Journey to the Center of the Earth, Tinker Bell On DVD/Blu-ray
Combining classic storytelling with cutting-edge filmmaking, THE POLAR EXPRESS debuts a highly advanced version of motion capture technology developed and tailored to meet Zemeckis' uncompromising vision and is the first feature ever to be shot entirely in this format.
Sony Pictures Imageworks, with senior visual effects supervisors Ken Ralston, a five-time Oscar winner, and Jerome Chen, a 2000 nominee, help bring this enchanting holiday story vividly to life in full CG animation through a brand new system called Performance Capture, Imageworks' next-generation motion capture process. This innovative technique allows the actors' live-action performances to drive the emotions and movements of the digital characters in a way never seen before, throwing open the door to a whole new era of freedom and creative options for actors and filmmakers.
Special Features Include:
--"Smokey and Steamer" song not seen in theaters
--Tom Hanks interviews: Hear about Tom Hanks' five unique roles, how each character was different, and what it took for him to bring each one to life.
**Hair and Wardrobe
**Creating the North Pole
--Chris Van Allsburg interviews: The author discusses his artistic background and how he conceived the idea for THE POLAR EXPRESS book.
--Josh Groban Music Video and Groban at the Greek performing the Academy Award-nominated original song "Believe"
--Flurry of Effects: five motion-capture sessions
--Filmmaker interviews: Moviemakers' Christmas Memories
MYSTERY SCIENCE THEATER 3000: 20th Anniversary Edition on DVD
Multiple Emmy-nominated and Peabody Award-winning MYSTERY SCIENCE THEATER 3000 (MST3K) is a true cult classic. Its high-camp rendition of B-movies from every genre to the small screen makes it one of the most memorable pop culture shows of our time. Brimming with laugh-out-loud commentaries from caustically hilarious space travelers Joel Robinson, Mike Nelson and their robot pals Crow T. Robot and Tom Servo,MST3K was a genuine phenomenon. Its popularity spawned an MST3K fan following that numbers over hundreds of thousands of fans worldwide.
Celebrating 20 years after MST3K's premiere on television, the entire creative team reunites for the first time when Shout! Factory presents its MYSTERY SCIENCE THEATER 3000: 20th Anniversary Edition DVD box set on October 28. An ode to this cult-classic series, the 20th Anniversary Edition DVD box set features four of the show's most requested unreleased film episodes -- FIRST SPACESHIP ON VENUS, LASERBLAST, WEREWOLF and FUTURE WAR, and boasts exclusive DVD bonus content that explore the genesis, life and afterlife of MST3K.
Fans will thrill to watch all new interviews with the entire MST3K family -- including Joel Hodgson, Jim Mallon, Trace Beaulieu, Mike Nelson, Bill Corbett, Kevin Murphy, J. Elvis Weinstein, as well as footage from the 20th Anniversary Reunion panel and more. This 4-DVD box set contains collectible lobby cards and a figurine of the world famous Crow T. Robot -- all assembled in a collectible embossed tin and only available with the purchase of this DVD box set.
The MYSTERY SCIENCE THEATER 3000: 20th Anniversary Edition DVD box set is the first of a series of DVD box set from Shout! Factory, in association with Best Brains, Inc.
FIRST SPACESHIP ON VENUS
In the 1960 sci-fi thriller FIRST SPACESHIP ON VENUS, a mysterious magnetic spool found during a construction project is discovered to have originated from Venus. A rocket expedition to the mysterious cloudy planet is launched to discover the origin of the spool and the alien race that created it.
In 1978's LASERBLAST, young actor Kim Milford plays an ostracized teenager who stumbles upon the remains of murdered mutated alien in the California desert. Along with the alien's remains, a high-tech laser gun and power source are accidentally left behind by the extraterrestrial murderers. While examining the equipment, the teen inadvertently mutates himself with a laserblast, and embarks upon a murderous rampage.