Alien Quadrilogy / R1 (frame 2614)

Reviewed by dvdfreak

Last modified on Wednesday 10th March 2010, 11:39:51 PM

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Label:  20th Century Fox Home Entertainment, Inc. (USA)

Region:  1
RCE protection:  Yes
Copyright protection system:  CSS / CPPM

Disc type:  DVD9 (the data occupy 7.75 GB)

Playback time (hh:mm:ss.frames):  1:55:42.11

Video:  NTSC
Aspect ratio:  2.32:1 anamorphic


Bitrate (min / avg / max):  0.20 / 5.78 / 8.62 Mbps

Bitrate (min / avg / max)

Audio:
 

English Dolby Digital 5.1 / 448 kbps
English DTS 5.1 / 754.5 kbps
Spanish Dolby Digital 2.0 mono / 192 kbps
English commentary in Dolby Surround / 96 kbps

Subtitles: English for the hearing impaired & Spanish

Menus available in: English


Special features:
 

Disc 2

PRE-PRODUCTION
"Star Beast" - Developing the story (18:08)
"First Draft Screenplay" - By Dan O'Bannon (gallery)
"The Visualists" - Direction and design (16:42)
"Ridleygrams" - Original thumbnails and notes (gallery)
"Storyboard Archive" (gallery)
"The Art of Alien" - Conceptual art portfolio (gallery)
"Truckers in Space" - Casting (14:54)
"Sigourney Weaver's Screen Test" (4:37)
"Cast Portrait Gallery"

PRODUCTION
"Fear of the Unknown" - Shepperton Studios 1978 (24:03)
"Production Gallery"
"Continuity Polaroids" (gallery)
"The Darkest Reaches" - Nostromo and alien planet (17:28)
"The Sets of Alien" (gallery)
"The Eighth Passenger" - Creature design (31:34)
"The Chestburster" - Multi-angle sequence (5:28)
"H.R. Giger's Workshop" (gallery)

POST-PRODUCTION
"Future Tense" - Editing and music (16:29)
"Deleted Scenes:"
  • "Kane in the morning" (2:19)
  • "The derelict" (3:32)
  • "Kane's condition" (2:13)
  • "Repairs interrupted" (1:44)
  • "Regrouping" (3:03)
  • "Ripley and Lambert" (1:51)
  • "The airlock" (1:50)
"Outward Bound" - Visual effects (18:53)
"Visual Effects Gallery"
"A Nightmare Fulfilled" - Reaction to the film (19:20)
"Poster Explorations" (gallery)
"Special Shoot" - Promotional photo archive
"Premiere" (gallery)

Notes: Only available in the "Alien Quadrilogy" 9-disc set,
together with "Alien," "Aliens," "Aliens" [SE], "Alien3,"
"Alien3" [SE], "Alien: Resurrection," "Alien: Resurrection" [SE]
& a bonus disc, containing:

ALIEN
"Alien Evolution" (1:04:30)
"Experience in Terror - Promotional Featurette '79" (7:11)
"Ridley Scott Q & A" (15:40)
"Laser Disc Archive" (gallery)
"Alien Trailers and TV Spots:"
  • "Theatrical Teaser" (0:47)
  • "Theatrical Trailer" (1:59)
  • "TV Spot: Egg" (0:30)
  • "TV Spot: Now Playing" (0:10)

ALIENS
"Laser Disc Archive" (gallery)
"Teaser Trailer" (1:50)
"Theatrical Trailer" (1:57)
"Domestic Trailer" (0:34)
"International Trailer" (0:31)
"TV Spot: Now Playing" (0:31)

ALIEN3
"Advance Featurette" (2:57)
"Trailer A" (1:04)
"Trailer B" (1:10)
"Trailer C" (1:05)
"Trailer D" (0:33)
"Trailer E" (1:12)
"TV Spot - Face To Face" (0:32)
"TV Spot - 3 Times" (0:18)
"TV Spot - Theatres Everywhere" (0:17)
"TV Spot - Review" (0:18)
"TV Spot - Three" (0:33)
"TV Spot - A True Knockout" (0:33)
"TV Spot - Galaxy Review" (0:33)

ALIEN: RESURRECTION
"Theatrical Teaser" (1:14)
"Theatrical Trailer" (2:26)
"TV Spot - Now Playing" (0:32)
"TV Spot - Scream" (0:32)
"TV Spot - Host" (0:31)
"TV Spot - Scream Cutdown" (0:16)

"Bob Burns Alien Collection" (16:53)
"Dark Horse Still Gallery"


Alien Quadrilogy / R2 (frame 2610)

