Band of Brothers Full Specs

HBO have now finalised the specifications for their 6-disc boxset of their Band of Brothers mini-series that is due for release on Region 1 DVD on 5th November 2002 with a $119.99 SRP. Packaged in a fine looking embossed metallic tin you can expect the series to be presented in 1.78:1 Anamorphic Widescreen (taken from high-definition masters) with both English DD5.1 and DTS5.1 Soundtracks alongside French, Spanish and English DD2.0 Surround options. Extra features comprise of...

  • We Stand Alone Together: The Men of Easy Company documentary (80mins)
  • Making of Band of Brothers featurette (30mins)
  • Behind-the-Scenes Video Diaries from actor Ron Livingston
  • A featurette on HBO’s premiere screening of the miniseries on the beaches of Normandy
  • Field Guide - an enhanced viewing mode that offers an interactive reference feature that details the people, places and events associated with Easy Company’s campaigns through Europe and WWII as a whole
  • Character Biographies
  • Weblinks to the Living Memorial and other relevant sites
  • A still photo gallery
  • Episodic Previews
  • Series Index
Sounds impressive no?

To whet your appetite we have a look at the metallica tin packaging courtesy of DVD

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