Friday, January 25, 2008

Barry B. Benson Continues Buzzing On HD DVD, come March 11

My laptop was down when the press release was made public, so I couldn't post this on time. So here it is...

[North America]

DreamWorks & Paramount Home Entertainment has announced that the animated feature 'Bee Movie' will be available to own in high-definition exclusively on the Two-Disc HD DVD set, come March 11 (day-and-date with the DVD), for $39.99 SRP a copy.

Following the adventures of a honey bee named Barry B. Benson, Bee Movie is an uproarious look at Barry’s rollicking adventure outside the hive as he proves that even a little bee can spell big changes in the world.

A complete breakdown of the contents and disc specs of each disc follow...

Disc 1 - Main feature presentation
  • 1080p High Definition 1.85:1
  • Dolby Digital-Plus 5.1 (English, French & Spanish)
  • English [SDH], French, Spanish & Portuguese subtitle options

Disc 1 - Bonus contents

  • Jerry & Filmmaker Commentary
  • The Animators' Corner (HD DVD only): A feature-length picture-in-picture storyboard reel.
  • My Menus (HD DVD only): Customize your menus with themes based on your favorite character.
  • Barry's Trivia Track (HD DVD only): Fun pop-up trivia.
  • Web-Enabled Downloadable Features (HD DVD only):
    - The World Of Bees: A movie guide with biographies of talent and characters from the film.
    - Build-A-Bee Avatar: Create your own Bee avatar.
    - Barry's Digital Coloring Book: Interactive feature allows you to digitally paint your favorite characters.

Disc 2 - Bonus contents

  • TV Juniors - Hilarious "behind the scenes" segments with Jerry Seinfeld that aired on NBeeC.
  • Live Action Trailers - Early trailers for Bee Movie that only Jerry Seinfeld and his friends - including Chris Rock and Steven Spielberg - could have come up with.
  • Alternate Endings - Find out how the film could have ended with special commentary.
  • Jerry's Flight Over Cannes - Jerry's famous entrance to the world-renowned festival created international buzz.
  • Inside The Hive: The Cast of Bee Movie - A close-up look at the all-star cast of voice talent.
  • Lost Scenes with Commentary
  • "We Got The Bee" Music Video
  • DreamWorks Animation Video Jukebox
  • Tech of Bee Movie
  • Meet Barry B. Benson
  • DreamWorks Animation Kids:
    - The Buzz About Bees
    - The Ow! Meter
    - That's Un-BEE-lievable!
    - Pollination Practice
    - Be A Bee



At 3:37 AM, Blogger Blake said...

I'm definitely getting this one. I love Seinfeld!


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