Sunday, 31 May 2015

The Fifth Element (1997)

Directed by Luc Besson, starring Bruce Willis, Gary Oldman, Milla Jovovich, Ian Holm & Chris Tucker

2-disc Special Edition DVD bought in 2003
2-disc Ultimate Edition DVD bought in 2005
Blu-ray bought in 2011

 2-disc Special Edition DVD


Blu-ray extras -

Audio commentary with the special effects crew
Discovering The Fifth Element (48mins)
Imagining The Fifth Element
The Art of Jean-Claude Mézières
An Audience with Diva Plavalaguna
Elements of Style
MTV 1997 Cannes Première (47mins)
Theatrical trailer

Starship Troopers (1997)

Directed by Paul Verhoeven and starring Casper Van Dien, Dina Meyer, Denise Richards, 
Jake Busey, Neil Patrick Harris, Patrick Muldoon, Clancy Brown and Michael Ironside.

DVD bought in 1999
2-disc Special Edition DVD bought in 2002
Blu-ray bought in 2011
129m 37s



2-disc DVD extras -

Audio Commentary with Paul Verhoeven and Writer Edward Neumeier
Audio Commentary with Casper Van Dien, Dina Meyer and Neil Patrick Harris
Isolated Music Score (with Commentary by Composer Basil Poledouris)
Death From Above (32mins)
Know Your Foe (SFX featurettes):
The Starships of Starship Troopers
SFX comparison featurettes
Storyboard Comparisons
The Making Of Starship Troopers - vintage featurette (8mins)
Conceptual Art Galleries
Scene De-Constructions
Deleted Scenes
Screen Tests
Bug Test Film
Theatrical Trailer

Men in Black (1997)

Directed by Barry Sonnenfeld and starring Tommy Lee Jones, Will Smith, Linda Fiorentino, 
Vincent D'Onofrio and Rip Torn.

2-disc Limited Edition DVD bought in 2000
Blu-ray bought in 2011

 2-disc DVD

Blu-ray extras - 

Audio commentary with director Barry Sonnenfeld and actor Tommy Lee Jones
Audio commentary with director Barry Sonnenfeld, Rick Baker, visual effects director Eric Brevig, digital effects supervisor (ILM) John Andrew Berton Jr., and animation supervisor Rob Coleman
Metamorphosis Of MiB (23mins)
Original EPK
Deleted and alternate scenes
Visual Effects Scene Deconstructions
Scene Editing Workshop
Photo galleries
Conceptual art
Production photos
Storyboard Comparisons
Will Smith & Mikey: MiB - music video
Theatrical trailer

Event Horizon (1997)

Directed by Paul W.S. Anderson and starring Laurence Fishburne, Sam Neill, Kathleen Quinlan, 
Joely Richardson, Jason Isaacs and Sean Pertwee.

2-disc Collector's Edition DVD bought in 2006
Collector's Edition Blu-ray bought in 2014


Blu-ray extras -

Audio commentary with director Paul W.S. Anderson and producer Jeremy Bolt
Into the Jaws of Darkness (15mins)
The Body of the Beast (23mins)
Liberate Tuteme Ex Inferis (20mins)
The Scale to Hell (19mins)
The Womb of Fear (27mins)
The Point of No Return: The Filming of Event Horizon (8mins)
Deleted scenes
The Unseen Event Horizon
Conceptual Art
Theatrical Trailer

Gattaca (1997)

Directed by Andrew Niccol and starring Ethan Hawke, Uma Thurman, Jude Law, Loren Dean, 
Gore Vidal and Xander Berkeley.

DVD bought in 2003

Production featurette
Theatrical Trailer
Deleted Scenes
Poster Gallery
Photo Gallery

Contact (1997)

Directed by Robert Zemeckis and starring Jodie Foster, Matthew McConaughey, James Woods, 
John Hurt, Tom Skerritt, Angela Bassett, William Fichtner, Jake Busey and David Morse.

Special Edition DVD bought in 2000
Blu-ray bought in 2011
149m 40s


Blu-ray extras -

Audio commentary by Jodie Foster
Audio commentary by Robert Zemeckis and producer Steve Starkey
Audio commentary by senior visual effects supervisor Ken Ralston and visual effects supervisor Steven Rosenbaum
Isolated music score
The Making of the Opening Shot (20mins)
The Making of the NASA Machine Destruction
The Making of the Harrier Landing
The High-speed Compositing Reel
The Machine Fly By
Hadden's Plane
NASA Control Room
Theatrical trailers