DVD News Coolness #38

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Get Shorty (SE) - February 22

One of the coolest movies from the early 90s with one of the coolest characters written by one of the coolest writers starring one of the coolest actors of all time. Travolta had back to back hits with this and Pulp Fiction....and then did Broken Arrow (?!)


  • Commentary with director Barry Sonnenfeld
  • Get Shorty: Look At Me - Featurette on the creation of the film from book to script to screen, featuring film clips, behind-the-scenes footage and new interviews with John Travolta, Danny DeVito, Gene Hackman, Rene Russo, Sonnenfeld, author Elmore Leonard and screenwriter Scott Frank
  • Get Shorty: Wiseguys And Dolls - Featurette on the actors and their characters
  • Deleted Graveyard Scene
  • Going Again - Behind-the scenes
  • Get Shorty Party Reel - Reel of bloopers and outtakes, as shown to the cast and crew at the film’s wrap party.
  • Page To Screen - Full-length Bravo special on the making of the film
  • Photo gallery and 24 behind-the-scenes still photos
  • Original theatrical trailer
  • Easter eggs
  • Sneak peek at the upcoming theatrical sequel Be Cool
  • 1.85:1 anamorphic widescreen

"Hey, look at me. I gotta pinch a loaf."

Open Water - December 28

Sharks will eat you. I mean that's been proven time and time again. So what's one more trip to murky waters of the ocean, right? In this episode of "When sharks go....shark" a bunch of people go on a scuba diving vacation and get left behind. And you thought Daddy forgetting you at that mall when you were six was bad. Sissy.


  • Commentary with Director Chris Kentis and Producer Laura Lau
  • Commentary with cast members Blanchard Ryan and Daniel Travis
  • Indie Essentials filmmaker guide to marketing a movie
  • On The High Seas: Making Open Water
  • Anamorphic Widescreen

"Hey baby, any chance that's just your cousin Kevin with a shark fin on his head?"

The Simpsons - December 28

Here are some preliminary details on season five for the Simpsons. We'll let you know when the official specs are released, so keep it in your pants, baby.


  • Commentary on Homer's Barbershop Quartet by Matt Groening, Al Jean, Hank Azaria, Jon Lovitz, Jeff Martin and Mark Kirkland
  • Commentary on Cape Feare by Matt Groening, Al Jean and Jon Vitti
  • Commentary on Homer Goes to College by Matt Groening, David Mirkin, James L. Brookes, Conan O'Brien, Jim Reardon and David Silverman
  • commentary by Matt Groening, David Mirkin, Wes Archer and David Silverman on Rosebud.
  • Commentary on Treehouse of Horror by Matt Groening, James L. Brookes, David Mirkin, Conan O'Brien, Greg Daniels, Bill Oakley, Josh Weinstein and David Silverman
  • Commentary on Marge on the Lam by Matt Groening, David Mirkin, Mark Kirkland, David Silverman
  • Animatics and storyboards with illustrated commentary
  • Commercials
  • Tree House of Horror Sketches Deleted scenes entitled Homer's Barbershop Quartet, Cape Feare, Homer Goes to College, Rosebud and Treehouse of Horror IV

Infernal Affairs - December 7

To pump you up a bit for the Scorsese helmed adaption of the original (for some reason called THE DEPARTED), Buena Vista is releasing this honey which won a butt-load of Hong Kong Film awards.


  • Making of Infernal Affairs
  • Confidential File - Behind-the-scenes featurette
  • Alternate ending
  • Original International and Chinese theatrical trailers
  • 2.35:1 anamorphic widescreen
  • English and the Original Cantonese audio
  • English and Spanish subtitles

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Deep Impact (SE)


CSI (S4): Didn't this just start like two weeks ago and its already Season 4? 10/

Jaime Kennedy (S2): Way funnier than Punk'D and the pranks are a whole lot better(IMHO). 10/12

Ed Wood (SE): Yes, finally it's here. Now go watch it wearing your pink sweater. You know, the one grandma gave you. Sissy. 10/12

"I'm telling you boss, girl had a rack this friggin' big. Magnificent!"

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