Spirit Gallops Into Stores
Matt Damon is the voice of Spirit, the defiant wild mustang who must journey across the frontier to save his homeland in DreamWorks' SPIRIT: STALLION OF THE CIMARRON. Released on DVD and video November 19, 2002, the DVD release of this "tradigital" feature is presented in widescreen with special features including filmmaker commentary; "The Animation of Spirit," a look at the integration of hand drawn 2D and 3D animation; storyboards; and what is being touted as a DVD first: "Spirit's Make A Movie Studio," a DVD-ROM feature which allows users to create their own scenes using animation and music from the film. Suggested retail price: DVD $26.99; VHS $24.99.
J. Paul Peszko looks at the risks that DreamWorks conquered by bringing SPIRIT to the screen.