Nutshell plotting finds the story set during the Crusades of … Frost clings to hedges, and low fog ... Cut off her head. Barring some occasionally distracting camera work and a slightly uneven performance from the lead, this is undoubtedly one of Ridley Scott’s finest works ever. He does have a rather soulful quality about him which is appealing, but no real grit or substance; his attempts at intensity come down to staring really hard into nothing and pursing his lips. Be without fear in the face of your enemies. Sibylla is also, refreshingly, one of the very few morally grey characters in this movie which paints its good and bad guys with a very broad brush. Her character’s storyline was butchered horribly in the theatrical version, completely removing the agonising choice she has to make which all but kills her. Hidden behind his eerie mask, he can only convey his character through the body language, voice and eyes, and while his overall screen time probably amounts to less than 10 minutes, he manages to create one of the most regal, haunting and memorable film characters I’ve ever seen. Here’s what the distributor says about their film: “KINGDOM OF HEAVEN is an epic adventure about a common man who finds himself thrust into a decades-long war. Rating 5 out of 5 stars with 1 review. Eva Green is Sibylla, the sister of the King of Jerusalem and the mother of a future king, and (duh) Balian’s love interest. Eva Gaëlle Green (French: [e.va ɡa.ɛl ɡʁeːn]; born 6 July 1980) is a French actress.The daughter of actress Marlène Jobert, she started her career in theatre before making her film debut in Bernardo Bertolucci's The Dreamers (2003). Nutshell plotting finds the story set during the Crusades of … The Roadshow version has an intermission and a musical overture. It boosted a great and expensive production but in the end it was just another epic sword and sandal movie. A stranger in a strange land, he serves a doomed king, falls in love … It is a very gritty and believable portrayal of how humans have misused religion to commit heinous acts dating as far back to the 12th Century. It does a good explaining the decline and fall of the First Kingdom of Jerusalem. Then came the Directors Cut and it all made sense. I don't really see the need to get the Ultimate Edition if you own the DC. Kingdom of Heaven (2005), Ridley Scott. Then came the Directors Cut and it all made sense. Kingdom of Heaven is an epic adventure about a common man who finds himself thrust into a decades-long war. Be the first one to write a review. Thread starter dc007; Start date Jul 31, 2006; D. dc007 Active Member. In medieval Christendom there existed two opposing views of Saladin. In all, 45 minutes of new scenes have been added, with the biggest addition, as Ridley Scott acknowledges in the introduction, being the subplot of Sibylla's son. 'Kingdom of Heaven: The Director's Cut' comes to Blu-ray with considerable expectations. Sybilla's extreme guilt made sense, and you see that she was actually more responsible for breaking the peace than her war Lord husband. He gets a chance at a new life when a group of Crusaders come by the village, among them Baron Godfrey of Ibelin (Liam Neeson), who reveals himself to be Balian’s father and asks him to join him in the Holy Land of Jerusalem. Kingdom of Heaven: Director's Cut is one of the rare cases that deserves the label, it is the cut Scott wanted and with 45 minutes extra in the film, it's now a fully formed epic and without doubt a better film than the one the theatrical cut suggested. Kingdom of Heaven (2005) Alternate Versions (2) The 194 minute Director's Cut is a roadshow format presentation with an Overture, Intermission and Entr'acte. I actually saw the short version at the cinemas 5 or so years ago. Apart from this, the camera work in some action sequences can feel a little too chaotic. A movie review by Thomas F. Madden, National review 05.27.2005. The final siege of Jerusalem is truly spectacular; it starts off at night with a lone rider appearing in the desert, his sword shining in the moonlight, which is then followed by the fiery shower of missiles pouring on the city, massive siege towers employed during the day, and some clever defense tactics I haven’t previously seen in movies. Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. No other director has released so many different cuts of their films. After his wife dies, a blacksmith named Balian is thrust into royalty, political intrigue and bloody holy wars during the Crusades. Therefore, the running time of the DC is more than 3 hours. Be it the production design, the enormous sets, the costumes, the makeup, or the locations it was shot. There are also some very graphic blood squirts during swordfights that feel flashy but unnatural. It boosted a great and expensive production but in the end it was just another epic sword and sandal movie. Actors like Liam Neeson and Jeremy Irons (playing Tiberius, the Marshal of Jerusalem) are naturals at this kind of medieval epic; Neeson might have played the wise-older-mentor-who-dies role too many times now but he’s just so good at it and his rugged masculine presence here is very welcome. My absolute favourite performance though belongs to Edward Norton as the leper king Baldwin IV. It’s also pretty obvious that all the positive characters on the Christian side, even the ones that actually belong to a religious order, take a position that’s more about personal conscience than religion, which leads them to spout speeches that I might personally agree with but which are also much too 21st-century to be believable. AKA: Le Royaume des cieux, The Crusades, Kingdom of Heaven Special Edition 2006, El reino de los cielos. Ridley Scott is the master of the Director's Cut, and 'Kingdom of Heaven' is one of his best examples. I might have been kinder to his "Gladiator" had I known that "Troy" and "Alexander" were in my future, but "Kingdom of Heaven" is better than "Gladiator" -- deeper, more thoughtful, more about human motivation and less about action. Director Ridley Scott is the uncrowned king of director's cuts. More than that, this onscreen world feels truly lived in – a quality that is hard to capture and which Ridley Scott’s films do so well even when they falter in other respects. Reviews There are no reviews yet. He tries hard but he’s just not a leading man material, certainly not in an epic. Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. subdivx.com - La comunidad nmero uno de subtítulos en espaol. After being slammed for his "spectacularly empty" Crusades epic Kingdom Of Heaven, Ridley Scott hits back with The Director's Cut. For more about the movie itself and the 4-disc, standard definition DVD release, gohere. THE KINGDOM OF HEAVEN by William Monahan Early Draft FOR EDUCATIONAL PURPOSES ONLY. At least the trailer is presented in the movie's Original Aspect Ratio and appears to be in High-Def (or at least a very good upscale). Watch Ridley Scott talk about the movie here. Directed by Ridley Scott, Kingdom of Heaven (Director's Cut) is a period film on the conflict between Christians and Muslims in late 12th century Jerusalem. Renegade Cut Recommended for you. She achieved international recognition for her portrayal of Sibylla, Queen of Jerusalem in Ridley Scott's historical epic Kingdom of Heaven (2005). Right of the bat, I think, this is one of Ridley Scott’s best movies ever. He commits a violent murder in a fit of rage? comment. Kingdom of Heaven: Director's Cut was released on December 23, 2005, at the Laemmle Fairfax Theatre in Los Angeles, unsupported by advertising from 20th Century Fox. Kingdom of Heaven: Director's Cut Review Josh. Ultima VII: The Black Gate – Post-Game Fun, A Kiss Before Dying by Ira Levin – Book Review, They Came to Baghdad by Agatha Christie – Book Review, Before the Coffee Gets Cold by Toshikazu Kawaguchi – Book Review. Finally, the climax is both daring and unconventional. This version has been universally praised and is what Ridley Scott originally wanted released to theaters, and is approximately 45 minutes longer than the original theatrical cut. Presented by Godfall. Most notably, Edward Norton (literally unrecognizable because we never see his face), David Thewlis and Brendan Gleeson. The 194 minute Director's Cut is a roadshow format presentation with an Overture, Intermission and Entr'acte. Like Ridley Scott on Kingdom Of Heaven, Coppola was deterred by screening reactions. When he arrives to Jerusalem, everyone there thinks he’s awesome right from the get go, because his father was awesome. Kingdom of Heaven - the Director's Cut/Roadshow Version - is not only Ridley Scott's best movie, it is one of the greatest historical epics in cinema. Review: Kingdom of Heaven Director’s Cut I’ll try to keep this to under 10 minutes. He’s the moral compass everyone should hope for in their society and he brings out the best in people. 