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The Ultimate Matrix on DVD: It’s Bullet Time!

For those who just cant have enough MATRIX and dont mind double dipping, Warner Home Video has assembled THE ULTIMATE MATRIX COLLECTION ($79.92), which streets Dec. 7, 2004. The imposing and impressive 10-disc box set not only includes the MATRIX trilogy (with a gorgeous new high-def digital transfer of THE MATRIX) along with the previously released MATRIX REVISITED and THE ANIMATRIX, but also the following in-depth new making of discs: THE MATRIX RELOADED REVISITED, THE MATRIX REVOLUTIONS REVISITED, THE ROOTS OF THE MATRIX, THE BURLY MAN CHRONICLES and THE ZION ARCHIVE. That pretty much covers it all, as they say, from concept to phenomenon.

DVD features include:

* Disc 1: THE MATRIX* New high-def digital transfer* A written introduction by the Wachowski Brothers* Two new commentaries by philosophers and critics* ROM feature

* Disc 2: THE MATRIX REVISITED* A feature-length look at THE MATRIX from conception to phenomenon* 17 behind-the-scenes and making-of featurettes* Music-only audio track

* Disc 3: THE MATRIX RELOADED* New digital transfer* A written introduction by the Wachowski Brothers* Two new commentaries by philosophers and critics* ROM feature

* Disc 4: THE MATRIX RELOADED REVISITED* Go to the second chapter's furthest reaches* 21 behind-the-scenes and making-of featurettes* 23 extra scenes shot for ENTER THE MATRIX video game

* Disc 5: THE MATRIX REVOLUTIONS* A written introduction by the Wachowski Brothers* Two new commentaries by philosophers and critics* ROM feature

* Disc 6: THE MATRIX REVOLUTIONS REVISITED* The cataclysmic final confrontation is chronicled* 29 behind-the-scenes and making-of featurettes

* Disc 7: THE ANIMATRIX* Nine short films from pioneering anime directors exploring the world of THE MATRIX

* Disc 8: THE ROOTS OF THE MATRIX* Cinematic, historical, philosophical and technological inspirations are explored* Two insightful new documentaries

* Disc 9: THE BURLY MAN CHRONICLES* Probe the society of actors, craftspeople and filmmakers that shaped the movie trilogy and ENTER THE MATRIX video game* 21 featurettes

* Disc 10: THE ZION ARCHIVE* Production assets developed for The Matrix Universe* Concept artwork* Storyboards* Drawings* Music videos* TV spots and trailers