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Warner Goes The Special Edition Route This Fall
Better have those credit cards ready come September, when Warner unleashes no less than five new 2-disc special editions of five of their top catalog titles. Each retails for $29.95 and include plenty of extras…
Singin’ in the Rain is presented in its original 1.33:1 full screen aspect ratio with a new 5.1 Dolby Digital surround remix plus a French 2.0 stereo track. Extras include two audio commentaries, with Debbie Reynolds introducing the first with director Stanley Donen, Rudy Behmer and screenwriters Betty Comden and Adolph Green, and the second featuring new audio interviews with Donald O’Connor, Cyd Charisse, Rita Moreno, director Baz Luhrmann and Kathleen Freeman; the 30-minute “What a Glorious Feeling” documentary on the making of the film; an additional 96-minute documentary on the career of producer and songwriter Arthur Freed, the deleted number “You Are My Lucky Star” plus additional soundstage recordings, a still gallery and trailers.
Unforgiven is presented in 2.35:1 anamorphic widescreen with English and French 5.1 Dolby Digital surround tracks, and includes an audio commentary by Clint Eastwood biographer Richard Schickel; Schickel’s retrospective featurette Eastwood on Eastwood, additional “All on Account of Pullin’ a Trigger” and the behind-the-scenes “Eastwood & Co. Making Unforgiven” featurettes with new interviews with the cast, and even a full episode of the television series Maverick “It’s Duel at Sundown,” featuring Eastwood, awards list, filmographies, and trailers.
Amadeus is presented in 2.35:1 anamorphic widescreen with English 5.1 and 2.0 Dolby Digital surround tracks. This new Director’s Cut of the film recently received a limited re-release this past spring and includes 20 minutes of additional footage. The DVD also features a new audio commentary by director Milos Forman and writer Peter Shaffer, “The Making of Amadeus” 37-minute documentary on the making of the film (which is not the same as the one featured on the previous laserdisc release), filmographies, awards list, and original and reissue theatrical trailers.
One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest includes a 1.85:1 anamorphic widescreen transfer of the film and English 5.1 and French 2.0 Dolby surround tracks, audio commentary with director Milos Forman and producers Michael Douglas and Saul Zaentz, “The Making of One Flew Over the CuckooĆ­s Nest” 48-minute documentary by writer Ken Kesey (as seen on the previous laserdisc), 8 deleted scenes, filmographies, awards list, and trailers.
Finally, True Romance features the unrated cut of the film in 2.35:1 anamorphic widescreen, English 5.1 Dolby and DTS and English 2.0 surrond tracks, three new audio commentaries with director Tony Scott, screenwriter Quentin Tarantino, actors Christian Slater and Patricia Arquette, plus additional commentaries with cast Dennis Hopper, Val Kilmer, Brad Pitt and Michael Rapaport, branching feature with access to storyboards throughout the film, a behind-the-scenes multi-angle featurette, the orignal 1993 featurette, 30 minutes of deleted scenes, an alternate ending with optional commentary, animated photo and publicity gallery, filmographies, trailers, and a ROM viewer with access to the script, additional storyboards and notes throughout the film.
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