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[Contest] Pacific Rim Uprising Blu-ray Combo Pack Giveaway

JOHN BOYEGA AND SCOTT EASTWOOD RISE UP IN THE ACTION-PACKED ADVENTURE

PACIFIC RIM UPRISING: AVAILABLE ON DIGITAL JUNE 5, 2018

4K ULTRA HD, 3D BLU-RAY™, BLU-RAY™ AND DVD JUNE 19, 2018, FROM UNIVERSAL PICTURES HOME ENTERTAINMENT

Gruesome Magazine and Horror News Radio are teaming up with Universal Pictures Home Entertainment to provide one lucky Gruesome Magazine reader or Horror News Radio listener with a giveaway copy of the kaiju monster-fest Pacific Rim Uprising from director Steven S. DeKnight, featuring John Boyega, Scott Eastwood, and Cailee Spaeny. Entering is simple: email media@gruesomemagazine.com with Pacific Rim in the subject line. Please provide your address and the answer to this question: Which monster is your favorite Kaiju creation (answer not limited to Pacific Rim films)? The giveaway is open to US addresses only. Good luck, and let’s cancel the apocalypse once again!

Ten years after the events of the first film, the Kaiju return in Pacific Rim Uprising with a new deadly threat that reignites the conflict between these otherworldly monsters of mass destruction and Jaegers, the human-piloted super-machines that were built to vanquish them. Pacific Rim Uprising arrives on Digital and the all-new digital movie app MOVIES ANYWHERE on June 5, 2018, as well as on 4K Ultra HD, 3D Blu-rayTM, Blu-rayTM, DVD and On Demand on June 19, 2018, from Universal Pictures Home Entertainment. Building on the striking visual world created in the first film, Pacific Rim Uprising features a next-generation battleground complete with upgraded Jaegers and new Kaiju that offers a captivating a state-of-the-art spectacle perfect for your next night in. Experience one-of-a-kind special effects and more than forty minutes of bonus content when you own the next installment on 4K Ultra HD, 3D Blu-rayTM, Blu-rayTM, and DVD.

In Pacific Rim Uprising directed by Steven S. DeKnight, John Boyega (Star Wars: The Force Awakens) stars as the rebellious Jake Pentecost, a once-promising Jaeger pilot whose legendary father gave his life to secure humanity’s victory against the monstrous Kaiju. Jake has since abandoned his training only to become caught up in a criminal underworld. But when an even more unstoppable threat is unleashed to tear through our cities and bring the world to its knees, he is given one last chance to live up to his father’s legacy. Jake is joined by gifted rival pilot Lambert (The Fate of the Furious’ Scott Eastwood), 15-year-old Jaeger hacker Amara (newcomer Cailee Spaeny), returning veterans Charlie Day (“It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia”), Rinko Kikuchi (Pacific Rim), Burn Gorman (The Dark Knight Rises) and a talented crew of fiercely young cadets. The international cast also includes Tian Jing (Kong: Skull Island) and Adria Arjona (“Emerald City”). Rising up to become the most powerful defense force to ever walk the earth, they set course for a spectacular all-new adventure on a towering scale.

BONUS FEATURES ON 4K ULTRA HD, 3D BLU-RAY TM, BLU-RAY TM, DVD & DIGITAL

  • Deleted Scenes with Commentary by Director Steven S. DeKnight
  • Hall of Heroes – John Boyega takes us through the awesome weaponry and cutting-edge enhancements of the latest generation of Jaegers featured in the film.
  • Bridge to Uprising – The cast and crew discuss how the world of Pacific Rim has changed in the ten years since the events of the original film.
  • The Underworld of Uprising – Humanity won the Kaiju War, but every war has casualties. John Boyega and Steven S. DeKnight give a tour of the coastal “Relief Zones.”
  • Becoming Cadets – Step into the Shatterdome, and learn the grueling physical and mental preparation required of the young actors who portrayed the PPDC cadets.
  • Unexpected Villain – Learn the secret reason that turned one of the most beloved heroes of the original film into a villain obsessed with humanity’s destruction.
  • Next Level Jaegers – The cast and crew discuss the amazing technological advances of the Jaeger program in the years since the events of the original film.
  • I Am Scrapper – Actress Cailee Spaeny shares the backstory of Scrapper, Amara’s incredible self-built Jaeger and its many unique abilities.
  • Going Mega – Filmmakers take us through the technical and creative challenges of creating the most deadly threat the Pan Pacific Defense Corp has ever faced: the Mega Kaiju!
  • Secrets of Shao – Meet the woman behind Shao Industries. Actress Tian Jing shares her insights on the enigmatic tech tycoon Liwen Shao.
  • Mako Returns – Actress Rinko Kikuchi and director Steven S. DeKnight explain the significance of Mako Mori’s return and her importance to the events of Pacific Rim Uprising.
  • Feature Commentary with Director Steven S. DeKnight

