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    Unique ID Code: 0000036748
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    Added on: 14/7/2002 12:19
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    Titan A.E. (Australia)

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    "This is the movie `Star Wars` fans have been waiting for" - Hollywood Bytes
    Certificate: PG
    Running Time: 92 mins
    Retail Price: 34.95
    Release Date:

    A reluctant young hero holds the key to the future of mankind in the palm of his hand in this eye-popping, sci-fi adventure.

    It`s the year 3028 and the Drej, a vicious alien race, have destroyed Earth. Fifteen years later a young man named Cale learns he possesses a genetically encoded map to the Titan, a spaceship that holds the secret to the salvation of the human race. With the Drej in hot pursuit, Cale blasts off with the new crew of the Valkyrie in an attempt to find the Titan before the Drej destroy it, along with mankind`s last chance for a home of their own.

    Featuring an all-star voice cast that includes Matt Damon and Drew Barrymore and an edgy, out-of-this-world soundtrack, Titan A.E. is an intergalactic thrill ride for a new generation.

    Special Features:
    Deleted Scenes
    Theatrical Trailer & TV Spots
    Audio Commentary
    Music Video: Lit - `Over My Head`

    Video Tracks:
    Widescreen Anamorphic 2.35:1

    Audio Tracks:
    Dolby Digital 5.1 English

    Directed By:
    Art Vitello
    Gary Goldman
    Don Bluth

    Written By:

    Janeane Garofalo
    John Leguizamo
    Drew Barrymore
    Bill Pullman
    Matt Damon

    Casting By:
    Marion Levine

    Soundtrack By:
    Graeme Revell

    Fiona Trayler
    Bob Bender

    Costume Designer:
    Kym Barrett

    Production Designer:
    Philip A. Cruden

    David Kirschner
    Gary Goldman
    Don Bluth
    Hans Bauer

    Executive Producer:
    Paul Gertz

    Twentieth Century Fox

    Your Opinions and Comments

    8 / 10
    I`ve seen and reviewed the region 2 version of this movie about a year ago, and recently I found it on an online sale so I grabbed myself a copy of the region 4 disk.
    The 2 disks are identical.
    I can see why this movie didn`t do well at all in theaters. It`s way too violent and fast paced for kids, but it`s also a little bit boring for teenagers and adults.
    The video transfer is excellent. There are no compression signs at all. However, the combination of hand drawn and CG doesn`t always work. Sure, several scenes look absolutely amazing (leaving planet Earth and the ice field, for example), but other scenes which include hand drawn characters and 3D backgrounds seem a bit flat and unnatural. Furthermore, the graphic detail for each character is ok, but not great, which is ok if this movie was a Manga, but I don`t think it was intended to be seen as a Manga.
    The DD 5.1 soundtrack is truly excellent. The surrounds are constantly used and the sound envelope is superb. The sub gets its share of action as well. The 2nd scene in the movie is of reference quality.
    The menus are animated with sound.
    The extras include a commentary by the directors, a nice behind the scenes look, 4 deleted scenes, a photo gallery and a music video.
    Bottom line - despite the awkward visuals at times and the rather ordinary plot, this is an enjoyable show-off movie.
    posted by Zvi Josef on 14/7/2002 16:11