Autobots transform and roll out! This is a phrase ingrained into the minds of children from the 80’s, and thanks to the soon to be released Transformers : The Movie 30th Anniversary Blu-Ray we can once again experience the nostalgia behind it.
In honor of the movie’s 30th Anniversary Transformers: The movie has been remastered and restored in HD from the original 35mm elements. The Blu-Ray is being released by Shout! Factory in collaboration with Hasbro Studios, and will be available in three releases on the 13th of September 2016.
The Transformers: Limited Edition 30th Anniversary Steelbook Blu-Ray comes with a highly collectible Steelbook packaging, HD transfer of the movie in widescreen and full-frame on 2 Blu-Rays, brand new bonus content and a digital copy of the movie.
The Transformers: Limited Edition 30th Anniversary 2 Disc Blu-Ray Set includes the HD transfer of the movie in widescreen and full-frame, brand new bonus content and a digital copy of the movie.
The Transformers: Limited Edition 30th Anniversary DVD includes the remastered movie in widescreen, a digital copy of the movie and bonus content.
The bonus content on the discs will include the following:
- ‘Til All Are One – A brand-new, comprehensive documentary looking back at Transformers: The Movie with members of the cast and crew, including story consultant Flint Dille, cast members Gregg Berger, Neil Ross, Dan Gilvezan, singer/songwriter Stan Bush, composer Vince Dicola and others!
- Audio Commentary with Director Nelson Shin, story consultant Flint Dille and star Susan Blu
- Animated Storyboards
- Trailers and TV Spots
I haven’t watched the Transformers: Movie in such a long time and can’t wait to get my hands on one of these releases when they become available.
Below is a trailer for the 30th Anniversary releases along with a clip showing the restoration process.