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Friday, June 18, 2021

#GodzillavsKong @WBPictures #MovietimeInManhattan Recommended by @ManhattanPeachy #WhomYouKnow


It's the MOST WONDERFUL TIME OF THE YEAR!  STANLEY CUP PLAYOFFS!  But did you know that the greatest faceoff of all right now is not on the ice but on the silver screen?  Legends King Kong and Godzilla in full force strike a pose on the big screen, now in YOUR living room when you score this winner from the always fabulous Warner Brothers.


Lesser studios do the same thing over and over again but in Godzilla vs. Kong, each character is brilliantly reimagined and we even explore their personal history, which we love.  The flick opens in Skull Island, not too far from Hawaii where loveable Kong is enjoying a stroll.  Perhaps the most talented actor here is the little girl Jia, who conveys so much and says so little- whom Kong has "raised" since she became an orphan.  Deaf people everywhere will embrace her too!  We love that Pensacola, Florida is a highlight. Peachy's great-grandfather Patrick Deegan was stationed there in WW One.

Some great life lessons are taught throughout including the central theme concluded: Love Your Enemy, which is of course biblical. We hope this has a sequel.

The brilliant cinematography unwinds at an intelligent pace and there is never a dull moment.  Epic is an overused word in today's vernacular but this is one case where it is applied accurately: Godzilla versus Kong is classic entertainment with graphics, sound, and overall presentation completely modernized for today.  We lament we did not see it on the big screen here in Manhattan but perhaps it will make it back in theatres someday.  In the meantime, make your home your personal theatre!

Are you ready to rumble?!?!!?  We should say so.

Godzilla vs. Kong is Recommended by Whom You Know.








THE LONG-AWAITED FACE-OFF

GODZILLA VS. KONG

COMES HOME FROM

WARNER BROS. HOME ENTERTAINMENT

Premium Digital Ownership

4K, Blu-ray Combo Pack and DVD arrive on June 15

Witness a spectacular battle for the ages when “Godzilla vs. Kong” arrives for Premium Digital Ownership at home on May 21. From Legendary Pictures and Warner Bros. Pictures, the film is directed by Adam Wingard (“The Guest,” “You’re Next”) and stars Alexander Skarsgård (“The Legend of Tarzan,” TV’s “Big Little Lies”) and Millie Bobby Brown (TV’s “Stranger Things”). The film will also be available on 4K, Blu-ray Combo Pack, and DVD beginning on June 15.


On May 21, “Godzilla vs. Kong” will be available for early Premium Digital Ownership at home for $29.99 on participating digital platforms where you purchase movies.


On June 15, “Godzilla vs. Kong” will be available on 4K, Blu-ray Combo Pack and DVD. “Godzilla vs. Kong” will also continue to be available to own in high definition and standard definition from participating digital retailers.



The 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray disc of “Godzilla vs. Kong” will feature Dolby VisionTM HDR, which dramatically expands the color palette and contrast range, and uses dynamic metadata to automatically optimize the picture for every screen, frame by frame. It will also feature HDR10+TM, HDR technology that optimizes brightness levels and contrast for each scene, making bright areas brighter and dark areas darker to deliver a lifelike viewing experience.

The 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray disc of “Godzilla vs. Kong” will also feature a Dolby Atmos® soundtrack remixed specifically for the home theater environment to place and move audio anywhere in the room, including overhead. To experience Dolby Atmos at home, a Dolby Atmos enabled AV receiver and additional speakers are required, or a Dolby Atmos enabled sound bar. Dolby Atmos soundtracks are also fully backward compatible with traditional audio configurations and legacy home entertainment equipment.

“Godzilla vs. Kong” will also be available on Movies Anywhere. Using the free Movies Anywhere app and website, consumers can access all their eligible movies by connecting their Movies Anywhere account with their participating digital retailer accounts.

ABOUT “GODZILLA VS. KONG”

Kong and his protectors undertake a perilous journey to find his true home, and with them is Jia, a young orphaned girl with whom he has formed a unique and powerful bond. But they unexpectedly find themselves in the path of an enraged Godzilla, cutting a swath of destruction across the globe. The epic clash between the two titans—instigated by unseen forces—is only the beginning of the mystery that lies deep within the core of the Earth.

