Street Date: 2/15/05
During the presidential election of 1988, a teenager named Donnie Darko sleepwalks out of his house one night, and sees a giant, demonic-looking rabbit named Frank, who tells him the world will end in 28 days, 6 hours, 42 minutes, and 12 seconds. He returns home the next morning to find that a jet engine has crashed through his bedroom. As he tries to figure out why he survived and tries to deal with people in his town, like the school bully, his conservative health teacher, and a self-help guru, Frank continues to turn up in Donnie's mind, causing him to commit acts of vandalism and worse. The new Director’s Cut includes a production diary of the film (with optional commentary by Director of Photography Steven Poster), a story-board to screen featurette, the Director’s cut theatrical trailer, They Made Me Do It Too – The Cult of Donnie Darko and the #1 Fan: A Darkomentary.
English: Dolby Surround 2.0, Dolby Digital 5.1
Dubbed: English / Subtitles: English, Spanish
Disc 1: Widescreen Presentation Audio Commentary with Writer/Director Richard Kelly and Kevin Smith "Disc 2: Donnie Darko Production Diary (with optional commentary by Director of Photography Steven Poster)"Disc 2: Donnie Darko Production Diary (with optional commentary by Director of Photography Steven Poster)
Street Date: 3/1/05
From filmmaker Sam Raimi (Spider-Man®, Army of Darkness) and acclaimed Japanese director Takashi Shimizu comes a terrifying tale of horror in the tradition of The Ring and 28 Days Later. Sarah Michelle Gellar (TV’s “Buffy The Vampire Slayer”) stars as an American nurse who has come to work in Tokyo. Following a series of horrifying and mysterious deaths, she encounters the vengeful supernatural spirit that possesses its victims, claims their souls, then passes its curse to another person in a spreading chain of horror. Now, she must find a way to break this supernatural spell or become the next victim of an ancient evil that never dies, but forever lives to kill.
- "A Powerful Rage: Behind the Grudge" - a five part making-of documentary
- Cast and crew commentary including Sam Raimi, Ted Raimi, Sarah Michelle Gellar and more!
- Under the Skin Featurette - explores the medical explanation of the fear response in film
- Audio: English 5.1, French (Canadian) 5.1
- Subtitles: English, French (Parisian), Spanish
- Closed Captioning
- Anamorphic Widescreen
Street Date: 3/1/05
Prequel. Exorcist: The Beginning traces the story of Father Merrin back to his first encounter with the Devil during his missionary work in Africa.
Packaging Type: Amaray Case
Run Time: 113
Closed Captioning: Yes
Sound Track Language: English
Aspect Ratio: Original Aspect Ratio - 2.35, Widescreen [16:9 Transfer]
Subtitles: English, Francais, Espanol
Sound Quality: English: Dolby Surround 5.1
The Lone Gunmen TV Series
Street Date: 3/29/05
From X-Files creator Chris Carter, The Lone Gunmen Complete Series - get inside the trio of X-Files computer-hacking geeks popularly known as The Lone gunmen in the perfect DVD for all X-Files fans. Experience the altered world and suspenseful action that will keep you watching!
English Dolby Surround, Spanish Dolby Surround
Subtitled: English, Spanish
Side 1-Disc 1: Pilot
Bond, Jimmy Bond
Eine Kleine Frohike
Side 1-Disc 2: Like Water For Octane
Three Men and a Smoking Diaper
Episode Commentary (TBD)
Disc 2-Side 1: Madam, I'm Adam
Planet of the Frohikes
Disc 2-Side 2: Diagnosis Jimmy
Wonderfalls TV Series
Street Date: 2/01/05
"From the producer of Angel and Firefly comes Wonderfalls with 9 never aired episodes. Although a recent graduate of Brown University, Jaye Tyler decides to ignore her degree, live in a trailer and work at a tourist gift shop in Niagara Falls called Wonderfalls—-much to the despair of her well-to-do family. But Jaye’s aimless life takes a startling turn after a lion figurine begins talking to her. Her family calls it an “episode,” but Jaye knows better.
