Get ready for some fighting bears and magical compasses on DVD and Blu-Ray.
The Golden Compass is coming to the DVD shelves on April 29. The movie will be available in a number of formats. There will be a single-disc edition available for $28.98, a two-disc special edition priced at $34.99 and a Blu-Ray disc, with all the features of the two-disc edition, will sell for $39.99. The film stars Nicole Kidman, Daniel Craig and Dakota Blue Richards.
The first movie based on the bestselling Philip Pullman novels. The "His Dark Materials" trilogy is comprised of "The Golden Compass," "The Subtle Knife" and "The Amber Spyglass". It revolves around a young girl who travels to the far north to save her best friend. Along the way she encounters shape-shifting creatures, witches, and a variety of otherworldly characters in parallel universes.
- Animated menus
- 16x9 widescreen (2.35:1) or 4x3 fullscreen version of the film
- English Dolby Digital 5.1 EX Surround Sound, DTS-ES 6.1 Discrete Audio and English 2.0 Stereo Surround
- English & Spanish subtitles (Feature only)
- Closed captions (Feature only)
- Special sneak peeks of upcoming New Line Cinema films
Two-Disc and Blu-Ray Editions
- Feature-length audio commentary from writer/director Chris Weitz
- Eleven "Making-of" featurettes including "The Armoured Bears" featurette, "The Adaptation" featurette and the "Production Design" featurette
- Theatrical and teaser trailers
- 16x9 widescreen (2.35:1) version of the film
- Dolby Digital 5.1 EX, DTS-ES 6.1 Discrete Audio and English 2.0 Stereo Surround
- 7.1 DTS-HD Master Audio (Blu-ray only)
- English & Spanish subtitles
- English SDH subtitles (Blu-ray only)
- Closed captions (Standard Definition only)
- Enhanced visual commentary (Blu-ray only)
- Interactive menus (Blu-ray only)