HANNAH MONTANA: The Movie (DVD/Blu-ray)Disney/Buena Vista/2009/102 min/Rated G/SRP: $44.99Director: Peter ChelsomCast: Miley Cyrus, Billy Ray Cyrus, Emily OsmentVfx: CIS Hollywood
Video codec MPEG-4 AVCVideo resolution 1080pAspect ratio 1.85:1
English: DTS-HD Master Audio 7.1French: Dolby Digital 5.1Spanish: Dolby Digital 5.1
Subtitles:English SDH, French, Spanish
Discs:BD/DVD ComboThree-disc setDigital copy
Summary:After fighting with a supermodel, missing her brother's college send-off and ruining her best friend's birthday party, a young girl (Miley Cyrus) come to terms with the fact that maintaining her wildly popular celebrity persona, Hannah Montana, is having negative effects on her relationships and career.
Bonus Features:*Audio Commentary: The film's director provides an informative commentary about the production, as well as his casting decisions, the Cyrus' involvement behind-the-scenes, the various dance choreography used from scene to scene, the storylines/subplots, and his actors' performances.
*Backstage Disney: THE HOEDOWN THROWDOWN HOME EXPERIENCE (25min) gives the cast and crew a chance to discuss the film's dance choreography and teach viewers a few moves. FIND YOUR WAY BACK HOME invites the actors to introduce their own home towns and I SHOULD HAVE GONE TO FILM SCHOOL provides behind-the-scenes production footage.
*Deleted Scenes: Director Peter Chelsom introduces four deleted scenes, detailing the reasons they were cut and explaining how he retained most of the scenes shot for the final film.
*Music Videos: There are seven music videos (Six are Blu-ray exclusives) including Billy Ray Cyrus' BACK TO TENNESSE, Hannah Montana's YOU’LL ALWAYS FIND YOUR WAY HOME, Rascal Flatts’ BLESS THE BROKEN ROAD and Taylor Swift's CRAZIER.
*Outtakes: A small string of cute and funny bloopers.
*BD-Live Functionality: Connect with family and friends while watching the film, download additional content and more.
PETE’S DRAGON: High-Flying Special Edition (DVD)Disney/1977/128 min/Rated G/SRP: $19.99Director: Don ChaffeyVoice Cast: Helen Reddy, Mickey Rooney, Red Buttons, Shelley WintersAnimation: Walt Disney Studios
Aspect Ratio: 1.66:1Description Modifier: DVDEnglish (Dolby 5.1 Digital)Regional Encoding: TBDRegion 1
Summary:In New England, early 20th century, Pete is a nine-year-old orphan escaping from his brutal adoptive with his only friend, a cartoon dragon named Elliott. Pete and Elliott successfully escape to Passamaquoddy, Maine, and live with Nora, a lighthouse keeper, and her father. Elliott is sought for medicinal purposes by the corrupt Doctor Terminus.
Bonus Features:*Brazzle Dazzle Effects: (Disney's Movie Magic) -- Learn about the history of Disney's magical mix of live-action and animation. Narrated By Sean Marshall (Pete).
*Deleted Storyboard Sequence: TERMINUS & HOAGY HUNT ELLIOTT -- Listen to a rare demo dialogue track as you view original storyboard sketches.
*Original Song Concept: BOO BOP BOPBOP BOP (I Love You, Too) -- Hear the first demo recording from 1976 with early concept sketches of Pete singing to Elliott.
*Original Demo Recordings: BRAZZLE DAZZLE DAY, EVERY LITTLE PIECE and THE GREATEST STAR OF ALL.
*Promotional Record: Including The Academy Award nominated, CANDLE ON THE WATER.
THE LAST STARFIGHTER: 25th Anniversary Edition (DVD/Blu-ray)Universal/1984/101 min/Rated PG/SRP: $19.99Director: Nick CastleCast: Lance Guest, Dan O’Herlihy, Catherine Mary StewartVfx: Apogee Productions, Van der Veer Photo Effects
Video codec VC-1Video resolution: 1080pAspect ratio 2.35:1Original aspect ratio 2.40:1
English: DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1English: DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1 (less)
Subtitles:English SDH, French, SpanishEnglish SDH, French, Spanish (less)
Disc:25GB Blu-ray DiscBD-Live
Summary:A teen video game player, named Alex, lives in a remote trailer court where his mother is manager. Alex becomes the top player of STARFIGHTER, an arcade game, where the player defends the frontier from Xur and the Kodan armada. After achieving a high score, Alex is approached by the game's inventor and soon finds himself recruited as a gunner for an alien defense force.
Bonus Features:*Commentary: A commentary track with director Nick Castle and Production Designer Ron Cobb. The pair discuss how the film was influenced by the video game craze of the 1980s.