Fearing for her sanity, Jaye nevertheless starts doing exactly what an increasing number of inanimate objects tell her to do and is amazed when her outrageous actions begin changing people’s lives in unexpected ways. "
English Dolby Digital 5.1
Disc 1, 2 and 3: 1.78:1
Dubbed: English / Subtitled: English, Spanish
Disc 1: Wax Lion, Wax Lion Commentary by Caroline Dhavarnes, Katie Finneran, Todd Holland and Bryan Fuller. Episodes: Pink Flamingos, Karma Chameleon and Wound-up Penguin. Special Feature: Greetings from Wonderfalls (23:16)
Disc 2: Crime Dog, Crime Dog Commentary by Caroline Dhavarnes, Katie Finneran, Todd Holland and Bryan Fuller. Episodes: Muffin Buffalo, Barrel Bear, Lovesick Ass, Lovesick Ass Commentary by Caroline Dhavarnes, Katie Finneran, Todd Holland and Bryan Fuller. Special Feature: Fantastic Visual Effects (2:58) Music Video (5:00)
Disc 3: Safety Canary, Safety Canary Commentary by Caroline Dhavarnes, Katie Finneran, Todd Holland and Bryan Fuller. Episodes: Lying Pig, Cocktail Bunny, Cocktail Bunny Commentary by Caroline Dhavarnes, Katie Finneran, Todd Holland and Bryan Fuller. Totem Mole, Caged Bird, Caged Bird Commentary by Caroline Dhavarnes, Katie Finneran, Todd Holland and Bryan Fuller.
The Shield Season 3
Street Date: 2/22/05
“The Shield” made history with the most Emmy nominations ever for a basic cable drama.
It won a Golden Globe for Best Drama Series and star Michael Chiklis won the Emmy and Golden
Globe awards for Lead Actor in a Drama Series. Get ready as this hard-hitting, award-winning
cop drama returns with a vengeance for a pulse-pounding third season.
English, Spanish & French: Steroe 2.0
All 4 Disc: 1.78:1
Dubbed: English/Subtitles: English & Spanish
Bonus Features: Disc 1: Playing Tight / Blood and Water / Bottom Bitch - Commentary by Scott Brazil, Michael Chiklis, Adam E. Fierro and Michael Jace / Streaks and Tips Deleted Scenes With Optional Commentary by Shawn Ryan: Playing Tight: 56-57, 72-73, Blood and Water: 95, 108, Bottom Bitch: 33,49, Streaks and Tips: 75-77, 140 "Disc 2: Mum - Commentary by Walton Goggins, Michael Hicks, Benito Martinez, Shawn Ryan and Kurt Sutter"Disc 2: Mum - Commentary by Walton Goggins, Michael Hicks, Benito Martinez, Shawn Ryan and Kurt Sutter "Disc 3: Slipknot - Commentary bu Michael Chicklis, Walton Goggins, Kenneth Johnson, and David Snell"Disc 3: Slipknot - Commentary bu Michael Chicklis, Walton Goggins, Kenneth Johnson, and David Snell "Disc 4: Fire in the Hole - Commentary by Catherine Dent, Nicki Micheaux, CCh Pounder, and Cathy Cahlin Ryan"Disc 4: Fire in the Hole - Commentary by Catherine Dent, Nicki Micheaux, CCh Pounder, and Cathy Cahlin Ryan.
Wonder Woman: Season Two
Street Date: 3/1/05
What's Wonder Woman up to now? Flash forward 35 years from her stirring Season-One adventures defending America in World War II. Without missing a beat, Wonder Woman leaps from the big-band era to the disco decade, still miraculously young and still using wits, wiles and astonishing powers to fight evil. Season Two (21 episodes following a feature-length season premiere) introduces Wonder Woman to a new America of nuclear power and computers. Teamed with Steve Trevor, son of the dashing major she worked with during World War II, she takes the name Diana Prince - and takes on all kinds of danger from terrorists, mad geniuses, crooks and even a diabolical rock star while working for America's Inter-Agency Defense Command. Wonder Woman, we're proud you're on our side!
1 - Side A - The Return of Wonder Woman; Anschluss '77; The Man Who Could Move the World Side B - The Bermuda Triangle Crisis; Knockout; The Pied Piper
2 - Side A - The Queen and the Thief; I Do, I Do; The Man Who Made Volcanoes Side B - Mind Stealers from Outer Space - 1; Mind Stealers from Outer Space - 2; The Deadly Toys
3 - Side A - Light-Fingered Lady; Screaming Javelin; Diana's Disappearing Act Side B - Death in Disguise; I.R.A.C. Is Missing; Flight to Oblivion
4 - Side A - Seance of Terror; The Man Who Wouldn't Tell Side B - The Girl from Ilandia; The Murderous Missile + Special Feature Documentary
The Flinstones: The Complete Third Season
Street Date: 3/22/05
The Flintstones band wagon was rolling full logs ahead by its third year. They always had a solid fan base but now critics, who had surprisingly shortchanged the "cartoon show" two years prior, were won over. Many episodes pariodied current culture: The Twitch spoofed the Twist craze, Hawaiian Escapade poked fun at the TV series Hawaiian Eye and Dial "S" for Suspicion gloriously tweaked the plot of the movie Dial M for Murder into comic farace. The most famous of the 28 classic episodes in this Deluxe 4-Disc Set with Fabulous Extras is the nationally anticipated birth of Pebbles in Dress Rehearsal. If the Flintstones had DVD, they'd watch this blissful collection of "home movies" over and over. You certainly will.