'Kingdom of Heaven: The Director's Cut' comes to Blu-ray with considerable expectations. Poor Orlando Bloom copped a lot of criticism for his performance, and yes it’s fair to say that he’s been terribly miscast here. First, the good stuff. The Blu-ray release, on the other hand, comes with: Theatrical Trailer - Yup, that's it. Orlando Bloom gives an uneven performance that although it doesn’t distract you, can occasionally feel like it lacks conviction. The Director's Cut of Ridley Scott's "Kingdom of Heaven" offers several new scenes that enhance the plot and re-integrates violent scenes that were not in the Theatrical Cut. Nutshell plotting finds the story set during the Crusades of … And it's not just a patch-up job. Of course, like so many Hollywood films this one wants to have it both ways: it revels in the spectacle of warfare, while at the same time trying to show how terrible war is for both sides. Debt to Cinema 002: Kingdom Of Heaven (Director's Cut) by Dollar Reviews. Read honest and unbiased product reviews from our users. (hurries away) And return the axe! After being slammed for his "spectacularly empty" Crusades epic Kingdom Of Heaven, Ridley Scott hits back with The Director's Cut. Kingdom of Heaven (Director’s Cut) (2005) – Movie Review. Kingdom Of Heaven: The Director’s Cut, is a magnificent story and cinematic journey, and unlike the original version released to cinemas across the world (gee, thanks Fox!) Kingdom of Heaven: Director's Cut is one of the rare cases that deserves the label, it is the cut Scott wanted and with 45 minutes extra in the film, it's now a fully formed epic and without doubt a better film than the one the theatrical cut suggested. To be fair to Bloom though, the character of Balian as he’s written is problematic at the core and I don’t know if anyone else would have fared that much better. The Director's Cut of Ridley Scott's "Kingdom of Heaven" offers several new scenes that enhance the plot and re-integrates violent scenes that were not in the Theatrical Cut. Characters use a phrase as sacred as “God wills it” to justify violence towards anyone that can stand in the way of their greed and aspirations in society. The Ultimate Edition has 3 versions of the film: Theatrical, Director's Cut, and Director's Cut Roadshow version. On the Christian side, we have not one but two corrupt boo-hiss priest characters, a moustache-twirling Guy de Lusignan (Marton Csokas in a hilariously overwrought performance) and those bad, bad Templar knights led by the bloodthirsty Reynald de Chatillion (Brendan Gleeson in a hilariously overwrought performance that’s actually very enjoyable – Reynald knows he’s a monster and by god he revels in it). is a superior masterpiece from a man whom I consider to be one of the artforms’ great showmen. The Kingdom Of Heaven: Director’s Cut dramatically improved Ridley Scott’s 2005 historical epic – here’s why the new cut is better.Ridley Scott had long wanted to make an epic exploring the Crusades and Kingdom Of Heaven follows Balian (Orlando Bloom) as he travels with knight father to the kingdom of Jerusalem. In particular, the wide shots of the Christian and Muslim armies, with their horses and banners and splendid armour, are pure medieval porn. I guess the film should be commended for not making out either Christian or Muslim side wholly bad or good, but what it does instead is simply split most of the characters on both sides into black-and-white good and bad guys. The movie is also full of memorable minor characters like David Thewlis’ wise and unflappable Hospitaler, Alexander Siddig as a Muslim servant Balian encounters in the desert, and oh wait is that Jamie Lannister as the village sheriff? This is surely what a movie experience should be. Kingdom of Heaven: Director’s Cut – Film Review Just like Prometheus , Kingdom of Heaven is another Ridley Scott film I really enjoy despite its many problems. The film is presented as a conscious piece of historical fiction and the majority of the film follows closely with historical records. “The first people saw it and said, ‘This is surreal,’ he reflected. Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for Kingdom of Heaven: Director's Cut (Four-Disc Special Edition) at Amazon.com. Kingdom of Heaven (2005) I also haven’t considered historical accuracy because I don’t think a movie should necessarily be that. This movie had been widely considered ‘Mediocre’ since its theatrical release. Balian of Ibelin travels to Jerusalem during the Crusades of the 12th century, and there he finds himself as the defender of the city and its people. Kingdom of Heaven: Director's Cut, is a rare title that deserves the label. Then there’s the ultra simplistic way the film handles politics and religion of the period. 753 Views . 