"Smokin' Aces" HD DVD Arrives on April 17 (Updated)
[March 9, 2007] Originally posted.
[March 19, 2007] Updated with more details.
Universal Studios Home Entertainment presents Smokin' Aces on HD DVD, this April 17. It will be released on a HD DVD/DVD Combo disc and will therefore have a listed price of $39.98 SRP. And it may be the first HD DVD title that takes advantage of the Internet connectivity of HD DVD players for further in-movie interactivity, with the U-Control Assasin Tracker interactive feature using Google Maps.
HD DVD Side - Main Feature Presentation
- 1080p High Definition Widescreen 2.35:1
- Dolby Digital-Plus 5.1 (English)
- English [SDH] & French subtitles
DVD Side - Main Feature Presentation
- 480p Anamorphic Widescreen 2.35:1
- Dolby Digital 5.1 (English)
- English [SDH], French & Spanish subtitles
Similar to what we've reported earlier, U-Control ('Picture-in-Picture Instant Access', 'Assassin Tracker', etc.) interactive entertainment experience will also be included with this HD DVD title...
- U-Control Assassin Tracker
- Use Google Maps to track the assassins to Reno.
- Track your favorite assassins' hits through the Nomad Hotel with the Assassin Tracker Leader Board.
- Find out more about your favorite assassins as you track them.
- U-Control Picture In Picture: Access interactive bonus features, including cast interviews and behind-the-scenes footage, all without interruption to the movie experience.
- Feature Commentary with Writer/Director Joe Carnahan and Editor Robert Frazen
- Feature Commentary with Writer/Director Joe Carnahan, Common, Christopher Holley and Zach Cumer
- Deleted and Extended Scenes
- Cowboy Ending - Alternate Ending: Experience the climax of the movie in a new way with this explosive alternate ending.
- The Line-Up - Get to know more about "Smokin' Aces" rogues' gallery of lethal ladies, degenerate psychopaths, bounty hunters and eager assassins by cutting the virtual cards in this exciting interactive feature!
- The Big Gun - "Smokin' Aces" sprang from the off-beat, high-stakes imagination of red-hot action director and writer Joe Carnahan. Meet the man who created the edgy and enthralling world of "Aces" Israel and his cohorts.
- Shoot 'Em Up: Stunts & Effects - Uncover the secrets behind Smokin' Aces' startlingly realistic gunfights and sensational stunts.
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