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‘DREDD’ is Coming….Home

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Lionsgate’s Dredd didn’t do too hot in the box office this past September, which is a shame as I thought the film was a lot of fun. As a fan of the more subversive and ultra-violent comic book characters like The PunisherDredd took no prisoners. Using a gimmick of beautiful slow-motion due to a drug being used in the film called…well, slo-mo, Dredd was simply one of the better 3D films I have seen all year, plus it was a blast to watch. Most of you missed it in the theaters but lucky for you, you can check it out here in a couple of months at home in 3D or 2D. Read below for all the details!

From the Press Release

Adapted by Alex Garland from John Wagner and Carlos Ezquerra’s legendary comic book and filmed in stunning 3-D, Dredd, explodes onto 3-D Blu-ray Disc (includes 3-D and standard version of the film plus Digital Copy and UV), DVD (includes Digital Copy and UV), Digital Download, On Demand and Pay-Per-View January 8 from Lionsgate Home Entertainment.  Mixing pulse-pounding action with mesmerizing visual effects sequences, the post-apocalyptic thriller hailed by audiences and critics alike stars Karl Urban (Star Trek), Olivia Thirlby (Juno) and Lena Headey (HBO’s “Game Of Thrones”). The hugely anticipated sci-fi thriller directed by Pete Travis (Vantage Point) takes place in a futuristic America.

The Blu-ray Disc and DVD both contain multiple behind-the-scenes featurettes including a look back at the 35 years of Judge Dredd. Dredd will be available on Blu-ray Disc and DVD for the suggested retail price of $39.99 and $29.95, respectively.

The future America is an irradiated wasteland. On its east coast, running from Boston to Washington D.C., lies Mega City One – a vast, violent metropolis where criminals rule the chaotic streets.  The only force of order lies with the urban cops called “Judges” who possess the combined powers of judge, jury and instant executioner.  Known and feared throughout the city, Dredd (Urban) is the ultimate Judge, challenged with ridding the city of its latest scourge, a dangerous drug called “Slo-Mo,” and the sadistic crime boss Ma-Ma (Headey) who is using it to take over the city.

BLU-RAY/DVD SPECIAL FEATURES*
* “Mega-City Masters”: 35 Years of Judge Dredd” featurette
* “Day of Chaos: The Visual Effects of Dredd 3D” featurette
* “Dredd” featurette
* “Dredd’s Gear” featurette
* “The 3rd Dimension” featurette
* “Welcome to Peachtrees” featurette
Dredd Motion Comic Prequel
*Subject to change

Dredd [3D Blu-ray/Blu-ray + Digital Copy + UltraViolet] (Blu-ray)

Director: Pete Travis
Starring: Lena Headey, Karl Urban, Olivia Thirlby, Domhall Gleeson, Santi Scinelli
Rating: R (Restricted)


High octane sci-fi action movie with all-out, guns-blazing, bone-crushing, explosives-laden action. Based on the popular comic book character JUDGE DREDD.

The future America is an irradiated wasteland. On its East Coast lies Mega City One – a vast violent metropolis where criminals rule the chaotic streets. The only force of order lies with the urban cops called “Judges” who possess the combined powers of judge jury and instant executioner. The ultimate Judge Dredd (Karl Urban) is tasked with ridding the city of its latest scourge -a dangerous drug and the sadistic prostitute turned drug pusher who is using it to take over the city.

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Andy Triefenbach is the Editor-in-Chief and owner of DestroytheBrain.com. In addition to his role on the site, he also programs St. Louis' monthly horror & exploitation theatrical midnight program, Late Nite Grindhouse. Coming from a household of a sci-fi father and a horror/supernatural loving mother, Andy's path to loving genre film was clear. He misses VHS and his personal Saturday night 6 tape movie marathons from his youth.