12:08. ( Log Out /  Barring some occasionally distracting camera work and a slightly uneven performance from the lead, this is undoubtedly one of Ridley Scott’s finest works ever. The theatrical cut was seriously compromised when it was cut down from the director's preferred length, but this version is far more coherent. In its Blu-ray launch promo materials, Fox used quotes from director Ridley Scott trumpeting the stellar quality of the high-def master made for 'Kingdom of Heaven,' so if this disc was anything less than magnificent, it would be branded another strike against Blu-ray. Read our Kingdom of Heaven Ultimate Edition Blu-ray review for Ridley Scott's new release, plus a review of the Alien 35th Anniversary Edition Blu-ray. The Kingdom of Heaven - Director's Cut was released on DVD in a massive 4-disc box set loaded with hours of bonus features. The film’s cinematography is visually stunning and the battle scenes are intense. A bit of background before I give my thoughts. ... Kingdom of Heaven - Renegade Cut - Duration: 12:08. The studio responsible wanted to remove almost 45 minutes from the runtime and it’s evident how that affected the movie. Critics weren't all too kind to Scott's Kingdom of Heaven when it was first released in 2005. The character is just all over the place; he is supposedly a troubled man who comes to the Holy Land in search of redemption for himself and his wife (who by the way he seems to promptly forget as soon as he gets to Jerusalem), but then he’s also a Mr Perfect Badass who will beat any man in a fight, calm down any spooked horse, figure out how to procure water for his land because apparently the people who’ve only been living there for generations are too dumb to figure it out, is a genius tactician and defender, and is so perfectly noble he will do no wrong even if it means that countless lives will be lost because of his decision. THE VILLAGE. Some get better by the director's cut, others don't. This is why the heroes of Kingdom of Heaven are religious skeptics and the Templars are the film’s villains. Kingdom of Heaven: Director's Cut is one of the rare cases that deserves the label, it is the cut Scott wanted and with 45 minutes extra in the film, it's now a fully formed epic and without doubt a better film than the one the theatrical cut suggested. Loading... Unsubscribe from Josh? I surely like it more than Gladiator and there are many reasons for it. Balian is just a humourless, hypocritical bore. Nutshell plotting finds the story set during the Crusades of … With Orlando Bloom, Eva Green, Liam Neeson, Martin Hancock. The score by Harry Gregson-Williams, combining Arabic and medieval Christian themes, is also wonderful (the jaunty Ibelin theme is particularly lively and memorable). In order for Kingdom of Heaven to relate to modern audiences, the villains had to embody the Crusader as he has come to be seen in the post-colonial world. This version has been universally praised and is what Ridley Scott originally wanted released to theaters, and is approximately 45 minutes longer than the original theatrical cut. Then came the Directors Cut and it all made sense. Kingdom of Heaven: Director's Cut is one of the rare cases that deserves the label, it is the cut Scott wanted and with 45 minutes extra in the film, it's now a fully formed epic and without doubt a better film than the one the theatrical cut suggested. EXT. Jul 31, 2006 #1 Like many, I was disappointed with the theatrical version - would have only given it a 6 or maybe 7 out of 10. Despite its rocky start, Kingdom of Heavenafter the release of the Director’s Cut has been hailed by critics and has been discovered by audiences. In Steven Runciman’s crusade books, Saladin does come off as one of the most likeable figures of the time, but make no mistake, he was totally onboard with the jihad thing and his peace with Baldwin IV was strictly temporary. The PRIEST hurries after the KNIGHTS. Kingdom of Heaven (Director’s Cut) (2005) is a brilliantly well-crafted epic that highlights how religion has been misused conveniently to justify hate towards other races and beliefs. In the director's cut we see a man urinating into a lake. Overall though, while far from perfect I still think Kingdom of Heaven is one of the better historical epics of the last 10 years, and its good qualities outweigh the bad ones, for me. When he does blatantly commit wrongdoings, the film brushes them away. Kingdom of Heaven subtitles. Publication date 2015-09-30 Topics Podcast, film, cinema, review, Jerusalem Language ... plus-circle Add Review. The directors cut does not just include a few extra scenes, but has an additional story line that made the movie so much better, and provided more explanation for the fall of Jerusalem. Here we find history, monumental action, hauntingly beautiful locations, spoken love and redemption. Surrounding the war is human jealousy, political conspiracies, misinterpretations of religion, and in the center of it all is Balian (Orlando Bloom), a Knight to the King of Jerusalem. As with the theatrical cut, Kingdom of Heaven is presented with a sterling 2.35:1 anamorphic widescreen transfer that doesn't suffer from a trace of damage – vivid, crisp and a glittering showcase for John Mathieson's stunning cinematography, the