Already plotting a way to avoid the whole family scenario this Thanksgiving season? Well here you go. Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment has just announced the release of “Spider-Man” to DVD and VHS on November 1st.
The DVD version will be a two disc set, loaded with extras. Here’s the breakdown:
DISC ONE –
Audio: English & French 5.1 (Dolby Digital) ^ Subtitles: English, French & Spanish ^ Subtitled Factoids “Weaving the Web”: Pop-On Production ^ Notes & Historical Facts ^
Commentary: Sam Raimi (director), Laura Ziskin (producer), Kirsten Dunst & Grant Curtis (co-producer) ^ SFX Commentary: John Dykstra (special effects designer) & Visual Effects Crew ^ Branching Web-i-sodes (access via Spider-Sense) ^ Marketing Campaigns: Trailers & TV Spots ^
Filmographies & Character Files ^ Music Videos: Chad Kroeger featuring Josey Scott, “Hero” & Sum 41, “What We’re All About” ^ DVD-ROM: Comic/Feature Comparison; Record Your Own Commentary; Countdown to Spider-Man 2; Weblinks
DISC TWO –
HBO Making of Spider-Man ^ “Spider-Mania”: an E! Entertainment Special ^ Director Profile: Sam Raimi ^
Composer Profile: Danny Elfman ^ Screen Tests: Tobey Maguire, J.K. Simmons & CGI Spider-Man Costume and Makeup Tests ^ Gag/Outtake Reel ^ Conceptual Art & Production Design Gallery ^ Historical Documentary – Spider-Man: The Mythology of the 21st Century ^ The Spider-Man Comic Book Archives ^ Rogues Gallery ^ The Loves of Peter Parker ^
Comic Book Artist Pin-Up Gallery ^ Activision Game: Hints & Tips ^ DVD-ROM: Activision Game (two playable levels for PC); three exclusive Marvel dot.comics (Spider-Man: Blue #1, Black Cat #1, & Peter Parker: Return of the Goblin); Spider-Man: Visualizer
Slip away into the rumpus room with this baby and you’ll forget that there’s a bunch of people in your house stuffing their faces with turkey.