"Monsters, Inc." Blu-ray Coming Nov 10, 2009; Bonus Features Announced
Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment has released details of Disney/Pixar’s Monsters, Inc. release on Blu-ray disc, which will be hitting store shelves on November 10, 2009. In addition to many of the original DVD bonus features, the Blu-ray will include a new Filmmaker’s Roundtable with Pete Docter, Lee Unkrich, Darla Anderson, and Bob Peterson; a featurette on building the Monsters, Inc. ride in Tokyo Disneyland; an Interactive game; and a Disney File digital copy for iTunes and Windows Media Player. Suggested retail price is $45.99.
The full announcement follows:
Disney/Pixar’s Animated Classic Available
For the First Time in Blu-ray High Definition!
On 2-Disc Disney Blu-ray Hi Def + DisneyFile Digital Copy November 10, 2009,
Available for the SRP of $39.99
ALL NEW BLU-RAY BONUS FEATURES
Filmmakers Round Table
o Filmmakers Pete Docter, Lee Unkrich, Darla Anderson, and Bob Peterson reflect on the creation of the film, and share their most memorable anecdotes.
MONSTERS, INC. RIDE AND GO SEEK: BUILDING MONSTROPOLIS IN TOKYO
o A sneak peek of the newest Monsters attraction in Tokyo Disneyland, with exclusive interviews of the artists and engineers behind the ride.
ROZ’S 100 DOOR CHALLENGE (INTERACTIVE GAME)
o Think you have what it takes to be a Monsters, Inc. employee? Roz will be the judge of that with her 100 Door Challenge. Deal with whatever is behind each new door. It could be a puzzle, a trivia question, a mini-game . . . it could be crazy! Do your best. Your future employment at Monsters, Inc. hangs in the balance.
DISNEY FILE DIGITAL COPY FOR iTUNES AND WINDOW MEDIA PLAYER
PLUS ORIGINAL DVD BONUS FEATURES:
· Academy Award® nominated short film “Mike’s New Car” (With Audio Commentary By Directors)
· Academy Award® winning short film “For the Birds” (With Audio Commentary By Director)
· Banished Concepts
· Storyboard To Film Comparison
· Monster file
· Animation Gag Reel 1: Sulley/Boo/Waternoose
· Animation Gag Reel 2: Giraffe Gag
· Animation Gag Reel 3: Sulley Bowling Boo
MONSTERS, INC. BLU-RAY DISC PRODUCT DETAILS:
STREET DATE: November 10, 2009
Direct pre-book: 9/15/09
Distributor pre-book: 9/29/09
Suggested Retail Price: $45.99; $52.99 Canada
Feature run time: 95 minutes
The following technical specifications may only apply to feature:
Aspect ratio: 2.35:1
Video: 1080p, Widescreen
Sound: 5.1 DTS-HD Master Audio, 5.1 Dolby Digital English, French, Spanish
Subtitles: English SDH, French, Spanish
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