For Immediate Release
TRISTAR RELEASES THE
General who became a slave.
slave who became a Gladiator.
Gladiator who defied an Empire.
DVD that rocked the world
of the DVD market, Columbia TriStar Home Video
has secured the distribution rights for the DVD of the Millennium – the
epic action drama Gladiator. The most
almighty $30 million Australian box office epic of the year hits Australian
shores on DVD in full blood-curdling glory on December 6.
Described as the most incredible film that self-confessed ‘world
creator’ and renowned Director, Ridley Scott, has ever made; its star is to
Australia even more magnanimous – the heroic Russell Crowe.
DVD release of Gladiator will break
all records for such dynamic digital technology.
Shipping 100,000 DVDs to Australia on day one – equating to a double
platinum release in the music world; Gladiator
will unequivocally be the biggest DVD release to date.
This amazing response shows the overwhelming popularity of the DVD
format, which continues to increase daily.
Testament to Gladiator’s
box office success, the movie is ranked Number 8 in the all time Top 10 box
office rankings in Australia.
boasts an all star cast, including Australia’s very own Russell Crowe.
Gladiator catapulted his career into international stardom and both
the movie and its leading man have received
rave reviews worldwide. The Metro
Times Detroit’s review shows exactly why an epic like Gladiator,
with its exhilarating battle scenes and extraordinary special effects, is so
perfect for DVD: Gladiator begs for
DVD’s widescreen, supreme surround sound and the purist of picture quality.
will be presented as a Deluxe Collector's Edition in a two-disc set available
on December 6. With loads of extra features, as well as DTS and Dolby Digital
5.1 audio tracks, Gladiator on DVD is a must buy for the Christmas present of
TriStar DVD software is Gold Standard Quality.
Every Columbia TriStar DVD title authored by the Sony DVD Center in
Culver City, Los Angeles, USA, will carry a Gold Standard Quality Sticker.
Consumers should look out for this sticker as Columbia TriStar's
endorsement of their superior quality DVD software.
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