Spielberg’s ‘Lincoln’ Comes to DVD and Blu-ray This Month

Daniel Day-Lewis as Lincoln
Disney has announced a DVD release date for the critically-acclaimed biopic Lincoln. Praised by critics and the recipient of several Oscar nominations (including two wins), Lincoln is sure to be one that you won’t want to miss. And now Disney has announced when you’ll be able to pick the movie up on DVD and Blu-ray.

Lincoln will be releasing on DVD and Blu-ray on March 26, 2013. For fans outside of the U.S., you’ll be able to pick up the movie on DVD or Blu-ray on May 8th.

Lincoln was named AFI “Movie of the Year”, won two Oscars, one BAFTA award and a Golden Globe. All of this mostly for the tremendous performance by Daniel Day-Lewis. So, this will definitely be one to add to your DVD or Blu-ray collection when it releases, if for no other reason than the performances.

Lincoln will release as a standalone DVD, plus in a 2-disc and 4-disc Blu-ray Combo Pack. You can check out the list of bonus features below.

Lincoln Blu-ray box art

4-Disc Blu-ray Combo Pack Bonus Features Include:

  • The Journey To Lincoln—Steven Spielberg and his collaborators discuss the challenges and excitement of bringing this story of a complex and very human president to the screen.
  • A Historic Tapestry: Richmond, Virginia—Steven Spielberg and team discuss the historical significance of Richmond, Virginia, and why they chose to shoot the film there.
  • In The Company Of Character—Delve into Daniel Day-Lewis’ portrayal of Lincoln, and discover the authenticity and openness created by the actors and filmmakers on set.
  • Crafting The Past—Examine the re-creation of Lincoln’s era through authentic period details in production design, costume and makeup.
  • Living With Lincoln—Follow Steven Spielberg, the cast and crew through the shooting of the film, from the battle at Jenkins’ Ferry, through the epic 13th Amendment showdown in the House of Representatives, to Lincoln’s tragic end.
  • In Lincoln’s Footsteps—Explore the film’s editing, sound design, and the subtle yet poignant musical score by John Williams, and discover how relevant and inspiring Lincoln still is today.

2-Disc Blu-ray Combo Pack Bonus Features Include:

  • The Journey To Lincoln
  • A Historic Tapestry: Richmond, Virginia

1-Disc DVD Bonus Features Include:

  • The Journey to Lincoln

Source: Disney

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