The film will be available on 4K Ultra HD in a combo pack which includes 4K Ultra HD Blu-rayTM, Blu-rayTM and Digital. The 4K Ultra HD disc will include the same bonus features as the Blu-rayTM version, all in stunning 4K resolution.

4K Ultra HD is the ultimate movie watching experience. 4K Ultra HD features the combination of 4K resolution for four times sharper picture than HD, the color brilliance of High Dynamic Range (HDR) with immersive audio delivering a multi-dimensional sound experience.

Blu-ray TM unleashes the power of your HDTV and is the best way to watch movies at home, featuring 6X the picture resolution of DVD, exclusive extras and theater-quality surround sound.

Digital lets fans watch movies anywhere on their favorite devices. Users can instantly stream or download.

MOVIES ANYWHERE is the digital app that simplifies and enhances the digital movie collection and viewing experience by allowing consumers to access their favorite digital movies in one place when purchased or redeemed through participating digital retailers. Consumers can also redeem digital copy codes found ineligible Blu-rayTM and DVD disc packages from participating studios and stream or download them through Movies Anywhere. MOVIES ANYWHERE is only available in the United States. For more information, visit https://moviesanywhere.com.

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FILMMAKERS

  • Cast: John Boyega, Scott Eastwood, Jing Tian, Cailee Spaeny, Rinko Kikuchi, Burn Gorman, Adria Arjona, Max Zhang, Charlie Day
  • Directed By: Steven S. DeKnight
  • Written By: Steven S. DeKnight, Emily Carmichael, Kira Snyder, T.S. Nowlin
  • Produced By: Mary Parent p.g.a., Cale Boyter p.g.a., Guillermo del Toro, John Boyega, Femi Oguns, Thomas Tull, Jon Jashni
  • Executive Producer: Eric McLeod
  • Director of Photography: Dan Mindel ASC, BSC
  • Production Designer: Stefan Dechant
  • Editors: Zach Staenberg ACE, Dylan Highsmith, Josh Schaeffer
  • Costume Designer: Lizz Wolf
  • Music By: Lorne Balfe
  • Casting By: Sarah Halley Finn CSA

TECHNICAL INFORMATION 4K ULTRA HD

  • Street Date: June 19, 2018
  • Copyright: 2018 Universal Pictures Home Entertainment
  • Selection Number: 61190445 (US) / 61190453 (CDN)
  • Layers: BD-100
  • Aspect Ratio: Widescreen 16:9 2.40:1
  • Rating: PG-13 for sequences of sci-fi violence and action, and some language
  • Video: 2160p UHD Dolby Vision/HDR 10
  • Languages/Subtitles: English SDH, Spanish and French Subtitles 
  • Sound: English Dolby Atmos and Dolby Digital 2.0, Spanish Dolby Digital Plus 7.1, French Dolby Digital 5.1
  • Run Time: 1 hour 51 minutes

TECHNICAL INFORMATION 3D BLU-RAY™

  • Street Date: June 19, 2018
  • Copyright: 2018 Universal Pictures Home Entertainment
  • Selection Number: 61197461 (US) / 61197464 (CDN)
  • Layers: BD-50
  • Aspect Ratio: Widescreen 16:9 2.40:1
  • Rating: PG-13 for sequences of sci-fi violence and action, and some language
  • Languages/Subtitles: English SDH, Spanish and French Subtitles 
  • Sound: English Dolby Atmos and Dolby Digital 2.0, Spanish Dolby Digital Plus 7.1, French Dolby Digital 5.1
  • Run Time: 1 hour 51 minutes

