Warner Bros have announced a special edition set celebrating 100 years of Warner Bros. with this ultimate Studio Collection, bringing together 30 of Warner’s most iconic films in glorious 4K UHD, some for for the first time.
Covering three eras of Hollywood – Classic Hollywood (1930s – 1960s), New Hollywood (1970s – 1980s) and Modern Blockbusters (1990s – Today) – this collection represents the pinnacle of storytelling and Warner’s indelible impact on the industry. The featured films represent the most monumental titles in the Warner catalogue; from the technicolour wonders of The Wizard of Oz and Singin’ in the Rain, to the genre-defining The Exorcist and Blade Runner, and modern-day icons in The Matrix and Mad Max: Fury Road.
The collection also exclusively includes the legendary Western Rio Bravo and James Dean’s iconic East of Eden in 4K for the first time. The collection is housed in unique, premium packaging, featuring: – Cardboard outer slipcase with magnetic WB Shield clasp – 3 Layflat Books, each holding 10 4K discs, split into the Classic Hollywood, New Hollywood, and Modern Blockbuster eras. These also include timelines detailing the studio’s impact on Hollywood. – 1 Capacity Book holding 8 exclusive WB logo pin badges from across the studio’s history, a 32-page booklet and other premium extras
Classic Hollywood (1930s -1960s)
2001: A Space Odyssey (1968) Casablanca (1942) Citizen Kane (1941) Cool Hand Luke (1967) East of Eden (1955) The Maltese Falcon (1941) Rebel Without a Cause (1955) Rio Bravo (1959) Singin’ in the Rain (1952) The Wizard of Oz (1939)
New Hollywood (1970s – 1980s)
A Clockwork Orange (1971) Batman (1989) Beetlejuice (1988) Blade Runner (1982) Enter the Dragon (1973) The Exorcist (1973) The Goonies (1985) Superman: The Movie (1978) The Shining (1980) Willy Wonka & The Chocolate Factory (1971)
Modern Blockbusters (1990s – Today)
A Star is Born (2018) Argo (2012) Elvis (2022) Goodfellas (1990) IT (2017) Mad Max: Fury Road (2015) The Matrix (1999) The Shawshank Redemption (1994) Training Day (2001) Unforgiven (1992)
The set Features Over 50 Hours of Extra Content including The Wizard of Oz Commentary with Oz historian John Fricke and Barbara Freed-Saltzman The Wonderful World of Oz: The Making of a Movie Classic Featurette Citizen Kane Commentary by Peter Bogdanovich Commentary by Roger Ebert Interviews with Ruth Warrick and Robert Wise The Production Featurettes Post-Production Featurettes Casablanca Introduction by Lauren Bacall Commentary by Roger Ebert Commentary by Rudy Behlmer Singin’ in the Rain Commentary by Debbie Reynolds, Donald O’Connor, Cyd Charisse, Kathleen Freeman, Stanley Donen, Betty Comden, Adolph Green, Baz Luhrmann and Rudy Behlmer 2001: A Space Odyssey Commentary by Keir Dullea and Gary Lockwood The Maltese Falcon Commentary by Eric Lax Cool Hand Luke Commentary by Eric Lax A Natural Born World-Shaker: Making Cool Hand Luke Featurette Trailer Rebel Without a Cause Commentary by Douglas L Rathgeb East of Eden Commentary by Richard Schickel Rio Bravo Commentary by John Carpenter and Richard Schickel Superman: The Movie Commentary by Pierre Spengler and Ilya Salkind A Clockwork Orange Commentary by Malcolm McDowell and Nick Redman Willy Wonka & The Chocolate Factory Commentary with the Wonka Kids The Shining Commentary by Steadicam Inventor Garrett Brown and Kubrick Biographer John Baxter Blade Runner Introduction by Ridley Scott Director Commentary Writer/Producer Commentary by Hampton Fancher, David Peoples, Michael Deeley and Katherine Haber Crew Commentary by Syd Mead, Lawrence G. Pauli, David L. Synder, Douglas Trumbull, Richard Yuricich, and David Dryer Batman Director Commentary Unforgiven Commentary by Richard Schickel The Shawshank Redemption Director Commentary The Matrix Written Introduction by the Wachowskis “Philosopher” Commentary by Dr Cornel West and Ken Wilber “Critics” Commentary by Todd McCarthy, John Powers and David Thomson “Cast and Crew” Commentary by Carrie-Ann Moss, Zach Staenberg and John Gaeta “Composer” Commentary by Don Davis and Music Only Track Training Day Director Commentary.
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