Bourne Trilogy Flips for DVD/Blu-ray Combo Disc

Making an economy-sensitive move, Universal Studios Home Entertainment on Tuesday repackaged the Jason Bourne movie trilogy on a set of have-it-both-ways discs. The so-called “flipper disc” enables spy fans who don’t own a Blu-ray player to watch the films now on standard DVD while archiving the product in a high-def format for future use.

Starring Matt Damon, The Bourne Identity, The Bourne Supremacy and The Bourne Ultimatum deserve repeat viewings for their collective role in jump-starting the espionage action genre during the ’00s.

Sold individually (suggested retail price $30, $15.50 on, each double-duty package includes the entire movie plus bonus features on both sides of the disc.

Craig Kornblau, president of Universal Studios Home Entertainment, said in a statement: “Universal’s flipper discs are the perfect way for consumers to future-proof their collections while still enjoying their favorite movies on their existing DVD players.”

All three Bourne releases come with deleted scenes, commentary and featurettes. The Blu-ray side offers additional extras such as character dossiers, battle-strategy games and interactive applications.

Published by Larry Fire

I write an eclectic pop culture blog called THE FIRE WIRE that features articles about books, comics, music, movies, television, gadgets, posters, toys & more!

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