So a submarine captain, a grumpy old man and a fuzzy blue dog with six arms walk into a bar and sit down next to a Rabbi….
Disney will release it’s early summer hit LILO AND STITCH on December 3.
The animated film will feature a 5.1 Dolby Surround soundtrack and loads of extras including:
InterSTITCHials – the 4 popular teaser trailers featuring Stitch invading other Disney animated classics
New InterSTITCHials – New segments featuring Stitch working his way into many other disney films
Burning Love – A behind-the-scenes with Wynonna as she prepares and records the Elvis tune for the soundtrack
I Can’t Help Falling In Love With You – Video by the A*Teens
Create Your Own Alien Experiment – A trivia / selection games
DisneyPedia: Hawaii – A do*censored*entary look at the Hawaiian islands
Hula Lesson – learn the ancient art of the Hula dance
The look of Lilo and Stitch – discucssion of the animated style of the film with director Chris Sanders
Animating The Hula – how the filmmakers researched and reproduced the hula sequences
On Location With The Directors – a 20 minute doc about the production
The 1951 Alistair Sims version of Charles Dickens A CHRISTMAS CAROL will be released in both regular and ‘Special’ edition DVD’s on November 5. Both sets will present the film in the original fullscreen ratio with mono sound. The regular edition will feature an introduction by Patrick Macnee, cast bios and the animated short RUDOLPH THE RED NOSED REINDEER. The Special edition DVD will have no extras but will feature a colorixed version as well as the original B&W.
Columbia Tristar will release the 1961 ‘sequel’ to 20,000 LEAGUES UNDER THE SEA.
MYSTERIOUS ISLAND follows Civil War POW’s who escape in a hot air balloon, only to end up stranded on the titular island with crafty old Captian Nemo and his huge mutant animals. The soldiers end up battling giant crabs, bees and other animals that Nemo has created to make food. The DVD will present both fullscreen and anamorphic widescreen transfers and remastered audio. Extras will include a making-of featurette, a ‘dynamation’ featurette, The Harryhausen Chronicles, theatrical trailer and a photo gallery. All packed up and ready for you on October 29th.