New Releases: Aladdin, Mary Poppins & Wild at Heart: Complete downloadable R1 DVD DB & info lists

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  1. Doug MacLean

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    Several announcements have come in from Buena Vista.

    On October 5th Buena Vista will release two variations of Aladdin (Special
    Edition) There will be one version listed as a gift set. Both will feature
    Dolby 5.1 audio and anamorphic 1.66:1 video. Extras include:
    Deleted Song: From the Disney Vault
    Disney's Virtual DVD Ride: Aladdin's Magic Carpet
    Inside The Genie's Lamp 3D tour
    Genie's Magical Journey
    The Bizarre Bazaar Game
    Fun Fact Trivia Track
    Trivia Mode
    Deleted Scenes
    All-New Music Videos
    The Making Of Aladdin: A Diamond In The Rough
    Aladdin Art Review
    Sing Along Songs

    The Gift set edition also includes:
    All-new Sketches by Original Animator
    Actual Film Frame From Movie
    DVD Companion Book: Experience the magic behind the masterpiece.

    The special edition will list for $29.99 while the gift set will go for

    On November 23rd Buena Vista has a pair of televsion series sets:
    Golden Girls: The Complete 1st Season
    Lizzie McGuire: Volume One
    Both have a retail price of $49.99.

    December 7th brings from Buena Vista:
    That's So Raven: Supernaturally Stylish
    Power Rangers DinoThunder #4: Collision Course
    Power Rangers DinoThunder #5: Triassic Triumph
    Kim Possible: The Villain Files
    Gargoyles: Season 1 ($29.99)
    Each is $19.99 except where noted.

    December 14th brings from Buena Vista a special 40th anniversary edition of
    Mary Poppins. This edition will have Dolbyy 5.1 audio and anamorphic 1.66:1
    video and retail for $29.99. The extras on this two disc set include:
    State Of The Art Picture & Sound Remixed with 5.1 Disney Enhanced Home
    Theater Mix Uncovers dialogue previously inaudible on the original track
    Enhanced sound effects create a whole new listening experience
    Bonus Short with all new animated adventure hosted by Julie Andrews-The Cat
    That Looked At A King from Mary Poppins Opens The Door by P.L. Travers
    Julie Andrews, Dick Van Dyke and Richard Sherman reunite for musical numbers
    Sing along to "A Spoonful Of Sugar," "Jolly Holiday"
    Never before heard deleted song "Chimpanzoo"
    Backstage Disney
    Never before seen footage newly discovered from the Disney Vault
    Poppins Pop-Up Fun Facts Trivia track/
    "I Love To Laugh" Set Top Game
    All New Audio Commentary with Julie Andrews and Dick Van Dyke
    The 1964 Gala World Premiere

    Buena Vista has Aladdin 2: The Return Of Jafar / Aladdin 3: Aladdin And The
    King Of Thieves (2-Pack) set for release on January 18th.

    Mulan follows on February 1st.

    It looks like the up coming release of King Arthur has a bit of twist when
    released by Buena Vista on December 21st. The theatrical rated PG-13 is
    listed as full screen P&S while the R-Rated edition is widescreen.

    MGM Home Entertainment have announced the release of Wild At Heart for
    December 7th, the list price will be $19.98. This release features a new
    audio transfer and Dolby 5.1 audio. the extras are listed as:
    2.35:1 Anamorphic Widescreen
    English 5.1 and Stereo Surround
    Spanish Mono
    English, French and Spanish subtitles
    Dell's Lunch Counter - Interactive menu, including all-new extended
    interviews with Nicolas Cage, Laura Dern, David Lynch, Willem Dafoe, Diane
    Ladd and Sheryl Lee.
    "Sailor & Lula Get Born"
    "Lula's Momma"
    "The Red Pipe"
    "Not Your Head-Head"
    Wild At Heart and Weird On Top"
    The Good Witch"
    "Snakeskin Jacket"
    Love, Death, Elvis & Oz: The Making of Wild At Heart - New 30-minute
    documentary on the making of the film, including behind-the-scenes footage
    and cast and crew interviews
    Specific Spontaneity: Focus on David Lynch - Cast and crew comment on
    working with Lynch
    David Lynch - On the DVD - Lynch provides insight on the film's transfer to
    Original EPK featurette - Seven-minute featurette, as seen during the
    original promotional campaign
    Sailor & Lula Image Gallery - 65 behind-the-scene photos, animated with
    Original Theatrical Trailer
    TV Spots

    On December 7th MGM Home Entertainment is releasing both an R-rated and an
    Unrated edition of Species III. The technical specifications include
    anamorphic video and Dolby 5.1 audio, listing for $25.98 for either
    variation. The extras include:
    Audio commentary by director Brad Turner, writer Ben Ripley and star Robin
    "Alien Odyssey: Evolution," a behind-the-scenes featurette including
    interviews with Turner, producers Frank Mancuso Jr. and David Dwiggins and
    actors Dunne, Sunny Mabrey, Natasha Henstridge, J.P. Pitoc and Robert
    "Alien Odyssey: SPECIES DNA," a featurette in which Turn and production
    designer Cameron Birnie discuss the set designs
    "Alien Odyssey: Alien Technology," a special FX featurette with visual FX
    coordinator Greg Tippie and digital FX coordinator Dennis Berandi
    "Alien Odyssey: Intelligent Lifeforms," a creature FX featurette with
    designer/creator Rob Hinderstein
    Behind-the-scenes photo gallery
    Easter egg: a hidden feature called "Split Personality"

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    Doug MacLean
    Doug MacLean, Sep 14, 2004
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