Sunday, 6 September 2015

A Christmas Carol (2009)

Directed by Robert Zemeckis and starring Jim Carrey, Gary Oldman, Colin Firth, Bob Hoskins, 
Robin Wright and Cary Elwes.

3-disc 3D Blu-ray bought in 2012

Behind the Carol: The Full Motion-Capture Experience - Picture-in-Picture Feature with Optional Commentary by Director Robert Zemeckis
Capturing Dickens: A Novel Retelling (15mins)
Countdown to Christmas Interactive Calender
On Set with Sammi (2mins)
Deleted Scenes (9mins)
Capturing Dickens: A Novel Retelling  (14mins)

9 (2009 Animation)

Directed by Shane Acker and starring Elijah Wood, John C. Reilly, Jennifer Connelly, 
Christopher Plummer, Crispin Glover, Martin Landau.

Blu-ray bought in 2011
79m 24s

Audio commentary by writer/director Shane Acker, animation director Joe Ksander, head of story Ryan O’Loughlin and editor Nick Kenway
U-Control picture-in-picture feature
Deleted scenes (7mins)
9 – The Long and Short of It (16mins)
The Look of 9 (13mins)
On Tour with Shane Acker (6mins)
Acting Out (5mins)
9 – The Original Short (11mins)

Fantastic Mr. Fox (2009)

Directed by Wes Anderson and starring George Clooney, Meryl Streep, Jason Schwartzman, 
Bill Murray, Willem Dafoe and Owen Wilson.

2-disc Blu-ray bought in 2014
86m 44s

Making Fantastic Mr. Fox (45mins)
A Beginner’s Guide To Whack-Bat
Fantastic Mr. Fox: The World Of Roald Dahl (3mins)

Coraline (2009)

Directed by Henry Selick and starring Dakota Fanning, Teri Hatcher, Jennifer Saunders, 
Dawn French and Ian McShane.

3D Blu-ray bought in 2012
100m 30s

Audio commentary by director Henry Selick and composer Bruno Coulais
U-Control picture in picture- interactive features
Deleted scenes reel (9mins)
The Making of Coraline (36mins)
Voicing the Characters (11mins)
Creepy Caroline (5mins)

The Princess and the Frog (2009)

Directed by Ron Clements & John Musker and starring Anika Noni Rose, Bruno Campos, 
Keith David, Michael-Leon Wooley, Oprah Winfrey, Terrence Howard and John Goodman.

Blu-ray bought in 2014
97m 27s

Audio commentary by directors John Musker and Ron Clements and producer Peter Del Vecho
Deleted scenes (12mins)
What Do You See: Princess Portraits game
Never Knew I Needed -  music video by Ne-yo
Work in Progress - interactive bonus view feature
Bringing Life to Animation (8mins)
Magic in the Bayou: The Making of a Princess (22mins)
The Return to Hand Drawn Animation (3mins)
The Disney Legacy (3mins)
Disney’s Newest Princess (3mins)
The Princess and the Animator (2mins)
Conjuring the Villian (2mins)
A Return to the Animated Musical (3mins)
Art galleries

Up (2009)

Directed by Pete Docter and starring Ed Asner, Christopher Plummer and Jordan Nagai.

4-disc Blu-ray bought in 2010
3-disc 3D Blu-ray bought in 2013
97m 35s

 3D Blu-ray

Cine-Explore - Picture-in-Picture video commentary by director Pete Docter 
and co-director Bob Peterson
Partly Cloudy - animated short (6mins)
Dug's Special Mission - animated short (5mins)
Adventure Is Out There (22mins)
Alternate Scene: The Many Endings of Muntz (5mins)
Making of Featurettes (47mins)
Alternate Scene: Married Life (9mins)
Up Promo Montage (6mins)
Global Guardian Badge - interactive game
Theatrical Trailers

Ice Age 3 Dawn of the Dinosaurs (2009)

Directed by Carlos Saldanha and starring Ray Romano, John Leguizamo, Denis Leary, 
Queen Latifah, Seann William Scott and Simon Pegg.

2-disc Blu-ray bought in 2010
2-disc 3D Blu-ray bought in 2012

 3D Blu-ray

Audio Commentary by director Carlos Saldanha and Production team
Ice Age Storybook Maker
Buck's Survival Guide: Fun Fossilized Factoids - Interactive Feature
Evolution Expedition (18mins)
Unearthing the Lost World (9mins)
Unfinished Deleted Scenes
Walk the Dinosaur - Music Video by Queen Latifah
3 Scrat Shorts (20mins)
Falling for Scratte (8mins)
Fox Movie Channel Specials (15mins)

Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs (2009)

Directed by Phil Lord & Christopher Miller and starring Bill Hader, Anna Faris, James Caan, 
Bruce Campbell, Mr. T, Benjamin Bratt and Neil Patrick Harris.

2-disc Blu-ray bought in 2011
3D Blu-ray bought in 2012

 3D Blu-ray

A Recipe For Success: The Making of Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs (11mins)
Key Ingredients: The Voices of Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs (13mins)
Extended Scenes:
Early Development Scenes
Progression Reels
Raining Sunshine music video with Miranda Cosgrove
Behind the Scenes of Miranda Cosgrove's Raining Sunshine

Planet 51 (2009)

Directed by Jorge Blanco and starring Dwayne Johnson, Jessica Biel, Justin Long, Gary Oldman, Seann William Scott and John Cleese.

Blu-ray bought in 2010

The World of Planet 51 (3mins)
Life on Planet 51 (12mins)
Planetarium: The Voice Stars of Planet 51 (3mins)
Planet 51 Music Video Montage (2mins)
Animation Progression Reels
Target 51 interactive game
Extended scenes

Monsters vs Aliens (2009)

Directed by Conrad Vernon & Rob Letterman and starring Reese Witherspoon, Seth Rogen, 
Hugh Laurie, Will Arnett, Paul Rudd and Kiefer Sutherland.

Blu-ray bought in 2010
3-disc 3D Blu-ray bought in 2013
94m 21s

 3D Blu-ray

Audio commentary by directors Rob Letterman & Conrad Vernon and Producer Lisa Stewart
The Animators Corner picture-in-picture feature
Trivia track
B.O.B.'s big break - animated short (13mins)
Paddle Ball interactive 3D game
Out-of-this-world 2D fun
Karaoke music party
Dr. Cockroach & the missing link
Deleted scenes (5mins)
Modern Monster Movie-Making (17mins)
Tech of MvA (6mins)
DreamWorks Animation Video Jukebox

Astro Boy (2009)

Directed by David Bowers and starring Freddie Highmore, Kristen Bell, Nathan Lane, Eugene Levy, Donald Sutherland, Charlize Theron and Nicolas Cage.

2-disc Blu-ray bought in 2010

Blu-ray extras

Two New Animated Sequences
Inside the Recording Booth (10mins)
Designing a Hero (11mins)
Building Metro City (8mins)
Getting the Astro Boy Look (3mins)
Creating a Global Icon - image gallery