The Gold Box spotlight deal of the day is Seven Samurai on Blu-ray for $24.49 (that’s 51% off the list price of $49.95) and The Samurai Trilogy Criterion Collection Blu-ray for $35.49 (that’s 49% off the list price of $69.95).
Note – this deal is valid only for today, Thursday, October 4, 2012 until 11:59pm PST while supplies last.
Unanimously hailed as one of the greatest masterpieces in the history of film, “Seven Samurai” has inspired countless films modeled after its basic premise. “The Samurai Trilogy” continues this legacy offering a passionate epic that’s equal parts tender love story and bloody action.
From the product pages:
Seven Samurai Bonus Features:
- Restored, high-definition digital transfer
- Audio commentaries by film scholars
- Audio commentary by Japanese film expert Michael Jeck
- Fifty-minute documentary on the making of Seven Samurai
- My Life in Cinema, a two-hour video conversation with Oshima and Kurosawa
- “Seven Samurai”: Origins and Influences, a documentary
- Theatrical trailers and teaser
- Gallery of rare posters and behind-the-scenes and production stills
- PLUS: A booklet featuring essays by Kenneth Turan, Peter Cowie and more
The Samurai Trilogy Bonus Features:
- New high-definition digital restorations of all three films
- New interviews with translator and historian William Scott Wilson
- New English subtitle translations
- PLUS: A booklet featuring essays by film historian Stephen Prince and Wilson