (Pitt) will forever alter his life.

Special Features:
  • A Historical Portrait
  • The Team
  • The Score
Note: Director McQueen's Hunger (2008) and Shame (2011) are already out on Blu-ray in the United States. You can see our listings and reviews of these releases here and here.





Source: Blu-ray.com | Permalink | United States [Country settings]

News comments (27 comments)


BleachD
  Feb 04, 2014
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Wish there was more special features but maybe the ones we do have will be decent length and not little snippets. Looking forward to it.
prozacnation1978
  Feb 04, 2014
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Still on the fence about owning a film about slavery

Poya
  Feb 04, 2014
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One of the greatest movies of all time.

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Foggy
  Feb 04, 2014
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Such a powerful film, I'm not sure I'd watch it often but it's film I feel deserves to be owned.
JohnnyFontane
  Feb 04, 2014
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Slavery porn? No thanks.
mredman
  Feb 04, 2014
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i thought all new movies would be mastered in 4K now since American Hustle is

The Bluray King
  Feb 04, 2014
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I think this film was really good.Alot of good acting and a unreal story.
Daytripper
  Feb 04, 2014
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Brilliant film. 2013's best.
cmay13
  Feb 04, 2014
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Terrific film. Would've been nice for a McQueen/Fassbender commentary.
reidw
  Feb 04, 2014
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@mredman: What's the point when the final result is still in 1080P? This is just the new variation of the Superbit ploy.
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bluknight1
  Feb 04, 2014
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@reidw The point would be to future-proof the film for exhibition on superior formats down the line.

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nathanp
  Feb 04, 2014
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Saw it in the theater, it was good, don't need to own it though, felt the same about American Hustle, good but certainly not great.

chris_sc77
  Feb 05, 2014
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Features disgust me.
Pass.
Movie was ok but very overrated.
Wasn't even in the top 50 films of 2013.

pixarforlife
  Feb 05, 2014
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Heard this was amazing but didn't see it yet. Even if I didn't see it, I'm pretty sure this or GRAVITY will win Best Picture for the Oscars. Will probably Netflix it.

dmarvin
  Feb 05, 2014
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I feel like it will eventually get a better release, so I think I will fight off the urge to buy for a while unless there is a big sale.

Mr. Cinema
  Feb 05, 2014
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Easily one of the best films of 2013. Unfortunately, only about 30% of blu-ray.com members will watch it because it lacks CGI and non stop explosions.
MattGuyOR
  Feb 05, 2014
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Was waiting to see this on blu-ray. Wasn't sure I could handle it on a giant screen.
Jimmy Smith
  Feb 06, 2014
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One of the most depressing and best movies ever made. It is equal to Shindler's List as a stunning examination of man's humanity to man

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repete66211
  Feb 06, 2014
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If Armond White didn't like it then it can't be good.

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Simonbergeron
  Feb 06, 2014
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Once again, an almost bare-bones edition... will once again put this one in the "bargain bin ($7 and less)/big boosted special edition" file... this file is getting ridiculously big.
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-jonny-
  Feb 07, 2014
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Important subject matter does not a good film make.

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Sopranogl
  Feb 07, 2014
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I didn't see this in theaters...but "Hunger" and "Shame" are both AMAZING. Day one for me!
reidw
  Feb 07, 2014
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bluknight1: How does this future proof it? It is still going to be 1080P even on a 4K display. Sure it can be upconverted but that is just a stopgap measure until the Ultra HD/4K version is released and that one will likely be remastered in 8K and downgraded to 4K just to keep the gullible happy.
JohnnyFontane
  Feb 07, 2014
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Slavery porn? No thanks.

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MichaelR
  Feb 08, 2014
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@-jonny- : "Important subject matter does not a good film make."

Inverted syntax does not profundity confer.

Ray O. Blu
  Feb 08, 2014
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"Important subject matter does not a good film make."

True, but excellent acting, excellent writing, excellent cinematography, excellent directing, & an excellent score certainly helped make 12 Years a Slave a great film.

imsounoriginal
  Feb 08, 2014
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Hats off to anyone who can watch this more than once. Powerful film but brutal beyond belief, once in theaters is enough for a while, maybe even a lifetime.


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