Reviewed by Vodouch

Last modified on Wednesday 10th March 2010, 11:39:53 PM

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Label:  20th Century Fox Home Ent. / Bonton Home Ent. (Czech Republic)

Region:  2
RCE protection:  No
Copyright protection system:  CSS / CPPM

Disc type:  DVD9 (the data occupy 6.04 GB)

Playback time (hh:mm:ss.frames):  1:51:05.06

Video:  PAL
Aspect ratio:  2.35:1 anamorphic


Bitrate (min / avg / max):  0.16 / 4.69 / 7.80 Mbps

Bitrate (min / avg / max)

Audio:
 

English Dolby Digital 5.1 / 448 kbps

Subtitles: English, Arabic, Czech, Hebrew,
Hungarian, Portuguese, Polish & Turkish

Menus available in: English


Special features:
 

Disc 2

PRE-PRODUCTION
"Star Beast" - Developing the story (18:13)
"First Draft Screenplay" - By Dan O'Bannon (gallery)
"The Visualists" - Direction and design (16:45)
"Ridleygrams" - Original thumbnails and notes (gallery)
"Storyboard Archive" (gallery)
"The Art of Alien" - Conceptual art portfolio (gallery)
"Truckers in Space" - Casting (14:58)
"Sigourney Weaver's Screen Test" (4:29)
"Cast Portrait Gallery"

PRODUCTION
"Fear of the Unknown" - Shepperton Studios 1978 (24:06)
"Production Gallery"
"Continuity Polaroids" (gallery)
"The Darkest Reaches" - Nostromo and alien planet (17:27)
"The Sets of Alien" (gallery)
"The Eighth Passenger" - Creature design (31:38)
"The Chestburster" - Multi-angle sequence (5:14)
"H.R. Giger's Workshop" (gallery)

POST-PRODUCTION
"Future Tense" - Editing and music (16:32)
"Deleted Scenes:"
  • "Kane in the morning" (2:16)
  • "The derelict" (3:25)
  • "Kane's condition" (2:10)
  • "Repairs interrupted" (1:42)
  • "Regrouping" (2:58)
  • "Ripley and Lambert" (1:48)
  • "The airlock" (1:48)
"Outward Bound" - Visual effects (18:55)
"Visual Effects Gallery"
"A Nightmare Fulfilled" - Reaction to the film (19:24)
"Poster Explorations" (gallery)
"Special Shoot" - Promotional photo archive
"Premiere" (gallery)

Notes: Menus are 16:9. The special features are subtitled
in English, Dutch, French, German, Italian & Spanish.
THX logo & Ridley Scott's introduction preceding the film
cannot be skipped, fast-forwarding is possible.
DTS audio track is missing.

Only available in the "Alien Quadrilogy" 9-disc set,
together with "Alien," "Aliens," "Aliens" [SE], "Alien3,"
"Alien3" [SE], "Alien: Resurrection," "Alien: Resurrection" [SE]
& a bonus disc, containing:

ALIEN
"Alien Evolution" (1:04:35)
"Experience in Terror - Promotional Featurette '79" (7:12)
"Ridley Scott Q & A" (15:42)
"Laser Disc Archive" (gallery)
"Alien Trailers and TV Spots:"
  • "Theatrical Teaser" (0:45)
  • "Theatrical Trailer" (1:55)
  • "TV Spot: Egg" (0:32)
  • "TV Spot: Now Playing" (0:11)

ALIENS
"Laser Disc Archive" (gallery)
"Teaser Trailer" (1:48)
"Theatrical Trailer" (1:55)
"Domestic Trailer" (0:39)
"International Trailer" (0:30)
"TV Spot: Now Playing" (0:30)

ALIEN3
"Advance Featurette" (2:51)
"Trailer A" (1:09)
"Trailer B" (1:15)
"Trailer C" (1:10)
"Trailer D" (0:38)
"Trailer E" (1:10)
"TV Spot - Face To Face" (0:30)
"TV Spot - 3 Times" (0:16)
"TV Spot - Theatres Everywhere" (0:17)
"TV Spot - Review" (0:16)
"TV Spot - Three" (0:30)
"TV Spot - A True Knockout" (0:30)
"TV Spot - Galaxy Review" (0:31)

ALIEN: RESURRECTION
"Theatrical Teaser" (1:19)
"Theatrical Trailer" (2:22)
"TV Spot - Now Playing" (0:30)
"TV Spot - Scream" (0:30)
"TV Spot - Host" (0:30)
"TV Spot - Scream Cutdown" (0:16)

"Bob Burns Alien Collection" (16:55)
"Dark Horse Still Gallery"

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