TECHNICAL INFORMATION DVD

  • Street Date: June 19, 2018
  • Copyright: 2018 Universal Pictures Home Entertainment
  • Selection Number: 61190452 (US) / 61190457 (CDN)
  • Layers: DVD 9
  • Aspect Ratio: Anamorphic Widescreen 16:9 2.40:1
  • Rating: PG-13 for sequences of sci-fi violence and action, and some language
  • Languages/Subtitles: English SDH, Spanish and French Subtitles
  • Sound: English Dolby Digital 5.1 and Dolby Digital 2.0, Spanish and French Dolby Digital 5.1
  • Run Time: 1 hour 51 minutes

DOLBY VISION

Pacific Rim Uprising 4K Ultra HD is available in Dolby Vision™. Leveraging the HDR innovation that powers Dolby’s most advanced cinemas around the world, Dolby Vision transforms the TV experience in the home by delivering greater brightness and contrast, as well as a fuller palette of rich colors.

DOLBY ATMOS® SOUNDTRACK

Pacific Rim Uprising 4K Ultra HD, 3D Blu-rayTM, and Blu-rayTM will feature a Dolby Atmos® soundtrack remixed specifically for the home theater environment to place and move audio anywhere in the room, including overhead. To experience Dolby Atmos at home, a Dolby Atmos enabled AV receiver and additional speakers are required, or a Dolby Atmos enabled sound bar. Dolby Atmos soundtracks are also fully backward compatible with traditional audio configurations and legacy home entertainment equipment.

About Universal Pictures Home Entertainment

Universal Pictures Home Entertainment (UPHE – www.uphe.com) is a unit of Universal Filmed Entertainment Group (UFEG). UFEG produces, acquires, markets and distributes filmed entertainment worldwide in various media formats for theatrical, home entertainment, television and other distribution platforms, as well as consumer products, interactive gaming and live entertainment. The global division includes Universal Pictures, Focus Features, Universal Pictures Home Entertainment, Universal Brand Development, Fandango, DreamWorks Animation Film and Television and Awesomeness. UFEG is part of NBCUniversal, one of the world’s leading media and entertainment companies in the development, production and marketing of entertainment, news and information to a global audience. NBCUniversal owns and operates a valuable portfolio of news and entertainment networks, a premier motion picture company, significant television production operations, a leading television stations group, world-renowned theme parks and a suite of leading Internet-based businesses. NBCUniversal is a subsidiary of Comcast Corporation.

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Editor-In-Chief / Founder / Podcast Producer at Horror News Radio
Doc Rotten is the founder of Gruesome Magazine. He is also a film critic for Gruesome Magazine and the podcast host & producer for Horror News Radio, Monster Movie Podcast, Decades of Horror: 1970s, The American Horror Story Fan Podcast and Hannibal Fan Podcast. He is also co-host of the Dracula podcast on TV TALK and is a contributing reviewer for HorrorNews.Net and Widescreen Warrior.

Doc a lifelong fan of horror films, sci-fi flicks and monster movies first discovering Universal Monsters and Planet of the Apes as a young child in the 1970's searching out every issue of Famous Monster of Filmland (and, later, Fangoria). Favorite films include Jaws, The Car, The Birds, The Tingler, Vampire Circus and The Exorcist. Still a huge fan of horror films from the 70s, Doc continues consuming horror films to this day for the site, for the podcasts and for the fun of it all.
Doc Rotten
Doc Rotten is the founder of Gruesome Magazine. He is also a film critic for Gruesome Magazine and the podcast host & producer for Horror News Radio, Monster Movie Podcast, Decades of Horror: 1970s, The American Horror Story Fan Podcast and Hannibal Fan Podcast. He is also co-host of the Dracula podcast on TV TALK and is a contributing reviewer for HorrorNews.Net and Widescreen Warrior. Doc a lifelong fan of horror films, sci-fi flicks and monster movies first discovering Universal Monsters and Planet of the Apes as a young child in the 1970's searching out every issue of Famous Monster of Filmland (and, later, Fangoria). Favorite films include Jaws, The Car, The Birds, The Tingler, Vampire Circus and The Exorcist. Still a huge fan of horror films from the 70s, Doc continues consuming horror films to this day for the site, for the podcasts and for the fun of it all.
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