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- October 8, 2001
Osmosis Jones DVD
to Have Special Features
Despite the lack of success at the box office, Warner Bros. is going to extra lengths to include special features on the Osmosis Jones DVD. Here's a list of bonuses:
There will not be an option to only play the animated segments. Here's a quote from the Amazon.com review: "Osmosis Jones is about two-thirds animation and one-third live action, which is why two-thirds of the film is entertaining and funny, and one-third is not."
Click here to preorder the DVD or for more information.
Live Action Feature,
Based on Anime Series Coming to DVD
G-Saviour is the first live action feature based on the popular Japanese animated series, "Mobile Suit Gundam." G-Saviour is set for home video release on Jan. 22, 2002 -- $29.98 SRP exclusively on DVD.
Universal Century 223 -- Humanity struggles to survive as wide spread famine spreads throughout the Earth and it's orbiting space settlements known as Sides. Ex-Congressional pilot, Mark Curran (Brennan Elliot) stumbles across a secret research project to produce a new energy source that could potentially end the severe food crisis. However, Congressional forces on Earth seek to suppress this discovery in order to maintain its control over the populace. Thrust into inevitable conflict, Curran must rely on the help of researcher, Cynthia Graves (Enuka Okuma), a secret organization known as the Illuminati, and an advance mobile suit called the G-Saviour in order to protect the energy source at all cost.
Recently celebrating its 20th anniversary, the Mobile Suit Gundam franchise has spawned numerous animated television series, feature length films, action figures, model kits, comic books, merchandise, and apparel. The G-Saviour DVD features an interactive menu, Dolby Digital 5.1 Sound, a CG art gallery, Japanese language track, promotional spots, and trailer.
Animated, Anime, and FX DVDs
White and the Seven Dwarfs (1937 - animated)
News Link of the
Day - 'Snow White' to Make Digital Debut
"Perhaps hand-drawn animation, like Snow White herself, truly is the fairest of them all.
At a time when fancy
computer work such as Shrek is stealing box-office thunder from hand-drawn
traditionalism, Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs returns, clearing the
skies with its beauty, purity and innocence..."
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