Tuesday Releases : Spirited Away, Chappie, Unfinished Business, Welcome to Me and Newsroom Season Three

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Spirited Away

From Hayao Miyazaki, one of the most celebrated filmmakers in the history of animated cinema, comes the Oscar(R)-winning triumph (2002, Best Animated Feature Film), filled with astonishing beauty and epic adventure, a dazzling masterpiece for the ages. SPIRITED AWAY is a wondrous fantasy about a young girl, Chihiro, trapped in a strange new world of spirits. When her parents undergo a mysterious transformation, she must call on the courage she never knew she had to free herself and return her family to the outside world. an unforgettable story, brimming with creativity, SPIRITED AWAY will take you on a journey beyond your imagination. It’s a fantastic tale the whole family will want to experience over and over again on Disney Blu-ray!
Special Features:

  • Introduction By John Lasseter
  • The Art of Spirited Away
  • Behind-the-Microphone
  • Original Japanese storyboards
  • Trailers
  • TV Spots
  • Nippon TV Special

 

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Chappie

In the near future, crime is monitored by an oppressive mechanized police force. But now, the people are fighting back. When one police droid, Chappie, is stolen and given new programming, he becomes the first robot with the ability to think and feel for himself.  As powerful and destructive forces start to see Chappie as a danger to mankind and order, they will stop at nothing to maintain the status quo and ensure that Chappie is the last of his kind.

Special Features:

  • Alternate Ending (1080p, 5:15).
  • Extended Scene: Very Bad Men (1080p, 1:30).
  • From Tetra Vaal to Chappie (1080p, 7:30): A look at the origins of the world seen in the movie, basic plot details, the writing process, character design and evolution, and more.
  • Jozi: Real City and a Sci-Fi Setting (1080p, 15:03): A detailed look at the role Johannesburg plays in the film, including a discussion of its real climate and how it’s depicted and utilized in the film. This piece also covers some of the specific shooting locations.
  • Chappie: The Streetwise Professor (1080p, 9:31): An overview of Chappie’s character and evolution. Also included is a look at Copley’s performance.
  • We Are Tetravaal (1080p, 5:53): A look at the cast, including Sigourney Weaver, Dev Patel, and Hugh Jackman.
  • Keep it Gangster (1080p, 7:07): This piece sheds some light on Ninja, Yolandi, and Amerika.
  • Rogue Robot: Deconstructing the Stunts and Special Effects (1080p, 14:21): As the title suggests, this piece looks at the film’s visuals, including the importance of in-camera effects and the process of making several.
  • Arms Race: The Weapons and Robots (1080p, 6:25): A closer look at both some of the firearms seen in the movie and robot design.
  • Bringing Chappie to Life: The Visual Effects (1080p, 8:01): This pieces focuses on the process of creating Chappie, from performance capture to digital overlay.
  • The Reality of Robotics (1080p, 5:34): A short look at the possibilities of A.I. and manufactured consciousness.
  • The Art of Chappie Gallery (1080p): A collection of concept art images. Included are Chappie, Moose, Yobot, Production Design, Storyboards, Director Sketches, and Poster Art.
  • Previews (1080p): Additional Sony titles.

 

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After leaving an unrewarding job to start his own business, Daniel Trunkman travels to Germany with his company’s only two employees to close the deal of a lifetime. Knowing this deal could make or break their company, the three associates set out on a lavish business trip to convince the client to choose them over their more experienced competition, Trunkman’s evil ex-boss from his old job. However, as the trio continues to up the ante, their trip quickly gets out of hand, leading them to attend a sexual fetish convention and even a global summit.

Special Features:

  • Deleted and Alternate Scenes (Blu-ray and Digital HD): Caution: Not safe for work! Keep the party going with 30 minutes of outrageous additional footage you couldn’t see in theaters
  • Show Me Your Business: Vince Vaughn, Dave Franco, Tom Wilkinson, James Marsden, Sienna Miller, and Nick Frost share their wildest, craziest and most memorable experiences on

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When Alice Klieg (Kristen Wiig) wins the Mega-millions lottery, she quits her psychiatric meds and buys her own talk show. Inspired by the immortal Oprah, she broadcasts her dirty laundry as both a form of exhibitionism and a platform to share her peculiar views on everything from nutrition to relationships to neutering pets. Also starring James Marsden, Tim Robbins, Joan Cusack, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Linda Cardellini, and Wes Bentley. Produced by Will Farrell and Adam McKay

Special Features:

Featurette – Making Of

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The one-hour HBO drama series created by Aaron Sorkin (“The Social Network”) and executive produced by Sorkin, Scott Rudin and Alan Poul is back for its third and final season. Picking up five months after the end of Season 2, “The Newsroom” team – anchor (Emmy(R)-winner Jeff Daniels), executive producer (Emily Mortimer), their newsroom staff (John Gallagher, Jr., Alison Pill, Thomas Sadoski, Olivia Munn, Dev Patel) along with news-division boss (Sam Waterston) and parent-company CEO (Jane Fonda) – will fight for control of Atlantis Cable News Network (ACN), and manage the repercussions of Neal’s receipt of confidential documents leaked by a mystery government source (a la Edward Snowden). As subpoenas are served and hostile-takeover rumors fly, the team redoubles it efforts to “do the news well” in an increasingly competitive digital universe where tweets and Instagrams often trump old-fashioned professionalism.

Special Features:

  • Inside The Episodes: Get The Inside Perspective On Each Of The Episodes With Revealing Interviews From Show Creator and Executive Producer Aaron Sorkin
  • Audio Commentary: Includes An In-Depth Audio Commentary of The Series Finale With Executive Producers Aaron Sorkin And Ala Poul.

 

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