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Brokeback Mountain 

Cast Heath Ledger, Jake Gyllenhaal, Linda Cardellini, Anna Faris, Anne Hathaway, Michelle Williams, Randy Quaid
Director: Ang Lee
Format: Closed-captioned, Color, Dolby, Dubbed, Subtitled, Widescreen, NTSC
Aspect Ratio: 1.85:1
Rating
Studio: Universal
DVD Release Date: April 4, 2006
Synopsis: A raw, powerful story of two young men, a Wyoming ranch hand and a rodeo cowboy, who meet in the summer of 1963 sheepherding in the harsh, high grasslands of contemporary Wyoming and form an unorthodox yet life-long bond--by turns ecstatic, bitter and conflicted.
Run Time: 134 minutes  
DVD Features:
• Available Subtitles: English, Spanish, French
• Available Audio Tracks: English (Dolby Digital 5.1), French (Dolby Digital 5.1)
• "Sharing the Story: The Making of Brokeback Mountain" featurette
• "Directing From the Heart: Ang Lee" featurette
• "On Being A Cowboy" featurette
• From Script to Screen: Interviews with Larry McMurtry & Diana Ossana

Dirty

Cast: Cube Gooding Jr., Clifton Collins, Wyclef Jean, Keith David 
Directors: Chris Fisher
Format: Color, Dolby, Dubbed, Subtitled, Widescreen, NTSC
Aspect Ratio: 1.85:1
Rating
Studio: Sony Pictures
DVD Release Date: April 4, 2006
Synopsis: Two gangbangers-turned-cops try and cover up a scandal within the LAPD.
Run Time: 97 minutes
DVD Features:
• Available Subtitles: English, Spanish, French, Portuguese, Korean, Chinese, Thai
• Available Audio Tracks: English (Dolby Digital 5.1), Thai (Dolby Digital 5.1), French (Dolby Digital 2.0 Surround)
• Audio commentary by writer/director Chris Fisher and director of photography Eliot Rockett
• "Gettin' Dirty" featurette on the Dirty premiere
• Skateboarding/breakdancing featurette
• Deleted scenes
• "Chump" music video
 

The Chronicles of Narnia - The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe (Special Two-Disc Collector's Edition)

Cast: Tilda Swinton, Georgie Henley, William Moseley, Skandar Keynes, Anna Popplewell, Rupert Everett, Dawn French, James McAvoy, Shane Rangi, Patrick Kake, Elizabeth Hawthorne, Kiran Shah, James Cosmo, Judy McIntosh, Sala Baker, Jim Broadbent
Director: Andrew Adamson
Format: AC-3, Closed-captioned, Collector's Edition, Color, Dolby, Dubbed, Special Edition, Subtitled, Widescreen, NTSC
Aspect Ratio: 2.35:1
Rating
Studio: Walt Disney Video
DVD Release Date: April 4, 2006
Synopsis: Based on the classic novel by CS Lewis. Four London children are sent to a professors country home in order for protection during World War II. There they find a magic wardrobe which leads to a mystical land called Narnia, which is being ruled by an evil witch. To defeat the Witch, they must join forces with Aslan, the lion God of Narnia, and the great battle between good and evil.
Run Time: 134 minutes
DVD Features:
• Available Subtitles: English, Spanish, French
• Available Audio Tracks: English (Dolby Digital 5.1), English (DTS 5.1), French (Unknown Format), Spanish (Unknown Format)
• Commentary by: Kids & director Andrew AdamsonUnknown Format,FilmmakersUnknown Format
• Disc One:
• Kid and director commentary by stars Georgie Henley, Skandar Keynes, William Moseley and Anna Popplewell with director Andrew Adamson
• Filmmaker commentary by director Andrew Adamson, production designer Roger Ford and producer Mark Johnson
• Bloopers of Narnia
• Discover Narnia Fun Facts
• Disc Two:
• Creating Narnia - An in-depth look at cinematic storytellers, director's diary and the children's magical journey
• "Chronicle of a Director" featurette - personal diary from the director
• "The Children's Magical Journey" featurette
• "Anatomy of a Scene: the Melting River" featurette
• "Cinematic Storytellers" - eight film diaries from eight members of the film team
• "C.S. Lewis: From One Man's Mind" featurette
• "Creating Creatures" featurette
• Creatures, Lands & Legends - Meet all the strange creatures that fill Narnia: Minotaurs, unicorns, centaurs, fauns & more
• "Creatures of the World" featurette
• "Explore Narnia" 3-D map
• "Legends in Time" Narnia timeline