Crusades come to powerful life and will serve as near-reference quality material for many – Kingdom of Heaven looks truly glorious here. The supporting cast of the movie is also fabulous. The world that the movie portrays is deeply affected by Religion and is something that can be felt even without the main conflict between Christians and Muslims. I don't really see the need to get the Ultimate Edition if you own the DC. From the director of “Gladiator”. The first thing to be said for Ridley Scott's "Kingdom of Heaven" is that Scott knows how to direct a historical epic. War is bad… but doesn’t it just look awesome? Americans were robbed of an I originally saw the Kingdom of Heaven theatrical release first, and my opinion of it was mixed, much like how I feel about Ridley Scott's Robin Hood. Read Common Sense Media's Kingdom of Heaven review, age rating, and parents guide. Read honest and unbiased product reviews from our users. Radically altered from the financially unsuccessful version that unspooled in theaters in the summer of 2005, Kingdom of Heaven: Director's Cut restores 45 minutes of footage and transforms a compelling-yet-frustrating movie into a breathtaking epic. To balance all that we have a protagonist that although feels too good to be true, brings reason and logic to this war. Kingdom of Heaven is a 2005 epic historical drama film directed and produced by Ridley Scott and written by William Monahan.It stars Orlando Bloom, Eva Green, Ghassan Massoud, Jeremy Irons, David Thewlis, Brendan Gleeson, Iain Glen, Marton Csokas, Liam Neeson, Edward Norton, Michael Sheen, Velibor Topić and Alexander Siddig.. Kingdom of Heaven: Director's Cut was released on December 23, 2005, at the Laemmle Fairfax Theatre in Los Angeles, unsupported by advertising from 20th Century Fox. The world this movie creates with its sets and costumes is absolutely gorgeous and stunning to look at. Your email address will not be published. Director Ridley Scott is the uncrowned king of director's cuts. On the Muslim side, the movie is at pains to portray Saladin as being pushed into the conflict by his own mullah and the actions of the Christians. Then came the Directors Cut and it all made sense. But unfortunately, there are a couple of things that hold this movie from being perfect. Finally got around to watching the Directors Cut at the weekend - massive improvement I remember seeing Kingdom of Heaven in theatres and walking away with a bad taste in my mouth. I have only seen the Director’s Cut so I won’t compare the two. Kingdom of Heaven (2005) Parents Guide Add to guide . Kingdom of Heaven is a 2005 epic historical drama film directed and produced by Ridley Scott and written by William Monahan.It stars Orlando Bloom, Eva Green, Ghassan Massoud, Jeremy Irons, David Thewlis, Brendan Gleeson, Iain Glen, Marton Csokas, Liam Neeson, Edward Norton, Michael Sheen, Velibor Topić and Alexander Siddig. Related articles. Reynald de Chatillion (Brendan Gleeson in a hilariously overwrought performance that’s actually very enjoyable – Reynald knows he’s a monster and by god he revels in it). The story is set during the Crusades of the 12th century. Nutshell plotting finds the story set during the Crusades of … Kingdom of Heaven: Director's Cut is one of the rare cases that deserves the label, it is the cut Scott wanted and with 45 minutes extra in the film, it's now a fully formed epic and without doubt a better film than the one the theatrical cut suggested. Cruzada, Kingdom Of Heaven Director's Cut, Kingdom of Heaven Part 1, Kingdom of Heaven Part 2, Taevane kuningriik, Kraljevstvo nebesko, Regatul Cerului, Nebesko kraljevstvo, Nebesko kraljestvo, 킹덤 오브 헤븐, Cruzada: El Reino de los Cielos, To vasileio ton ouranon, To basileio ton ouranon, Kingdom Of Heaven Director's Cut Roadshow, The Crusades, As Cruzadas, Königreich der Himmel The Roadshow version has an intermission and a musical overture. Americans were robbed of an I originally saw the Kingdom of Heaven theatrical release first, and my opinion of it was mixed, much like how I feel about Ridley Scott's Robin Hood. Directed by Ridley Scott. Publication date 2015-09-30 Topics Podcast, film, cinema, review, Jerusalem Language ... plus-circle Add Review. Another man yells at him, and he stops. A kingdom of conscience. (Radcliffe) Overall, the film is enjoyable to watch, although it is quite long. Kingdom of Heaven: Director's Cut is one of the rare cases that deserves the label, it is the cut Scott wanted and with 45 minutes extra in the film, it's now a fully formed epic and without doubt a better film than the one the theatrical cut suggested. The film seemed poorly edited and was missing something. Having sat through three hours of Kingdom of Heaven director's