MEN IN BLACK ON DVD
THE USA SLEEP, AUSTRALIA IS THE FIRST TO RECEIVE THIS UNPRECEDENTED DVD
Pictures’ biggest grossing film of all time ($550 million worldwide), the
special effects-laden MEN IN BLACK, will be released worldwide on DVD, September 5, 2000.
Starring Oscar-winner Tommy Lee Jones (“The Fugitive”) and Will
Smith (“Independence Day”) and directed by Barry Sonnenfeld (“Wild Wild
West”), this DVD contains special value added features with some of the most
sophisticated, thrilling elements ever offered on this exciting new format.
With the release of two special editions, MEN
IN BLACK is one of the most anticipated home entertainment events of the
cut for Australian audiences and rated PG, this new M15+ DVD provides viewers
with the full, unedited version; containing scenes never seen in Australia
Smith and Tommy Lee Jones star as Agents Jay and Kay – the best kept secrets
in the universe. For over 30
years, the MEN IN BLACK have
monitored alien activity on Earth. Working for an unofficial government agency, they provide
intergalactic immigration services and regulate all things alien on Earth -
unbeknownst to the general public. While
investigating a series of unregistered close encounters, the MEN
IN BLACK agents uncover the deadly plot of an intergalactic terrorist on a
mission to assassinate two ambassadors from opposing galaxies currently in
residence in New York City. In
order to prevent worlds from colliding, Kay and Jay must track down the
terrorist before the Earth is destroyed in the bargain.
They are our best, last and only line of defence.
COLLECTOR’S EDITION AND LIMITED EDITION BOXED SET ON DVD WORLDWIDE, DEBUT
SEPTEMBER 5, 2000.
more features than any DVD in the universe, MEN
IN BLACK will be available in two versions each featuring
never-before-seen footage and out of this world added value items for a truly
state-of-the-art intergalactic experience:
MEN IN BLACK DELUXE COLLECTOR’S
EDITION, with over nine hours of added value, contains an entire universe
of exclusive footage in widescreen presentation and unique features including
an all-new 22 minute documentary, “The Metamorphosis of MEN
IN BLACK.” Also featured is audio & ‘live’ video commentary by
Director Barry Sonnenfeld & star Tommy Lee Jones, character animation
studies with Director introduction (uses angle change function), ‘Tunnel
Scene’ deconstruction with introduction & optional commentary by the ILM
Creative team (uses angles), five extended & alternate scenes, storyboard
and production photo galleries, storyboard comparisons to final film
comparisons, original behind-the-scenes featurette on the making of the movie,
MEN IN BLACK music video performed
by Will Smith, theatrical trailers and talent profiles.
the world's most 'featured' DVD, the MEN
IN BLACK LIMITED EDITION BOXED SET, with over thirteen hours of added
value, is the first dual layer, double-sided disc in Australia and
will be released as a two-disc
version. Presented in a stunning collector's box, the Limited Edition
features all of the extras contained on the Deluxe Edition, along with
digitally mastered audio and anamorphic video supervised by Director Barry
Sonnenfeld in widescreen and full screen
presentations, audio commentary
with Barry Sonnenfeld, Rick Baker & ILM Team, ‘Creatures: Concept
to Completion’ animated art gallery, DVD-ROM and Web Links, ‘Edgar
Bug Fight’ Scene Deconstructed using angles, expanded storyboard,
conceptual art and production photo gallery.
Three scene editing workshops where the
viewer can become the director as they piece together cuts from a scene in
their own order. You can play it
back and compare it with the final cut and listen to Director Sonnenfeld
explain why he chose the cuts he did. MEN
IN BLACK Limited Edition DVD also
contains a collectible insert consisting of a 12-page booklet including
production notes and conceptual character drawings
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