Blu-ray, DVD, Digital HD Release: Skyfall

Blu-ray & DVD Release Date: Feb. 12, 2013;  Digital HD Release Date: Feb. 5, 2013
Price: DVD $29.99, Blu-ray/DVD Combo: $39.99
Studio: MGM/20th Century Fox Home Entertainment


Skyfall movie scene

Daniel Craig is James Bond in Skyfall.

The 2012 action-adventure thriller Skyfall, the 23rd installment of the James Bond series, the longest-running franchise in film history Box-office smash, arrives on Digital HD Feb. 5, 2013 (across all digital stores, including Amazon, CinemaNow, iTunes, PlayStation, VUDU and Xbox Live), followed by its release on disc in a Blu-ray/DVD Combo Pack and as a single DVD, on Feb. 12, 2013.

Directed by Oscar winner Sam Mendes (American Beauty) and starring Daniel Craig (Cowboys & Aliens) as superspy James Bond (that’s Agent 007 for those who want to keep it professional), Skyfall is the highest-grossing Bond film of all time, having taken in more than $1 billion across the world since its international theatrical premiere in November, 2012.

In the movie, Bond’s loyalty to his MI6 boss M (Judi Dench, Jane Eyre) is tested as her past returns to haunt her. With MI6 now compromised from both inside and out, M is left with one ally she can trust: Bond. 007 takes to the shadows – aided only by field agent, Eve (Naomie Harris, Ninja Assassin) – following a trail to the mysterious Silva (Javier Bardem, Eat Pray Love), whose lethal and hidden motives have yet to reveal themselves.

Skyfall Blu-ray boxThe Blu-ray and DVD edition contain a slew of bonus features that covers virtually every aspect of the production and the world of Bond. Here’s what’s included:

Blu-ray Special Features:
●    Shooting Bond
○    Intro
○    Opening Sequence
○    The Title Sequence
○    007
○    Q
○    DB5
○    Women
○    Villains
○    Action
○    Locations
○    Music
○    End Sequence
○    M
○    The Future

  • Skyfall Premiere
  • Commentaries
    ○    Director Sam Mendes
    ○    Producers Barbara Broccoli & Michael G. Wilson; Production Designer Dennis Gassner
  • Theatrical Trailer

DVD Special Features:

●    Shooting Bond
○    The Title Sequence
○    DB5
○    Women
○    Locations

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Founder and editor Laurence Lerman saw Alfred Hitchcock’s North by Northwest when he was 13 years old and that’s all it took. He has been writing about film and video for more than a quarter of a century for magazines, anthologies, websites and most recently, Video Business magazine, where he served as the Reviews Editor for 15 years.