Alien Quadrilogy / R1 (frame 1744)

Reviewed by dvdfreak

Last modified on Wednesday 10th March 2010, 11:43:12 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 7.78 GB)

Playback time (hh:mm:ss.frames):  2:17:02.28

Video:  NTSC
Aspect ratio:  1.84:1 anamorphic


Bitrate (min / avg / max):  0.39 / 5.12 / 9.53 Mbps

Bitrate (min / avg / max)

Audio:
 

English Dolby Digital 5.1 / 448 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
"57 Years Later" - Continuing the Story (11:02)
"Original Treatment" - By James Cameron (text)
"Building Better Worlds" - From Concept to Construction (13:29)
"The Art of Aliens" - Conceptual Art Portfolio (gallery)
"Previsualizations" - Multi-Angle Videomatics (3:16)
"Preparing for Battle" - Casting and Characterization (17:04)
"Cast Portrait Gallery"

PRODUCTION
"This Time it's War" - Pinewood Studios, 1985 (19:39)
"Production Gallery"
"Continuity Polaroids" (gallery)
"The Risk Always Lives" - Weapons and Action (15:13)
"Weapons and Vehicles" (gallery)
"Bug Hunt" - Creature Design (16:27)
"Beauty and the Bitch" - Power Loader vs. Queen Alien (22:25)
"Stan Winston's Workshop" (gallery)
"Two Orphans" - Sigourney Weaver and Carrie Henn (13:48)

POST-PRODUCTION
"The Final Countdown" - Music, Editing and Sound (15:31)
"The Power of Real Tech" - Visual Effects (27:50)
"Visual Effects Gallery"
"Aliens Unleashed" - Reaction to the Film (12:29)
"Film Finish & Release" (gallery)

Notes: Only available in the "Alien Quadrilogy" 9-disc set,
together with "Alien," "Alien" [Director's Cut],
"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"

*it says "Dolby Surround" in the menus, but it's a mistake


Alien Quadrilogy / R2 (frame 1753)

Reviewed by Vodouch

Last modified on Wednesday 10th March 2010, 11:43:14 PM

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

Region:  2
RCE protection:  Yes
Copyright protection system:  CSS / CPPM

Disc type:  DVD9 (the data occupy 7.04 GB)

Playback time (hh:mm:ss.frames):  2:11:35.00

Video:  PAL
Aspect ratio:  1.83:1 anamorphic


Bitrate (min / avg / max):  0.16 / 5.02 / 8.66 Mbps

Bitrate (min / avg / max)

Audio:
 

English Dolby Digital 5.1 / 448 kbps
Czech Dolby Surround / 192 kbps
Hungarian Dolby Surround / 192 kbps
Polish voice-over in Dolby Surround / 192 kbps

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

Menus available in: English


Special features:
 

Disc 2

PRE-PRODUCTION
"57 Years Later" - Continuing the Story (11:04)
"Original Treatment" - By James Cameron (text)
"Building Better Worlds" - From Concept to Construction (13:31)
"The Art of Aliens" - Conceptual Art Portfolio (gallery)
"Previsualizations" - Multi-Angle Videomatics (3:16)
"Preparing for Battle" - Casting and Characterization (17:05)
"Cast Portrait Gallery"

PRODUCTION
"This Time it's War" - Pinewood Studios, 1985 (19:43)
"Production Gallery"
"Continuity Polaroids" (gallery)
"The Risk Always Lives" - Weapons and Action (15:16)
"Weapons and Vehicles" (gallery)
"Bug Hunt" - Creature Design (16:28)
"Beauty and the Bitch" - Power Loader vs. Queen Alien (22:30)
"Stan Winston's Workshop" (gallery)
"Two Orphans" - Sigourney Weaver and Carrie Henn (13:51)

POST-PRODUCTION
"The Final Countdown" - Music, Editing and Sound (15:34)
"The Power of Real Tech" - Visual Effects (27:53)
"Visual Effects Gallery"
"Aliens Unleashed" - Reaction to the Film (11:41)
"Film Finish & Release" (gallery)

Notes: Menus are 16:9. The special features are subtitled
in English, Dutch, French, German, Italian & Spanish.
THX logo 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," "Alien" [Director's Cut],
"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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