Disc One of this two-disc Special Edition set includes filmographies and three commentary tracks: one with director Paul Verhoeven and screenwriter Ed Neumeier; the second with Verhoeven, Casper Van Dien, Dina Meyer, and Neil Patrick Harris; and a third track with composer Basil Poledouris and the isolated score. Disc Two includes the 32-minute documentary, six bug-specific special effects featurettes, a three-minute featurette on the Starships Of Starship Troopers, nine special effects comparisons, three storyboard comparisons, an original eight-minute making-of featurette, conceptual art galleries, two scene deconstructions with Verhoeven commentary, five deleted scenes (all featuring Denise Richards), screen tests (which may make some wonder why Ms. Richards got the job), and a brief test film.
DVD General Information
Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment
Rated R for graphic sci-fi violence and gore, and for some language and nudity.
Based on the book by Robert A. Heinlein,
When compared to the previously released, anamorphically enhanced DVD (Issue 29), this new anamorphically enhanced 1.85:1 DVD appears to be almost the same, though some compression-related problems cause the picture to look slightly
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