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    Unique ID Code: 0000043960
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    Added on: 8/1/2003 07:28
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    Ice Age: Special Edition (Australia)

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    The ice age is coming
    Certificate: G
    Running Time: 78 mins
    Retail Price: 34.95
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    Twenty thousand years ago, at the dawn of the Ice Age, three completely mismatched creatures have been brought together by a twist of fate. Sid, a fast talking and comical sloth, Manfred, a moody wooly mammoth and Diego, a sinister saber tooth tiger reluctantly team up to help return a human baby to his father. Before their incredible journey ends, this unlikely trio will confront boiling lava pits, escape treacherous ice tunnels and meet a prehistoric squirrel rat named Scrat who is frantically trying to bury his beloved acorn. Join the weirdest herd in history for the coolest adventure of all time – ICE AGE!

    Special Features:
    Theatrical Trailer
    Featurette: "Gone Nutty: Scrat’s Missing Adventure"
    3 Scrat Reveal Segments
    6 Blue Sky Featurettes
    Audio Commentary by Director Chris Wedge & Co-Director Carlos Saldanha
    Deleted Scenes with optional commentary
    HBO Special: "Behind The Scenes Of Ice Age"
    Interactive Character Galleries – 400 Static Images
    International Clips (Single Reel)
    Making Of Ice Age Documentary
    Multi Angle Comparison Sequences with 5 angles each
    Sid on Sid
    Sid Voice Development (Video with narration)

    Video Tracks:
    Widescreen Anamorphic 1.85:1

    Audio Tracks:
    Dolby Digital 5.1 English

    Subtitle Tracks:

    Directed By:
    Chris Wedge
    Carlos Saldanha

    Written By:

    Jack Black
    Goran Visnjic
    Denis Leary
    John Leguizamo
    Ray Romano

    Soundtrack By:
    David Newman

    John Carnochan

    Production Designer:
    Brian McEntee

    Lori Forte
    John C. Donkin

    Executive Producer:
    Christopher Meledandri

    Twentieth Century Fox

    Your Opinions and Comments

    9 / 10
    A truly funny (an occasionally very sentimental, too) movie.
    While we`ve had quite a few CG movies lately, this one clearly stands out as being the funniest.
    The video transfer is superb. There are no compression signs and the CG is outstanding (with the exception of the humans, which are animated pretty badly). The sequences involving water and ice flakes are nothing short of amazing and they simply ooze of detail.
    The DD 5.1 soundtrack is great. The surrounds are constantly used and give a very enveloping sound (yet not too overwhelming).
    The characters` voices are spot on.
    The menus are very nicely animated with sound.
    The extras include a commentary by the director, an extensive behind the scenes look, a short animated movie, multiple angles scenes, 6 deleted scenes, a picture gallery and a multi-lingual clip. For a single disc edition, the extras are quite impressive.
    Bottom line - a very funny and well done CG movie that ought to be in each and every one`s collection.
    posted by Zvi Josef on 25/1/2003 16:16