Special features include up-front previews; two commentary tracks: one by Director Danny Boyle, the second by Dr. Brian Cox, University Of Manchester; nine deleted scenes with an optional commentary track by Boyle; six more deleted scenes without optional commentary; a 23-part featurette Web Production Diaries (47 minutes); two short films: Dad's Dead (eight minutes) and Mole Hills (seven minutes); and the original theatrical trailer for this film.
Set in the year 2057, our sun is dying. Without Sunshine mankind faces extinction. Earth's last hope lay with a crew of eight courageous men and women who are on a mission to ignite the fading star with a massive nuclear weapon. On their voyage, the crew lose radio contact with Earth, and their mission begins to unravel, placing them and humankind in peril. (Stacey Pendry)
The anamorphically enhanced 2.32:1 DVD exhibits a somewhat hazy picture, with less-than-stellar black levels indoors and images generally looking like they have a film covering them. The black of space is generally better rendered. Fine details can be delivered nicely, but there are times when compression artifacts can damage that aspect. Edge enhancement is not problematic, and rarely is even visible. (Danny Richelieu)
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