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 Posted:   Oct 2, 2013 - 11:37 AM   
 By:   johnjohnson   (Member)

Sony Pictures Home Entertainment will release a combo pack edition of director Neill Blomkamp sci-fi action drama Elysium (2013), starring Matt Damon (The Departed), Jodie Foster (Contact), Sharlto Copley (District 9), and Diego Luna (Y tu mamá también). The release will be available for purchase online and in stores across the nation on December 17th.

Exclusive Blu-ray Bonus Features:
•Extended Scene
•Visions of 2154 - An interactive exploration of the art and design of Elysium.
•The Journey to Elysium:
Envisioning Elysium - This pre-production diary explores all facets of pre-production.
Capturing Elysium - With production in Vancouver, Mexico, and on huge green screen stages, the challenge of filming was nothing short of massive. The filmmakers and cast discuss the journey through the film's production.
Enhancing Elysium - This post-production diary explores the editing process.
•In Support of Story: The Visual Effects of Elysium - An in-depth look at the process of shooting visual effects scenes and incorporating CGI environments and vehicles into those scenes in post-production.
•The Technology of 2154 - From independently functioning Droids to next-generation military tech that gives humans machine-enhanced power, get insight from the filmmakers on the technology of Eysium.
Additional Bonus Features:
•Collaboration: Crafting the Performances in Elysium - Meet the dynamic cast and get insight into how they prepared for their roles.
•Engineering Utopia: Creating a Society in the Sky - A look at designing and creating the utopian space station.

http://www.blu-ray.com/news/?id=12276

 
 Posted:   Oct 10, 2013 - 4:31 PM   
 By:   BornOfAJackal   (Member)

If you can tolerate the humanist twist, ala STAR TREK, of the political angle in this movie, then I highly recommend it.

Crackerjack action sequences, WAY above average CGI, and very solid acting.

Let's hope it makes up on video the business it didn't do in the theaters.

 
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