Alice goes to Wonderland in June
Following hot on the heels of its box-office success, Buena Vista Home Entertainment has already announced their plans to release Tim Burtonís Alice In Wonderland on DVD and Blu-Ray Disc this summer.
Tumble down the rabbit hole with Alice for a fantastical new adventure from Walt Disney Pictures and Tim Burton. Inviting and magical, ìAlice In Wonderlandî is an imaginative new twist on some of the most beloved stories of all time. Alice (Mia Wasikowska), now 19 years old, returns to the whimsical world she first entered as a child and embarks on a journey to discover her true destiny.
Wonderland is a world beyond your imagination and unlike anything youíve seen before. The extraordinary characters youíve loved come to life richer and more colorful than ever. Thereís the Mad Hatter (Johnny Depp), the White Queen (Anne Hathaway), the Red Queen (Helena Bonham Carter), the White Rabbit (Michael Sheen) and more. A triumphant cinematic experience ñ ìAlice In Wonderlandî is an incredible feast for your eyes, ears and heart that will captivate audiences of all sizes.
The DVD version will arrive in an anamorphic widescreen version with Dolby Digital 5.1 audio, and will also include a few Featurettes. In îFinding Aliceî you will get to see Tim Burtonís vision for the characters, differences from the book and Disneyís version of Alice and how she evolves as both a character and actor as she takes an adventure through Wonderland.
In îThe Mad Hatterî , viewers are provided with a deeper look into the world of the Mad Hatter. Check out Johnny Deppís early sketches, make-up, costumes and how they digitally enhanced his eyes.
îEffecting Wonderlandî is a behind-the-scenes piece on the different technologies used to create some of the most beloved characters in the film ñ Stayne, Tweedledee, Tweedledum, Bandersnatch and the Red Queen.
The Blu-Ray version will dish out a glorious 1080p high definition transfer and supplement it with a DTS 5.1 HD Master Audio audio track. The release will include the featurettes from the DVD but add significantly to them by offering a number of additional Featurettes, such as îThe Futterwacken Danceî allowing you to check out the making of the timeless dance called the Futterwacken.
In îThe Red Queenî you will explore the creation of the Red Queen from start to finish, including early Tim Burton sketches showcasing costume designs, make-up and digital effects.
îTime-Lapse: Sculpting the Red Queenî is a short time-lapse piece showing Helena Bonham Carter as she gets her make-up done. A three-hour process can be watched in just a few short minutes.
îThe White Queenî is an interview-featurette with Anne Hathaway, who plays Wonderlandís good queen, about her characterís journey throughout the process of the film.
In îScoring Wonderlandî, composer Danny Elfman and Tim Burton discuss the music for the movie, while îStunts of Wonderlandî highlights some of the biggest stunts in the film.
ìMaking the Proper Sizeî offers you an inside look at the visual effects process of growing and shrinking Alice. See how filmmakers used different techniques to stay true to the storyline.
In îCakes of Wonderlandî, take a trip to ìCake Divasî where the creators of the EAT ME cakes provide viewers with details about how they made the smallest crumb to the largest cake in scale.
îTea Party Propsî then gives you a look at tea cups, saucers, cakes and more. Prop master Doug Harlocker gives an overview of all the props used to bring the famous tea party scene together visually.
ìAlice In Wonderlandî will be in stores on June 1 and can be yours for $29.99 on DVD, $39.99 on single-disc Blu-Ray, or $44.99 as a 3-disc Blu-Ray version that also includes the DVD and a Digital Copy.
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Alice goes to Wonderland in June