1 - DINO GOES HOLLYROCK; FRED'S NEW BOSS BARNEY THE INVISIBLE; THE BOWLING BALLET; THE TWITCH; HERE'S SNOW IN YOUR EYES
2 - THE BUFFALO CONVENTION; THE LITTLE STRANGER; BABY BARNEY; HAWAIIAN ESCAPADE; LADIES' DAY; NOTHING BUT THE TOOTH
3 - HIGH SCHOOL FRED; DIAL "S" FOR SUSPICION; FLASHGUN FREDDIE; THE KISSING BURGLAR; WILMA, THE MAID; THE HERO
4 - SIDE A - THE SURPRISE; MOTHER-IN-LAW'S VISIT; FOXY GRANDMA; FRED'S NEW JOB; DRESS REHEARSAL SIDE B - CARRY ON, NURSE FRED; VENTRILOQUIST BARNEY; THE BIG MOVE; SWEDISH VISITORS; THE BIRTHDAY PARTY
Street Date: 2/22/05
Miramax Home Entertainment proudly presents FINDING NEVERLAND, the magical true story about J.M. Barrie, the author of “Peter Pan.” This enchanting, romantic tale stars Johnny Depp (“Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl”), Kate Winslet (“Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind,” “Titanic”), Academy Award® winner Julie Christie (Best Actress “Darling” 1965; “Troy”) and double Academy Award® winner Dustin Hoffman (Best Actor “Rain Man” 1989; Best Actor “Kramer Vs. Kramer” 1979) in an acclaimed story of one of the world’s most imaginative storytellers, and the family that inspired him to write his world-famous play. On DVD, FINDING NEVERLAND has an outstanding slate of bonus features for even more enjoyment of this wonderful film. Included are “The Magic of Finding Neverland” and “Creating Neverland” on making the film; deleted scenes with optional commentary from the producer, writer and director; outtakes from the film; “On The Red Carpet” which brings viewers up close and personal with the film’s fabulous Hollywood premiere; and a feature-length audio commentary track with director Marc Forster, producer Richard Gladstein and writer David Magee.
DVD aspect ratio: 2.35:1 enhanced for 16x9 TV screens and, available separately: 1.33:1 formatted 4x3 Sound: Dolby® Digital 5.1 Surround Sound
Language: Spanish, French subtitles French, Spanish audio
Sweet Valley High: Season 1
Street Date: 2/08/05
For the first time ever, the complete first season of the hit television show “Sweet Valley High” is available on DVD in a three disc set, SWEET VALLEY HIGH: SEASON 1, available on March 8, 2005 from Buena Vista Home Entertainment. Catch up with the whole Sweet Valley High gang, including beautiful twins Liz and Jess Wakefield, who are identical in looks but different in almost every other way! Based on the positively addictive and expansive book series by Francine Pascal, this popular TV series stars Brittany Daniel and Cynthia Daniel.
Street Date: 2/08/05
Touchstone Home Entertainment presents the gripping, actiondrama LADDER 49, available on DVD and VHS March 8, 2005. Starring Academy Award® nominees Joaquin Phoenix (“The Village;” nominated Best Supporting Actor “Gladiator” 2000) and John Travolta (“The Punisher,” nominated Best Actor “Pulp Fiction” 1994), LADDER 49 is an incredible story about extraordinary heroes emerging out of ordinary lives, and about what happens when a courageous unit of firefighters is faced with saving one of their own. Filled with true to life fire rescue scenes, Ladder 49 is a thrilling account of a hero-in-the-making, and a tribute to the everyday sacrifices of firefighters. DVD bonus materials for LADDER 49 include: deleted scenes; “Everyday Heroes” featuring real stories from real firefighters; a “The Making of Ladder 49” featurette; “Shine Your Light” music video performed by Robbie Robertson; and audio commentary from Director Jay Russell and Editor Bud Smith. This DVD also features the Enhanced Home Theater Mix, a dynamic audio-sensory experience, designed specifically for your home theater system.