DVD Cool News #188

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Pirates III: At World's End - December 4

After four days of working, drinking, celebrity spotting and hanging out with my new friends at the San Diego Comic Con, nothing brings you back to reality like your buddies at home whipping your ass in darts and your lady friend denying you a little action while she's sleeping. Luckily, one of those things can be taken care of in the way of a dirty rag soaked in chloroform. I love you, Hunny Bunny.

Disc 1: Main Feature

  • Bloopers of the Caribbean – Hilarious outtakes of cast and crew
Disc 2: Extra Features
  • Anatomy of a Scene: The Maelstrom – A detailed breakdown of one of cinema’s most complex and impressive action set pieces
  • Keith & the Captain – A revealing look at the dynamic relationship between living legends Keith Richards and Johnny Depp
  • Tale of the Multiple Jacks – An in-depth look at the mind-blowing FX that went into creating multiple Captain Jacks
  • Hoist the Colors – Reveals the inspiration for the “Hoist the Colors” original composition
  • Masters of Design – Five individual documentaries highlighting the talented design teams behind this immense production
    • Jim Byrkit and The Map
    • Crash McCreary and the Krusty Pirates
    • Rick Heinrichs and the Singapore Set
    • Penny Rose and the Captain Teague Costumes
    • Chris Peck and the Pirate Code Book
  • Inside the Brethren Court – A closer look at the legendary Pirate Lords and their costume designs, origins and unique personalities
  • The Pirate Code: Revealed – explores the pirate code and the history of piracy
  • The World of Chow Yun Fat – A look at the man behind devious Captain Sao Feng, international sensation Chow Yun Fat, and his meteoric rise to fame
  • The Pirate Maestro: The Music of Hans Zimmer – Meet the renowned composer who created the film’s rousing score

"At my signal, unleash hotness.

The Office (S3) - September 4

Here's some revised artwork and a spec update for the third season. And if you haven't read Sampson's cover of the Steve Carell led GET SMART panel, it's right HERE.


  • 1.78:1 Anamorphic Widescreen
  • English DD5.1 Surround
  • English SDH and Spanish subtitles
  • Deleted Scenes
  • Kevin Cooks Stuff in The Office
  • Excerpts From the 2006 NBC Primetime Preview Hosted by "The Office" Cast
  • Toby Wraparounds
  • Dwight Schrute Music Video
  • Joss Whedon Interview
  • Videos From The Office "Make Your Own Promo" Contest
  • Blooper Reel
  • Lazy Scranton Video
  • Excerpt from the 58th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards
  • "The Coup" Commentary with John Krasinski, Rainn Wilson, Rashida Jones and Angela Kinsey
  • "Initiation" Commentary with BJ Novak, Rainn Wilson and Leslie David Baker
  • "Traveling Salesman", "The Return" Commentary with John Krasinski, Rainn Wilson, Rashida Jones, Ed Helms, Leslie David Baker and Editor Dave Rogers
  • "Business School" Commentary with BJ Novak, Rainn Wilson and Writer Brent Forrester
  • "Safety Training" Commentary with BJ Novak, Mindy Kaling and Director Harold Ramis
  • "Women's Appreciation" Commentary with Jenna Fisher, Angela Kinsey, Kate Flannery and Writers Lee Eisenberg and Gene Stupnitisky
  • "Beach Game" Commentary with Ed Helms, Brian Baumgartner, Writer Jennifer Celotta and Director Harold Ramis
  • "The Job" Commentary wtih John Krasinski, Jenna Fischer, Rashida Jones, Melora Hardin, Editor David Rogers and Director Ken Kwapis

Stanley Kubrick Collection - October 23

Warner Home Video plans to release a Kubrick Collection, but you'll notice that FULL METAL JACKET isn't included. Apparently it WILL be included in Blu-Ray and HD-DVD editions. The rest of the flicks include 2001: A SPACE ODYSSEY, A CLOCKWORK ORANGE, EYES WIDE SHUT, THE SHINING, BARRY LYNDON, LOLITA, and STANLEY KUBRICK: A LIFE IN PICTURES (Kubrick Collection 2001 Release).

The Graduate (SE) - September 11

I've got to say, for an anniversary edition, THE GRADUATE has some really good features. Usually anniversary editions are filled with a whole disc of boredom. This one includes such folks as Alexander Payne, Henry Rollins, and David O. Russell. Noice.

Disc One:

  • NEW Audio commentary by Actors Dustin Hoffman and Katherine Ross
  • NEW Audio commentary by The Graduate Director Mike Nichols and Director Steven Soderbergh
  • NEW Retrospective documentary featuring today’s filmmakers and film critics talking about the influence of the film. Participants include Buck Henry (writer of The Graduate), Lawrence Turman (producer of The Graduate), David O. Russell (director of Three Kings), Richard Roeper (critic), Alexander Payne (director of Sideways), Marc Forster (director of Finding Neverland), Peter Bart (Variety editor), Henry Rollins (actor/musician) and more.
  • NEW “Coming of Age: The Making of The Graduate” featurette
  • NEW “Would You Like Me To Seduce You: The Seduction Scene Revisited” featurette
  • Screen tests with video introductions
  • One on One with Dustin Hoffman
  • Behind the scenes documentary
  • Original theatrical trailer
Disc Two: Simon & Garfunkel CD soundtrack
  • Sound of Silence
  • Mrs. Robinson
  • Scarborough Fair / Canticle
  • April Come She Will

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Source: DVDTimes



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