Platoon (Blu-ray SteelBook) (Shout Factory) [USA]

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Release date: September 18, 2018
Purchase links: Shout Factory - Amazon US - Best Buy - WowHD - Walmart
Price: $22.99 (Shout Factory) - $19.99 (Amazon - Best Buy) - €19.59 (WowHD) - $19.61 (Walmart)
Notes: Limited to 10,000 copies, this set boasts a brand-new brand-new 4K scan approved by Oliver Stone, audio commentary, deleted and extended scenes, featurettes and more!

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"limited" to 10k copies.. Man, I wish this is how limited the copies would be for any Blufans releases
 

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10k is small in the USA but in reality its at least big enough to know the movies wont sell out immediately. (least barring Disney/Marvel) Which is kinda nice as you can at least wait for the first price drop.

This one looks classy.
 

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  • BRAND NEW 4K REMASTER APPROVED BY DIRECTOR OLIVER STONE
  • Audio Commentary by Writer-Director Oliver Stone
  • Audio Commentary by Military Advisor Dale Dye
  • Deleted And Extended Scenes With Optional Commentary by Oliver Stone
  • "Flashback To Platoon":
    • "Snapshot In Time: 1967 – 1968"
    • "Creating The 'Nam"
    • "Raw Wounds: The Legacy of Platoon"
  • Documentaries:
    • "One War, Many Stories"
    • "Preparing For 'Nam"
  • Featurettes:
    • "Caputo & The 7th Fleet"
    • "Dye Training Method"
    • "Gordon Gekko"
  • Theatrical Trailer & TV Spots Specs
  • Optional English SDH subtitles for the main feature
 
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Very unsure if I actually like that artwork or not. Very nice with a new master though!
 

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Strange how it's up on amazon already but can't seem to find any mention of it at all on Shout Factorys own site?
 
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That threw me as well. I was looking for the exclusive from Shout but... narthin! (n) :grumpy: :cry: It'll show up soon enough I guess.
 
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Awesome one of the few movies I haven’t upgraded from DVD. Too bad there is no new extras but new remaster with the cover art is an insta-purchase.
 

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Strange how it's up on amazon already but can't seem to find any mention of it at all on Shout Factorys own site?
It's a Shout Factory release from Shout/MGM
It's not a scream factory or shout select release

Shout announced the release on the Shout Factory Facebook page with the purchase link to Amazon

Previous other release from Shout/MGM was Fargo Steelbook

I'm sure at some stage it will be listed on the shout factory website
 

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I assume its the same release, but Best Buy has a Platoon steelbook releasing the same day for $19.99. But their listing doesn't mention 4k
 

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I assume its the same release, but Best Buy has a Platoon steelbook releasing the same day for $19.99. But their listing doesn't mention 4k
This steelbook is a Blu-ray
It's a 4K scan restoration
Shout Factory releases are available from all USA retailers
Some list for sale after release date

Best Buy listing has Studio Shout Factory
 

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Amazon price dropped a few days ago to $24.49

Hopefully amazon price drops more before releaae date