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VFX Dominates New I, Robot, Tomorrow DVDs

I, ROBOT and THE DAY AFTER TOMORROW (Fox Home Ent., $26.98) finally get two-disc collectors edition DVDs released on May 24, 2005, showing off their celebrated vfx (Digital Domain worked on both and Hydraulx, ILM, The Orphanage Custom Film Effects, Tweak Films and yU+Co contributed to TOMORROW). The Oscar-nominated I, ROBOT (titled ALL-ACCESS) benefits the most since its previous release was very bare bones. DAY AFTER TOMORROW now contains more docs and featurettes.

New I, ROBOT bonus features include:

* Commentary by production designer Patrick Tatopolous, editor Richard Learoyd, visual effects supervisor John Nelson, associate producer John Kilkenny, animation supervisor Andrew Jones and visual effects supervisor Brian Van't Hul* Commentary by composer Marco Beltrami with isolated score* Comprehensive four-hour interactive tour* "Days Out of Days" production diaries* CGI and design featurettes* "Sentient Machines" (robotic behavior)* "Three Laws Safe": Conversations about sci-fi and robots* "The Filmmakers' Toolbox" (VFX how-to clues)* Deleted scenes and alternate ending

New DAY AFTER TOMORROW bonus features include:

* Storyboard and concept art galleries* Behind-the-scenes production documentary* Pre- and post-production featurettes* THE FORCES OF DESTINY scientific documentary