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10/09/2012 – ‘E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial,’ ‘Prometheus,’ ‘Rock of Ages’ and ‘The Raven’

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10/09/2012 – ‘E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial,’ ‘Prometheus,’ ‘Rock of Ages’ and ‘The Raven’

E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial

Director Steven Spielberg's beloved, out-of-this-world adventure takes off on Blu-ray for the first time ever. The landmark film celebrates its 30th anniversary with an all-new, digitally remastered picture that delivers six times the resolution of DVD and 7.1 surround sound. The 1982 family classic, still heralded as one of the biggest box office blockbusters of all time, tells the tender tale of the unlikely friendship forged between a lonely, imaginative boy, Elliot, and the strange alien creature who finds himself a long way from home.

See Henry Thomas, Drew Barrymore and Dee Wallace in clips from 'E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial,' available for the first time on Blu-ray:

Blu-ray Special Features:

  • The E.T. Journals
  • Steven Spielberg & E.T.
  • Deleted Scenes
  • A Look Back
  • The E.T. Reunion and More

More Details:

To celebrate the 30th anniversary of 'E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial,' we're doing a giveaway! Five grand prize winners will each receive the 'E.T.' Blu-ray Prize Pack consisting of an 'E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial' 30th Anniversary Edition Blu-ray and the 'E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial from Concept to Classic: The Illustrated Story of the Film and the Filmmakers, 30th Anniversary Edition' book. Here's how to enter:

Step 1: Follow @yahoomovies on Twitter

Step 2: Tweet this message:
E.T. phone home! I want to win an 'E.T.' Blu-ray Prize Pack from @yahoomovies http://yhoo.it/et-blu #YahooDVD
Note: One entry per person/email address/Twitter handle.

Step 3: The giveaway ends 11:59 a.m. PT on October 15th, 2012. Winners will be notified on Twitter and will receive a Direct Message with further information. Keep in mind, this giveaway is open to U.S. residents only. If you have any other questions, check out the official rules or feel free to tweet us.

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Sci-Fi Thriller

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Prometheus

Charlize Theron and Michael Fassbender star in director Ridley Scott's gripping sci-fi adventure. Archeologists Elizabeth Shaw and Charlie Holloway discover a star map that they interpret as an invitation from humanity's forerunners, the "Engineers." Determined to find out more about them, they board the scientific vessel Prometheus, funded by the Weyland Corporation, with a team of explorers to find a clue to the origins of mankind. But their journey to the darkest corners of the universe soon becomes terrifying battle for the future of the human race.

See Charlize Theron, Michael Fassbender and Noomi Rapace in clips from 'Prometheus,' available on Blu-ray, DVD, Digital Download and On Demand:

Blu-ray Special Features:

  • Audio Commentaries
  • The Peter Weyland Files
  • Deleted and Alternate Scenes
  • The Furious Gods: Making Prometheus
  • Enhancement Pods and More

More Details:

To celebrate the home entertainment release of 'Prometheus,' we're doing a giveaway! Three grand prize winners will each receive the 'Prometheus' 4-Disc Collector's Edition Blu-ray. Here's how to enter:

Step 1: Follow @yahoomovies on Twitter

Step 2: Tweet this message:
I want to win #Prometheus on Blu-ray from @yahoomovies http://yhoo.it/prometheus-blu #YahooDVD
Note: One entry per person/email address/Twitter handle.

Step 3: The giveaway ends 11:59 a.m. PT on October 15th, 2012. Winners will be notified on Twitter and will receive a Direct Message with further information. Keep in mind, this giveaway is open to U.S. residents only. If you have any other questions, check out the official rules or feel free to tweet us.

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Don't Stop Believin'

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Rock of Ages

Tom Cruise, Catherine Zeta Jones, Alec Baldwin, Russell Brand and Julianne Hough lead an all-star cast in a feel-good musical comedy about hairspray, power ballads and the glory days of 80s rock. 'Rock of Ages' tells the story of small town girl Sherrie and city boy Drew, who meet on the Sunset Strip while pursuing their Hollywood dreams. Their rock 'n' roll romance is told through the heart-pounding hits of Def Leppard, Joan Jett, Journey, Foreigner, Bon Jovi, Night Ranger, REO Speedwagon, Pat Benatar, Twisted Sister, Poison, Whitesnake, and more.

See Catherine Zeta Jones in an exclusive behind-the-scenes clip from 'Rock of Ages,' available on Blu-ray, DVD, Video On Demand and Digital Download:

Blu-ray Special Features:

  • Rock of Ages: Legends of the Sunset Strip
  • The Stories We Sing
  • Defining a Decade
  • Any Way You Want It
  • Visit Florida and More

More Details:

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Terror Tale

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The Raven

John Cusack stars as legendary master of the macabre Edgar Allan Poe. Baltimore, 1849. While investigating a horrific double murder, police detective Emmett Fields makes a startling discovery: the killer's methods mirror the twisted writings of Edgar Allan Poe. Suspecting Poe at first, Fields ultimately enlists his help to stop future attacks. But in this deadly game of cat and mouse, the stakes are raised with each gruesome slaying as the pair races to catch a madman before he brings every one of Poe's shocking stories to chilling life... and death.

See John Cusack in an exclusive deleted scene from 'The Raven,' available on Blu-ray, DVD, On Demand and Digital Download: