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On DVD and Blu-ray Today: Robin Hood

Available on standard DVD and Blu-ray discs today is Matthew Macfadyen's recent Robin Hood film starring Russell Crowe, Cate Blanchette with MM and Mark Strong co-starring.

DVD Active has more details below including the official package artwork for both standard and Blu-ray discs...

Title: Robin Hood (IMDb)
Starring: Russell Crowe
Released: 21st September 2010
SRP: Prices TBC

Further Details:
Universal Home Video has announced 1-disc DVD, 2-disc DVD, and 3-disc Blu-ray/DVD Combo releases of Robin Hood for September 21st. Each will feature the theatrical film, as well as a never before-seen unrated director’s cut of the movie. As far as we know, no extra material will be included on the 1-disc DVD. The 2-disc DVD will include deleted scenes with introduction and commentary by editor Pietro Scalia, a 3-part Rise and Rise Action: Making Ridley Scott's Robin Hood documentary ("Ballad, Legend & Myth: Pre-Production", "The More the Merrier: Production", "No Quarter Given: Post Production"), and a digital copy of the unrated director's cut. The Blu-ray release will include all that, plus a Director's Notebook multimedia experience, a Art of Nottingham feature, BD-Live features, and more.

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 (source: DVD Active)
Robin Hood chronicles the life of an expert archer, previously interested only in self-preservation, from his service in King Richard’s army against the French. Upon Richard’s death, Robin Longstride (Oscar® winner Russell Crowe) travels to Nottingham, a town suffering from the corruption of a despotic sheriff and crippling taxation, where he falls for the spirited widow Lady Marion (Oscar® winner Cate Blanchett), a woman skeptical of the identity and motivations of this crusader from the forest. Hoping to earn Lady Marion’s hand and salvage the village, Robin assembles a gang whose lethal mercenary skills are matched only by their appetite for life. Together, they begin preying on the indulgent upper class to correct injustices under the sheriff. With their country weakened from decades of war, embattled by the ineffective rule of the new king and vulnerable to insurgencies from within and threats from afar, Robin and his men heed a call to ever greater adventure. This unlikeliest of heroes and his allies set off to protect their country from slipping into bloody civil war and return glory to England once more.


  1. It was certainly very different than I expected and some of the sets and scenes were outstanding. Credit Watch stunning. It seems the end, there will be a sequel and with some improvements, I think it can be.


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