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Sin City Recut & Extended (R1) in December

Buena Vista Home Entertainment have revealed early specs for the Region 1 DVD release of Sin City Recut & Extended due to arrive 13th December 2005. The much vaunted special edition DVD release of Frank Miller's Sin City will arrive in December as a two-disc set housed in premium packaging, boasting the complete and expanded unrated version of the film with never-before-seen footage integrated directly into the feature by director Robert Rodriguez, plus the the complete first issue of Frank Miller’s Sin City graphic novel. Retail is $39.99 SRP.

Robert Rodriguez and original graphic novelist Frank Miller direct this thrilling piece of cinema that boasts the following features in this Premium Special Edition...

Disc One:

  • Original Feature Film Presentation
  • Feature Commentary with Robert Rodriguez & Frank Miller
  • Feature Commentary with Robert Rodriguez & Quentin Tarantino
  • Feature Commentary of Austin Premiere Audience Reaction
  • Behind-the-Scenes Featurettes
    • A Hard Top With A Decent Engine: The Cars of Sin City
    • Making the Monsters: Special Effects & Make-Up
    • Trench Coats and Fishnets: The Costumes of Sin City
    • Booze, Broads & Guns: The Props of Sin City
    • How It Went Down: Convincing Frank Miller to Make The Film
    • Giving The Characters Life: Casting the Film
    • Special Guest Director, Quentin Tarantino
  • Sin-Chroni-City Interactive: As the viewer watches Sin City, it becomes apparent that the characters and their stories are not isolated, but intertwined. It is also revealed that the timelines for these stories are not in synch—and yet not entirely independent. This interactive feature allows the user to get a timeline view of the happenings of Sin City. The user can see the overview schematic of the scenes in chronological order and then zoom in for more detail on any of the events.
  • Teaser and Theatrical Trailers

Disc Two:
  • Sin City Recut Extended Unrated Feature Film Presentation (with 23 added minutes)
    Full-length expanded cuts of each individual episode (“Customer Is Always Right,” “The Hard Goodbye,” “Big Fat Kill” and “That Yellow Bastard”) split out into short films – each with their own title cards and in their own complete form; viewers can watch separately and in any order desired.
  • 15 Minute Flick School – Showing how everything was done, including the development of the look of the movie before there was financing, plus early screen tests, rehearsal tapes, final effects. Narrated and cut by Robert Rodriguez.
  • All Green Version – A high speed look at the entire movie with only its green screen elements.
  • The Long Take – A full uninterrupted 17 minute take during the filming of Quentin's segment.
    Audience gets to see what it's like to sit in the middle of a whirlwind of creativity while the camera is rolling. They never call cut, so everyone is concentrating, working, experimenting and being creative for 17 minutes straight. Very interesting to watch, and hear everyone brainstorming and improvising. Clive, Nicotero, Rodriguez, Tarantino, and Del Toro, Stevie J, all doing their thing at one point or another.
  • Sin City: Live in Concert – Sin City filmmakers, cast and crew head over to Antone’s restaurant one night after shooting “That Yellow Bastard” so Bruce Willis' and Robert's band Chingon could play a benefit show. Shows the full version of Bruce and his band playing the song "Devil Woman" and Rodriguez and his band playing the “Theme from Sin City.”
  • 10 Minute Cooking School: Sin City Breakfast Tacos – Rodriguez’s meal of choice during the lnog night hours of making Sin City. Shows how to make Rodriguez’s grandma’s secret homemade flour tortilla recipe as well.

Presented in Anamorphic Widescreen with optional English subtitles, the Original Theatrical Cut will feature both Dolby Digital 5.1 and DTS 5.1 Surround audio*, while the Recut version will feature Dolby Digital 5.1 only.

*Please note, it has come to light that only the USA Region 1 DVD release offers English DTS on the theatrical cut. The Canadian Region 1 DVD release substitutes the DTS option for French DD5.1 Surround, so if you want DTS, use a supplier that sells USA stock (such as DVD Pacific or Amazon.com).

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