Stanley Kubrick Collection (US - DVD R1)
Warner Home Video sends over artwork for new titles in a Director's Series set
Starring: N/A (Various)
Released: 23rd October 2007
Warner Home Video has sent over early details on a Director Series: Stanley Kubrick Collection which includes new two-disc special editions of 2001: A Space Odyssey, A Clockwork Orange, Eyes Wide Shut, and The Shining, as well as the deluxe edition of Full Metal Jacket, and Stanley Kubrick: A Life in Pictures. Each has been digitally remastered, and debut in their original widescreen theatrical aspect ratios. All releases have been created in collaboration with, and approved by, the estate of Stanley Kubrick. The nine-disc package will be available to own from the 23rd October, and should retail at around $79.92. Titles will also be available individually for around $26.99 a pop. Separate from this collection will be featureless releases of both Barry Lyndon and Lolita. Each should retail at around $19.97 or thereabouts.
2001: A Space Odyssey will include a commentary by Keir Dullea and Gary Lockwood, a Channel 4 2001: The Making of a Myth documentary, a Standing on the Shoulders of Kubrick: The Legacy of 2001 featurette, a Vision of a Future Passed: The Prophecy of 2001 featurette, a 2001: A Space Odyssey - A Look Behind the Future featurette, a 2001: FX and Early Conceptual Artwork featurette, a Look: Stanley Kubrick! feature, an audio-only interview with Stanley Kubrick, and the films theatrical trailer.
The Clockwork Orange Special Edition will include a commentary by Malcolm McDowell and historian Nick Redman, a Channel 4 Still Tickin’: The Return of Clockwork Orange documentary, a Great Bolshy Yarblockos! Making A Clockwork Orange featurette, Career Profile: O Lucky Malcolm, and the trailer.
The Eyes Wide Shut Special Edition includes both the Rated and Unrated versions of the film, along with a scene specific commentary by Sydney Pollack and historian Peter Loewenberg, a Channel 4 The Last Movie: Stanley Kubrick and Eyes Wide Shut documentary, a Lost Kubrick: The Unfinished Films of Stanley Kubrick featurette, Kubrick’s 1998 DGA D.W Griffith Award acceptance speech, an interview gallery featuring Tom Cruise, Nicole Kidman, and Steven Spielberg, the theatrical trailer, and some TV spots.
The only extra material on the Full Metal Jacket DVD will be a commentary by Adam Baldwin, Vincent D’Onofrio, R. Lee Ermey and Jay Cocks, a Full Metal Jacket: Between Good and Evil featurette, and the theatrical trailer. The two-disc special edition of The Shining will include a commentary by Garrett Brown and John Baxter, a Making of the Shining documentary with optional commentary by Vivian Kubrick, a View from The Overlook: Crafting the Shining featurette, a Visions of Stanley Kubrick featurette, a Wendy Carlos, Composer featurette, and the theatrical trailer. We've attached a number of package shots below:
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