Robin Hood DVD released


The DVD and Blu-Ray versions of Robin Hood have been released. They contain the theatrical version of the film as well as an unrated version, which is approximately 15 minutes longer.

Other extras on the film include twelve minutes’ worth of deleted scenes, with optional commentary and an introduction by editor Pietro Scalia; an hour-long documentary called Rise and Rise Again: Making Ridley Scott’s Robin Hood; and The Art of Nottingham, which offers viewers a snapshot of the pre-vis/storyboard effort, productions design, costuming, and a gallery of behind-the-scenes photos. The Blu-Ray version also contains a “Director’s Notebook,” which is a pop-up feature that runs during the picture, stopping to showcase production featurettes, stills, storyboards, “Ridleygrams,” and general filmmaking effort.

Robin Hood was released in most of the world in May 2010 (one notable exception is Japan, where the release date is December of this year).  Although the film received mixed reviews, it was very popular with audiences, grossing over $105 million in the United States and Canada and $205 million in other countries.

See also our page on Robin Hood and our Review of the film

Sharan Newman