RT on DVD: Exclusive Indiana Jones Concept Art, Quantum of Solace DVD News

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The time has come to take Indiana Jones home, as Paramount's long-awaited sequel comes to DVD and Blu-ray this week. (For a sneak peek, we've got exclusive Kingdom of the Crystal Skull concept art for you!) We've also got a smidgen of Bond DVD news, a score of Tomatometer-approved new releases (Mongol, Stuck, Standard Operating Procedure), and some spooky suggested viewing for your Halloween movie marathons!




This week kicks off with a blast of adventure, as Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull swings onto DVD and Blu-ray! After grossing over $738 million worldwide, Indy's latest outing is poised for a huge home video release --- and Paramount Home Video has loaded the title with tons of fan-centric goodies.

The two-disc DVD release includes hours of extras that take you behind the scenes as Indiana Jones (Harrison Ford) and his newfound son, Mutt (Shia LaBeouf) travel the world circa 1950 in search of mysterious crystal skulls, fighting evil Russian scientist Irina Spalko (Cate Blanchett) and a former confidante (Ray Winstone) along the way with the help of a few old friends (John Hurt and Karen Allen).

Featurettes offer glimpses during filming as well as the cast and crew's pre-production planning, plus in-depth looks at the props, make-up, sets and effects that helped create scenes ranging from the Area 51 warehouse to the Peruvian Temple of Akator. As the first Indiana Jones film released on Blu-ray, the title offers the same featurettes in HD, plus the ability to utilize interactive historical timelines.

You'll also get access to a host of on-set photos and production stills, portraits, galleries of Stan Winston Studios' creatures and pre-production art. Exclusive to Rotten Tomatoes, we've got a mini-gallery of pre-visualization concept art that offers a breathtaking look at how the filmmakers went from page to screen. (Click image below for our gallery of Indiana Jones concept art!)





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