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19 additional/extended scenes
Interviews with Daniel Radcliffe (Harry), Rupert Grint (Ron), Emma Watson (Hermione) and other cast members
An exclusive interview with author J.K. Rowling and screenwriter Steve Kloves
Self-guided tours allowing viewers to linger on the details of the Chamber of Secrets, including places never shown in the film such as more Diagon Alley shops
Activities allow viewers to escape the Forbidden Forest, sneak into the Chamber and more.
Visit Lockhart's class and get a closer look at his photos and memorabilia through the use of still galleries.
Keep track of events with the Hogwarts official, animated timeline
DVD-ROM has more than 15 special features including: The One VoiceDVD technology will allow users to navigate through the DVD-ROM features and access set top features using only their voices; an animated, interactive Hogwarts timeline; a slider puzzle challenge; printable magic trading cards; jigsaw puzzles, matching challenges, downloadable screensavers and more
Number of discs: 2
The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (Widescreen Collector's Edition)
Four-disc Platinum Series Special Extended DVD Edition of The Lord of Rings: The Two Towers
Collectible Gollum polystone statue created by Sideshow Weta
Exclusive bonus DVD on the Weta Workshop and how the Gollum statue was created
Exclusive printed companion piece showing how Gollum evolved from pencil sketch to digital character
Special Extended DVD Edition of The Lord of Rings: The Two Towers
DISCS 1-2: The Feature:
A new version of the second installment includes over 40 minutes of never-before-seen footage incorporated into the film. (approx. 208 minutes)
Four audio commentaries by the director, writer, the design team, and production team featuring more than 30 participants including Peter Jackson, Richard Taylor, Howard Shore, Elijah Wood, Sean Astin, and Orlando Bloom.
DISCS 3-4: The Appendices:
Two discs with hours of original content including multiple documentaries and design/photo galleries with thousands of images to give viewers an in-depth behind-the-scenes look at The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers
Adapting the book into a screenplay & planning the film
Designing and inspiration for locations in Middle-earth
Storyboards to pre-visualization
Weta Workshop visit: See sculptors in action as they create weapons, armor, creatures, and miniatures from the film
Atlas of Middle-earth tracing the journey of the Fellowship
An interactive map of New Zealand highlighting the location scouting process
Galleries of art and slideshows with commentaries by the artists
Sending the actors into battle: sword fighting
Principal photography: Stories from the set
Digital effects including motion capture and the computer program to create the armies of Orcs
Bigatures: a close-up look at the miniatures
Galleries of behind-the-scenes photographs and personal cast photos
Post-Production: editing it all together
Sound design demonstration
DVD-ROM Content: Includes access to exclusive online features
The Lord of the Rings - The Two Towers [Special Extended Edition]
Discs 1 and 2: Special Extended Edition of The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers in wide screen (2.35:1) with Dolby Digital EX 5.1 and DTS ES 6.1; four commentaries -- by director Peter Jackson and the writers, the design team, the production team, and a 30-participant commentary with Jackson and the cast & crew (including Elijah Wood, Sean Astin, Orlando Bloom, Richard Taylor, Howard Shore, Randy Cook, and others).
Discs 3: Adapting the book into a screenplay and planning the film; designing and inspiration for locations in Middle-earth; storyboards to pre-visualization; Weta Workshop visit, as sculptors create the weapons, armor, creatures and miniatures for the film; Atlas of Middle-earth, tracing the journey of the Fellowship; interactive map of New Zealand, highlighting the location scouting process; galleries of art and slideshows with commentaries by the artists.
Disc 4: Sending actors to battle -- preparations for sword fighting; principal photography -- stories from the set; digital effects including motion capture and "Massive" (a program to create armies of Orcs); "Bigatures" -- close-up looks at detailed miniatures from the film; galleries of behind-the-scenes photographs and person al cast photos; post-production -- editing it all together; sound-design demonstration; more.