The film was directed by Adam Wingard (“The Guest,” “You’re Next”) from a screenplay by Eric Pearson (“Thor: Ragnarok”) and Max Borenstein (“Godzilla: King of the Monsters,” “Kong: Skull Island”), story by Terry Rossio (“Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales”) and Michael Dougherty & Zach Shields (“Godzilla: King of the Monsters”), based on the character “Godzilla” owned and created by TOHO CO., LTD.

Alexander Skarsgård (“Big Little Lies,” “The Little Drummer Girl”), Millie Bobby Brown (“Stranger Things”), Rebecca Hall (“Christine,” “Professor Marston and the Wonder Women”), Brian Tyree Henry (“Joker,” “Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse”), Shun Oguri (“Weathering with You”), Eiza González (“Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw”), Julian Dennison (“Deadpool 2”), with Kyle Chandler (“Godzilla: King of the Monsters”) and Demián Bichir (“The Nun,” “The Hateful Eight”), star in this epic adventure.

The film was produced by Mary Parent, Alex Garcia, Eric McLeod, Jon Jashni, Thomas Tull and Brian Rogers, with Jay Ashenfelter, Herbert W. Gains, Dan Lin, Roy Lee, Yoshimitsu Banno and Kenji Okuhira executive producing.

Warner Bros. Pictures and Legendary Pictures present a Legendary Pictures Production, a film by Adam Wingard, “Godzilla vs. Kong.”


4K, BLU-RAY AND DVD ELEMENTS

4K UHD Combo Pack, Blu-ray Combo Pack and DVD Special Edition contain the following special features*:

· Kong Discovers Hollow Earth

· Kong Leaves Home

· Behold Kong’s Temple

· The Evolution of Kong, Eighth Wonder of the World

· Godzilla Attacks

· The Phenomenon of GŌJIRA, King of the Monsters

· Round One: Battle at Sea

· Round Two: One Will Fall

· Titan Tag Team: The God and the King

· The Rise of MechaGodzilla

· Commentary by Director, Adam Wingard (only on 4K and Blu-ray)



* Special features will be available from select digital retailers on May 21.


ABOUT MOVIES ANYWHERE

Movies Anywhere is a digital movie platform that enables movie fans to discover, access, and watch their favorite digital movies in one place. Movies Anywhere brings together a library of nearly 7,500 digital movies from Sony Pictures, Twentieth Century Fox Film, The Walt Disney Studios (including Disney, Pixar, Marvel Studios and Lucasfilm), Universal Pictures (including DreamWorks and Illumination Entertainment) and Warner Bros., and will continue to expand the consumer experience as more content providers, digital retailers and platforms are added. By connecting participating digital retailers that include Amazon Prime Video, FandangoNOW, Google Play, iTunes and Vudu, movie fans can now bring together their digital movie collections (whether purchased or redeemed) in one place and enjoy them from the comfort of their living rooms, and across multiple devices and platforms, including Amazon Fire devices; Android devices and Android TV; Apple TV; Chromecast; iPhone, iPad and iPod touch; Roku® devices and popular browsers. Movie fans can also redeem digital codes found in eligible Blu-ray and DVD disc packages from participating studios and enjoy them through Movies Anywhere. Movies Anywhere – your movies, together at last.

Digital Ownership: May 21, 2021

4K, Blu-ray, DVD Streetdate: June 15, 2021

4K Langauge: ATMOS TruHD: English, Italian; 5.1 Dolby Digital: English, English-ADS, Latin Spanish, Canadian French, Brazilian Portuguese, Italian

BD Languages: ATMOS TruHD: English 5.1 Dolby Digital: English, English-ADS, Latin Spanish, Canadian French, Brazilian Portuguese

DVD Languages: Audio 5.1 Dolby Digital: English, English-ADS, Latin Spanish, Canadian French, Brazilian Portuguese

4K Subtitles: English SDH, Latin Spanish, French, Brazilian Portuguese, Italian-SDH, Cantonese, Complex Chinese, Korean, Danish, Finnish, Norwegian, Swedish

BD Subtitles: English SDH, Latin Spanish, French, Brazilian Portugese

DVD Subtitles: English SDH, Latin Spanish, French, Brazilian Portuguese

Running Time: 113 minutes

Rating: Rated PG-13 for intense sequences of creature violence/destruction and brief language.

4K: ATMOS TruHD, 5.1 Dolby Digital, Dolby

Blu-ray: Dolby Digital, ATMOS TruHD

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About Warner Bros. Home Entertainment, Inc.

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