Courage has no limits in the heroic action-packed film Skyscraper, out now on Digital as well as 4K Ultra HD, Blu-rayT, and DVD The global blockbuster from Legendary Pictures and Universal Pictures has taken over $300 Million worldwide and is a non-stop, emotionally visceral thrill ride that combines films such as The Towering Inferno with modern classics such as the Die Hard franchise and keeps Dwayne Johnson right up there at the top of his game and the top of the action hero list for the current era. Its been said before, but from someone who remembers very well the era when Schwarzenegger was the king of the action film. Dwayne Johnson has definately earned that title with his constant stream of hit roles in purely enjoyable films. Long may that continue. Plus he seems like a damn decent guy doesnt he.
Skyscraper follows Will Sayner, a former FBI hostage team leader (played by Dwayne Johnson ) now turned security consultant who will stop at nothing while trying to save his family from a deadly blaze in one of the most modern tech buildings in the world when terrorists attempt to destroy what isnt there. This is what cinema spectable is all about and Skyscraper has it all, its a feast for the eyes with some fantastic set pieces and pyrotechnics, as well as some fantastic stunt work and great direction from Rawsone Marshall (who previously worked with Dwayne in the wonderful Central Intelligence)
Skyscraper also stars Neve Campbell (Scream), Chin Han (The Dark Knight), Roland Møller (Land of Mine), Pablo Schreiber (Starz’s “American Gods,” 13 Hours) and Hannah Quinlivan (Moon River) and is a perfect popcorn film for the winter nights and days. I have seen Skyscraper twice now, once on its cinema release which was fantastic spectacle on a very large screen, and earlier today whilst watching the extras laden blu ray (which looks fantastic on my 4k 50 inch screen.
So what features do you get on this home release? Well check out this list!
BONUS FEATURES ON DVD, 4K ULTRA HD & BLU-RAY
Deleted Scenes with Commentary by Director Rawson Marshall Thurber – Go behind the scenes with Dwayne Johnson and the rest of the cast of Skyscraper.
Extended Scenes with Commentary by Director Rawson Marshall Thurber
Dwayne Johnson: Embodying a Hero – Go behind the scenes to see what it took for Dwayne Johnson to bring the intense character of Will Sawyer to life.
Inspiration – Meet real life amputee and motivational speaker Jeff Glasbrenner, the inspiration for Dwayne Johnson’s role of Will Sawyer. See how Jeff’s consultations helped inform Dwayne’s character from day one.
Opposing Forces – There’s no holding back as the women of Skyscraper get in on the action. Now, see first-hand what it took for Neve Campbell and Hannah Quinlivan to be fight ready.
Friends No More – When Dwayne Johnson and Pablo Schreiber met face to face, they immediately knew what they were up against. Witness first-hand the making of the intense apartment fight between two former on-screen friends, Will and Ben.
Kids in Action – In Skyscraper everyone gets in on the action, even the Sawyer children. Go on set with Noah Cottrell and McKenna Roberts to discover the moves behind their stunts.
Pineapple Pitch – Hear first-hand from Dwayne Johnson how writer/director Rawson Marshall Thurber pitched him the idea of Skyscraper. It may be a little fruitier than you think.
Feature Commentary by Director Rawson Marshall Thurber
So what are you waiting for? Head out to your local movie retailer and treat yourself, or if you fancy staying indoors, then you can opt for the digital release of order the bluray (or DVD) online and wait for the letterbox to rattle.
If you arent sold on my thoughts of the film, check out the trailer for Skyscraper and tell me you didnt think ‘wow that looks fun’
AVAILABLE ON DOWNLOAD TO OWN 5 NOVEMBER, 2018
4K ULTRA HD, 3D BLU-RAYTM, BLU-RAYTM AND DVD 19 NOVEMBER, 2018
FROM UNIVERSAL PICTURES HOME ENTERTAINMENT