*Heroes of the Screen: A retrospective on the standard the film set for the future of Sfx in motion pictures. The piece also looks at the movie's emotional core, the construction of the script and setting the standard for acting against objects.
*Crossing the Frontier: The Making of THE LAST STARFIGHTER: A four-part documentary that explores the film's place in history. (Introduction - Filming the Movie - A New Era of Visual Effects - and Reflections). Also included here are the film's teaser/ theatrical trailers and image galleries.
*This disc is also BD-Live (Blu-ray profile 2.0) enabled and D-Box equipped.
THE LAST HOUSE ON THE LEFT (DVD/Blu-ray)Universal/2009/104 min/Rated UR/SRP: $39.98Director: Dennis IliadiaCast: Aaron Paul, Garret Dillahunt, Tony GoldwynVfx: Rez-Illusion
Video codec VC-1Video resolution 1080pAspect ratio 1.85:1
English: DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1French: DTS 5.1Spanish: DTS 5.1
Subtitles:English, French, Spanish
Discs:50GB Blu-ray DiscTwo-disc setDigital copyBD-Live
Summary:After kidnapping and brutally assaulting two young women, a gang led by a prison escapee unknowingly finds refuge at a vacation home belonging to the parents of one of the victims -- a mother and father who devise an increasingly gruesome series of revenge tactics.
Bonus Features:*The Un-rated Cut: The un-rated cut of the film is included along with the theatrical version.
*Deleted Scenes: A 9-minute reel of spooky moments not included in the theatrical release.
*HD Promo: A 3-minute promotional reel featuring Wes Craven.
*Universal’s MY SCENES: A bookmarking feature.
*BD-Live functionality and D-box Support.
THE SIMPSONS: The Complete 12th Season (DVD)FOX/2009/506 min/Unrated/SRP: $49.98Four Disc SetVideo: Full frameAudio options: English 5.1 Dolby Surround, Spanish Stereo, French StereoSubtitles: French and Spanish
Disc breakdown of Episodes/Extras:DISC 1:*Episodes (110 min) Treehouse of Horror XI, A Tale of Two Springfields, Insane Clown Poppy, Lisa the Tree Hugger, Homer vs. Dignity.*Commentary:-Treehouse of Horror XI: Matt Groening, Mike Scully, Rob Lazebnik, John Frink, Don Payne, Carolyn Omine, Matt Selman.
-A Tale of Two Springfields: Matt Groening, Mike Scully, George Meyer, Al Jean, Ian Maxtone-Graham, Don Payne, Matt Selman, Dan Castellaneta, Shaun Cashman, Roger Daltrey, David Silverman.
-Insane Clown Poppy: Mike Scully, Ian Maxtone-Graham, John Frink, Don Payne, Tom Martin, Matt Selman, Dan Castellaneta, Joe Mantegna, Bob Anderson, Joel Cohen.
-Lisa the Tree Hugger: Mike Scully, Ian Maxtone-Graham, Matt Selman, Don Payne, Tom Gammill, Tim Long, Yeardley Smith, Steven Dean Moore.
-Homer vs. Dignity: Matt Groening, Mike Scully, Rob Lazebnik, Carolyn Omine, Don Payne, Matt Selman, Max Pross.*Deleted Scenes/Featurettes:-A Comic Moment with Matt Groening-Illustrated commentary - Lisa the Tree Hugger-Animation Showcase: - Treehouse of Horror XI-Animatic/Storyboard Compare-Storyboards: Storyboard with episode PIP-Animatic: Animatic with episode PIP-2 Easter Eggs
DISC 2:*Episodes (132 min) The Computer Wore Menace Shoes, The Great Money Caper, Skinner's Sense of Snow, HOMR, Pokey Mom, Worst Episode Ever.*Commentary:-The Computer Wore Menace Shoes: Mike Scully, Ian Maxtone-Graham, Don Payne, John Frink, Matt Selman, Tom Gammill, Max Pross, Mark Kirkland, Joel Cohen.
-The Great Money Caper: Mike Scully, Al Jean, Ian Maxtone-Graham, Carolyn Omine, Don Payne, Matt Selman, Tom Gammill, Chuck Sheetz.
-Skinner's Sense of Snow: Matt Groening, Mike Scully, Ian Maxtone-Graham, Tim Long, Matt Selman, David Mirkin, Max Pross, Lance Kramer.
-HOMR: Mike Scully, Al Jean, Ian Maxtone-Graham, Matt Selman, Tom Gammill, Max Pross, Mike B. Anderson.
