Big Slate Of October Animation And Special Effects DVD And Video Releases
Dr. Aki Ross races to save the Earth from aliens, but will we forget shes a synthespian first? Special Edition features include-- Disc One: two feature-length commentaries, isolated score with commentary by composer Elliot Goldenthal, Storyboard/Playblast selects of film with optional filmmaker commentary or subtitled factoids, trailers and production notes. Disc Two: original interactive documentary THE MAKING OF FINAL FANTASY: THE SPIRITS WITHIN, alternate opening sequence, mini-movie, multiple workshops including: seven in-depth character files, three vehicle scale comparisons (Bandit, Quatro, Black Boa), two face wraps (Aki, Dr. Sid), character morphs, compositing builds, matte art exploration, sets, props and DVD-ROM exclusive interactive film exploration. Widescreen DVD (2-disc set) Suggested retail price: $29.95.
Final Fantasy brings synthespians to the big screen with amazing results. Learn more here:
DUMBO (60th Anniversary Edition)
Check out that crazy pink-elephant dream sequence one more time, now digitally remastered and restored! DVD extras include audio commentary, original Walt Disney TV introduction, featurette on the origins and history of DUMBO, two animated shorts ELMER ELEPHANT and THE FLYING MOUSE, art gallery, DVD-ROM content and a sneak preview of DUMBO II. Suggested retail price: DVD $29.99; VHS $22.99.
Titles included in this 3-pack are TOY STORY, TOY STORY II and A BUGS LIFE. As an added bonus (as if we need one), a free redeemable movie ticket certificate for the new Disney/Pixar feature film MONSTERS INC., due in theaters November 2, 2001, is packed inside. Other features included in the DVD are: 1989s Oscar-winning short TIN TOY, 1998s Oscar-winning short GERI'S GAME, Oscar-nominated short LUXO JR. and outtakes. Suggested retail price: DVD; $44.99; VHS; $39.99.
Meet the mastermind of Pixar John Lasseter. Mike Lyons speaks with John on the eve of Pixar's TOY STORY follow-up, A BUG'S LIFE,