Tuesday, 1 September 2015

Rambo (2008)

Directed by and starring Sylvester Stallone, also starring Sylvester Stallone, Julie Benz, 
Paul Schulze, Matthew Marsden and Graham McTavish.

Steelbook DVD bought in 2008
Extended Cut Steelbook Blu-ray bought in 2014
99m 10s

Extended Steelbook Blu-ray


Extended Blu-ray extras -

Production Diary: To Hell and Back (84mins)

DVD extras -

Audio commentary with Sylvester Stallone
It's a Long Road: Resurrection of an Icon (20mins)
A Score to Settle: The Music of Rambo (6mins)
The Art of War Part 1: Editing (7mins)
The Art of War Part 2: Sound (3mins)
The Weaponry of Rambo (14mins)
A Hero's Welcome: Release and Reaction (10mins)
Legacy of Despair: The Real Struggle in Burma (10mins)
Deleted Scenes (13mins)

Wanted (2008)

Directed by Timur Bekmambetov and starring James McAvoy, Morgan Freeman, Angelina Jolie,  Thomas Kretschmann and Terence Stamp.

2-disc Special Edition DVD bought in 2008
Blu-ray bought in 2010
109m 53s


Blu-ray extras -

U-Control picture in picture
Extended Scene
Cast and Characters (20mins)
Stunts on the L Train (3mins)
Special Effects: The Art of the Impossible (8mins)
Groundbreaking Visual Effects: From Imagination to Execution (8mins)
The Origins of 'Wanted:' Bringing the Graphic Novel to Life (8mins)
Through the Eyes of Visionary Director Timur Bekmambetov (9mins)
Wanted:' Motion Comics (14mins)
The Little Things - music video
The Making of 'Wanted: The Game (10mins)

Taken (2008)

Directed by Pierre Morel and starring Liam Neeson, Maggie Grace, Famke Janssen, Leland Orser, Jon Gries and Holly Valance.

Extended Harder Cut DVD bought in 2009
Extended Harder Cut Blu-ray bought in 2012
93m 24s



Blu-ray extras -

Making of Taken (18mins)
Footage of the Paris premiere (5mins)
Inside Action: Side by Side comparisons (11mins)

Max Payne (2008)

Directed by John Moore and starring Mark Wahlberg, Mila Kunis, Olga Kurylenko, Beau Bridges and Chris O'Donnell.

Harder Cut DVD bought in 2009
Harder Cut Blu-ray bought in 2015



Blu-ray extras -

Audio commentary by director John Moore, production designer Daniel Dorrance and visual effects supervisor Everett Burrell
Bonus View" Picture-in-picture video commentaries
Walkthroughs and Cheats: Making Max Payne (53mins)
Picture: Part 1 (29mins)
Picture: Part 2 (30mins)
Michelle Payne: Graphic Novel (14mins)
Behind-the-Scenes with Director John Moore (29mins)

Quantum of Solace (2008)

Directed by Marc Forster and starring Daniel Craig, Olga Kurylenko, Mathieu Amalric, 
Gemma Arterton, Giancarlo Giannini, Jeffrey Wright and Judi Dench.

2-disc Special Edition DVD bought in 2009
Blu-ray bought in 2010
22-film James Bond Blu-ray Collection bought in 2012
106m 14s


Blu-ray extras -

Bond on Location (25mins)
Crew Files - webisodes (46mins)
Start of Shooting
On Location
Olga Kurylenko and the Boat Chase
The Music
Director Marc Forster
Another Way to Die - music video
Theatrical trailers

Australia (2008)

Directed by Baz Luhrmann and starring Nicole Kidman, Hugh Jackman, David Wenham 
and Bryan Brown.

Blu-ray bought in 2013

Australia: The People, The History, The Location (7mins)
9 Behind-the-Scenes featurettes (71mins)
2 Deleted scenes (3mins)

Slumdog Millionaire (2008)

Directed by Danny Boyle and starring Dev Patel, Freida Pinto and Anil Kapoor.

DVD bought in 2009
120m 34s

Audio commentary by Danny Boyle and actor Dev Patel
Audio commentary by screenwriter Simon Beaufoy and producer Christian Colson
Slumdog Dreams: The Making of Slumdog Millionaire (23mins)
Deleted scenes (35mins)
Jai Ho remix - music video 

Frost/Nixon (2008)

Directed by Ron Howard and starring Frank Langella, Michael Sheen, Kevin Bacon, Rebecca Hall, Toby Jones, Matthew Macfadyen, Oliver Platt and Sam Rockwell.

DVD bought in 2009
116m 53s

Audio commentary with Ron Howard
12 Deleted Scenes (22mins)
The Making of Frost/Nixon (23mins)
The Real Interview (7mins)
The Nixon Library (6mins)

The Bank Job (2008)

Directed by Roger Donaldson and starring Jason Statham, Saffron Burrows, Richard Lintern 
and David Suchet.

DVD bought in 2009
107m 05s

Audio commentary with Roger Donaldson, actress Saffron Burrows and composer J. Peter Robinson
Inside the Bank Job (17mins)
The Baker Street Bank Raid (14mins)
The Bank Job: World Premiere Part 1: Red Carpet Interviews (15mins)
The Bank Job: World Premiere Part 2: A One on One with Jason Statham (7mins)
Deleted /Extended Scenes (8mins)

RocknRolla (2008)

Directed by Guy Ritchie and starring Gerard Butler, Tom Wilkinson, Thandie Newton, Mark Strong, Idris Elba, Tom Hardy and Toby Kebbell.

DVD bought in 2009
109m 36s

Audio commentary by Guy Richie and Mark Strong
Guy's Town (9mins)
Deleted scene

In Bruges (2008)

Directed by Martin McDonagh and starring Colin Farrell, Brendan Gleeson, Ralph Fiennes, Clemence Poesy and Jordan Prentice.

DVD bought in 2008
Blu-ray bought in 2012


DVD extras -

Deleted and extended scenes reel (18mins)
Gag reel (6mins)
When in Bruges (14mins)
Strange Bruges (7mins)
A Boat Trip Around Bruges (6mins)
F**kin Bruges (2mins)