-Pokey Mom: Mike Scully, Ian Maxtone-Graham, Tom Martin, John Frink, Don Payne, Matt Selman, Dan Castellaneta, Joe Mantegna, Bob Anderson, Joel Cohen.
-Worst Episode Ever: Mike Scully, Al Jean, Ian Maxtone-Graham, Larry Doyle, Matt Selman, Tom Gammill, Max Pross, Hank Azaria, Chris Kirkpatrick.
*Deleted Scenes/Featurettes:-Comic Book Guy: Best. Moments. Ever.-Illustrated commentary - HOMR-3 Easter Eggs
DISC 3:*Episodes (132 min) Tennis the Menace, Day of the Jackanapes. New Kids on the Blecch, Hungry, Hungry Homer, Bye Bye Nerdie, Simpson Safari.
*Commentary:-Tennis the Menace: Mike Scully, Al Jean, Ian Maxtone-Graham, John Frink, Don Payne, Matt Selman, Max Pross, Phil Rosenthal.
-Day of the Jackanapes: Mike Scully, Al Jean, Ian Maxtone-Graham, Matt Selman, Tim Long, Yeardley Smith, Michael Marcantel.
-New Kids on the Blecch: Matt Groening, Mike Scully, Al Jean, Ian Maxtone-Graham, Tim Long, Matt Selman, Tom Gammill, Max Pross, Hank Azaria, Steven Dean Moore, Chris Kirkpatrick.
-Hungry, Hungry Homer: Mike Scully, Ian Maxtone-Graham, John Frink, Don Payne, Matt Selman, Max Pross, Phil Rosenthal, Ben Rosentha.
-Bye Bye Nerdie - Mike Scully, Ian Maxtone-Graham, Don Payne, Matt Selman, Tim Long, Tom Gammill, Yeardley Smith, Lauren MacMullan, Steven Dean Moore.
-Simpson Safari - Mike Scully, Ian Maxtone-Graham, Matt Selman, Tim Long, Yeardley Smith, Mark Kirkland, Michael Marcantel.
*Deleted Scenes/Featurettes:-Animation Showcase: Day of the Jackanapes-Animatic/Storyboard Compare-Storyboards: Storyboard with episode PIP-Animatic: Animatic with episode PIP-Easter Egg
DISC 4: *Episodes (132 min) Trilogy of Error, I'm Goin' to Praiseland, Children of a Lesser Clod, Simpsons Tall Tales.
*Commentary: -Trilogy of Error: Matt Groening, Mike Scully, Al Jean, Ian Maxtone-Graham, Rob Lazebnik, Matt Selman, Tim Long, Max Pross, David Mirkin, Mike B. Anderson.
-I'm Goin' to Praiseland: Mike Scully, Al Jean, Ian Maxtone-Graham, Carolyn Omine, Don Payne, Matt Selman, Tom Gammill, Chuck Sheetz.
-Children of a Lesser Clod: Mike Scully, Al Jean, Ian Maxtone-Graham, Matt Selman, Tom Gammill, Max Pross, Mike Polcino, Mike B. Anderson.
-Simpsons Tall Tales: Mike Scully, Ian Maxtone-Graham, John Frink, Don Payne, Matt Selman, Tom Gammill, Max Pross, Bob Anderson, Joel Cohen.
*Deleted Scenes/Featurettes:-Easter Egg-The Commercials-Nestle USA "Butterfingeritis"-Nestle USA "Bart's Nightmare"-Burger King International "Spaced Homer"-Red Rooster "Loungearama"-Deleted Scenes Intro by Mike Scully-Deleted Scenes Gallery W/ Commentary-The Global Fanfest-Sketch Gallery-Illustrated commentary - I'm Goin' to Praiseland
ICONS OF SCI-FI: Toho Collection (DVD)Director: Ishiro HondaSony Pictures Home Entertainment3 Disc SetAnamorphic widescreen presentationsLanguages: English and the original uncut Japanese versions
Summary:*THE H-MAN (1958): A fun display of gangsters, cops and a mysterious entity that seems to dissolve its victims into nothingness.*BATTLE IN OUTER SPACE (1959): When an unseen alien race begins to wreak havoc on planet Earth, the nations of the world stop warring against each other and declare war on the aliens.*MOTHRA (1961): A giant moth that flies and destroys. Mothra starts out as a giant crawling caterpillar with two tiny singing sisters.
Special Features:*Each movie is presented in its original TohoScope ratio of 2.35:1 and boasts well balanced contrasts and colors.
*All three titles contain the option of watching in their original uncut Japanese language (with optional English subtitles) or in the English-dubbed state.
*(No trailers) Informative audio commentaries for the English language versions of BATTLE IN OUTER SPACE and MOTHRA by authors Steve Ryfle and Ed Godziszewski.