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5 Things you need to know about 'The Dark Knight Rises' Blu-Ray Discs and DVDs!

By InCinemas  /  15 Nov 2012 (Thursday)
Source: Warner Bros
Distributed by: Typhoon Creations
28 November is the date to mark this month because on that very day, The Dark Knight Rises will take the major video stores in Singapore by storm! We would better batten down the hatches before it hits!

Right here, we have a sneak peek at the gift sets and the details you need to know about the combo packs available for The Dark Knight Rises (TDKR). Hit the jump and find out about the followings:
  1. Standard Retail Price;
  2. Gifts set that comes with the Combo Pack;
  3. Pre-Order adds-on;
  4. The Dark Knight Rises Phone App;
  5. Special Features in The Dark Knight Rises.
Let the games begin! (Try reading the 4 words without any influence from Bane!)

(Also gain some insights from the Q&A with Dark Knight Trilogy director, Christopher Nolan)

Street Date: 28 November
Running Time: 165 minutes | Rating: PG (Action Violence)
 Product Price  Gifts Set
 3-Disc Blu-ray/DVD Combo Pack $44.90 -
 2-Disc Blu-ray (Steelbook)* $59.90 Limited Edition Film Cell
 2-Disc Blu-ray (Lenticular)* $44.90 6-Piece Collectible Postcards
 5-Disc The Dark Knight Trilogy
 $109.90 64-page Artbook on the Trilogy
 6-Disc The Dark Knight Trilogy
 $69.90 64-page Artbook on the Trilogy

(2-Disc Special Edition DVD - $26.90 will go on sale in mid-December)

The Dark Knight Rises Blu-ray disc takes advantage of the marriage of IMAX® and 35mm formats by using the hybrid master to replicate the unique theatrical experience of integrated film format.
  • *Note the two limited collector’s packaging for Blu-ray – the higher priced Steelbook comes with a limited edition film cell that contains one scene from the TDKR captured on 35mm film. Each PremierCell Movie Card is hand assembled and made in the U.S.A.
Sneak Peek at the PremierCell Movie Card - Front and Back

It'll be interesting to try your luck and see if you'll get Bruce Wayne, Selina Kyle, Bane or even Michael Caine! Who knows?! I'll be over the moon if I can get the Batman!
  • *Note the two limited collector’s packaging for Blu-ray - the $40 plus lenticular version that comes with 6-piece collectible post cards.

    We only get to see the 2 of the 6 but stay tuned at InCinemas as we will update you if we manage to get our hands on one of these. Do feel free to share what you have with us on Facebook or email to incfans@incinemas.sg. Credits will be given!
Sneak Peek at the 2 of the 6-piece collectible post cards

Next, is the Trilogy package, The Dark Knight Trilogy Limited Edition Giftset”, featuring Batman Begins, The Dark Knight and The Dark Knight Rises all in one collection. It includes a premium book, titled 'The Art And Making Of The Dark Knight Trilogy', which takes fans deeper into the epic franchise, as well as existing special features.

Head over to Batman-news.com detailed book review for the 64-page Artbook, which makes me want to get one after reading it!

Additional Note
Warner Home Video also plans to release “The Dark Knight Trilogy Ultimate Collector’s Edition” in 2013.

Note that Pre-Order is now available on TS Online Store and it comes with a Free Calendar and Comic Book (On-pack) while stocks last! Click image below for more information!

Also available will be the free The Dark Knight Rises app for IOS 5.0 or higher compatible devices including iPhone and iPad, and Samsung Galaxy devices including S2, S3, Note, Nexus and Tab (operating system requirements vary by device). Building upon the already available “TDKR: Gotham City’s Most Wanted” app, The Dark Knight Rises app will be updated in two phases. The first update, which will be available in late October, will include several interactive activities such as a photo application that will allow users to put themselves into a Tumbler, a video application that will allow users to insert a Tumbler into their personal videos, and more.

(Read our review for The Dark Knight Rises - By Eternality Tan)

The second update, which will be available on November 28, will integrate second screen functionality into the app. It will allow users to sync compatible mobile devices with the Blu-ray disc via BD-Live enabled Blu-ray players connected to the same Local Area Network to access exclusive bonus content. The bonus content will include film location information, Gotham City maps, film trivia, photo galleries and “making of” featurettes. In addition, the second screen app controls playback of the film on your TV via Blu-ray™ player. The Dark Knight Rises app will be available through the iTunes store and Google Play.

Last but not least - the many special features in the Blu-Ray and DVDs!

  • “THE BATMOBILE” DOCUMENTARY: Witness all five Batmobiles together for the first time in history.Dive deep into every aspect of the most awe-inspiring weapon in Batman’s arsenal as you journey through the birth and evolution of this technological marvel and cultural icon. (60 mins)

  • ENDING THE KNIGHT: A comprehensive look into how Director Christopher Nolan and his production team made “The Dark Knight Rises” the epic conclusion to the Dark Knight legend. (110 mins)

  • Production
    ◊ The Prologue: High-Altitude Hijacking
    ◊ Return to the Batcave
    ◊ Beneath Gotham
    ◊ The Bat
    ◊ Batman vs Bane
    ◊ Armory Accepted
    ◊ Gameday Destruction
    ◊ Demolishing a City Street
    ◊ The Pit
    ◊ The Chant
    ◊ The War on Wall Street
    ◊ Race to the Reactor

  • Characters
    ◊ The Journey of Bruce Wayne
    ◊ Gotham’s Reckoning
    ◊ A Girls Gotta Eat

  • Reflections
    ◊ Shadows & Light in Large Format
    ◊ The End of A Legend

  • Trailers (8 mins)

  • Art Galleries

  • (*Exclusive to Blu-Ray only) SECOND SCREEN: Sync with “The Dark Knight Rises” app for exclusive content
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