Friday, 14 August 2015

Letters from Iwo Jima (2006)

Directed by Clint Eastwood and starring Ken Watanabe, Kazunari Ninomiya and Tsuyoshi Ihara.

5-disc Collector's Edition DVD bought in 2007
Blu-ray bought in 2010

Blu-ray extras -

Red Sun, Black Sand: The Making of Letters from Iwo Jima (21mins)
The Faces of Combat: The Cast of Letters from Iwo Jima (19mins)
Images from the Frontlines: The Photography of Letters from Iwo Jima (3mins)
November 2006 World Premiere at Budo-kan in Tokyo (16mins)
November 2006 Press Conference (24mins)
Theatrical Trailer


Flags of Our Fathers (2006)

Directed by Clint Eastwood and starring Ryan Phillippe, Jesse Bradford, Adam Beach, Paul Walker, Barry Pepper, Jamie Bell, Robert Patrick and Neal McDonough.

5-disc Collector's Edition DVD bought in 2007
Blu-ray bought in 2010
131m 53s


5-disc DVD extras -
An Introduction by Clint Eastwood (5mins)
Words on the Page (17mins)
Six Brave Men (20mins)
The Making of an Epic (30mins)
Raising the Flag (3mins)
Visual Effects (15mins)
Looking Into the Past (9mins)
Theatrical trailer

DVD set also includes -

Letters from Iwo Jima (2006) directed by Clint Eastwood (141mins)
Heroes of Iwo Jima (2001) documentary (93mins)
To the Shores of Iwo Jima - news reel (19mins)

Flyboys (2006)

Directed by Tony Bill and starring James Franco, Martin Henderson, Jean Reno and Jennifer Decker.

2-disc Collector's Edition DVD bought in 2007
Blu-ray bought in 2014
138m 42s


DVD extras -

Audio commentary with director Tony Bill and producer Dean Devlin
Real Heroes: the Lafayette Escadrille (27mins)
Taking Flight: The Making of the Aerial Battle Sequences (11mins)
The Diary of a Miniature Stunt Pilot (8mins)
Whiskey and Soda: The Lion Mascots (5mins)
The Flyboys Ride with the Air Force Thunderbirds and the Navy Blue Angels (5mins)
Deleted scenes (16mins)
Theatrical trailer

The Last King of Scotland (2006)

Directed by Kevin MacDonald and starring Forest Whitaker, James McAvoy, Kerry Washington, Simon McBurney and Gillian Anderson.

DVD bought in 2007

Audio commentary by director Kevin MacDonald
Deleted scenes
Capturing Idi Amin (29mins)
Forest Whitaker: Idi Amin (6mins)
Casting Session - The Last King of Scotland (9mins)
Theatrical trailer

Blood Diamond (2006)

Directed by Edward Zwick and starring Leonardo DiCaprio, Jennifer Connelly, Djimon Hounsou, Michael Sheen and Arnold Vosloo.

Blu-ray bought in 2014
143m 21s

Audio commentary by director Edward Zwick
Blood On The Stone (50mins)
Becoming Archer (9mins)
Journalism On The Front Line (5mins)
Inside The Siege Of Freetown (10mins)
Music Video - "Shine On 'Em" performed by 'Nas'
Theatrical trailer

Babel (2006)

Directed by Alejandro González Iñárritu and starring Brad Pitt, Cate Blanchett, Gael García Bernal, Kōji Yakusho, Adriana Barraza and Rinko Kikuchi.

2-disc Collector's Edition DVD bought in 2009
143m 10s

Common Ground: Under Construction Notes (88mins)
Theatrical trailer

Poseidon (2006)

Directed by Wolfgang Peterson and starring Kurt Russell, Josh Lucas, Richard Dreyfuss, 
Emmy Rossum and Mike Vogel.

DVD bought in 2006
2-disc Double Feature Blu-ray bought in 2012
98m 14s


DVD extras -

A Ship on a Soundstage: The Complexities of Making a Modern Adventure Movie (23mins)
Theatrical trailer 

Rocky Balboa (2006)

Directed by Sylvester Stallone and starring Stallone, Burt Young, Milo Ventimiglia 
and Geraldine Hughes.

DVD bought in 2007
6-film 7-disc Rocky Blu-ray Collection bought in 2011


Blu-ray extras -

Audio commentary with Sylvester Stallone
Rocky Balboa: Going the Distance (27mins)
Skill vs. Will: The Making of Rocky Balboa (18mins)
Reality in the Ring: Filming Rocky's Final Fight (16mins)
Virtual Champion: Creating the Computer Fight (5mins)
Deleted scenes (23mins)
Boxing's bloopers 

Thank You For Smoking (2006)

Directed by Jason Reitman and starring Aaron Eckhart, Maria Bello, Cameron Bright, Katie Holmes, Sam Elliott, Rob Lowe, William H. Macy and Robert Duvall.

DVD bought in 2007
88m 26s

Audio commentary by Jason Reitman and actors Aaron Eckhart and David Koechner
Unfiltered Comedy: The Making of Thank You For Smoking (9mins)
America: Living in Spin (5mins)
13 deleted scenes
Poster Art Gallery
Art Department Gallery
Storyboard Gallery
Theatrical trailer