Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy(2011) (3/20) FULL PRESS RELEASE
Things aren't always as they seem in the Oscar-nominated, suspenseful, and stylish thriller from director Tomas Alfredson (Let the Right One in), based on the classic novel by John le Carré. Focus Features' Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy will be available on Blu-ray Combo Pack with UltraViolet, on DVD, on Digital Download and On-Demand March 20, 2012, from Universal Studios Home Entertainment.
At the height of the Cold War, Britain's Secret Intelligence Service (SIS), a.k.a. MI6 and code-named the Circus, has been compromised. An ever-watchful former top lieutenant and career spy, George Smiley (Gary Oldman, The Dark Knight, Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix), is called out of retirement by the government to help identify and track a suspected mole at the top of the agency. The list of suspects is narrowed to five men. Even before the startling truth is revealed, the emotional and physical tolls on the players enmeshed in the deadly international spy game will escalate...Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy is Academy Award-nominated for Best Actor (Gary Oldman), Best Adapted Screenplay (Bridget O'Connor & Peter Straughan), and Best Original Score (Alberto Iglesias); and is nominated for 11 BAFTA Awards including Best Film and Best Actor.
Also starring Oscar winner Colin Firth (The King's Speech) with Benedict Cumberbatch (Sherlock), David Dencik (The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo), Tom Hardy (Inception), Ciarán Hinds (The Debt), Oscar nominee John Hurt (Midnight Express), Toby Jones (The Hunger Games), and Mark Strong (Robin Hood), Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy is "a pleasurably sly and involving puzzler" (Manohla Dargis, The New York Times) and showcases "easily one of the year's best pictures - Gary Oldman gives a performance that is flawless in every detail." (Peter Travers, Rolling Stone).
Included with the Blu-ray Combo Pack is an all-new UltraViolet copy of the film. UltraViolet™ is the revolutionary new way for consumers to collect movies and TV shows, put them in the cloud and download and stream instantly to computers, tablets and smartphones and soon, consumers can download to devices of their choice too. The Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy Blu-ray Combo Pack also includes a Digital Copy of the film which is compatible with iTunes, iPad, iPhone, iPod touch, Android or other retail partners. So now, consumers can truly enjoy their movies and TV shows anytime, anywhere, on the platform of their choice!
Bonus Features Exclusive to Blu-ray: Unleash the power of your HDTV with perfect hi-def picture and perfect hi-def sound.
* Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy: First Look
* Deleted Scenes
* Interview with Author John le Carré
* BD-Live: Access the BD-Live™ Center through your Internet-connected player to watch the latest trailers and more!
* pocket Blu app: The groundbreaking pocket Blu app uses iPad, iPhone, iPod touch, Android, PC and Mac to work seamlessly with a network-connected Blu-ray player. Plus iPad and Android tablet owners can enjoy a new, enhanced edition of pocket Blu made especially to take advantage of the tablets' larger screen and high resolution display. Consumers will be able to browse through a library of Blu-ray™ content and watch entertaining extras on-the-go in a way that's bigger and better than ever before. pocket Blu offers advanced features such as:
* Advanced Remote Control: A sleek, elegant new way to operate your Blu-ray player. Users can navigate through menus, playback and BD-Live functions with ease.
* Video Timeline: Users can easily bring up the video timeline, allowing them to instantly access any point in the film.
* = Mobile-To-Go: Users can unlock a selection of bonus content with their Blu-ray discs to save to their device or to stream from anywhere there is a Wi-Fi network, enabling them to enjoy content on the go, anytime, anywhere.
* Browse Titles: Users will have access to a complete list of pocket Blu-enabled titles available and coming to Blu-ray Hi-Def. They can view free previews and see what additional content is available to unlock on their device.
* Keyboard: Entering data is fast and easy with your device's intuitive keyboard.
* uHear: Never miss another line of dialogue with this innovative feature that instantly skips back a few seconds on your Blu-ray disc and turns on the subtitles to highlight what you missed.
Bonus Features (Blu-ray and DVD):
* Interviews with actors Gary Oldman, Colin Firth, Tom Hardy; director Tomas Alfredson; and screenwriter Peter Straughan
* Feature Commentary with director Tomas Alfredson and actor Gary Oldman
Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy was released December 9th, 2011 and stars Mark Strong, John Hurt, Zoltán Mucsi, Péter Kálloy Molnár, Ilona Kassai, Imre Csuja, Gary Oldman, Toby Jones. The film is directed by Tomas Alfredson.