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    Die Another Day DVD Comparison

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    (R1-US) Awards Copy

    Released: December, 2002

    Region: 1

    Picture: Widescreen 2:35.1

    Audio: Dolby Digital 5.1

    Running Time: 132 min

    Discs: 1

    Sides: 1

    Chapter Stops:

    Special Features: None

    Cuts: None. However, as it is based upon the US Theatrical Release, some sexual sounds between Bond and Jinx were cut.

    Note: This version was released in the United States to industry members involved in the voting process of awards such as the Golden Globe Awards and the Academy Awards. All copies were loaned to industry members by MGM.


    (R1-US) 2-Disc Set Release

    Release: June 3, 2003

    Region: 1

    Picture: Widescreen 2:35.1

    Audio: Dolby Digital 5.1 EX, DTS-ES & Dolby Stereo (French & Spanish)

    Running Time: 132 min

    Discs: 2

    Sides: 1

    Chapter Stops:

    Special Features:

    Disc 1

    • Languages: English, French and Spanish
    • Subtitles: English, French and Spanish
    • Sound: Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround (English), DTS 5.1 Surround (English) and Dolby Digital Stereo (French and Spanish)
    • Enhanced for 16 x 9 TVs
    • Audio commentary with director Lee Tamahori and producer Michael G. Wilson
    • Audio commentary with Pierce Brosnan
    • MI6 Data Stream; Track with seamless links to 7 featurettes with text commentary

    Disc 2

    • Inside Die Another Day; Making-of documentary
    • Inter-action sequences; Multi-angle action and stunt sequences
    • Title Design; Multi-angle views of the opening title sequences with commentary
    • Digital Grading; before-and-after comparisons of CGI effects
    • Scene evolutions; Storyboard-to-film comparison of 7 scenes
    • Equipment Briefing; Series of 5 vignettes about gadgets and weapons from the film
    • Madonna’s “Die Another Day” Music Video
    • Making of Madonna’s video “Die Another Day” from MTV
    • Easter eggs
    • Photo gallery
    • Theatrical Trailer / TV spots
    • Making of NightFire

    Cuts: None. However, as it is based upon the US Theatrical Release, some sexual sounds between Bond and Jinx were cut.


    (R2-UK) 2-Disc Set Release

    Release: May 2, 2003

    Region: 2

    Picture: Widescreen 2:35.1

    Audio: Dolby Digital 5.1 EX and DTS-ES

    Running Time:

    Discs: 2

    Sides: 1

    Chapter Stops:

    Special Features:

    Disc One

    • Audio Commentary with director Lee Tamahori and producer Michael G. Wilson
    • Audio Commentary with Pierce Brosnan and Rosamund Pike
    • MI6 Datastream – On Screen Trivia track with seamless integration to 19 behind the scenes featurettes

    Disc Two

    • From Script to Screen Documentary (53 mins) Region 2 Exclusive
    • Car Chase Documentary: Shaken Not Stirred On Ice (23 mins)
    • Inside Die Another Day Featurette (77 mins)
    • Mission Briefings

      – Intro and Surfing

      – Hovercraft chase

      – Cube

      – Quatermaster

      – Ice Palace

      – Car Battle

    • Scene Evolutions (Storyboard to Final Shot Comparison)

      – Hovercraft chase

      – Car Battle

      – Blades

      – Antonov Fight

    • Inter-Action Sequences (Multi Angle Exploration of four action sequences) including:

      – Hovercraft Chase

      – Car Battle

    • Title Design: An inside look at all the visual elements in the opening credits
    • Digital Grading: Before and after comparisons of digitally altered footage
    • Equipment Briefing: (Series of 5 Vignettes about gadgets and weapons) from the film:

      – Surfboard (with special modifications)

      – Standard issue watch

      – Switchblade personal jet glider

      – Ultra-high frequency single digit sonic agitator unit

      – Aston Martin V-12 Vanquish (Codename: Vanish)

    • Image Database (Over 250 Stills) including:

      – Poster campaign

      – Cast Portrait

      – Special Shoot

      – Sets and Locations

      – Stunts and special effects

      – Vehicles and gadgets

    • Ministry of Propaganda

      – Teaser 1

      – Teaser 2

      – Theatrical trailer

      – TV spots

      – Madonna’s Music Video “Die Another Day”

      – The Making of Madonna’s “Die Another Day” Music Video

      – 007: Nightfire trailer (PS2 game)

      – The Making of 007: Nightfire

      – James Bond Special Edition DVD Trailer

    Cuts: None.

    Last Updated March 11, 2003

    daniel @ 2003-01-17