Paramount Westerns Coming to Blu-ray, Inlcudes Once Upon a Time in the West

A week before the Coen brothers’ True Grit is released on Blu-ray, studio Paramount to introduce no less than four westerns to the Blu-ray format.

Paramount Home Entertainment has unveiled its “Western Wave” of catalog Blu-ray titles for release on May 31st.

They include Big Jake (dir., George Sherman, 1971), A Man Called Horse (dir., Elliot Silverstein, 1970), Rio Lobo (dir., Howard Hawks, 1970), and Once Upon a Time in the West (dir., Sergio Leone, 1968).

If you have a father that’s a fan of Blu-ray and westerns these four titles, especially Leone’s Once Upon a Time in the West, should look great in HD.

So far, the only special features that have been is listed is for Once Upon a Time in West. And they are:

    ● Commentary featuring directors John Carpenter, John Milius and Alex Cox, film historians Sir Christopher Frayling and Dr. Sheldon Hall plus cast and crew
    ● An Opera of Violence
    ● The Wages of Sin
    ● Something to Do with Death
    ● Railroad: Revolutionising the West
    ● Locations Then & Now
    ● Production Gallery
    ● Theatrical Trailer (in HD)
    ● Easter Egg – New Trailer

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