Register  |   Log In  |  
Sign up to our weekly newsletter    
Search   
Empire Magazine and iPad
Follow Me on Pinterest YouTube Tumblr
Empire
Trending On Empire
Gal Gadot's Wonder Woman Revealed
The Inside Story Of Sideshow Collectibles
Guardians Of The Galaxy Review
Nick Frost:
My Movie Life

The World's End star's pick of the flicks
Promotion: Destiny Awaits
Win a limited edition PS4 and a copy of Destiny
Movie News

LATEST HEADLINES
TODAY
Latest Expendables 3 Trailer Wants To Punch Your Eyes
Bang and blame
More Movie News

RELATED NEWS
TODAY
Latest Expendables 3 Trailer Wants To Punch Your Eyes
Bang and blame
More Movie News

RELATED FUTURE FILMS
Star Wars: Episode VII
18 December 2015
The Expendables 3
14 August 2015
More Future Films

RELATED REVIEWS
Paranoia (2014)
Empire Star Rating
Milius (2013)
Empire Star Rating
Ender's Game (2013)
Empire Star Rating
42 (2013)
Empire Star Rating
Jurassic Park (2013)
Empire Star Rating
More new cinemas releases
DVD & Blu-ray releases

Indiana Jones And The Blu-Ray
Raiders of the lost discs?

26 June 2012  |  Written by Helen O'Hara  |  Source: Paramount, Lucasfilm

submit to reddit

Indiana Jones And The Blu-Ray

Whip up a bowl of chilled monkey brains and don your fedora, because the Indiana Jones collection is coming to Blu-ray later this year. Yes, the Spielberg / Lucas / Ford series will soon be available in high definition for your viewing pleasure.

The really good news is that sound editing legend Ben Burtt and one Steven Spielberg oversaw the hi-def transfer to ensure that it would be as spiffing as possible. Those of you who are technically minded may be pleased to learn that the original negative was scanned at 4k and then examined frame-by-frame for damage.

Burtt, meanwhile, got busy with the sound mix. "The sound design was similarly preserved using Burtt’s original master mix, which had been archived and unused since 1981. New stereo surrounds were created using the original music tracks and original effects recorded in stereo but used previously only in mono. In addition, the sub bass was redone entirely up to modern specifications and care was taken to improve dialogue and correct small technical flaws."

And Temple Of Doom will be uncut, with the gore excised to secure a PG-rating back in 1984 all put back in.

Indiana Jones: The Complete Adventures, with all four films (but sadly no Young Indiana Jones), hits on October 8.


Have Your Say
To comment on this, and all articles, register for free or login now.

Will Poulter On For We're The Millers
From Wild Bill to wild life
Hugh Laurie May Be Robocop's Villain
UPDATE: He's no longer in talks

Your Comments

RE: About time!
Crystal Skull is certainly the weakest of the bunch www.avufo.info/g.gif More

Posted by chuiching0806 at 14:06 on 02 July 2012 | Report This Post

RE: About time!
L: dannyfletch It's been too long a wait for this release and by the sounds of things I think it has been worth it. Crystal Skull is certainly the weakest of the bunch but I would still give it a watch on a rainy day. Raiders is without doubt the best of the bunch closely followed by Last Crusade.be interesting to see the uncut version of Temple of Doom.ote] You'll be amazed at just how much was cut. I got the Region 1 DVD boxset just so I could finally see the uncut version and w More

Posted by chris kilby at 21:29 on 30 June 2012 | Report This Post

RE: There's only 3..
L: vicandbob There are only 3 Indy movies.. THAT IS ALL!!! hat's ] movies, Sallah. Can't you count? More

Posted by chris kilby at 21:11 on 30 June 2012 | Report This Post

RE: Box Set
L: Pep Streebeck Please, someone tell Señor Spielbergo to release this in an Ark of The Covenant style box set. e will. But you won't be able to look at it. More

Posted by chris kilby at 21:08 on 30 June 2012 | Report This Post

About time!
It's been too long a wait for this release and by the sounds of things I think it has been worth it. Crystal Skull is certainly the weakest of the bunch but I would still give it a watch on a rainy day. Raiders is without doubt the best of the bunch closely followed by Last Crusade. It'll be interesting to see the uncut version of Temple of Doom. More

Posted by dannyfletch at 10:29 on 27 June 2012 | Report This Post

This is getting punished when it comes out. More

Posted by Whistler at 00:32 on 27 June 2012 | Report This Post

There's only 3..
There are only 3 Indy movies.. THAT IS ALL!!! More

Posted by vicandbob at 19:54 on 26 June 2012 | Report This Post

Box Set
Please, someone tell Señor Spielbergo to release this in an Ark of The Covenant style box set. More

Posted by Pep Streebeck at 19:19 on 26 June 2012 | Report This Post

Much as I love Young Indy, the SFX don't really stand up on DVD - they'd look awful on Blu Ray. More

Posted by Histeria at 18:18 on 26 June 2012 | Report This Post

SPECIAL FEATURE
The 301 Greatest Movies Of All Time EMPIRE READERS' POLL: THE 301 GREATEST MOVIES OF ALL TIME
You turned out in your hundreds and thousands, and here are the results... Browse the full list


CURRENT HIGHLIGHTS
Michel Gondry Talks Mood Indigo
Gondry on Bjork, erections and Mark Ruffalo in his pants

Everything You Need To Know About The Dragonriders Of Pern
The lowdown on Warner Bros. new fantasy sci-fi

A Pocket Guide To Game Of Thrones’ New Cast Members
Know your Doran Martell from your Nym Sand

Empire's The Hobbit: The Battle Of The Five Armies Covers Are Here
Bard The Bowman or Smaug The Magnificent?

Directors Special: Peter Hyams Goes Film-By-Film
The veteran director on Timecop, Outland, 2010, Enemies Closer and more

The 10 Biggest Stories Of Comic-Con 2014
The shocks to emerge from this year's geek-fest. Avengers! Max! Mann!

Models Inc.: The Inside Story Of Sideshow Collectibles
How the likes of Batman, Superman and Luke Skywalker become collectible figures

Subscribe to Empire magazine
Get The 301 Greatest Movies Of All Time Subscribers' Cover

Subscribe today and get the cover and 3 issues for only £10!

Subscribe today

Subscribe to Empire iPad edition
Get The Empire iPad Edition Today

Subscribe and save maney on annual digital subscription

Subscribe today
Buy single issues

Get 6 issues of Empire for just £15!
Get the world's greatest movie magazine delivered straight to your door! Subscribe today!
Empire's Film Studies 101 Series
Everything you ever wanted to know about filmmaking but were afraid to ask...
The Empire iPad Edition
With exclusive extras, interactive features, trailers and much more! Download now
Home  |  News  |  Blogs  |  Reviews  |  Future Films  |  Features  |  Interviews  |  Images  |  Competitions  |  Forum  |  iPad  |  Podcast  |  Magazine Contact Us  |  Empire FAQ  |  Subscribe To Empire  |  Register
© Bauer Consumer Media Ltd  |  Legal Info  |  Privacy Policy  |  Bauer Entertainment Network
Bauer Consumer Media Ltd (company number 01176085 and registered address 1 Lincoln Court, Lincoln Road, Peterborough, England PE1 2RF)