Wednesday, March 24, 2010
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Disc Spotlight: Fantastic Mr. Fox 3-disc Blu-ray/ DVD combo (PG)
Movie: 4 stars
Disc: 3 1/2 stars
In 2009, Hollywood gave us a number of great animated features and even though it lost the Oscar to "Up," "Fantastic Mr. Fox" was arguably the best of the esteemed lot. Abandoning CGI, the stop-motion production directed by Wes Anderson carries a strong undercurrent of anarchy with most of its characters displaying anti-social behavior, yet it still manages to be oddly positive, upbeat and family friendly. Established fans will revel in the revealing extras that cover virtually every aspect of the creative/behind-the scenes production process.
Technical specs: aspect ratio: Widescreen (1080p/1.85:1), audio: English (Dolby Digital DTS-HD 5.1), French and Spanish (Dolby Digital 5.1), subtitles: English, Spanish and French.
Special features include:
A beginner's guide to Whack-Bat
The World of Roald Dahl
Digital copy option