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Most of the challenges were logistical rather than technical. "Due to the commitments of the actors a large amount of in-car green screen shots were required because no time was available to do a low-loader shoot," adds Privett. Such shots may seem simple, but present more than their fair share of challenges. "I have always thought that these seemingly simple shots are difficult to make truly convincing in a studio environment," continues Privett.
To get that level of realism, the cars were mounted on turntables to get some motion into the foreground of the shots. They also took extra time to allow director of photography David Higgs to light the greenscreen shots.
Special Features Include:
-- Deleted Scene
-- Guy's Town, Blokes
-- Plus Digital Copy on Disc
SCOOBY-DOO, WHERE ARE YOU! Volume 1: A MONSTER CATCH on DVD
Grab a box of Scooby Snacks and get set to enjoy a selection of original episodes from the first season of SCOOBY-DOO, WHERE ARE YOU! Volume 1: A MONSTER CATCH available on DVD January 27, 2009 from Warner Home Video. This first volume will include four episodes from the original series, plus a bonus episode from SHAGGY & SCOOBY-DOO GET A CLUE.
SCOOBY-DOO, WHERE ARE YOU! first made its debut during CBS' Saturday morning lineup and became an instant hit. The series follows the adventures of Daphne, Fred, Shaggy, Velma and Scooby-Doo as they solve cases typically involving ghosts, monsters or other supernatural forces. Hi-jinks always ensue, with their investigations resulting in entertaining chase scenes mixed with catchy musical numbers and comedic antics. This hit program spawned several spin-off series, specials, consumer products and live action films.
SCOOBY-DOO, WHERE ARE YOU! Volume 1: A MONSTER CATCH features the following four classic episodes:
-- "What a Night for a Knight" -- On their way back from the movies, Shaggy and Scooby find the abandoned vehicle of a missing archeologist. The only thing inside is a mysterious suit of black armor that comes to life.
-- "Hassle in the Castle" -- While sailing with Scooby-Doo and Shaggy, the gang collides with a mysterious ship that has no crew and leads them to an island where they come face-to-face with a dangerous phantom.
-- "A Clue for Scooby-Doo" -- While surfing, Scooby-Doo meets the seaweed-covered ghost of Captain Cutler, an evil creature responsible for the disappearance of many ships.
-- "Mine Your Own Business" -- Thanks to Shaggy reading a map upside-down, the gang finds itself in an abandoned mining town where they see a 150-year-old miner and his burrow disappear into thin air.
THE SECRET OF THE MAGIC GOURD on DVD
The wonders of childhood come alive in THE SECRET OF THE MAGIC GOURD, coming to DVD on January 27, 2009 from Buena Vista Home Ent. Featuring the voice of HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL's Corbin Bleu as the title character, THE SECRET OF THE MAGIC GOURD is brimming with original bonus material, including exclusive behind-the-scenes footage, bloopers and a brand new game. One of China's top grossing family films and Disney's first Chinese language film, THE SECRET OF THE MAGIC GOURD will appeal to the world over with its heartwarming, fun-filled adventures and universal themes of perseverance and self-reliance.
Based on the beloved Chinese children's novel, THE SECRET OF THE MAGIC GOURD tells the timeless story of a boy's coming of age using a combination of live action, CGI animation and special effects. In addition to the English soundtrack, Mandarin and Cantonese soundtracks are also available on the same DVD.
THE SECRET OF THE MAGIC GOURD is the story of Raymond, a young daydreamer whose vivid imagination has made him an outcast at school. On a solo fishing trip, Raymond reels in the mysterious Magic Gourd, who offers to make all his wishes come true. When each of Raymond's seemingly simple wishes backfires, creating unintentionally hilarious consequences for the boy, he realizes that "there's no such thing as an unearned reward," but with a little hard work, he can create his own kind of magic and achieve his dreams.
Special Features Include:
-- Too Many Toys -- Multi-level game