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24th August 2005 18:27:00
Posted by Dave Foster

Robots (R2) in September - Menus added

News
Fox Home Entertainment have announced the UK Region 2 DVD release of Robots for 19th September 2005 priced at £19.99. In a world populated by robots, a young mechanical man sets off for the big city to make his fortune as an inventor. He soon discovers there are some mean old machines out there! This computer-animated comedy from the makers of Ice Age features the voices of Ewan McGregor, Halle Berry and Robin Williams.

Features include:
  • Anamorphic Widescreen Presentation
  • English DD5.1 Surround
  • English SDH subtitles
  • “Aunt Fan’s Tour of Booty” (4:57mins)
    Original four-minute CGI short created exclusively for the DVD and VHS. In this all-new, never-before-seen short film you can join Aunt Fan as she guides you on a comical journey through Robot City Station
  • “Discontinued Parts” (7:37mins)
    Straight from the cutting room floor, watch these three exciting deleted scenes from the feature. Each of the scenes is presented with optional commentary by filmmaker Chris Wedge
  • Interactive Games “Robot Dance” and “Fender Photo Shoot”
    Join the fun with your favourite Robots characters when you play the interactive games based on two cool scenes from the feature
  • “Meet the Bots” Interactive 3-D Character Biographies
    Learn about your favourite Bots from the film including never-before-seen artwork of the characters and interviews with the actors who played them.
  • “The Voices of Robots” (7:29mins)
    Get an insiders look at the voices behind the Robots characters. Check out the dubbing sessions to see what it was like for the voice actors to bring Rodney and his friends to life.
  • Audio Commentary by the Animation Crew at Blue Sky
    Get the nuts and bolts of the making of Robots in this commentary featuring members of the Blue Sky Studios team. Hear about the animation, effects, materials, layout, and lighting processes
  • Music Video (4:04mins)
    "Hero Wanted" by Sarah Connor
  • Ice Age 2 Teaser (1:41mins)
    Everyone’s favourite acorn-loving, saber-tooth squirrel – Scrat - is back! Here he gives you a glimpse of his antics that are in store for Ice Age 2.
  • Ice Age 2 Sneak Peek (2:57mins)
    Venture inside the world of Ice Age 2. Director Carlos Saldanha and the animators at Blue Sky Studios give you a first look into the story and new characters for the upcoming feature Ice Age 2
  • Robots Public Service Announcement (PSA)
    In this PSA the Robots characters remind you that it is important to be quiet in cinemas

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About Dave Foster
Dave has been loitering the virtual halls of TDF for a decade now and the majority of that time has been spent as Editor of the Home Cinema section (formerly DVDTimes). He doesn't contribute reviews anywhere near as much as he once did (or indeed would like to) but when he does it will invariably be something in the anime or Asian film area.


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