An Unfinished Life

Cast: Robert Redford, Jennifer Lopez, Morgan Freeman, Josh Lucas, Camryn Manheim, Damian Lewis and Becca Gardner
Director Lasse Hallstrom
Format: Closed-captioned, Color, NTSC
Aspect Ratio: 2.40:1
Rating
Studio: Miramax
DVD Release Date: April 11, 2006
Synopsis: A down on her luck woman, desperate to provide care for her daughter, moves in with her father in-law from whom she is estranged. Through time, they learn to forgive each other and heal old wounds.
Run Time: 108 minutes
DVD Features:
• Available Subtitles: English, Spanish
• Available Audio Tracks: English (Dolby Digital 5.1), French (Unknown Format)
• Commentary by: Director, producer and editorUnknown Format
• "The Making Of An Unfinished Life" featurette
• "Training Bart the Bear" featurette
• Still gallery


Little Manhattan

Cast: Josh Hutcherson, Charlie Ray, Bradley Whitford, Cynthia Nixon Directors: Mark Levin
Format: Closed-captioned, Color, Dolby, Dubbed, Full Screen, Subtitled, Widescreen, NTSC
Aspect Ratio: 2.35:1
Rating
Studio: 20th Century Fox
DVD Release Date: April 4, 2006
Synopsis: Ten-year-old Gabe was just a normal kid growing up in Manhattan, untill Rosemary Telesco walked into his life actually into his karate class. But, before Gabe can tell Rosemary how he feels, she tells him she will not being going to public school any more. Gabe has a lot more to learn about life,love and girls.
Run Time: 90 minutes
DVD Features:
• Available Subtitles: English, Spanish
• Available Audio Tracks: English (Dolby Digital 5.1), French (Dolby Digital 2.1 Surround), Spanish (Dolby Digital 2.1 Surround)
• Commentary by director Mark Levin and screenwriter Jennifer Flackett
• "From Scout to Screen" making-of featurette
• Behind the Scenes in Central Park
• Deleted scenes with optional commentary
 

Bee Season
 
Cast: Richard Gere, Juliette Binoche, Flora Cross, Max Minghella, and Kate Bosworth
Directors: Scott McGehee & David Siegel
Format: Closed-captioned, Color, Dolby, Dubbed, Full Screen, Subtitled, Widescreen, NTSC
Aspect Ratio: 2.35:1
Rating
Studio: 20th Century Fox
DVD Release Date: April 4, 2006
Synopsis: 11-year-old Eliza Naumann comes from an odd family; they all divert their emotional frustrations into secret channels. When Eliza unexpectedly begins winning spelling bees, what had been a stable dynamic within the family becomes disrupted; long held secrets emerge, and a latent spiritual yearning is awakened in her withdrawn father Saul and compulsive mother Miriam. As Eliza moves closer and closer to the national spelling bee, the Naumann family finds itself in a spiral of surprising discovery and jarring uncertainty...
Run Time: 104 minutes
DVD Features:
• Available Subtitles: English, Spanish, French
• Available Audio Tracks: English (Dolby Digital 5.1), Spanish (Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo)
• Commentary by directors Scott McGehee and David Siegel
• Commentary by producer Albert Berger and screenwriter Naomi Foner Gyllenhaal
• 6 deleted scenes with optional commentary
• "The Making of Bee Season" featurette
• "The Cutting Room Floor" featurette
• "The Essence of Bee Season" featurette
• Theatrical Trailer


 

 

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