HOT 4K NEWS
AFTER BEING available on digital platforms in 4K Ultra HD for several years, the physical 4K disc of Michael Mann’s thriller “Heat” arrives on August 9.
The film’s stars (Robert DeNiro, Al Pacino), along with writer-director Michael Mann and producer Art Linson, will attend the screening on June 17 which will be followed by an on-stage conversation, moderated by journalist and filmmaker Bilge Ebiri.
This special screening celebrates the release on August 9 of the 20th Century Studios film on three-disc 4K Ultra HD set for the first time.
Also on August 9, Mann’s first novel, Heat 2, which tells an original story woven from the lives of the characters in Heat, both before and after the events depicted in the movie, will be published.
The storyline follows Al Pacino and Robert De Niro dually power the momentum and large scale of this groundbreaking film written and directed by Michael Mann. In the wake of a precision heist of an armored truck, an obsessive detective (Pacino) begins to hunt ruthless, professional thief Neil McCauley (De Niro) through the streets of Los Angeles. As the stakes escalate, their lives begin to mirror and unravel, and McCauley’s crew initiates its most dangerous and complex heist. Co-starring Val Kilmer, Tom Sizemore, Ashley Judd, Amy Brenneman, Diane Venora, Natalie Portman and Jon Voight, Heat delivers hard-hitting action, gripping suspense and stunning performances.
EXTRAS: Director’s Audio Commentary (4K disc)
Q&A With Michael Mann
Q&A With Christopher Nolan
3-Part Making-Of Documentary
Pacino and De Niro: The Conversation
Return To The Scene Of The Crime
Video – 4K mastering from the original camera negative (2.40:1 aspect ratio), but only graded in HDR10 - standard for all Disney and 20th Century discs
Audio – Six-channel DTS-HDMA English track