"On the set - The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers"; "Return to Middle-earth"; eight featurettes including "Forces of Darkness," "Sounds of Middle-earth," "Edoras & Rohan Culture," "Creatures," "Gandalf the White," "Arms & Armor," "Helm's Deep," and "Gollum: Andy Serkis, Bay Raitt"; Emiliana Torrini "Gollum Song" music video; exclusive 10-minute behind-the-scenes preview of The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King; Short film by Sean Astin, "The Long and Short of It"; preview of Electronic Arts' video game, The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King; an inside look at the Special Extended DVD Edition of The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers; original theatrical trailers and TV spots; DVD ROM Features.
Commentary by the Dune production team: John Harrison, Ernest Farino, Harry Miller, Greg Nicotero, and Tim McHugh
Newly remastered 16x9 widescreen version
Director's cut with nearly 30 minutes of never-before-seen footage
"Willis McNelly on Dune" featurette: author of the Dune Encyclopedia gives insightful perspective on Dune and his longtime friend Frank Herbert
"The Lure of Spice" featurette: a behind-the-scenes look at the production of the film
"The Color Wheel" featurette: Lessons of Life and Light with master cinematographer Vittorio Storaro
"Walking and Talking with John Harrison": exclusive interview with the writer-director of Frank Herbert's Dune
"Defining the Messiah" featurette: Talks with religious scholars, such as Rabbi Mordachai Finely, Elaine Pagels, Munir Shaikh, and Jungian psychologist Gabrielle Bodo
"Science Future/Science Fiction" featurette: Distinguished science fiction writers Harlan Ellison, Octavia Butler, and Michael Cassutt and director John Harrison discuss with award-winning inventor Ray Kurzwell the emerging technological paradigm shift and the moral issues that surround it, moderated by Arthur Cover
"The Cinematic Ideation of Frank Herbert's Dune": essay by Vittorio Storaro
Cast & crew information
Photo gallery including stills and sketches from the film
Children of Dune sneak peek pre-production gallery
The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring - Collector's Gift Set
Features: This Collector's DVD Gift Set includes a new version of National Geographic -- Beyond the Movie: The Lord of the Rings, with additional footage and photo gallery; Collectible Argonath polystone figures created by Sideshow Weta; Exclusive Decipher trading cards; and a four-disc Platinum Series Special Extended DVD Edition of the movie.
Lord of the Rings: Fellowship of the Ring - Extended DVD
Discs 1-2: The Feature
Widescreen (2.35:1) version of the Special Extended Edition with over 30 minutes of never-before-seen footage incorporated into the film and new music; four audio commentaries by the director and writers, the design team the production team, and the cast featuring more; Dolby Digital EX 5.1 Surround Sound; DTS ES 6.1 Surround Sound; Stereo Surround Sound.
Discs 3: "From Book to Vision"
Adapting the book featurette; Designing and building Middle-earth featurette; Storyboards to pre-visualization featurette; Weta Workshop visit; Atlas of Middle-earth: Tracing the journey of the Fellowship; an interactive map of New Zealand highlighting location scouting; slideshow galleries with commentaries by the artists; guided tour of the wardrobe department; footage from early meetings, moving storyboards and pre-visualization reels.
Disc 4 - "From Vision to Reality"
Bringing the characters to life featurette; a day in the life of a hobbit featurette; principal photography: Stories from the set; Scale: Creating the illusion of size; behind-the-scenes galleries; editorial and visual effects multi-angle progressions; sound design demonstration.
Starring: Angelina Jolie, Jon Voight, Noah Taylor< Director: Simon West Encoding: Region 1 (US and Canada only) Format: Special Edition, Digital Video Transfer Rated: PG-13 Studio: Paramount Home Video DVD Features:
Commentary by director Simon West
"Digging Into Tomb Raider": In depth cast and crew interviews
"Crafting Lara Croft": Angelina Jolie's physical training for the role
The Stunts of Tom Raider
The Visual Effects of Tomb Raider: time storm (Husky), droid, clock, knife, stone monkeys, time storm (Powell), the Brahman, griffins
"Are You Game?": A look at the Tomb Raider video game phenomenon