300: The Complete Experience (US BD) in July

Warner Home Video have announced the US Blu-ray Disc release of 300: The Complete Experience on 21st July 2009. Zack Synder’s adaptation of Frank Miller’s graphic novel is given another release on Blu-ray to coincide with the home video launch of Watchmen.

300: The Complete Experience boasts some 2 hours of exclusive extra content as detailed below…

The Complete 300: A Comprehensive Immersion - This NEW interactive picture-in-picture experience provides 3 unique perspectives to explore while you watch the film:
--Creating a Legend - Frank Miller and Zack Snyder Interpret a Classic Tale - Holding true to Frank Miller’s love of history and the importance of bringing a pure adaptation to screen in this tale-based account.
--Bringing the Legend to Life - Building a World From a Comic - Blending the most talented and creative minds together to bring Frank Miller’s art to life in cinematic form.
--The History Behind the Myth - The Real Story of The Hot Gates - A rich and historical perspective on the Spartans and this legendary landmark.

Plus these additional special features:

  • BD-Live: Media Centre; Live Community Screening; My WB Commentary
  • Bluescreen Picture-In-Picture - Join Director Zack Snyder on a personal and fascinating commentary as he compares the Bluescreen composite to the feature
  • Audio Commentary by Director Zack Snyder, Writer Kurt Johnstad and Director of Photography Larry Fong.
  • The 300- Fact or Fiction? - Historians, authors and filmmakers reveal how much of the movie is based on fact. (RT: 24:12) {HD}
  • Who Were The Spartans: The Warriors of 300 - The customs and ways of life of the Spartan used by the actors and filmmakers to build their characters. (RT: 6:00) (HD}
  • Preparing for Battle: The Original Test Footage - See how Frank Miller’s images were used in an video montage that evolved into the fight scene test and ultimately convinced the studio to make the movie. (RT: 6:10) {HD}
  • Frank Miller Tapes - We'll show how the outspoken Miller continued to push his limits to realize his epic graphic novel, 300, in the world of theatrical film. (RT: 13:00) {HD}
  • Making of 300 - A look at how the movie was made. (RT: 5:40)
  • Making 300 in Images - Rapid fire stills from the first day of production to the last. (RT 3:00)
  • Webisodes - Behind the scenes peeks on the set of 300. (RT: 20:00) Production Design; Wardrobe; Stunt Work; Lena Headey; Adapting The Graphic Novel; Gerard Butler; Rodrigo Santoro; Training The Actors; Culture of The Sparta City/State; A Glimpse from the Set - Making 300 the Movie; Scene Studies from 300; Fantastic Characters of 300.
  • Additional Footage - Deleted Scenes with Introduction by Zack Snyder (RT: 5:31) {HD}
  • 40-Page collectible book packaging includes a comprehensive walk-through of the new cutting-edge Blu-ray features, behind the scenes and production photos AND never-before-seen sketches from creator Frank Miller.

The film is presented in 1080P 2.40:1 Widescreen with English and French 5.1 Dolby TrueHD, English and Spanish 5.1 Dolby Digital and English, French and Spanish subtitles.

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