Hier c’était la journée Star Wars avec le fameux May the 4th be with you et pour cette occasion Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment a annoncé le contenu retrouvé sur les disques 7-8-9 de cette saga.
C’est en janvier dernier que la saga complète en Blu ray de Star Wars fu mentionné à travers tous les médias. Cette saga comporte 9 disques Blu-Ray dont 6 dédiés aux films et 3 pour des “archives”. Ce n’est qu’hier que j’ai reçu le communiqué de presse annonçant le contenu des 3 derniers disques. Je vous dis, cette saga risque de salir plusieurs paires de jeans, de la PrOn pour geeks !
(Roulement de tambours….) – Je vous fais un copié-collé car vous lisez tous l’anglais et il me reste seulement 5 minutes à mon heure du diner.
DISC SEVEN – NEW ! STAR WARS ARCHIVES : EPISODES I-III
o Including : deleted, extended and alternate scenes ; prop, maquette and costume turnarounds ; matte paintings and concept art ; supplementary interviews with cast and crew ; a flythrough of the Lucasfilm Archives and more
DISC EIGHT – NEW ! STAR WARS ARCHIVES : EPISODES IV-VI
o Including : deleted, extended and alternate scenes ; prop, maquette and costume turnarounds ; matte paintings and concept art ; supplementary interviews with cast and crew ; and more
DISC NINE – THE STAR WARS DOCUMENTARIES
o NEW ! Star Warriors (2007, Colour, Apx. 84 Minutes) – Some Star Wars fans want to collect action figures…these fans want to be action figures ! A tribute to the 501st Legion, a global organization of Star Wars costume enthusiasts, this insightful documentary shows how the super-fan club promotes interest in the films through charity and volunteer work at fundraisers and high-profile special events around the world.
o NEW ! A Conversation with the Masters : The Empire Strikes Back 30 Years Later (2010, Colour, Apx. 25 Minutes) – George Lucas, Irvin Kershner, Lawrence Kasdan and John Williams look back on the making of The Empire Strikes Back in this in-depth retrospective from Lucasfilm created to help commemorate the 30th anniversary of the movie. The masters discuss and reminisce about one of the most beloved films of all time.
o NEW ! Star Wars Spoofs (2011, Colour, Apx. 91 Minutes) – The farce is strong with this one ! Enjoy a hilarious collection of Star Wars spoofs and parodies that have been created over the years, including outrageous clips from Family Guy, The Simpsons, How I Met Your Mother and more — and don’t miss “Weird Al” Yankovic’s one-of-a-kind music video tribute to The Phantom Menace !
o The Making of Star Wars (1977, Colour, Apx. 49 Minutes) – Learn the incredible behind-the-scenes story of how the original Star Wars movie was brought to the big screen in this fascinating documentary hosted by C-3PO and R2-D2. Includes interviews with George Lucas and appearances by Mark Hamill, Harrison Ford and Carrie Fisher.
o The Empire Strikes Back : SPFX (1980, Colour, Apx. 48 Minutes) – Learn the secrets of making movies in a galaxy far, far away. Hosted by Mark Hamill, this revealing documentary offers behind-the-scenes glimpses into the amazing special effects that transformed George Lucas’ vision for Star Wars and The Empire Strikes Back into reality !
o Classic Creatures : Return of the Jedi (1983, Colour, Apx. 48 Minutes) – Go behind the scenes — and into the costumes — as production footage from Return of the Jedi is interspersed with vintage monster movie clips in this in-depth exploration of the painstaking techniques utilized by George Lucas to create the classic creatures and characters seen in the film. Hosted and narrated by Carrie Fisher and Billie Dee Williams.
o Anatomy of a Dewback (1997, Colour, Apx. 26 Minutes) – See how some of the special effects in Star Wars became even more special two decades later ! George Lucas explains and demonstrates how his team transformed the original dewback creatures from immovable rubber puppets (in the original 1977 release) to seemingly living, breathing creatures for the Star Wars 1997 Special Edition update.
o Star Wars Tech (2007, Colour, Apx. 46 Minutes) – Exploring the technical aspects of Star Wars vehicles, weapons and gadgetry, Star Wars Tech consults leading scientists in the fields of physics, prosthetics, lasers, engineering and astronomy to examine the plausibility of Star Wars technology based on science as we know it today.