Mirrors on DVD/Blu-ray, plus Ben 10: Alien Force
Created 01/13/2009 - 00:00
MIRRORS comes out on DVD/Blu-ray, BEN 10: ALIEN FORCE Season One Vol. 2, STARGATE: THE ARK OF TRUTH and six episodes of ALVIN AND THE CHIPMUNKS debut on DVD and Blu-ray releases include GHOST IN THE SHELL 2: INNOCENCE.
ALVIN AND THE CHIPMUNKS: THE CHIPPETTES On DVD
Alvin, Simon and Theodore finally meet their match in free spirited mischief-maker Brittany, absent minded Jeanette and adorable Eleanor. America's favorite female Chipmunks star in their very own DVD, ALVIN AND THE CHIPMUNKS: THE CHIPETTES debuting January 13, 2009 from Bagdasarian Productions and Paramount Home Ent. Just when it seems like Alvin and his brothers can't get into any more trouble, The Chipettes arrive to take their hilarious hijinks to a whole new level. For the first time on DVD, six fun-filled animated episodes packed with sidesplitting, musical adventures introduce a new generation to the beloved female characters of the wonderful chipmunk franchise.
-- "May the Best Chipmunk Win" (1983): When Brittany and Alvin both run for class president, it all comes down to one vote -- Brittany's sister, Jeanette.
-- "Operation Theodore" (1984): When she loses track of a patient, hospital volunteer Brittany convinces the unwitting Theodore to hop into bed and pretend he's sleeping.
-- "Sisters" (1985): Brittany is ready to do just about anything to become part of an elitist group, "The Sisters" at school -- even if it comes at the expense of her real sisters
-- "The Greatest Show Offs on Earth" (1984): The Chipmunks and Chipettes help a kindly circus owner save his show from the evil clutches of Mr. Snively.
-- "My Fair Chipette" (1984): With the school beauty pageant coming up, Alvin bets Brittany he can turn anyone into a pageant winner. But when Brittany chooses Jeanette, Alvin realizes this just might be mission impossible.
-- "Tell It to the Judge" (1987): Brittany and Alvin fight over a bike and roller skates, and wind up taking their squabble to a TV judge, where they give hilariously different account of events.
BEN 10: ALIEN FORCE: Season One, VoL. 2 On DVD
Take home the excitement of alien adventures with the second volume of BEN 10: ALIEN FORCE on DVD from Cartoon Network and Warner Home Video. It's been five years since Ben last wore the Omnitrix but when Grandpa Max goes missing, Ben must go hero once again. Now it's up to Ben, Gwen and Kevin to find new half-alien allies and stop a secret Highbreed invasion.
This disc (88 minutes) includes four episodes: "Pier Pressure," "Max Out," "Be-Knighted" and "What Are Little Girls Made Of?". Video is 1.33:1 full frame, audio is English - Stereo 2.0, and English subtitles are included. Also, there's a "DNA of a Scene" featurette that helps you learn what it takes to make BEN 10: ALIEN FORCE come to life.
GHOST IN THE SHELL 2: INNOCENCE On Blu-ray
The year is 2032. With the advancement of medical technology humanity has grown into a more technologically driven creature, creating a breed of cyborg citizen. Along with the development of cybernetics the world has seen rapid development in the field of artificial intelligence, making androids a commercially viable venture. A recent string of murders perpetrated by a prototype female android has drawn the attention of Section 9, a unit specializing in counter cyber-terrorism. With none of the victims' families pressing charges, suspicions arise regarding the nature of the androids and their production. Months have passed since the end of the Puppet Master incident, and with the Major still missing investigative duties fall to her cyborg commando partner Batou and his newly recruited biological partner, Togusa. Can the two overcome their differences and discover the truth behind this string of murders?
GHOST IN THE SHELL 2: INNOCENCE is now on Blu-ray from Bandai Ent. and Go Fish Pictures.
Special Features Include:
-- Making of GHOST IN THE SHELL 2: INNOCENCE
-- Director's Commentary
-- Bandai Previews
MIRRORS on DVD and Blu-ray
Kiefer Sutherland comes face-to-face with the ultimate forces of evil in MIRRORS, the deadliest horror film to look you in the face from the director of THE HILLS HAVE EYES, available on DVD and Blu-ray January 13 from Twentieth Century Fox Home Ent. Dealing with post-traumatic stress syndrome, a former cop (Sutherland) takes a job as a night watchman at an old luxury department store that was burned in a large fire. Soon after taking the job, he is haunted by horrific visions in the large mirrors of the store. Beyond projecting gruesome images of the past, the mirrors appear to be manipulating reality. As he investigates the visions, he realizes the malevolent, otherworldly force is using reflections as a gateway to terrorize him and his family. If he has any hope of saving his family, he must uncover the truth behind the mirrors. Written and directed by Alexandre Aja, MIRRORS also co-stars Amy Smart and Paula Patton.
Featuring one of the most iconic, shocking and gory "kill scenes" ever put on film, the MIRRORS DVD unleashes a new fear with a bloodier unrated cut of the film too terrifying for theaters. Additional DVD bonus features include an in-depth look into the myths and mythology behind mirrors, behind-the-scenes making-of featurette, deleted scenes plus a new chilling alternate ending. The MIRRORS Blu-ray features all of the standard-def DVD content plus BD-Exclusive elements including picture-in-picture director commentary, animated storyboard sequence, revealing character backstory featurette and a Digital Copy movie file for portable media players.
MIRRORS features vfx by Rez-Illusion, Digital Dimension, LOOK! Effects, AutreChose.
DVD Bonus features include:
-- Extended Unrated cut of the film
-- "Reflections: The Making of MIRRORS" featurette
-- "Behind The Mirror" featurette
-- Deleted Scenes (with optional commentary by director Alexandre Aja)
-- Inside The Mirror Alternate Ending
Blu-ray Special Features Include:
The MIRRORS Blu-ray includes all the above standard-def content plus the following:
-- "Anna Esseker Backstory" featurette
-- BonusView Mode
-- "Mirror Images": picture-in-picture commentary with director Alexandre Aja and co-writer/producer Gregory Levasseur
-- Picture-in-picture Scene to Storyboard comparison
-- Animated Storyboard Sequence
-- Digital Copy of the film for portable media players
STARGATE: THE ARK OF TRUTH on DVD
Blasting off where the Sci-Fi Channel’s longest running show, STARGATE SG-1, left off, this thrilling feature thrusts the Stargate team -- Daniel Jackson (Michael Shanks), Vala (Claudia Black), Teal’c (Christopher Judge), Sam (Amanda Tapping) and Cam In search of an Ancient artifact they hope can defeat the oppressive Ori, the team not only learns that the Ori are set to launch a final assault on Earth, but a double-crossing I.O. operative is aboard the Odyssey. Also starring Beau Bridges, this pulse-pounder is loaded with enough suspense, humor and action to fill a galaxy. This direct-to-video movie is from Twentieth Century Fox Home Ent. and MGM.
Special Features Include:
-- Commentary with Writer, Director and Producer Robert C. Cooper, Actor Christopher Judge and Director of Photography Peter Woeste
-- Theatrical Trailers
-- The Road Taken: Prelude to The Ark of Truth, Stargate at Comic con, Uncovering The Ark of Truth