Fox Home Entertainment has released the 1951 science fiction classic The Day The Earth Stood Still as a Two-Disc Special Edition DVD and Special Edition Blu-ray, on sale today.
Both editions are packed with bonus materials, like feature commentary by director Robert Wise as well as content new to this re-release, like commentary by film and music historians, along with an isolated score track.
The big sell for me on this re-release, aside from the commentaries (love commentaries) is the “Making Of The Day The Earth Stood Stillâ€ featurette and â€œDecoding Klaatu Barada Nikto: Science Fiction As A Metaphor,” which is an audio presentation of the original short story.
The blu-ray edition also includes two new, exclusive-to-blu-ray extras â€œGort Command!,â€ an arcade-style shooting gallery game and â€œInteractive Theremin: Create Your Own Score,â€ where viewers can re-score the filmâ€™s opening sequence.
Both editions contain an exclusive look at the upcoming remake starring Starring Keanu Reeves And Jennifer Connelly, out in theaters on December 12, 2008.
See below for a full list of features for the 2-disc DVD and Blu-ray editions.
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