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15th September 2006 14:12  #1

sambadude Member Join Date: June 2006 Location: Australia Posts: 61
Superman Ultimate Collection - Region 4
This looks f**king awesome.

First off is the announcement of Superman Returns - release date of 6th December. It's a 2 disc set with the following features:

Requiem for Krypton - Making Superman Returns
Secret Origins and First Issues - Crystallizing Superman
The Crystal Method - Designing Superman
Shooting Superman - Superman on the Farm
Shooting Superman – Superman in the City
Shooting Superman – Superman in Trouble
The Joy of Lex - Menacing Superman
Wrapping Superman
Deleted Scenes (includes audio introduction from director Bryan Singer)
Teaser Trailer
Theatrical Trailer
Electronic Arts Game Trailer

Then here's the big one. A 13 disc collection with all 4 Superman movies plus Superman Returns and 2 separate documentaries Look! Up In The Sky and You Will Believe - Making Of A Saga also on 6th December.

The extras on this are massive:

Superman The Movie
Original 1978 theatrical version with soundtrack in Dolby Digital 5.1
Commentary by producer Pierre Spengler and executive producer Ilya Salkind
Music-only audio track
2000 expanded edition movie with commentary by director Richard Donner and creative consultant Tom Mankiewicz
Taking Flight: The Development of Superman documentary
Making Superman - Filming the Legend documentary
The Magic Behind the Cape
Screen tests
Gag reels
The Making of Superman - The Movie Vintage TV Special
1951 Movie Superman and the Mole-Men starring George Reeves
9 1940s Fleischer Studios Superman cartoons mastered from superior vault elements

Superman II
Theatrical Cut of the movie with commentary by director Richard Lester and producers Pierre Spengler and Ilya Salkind
The Making of Superman II Vintage TV Special
Superman 50th Anniversary Vintage TV Special
First Flight - The Fleischer Superman Series new featurette
8 Famous Studios Superman cartoons mastered from superior vault elements
Director Richard Donner's cut featuring a different beginning and resolution with never-before-seen footage of Marlon Brando and Margot Kidder
Commentary by director Richard Donner and creative consultant Tom Mankiewicz
Superman II - Restoring the Vision new featurette

Superman III
Commentary by producers Ilya Salkind and Pierre Spengler
The Making of Superman III Vintage TV Special
Additional scenes

Superman IV
Commentary by screenwriters Lawrence Konner and Mark Rosenthal
Superman IV The Missing Scenes featurette that examines and recreates the original tested version

The packaging is brilliant as well:
Collectible Tin Set with bellyband
Transparent plastic O-Ring packaging with lenticular tips
Foil-enhanced box
Chapter Booklet
DC Comics Booklet

Check out a picture here


Two words - f**king amazing!

Bravo Warner Brothers. Bravo.

15th September 2006 14:47  #2

demiscy Member Join Date: April 2006 Location: Cyprus Posts: 589
Yeap, just got ezydvd's newsletter about this one!
If I'm gonna buy one, this is what it will be

15th September 2006 16:02  #3

Mark Lim Member Join Date: March 2004 Location: Australia Posts: 1,211
You forgot to mention that the set's 13 Disc!! Compared to Region 1's 8 Disc?

15th September 2006 19:28  #4

Jacob Rubinstein Member Join Date: April 2004 Location: United States Posts: 67
region 1 is getting a 14 disc set. they have to wait to announce superman returns on dvd before they can announce the 14 disc set.


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