While not a perfect movie, Bram Stoker's Dracula holds a special place in my horror heart and it's a movie I often revisit. Unfortunately, the old Blu-ray was lacking, but Sony Pictures Home Entertainment is rectifying that just in time for Halloween with an all-new 4K restoration:
Press Release: "Sony Pictures Home Entertainment (SPHE) launches the Supreme Cinema Series line with BRAM STOKERS DRACULA on Blu-ray and Digital HD on Oct. 6. The first-of-its-kind, SPHEs acrylic Clear Case limited edition collectors packaging will only be available while supplies last.
The Supreme Cinema Series edition of BRAM STOKERS DRACULA includes 24-pages of rare photos, behind-the-scenes detail and an all-new personalized written introduction from Director Francis Ford Coppola. Coppola, along with his son, Second Unit/Visual Effects Director, Roman Coppola, together participated in a new, on-camera retrospective, reflecting on how the film has impacted their lives and careers. The bonus features also offer the original 1993 commentary with Francis Ford Coppola, Roman Coppola and Makeup Supervisor Greg Cannom.
The film is presented with an all-new 4K restoration and exclusive Dolby Atmos sound, available both as a standalone Blu-ray and in a limited edition Blu-ray Supreme Cinema Series Clear Case. The new Dolby Atmos audio, remixed specifically for the home theater environment, delivers captivating sound that places and moves audio anywhere in the room, including overhead.
Originally released in 1992, BRAM STOKERS DRACULA follows the devastatingly seductive Transylvanian prince, Dracula (Gary Oldman) who travels from Eastern Europe to 19th century London in search of human love. After centuries alone, the charismatic Dracula meets Mina (Winona Ryder), a young woman who appears as the reincarnation of his lost love and the two embark on a journey of romantic passion and horror.
BRAM STOKERS DRACULA is the first release under the new SPHE Supreme Cinema Series banner. The Supreme Cinema Series is a premium, limited edition collection befitting beloved cinematic favorites and modern classics. Each film is presented with pristine high definition picture, enhanced sound and a collection of new and/or archival special features, creating an ultimate edition for first-time viewers and fans alike. Complete with unique Clear Case packaging, the Supreme Cinema Series is the optimal way to celebrate these unforgettable cinematic experiences.
From award-winning director Francis Ford Coppola comes the remake of the classic and chilling tale about the devastatingly seductive Transylvanian prince (Gary Oldman) who travels from Eastern Europe to 19th century London in search of human love. After centuries alone in his crumbling castle, Draculas taste for humanity has grown bold with desire, drawing him out of seclusion. When the charismatic Dracula meets Mina (Winona Ryder), a young woman who appears as the reincarnation of his lost love, the two embark on a journey of romantic passion and horror. Now fully remastered in 4K, experience this sensual gothic spectacle like never before.
All-New Blu-ray Bonus Features Include:
- 4K Restoration & Dolby Atmos soundtrack (Dolby TrueHD 7.1 compatible)*
- Reflections in Blood: Francis Ford Coppola and Bram Stoker's Dracula
- Practical Magicians: A Collaboration Between Father and Son
- Rare 1993 Commentary with Francis Ford Coppola, Roman Coppola and Greg Cannom
*To experience Dolby Atmos at home, Dolby Atmos enabled AV receivers and additional speakers are required; however, Dolby Atmos soundtracks are fully backward compatible with traditional audio configurations and legacy home entertainment equipment
- Deleted Scenes
- Audio Commentary & Film Introduction by Director Francis Ford Coppola
- 4 Legacy Featurettes
Limited Edition Supreme Cinema Series Includes:
- High-end Clear Case package
- 24 pages of rare photos, behind-the-scenes info and an all-new exclusive written introduction from Director Francis Ford Coppola
BRAM STOKERS DRACULA has a run time of approximately 128 minutes and is rated R. Clear Case packaging produced by Multi Packaging Solutions."