cut, I was amazed how this time piece passed so quickly. ... Kingdom of Heaven the Directors Cut is an amazing film which you likely already know and many of you reading this have probably seen the movie many times and are … No big deal. Director: Ridley Scott. Kingdom of Heaven Directors Cut. ( Log Out /  Change ), You are commenting using your Facebook account. The historical background and major events such as the Battle of Hattin are portrayed in a fairly accurate way. With all due respect to director Ridley Scott's other efforts, including Black Hawk Down, this medieval crusade drama may well be his finest work to date. I remember reading that she refused to promote this movie at the time, and having seen the extended cut it’s easy to see why. Debt to Cinema 002: Kingdom Of Heaven (Director's Cut) by Dollar Reviews. Kingdom of Heaven: Director's Cut is one of the rare cases that deserves the label, it is the cut Scott wanted and with 45 minutes extra in the film, it's now a fully formed epic and without doubt a better film than the one the theatrical cut suggested. White ambitious face. One that urges the audiences to think beyond what we’ve come to expect from most war movies and is consistent with the theme. Kingdom of Heaven - the Director's Cut/Roadshow Version - is not only Ridley Scott's best movie, it is one of the greatest historical epics in cinema. In its Blu-ray launch promo materials, Fox used quotes from director Ridley Scott trumpeting the stellar quality of the high-def master made for 'Kingdom of Heaven,' so if this disc was anything less than magnificent, it would be branded another strike against Blu-ray. No other director has released so many different cuts of their films. The first thing to be said for Ridley Scott's "Kingdom of Heaven" is that Scott knows how to direct a historical epic. Some get better by the director's cut, others don't. The not so good stuff? Balian of Ibelin travels to Jerusalem during the crusades of the 12th century, and there he finds himself as the defender of the city and its people. How religion has been misused to justify violence and intolerance towards people of different beliefs. Life is hectic, can’t blog too long. He probably would have worked better if the movie showed him deliberately playing against the type, but it clearly means Balian to be a hero in the mold of Russell Crowe in Gladiator. There are many moments where some emoting would have helped because it just feels like him reading lines. We don't see his privates at all. Showing all 2 items. Kingdom of Heaven (Director’s Cut) (2005) is a brilliantly well-crafted epic that highlights how religion has been misused conveniently to justify hate towards other races and beliefs. Critics weren't all too kind to Scott's Kingdom of Heaven when it was first released in 2005. I’ve been a fan of hers since Casino Royale and it’s a shame she’s mostly had flops and crappy sequels like Sin City since then; she’s an exotic beauty that Hollywood has no idea what to do with (very much like Angelina Jolie earlier in her career). I might have been kinder to his "Gladiator" had I known that "Troy" and "Alexander" were in my future, but "Kingdom of Heaven" is better than "Gladiator" -- deeper, more thoughtful, more about human motivation and less about action. Read honest and unbiased product reviews from our users. It’s ok, because her husband is a bad guy. Moreover, it does present a realistic po… Remarkably, the movie does a good job balancing historical accuracy and telling a story. The Directors Cut Edition has a running time of 189 Minutes. FADE UP ON: RAVENS in stripped trees. Therefore, the running time of the DC is more than 3 hours. comment. From a box office perspective, Kingdom of Heaven may well be dead and gone; but the Director's Cut DVD assures that its true legacy - as a restored classic and great modern epic - … Kingdom of Heaven was poorly received when it was released in 2005, but Matt Goldberg explains why you need to watch the Director's Cut. The Ultimate Edition has 3 versions of the film: Theatrical, Director's Cut, and Director's Cut Roadshow version. Kingdom of Heaven Director’s Cut, however, received the praise it deserved. Change ), You are commenting using your Twitter account. Reviews There are no reviews yet. Violent movie about the Crusades not for kids. The sheer scale and scope of this movie are mesmerizing. The year is 1184, and in France, a young blacksmith named Balian (Orlando Bloom) is haunted by his wife’s recent suicide, a sin which condemns her to hell in the eyes of the church. Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for Kingdom of Heaven (Director's Cut) [Blu-ray] at Amazon.com. 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